Monday, June 19, 2017

Back To The Kansas City Monday Grind

Quick look at some of the top links we're checking for the early afternoon AS WE GET BACK to the work week . . .

Kansas City Movie Time

Local work on display at Kansas City's LGBT Film Festival

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Kansas City's oldest film festival opens this week. "Out Here Now" started 18 years ago. It is regarded as one of the most visible and highly regarded LGBT cultural programs in the Midwest. One of the movies being shown is based off a book series written by KC native Jay Bell.

Show-Me Voting Crack Down

Curious Louis: What you need to know about Missouri's new voter ID law

June's arrival heralded a new era for elections in Missouri, one in which voters are expected to show identification before filling out a ballot. Any new law stirs up questions - especially when similar measures in other states make headlines again and again. St.

Power Company Home Tech Freebie

Kansas City Power & Light gives away Nest thermostats

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Kansas City Power & Light is giving away Nest thermostats, which will learn your daily routine and adjust accordingly. It's a program KCP&L started to make homes more energy efficient, and customers are saving 15-20 percent on their energy bills.

Hipster Artsy Endeavor

For These Kansas City Puppeteers, Finding Something New In 'Oz' Means Toto Has To Go

People around here know Oz. "Being in Kansas - holy crap - we just get inundated," says Matt Hawkins, the puppet designer for Paul Mesner Puppet Theater's production of The Wizard of Oz. "Every truck stop is full of Wizard of Oz."

Kansas City Tech Cash

KC startup makes finals in $100,000 global pitch contest - Kansas City Business Journal

A Kansas City startup is now one of six finalists in a $100,000 global pitch competition. The Inside/Outside Innovation Summit kicks off Monday in Lincoln, Neb., and aims to connect high-growth startups to investors and corporations striving to innovate. More than 60 startups hailing from places, such as San Francisco, New York, Dublin and Australia, will participate in the Startup Showcase.

And this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .


Byron Funkhouser said...

Today is the anniversary of the Battle of the Little Bighorn.

Please, Mr. Custer

Anonymous said...

^^^ Interesting. That's actually kinda cool byron. Thank you for posting that.

Anonymous said...

Good job Byron. Are you going to have one this December in the anniversary of Wounded Knee?

Anonymous said...

Byron just trying to be nice now that he knows he is being watched by the man now.

Bob said...

2:22, does your comment relate to any of the above posts, or are you just too cheap to rent billboard space? Please virtue signal your fellow travellers using your own platform and your own money.

Anonymous said...

Byron is a rebel without a clue.

Anonymous said...

You're a week early. June 25 & 26, 1876, are the dates of record for this battle near the Little Bighorn River in Montana. Lakotas and other Plains people called it the Battle of the Greasy Grass and Custer's Last Stand.

Silverback Sly said...

And the award for best fag feature goes to:Eating ass at liberty fags journey for a free lunch,directed by and starring Byron Bunkhouse.

Anonymous said...

An LGBT film festival makes as much sense as:

a Jewish kosher BBQ festival

Alcoholics Anonymous meeting at a bar

PETA members touring a slaughterhouse

Vegetarians meeting at a steakhouse

Illiterates hanging out at the library