There were a lot of grim faces on Monday morning as the electro-loving masses emerged off the MSC Poesia -- a.k.a. the EDM party boat Holy Ship!! -- and did a slow zombie shuffle through U.S. customs and back into the real world (a.k.a. Fort Lauderdale). Here in the industrial port, the sky was over ... More >>
Dragon Inn 3 is a new Springfield band featuring Roni Dickey, Phil Dickey and Brook Linder. The first thing you should know about DI3 is that it started as a project to write a "Will Smith meets Ghostbusters" style theme song for Linder's short film Ghoul School, which not for nothing is very much s ... More >>
Clownvis Presley, with Little Rachel and the Griddle Kids The Firebird Oct. 12, 2012 I'll be honest: even after 30-odd years, I still think clowns are freaking scary. I'll never understand why parents enjoy parading humanoids with scary makeup, dead eyes and a sinister smile in front of their kids. ... More >>
Last week, Battleship, a movie based on the movies based on Transformers and a board game starring a bunch of plastic pegs that really suck to step on by accident and Rihanna, opened to $25 million. This week, Men in Black 3, starring noted pop-rapper Will Smith, will open to significantly more than ... More >>
In this day and age, it's become almost commonplace for artists to plug songs into a video game. Heck, there's an entire freaking genre dedicated to translating music into video game form. While musicians and their labels frantically rush to get a song in the latest FIFA title, there's a small subs ... More >>
The Signature Room Smooth Jazz and Café (9006 Overland Plaza, Overland; 314-423-7666) has been living up to half its name since opening in May. You can catch great local jazz talent at the Overland club nearly every weekend, but you'll have to wait a little longer to nibble on something while liste ... More >>
Bootylicious, adj. Definition: this. When was the last time you heard someone say they were "gettin' jiggy with it" (and didn't slap them)? The answer is probably not recently enough. In honor of the woman we saw invoking the word "Bootylicious" on the back of her tiny shorts this weekend, we ... More >>
Image viaDroppin' rooster sauce on your cock-a-doodle-doo ass Whole Foods isn't the only unlikely subject to get the rap treatment lately. SeanieMic of parodyrapper.com released his 25th video this week. It's a spicy little rhyme about Sriracha. While Smog and Fog's Whole Foods video focuse ... More >>
Outdoor film nights continue
It's a hard-knock (and creepy) life in The Orphanage.
That old "last man on earth" setup? It really works.
Collaborations (Hidden Beach/Epic)
Rags-to-riches flick declares: Money does indeed buy happi(y)ness.
Do it for all the starving actors
The Cookbook (Goldmind/Atlantic)
Week of July 20, 2005
Martin Lawrence in a crappy kid movie? Whassup with that?
A St. Louis-bred twosome takes on a horror classic
The Alloy Orchestra practices the art of Blackmail
It's not just for breakfast anymore
Will Smith helps others find love, though probably not with this movie
Cruel, vapid and unfunny, this Shark bites
Pick your personal Jesus, plus three questions for a pop princess and the poetry of heavy metal
Week of July 14, 2004
I, Robot owes little to Asimov and much to prior sci-fi cinema
Family-man Smith goes soft in a story about a Girl
Café Balaban, 405 North Euclid Avenue, 314-361-8085
WRBU-TV (UPN 46)
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Week of July 3, 2002
De Niro and Murphy play it by the numbers in Showtime, but that's not a bad thing
Ali lands a few solid blows, but, sadly, it's no knockout
Week of December 19, 2001
Monday, Aug. 6; Pageant
If you love watching golf, you'll love Robert Redford's new movie
June 9 - 16, 1999