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Watch This, Not That: 6 Amazing St. Louis Videos and Their Terrible Counterparts

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5. St. Louis' Got Talent Edition Our busboys are so talented, people drive 2.5 hours just to film them set a table for four. Moody black-and-white parkour has nothing on G-Money.

Watch: Morton's of St. Louis' G-Money (best busboy ever)

Not: Goodbye St. Louis (I Love Life 2)

6. Civic Pride Porn Edition No one is going to be impressed with St. Louis because we have graffiti and Mexican food. This video gets it right the second time, filling its sequel with shots of the St. Louis Blues, the balloon race in Forest Park and gorgeous images of the Fox Theatre. Besides, anything that makes St. Louis look habitable in the winter is a miracle.

Watch: Here is St. Louis 2

Not: Here is St. Louis

Follow Lindsay Toler on Twitter at @StLouisLindsay. E-mail the author at Lindsay.Toler@RiverfrontTimes.com.


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10 comments
David J. McCutcheon
David J. McCutcheon

"In case you missed RFT picking on someone's family video with 60 views..."

Jeremy Schwartz
Jeremy Schwartz

Here is St. Louis part one was really good actually.

izzy10
izzy10

Is this a joke? Can't believe someone's getting paid for this garbage.

David J. McCutcheon
David J. McCutcheon

Seems a little mean spirited to pick on a family video with 47 views of kids being happy about the Cardinals winning, RFT. I get that you want to watch YouTube videos for a living and call it journalism, but this is beneath even you guys.

Don Occhi
Don Occhi

I love seeing positive videos,and clips about St.Louis.

maghnuis
maghnuis

Apparently, RFT is loosing touch with capacity for understanding hip, hipsterism and quality. The Charleston video was fun and had great music. The Tree9 one kicks its butt for actually showing off the Best of St. Louis.(Not a TM) Its production values, thru-line, and videography were way superior to a bunch of friends dancing through barely recognizable landmarks. 
RFT makes an intermittently valuable fish wrapper, but should leave the video reviews to someone that knows what they are talking about.

shannonburgdorf
shannonburgdorf

In the case of the first two videos, I disagree. While both videos are clearly highlighting points of interest in St. Louis, the Tree 9 video is better in several respects. The creativity of the shots, the vibrancy of the colors, a cute love story, and the accompanying music fit perfectly. All of the details were coordinated down to the characters costume pieces. And it was a minute shorter while encompassing more story and places. 

The winner of this is clearly the Tree 9 video, across the board from concept to cinematography to editing. Hands down.


Susie Nicholson
Susie Nicholson

My favorites are I Charleston St. Louis and St. Louis Crime Report.

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