In December 2012 Hwy 61 Roadhouse & Kitchen (34 South Old Orchard Avenue, Webster Groves; 314-968-0061) appeared on Guy Fieri's Diners, Drive-ins and Dives. Since its initial airing, the episode has replayed a handful of times each month, with four airings slated for April, including tonight at 8:30 ... More >>
Stan Kann's websiteSt. Louis native Stan Kann was already a celebrated organ player before he became a comedic presence on talk showsFor most part, people in the entertainment business become famous by harnessing a single skill. They achieve notoriety through singing, dancing, acting, spoon-p ... More >>
In the event that you've just returned from an extended stay at an ashram in Bangalore, eschewing all creature comforts in favor of a daily regimen of meditation, hot yoga and colon cleanses, Gut Check has news for you: Quill.com, an offshoot of the Staples chain of office-supply suppliers, has gone ... More >>
Black nor white: Cardinals in the World Series doesn't necessarily mean poor TV ratings.You hear it each time the Cardinals enter the World Series. "Oh, the television execs must be dying! A mid-market team in the series? Ratings will be horrendous!" Yes and no. That dire prediction proved to be ... More >>
On Friday we thought Applebee's killed the food truck trend dead. But it was only the beginning.
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/dailydishThe Gap puts tacos in jeans.
Meet Pico de Gap, a taco truck operated by The Gap in Los Angeles.
Because having a trillion brick and mortar stores isn ... More >>
Dana Loesch: Does she have the right (wing) stuff to save CNN?The original cable news network (a.k.a. CNN) announced yesterday that it has hired St. Louis Tea Party co-founder Dana Loesch for its 2012 election coverage. The contract is the latest coup for Loesch, who -- in just a few years' time ... More >>
Food TV's popularity is waning. The New York Post says that the network's 2010 numbers showed the first decrease in the network's history. In the fourth quarter of 2009, viewership plunged 10.3 percent among viewers ages 25 to 54. The slide continued with 3.3 percent in the second quarter and 4.5 pe ... More >>
Excerpt from the Fox News interview.Saying that a campaign advertisement compromises its "apparent objectivity," Fox News yesterday filed suit against Robin Carnahan's senate campaign over a commercial that uses footage taken from the broadcaster.The lawsuit stems from an interview Congressman Ro ... More >>
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 >>
Nick Yozamp on television Friday afternoon. He won $100,000 during the college week for Jeopardy!It will be quite awhile before Nick Yozamp is ever in jeopardy of missing a rent payment.The 20-year-old biology major at Washington University has just won the 2010 Jeopardy! College Championship and ... More >>
Longtime Missouri Senator Christopher "Kit" Bond, a stalwart Republican, has said more than a few things in his lengthy political career to draw the comedic wrath of Daily Show host Jon Stewart. In April, for instance, he claimed that punishing those responsible for Bush-era torture policies was som ... More >>
Ryan SeacrestYesterday I spoke with a casting director for a new television show produced by American Idol host Ryan Seacrest. The show is to be called "Chance" and is scheduled to debut on a yet-to-be-named cable network late this fall. Before then -- on September 19 -- the show will arrive in ... More >>
A few weeks ago, I was going to post this video of Sesame Street aliens the Yip-Yips discovering radio. But today, my pal Jack posted the following on his Facebook feed, and I'm crying I'm laughing so hard. So, um, Sesame Street's Yip-Yip martians busting a move to M.O.P. Language NSFW, unless you h ... More >>
livinginstereo.comAfter posting a story yesterday afternoon on possible formatting changes at KDHX (88.1 FM), I got a call from the station's co-executive director, Nico Leone. Here's the status of the station's evening talk shows per Leone: As speculated, the KDHX's programming committee is conside ... More >>
Note: This post updated here.Talk show hosts at KDHX (88.1 FM) are meeting tonight at a south St. Louis home to discuss upcoming programming changes at the community radio station (and perennial RFT Best of St. Louis winner).The impromptu gathering comes three days before the hosts are supposed to m ... More >>