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Glazer: The Dismantling of the Bill Cosby We Thought We Knew

Actor/comedian Bill Cosby was the modern day Bob Hope… From the late 1960’s through the 1990’s it was all Bill. His comedy albums were a must in the early 70’s. His hit television series “I Spy” in the mid-1960s was a trendy, … Continue reading

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Edelman: ‘Bad Jews’ @ The Unicorn, Good Muslims at KC Rep – Stand Tradition on its Ear

“Without our traditions, our lives would be as shaky as… as…a fiddler on the roof.”  Thus spake the poor milkman Tevye in the Broadway musical named after the precariously-placed musician. Up against a modern world turning its back on the … Continue reading

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Hearne: American Royal Turns Foutch Brothers Into ‘Ouch Brothers’

Now it can be told… The first thing that sprang to mind last week when I learned that the Foutch Brothers had mysteriously and abruptly withdrawn their bid to save Kemper Arena by turning it into a regional youth sports facility was … Continue reading

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Hearne: Why This Year’s Post Season Run By The Royals Matters Little

Local sports media (and jock sniffers) couldn’t wait to set the Royals World Series defeat aside and laud the arrival of a new golden age of baseball in Kansas City… It’s story that’s been written before, long before the Royals post season successes last month. Sportswriters are homers … Continue reading

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Glazer: Super Chiefs & This Week’s Picks

I rank the Chiefs a top three or four AFC team! Wow, I was dead wrong about them early on. Chiefs  coach Andy Reid is a far. The league’s top Defense, best rushing team in the NFL and QB Alex Smith … Continue reading

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Hearne: World Series Grab Bag – Everything You Need to Know & More

Maybe you’ve got hours to kill running down anything and everything Royals… I’m betting though that you don’t – even if you have World Series fever – and who doesn’t these days? – you’ve still got a life, right? Example: I totally … Continue reading

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Glazer: Scribe Looks Past Series to Pigskin Weekend Picks

Lock and Load… Once again K-State  – that nice, little team from nowheresville  – is battling to win the Big 12. Missouri is up and down but looks like a winner this weekend with Vandy. Kansas is improving but losing. What a great … Continue reading

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Paul Wilson: Happy Columbus Day! Ripped Anybody Off Yet?

An unexpected trip to the bank this morning reminded me that it’s Columbus Day… Upon landing on these shores, Columbus journaled, “The Indians are so naive and so free with their possessions that no one who has not witnessed them … Continue reading

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Calvin Sense: ‘No Name Royals’ Need Nickname & Isis Mission Creep

When the ’72 Miami Dolphins went undefeated one key to the team’s success was its “No Name Defense.” That’s because Miami’s offense had so many notable stars that got all the publicity, whereas its defense got little media attention and didn’t have any big name, … Continue reading

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Hearne: Are The Flaming Lips Flaming Out?

Talk about a band at the crossroads… Word on the street that tonight’s Flaming Lips show in the Crossroads is an epic disaster in terms of ticket sales raises serious questions about the band’s future. The combination of Father Time, a … Continue reading

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Starbeams: Death by Asteroid or Chiefs? iPhone 6 Snobbery & IKEA

An asteroid barely missed the Earth Sunday. Scientists say, if it had hit, it still wouldn’t have been as bad as the Chiefs disaster.                                 … Continue reading

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Hearne: ‘The Point’ Most Listened to Station in KC August Radio Ratings

A pair of surprises top an otherwise sleepy August radio ratings book… For starters, Entercom’s The Point 99.7 FM has come into it’s own and is now the most listened to station in the Kansas City market with a cume of 528,800 … Continue reading

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Glazer: A Salute to Chelsea Handler as She Hangs it Up on the E-Channel

I know, I know many of you don’t like Chelsea Handler… She’s a little slutty and brash – drunk and high at times – but always a winner. Last night Chelsea said goodbye to her long running television series, CHELSEA … Continue reading

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Hearne: ‘Into The Storm” — Killer Special Effects, Not-So-Killer Plot

Say what you will about cheesy Hollywood movies with ultra thin plot lines… Because when it comes to entertainment, if the special effects deliver, people will go see ‘em. Especially when the timing’s right, like it is with Hollywood’s new twister thrill ride, “Into … Continue reading

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Hearne: Lefsetz Checks In As Winter Checks Out

I got into Johnny Winter before he went mainstream… To the extent that he ever really was mainstream, that is. My roommate in high school (from Saudia Arabia) turned me on to Winter’s first album, The Progressive Blues Experiment and I fell in love with … Continue reading

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Glazer: Dear Diary, Adios Legends, KCK — I’m Out of Here!

I brought my brother Jeff and some of the staff on stage Saturday night to say goodbye… It was kinda sad. Stanford & Sons at The Legends was a nice place in a poor location. The crowds were decent Saturday for our … Continue reading

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Hearne: Star Columnist Stubs Toe on Chiefs-Redskins Comparison

Since when did it become a requirement for every liberal columnist in America to pen a hit piece on the Washington Redskins column? Which is not to say that the name Redskins isn’t offensive, dated and dumb. It is. However if all you’re going to do is rehash the same … Continue reading

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Hearne: Lefsetz Trashes Amazon’s New Fire Phone

Checked out Amazon’s new Fire Phone yet? It’s “The Everything Store’s” latest would be bombshell, a smartphone device that offers a bigger screen with 3D capabilities,  “Dynamic Perspective” – tilt or swivel to auto scroll or navigate menus – Firefly … Continue reading

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Hearne: Lefsetz on Web Paola — What, You Thought the Internet was Free?

Think the Game of Life is rigged? Take a number. Now sit back and let edgy entertainment lawyer / scribe Bob Lefsetz explain it to you. But first the news: “Independent artists could disappear from YouTube ‘in a matter of days’ after the … Continue reading

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