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  • Sep 6-12, 2007
  • Vol. 1, No. 967


  • Man Turns Into Zebra. LIVE!
  • Man Turns Into Zebra. LIVE!

    We can't explain it. It's magical, mystical, and more than a little disconcerting. We're talking about Fox 13's taped interview with Gwendolyn Smith's father, Readus Smith ...
  • Memphis' "Street Person of the Year" Honored
  • Memphis' "Street Person of the Year" Honored

    Downtown and Midtown residents deal with panhandlers on a routine basis. Some dish out a dollar or a handful of spare change when they can. Others choose to walk on by, avoiding eye contact.

    But the folks at the locally-based stop and chat for a while, offering people free food or a dollar in exchange for their stories and pictures ...

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  • Cheri DelBrocco Hath Dissected Ye Olde GOP Presidential Players
  • Cheri DelBrocco Hath Dissected Ye Olde GOP Presidential Players

    Having tried the cure for a year or so -- and failed -- political junkie Cheri DelBrocco is very much with us again, still Mad as Hell, this time about what she sees as the Republican Party's thespian tradition, as embodied in the Gipper, the Nipper, and, now, the, er, Zipper. Fair and balanced? No way!
  • EDITORIAL: Off Camera, Off Mike

    In public, both Chumney and Morris seem afflicted with a much too formal manner – in Chumney’s case, with a sensible-shoes approach that seems intended to underscore the seriousness of her candidacy; in Morris’, with a natural reserve that reflects his thoughtful, introverted nature.


  • Letter from the Editor

    Last week in this space, I wrote about a man I've seen walking the neighborhood around Vance and Danny Thomas ...



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  • "Sporting News" Interviews Griz' Iavaroni
  • "Sporting News" Interviews Griz' Iavaroni

    The Sporting News has just posted an interview with new Grizzlies' coach Mike Iavaroni. A sample:

    SN:You played in Europe for part of your career. What stands out about playing there?

    MI: It is something that if you could recreate in the NBA, you would have a lot of success. We're going to try it here. But in Europe, we would go up and down the Italian boot in a bus ...


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