Mia Brown

  • Blogs

    December 27, 2013

    Salvage City: St. Louis Deserves Better

    Reality television is, more often than not, a thin veneer of reality placed atop a carefully crafted fiction. As viewers, we accept this white lie because reality programming is built with the same blocks as any other story: plot, setting and, most importantly, character.

  • Blogs

    December 20, 2013

    Salvage City: Fortune Teller Bar's Sam Coffee Gets a TV Show, But Is It Good for St. Louis?

    Sam Coffey knows the key to dumpster diving: If you wait 'til it gets to the dumpster, you're too late. Long before bulldozers demolish St. Louis' blighted industrial buildings and pour the remains into dumpsters and landfills, Coffee and his crew pick through the remains looking for something the ... More >>