THE AUTOMAT–Recipes, In The Movies & More

Assembled by Gary Meyer April 4, 2022 The theatrical release of a new documentary by Lisa Hurwitz, The Automat, has taken me back in time with its wonderful clips from classic movies and discussions of food favorites of our youth from Baked Macaroni and Cheese, Chicken Pot Pie to Custard Cups and Pumpkin Pie. It […]

Watch CITY LIGHTS Shine: A Gallery of Art

Curated by Gary Meyer Charles Chaplin might be the most recognizable person in the world. His iconic Little Tramp image can be found everywhere. I am guessing that more books have been written about him than any movie star. One of the many beauties of his work is that they communicate with people who speak […]

Charlie Was My Co-Pilot

by Gary Meyer Robert Youngston’s When Comedy Was King  (1960) played the Uptown Theatre in Napa and featured the antics of Charlie Chaplin, among others.  I didn’t know one could laugh so hard.  That’s when I realized there was a history to the movies.  Starved for more, I couldn’t believe my pre-teen eyes when Silents […]