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June 2014

Man Xpo about sports, trucks and perpetuating patriarchal hegemony

in Culture/Sports/Rec

Man Xpo, called “Chattanooga’s first manly man event,” will celebrate sports, hunting, trucks, cigars, beer and the perpetuation of the patriarchal hegemony today at Finley Stadium and the First Tennessee Pavilion. “James Brown sang, ‘It’s a Man’s Man’s Man’s World,’ and no truer words have been sung,” said Man Xpo…

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City approves changing bakery’s doughnut mural to dildo mural

in Business/Culture

After Chattanooga city inspectors told Koch’s Bakery on Broad Street that the nearby flying-doughnut mural the bakery commissioned was an illegal form of advertising, citing Chattanooga’s sign ordinance, the inspectors were placated by the bakery’s new plans to change the mural to become a landscape of dildos. “Koch’s isn’t selling…

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Little Debbie adds competitive eating to Ironman Chattanooga

in Food/Drink/Sports/Rec

After officially becoming the title sponsor of the inaugural Chattanooga Ironman competition, snack food company Little Debbie and its parent company McKee Foods announced that it would add a competitive eating section to the race. “The Ironman triathlon is an institution in the world of athletics,” said Little Debbie spokesperson…

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Faith and Family Night headliner TobyMac revealed to be CeeLo Green in disguise.

in Riverbend

Riverbend’s Faith and Family night headliner TobyMac was discovered this afternoon to be none other than singer CeeLo Green in disguise. Mr. Green was banned by festival organizers last year after a profanity-laden performance that upset many Riverbend attendees. “We noticed something was amiss when Mr Mac arrived a bit…

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Basil Marceaux makes surprise appearance at Riverbend’s Silent Disco

in Riverbend

To much surprise for many in attendance at tonight’s Silent Disco during Riverbend, former Tennessee Republican gubernatorial nominee and entrepreneur Basil Marceaux added DJ to his ever growing repertoire. Marceaux explained to Riverbend officials he hopes his beats will “make the people of the silent disco feel freer than they did yesterday.” “It’s… it’s…

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