Mary Ost 
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Re: “Richard Ransom Back on the Air at Channel 24

Great guy, except for, you know, that remark he made suggesting Zoo patrons run over park advocates with their cars....

14 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by Mary Ost on 09/15/2017 at 11:36 AM

Re: “Brooks Board Considers Move From Overton Park

Put the new Brooks Museum at the old Fairgrounds location!

2 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by Mary Ost on 09/14/2017 at 9:57 AM

Re: “Izakaya to Close

@barf - my comment regarding likes/dislikes has nothing to do with your concern (or lack thereof) with your post's popularity but with its clearly unsuccessful execution and delivery of your intended message.

My concern lies with the negative, self-defeating, antagonistic attitudes too many people in this town have about living here. It's easy to bitch and be sarcastic and make negatively-toned jokes - but what does that accomplish? Sarcasm can be a wonderful tool but it can be incredibly passive aggressive, too. But hey, you seem to enjoy attempting to clarify your point(s) over and over in lots of different articles on this here website thingy, so carry on....

3 likes, 3 dislikes
Posted by Mary Ost on 04/20/2017 at 10:18 AM

Re: “Izakaya to Close

Sorry, @barf - if you have to explain it, then it wasn't a very successful attempt a humor or sarcasm. Based on the number of dislikes of your comment, clearly others took yours at face value as well. Maybe a direct reply @FUNK would have helped relate the comments. Otherwise it just exists in a, er, sous vide?

5 likes, 5 dislikes
Posted by Mary Ost on 04/19/2017 at 2:56 PM

Re: “Izakaya to Close

@barf - Memphis is a dump and you can't sell quality here, huh? Weird you run your own dining blog if your opinion is that everything here is such crap. I'm sure the restaurants you patronize would LOVE to know your true feelings about their businesses....

3 likes, 6 dislikes
Posted by Mary Ost on 04/19/2017 at 1:35 PM

Re: “UPDATE: Zoo Parking Project Finds a New Way Forward

Here's where you can give. Please share far and wide!…

8 likes, 2 dislikes
Posted by Mary Ost on 04/12/2017 at 11:30 AM

Re: “Why The Fuss?

@FUNKbrs - To say that someone who has a personality disorder that impairs their ability to make objective, rational decisions should be given the same consideration for the office of the president is as someone who has bad knees is a logical AND ethical fallacy.

I don't think he deserves respect, not because of his very obvious personality disorder, but for his hate-based, racist rhetoric and policies which inherently dehumanize, debase and devalue not just other Americans but all human beings.

9 likes, 3 dislikes
Posted by Mary Ost on 11/18/2016 at 12:54 PM

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