Lester Davis, 57, was sentenced to 14 years in jail Monday after shooting up a Wentzville barber shop during a conversation about the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. Davis, of Wentzville, pleaded guilty to second-degree assault, armed criminal action and being a f ... More >>
The LouFest music festival this weekend ended on a low note for dozens of attendees who had their vehicles damaged by thieves who left Forest Park with all sorts of personal belongings -- and still remain at large. The St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department reports that yesterday there were a to ... More >>
After an incredibly violent Monday night in St. Louis, metro police officers were busy again yesterday evening responding to several dangerous calls from the streets. One cop faced a hail of bullets from a driver at around the same time that another cop, in a separate incident, was injured in a poli ... More >>
If you find yourself in this corner of the Internet, it is safe to assume you heard about Neil Armstrong's passing. If not, sorry you had to hear it this way. In honor of Earth's first lunar visitor, here are the six best songs about the moon. Let us know your favorites in our comments section (a pl ... More >>
Here's a show worth a weeknight road trip: acclaimed Bay Area trio Grass Widow is playing in Farmington at The Vault (204 South A Street, Farmington, MO, 573-783-0173) this Tuesday, June 5. Touring on the strength of its strong new album, Internal Logic (the first on the band's own HLR label), this ... More >>
Oy. Every year I keep hoping for a great return to form, and every single year I am disappointed. The Super Bowl was played yesterday -- you may have heard something about it -- and it turned out to not only be a rematch of the 2008 game between the Patriots of New England and the New York G ... 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 >>
wikimedia commonsThe extraneous requesting of Lynyrd Skynyrd's "Free Bird" is one of the longest running jokes in rock and roll history. It also ranks among the least funny. Each time a lazy heckler yells "Free Bird" at a rock band, a lose-lose situation results. The band is mocked and the he ... More >>
That was, without a doubt, one of the worst Super Bowls I can ever remember. Oh, sure, the game was just fine. Instant classic material, I guess. Two great quarterbacks, historic franchises, a great comeback that almost happened, plenty of drama in the last two minutes, and a brilliant storyline ... More >>
Paul BoslandThe new jalapeno variety is medium hot with large fruit.Because the average jalapeno pepper isn't big enough to hold nearly as much cheese as we'd like, the New Mexico State University chile pepper breeding program has genetically engineered the 'NuMex Jalmundo'. It's a hybrid bet ... More >>
Todd OwyoungRoger Waters' The Wall Live Tour at the Scottrade CenterIf you're a Pink Floyd fan, Roger Waters' The Wall Live tour is a big deal: It's the first time in twenty years that the entire iconic album has been played live by someone associated with the band. Even if you're not a Pink ... More >>
9 p.m. Thursday, May 6. Blueberry Hill's Duck Room, 6504 Delmar Boulevard, University City.
A couple of years ago, there was quite the competition among the major car companies, and it led to a true golden age for us all. It wasn't some sort of race to see who could make the safest car, or the most fuel efficient, or even the most stylish. No, the war I speak of was a quieter sort, a ... More >>
Call of Duty 4 might hit a little too close to home.
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Knowing me, not knowing you: the enigmatic Richard Buckner.
We talk mashups with Beatallica, skewer Ember Swift and find out what Robert Earl Keen is really saying
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"I Drink Sody." "Disco for Drunks." "Pull My Finger." Pearls from the overlooked oeuvre of Bruce Cole and the Screamin' Mee-Mees.
Why is everyone out to get Randy Wichman?
Herbie the Love Bug's back, and he bites
Why does the city undercut would-be developers? Don't ask.
Week of January 19, 2005
These are the best rock & roll conversations in the world. No argument.
Week of August 18, 2004
They're all veteran competitors
They may have been hippies, but Brewer & Shipley always bathed
The return of Strassenfest
Radar Station pulls rank to check the best local music. Once again, good triumphs over evil.
Take a short nostalgia trip down the Mother Road for an enjoyable meal
The History Channel's Great Race brings vintage jalopies rolling into Kirkwood
The circumstances of Linda Sherman's death remain a mystery. Police hope TV will give them a break.
Part-time geek Matt Hely explains the lure of the circus life
Knowing how Nick Drake expired helps bring his music to life
Written and directed by Greg Harrison
LTJ Bukem takes a pragmatic view of the co-opting of drum & bass by corporate America
Father Lawrence Biondi is praised for revamping the campus of St. Louis University and boosting its endowment. But the enemies he's made along the way claim that behind the fountains, statues and donations stands a Jesuit bully who's more interested in th
A first-timer's guide to this year's auto show