To start the midweek, we consider truth and beauty in the mainstream media . . .
Saw1st: Camila Morrone in Bikini Photoshoot
Harper's: Who Is Camila Morrone? The 21-Year-Old Model Who's Stolen Leonardo DiCaprio's Heart
The Cut: Someone Keeps Telling the Press That Leonardo DiCaprio Is Ready to Propose
Biz Insider: Russia's disinformation campaign wasn't just on Facebook and Twitter. Here are all the social media platforms Russian trolls weaponized during the 2016 US elections
Daily Caller: Young Americans Trust In Establishment Media Has Imploded Over The Last 20 Years
Closer to home, we review these somewhat important news links:
Building Better KCMO Blue Collar Jobs
"Our students are not widgets!" Certainly that is the sentiment of educators who see business involvement in schools as "putting in orders" for workers. Yet that refrain might be less common in an era when the whole notion of career and technical education is evolving way beyond shop class.
SHAWNEE, KS (KCTV) -- Protect, serve and surprise. That's the mission for Shawnee police officers recruited by a Secret Santa who donated thousands of dollars to be handed out, $100 bill at a time. The anonymous donor asked police to help spread joy while on patrol.
TV Star Local Good Deeds
Dozens of KCK kids will now have Christmas gifts thanks to police, Eric Stonestreet
Winter Is Coming For Hipsters
Winter weather has proven a little too wild for Christine Clutton's coffee camper, the Wild Way founder said, revealing an indoor, seasonal home for the mobile coffee shop. "We are in a warehouse, but operate in a camper still," she said of the Wild Way Winter Warehouse space at 708 E.
Classy Kansas City Remix
To see a movie with its score performed by a live orchestra is to see it entirely anew. Lucky for us, Kansas City Symphony is screening/scoring three of the most popular movies of all time over the next few months.
Urban Core Breakfast Winning
Nestled in Columbus Park, Happy Gillis cafe & hangout made the list of Thrillist's 22 best breakfast spots in the nation. According to Thrillist: "Happy Gillis is like that well-loved denim jacket that's repeatedly handed down, getting just a little tattier and more lovable with each new owner...
Cloudy Kansas City Christmas
We'll see mostly cloudy skies for your Wednesday. There is a 30 percent chance for rain after 1 p.m. Look for a high in the mid-50s.
LSD - Thunderclouds (Official Video) ft. Sia, Diplo, Labrinth is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now.