It's true: I was @MayorEmanuel →
sinker: As I write this, The Atlantic has just released a story revealing that I was in fact @MayorEmanuel, the profane parody Twitter account that shadowed the Real Rahm Emanuel’s campaign for Mayor of Chicago before descending into a Time Vortex the night after the election. Questions about the…
Last veteran of WWI dies in W. Va. at age 110 →
Frank Woodruff Buckles, who was born in Bethany, Mo., died early Sunday of natural causes in his home in Charles Town, W.Va. Rest in peace, friend.
Newspaper roses and bows →
I’m not posting this link because I just had a birthday. Although newspaper-inspired gift-wrap is always a hit.
It's National Margarita Day! →
I don’t know how or why, I just know that means there should be margaritas! The Winter Margarita (link above) was one of GO! magazine’s top cocktails of 2010 and seems aptly named for a February margarita. Enjoy.
St. Louis beer is getting the national attention it deserves!
Are you coming to my birthday party? →
It’s March 3 — you’ve got a little time to plan. And I’ve got a little time to keep harassing you about it.
Update 3: Even more St. Louis gyro tweets →
UPDATE 3: Adding their tweets to the fray: @deathstargyro, @drunkhulkgyro, @GyroGyroscope and @STLGyroDeals.
Update 2: More St. Louis gyro skirmishes →
UPDATE 2: More new additions to the gyro shenanigans: @AirwolfGyros, @GyroHero, @PitaPeddler and @prairiehomegyro
Update: The St. Louis gyro skirmish →
There’s now a fake gyro barge: @gyrobargestl
The St. Louis gyro skirmish
Gyro Twitter accounts are popping up all over St. Louis. None of them will get you a gyro. It started Wednesday with fake food truck @GyroadRage and was quickly followed by @RealGyroMobile. Then came fake food bus @GyroSTL. Fake food tractor-trailer @ManishsGyroSemi joined the fray today. The latest is a peace-loving fake food slinger, @GyroPeace. I’ve created a Twitter list of the gyro...
No deal, so Cards should go "all in" to win →
It’s official: No Albert Pujols deal. Can we play ball yet?
Props to Nelly, St. Louis tries to keep Albert... →
A lighter look at the Pujols shenanigans.
Win tickets to the Missouri Valley tournament →
I’m giving away Arch Madness tickets (all of the men’s games, plus club access) over on Facebook. You should enter!
These third-graders will make you smile, guaranteed!
I'm having a party! →
And I really hope to see you there. RSVP at the link above.
A short documentary about me and artist Dan Martin.
Weatherbird's top 10 tweets →
There’s definitely a snow theme. Follow me on Twitter: twitter.com/weatherbird
Put down the beer before reading →
Men’s Health has released its list of America’s drunkest cities; St. Louis comes in at No. 6. The magazine uses death rates from alcohol-induced liver disease and alcohol-related car crashes; binge drinking frequency; and DUI arrests and penalties to create its list. Men’s Health’s 10 drunkest cities: 1. Fresno, Calif. 2. Reno, Nev. 3. Billings, Mont. 4. Riverside, Calif....
Well, Kansas City saw a lot more of it than St. Louis did. Here’s a timelapse video of the blizzard from Kansas City Star photographer Mike Ransdell:
Happy 110th birthday, Frank Buckles! →
Amazing — the last living World War I veteran is a Missouri native.
Local: Now You Can Opt Out of Phone Book Delivery,... →
Better late than never? nbclocal: Now You Can Opt Out of Phone Book Delivery, an Option That Comes Only a Decade Late! You have to give them your email address, which almost certainly means they’ll now flood your inbox instead of your front stoop, but such is the way of evildoers. This is the first step on what I hope will be a…