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Open Mic Comedy

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Startup Teaches Kids Computer Coding

A Texas Instruments home computer was the perfect Christmas gift for 10-year-old Meka Egwuekwe in the early 1980s since he loved video games like Combat and Pac-Man. Months later, Egwuekwe was bored with those games, so he turned to studying a BASIC computer programming textbook.

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Grizzlies announce 2016 preseason schedule

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The Grizzlies have announced their 2016 preseason schedule, and it's not that much different from years past, except it's a six game schedule now:

Politics = Sports = Politics

Like the Republican Party, college football’s reigning champions have an elephant for a mascot.

2016: A Year of "Endings" in Sport

It may be only July, but I can’t recall a calendar year with as many significant losses (measured a few ways) in the world of sports.

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Carcass, Crowbar, and More at the New Daisy

Carcass, Crowbar, and More at the New Daisy

The New Daisy has already had some of the biggest names in metal come through their doors this year, but Friday's show that features grindcore legends Carcass along with Night Demon, Crowbar, and Ghoul might be the biggest metal bill of 2016.

Snowglobe Returns

Not too long ago, the Memphis psych-rock band, Snowglobe, was one of the most popular and prolific acts in town.

Metal in Memphis: Three Days of Thrash

Every once in awhile the heavy metal music gods shine their light (or darkness?)

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Politics

The Memphis Flyer Podcasts from the DNC

The Memphis Flyer Podcasts from the DNC

It's hot as hell in Philadelphia.

Democratic Discontent in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA — Unsurprisingly, internal tensions are predominating at this week’s Democratic National Convention — held, ironically, in a city whose name translates from its Greek roots as “city of brotherly love.” In that regard, the Democrats gathered here face a challenge somewhat similar to one the rival Republicans had to deal with at their own nominating convention last week in Cleveland.

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Changes at Ghost River

Changes at Ghost River

The space is a mess — dusty concrete floors, hanging wires, pipes sticking out of the floor, plastic hung over doorways.

Relevant Roasters To Become French Truck Coffee

Geoffrey Meeker of the New Orleans-based French Truck Coffee has entered into a partnership with Jimmy Lewis of Relevant Roasters. 

A new potato salad is a blank canvas.

New potato salad recipes abound online, as do those for normal potato salad.

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Opinion

Counter Intelligence

Counter Intelligence

My 19-year-old stepson has been in France, in the city of Lyon, most of the summer.

I just want it to be over.

A viewer's reaction to the RNC.

“Hunger Games” at The Commercial Appeal

If you work for the Commercial Appeal's copy desk these days, the odds are most definitely not in your favor.

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Star Trek Beyond

Star Trek Beyond

It ain't easy being a Trekkie.

Politics and the Movies 2: Citizen Kane

This afternoon I popped the old Citizen Kane DVD in the Blu Ray player and sat down to fast forward through to the parts about politics.

Music Video Monday: Frenchie

Today's Music Video Monday is getting up in your face.

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