Why it’s pronounced “ZAH-vee-ay”

So why does the newest Jayhawk pronounce his name "ZAH-vee-ay"? Maybe it's been discussed, and maybe I missed it, but I didn't honestly know that ...

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‘Harper’s Island’: It’s no ‘Meatballs,’ but it’s getting better

Episode three: It’s no “Meatballs.” It’s no “Days of Our Lives.” But “Harper’s Island” is getting kind of … good. Let’s begin with the wacky ...

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Stinky Pee Is A Small Price To Pay.

It is time. The asparagus is here. Once a year, in the spring, the asparagus rises from its ashy sarcophagus and delights its followers once ...

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You Heard it Here First

After a quick Google search, I believe that I am at the cusp of bringing a new term into the common vernacular. So far as ...

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Stupid bike tricks

A couple of weeks ago, the Hartsock clan was driving down Iowa Street when we encountered a cyclist stopped at a cross street, waiting for ...

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An end to warm weather means more rain for Lawrence

After a couple days of temperatures above average by nearly 15 degress, those cooler, "average" temperatures are all but a distant memory for most of ...

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Living Water Praise Band Takes Award for Best Contemporary Group

Living Water Praise Band Takes Award for Best Contemporary Group (Olathe, KS - April 22, 2009) The 9th annual KCCM (King Cat Music) Awards were ...

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Homeless shelter police calls down for 2008

The Lawrence Community Shelter just can’t catch a break, at least when it comes to public relations. The Community Shelter on Tuesday presented its annual ...

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Tea Leaves and Smiling Handshakes: How Newt Gingrich Missed the Message

I am often called “old school,” and I agree. I keep alive a tradition in my writing that writers must be committed to the truth ...

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Idol succumbs to disco fever

The era of mirror balls, shiny polyester, chest hair and coked-up morons flooded into the living rooms of millions during disco night on “American Idol.” ...

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Unpopular Thoughts - But Very True

Don't fall into the trap. This is not only about your tax dollars, folks. This is about our U.S. Constitution, and the grand plan to ...

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Early poll shows Moran-Tiahrt Senate race ‘essentially tied’

Rep. Jerry Moran's Senate campaign claimed a fundraising victory last week over Rep. Todd Tiahrt in their race for the 2010 GOP nomination. But results ...

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Top 10 Movie Journalists

The old school journalistic thriller “State of Play” got me thinking about the other movies in which a reporter has to dig his or her ...

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Getting ready for Earth Day…

So, Lawrence celebrated Earth Day this weekend, but really Earth Day is tomorrow. How much do you know about the environment? Check out this Connections ...

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Harper’s Island in your face

From CBS: “Harper’s Island” is about a group of family and friends who travel to a secluded island off the coast of Seattle for a ...

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Planning Commission to review airport issue again

This week offers another chance for area residents to dive into the debate about whether agricultural ground near the Lawrence Municipal Airport should be developed ...

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Game 1 musings from the NBA Playoffs

Game 1 has come and gone in all eight NBA playoff series. Here’s a quick look at how the former Jayhawks playing in the postseason ...

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In Plain Sight 4/19/2009

Previous: IPS 4/12/2009 Next: IPS 4/26/2009 This week, the picture looks north...ish. I'm really, really sure. This week's picture is too easy, but after last ...

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Dressing Down, a Touch of Truth?

George Will's column this week struck a chord with me. His column was about denim in particular and about how casually we all dress in ...

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Airport Security

Those of you who are travelling may encounter a situation that moves you deeply. . . . . . This is how my horoscope started ...

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