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
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.
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
There’s always a way out.
It’s not extraordinary, but still a good film
How I wrote my final chapter at the age of 20
An unfiltered conversation with the last action hero.
Come feel sorry for the rich people
People who throw glass bottles on the streets are human trash cans and should be beaten to within an inch of their life by old school elderly women who are … Continue reading South City Confessions: Glass-littering people are the worst, but Kelsey Grammer sure is cool