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Jailhouse Rock Your Pesky Fly took a trip to Middle Tennessee this weekend. Coming from the birthplace of rock-and-roll and a bona fide Southern crime capital, it's disappointing to realize one must drive three hours to the tiny town of Erin to employ the services of Freebird Bonding.

Weed Eaters How does Thorne Peters, the Millington bar owner/marijuana advocate and president of the Yours in Elvis Forever fan club celebrate 4/20? By carving bongs out of fruit, of course. And by sharing this catchy slogan with his fellow Overton Park revelers: "An apple a day puts you in jail, if you fill it with marijuana!"

Neverending Elvis The long-dead King of Rock-and-Roll made an appearance at an Italian art exhibition in Milan last month. A series of exhibits, collectively named "Piracy," consisted of portraits of Jim Morrison, Jimi Hendrix, and Elvis Presley made entirely out of multicolored CDR's. The dead icons are twisted and sprawled on the floor after having been "injected with a piracy virus." Regardless of what one may think of piracy, we're pretty sure those artists died of a heroin overdose, a deadly cocktail of red wine and sleeping pills, and heart failure, respectively.

By Chris Davis. E-mail him at davis@memphisflyer.com.

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