Author Archive: Fake Ned

National Bitch and Moan Day… (a.k.a. Put That In Your Pipe and Smoke It)

Friday April 26 was an anniversary that had little fanfare for the Kansas City Royals. Oh sure, MLB celebrates Jackie Robinson Day by all players wearing the number “42”, they celebrate Memorial Day by wearing flags woven into their logos,… (READ MORE)

Movie Review: “42” Educates More Than It Entertains

So, last month, I was 3 feet away from Han Solo. We were, of course, under strict orders to not mention “Indiana Jones” or “Star Wars.” So, I had to come up with something else to ask the man who… (READ MORE)

We Participated In History… Poorly

We have crossed over into the surreal.  Last month, we all watched in horror as events too impossible for a summer movie blockbuster played out on our television screens, our radios and our computers. The images were indelible and heartbreaking…. (READ MORE)

A Funny Thing Happned On The Way To The Arch…

Every year, my son and I pick one weekend to go on a “Man-cation” with the added benefit of leaving my wife alone for a weekend that she doesn’t have to cook and clean and do all of the other… (READ MORE)

Dress to the Nines

I am a sucker for good ideas. And we have  a lot of good ideas. Sliced bread. iPhones. Pornography.  All great ideas that have had their moment in the sun.  But those ideas do tend to get sucked down by… (READ MORE)

God Hates KC

There’s a tongue in cheek saying you’ll find on message boards and twitter surrounding the Kansas City Royals. It’s “God Hates KC.” The idea is that God has something to do with the miserable, decades-long run of futility by the… (READ MORE)

Royals Rain Check Soaks Fans

Our friends at the Royals Ticketing Office are at it again. We’ve told you about this group’s attempts to outright fleece money from fans using questionable tactics, telemarketing and bait and switching – but now they’re resorting to just shaking… (READ MORE)

Fenway At The K

We’re all heartbroken. Kansas City. Boston. America. Baseball, rightfully so, is taking a backseat as tanks roll down city streets in Boston. It dawned on me a couple of inevitable things may be coming down the way soon. Our Royals… (READ MORE)

Swing and a Miss

SWING AND A MISS Posted 3/22/13 What a terrible day this is in Platte County. I thought you people had a sense of adventure. Just over a year after its opening, the Shangri La of Sexy Time, the Bed and… (READ MORE)

Share and Share Alike

SHARE AND SHARE ALIKE  Posted 3/17/13 I was talking with a friend recently about everything that’s wrong with social networking today. I think it’s great that folks seem to have embraced the idea of technology. Just a few years ago,… (READ MORE)