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  • Blogs

    September 25, 2013

    Travel Channel's Ghost Adventures Investigates St. Louis Exorcist House; Hears Demons

    Ghost Adventures launches its eighth season October 4 with an examination of the St. Louis "Exorcist House." And for the stars of the popular Travel Channel program, the investigation was a memorable one for a couple reasons: It marked their 100th episode, and it was one of their eeriest filmings to ... More >>

  • News

    June 13, 2013
  • Blogs

    March 7, 2013

    Soulard Farmers Market Announces Bizarre Foods Filming Date

    Mark your calendars! Andrew Zimmern of Bizarre Foods America is coming to Soulard Farmers Market (730 Carroll Street; 314-622-4180) on Saturday, March 16. We first reported that Bizarre Foods America was filming at the market back in February, but after finalizing plans with Travel Channel bigwigs ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 3, 2013

    Pine Lawn Cops Boast of Seizing Pot and a $1,000 Bottle of Champagne

    Pine Lawn Police Chief Rickey Collins told KTVI FOX 2 yesterday that one of his officers scored big in a traffic stop -- although I'm a bit skeptical of how impressive it really was. An officer reportedly pulled over a motorist on I-70 near Jennings Station Road and noticed the driver acting weird. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2012

    Anthony Bourdain's No Reservations Visits Kansas City Tonight

    For the second consecutive season, Anthony Bourdain is featuring Missouri on his Travel Channel show No Reservations. Once again, alas, he isn't visiting St. Louis. Last year, Bourdain visited the Ozarks, where he skinned a squirrel and met acclaimed novelist Daniel Woodrell (Winter's Bone). Tonigh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 3, 2011

    Travel Channel Show "Missouri Truck Stop" Premieres Tonight

    ​The Travel Channel debuts its new series Missouri Truck Stop tonight at 9 p.m. The reality show focuses on the characters and events taking place at Midway Travel Plaza, a sprawling truck stop just east of Columbia on Interstate 70. Midway features a dozen businesses, including a diner, tattoo pa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 26, 2011

    Tornadoes Preempt Oprah Farewell on KSDK -- Oh, the Humanity!

    Oprah Winfrey said goodbye to America yesterday -- but she'll say goodbye to St. Louis viewers today.​For a TV station reliant on advertising -- and viewers' goodwill -- the timing couldn't have been worse.Just as talk show icon Oprah Winfrey was preparing to say goodbye to her millions of devoted ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 21, 2011

    [UPDATED] Absoluti Goosed Wins "The Official Best Of" Best Martinis in Missouri

    Wikimedia Commons​Absolutli Goosed (3196 South Grand Boulevard; 314-771-9300) is no stranger to accolades for its glorious cocktails -- but its most recent award will bring the swanky South Grand martini lounge nationwide attention. "The Official Best Of" has named Absolutli Goosed the Best Ma ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2011

    Animal Planet's "River Monsters" Coming to the Lou

    courtesy of the Discovery ChannelJeremy Wade and one of his little river buddies. Nasty!​Our rivers are teeming with monsters!That's what we fear, at least, after learning that "extreme angler" Jeremy Wade is coming here next week to shoot an episode of his Animal Planet show, "River Monsters. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 28, 2011

    Anthony Bourdain Visits the Ozarks Tonight

    Photo: The Travel Channel​When Anthony Bourdain appeared in St. Louis last year, he noted that while he had no plans to feature our city in his Travel Channel show No Reservations, he would be visiting the Missouri Ozarks for an episode of the upcoming season.That episode airs tonight at 8 p.m. ce ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 17, 2010

    Interview with Anthony Bourdain: "I Wonder Sometimes If I'm a Malevolent Force"

    Photo: The Travel ChannelAnthony Bourdain​"I'm gonna walk out on stage, talk for an hour, [do] question-and-answer," says Anthony Bourdain of his October 1 appearance at the Fox Theatre. "It's as crazy, as rowdy, as entertaining as the audience cares to make it."The visit will be Bourdain's first ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2010

    Calling All St. Louis Reality TV Wannabes, HGTV Wants You for My First Place

    ​Now that pseudo-reality TV show The Hills is over forever, and Dancing With the Stars is done waltzing until the fall, where are we supposed to get our reality-TV fix? (Other than the dozens of other reality TV shows still airing new episodes, that is.) It's like they say in that philosophic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2009

    Anthony Bourdain, the Cartoon Series?

    Via Eater comes this trailer for a new Travel Channel animated series called Anthony Bourdain's Alternate Universe. Quoting Eater: "...assuming this isn't a hoax, it's only going to be online, as a six-part animated web series to debut sometime in 2010."

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2009

    In USA Today, Pujols 'Still Steamed' at Fox 2 Over Steroids Error

    Albert Pujols has opened himself back up to the media in recent weeks, first with a Sports Illustrated profile earlier this month, and out today, a sports section cover story in USA Today.

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2009

    St. Louis Veterans' Home Wins Makeover

    Everybody who voted for St. Louis in HGTV's "Change The World Campaign" can give themselves a big pat on the back: The cable network announced today that our veterans' home was one of two in the U.S. to win an all-expenses-paid (and much needed) renovation.The 104-year-old Windsor Transitional House ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2009

    Dumb TV Alert!

    Let's face it, there are few things more entertaining (on the most puerile level, of course) than watching people blow stuff up. The Discovery Channel has long been aware of this burning human need, which is why they show stuff like MythBusters.But even MythBusters only features explosions sporadica ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2008
  • Blogs

    November 9, 2007

    Daily Web Crawl

    Your daily guide to what they're whispering about in the next cubicle. HERE Food writer Michael Ruhlman gives Gut Check some love. My Bloody Valentine reuniting? A to Z clues you in. St. Louis Blues five goals ticket stub = free Taco Bell free generic tacos? What a joke. In other sports new ... More >>

  • Calendar

    February 1, 2006

    Before the Super Bowl...

    Please brush and floss

  • Music

    October 26, 2005

    Jem

    Saturday, October 29; Mississippi Nights (914 North First Street)

  • Best of St. Louis

    September 29, 2004

    Best Kennel

    Kennelwood Village

  • Best of St. Louis

    September 29, 2004

    Best TV Station

    KPLR-TV (Channel 11)

  • News

    December 3, 2003

    TV or Not TV

    While we're at it, let's debate the future of Double Helix Television

  • Music

    January 15, 2003

    GZA

    Legend of the Liquid Sword (MCA)

  • Culture

    September 6, 2000

    School's Out

    When Fox-TV canceled American High, the network hit a new low

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