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Matthew McConaughey’s first line in a movie was…

Matthew McConaughey’s first line on camera was, “alright, alright, alright..” from Dazed and Confused, released 20 years ago today. A GREAT movie with some young unknown actors that are now A list like McConaughey, Ben Affleck and others that went on to star in high profile roles. Anthony Rapp for example went on to star in the long running Broadway ... Read More »

Forest Park Balloon Race Info

Balloon Race events kick off at Noon at Central Field with the Children’s Entertainment area with pony rides, games, Purina Indredible Dogs, food court. Skydivers jump at 3, 70 balloons lift off at 4:30. Parking spots are usually gone by 2 – Muny lot is closest. Metrolink to Central West End stop – 15 minute walk to Central field. FREE ... Read More »

Rock Star Guitar String Bracelets

This stuff is SO cool – rock star cool. Cooler than catching a guitar pick at a concert, you can wear a bracelet made out of the guitar strings of your favorite artists! Eric Clapton, Brian May, John Mayer, Nancy Wilson, Mick Marrs, Avril Levigne, Joan Jett, Michael Franti and so many more. A little bit pricey, but the proceeds ... Read More »

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 »


Wow, this kid is a Cardinal fan.  Every tear in his little body streams with grief, anguish and anger.  I felt his emotional plea—with teary eyes and laughter.  We share your pain, buddy.  Just like love, baseball will break your heart. Grab a tissue and watch. Read More »


Chris Carpenter made the team hold off on celebrating their big win on Friday night until rookie home run hero Pete Kozma could pop the first cork.  They waited…and waited… and waited…   Read More »


The song “Skyfall” was released on October 5th as part of “Global James Bond Day,” celebrating the 50th anniversary of Dr. No.   Some are saying this is the best Bond theme ever.  The movie hits theaters November 9th. LISTEN Read More »

FREE Flu Shot Clinics

Get your flu shot!  If you don’t, you’ll be sorry when you’re going through a box of tissues every hour or as they say, “praying at the porcelain altar.”  Not fun, and a lot of the time avoidable.   There are many, many different strains of the flu and the flu shot doesn’t prevent all of them but it could prevent ... Read More »

Tony LaRussa Book Lauch Party!

We still love Tony LaRussa, and you can show him that love at his book release party for “One Last Strike” on September 24th Downtown at Left Bank Books from 12-5pm.  It’s not just a book signing, it’s a street party with Food, Drinks, live music and fun for every Cardinals fan, young and old.  You can buy a copy ... Read More »