Kansas City News Night Layout: Pop-Ups, Taco Bell & Tesla Journalism

A quick peek at hottie JessJ along with yet another peek at pop culture, community news, top headlines and some of the racier news links I didn't wanna blog on Sunday.

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December Booze Fest Redux

Kansas City has weird, wicked and wondrous holiday pop-ups for all

This story was first published in KCUR's Creative Adventure newsletter. You can sign up to receive stories like this in your inbox every Tuesday. Holiday-themed bars have come a long way since we first sighted them popping up around Kansas City in 2018.

Show-Me Late Night Regret

Study finds Taco Bell as most popular Missouri fast food option

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KCTV) - The golden arches of McDonald's are not the most popular fast food option in Missouri, according to a recent study. Instead, it's Taco Bell that Pricelisto said is the most popular option for Missourians. The study came via Google data and search interest over the past 12 months.

Wildcat Braggadocio Begins

Kansas State Trolls TCU With Postgame Video After Big 12 Title Win

No. 10 Kansas State beat No. 3 TCU, 31-28, in overtime on Saturday to win the Big 12 title. The Wildcats stopped TCU at the goal line in the first possession of overtime before taking possession and clinching the conference championship with a Ty Zentner 31-yard field goal.

Actually, Celeb Looks Great Without All The Glam

Jessica-Jane Clement unrecognisable as she joins OnlyFans

The Sun's content powered by I'M A Celebrity's Jessica-Jane Clement is unrecognisable after joining OnlyFans 11 years after starring on the ITV show. The Real Hustle star has had four children with her celebrity hairdresser husband Lee Stafford since leaving the jungle in 2011.

After Iowa

Granderson: Politics will never be the same if Democrats replace Iowa caucuses with South Carolina

Every presidential election year, when the pundits start buzzing about the Democrats' nominee for president before Black voters have weighed in, that's a lot like decorating for Thanksgiving - just something to do until the main event. Iowa and New Hampshire - both more than 90% white - can only offer momentum to a presidential hopeful.

Billionaire Becomes Reporter

Elon Musk vows 'more smoking guns' to be revealed by Twitter after Hunter Biden bombshell

One day after Twitter's new CEO Elon Musk and journalist Matt Taibbi released a bombshell report on political censorship at Twitter, Musk said that there are "more smoking guns" he plans to reveal in the future.

Ousted Politico Talks Style

Cawthorn Wastes Last Speech on House Floor Whining About 'Metrosexuals'

'RECLAIM YOUR MASCULINITY' Soon-to-be-former Rep. Madison Cawthorn (R-NC) used his last speech on the House floor on Wednesday to rally his colleagues against the impending threat of "soft metrosexuals." In a fitting coda to a bizarre single term in office, Cawthorn wasted his final precious minutes on C-SPAN sounding the alarm on the death spiral of masculinity.

Social Media Speculation After Tragedy

Rumors are swirling about the University of Idaho murders. Here's what investigators have said so far.

The brutal murders of four University of Idaho students in their home last month have been shrouded in mystery. Weeks after the Nov. 13 killings, police have yet to identify a suspect, and the details about what happened are still murky at best - and continue to develop by the day.

All About Ye . . .

Kanye West's antisemitic spiral, explained

Fake children, lost Black tribes of Israel, and vast conspiracies, all leading to an incendiary Thanksgiving-week dinner with Donald Trump and a hard-line white nationalist and public praise of Hitler's Nazi regime: This is not the Kanye West we used to know.

Taboo Sticky Subject . . . 

A New Intimacy Practice Is On The Rise In A Post-Roe V. Wade World - Glam

Dusan Petkovic/Shutterstock There are a lot of kinks out there. In fact, anything that's considered "unconventional" when it comes to sex is considered a kink, according to Merriam-Webster. Naturally, this means that many, if not most, of us have a kink or two in us.

Newsflash: Airports Are Crowded

'They got to fix this': Holiday travelers left waiting for buses to KCI economy parking

Like most Thanksgiving travelers, Kent Westervelt and his wife were ready to get home when their flight landed at Kansas City International Airport last weekend. After picking up their bags from the Southwest Airlines baggage claim Saturday afternoon, they headed out to catch a ride from a Blue Bus to take them to the airport's economy parking.

Favorite Dopey Fan Clip . . . 

Bengals fan has wisdom teeth taken out, films hilarious video: WATCH

CINCINNATI (WXIX) - If there's a test of Bengals fandom, Haven Wolfe passed it last week with room to spare. Wolfe got her wisdom teeth out five days before the Bengals took on the Tennessee Titans. After the procedure, still mired in the thralls of sedation anesthesia, she got in the car and started recording with her phone.

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