Quick peek at the pop culture discourse inspired by Rhian . . .
TMZ: ELITE MODEL MANAGEMENT SUED . . . YOU'RE POACHING OUR HOTTEST STARS
Closer to home, here are the somewhat nicer news links we're checking for right now . . .
Local Hipster Death Culture
A graveyard smash is expected to sweep the metro this fall as two Kansas City hotspots prepare to unleash new pop-up bar concepts for Halloween. "Ever since I watched 'The Simpsons Treehouse of Horror' when I was like 8, I have been into, in some manner, scary things," said Edward Schmalz, founder of Pawn and Pint and creator of Apparition - North Kansas City's first "spookeasy," set to haunt Screenland Armour Sept.
Kansas City Life Lessons
Both new and returning school board members are preparing for the start of the school year next week. They talked about the timeline for accreditation, the inefficiency of charter schools and how the Jackson County reassessment issues are making an impact on the district.
Covering Every Angle Of Hype
When Dan Meers earned a college degree in communication he had no idea it would lead to a three-decade stint as KC Wolf, mascot of the Kansas City Chiefs. One thing a sports mascot has to learn is how to be funny and entertaining without using worlds.
Golden Ghetto 2nd Chance
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. -- Sometimes the only way out is through. That's certainly the case for Michael and Kristen Kirlew who found love and a new sense of family after loss and grief. Michael found out his wife Michelle was diagnosed with pancreatic ductal cancer in 2013 -- just as he was about to deploy to Afghanistan.
Something Other Than Pride
Several seasons ago there was a discussion amongst the Kansas City Royals' radio broadcast booth. At the time the Royals were pushing towards their first playoff spot in over two decades. It was late in the Summer when the Royals were facing a downtrodden Minnesota Twins team.
Cowtown Lebron Crowned?!!
The Chiefs Have a Plan for Patrick Mahomes's Upcoming Mega-extension | The Ringer "I think Pat will get what he deserves, because guys like that do," Veach said. He joked about Mahomes's already robust endorsement portfolio, which has him in a pretty good place at the moment. "He's like LeBron James.
Iconic Kansas City In Bloom
And this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .