Thursday update #1

Memphis Made Brewing and 901 Comics will present a Game Night at Memphis Made’s taproom on Sunday, August 27 from 1 to 7 PM. There will be role-playing games, board games, and of course, beer. 901 Comics will have a pop-up shop for all your gaming needs. All levels are welcome and tables will be available for open game play. There will be a gaming workshop with character creation help, and single day campaigns for beginners. Keep up with Game Night’s Facebook event listing for all the news about this event.

Scientists have named a species of prehistoric crocodile, said to be one of the nastiest sea creatures ever to roam the earth, after late Motorhead frontman Lemmy.

The Grizzlies have two public address system announcer positions open for 2017-18. One is for the Memphis Grizzlies and the other for the Memphis Hustle. To apply you need to submit a resume, YouTube link, and MP3 file attachment by August 25.

From Bleacher Report: Tony Allen finally revealed the origin of the now famous term Grit & Grind. It was to make fun of Rudy Gay for sitting out a game.

Hillbilly Casino will provide the live music at tonight’s Peabody rooftop party. $10 to get in, ladies and hotel guests free before 7. Admission includes a buffet of BBQ sliders and BBQ nachos. If you’re in VIP you have a second buffet of Memphis ribs, cole slaw, BBQ spaghetti, and banana pudding cupcakes. Drink specials tonight are a Memphis Blues margarita and Firefly blackberry lemonade moonshine.

I’ve already told you about the special ticket that gets you an all-you-can-eat burger buffet tonight at the Redbirds, but there’s more going on than just that. DJ Epic, one of Memphis’ top party DJs, will perform in the right field picnic area beginning at 6 PM. $5 left field bluff seating for college students with valid ID. It’s Thirsty Thursday with $2 select drafts around the park.

Off to work. I already have enough remaining news to warrant a second post at lunchtime, so check back.