Fly on the Wall 1340 

Alien mural, Elvis Presley, and Dan Savage in a collared shirt.

click to enlarge flyonwall_yellowaliens.jpg

(F)art Jokes

This new mural painted on the side of Brian's Grocery in Uptown was created with a grant from Wells Fargo. It celebrates the astonishing level of diversity that exists in Memphis by depicting an adorable one-legged alien couple from the Monopodia Star System. They are happy together inside the glow of their protective force-field, safe from natural terrors of the urban core, like giant interdimensional beings from Planet Yellow.

Neverending Elvis

It seems unlikely that Elvis Presley will ever reclaim his position atop the dead celebrity money-making charts. According to Reuters, the zombie King of Rock remains in second place, earning just under $55 million, well behind undead Pop King Michael Jackson who took in a posthumous $140 million.

click to enlarge flyonwall_dansavage.jpg

Savage Lovers

Memphis playwright/filmmaker Morgan Jon Fox received some exposure in Seattle last week when Savage Love sex columnist/media personality Dan Savage linked a video of Fox's play Ann Coulter and Dan Savage In an Elevator On Its Way to Hell on his Slog Blog under the headline "Offered Without Comment." Savage did have one criticism though: "I don't wear collared shirts on CNN. Or anywhere else." Except for on MSNBC, apparently.


Keep the Flyer Free!

Always independent, always free (never a paywall),
the Memphis Flyer is your source for the best in local news and information.

Now we want to expand and enhance our work.
That's why we're asking you to join us as a Frequent Flyer member.

You'll get membership perks (find out more about those here) and help us continue to deliver the independent journalism you've come to expect.


Favorite

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT

The Latest

Film/TV/Etc. Blog

The Return of the King: Eddie Murphy Rules in Coming 2 America

Film/TV/Etc. Blog

Zamundan Flag Flies for Craig Brewer's Coming 2 America Premiere

News Blog

New COVID-19 Virus Cases Up by 178

Sports Feature

Memphis 901 FC Signs Goalkeeper John Berner

TV Features

The MCU Assumes its Final Form with WandaVision

Hungry Memphis

La Baguette French Bread and Pastry Shop is Sold

News Blog

New Virus Cases Rise By 129

ADVERTISEMENT

More by Chris Davis

Readers also liked…

ADVERTISEMENT
© 1996-2021

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