Let's call this a brief glimpse at hotness and image-making along with a reality check chaser:
Variety: Ana de Armas and Matteo Garrone on How New Short Film Bridges Cultures and Celebrations
Civilized: Dax Shepard Reveals the Lowest Low from His Struggle with Alcoholism and Drug Addiction
YT: What's A Functioning Alcoholic? How To Tell The Difference Between Having A Drinking Problem & Staying In Control
Closer to home, these news links are wroth a look tonight . . .
Fear KCMO Obstacle Course
KANSAS CITY, MO. (KCTV) -- Northeast Kansas City residents: Stop if you've heard this one before - a truck got stuck under the overpass at Independence and Wilson Road. Nicknamed the "truck catcher," it happened again on Monday. There were no injuries reported after a semi got stuck under the overpass.
Local Power Play Respite
Despite the hard winter, your KCP&L bill will be smaller this month -- on average of $80 to $82 smaller.
Kansas City Biz Tax Breaks
Developers are asking for a 95 percent tax exemption for the redevelopment of City Center Square. The efforts to update the downtown structure, which will be rebranded the Lightwell Building, will include significant renovations to the 30-story, 663,656-square-foot office tower at 1100 Main St.
JoCo Biz Win Today
WICHITA, KS (AP) -- Honeywell Aerospace is expected to close its Wichita facility and move its jobs to Olathe by the end of the year. Honeywell spokesman Scott Sayres confirmed Friday that the company will move jobs from Wichita and Renton, Washington to Olathe.
Deer Rescue Celebration
While on a walk Saturday morning, Nadya Di said her dogs led her to a doe trapped in a man hole around 146th Street and Halsey Street in Olathe. The Olathe Police Department said the doe was very agitated and in distress. It is estimated that it had been in the hole for a week or so.
NextGen Economic Moves
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - An Overland Park, Kansas-based developer said the Kansas City area is in a development renaissance and space for indoor youth sports to support a growing number of families is one driving force.
Kansas City Climate Check
No one will argue we haven't had a Winter, and for the next 7 to 10 days, except a brief but dramatic warm up that may test your patience. We are tracking two, two potential winter storms that may bring us accumulating snowfall here in Kansas City and the surrounding region.
And this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .