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Farewell, Forrest

Jesse Davis

For some time, I’ve been the de facto book reviewer for the Memphis Flyer, as well as Memphis magazine and Memphis Parent. It’s a gig I’ve cherished and enjoyed, and I fully expect my byline will still appear alongside the occasional book review, if with a somewhat diminished frequency. The downside of being the company […]

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Farewell, Forrest

For some time, I’ve been the de facto book reviewer for the Memphis Flyer, as well as Memphis magazine and Memphis Parent. It’s a gig I’ve cherished and enjoyed, and I fully expect my byline will still appear alongside the occasional book review, if with a somewhat diminished frequency. The downside of being the company […]

MEMernet: Hat Flap at Memphian Hotel, Pass the Phone, and a Target Fire

A roundup of Memphis on the World Wide Web. Memphian Hat Flap Nextdoor user Lisa Boling called out what she believes is a double standard at The Memphian Hotel over the weekend. She claims her daughter and her boyfriend were asked to remove their full-brim hats before they could enter the hotel’s rooftop for drinks. […]

Jay Myers’ Rounding Third

Jay Myers lives, learns, and teaches by example. And he loves to tell about all that knowledge he’s accumulated running his own successful business. He’s just published his third book on his adventures as a company man, first for other firms and then running his own show, a production that became so successful that he […]

‘Just a Park’

In the wake of a previous circumstance of tenseness and hostility at Health Sciences Park involving the disinterment of Nathan Bedford Forrest and his wife Mary Ann Montgomery Forrest, a press conference at the park on Friday, June 11th, was at least partly designed to clear the air, and to a large extent it may […]