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WTH? Can anybody explain what's happening in this detail from the downtown YMCA mural? A magic act? Amateur proctology? Is the baby smuggling a diaper bomb onto an airplane?

And while we're on the topic of

assisted rectal activities there's this ...

Best Lede Ever From The Commercial Appeal: "For most people, just the mention of an enema instills a bottom-clenching fear. But for some, having several gallons of water pumped through the colon is as self-pampering as a pedicure." The article went on to identify the colon as, "perhaps the least sexy organ in the human body," suggesting the author has never seen one in a bathing suit.

Rebel Rebel According to various reports, Diane Boatner is upset over the removal of the Rebel flag hanging over her father's bed at the Memphis VA Hospital. "His granddaddy was in the Confederate war, and it means a lot to him," she said. WREG followed up with a story asking if removing enemy flags from a U.S. Army hospital was a freedom of speech violation, only they left out the whole enemy of the U.S. government part. Those pesky Confederate wars can really mess with national identity.

Neverending Elvis A replica of Elvis Presley's Graceland estate opens in Randers, Denmark this week. The museum houses 6,000 Elvis artifacts and is twice the size of the original. Plans to surround faux Graceland with a replica of Whitehaven have yet to be discussed.

By Chris Davis. E-mail him at davis@memphisflyer.com.

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