I do not have Bieber fever.
I do not have Bieber fever.
As if there was ever any doubt, Kansas is perfectly capable of producing star-caliber residents. Just last week on this page, writer Bob Curtright produced a 74-inch story about Kansans who went on to make it big in film and television. (For your information, 74 inches is newspaper-speak for "very, very long story.")
Wichita's collective ego is likely to inflate when a new TLC reality series debuts next week. The city is home to Pioneer Balloon Co., which will provide all of the balloons for "The Unpoppables," an "Ace of Cakes"- esque show that begins Feb. 7.
When "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" built its first house in the Wichita area, it was a big deal.
If you'd asked me during the first season of "American Idol" — or really any other season after that — who would be the last judge standing, I never would have picked Randy Jackson, dawg.
Wichita's long list of fundraising events always offer their share of fun-raising as well, with well-dressed Wichitans socializing, sipping wine and sampling food for a good cause.
Normally by Dec. 19, a window ledge in my dining room is overflowing with Christmas cards lined up side by side, adding a festive, friendly feel to my holiday decor.
In the days since his big burger win, 12-year-old Donovan Duggins has been described in many ways by people who know him best.
Southeast High grad Chris Mann has done a lot to distinguish himself since fleeing Wichita for a showbiz career in L.A.
(To the tune of "Silent Night")
An elementary school gym might seem like an unusual place for a rock concert.
Over the years, I've written about Wichitans on "The Bachelor," Wichitans on "Oprah" and Wichitans on "American Idol."
If last weekend's Boo and Brew Bash is any indication, Wichita is going gaga for Lady Gaga costumes this Halloween.
Wichita should take it as a compliment that Geoff Edgers, a moviemaking journalist from Boston, is planning to attend this month's Tallgrass Film Festival.
There's something oddly exciting about Wichita making it on television, no matter the reason.
The invention of the DVR was glorious in so many ways, not the least of which was that television fans could reclaim hours and hours of their lives once lost to sitting through commercials.
Say what you will about Facebook and Twitter and how social media is ruining our attention spans and destroying our society, 140 characters at a time.
Back in the olden days, people became stars by having talent and catching a big break.
"Spring Awakening," at first blush, sounds like a wholesome musical for the whole family. Tony-winning and critically acclaimed, the show was the Broadway vehicle that launched the careers of Leah Michele and Jonathan Groff from the hit TV show "Glee."
Apparently, I'm on the Wichitans-on-the-verge-of-stardom beat this summer. Last week, I brought you news of XV, a local hip-hop artist who just signed a record deal with Warner Brothers.