The 2019 End of the Year Rant: Finding Lord Stanley, Jon Hamm relations, and growing as a person

Sometimes, it’s best to stop and sell the roses. Instead of constantly moving forward, you step back for a minute and appreciate what’s taken place in your life. Doing this every 365 days or so is a good plan. The time has come to pause and reflect on 2019 before 2020 gets away from me. … More The 2019 End of the Year Rant: Finding Lord Stanley, Jon Hamm relations, and growing as a person

‘1917’ is a highly original and devastating cinematic journey

What if you had a matter of hours to take a message across enemy territory all the way to a large platoon of your fellow soldiers who were about to walk into a trap-and your own brother way among the members walking into impending doom? That’s the dilemma for a pair of British soldiers, Blake … More ‘1917’ is a highly original and devastating cinematic journey

Pride Night shouldn’t be a choice for sports teams; it should be a given

Everybody wants to be comfortable in their own skin. That’s the indelible fight every time we leave the house to venture out into the world. A world that can be harsh, quick to judge, and remorseless with their gaze. It’s even harder to go to a place where the lights are brighter and the judgement … More Pride Night shouldn’t be a choice for sports teams; it should be a given

The Frank O. Pinion Radio Movie Dose: The Aaron Hernandez Netflix doc is a fascinating case study

This week on the Large Morning Show in the Afternoon, I had a chance to review a couple television shows, but no movies. Sometimes, an hour of radio can fly when you are debating television programs, taking phone calls from listeners, and trying to cram everything you need into that allotted time frame. While I … More The Frank O. Pinion Radio Movie Dose: The Aaron Hernandez Netflix doc is a fascinating case study

The Frank O. Pinion Radio Movie Dose: ‘1917’ provides an unconventional war film aesthetic (AUDIO)

Some films get released in the Midwest later on. Studios will release their big Oscar movies in the last week of December to qualify for the Academy Awards, and then they slowly roll out over the next few weeks. Sam Mendes’ new film, “1917,” arrived on Jan. 10 in St. Louis, so I could finally … More The Frank O. Pinion Radio Movie Dose: ‘1917’ provides an unconventional war film aesthetic (AUDIO)

The Frank O. Pinion Radio Movie Dose: Uber, television, 2019 movies, and more

There are weekend where very few new movies come out and there is nothing to talk about on the radio the following week. Last week was one of those times for me on the Large Morning Show in the Afternoon with Frank O. Pinion on 590 The Fan KFNS. It’s a good thing that the … More The Frank O. Pinion Radio Movie Dose: Uber, television, 2019 movies, and more

Go ahead and hand Adam Sandler the Oscar for his ‘Uncut Gems’ performance

People say burning the candle at both ends is a dangerous endeavor. Essentially, in the words of Neil Young, burn out instead of fade away. Howard Ratner (Adam Sandler), a shifty jeweler in New York, burns six candles at both ends, carrying a belief that the flame will never touch him. Howard isn’t your grandfather’s … More Go ahead and hand Adam Sandler the Oscar for his ‘Uncut Gems’ performance

The Frank O. Pinion Radio Movie Dose: ‘Little Women’ and ‘Bombshell’ reviews

Last week on The Large Morning Show in the Afternoon with Frank O. Pinion, I recapped a couple holiday films that were lost in the shuffle. When you only have time for 1-2 movies per segment, sometimes retracing your award season steps is appropriate. First up, I reviewed Greta Gerwig’s “Little Women,” the 19th adaptation … More The Frank O. Pinion Radio Movie Dose: ‘Little Women’ and ‘Bombshell’ reviews

12 Foot BeardCast Interview: How I became a success without college

Back in October, I sat down with 12 Foot Beard, a whiskey company that also interviews the most interesting people in St. Louis on their podcast. For some reason, they wanted to talk to me. Over 12 whiskey-related (may have lost count) drinks, I spoke about the following: *My tattoos and their meaning *How I … More 12 Foot BeardCast Interview: How I became a success without college