Just a few notes worth a read for those of us bored with our social media frenemies this evening. Take a peek:
Kansas City Movie Discourse
Your Harrison Fords and your Bruce Willises play action heroes who take out bad guys through determination, wit and physical commitment. Then there's Bruce Campbell. He's the actor whose fanbase coalesces around Ashley J. "Ash" Williams, the Evil Dead franchise figure who imagines himself Indiana Jones but hews closer to Daffy Duck as he battles supernatural forces.
Front Office Foibles 2017
The Kansas City Royals seemed to follow a pattern this past offseason. General manager Dayton More followed the advice of Home Improvement 's Tim "The Tool Man" Taylor and opted for more power. He chose power over adding speed or helping the bullpen. Moore made a big move trading closer Wade Davis to Chicago for Jorge Soler.
Even More Kansas City Teen Terror
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- "Man, it just happened in a couple of moments. It was like a short span of thirty seconds," said a 24-year-old cashier about the brazen crimes he says a group of teenagers committed at a Kansas City gas station. The clerk says around 10 p.m.
Show-Me Conservative Snowflake
A man in the Ozarks has been charged after he allegedly pointed his pistol at a woman because she had Democratic bumper stickers on her car. Edward Burns of Ozark, Mo., was charged with felony unlawful use of a weapon in the late August incident.
KCMO Music Scene Rundown
"I'm KC!" I don't wear Kansas City-branded t-shirts and I've never used a #kcpride hashtag. Yet as the Popper performed his latest anthem about Kansas City in a parking lot on Troost Avenue on Labor Day, I realized that I may be Kansas City's truest music enthusiast.
And this is the OPEN THREAD for tonight . . .