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Memphis Magazine December 2006

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Q&A: Steve Ehrhart

As executive director of the AutoZone Liberty Bowl Football Classic, Steve Ehrhart oversees one of the oldest postseason contests in college football. Pitting the champion of Conference USA against a ... more »

Dec 1, 2006 12:00 AM Columns

Holiday Hell

Nowadays, I can think of plenty of reasons why Bob Cratchit -- that Christmas-loving character from Charles Dickens -- might turn into Ebenezer Scrooge: The holiday sales that seem to begin in July. T... more »

Dec 1, 2006 12:00 AM Columns

The Return of the Spanish Lady? (pt II)

The 1918 flu pandemic was one of the greatest killers in history, Is there a chance the bird flu could be just as deadly? more »

Dec 1, 2006 12:00 AM Features

Sharing the Wealth

It's time for "magical thinking" on a regional scale. more »

Dec 1, 2006 12:00 AM Columns

Royal Pains

In Richard Bausch's latest novel, forget Y2K. There's trouble enough in Point Royal. more »

Dec 1, 2006 12:00 AM Arts

Intertwined

Local label Inside Sounds gives us the blues. And we don't mind a bit. more »

Dec 1, 2006 12:00 AM Arts

Curious About Kellastone

Dear Vance: I discovered this interesting advertisement for a "Kellastone Home" in a 1914 issue of Country Life magazine. You'll see that the home belonged to "John Wilson, Esq., Memphis, Tenn." Where... more »

Dec 1, 2006 12:00 AM Ask Vance

Loveable Lulu

Delightful desserts aren't the only dray at this East Memphis institution. more »

Dec 1, 2006 12:00 AM Food & Wine

Ghosts of Christmas Past

Editor's Letter more »

Dec 1, 2006 12:00 AM Columns

Fiction Winner: Bird Life

Two sisters launch a lively search for the ivory-billed woodpecker. Not in old-growth forest, but a Millington backyard. more »

Dec 1, 2006 12:00 AM Features

Blade Runner

A cutting-edge treatment can bring back your skin's youthful glow. more »

Dec 1, 2006 12:00 AM Columns

Staff Pick: A Confederacy of Dunces

A Confederacy of Dunces(Grove Press) by John Kennedy Toole I despise the clich├ęd "laugh out loud funny" description. That said, if ever there was a ... more »

Dec 1, 2006 12:00 AM Arts

Net Profits

Tracking Salaries in the NBA more »

Dec 1, 2006 12:00 AM Columns

Shrimp and Tabasco Cheese Grits

John Currence, owner and chef of Oxford's City Grocery, offers one of his most popular dishes -- complete with a spicy kick to warm things up this winter. more »

Dec 1, 2006 12:00 AM Food & Wine

Backtalk

Letters to the Editor more »

Dec 1, 2006 12:00 AM Columns

Christmas Trees: Real vs. Artificial

For those of you who celebrate Christmas, if you're not sweeping up pine needles on New Year's Eve, you've cheated the holiday. From Charlie Brown's limp, self-reflective, one-limb half-tree to Clark ... more »

Dec 1, 2006 12:00 AM Columns

Shelf Life

Rescue Effort: Fifty years after importing slaves to the U.S. was made illegal, the last slave ship set sail. The year was 1858, and the vessel was the Wanderer, an elegantly appointed pleasure craft ... more »

Dec 1, 2006 12:00 AM Arts

By the Numbers

1989 -- Year Memphis magazine fiction contest began 0 -- Number of black composers to win an Oscar before Isaac Hayes (for "Shaft") in 1971 3 -- Number of times Santa... more »

Dec 1, 2006 12:00 AM Columns

Contributors

Aisling Cordon Maki Freelance writer Aisling Cordon Maki has made Memphis home since 2002. Her articles have appeared in print and online publications, including Memphis Parent, Yahoo... more »

Dec 1, 2006 12:00 AM Columns

Down to a Science

Smart bedding choices can lead to sweet dreams. more »

Dec 1, 2006 12:00 AM Great Homes

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