John Branston

Last year was a doozy. Let’s see what 2018 has to offer. more

Feb 1, 2018 12:00 AM Columns

A sales pitch for the Bluff City that’s “not so bad.” more

Nov 16, 2017 10:00 AM Columns 1 Comments


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Memphis holds its own among five cities, in this subjective survey. Is it the best of them? Well … more

Oct 12, 2017 10:00 AM Columns

Without a mention of current politics, these authors may help us get through troubled times. more

Jul 27, 2017 10:00 AM Arts

The doctor who’s always in and always right … or not. more

Jun 27, 2017 2:00 PM Columns

Not so hot, if The City of New Orleans gets derailed. more

Jun 1, 2017 12:00 PM Columns 1 Comments

The reality of home repairs is nothing like “reality” TV shows. more

Feb 1, 2017 2:35 PM Columns

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Personal fitness is where you find it. more

Dec 1, 2016 12:00 PM Columns

Or maybe it’s too much of a good thing. more

Nov 1, 2016 10:00 AM Columns

It’s harder than ever for journalists to get the truth from the new breed of politicians. more

Sep 8, 2016 1:00 PM Columns

Ten tips to make your book club work. more

Jul 29, 2016 10:00 AM Columns

Mike Cody

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Settings records is a lot more than just being about the numbers. more

Jun 8, 2016 10:00 AM Columns

Hard work from the public and private sectors has turned the park into one of our city’s best attractions. more

May 4, 2016 2:00 PM Columns

Eight not-so-great ideas that should never have left the drawing board. more

May 1, 2016 12:01 PM Features

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We offer seven solutions — some serious, some not — for the Memphis Zoo’s parking dilemma. more

Mar 1, 2016 11:59 AM Columns 1 Comments



The aftermath of a liver transplant. more

Feb 1, 2016 6:00 AM Columns



In a mixed year for investing in local companies, one Memphis stock truly stood out from the crowd. more

Jan 7, 2016 6:00 AM Columns

Comparing the tenure of school leaders Kriner Cash and Chris Barbic. more

Nov 29, 2015 5:46 PM Columns

Is Tennessee's lottery helping the students supposed to benefit from it? more

Nov 24, 2015 1:09 AM Columns