A Daily RFT post on Tuesday joked that Kim Peek, the developmentally disabled genius who inspired Dustin Hoffman's character in Rain Man, is incredibly gifted when it comes to memorizing dates and times.Perhaps Peek is looking for a job as a blogger, because this writer is obviously not so good with ... More >>
ahsmail.uwaterloo.ca/Kim Peek, the real-life savant who inspired the Dustin Hoffman/Tom Cruise classic, gave a speech yesterday at the University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg. That was a Monday. Peek could also tell you-- instantly-- what day of the week October 5 was in 1979, 1994, 1852 or ... More >>
The Rev. Dickson Beall became a local champion of the First Amendment after he opened the St. Marcus Church basement to progressive theater groups in the 1990s. Few people knew what Beall was up to offstage.