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Letter From The Editor
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...
Last weekend, my girlfriend Sydnie and I did something we hadn’t done since the first months of 2020 — maybe since...
Last week, with little time to spare, I scrapped a perfectly serviceable column intended for this space. Inspired by...
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,...
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...
The Tweet That Was …
This may seem unlikely to readers of this column who are still clinging to the golf slacks of the former president...
In The Heights: A Nation of Immigrants in Joyous Song
Memphian Katori Hall Awarded Pulitzer Prize in Drama
Freeloader: Meta-Lyrics Meet Gut-Punching Riffs
West Memphis Snarled With Bridge Closure Traffic, Mayor Urges Patience
Massive CDC Grant Aims at COVID-19 Disparities