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NBA Stock Watch: March, 2010

This much we know: Tyshawn Taylor and Marcus Morris will be in Kansas uniforms when the 2010-11 season rolls around. Although neither player was a real threat to leave college after this season, both saw their names pop up in the NBA Draft conversation and both have ... Continue reading

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Oscar fun!

http://worldonline.media.clients.ellingtoncms.com/img/blogs/entry_img/2010/Mar/05/oscarstatues.png So ... whatcha doing Sunday? Want to watch the Academy Awards with us? That's right, we'll be blogging and tweeting this year's big show right here on Culture Crumbs. Follow along with us during the pre-show red carpet fashion show, wade through the jokes/showtunes/speeches with us ... Continue reading

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Sunday Coupon Preview

Want a glimpse of this Sunday's coupon inserts? Be sure to check out the Coupon Preview at SuperJenn. You'll find out about the biggest P&G brandSaver EVER and what they plan to do with it! Continue reading

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Texas coach Rick Barnes’ comment taken out of context

If you haven't heard by now, [a soon-to-be-released ESPN the magazine article][1] caused a stir when it quoted Texas men's basketball coach Rick Barnes as saying he values putting his student-athletes through to the NBA more than he values winning NCAA championships. "We would love to win ... Continue reading

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March 5th Memoir Madness: “Gun Memories” - Topic or Time line?

I received a personal last night from someone saying they are writing their memoir using topics, as opposed to a time line, as their guideline for organization. The absolute first thing to remember when writing a memoir, is that it is yours and yours alone (unless you ... Continue reading

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Movie Review: Alice in Wonderland

Sure, Tim Burton directed this new loose adaptation of the Lewis Carroll novels "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" and "Through the Looking-Glass," but you know exactly what to expect with him: Gothic art direction and loony characters. What makes a Tim Burton movie something more than just a ... Continue reading

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Freddy’s Pizza Palace in Seneca

Freddy's Pizza Palace opened in 1960's, it has been a favorite spot for families ever since. Their pizza is the best and it's homemade. They serve fries with cheese or gravy, broasted chicken and several other sandwiches as well as Mexican food a popular one is the ... Continue reading

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Join in the forecasting contest

Just a reminder, anyone interested in the forecasting competition still has time to join. It will begin next week, with the first forecast FOR Wednesday, March 10th DUE by 11 p.m. Tuesday, March 9th. For the first week I will score the forecasts, but we will call ... Continue reading

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Anna Undercover: Why My Inner Thighs Are Sore Today

"I think that's why they call it 'work,'" my boyfriend said yesterday at about 5 p.m. It was the day of the big KU versus Kansas State basketball game, and I didn't feel like going in to work. "But I still have to shower," I said. "I'll ... Continue reading

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KUsports.com bringing its show on the road to Power and Light District for Big 12 Tournament

With Senior Night in the books, and the Kansas Jayhawks' regular season finale looming on Saturday, we here at KUsports.com are turning our attention to Kansas in the Big 12 Tournament. The victory Wednesday guarantees the Jayhawks the No. 1 seed in the Big 12 Tournament and ... Continue reading

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Introducing you to WellCommons.com

By now you've probably noticed the new, beige box in the middle of the LJWorld.com homepage. Some of you have probably seen or heard us talking about the new health project we've been working on for the past six months. Well, today, we take a giant step ... Continue reading

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KU Gives Porn Star Tickets to Senior Night

http://thebiglead.com/index.php/2010/03/04/kansas-assistant-coach-kurtis-townsend-gave-porn-star-samantha-ryan-courtside-tickets-for-senior-night/ Going to be a bumper recruiting class this year. (UPDATE) Mr. Whitlock at the KC Star/FoxSports dug into this. Seems innocent enough. http://www.kansascity.com/2010/03/04/1789737/whitlock-how-the-porn-star-got.html How long before our little starlet stars in KU themed porn? Never happening. Ask the dude that owns Joe College. Continue reading

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“Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives”: An update

http://worldonline.media.clients.ellingtoncms.com/img/blogs/entry_img/2010/Mar/04/ddd.png OK, so if you'll recall, I heard from a producer at the Food Network's "Diners, Drive-ins and Dives" a few weeks ago. She wanted to know if there were any restaurants in Lawrence that fit the bill for the show: Cheap, tasty and original. I asked ... Continue reading

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An endless cycle of “depression”

It makes me incredibly sad when I read and see the news these days, I'm sure you can relate. I can't even begin to see a beginning to an end of our struggles...is it too late for us? We cant come to an agreement on healthcare, finances, ... Continue reading

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March 4th: Memoir Madness - What It Isn’t

Our first day of Memoir Madness, we discussed what a memoir is. Today, however, we will talk about what it is not. There are many people who enjoy journaling. In my opinion, the journal is today's updated version of what many used to do; keep a diary. ... Continue reading

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Like Self said, last night was about No. 4

http://worldonline.media.clients.ellingtoncms.com/img/blogs/entry_img/2010/Mar/04/Screen_shot_2010-03-03_at_3.45.46_PM.png It's no secret that Wednesday was unofficially "Sherron Collins Day" on KUSports.com. Videos, photos and stories of Collins' four years as a Jayhawk were shared over the Web by fans across the country as we all prepared for Senior Night at Allen Fieldhouse. Members of the ... Continue reading

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Reputation Professor LLC – Helping With Your Reputation Management

Reputation Professor LLC, (www.fairwindsweb.com) is an organization that provides outstanding personalized service to its clients in the fields of Reputation Management, Social Media Optimization, Social Media Marketing, and Web 2.0 Development. From their headquarters in Orlando, Florida, Reputation Professor LLC provides Reputation Management services to its clients ... Continue reading

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What Health Care Reform Means to Me… A Personal Story

My father was and still is my hero. While he was human and with faults, his story humbles me and I try to look at others with more understanding as a result. He was the only son of Swedish immigrants. He and his father worked to create ... Continue reading

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Lawrence high schools’ students produce ‘lip dubs’

Whether it's sports, academics or artistic endeavors, the rivalry between the two Lawrence high schools runs very deep. As we all know, rivalries can be very good and very bad. In February, LJWorld Entertainment Editor Jon Niccum reported in the Journal-World that students from both, Lawrence and ... Continue reading

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School Closing Council - Quail Run: The New Target

The School Board has yet to decide if school closings should be one of the remedies for the expected budget shortfalls of future years. Regardless of that, the School Board and Administration has enlisted the District's Equity Council for the purpose of developing criteria to use in ... Continue reading