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Chris Brogan in Memphis

May 3, 2010


My friends at Howell Marketing, a social media firm in Memphis, are excited for what will be an all-star week of social media giants, topped off with social media guru Chris Brogan’s speaking engagement at the Peabody on Thursday morning. While I won’t be able to make the event, thanks to lack of funds and […]

1,000 for Romo

April 27, 2010


My homie John Romo (second from right) is in the middle of raising 1,000 first-time donors for CBU. Until he reaches that goal of 1,000 first-time donors, Mr. Romo will be wearing the same shirt until the goal is reached. I know it’s not a wise decision, but it’s for a good cause. If you guys […]

Aggressive panhandling must stop

April 13, 2010


From 2004 to 2006, I went to school and worked in Downtown Memphis. In that time, I met a lot of great people, including people at Autozone Park, the gang at the Bon-Ton Cafe, as well as what is now the Kooky Canuck. But in that time span, there was an alarming rate of aggresive […]

Herenton being Herenton

February 6, 2010


Last May, I did something I had never done before in my life. I went to Booker T. Washington’s graduation to watch my 18 year-old godsister graduate. The keynote speaker at her graduation was none other than then-Mayor Willie Herenton, who had the parents, alumni, and students hanging on by every word. Even me. But […]

Tomorrow's show

December 7, 2009


First off, thanks to all who dropped by the show today for the Christmas edition. Me and Matt had a lot of fun with the guests and even Caitlyn Donegan heard me sing a few bars at the end of the show wishing everyone a merry Christmas. Too bad the “Sunshine Brigade” didn’t make an […]

Bluff City launched careers of greatness

September 8, 2009


Continuing STGS’ series about baseball in Memphis in honor of the Redbirds’ first postseason appearance since 2000 is the 25 greatest players in the city’s 132 seasons of baseball. 1. Albert Pujols (For a brief period in the championship season of 2000, Albert Pujols, who earned the Midwest League MVP that season, started his legend […]

Dentists, redhots, and backflips part of city's baseball past

September 6, 2009


In 132 years of baseball in Memphis, there’s been a great deal of characters, ranging from the strange to the cute and chocolately. In honor of the Redbirds making the playoffs, here a list of the 25 most memorable characters to ever grace the baseball scene in Memphis. 25. Thomas Watkins (Known as “Tradin’ Tom”, Watkins […]