Butch Rigby has been bothering people about this project for at least 20 years . . . It's never going to happen but every 10 months some poor newsie is forced to recycle the dream of converting nearly worthless urban property into a tribute to an alleged Nazi sympathizer and anti-union cartoon maker.
Here's the latest installment that's mostly sponsored by the Kansas City Downtown Council and dutifully written up one of the many local journalists forced to move from dead-tree media to PR . . .
By Kevin Collison Backers of the effort to reanimate the historic Laugh-O-Gram building where Walt Disney got his start a century ago believe they've finally got a winning strategy to complete the languishing project.