The Best of Two Colorful Characters

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Pete Parisi

I’ve hit paydirt: a video of two of my favorite Colorful Characters together. Specifically Pete Parisi, the memorable anarchist-public access cable newsguy, interviewing Paul “Father Time” Pagano. Following Paul’s death last week, this is an especially good time to hear them together. To watch the video, click here.

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Published by Jim Merkel

Reedy Press published four of my books, Hoosiers and Scrubby Dutch: St. Louis's South Side, 2010; Beer, Brats, and Baseball: St. Louis Germans, 2012; The Making of an Icon: The Dreamers, The Schemers, and the Hard Hats Who Built the Gateway Arch; and the Second Edition of Hoosiers and Scrubby Dutch: St. Louis's South Side, 2014. They're available in bookstores and online. For an autographed copy, send a check for $21.50 made out to Jim Merkel, to Jim Merkel, 4216 Osceola St., St. Louis, MO 63116.

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