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Central Standard

Seg. 1: Micro-Apartments | Seg. 2: Dad Jokes Beer

Segment 1: Affordability of Micro-Apartments

Developers plan to include micro-apartments as an option for "affordable housing" in the Midland building downtown. The plan has inspired an outcry from skeptical Kansas Citians: Is paying $750 for a tiny apartment truly affordable? A housing advocate and a business journalist weigh in.

Segment 2, beginning at 38:21: Dad Jokes Beer 

A Kansas City brewery just released a new beer called Dad Jokes, which is said to pair well with mini vans and sandals worn with socks. We discuss the beer and the cringey-yet-endearing phenomenon of dad jokes.

Gina Kaufmann is the host of KCUR’s Central Standard, a talkshow fueled by curiosity and critical thinking. You can reach her on Twitter, @GinaKCUR.