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Brew in the Lou

The Lutheran Elementary School Association presents Brew in the Lou Saturday, October 19th from noon to 5p in Koburg Hall at Concordia Seminary.  Brew in the Lou will showcase some of St Louis’ best beer, wine, coffee and good eats.  Wristbands for Brew in the Lou are $45 each and include tastings for beer, wine and coffee, along with a ... Read More »

Paging Tony Stark

The US Army is allegedly working on an Iron Man suit.  Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the Army Research, Development and Engineering Command are joining forces to create a Tactical Assault Light Operator Suit.  It will include integrated 360-degree cameras, sensors that can detect injuries and apply a wound-sealing foam, and a bulletproof exoskeleton.  Allegedly is the ... Read More »

No Phone?

In a recent appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live, Sir Elton John admitted he’s never downloaded anything, never tweeted and he doesn’t even own a phone!  His personal assistant does, however, own a phone.  Elton plays Chaifetz Arena Sunday, November 24th. Read More »

Truckers will fix it

Tractor-trailer drivers plan to clog the inner loop of the Washington D.C. beltway beginning on the morning of October 11th.  It’s called the “Truckers Ride for the Constitution” rally.  Organizers of the three-day ride want to call attention to trucker frustrations and show their disapproval of national political leaders.  They plan to circle the beltway “three lanes deep” as they ... Read More »

Too busy on the phone?

John Mayer says his American fans are too busy on the phone to enjoy concerts.  John said, “People aren’t going crazy and I think to myself, ‘I’m not playing a very good show,’ and then I look out and they are going crazy, but not for me.  They’re applauding into the phone.  So what I do now is I finish ... Read More »

Hot Date for a Wedding

The new hot date for a wedding is a Tuesday in November.  The date is 11/12/13 and it’s causing lots of couples to want to get married that day.  There’s a huge increase in the number of weddings scheduled for this unique day.  Date trends have been popular for weddings for years – including 07/07/07 and 11/11/11 – but the ... Read More »

Because there aren’t enough awards shows

YouTube is launching its own music awards show and Lady Gaga will perform at the first-time event.  Eminem and Arcade Fire will also perform at the YouTube Music Awards on November 3rd.  It will take place at Pier 36 in New York City and stream live online.  The awards show will honor “artists and songs that YouTube fans have turned ... Read More »

Harry Potter to play Freddie Mercury?

That’s the rumor, but Daniel Radcliffe denies he’s in talks to play the late Queen frontman in an upcoming biopic.  Sacha Baron Cohen had been attached to the project, but he pulled out earlier this year after disagreeing with the film’s direction.  Producers were apparently seriously considering Daniel as his replacement, but he is denying talks ever happened.  He said, ... Read More »