Letter From The Editor

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Farewell, Forrest

For some time, I’ve been the de facto book reviewer for the Memphis Flyer, as well as Memphis magazine and Memphis...

Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang, Tennessee-Style

This is my fourth column in the editor’s chair. At least, it is if my math is right. Somehow it’s been a month. I’ve...

The Gambler

Last weekend, my girlfriend Sydnie and I did something we hadn’t done since the first months of 2020 — maybe since...

Ponder This

Last week, with little time to spare, I scrapped a perfectly serviceable column intended for this space. Inspired by...

Settling In

There’s something undeniably unsettling about an empty house, a too-spacious office. In my life, I’ve moved close to...

A Moment of Felicity

“Vigorous writing is concise. A sentence should contain no unnecessary words, a paragraph no unnecessary sentences,...

Fantasy Land

Dispatches from an alternate universe … 1) “Any fair examination of President Joe Biden’s policies would conclude...

The Quiet Part …

The week just past brought with it a plethora of news — good, bad, and ugly. First, some good news in the braggin’...

Take Me to the Rio

I crossed the Rio Grande river last week — several times, actually. It wasn’t that difficult. In fact, I could have...

Into the Dumb …

Did you know that the word “gullible” does not appear in any dictionary? It’s true. Look it up. I’ll wait. For those...