Christine Jackson

Christine Jackson is a Missouri-based writer and editor who loves the arts but never seems to write about them. Her holy trinity includes the St. Louis Blues, David Bowie and whoever invented iced coffee. You can find her on Twitter sharing snarky quote tweets @cjax1694.

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When Family, Religion and Sexuality Collide

First-time filmmaker Cecilia Aldarondo’s “Memories of a Penitent Heart” is many things. It’s a love story and a […]

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One Photographer’s Quest to Document Endangered Animals

You might not know it, but our world is in a period of mass extinction not seen since […]

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It’s Time to Cultivate Healthy Sitting Habits at Work

These days, we do a whole lot of sitting. According to the U.S. Department of Commerce, 62 percent […]

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In Strangers We Trust: How Apps Are Teaching Us to Trust Again

As kids we were taught some essentials: Don’t take candy from strangers in vans, don’t get in a car […]

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What Was it Like to Live in a Victorian Slum?

Here’s a premise: Victorian-era reality show. Does that intrigue you? New PBS reality miniseries “Victorian Slum House” follows […]

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Why Seed Diversity Matters and How to Preserve It

“SEED: The Untold Story” begins with the same statistic that convinced filmmakers Taggart Siegel and Jon Betz that […]

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The Importance of Sweaters and Sneakers in Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood

It’s a scene you’ve watched a thousand times. Mister Rogers steps through his front door with a smile and […]

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‘Til 5 p.m. Do Us Part: The ‘Work Spouse’ and Why You Need One

Penelope Garcia and Derek Morgan. Elliot Stabler and Olivia Benson. Fox Mulder and Dana Scully. These duos have […]

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These Smart Home Devices Save Money and Energy

Reality is finally approaching something close to what we were promised by “The Jetsons.” We haven’t quite made it […]

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Listen, Learn and Earn: Financial Podcasts for Everyone

Being good with money is not a natural gift bestowed upon everyone. Luckily, there are resources out there […]

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10 Money-Saving Gifts that Keep on Giving

Gifts should be thoughtful, yes, but science says they should also be practical. Money-saving gifts are even better. […]

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How to Easily Build a Stock Portfolio from Your Phone

Have you had “Figure out finances—ack!” sitting on your mental To Do list for, like, a really long […]