Every ounce of hate that goes Stan Kroenke’s way, the better for St. Louisans

Did you hear about Arsenal soccer diehards gathering together to preach about the hatred of a man named Stanley Kroenke? What a shitbag. I think this is something the world should agree on. Look, every time the Colorado Avalanche win a game, especially over the Blues, I feel a little pain in my ass. A … More Every ounce of hate that goes Stan Kroenke’s way, the better for St. Louisans

Justin Johnson’s ‘Never Coming Home’ evokes the true voice of one of St. Louis’ finest musicians

Great music can happen by accident. Justin Johnson’s “Never Coming Home” sits in that soulful category of right time, right place. The album, released in 2019, marked the St. Louis native’s first solo adventure, following popular strips of time spent with Pretty Little Empire, The Fog Lights, and a number of other gigs. A heart … More Justin Johnson’s ‘Never Coming Home’ evokes the true voice of one of St. Louis’ finest musicians

The simples of rules: Follow the COVID-19 guidelines, or you’ll get shut down

Some things in life shouldn’t need explanation or that much oxygen to understand. They are called rules. COVID-19 has taken a pound of flesh, in some way or another, from most of us; some more than others. Local businesses-the lovely family-owned and staffed comfort shacks spread out across Macklind Avenue-have taken a particularly nasty beating … More The simples of rules: Follow the COVID-19 guidelines, or you’ll get shut down

South City Confessions: The Loop Trolley was doomed from the start

Who really wanted a loop trolley? Years ago, I wasn’t driving down Delmar and heard outside my car window, “all we need in this town to stop violence, underpaid teachers, depleted police force, and staggering crime rate is a loop trolley.” Nope, that never came up. As the old fashioned turd of an idea prepares … More South City Confessions: The Loop Trolley was doomed from the start