Top 20 RFT Covers of 2008
The top 20 covers of the Riverfront Times from 2008.
told the true story of four people who disappeared from the Joe Cool
. They have yet to be found. By Tamara Lush. January 24
7-Up vs. Coke, Part 2:
From dot-com darling to disaster, the spectacular flameout of Andrew Gladney. Heir to a fortune, Andrew Gladney went from John Burroughs to Yale and came home to found Savvis Inc. Then he squandered it all. By Kristen Hinman. February 14.
Everything they really don't want you to know about those pesky traffic-light cameras. By Chad Garrison. March 6.
Thousand Dollar Baby:
By day Jamie O'Hare studies for a master's in social work. Her night job is anything but. By Kristen Hinman. March 20.
What has Patty Wente done to create such a meltdown at KWMU? Chad Garrison explains the meltdown in this May 8 feature story.
has liftoff. Years in the making, his space museum in Bonne Terre has taken flight. By Kathleen McLaughlin. July 9.
Unreal goes on the prowl for (and with) honky-tonk older women. By Kristen Hinman. July 17.
Look Out Below!:
Arborists from around the world descend on Forest Park for the International Tree Climbing Championships. By Keegan Hamilton. July 31.
Up Show-Me Creek:
Blisters, hellish heat, a boatload of vomit and lots of painkillers. It's all part of the Missouri River 340 race. By Carol Szczepanski. August 7.
Demons Among Us:
paid a visit to America's foremost demonologist in Chesterfield and came home with our head spinning. By Aimee Levitt. August 14.
St. Louis area police have your number. By Kathleen McLaughlin. September 4.
D.I.Y. Now for the Future:
The Undertow Collective and Magnolia Summer are using technology to modernize their D.I.Y. creative vision. By Annie Zaleski. November 6.
Mistress of Horror:
Nobody writes vampire novels the way St. Louis' Laurell K. Hamilton does – and yes, there's lots of sex. By Aimee Levitt. November 20.