Chances are good that, at some point, Harold Ramis cracked you up. His acting, directing and writing credits form arguably the greatest comedy canon of all time -- it includes Animal House, Ghostbusters, Caddyshack, Stripes and Groundhog Day. Ramis died yesterday of complications from an autoimm ... More >>
The Improv Shop, which is currently running classes out of the basement lounge at Brennan's cigar and wine bar, is moving to 510 North Euclid in the Central West End. The theater isn't quite ready yet, but after just a few finishing touches classes will begin running out of the new venue, with a pro ... More >>
For those in search of laughter or curious about the goings-on of the comedy scene in St. Louis, we will be making monthly recommendations for shows in (and near) the city. From sure-thing hilarious to fingers-crossed, "Oh God! I hope this works" affairs, Funny Events is your connection to sketch, s ... More >>
Jeremy Essig 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 sket ... More >>
We've seen this guy David Koechner all over the place: Anchorman (as Champ Kind, the sportscaster whose tagline was "WHAMMY!"), The Office (in which he played Michael Scott's buffoon friend, Todd Packer), Saturday Night Live, etc. But at least we here at Daily RFT were gobsmacked to learn that this ... More >>
Selecting Riverfront Times' Best of St. Louis 2011 was no picnic. Choosing the winner meant several worthy candidates would go unmentioned -- until now. In this Gut Check series, we are chewing our way through notable runners up in a number of categories. To see hundreds more winners and finalists a ... More >>
Here's the great and terrible thing about YouTube: If you have an intensely specific desire to see something, like, say, animals riding very slow turtles with an overdubbed hip hop soundtrack, YouTube's seedy underbelly has probably already turned it into a genre of videos with its own playlist. H ... More >>
M83's Anthony Gonzales.By now you've all collectively shat over the M83 announcement: the Pageant, May 2. Touring behind his damn nice Midnight City album, Anthony Gonzales's eponymous single recently nabbed the coveted No. 1 track of 2011 from Pitchfork. Jason and the Scorchers head out on a ... More >>
Jeff RainfordIs it just Unreal, or is that St. Louis' Chief Ball Buster Jeff Rainford calling the shots against the Second City?!www.espn.com
12 p.m. Saturday, January 6. Lemmons, 5800 Gravois.
Nonie Newton-Breen sails into the Playhouse at West Port Plaza with a keen, mean Sister.
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