Earlier this month, a Kansas City police officer trying to pull a fallen tree from the road fell to the ground in the process when a branch broke. It's some pretty classic slapstick hilarity -- see for yourself below. And officials in the department seem to think it's pretty hilarious, too! They ... More >>
Rep. Russ Carnahan was in the hot seat last night on Stephen Colbert's Better Know A District series on the Colbert Report.
Guy Fieri is in St. Louis as we speak to film segments for his hit Food Network program Diners, Drive-ins and Dives. A tipster told me last week that Anthonino's Taverna (2225 Macklind Road; 314-773-4455) would be one of the local restaurants featured. My message to the Scutaro brothers, who own An ... More >>
9:30 p.m. Friday, May 11. Plush, 3224 Locust Street.
Hot on the heels of Stephen Colbert's Tuesday night bit on Missouri's destined-to-fail "Don't Say Gay" bill, Jon Stewart sent Aasif Mandvi to the Missouri House to speak with Rep. Wanda Brown (R) for a bit that ran last night. The topic? Civil rights, namely Brown's law protecting gun owners from ev ... More >>
Now that Odd Future rapper Earl Sweatshirt is apparently back from Samoa, one of the music world's biggest mysteries is over. This means we can turn our attention to other matters. Such as this: Just who is sneaking all the indie-rock questions into Jeopardy!? In the past month, Jeopardy! contestan ... More >>
6 p.m. Sunday, January 29. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Boulevard.
Amidst the flash, bang, and noise of summer movies, there's "Winnie the Pooh", a quiet and relatively bombast-free film that picks up where the 1966 classic left off. The one difference: hipster queen Zooey Deschanel lends her delightful vocals to the soundtrack, including the beloved theme ... More >>
Wikimedia CommonsThis little E. coli bacteria continues its reign of terror. Although our food contamination issue might not be as bad as the E. coli outbreak gripping Germany, we're still not doing great. The Centers for Disease Control notes in its June issue of Vital Signs that salmonell ... More >>
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 >>
9 p.m. Thursday, April 14. The Firebird, 2706 Olive Street.
Rumors of the death of the cupcake fad have swirled for months. With five minutes of video, Glenn Beck kills them dead. In an attempt to explain inflation and treasury bonds on his Fox News show last night, Beck substituted flag-studded cupcakes for gold so that us simple folk might understand. ... More >>
An excerpt from the advertisement in question.Three months after the election and nearly five months after it was filed, Fox News and its anchor Chris Wallace have settled a suit against former U.S. Senate contender Robin Carnahan. The network filed the lawsuit in response to a Carnahan' campaign ... More >>
8 p.m. Saturday, January 1. The Fox Theatre, 527 North Grand Boulevard.
Then again, Olivia Munn has also "bared it all" for PETA.Sure, a majority of Missourians last week voted in favor of tougher state regulations for puppy mills. But those voters clearly had no idea what they were voting for as evident in the following: A) Missouri legislators announced this week t ... More >>
Raise your hand if you saw this one coming: Hip-hop phenom Drake, with special guests Clipse, will be at the Fabulous Fox on Tuesday, October 12. Tickets are $62.75 and $42.75 and are on sale this Saturday morning at 10 a.m. Here's Drake performing "Bedrock" with Nicki Minaj (can she please be added ... More >>
Here's a reason to look forward to Monday (maybe...): Albert Pujols will be appearing on the Late Show with David Letterman. Um, OK, maybe not as big a reason as the Mad Men season premiere to hope the weekend passes quickly (that is, if you center your life around TV, but the way the weathe ... More >>
Goodman on Letterman. Click for larger version.John Goodman's weight loss has become a pop culture topic of conversation as of late. Wednesday night the actor appeared on the Late Show with David Letterman where guess what? He talked about his weight loss.
Image sourceHindsight is 20/20. So is instant replay.How does Don Denkinger feel about Jim Joyce's blown call at first base last night?Is he depressed because, until Joyce cost Detroit's Armando Galarraga a perfect game, most everyone outside of Missouri had forgotten about Denkinger's own unforg ... More >>
Not only are pesticides bad for bugs, there's more evidence showing how bad they are for humans. Reuters reports that the Harvard School of Public Health has released a study linking organophosphate pesticides to ADHD in kids. Over forty organophosphates are approved for pesticide use in the U.S. T ... More >>
The music and styles of a parents' youth inevitably reappear in the music of their small children. Such is the case with Yo Gabba Gabba! Live! There's a Party in My City!. Almost two decades after rave culture's underground beginnings, it's been modified into the colorful, kid-friendly romp w ... More >>
Yo Gabba Gabba! is far more than just Nickelodeon-produced kiddie fodder. It's become a venue for introducing kids to music by Devo, Chromeo, Mates of State, Of Montreal, and so many more. The show's so popular, especially with indie darlings with children, that the show's producers have a surplus o ... More >>
Although this show slipped very casually into the clubs listings, it's a pretty big deal: King Sunny Ade and His African Beats will be performing at the Old Rock House on Tuesday, April 20. Tickets are $22.50 Advance • $25 Day of show. Ade is an extremely influential Afropop musician -- he was eve ... More >>
8 p.m. Saturday, October 31. Family Arena, 2002 Arena Parkway, St. Charles.
The Daily Show correspondent Wyatt Cenac spent some QT in Town & Country earlier this fall, hanging with the Whole Foods buycotters/teapartyers. Bill Hennessy and Gina Loudon, among others, get featured in the final cut: The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p / 10cWhole Foods Boyco ... More >>
What is: They both lost on Jeopardy? Correct!!! Yes, after winning yesterday's game, Joe Webb (perhaps best known for his online advice column "Dr. Wizard") struck out today on Jeopardy.
At a meeting last night the programming committee at KDHX (88.1 FM) decided to postpone for 90 days any changes to the station's evening talk shows. As reported earlier this week, station management is considering the possible elimination of the evening talkers in place of music programming. KDHX ai ... More >>
A new report from the Department of Health and Human Services finds a lack of proper record-keeping on safety issues throughout the food chain. (Reuters)NBC has canceled superstar chef Marco Pierre White's first U.S. cooking show, Chopping Block, after only three episodes. (Eater)A dairy surplus at ... More >>
7 p.m. Tuesday, March 18. Pop's, 1403 Mississippi Avenue, Sauget, Illinois
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