Cinema is Beautiful (Cathy Buck)

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If you are a child of the ’80s, then you’re very familiar with Meredith Baxter’s “Elyse Keaton” character on Family Ties. She was a kind, patient and open-minded mom. The same qualities that Cathy Buck, the proprietor of Cameo Cinema, exudes every day. My friend, Jason Buck, is very lucky to have her for his mom. It is her kind of love and dedication that keep the Cameo thriving, in wonderful St. Helena, CA in the center of the Napa Valley!

The Cameo Cinema is beautiful – the oldest single-screen theater in the United States. Kathy and I sat in front of the screen, talking about her background and how she got introduced to the movie theater business. I enjoyed hearing about some interesting guests who’ve arrived at the movies with Secret Service in tow, not to mention Hollywood dynasties such as the Coppolas and Robert Redford who’ve premiered their movies here. I admire her passion and love for the movie arts, and believe that we can elevate our lives through watching, enjoying and studying cinema. If you are ever in Napa Valley, you must attend and see Kathy introducing movies to the audience. Please let this historic place entertain and enchant you!

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1340 Main Street
Saint Helena, CA 94574
(707) 963-9779

A final note:
I will be starting a new podcast called the “Bed Island Show” in late May, and am very lucky to have Peter Warren (senior editor of AVN) and Kristina Rose (adult video superstar and consummate entertainer) as my partners. Please follow us @bedisland !

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Bella American (Shelley Ruelle)

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This week on Yoshi Didn’t we are lucky to showcase Ms. Shelly Ruelle! She is a very talented blogger covering the majestic city of Rome. Shelly’s lived in Rome since 2001, and during the interview peppered the talk with her beautiful Italian. We discussed the city, Silvio Berlusconi, and Amanda Knox, and I threw out many other questions that she deftly answered. btw, I was amused to discover that even the Italian train stations sound like something beautiful and/or delicious food! Shelly’s blog, “Un’americana a Roma,” is obviously a labor of love. (She’s not doing it for money, folks!)

Quite often, in the past, Americans abroad have behaved badly, so the moniker “ugly American” has stuck. It’s people like Shelly, who presents herself as an unofficial ambassador for the U.S. and exudes friendship, dignity and intelligence, who are changing our image in the world. Please enjoy “Bella American”!

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Crimea, Here We Come!

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Yoshi (@yoshiobayashi), Rosie Tran (@funnyrosie), Moses Kim (@Theflyingmo) talk about the current situation in Crimea with Moses who is currently in Crimea. Moses was engaging and frank. This was last minute impromtue podcast disregard the hum, you get used to it. This episode was sponsored by Rosie Tran’s Out of The Box Podcast. Check out

True Defective (Kristina Rose, Chris Gore and Peter Warren)

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Are you sad because True Detective ended? Fear not, my friends! Adult superstar Kristina Rose is back with Adult Video News editor extraordinaire, Peter Warren. This week the questioning is led by podcast provocateur Chris Gore! He’s got so many questions for Princess Kristina. Enjoy!

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