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.

Published: Mar 16, 2017
Length: 25 minutes (6,347 words)

The Unimaginable, Infamous Case of Pam Hupp

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?

Published: Jan 19, 2017
Length: 51 minutes (12,893 words)

Manifest Injustice

When all the evidence points away from a suspect, is eyewitness testimony alone enough to convict a man?

Published: Dec 18, 2015
Length: 32 minutes (8,120 words)

The Big Comeback of Benjamin Hochman

A narrative-driven, very human profile of a St. Louis sports columnist.

Published: Oct 16, 2015
Length: 27 minutes (6,863 words)

Race in St. Louis: Bridging the Divide

A candid conversation about race in St. Louis.

Author: Staff
Published: Oct 17, 2014

Eye of the Storm

Following the shooting of Michael Brown, the Ferguson Burger Bar & More has become a community gathering place to serve food and facilitate conversation.

Published: Oct 17, 2014
Length: 27 minutes (6,779 words)