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Calvin Sense: Contrary to Popular Opinion California Gov. Jerry Brown Cares Not for Working Americans

Unbelievable!  California Governor Jerry Brown said Thursday that illegal aliens are welcome in California and he’s going to extend state benefits, financial aid, and facilitate getting drivers licenses to help them. California is already a sanctuary state and Brown is taking this concept … 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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Donnelly: DC Hands Sporting Worst Loss Ever at Sporting Park

The American flag at the northeast corner of Sporting Park was lifeless and limp as the National Anthem filled the stadium.  On the pitch the temperature was over 100 degrees. Halfway through the tune, several of the customary pre-game fireworks appeared … Continue reading

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Sounds Good: Lawrence Busker Fest, Fiddling & Picking Championships, The Sluts @ Liberty Hall

Looks like Lawrence is the place to be this weekend… Especially if you want to see a guy in a top hat shoot ping pong balls out of his …..  mouth.  Sorry.  Apparently he can throw a dime in the … Continue reading

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Paul Wilson: Abraham, Martin & John Meet Trayvon, Michael & Jesse

What we’ve seen this past week in Ferguson, Missouri is becoming an all too frequent event… With Trayvon Martin fresh in our minds, Michael Brown, an unarmed teen, was shot and killed by Ferguson police. However, “unarmed” does not always equate … Continue reading

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Hearne: The Empire Strikes Back — Entercom Ignites, Wilks Wilts

Think historic… A changing of the guard was in play in the July 2014 radio ratings as the once almighty Entercom became once again almighty. In a nutshell, Entercom’s The Point beat Mix 93.3, The Wolf beat KFKF and Q104 and The Rock and The … Continue reading

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Hearne: Are ‘Storm Chasers’ Just Money Grubbing Morons?

The answer to the above question: yes and no… It’s one I had to ask myself for like the zillionth time after reviewing that new twister flick that opens today, Into the Storm. I’ll get to the movie review a little later. … Continue reading

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Donnelly: Turnpike Troubadours @ Crossroads KC, 8/1/14

It was packed in the Crossroads Arts District Friday night… The weather was perfect, it was First Friday and all sorts of folks were out wandering around, grabbing a drink or two and just taking in one of the more eclectic experiences … Continue reading

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Sounds Good: Survivorman @ Czar, Turnpike Troubadours @ Crossroads KC

Holy shit, Motley Crue is at the Sprint Center this weekend?  Sorry, I’m too lazy to find the umlauts. Anyway, the only silver lining is that after this tour, they have promised to stop.  That’s right, this is a “farewell … Continue reading

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Stomper: Blame it on Mom – Keeping the Rock Em, Sock Em Out of Youth Sports

Our esteemed administrator has been on me to offer another piece and I fear that my obsession with politics is painting me into a corner so… Time to branch out. And while I’m confident Chuck will take issue with this, I try to … Continue reading

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Donnelly: Sporting KC Blaze Trail to Keep Top American Talent at Home

Sporting Kansas City took a big swing recently by signing both Matt Besler and Graham Zusi to long-term, Designated Player contracts. DP contracts are the ones that pay the big money, and up until now had been utilized mainly to … 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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Hearne: All Eyes on KSHB & Departure of Anchor Mark Clegg

Let me let you in on a little secret… Not many people in Kansas City television news circles were particularly surprised by word of the pending departure of KSHB TV news anchor Mark Clegg. Trust me on this. For starters, does anybody really think a … Continue reading

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Hearne: KCFX Backs into First in June Radio Ratings

It’s not so much that KCFX dethroned longtime ratings leader KFKF… Nope, the trip to the top of the June radio ratings slag heap was based more on the decline of the local country station than the rise of KC’s classic … Continue reading

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Hearne: ‘The Bridge’ Raises It’s Head Above Water…Barely

It wasn’t exactly a thing of joy to behold, but… KCPT public television’s all-but-invisible radio love child KTBG, The Bridge finally made Nielsen’s monthly ratings chart. The “adult album alternative” station slid into first, second to last on the June chart with a 0.4 share … Continue reading

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Hearne: KCFX FM ‘The Fox’ Knocks Off KFKF for Top Spot in June Rankings

It’s that time of the month… Radio ratings time, that is, and there’s plenty to digest as we prepare to suffer the cruel temps of July and August that we love so dearly. So let’s take a look at the Nielsen … Continue reading

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Hearne: Stanford’s to Swing for the Fences in Overland Park

What to expect late next month when Stanford & Sons returns to the big city? Quite a bit, actually, starting with real food! “Stanford’s will be a great lead in for what Shawn McClenny’s doing next-door at Fuel and Kanza Hall,” says Stanford’s … 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: The Sad State of Affairs @ Talk Radio KCMO 710 AM

You can’t win if you don’t play… And judging by how far the fortunes of Talk Radio KCMO (710 AM) have fallen in the last three years, the local powers that be at owner Cumulus aren’t even trying. Three months after popular morning show host Chris … Continue reading

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Hearne: Sleeping with The Pitch (Not the Enemy, The Pitch)

Forget everything you’ve ever heard or read that’s bad about Westport… Noticed that new 816 Hotel on Westport Road? It’s nestled between the Flea Market and Relax Magic massage parlor, just across the street from bluestem and Baked in Kansas City. It’s a hip, new getaway where … Continue reading

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