Our quickie review of pop culture is important for news context but also tons of fun to gather and share . . .
Daily Mail: Victoria's Secret uses a size 14 model in a lingerie campaign for the first time EVER - after getting hammered over lack of diversity . . .
Ref29: Victoria’s Secret Hired A Plus Model But For Many Shoppers, It’s Too Little, Too Late
Women's Health Mag: Victoria's Secret Just Hired Its First Plus-Size Model, Ali Tate-Cutler, And It's About D*mn Time
EOnline: Meet Ali Tate Cutler -- The First Size-14 Model to Appear in a Bluebella Campaign at Victoria's Secret
Science Daily: Obesity pandemic shifting cancer to younger people
Closer to home, here are the local and somewhat nicer news links we're checking right now . . .
Solidarity In Faith
KANSAS CITY, Kan. - The pulpit came to the picket line Tuesday afternoon as faith leaders voiced a commitment to stand with striking workers from the General Motors Fairfax Assembly and Stamping Plant in Kansas City, Kansas, until union demands are met.
Kansas City Give Herspace
A year after Plexpod unveiled its Herspace concept at Westport Commons, a womxn-centric community and networking organization is partnering with the coworking leader to provide reinvigorated programming and support for startup leaders, Lauren Conaway said.
KC Bridge Work Starts
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Portions of the Buck O'Neil Bridge will close this weekend for the Missouri Department of Transportation to conduct bridge deck work, All southbound lanes will be closed between the Richards Road exit and 5th Street from 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11, until 5 a.m. Monday, Oct.
Northeast KC Walkabout
During Walktober at Cliff Drive, thirty artists participated in a 2.5 hour Quickpaint for the Buttonwood Art Space painting show and sale. Winners were Mark Alan Anderson (center), Chris Willey (left), and Rick Wright (right). x MICHAEL BUSHNELL
Excuses Appear Like Magic
The Kansas City Chiefs pulled out all the stops for Sunday Night Football - including turning fans' phones into an interactive light show. The team wore the red-on-red jerseys and inducted Brian Waters into the Ring of Honor. Patrick Mahomes rolled into Arrowhead in a Monarchs jersey.
More Deets On International Midtown Foodie Demise
Kansas City's first Scandinavian restaurant will close its doors next month. Chef Katee McLean and partner Josh Rogers have announced plans to close their almost 4-year-old restaurant, Krokstrom Scandinavian Comfort Food, on Nov. 2. Named after McLean's great-great-great grandfather Anders Krokstrom, the decision to close this restaurant is more than business - it's personal.
Falling Down In KC
SHOPPING SKILLS TOO. CODY:-- NICK: RAIN AND THUNDERSTORMS. YOU NEED TO HAVE YOUR UMBRELLA OR RAIN JACKET FOR TODAY. THE HOPE IS THAT SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS OUT THERE NEAR HUTCH AND WICHITA ARE MOVING TO THE NORTH AND EAST. THEY DO NOT REACH KANSAS CITY UNTIL AFTER THE DRIVE THIS MORNING.
VIBEZ is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .