South City Confessions: My wife is all the lightning I need

Some people say lightning can strike twice for certain people when it comes to love, but my wife is the only lightning I need. Please allow me to dot on her for a minute. She just made plan at her store. In case you don’t know, she’s the general manager of the Tile Shop in … More South City Confessions: My wife is all the lightning I need

‘Birds of Prey’ is an unapologetic female-empowered romp for the ages

If there’s one thing I like about the movies, it’s watching something meaningful and entertaining that also manages to not be too overbearing with its tone and message. If there’s a single trick that filmmakers try to pull off in their comic book adaptations these days, it’s serving something up that’s visually stunning and pleasuring … More ‘Birds of Prey’ is an unapologetic female-empowered romp for the ages

The Frank O. Pinion Radio Movie Dose: “Sonic the Hedgehog” is actually good

I played Sega Genesis growing up. A variety of games, usually sports related. But I did play a rather addictive game called “Sonic the Hedgehog.” Easy to like. Creature from another planet hops around the universe getting into adventure whilst learning about himself and what he can do. A movie probably wouldn’t work, but much … More The Frank O. Pinion Radio Movie Dose: “Sonic the Hedgehog” is actually good

The Frank O. Pinion Radio Movie Dose: ‘Birds of Prey’ is a sophisticated thrill ride

One of the well-known facts about doing the entertainment segment on The Large Morning Show in the Afternoon with Frank O. Pinion is understanding certain films that Frank won’t care for. International films and comic book adaptations represent the top of the pile of movie genres Frank does not care for. Basically, you’ll have to … More The Frank O. Pinion Radio Movie Dose: ‘Birds of Prey’ is a sophisticated thrill ride

“That’s life for you!” Being humbled by Jay Bouwmeester’s collapse

*Originally seen in the Feb. 15th edition of the St. Louis Game Time newspaper. Often in life, people who we don’t know personally are the ones who snap us out of our doldrums. Think about when Kobe Bryant died. If you were around his age or even stretching your legs out in your 30’s, something … More “That’s life for you!” Being humbled by Jay Bouwmeester’s collapse

Setting the record straight with Shia LaBeouf at the Oscars

“They became really close and good friends.” Tyler Nilson’s words are what stood out in my mind on Sunday night as people jumped on Shia LaBeouf on social media for what appeared to be the mocking of his “The Peanut Butter Falcon” co-star, Zack Gottsagen, when they presented an award together. It was Nilson and … More Setting the record straight with Shia LaBeouf at the Oscars

‘The Gentlemen’ is Guy Ritchie’s best film in years

Mickey Pearson (Matthew McConaughey) is on top of the world, seemingly untouchable. He created a highly successful marijuana plant and distribution company, stayed alive, and has a gorgeously ambitious wife (Michelle Dockery). But the time has come for him to get out of the game, but he’ll have a hard time doing that peacefully, because … More ‘The Gentlemen’ is Guy Ritchie’s best film in years

South City Confessions: What I’ve learned about my anger

I have a confession to make: I have anger management issues. Yep, there you have it. Go ahead and sit back down. Do you see the logo on this website and on my Twitter (@buffa82) of a man who looks just like me making a fist and shouting? That’s not bullshit, it’s real. Look, we … More South City Confessions: What I’ve learned about my anger