Jeremiah Raber is your typical early-stage entrepreneur. He's invested thousands of dollars out of pocket, works from his basement and struggles to meet demand for his product. Oh, the product? An unbreakable, bullet-proof groin protector called Nutshellz. Raber believes in Nutshellz so fully th ... More >>
Welcome to Ask Willie D, where the Geto Boys MC answers reader questions about matters, in his own words, "funny, serious or unpredictable." Something on your mind? Ask Willie D! DRUG ADDICTED SON DIVIDING FAMILY Dear Willie D: I have to lock my bedroom door at night to feel somewhat safe with my ... More >>
Jeremiah Raber wasn't planning on making "pecker protection" his mission in life. But that was before he watched his favorite mixed martial arts fighter, Matt Hughes, take two direct kicks to the family jewels and lose a match in 2006. Raber believes that it was because Hughes kept dropping his ha ... More >>
Some clubs on Washington Avenue who participated in the RFT Music Showcase are set up properly for live music. Others cleared off some floor space, hooked up a P.A., and became temporary venues for a day. The interaction of the sets with their settings was sometimes perfect and often fascinating. Ba ... More >>
The Darkness saved Samsung's ad from spiraling down into forgettable territory. Let's be blunt. This year's Super Bowl was dismal for Midwesterners. Sure, there were exceptions. Transplants from Boston, New York City or New Jersey may have enjoyed the game. Some may have had a rooting intere ... More >>
Pro wrestling and arena concerts may seem like vastly different species. But they're not that far off. World Wrestling Entertainment camped out Sunday at Scottrade Center for this year's Royal Rumble, arguably the mega-federation's second biggest pay-per-view of the year next to its annual Wrestlem ... More >>
Image viaIf you see the guy on top in a bar in St. Louis in May, don't pick a fight with him.What is it with MMA all of a sudden? First it was our feature story, now comes the announcement that St. Louis will host a heavyweight championship in one of the sport's top leagues.Strikeforce, the leadi ... More >>
This week's RFT feature story profiles a young mixed martial arts fighter named Justin Lawrence. A phenom from Pacific, Missouri, many local experts predict that Lawrence will become a UFC championWe're counting down the greatest hits in his brief amateur cage fighting career on Daily RFT and pairi ... More >>
This week's RFT feature story profiles a young mixed martial arts fighter named Justin Lawrence. A phenom from Pacific, Missouri, many local experts expect Lawrence will become a UFC champion. On Daily RFT, we'll countdown his greatest hits and pair them with excerpts from the story to provide a gli ... More >>
You know, I'm not ordinarily a big fan of the whole mixed martial arts scene. Not for any real reason, to be honest, I just never managed to get into it much. I did, however, have a friend, a guy I've known since second grade, who was a huge MMA fan, and one of his favorite fighters was Mr. Ken Sham ... More >>
Milton "Skip" Ohlsen had big plans for mixed martial arts in St. Louis. Now it seems hes down for the count.
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