Heartfelt and honest, ‘The King of Staten Island’ hits all the right notes

The greatest movies often come from a real place. Someone had to wrestle a demon or a painful memory out of their head and heart in order to come to terms with it. The land of make believe, a place everyone refers to as movies, can be a playground for cathartic breakthroughs. For Pete Davidson … More Heartfelt and honest, ‘The King of Staten Island’ hits all the right notes

South City Confessions, Volume #20: My simple plan for a better future involves voting with more accountability

“So much violence.”  The ageless words of Kevin Costner’s Elliott Ness in Brian De Palma’s “The Untouchables” couldn’t have been more right today. I am talking about St. Louis, a place that has seen 24 homicide deaths in June alone. The crime is down slightly overall from last year, but the death rate is still … More South City Confessions, Volume #20: My simple plan for a better future involves voting with more accountability

A crowd-pleasing delight! Beanie Feldstein owns the night in ‘How to Build a Girl’

Human beings compose themselves of certain parts that should be only recognizable or identifiable to their own DNA. Borrowing pieces from another human results in self-sabotage, betrayal, and overall disappointment. The kind of dismay that likens itself to turning down a road that wasn’t paved for you. Cody Giedroyc’s “How to Build A Girl” is … More A crowd-pleasing delight! Beanie Feldstein owns the night in ‘How to Build a Girl’

South City Confessions: Being a good dad is the hardest yet most rewarding job on Earth

“You’ll understand when you’re older.”  Everyone has heard this line at one time or another. It wasn’t just my old man that recited those thought-provoking words; every other household had a patriarch who told his kids that the mysteries of the world would soon become clear with age and experience. My dad, Richard, wasn’t wrong. … More South City Confessions: Being a good dad is the hardest yet most rewarding job on Earth

The Frank O. Pinion Entertainment Segment, Episode #66: Why ‘Da 5 Bloods’ received the highest rating

The weeks on The Large Morning Show in The Afternoon where I get to review a couple big new movies have become a lost art in recent months. I’m lucky if there is a single movie that most people know about for which I will get to provide a review for every week with Frank … More The Frank O. Pinion Entertainment Segment, Episode #66: Why ‘Da 5 Bloods’ received the highest rating

10 jobs Rob Manfred should consider instead of MLB commissioner

According to Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred, there will certainly be baseball this season. “Unequivocal” was the word used. On Wednesday, during ESPN's telecast of the draft, MLB commissioner Rob Manfred told @karlravechespn "unequivocally we are going to play Major League Baseball this year." When asked the likelihood, he said: “100%.” — Jeff Passan … More 10 jobs Rob Manfred should consider instead of MLB commissioner

The Frank O. Pinion Entertainment Segment: ‘Space Force’ is a disappointment

This week on The Large Morning Show in the Afternoon, a flurry of topics were introduced and discussed. In a departure from recent weeks, there weren’t too many callers early on, so the conversation dissected into the roundtable of radio personalities dishing their own thoughts on shows/movies they’ve watched. Something I was catching up on, … More The Frank O. Pinion Entertainment Segment: ‘Space Force’ is a disappointment

The Frank O. Pinion Entertainment Segment, Episode #64: Why ‘Waco’ is a must watch on Netflix

This week on The Large Morning Show in the Afternoon, I reviewed the new Netflix series, “Waco.” But it’s not a Netflix Original series. Produced and released initially by Paramount Network, “Waco” came to Netflix this spring and received TONS of attention due to its larger platform. This is what happens when a well-made and … More The Frank O. Pinion Entertainment Segment, Episode #64: Why ‘Waco’ is a must watch on Netflix

South City Confessions: That one time I overheated on a run

The first thing I remember is that I couldn’t stop sweating and my heart wouldn’t stop pounding. There’s nothing worse than trying to get too much of a workout in extreme heat and getting your ass kicked. It’s a terrible feeling. The overpowering sun beats you to your knees, and there’s still a few miles … More South City Confessions: That one time I overheated on a run