Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Memphis City Schools Hires Consultant with Dubious Track Record

Posted By on Tue, Aug 17, 2010 at 9:09 PM

In April, the Palm Beach Post called him the "most despised person in the Palm Beach County school systeml." So why does Kriner Cash want to hire him to work at MCS? Mary Cashiola reports.

Bianca Knows Best ...

Posted By on Tue, Aug 17, 2010 at 1:52 PM

... and Helps With an Abusive Situation.

A Sense of Urgency

Posted By on Tue, Aug 17, 2010 at 7:58 AM

John Branston says proponents of the Metro Charter have lots of work to do to create a sense of urgency.

Otters, Eagles, and Crows

Posted By on Tue, Aug 17, 2010 at 7:53 AM

Bruce VanWyngarden ponders nature and last week's election.

Monday, August 16, 2010

That Cardinals/Reds Brawl ...

Posted By on Mon, Aug 16, 2010 at 10:47 AM

Frank Murtaugh tackles the nature of baseball fights and other subjects of interest to sportin' types.

Sunday, August 15, 2010

Pondering the Ostranders

Posted By on Sun, Aug 15, 2010 at 2:19 PM

Flyer theater critic Chris Davis takes a look at the nominees for this year's Ostranders, and a look back at the year in theater.

Friday, August 13, 2010

When Foster Kids Grow Up

Posted By on Fri, Aug 13, 2010 at 12:44 PM

Mary Cashiola reports on a new program that's intended to help foster kids make the transition from child to adult.

Scott Pilgrim vs. the World

Posted By on Fri, Aug 13, 2010 at 8:15 AM

Chris Herrington reviews the new flick from British filmmaker Edgar Wright: Scott Pilgrim vs. the World.

Thursday, August 12, 2010

A Fix for Fleet Services?

Posted By on Thu, Aug 12, 2010 at 5:03 PM

Memphis mayor A C Wharton presented his administration's preliminary report on the city's beleaguered general services division this afternoon, saying the problems seemed almost by design.

For more, visit Mary Cashiola's In the Bluff blog.

Naysayers and Yeasayers in Memphis

Posted By on Thu, Aug 12, 2010 at 11:32 AM

John Branston writes about the "other" N-word and consolidation in

Buzzards, Hawks, and Other Fowl

Posted By on Thu, Aug 12, 2010 at 8:02 AM

Tim Sampson has been looking up lately, and he sees lots of big birds.

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Cleaning House at the Memphis Flyer

Posted By on Wed, Aug 11, 2010 at 1:27 PM

Think it's a little quiet around the ol' Memphis Flyer website today? Bruce VanWyngarden knows why.

Murder, Sex, Drugs, and Chickens

Posted By on Wed, Aug 11, 2010 at 8:19 AM

Former Memphian R.A. Allen is making a name for himself in the literary world. Leonard Gill has the story.

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Bianca Knows Best ...

Posted By on Tue, Aug 10, 2010 at 2:41 PM

... and Helps a "Spinster."

Can You Unsubscribe to the Phone Book?

Posted By on Tue, Aug 10, 2010 at 10:17 AM

Matt Writt thinks phone books are archaic and a waste of paper. Turns out, you can rid yourself of dead-tree guilt.
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