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Japanese Filmmaker Seijun Suzuki Was an Absurdist Auteur in Hired-Gun Clothing

There’s a common bootstrap-y belief that true talent shows itself with a minimum of resources. No filmmaker proved that better than Seijun Suzuki, …

Filmmaking

FILMS GONE WILD: Danny Glover at the Oxford Film Festival and the accomplishment of a star actually showing up to the fest

One of the absolute highlights at the just concluded Oxford Film Festival this year was Danny Glover’s appearance at the fest. And the wonderful …

A Student's Perspective On Mississippi: Beautiful, Engulfing And Sometimes Enraging

Every day on his way to class, Terrence Johnson walks by a bronze statue and thinks about history. The statue depicts James Meredith, who in 1962 became the first African-American to enroll at the University of Mississippi.<p>"He transcended so much," says Johnson, a junior. "The fact that he had the …

Mississippi

It's that time! Our most popular walk!... - Shape Up Vicksburg

It's that time! Our most popular walk! The Shape Up Vicksburg Get Healthy Black History Month walk will be on February 25th, 2017 at the Vicksburg …

Mississippi Track Club shared Rod's... - Mississippi Track Club

A true picture of Memphis crime is vital

2017 Memphis Homicide Victims<p>Posted!<p>A link has been posted to your Facebook feed.<p>Like this topic? You may also like these photo …

Mark Zuckerberg's Alabama tour: Where he went, what he saw

Beale Street Music Festival announces 2017 lineup

News on WMCTV.comNewsMore>><p>Updated:Wednesday, February 22 2017 6:51 AM EST2017-02-22 11:51:19 GMT<p>A 33-year-old man was rushed to the hospital Tuesday …

Festivals

Southaven mayoral candidate sues over campaign signs

A Southaven mayoral candidate is suing the city over its sign regulations, saying the rules put him at a disadvantage in his campaign for the city's …

Mardi Gras in Mobile: Never mind the rain, LaShe's bring the charm

Off-and-on rain on Tuesday didn't dampen the fun at the Order of LaShe's parade on Tuesday, as the group presented its theme "Embracing Southern …

Mardi Gras

Anyone else freaking out?!?!?!?! Can't wait for May! https://t.co/OAu5968Zhx

With temporary cameras, barricades deployed on Bourbon Street, some question how they'll be used

New Orleans Police Department cameras are recording the activity on Bourbon Street and temporary barricades have been erected nearby, part of a …

Bourbon Street

Popeyes acquired by Burger King owner for $1.8 billion

One of the world's largest quick service restaurant companies just got bigger.<p>Restaurant Brands International (RBI), which owns Burger King and …

Black Market

Motherboard: Temp Traq

Growing up, your mom probably put her hand to your forehead to keep an eye on you when you were sick or feverish. Now, tracking your little one's …

New screening test cuts bowel cancer risk by a third, study finds

One-off examination, being introduced across NHS, was able to prevent 35% of bowel cancers overall and 40% of deaths<p>A one-off screening test being introduced across the NHS cuts the risk of developing bowel cancer by a third, a long-term study has found.<p>The test, which is being rolled out across …

Cancer

Creative Thinking is no Longer an Option, It's Essential

The nine school pupils were ambitious and wanted good exam results, so they carried out an audacious theft from their school. They stole keys from …

Education

Take a LOOK at our NEW MEMBERS! The... - Mississippi Food Truck Association

Take a LOOK at our NEW MEMBERS! The Manship, Crunch Time Concessions and BessiRoo's Catering Food Truck! Like their pages and BOOK THEM for events …

The most disproportionately common personal injury in every state

The most disproportionately common injury in every state<p>What can medical codes tell us about getting hurt in America?<p>Every time you go to the doctor, …

5 possible Nick Fairley replacement strategies for the Saints

The New Orleans Saints took a chance on defensive tackle Nick Fairley in 2016, and it really paid off. The biggest question as we quickly approach …

NFL

Saints free agency targets: Andre Ellington may be an underrated playmaker

As I’ve said before, tailback is an area to upgrade for the New Orleans Saints in 2017. While Mark Ingram is blazing his own path through the history …

Fantasy Football

100 new planets added to solar system

The Earth’s moon could be among more than 100 planets added to the solar system, according to leading scientists at Nasa.<p>Along with Titan and …

Space

Saints spent heavy on TE last offseason meaning 2017 focus will turn elsewhere

You may never witness again the New Orleans Saints as active with their free-agent piggy bank at tight end than they were last offseason. That's why …

Malcolm Butler grand marshal for Vicksburg Mardi Gras Parade

Vicksburg’s own NFL star Malcolm Butler will return home this weekend to act as grand marshal for the city’s Mardi Gras Parade.<p>It’s been quite the …

Mississippi

Facebook CEO Zuckerberg, wife continue Alabama visit into Monday

Trending StoriesTrending StoriesMore>><p>A Louisiana family is dealing with an unimaginable tragedy as they grieve the loss of their teenage son. For …

Memphis-filmed episode of 'This Is Us' airs Tuesday

It looks like Randall wants to spend quality time with William instead of endless hours at the office, so on Tuesday night’s episode of “This Is Us,” …

TV

Earth photobombs NASA spacecraft taking images of sun

News on space exploration, technology and the planetsSpace explorationMore>><p>Posted:Monday, February 20 2017 10:16 PM EST2017-02-21 03:16:30 …

Space

Jackson has 4th highest rate of HIV infection in nation

While there is no cure for the virus, medical professionals say talking about the problem and explaining how testing works is the best way to get …

Mississippi

Come enjoy ‘Music of People’ concert at literary conference | Mississippi's Best Community Newspaper

On Thursday evening the Natchez Literary and Cinema Celebration will present “Music of the People,” featuring Alvin Shelby and the acclaimed Holy …

Religion

Natchez National Historical Park observes Black History Month, Presidents’ Day | Mississippi's Best Community Newspaper

Dressed as a Union Soldier, Natchez National Historical Park ranger Barneyt Schoby Jr. presents a program on the United States Colored Troops. …

American History