It has been eleven years since the attacks on the World Trade Center, and while the feelings brought up by the events are still complicated, we can view its aftermath with some clarity. With over a decade of hindsight, many of the songs written after the attacks display less than healthy attitudes t ... More >>
Dennis Brown and Paul Friswold suss out the local theater scene
There will be 3,000 flags planted in Forest Park to honor the dead. On September 11, 2001, the country was shaken by terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. Ten years later, St. Louis is coming together to remember -- and pay homage both to those lost in the attacks and ... More >>
St. Louis County is nagging teens to give up the cancer sticks already.Since the beginning of the year, the county's been quietly working on an anti-tobacco campaign aimed at St. Louis teenagers.On Tuesday -- which is, not coincidentally, "World No Tobacco Day," because these days they have a day ... More >>
World Food Summit underway in Rome. In the U.S., food insecurity jumped 3.5 percent in 2008. (Reuters, The New York Times)There's a chicken wing shortage. Panic imminent. (USA Today)Iraq vets open coffee house aimed at war-weary soldiers. (Los Angeles Times)Crane at New York's Ground Zero ... More >>
But Sugar is sweet and Traces of the Trade leaves its mark.
Your daily guide to what they're whispering about in the next cubicle. HERE Ian Froeb takes a drive-by look at Three Monkeys. Annie Zaleski gears up for a lengthy essay on Stereogum's tribute to R.E.M.'s Automatic for the People. All the Blogger blogs we were going to link aren't loading today ... More >>
Dennis Brown and Paul Friswold suss out the local theater scene.
Week of December 21, 2006
In the case of a disaster, St. Louis police will need the whole region on the same wavelength.
Week of November 2, 2006
A toned-down Oliver Stone finds uplift in the rubble of the Twin Towers.
A cadre of Missourians stand at the vanguard of the 9/11 "truth movement." Just don't call them conspiracy theorists.
You may not want to see United 93, but you should
Daniel Libeskind discusses architecture
Americans will likely swarm to Ladder 49, an unabashed homage to firefighters
Saturday, October 18; Rocket Bar
Tuesday, November 26; Lemmons Basement Bar
If Radar Station ran the post-9/11 world, the playlist would change
Friday, August 30; Savvis Center
Contemporary Museum St. Louis discovers treasure with the help of some maps
Stepped-up airport security is more sizzle than steak
This year, a handful of shows provided the healing power of laughter
Donald Miller has (re)written one of the best books on World War II, but will anyone care?
How reductions in the World Trade Center death toll are quietly ignored
After September 11, some new songs just don't sound the same
24 has been the most talked-about show of the season and for all the wrong reasons
Afroman's hit ode to chemical stimulation has him high on life in Mississippi
A blast from the past in the war on terrorism
With a distant war, a vague enemy and no access, local media are left waving the flag
On September 11, the world needed superheroes. It found them not in comic books, but in real life.
As one of TV's best and best-loved series launches a new spin-off, its creator grapples with the aftershocks of terror
The Flying Luttenbachers are booked for the Way Out Club in a show tailor-made for these trying times
How will Hollywood react now that real life is more terrifying than fiction?
When terrorists breed hatred among us, they've already won the war
This is no time to be wringing our hands. We have to treat this as an act of war.
Kindercore expands its boundaries with techno-popsters I Am the World Trade Center