Author Archive: Fake Ned

New Podcast – The K Replay – Episode 1

Decided to start a new Royals Podcast.  Before you groan and just turn the page, let me tell you that it’ll be unlike any of the other dozen Royals Podcasts around.  First… it’s not 5 hours long and the only… (READ MORE)

Mayor of Twitter

Reprinted from the Rambling Moron Column at the Platte County Landmark. If you walk walk into any bookstore and head into the section on “Business Management.” You’ll find hundreds of titles ranging from “Top Dog” to “7 Habits.” Millions of words and… (READ MORE)

Fake Ned’s 2013 Royals Prediction

Reprinted from the Rambling Moron Column at the Platte County Landmark. PREDICTIONS: YOST GETS FIRED; TEAM FINISHES 80-82  Posted 2/14/13 Spring Training is here. No more talk of rushing yards or zone defenses. Talk now turns to “How does he look?” and… (READ MORE)

A Tweetalong with Platte City Police

Reprinted from the Rambling Moron Column at the Platte County Landmark. A TWEETALONG WITH PLATTE CITY POLICE  Posted 2/14/13 Over the past several months, the Kansas City Police Department has allowed Twitter-enabled citizens do “ride alongs” with them and describe the action… (READ MORE)

Royals Ticketing Woes Continue

A few weeks ago, we told you about some unique opportunities the Royals were using to sell tickets.  Well, now the ticket office has moved from telemarketing to outright bait and switching. This morning, many of us were greeted in… (READ MORE)

Party Like It’s 1949, Iran

Reprinted from the Rambling Moron Column at the Platte County Landmark. HEY IRAN, PARTY LIKE IT’S 1949  Posted 2/2/13 It was announced this week that Iran has sent its first monkey into space. The Iranian Ministry of Defense announced that a small… (READ MORE)

A Little Bit of Kansas City Heading to Korea

Late last year, I wrote about Sung Woo Lee, a Korean Royals Fan who has never physically seen a Royals game, and never visited Kansas City before.  We also learned that the only piece of Royals memorabilia Sung Woo has… (READ MORE)

It Matters A Great Deal

Reprinted from the Rambling Moron Column at the Platte County Landmark. IT MATTERS A GREAT DEAL  Posted 1/27/13 Millions of words are being written this week by columnists, bloggers, Facebookers and Tweeters about the two biggest sports stories in a decade. Mostly… (READ MORE)

The First Step Towards Recovery

Reprinted from the Rambling Moron Column at the Platte County Landmark. THE FIRST STEP TOWARD RECOVERY  Posted 1/19/13 It begins about 8 p.m. every night. Just as I am whisking my kid off to his nightly bath. I give it a glance…. (READ MORE)

The Fans’ Voice Is Getting Stronger

Reprinted from the Rambling Moron Column at the Platte County Landmark. THE FANS’ VOICE IS GETTING STRONGER Posted 1/11/13 For generations, the “fan” of a team has had some very minor duties – pay for admission and cheer for your… (READ MORE)