Thomas Byrd

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2009

    Ass Clown of the Week: "Batman"

    ‚ÄčThe votes are in, and by an overwhelming margin Daily RFT readers picked Thomas Byrd (a.k.a. "Batman") as their Ass Clown of the Week. Who is Byrd and why is he known as "Batman"? I'll let your read the story here. Suffice to say, the Granite City man is no crime-fightin' superhero. Byrd captured ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 24, 2009

    Time to Vote! Who is This Week's Ass Clown? July 17-24

     It's been a couple weeks since our last Ass Clown competition and this week's field of contenders is starting to look like an Afghani presidential election. There are just so many candidates. So, here they are in no certain order. Vote for the local person you think made the biggest ass of the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2009

    Joker Bites His Wife's Face, Tells Cops He's Batman"Never start with the head, the victim gets all fuzzy."You know, criminals in this town used to believe in things. Honor. Respect. Look at Granite City resident Thomas Byrd. What does he believe in?According to a story in this morning's Belleville News-Democrat, face-biting: Thomas ... More >>

  • Culture

    January 10, 2001

    Taxi Hailing

    The Black Rep's Jitney is a transporting experience