We have to imagine that, as an elected official in Missouri who has experienced some controversy, State Senator Brian Nieves must be used to getting a fair amount of hate mail.
And we'd guess that this message he received last Friday is, relatively speaking, pretty mild: "Take me off your mailing ... More >>
It has been almost a year since the first rumblings of SyFy channel's original science-fiction drama Defiance made waves on the Internets. Daily RFT's interest was piqued by its setting: It unfolds 33 years in the future in St. Louis, though Earth has been terraformed by an alien species crashing in ... More >>
Welcome to Girl Walks Into a Bar, a weekly Gut Check feature that spotlights local bars and bartenders. This week, Kaitlin Steinberg profiles Julia Mager of Coffee Cartel. Below is a Q&A with Mager, followed by her recipe for a white-chocolate mocha.
This week, we took the word "bar" in Girl Walks ... More >>
Here again: every newly announced show for the week! On page one you'll find a quick list of shows that particularly caught our attention, followed by embedded YouTube videos; there, you can check out some of the artists you may not be familiar with. Page two contains our complete listing of new sho ... More >>
Seemingly overnight, the fortunes of a lucrative contract between the City of St. Louis and Veolia Water have been reversed.
Earlier this month, Daily RFT broke the news that the city's Water Division recently completed the bidding process for a consulting contract aimed at cutting spending at the ... More >>
Selecting Riverfront Times' Best of St. Louis 2011 was no picnic. Choosing the winner meant several worthy candidates would go unmentioned -- until now. In this RFT Music series, we're beeboping and scattin' our way through notable runners up in a number of categories.
Not yet ready to call it a n ... More >>
243 Facebook users have found their Kinder alternative: former U.S. Sentor John "Jack" DanforthThe search for the Peter Kinder Alternative has unofficially begun.
Last Thursday, a "Draft Jack- Danforth for Governor 2012" Facebook page popped up. John "Jack" Danforth, of course, is the moderate ... More >>
The cover of Udis Sanchez Lord's autobiography, which got her in big trouble with her cousin -- and a Canadian court.Kidnapping! Land fraud! Cousins fighting with cousins -- even as one cousin rises from working as a fieldhand to achieve both her Ph.D. and win (drumroll!) the title of Ms. Asia In ... More >>
It might be worth tuning into The Late Show With David Letterman tonight to see exactly what happened with Rachael Ray to get Dave all fired up.
After Tuesday night's monologue, the talk-show host issued an apology to Ray, who had recorded a segment with Letterman the day before to air toni ... More >>
(Pokey LaFarge and the South City Three are currently touring the U.K. He passed along some thoughts, which you can read below. Part two coming later.)
Bill StreeterThursday 8/5, Big Chill Festival
Our first performance of the tour. Big crowd with lots of young people dancing, which was surpr ... More >>
Updated 4:00 p.m. with comments from Veterans for Peace president.By now you've certainly heard how the website WikiLeaks this week released some 91,000 classified and/or sensitive military reports detailing the failures of the war in Afghanistan.In Washington, the release of the documents is dra ... More >>
Does this look like a man who opposes recreational fishing?Not to start a "blogger fight" as one commenter suggested when we wrote yesterday about fellatio and the right-wing blogger Jim Hoft of Gateway Pundit, but it seems Hoft has really, um, swallowed a whopper.Posts Hoft wrote Tuesday and tod ... More >>
Over at the Columbia Daily Tribune, columnist T. J. Greaney has composed a strange tribute to Robert Bolivar DePugh, leader of an anti-Communist militia group (or a domestic terrorism cell, depending on your point of view) called the Minutemen. DePugh died June 30 in his basement apartment, beneath ... More >>