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Writing

  • Blogs

    March 25, 2014

    People Feel Very Cozy Inside Amy Schumer

    Between releasing standup special Mostly Sex Stuff on DVD and blu-ray, debuting the first ten episodes of sketch/standup/interview series Inside Amy Schumer and announcing a 33-date national theater tour, comedian Amy Schumer had one hell of a 2013. There was also the matter of no less than Judd Apa ... More >>

  • Music

    September 27, 2012

    Détective

    9 p.m. Saturday, September 29. Plush, 3224 Locust Street.

  • Blogs

    September 20, 2011

    Okkveril River's Top Five Creative Writing Tips

    Alexandra Valenti​Perhaps thanks to singer Will Sheff's creative writing background or its Russian literature-derived band name, Okkervil River wears the tag of "literate rock & roll" more than any other band not named the Decemberists. (Which is silly, since all songwriters are by definition ... More >>

  • Calendar

    September 8, 2011
  • Blogs

    July 19, 2011

    The Inverted Forest -- New Novel by St. Louis Author John Dalton -- Hits Stores Today

    St. Louis author John Dalton's second novel comes out today to advance praise from critics.​Somewhere in the next room, John Dalton's two daughters are watching Curious George cartoons as he explains his next project, a book that he frequently refers to as "strange and dark." It took the St. L ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 12, 2011

    Gavin DeGraw Comes To Celebrate St. Louis: A Q&A

    Brad Barket​Playing at Soldiers Memorial Park this Saturday as a part of Fair St. Louis' Celebrate St. Louis, series, soft-rocker Gavin DeGraw has built a massive base by appealing to a wide variety of music fans. His most financially successful album to date, 2008's self-titled effort, peake ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2011

    Rebecca Black's "Friday" Embroiled In Viral Video Equivalent Of Label Dispute

    ​It's only been a few months since you got tired of Rebecca Black's "Friday" for the first time, but now the singer and her masterpiece of viral awkwardness are embroiled in what amounts to the first ever viral video label dispute. Following ARK Music Factory's botched attempt earlier this wee ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2011

    More From the Kinky Friedman Tapes: On Heroes and Politics

    Larry D. Moore​Kinky Friedman, the original Texas Jew Boy and salty king of the one-liners, makes a rare appearance in St. Louis tonight at Off Broadway. We're celebrating with a week of wisdom nuggets from our interview with the Kinkster; read them here and here, and get the lowdown on the le ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 11, 2011

    Interview: Cheap Girls Singer/Bassist Ian Graham on Writing New Music and Keeping Touring All in the Family

    Lance Nelson​There's something about guitar-based, pop-oriented rock music that has allowed it to stand the test of time. Big Star, Cheap Trick, the Replacements, the Lemonheads, Gin Blossoms, Superchunk... the list goes on and on. None of these acts felt obligated to rely on over-the-top inst ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2008

    Sad Guys on Trading Floors

    They're glum. They frown. The smack their hands against their foreheads in disbelief. To help us visualize the tumultuous economy, most writers have mentioned the photos of sad stock traders that are splashed across front pages of newspapers and Web sites. Well now there's a site that attempts t ... More >>

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