Ask Mike: Weekend Netflix Suggestions
Nov13

Ask Mike: Weekend Netflix Suggestions

Dear Mike, Have you gone outside lately? It’s cold! But that means it’s the perfect time to fire up Netflix and hunker down for some movies. Do you have any suggestions? — Cinephile in Shawnee   Dear Cinephile, I have no idea what cinephile is, but it sounds painful. You should probably see a doctor immediately. As for Netflix movies, my mom took away my privileges after I watched every episode of Chasing UFOs...

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11 Reasons Why You Should Quit Your Job Right Now
Nov13

11 Reasons Why You Should Quit Your Job Right Now

Before the economy improved, we all dug our claws into our current job (if we were lucky enough to have one), no matter how much we detested it. We worked overtime and took on extra work for free. We made sure we were miles away from the office and our phones were off before we even began to think about how much we hated it all — let alone said it out loud. And when we did, we quickly looked around in search of audio spying...

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Mazumans at the Morning Glory Cafe
Nov12

Mazumans at the Morning Glory Cafe

How does this sound? Get yourself out of bed earlier than anyone wants to think about, make yourself presentable, get to work two hours early, leave again almost immediately and go serve breakfast to a bunch of other people. Worse yet, you won’t be getting paid for your trouble. Sound awful? Like the actions of a crazy person? Why don’t you just throw a 14-mile run in there while you’re at it? But… If you edit...

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11 Little Known Reasons Why Our Armed Forces are the BEST
Nov10

11 Little Known Reasons Why Our Armed Forces are the BEST

No matter how we feel about the political stuff, we all feel the same about our soldiers. They do crazy brave things for us, stay cool under enormous pressure, and we know that when it comes down it they’ll always be there to support this country. But while those may be the most important reasons to honor them this and every other day, we want to throw in a few more atypical points of proof that our soldiers — Army,...

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Ask Mike: Coffee or Energy Drinks?
Nov07

Ask Mike: Coffee or Energy Drinks?

Dear Mike, My friend and I were arguing about which is better – coffee or energy drinks. I love coffee and he guzzles down the Monster. Settle this for us: Which one’s the best? — Caffeinated in KC   Dear Caffeinated, I’m not sure why your friend is drinking monsters, but he should probably stop. I can’t imagine how much hair he gets in his teeth from that. I mean, what does he do – puree them? That’s just cray. As...

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