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Mystery Science Theater 3000 Collection

 

Some movies are so bad they're good and some movies are so bad they're just laughable. The long lamented television show, "Mystery Science Theater 3000" made an art form out of mocking bad movies. Under the premise of being trapped in space and forced to watch bad movies, the show'...

Best Coast

Best Coast  is a newer band that sounds a lot like Neko Case and ...

 

A whimsical tale that dances back and forth in time during the late 19th and early 20th centuries, "The Night Circus"...

St. Louis Parks

 

One great thing about living in St. Louis is the access to so much beautiful green space. From tidy urban parks covering one city block to huge conservation areas of over a thousand acres, the St. Louis area offers ample opportunities for outdoor enjoyment.

Many of these...

Carte Blanche by Jeffery Deaver

"Carte Blanche" continues the James Bond legacy with quick wit and fast women. Author Jeffrey Deaver follows the path Ian Fleming started years...

Chess for Everyone

You may have heard that St. Louisan Hikaru Nakamura won his third U.S. Chess Championship title this week. Since 2009 the competition has been hosted by the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of St. Louis. If this news has inspired you to learn how to play chess, improve...

Most Talkative

 

On May 11, over 900 pop culture enthusiasts packed themselves into the Reading Room at Headquarters to see local boy made good, Andy Cohen. In addition to being the Executive Vice-President in Charge of Programming for Bravo TV, Cohen hosts a late-night talk show and has even found...

Chronicle

 

 In the midst of all the summer blockbuster superhero movies, "Chronicle" may just...

Titanic, First Accounts

 

The 100th anniversary of the Titanic's sinking rekindled my captivation with the tragedy. I watched a lot of the TV specials, and read one book: "...

Adult Reading Club

 

Summer reading clubs aren't just for kids! The library offers an Adult Reading Club too, which means the whole family can read together this summer.

The Adult Reading Club kicks-off on May 29 with an outer space theme: "Step Into New Worlds." Reading logs with lots of great...

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