Madonna, fresh off a Super Bowl appearance and more aware of how to capitalize than possibly anyone in pop music, has just announced a massive 2012 tour. And just days before Madonna 2012 World Tour goes out in (presumably) a blaze of infinite production value in Miami, she'll make a stop here in St ... More >>
Wikimedia CommonsDo not cross. Not even if there's food on the other side. Oh, those crazy food criminals. They're at it again.
Someone learned nothing from the guy who tried to steal ribs by shoving them down his pants. That special someone is Nathan Mark Hardy, who attempted to fill his c ... More >>
Despite possible legal roadblocks, New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg issues a plan to make sugar-sweetened soft drink ineligible for food stamps. The New York Times reports that New York City requested permission from the USDA to perform a two-year experiment to ban soda purchases with food stam ... More >>
Yesterday we mentioned that a heat wave has threatened Russia's wheat crop. Now the country's in danger of losing its fruit seed bank. Marion Nestle writes in The Atlantic that the Global Crop Diversity Trust has issued a warning that real estate developers are threatening the home of the Pavlovsk E ... More >>
Big Brother lives in Arnold, MOThe investigative report "Top Secret America" published early last week by The Washington Post offers a startling peak into the mysterious world inhabited Big Brother. The authors describe how the NSA intercepts billions of phone calls, emails and text messages each ... More >>
New Line CinemaSaturday, 5:20 p.m.There are three courses of action for a single woman on this night of all nights, the Saturday night preceding the commercialized festival of love. 1. She can get very drunk, denounce the Smug Marrieds of the world, sing Motown songs into her hairbrush and then c ... More >>
flickr.com/photos/crackdogThe Adventures of Tom Sawyer, which Mark Twain published in 1876, recounts the adventures of a young boy growing up in the 1840s in the fictional town of St. Petersburg, Missouri, on the banks of the mighty Mississippi.These adventures include: tricking his pals into whitew ... More >>
Christopher ColemanThe Post-Dispatch is reporting that Christopher Coleman told his Florida girlfriend that they'd marry in 2010. The woman's name is Tara Lintz and went to high school in Largo, Florida with Coleman's wife, Sheri. Last week Coleman was charged with murdering Sheri and the couple's t ... More >>
Men's Health and Women's Health magazines have come out with their ranking of the 100 best -- and worst -- cities in America for healthy living. St. Louis ranks as the second-worst city in both Men's Health and Women's Health, with only Bakersfield, California, and Charleston, West Virginia, respect ... More >>
Jim Green, ex-con and government snitch, says he and his buddies from the Bootheel took part in the plot to kill Martin Luther King Jr. Trouble is, Green's been lying all his life -- so why should anybody believe him now?