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  • Film

    April 28, 2010
  • Blogs

    April 1, 2010

    Google Renames Itself Topeka = Bad News for St. Louis

    Happy April 1, a.k.a. April Fool's Day. In perhaps the best joke -- thus far -- today, the search engine Google has renamed itself after the Kansas City of Topeka. This is what you see today when you google, uh, Google.​So what's the deal with the name change, and why is it bad for us here in St. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 30, 2009

    Zhu Zhu Pets Big Hit on Cyber Monday

    ​It's a good time to be an owner/investor in the St. Louis-based toy company Cepia LLC. Internet searches for the company's Zhu Zhu Pets is off the charts today -- Cyber Monday -- the biggest online shopping day of the year. By late this morning Google labeled Zhu Zhu Pets as "on fire" after thous ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2009

    Do You Have a Facesquatting Problem?

    moar funny picturesThousands of Facebook users made a mad dash to reserve their unique Facebook URL's on Friday night. Did you get yours? Oh wait ... you mean you had better things to do late on a Friday night? This seemingly over-hyped event seemed to go off without a hitch. Facebook didn't crash a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2009

    Sammy Hagar's Sammy's Beach Bar and Grill Opens This Friday!

    Mardi Gras isn't until next weekend, but local revelers can start their celebratin' early beginning this Friday, when Sammy Hagar's Sammy's Beach Bar and Grill opens at Harrah's Casino in Maryland Heights. Ian reported all the details when I was away. The picture below came up when I did a Google im ... More >>

  • Music

    June 23, 2004

    Magnetic Personality

    We chat with Stephin Merritt and Dayna Kurtz, explore the folly of !!! and talk band battles with Thee Lordly Serpents

  • News

    May 5, 2004

    Potato Peeled

    Who bumped Frank "Couch Potato" Weltner from the Internet? Blame it on the Jews.