Fly on the Wall 1330 

Keys to the city, manties, Bret Michaels

click to enlarge flyby_key.jpg

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.

click to enlarge flyby_manties.jpg

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.

click to enlarge flyby_greenbeetle.jpg

The other side of the Beetle's board announced a truly special promotion.

Favorite

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT

Blogs

Tiger Blue

Tigers 73, UConn 49

News Blog

Flyer Will Come Out on Thursday This Week

Film/TV/Etc. Blog

I, Tonya

From My Seat

The NFL's Final Four — Destined for Upset City?

Beyond the Arc

Grizzlies at the Halfway Point: Ten Commandments

Fly On The Wall Blog

What Prophesy Does this Fulfill?

Film/TV/Etc. Blog

Music Video Monday MLK Special: The Staple Singers

Tiger Blue

Tigers 75, Temple 72 (OT)

ADVERTISEMENT

More by Chris Davis

Readers also liked…

ADVERTISEMENT
© 1996-2018

Contemporary Media
460 Tennessee Street, 2nd Floor | Memphis, TN 38103
Visit our other sites: Memphis Magazine | Memphis Parent | Inside Memphis Business
Powered by Foundation