Inspired by the hotness of creative influencer Georgia May Jagger we share a quick peek at pop culture, community news and all manner of interesting items across the nation and around the world.
Kansas City Big Game Street Party Plans Announced
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Kansas City Live Block in the Power and Light District may feel dormant on Wednesday, but it will be a much different story come Sunday. "We are going to put on a show for everyone," Rachel Waller, director of marketing of Power and Light, said.
Community Discourse Tonight
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Local News Chop Talk
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) - The "Tomahawk Chop" has been a part of Chiefs games for decades. But the days leading up to the Super Bowl are pushing the chop onto a national stage and people are talking about it. From the Washington Post to the New York Times, the headlines are creating conversation.
Fashion Hotness Review
She's got star quality in the genes, as the model daughter of Mick Jagger and Jerry Hall. And Georgia May Jagger wows in her latest glam photoshoot, working with For Love & Lemons and Victoria's Secret. The collaboration sees the 27-year-old model sizzle in a series of lingerie shots with a retro vibe.
Diversity Virus Debate
French Asians have taken to social media to complain of a backlash against them in response to the Chinese coronavirus outbreak. China has already seen almost 6,000 cases and 132 deaths, and France has had four cases confirmed. Anti-Asian racism has been reported in the UK and elsewhere, and now French Asians have complained of abuse on public transport and social media.
Last Picture Show
(Newser) - The long and winding saga of MoviePass has officially come to an end. The subscription service that allowed members to watch a movie a day in theaters filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy protection Tuesday, CNN reports. NBC News says the move came as "a surprise to no one."
Stop The Presses?!?
The White House has issued a formal threat to former national security adviser John Bolton to keep him from publishing his book, "The Room Where It Happened: A White House Memoir," sources familiar with the matter tell CNN.
Social Media Satire
Sacha Baron Cohen tells Mark Zuckerberg 'history will judge you harshly - if we still have historians after you help destroy democracy'
Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP/Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP Sacha Baron Cohen attacked Mark Zuckerberg on Twitter, criticizing the Facebook CEO's work to "destroy democracy." This latest critique was based on a recent Guardian report analyzing a year's worth of the Trump campaign's Facebook ads. Cohen has slammed Zuckerberg before, calling big tech " the greatest propaganda machine in history."
Everyday People Reporting
KCUR's Suzanne Hogan brings you tales of the everyday heroes, renegades and visionaries who shaped Kansas City and the region. If these stories aren't told, they're in danger of fading into the past. The first episode drops February 6.
Big Game Contribution
Kansas City company wins Super Bowl tickets in business bet, donates the money to foster kids instead
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- After a hard decision, a local company's leadership has decided to forego tickets to the Super Bowl in order to donate money to help kids in the foster care system. For more than three years, Alenco, Inc. has made a friendly bet with similar home improvement companies across the United States.
Fanboy Tech Hype Debut
#WallpaperWednesday: Upgrade your phone with Patrick Mahomes, Tyrann Mathieu, Travis Kelce backgrounds
In honor of the Kansas City Chiefs playing in the Super Bowl, it's time to upgrade your background on your phone.KMBC 9 has created three different versions with Kansas City's favorite Chiefs players: Patrick Mahomes, Travis Kelce and Tyrann Mathieu.Select your device size below and download your new wallpaper.Share your
Super Bowl Heat Up
I promise this blog is NOT about another snowstorm headed our way. It's about a warm-up this weekend. A warm up that will feel great considering our crummy, cloudy, cold weather over the last three weeks. Yes, three weeks of winter gloom. Since January 10th, the average daytime high is 35 degrees.
And this is the OPEN THREAD for tonight . . .