So, I went away for a week of rest and relaxation and I missed the most Memphis thing ever: After being out of commission
My friend Dave Clancy transitioned into the Mystic last Tuesday. He was a wise and wickedly funny man, gone way too soon, at 58.
The alarm blares and the baggage carousel starts moving. It is Friday, opening night of the Beale Street Music Festival, and my fellow passengers from the
There's this classic soul song that you should hear called "Everybody Plays the Fool," by The Main Ingredient. You could YouTube it or find
In 2013, when Governor Bill Haslam was presented with the opportunity to accept upwards of $1 billion in federal funding for Medicaid expansion under
In Memphis, we see a lot of ourselves in our barbecue. Tough cuts, mellowed low and slow in environs some find harsh and repellant.
I've never been a victim of racism. I recognize it. I speak out against it when I witness it. But I don't know how
Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland, who famously utilized the slogan, "Brilliant at the Basics," as the hallmark phrase of his administration at its beginning, was
The most egregious fallacy of our time is the idea — one repeated endlessly in this and any other election year — that the
Getting a clue on CLUE.
Remember elementary school? No one was worrying about their taxes, gas prices, or whether there would be a viable planet for our future generations.
Y'all, Memphis could use more folks taking care of things and getting it done. I'm thinking of people like Tami Sawyer, the force behind