Vance Lauderdale 
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Born in Memphis, though all records of that unfortunate event have been expunged by the authorities. Confined to various institutions "for my own good" most… More »


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Re: “Big Stink

I like that phrase "colony forming units."

In fact, that's how I'm going to start referring to my colleagues at the Flyer.

Posted by Vance Lauderdale on 05/20/2011 at 12:17 PM

Re: “Fullilove to Animal Activist: "So what?"

I think it's wrong to assume that the "whiners" and "animal activists" are just sitting at their computers and NOT actually doing something.

And if we don't bring these problems to everyone's attention, then nothing will ever change, especially with the "so what?" mentality (I use that term loosely) of some of our city's leaders (and I use that term loosely, too).

Posted by Vance Lauderdale on 05/19/2011 at 11:40 AM

Re: “The Tom Lee Statue — High and Dry

What I find striking about the top (current) photo is how sparkling clean everything is. It seems unlikely, but has somebody already power-washed the monument and sidewalks? I just assumed everything would be covered with a murky, muddy film after the waters receded.

Because that's what covers ME every time I bathe in the river (every other Saturday night, usually), and oooh boy do I stink for a while, even after a good scrubbing with Lifebuoy.

Posted by Vance Lauderdale on 05/13/2011 at 3:56 PM

Re: “Obama to Speak at BTW Graduation

Great news for Memphis AND Booker T.

But whatever you do, don't let him read "My Pet Goat." Nothing good can come from that.

Posted by Vance Lauderdale on 05/10/2011 at 4:25 PM

Re: “Letter from the Editor

I just want to know when I can expect my share of the reward money.

After all, on numerous occasions after I had imbided a case of Kentucky Nip and my faculties were crystal clear, I observed that OBL was "probably in Pakistan or Afghanistan or Iraq or Iran or Finland at least SOMEWHERE over there, maybe hunkered down in a cave or quite possibly roaming around the mountains, or even — yes, it's a stretch — living in a mansion in the suburbs somewhere, but he is DEFINITELY overseas." And if that doesn't quality as a bona fide tip, then the terrorists have won.

Posted by Vance Lauderdale on 05/05/2011 at 6:06 PM

Re: “Little Suitcase Dog

"Grief from the Ignorant." I like that phrase. In fact, I shall use it as the title of my next autobiography. Wait — that came out wrong.

Posted by Vance Lauderdale on 05/01/2011 at 12:38 AM

Re: “Little Suitcase Dog

If, as NoFool keeps insisting, this is the most "compassionate" way to carry an animal, then why does the shelter's own policy manual expressly forbid it?

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Posted by Vance Lauderdale on 04/29/2011 at 3:03 PM

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