Say hello to Holly Whitfield! Holly is the writer, curator, blogger, of www.ilovememphisblog.com, which is the “go to” source of info on what to do in Memphis. If you are planning a trip to Memphis or live here already this is the blog to follow.
1:10 Carl admits that he does not read the blog. We discover that ilovememphisblog.com reads like a personal blog but is actually a product of Memphis Tourism.
6:30 Works at the Commercial Appeal. Holly reveals a dark secret.
10:30 Architecture school first…then writer of creative non-fiction plus a degree in graphic design. Burgers. We go on…and on about food and local establishments.
18:25 Recent Memphis excitement. Memphis is getting intentional about “advancements.” I’m sorry?...kayaking the MISSISSIPPI RIVER?!
24:18 Speaking to other “fears” of downtown.
27:55 Traveling to promote Memphis and other adventures.
31:57 Other cities who are doing the same as ilovememphisblog
35:10 Hey! Let’s talk about music. Writing about music, new genres, pop-up music scene, etc.
41:35 Carl’s Welshman on Beale story…again. More music talk.
47:23 Top 5 ish things to do in Memphis…and other impossible questions.
51:00 What is next for Holly Whitfield?
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