It's Halloween! Sort of. Since All Hallows' Eve falls on a Thursday, lots of places are celebrating this weekend. We're not complaining -- we'll celebrate all next week if they let us. So get your costume ready for the many spook-tastic contests. Read on for our food-related recommendations. See al ... More >>
Editor's note: Three weeks ago, comedian Jeremy Essig and KDHX marketing director Chris Ward announced the first installment of their new local game show "Loser: A Live-Action Game Show." RFT Music writer Allison Babka volunteered (perhaps too readily) to be a contestant and report on the shenanigan ... More >>
Is the ability to create your own video game worth $100,000? Robin Rath is betting that you'll think so. Rath, a St. Louis web designer and serial entrepreneur, is the mad scientist behind Pixel Press, a mobile app that lets you draw, play and share your own video game. Through his software company ... More >>
So, here's the thing: Cardinals pitcher Lance Lynn got skinny during the off-season. Like, really skinny. Well, okay, not like really skinny compared to skinny people, but really skinny compared to Lynn, who, until this year, routinely showed up to spring ball in one of two coatings: Original Reci ... More >>
Friday (Oct. 26): South Grand Creepy Crawl @ participating South Grand restaurants Enjoy drink specials and entertainment at a number of favorite South Grand watering holes. Start with select martini and beer specials set to a villainous theme at Absolutli Goosed, drop sake bombs at Sekisui in a s ... More >>
The number of chain record stores nationwide has dwindled. However, St. Louis has become an unlikely safe haven for indie record shops as well as for DJs who prefer to spin the black circle instead of scrolling their iPods. In this weekly column, we'll focus on personal portraits of St. Louis' recor ... More >>
Lots of things happened over the three-day weekend. On this blog, too. Perhaps you missed some of them -- so here's a handy-dandy list of highlights if that was the case! *Deluxe Fine Food & Spirits is closing after the Sarah Borges & the Broken Singles show this weekend. *The number of benefit sh ... More >>
If you're at work today, chances are you're ticked that you don't have the day off -- like (what seems like) everybody else in America does. In times like these, I like to bust out random bits of absurdity and foolishness, in hopes of making the workday that much brighter. Such as the following YouT ... More >>
Here's a pairing you might not have expected: Magnolia Summer remixed by the RAC. The song totally sounds like the type of dreamcloud music found in an 8-bit Nintendo game. Like the Super Mario Brothers sky worlds or Zelda's prairie moments when Link is wandering around stabbing bad guys.MP3: Magnol ... More >>
We find out what rocked across the country in 2007.
A promising glimpse of the next Halo.
Super Paper Mario is flat-out fun.
New Super Mario Bros. scores by plumbing old ideas.
A local music fan starts Broke & Hungry Records, Matador Records gets its videogame on and the debut of "Yo! RFT Raps"
There's nothing rusty about Mega Man X's old-school 'bots.
The new Castlevania is the last nail in the franchise's coffin.
B-Sides talks wardrobe with Roxy Epoxy, gets the lowdown on Jason Ringenberg's farmer alter ego and goes down swinging with Fall Out Boy's Pete Wentz
Robert Rodriguez and his kids conjure up a charming 3-D fantasy
The Nintendo Fusion Tour brings a pixilated party to the Pageant
The voice of Flanders is the voice of reason, absatively posilutely