Author Archives: Brandon Leftridge

Leftridge: Chiefs to Play Football Contest on Saturday

Look, I don’t know if the Chiefs are going to beat the Patriots in New England on Saturday afternoon. If I knew, I guess I’d be psychic, and if I were psychic, I would have won the Powerball, and if … Continue reading

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Leftridge: Crap for Sale on Craigslist, Christmas Edition!

Christmas: a wondrous, magical time of year when people of all races, religions and sizes come together as one to celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ, president of Christians and the lord/savior… But if you’re anything like most Americans, you’re … Continue reading

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Leftridge: Winter Meetings Conclude, Royals Just Went for Prince’s Hot Chicken

The Winter Meetings came and went and the DEFENDING WORLD SERIES CHAMPION Kansas City Royals played it in a typical Kansas City Royals’ fashion, meaning they didn’t really make any waves. (Well, “typical” minus the year that they traded their … Continue reading

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Leftridge: We Can Finally Close the Book on Bill Cosby

In a stunning astonishing mind-blowing hollow, irrelevant move, the MU Faculty Council recently agreed to rescind the honorary degree of former cultural icon Bill Cosby… “Cos,” as he will never again be affectionately called, was best known for portraying Dr. … Continue reading

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Leftridge: Things to Avoid This Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is approaching this Thursday and there’s nothing we can do about it… Like a particularly virulent strain of the Asian flu, it thrusts itself upon us annually whether we’re cool with it or not. No one is immune. And … Continue reading

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Leftridge: Requiem for a Wiener

According to a bleak, depressing post on the official Facebook page, New York Dawg Pound closed for permanent on October 27th, in the year 2015. RIP, New York Dawg Pound, I loved your hot dogs. Despite its terrible name, the … Continue reading

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Leftridge: Godspeed, Alex Gordon, You Beautiful Bastard

Much to the surprise of nobody, longest current Kansas City Royal Alex Gordon will officially hit the free agent market tonight at 11pm… It’s a bittersweet moment for a franchise mostly bereft of “career” Royals; you know, guys who were … Continue reading

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Leftridge: Dispatches from ALCS Game Six

We are born with two kidneys, and, having been told that we really only need one to live, I decided to sell my surplus to fund my trip to game six of the American League Championship Series. The stakes were … Continue reading

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Leftridge: Welp, Here Goes Game 5

As if you didn’t know, the Kansas City Royals played a game of some measurable excitement Monday afternoon, besting the Houston Astros and staving off elimination. I’m told it was very, very thrilling. (I was listening and watching the little … Continue reading

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Leftridge: The Royals Will Face the Astros in the ALDS (and Win it 3-1)

In a game that paled in comparison to last year’s Wild Card classic (obviously), The Houston Astros defeated the New York Yankees 3-0 on Tuesday night, meaning the victors will meet the Kansas City Royals on Thursday in the ALDS. … Continue reading

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Leftridge: TV Time: Lots of Stuff in the Next Two Weeks

Fall is the best. The weather is less greasy, the air grows crisp, the leaves grow orange and crisp, and everyone everywhere is rubbing pumpkin and chili all over their bodies. Plus football, and then also baseball playoffs. But it’s … Continue reading

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Leftridge: Royals Ready for Postseason, Despite September’s Suckage

For the second time in as many years, the Kansas City Royals are going to the Major League Baseball playoffs, this time as winner of the American League Central. They’d never won the Central previously, and hadn’t won their division … Continue reading

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Leftridge: Crap for Sale on Craigslist: Chiefs’ Edition

Well, football season is well underway, and the Kansas City Chiefs are a firm 1-1… They are, depending on which Craig Glazer article you read, either “… in the mix this season for the postseason” or they will “…lose to … Continue reading

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Leftridge: Rousey Ruins Road House

It was announced this past week that UFC Women’s superstar Ronda Rousey will be starring as Dalton (though possibly renamed, I’m guessing) in a remake of the 1989 Super Classic Film Road House. As if you didn’t already know, the … Continue reading

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Leftridge: McDonald’s Announces All-Day Breakfast, I Write My Own Obit

By and large, I am not an average consumer of fast food eats. Meaning, the average American person aged 8-80 eats fast food something like, 15 times per week, according to a study I may have made up or am … Continue reading

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Leftridge: Royals Can’t Stick with Holland Much Longer

I feel as bad saying it as you probably feel reading it, but Greg Holland should no longer be closing for the Kansas City Royals. Look, I love Holland. He has been an immeasurably important piece of an outstanding bullpen … Continue reading

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Leftridge: TV Time: Because One Walking Dead Just Wasn’t Enough

What do you do when you have the most popular show on television but the demand is greater than your feasible output? Well, if you’re AMC, you spin off your enormously successful zombie show into another zombie show set at … Continue reading

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Leftridge: I Had My Groceries Delivered Today, Like Some Kind of Big Shot

I was born and raised in Kansas City, moved to Chicago for a spell, then moved back. KC will always be my one true love, but there are a LOT of things I miss about Chicago. I miss the Brown … Continue reading

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Leftridge: What to do in St. Joseph When the Chiefs’ Practice is Over

If watching dudes practice football plays is your thing, this is your time of year. And lucky for you (unless you’re our one, weird Malaysian reader), you’re probably within an hour’s drive or so of being able to watch real … Continue reading

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Leftridge: The Kansas City Royals Are Going to Kill Me

The Royals went out and got Johnny Cueto and Ben Zobrist which is exactly what I hoped they’d do, so I know now that the acquisitions have to be huge mistakes because I’m never right about shit like this. They … Continue reading

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