59 - The ‘Best Of KC’ per 435 Magazine & Awesome Amazon.com Reviews

August 7, 2017

435 Magazine recently published their "Best of KC" article (www.435mag.com).  From restaurants, museums, furniture stores to bloggers...this list brings out the ignorance of the Crew on some things going on in their own city.

Then, via a jarring transition, they read over some of the most bizarre Amazon reviews over obscure items for sale.



58 - Cara Harbstreet: Registered Dietician from “Street Smart Nutrition”

August 3, 2017

Registered dietician and nutritionist, Cara Harbstreet sits down with the Crew and discusses a wide array of food and diet related topics. First off...

- What's the difference between a 'dietician' and a 'nutritionist'?
- Common myths and misconceptions around what a dietician does
- Why Cara does NOT prescribe exact meal plans or impose calorie counting with her clients
- What is intuitive eating?
- The difference between physical fullness and true satisfaction from what you eat

Make sure to visit her site at www.street-smartnutrition.com


57 - Adam Richman: Man vs KC BBQ

July 31, 2017

Adam Richman is best known for hosting a variety of dining and food related programs on the Travel Channel.  Most notably, "Man VS Food".  While in town for the Dixie Ultra "Raising the BBQ" event in Kansas City, Adam was kind enough to take a few minutes out of his schedule to talk a bit about his background, his respect and love for Kansas City, and food...duh!


56 - TopGolf Crush at Arrowhead Stadium

July 28, 2017

Topgolf is bringing their iconic experience to epic stadiums and arenas across the country for a limited time! It's unlike any golf game you've played before, featuring giant targets on the field, Toptracer Range technology so you can accurately track your golf ball like a pro, and spacious hitting bays so you can play with your squad. Expect the usual scene from gameday including a lively crowd, delicious eats, and cold beers, but with the benefit of great music and the opportunity to challenge your friends to addictive, point-scoring golf games that anyone can play. Each ticket gives you all-day access to the event as well as an hour-long tee time so you can come early and stay late for the festival experience complete with food, drinks, and music.


55 - Joel Nichols Returns (for some reason) PLUS ‘How Dumb is Josh?’ #4

July 24, 2017

Joel and the Crew discuss Greek Philosophy, the French Revolution, and the catalyst for European Renaissance.  No wait!!!. . . it's mostly just dumb jokes, chaotic laughter, and another segment of "How Dumb is Josh?"  This time, it's elementary school level Science questions.  Have fun, and remember...when it oozes, it's done.


54 - Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets - Movie Review

July 20, 2017

The Green Goblin teams up with the rain dance lady from 'Suicide Squad' to protect a dance club space station.

Check out the Crew's take on Luc Besson's most recent film in which a dark force threatens Alpha...a vast metropolis and home to species from a thousand planets. Special operatives Valerian and Laureline must race to identify the marauding menace and safeguard not just Alpha, but the future of the universe.


53 - Dunkirk - Movie Review

July 18, 2017

Harry Styles and the 'One Direction' boys are stranded on the world's worst "Sandals" resort and Bane tries to not fly his glider into them.  Yep, that makes about as much sense as this movie really does.  Check out the Crew's take on Christopher Nolans most recent film about Allied soldiers from Belgium, the British Empire, and France who are surrounded by the German army and evacuated during a fierce battle in World War II.


52 - BLVDIA Minisode #5 - Central Standard Brewing

July 17, 2017

Just before Taps & Tastes opened, the Crew had the chance to sit down with Ian Crane and Nathan Jackel of Central Standard Brewing.  As co-owners (along with Andy Boyd and their wives, Emily and Sumer), they relay their experience in starting a business into what many hobbyists aspire to be...a full-fledged brewery.  They also discuss what makes, not just their brews, but entire company different than so many others in the industry.

Located in Wichita, Kansas you can also check them out at www.centralstandardbrewing.com


51 - Spam, Spam, Spam, Boulevardia & Spam

July 12, 2017

The Crew met up with Angela Muir at the Spam Tiny House of Sizzle during Boulevardia.  Angela is a local KC food blogger, owner of Lilo's Shaved Ice, and was recruited by Spam to rep and innovate some new recipes for the company.

The SPAM® brand is bringing big flavor to America’s backyards and kitchens this summer with the SPAM® Brand Tiny House of Sizzle Tour. Measuring 185.37 square feet, the Tiny House aims to bring communities together around food, with the Tiny SPAM®kitchen serving as the heart of the home. The Tiny House will travel coast to coast, sharing delightful dishes and simple recipes served right from the Tiny SPAM® kitchen, proving what SPAM® lovers already know – nothing beats the sound, smell and taste of SPAM® brand products sizzling in the frying pan.

Highlighting the brand’s versatility to be paired in many different ways, the Tiny House’s menu will feature unique, on-trend recipes created by locally-recognized chefs and influencers alongside SPAM® brand favorites such as SPAM® Musubi and SPAM® sliders. The tour’s signature dish will be a Spicy SPAM® Breakfast Burrito recipe created by standout celebrity Chef Jordan Andino. Additional local chef and influencer partners include Hawaii native Chef Bradley Lum and noted Detroit influencer Lori Yates from Foxes Love Lemons.

“The SPAM® Brand Tiny House of Sizzle Tour encourages you to indulge your 5 senses – hear the sizzle; see the dish come to life; touch, smell and of course, taste various SPAM® dishes in their finest form - sizzled to perfection,” said Resha Hovde, SPAM® brand manager. “We’re inviting everyone to join us as we celebrate summer – hanging out at the Tiny House with friends and family, playing games and enjoying good food.”


50 - Sci-Fi Sesame Street & The Psychology of Can City

July 10, 2017

On another pointless episode of Can City...the Crew skews off on the dark sci-fi version of sesame street, plays a rapid fire psychology game, and someone gets on the subject of illegal trans fats.

Told ya it was pointless...have fun!