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Jack Goes Confidential: Courtroom Whodunnit Hits Mark

It’s been a good while since we’ve had a good courtroom drama… That’s changing this weekend as MARSHALL opens as a bio-drama, courtroom thriller. Making it even more interesting is the film is (loosely) based on the life and times … Continue reading

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Glazer: Chiefs Appear Super Bowl Bound

The Sunday Night NFL announcers made it clear that Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith is no longer a game manager, he’s an NFL candidate for Most Valuable Player… After last night’s performance, although he’s nearing the end of his career, Smith … Continue reading

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Lefsetz: Sex, Power, Rock ‘n’ Roll & Harvey Weinstein

Don’t you get it, he wanted to be a rock star… They suck up to the high school football stars, all the untouchable cheerleaders. You tread the halls feeling like a nobody, scoring well in math and science but absolutely … Continue reading

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Lefsetz: Ode to Tom Petty

“Oh, baby don’t it feel like heaven right now Don’t it feel like something from a dream” Tom Petty‘s in heaven, and we’re dreaming, but it’s a nightmare. I woke up to the Las Vegas tragedy. And what’s so weird … Continue reading

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New Jack City: Bogus KCI Flights, Beer Pong Busts & Peace Signs

Know what you are talking about… Seems that about every story I hear or read about a new airport terminal hints at the possibly more DIRECT flights from KCI. The latest was in Sunday’s Kansas City Star cover story in which … Continue reading

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Glazer: KC’s Playboy on the Passing of ‘Playboy’ Icon Hugh Hefner

If you’re 35 or older you’ve probably read or looked at Playboy… I think most Baby Boomers and Gen X dudes got their first eye-full of nude women in Playboy magazines. I sure did! Speaking of which, my father Stan Glazer … Continue reading

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Lefsetz: A (Somewhat) Early Obit for Rolling Stone

“Rolling Stone, Once A Counterculture Bible, Will Be Put Up for Sale” “And sooner or later Everybody’s kingdom must end The King Must Die” Elton John That’s where I found out about Elton, in Rolling Stone, But Elton soldiers on … Continue reading

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Glazer: Chiefs Biggest Win in Modern History! Super Wow!

  Yes, I was wrong on my call of the Kansas City Chiefs last night… And I must apologize to Chiefs QB Alex Smith for comparing him to Alex Gordon. In my opinion, Smith played his best game as a pro ever. He … Continue reading

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Glazer: Chiefs Disappoint, Could Be in for a Long Season

Seattle walked all over our Chiefs last night… In what should have been our best pre-season effort by the first team, no less. Unfortunately it was far from it. QB Alex Smith has proven once again that he does not … Continue reading

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Hearne: Through the Looking Glass @ The American Royal

This isn’t exactly super secret but… The reporting standards are far laxer these days at the Kansas City Star. That in the wake of going from more than 2,000 employees to 300 or fewer the past 10 or 12 years. … Continue reading

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Jack Goes Confidential: Ultra-Cool ‘ATOMIC BLONDE’ Savages Berlin!

How to best describe ATOMIC BLONDE? How about, “Hot Badass Cold War Spy Thriller!” The movie opens with newsreel footage of President Reagan in front of the Brandenburg Gate in West Berlin proclaiming to the world: “Mr. Gorbachev tear down … Continue reading

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Hearne: The News Desecration of Westport

About Saturday night’s wee hours shoot ‘em up in Westport… Naturally local TV news and the Kansas City Star were quick to pounce on the story, dramatize it then milk it for all it’s worth. In the case of the … Continue reading

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Lefsetz: The Death of Rock As We Knew It

It’s no longer the sound of the street… The initial burst came with the Beatles and the British Invasion, a new sound everybody went wild for. Then came the late ’60s free-form FM era, everything from the Doors‘ “The End” … Continue reading

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Hearne: Dollar Store Dominance Decimates Dignity

Don’t let your lying eyes fool ya…  Seems like everywhere you turn in Johnson County and other snooty, upscale urban enclaves, that strip malls and trendy retailers are sprouting up willy nilly. They can’t build ’em fast enough. The flip … Continue reading

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Glazer: Time for Chiefs Fans to Take a Knee

The Chiefs sent backup QB Chase Daniels to the Eagles.. So now we have no real veteran back up quarterback if Alex Smith goes down. Yes, we have our No. 1 draft pick Patrick Mahomes, who has of course no experience … Continue reading

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Hearne: Long, Slow Death Throes Continue @ 18th and Grand

Don’t look now but the inevitable is upon us… The question being, when and where will it all end where the Kansas City Star is concerned? When the Star dropped its most recent bombshell – on Monday April 17, 2017 in a front page … Continue reading

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Glazer: Scribe a Little Giddy Over Chiefs 1st Round QB Pick

The last time the Chiefs picked a quarterback in the first round was Todd Blackledge in 1983… Blackledge was picked at No 7 and was a total flop. A couple years before that they chose quarterback Steve Fuller in 1979 … Continue reading

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New Jack City: Whole Foods to Exit Metcalf Location

The rumors have been swirling for some time… Unfortunately, now I have learned that they are true! WHOLE FOODS MARKET will be closing its popular Overland Park store at 91st and Metcalf at the end of the year. It’s something the … Continue reading

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Glazer: ‘I Was Wong!’ Scribe Scowls

So much for KU being invincible… The Kansas Jayhawks were a total no show last night in the Elite Eight against a good Oregon team. Pretty much nobody came to play for KU. Frank Mason was solid but couldn’t save … Continue reading

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Hearne: Everytime KU Men’s Basketball Loses a Big One an Angel Gets Its Wings

I have a confession… It may not come as much 0f a surprise to some, but here goes: I like it when KU loses a basketball game – the bigger the better. Here’s why. Because living in Lawrence, Kansas the past … Continue reading

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