Fly on the Wall 1428 

Curse words and nudity

Memphis as...

There are things you apologize for and things you should be proud of, even if they're a little crude at the edges. When your anchor can't stop stressing the criminality of peaceful protests by an over-incarcerated population engaging in civil disobedience, you might want to say you're sorry.

When your news camera captures an image of a protester in a "Memphis as Fuck" T-shirt walking side by side with police director Michael Rallings, ending a major civil action without incident, the appropriate response isn't "Oh, we're sorry about that." The appropriate response is, "Hell, yes it is!"

click to enlarge flyonwall.jpg

Naked City

It's July in Memphis. The mercury is rising, and clothes are peeling off like banana skins, so of course it's time for another installment of This Week in Memphis Nudity.

LaShundra Smith is charged with indecent exposure for being partially nude on a bench at Mary Malone Elizabeth Park. According to news reports, Smith told officers she was "trying to air out."

Also, poor Marilyn Corbett, whose mental illness has resulted in nude dancing on Beale and around various Midtown locations, was arrested for taking off her clothes in Popeyes in Jackson, Tennessee.

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

Speaking of Memphis As Fuck, Michael Rallings

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
    • Transit Trouble

      MATA’s proposed service cuts spark concern.
    • Historic Troubles

      Report alleges lack of training, oversight at Tennessee Historical Commission.

Blogs

Music Blog

Love Story

Hungry Memphis

All-Star Chef Lineup to Celebrate Andrew Michael's 10th

Film/TV/Etc. Blog

Music Video Monday: Brennan Villines

News Blog

Explore Bike Share Expands to Mud Island

From My Seat

The USFL: When Pro Football Was Fun

Tiger Blue

Tigers 52, South Alabama 35

Film/TV/Etc. Blog

Let's Do The Time Warp Drive-In With John Waters

Intermission Impossible

Hattiloo Puts the School-to-Prison Pipeline in the Spotlight

News Blog

Female Population On the Rise at Shelby County Jail

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