You don’t say

“Did you put it all on Gonzaga?”

Conan O’Brien teasing President Obama on Saturday at the White House Correspondents’ Association annual dinner about a possible gambling problem because he bet against the Shockers

You don’t say

“The national media contends, and I agree, that the local media …would be more starstruck.”

KAKE, Channel 10’s Susan Peters on how members of the national media have congratulated her for not being starstruck and instead asking a hard-hitting aviation question when she recently interviewed President Obama

 

Quo Vadis barbershop opening near 13th and Grove

WICHITA — There’s a new barbershop with an unusual name coming to the 13th and Grove area.

Jon Schupbach is opening Quo Vadis at 2421 E. 13th St.

“It is kind of a technical name,” Schupbach says of what’s known as a “Quo Vadis” style of cut. “I wanted something more distinctive.”

Schupbach isn’t a barber. He’s hoping to lease five chairs to others.

His own barber, Archie Roman of Archie’s Barber Shop near 13th and Tyler, suggested the Quo Vadis name.

“It’s a style of ethnic haircut,” Schupbach says. “President Obama, he wears a Quo Vadis haircut where it’s shaved close, high and tight.”

He says it’s a distinct cut, particularly around the sides and back of the neck.

Schupbach bought the center near the southeast corner of 13th and Grove 1½ years ago and has extensively remodeled the more than 80-year-old building.

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Tweet of the week

“Shouting “You lie!” in a room full of politicians is like shouting ‘You’re wearing a clown’s nose!’ in a room full of clowns.”

— A Thursday tweet on Twitter by Pat Handley (@pathandley), owner of Wichita Video Works, who had some fun after President Obama’s Wednesday night speech on health care