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Memphis Comedy Bad, Bad Men Premieres on Amazon Video

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Redbirds Rebrand

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Memphis Pets of the Week (Jan. 19-25)

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Rape Kit Backlog Testing to Finish This Year

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Some Memphis City Council members said a company was cheated out of a contract to manage Beale Street because the company’s leadership is mainly African American.

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Cafe Brooks Debuts, etc.

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• Cafe Brooks by Paradox, at the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, opened today.

Wine-speak

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Oshi to Rebrand

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Thumbing through Twitter last night I noticed a tweet from Mr. Avengers director, Joss Whedon that read, "this THIS this."

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Film/TV

Memphis Comedy Bad, Bad Men Premieres on Amazon Video

Memphis Comedy Bad, Bad Men Premieres on Amazon Video

Bad, Bad Men, an independent comedy made by Memphians Allan Gardner and Brad Ellis, is now available on Amazon streaming video.

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Music Video Monday: Valerie June

Happy Martin Luther King, Jr. Day from Music Video Monday!

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Council Members Say Racism Motivated Beale Street Vote

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