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  • Blogs

    November 19, 2014

    Nickelback Writes Song Inspired By Ferguson Unrest, Finally

    At long last, the musical and political luminaries that comprise Nickelback have written a song inspired by the protests and unrest in Ferguson. We waited with bated breath as events unfolded in the St. Louis suburb, lacking direction in a world seemingly gone mad. But without guidance from the 'Bac ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2014

    Wrestling Legend Harley Race Draws New Generation Of Brawlers To Troy, MO

    The Harley Race Wrestling Academy has a new location, but the training is still decidedly old-school. Now in Troy, the academy holds worldwide renown for its namesake, Harley Race, a superstar and world champion during his heyday in the '60s, '70s and '80s. As chronicled in a 2012 Riverfront Time ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 31, 2013

    The Cardinals Get Sexy: Daily RFT's 10 Most-Read St. Louis Sports Stories of 2013

    Bow-chicka-wow-wow, Cardinal birds! 2013 was the year the St. Louis Cardinals were named the best-looking team in major league baseball, and we couldn't agree more. The Redbirds are responsible for seven of Daily RFT's ten most-read articles in sports this year. Here are the top ten St. Louis spo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2013

    The Best St. Louis Comedy Shows: November 2013

    Baseball came and went, the holidays are quickly approaching and there's a good chance you're in need of a good laugh. Funny Events offers you the spectrum, from sure thing hilarious to fingers-crossed, "Oh God! I hope this works." Consider this your connection to sketch, standup, improv and everyth ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 26, 2013

    Brian McGhee, Ex-WWE Wrestler, St. Louis Native, Accused of Stabbing Girlfriend to Death

    Police say Brian McGhee, a former World Wrestling Entertainment wrestler and St. Louis native living in Tampa Bay, Florida, fatally stabbed his girlfriend multiple times in the stomach Wednesday night, then led cops on a high-speed car chase before crashing into a guard rail. After a brief stay in ... More >>

  • Culture

    June 27, 2013
  • Blogs

    March 22, 2013

    Local Doom Metal Band Fister's Latest Full-Length, Gemini: Review and Listen

    Fans of local heavy music, as well as neighbors within a three block range of venues like Fubar and the Firebird, should all be well acquainted with the loudness that is Fister by now. The band has been gaining attention within the metal community, not only locally but nationwide since forming in 20 ... More >>

  • Calendar

    July 19, 2012
  • Blogs

    May 7, 2012

    Six Bieber-Free Moments When Boxing and Music Collided

    Whether Justin Bieber is being chased by a pack of fans while riding a Segway or pretending to get shot and killed on a popular television show, he can is increasingly dispatched in any setting. Your moment of certainty came this weekend, when Bieber and 50 Cent accompanied Floyd Mayweather, Jr., ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 14, 2012

    Shamus Aid: Chris Ward Creates Benefit Album to Revive Fallen Wizard Entertainment CEO

    Gareb Shamus was a colossus among men, founding Wizard Entertainment and turning it into the go-to source for news and views on collectables. For years he was on top of his fantastical world, running a company that produced widely-read publications such as Wizard Magazine and Toyfare Magazine. Yet ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 30, 2012

    The WWE Royal Rumble Guide For Concert-Goers

    Pro wrestling and arena concerts may seem like vastly different species. But they're not that far off. World Wrestling Entertainment camped out Sunday at Scottrade Center for this year's Royal Rumble, arguably the mega-federation's second biggest pay-per-view of the year next to its annual Wrestlem ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 24, 2012

    St. Louis' Indelible Place in Professional Wrestling

    This Sunday St. Louis hosts the WWE's Royal Rumble. Some of the men who'll wrestle that night -- such as CM Punk and Ted DiBiase Jr. -- passed through Harley Race's Wrestling Academy in Eldon, Missouri, on their way to the big league (for more on Race, see last week's feature story Harley Race's Ac ... More >>

  • News

    January 19, 2012
  • Calendar

    January 19, 2012
  • Blogs

    July 15, 2011

    High-Flying Luchadores in the Lou!

    ​This weekend, for the first time in St. Louis, Misterio Productions is hosting an authentic Mexican lucha libre tournament.The production company, which has been instrumental in bringing music and general awesomeness to Cherokee Street's festivals (including its legendary Cinco de Mayo celebratio ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 24, 2011

    "Mr. USA" Tony Atlas Coming to Gene Slay's Boys' Club

    Tony Atlas has something to tell the kids of St. Louis.​If a WWE wrestler gets in your face and tells you to stay in school, well, presumably, you stay in school.And if the WWE wrestler who patented the terrifying "Gorilla Press Slam" gets in your face and tells you to stay in school, well -- you' ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 16, 2011
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    March 3, 2011
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    December 30, 2010
  • Music

    August 11, 2010

    Cypress Hill

    8 p.m. Monday, August 16. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Boulevard.

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2010

    Rod Blagojevich on Celebrity Apprentice: Week Two

    Image source​Two important revelations about former governor Rod Blagojevich from last night's episode of Celebrity Apprentice:1. Blago is still innocent.2. Blago has a thing for balloons.In this week's task, Donald Trump told the two teams to set up storefronts pimping Kodak's exciting new produc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2009

    Hulk Hogan Tonight at Downtown St. Louis Library

    ​Oh yeah, brother!Terry Bollea -- a.k.a. Hulk Hogan -- will be appearing tonight at the central library downtown from 7 to 10 p.m. Read the RFT preview of the Hulk's visit.The Hulkster swings through St. Louis to support his new autobiography "Hulk Hogan: My Life Outside the Ring", and guess what? ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2009

    Aaron's Thing of the Week, 22nd October, 2009: Ric Flair at the Chase

    When I was a kid, I was a big wrestling fan. Pretty much every weekend, my best friend Mike and I would get up on Sunday mornings to watch the WWF, then spend the rest of the day practicing suplexes and a variety of submission holds on my little brother. Mike's favourite wrestler was the Ultima ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 27, 2009

    Monday, April 27: Calendar Pimp Suggests

                Hmmm. Monday night. That means either staying in and watching WWE's Monday Night Raw, or going out for culture. Why not skip the Vince McMahonigan shenanigans and opt for culture? Your beer-battered heart will thank you later.

  • Blogs

    March 27, 2009

    The Dive Bomber: Weber's

    Robin Wheeler writes for the blog Poppy Mom. She also has a strange attraction to drinking establishments with jars of pickled -- or possibly fossilized -- eggs. She reports on these dives for Gut Check every Friday.No, the Dive Bomber didn't get confused and visit the popular Webster Groves sports ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2009

    Former RFT Ad Salesman Launches New Career as Professional Wrestler

    I recently had a chance to catch up with former Riverfront Times ad man, Jason Garrison. (No relation to yours truly.)Garrison worked at RFT from mid-2005 to January 2007 before leaving to try his luck as a grappler with Ohio Valley Wrestling. Two months ago, the 26-year-old Garrison made a giant le ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 20, 2007
  • Film

    April 25, 2007

    Austin's Powers

    Stone Cold is hot, but The Condemned's hypocrisy is not.

  • News

    December 21, 2005

    Holiday Feast

    Our critics chew on the film trends of '05

  • News

    November 24, 2004

    Drop-Kick Gorgeous

    Bad timing and institutional racism kept Gary Jackson out of pro wrestling's spotlight. But he's got St. Louis in a hammer lock.

  • News

    June 9, 2004

    The Man Behind the Mask

    WWE's Rey Mysterio has game to spare, Harold Ramis helps clear up a misconception, and Bill Haas shows his sensitive side; plus, Unreal lends support to a fellow muckraker injured in the line of duty

  • Calendar

    August 6, 2003
  • News

    December 11, 2002

    Truth or Derek

    "Dangerous" Derek McQuinn sold his soul for a piece of the Gold Exchange

  • News

    December 11, 2002

    Profanity Rock

    Week of December 11, 2002

  • News

    December 11, 2002

    Fall Guy

    Minor-league wrestling in St. Louis may be choreographed schlock, but it can still kill

  • Film

    April 17, 2002

    Film Openings

    Week of April 17, 2002

  • Film

    June 27, 2001

    Space Oddity

    Spielberg and Kubrick had a weird little kid, and its name is A.I.

  • Dining

    November 29, 2000

    Side Dish

    Even working chefs aren't immune to the lure of those celebrity-chef cookbooks

  • Film

    March 15, 2000

    Beyond the Mat

    Directed by Barry Blaustein

  • Calendar

    September 22, 1999


    The Reduced Shakespeare Company offers the condensed version of human events with History Ain't What It Used to Be: The Complete Millennium Musical

  • News

    April 21, 1999
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    January 27, 1999
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    December 23, 1998