Posts Tagged: Topeka

Poetry and Topeka

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There’s an old joke told among residents of Topeka, Kansas that goes like this: “What’s the difference between Topeka and yogurt?” “Yogurt has an active culture.” Over at Lit Hub, Amy Brady maps Kansas’s capital city of Topeka’s long tradition of poetry writing, coming up with four theories about the strange relationship between the town and verse writing.

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What’s the Matter With (Topeka) Kansas?

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Seriously, what the hell? Via Feministing, this is one of the more disturbing stories I’ve come across. Topeka County said is couldn’t afford to prosecute domestic battery cases, so they stopped and dumped it on the city of Topeka. The city’s response is to consider “repealing the part of the code that bans domestic battery,” […]

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