Fly on the Wall 1330 

Keys to the city, manties, Bret Michaels

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Key Party!

Controversial rape rapper/tasty wing provocateur Rick Ross was in Memphis last week expanding his Wing Stop franchise. To acknowledge the wingman's success, Mayor A C Wharton presented him with a key to the city. Not to be outdone by a living person, deceased comedian Phyllis Diller (by way of her estate) put several city keys up for auction on eBay. Among them was this slickly designed key to the City of Memphis presented to Diller by former Mayor W. W. Herenton. It may or may not fit most '90s-era Buicks. Diller's key to Memphis sold for $250, more than three times the amount her keys to Chesaning, MI, and Havre De Grace, MD went for.

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It's a Sign

Did you hear about the night the lights went out on Beale? And manhole covers blew up? And men experienced explosions in their "manties"? The Green Beetle documented it in this sign.

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