Immature Art for Mature Audiences

December 30, 2016 · Posted In: Art, Encounter, Lifestyle, Publications

Since time immemorial, bored teen boys have been drawing a certain part of the male anatomy on anything they can set pen to. Identification of such “artists” usually leads to their detention. However, for Mike […]

Marlin Briscoe

December 29, 2016 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Entertainment, Publications, Sports

Omaha native Marlin Briscoe made history in 1968 as the NFL’s first black starting quarterback. His success as a signal-caller carried huge symbolic and practical weight by disproving the then-popular misconception that blacks lacked the […]

The Man Who Invented the College Football Playoff

December 28, 2016 · Posted In: Entertainment, Humor, Omaha Magazine, Publications

There are scripts,but there’s also all kinds of room for improvisation. It’s improv. You get into character and run with it. Larry Culpepper is either delusional or a consummate bullshitter, claiming, among other whoppers, that […]

Where’s Johnny’s?

Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Lifestyle, Publications, Retirement

Johnny Carson was the definitive talk show host of the 20th century, hosting The Tonight Show for three decades at a time when it was the undisputed king of late night television. Carson started his […]

Frank Carter

Posted In: Encounter, Lifestyle, People, Publications

The story of Frank Carter—Omaha’s phantom sniper—is a histrionic tale of fear and madness gripping the city in the wake of a mysterious shooting spree. For several weeks in February of 1926, the whole of […]

Rachel Jacobson

Posted In: Encounter, Entertainment, Publications, Theatre

Before former Dundee Theater owner Denny Moran decided to sell the iconic Dodge Street structure, before the Sherwood Foundation purchased it, and before Film Streams was chosen to keep it alive, Rachel Jacobson had thought […]

Joan Neuhaus

December 27, 2016 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Business, Leaders, Publications

“A good education is critical, but a lot of it is learning as you go and moving into opportunities as they present themselves,” she says. “If someone had said, ‘do you know how to conduct […]

Obviously Omaha

Posted In: Entertainment, Nightlife, Omaha Magazine, Publications

The month of February is an often-underappreciated time on the calendar of many Midwesterners. The cold temperatures, the snow—the long winter season is almost behind us, but the warm promise of spring still out of […]

Stalking Stocked Rainbow Trout

Posted In: Food & Drink, Home, Omaha Home, Publications

When the weather gets cold in Nebraska, make room in your kitchen for rainbow trout. Catch them from the shore before the lakes freeze over, and catch them through a hole in the ice (once […]

Kim Darling

Posted In: Art, Lifestyle, Omaha Magazine, Publications

Omaha-based artist Kim Darling (also known as Kim Reid Kuhn) is relishing a moment of “when one door closes, another opens.” Darling, a prominent Benson First Friday contributor known for curating provocative exhibitions and performances […]


 
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