…Be Outrageous

“Never do anything by halves if you want to get away with it. Be outrageous. Go the whole hog. Make sure everything you do is so completely crazy it’s unbelievable…“ Matilda The Internet is sometimes a dark place, but today it’s a little brighter thanks to the latest “challenge.” Before you freak out that your…

…play with the hand you’ve been dealt

This Monday, motivation is at hand (the left one to be more specific) as we celebrate the southpaws among us for National Left-Handers Day. To me,  a right-handed individual, the value of today isn’t just about apologizing to the left-handed among us who must make their way through a world made for the right-handed and…

…Just Sing a Song

This Sunday I’m wishing happy trails to a St. Louis institution — The Muny. Today marks the end of a season that was a century in the making. For generations of St. Louisan’s summer has meant nights spent under the stars watching pure, theatrical, musical magic on The Muny stage.

…take a bow

This weekend one of my favorite Saint Louis summer traditions closes out its season, and what a season it was. For those not from St. Louis, let me elaborate. There are certain things that define the summer season in this midwestern town. For some, it’s baseball (which admittedly extends the season into October…usually), for others…

…Lead to the Very Best Kind of Something

“Doing nothing often leads to the very best kind of something. “ Winnie the Pooh In “Christopher Robin,” director Marc Forster gives the Hundred Acre Wood a nice dose of reality and a return to its roots. While the film certainly has its Disney touches, it has ditched the sometimes cloying sweetness that the Mouse…