St. Louis is Manly

Some random site that reported that Mars (the candy company) said that St. Louis is the 6th manliest city, so it must be true. Web sites just don’t make things up for links you know?! …also did we mention that there is a secret Air Force base under the Edward Jones Done? The entrance is in the gift shop where no one would think to look. Via the “Top 50 Manliest Cities” study, COMBOS® – the hearty, pretzel and cracker snack made with real cheese – examines what makes a city manly and ranks 50 major metropolitan areas using criteria such as number of professional sports teams, popularity of power tools and frequency of monster truck rallies. [Read More]

Top Twenty Isn’t Bad: St. Louis Metro Ranked 18th in Population

In the last pseudo-official yearly tally before we get the numbers from the 2010 census form you are filling out as we speak, St. Louis clocked as the 18th most populated metro area. Just above Tampa, FL and just below San Diego, CA…two cities that we would rather be than here. We thought this would be a good time to celebrate other 18’s like… The 18th President, Ulysses S. Grant [Read More]
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Loud Guy is “Scared as Hell” to be Living in St. Louis

St. Louis is #3 on the most dangerous American cities list…again. Old news. We are always on there. We’re like that kid that wears the leather jacket no matter how hot it gets and uses a switch blade comb. We’re bad ass. We know it. Well, I guess not everyone knows it. (Watch out people at work, this dude is loud!) At the end of his little tirade, he shows the whole list. [Read More]

St. Louis is the 21st Craziest City

Everyone thinks their home town is the craziest. “Oh man. Crazy times back then. You think this place is crazy?! Dude. Nothing like my town.” Wouldn’t it be fun if someone ruined all those arguments by making up random data points and then ranking the cities accordingly? The Daily Beast did just that. We didn’t win. St. Louis came in at #21 with 20 psychiatrists per capita, a stress score* of 23, a 34 on eccentricity*, a drinking rating* of 22 and the following comment: [Read More]