Let this week be a week for hairspray, black pleather, and boobs. Sunset Strip hair metal hooligans will let loose on St. Louis with a sweaty, balls out show at the Pageant on Wednesday. It's almost too easy to dismiss Steel Panther as a one-joke band that never realized Spinal Tap had been there ... More >>
Courtesy of Ellen Sweets and UT PressEllen Sweets, author of Stirring it Up with Molly Ivins, with the late, great Ms. Ivins herself. Reporting and food go hand-in-hand, as Gut Check (especially our waistline) knows all too well. However, for Ellen Sweets, a St. Louis native and award-winning ... More >>
In a brief appearance [Sunday], he warned kids not to try steroids and said he was happy about his chance to put on a major league uniform again.McGwire added that he had a "huge Rolodex of knowledge" to pass on to Cardinals hitters.-- Associated Press; Monday, January 18 Mark McGwire's Rolode ... More >>
Wikimedia CommonsDavid Carruthers, during better daysDavid Carruthers, the former CEO of the now-defunct Internet sports book BETonSPORTS, agreed today to testify against his former boss and colleagues in a substantial racketeering case unfolding here. Carruthers pled guilty today in U.S. District C ... More >>
The Muny provides open air without the spirit.
Week of August 10, 2006
Did the city deliberately tailor the ordinance and bid requirements to favor only one red-light camera company?
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Frederick's Music Lounge, 4454 Chippewa, 314-351-5711
Out of financial and creative bankruptcy, Marvel Comics is mighty once more
The St. Louis International Film Festival gets its act together
Candidates spend more time raising funds than talking about issues. Prop B aims to change that.
Dowsing has long been used to find water, but contemporary practitioners are also plumbing spiritual depths
Lindenwood University's president may be a genius, a savior and a visionary. He may also be higher ed's worst nightmare.
The St. Louis International Film Festival has revamped its organizational structure and enlisted new personnel. Two former programmers aren't impressed with the résumés.
Singer/songwriter Ray Wylie Hubbard is back among the living
Why Missouri Botanical Garden's Peter Raven, world-renowned environmentalist, courts Monsanto's favor, boosts its biotech and takes its money