The Avengers, this summer's first big comic book movie, is already tracking a robust 95 percent approval rating at Rotten Tomatoes thanks to numerous glowing reviews by the professionals. The Joss Whedon film opens worldwide next Friday. Well, technically it opens at midnight on Thursday, May 3, whi ... More >>
This is without question one of the very best PSAs we've ever seen. Ever. Produced by State Farm Insurance (based in Bloomington, Illinois), it's got Shatner, deep fried turkey, allusions to The Lord of the Rings, lots of irony, faux fire. Something called a "dingle-dangle." We are not shitting you. ... More >>
Rocky SchenckToday is Frances Bean Cobain's 19th birthday. Time flies, right? In celebration of Miss Frannie, we've compiled a list of hot rock 'n' roll spawn. These people have at least one rock star parent and their moms are frequently models. (Figures.) They are all totally bangable, and m ... More >>
Hey, the Green Lantern's green! And so are avocados! Do you smell a marketing tie-in? And how many Subways will we spot in the movie?While not watching television the other day, Gut Check looked up in time to catch a glimpse of the new Subway commercial that gets all hot 'n' bothered about av ... More >>
Lies! Buyouts! Blackmail! Jelly beans!
In 1976, lifelong candy enthusiast David Klein had an idea: to take the lowly jelly bean, that reject runt of the Easter basket, and turn it into gold. Jelly Belly, the world's premiere gourmet jelly bean, was born, and the rest was histo ... More >>
Elaine MarschikI'mma let you finish your movie, alright. But not before I let you know how awesome it would be if you let Kanye up in this mother fucker.Kanye West loves dropping movie quotes into his lyrics. With plenty of rhyme but no reason Kanye manages to draw from an impressive range of ... More >>
One of the most awesome things in St. Louis is our world-class symphony orchestra, led by world-class conductor and sometime-kazoo virtuoso David Robertson. Over the past fiscal year, which ended August 31, more St. Louisans have started to appreciate the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, at least if th ... More >>