As Easter Sunday creeps closer, Gut Check dreams of baskets piled high with pastel-colored candies, chocolate shaped like baby animals and, oh sweet Jesus, Cadbury eggs. We remember well the ritual of sorting the bounty bestowed by the big, weird Easter Bunny: Would it be good stuff...or crap?
This slideshow originally appeared in blog form over on Gut Check, the RFT food (and drink, and candy) blog. See those blog posts here:
Photographer Jon Gitchoff brings back these photos from Wizard World St. Louis Comic Con, held over the weekend of March 22-24, 2013 at America's Center. Geek celebs (Tom Felton, Draco Malfoy in the Harry Potter series, James Marsters of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Henry Winkler -- the Fonz, )...
In honor of the first ever Wizard World Comic Con in St. Louis, The Randy Dandies performed a dazzling evening of comic book burlesque featuring all your favorite superheroes stripping down at The Factory (1128 Washington Ave). Photos by Jon Gitchoff for the Riverfront Times.
The Bacon Fest St. Louis went down on Saturday, March, 23, 2013 at Kiener Plaza, celebrating all things bacon, including a 500-pound "hog log" in a custom smoker. Photos by Jason Stoff for the Riverfront Times.
The stereotype of comic book readers as overweight, nerdy men has been pounded into bits since Comic Book Guy made his debut on The Simpsons more than twenty years ago. That much was evident this past weekend at the first-ever Wizard World St. Louis Comic Con, held at America's Center (701...
Bunnygrunt celebrated 20 years as a band on Saturday, March, 23, 2013 at Plush. The show included guest appearances by Bob Reuter, Jason Hutto and Erik Seaver. Photos by Theo Welling for the Riverfront Times.
- Bunnygrunt's Twentieth Anniversary Show: Review and Photos
The beats kept pounding downtown Miami on the second day of weekend two of Ultra Music Festival 2013, which featured sets by Deadmau5, Hot Chip, Faithless, Booka Shade, David Guetta, Calvin Harris, Sven Vath, Carl Cox, Bassnectar, Baauer, and more.
- Ultra 2013: Top Seven Fashion...
Major Lazer played The Pageant (6161 Delmar Blvd.) on Thursday, March, 21, 2013 with openers Lunice and Paul Devro. Photos by Jason Stoff for the Riverfront Times.
- Mad Decent's Lunice Talks Miles Davis, Why He Finds St. Louis "Inspirational"
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Taylor Swift returned to St. Louis on March 18, 2013 for the first of a two-night stay in the city, bringing with her openers Ed Sheeran and Brett Eldredge for shows at the Scottrade Center (1401 Clark Avenue). Photos by Todd Owyoung for the Riverfront Times.
- Slideshow: Taylor...
Daniel Day Lewis as Abraham Lincoln (Lincoln) and Anthony Hopkins as Richard Nixon (Nixon) get all of the critical acclaim, but fake presidents, like Aaron Eckhart as President Benjamin Asher in this week's Olympus Has Fallen, exemplify ideals just as meaningful. Here are fifteen fake...
This week, the RFT reviews the Restaurant at the Cheshire (6300 Clayton Road), part of a multimillion-dollar renovation of the longtime Clayton hotel. Read Ian Froeb's review, "Inn Style." Photos by Jennifer Silverberg for the Riverfront Times.
Not even a dreary forecast of freezing rain could keep Dogtown from celebrating St. Patrick's Day with their annual parade with plenty of beer and beads. Photos by Jon Gitchoff for the Riverfront Times.
- 2013 St. Patrick's Day Parade Downtown
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