In January Riverfront Times published its annual "News Challenge" -- 78 multiple-choice questions testing how well readers paid attention to current events over the past twelve months. Within a week, more than 100 of you submitted your answers to us. A few weeks later a dozen readers e-mailed a simi ... More >>
The University of Missouri's respect for a diverse range of religious holidays -- not just the main ones, like Christmas, Thanksgiving and Hanukah -- goes "beyond political correctness." It's "almost like an excuse to do nothing."
So says radio host Tammy Bruce, in an eye-opening Fox News story tha ... More >>
John Cusack's production company, New Crimes, has announced it's going to make a biographical film based on the life of conservative radio firebrand (and Cape Girardeau native) Rush Limbaugh. Sounds like a fruitful idea, for Cusack is a died-in-the-wool loony liberal, while Rush is a paranoid reacti ... More >>
While reporting our current feature on the 2012 NRA Conference, I happened to be walking past right when Ted Nugent made these remarks: As you've probably heard, the Secret Service has arranged a meeting today with The Nuge in order to do "appropriate follow-up," but Nugent ain't concerned.
Update, March 6: More information at the end of the post, including Senator Claire McCaskill's protest and an answer to commenter Mike N's question about whether this wad of bronze is funded by taxpayer money.
The eagle-eyed bloggers at Fired Up! Missouri posted the news earlier this after ... More >>
Can you feel it? Discontent has been in the air this week. The news has been full of #OccupyWallStreet and its various regional sympathy protests.
On the face of it, it's hard to think of something more diametrically opposed to the Occupy movement than "Defending The Republic," a rally/appearanc ... More >>
In case you were wondering, no, that's not me. I have much better legs. Yesterday morning I was a guest on the ESPN affiliate in Quincy, Illinois, with Josh Houchins, the host of their morning drive program. WGEM has some of their audio files archived now, so you can go back and listen if you lik ... More >>
Rush Limbaugh is cashing in on the tea party schtick with, yes, tea.As if that tornado wasn't bad enough, this weekend, the town of Joplin, Missouri, got a visit from Rush Limbaugh.The bombastic radio host (and Missouri native) was there to promote a new product called Two if By Tea -- a bottled ... More >>
courtesy of Gridiron EntertainmentKyle TurleyRemember ex-Rams offensive lineman Kyle Turley? The long-haired, tattooed guy with all those anger-management issues? The man who once got so pissed off, he tore the helmet off a guy's head and flung it across the field?
Oh yeah, that Kyle Turley ... More >>
Charles JacoEffective October 22, St. Louis will lose one of its few -- if only -- politically liberal talk-radio hosts. As announced today, KTRS 550 AM plans to replace Charles Jaco in the 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. slot with J.C. Corcoran, the longtime St. Louis classic-rock host whose morning show on K ... More >>
Jamie Allman: Hungry for a fight and smells bacon.I don't make it a habit of listening to the conservative talk station 97.1 FM (home to everyone's favorite local Tea Party babe, Dana Loesch), but a show this week did provide some quality entertainment and follow-up fireworks. It all began on Wed ... More >>
Limbaugh: Said to favor a "conservative" game. Likes plays to develop on the right -- far right. A few days after Rush Limbaugh publicly announced his intention of buying the St. Louis Rams (and just 48 hours after Limbaugh again made another borderline derogratory/racist comment about black athl ... More >>
Move over Jerry Jones. Sorry, Al Davis. We bid you farewell, Bill Bidwill. The NFL soon could have a new most-hated owner. Ladies and gentlemen, through that cloud of pomp, pollution and hubris we present you Rush Limbaugh. Today the right-wing radio host confirmed that h ... More >>
On Sunday afternoon, July 12, celebrities and baseball legends will gather on the field at Busch Stadium for the Taco Bell All-Star Legends & Celebrity Softball
Game. Musicians scheduled to play include Backstreet Boys member Brian Littrell, Nelly, Chingy, Ashanti and Ginuwine. (No word yet on if th ... More >>
This tidbit courtesy of St. Louis hip-hop blogger extraordinaire Byron Crawford. I have no idea if the claim is true. Frankly, I don't care. To me, the real entertainment value here is watching radio hosts drink white wine from Dixie cups as they take the alleged tranny's story as gospel.
Sing for me, America! Sing for me!Break out your rhyming dictionaries and begin honing your sense of political commentary to Jon Stewart-esque sharpness. New Line Theatre, the company that brought you Johnny Appleweed and the first non-Broadway staging of High Fidelity, ... More >>
So I was in my automobile last night, driving along as I often do, and I heard something really interesting. So interesting, in fact, that I very nearly drove right off the road into some nice person's front yard. Luckily, my reflexes were good enough to save both myself and someone rhododendrons.&n ... More >>