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.

Nolan Arenado’s game-winning blast culminates a memorable homer opener in St. Louis

According to Adam Wainwright, it was an acquisition many hitting videos in the making. Nolan Arenado to the Cardinals. Adam Wainwright said over the last two years, Arenado would send … Continue reading Nolan Arenado’s game-winning blast culminates a memorable homer opener in St. Louis

The 5 toasted ravioli in St. Louis that Jack Flaherty should try first

The St. Louis Cardinals begin play tomorrow, but there’s a more pressing matter. According to a recent interview with the SB Nation website, Viva El Birdos, their ace pitcher hasn’t … Continue reading The 5 toasted ravioli in St. Louis that Jack Flaherty should try first

Buffa’s 5 Things: Is Taylor Hall’s talent worth his clubhouse trouble?

Sports fans can be a fickle bunch. Uber-passionate and diabolically vindictive. Hitting a walk-off home run last night means they smile, but if you strike out in the eighth tomorrow, … Continue reading Buffa’s 5 Things: Is Taylor Hall’s talent worth his clubhouse trouble?

Fox Sports Midwest gets new look and new name, but Sinclair Broadcasting continues to leave sports fans in the cold

How we doing? It’s Saturday, the sun is shining-at least here in St. Louis, Missouri-and the grass is getting greener by the day. It’s a great time to be alive, … Continue reading Fox Sports Midwest gets new look and new name, but Sinclair Broadcasting continues to leave sports fans in the cold

Justin Johnson’s ‘Never Coming Home’ evokes the true voice of one of St. Louis’ finest musicians

Great music can happen by accident. Justin Johnson’s “Never Coming Home” sits in that soulful category of right time, right place. The album, released in 2019, marked the St. Louis … Continue reading Justin Johnson’s ‘Never Coming Home’ evokes the true voice of one of St. Louis’ finest musicians