Rupert Murdoch

  • Blogs

    July 19, 2011

    Five Things We'd Like to Throw at Rupert Murdoch Besides Pie

    Image viaWoah, hold the pie!​Slapstick comedy is always good for a laugh, and it seems someone was trying to lighten the mood this morning in Parliament. Billionaire, cradle-robber and News Corp. chairman Rupert Murdoch appeared for a hearing on the News International phone-hacking scandal. We ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2010

    Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder Turns Tables on Charges vs. Tea Party, True Racist Outfit is NPR

    Kinder: Tweets gone wild.​As you may be aware, the NAACP came out this week with a report connecting the Tea Party to fringe racist movements. As you can imagine, the Tea Party rejects the racist allegations. Now, one of Missouri's biggest Tea Party cheerleaders, Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder, is turning ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 20, 2010

    Rupert Murdoch: Ass Clown of the Week

    Murdoch: A new feather in his cap, Ass Clown.​It wasn't even close. Rupert Murdoch collected three times as many votes as any other candidate this weekend to earn him the title of Daily RFT Ass Clown of the Week. Sixty percent of voters thought the media mogul worthy of the honor after his Fox New ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 17, 2010

    Ass Clown of the Week: Stupid Criminals and Rupert Murdoch

    ​That time of the week again! Time to vote for this week's local Ass Clown. And the nominees...1. Scott Schwartz: The St. Charles man who chased two dumpster-divers from his apartment complex with a Ninja sword and stabbed the dashboard of their pickup truck as they tried to drive away. 2. Hunks: ... More >>

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    December 16, 2009
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    July 22, 2009
  • Blogs

    July 16, 2009

    Is MySpace Dead Yet?

    Even with fewer and fewer people using it, MySpace is still a behemoth. The social media company has over 125 million users and is still clocking about 70 million page views a month. Revenue averages $250 million a year. But none of this really means anything without some context, and the announceme ... More >>

  • Music

    February 13, 2008


    7 p.m. Monday, February 18. Pop's, 1403 Mississippi Avenue, Sauget, Illinois

  • Film

    July 25, 2007

    It Doesn't Suck!

    Breathe easy, Simpsons fans.

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2007

    Oh, Susannah

    National media outlets have had Washington University senior Susannah Cahalan on speed-dial all day long. Cahalan's fifteen minutes of fame was clinched Sunday, when she published in the New York Post an exclusive jailhouse interview with Kirkwood resident Michael Devlin. The headline: "I Am Stil ... More >>

  • Film

    June 28, 2006

    Cruella de Vogue

    The Devil Wears Prada slaps the latest duds on an infamous fashion editor

  • News

    December 22, 2004

    The Best Movies of the Year

    We've picked our favorites -- let the debates begin

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    August 25, 2004

    Film Openings

    Week of August 25, 2004

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    August 25, 2004

    This Week's Day-by-Day Picks

    Week of August 25, 2004

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    January 21, 2004


    Week of January 21, 2004

  • Culture

    April 30, 2003

    Of Boobs and Blood

    Troma's Lloyd Kaufman has guts, all over the floor

  • Culture

    December 11, 2002

    End of the Road

    Trio is the network where great shows go to die, and so much more

  • Culture

    February 13, 2002

    Net Loss

    The government killed TV, and Hollywood's begging it to revive the corpse

  • Culture

    September 6, 2000

    School's Out

    When Fox-TV canceled American High, the network hit a new low

  • Film

    November 10, 1999


    Directed by Spike Jonze

  • News

    May 5, 1999

    Foul Ball

    Whitey Herzog takes a vicious swing at money-driven modern baseball, where only the wealthy win -- and the fans always lose

  • News

    March 10, 1999

    Ballpark Frankness

    The Cardinals want a new stadium. They'll probably get it. But unless baseball cures its own ills, it might be better being a no-show.

  • News

    January 6, 1999

    Down on the Farm

    When you talk about growing the economy, you're really talking about growing the workers

  • News

    December 30, 1998