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Paging Dr. Christy

Haha!  I wish I had a fraction of the brain power possessed by the amazing doctors in the Heart & Vascular Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital.  Why am I in scrubs with my co-workers Bo Matthews of WIL and Randy Karraker of 101 ESPN?  We’re part of the upcoming campaign with the American Heart Association to fight heart disease and prevent the need ... Read More »

“Rumours” to be Reissued Next Year

Fleetwood Mac will be reissuing an expanded version of their 1977 album “Rumours” early next year.  It will feature three CDs including the original album with B side “Silver Springs”, 12 unreleased live recordings from the band’s 1977 world tour, and another disc filled with 16 unreleased takes from the “Rumours” recording sessions.  “Rumours” was the best-selling album of 1977 ... Read More »

Mick’s Love Letters Sell for $300,000

A batch of love letters written by Mick Jagger and sent to a girlfriend in 1969 fetched $301, 472 at a recent auction.  A private collector snapped up the ten letters to American singer Marsha Hunt.  She was the inspiration behind the Rolling Stones’ 1971 hit “Brown Sugar.”  She also had Jagger’s first child.  The letters included references to the ... Read More »

Talk of the Town–This Week–Foundation Fighting Blindness

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Join host Rick Wallace and his guests–Cassie Blackwell and Jason Morris from the Foundation Fighting Blindness. Both Cassie and Jason have children with Retinitis Pigmentosa. They both have been working hard within the Foundation Fighting Blindness to raise money to continue research aimed at finding a cure for this retinal disease and several others. Find out about the great work ... Read More »

Dress Like No Doubt

The band is teaming up with Fred Perry to roll out their own clothing line starting next month.  They designed three pieces incorporating red, yellow and green into the clothes as a tribute to their ska and reggae roots.  The pieces are a unisex slim-fit t-shirt, which is $95. a tartan-check V-neck sweater at $170 and a bomber jacket which ... Read More »

Pink Packed It On

Pink has revealed she gained 60 pounds during her pregnancy.  But as you can tell from the pic, she has lost the extra weight.  She also tried losing a tatoo recently but the procedure hurt too much.  Pink said, “I did one session and walked out.  It was ten times worse than the actual tatoo.  I’m fine knowing I’m going ... Read More »

Lady Gaga Thanks Russian Prime Minister

Lady Gaga expressed “her gratitude” to Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev for ignoring regional laws that make it a crime to give minors information about homosexuality.  She tweeted that she thanked Medvedev for “not standing by your party’s anti-gay propaganda law.”  Gaga’s tweet came after she arrived in St Petersburg, Russia.  The city is one of three that passed bills ... Read More »

Even Rock Stars Get Stressed by Motherhood

Just ask Gwen Stefani.  In a recent interview in Showbiz Spy, Gwen admits to barely coping with motherhood while trying to record No Doubt’s first album in ten years.  She has sons Kingston, six, and four-year-old Zuma with husband Gavin Rossdale.  Here’s an excerpt from the interview.  “I’d be up all night because my second baby didn’t sleep, and he ... Read More »

Psy Sees $ Signs

Psy’s “Gangnam Style” is heading toward 1 billion views on YouTube, and so he’s getting richer by the click.  The 34 year-old will bring in $7.9 million this year from YouTube ads and iTunes downloads.  “Gangnam Style” has been downloaded 2.7 million times in the U.S. alone.  It sells for $1.29 in Apple’s iTunes store.  Apple keeps 30%, so Psy ... Read More »

Talk of the Town–This Week–Shakespeare Festival St Louis

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Join host Rick Wallace and his guest-Rick Dildine-the Executive Director of Shakespeare Festival St Louis. You may know about their awesome Shakespeare in the Park event every summer in Forest Park–but do you know about all the other cool things they do throughout the year ? Find out Sunday morning–5:30–on Talk of the Town ! ! ((Pictured: Rick Dildine ... Read More »