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Leave Bobby Jindal Alone!new

Video: Who is this guy? We'd rather not say. But we feel his pain. We really do.
The Memphis Flyer  |  Staff  |  02-27-2009  |  Commentary

Election '08: It's Obama!new

Jubilant crowds across the nation celebrated the historic moment, which brought eight years of the Republican rule of George W. Bush to an end. "A new dawn of American leadership is at hand," Obama said.
The Memphis Flyer  |  Staff  |  11-05-2008  |  Politics

The Real October Surprisenew

As the country struggles with a confidence-shaking economic meltdown, unfinished and bloody business in Iraq and Afghanistan, and soaring energy costs, we can only hope that the candidates will move past the current ugliness and get back to the real issues soon. Now that would be a real October surprise.
The Memphis Flyer  |  Staff  |  10-10-2008  |  Commentary

Dog Days Reading Listnew

Niagara Falls this summer? Rome, Paris, Florence? Don't get stranded at O'Hare with the proper reading material. Includes review of Our Dumb World: Atlas of the Planet Earth, Inventing Niagara: Beauty, Power, and Lies, Dear American Airlines, and more.
The Memphis Flyer  |  Staff  |  08-01-2008  |  Books

Subverting Dr. Kingnew

Has it really been 40 years since the death and martyrdom of Dr. Martin Luther King on that shattering April evening here in Memphis?
The Memphis Flyer  |  Staff  |  04-04-2008  |  Commentary

Memphis at SXSWnew

Memphis musicians have been a growing presence at Austin's annual South by Southwest Music Festival, but the Memphis presence at SXSW will be bigger than ever.
The Memphis Flyer  |  Staff  |  03-07-2008  |  Concerts

Keep It Goingnew

The fact is that the longer a presidential campaign goes, the better. The ordeal is what separates the real deal from the imposter.
The Memphis Flyer  |  Staff  |  02-15-2008  |  Commentary

Salvaging MLK's Legacynew

The spat between the competing Democratic camps of Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama has managed to bring Dr. King's legacy itself into controversy.
The Memphis Flyer  |  Staff  |  01-18-2008  |  Race & Class

The Year in Memphis Musicnew

Sophomore discs from Amy LaVere and Harlan T. Bobo and a "career" retrospective from Ross Johnson were among the local highlights of 2007.
The Memphis Flyer  |  Staff  |  12-28-2007  |  Music


What's new in books? Coward in letters and Borat in the U.S. and A.; plus a latke on the run, Cleopatra's nose, and the conscience of a liberal.
The Memphis Flyer  |  Staff  |  11-30-2007  |  Books

Mississippi Pardons Johnny Cashnew

Johnny Cash spent a night incarcerated in the Oktibbeha County, Mississippi, jail in 1965. That event inspired his song "Starkville City Jail."
The Memphis Flyer  |  Staff  |  09-14-2007  |  Music

Memphis Woman Uses Infant To Pull Robberiesnew

Kids! They do the darndest things.
The Memphis Flyer  |  Staff  |  07-16-2007  |  Crime & Justice

Memphis Flyer's Summer 2007 Booklistnew

Hillary Clinton: the right stuff? Welcome to the "terrordome" and Laurel Canyon. Baby boomers must die. Palahniuk's Rant and vacations from hell.
The Memphis Flyer  |  Staff  |  07-06-2007  |  Books

Memphis: Summer in the Citynew

Summer songs provide the beat for the Flyer's annual Summer Issue.
The Memphis Flyer  |  Staff  |  06-22-2007  |  Culture

Caution: Graceland May Be Hazardous to Your Healthnew

Newsweek issues a 'duh.'
The Memphis Flyer  |  Staff  |  06-22-2007  |  Travel

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