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Young actress, unlikely images propel remarkable ‘The Fall’

***1/2["The Fall"][1] is a remarkable film.If you have read anything about this movie, you are already aware that its exotic locations, artfully designed camera angles, ...

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While remembering Russert, Brokaw cites KU’s Dole Institute

Tom Brokaw and Bob Dole remembered Tim Russert, the deceased NBC journalist, on Weekend Today recently.At the end of their conversation, Brokaw lauded the Dole ...

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Unsettled 36 hours

A large area of high pressure over the desert southwest is allowing several waves of energy to rotate around the eastern side of that high ...

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Hollywood Clip Joint, 6/18: Wanna argue?

Besides the fact that it mentions three movies from my Top 10 Flops Turned Classics [list][1], I love this great article by Variety's Anne Thompson ...

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Constructing reality

When I teach about the nature of science I often use optical illusions to illustrate why we measure things in science. The point I try ...

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Sebelius right for an iPod presidency?

Gov. Kathleen Sebelius would be the perfect vice-presidential choice for a sleek, user-friendly administration, according to [ Bradford Plumer, writing for The New Republic.][1] It's ...

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Diamonds in the Grass

Is it diamonds in the grass? Yes, only it's dew drops at sunrise. Sparkling prairie and occasional wildflowers seem undisturbed the morning after. I peek ...

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So Much to See (6/15/2008)

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Previous:SMTS 6/8/2008 Next:SMTS 6/22/2008 The first "So Much To See" picture was posted on December 20th of last year. That means that this week I'll ...

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Close Call for Douglas Co.

Wow, things got busy quickly Thursday night in the 6Weather office. Four surrounding counties had tornado warnings last night -- Osage, Shawnee, Leavenworth and Johnson. ...

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Nearly $5,000 worth of camera equipment reported stolen from Kansas University Art and Design Building

Law enforcement report Burglaries and thefts reported ¢ The Kansas University Public Safety Office reported the theft of a camera valued at $4,895 occurred between ...

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Instant On-Camera Review of “Incredible Hulk”

Marvel Comics' Hulk is back after an artistically interesting (but commercially disappointing) 2003 debut from Ang Lee, trying this time to get some of that ...

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‘The Happening’ is so not

1 starM. Night Shyamalan movies make great trailers. He's all about the high-concept hook-an easy-to-explain premise that sucks you in right away. The thing that ...

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Chapman Tornado

Graduates of Chapman High School are a proud bunch. Not so many years ago my husband and I called ourselves the Fighting Irish, wore green ...

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More VP talk from Sebelius and others

With all the talk about Gov. Kathleen Sebelius being a top candidate to become Sen. Barack Obama's running mate, Journal-World statehouse reporter Scott Rothschild went ...

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Hollywood Clip Joint: Movie News I LIke

All I can say about the picture to the right (opening in 2010) is no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, ...

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With Every Beginning Comes an Ending

The opening of the new water park in Tonganoxie came as a surprise to me. I happened to pass through "Tongie" just a few weeks ...

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Clothesline Wisdom

In the fifties when I was a young girl there were unwritten rules about hanging laundry on the clothesline. The ladies did not sit at ...

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Several electronic items reported stolen from vehicle

Law enforcement report Burglaries and thefts reported ¢ A Lawrence man reported to police that $2,050 worth of electronic equipment was stolen during an auto ...

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The case for Sebelius

She's a woman and she's not afraid of the tough decisions. In his Washington Post political blog, [The Fix,][1] Chris Cillizza makes the case in ...

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Thursday Storms?

The last couple weeks we've been watching the weather pattern and the jetstream stay in the northern plains (which is a common migration as we ...

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