I’ll keep this brief as it’s been a week since the actual show. Read more
Concert Review – Americanarama Festival of Music (Bob Dylan, Wilco, My Morning Jacket), AutoZone Park, Memphis, TN – July 2, 2013
It seems I’m always destined to miss the best things when I step outside of our wondrous country. During my two-week vacation abroad, I came across a headline that certainly surprised me.
The big, bold text read “Food Network ends relationship with Paula Deen.” Over what, I wondered. Could it be they’d finally become tired of her unchanging Southern hospitality act? Or maybe they decided viewers could obtain information on healthier cooking tips without her fried fortress taking up real estate. Read more
The last time we checked in on Feeny Friday, we had our first-ever special non-Friday version of Feeny Friday to announce the news that Mr. George Feeny would be returning to the new Disney Channel Boy Meets World spin-off, Girl Meets World. Now, we can gladly announce what we all knew would be true in our hearts all along…
The Wise Guise prides itself on being patriotic and freedom-loving. Last year, we published an Independence Day Ode to American Pop Culture and a Freedom-Lovers Fourth of July Top 10 List. This year, we’ve had a fresh Ode to All Things America and now, our weekly roundtable discusses great Americans of yesterday, today, and tomorrow.
Topic: Who is the best American celebrity of all time? Which American famous person best represents all that makes America great? #LandoftheFree #HomeoftheBrave
You won’t want to miss who all our panel chose!
(An Ode to Independence Day)
By Justin Poythress
America is baseball and apple pie, but so much more:
America is red, white, and blue
America is the Star Spangled Banner and America the Beautiful
America is Henry Ford and the Wright Brothers
America is the Statue of Liberty to the Golden Gate Bridge
A fireworks show, for me, is one of the simplest and most purely enjoyable viewing experiences. You don’t go to a fireworks show anticipating any deep character story. You don’t go for existential questions or meditations on the meaning of life. You go to a fireworks show expecting a pretty spectacle, that’s well paced, cleanly laid out, and that builds to a satisfying climax. And if you’re somewhere fancy, like Disney World, there might be some kind of very simple narrative that accompanies the spectacle. That’s it. And it’s AWESOME.
Today Memphis Basketball announced that the court will have a new design for next year. No, not a simple new paint job, they are going all out with placing the Memphis Skyline on the court.
For college teams, this trend was started a couple years ago when Oregon announced that they were going to have a new court design. Everyone was excited to see what they would come up with, because heck it is Oregon and who doesn’t love what they put out. Well lets just say their court design went over just as good as the silver reflective helmets that they tried to wear. In my opinion it was a total fail. Read more