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November 28, 2013
In this issue you won’t find a single story, save for this small column, about Thanksgiving. We wanted to give you something to read that isn’t filled with pictures of basted and browned birds.
With some restaurant experience, degrees in journalism and psychology and the desire to defeat the low success rate of new bars, Sean Conroy and Brad Lobdell ventured into the world of tavern ownership. The MU grads talk about what they have learned from their experience behind the bar.
Inglish, a rapper from Detroit, is taking a break from his friend and The Cool Kids performing partner, Sir Michael Rocks, to pave his own way through the music scene.
November 23, 2013
Web Exclusive) Dallas Buyers Club redefines desperate times and desperate measures. The story of one man’s crusade to find treatment for AIDS takes shape around a hostile Dallas environment and unyielding FDA restriction.(
Web Exclusive) A remake of the 2011 French-Canadian film Starbuck, Delivery Man focuses on David Wozniak (Vaughn), a going-nowhere-fast meat delivery man who has just found out that his 693 sperm donations fathered 533 children, and that his girlfriend (Cobie Smulders of How I Met Your Mother fame) is about to raise the kid count to 534.(
Web Exclusive) The odds are in this sequel's favor(
November 21, 2013
With the high risk of injury, it's no surprise that some call football a "collision" sport, not just a contact sport.
Cletus Koehler has been in the driver’s education business for more than four decades and he says little has changed except that no one needs a paper map anymore.
This series of monsters is a collection that local artist Jessie Starbuck has found herself going back to since 2012.
The layers of items in the studio mimic the layers of her artwork: a fanciful mix-and-match of pieces that somehow fit together.
Thanks to the tens of thousands of dollars raised by the Harrisburg Bulldog Booster Club, this traditionally basketball town has a new sport to cheer on.
"Football carries a heavy load in small-town America. Losses can bring tension and heartbreak to the whole town."
Shooting arrows, climbing trees, body painting and swimming are just a few of the skills that keep characters alive in the Games. We’ve rounded up four individuals from Columbia and St. Louis who represent real life characters from The Hunger Games.
Don’t think Metallica and Christian music go together? Local musician James Adams has found a way to prove they can and mixes the two styles on his solo debut, Waiting Here.
November 16, 2013
Web Exclusive) Inequality for All is a big picture perspective on the income gap between the Mitt Romneys of America and the struggling middle class worker.(
Web Exclusive) The Best Man Holiday is the perfect mix of drama, love and cheer one would expect in a Christmas movie, except for the fact that it is not suitable for kids. A sequel to the 1999 film, The Best Man, the introduction slides through memories of the past to get viewers up to speed on where the characters are in their lives. The rest of the movie is an emotional rollercoaster as rivalries, unended dramas, old flames and the unspoken bonds of friendship ensue throughout the 15-year Christmas reunion of nine college friends.(
November 14, 2013
Through Twitter accounts and apps such as Tinder, Lulu, erodr and Bang With Friends, images of nudity and sex pop up frequently and are fueling changing perceptions of more casual sexual behavior.
Missouri’s switch to a new execution drug in October is the latest milestone in the state’s history with capital punishment. Check out the progression of execution procedures in Missouri.
Donna Tartt’s latest novel is an homage to history — the history of memories and the quiet longing for beauty and love they can evoke.