John Robinson

Today, Webster’s and Oxford English dictionaries each contain nearly half a million words, more than double the word count that drove Mark Twain bonkers—a term that probably didn’t exist in his day. more

Mar 9, 2016 3:52 PM King of the Road


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Behind the Screen at the Governor’s Mansion

Missouri First Lady Georganne Nixon had invited the local Tuesday Book Club to the mansion, and John Drake Robinson was guest speaker. more

Feb 8, 2016 11:00 AM King of the Road by John Robinson

The World's Greatest Dog

What makes world’s greatest dog? John Drake Robinson contemplates this subject and the life of his beloved canine Baskins. more

Dec 12, 2014 12:00 AM King of the Road by John Robinson


John Drake Robinson

What Will We Wear?

John Robinson's Finding Wild Missouri received a Mid-American Emmy nomination. But what will the King of the Road wear? more

Sep 11, 2014 12:00 AM King of the Road by John Robinson


Courtesy of the Dancing Bear Cafe

The Dancing Bear Cafe in Corder might be hard to find without a GPS, but don't let that deter you from venturing out to taste this hidden gem; it's worth the trip. more

May 9, 2014 2:41 PM Flavor

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John Robinson

John Robinson's Favorite Road

In this clever and winding story, King of the Road John Robinson finally reveals his favorite road in the state. Or does he? more

Feb 4, 2014 12:00 AM King of the Road by John Robinson


John Drake Robinson

An Ode to the Independent Bookstore

Missouri's King of the Road, John Drake Robinson, explores independent bookstores across the state because nothing beats a having a old-fashioned printed book in your hands. more

Nov 18, 2013 12:00 AM King of the Road by John Robinson

Baby Chicks and Cheerios, Chia Books, and Buds

This time the king of the road, John Robinson, made a stop in Clinton to dive into the history of the town and Henry County. more

Aug 16, 2013 12:00 AM King of the Road by John Robinson

Stroud’s Oak Ridge Manor in KC is a bit hard to find, but follow those little blue highway signs and reward yourself. The menu includes beef, pork, fish and of course Stroud’s famous pan-fried chicken. more

May 26, 2011 5:00 AM Flavor

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