Stan Kann's websiteSt. Louis native Stan Kann was already a celebrated organ player before he became a comedic presence on talk showsFor most part, people in the entertainment business become famous by harnessing a single skill. They achieve notoriety through singing, dancing, acting, spoon-p ... More >>
Photo by Nils HinshawStandup Josh Arnold: "I'm fat blah"Fenton-born standup Josh Arnold is a big, good-natured, chuckling bear of a comic who never misses a chance to broadcast his own foibles. And we mean that literally: On Wednesday, the 33-year-old comic is returning as a guest on the national ... More >>
Wikimedia CommonsThis little E. coli bacteria continues its reign of terror.
Although our food contamination issue might not be as bad as the E. coli outbreak gripping Germany, we're still not doing great.
The Centers for Disease Control notes in its June issue of Vital Signs that salmonell ... More >>
Image viaGreg Warren will wrassle you. Greg Warren of Kirkwood is amassing an army. A comedy army. Of comedians. And they're assaulting The Funnybone tonight and Brennan's Wine Food & Tobacco Friday and Saturday. What plan has he hatched, this Westpoint-cadet-turned-nationally-touring-comic?& ... More >>
On Sunday, Motörhead is playing at Pop's with Valient Thorr and Clutch. The show isn't sold out yet. In this week's paper, D.X. Ferris spoke with Greg Olliver and Wes Orshoski, the co-directors of a new documentary on Lemmy, titled Lemmy: 49% Motherfucker, 51% Son of a Bitch. That interview is here ... More >>
(New releases come out on Monday this week. What can you spend your hard-earned pennies on? Find out below.)
The Alchemist and Oh No join forces as Gangrene*Gangrene, Gutter Water
Gangrene is a collaboration between the Alchemist and Oh No. Pitchfork gave Gangrene a 6.7, saying "the rapping ... More >>
Zany with frenemy Carrot Top.Looking for something to do this evening? We suggest heading over to Plaza Frontenac for the 7 p.m. premiere of Close But No Cigar, a new film by one of Riverfront Times' favorite St. Louis barristers, Jay Kanzler. Part of the St. Louis International Film Festival, Cl ... More >>
Photo and caption from Boss Loop's Twitter account.Phil Stendek gets comments from the judges at the boss loopstation national finalsYears of paying dues in local bands and honing his one-man-band act paid off in a big way for multi-instrumentalist Phil Stendek last Saturday in Los Angeles, ... More >>
courtesy of The percussive power of legendary E. Street Band drummer Max Weinberg provides the backbone for an endless soundtrack of Bruce Springsteen classics, the results of a creative partnership that's spanned nearly 40 years. In the early '90s, Weinberg was introduced to a whole new gene ... More >>
Oh, Weezer. Why would you name your upcoming album Hurley, and feature the namesake Lost character on the cover? Have you run out of colors? Or is this just the next in your trend piggy-backing, like last year's "I Can Haz Cheezburger"-inspired cover for Raditude?
There was a time when your music ... More >>
It always seems to take the Midwest a bit to catch up with the coasts. In San Francisco they had their first Yelp-related smackdown with criminal charges in November. Last week the New York Times published a story about chefs taking to Twitter to air grievances about suppliers, customers, employees, ... More >>
The big news on last night's airing of the Jay Leno Show was that the comic would be returning to his old gig and timeslot at the Tonight Show on March 1 after the Olympics. Well, that's the big news for fans of Leno. There's a St. Louis connection to the news-making episode as well.Dirt Cheap on Le ... More >>