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Memphis Grizzlies 2013-2014 Season Promo Video

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I don’t have a post to accompany this video and don’t feel I really need one. It’s awesome enough to stand alone. Enjoy.

Bright Spots: Pay It Forward

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I just stumbled upon this story and thought I’d pass it along. It’s amazing the impact a small group of people can have on the mindset of those around them by turning a tragedy into something positive. If it is just displaying as a link to the homepage it’s because it’s a flash player link and you have to be on a computer. Here’s the link if you’re on a phone or iPad. Action News 5 – Memphis, Tennessee

From Jumanji to The Conjuring

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It all started back in 1995, as most great things do*, with Jumanji. I still vividly remember 7 1/2 year old Clayton** rolling up to the theater with my grandmother, likely against her will, to see what I thought looked like the most exciting film of all time. I remember getting to the theater late, which I’m sure I was upset about as that has always been a pet peeve of mine, and finding a couple seats left in the …

State of The Wise Guise Address

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About a year and a half ago, I got the wild idea to start a communal blog with a couple friends of mine. The idea essentially originated from the idea that, like everyone else who has ever started writing a blog, I had gotten frustrated and lazy with it and wanted some help having consistent content. I knew I had some brilliant friends who were good writers so I decided to reach out and I was really excited at how …

Movie Reviews: Before Midnight & The East

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Despite my lack of writing lately, I have been doing my best to stay current with my movie viewing. And although most of the big summer blockbusters have been big letdowns thus far, there have been some solid films released lately that are very much worth your time and money.

Bright Spot: Zakki Blatt

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In honor of the U.S. Open this weekend, I found it appropriate to share this amazing story I saw on TV a couple days ago. This young man is a true testament to the underrated healing powers that sports can have on our souls. Zakki is a true inspiration and I’m really proud to be a part of the same First Tee organization that he represents so well. Here is Zakki’s story: