rockchalker52 (Terry Sexton)

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Letter to the editor: Save the theater

You know, Mr. Holroyd, I hope I'm sitting down if you ever choose to address a topic without your usual smarmy snark. Theatre Lawrence is indeed a great facility. It does educational work with students quite frequently. It was never meant to be a defacto replacement for an entire high school drama program. The performing arts at FSHS are getting the stinky end of the stick with the usurping of the Black Box Theater.

May 26, 2016 at 4:24 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Should sports teams be allowed to have Native American-inspired mascots?

I told my buddy I didn't think people should be categorized as mascots. He asked me if that applied to packers, vikings, texans, 49ers, cowboys, patriots and others. Gosh, I don't know. I guess so. Colts, dolphins, eagles, panthers, broncos and the like make it easier.

Chiefs, indians and braves. Mascot status. Seems offensive. And redskins ... c'mon.

May 20, 2016 at 8:36 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

What type of food truck would you most like to see in Lawrence?

A curly fries truck with curly fries piled high to the sky and subsidized parking.

May 19, 2016 at 10:17 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

West Point launches inquiry into cadets' fists-raised photo

Naw! We still have honor. It's all over the place. It just doesn't jump up and down shouting, "me, me, me!' all the time.

I bet if they don't mess with those lady cadets too much, they'll go on to serve with distinction.

May 10, 2016 at 11:13 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Letter to the editor: Sidewalk sense

If you ask me, Richard's sidewalk suggestions warrant serious consideration. Nobody's asking me, but then so what? Here I am with the rest of ya.

Emir Heckler? Is that any relation to Herr Holroyd?

May 7, 2016 at 4:28 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

What's your favorite poem?

"Jabbrewocky" by Lewis Carroll

And this one that really speaks to me:

"We Read" by Kevin Rabas

At the Olpe Chicken House behind glass there's a copy

of Ken Ohm's new book Ducks across the Moon.

An old woman and her husband cane their way

to the counter, pay with cash, the bills

old and crumbled and green, and ask about the book.

The kid behind the counter, who looks like the town

quarterback, says, "I didn't write it, annoyed,

"Heck, I don't know." And the old couple walks on,

go home, along the way mentioning books they do

know, and love, and read, and then slump in peace, sleep

on their La-Z-Boys, the tv snow, the books

held in their laps, the reading lamps still on.

May 6, 2016 at 8 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Property owners need to start paying for sidewalk repair, city manager says

"I've walked your neighborhoods ... " YOUR neighborhoods. Really? Does Mr. Markus not include himself as a member of the citizenry?

May 4, 2016 at 7:24 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

What kind of bugs are you most eager to avoid?

The NSA comes to mind.

May 2, 2016 at 7:08 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Who's your favorite sports media personality?

Bob Davis is as good as anyone I've ever listened to call a game & way better than most. I also like Kevin Harlan, Jim Nance, and Dan Dierdorf. Count me in as a huge Charles Barkley fan, but I don't think he qualifies as a legit sportscaster. Dave Armstrong & Fran Fraschilla are great, too. Chris Piper is pretty darn good.

April 29, 2016 at 11:23 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

What amenity do you like best in a movie theater?

My fav amenity is a decent movie once in a while.

April 27, 2016 at 3:55 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

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