H.W. Brands' new book The Man Who Saved the Union is not the first book we've encountered about Ulysses S. Grant this year, but it's certainly the most voluminous. Brands, a professor at the University of Texas at Austin, was in St. Louis yesterday to talk about the book at the Missouri History Muse ... More >>
Instead of trying to tax strip clubs $5 per patron in order to fund aid to sexual assault victims, Illinois state senator Toi Hutchinson may instead propose raising the funds by levying an annual licensing fee against the clubs. This update comes from Micheal Ocello, president of the VCG Holdings ... More >>
Image viaOn Saturday, March 19, about 30 people - a mix of middle-aged-and-older Dylanheads, Hellenic Studies and Classics scholars, and a couple of students - gathered at the University of Missouri-St. Louis for a conference exploring connections between Bob Dylan and ancient Greece. Titled ... More >>
William BlakeAnybody out there?Just two months ago, President Obama identified non-believers as a legitimate religious group, right up there with Jews and Hindus. But watch out, non-believers! An article in New Scientist claims that you are just deluding yourselves. Human beings are hard-wired to be ... More >>
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Comprehensive coverage of the Eighth Annual St. Louis International Film Festival