It's officially baseball season, so there's not much time for comedy left until October. Sitting in a dark club with a room full of jokes isn't much competition for a bright and sunny day, so while the weather is still less than ideal, scan the comedy calendars and head to a show of your choosing. I ... More >>
As David Freese leaves the Cardinals to play ball with Albert Pujols in Los Angeles, Daily RFT began to wonder: Who should fill the baseball all-star's three-year contract to be the spokester for St. Louis staple Imo's Pizza? We have a few ideas.
Jeremy Essig has hit the top of St. Louis. After a productive nine-year run in our city, the Zanesville, Ohio, native is taking his mixture of self-deprecation and acerbic wit to the comedy scene in New York. Essig has become a fixture in St. Louis during his stay here, headlining at places ranging ... More >>
[Editor's note: In the time since this post was published this morning, Zach Sobiech has succumbed to his illness. May he rest in peace, and may his family find comfort in these sad times.] Anyone who has either been to a wedding or a funeral in their life knows from that fortunate/unfortunate eve ... More >>
For those in search of laughter or curious about the on-goings of the comedy scene in St. Louis, we will be making monthly recommendations of shows in (and near) the city. From sure-thing-hilarious to fingers crossed, "Oh God! I hope this works," Funny Events is your connection to sketch, stand-up, ... More >>
Finally, Walt Disney Animation Studios is taking a page from Pixar's illustrious animation board. On Friday, November 2, it released Wreck-It Ralph in theaters nationwide, spurring Gut Check to make a trip to Ronnies 20 Cine (5320 South Lindbergh Boulevard; 314-843-4336) in south county to catch the ... More >>
Photo: Fandome.comWho else should Joe's producers invite on the show?Remember Monday night when St. Louis born-and-bred broadcaster Joe Buck melted from embarrassment and simultaneously seethed with rage over Artie Lange farting all over the first episode of his HBO show, Joe Buck Live? I think we c ... More >>
Jim Mahfood Is Magic. If you've been watching the new The Sarah Silverman Program, well, you're one up on us; we no havey the cable. But people are either up in arms about the stupidity of the show, or ROFLTAO about the damn thing. We'd like to encourage both sets of viewers to take a closer loo ... More >>
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“I remember when white girls used to cry at the mention of having a fat (phat) ass.”
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Julie Seabaugh profiles local laugh-riot Brie Johnson
Our critics chew on the film trends of '05
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Sarah Silverman speaks the unspeakable. And funny? Oh hell, yes.
Inside the dirtiest joke ever told is a nugget of unadulterated joy
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The teacher, not the teaching, makes this School of Rock
Written and directed by Christopher McQuarrie