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Zines 101 with Erica Qualy

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In this episode of Memphis Type History: The Podcast, Rebecca has a conversation with Erica S. Qualy to learn all about the art of zines. What are they? What is the purpose? Can anyone make their own? We answer those questions and more for your enlightenment and for the annual Memphis Zine Fest that is open for all to attend! …

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Starring Elvis with Sheena and Savannah

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In this episode of Memphis Type History: The Podcast, Rebecca meets Sheena and Savannah, two spectacular ladies of Graceland, who currently run a Podcast series entitled “Starring Elvis.” Whether you’re an Elvis fan or not, learning about the movies the artist put his heart into and the songs that came from them is surprising. You’ll hear about Sheena and Savannah’s …

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TGI Friday’s

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In this episode of Memphis Type History: The Podcast, Rebecca tells Caitlin about how TGI Friday’s is where people meeting at bars basically originated. You’ll learn the story of how Memphis made it a franchise, and how without TGI Friday’s, Caitlin may have never been born. Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher | Podbean | Google Play In 2016, TGI Fridays announced …

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A Rundown on Memphis Wrestling

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In this episode of Memphis Type History: The Podcast, Rebecca gets educated on the art of wrestling and learns why Memphis is rich in this particular history. We hear from Adam Pritchard, a devoted wrestling fan who visits Memphis in hopes of encountering one of the many heroes he only ever experienced by watching tv from across the pond.  Subscribe: …

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Memphis Mansions – Ashlar Hall, Annesdale, and Woodruff-Fontaine

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In this episode of Memphis Type History: The Podcast, we look at the history behind a few Memphis mansions. Hear from Caitlin about Ashlar Hall’s many lives and the history behind the Woodruff Fontaine House. Then hear Rebecca tell a little history and description of the Annesdale mansion which could be your next wedding location.   Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher | …

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Memphis BBQ Part 1: A General History with Brian Crenshaw

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In this episode of Memphis Type History: The Podcast, Rebecca seeks out the history of barbecue instead of just eating it. In this first part of what will become a series of Memphis BBQ stories, we hear from Brian Crenshaw, a gentleman who has spent a good time diving into the history of where it originated and how Memphis’s culture …

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Memphis History in Bozwell + Lily

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In this episode of Memphis Type History: The Podcast, Rebecca meets with Ben Fulfer, the man behind Bozwell + Lily, to talk about his journey and decision on starting his company. He tells us the thoughtful process behind what items he chooses to sell, who he works with, and the Memphis inspiration and history that some of his products tell. …

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The New Madrid Fault Line

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In this episode of Memphis Type History: The Podcast, Rebecca reveals to Caitlin her recent paranoia of the New Madrid fault line and the seriousness of “the big one” for Memphis should it ever occur. But there’s good news! Well… at least for those over 36 years old. Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher | Podbean | Google Play So what is …

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Finding A Place in History with Julie Mccullough

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In this episode of Memphis Type History: The Podcast, Caitlin chats with Julie McCullough of This Place in History, an Instagram feed we are excited to introduce you to. She typically features Memphis homes that are on the National Historic Registry, but you can find a few other types of historical nuggets on there from time to time. Subscribe: iTunes …

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Clarance Saunders: The Man Behind Piggly Wiggly

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In this episode of Memphis Type History: The Podcast, Rebecca meets with Caroline Mitchell Carrico at the Pink Palace to learn the insane story of the man who started Piggly Wiggly and the concept of grocery stores as we know them today. Hear how he lost it all in a gamble and then started the brilliant process back over. Subscribe: iTunes …