On this Sunday night we're inspired by KB's body of work and so we offer these kindly guides to pop culture discourse . . .
Salon: How to bring divided Americans together and save our democracy
PresPub: Be a ‘Better Angel’ and bake muffins for those who disagree with you politically
BYU: How to respectfully disagree
Closer to home, these news links are worthwhile for our most voracious local news readers. Take a look:
Authorities Spin Kansas City Revolving Door Lockup
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- There has been a second escape from a downtown Kansas City correctional facility in less than two weeks. It happened at the Heartland Center For Behavioral Health just before midnight. An inmate pulled the fire alarm and then somehow slipped out the back of the building.
Show-Me Demand For Justice
ST. LOUIS - Missouri should join a move by other states to change the statute of limitations that keeps survivors of long-ago child sexual abuse from suing former priests, victims' advocates say.
More Deets On WyCo Tragedy
Wyandotte County captain killed in domestic shooting was big supporter of mental health and learning from mistakes
KANSAS CITY, Kan. - Kansas City Kansas police continue to investigate the shooting death of Wyandotte County Sheriff's Captain Chris Arnold. A person believed to be a relative was taken into custody on suspicion of murder, in what police are calling a domestic situation.
Rock Chalk Hip-Hop Student Support For Snoop Dogg
LAWRENCE, Kan. -- After what could be considered an adult performance by Snoop Dogg at The University of Kansas on Friday night, school administration and students are remembering the night with differing perspectives. The famous rap star performed at KU's traditional "Late Night at the Phog" event, meant to kick off the basketball season.
Classy Cowtown Sound
Ah, opening day. The fanfare, the National Anthem, that first pitch...it's the opening concert of the Kansas City Symphony's 2019/2020 Classical Series. The orchestra has already been hard at work for the last month in its various capacities, but this cornerstone series kick starts a season of celebrations and milestones, with an impressive roster of ...
TKC Fave Laughs Last
Comedian Rip Taylor -- who served up over-the-top gags for decades -- had died. Rip's publicist, Harlan Boll, confirmed the news, saying he passed away Sunday in Beverly Hills. No cause of death was released.
Kansas City Autum Outlook
READY FOR ADOPTION. EXCLUSIVE LIVE RADAR AND NINE-DAY FORECAST SO YOU WILL KNOW FIRST. THIS IS FIRST ALERT WEATHER. HALEY: THE CHIEFS ARE PLAYING A LITTLE BIT OF A BALLGAME TONIGHT. FANS HAVE SOME BRISK WEATHER TO DEAL WITH. NEVILL SOME GOOD FOOTBALL WEATHER. THE WINDS ARE GRADUALLY MOVING OUT.
And this is the OPEN THREAD for tonight . . .