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New Jack City: Sunday’s ‘Oscars’—Choices versus Picks

  There definitely IS a difference! My personal preferences are not necessarily what I am actually picking to win in Sunday night’s 89th annual ACADEMY AWARDS hosted by Jimmy Kimmel. I believe the only real contest this year is in the … Continue reading

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Lefsetz: End of Days for Apple?

Why don’t they just buy all the record labels? Or Paramount and the rest of the movie studios while they’re at it! That’s the canard we were exposed to again and again and again – that Apple and Spotify, all … Continue reading

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Hearne: ‘Phantom of the Opera’ a First Class Experience for Some, Not All

Let’s get the really big elephant out of the room… Even after 30 years, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical The Phantom of the Opera is as pleasing to the eye and the ear as it was at its London premier in 1986. In some … Continue reading

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Lefsetz: Long in the Tooth Super Bowl – Not Gaga – Rocks!

You’re sitting on the couch thinking how much you hate the New England Patriots… How the whole event seems long in the tooth. That the commercials aren’t funny anymore and Lady Gaga is boring. And you’re just letting it play … Continue reading

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Lefsetz: The Eve of Destruction

I couldn’t watch… People have been sending me notes all day, about Trump’s speech, about the few people in attendance. I lived through the election of Nixon. The ’60s had brought so much positive change, we thought it was impossible to … Continue reading

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Glazer: This is the End, Beautiful Friend

There are four teams left! In the NFC is Green Bay and Atlanta. The AFC has Pittsburgh and New England. The Pats and the Falcons are both now six point favorites. Most, including me, think the Atlanta Falcons are the … Continue reading

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Lefsetz: The Democratic Party Has No Clue

This is a classic case of disruption… And until the Democrats recognize this and change their strategy, they’re doomed. Talking about the popular vote is no different than record labels saying customers preferred CDs in the era of Napster. Donald Trump … Continue reading

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Glazer: Bogus Fear Mongering by Weather Wonks Continues

Once again the weather media in Kansas City demanded YOU STAY HOME… We for sure would be having ice storms and heavy snow. Roads would be shut down and  road conditions horrid. The truth: NOTHING MUCH HAPPENED…AGAIN!!!!!! Yet the city was … Continue reading

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Glazer: Scribe Saddles Up for NFL Playoffs

The playoffs are down to eight teams in the race for the Super Bowl… And yes, our Kansas City Chiefs are one of the eight. Most would say that makes this season a big success. But I don’t think so, not for … Continue reading

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Hearne: Tyreek Hill Story The Star Didn’t Bother to Report, Chiefs Would Rather You Not Know

They say the devil’s in the details… That said, if you’re relying on local sports media or the NFL to report the sordid details of rookie Chiefs star Tyreek Hill’s dastardly treatment of the mother of his young son, you best … Continue reading

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New Jack City: Cutting Through the Cinematic Clutter

There’s a lot of film product in the movie marketplace right now… So WHAT to see? Let’s cut through the clutter. My five Best Bets at the Box Office: First, of course, there is ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY … Continue reading

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Glazer: Best Chiefs Team in Forever Looks Ahead to Playoffs

With last night’s big win over Denver the Chiefs are in a position to get the No. 2 seed in the playoffs and a bye…. That is if a wounded Oakland – they lost their quarterback for the season –  loses … Continue reading

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Glazer: Scribe Picks Hill, Chiefs Over Broncs

Well, Chiefs coach Andy Reid has heard the noise from pretty much everybody – fans, media, blogs – even Travis Kelce,… GET TYREEK HILL MORE INVOLVED AND KELCE AS WELL. NOW. Clearly Hill is our most dangerous and best weapon … Continue reading

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Jack Goes Confidential: Tinseltown Turns ‘La La Land’

It may take a little prodding to get your guy to come along to see something called LA LA LAND… And once you get him into the theater and he sees the opening sequence taking place on LA’s busy ‘405,’ his first … Continue reading

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Glazer: Super Chiefs Meet Super Scribe Pics

Is this the year for the Kansas City Chiefs? Is this a Super Bowl team? Perhaps. It may well be the best Chiefs squad since Joe Montana took Kansas City to the AFC title game and lost badly to the Buffalo Bills nearly a … Continue reading

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Hearne: Time for Star’s Sam Mellinger to Reinvent Himself

I take it back… Remember a couple years back when I wrote about how promising new Kansas City Star sports columnist Sam Mellinger was? That Sam the Man was no sham. Which at a falling Star was no small feat. Especially given that … Continue reading

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Glazer: It’s All About Kelce, Hill, says Scribe

Tonight the Chiefs played their best first half of the season on both sides of the ball… Tight end Travis Kelce became an NFL superstar with four straight 100 plus yards in receiving (only done by two other tight ends, … Continue reading

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Lefsetz: Fake News

This is not a Facebook failure… This is a failure of mainstream media, looking for a scapegoat to take the blame for missing Donald Trump‘s election by so much. People believe what they want to believe. If they didn’t get … Continue reading

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Glazer: Chiefs & Chopper a Team of ‘Destiny’

The Chiefs had a six game stretch of games against playoff teams or close… Beating Denver on the Bronco’s home court was the first. Yesterday’s road game against one of NFL’s best offensive teams, Atlanta and Matt Ryan, was the second. Our boys were a big … Continue reading

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Glazer: Trendy Jimmie Walker @ Stanford’s in the Legends Starting Tonight

Talk about opportune timing… Jimmie “JJ” Walker has been coming to Kansas City and  Stanford’s for nearly 25 years. During which time the man has stayed in the news and remained relevant. In just the past couple months Walker made the … Continue reading

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