As David Freese leaves the Cardinals to play ball with Albert Pujols in Los Angeles, Daily RFT began to wonder: Who should fill the baseball all-star's three-year contract to be the spokester for St. Louis staple Imo's Pizza? We have a few ideas.
Hometown boy Jon Hamm -- fresh off his latest loss at this week's Emmy Awards -- stopped by Jimmy Kimmel Live! Wednesday to promote his new movie A Young Doctor's Notebook with Daniel Radcliffe and talk about how much he loves St. Louis. "For those who don't know, you are from St. Louis," Kimmel s ... More >>
Tipton, Missouri knows all about David Koechner. Granted, the 50-year-old comedian is hardly flying under the radar: He's reprising his career role as the cowboy-hat-wearing sportscaster Champ Kind in December's Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues, and, yes, he also played Michael Scott's "friend" To ... More >>
He grew up chowing down on thin crust pizza at the Imo's in Ballwin. And now David Freese, the Cardinals hometown hero in the 2011 World Series, is the newest spokesperson for St. Louis' most iconic pizza. "It's always been my favorite pizza, and so I am very excited to now represent this great St ... More >>
We've seen this guy David Koechner all over the place: Anchorman (as Champ Kind, the sportscaster whose tagline was "WHAMMY!"), The Office (in which he played Michael Scott's buffoon friend, Todd Packer), Saturday Night Live, etc. But at least we here at Daily RFT were gobsmacked to learn that this ... More >>
Sometimes we just need to take a break from a song. One can only hear the same words and melody so many times until it loses all meaning, like saying "sandals" or "popcorn" a few dozen times. Unfortunately, some great songs are never revisited -- maybe because of overkill, maybe because of the stigm ... More >>
In the event that you've just returned from an extended stay at an ashram in Bangalore, eschewing all creature comforts in favor of a daily regimen of meditation, hot yoga and colon cleanses, Gut Check has news for you: Quill.com, an offshoot of the Staples chain of office-supply suppliers, has gone ... More >>
What more can we say, besides to add that it is Cyber Monday so it would be practically un-American not to take a few minutes out of your workday and purchase a case of genuine Dunder Mifflin copy paper for your Office-loving loved one? It also happens to be the cheapest brand of paper Quill is offe ... More >>
Today is Bosses Day. If you knew that before you read it here, chances are your boss informed you of this fact when you arrived at work this morning. Unless your first name is Max and you have Conan O'Brien on speed dial, your boss is probably not the Boss. In all actuality, the untouchable B ... More >>
Peabody Opening Gala Aretha Franklin | Jay Leno October 1, 2011 After closing its doors twenty years ago, the Peabody Opera House (formerly Kiel Opera House) officially re-opened Saturday night and hosted a posh gala featuring the inimitable Aretha Franklin and comedic heavyweight Jay Leno. From ... More >>
You know what we don't see nearly enough on television? Bobby Flay running his mouth. We also don't get nearly enough episodes of The Office, between NBC's summer reruns, several syndicated episodes every night, and three-hour "Office Blocks" on TBS several nights a week. Hey! What if Bobby Flay ... More >>
Christina Aguilera, Cee-Lo Green, and some white guys are the hosts of America's first communist TV talent show, "The Voice." The Voice, America's favorite socialist-realism-inspired TV talent show, has quickly and abruptly become NBC's first broadly accepted hit show since Friends, a sitcom ... More >>
Splash News OnlineShe's glowing! Aww...All together now: Aww! St. Louis native Jenna Fischer, best known as Pam Beesly on The Office, is about to have an IRL stork visit.A rep for Fischer confirmed in UsMagazine.com that the actress and her husband, screenwriter Lee Kirk, have a kiddo on the way. ... More >>
You've already read our interview with St. Louis daughter and The Office actress Jenna Fischer (and surely you saw the WashU-namedropping episode of The Office last night). Why not take the next step and see Fischer on the big screen this weekend? Fischer's latest film, A Little He ... More >>
Wikimedia CommonsIn her new movie, A Little Help, Jenna Fischer transforms from Pam, her cardigan-wearing, telephone-wielding "office administrator" character on The Office into a beer-swigging, suddenly widowed mom struggling to relate to her 12-year-old boy -- quite the change of gear ... More >>
Here are six nationally famous St. Louisians on Twitter. This list is very likely not complete by any means. Obvious omissions are sports celebrities who probably deserve their own list. The idea here is to stick with people who are known in the entertainment business. And there is one exception -- ... More >>
On Sunday afternoon, July 12, celebrities and baseball legends will gather on the field at Busch Stadium for the Taco Bell All-Star Legends & Celebrity Softball Game. Musicians scheduled to play include Backstreet Boys member Brian Littrell, Nelly, Chingy, Ashanti and Ginuwine. (No word yet on if th ... More >>
With the merger of Anheuser-Busch and Beligan brewer InBev pretty much a done-deal, let's get to know that spunky country a bit. Marc Tielemans is the creator of FamousBelgians.net. Yes, a Web site about famous people. From Belgium. The concept is alien to us, what with our racks and racks of glo ... More >>
Week of December 21, 2006
A man and his bride-to-be are mistaken for, um, something less savory, and a local-girl-gone-Hollywood makes our Blog o' the Week. Plus: Where have all the good terrorist targets gone?
The 40-Year-Old Virgin gets a heart-on while telling wonderfully dirty jokes
In the season of sequels and Happy Meal toys, 05 may be a pleasant surprise.
In David Brent's The Office, it's better to be popular than competent
NBC hopes Coupling is its next hitcom, which bugs the show's biggest fans