Guy Fieri has not had a good month. As you might have heard, Pete Wells of the New York Times visited the spiky-haired one's new Times Square restaurant and dropped one of the most astonishing negative reviews you'll ever read.
Guy Fieri Inc. continues unabated, however. And on tonight's first-run ... More >>
If you've turned on the TV or gone on the internet today, you might know that the Eastern Seaboard is being battered by a freak hurricane, obnoxiously aptly named "Frankenstorm".
Meteorologists and TV newscasters are running out of terrifying things to say about this bad boy, Hurricane Sandy, as i ... More >>
Old 97s, with The Travoltas and Rhett Miller (solo)
Oct. 16, 2012
Music is a funny thing. Like photos or scent, songs have a way of making us remember the past. Late relatives. Swim class. That road trip to Dollywood with a jerk you never should have dated in the first place. Chances ar ... More >>
Guy Fieri visited St. Louis for several days this June, filming for the upcoming season of Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives.
To the best of Gut Check's knowledge -- which included seeing the spiky-haired one himself slammin' a coffee in the Delmar Loop -- he visited six area establishments: Anthonino's ... More >>
Photo by Brian FriedmanStandup Bill Burr, coming to the Pageant this weekendNobody personifies wise-ass East Coast standup quite like the Boston-born Bill Burr (he once told an entire crowd of heckling Philadephians, "I hope your mother has herpes in the center of her asshole"). Yet he's schedule ... More >>
Here's your weekly St. Louis bestseller list for the week ending October 16, as compiled by the St. Louis Independent Booksellers Alliance and based on sales at Left Bank Books, Main Street Books, Pudd'nhead Books, Subterranean Books and Sue's News.
Hey, look, it's Freedom! Back again, in it ... More >>
Matt HoyleMatt and Kim are coming to the Pageant tomorrow night. The Thermals will open; we strongly recommend this show to anyone who enjoys fun.
Even more fun than buying a ticket is going for free, and we have here two pairs of tickets with (potentially) your name on them. All you have t ... More >>
Ah, Corporate America. Once again you've taken something good and pure, created by the people, and turned it into a bland advertisement for bad food.
Last week a well-choreographed flash mob infested Times Square to do a "spontaneous" dance routine to an Arby's commercial broadcast on a giant scre ... More >>
It's the new year (plus or minus 103 years)!The end of the year brings with it the usual array of articles predicting restaurant trends for the new year. You know, this will be the year of rabbit testicles and crabapples. That sort of thing.Don't worry: We'll have our fearless forecasts up befor ... More >>
Joseph Cultice/courtesy of S. Carmody PhotographyGary Numan, London, 10/1997, by Joseph CulticeYou've seen photographer Joseph Cultice's work before. Marilyn Manson's iconic Mechanical Animals album cover? That's him. Jonas Brothers' retro Times Square scene on the cover of its 2008 disc, A L ... More >>
It was the end of the week of the end of the world (to paraphrase Jon
Stewart) and (to paraphrase Michael
Stipe) everyone felt fine. More than fine, judging by the smiles, clapping
hands and dancing (mostly, sometimes not quite) bodies squeezed (but not jammed)
onto the dance floor at th ... More >>
John McCain managed quite a feat this week: He somehow got both Glenn Beck and John Stewart to agree with each other. The issue? How flat-out wrong the Arizona senator is when he says that U.S.-born people merely suspected of being terrorists should be denied their Miranda rights.
Agree with McCain ... More >>
Blow your cigar smoke right in the face of 2008 with these classy affairs full of fine-dining and cognac (most of them, anyway.) Great entertainment, comfort and sometimes a hotel stay are included with these events! Check out our complete list of more than 70 St. Louis New Year's Eve parties.Also b ... More >>