WMC's Jerica Phillips Interviews a Dog

WMC's Jerica Phillips Interviews a Dog Well, sort of… Source: Opinion, Memphis Flyer Click to read more.

Memphis in New Orleans: Visiting the Cecil's Hi-Hat Sign

Memphis in New Orleans: Visiting the Cecil's Hi-Hat Sign Leaving New Orleans is hard, but Fly on the Wall has a tip for Memphians returning from the Crescent City. Enjoy your last meal at the High Hat Cafe. It’s a terrific little place where space folds creating a full convergence…

Trump Über Alles

Trump Über Alles Scene: Flyer editorial staff meeting. “Good morning, and welcome, folks. Before we get started, I’d just like to point out that since last week’s issue, I, Bruce VanWyngarden, have done more things — with few exceptions — than any other editor in history. Now, let’s go around…

Puck, Yes?

Puck, Yes? Should Memphians support Nashville’s NHL team? Or are there bigger catfish to fry? I’d like to extend hearty congratulations to our friends in Nashville for the accomplishments of their professional hockey team. Even without a championship trophy, for the lowest-seeded team to defy probability and conventional wisdom is…

Off the Grass in Overton Park — Forever.

Off the Grass in Overton Park — Forever. It’s time to move forward and end parking on the Overton Park Greensward — forever. It’s past time, actually, and the neighborhoods and groups that make up the Overton Park Alliance and thousands of other supporters of Overton Park want to see…

Complicated Change

Complicated Change A snag developed Monday in the Shelby County Commission’s twin initiatives to increase the number of county contracts with locally owned small businesses (LOSB, in governmental shorthand) and with those owned by women or minority entrepreneurs (MWBE, for Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprises). A single contract dispute threatens…

When Penguin & Mr. Freeze Came to Memphis: RIP Adam West

When Penguin & Mr. Freeze Came to Memphis: RIP Adam West Adam West had one heckuva ride in this Batmobile we call life. He was  88-years-old when he went out with a BANG, POW, and ZAP. West, most famous for his role as the Caped Crusader in the 1966 Batman…

Great Balls + Pay-Per-View = Mad Confusion

Great Balls + Pay-Per-View = Mad Confusion How in the world did Fly on the Wall miss this one for so long? Apparently there was confusion among WWE fans when a July pay-per-view event originally called Bad Blood was rechristened Great Balls of Fire which, in the context of a…

Great Balls + Pay-Per-View = Mad Confusion

Great Balls + Pay-Per-View = Mad Confusion How in the world did Fly on the Wall miss this one for so long? Apparently there was confusion among WWE fans when a July pay-per-view event originally called Bad Blood was rechristened Great Balls of Fire which, in the context of a…

Fake News Uses You

Fake News Uses You I haven’t been writing about President Trump lately. One reason I haven’t is that you can read all you want to read about Trump, anytime you want to. In fact, you could easily spend all your waking hours reading about Donald Trump. The other reason is…