It’s what’s best for business

The doorman from the Flying Saucer came over to the Blind Bear last night after he got off work, and he gave me some information. “We like it when you come in the Saucer and dance,” he told me. “It’s good for business.”

The World Series of Fighting will debut an all-new “Future Champs” series in the lobby of FedExForum on Saturday, January 23 at 9 PM, live on NBCSN. Light heavyweight Teddy Holder and lightweight Mike Ricci will be featured in bouts. More info here. (Really, FedExForum? Almost 2016 and you don’t have a mobile-friendly site?)

Cafe Keough will have a New Year’s Eve party on December 31 from 9:30 to 1 featuring WALRUS and The Dirty Whorns. New Year’s Eve menu, party favors, and a champagne toast at midnight. $25 at the door. More info here.

From Thrillist: Memphis bars open Christmas Day

There will be an ugly sweater party which is a fundraiser for the Hospitality HUB Saturday, December 26 at Earnestine & Hazel’s from 6-8 PM. The Grizzlies game will be on and it will be a good time. A suggested $25 donation is requested. The Hospitality HUB is a nonprofit that provides the homeless with resources they need to get back into the game we call life.

My vegan friend told me yesterday that she uses an app called Vegandrinks to determine which beers are safe for her to drink. Some beers are filtered using animal bladders and are therefore not vegan-friendly. “Thank goodness PBR is safe,” she told me.

South of Beale will be closed today through Friday for kitchen floor repairs and for the holidays.

Visible Music College is looking to hire an Instructor of Modern Music.

Sepp Blatter, godfather of the FIFA crime family, and his underboss Michael Platini have been banned from soccer for 8 years.

YAWN. Very, very tired. Did not get enough sleep. Time to zombie through the afternoon then hit Melissa Monday at Bardog after work. Back this evening or tomorrow with more news.