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Thursday, November 30, 2006

Pujols Remarks Lost in Translation?

Posted By on Thu, Nov 30, 2006 at 2:50 PM

The lead sports story on stltoday.com: Pujols says MVP should come from playoff team By Dionisio Soldevila ASSOCIATED PRESS Albert Pujols thinks he was snubbed. The Cardinals' slugger is upset he lost out to Philadelphia's Ryan Howard for the National League MVP award, saying Wednesday the honor should go to...

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Pujols Remarks Lost in Translation?

Posted By on Thu, Nov 30, 2006 at 2:50 PM

The lead sports story on stltoday.com: Pujols says MVP should come from playoff team By Dionisio Soldevila ASSOCIATED PRESS Albert Pujols thinks he was snubbed. The Cardinals' slugger is upset he lost out to Philadelphia's Ryan Howard for the National League MVP award, saying Wednesday the honor should go to...

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Jibbs Jab

Posted By on Thu, Nov 30, 2006 at 9:11 AM

www.surfsidemailorder.com Who stole what from whom? Local rapper Jibbs went nationwide this year with one of the summer's biggest hits, "Chain Hang Low," which used as its central melody the children's song -- and old blackface standard -- "Do Your Ears Hang Low." That's old news. The song peaked...

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Tuesday, November 28, 2006

Weird (and Wiley) Science

Posted By on Tue, Nov 28, 2006 at 12:28 PM

www.thewileyprotocol.com The Wiley Gorlok In September 2003 the Rev. Miriam Lindbeck found herself rapidly declining into old age. Her memory was fading. New wrinkles appeared on her face almost daily. And her love life? Well, don't get Lindbeck started, but she hadn't had a period in seven years and...

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Wednesday, November 22, 2006

A closer look at the Kramer Konundrum

Posted By on Wed, Nov 22, 2006 at 3:18 PM

Cosmo, redeem thyself? By now we've all seen the footage of Michael Richards, Seinfeld's beloved Kramer, erupting in a racially charged Vesuvius of profanity and ill-advised comedy. Everyone's pilloried the guy, and rightfully so -- if you're going to go on stage as a stand-up comedian, you'd better be...

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Tuesday, November 21, 2006

The Ashcroft Rap

Posted By on Tue, Nov 21, 2006 at 5:40 PM

"Gashcroft" Okay, so John Ashcroft's recent autobiography, Never Again: Securing America and Restoring Justice, tanked. Less than two months out, the book's dropped to #10,121 on Amazon's sales chart, and no matter how hard President George W. Bush's ex-attorney general prays, Never doesn't show any sign of a Christmas...

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B-Money's Beat Kicks Off the New Jay-Z

Posted By on Tue, Nov 21, 2006 at 12:01 PM

from myspace.com/bmoneynicc B$ gave Jay-Z "The Prelude" When the throngs pop in Jay-Z's new CD, Kingdom Come, the first notes they'll hear will arrive courtesy of native St. Louisan Brian "B-Money" Hughes. B-Money produced Track 1 on the Jigga's highly anticipated "comeback" album (can one "come back" after only...

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Tuesday, November 14, 2006

Sexless in St. Louis

Posted By on Tue, Nov 14, 2006 at 4:01 PM

ise.uvic.ca "Nothing above the ankles, please." Since Lee Enterprises took over the St. Louis Post-Dispatch last year, much has been made of the paper's falling revenues and falling standards . But what about its readers' falling libidos? In what must have been a Puritan-inspired, Iowan-implemented shake-up of the graphic-design...

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Monday, November 13, 2006

This Is Not an Advertisement. (Or Is It?)

Posted By on Mon, Nov 13, 2006 at 3:52 PM

This morning's Post-Dispatch arrived with an ominous orange sticker affixed to the Everyday section's front page. Looks like the daily is gearing up to put advertising on the front page. I've been calling the phone number on the sticker (along with others advertised on www.stltoday.com) all afternoon but keep...

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Friday, November 10, 2006

TEACHER PASSES OUT AFTER TORRID SEX WITH ANOTHER TEACHER IN MOTEL; SHE DRESSES AND LEAVES HIM; HIS WIFE COMES, GETS IN BED WITH HIM; HE AWAKES MAKING LOVE TO WIFE AND HAS HEART ATTACK

Posted By on Fri, Nov 10, 2006 at 9:08 AM

The November issue of the Dave Eggers-backed lit mag The Believer devotes a huge bucket of ink to legendary St. Louis crime rag The Evening Whirl. Written by Chicago Reader scribe (and Washington University alum) Scott Eden, "Whirl" celebrates the life and times of the founder and longtime publisher/editor/writer...

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