Showing posts from May 10, 2012

Jerry Lee Lewis is recovering from a broken leg

On March 30, 2012 the legendary Jerry Lee Lewis broke his leg. Due to his injury, he has had to cancel his performances including Memphis in May and his appearance at BB King's in NYC. Dr. Jeffrey Traina with the Community Orthopedic Clinic stated that due to the break and subsequent surgery, “Mr. Lewis will need to be non-weightbearing to his right lower leg for at least six week. He will be unable to perform or travel from three to six months. Source: BackinMemphis

Lisa Marie Presley to perform on American Idol

Set your DVRs! Lisa Marie Presley will perform on American Idol on May 17, 2012 on FOX.

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Memphis the Real FAT city says the NY Post

It’s time for folks in Memphis to cut back on the barbecue — their city is the nation’s fattest, new rankings show. Memphis topped No. 2 San Antonio, Texas, and No. 3 Richmond, Va., on a list of the 10 most obese cities compiled by The Daily Beast Web site. Some 29.7 percent of Memphis residents are obese, and 12.4 percent are suffering from diabetes, the numbers show. That’s well above the national averages. Gallup poll data on which the Daily Beast rankings are based say 26.1 percent of Americans are obese, and 10.9 percent have diabetes. Memphis’ fatness levels are also significantly worse than the Big Apple’s, which didn’t even make the Daily Beast’s ranking. Some 21.5 percent of Big Apple residents are obese, and 9.7 percent have diabetes. The data show that 56.7 percent of Memphis residents regularly eat produce — about in line with the national average. It’s unclear if the produce data include the ingredients for the fried peanut butter and banana sandwiches that w

Imelda May NEW Credit Union Commerical - VIDEO

Dublin's distinctive rockabilly singer Imelda May has become the new face of the embattled credit union sector in Ireland. Herself a longtime member of a credit union, May is fronting a new ad campaign due to start shortly on TV and radio. Her father Tony, a former credit union volunteer, also features in one of the 30-second TV adverts. Mandy Johnston, the Irish League of Credit Unions' Head of Communications said: “We are delighted to have Imelda on board. Imelda and her family have been long involved with the movement and for us represent the very essence of the credit union.” The Irish League of Credit Unions is the representative body for over 494 credit unions, They have a total of three million members. Source:  Business Post - BackinMemphis