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August 1, 2013

Naming Rights

John Dubya 8:00pm August 1, 2013 8/1/13

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While Johnny “Football” Manziel continues to accumulate headlines, I spent some time recently with a confused young man with a famous name just trying to make it in this world. This is a story about finding yourself when everyone wants you to be someone else.   Somewhere down in the hills of Texas there’s a…

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July 25, 2013

The Jimmy

John Dubya 9:29pm July 25, 2013 7/25/13

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The man sat cross legged on the floor of an empty room, across from a giant mirror reflecting his tired but assured face. He breathed in deeply. Not much time left. He’s here to gameplan for the season ahead. A whole new year, a whole new set of expectations. He exhaled. Time to get to…

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KSR’s Guide to Summer Festivals

C.M. Tomlin 2:00pm July 25, 2013 7/25/13

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  Ah, summer. The time of swimming parties, barbecues, picnics and — of course — a plethora of conventions, outdoor festivals and get-togethers. With Louisville just finishing up its Forecastle Festival, Cincinnati just hosting the second Bunbury Music Festival and the gigantic 2013 Comic-Con just wrapping up this past weekend, summer is clearly the time…

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May 22, 2013

Boone’s Butcher Shop gets its own rap song

Drew Franklin 5:02pm May 22, 2013 5/22/13

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KSR has a new favorite song. Boone’s-Boone’s Butcher Shop.

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July 4, 2012

100 Great Americans: A KSR 4th of July Special

Drew Franklin 9:30pm July 4, 2012 7/4/12

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There have been many great Americans over the years, so many that it would be impossible to list them all. But on this July 4th of 2012, I did my best to list 100 of my favorites to ever represent the red, the white, and the blue. So here are 100 great Americans, unnumbered and…

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June 3, 2020

Listicuffs Episode 4: OTT Podcast Showdown – Tyler vs Fake Barney

Richmond Bramblet 7:00pm June 3, 2020 6/3/20

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It’s an OTT Podcast showdown on Listicuffs this week as Tyler Thompson takes on Fake Barney in our game of useless trivia. Will Barney be able to avenge his 5 year grudge against Listicuffs? Or will Tyler take home the victory?  

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May 27, 2020

Listicuffs Episode 3: Funkhouser Situation’s Chris Tomlin vs Lee Cruse

Richmond Bramblet 7:00pm May 27, 2020 5/27/20 Comments Disabled

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It’s a Funkhouser Situation reunion as we bring together Chris Tomlin and Lee Cruse in KSR’s battle of useless knowledge, Listicuffs. Who will win this pop-culture themed episode? And will Lee ever get cell service in his basement?  

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May 20, 2020

Listicuffs Episode 2: WKYT’s Victor Puente & Andrea Walker

Richmond Bramblet 6:30pm May 20, 2020 5/20/20 Comments Disabled

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With episode 2 of Listicuffs, we reached out to our friends and anchors Andrea Walker and Victor Puente from WKYT. The duo, who also host the WKYT Conversations with Victor & Andrea podcast,  go head-to-head in Funkhouser’s game show of useless trivia, Listicuffs. Who will come out on top? And who wasn’t exactly playing above board?…

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May 13, 2020

Listicuffs Season 2 Premiere – Ryan vs. Drew

Richmond Bramblet 7:00pm May 13, 2020 5/13/20

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We’re back, baby! Season 2 of Listicuffs, Funkhouser’s game show of useless trivia, is here and it’s still just as useless as it was five years ago. This time around, we’ve dropped the tournament format to bring you select head-to-head matches. In the Season 2 premiere, we figured we would start big and bring together…

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KSR predicts who will win Survivor Season 40: Winners at War

Nick Roush 6:00pm May 13, 2020 5/13/20

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It’s finally here. Billed as the greatest season in Survivor’s 20-year history, Winners at War will conclude tonight with a three-hour finale on CBS, beginning at 8 p.m. ET. Before we discover who will become just the second two-time winner in the iconic reality TV show’s history, the KSR crew that has Live Blogged through…

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April 19, 2020

Georgetown Family To Appear On Family Feud This Monday

Richmond Bramblet 11:00am April 19, 2020 4/19/20

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While things are currently crazy in the world, we’re spending a lot more time in front of the television screen, and apparently watching more game shows. Shows like The Price is Right, Let’s Make a Deal, and Family Feud are seeing ratings spikes as more people tune in on a daily basis. But, we want…

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April 16, 2020

Coronavirus Cancels Louisville’s Forecastle Music Festival

Nick Roush 11:30am April 16, 2020 4/16/20 Comments Disabled

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One of Kentucky’s most popular music festivals will take a hiatus in 2020. Festival coordinators announced Thursday morning that Forecastle Festival will be canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic. “While we are disappointed to share this news, the health and safety of our fans, artists, staff, and community are always our number one priority,” organizers…

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April 9, 2020

Nicholas Jamerson releases concept album, The Wild Frontier

Tyler Young 12:11pm April 9, 2020 4/9/20

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The Wild Frontier album cover

The first sounds you hear from Nicholas Jamerson’s new concept album, The Wild Frontier, are the chirps of crickets and birds and a light wind blowing through the trees. Jamerson, in his easy-on-the-ears Prestonsburg drawl, opens the story of Will of the Wild Frontier.  “Sometimes there’s a man who is the man for his time…

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April 1, 2020

How to Keep Yourself Entertained Through the Quarantine

Blake Vickers 4:30pm April 1, 2020 4/1/20

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Look, we’re in a pretty rough situation right now. There’s a mysterious and lethal virus hitting the entire world, and by all accounts, weren’t prepared for it. A lot of you are probably like me, trapped at home with very little to do and a quickly dwindling supply of money and basic necessities. But just…

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March 19, 2020

How to support Kentucky musicians during whatever this is

Tyler Young 3:40pm March 19, 2020 3/19/20

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Justin Wells at the barn

On Tuesday, Gov. Andy Beshear followed CDC guidelines and ordered all “public-facing” businesses in the state to close. These included theaters and concert venues, basically anywhere that people congregate and don’t offer essential services. While a bummer for those of us who are considering scheduling a colonoscopy just for the social interaction, it’s a huge…

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