After Exploring the Past in his Bestselling Memoir, Bettyville, Writer George Hodgman Looks Toward the Future
A profile of George Hodgman, author of the bestselling memoir, Bettyville, about returning to Paris, Missouri to care for his charismatic dying mother. Hodgman weighs whether to stay in Paris, move to St. Louis, or return to to New York City. In the mean time, he prepares to see himself portrayed by Matthew Broderick, and his mother portrayed by Shirley MacLaine, in a Paramount TV dramedy adaptation of the book.
Would somebody really stab a sick friend and shove her own mother off a balcony to get cash she’d receive in a few years anyway, then shoot a perfect stranger just to twist the plot?
When all the evidence points away from a suspect, is eyewitness testimony alone enough to convict a man?
A narrative-driven, very human profile of a St. Louis sports columnist.
A candid conversation about race in St. Louis.