A week ago, SING ALL KINDS reported on local pop band 40 Watt Moon, who lyricized their ardor for CNBC anchor Becky Quick in the song, named, appropriately enough, "Becky Quick" ... Turns out, Becky's now a fan.
Sing All Kinds, the Flyer's pop culture blug, features all kinds of fresh madness today, including "The John Calipari Song," Jerry Lee Lewis' fondness for Krystal burgers, and Jay Reatard. Check it out.
In a nine-to-four vote Monday afternoon, the Shelby County Commission passed a substitute non-discrimination resolution that removed the phrases "sexual orientation" and "gender identity or expression." Bianca Phillips has the story.
After consulting with doctors regarding treatment for his wife's breast cancer, Phil Mickelson has decided to return to golf at the St. Jude Classic in Memphis on June 11, according to Golf World.
Memphis magazine received a first-place award in the General Excellence category (under 30,000 circulation) during the awards ceremony that concluded the City and Regional Magazine Association's annual convention in New Orleans Monday night ...
Chris Davis has the latest on the Great BK Global Warming story in Sing All Kinds; Bianca Phillips reports on a transgender shooting at Memphis Gaydar; Bruce VanWyngarden checks out Chris Peck's column at the BruceV blog; and Chris Herrington has the latest Griz dish at Beyond the Arc.
Budgets are boring. But in these tight economic times, assessing
priorities and creating the best possible budget with the money that's
available is a necessary evil. Corporations and businesses all over the
country are trimming costs, laying off employees, doing what is deemed
essential to stay afloat ...
The disorganization and folly of the Memphis and Shelby County Music Commission over the last few years has been well documented in the local media and thoroughly dissected on message boards and other public forums dedicated to the local music scene.