Saying no to the ‘Yes Man’

[two stars]Nothing I write in this movie review will convince you whether or not you should see the new Jim Carrey comedy “Yes Man.”Let me ...

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Real men ride in the cold

Unknowingly, a co-worker threw down the gauntlet.“Did you ride today? If you rode today, you’d be a man,” he said.No, I didn’t ride, but not ...

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So Much to Have Seen (12/21/2008)

Previous: SMTS 12/14/2008 Next: IPS 12/29/2009 No, the title doesn't mean that this is the last post in the series, but on the anniversary of ...

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Waxing Philosophical

So there I was, willingly craning my neck at an angle that my chiropractor would cluck her tongue at and allowing Hannah to apply hot ...

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Inside Dakotah

is a peculiar companion, and in its company, satiation for movement seems unachievable. The angst of waiting was evident as Dakotah weathered the winter storms ...

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making compromises for mental health

evening in late September of '07, while working in Bartle Hall in Kansas City, I snapped.I had had enough.As I watched a coworker walk out ...

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Devil’s Work Dictionary: Winner & New Term

Congratulations to cthulhu_4_president who won last week's challenge with 40% of the votes. (jonas_opines came is second with 30% of the votes.) Here's the winning ...

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KU mascots headed to nationals

It's not just Jayhawk fans, apparently, who love Big Jay.The esteemed Kansas University mascot was tapped to participate in an upcoming national cheerleading competition in ...

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The Sideline Report with Quintrell Thomas

It's been a bit of a layoff, I know, but back just in time for the holidays is this week's Sideline Report with Quintrell Thomas.[Editor's ...

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FREE NUDE BIKES! and other two-wheeled Internet naughtiness

I haven’t ridden a bike for more than a week now, other than the 10-minute spin I was allowed at the physical therapist’s the other ...

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Devil’s Work Dictionary - Vote for the Winning Definition

Last Friday I posted a modern business term and challenged you to write a definition for it in the spirit of The Devil's Dictionary, a ...

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NOW is the time to buy an American car.

NOW is the time to buy an American car. The dealers WANT your business, BAD. I know from personal experience. Holy cow do they want ...

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2009 May Be Home Buying Opportunity of a Lifetime

With interest rates at near record lows as home prices have fallen a few percentage points in the Lawrence, Kansas area instead of our traditional ...

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McNish Foundations, Inc.

Over 35 years experience. Commercial and residential. We also have our own Concrete Pump for concrete placement and a Tele-belt truck for sand and gravel ...

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Freezing drizzle highlights Thursday night’s outlook

Here is an update on the current situation. Numerous light rain showers and drizzle will continue for most of the evening. Our temperatures remain close ...

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Top Chef Season 5, Episode 6 — 12 Days of Christmas

is the season of giving. And that spirit was certainly on display during episode six of “Top Chef.”Quite honestly, this show was packed like a ...

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The legend of ‘Slumdog Millionaire’

[three and a half stars]Q: What movie genre best describes Danny Boyle’s newest film, “Slumdog Millionaire,” about an orphaned street kid from Mumbai who never ...

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Universities ask to be included in federal stimulus

Representatives from 36 different institutions of higher learning, including three Big 12 Conference schools, asked President-Elect Barack Obama on Tuesday to consider the needs of ...

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KU expects to save $1 million next year using new purchasing program

Kansas University will save more than $750,000 in fiscal year 2008, and would save more than $1 million in fiscal year 2009, under new regulations ...

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Regents approve housing rate hike, despite some objections

Members of the Kansas Board of Regents expressed concerns about housing rates, as the board considered university requests to raise student rates.Some members of the ...

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