Kelly's is more than a KC institution... it's a rite of passage. Westport's oldest building and most famous bar has been the watering hole of some fascinating characters. Kyle Kelly talks to Dick and Loy about changes in the neighborhood, the new popularity of craft brews and whiskeys, and how nice it is to enjoy cigars on the heated rooftop deck while taking in the view. It's true that the third generation of Kelly's has officially taken over, but Kyle and his brothers still tell the best stories.
Lawyer Art Fillmore is well-known for his veteran advocacy and high-profile work with entrepreneurs. A lively Dick & Loy chat about Evel Knievel, Mother Teresa, Viet Nam, the old Plaza Athletic Club, and Millard Fillmore with one of KC's great personalities.
Dick and Loy drink lunch at the Restaurant at 1900 with the Uncontested King of Kansas City Wine Geeks -- Doug Frost. Many of the finest restaurants call on the lovable professor Frost for his ability to pull together a kick-ass wine list. Writer, speaker, weird music lover, entrepreneur, and provocateur. Love him! Celebrate him! Because Kansas City without Doug Frost would be like... Des Moines. On a Sunday.
Dick and Loy talk to Gene Barlow, golf teaching pro, tournament host, gentleman, and raconteur! Gene invented many of the scramble traditions we are familiar with today, and he is responsible for the PGA's return to KC. He shares some unbelievable tales about his friend Tom Watson and others and gives some great pointers on running your own golf tournament.
Joe Wilcox may be the best-know restaurant manager ever in Kansas City. Plaza 3, the Bristol, he has been at the center of the food and drink scene since way back in the old downtown Rusty Scupper days.
Dick Wilson and Loy Edge talk with Joe about his more recent projects in the Kansas City and Wichita food and beverage markets and reminisce about colorful people and places from the past. Set 'em up, Joe!
Dick Wilson & Loy Edge welcome KC "Cowtown" cartoonist Charlie Podrebarac. His cartoons have appeared in newspapers around the world as well as magazines such as Playboy, Business LawToday, and The Independent. And we chat with KC Chiefs great Ted McKnight about an interesting project with fans in England and a few memories from his gridiron days. Is that the "Man In Black" in the employee lounge? Get it wherever you...
Dick Wilson and Loy Edge lunch with Dick and his fellow KY102 first day air staffers. It was July 1, 1974 when this team hit the air to launch the legendary KY102 Kansas City. Listen to the memories and tall tales told as we think we remembered them plus more stories of concerts, celebrities, and mayhem in the first few months of the birth of this KC iconic radio rocker. Dick Wilson mornings, KC Stangel middays, Max Floyd afternoons, Katfish Kris Kelly nights and Cliff Beahm overnights!
You've heard this guy all over NFL Films, CNBC TV, Hallmark Hall of Fame and many more. He's from Kansas City but heard worldwide as a one of the top voiceover artists in the industry. It's Jim Birdsall and Dick Wilson and Loy Edge sit down for a chat about the business, his family and living life in a booth! PLUS Leon has a song in the lounge about Kansas City trying to become a big deal, our salesguy Buzz Martini has finally hit podcast income paydirt & Tony Labrusso, second base coach for the Royals, wants to use Dick & Loy in a baseball event that might end it all. Enjoy wherever you get your pods...
Dick Wilson & Loy Edge are back with KC Theater League leader Mark Edelman who is retiring from that position after 40 years. Hear stories of theater production and celebrity actor mayhem plus some Mark Edelman audio we guarantee you've never heard before! Plus a trip to the Dick & Loy employee lounge reveals a celebrity duo from the past with a new song about a newsmaker named Omarosa. Get it where you grab your podcasts and thanks for listening.
Dick Wilson & Loy Edge are back with Chuck Haddix or Chuck Haddock, the same guy with two interesting careers. He's the host of The Fish Fry on KCUR Friday and Saturday nights plus he's the curator of the 350,000 items in the Marr Sound Archives at UMKC. On this show you'll hear sounds from radio shows from the 1930s, WHB jingles, sounds from an Edison recording device, the KC guy who signed the Beatles to Capitol Records, the story behind Milton's bar and the background on The Fish Fry show. Plus Buzz Martini, our sales guy, chimes in with a new plan, the Jazz Guy performs in the employee lounge and Tony Labruso, second base coach for the KC Royals has some last minute promotional ideas. Thanks for downloading, streaming, or ignoring the whole thing!
Dick Wilson & Loy Edge welcome three KC personalities to this show. Randy Wisthoff, Director of the Kansas City Zoo, Rich Linden, arena announcer & event planner with The Linden Group and Shawn Mullane, talent agent & co-owner of Exposure Model & Talent Agency. Plus Buzz Martini our podcast sales guy has an idea on how Dick and Loy can make money with the new BIRD scooters downtown and a special call from Beverly Hills. Thanks for listening!
Dick Wilson & Loy Edge chat with Peabody award winning international film and TV star Nick Searcy about why he's at the pinnacle of the Hollywood talent pool (Justified, Castaway, Shape of Water, Three Billboards Outside...) Former KC Chief Art Still sits in as Dick & Loy's guest host in this round table mayhem exchange steeped in cigar smoke at The Outlaw Cigar Club South along with owner Kendall Culbertson who has some exciting plans for the future. Plus Frank's in the employee lounge with a song about something all Kansas Citians hate! Download everywhere or stream on Spotify and your smart speaker.
Dick Wilson and Loy Edge invite former U.S. Attorney for the District of Kansas Barry Grissom to the cigar club for a chat about how he's working to change the laws regarding marijuana across the country. Colorado and others have done it. Will Missouri or Kansas be next? He has an opinion on that. We also explore some of the behind the scenes stories of being a U.S Attorney. Plus there's a new singing star in the employee lounge with a song about something that makes us all upset! Download and enjoy! Next week, straight from Hollywood, Peabody award winning, international film and TV star Nick Searcy joins us along with celebrity co-host former KC Chief Art Still.