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The Day The Man Cave Died

It could be the basement. Or the garage. A den with wood paneling…painted of course, because the wood is too dark. It’s a hideaway, a cross between Walden Pond and a sports bar. Men used to call them a haven, … Continue reading

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Zoe Vette and the Revolvers

Whatever happened to Rock n’ Roll? You know the kind; where you could listen to a song and just feel the grit seething through your speakers.  Where a song was written with a purpose and served as an audio sledgehammer … Continue reading

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Kansas City Weather is Changing

The windows are open and the attic fan is on. That is the beauty of summer and weather in Kansas City. You can be at 95 degrees and hiding in the basement one day to 80 degrees and beautiful the … Continue reading

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Rest In Peace Splitt

Paul Splittorff passed away this week. He was not your mailman. He was not the guy at Ace Hardware who helped you pick out the matching pan head screw for your bathroom. He was not an engineer for the railroad. … Continue reading

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Random Kansas City Thoughts

The Kansas City Chiefs schedule came out the other day. A few nights in prime time seems to indicate the type of team they should be, but then again could be the kiss of death. If they don’t play the … Continue reading

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Hmmm…March Madness

Vasectomy season is upon us, what with the NCAA basketball tournament starting. This time of year is like Christmas retail season for urologists, because men everywhere are “choosing” this time of year to get snipped because they can use daylong … Continue reading

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What, the snow is going to melt?

There is a rumor going around that the temperature in Kansas City is going to be in the 60′s by the middle of next week. It will be interesting to see if Katie Horner breaks into the evening programming in … Continue reading

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Can You Root For Someone Else?

Some things are driven into your soul, usually by parents who don’t realize the impact they are having on their children’s mental makeup as they grow older. It’s clear that our behavior as adults was driven by how our parents … Continue reading

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The 2011 Resolution

If the world could only make New Year’s Resolutions… There are so many things that could be made better. Most are common sense. Most are impossible. Some are ridiculously stupid, and some are funny.  Here you go: No more hungry … Continue reading

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Apparently the Chiefs Train to Despair is Not Coming

The ghost of Carl Peterson is a strange beast. The spirit of his “close but no cigar” regime has infiltrated the mindset of certain Kansas Citians. This ghost, along with the ghost of Ewing Kauffman, still hangs over the hazy … Continue reading

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