Make Britain Great Again? Donald Trump's Remarkable Reaction To 'Brexit'

Donald Trump celebrated voters' stunning decision in the United Kingdom to leave the European Union, while he marked the re-opening of his golf course and resort in Scotland.Trump contended that the U.K. had "taken back their independence" and predicted similar populist, nativist movements throughout the Western world, like the one fueling his candidacy in the U.S.At a press conference from the 9th tee of the golf course, a lighthouse along the rocky coast in the southwest of Scotland in the...
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Tips from a fitness icon

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Jack was a self-proclaimed “sugarholic” with severe behavioral problems until the age of 15.


Justin Fox Burks

Is there anything more refreshing on a sweltering summer day than an ice-cold popsicle?


Christopher Blank

Most young stage performers yearn for leading roles and top billing on programs. But as a singer and dancer, Justin G. Nelson doesn't hesitate to check the "Ensemble" box on audition forms. This dedicated chorus member became one of the most prolific performers on local stages, and now he's on the road with a touring production of The Wizard of Oz, running at the Orpheum Theatre.  


In the 1960s, Memphis became a recording industry Mecca because of producers like Chips Moman, who died this week at age 79. Moman notched more than 120 hit records on his belt, including Neil Diamond's "Sweet Caroline," B.J. Thomas's "Hooked on a Feeling," and Elvis Presley's mid-career comeback album that included "Suspicious Minds" and "Kentucky Rain." 


Cindy Wolff

When intrepid animal lover Cindy Wolff saw a snake in her backyard, the panic attack was unexpected. Not in 23 years had she seen one there. And after posting its photo on Facebook, friends responded with their own tales of terror. Are there more snake sightings this year than normal? Wolff had to know more and maybe even conquer a fear.


The Economics of Eating Healthy

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Proper nutrition does add up to good health, but can also add up financially.


Justin Fox Burks

For Father’s Day this weekend, grill up a manly steak to honor Dad on his big day.


Photos by Joe Mazza, Brave Lux.

A Memphis actress returned home from Chicago this week toting one of the city’s top theater awards for Best Supporting Actress in a Play. Cecelia Wingate is a familiar character actress on local stages, but her shiny new Jeff Award went for a role that Wingate says comes naturally – a character loosely based on her.


A Laughing Matter

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Not everything that is contagious is good for us, but laughter is!


Rosé is my favorite summertime wine.


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