Missouri. Missuruh. Mizurah. Standard pronunciation is hard to come by in the Show-Me State. But that's nothing compared to cities and towns in Missouri that use faux-French, hick or just plain made-up pronunciations. If you've ever been laughed at by someone for referring to Nevada, Versailles or ... More >>
Are you a musician? Is your group having issues? Ask Fan Landers! Critic Jessica Hopper has played in and managed bands, toured internationally, booked shows, produced records, worked as a publicist, and is the author of The Girls' Guide to Rocking, a how-to for teen ladies. She is here to help you ... More >>
This is part two of Rease Kirchner's Chef's Choice profile of Devi Gurung States of Everest Cafe. Part one can be found here. Part three, a recipe from States, will be published tomorrow. Did your family cook together when you were a child? My mother always cooked. I watched her. I observed her. Nep ... More >>
This is part one of Rease Kirchner's Chef's Choice profile of Devi Gurung States of Everest Cafe. Part two, a Q&A, will be published tomorrow, and part three, a recipe from States, will be available on Thursday.Gut Check was very excited to head to the Grove neighborhood to speak with Dr. Devi Gurun ... More >>
Forrester Michael The Get Up Kids The Firebird July 15, 2011 "Remember when we used to play here all the time?" asked Get Up Kids guitarist Jim Suptic before the band moseyed into "Overdue." Its closing line "You're a few years overdue, I spent them waiting here for you" neatly summed up th ... More >>
Image viaMelanie Harmann is missingUpdate Sunday 8/29 9:45 a.m.: Melanie Harmann's mother, Skyler Wiseman, posted on her Facebook page on Friday that her daughter was located, unharmed.Wiseman was en route to Spokane, Washington, where Melanie had traveled to participate in a regional Rainbow Gat ... More >>
Image sourceIt's rare that a classic of world literature is set on one particular calendar date. Maybe that's why June 16, the day on which James Joyce's Ulysses is set (1904 edition), also known as "Bloomsday" has achieved such immortality. Well, that and its main character Leopold Bloom spe ... More >>
Week of September 8, 2004
Jewel joins Ronnie Milsap, Howie Mandel and Chris Gaines on the dustbin circuit
Some folks deserve our congratulations (kisses, Wash. U.!), some our patronage (we love Don Bellon's beautiful, found-object-filled deli) and still others our furrowed brow (hijinx on Bill O'Reilly's Web site: wha'?)
Sherman Alexie gets a load off his chest in The Business of Fancydancing
Why did Susie Stephens, a pedestrian-traffic expert, get hit by a bus downtown?
Sure, MetroLink's expensive -- so's your Lincoln Navigator
When the Benetton clothing company dared to humanize death-row inmates in a $20 million ad campaign, Attorney General Jay Nixon threw a fit. Then he played right into their hands and sued them.