As always, the billion dollar panty and beauty game inspires contemplation of culture war news from around the world . . .
Fr24: Lingerie looks for new bottom line after #MeToo
Kotaku: As Spreadsheet Of Accused Abusers Spreads, Anime Conventions Get Their MeToo Movement
WEF: What does real leadership look like in the #MeToo era?
Closer to home, here's a glimpse at the local links worth a peek right now . . .
Kansas City Freeze Out Saturday
FAIRWAY, KS (KCTV) -- Drifting snow and falling temperatures in the teens could lead to ice- and snow-packed roads to begin your weekend. A Winter Weather Advisory that was in effect through the overnight hours expired about 5 a.m. Saturday.
Several events celebrating civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. are scheduled in the Kansas City metropolitan area in 2019.
Optimistic Weekend Plans
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - While the game day forecast has improved for Sunday's AFC Championship matchup at Arrowhead Stadium, it will still be frigid. Stay up-to-date on the latest forecast here. We gathered these tips from the Kansas City, Missouri, Health Department to help you stay warm (so you can stay loud) as the Kansas City Chiefs take on the New England Patriots.
Kansas City Football Tradition
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Every Sunday, the Kosorog family follows a routine. They put on their red Kansas City Chiefs jerseys and start making their way to Arrowhead. At first, they would bring meatball sandwiches. Now, they bring more food to tailgate. The Chiefs are more than a football team for the Kosorogs.
Sign From Above?!?!
Is this a good omen for the Chiefs? There's total lunar eclipse Sunday that will turn the moon red.
Former Glory Report
KANSAS CITY, MO (AP) - The even-keeled executive with the crisp suit and winning smile stood inside the mostly empty Kansas City Chiefs locker room, his team having just won a home playoff game for the first time in 25 years. He talked about how much it meant to their long-suffering fans.
Boozing The Kansas City Weekend
April Fleming We find we require something a little stronger to get us through these long, dark winter months. Boulevard's new limited release, Plaid Habit, understands. It has a hearty 13.9% ABV (and you can taste it - very boozy!), but this Imperial Brown Ale is also smooth and sweet, having aged gracefully for 18 months in just-emptied, 10-year Canadian rye whisky barrels.
Parquet Courts - Wide Awake is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .