Author Archive: Chris

Audio Article – Comedy from Tragedy – Jamie Campbell

In comedy, there are certain unspoken rules. There are topics that all but the most extreme would find taboo. Throughout history, there are hundreds of examples of when taboo jokes have worked, and when they have not. Dancing the line… (READ MORE)

Neal

This is the first of two pieces I’ve written this week about the passing of Neal Patterson – the innovator, billionaire, visionary, and part owner of Sporting Kansas City. Oh, and he also was CEO of Cerner Corporation, the company… (READ MORE)

Teenager Brain

First appeared in the Platte County Landmark. It was nearly one am when my nose started to tingle. I rolled over in bed to the typical source of smells in our bedroom at one am and asked my wife, “do… (READ MORE)

Season 1 Podcast – Freaks and Geeks Episode 4 – Kim Kelly is My Friend

Back into the F&G episodes and this one wasn’t actually aired by NBC – which isn’t a good sign if it’s the fourth episode of your series. We look at Episode 4 where Kim Kelly might be a friend, but… (READ MORE)

An Idiot’s Guide to Royals Tickets

It’s baseball season once again in Kansas City. That means heading out to The K, grabbing a dog, maybe a cold beer and watching the Boys in Blue. Over the past several years, grabbing a ticket has gone from simply… (READ MORE)

The Most Unfortunate Boner

This article first appeared in the Platte County Landmark Humans are stupid. You know that, right? The human brain evolved from the size of a split pea. We should honestly be happy we don’t spend 80% of our day looking… (READ MORE)

Season 1 Podcast – Greatest Sitcom Challenge – Round 2 – 70’s & 90’s

We move now to our second round matchups in the 90’s and 70’s regions. Voting up until 3/30 morning. <blockquote class=”twitter-tweet” data-lang=”en”><p lang=”en” dir=”ltr”>The first of 8 games tipping off this evening. We start with a big matchup in the… (READ MORE)

Season 1 Podcast – Greatest Sitcom Challenge – 2000’s Bracket

Sophie’s choice. That’s all I can say here. Sophie’s goddamned choice. Good luck. It's time to continue with our final first round bracket – the era of the 2000's. First vote is Big. Really big. — Season 1 Podcast (@season1pod)… (READ MORE)

Season 1 Podcast – Greatest Sitcom Bracket – 1990’s

Continuing on with our Greatest Sitcom bracket (you can see full results here) – today, we’re looking at the 1990’s. Alright – here’s the first of 8 matchups tonight in the first round – 90’s Bracket. A radio doctor versus… (READ MORE)

Season 1 Podcast – Greatest Sitcom – 80’s Bracket

We continue with our bracket to determine the greatest sitcom of all time. (Prime time, 30 minute shows that ran from 1970-2009.) We turn our focus now to the era of the 1980’s. You have two days to vote and… (READ MORE)