27 Apr 2016

It’s Great! What More Do You Need to Say?

It’s Great! What More Do You Need to Say?

We all stood in the hallway shoulder to shoulder. Smiles all around. There was a feeling of shared hoopla on a recent Friday night as I stepped into a ground floor elevator with a band of gals and guys who were out on the town making mischief. You could see the revelry in their eyes, […]

26 Apr 2016

The Pfister Films: THE OTHER SIDE OF DOWN

The Pfister Films: THE OTHER SIDE OF DOWN

It’s a bittersweet week for me as I look at the calendar and realize that there are only thirty days in April. As I draw to the end of my year as Pfister Narrator, I find myself wishing that we would all discover that 2016 was some sort of triple secret leap year where the […]

25 Apr 2016

We Are The Sesame Street of All Hotels, People

We Are The Sesame Street of All Hotels, People

I am a man of a certain age who is able to proudly claim to have been raised in part through the counting, alphabetizing, and sharing lessons regularly doled out on the standard bearer for all great children’s programming, good old Sesame Street. Even into my forties, I still have bold images of the residents […]

13 Apr 2016

If You Got ‘Em, Do Not Smoke ‘Em

If You Got ‘Em, Do Not Smoke ‘Em

I am continually impressed and inspired by the innocence of youth. It helps old cranks like me to avoid the creep of sour thoughts when the eyes of bright young women and men focus on the purity and wonder of the world, leaving all the other stuff out of focus. I had parked my car […]

31 Mar 2016

All You Ever Needed to Know About My Impending Demise

All You Ever Needed to Know About My Impending Demise

My friends, the end is near. My ink is about to run out as The Pfister Narrator. I’ve been thinking about this day ever since May 1, 2015. That’s the day I started this journey, and if I had been given a book right then and there that was an account of my year to […]

31 Mar 2016

Todd

Todd

And then there’s Todd. Today is officially the final day of Todd Mrozinski’s term as the Pfister’s Artist-in-Residence. For me and others around the Pfister, this is the moment when Todd leaves us with one final everlasting shadow. His own. Todd made his mark during his artistic residency by using the shadows cast from the […]