Fly on the Wall 

A bone, a "Peg Leg," and gay marriage in Vegas

Verbatim

Last week, WMC's bulldog reporter Jason Miles was thrown a bone. (Dramatic pause). A human bone. (Dramatic pause). But the most memorable line was delivered by Memphis developer Garland Sullivan, who, according to reports, found the bone a year-and-a-half ago while collecting junk down by the river. "You find all kinds of things on the river," said Sullivan, who had been storing the bone in his closet, like you do. "I've found fossils, now a bone. I found a goat skull. Lots of rock and good treasure like that."

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Memphis Moments

Not to be outdone by Miles' bone story, WMC reporter Janice Broach filed a report slugged "Man named 'Peg Leg' arrested after karaoke fight" about a man named James "Peg Leg" Adams who was charged with attempted murder after a fight broke out in Barbie's Sports Bar over who was the best karaoke singer. Linda Wyman and her friend Possum were singing the Kid Rock/Sheryl Crow song "Picture" when things got ugly. Wyman told Broach that she continued to sing but heard the victim hollering that he'd been stabbed and saw blood coming. "They were all drunk," the witness was quoted as saying.

Neverending Elvis

The Huffington Post reports that some of Las Vegas' Elvis-themed wedding chapels are embracing same-sex marriage while others have yet to comply with Nevada's new laws. Huffpo spoke to an unidentified employee of the "world famous" A Elvis Chapel, where $275 buys the "Hound Dog" special. According to the Elvis-industry worker, "Our ministers are unable to do [same-sex unions] at this time, and we do not believe in that." For an additional $150, you can get the "Show Girl" package.

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