Author Archives: Kelly Urich

Starbeams: Lenexa Roundabouts, Goo Goo Dolls & Sofia Vergara

Little Known Fact:  The movie “Maze Runner” was filmed in the endless string of traffic circles in Lenexa. ******* White students are now a minority in U.S. public schools.  This means Mexican restaurants can finally start charging money for chips. … Continue reading

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Starbeams: Katy Perry @ Sprint, Byron’s British Replaces Jack Henry, Grandpa Rock?

The protests in Missouri are getting pretty violent.  I’ve never seen so many people upset about losing a Frozen Custard store.                                       … Continue reading

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Starbeams: Foo’s Fighters vs Brookside & Missouri vs Missour-uh

A suspicious looking package stopped downtown traffic near 13th and Holmes this afternoon.  That’s the last time I take Viagra with lunch.                                     … Continue reading

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Starbeams: Dumb Ways to Say ‘Missouri,” Virgin Kid Corral & Robin Williams

  I’m traveling to Ferguson, Missouri this weekend to protest…Governor Jay Nixon saying Missouruh, instead of Missouri.                                               … Continue reading

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Starbeams: Loni Does 69, Jeff Gordon & Amtrak Do 43, Sprint Flounders

The good news!  Sprint is about to name a new C.E.O. The bad:  It’s that Royals fan from South Korea.                                         … Continue reading

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Starbeams: ‘Slawgate’ @ The Uptown & Timberlake Upstages Prez

I think we all learned about one pressing issue facing the nation from President Obama during his visit to Kansas City:  If you want slaw, never show up late to Arthur Bryant’s.                     … Continue reading

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Starbeams: Obama @ The Uptown Wednesday, Fox 4 Fox Kerri Stowell Takes a Fall

  President Obama will be at the Uptown in Kansas City this Wednesday. His staff has yet to inform him the Uptown is not a golf course.                           … Continue reading

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Starbeams: Earthquakes in Kansas, Hot Redheads Shortage & Shoot to Kill

The number of earthquakes in Kansas is on the rise but experts aren’t sure why.  One guess is because Kansas offers better incentives than Missouri.                               … Continue reading

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Starbeams: KC to Get VP Convention, World Cup, Sting, Affordable Starbucks?

So, let me get this straight.  You can lose in the World Cup and still advance?  How can we get the Chiefs and Royals into that league?                           … Continue reading

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Starbeams: Steaking Out the Plaza, Joe Montana & Prostitutes @ World Cup

M & S Grill on the plaza will be replaced by a Morton’s Steakhouse Grill.  FINALLY!  A steakhouse in Kansas City!                                       … Continue reading

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Starbeams: O.J. Simpson, Peyton Manning, KCPL Building & ‘Believin’

We are coming up on the 20th anniversary of the OJ Simpson event.  Thankfully, my kids hear about a slow, white bronco and they think of Peyton Manning.                         … Continue reading

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Starbeams: Adios Arsenio, Aging Beavers, Rodman to Rescue & Marino

Now that Arsenio Hall‘s show has been cancelled, I have no idea where I’m going to steal content for this blog.                                       … Continue reading

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Starbeams: Jack Henry, KCPD Madness, The UN, Gas & Kim and Kanye

Jack Henry is closing its doors on the Plaza after 83 years of dressing Kansas Citians. Eighty-three years is quite a run.  A lot of us can remember when Jack Henry was the weatherman on WDAF.  Or was that Dan … Continue reading

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Starbeams: The George Brett Diet, Rep Convention Update & Most Wanted

Now that I’ve legally changed my name to George Brett, I can get a restaurant reservation anywhere! ******* Kansas City is still in the running to host the Republican National Convention.  We are up against Dallas, Cleveland and Denver.  If … Continue reading

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Starbeams: Donald Sterling, Beyonce, Jar Jar Binks & KC Blood Center

  Let’s put Donald Sterling and Beyonce’s sister together and let them sort it out.                                                   … Continue reading

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Starbeams: Climate Change Swindle, New KCI, Ukraine Getaway & Spank Month

The U.S. National Climate Assessment says so called “Climate Change” is already here and more extreme weather is on the way. They also forecast that the more they extreme weather they predict, the more federal grant money they will get. … Continue reading

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Starbeams: Happy Cinco, Kools Nights & Obama High

Happy Cinco de Mayo!  This is just one more day that I pour Jose Cuervo on my Fruity Pebbles.                                             … Continue reading

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Starbeams: Extreme Weather, Joe Biden, New KCI for Possum Trot, NFL Draft & Peeps

Vice president Joe Biden just returned from visiting the Ukraine.  Completely unrelated, this is a good site for an underground bomb shelter: http://www.atlassurvivalshelters.com/                                   … Continue reading

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Starbeams: Miley Beams

  Miley Cyrus cancelled her Tuesday night concert at Sprint Center due to an allergic reaction to antibiotics.  Actually, it was the antibiotics that had an allergic reaction to HER!      ******* I guess this is what happens when … Continue reading

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Starbeams: Weather Channel Love, Royal Bust & Cool Crest

The Royals have been a great symbol for Kansas City this season.  They’ve been completely shot on the road.                                           … Continue reading

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