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Looking Back at the “Best Of Memphis” List That Started...

In 1994, five years after the first issue of the Memphis Flyer hit news stands, we launched the first “Best of...

The Best of an Interview with LeRoy Best

Next week, the annual Best of Memphis issue hits the stands. In a happy circumstance, Best of Memphis marks its 20th...

Craig Brewer’s Big Break

“Hollywood is like a stick of chewing gum. The flavor is refreshing — for a minute — but once all the sweet has been...

Myron Lowery Makes a Terrible Joke, All Hell Breaks Loose

To this day I feel like I owe Myron Lowery an apology. I tweeted the tweet that launched Fistbumpgate. It’s true....

Texting While Driving Remains a Problem Despite Law

In July 2009, a law prohibiting texting while driving went into effect in Tennessee. The law’s passage was profiled...

Looking Back at the Flyer’s Elvis Coverage

Elvis Presley is alive, and he works at the Memphis Flyer.   The King has been one of the hardest-working,...

Looking Back at a Time When We Cared About Your Dreams

When you approach a bridge, just make a sign against the evil eye. It’s that simple. Readers of the Flyer got such...

Looking Back at an Archeology Dig at Gibson Guitar

In 1997, the Hard Rock Café came to Memphis, the Tennessee Oilers pro football team played their only season at the...

Looking Back at Flyer Story About a “Religious Freedom”...

A young citizen solemnly intones, “I believe if you’re a born-­again Christian, then there should be no issue against...

Looking Back at the Flyer’s $50,000 Giveaway

Over the course of several months in 1999, Flyer staffers were more than simply newspaper reporters, designers, and...