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 >>
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 >>
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