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A weekly podcast from the pages and people of the Memphis Flyer, the alternative newsweekly based in Memphis, Tennessee. Mane.

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A weekly podcast from the pages and people of the Memphis Flyer, the alternative newsweekly based in Memphis, Tennessee. Mane.

    Memphis Flyer Radio 7.23.21

    Memphis Flyer Radio 7.23.21

    Memphis Flyer Burger Week! Jesse Davis tells us why he does not think the Chinese military is moving into Canada. Our Griz writer, Amiee Stiegemeyer, talks about the new Space Jam movie. News. MEMernet. More! 


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    • 26 min
    Memphis Flyer Radio 7.16.2021

    Memphis Flyer Radio 7.16.2021

    A special back-to-the-office episode of the show in which the Flyer staff takes the world's first "audio selfie." (Just listen. You'll get it.) 

    Black arts. Vaccine pushback. A new vegetarian cookbook. Julie Ray talks about how she picks stuff for our calendar. The Marsha Blackburn/Taylor Swift internet beef. 

    And now that the Nathan Bedford Forrest bust can now legally be removed, state lawmakers it gone quickly. Chris McCoy talks about why the new Black Widow movie should've been made five years ago.  

    Sounds by zaplsplat.com


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    • 27 min
    Memphis Flyer Radio 7.9.21

    Memphis Flyer Radio 7.9.21

    Jesse Davis thanks all those who help to defeat the Byhalia Connection Pipeline project. Michael Donahue talks about Savannah Food Co., the so-called "Olympics of food." We talk about those gross foot billboards all over town. A Tennessee woman sues the state for the right to keep her vanity license plate, which reads "69PWNDU." The National Civil Rights Museum get a new president. Local leaders worry about the constitutional carry law. And the Memphis Bridge Crack keeps the comedy flowing like the river in the MEMernet. 


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    • 25 min
    Memphis Flyer Radio 7.2.2021

    Memphis Flyer Radio 7.2.2021

    It's summertime in Memphis and the flyer staff knows exactly what you should do. From kayaking, tending your lawn, playing in the streets, eating frozen treats, to drinking beer, we have the answers. News. MEMernet. Selections from our calendar to help you get your weekend together. 

    ("In the Summertime" played by our own Michael Donahue. Be the first to report this Easter egg to me, Toby Sells (toby@memphisflyer.com), and you'll win a sweet Memphis Flyer t-shirt! 


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    • 32 min
    Memphis Flyer Radio 6.25.21

    Memphis Flyer Radio 6.25.21

    Brice VanWyngarden thinks we need another bridge over the Mississippi River. Jackson Baker says election season is already heating up. Chris McCoy tells you what you should go see at the movies this weekend. Grizz Gaming tops the Eastern Conference. Big federal grants fuel an innovative to level health inequities in Memphis. News. MEMernet. And more.  


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    • 28 min
    Memphis Flyer Radio 6.18.2021

    Memphis Flyer Radio 6.18.2021

    The remains of Nathan Bedford Forrest and his wife, Mary, have left Shelby County. We get perspectives on the move from our editor, Jesse Davis, and our political editor, Jackson Baker. Leaders look for a developer to bring the long-vacant 100 N. Main Street building — the tallest in Memphis — back to life. The Memphian Hotel has some strange hat rules we examine in the MEMernet. We have more news and our calendar to help you get your weekend together. 

    For Father's Day we have dad jokes from a few Memphis dads who know a good/bad joke when they hear one. And we bring on Dad Joke-ologist and Memphis Parent columnist (and musician and writer and everything else) Jeff Hulett to tell us just what makes a "good" dad joke.    


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    • 34 min

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