Hinrich joining Pritchard in Portland?

So much for speculation. Wednesday in this very blog, we discussed that the departure of Ben Gordon from Chicago (to Detroit via free agency) likely ...

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Chia Obama?!

Color me refreshed. It's no secret that our nation's fascination and idolization of Barack Obama is off the charts. I haven't been around that long ...

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In The Car In Lawrence

We all do it. Stuff we shouldn't do while we drive. Some of it dangerous. Some of it weird. Some of disgusting. Some things just ...

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In the Car in Lawrence

We all do it. Stuff we shouldn't do while driving. Some of it dangerous, some of it funny. Some things that make you stare at ...

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New York Music Beat: The Latin Alternative Music Conference

Hi all So the Latin Alternative Music Conference began this week with concerts at Summerstage and various other venues (see www.latinalternative.com for details). The conference ...

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The Latin Alternative Music Conference

Hi all So the Latin Alternative Music Conference began this week with concerts at Summerstage and various other venues (see www.latinalternative.com for details). The conference ...

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Top Chef Masters — Holy flaming coconuts, Batman (villain)!

After a week off from Top Chef Masters for Independence Day (Bravo’s break, not mine), I had high hopes for the show hitting its stride. ...

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Despite the heat and humidity, there is a bright side

We often complain about the Kansas heat and humidity. Myself included. However, in one respect we can consider ourselves a bit lucky. We all know ...

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WHERE???

Yearbooks Please I was a student of Central Junior High School from 1994-1998. I so want to purchase my yearbooks from then.... How and is ...

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The Lawrence City Band

Tuesday night I was lying in a bed when a startling, but familiar, sound arose from my window. It was that time of year when ...

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Free Agency 2009: Any Jayhawks on the move?

We’re now about 15 hours in to the NBA’s 2009 Free Agent Signing Period, which figures to feature several prominent names changing addresses and could ...

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The Ring of Fire

While weather models are not perfect, we do tend to bank on them a little more when they show consistency. Weather models have been quite ...

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Another heat wave settling in over northeast Kansas

It's like a heat wave. Whether it's the forecast or a song by Martha and the Vandellas, the phrase "heat wave" is often overused. Probably ...

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Family Time

Earlier today I was talking with some friends about “family time”. For some, family time is with those you share the same blood. For others, ...

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You be the coach: A statistical exercise

OK. For the next few minutes, you're Bill Self. I have three players listed below based on single-season stats. Which player would you take if ...

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Dems find Senate candidate?

Given his political experience in Washington, former Democratic House member Dan Glickman is probably a natural prospect as the party seeks a Senate candidate in ...

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Estamos en Espana

It's been a week since we left Glasgow, and we've spent entirely too much of that week in the car. I suppose we have to ...

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“Whatever Works” doesn’t really

[one and a half stars] On the surface, Larry David ("Curb Your Enthusiasm") would seem like the perfect candidate to step into a Woody Allen ...

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I Want To be My Cat When I Grow Up

This isn't going to be a long post... I was just sitting here at work. I was looking at the wallpaper on my desktop. Its ...

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Sushi for You-shi

We went to Cafe Beautiful for our anniversary dinner a couple of weeks ago. I wept while I ate. I could go on ad nauseum ...

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