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Seg. 1: Local Legacy Of Stan Lee. Seg. 2: Sherlock Holmes Club.

Segment 1: Stan Lee's local impact on entertainment culture.

Stan Lee, the creator of the Marvel Comics Universe, passed away earlier this week. On this episode, we speak with local artists and collectors who were influenced by Lee's legacy.

Segment 2, beginning at 35:00: The Baker Street Irregulars.

This year marks the 55th year of The Great Alkali Plainsmen of Greater Kansas City, a club that meets regularly to read and re-read Sir Arther Conan Doyle's iconic short stories. We speak with some members about the appeal of the Sherlock Holmes stories and how they continue to remain a topic of interest.

  • Scott Turner, re-founder, The Great Alkali Plainsmen of Greater Kansas City
  • Dan Payton, member, The Great Alkali Plainsmen of Greater Kansas City
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