Noted R&B heartthrob Trey Songz will be at the Fox this Sunday, but the show will absolutely not be worth killing a person and then yourself over. I just wanted to make that clear from the get-go since I suppose there has been some very heartbreaking confusion lately. Just to be clear, again: Trey ... More >>
Judging by the number of beer-centric relay names that popped up in Sunday's GO! St. Louis Marathon, deciding to run as a foursome and coming up with a clever team name must be what particularly motivated people do after a weekend bender: e.g., Team Temporarily Impaired, Thought This Was a Beer Pong ... More >>
flickr.com/photos/jasonizedThe saga of Rod Blagojevich, erstwhile governor of the great state of Illinois, contestant on Celebrity Apprentice, inadvertent comedy star and fan of Elvis, Rudyard Kipling and the Chicago Cubs, has come to an end, or at least a long hiatus.
This afternoon, U.S. D ... More >>
Oprah Winfrey said goodbye to America yesterday -- but she'll say goodbye to St. Louis viewers today.For a TV station reliant on advertising -- and viewers' goodwill -- the timing couldn't have been worse.Just as talk show icon Oprah Winfrey was preparing to say goodbye to her millions of devoted ... More >>
image viaGary BuseyCongratulations, St. Louis. You now have an excuse to watch the upcoming season of Celebrity Apprentice, Donald Trump's "ultimate job interview" in which celebrities -- some of whom you may have actually heard of -- compete in various business tasks to...uh...well, not work ... More >>
image viaHe may be melanin-impaired, but he still prefers to be known as Whitney, not Whitey.Uh, sorry, that's Rich Whitney, the Green Party's candidate for governor of Illinois. Unfortunately, his last name is showing up as "Whitey" on electronic voting machines in 23 Chicago wards, about ha ... More >>
image viaWould this man lie to you?Former Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich, who, for the past year and a half, has been proclaiming his innocence to anyone who will listen (and even some who don't care), has decided to hold his tongue, for once.
Blago announced his intention earlier this we ... More >>
Image sourcePull out the popcorn, folks. The best show in town gets underway in Springfield this week. "I will prove my innocence and I will testify," declared former Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich last week as he left the courtroom that is the scene of his corruption trial.
Blago has, si ... More >>
Image sourceIt's been a grim week so far -- oil continues to spill out into the Gulf, the Israeli Army fought a Gaza aid flotilla and Al and Tipper Gore are separating -- and it's about to get grimmer. Former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich, who has been going to hilarious lengths to protes ... More >>
Jon GitchoffBret Michaels at Rib America Festival, May 29, 2010. See an entire slideshow here.Mortality and rock & roll usually don't mix. The whole point of rock music, especially at the retro-heavy Rib America Festival at Soldiers' Memorial this weekend, is to be forever young. But there wa ... More >>
Image sourceRod Blagojevich may have been fired from Celebrity Apprentice, but that doesn't mean he's been forgotten by the people he used to govern.
This week, the Post-Dispatch reports, the Illinois Senate will vote on bill that will prohibit state funds from being used to finance official ... More >>
Image sourceFriends, for four weeks now, we've been watching Rod Blagojevich together on Celebrity Apprentice. It hasn't always been great -- actually, since every episode is now two hours, most of it is actually pretty damned boring, especially the parts where the celebrities meet the recipi ... More >>
Image sourceIt's an incredible responsibility being governor of a major state. There's so much work to be done, so many photo ops to smile for, so many profane phone calls to be made, so many favors to be sold that it's a wonder the governor has time to sleep, let alone keep up with modern te ... More >>
Image sourceTwo important revelations about former governor Rod Blagojevich from last night's episode of Celebrity Apprentice:1. Blago is still innocent.2. Blago has a thing for balloons.In this week's task, Donald Trump told the two teams to set up storefronts pimping Kodak's exciting new produc ... More >>
Image sourceIs this the face of a guilty man...or a business genius?Some people who believe they are accused of heinous crimes decide to prove their innocence in court. Other people go on TV reality shows. So two days after Rod Blagojevich's lawyers requested that his court date be postponed from ... More >>
It's been years since "You're fired!", accompanied by a cobra-like flick of Donald Trump's right hand, became a national catchphrase, so long, in fact, that Trump has resorted to casting celebrities instead of regular old celebrity-whores on his reality show The Apprentice.But now we may have a reas ... More >>