In July, a local family filed a lawsuit agains the Archdiocese of St. Louis, alleging that Archbishop Robert Carlson attempted to cover up a priest's sex abuse and tamper with evidence in the process. This suit, surrounding Father Xiu Hui "Joseph" Jiang, was filed after Carlson was subpoenaed in the ... More >>
Editor: Tef Poe is an artist from St. Louis city. Through powerful imagery and complicated honesty, he has earned a reputation as one of the best rappers telling the story of St. Louis, which is about much more than one place. Poe has been featured in music publications such as XXL and Urb Magazine. ... More >>
Springfield, Illinois-based songwriter Ben Bedford finds his muse in the Midwest - the landscape, the people, the diction, the names of the rivers and towns. Across three albums, and especially on the just-released What We Lost, he transcends local color and the minutiae of his considerable, even bo ... More >>
Karl Frank Jr. was never comfortable celebrating Christopher Columbus' accidental discovery of America, and he certainly never cared for the mixed legacy Columbus left behind. So today--the federal holiday created in 1939 by FDR to honor the Italian explorer and slave-wrangler who "sailed the ocea ... More >>
Will Hoge may be the hardest-working musician you've never heard of. A Nashville guitarist who traded his teaching dreams for songwriting, Hoge tried his hand in minor bands before getting noticed as a solo artist at the turn of the century. Despite not having his own hit song (and, oddly, watching ... More >>
This week's feature story, "Little House in the Present," is, among other things, about the circumstances that led Laura Ingalls Wilder, a farm wife in Mansfield, Missouri, to write the Little House on the Prairie series, a collection of autobiographical novels about her childhood on the American fr ... More >>
Yesterday, we reported on the surprisingly low percentage of drug and alcohol use in Missouri, based on the latest state-by-state data released each year by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. Today we'll use that same ... More >>
If you are a woman who grew up in the '70s and '80s, you probably spent a lot of time in the company of Laura Ingalls and her family as they rolled along in their covered wagon across the American frontier of the 1870s and '80s, either in the form of the series of books that Laura wrote as an ... More >>
Image viaIt's been nearly a decade since Valient Thorr arrived on Earth - Chapel Hill, North Carolina, to be exact - from its home on Venus. This Sunday the band will make its second St. Louis appearance in six months, opening for Motorhead at Pop's. In September Valient Thorr headlined at th ... More >>
Kathy Dickerson is fed up with people pretending to be American Indians.
Some dirty little secrets followed Archbishop Raymond Burke from Wisconsin to St. Louis
Jewel joins Ronnie Milsap, Howie Mandel and Chris Gaines on the dustbin circuit
Jim Lynch rules in the world of boy toys. Will he keep his throne now that GM has moved in?
Vying for a shot at stardom at the MTV-veejay tryouts
Steve McCracken has overseen a 13-year, $800 million cleanup and burial of the radioactive waste at Weldon Spring. Now that the odyssey is nearing its end, one thought haunts him -- how to warn people in the future not to dig it up.