The following comes from Nate Jackson, of the RFT's sister paper, the OC Weekly.In full grips of the dry desert heat, the fine art of day drinking at Coachella becomes a game of survival of the fittest. Sweltering temperatures in the high 90s aren't necessarily ideal conditions to bombard your liver ... More >>
I have been attending the St. Louis Auto Show for probably twenty years now. I can recall back when the Caprice-based Impala was a concept. The Viper and Sunfire as well. The Acura NSX. And I saw them all, live and in person. Over acres and acres of jam-packed floor space. Every manufacturer and n ... More >>
I still haven't gotten my shit together enough (or found the multiple hours necessary), to complete the last part of my draft report for the Cardinals this year. I feel very bad about this state of affairs; I just thought you should all know. However, despite my inability to get the larger piec ... More >>
Image via WikimediaCommonsU2's spaceship stage as seen in a European stadium.Roadies with U2's "360 Tour" have been at Busch Stadium all week preparing the ballpark for Sunday's show -- said to be the biggest rock concert St. Louis has seen since The Beatles played here in 1966. On Monday, crews ... More >>
One month ago today we brought you a hip-hop ode to the 99 problems experienced in the average Whole Foods parking lot. The boys of Fog and Smog are gettin' real after losing the parking space they wanted to a sneaky black Prius. Oh, the driver of that black Prius, Delia Brown, has a few things to ... More >>
WWJD now?Toyota yesterday acknowledged that its popular hybrid vehicle has brake problems. The car maker announced the design flaws -- effecting its 2010 model Prius -- in an earnings statement in which Toyota reported a $1.3 billion profit for the fourth quarter of 2009. Now the U.S. Department ... More >>
April's cover detailing acceleration issues in the Toyota Prius.Toyota yesterday announced that it would halt the sale of eight models of cars and trucks and recall some 2.3 million vehicles to correct sticking accelerator pedals. Yesterday's announcement follows a somewhat similar recall last fa ... More >>
Sure, the Toyota Prius is wildly popular for its fuel-saving technology, but perhaps its popularity is due just as much to what it says about its driver: "I'm saving the environment. And I'm better than you."There were other cars, before the Prius rolled across America, that inspired a cult followin ... More >>
A while back I wrote about the Spaloo, the amazing hands-free toilet seat that washes and dries your bum all with the touch of a button. Spaloo founder (and former St. Louisan) Jim Santhuff even sent me a Spaloo to "test drive." The gift was heaven sent, and ever since I've considered myself a verit ... More >>
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Brilliant, confounding Syriana digs for a necessary truth
Spreading the love
Walter Fields wanted a Bentley. He wound up with two lemons.
We get political with Kerry and Dean, feel the bite of a "Mad Dog" and discover something amazing about Prius ownership. Plus, confidential to Unreal readers: Parking downtown is easy!
Unreal eavesdrops on Pujols and the Heavenly Father; plus, we analyze the Lou's staggering crunk deficit, pay one last visit to Sanford-Brown and witness the demise of Wash. U.'s peer-to-peer network
Week of December 3, 2003