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To Get to the Other Side

My son started summer camp a few weeks ago. The camp is maybe six miles from our house, but in Atlanta traffic around...

Mommy, Am I a Racist?

The outrage over critical race theory is just the latest in a long line of false fear-mongering tactics.

Listen to the Band

In this week’s cover story, Memphis Flyer music editor Alex Greene takes readers on a tour of producer Matt...

Warning Shot

Some of you may remember that back in 2015 the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) announced plans to shut...

Farewell, Forrest

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

But I Digress …

So remind me again … what day is it? I know it was two or three Wednesdays ago that I announced my retirement as...

Where Has My City Gone?

One morning, my girlfriend woke up to see our view was gone. It happened in stages. At first we noticed scraps of...

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...

Holding Our Own Against the State as Gender Bully

Staying up late at night, worried about your children is a common occurrence for all parents. What are they watching...

The Gambler

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