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James Franco’s next film about failed Catoosa County Film Festival

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Left: Catoosa County Film Festival logo. Right: James Franco in "The Disaster Artist."

After directing and starring in The Disaster Artist, a comedy about Tommy Wiseau’s critically panned 2003 film The Room, James Franco announced that his next project would be about the failed Catoosa County Film Festival. “If you thought Tommy Wiseau’s The Room was the cinematic equivalent of a war atrocity,…

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Riverbend attendees urged to pretend they’re at Bonnaroo, not shower to conserve water

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Bonnaroo (Used under the CC-BY-SA-2.0 license. Source:

After Tennessee American Water asked customers east of Missionary Ridge to curb water usage, due to major repair work on a broken valve, Riverbend attendees were urged to pretend they’re at Bonnaroo by not showering. “Some consider Riverbend to be the cheaper, county-fair-style alternative to the more renowned Bonnaroo,” said…

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Bessie Smith descendants recall her favorite hipster craft beer bars during Strut

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While hundreds crowd Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard for Riverbend’s Bessie Smith Strut, descendants of the late Chattanooga singer reflect of her favorite hipster craft beer spots. Reporters caught up with Smith’s descendants as they enjoyed the Strut’s fried chicken offerings while surrounded by a group of drunk caucasians. “When…

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Singing man shocks Riverbend Festival attendees with profanity-ridden performance (NOT REAL)

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During his Saturday night performance at the 2017 Riverbend Festival, former Eagles member song singing man sent attendances home shocked and upset with his profanity-laced lyrics. All of this happened just an hour before the 9:30 headliner Ludacris took the stage with his family friendly show. The night began to…

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Riverbend headliner Toby Keith investigated for sharing secret guitar riffs with Saudis

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Toby Keith and Rabeh Saqer in concert on May 20, 2017

Three weeks after country music star and Riverbend headliner Toby Keith performed in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to an all-male audience, taking place during President Trump’s first overseas trip, it was reported that Keith was being investigated for sharing secret guitar riffs with the Saudi government. “We need to get to…

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Paul Barys spotted in undisclosed bar doing shots in preparation for tonight’s storm

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In preparation for the severe storms heading into the area, local weatherman Paul Barys has been spotted downing shots of bourbon and other alcoholic beverages for the long night ahead. “Let’s forecast this shit, Barys beard style,” exclaimed Meteorologist Paul Barys, while vomiting into a WRCB hat.    

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