Rating Local KC Places: Boomerang Edition
May19

Rating Local KC Places: Boomerang Edition

As a local Kansas City institution, we find it our duty – nay, our obligation – to support other locally owned places in our area. Or, at the very least, go to these places and find out if they’re as weird and unique as us. On a recent sunny day, we took a little field trip and scoped out a vintage store in Westport called Boomerang. And let us tell ya, they did not disappoint. The ridiculously friendly owners took a few moments to...

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Ask Mike: Boredom
May16

Ask Mike: Boredom

Dear Mike, I’m bored at work a lot. What should I do? Do you have any favorite apps I could download on my phone to keep me entertained? -Bored in the Boardroom Dear Bored, Sometimes when I’m bored I like to see how long I can go without thinking about penguins. This has the potential to amuse me for up to two minutes, so I like to spice it up by seeing how long I can do it without eating or using the potty. Last time I...

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10 tiny things that’ll ruin your day
May15

10 tiny things that’ll ruin your day

Here’s a list of tiny, mild annoyances that shouldn’t have any real impact on your life but will somehow make you feel like you’re having the worst day ever. #FirstWorldProblems When you peel a tag off something and a little bit gets left behind. When your headphones get tangled in your pocket. Every freakin’ time. WTH. When the person before you replaces the toilet paper roll backwards. When your jacket or...

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Take Your Child to Harvesters
May13

Take Your Child to Harvesters

Say you’ve got a volunteering commitment that you’re excited for, but then someone says “oh hey, that’s Take Your Child to Work Day!” Do you: 1) Reschedule the volunteer time to another day so your kid can see your work? 2) Skip Take Your Child to Work Day and continue on with your volunteering plans? 3) Forget the rules about going to the office (it’s not like anyone actually wants to sit through...

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4 Awesomely Bad Resumes
May12

4 Awesomely Bad Resumes

People are complicated. Like, way too complicated to be summed up in one page. A resume is supposed to showcase your achievements, but it often ends up being a string of cliches, bullet points and jazzy work words. It’s the only place on earth where “Babysitter” gets turned into “Residential Child Manager,” and anything involving a lawn mower becomes “Professional Landscaping.” Despite all the...

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