Open Letter to Black Friday: It’s Time to STOP
Nov27

Open Letter to Black Friday: It’s Time to STOP

Dear Black Friday, Your time on this earth has very closely mirrored the life arc of many child actors. In your early years you were nice and innocent, but as you aged you quickly began to show signs of trouble — you caused a bad car accident here, a nasty family fight there. Now you’ve spiraled out of control, and you need to be stopped. Your commercialized holimall-iday is a symbol of everything that’s wrong with...

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5 Reasons to Stop Trying to Build Credit
Nov18

5 Reasons to Stop Trying to Build Credit

Some boring people will tell you it’s a good idea to start building credit as early as possible, in case you ever want to buy a car or a house. Here are five things to think about as you roll your eyes and walk away. 1. Ignorance is bliss Sure, you could spend your hard-earned free time learning what makes up your credit score. But really now … ● FICO? What’s that, some kind of disease? ● Keeping your total debt below 30% of your...

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Benefitting Annaboo
Nov17

Benefitting Annaboo

It’s hard to imagine the kind of nightmare that newly 15-year-old Anna Sorel has been living for the past few months. A gymnast on the Olathe Northwest team, Anna was warming up on the uneven bars when she fell, just weeks into her freshman year of high school. The accident fractured her spinal cord, paralyzing her from the waist down. Anna had surgery the morning after her injury and is now fighting her way through rehab with...

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8 hilarious Vine videos that made KC duo famous
Nov12

8 hilarious Vine videos that made KC duo famous

From Walt Disney to Paul Rudd, Kansas City has long been fertile ground for some of the country’s most popular entertainers. The talent vine keeps on growing with viral internet stars Colby Brock and Sam Golbach of Overland Park. The young duo quickly rose to fame on the popular social site Vine by filming themselves doing wacky things in popular Kansas City establishments. The Blue Valley High School graduates have over 1.3...

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The Ultimate A to Z Alphabet Book of KC
Nov12

The Ultimate A to Z Alphabet Book of KC

A is for … American Royal As in, “I thought I had stumbled upon heaven last weekend, but it turns out I was just at the American Royal.” B is for … Bottomless mimosas As in, “I could rake leaves on Saturday morning … OR I could go to Louie’s Wine Dive and see just how bottomless those mimosas really are.” C is for … Crown Town As in, “Welcome to Crown Town, USA, home of the...

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