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Thursday, May 21, 2020

This Beautiful St. Louis Art Summarizes How We Feel About Everything Lately

Posted By on Thu, May 21, 2020 at 2:17 PM

Here in St. Louis, we have a long history with dumpster fires. Not just spotting them in alleys (though that does happen frequently), we’re also big fans of using the phrase “dumpster fire” as applied to political issues and this entire stupid year. But now we’ve moved on and...

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Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Brad Pitt Sends Congratulations to Missouri State University Grads

Posted By on Tue, May 19, 2020 at 6:42 PM

Missouri-raised Brad Pitt filmed a greeting for Missouri State University graduates and the President of Missouri State University, Clif Smart, posted it to Twitter. In the video, the Springfield boy who introduced himself as Brad “from quarantine,” had lots of love to give the graduating class of 2020. With...

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Friday, May 15, 2020

Clownvis Presley Is Getting Us Through Lockdown With a Nightly Live Broadcast

Posted By on Fri, May 15, 2020 at 3:11 PM

Your favorite clown and ours, Clownvis Presley, has been taking to Facebook Live five nights a week since lockdown began to bring joy to his many fans. His show, Clownvis to the Rescue, has become appointment viewing, with many viewers pouring drinks and frying up chicken wings before sitting...

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Thursday, May 14, 2020

Oscar-Nominated 'St. Louis Superman' Set for Broadcast Premiere on MTV

Posted By on Thu, May 14, 2020 at 3:05 PM

St. Louis Superman, the Oscar-nominated short film centered on activist, battle rapper and former state representative Bruce Franks Jr., will see its broadcast premiere on Monday. The 28-minute film will debut on MTV, MTV2 and VH1 at 8 p.m. The short film, directed by Sami Khan and Smriti Mundhra, has...

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St. Louis Public Library Will Offer Curbside Pickup for Books and Laptops

Posted By on Thu, May 14, 2020 at 2:30 PM

The St. Louis Public Library is always trying to supply you with quality entertainment, solid information and the things you need — all for free. The system is in the process of slowly reopening so that it can again supply the public with its varied and much-appreciated services. Starting...

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Tickets Are on Sale Now for St. Louis' Pop-Up Drive-in Theater

Posted By on Thu, May 14, 2020 at 12:50 PM

We usually spend all summer sweating on each other at Cardinals games, but considering the ongoing pandemic, St. Louisans have to find new ways to have fun this season. It’s difficult to know just how to keep your family safe in these times, but there are still plenty of...

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Tuesday, May 12, 2020

This Go Kart With Cooler Is the Best Apocalypse Automobile Ever

Posted By on Tue, May 12, 2020 at 1:25 PM

Do you remember that show called "Pimp My Ride" on MTV? Hosted by rapper Xzibit, each episode would take some person’s crappy car and trick it out, doing the whole thing up in wild, over-the-top style. In addition to covering interiors in fur and rhinestones, they’d always put something extra...

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Friday, May 8, 2020

St. Louis Maniac Gets Straight Razor Shave and Haircut While Riding a Harley

Posted By on Fri, May 8, 2020 at 12:26 PM

For many, the inability to get a proper haircut has been one of the more frustrating parts of the coronavirus crisis so far. But one local man(iac) has a creative solution for the anxiety that comes with a simple trim nowadays: Get a shave and a haircut while riding...

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Thursday, May 7, 2020

Vintage Photo From the Admiral Shows the St. Louis Showboat in Stunning Detail

Posted By on Thu, May 7, 2020 at 5:00 PM

This recently unearthed photo of the Admiral shows the excursion vessel's true beauty. The boat was a fixture on the St. Louis riverfront downtown by the Arch for decades. It had a long and varied life with generations of locals visiting it for different purposes — and its style...

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Tuesday, May 5, 2020

New Drone Footage of the Fox Theatre Is Hauntingly Beautiful

Posted By on Tue, May 5, 2020 at 3:00 PM

Theater people are fond of saying that the show must go on, but when there’s a global pandemic, even the show must pause for a bit. Just like every other entertainment venue in town, the Fox Theatre has been shut down for weeks to wait out the devastating coronavirus....

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