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City/County Consolidation? See Afghanistan.

Memphis is blue. The rest of the county is red. We can come together over barbecue, the Grizzlies, the Tigers, and...

Stumped by Ignorance of Covid

Locally and statewide, we are seeing the results of a low vaccination rate and anti-mask sentiment, due mostly to...

A Hard Rain in Waverly, Tennessee

A little north of Loretta Lynn’s Ranch and Resort, 15 miles from the exit, sits the town of Waverly, Tennessee, home...

You Got My Name

Columnist at large Bruce VanWyngarden visits the Hospitality Hub, a resource center for those experiencing...

Owned: The MAGAs Have Won

The MAGAs have won. They’ve seen through our charade. The game is up. They have owned the libs.

The Lion Clean: Learning the Ropes at the Brooks

Tiara Woods and Paul Tracy are cleaning lions this week — namely the fearsome-looking stone creatures that guard the...

The True-Life Adventures of Retiree Man

People keep asking Bruce VanWyngarden how this whole “retirement” thing is going, so he’s going to give y’all a brief...

Pandemic of Ignorance

The evidence could not possibly be clearer that the vaccines stop COVID.

Red Summer in Elaine, Arkansas

Join me today for a trip to Elaine, Arkansas. It’s a long drive, and I could use some company. As Highway 61 winds...

Jobs Not Wanted: Searching for Fulfilling Work

I had a nice conversation with Parnicka Motton last week. You never heard of her? She is the first and only female to...