Tag Archive: Platte County Landmark

Call Me, Maybe–The Lifes of Post-Game Show Hosts

Remember the old cartoon where a man sits behind the desk and above him is a sign that says “COMPLAINT DEPARTMENT”? Imagine an actual job where you are the complaint department. Imagine that your job is to field complaints from… (READ MORE)

Here’s A Mike Tyson Cartoon Post

Just when you think you’ve seen it all, you see something else. Let’s turn on the Wayback Machine and dial it back to 1991. Operation Desert Storm began in Iraq that January night – back when CNN was still a… (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)

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)

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)

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)

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)