Daniel Alvarez is doing a super crazy thing.
Back in June he dumped a big yellow sea kayak into Lake Superior near the northern most tip of Minnesota and started paddling southward for Key West. As in Florida. He is out of his mind.
He is also having the time of his life. We talked to Alvarez las ... More >>
Last week we counted down the six best songs about cats. In the name of fairness - and as a continuation of the Nitpick Six Animal Series, here are the six best songs about dogs. Let us know your favorite dog tracks in the comments below.
6. Deerhoof - "Kidz Are So Small"
Kidz Are So Small by Deerh ... More >>
The Mountain Goats | Water Liars
April 21, 2012
I'm just going to call it now: the most common response to this review will be "I didn't know the Mountain Goats played in St. Louis this weekend." John Darnielle and his crew flew in to play a one-off show on the closing night of Washing ... More >>
Bourbon Street. Photos courtesy of Bo Bulawsky.Bo & the Locomotive is gearing up for the release of its first full length, On My Way; it's out July 30th. The band is, in fact, exactly on its way, having just returned from a tour that took Bo and his band through the South. There were especia ... More >>
Image sourceHopefully Devon "The Great" Alexander doesn't KO the local gamblers. The sweet science and the sport of kings. They are hands-down the two greatest sports on which to gamble. Both of them are coming to St. Louis tomorrow, live and in full effect. Devon Alexander will take on Andriy Ko ... More >>
The one and only Don King will be in town later this afternoon to promote his fight at the Scottrade Center on August 7 between St. Louis' own undefeated WBC/IBF champion Devon "The Bull" Alexander and Ukrainian Andriy Kotelnik.There are few sports figures more colorful -- and notorious -- than King ... More >>
Stirrup Pants, St. Louis' -- and possibly the world's -- only chapbook consignment store opened at 2122 Cherokee Street last Saturday, July 18. It will be open every Saturday from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m."I'm hoping this will foster conversation and collaboration," says Maggie Ginestra, Stirrup Pants' f ... More >>
flickr.com/photos/Niko MiguelA very happy and satisfied individual.Thinking about money tends to depress me, mostly because the gap between my salary and my outstanding student loans is so distressingly wide. But now our friends at the New Scientist have published some astounding new research that s ... More >>