People magazine, in its Caught in the Act online segment, had this simple item, which they apparently deemed newsworthy: Sharon Stone was seen dining with a group of friends at Hollywood restaurant Memphis. No explanation about why this was newsworthy. Is Memphis a good restaurant? Is it a bad place for Ms. Stone to be? Is it unusual that she has friends, and dines with them? Curious minds want to know. Actually, all we want to know is, how was she sitting, exactly? Read the whole exciting story actually, that IS the whole exciting story, here.
Youll have to scroll way down, past the latest scoop on Paris Hilton, to even find it.
Well, we knew something was fishy when we showed up for our massage appointment and saw, ahem, greasy handprints... and a footprint on the massage room wall in a most curious place. Now we're not saying anything was amiss at this local spa, we're just sayin'... But A Touch of Health is just one in a long line of businesses that close up shop in the dead of night, leaving customers holding the bag. Crump Padgett Antiques comes to mind, as does the Blue Moon restaurant (where Elfo's is now), whose employees came to work to find they were locked out. For good.
As our dear, drunk uncle used to slur, "You'll never go broke in Memphis operating a liquor store." Something to think about for these belly-up business folks. Read the full story here.
The Web site notes a report in a British gossip paper that said Moss is in the film opposite Charlize Theron, who will play Dusty. Rowrr! Go here, to read more.
Is it snowing yet?
Cobb portrays Smith in her final concert and addresses Smiths alcoholism, lesbianism, sexual escapades, and the horrors of facing the KKK in the Deep South.
The Devils Music opens Thursday, April 6th at the Next Stage at Theatre Memphis.
The meeting is an open forum for people to discuss sightings and general interest in the paranormal. Keep an eye out for Uncle Martin.
Police hadn't yet confirmed the body was that of Logan Young, but his defense attorney said it was the Alabama booster.
Memphis Police Sergeant Vince Higgins said, "We're treating it as a mystery homicide."
Higgins said officials assume the victim was Young but needed to use fingerprints and dental records to confirm the identity.
Defense attorney Jim Neal says he had been told the body was found by a housekeeper. Reached at his Nashville office, Neal said he received two or three calls about it and they all said Young was found "killed in his home."
Young was 65.
He was free on bond while his lawyers appealed his conviction for peddling the talents of defensive lineman Albert Means.
According to Irish newspaper The Kingdom, the pair may star in a film about Olympic skaters with J-Tim playing a speed skater and Diaz portraying a figure skater. All we can say is, remember Gigli?
On a related note, the couple will also be lending their voices to the third Shrek film (appropriately titled Shrek the Third), set to premiere in May 2007.
The results are in, ladies and gents, and the winner by unanimous decision is Hollis F. Price Middle School, which met the goal of 50 days without a fight. The reigning high school champ is Westwood High, which managed 37 consecutive fight-free days.
The winning schools received tickets to a Grizzlies game.
Will there be more Memphis-China Links soon?
Chinese Vice Premier Wu Yi Forbes magazine's second most powerful woman in the world is in the United States this month to sign $15 billion worth of U.S. goods and services. After spending about $4 billion in L.A. and buying telecommunication equipment, software, and automobiles, respectively, from Motorola, Microsoft, and General Motors, Wu is expected in Memphis to sign contracts for U.S. cotton, soy, and poultry.Someone better alert Joe Brown.
The web site www.fueleconomy.gov provides a list of Ford and Toyota hybrids that qualify for the credit, along with the official credit-dollar amount for each. It also provides estimates for Honda vehicles that are still awaiting IRS certification acknowledgement. It also provides official EPA fuel economy estimates for all hybrids, side-by-side comparison of hybrid models, and an explanation of how hybrids work.
After Monday nights loss in New Orleans, the Redbirds are the only winless team left in the Pacific Coast League. Their 0-5 start is the worst in franchise history. Read a report of the 16-inning battle with the Zephyrs here.