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Record Low Temperatures: Global Warming and Koch Brothers Suspected as Causes

All across the nation several localities set new record low temperatures this week, clearly more evidence in support of human caused Climate Change. These records are even more damning of the Koch brothers, who clearly are doing this in order to deceive the public into thinking that ... Continue reading

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Swampyville’s - You’re the Poet - “Spreading Branches”

You're the Poet! Fill in the below blanks with the following words or use your own words. Aroma, branches, child, clouded, crowing, drift, flowers, foolish, gourd, kiss, locket, love, moments, mule, never, remnants, shoes, spring. Spreading Branches! By L. Don Oliver Sitting near me while my dreams ... Continue reading

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Defending Allen Field House

Congratulations to the Kansas Women's Basketball team on a thrilling 1 point overtime win versus Iowa State. The Iowa State women's team is a perennial winner and NCAA tournament team. This win could provide the confidence KU's young team needs. The only sad part of the story ... Continue reading

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Early wake up

I'm laying in bed this morning, sleeping peacefully after working a 13 hour shift the day/night before. About 10 minutes before my alarm is set to go off I get woken by an extremely loud explosion and subsequent shaking of my room/bed. This is followed by two ... Continue reading

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Black Violin

If you managed to make it through the snow for the zillionth time on Tuesday night, Black Violin put on quite a show at the Lied Center. The duo gained notoriety after appearing on Apollo Amateur Night in 2005. For Wil B and Kev Marcus, it's been ... Continue reading

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GWB and His Geneva Speech (or Should I say Run In with the Convention)

I'm still pulling information in from all over the web about this as it appears to be an ongoing developmet. George Bush was scheduled to give a speech in Geneva, Switzerland on February 12th. Apparently the speech was canceled due to what are being called "security concerns" ... Continue reading

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Quiznos Coupon: $2.99 Prime Rib Sandwich

Quiznos puts out some great coupons when they launch a new item. Right now you can [print a coupon for a $2.99 Prime Rib Sub Sandwich][1]. This coupon is available through midnight tonight so print it while you can. [1]: http://enlnks.com/aff_c?offer_id=215&aff_id=192 Continue reading

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Recap: Is this the best five-game stretch of any KU offense in the last 15 years?

Note: Here is a listing of definitions for some terms used in this blog. Also, feel free to ask questions in the comments section below if something doesn't make sense. Pop quiz time again. We'll see how good your eyes are. If you had to describe the ... Continue reading

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If You Like STS9, Pnuma Trio or Lotus Than You To Check Papadosio (Peep The Vids)

If you are a fan of what has been dubbed by many as jamtronic music (Sound Tribe, Lotus, Pnuma Trio (RIP)) than you may or may not have heard of Papadosio but it is my completely unbiased opinion that Papadosio are one of the best bands in ... Continue reading

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Inspiring Story Behind VW Darth Vader Commercial

The Super Bowl commercial featuring a young boy dressed as Darth Vader, who thinks he successfully uses the Force to start his dad's car, has tied for highest finish ever by a car ad in the Super Bowl in an annual [USA Today Ad Meter][1] poll of ... Continue reading

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Video: Flash mob at the KU vs. MU basketball game

While watching the KU vs. MU basketball game Monday night, you may have caught a glimpse of a group of people in red t-shirts dancing in the student section. I did, and being a sucker for a good flash mob video, I wanted to see more. Thankfully, ... Continue reading

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The Decemberists bring humor, wit and excitement to KC

Every winter I somehow find myself at a show that completely cures me of the winter blues. On Monday night, The Decemberists gave me that show. I don't know how long it's been since I've seen a show end with this kind of fantastic energy. Two encores, ... Continue reading

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Party pickin’s

It is no secret that I only pretend to enjoy sports for the party aspect. I religiously attend tailgate parties, wherein I bring food, wear the appropriate colors, and even stare blankly at the TV screen that is set up under the canopy for those who do ... Continue reading

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Is the leadership at Haskell Indian Nations University allowing students who have been academically removed to be reinstated?

Is the current leadership at Haskell Indian Nations in Lawrence, Kansas, allowing students who have been academically removed to be reinstated? Is the current leadership at Haskell allowing the rescinding of student write ups? Is the current leadership at Haskell allowing the students to learn a sad ... Continue reading

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Crisis Intervention Teams…We Need Them Here! Now!

“No one thinks they need CIT officers until either an officer or a mentally ill person ends up dead. That’s how it always happens – that’s how it always works.” – Major Sam Cochran, founder of Crisis Intervention Teams Crisis Intervention Teams was an program started in ... Continue reading

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Brand Bowl bigger than ever

Forget the football - as usual, it's the brands that did battle royal during this year's Super Bowl. But this year's big game was a little different from preceding years: While two years ago tweeting about the game was really left to the geek domain, and last ... Continue reading

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Swampyville’s - Ask the Politically Correct!

Ask the Politically Correct! Question: My girl friend is two months pregnant. We can ill afford to raise a child. What is your recommendation? Intellectual resolution: A terminal action to remove a parasitical infection! Archaic Answer: Get an abortion! Archaic Word for Today: "Word" Politically Correct: The ... Continue reading

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Currency Scandals in the Middle-East

As evidenced by the recent turmoil in Egypt, the latest assault on America is in the form of a dangerous plot to undermine sovereignty. Evidently, this cabal is "never gonna give you up." Continue reading

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An Open Letter: Threaded Comments Suck

(a technical term used to describe dysfunctionality) The Case Against Threaded Comments on LJWorld.com Most visitors to a web page expect that they will be able to follow the history of a page by reading from top to bottom. This means that the latest comments should be ... Continue reading

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Meatless Monday recipe of the week: Greens, Mushroom and White Bean Ragout

Happy Meatless Monday! For this week’s recipe, we’ve got something that’s quick to prepare, but full of that high-quality “restaurant flavor.” This recipe is a ragoût, a French term that signifies a hearty stew perfect for a main course. Normally, a ragoût is slow-cooked, but this version ... Continue reading