I am a writer and journalist, and recent graduate from Washington University in St. Louis. I have professional experience at NPR Music, New York Public Radio, St. Louis Public Radio, the St. Louis Post Dispatch and Eight by Eight.
I am passionate about finding and telling compelling stories in creative ways, and about finding and eating compelling sandwiches, in that order.
Depending on where you live in the United States, turning the calendar from April to May means entering the second or third month of an indefinite period of social distancing. With little other choice in the way of entertainment, people have naturally turned to streaming TV to fill the time and to escape from the increasingly bleak news.
subscribe to Coronavirus Daily podcast Matthew Seligman, who played bass in the influential English psychedelic band The Soft Boys before joining backing bands for artists including David Bowie, Morrissey, Sinead O'Connor and the Thompson Twins, died Friday evening at St George's Hospital in London.
St. Louis Post Dispatch
If there's one thing that's clear about Larry Kirchner, it's that he loves Halloween. "No one's forcing you to participate in Halloween," he says, standing in the lobby at The Darkness in Soulard, one of several haunted attractions he owns. "With Thanksgiving, maybe you're forced to go to your in-laws'.
In a way, Ben Bailey's career has been all about the element of surprise. A longtime stand-up comedian, he became a star as the host of "Cash Cab," in which unsuspecting taxi-riders get into his yellow New York City cab only to find themselves contestants on a TV game show.
Eight by Eight
At a time when being a superstar footballer means signing for a big club and playing in the Champions League, Wilfried Zaha has thrived by returning to his boyhood team. It was October 14th, 2017, and things were not looking good for Crystal Palace.
Inside the history of the Russian city that best explain why Putin wants to host the World Cup Over the next few days, traveling England supporters in Russia will load onto airplanes to head to the Three Lions's final group stage match against Belgium.
St. Louis Public Radio
Arianna Dougan, an 11 year old who captured the attention of thousands, loved to dance. "By the time she was two, she was begging for dance lessons," Dougan's mother, Lori Zucker, told host Don Marsh on St. Louis on the Air Thursday.
On May 16, 2014, it might have been easy to lose Kendall Gretsch among the green and black robes in Brookings Quadrangle and around the Washington University campus. That day, at Washington University's 153rd Commencement ceremony, Gretsch was just one of the thousands of robe-clad students standing in the St.
A group of unknown soccer players, some of whom would never sign a full professional contact, took a plane down to Trinidad, a tiny island nation in the Caribbean, 28 years ago. They came away with a 1-0 win, and the United States' first World Cup bid since 1950.