Columnist Chuck Crowder

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Big Man, Big Laughs

Born in Chattanooga, Ralphie cites Bea’s Restaurant on Dodds Avenue as one of his favorite childhood memories, and favorite haunts when visiting the Noog. more »

Jun 27, 2013 by in Arts

Rat Farm: ‘Real Blown-Up Folk Music’

“We wanted this album to be rustic, folk sounding, much like the material from our Out My Way/Huevos era,” Kirkwood said during a recent phone interview. “We wanted to become self-absorbed in the music without having to think about it too much. more »

Apr 4, 2013 by

Last Words

It’s with a very heavy heart, and dried up pen, that I announce this will be the last column I file with The Pulse. I hate to admit it, but after 5-? years, it’s time for the paper to print something other than my inane observations and pet peeves... more »

Mar 28, 2013 by in Life In The Noog

Not a Fan

Personally, I’ve never used that phrase verbatim, although readers of this column can attest that there are many, many things that I’m not a big fan of. And, if you’ll indulge me, I’d like to list several more. more »

Mar 21, 2013 by in Life In The Noog