Author: Ric Chetter
Those of you in Memphis who have spent any time watching WKNO-TV (PBS) have surely encountered the voice and face of Jim Eikner. Mr. Eikner passed away today after a brief illness at the age of 82. Jim Eikner was the perfect representative of Memphis Public Broadcasting. He was an artist himself. A fan of […]
Jurors hearing the case in Nashville, TN regarding sportscaster Erin Andrews finally reached a verdict. The civil suit from Andrews was against a stalker and the owners of a Nashville hotel where Michael David Barrett videotaped a naked Andrews through a peephole he made. Barrett, who has already served a prison sentence for the crime […]
These two geniuses are in some serious trouble with the law in Maryland. Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity hosted a bash where some 100 under aged drinkers were cited. 21 year old Jamieson Tymann (left) and Tyler Steinhardt, 22 are the organizers of this epic throwdown. When the cops were called, Tymann allegedly punched a police […]
Vox recently did a piece regarding the internet in Cuba. Even though the current situation between the U.S. and Cuba is getting better, Cubans have had to resort to some remarkable ingenuity to get the things they want. Ironically, they have a pretty good smart TV solution in a country where there is only one […]
Auralnauts put this fantastic video together using all sound bites from Donald Trump and fused it with a few Star Wars films. For more, check out https://auralnauts.bandcamp.com/ Enjoy!
At Radio Memphis, we have always wanted to shine a light on the idea of “The Art” being exposed. In all of us, somewhere inside lies the desire to create. If it is in you, it has to come out. This comes in many forms. From the weekend warriors to the semi-pros to those who […]
Our friends with Lucero have an unmistakable sound. How do they do it? Premier Guitar sent Chris Kies to catch up with the ever touring band and uploaded this fantastic video. In it, Chris talks with Brian Venable, Ben Nichols and John C. Stubblefield about their respective rigs. If you are a working musician or […]
If it is one thing we all like around here, it’s a little bit of history. It’s a chance for us to remember our roots. A chance to spend a brief moment or two with the ghosts of the past and relive some precious moments. Here’s one we have all fallen in love with. This […]
If this is anything to go by, brother got some beats. If he could do this during his televangelism work (on command) the money would roll right on in. Original music using the voice of televangelist Robert Tilton by Pogo.
Trumpet player and founding member of The Bar-Kays, Ben Cauley has passed away. He was 67. Ben Cauley was one of the key players in the Memphis music sound coming from Stax in the 60’s. The Bar-Kays put that sound and the city of Memphis on the map. But there is more to the story. […]