James Brown was, of course, the Godfather of Soul and the Hardest Working Man in Show Business. But all the work he did to grab those titles over decades seemed to come crashing down through much of the '80s and '90s. That's when he derailed into years of drug and domestic abuse, erratic behavior, ... More >>
As RFT Music approached the Barenaked Ladies' Ed Robertson backstage during the Beggin' Pet Parade on Sunday, a Purina media agent informed him that we had a few questions. "Oh, I've got all the answers," Robertson asserted. Unprompted, Robertson launched into a litany of tips for dog owners. "Pos ... More >>
The westbound Blanchette Bridge was definitively blown up yesterday. This allowed the $63 million renovation project go forward (and allowed taxpayers to pretend they were at Universal Studios).For the time being, the eastbound span alone will perform double-duty and allow I-70 motorists to keep cro ... More >>
image viaDespite appearances, it's not a horror movie.Warning to anyone who has a small child or has to spend a lot of time in the presence of a small child: Zhu Zhu pets, the scourge of a couple of Christmases past, are back! Well, they were never actually gone -- except for the 2009 holida ... More >>
One of Unreal's fellow toilers reviewed Judd Apatow's new Universal Pictures unwed-mother pregnancy comedy Knocked Up this week. Universal maintains a password-required Web site the RFT's crack art staff visits for press photos for the studio's various offerings. This, they inform Unreal, is one ... More >>
Stolen in St. Louis in '73. Found last week on Steven Spielberg's wall.
Stolen in St. Louis in '73. Found today -- on Steven Spielberg's wall
Steve Martin's May- December romance
New releases for the week of October 4, 2005
The Year in Review: A Quiz
Bad timing and institutional racism kept Gary Jackson out of pro wrestling's spotlight. But he's got St. Louis in a hammer lock.
The big musical delights and dazzles visually -- too bad there's no real plot
Fear not, St. Louisans: You don't need to go to Bombay to get your Bollywood fix
Bogdanovich works out his demons on Citizen Hearst
Week of February 6, 2002
Josie doesn't pussyfoot around: You're being brainwashed by pop
Along Came a Spider is so bad it'll bug you
The man who created Josie and the Pussycats can't understand why his girls don't belong to him
Or: How do you bring a comic book to life without killing a superhero?