July 2014 I Love Memphis Podcast: Bruce VanWyngarden, Memphis Flyer Editor

Posted by Holly Whitfield | July 7th 2014 258 2

On this month's I Love Memphis Podcast, my cohost Kevin Cerrito and I sit down with the Editor of the Memphis Flyer Bruce VanWyndgarden.

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Us reading the Memphis Flyer.

We discuss the weekly publication's 25th anniversary, what goes into making the Memphis Flyer every week, Bruce's thoughts on Memphis, his famous Twitter war with Kenneth Whalum, the infamous Best of Memphis parties, and his role as dad to MGMT lead singer Andrew VanWyngarden.

 

Here are some links to things and people we refer to on the July I Love Memphis podcast:
Memphis Music Hall of Fame 
– Memphis podcasts: Spillit Memphis Podcast, Creative Memphis Podcast, Poser Podcast, Edugaytion Podcast
The Memphis Flyer
– Bruce's Twitter account
MGMT
 High Cotton Taproom
– Memphis T-Shirt Designers: Sache Design, Hieroglyph Co., Memphis Threat

Don't forget to help us fill in the blank (with something other than "midtown", or your neighborhood). 

"______ is Memphis"

Tweet us your answers @ilovememphis or @cerrito and/or tag #ILMPodcast, comment on this post, or email me here.

We couldn't do this alone. Here are some lovely folks we'd like to thank. 

– Johnny Hardin aka Johnny Radio aka Johnny Podcast, Production Director at WUMR U92 FM for production, editing, and in-studio entertainment
– Malvin Massey, General Manager at WUMR U92 FM at The University of Memphis for use of facilities 
– Rick Trotter, announcer for the Memphis Grizzlies, for generously offering his amazing voice work
– Memphis Convention and Visitors Bureau (my employer) for supporting the I Love Memphis blog and podcast
– Bruce VanWyngarden for taking time to come chat with us twitter.com/sylamore1
Hope Clayburn, for making soulful funky tunes like "Love is on the Way", which we sample on the podcast
– Smoothie King Germantown, for providing smoothies for the "cast and crew"

 


Author: Holly Whitfield

I write about what’s going on with Memphis music, food, arts, events, sports, people, and culture. Memphians love Elvis and barbeque with a passion that must be seen to be believed, but there is so much more to this place.

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