901 September 2011

Anyone who knows me knows I'm a consummate animal person, so I'm writing this blog posting to help drum up attendance for Saturday's Paw Prints 2011 fundraiser to benefit the Humane Society. The ev... more

Sep 28, 2011 3:52 PM Columns

In 1969, more than 100,000 people converged on a dairy farm in upstate New York for "three days of peace and music" that came to be known as Woodstock. This weekend in Memphis, more than  100,0... more

Sep 27, 2011 10:48 AM Columns

What does it sound like when a heart breaks? Is it the tearing of an organ's fibers or the anguish of a mind in the face of loss? For Mae Smith, whose 32-year-0ld son was shot dead Tuesday in Frays... more

Sep 16, 2011 4:24 PM Columns



With today’s sophisticated video games, and just about every movie these days offering special effects or even 3-D viewing, it’s easy for people to become jaded with their entertainment options — whet... more

Sep 15, 2011 2:12 PM Columns

According to the 2012 edition of U.S. News and World Report's "America's Best Colleges," Christian Brothers University (CBU) ranked  24th in the category of best Southern universities. In addition to ... more

Sep 14, 2011 4:17 PM Columns

The producer of such hit movies as "Father of the Bride,"  "Buffy the Vampire Slayer," and Oscar winner "Common Threads" will present a seminar this month focusing on the skills of pitching, packaging... more

Sep 8, 2011 3:38 PM Columns

The soul music sensation —  who died tragically in a 1967 plane crash at the age of 26 — would turn 70 on Friday, September 9th. In celebration of his life, the Stax Museum of American Soul Music will... more

Sep 6, 2011 9:38 AM Columns