Monday, February 25, 2013

Quiche Me, You Fool!

Posted By on Mon, Feb 25, 2013 at 3:37 PM

Susan Ellis visits the eclectically named C-Lou Patton's House of the Finest Quiches.

Zipcar Coming to Memphis?

Posted By on Mon, Feb 25, 2013 at 2:35 PM

Louis Goggans reports on a proposal to introduce car-sharing via Zipcar in Memphis.

Play the Blues, Boys

Posted By on Mon, Feb 25, 2013 at 12:30 PM

If you're feeling picked on and disrespected, Bruce VanWyngarden has a solution for you.

Tennis Pros Left Memphis Tourney in the Lurch

Posted By on Mon, Feb 25, 2013 at 11:20 AM

John Branston says the tennis pros who came up with all those "injuries" last week are giving the Memphis tournament the shaft.

The Memphis Tigers "Fine 15" Redux

Posted By on Mon, Feb 25, 2013 at 8:47 AM

Frank Murtaugh addresses the criticism of his all-time best Memphis Tigers column.

Sunday, February 24, 2013

Good Cop, Bad Cop, Good Play

Posted By on Sun, Feb 24, 2013 at 5:11 PM

Chris Davis says Theatre Memphis' production of cop drama A Steady Rain is good theater.

Memphis Addys Winners Announced

Posted By on Sun, Feb 24, 2013 at 9:42 AM

The Memphis Chapter of the American Advertising Federation presented its 2013 ADDY Awards for advertising creative excellence Saturday night. The annual awards presentation was attended by more than 350 people from local advertising, marketing, graphic design, and media businesses.

Of the 615 entries received by AAF Memphis, 72 gold ADDY Awards and 76 silver ADDY Awards were presented. Entries were judged based on creativity, originality and creative strategy. Top awards of the evening went to the "Best of Show" winners. archer>malmo captured the Best of Show award for their print campaign for Southland Park Gaming and Racing, which also earned the Best of Print award.

archer>malmo’s work for Southland also captured the Best of Television, Best of Copywriting and Best of Radio awards. archer>malmo also took the Best of Non-Traditional award for their work for the Memphis Redbirds.

Sullivan Branding garnered the Judges Special Award for a video created for the Memphis Convention and Visitors Bureau and the Best of Photography for their work for Beale Street Caravan.

Simple Focus earned both the Best of Web, Interactive and Best of Art Direction for their work on the Memphis Music Hall of Fame web site.

Following is a list of agencies who won Best of trophies, gold ADDY and silver ADDY awards this year:

archer>malmo won 6 Best of trophies, 25 Gold ADDYs and 12 Silver ADDYs

Red Deluxe won 4 Gold ADDYs and 19 Silver ADDYs

Doug Carpenter & Associates won 1 Gold ADDYs and 15 Silver ADDYs

Sullivan Branding won 2 Best of trophies, 9 Gold ADDYs and 4 Silver ADDYs

Harvest won 8 Gold ADDYs and 7 Silver ADDYs

Simple Focus won 2 Best of trophies, 9 Gold ADDYs and 1 Silver ADDYs

Combustion won 4 Gold ADDYs and 4 Silver ADDYs

Running Pony Productions won 2 Gold ADDYs and 3 Silver ADDYs

ODEN won 2 Gold ADDYs and 2 Silver ADDYs

Tactical Magic won 2 Gold ADDYs and 1 Silver ADDYs

Walker + Associates, Inc. won 2 Gold ADDYs

inferno won 2 Silver ADDYs

RedRover Company won 1 Gold ADDYs and 1 Silver ADDYs

Tyrel Witcher, S2N Design won 1 Silver ADDY

Contemporary Media, Inc. won 1 Silver ADDY

Design-O-Matic won 1 Gold ADDY

Hieroglyph won 1 Gold ADDY

Loaded For Bear won 1 Silver ADDY

Memphis University School won 1 Gold ADDY

S2N Design won 1 Silver ADDY

Signature Advertising won 1 Silver ADDY

The ADDY American Advertising Awards competition is sponsored by AAF Memphis, a member association comprised of advertising and media professionals. Proceeds from the ADDY Awards help support AAF Memphis' educational programs, public service projects and proactive government relations efforts.

The ADDY Awards is a three-tiered national competition conducted annually by the American Advertising Federation. Local winners will next compete at the District level in Jackson, Mississippi, on April 19. District winners proceed to compete on the National level in Phoenix, in June.

Jeff Hulett: One Man Band

Posted By on Sun, Feb 24, 2013 at 12:14 AM

J.D. Reager writes about the career — and new record — of long-time Memphis musician Jeff Hulett.

Saturday, February 23, 2013

Oxford Film Fest 2013

Posted By on Sat, Feb 23, 2013 at 10:25 PM

Sunday is the final day of the 2013 Oxford Film Fest.

Last Roundup at the Hi-Tone

Posted By on Sat, Feb 23, 2013 at 5:41 PM

Saturday night, the Barbaras and the Oblivians send the Hi-Tone into, well, oblivion. Chris McCoy has details.

Memphis Beats Southern Miss, 89-73

Posted By on Sat, Feb 23, 2013 at 5:38 PM

Memphis kept its winning streak alive Saturday, with a decisive victory over Southern Miss. Frank Murtaugh has the story.

Friday, February 22, 2013

Oklahoma Legislature Gaining on Tennessee's

Posted By on Fri, Feb 22, 2013 at 11:21 PM

Bruce VanWyngarden says recent legislation by the Oklahoma House almost makes Tennessee's lawmakers look smart by comparison.

Noted "Ground Zero" Muslim Cleric to Speak

Posted By on Fri, Feb 22, 2013 at 11:16 PM

Feisel Abdul Rauf, the Muslim cleric known (incorrectly) as the "ground zero Imam," will speak in Memphis. Leonard Gill has the story.

Herrington & Akers: The Full Oscars Monty

Posted By on Fri, Feb 22, 2013 at 10:13 PM

Chris Herrington and Greg Akers unveil all their Oscars picks for the main eight categories.

Who's There?

Posted on Fri, Feb 22, 2013 at 4:18 PM

John Branston on the no-shows and early-exits at this year's U.S. National Indoor Tennis Championships.
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