This Week's Issue



Keegan Hamilton takes an up-close look at Saint Louis University's new basketball coach.

How did a skirmish with river rogues land a 43-year-old grandmother in court? Kristen Hinman investigates.

Paul Friswold gets sucked in to the Rep's production of Dracula.

Ween easily won over Jordan Harper, and now Harper uses the power of persuasion to do the same to you.

The St. Louis Walk of Fame denies Munchkin Mickey Carroll a star. Chad Garrison has the long and the short of it.

What happens when you mix a born-again barista (saved by Starbucks, of course) and an "extreme sport" rodeo with touch of the "Thriller" dance? You get Unreal's column, baby!

In B-sides, Christian Schaeffer discusses Elvis Costello's My Aim is True, and Phil Freeman gets his hands dirty with Cradle of Filth's Thornography.

Nato Caliph's new CD Cipher Inside has Christian Schaeffer pondering education and family values.

Sage might be a new restaurant, but Ian Froeb feels like he's dined there before.

For Drink of The Week, Kristie McClanahan sojourns in Florida for a well-earned vacation and the sugary sweetness of an Absolut Stress.

In Keep It Down, Malcolm Gay sips milk enhanced by Sipahh Milk Flavoring Straws Cookies and Cream artificial flavor.

Ben Affleck's Gone Baby Gone stars his brother, Casey. Jim Ridley tells us whether the boys will make their family proud.

Dennis Brown checks out New Jewish Theatre's Broadway Bound and COCA's Playhouse Creatures.