With snow hitting the ground here in South City and local driving habits switching from ugly to straight dog shit, I felt like dropping in with an unfiltered rant about … Continue reading The Shit List: Groups of people who drive me crazy
A regular guy who feels a journalistic hunger to tell the news. I blog because its wired into my brain to write what I think in print. I offer an opinion. A solo tour here. Take regular stories and offer my spin on them. Sports, film, television, music, fatherhood, culture, food, and so on. Commentary on everything. A St. Louis native and Little Rock resident who wants to write just to keep the hands fresh and ready.
I’m not even kidding…
Imagine waking up from a wicked dream that you can barely remember, but can’t stop thinking about. You sit up in bed, take a sip of water, and try to … Continue reading ’What They Had’ handles a delicate subject with care while making you laugh
David Sheff (Steve Carell) doesn’t know what to do. A successful freelance writer with a beautiful family, David seemingly has it all, but there’s just one thing: his oldest son, … Continue reading Timothee Chalamet takes ‘Beautiful Boy’ to another level
Don’t ever settle. No matter what. Just don’t do it. You can settle on where you live. Where you work. The restaurant you eat at. The GPS route you choose. … Continue reading 35 reasons why I love my wife
Damien Chazelle’s space flick got it right
Back in the treacherous times of the Old West, it was every man for himself. You lived and died more by your gun than your word, so it helped to … Continue reading ‘The Sisters Brothers’ is a John C. Reilly showcase
The first time I watched Robert Redford, it was with my dad. The film was called Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, and there was something about this golden-haired young … Continue reading ‘The Old Man and The Gun’ is a classy Robert Redford finale
When Quentin Tarantino made bad people cool to watch back in 1994 with Pulp Fiction, every ambitious filmmaker in town suddenly saw a way into the Hollywood circus. Tarantino’s scheme … Continue reading ’Bad Times at The El Royale’ is a good-looking yet hollow Tarantino ripoff
A visceral experience
Nurse. Mom. Dog lover.
Greetings from Princeton Heights, ladies and gentlemen. I have a few things to say and only a small amount of time to get to all of the noise in my … Continue reading Here’s What I Know, Volume #16: Candy obsessions, missing Robin Williams, and the welcoming of fall