Weather Alert

Mel’s Musings


The Box Officer Podcast: United States vs Billie Holiday – Sylvie’s Love & Film History: Oscar Micheaux

This week Derek reviews United States vs Billie Holiday and Sylvie’s Love. Then more film history, this…

Philanthropy Thursday: Katy Kempton with Reins in Motion

This week, Katy Kempton from Reins in Motion joins the show. We discuss the current needs of…

The First Annual Taste Tri-Valley Begins Friday

Support our local restaurants! Visit Tri-Valley in partnership with the Cities and Chambers of Commerce of Pleasanton…

The Box Officer Podcast: Mank – Malcolm & Marie Plus fun with Movie Quotes

This week Derek reviews Mank, then Malcolm & Marie. How many Slates will they get? Will one…

Philanthropy Thursday: Christine Dillman from Tri-Valley Haven

This week Christine Dillman from Tri-Valley Haven joins me. Now in our fourth decade, Tri-Valley Haven continues…

Mel’s Menu: Baked Feta Makes Everything Better

My only beef with pasta sauces is that most don’t feature enough cheese! So when I saw…

The Box Officer Podcast: Cloris Leachman Tribute

This week we pay tribute to Cloris Leachman. Have you seen these four Cloris Leachman films? Plus…

Philanthropy Thursday: Felicia Ellis from Open Heart Kitchen

This week I welcome back Felicia Ellis from Open Heart Kitchen.  If you are suffering from food…

The Box Officer Podcast: White Tiger – Sound Of Metal & Spirit Award Nominees

How is White Tiger & Sound of Metal? Also this week, Mel introduces the Sloth Scale for…

The Box Officer: Pieces of a Woman – Nomadland & how James Wong Howe changed film

This week Derek reviews Pieces of a Woman & Nomadland. Also this week: The History of Film. Derek…



Connect With Us Listen To Us On