Hampton Sides

Nearly 50 years ago, Dr. Donald Pinkel made the major breakthrough that put St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital on the road to curing one of the most devastating forms of childhood leukemia. more

Nov 21, 2016 10:00 AM Longform

Our 1987 chat with the renowned Tennessee author. more

Jun 6, 2016 12:00 PM Longform

Shelby Foote

Paul Dagys

A look back at a 1986 interview with one of Memphis' best-known writers, written by another great Memphis writer. more

Mar 23, 2016 11:29 AM Longform


Illustration by Brian Hubble

An excerpt from Hampton Side's new book "Hellhound on His Trail." more

Mar 14, 2011 11:18 AM Features

It seems impossible that 40 years have passed since Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was martyred in my hometown. In so many ways, the shockwaves still emanate from Room 306 at the Lorraine Motel and contin... more

Apr 1, 2008 12:00 AM Features