Ranting

Memphasis > Will’s Wisdom

June 16th, 2011

THE STILL WISE WILL ROGERS.

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Memphasis > Moby Rainbow

June 9th, 2011

LUCKY CATCHES.Last week I caught a whale. The river was too high to catch this fish, far too much trash churned and turned in its brown rush, far too distracting and suspicious for already suspicious rainbow, much less this wily old monster. I can’t catch this fish. I don’t fish, and people who do fish talk about fish like this, big enough to inspire tales, bigger still each time the ...

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Memphasis > A Memphis Marvel

June 2nd, 2011

THE REAL-LIFE ADVENTURE SERIAL.

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Memphasis > Building Models

May 26th, 2011

 A 99.6% SUCCESS RATE. We’ve seen the letters to the editor, heard the guy two stools down, the geniuses spitting into talk show microphones, “It’s not the teachers, it’s the parents.” If I’m 17 in south Memphis right now, we don’t have time to teach or reach my parents to teach or reach me. I have little brothers and sisters I’m responsible ...

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Memphasis > High Water/Tall Tales

May 19th, 2011

TRUTH DROWNS IN HIGH WATER.

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