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By W. Derek Russell Daily Journal The end of summer usually means two things for TV lovers: Football is back and new episodes of favorite shows are slated to return soon. This year is no different, but as always, there are new shows set to premiere in the coming weeks alongside returning favorites. Here’s a […]

Like many of us, I sometimes end up going down a rabbit hole of the internet. Whether that’s thanks to social media, YouTube, or Wikipedia, the outcome is usually the same: I’m not sure where the past 90 minutes went, but I know I’m not going to be getting them back anytime soon. I’m a […]

By M. Scott Morris Daily Journal Sometimes, the sum equals more than the parts. “Bridget Jones’s Baby” feels that way. There’s some goofy stuff here, like musician Ed Sheeran’s appearance in a couple of early scenes. It’s not bad, except it made me stop and think, Oh, I guess there’ll be Ed Sheeran songs on […]

By W. Derek Russell Daily Journal TUPELO – You can expect one constant each fall at the Link Centre: Michael Jefry Stevens and Brian “Breeze” Cayolle will be collaborating. While the musical dynamic duo get together often to perform, their yearly concert in Tupelo has become a staple of jazz in Tupelo, and this weekend […]

Daily Journal TUPELO – Ole Miss and Mississippi State football teams can watch their teams on a two-story-tall screen in downtown Tupelo Oct. 22. For the sixth time since 2010, the Rebels’ and Bulldogs’ – who are on the road at LSU and Kentucky, respectively – games will be shown at Fairpark in downtown Tupelo. […]

Daily Journal OXFORD – The new Fast Forward section of the Oxford Film Festival, set to debut in 2017, is the recipient of a $10,000 grant from the Mississippi Development Authority. The grant will go to benefit a virtual reality exhibition and educational programming for youth that will allow the film festival to shine a […]

By W. Derek Russell Daily Journal TUPELO – It’s hard to turn on the TV and not hear Drew Holcomb and the Neighbors somewhere. The band’s music has been used in more than 50 media placements in recent years, including shows like “Nashville,” “How I Met Your Mother” and “Parenthood,” among others. The group is […]

Last week celebrated the 50th anniversary of the “Star Trek” franchise. Or, at least fans celebrated it. Paramount, which owns the film rights, and CBS, the television rights, slightly fumbled the pass on a historic milestone for Gene Roddenberry’s vision of a future where no one has gone before. I expected a bit more from […]

Regina Butler Pontotoc Progress Pontotoc’s county wide reunion in the form of the Bodock Festival opens this Friday night with music from two local artists. But if you are hungry for pancakes make sure you shove the rooster out of the house and go have breakfast with our local heroes. The Pontotoc City Firemen will […]

By W. Derek Russell Daily Journal TUPELO – Children’s theater has been alive and well in Tupelo for more than two decades, and with the anniversary of Pied Piper Players approaching in February, the troupe doesn’t show signs of slowing down. “This is essentially our birthday season,” said Pied Piper board member Morgan Ricks. “Pied […]