Would you rather see Stephen Colbert or Bill Clinton speak in St. Louis? Trick question! You can see both at Washington University this month -- which the "Colbert Report" has announced is the official site of the high-profile interview.
"I am thrilled and honored to be interviewing President Clin ... More >>
Bands are collections of people. In any such group, some people will be cooler than others. Even in an uncool rock band, there will be cool people. Here are the six coolest members of uncool bands. Cool? Cool.
-The Six Best Sloppy Drummers
-The Six Best Songs About Murdering A Significant ... More >>
Editor: Tef Poe is an artist from St. Louis City. Through powerful imagery and complicated honesty, he has earned a reputation as one of the best rappers telling the story of St. Louis, which is about much more than one place. Poe has been featured in music publications such as XXL and Urb Magazine. ... More >>
Beloved author and costume designer Maurice Sendak passed away last night at the age of 83. Noted TV buffoon Stephen Colbert conducted a two part interview with Sendak this past January that revealed a man who was still whip-smart, irascible and willing to laugh at humanity -- his own, and that of o ... More >>
Gut Check told you last week about the latest non-scourge not sweeping the nation's buzz-craving youth: drinking the alcohol distilled from hand sanitizer. The story is too ridiculous for the country's satirist in chief to consider, so page through to watch Stephen Colbert on the Purell-chugging cri ... More >>
As we reported last week, the "Don't Say Gay Bill" -- proposed by Missouri House Republicans and designed to severely restrict discussion of homosexuality in public schools -- is still in committee. No hearing has been scheduled. It has zero chance of passing anyway. But our lawmakers have achieved ... More >>
Update: (Tuesday, November 22, 11:30 a.m.) Inevitably, perhaps, an intrepid blogger has tried the vodka-soaked tampon and reported on her efforts. Details follow the original post after the jump!
Taking shots of booze through the eyeball. Soaking gummi bears in booze. What adult-defying method o ... More >>
On last night's episode of The Colbert Report, host Stephen Colbert presented another in his always entertaining "Thought for Food" series.This time, he begins with the news that the USDA is looking to restrict the amount of potatoes served in school lunches, which prompts an inspiring ode to ... More >>
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July 15, 2011
"Remember when we used to play here all the time?" asked Get Up Kids guitarist Jim Suptic before the band moseyed into "Overdue." Its closing line "You're a few years overdue, I spent them waiting here for you" neatly summed up th ... More >>
Image viaIf there's one thing Stephen Colbert's good at, it's taking huge stories and events and finding a connection to his very favorite thing: Himself. Whether it's a pseudo political campaign, a feigned interest in art, an obsession with his visage on an ice cream pint or a birthday celeb ... More >>
Doesn't look like Lupe Fiasco is going to get invited to perform at the White House anytime soon.Damn it, Lupe.
Perhaps no other active rapper injects his music with such intelligence, such thoughtful ideas, such reasonable positions. The Chicago native put the Midwest on the map as a hotbe ... More >>
While the last battle of the late-night talk-show hosts has finally fizzled out, a new, tastier competition came to a head late last week on Comedy Central:
The battle of the Ben & Jerry's late-night novelty ice cream flavors!
On Wednesday night Ben & Jerry's got airtime on Late Night with Jimmy F ... More >>
A couple of weeks ago, Gut Check brought you video of a vending machine that dispenses live crabs. Here now with his own take on the phenomenon (via Eater) is Stephen Colbert. Contains mildly NSFW language.The Colbert ReportMon - Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30cCraziest F#?king Thing I've Ever Heard - Crab Ve ... More >>
On last night's episode of The Colbert Report, Stephen Colbert tackled the unlikely intersection of the two biggest news stories of next week: Election Day and the return of the McRib sandwich to every single McDonald's in America.The Colbert ReportMon - Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30cThe McRib Is Backwww.co ... More >>
I don't know who's going to be there, who's going to accept it.
But the gist of the day is not political. I think it's a really
good concept, actually. -- Tony La Russa to stltoday.com.So, let's get this straight, TLR. You know next to nothing about conservative talk-show host Glenn Beck's "Resto ... More >>
wikipedia.orgThe 12" single "Fresh" was a limited edition Record Store Day release.Devo's been keeping pretty busy lately. In April, the infamously nerdy band released the 12" single "Fresh" and reissued Duty Now For The Future for Record Store Day 2010. The release of "Fresh" not only formal ... More >>
The morning brew's a little sluggish this morning -- but hey, it's still morning!
Why's everyone hatin' on canned and frozen vegetables? Slate's Daniel Engber takes foodies to the woodshed. "I know it sounds weird," Engber writes. "A crisp salad of watercress and red onions must be more wholesome t ... More >>
Image viaJohn Boehner not happy about the tanning salon tax in the health care billHouse minority leader John Boehner made himself the butt of many jokes when he proclaimed that the passage of health care reform was "Armageddon" that would "ruin our country," but Missouri senator Claire McCaskill ... More >>
Some things are just made for each other: peanut butter and jelly, rock and roll, Albert Pujols and the Cardinals, and now, Andy Schlafly and Stephen Colbert.Last night the world's finest faux-pundit hosted the St. Louis scion--son of Phyllis Schlafy, cousin of brewer Tom Schlafly-- and it was a ... More >>
RFT staff writer Aimee Levitt and her cat, Bess, continue their culinary adventure.Like every other food blogger in St. Louis and probably the country, I went to see Julie & Julia over the weekend. (It was mandatory. There was a memo and everything.) I enjoyed it. A cat played a minor but alm ... More >>