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Memphis – The Broadway Musical Opens – Now in Memphis

Update 10/18/11  MEMPHIS in Memphis! As many know, Memphis the Musical is kicking off their international tour right here in Memphis at the Orpheum Theatre.  Last Saturday, I saw the performance and it’s a must see for all Memphians.  The story is … Continue Reading

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Can You Find Memphis Tiger Joe Jackson in this picture?

The 2011 Sports Illustrated NCAA Tournament Preview magazine cover is a compilation of players, coaches, mascots & cheerleaders from the college basketball teams heading to the 2011 NCAA Basketball Tournament.  Memphian Joe Jackson is the representative for the Memphis Tigers.  Do you see his great action … Continue Reading

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Sad News: John “Bad Dog” McCormack Passes Away

Long time Rock 103 (WEGR) DJ John “Bad Dog” McCormack passed away today after his battle with Leukemia.  There are many condolences on his Facebook page, which is testament to his stature and love from the Memphis community.  Always philanthropic, his generosity will … Continue Reading

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Good Things in Memphis: Zach Whitten – Memphis Fast Fiction

Zach Whitten is committed to write a story about Memphis everyday in 2011.  His collection of stories is called Memphis Fast Fiction.  Each day, a new 200 word story about Memphis’ past, present or future is posted at memphisfastfiction.com.  Here, … Continue Reading

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February 2011 Memphis TV Household News Ratings

Here it is….the 2011 February Sweep household news ratings from the Nielsen overnight data.  I’ve included 4 years as comparison, since the last 2 were not typical.  See the notes below the chart. WMC leads the news programming ratings in … Continue Reading

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Good Things in Memphis: Young Frankenstein at the Orpheum

Video:  Young Frankenstein  If you liked the movie, you’ll love the musical appearing live at the Orpheum Theatre in Memphis, March 8-March 13, 2011.  Young Frankenstein is a musical comedy inspired by the legend of Frankenstein and his attempts to create … Continue Reading

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2011 Memphis ADDY Award Winners

The 2011 Memphis ADDY Awards were announced Saturday night at Minglewood Hall.  The highlights: Memphis Ad Fed received approximately 500 entries. The judges awarded 54 Gold ADDYs and 69 Silver ADDYs to 19 ad agencies and businesses. 13 Gold Awards … Continue Reading

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2011 Super Bowl XLV – Memphis & National Ratings

(photo by Charlie Riedel) Super Bowl XLV on February 6, 2011 ended with the Green Bay Packers beating the Pittsburgh Steelers, 31 – 25. According to TV by the Numbers, FOX scored a 47.9 household rating and 71 share with … Continue Reading

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It’s cold in Memphis now, but wait until Wednesday.

The past few days have been frigid here in Memphis, but just wait, next Wednesday will be a scorcher!

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Dan Wolken Leaves Commercial Appeal for Murdoch’s Daily iPad Newspaper

  Today is the last day that Dan Wolken will be writing for the Memphis Commercial Appeal.  He is moving to New York City to join the staff at Rupert Murdoch’s “Daily” iPad digital newspaper scheduled to launch in January.  Wolken has been a Sports Enterprise Columnist … Continue Reading

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