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A Virtual Reality Lab in Memphis? Memphis Game Developers' Growing Community Is Nothing to Sneeze At.

A Virtual Reality Lab in Memphis? Memphis Game Developers' Growing Community Is Nothing to Sneeze At.

The first time I spoke with University of Memphis computer science professor Ernest McCracken, the brains behind Memphis Game Developers (MGD), his team of indie programmers was building Fallen Space, an open-world alien survival game.

Cross the Big River on Big River Crossing

We got an advance tour of Big River Crossing (BRX) on Friday afternoon. 

Homeless Advocates Protest, Demand Better Housing and LGBT Shelter

Two by two, protestors marched from Morris Park down North Orleans Street and gathered at the steps of the Memphis Housing Authority last Thursday afternoon, holding signs that read “access is a civil right” and chanting “No justice, no peace.” As MHA representatives arrived outside, they were met by homeless advocates kneeling in prayer led by Rev. NaKeesha Davis of St. James A.M.E. Church.

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Sports

Jose Fernandez (1992-2016)

Jose Fernandez (1992-2016)

The baseball world will need some time to recover from the loss of Jose Fernandez.

The 2016-17 Season: Ground Rules

Last year was ugly.

Tigers 77, Bowling Green 3

Ole Miss, here come the Tigers.

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Music

"Torn Down by Thursday" at Crosstown Arts

"Torn Down by Thursday" at Crosstown Arts

This week marks the return of Gonerfest, and the record label / store front kicks the festivities off early with an art show featuring local show handbills.

Coheed and Cambria at Minglewood Hall

This Sunday night, progressive rockers Coheed and Cambria will return to Memphis for a performance at Minglewood Hall.

Keep a Blank Face

ScHoolboy Q seems like an unlikely rapper to be positioned as a commercial success.

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Politics

Cohen Calls Presidential Race “Armageddon,” Says Trump in League with Russia

Cohen Calls Presidential Race “Armageddon,” Says Trump in League with Russia

Keynoting a kickoff weekend for Hillary Clinton’s candidacy, congressman addresses local Democrats, touting Clinton's virtues and even hinting that she has George W. Bush's support.

Shelby County Politics Wrap Up

At press time on Tuesday, U.S. Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) was scheduled to make one more effort, via a unanimous-consent request on the floor of the Senate, to get a vote on the confirmation of Ed Stanton III of Memphis as U.S. District Judge. 

County Commission Renews Power Struggle with Mayor Luttrell

Ordinance to be voted on Monday would impose stringent guidelines on administrative appointments, with new test case brewing on interim County Attorney Pascover.

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Food & Drink

Plans for Second Slider Inn Downtown

Plans for Second Slider Inn Downtown

Aldo Dean confirmed plans for a second Slider Inn in the South Main district. 

Huey's Downtown to Mark 20 Years, etc.

Huey's downtown is celebrating with a day-long party on October 16th.

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Opinion

Mural Project Brings Hope to Affluent Neighborhood

Mural Project Brings Hope to Affluent Neighborhood

Donna Justis wants to change the world, one colorful wall at a time.

Jackson Baker’s Berlin Snapshot

In a bucket-list way, I had been increasingly curious about the continent of Europe, and, after decades of waiting and a couple of false starts, I finally made it over in September of 2015, signing up with a tour organized by David Pickler, the longtime president of the (old) Shelby County Schools board, in conjunction with the American Public Education Foundation.

Coach Trump

Some time ago, the public intellectual Milton Himmelfarb put his finger on what the current presidential campaign is all about.

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Film/TV

Music Video Monday: Matt Lucas

Music Video Monday: Matt Lucas

It's time to take a little trip with MVM. 

Eight Days A Week

Here’s my big takeaway from Eight Days A Week: The Beatles were a great band.

Blair Witch

Director Adam Wingard tries to recapture the found footage magic

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Tale of Two Plans

FUNKbrs: Yes, BP45 is right.

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Grizzlies Launch "Grind City" Branded Content Arm; Hire Chris Vernon

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Tale of Two Plans

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Grizzlies Launch "Grind City" Branded Content Arm; Hire Chris Vernon

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