KU wins! KU loses. Economy loses even worse. India, Batman, Planned Parenthood gift cards, Barack Hussein Obama ... all reviewed from the week that was.
Save & Splurge: Cassy Ainsworth
Small business owner, minimalist, bliss lover, and friend
A Perfect Hell
Art show ponders whether we’re on the cusp of utopia or Armageddon
A leaf blower doesn’t leap to mind as the likeliest harbinger of hell-on-earth, but that’s a matter of perspective. It was that unassuming power tool, being used to manicure a lawn behind Hobbs Taylor Lofts in a futile attempt to fend off natural decay, which inspired Dave Loewenstein and Heidi Zeller to curate a modern convenience vs. inevitable destruction art show.
Before I Die...
How two artists use death to amplify life
What make some people more aware of their own mortality than others? What motivates people to take action in their lives? What values do we hold as a society? Artists Nicole Kenney and ks rives address these questions in their global survey of human attitudes toward death in a project called "Before I Die I Want To..."
Style Scout: Courtney Ricketts
27-year-old owner of the Magic Carpet Traveler
Style Scout: Jason Barr
27-year-old student, printmaker, DJ, and dad
Townie guide to… seasonal athletic disorder
With Sarah Fertig, senior lawrence.com Seasonal Sports Hysteria Correspondent who is currently running on the treadmill while watching ESPN and ESPN2 simultaneously
The Republic Tigers continue their torrid march up the charts
Hate if you wanna, but The Republic Tigers are still the best band in Kansas City. With the excitement of that whole “we have a lot of fountains” thing quickly rubbing off, it’s high time our sister city put that Puddle of Mudd thing to rest. Enter the Tigers: a brilliant and strikingly individualistic band that offers a beacon of hope to all Midwestern music-makers who don’t yarl.
Segwave of Terror
And now for another O Caption! contest!
Six Word Stories
“For sale: baby shoes, never worn.”