LouFest is this weekend, but you will not find it listed within this post. This is because St. Louis's favorite outdoor festival will already see plenty of press this week -- hell, I'd be surprised if this blog post isn't surrounded on either side by bigass advertisements for the event. Point is, yo ... More >>
Summerland Tour 2012
August 7, 2012
"Everyone here will know at least one song by one band tonight," Art Alexakis, lead singer of Everclear, promised early in the night at last night's Summerland concert at the Family Arena (2002 Arena Parkway, St. Charles; 636-896-4200). Alexakis was ... More >>
We journalists pride ourselves on our skill at descriptive writing. It shows that we are poets, not mere hacks. Sometimes we do a pretty good job. Sometimes we get carried away.
A fine example of the latter is a very brief story from the Associated Press (239 words total) about Albert Pujols' early ... More >>
(c) Topps IncThe presumptive Anaheim Angels first baseman told ESPNDeportes.com that he intends to report to spring training a week earlier than position players are scheduled, because "For the last 12 years I've lived in the city of St. Louis, where it's cold ... I'm going to try to get there (T ... More >>
Last fall, Ian reported on a new coffeehouse coming to south city, Sump Coffee. Gut Check followed up after the opening to get a closer look into the cafe's offerings.
Scott Carey says he just might be obsessed with coffee; however, his fascination isn't that of the typical everyday caffeine junkie ... More >>
Earlier this week, Gavin DeGraw was hospitalized after he was attacked during a walk home from his club in New York City, and, while staggering away, bleeding, was hit by a taxi cab. He canceled several upcoming shows, and for that we don't blame him at all. But on the grand scale, where King ... More >>
Ian FroebThe Tilted Kilt (151 Arnold Crossroads Center, Arnold; 636-287-6300) has closed, the restaurant announced on its Facebook page yesterday. The first area location of the Tempe, Arizona-based chain known for scantily clad female servers -- a.k.a. a "breastaurant" -- opened at the end of Ma ... More >>
It's not as bad as it could've been. Last week we speculated that the Missouri Tigers would get dissed in the bowl selection process despite the team's impressive 10-2 record. As it turns out, Mizzou didn't not receive an invitation from a name-brand bowl (ie. Cotton or Orange) but it did end up ... More >>
How will the Tigers be screwed this year? After a 35-7 smack down of the Kansas Jayhawks on Saturday, the Missouri Tigers ended their regular season at 10-2 and have hopscotched up two places in the BCS rankings. Missouri is now ranked No. 12 in the nation. Based on that status, one might think t ... More >>
I can't believe this mistake hasn't happened before. From the publicist for heavy metal band Lamb of God:
LAMB OF GOD would like to officially denounce any buzz of a show that they have been rumored to be playing in the near future. The band will not be performing in Tempe, AZ at said show. The ev ... More >>