Erin Moran

The 9:01: Elvis at 83, Justin Timberlake's tour dates, neo-Confederates waste our time and money, and more

The 9:01 is a daily column on all things Memphis.<p><i>Good morning in Memphis, where it's a rainy morning at Graceland …</i><p><b>Me & Elvis:</b> Ol' Elvis would have …

Justin Timberlake

What each state has Googled more than any other in 2017

2017 was an awful year by nearly all measures, a depressing assembly line of misery that produced one damn atrocity after another. Despite being …

Weird

My Year in Celebrity Deaths

<b>January 1, 2017.</b> No one famous died today, unless you count Stuart Hamilton, a figure of some apparent import in Canadian opera. I myself do not plan to die this year. I am fifty-eight. Hamilton was eighty-seven. Differential: twenty-nine years. Thirty would have been better, in the sense that …

Entertainment

Do You Remember These New Year’s Eve Hosts From the Past?

So before we close the curtain on 2017, let's take a look back at some of the most memorable hosts ...

Conservative View

Celebrity Deaths 2017: Who We Lost This Year

2017 has brought its share of celebrity deaths, including some who died of old age after long careers; some who died unexpectedly after shocking …

Entertainment

Celebrity deaths that shocked us in 2017

FROM some of music’s biggest legends to Hollywood trailblazers, these are the stars who left us in 2017 and the surprising facts you didn’t know.

Entertainment

Celebrities we lost in 2017

The majority of people probably want to put this year behind them.<p>From the beginning of 2017 up until the very end, hugely popular celebrities in the …

Entertainment

In memoriam: Entertainment figures we lost in 2017

From Gord Downie to Robert Guillaume, some of the artists, musicians actors and other notables who died<p>Comedian Jerry Lewis, Linkin Park's Chester …

Entertainment

Celebrity Deaths in 2017: Stars, Legends and Icons We Lost

If 2016 felt like a celebrity death epidemic, including the shocking losses of the relatively young Prince, Alan Rickman and Carrie Fisher, 2017 was …

Entertainment

Chester Bennington, Hugh Hefner & All The Stars We Lost In 2017: In Memoriam

They are gone, but they will never be forgotten. So many beloved stars of stage and screen passed away in 2017. From Mary Tyler Moore to Chester …

Entertainment

See Mary Tyler Moore, Tom Petty, and More Celebrities Who Sadly Died in 2017

From Mary Tyler Moore to David Cassidy, from Erin Moran to Sam Shepard, 2017 sadly saw the loss of too many beloved celebrities.<p>Who could forget when …

Entertainment

In Memoriam: TV Stars We Lost in 2017

The world of TV had a rough year in 2017, with the death of the beloved Mary Tyler Moore hitting hard. TV’s Batman, Adam West, Jim Nabors of “Gomer …

Entertainment

Here are 2017’s Top Death-Related Google Searches

A lot of people wanted to know if you can die from herpes.<p><i>Welcome back to Post Mortem, our column that explores death and dying but without the euphemisms and other bullshit.</i><p>Earlier this month, Google released their annual “Year in Search” report for 2017. The report gives lists of the most …

Stephen Paddock

Hail Mary: The Legends We Lost In 2017

]<p>For those of us of a certain age, a light shines brightly in a cherished corner of our memories. It's television, a light with a vague flicker from …

Entertainment

Restaurants Know About Harassment. Here’s How They Avoid Lawsuits

That there’s abuse behind the scenes in restaurant isn’t news. Within the chef community, the news is that people are surprised to hear about it.<p>The …

Business

Employee-First Strategies to Keep Restaurant Harassment From Turning Into Lawsuits

That there’s abuse behind the scenes in restaurant isn’t news. Within the chef community, the news is that people are surprised to hear about it.<p>The …

Restaurants

31 Pictures Of The Brilliant And Talented People Who Died In 2017

"I won't say goodbye my friend, for you and I will meet again." —Tom Petty

Entertainment

From Mary Tyler Moore to Tom Petty: Remembering the celebrities we lost in 2017

The smiling girl from "Happy Days." The woman who could turn the world on with her smile. The rocker who wouldn't back down. The R&B legend who "duck walked," and another who found his thrills on Blueberry Hill.<p>It's inevitable: Every year will take some of our greats from us, and 2017 has been no …

Entertainment

Labs@LightCity to offer 'pay-what-you-can' tickets in 2018

Next year's Labs@LightCity conferences will come without a set ticket cost. In an effort to increase accessibility to the lectures, the Baltimore …

Baltimore

When Fantasy Refusal Gets Dangerous

About More? Merrier?<p><b>EUGENE, SIR:</b> I’m 46 and my wife is three years younger than me. We’ve been married for 26 years and have a fairly active sex …

Culture

Open Thread - Rest In Peace To Those We Lost In 2017

The year still has 12 or so more days to go but this came out today:<p>I've waited a while but here is an updated #sgtpepper2017 -<br>If you feel like …

Liberal View

The psychology that motivates tipping

The concept of tipping was born in England and has spread across the world - but why do some of us tip better than others, and why do some countries not tip at all?<p>Tipping is said to have originated in 16th Century England, when overnight guests would leave money for their hosts’ servants.<p>Tipping …

Etiquette

MLB great Roy Halladay dies in plane crash

Sue Grafton<p>Rose Marie<p>Keely Smith<p>Pat DiNizio<p>John Anderson<p>Rance Howard<p>David Cassidy<p>Mel Tillis<p>Charles Manson<p>Della Reese<p>Malcolm Young<p>Earle Hyman<p>Ann Wedgeworth<p>Liz Smith<p>John Hillerman<p>Roy Halladay<p>Dennis Banks<p>Fats Domino<p>Robert Guillaume<p>Gord Downie<p>Roy Dotrice<p>Ralphie May<p>Tom Petty<p>Monty Hall<p>Hugh Hefner<p>Jake …

Entertainment

Danny Meyer’s Servers Claim They’re Paid Less After No Tipping, Report Says

Apparently <b>Danny Meyer</b>’s roll out of <b>Union Square Hospitality Group</b>’s no tipping policy hasn’t been entirely rosy. Grub Street reports today that many former and current servers say their pay has gone down — and morale has dropped, leading to lots of people quitting the company.<p>One Union Square Cafe …

New York City

As Danny Meyer Eliminates Tipping, His Staff Struggles to Adapt

It’s been two years since Danny Meyer announced he would eliminate tipping at all of his company’s restaurants. At the time, it was hailed as a move …

Restaurants

Danny Meyer's 'No Tipping' Restaurants Struggle To Make It Work

Restaurateur Danny Meyer's bid to revolutionize the dining industry by eliminating tipping appears to have had a rocky rollout in the two years since …

New York City

Celebrity Deaths in 2017: Stars We’ve Lost

Hollywood has lost several stars this year, including <b>Chris Cornell</b>, <b>Erin Moran</b> and <b>Greg Allman</b>. Scroll down to see <i>Us Weekly</i>’s tribute to the …

Chris Cornell

11 Spin-Offs Where Actors Returned to Their Original Shows Like Nothing Happened

Not all spin-offs are created equal — and while many spin-offs hit after the original series ends, some emerge during a successful show's run, like</i> …

TV

Celebrity Deaths 2017: Who We’ve Lost So Far

Ralphie May, the larger-than-life comedian and <i>Last Comic Standing</i> star who died of cardiac arrest Friday, became the latest celebrity whose journey …

Entertainment

2017 Emmys: 13 Best and Worst Moments

Even if you have a high tolerance for jokes about Donald Trump, the 69th annual Emmys ceremony, with its countless references to Trump and to how television is responding to his presidency, was bound to test your patience.<p>Fortunately, host Stephen Colbert and his fellow presenters kept things …

Awards