Wednesday, February 13, 2013
The facility is slated to open in downtown St. Louis in 2014.
The National Blues Museum is currently raising funds to build a cultural attraction in downtown St. Louis, and Affton native John Goodman is the star of their promotional video. The facility will be focused on education, entertainment and community involvement. With 23,000 square feet of programming space, a 100-seat theater as well as technology and artifact-driven exhibits, the National Blues Museum will explore the Blues and celebrate the genre as the root of all modern American music. The projected opening date is in late 2014, but please check back for updates, or follow the Museum on Twitter and Facebook to keep up with the museum's progress.
Friday, January 25, 2013
The Affton native graces the cover of Alive Magazine this month, discussing the busy year he had promoting the Oscar-nominated "Argo" and "Flight," as well as upcoming projects.
You may know him as Dan Conner, "Sulley" Sullivan, or The Dude's best friend (or about five dozen other roles), but actor John Goodman told ALIVE Magazine he doesn't really consider himself a Hollywood icon. The Affton native is the magazine's cover man for February, and talks about the busy year he had promoting movies in 2012, in addition to his upcoming projects, including "The Hangover 3," "Monsters University," and “The Monuments Men." See what he had to say about working with the "Hangover" stars on ALIVE.
Tuesday, December 18, 2012
The Affton native and Sunset Hills (co-)restaurant owner will be honored at the May 2013 graduation. He was a graduate of Southwest Missouri State University.
Affton native John Goodman will be honored next May with an honorary degree from Missouri State University, News-Leader reports. The 1975 graduate of the former Southwest Missouri State University was chosen for his contributions to the university including supporting theater activities, charitable work, scholarship donations, according to the report. He is known in Sunset Hills as the current co-owner of O'Leary's pub. Read the full report on News-Leader. Related articles:
Monday, August 29, 2011
Affton High grad and famous actor John Goodman will be playing Vice Dean Laybourne on the third season of the hit NBC comedy.