Bring Back Panel Shows

Bring Back Panel Shows

My wife is a big fan of the “Up” documentary series, which began in 1964 with a group of 14 seven-year-old British school kids of different socio-economic backgrounds. Those interviews became the basis of “7 Up” and the sequels “14...
Another Tivoli Take

Another Tivoli Take

On Friday, I wrote about the sale to a local church of the Tivoli, one of St. Louis’ oldest movie theaters. I said I doubted I’d return there because the screen fare was destined to be different than the edgy, indie-heavy films that were projected onto its...
Three Random Food Thoughts

Three Random Food Thoughts

I was shocked the first time I saw a supermarket with an olive bar. We’re not big olive consumers in our house. It once took us three years to use up a can of olive oil we brought home from Italy. When someone tells you the food you’ve just eaten tasted so...
Three Documentaries You Might Not Know

Three Documentaries You Might Not Know

If you’re looking for something to watch, here are three documentaries I’ve enjoyed recently and added to my Movies You Might Not Know list. “Hysterical” is a documentary about female comedians, from pioneers such as Jean Carroll, Phyllis...
Five Random Thoughts

Five Random Thoughts

I guess I won’t be making any more treks to the Tivoli, one of the oldest movie theaters in St. Louis, now that it has been sold to a church. The clergyman in charge of the operation says that in addition to religious services, the Tivoli will still show movies,...