The Weaponization of the Hot Take


It’s going to come as no shock to you, but there are hot takes everywhere. The guy who sits behind you “crushing those TPS reports” is likely an spewing hot takes. Harold Reynolds and Joe Buck are spouting lava-hot takes. Donald… (READ MORE)

North Kansas City Schools – Buzz Kill Moment of the Decade


UPDATED – SEE BELOW The North Kansas City School District, of which I am an alum and a tax payer for, has decided to have school on Tuesday – the same day as the Kansas City Royals Championship parade. Though… (READ MORE)

Tonight’s Royals Twitter Rant

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The Royals lost tonight in Game 5 of the ALCS. People are understandibly upset and negative. That’s fine. I’m not going to tell you how to react to being up 3-2 in a seven game series. There’s always time to… (READ MORE)

Some Never Will Be Royal


There’s been a phrase going around the last few weeks as this town has watched their baseball team make this incredible post-season run. “I don’t know what to do with my hands!” And we really don’t. Most folks weren’t around… (READ MORE)

The Write To Free Speach… On Facebook

By now you’ve seen it, heard it, watched it and probably participated in a water cooler conversation about it. The Missouri State Fair Rodeo Clown has been the hot topic across the Midwest and the country this week. You should… (READ MORE)

The Golden Rule

Remember the “Golden Rule”?  It goes something like, “do unto others, as you’d have done to you.”  Calling it the “Golden” rule means that it should supersede all other rules or choices you can make in your life.  We teach… (READ MORE)

Roundabouts are Not as Easy as the Sound – Reprinted from the Platte County Landmark


I contribute a weekly column to the Platte County Landmark under the “Rambling Moron” name. It’s a great Northland Newspaper and well worth a subscription. The following is an copy of my article which appeared in the 5/6/12 edition –… (READ MORE)

Fake Ned Minute – October 16, 2011

As heard on the Royalman Report, Sunday nights on and tape-delayed the next day. Tonight’s FNM is all about the Postseason.  Trouble is, it’s not about this year’s postseason. The music on tonight’s Fake Ned Minute is from “Andre… (READ MORE)

Fake Ned Minute – October 9, 2011

Alex Rodriguez. We hardly knew ya. The 2011 Postseason will be just about the same without you. Here’s the Fake Ned Minute that was to run during tonight’s Royalman Report, but the dog at the homework or some shit like… (READ MORE)

Fake Ned Minute – October 2, 2011

As heard on the Royalman Report, Sundays Live and on Stitcher Radio on Mondays. This week’s FN Minute is on the abrupt, cruel end to the 2011 Baseball Season.