What we’re watching and listening to in November 2019


Office ladies podcast

Office Ladies

In a new weekly podcast, Jenna Fischer (Pam Beesly) and Angela Kinsey (Angela Martin) share behind-the-scenes tidbits from every episode of The Office.


Ode To Joy

The downtempo and sparse new album from Chicago’s Wilco finds the band slow-strumming through desolate, spacey new territory. They play Arvest Bank Theatre on Nov. 17.


Countdown to Christmas Hallmark

Hallmark’s Countdown to Christmas

This year, Hallmark is releasing a record-breaking 40 new Christmas movies in its countdown lineup. Among many stars you’ll see Jodie Sweetin, Kellie Pickler and Chad Michael Murray.

Four people whom we’d love to sit down with for a long chat this month:

Peter Thiel

Peter Thiel

The tech billionaire and GOP megafunder is investing big in local politics. We’d love to hear why he’s betting on Kansas’ Kris Kobach.

Kara Eaker

Kara Eaker

The Grain Valley gymnast just helped the U.S. take gold at the world gymnastics championships and appears to be a major piece of the program’s future.

James Martin

James Martin

The artist and curator was just hired to fill the long vacant position of  public art administrator for KCMO. He’ll oversee the biggest buys in the city’s history at the new airport.

Troy Shulte

Troy Schulte

The outgoing city manager of KCMO has quietly shaped the city for a decade. We’d love to conduct his exit interview.

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