By the time Heath Ledger's performance as the Joker in Christopher Nolan's 2008 The Dark Knight was finally seen by critics and audiences, talk of a posthumous Oscar reached a fever pitch. Naturally, the inclination to compare Ledger's work to past posthumous landmarks proved tempting, and many list ... More >>
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If I had a quarter for every Jell-O shot I've been offered since I started this job, I'd probably have enough change to get a couple beers out of the boozy vending machine downstairs. I've never been much of a lush, but it just seems un-American to turn down a dessert with such high regard from the ... More >>
With The Avengers making eleventy-billion dollars and Prometheus racking up a solid if financially disappointing opening weekend (it earned less than Snow White and the Huntsman?) , two-thirds of the summer's most-anticipated movies have now been released. Chances are you know what the third film a- ... More >>
What You Missed: Opening reception for Jargon: work by Terrance Hughes, Alphonzo Solorzano, Miguel Filipe and Jason Faulkner. Where: Mad Art Gallery, 2727 S. 12th Street, in the shadow of the now-Belgian brewery. Better Than: Drinking Bud Light and watching Ralph Bakshi’s Cool World. A large, ... More >>
By DAVID MARTIN Dreaming of of a trip to Seville? Kansas City tourism officials have an offer for you, although travelers will need to squint and pretend that the beggar just asked for a down payment on a hamburguesa con queso.