A Policy That Stinks


Heidi Shafer

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A Moment of Felicity

Bruce VanWyngarden

“Vigorous writing is concise. A sentence should contain no unnecessary words, a paragraph no unnecessary sentences, for the same reason that a drawing should have no unnecessary lines and a machine no unnecessary parts. This requires not that the writer make all his sentences short, or that he avoid all detail and treat his subjects […]

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A Moment of Felicity

“Vigorous writing is concise. A sentence should contain no unnecessary words, a paragraph no unnecessary sentences, for the same reason that a drawing should have no unnecessary lines and a machine no unnecessary parts. This requires not that the writer make all his sentences short, or that he avoid all detail and treat his subjects […]

MEMernet: Weather Magic, a Masking Debate, and Kings of Mother’s Day

A roundup of Memphis on the World Wide Web. Weather Magic Memphis was spared from a nasty storm line Sunday, breaking over the city and heading north and south. Reddit user VariableBooleans posted a weather map showing “live imagery of the Pyramid working its black magic on the weather.” Posted to Reddit by VariableBooleans Masking […]

Over and Out: The Good, Bad, and Ugly of the 2021 Tennessee General Assembly

Finally, well into the evening of Wednesday, May 5th, the first year’s session of the 112th Tennessee General Assembly came to an end, just slightly behind schedule. The leaders of elected state government stood in a row, as is the custom, on a low platform in the Capitol’s Old Supreme Court Room to face the […]

Vintage901’s Grand Tasting at the Levitt Shell to benefit ArtsMemphis

There’s something intoxicating about the clinking and tinkling of wine glasses. There is something exhilarating about the arts and community. Put them together and you have Vintage901. Founder Stephanie Ferreira says, “The best things happen over wine and food. Wine, food, and music are the catalyst. The big-picture piece is all the people who come […]