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Glazer: This Year’s Chiefs Could Go (Almost) All. The. Way.

The final score; KC 24-17 over the St. Louis Rams on the road… You’ve probably heard by now that the last two times KC went undefeated in preseason they went to the Super Bowl (1966 and 1969). Most will say the … Continue reading

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Hearne: K-State’s ‘Sportsmanship Pledge’ an Endangered Species

  Think of it as a struggle between free speech and good taste… Word that students at Kansas State University are being forced to sign a “sportsmanship pledge” – whatever the heck that is – before being allowed to pick up … Continue reading

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New Jack City: The World is Yours With a U.S. Passport

It shouldn’t come as a surprise to me, but every time it happens, it does… Someone will ask me to set up a vacation package to Cancun or a Caribbean cruise. And everything is set – that is until I … 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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Starbeams: Trump to Leavenworth, Ashley Madison, KC Air Show & Peyton’s Place

Guantanamo Bay prisoners could be coming to Leavenworth.  Donald Trump says we should build a wall around the prison.                                           … Continue reading

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Jack Goes Confidential: ‘NO ESCAPE’—An Extreme, Intense Nail Biter

I was not at all prepared for just how intense and violent things would get in this movie… After all the movie stars Owen Wilson—who is usually an easy going kinda guy. But in NO ESCAPE he helms an intense … Continue reading

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Sounds Good: Turnpike Troubadours @ Granada

Saturday, August 22nd Turnpike Troubadours at the Granada in Lawrence Not a country music fan?  Me neither.  Don’t let that stop you from checking out one of the best live bands I’ve seen over the past couple years. I suppose … Continue reading

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Lefsetz: Podcasts, The New Frontier

Why is it when major media is cropping its stories down to nothing, believing that’s the only way to achieve virality, because America is dumb and has a short attention span, that podcasts are gaining traction and are generating the … Continue reading

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Starbeams: Prairie Villager Makes His Mark, Rolling Roof Update & Koko

Robert Kaplan will be the president of the Federal Reserve Bank in Dallas.  He is from Prairie Village.  People in the Dallas region can expect an immediate ban on Christmas lights and Little Free Libraries.             … Continue reading

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Glazer: Reality TV Rules in America & Trump Can Win It All

Fox News spent all Sunday explaining why Donald Trump can’t win the White House… “He has no real plan,” Fox railed. “He’s just a reality TV star and billionaire appealing to the 25% of Americans who are unhappy with professional politicians.” HOWEVER, … Continue reading

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Starbeams: Mizzou Lineman Goes O.J. Stroud’s U, Big 12 Scare & After Dinner Sex,

Former Mizzou offensive lineman Max Copeland will play a crazed killer in an independent horror movie.  The movie just got a rating of 5 on a scale of one to O.J. Simpson.                 … Continue reading

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Glazer: Time to Deal With What the ‘Real’ National Issues Are

If you’re like me – and who isn’t? – you’re probably tired of listening to all these candidates BS about issues that ARE NOT THE KEY ISSUES IN AMERICA TODAY./ Well, it’s high time somebody address the real issues. CRIME IN … Continue reading

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Lefsetz: Debates Aside, No Way Trump Wins

Nate Silver wrote the definitive story on Donald Trump and nobody knows it… That’s right, America’s favorite statistician, the diviner of data, the man who makes sense out of chaos, analyzed the polls and found out that while Trump had … Continue reading

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Glazer: Donald Trump Poised to Win It All

Drum roll please; the presidency may be Donald Trump‘s to lose!!!! Yep, Trump’s numbers keep getting bigger and bigger and some polls have him at 29% of the vote now!  OMG. What started out as a joke is NO JOKE. He … Continue reading

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Jack Goes Confidential: National Lampoon-Less ‘VACATION’—What Could Go Wrong?

There was a certain comedic magic about NATIONAL LAMPOON’S VACATION… CHRISTMAS VACATION added to the charm. EUROPEAN and VEGAS VACATIONS? Not so much. Can you believe that it’s been 33 years since Clark, Ellen, Rusty and Audrey first headed west … Continue reading

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Sutherland: An Unresolved Dichotomy @ 18th & Grand

During the Cold War, analysts at the CIA would parse every word in the Soviet Union’s official newspaper, “Pravda,” and in the Red Chinese counterpart, “The People’s Daily.” This was to search for subtle shifts in meaning and emphasis in … Continue reading

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Glazer: Royals Sign Johnny Cueto, Lock Up Division

The Royals were likely to win the division anyway… Even without signing Reds’ ace pitcher Johnny Cueto. Hey. with a plus 21 games over .500 KC is by far the American League’s best ball club. However this team wants it all. And the only … Continue reading

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Starbeams: Planet Starbucks, Bond v Trump, Moose Mutt

Scientists have found the most Earth-like planet, a planet called Kepler-452b.  It’s about 1,400 light years away, takes 385 days to orbit its sun, and has roughly 3,000,000 Starbucks locations.                      … Continue reading

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Glazer: He-Could-Go-All-The-Way! The Donald Makes His Move

Most experts seem to think Hillary Clinton is unbeatable! We’ve heard that before. She has the magic of the CLINTON name and her husband BILL is still the most popular presidential name of all. On top of which, the Clinton’s remind us of … Continue reading

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Jack Goes Confidential: ‘Ant-Man’ Downsizes Marvel Mirth To Fit Rudd

Will the superhero gravy train ever run out of steam? Not as long as fans worldwide keep supporting these bigger-then-life creations and franchises. And while ANT-MAN  is no IRON MAN, it certainly another notch in Disney’s comic book, action-fantasy universe. Here Mouse … Continue reading

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