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Calkins: Bango! Pete Pranica is Mark Twain (for a limited time only)

By , Daily Memphian Updated: September 15, 2022 6:56 PM CT | Published: September 15, 2022 4:49 PM CT
Geoff Calkins
Daily Memphian

Geoff Calkins

Geoff Calkins has been chronicling Memphis and Memphis sports for more than two decades. He is host of "The Geoff Calkins Show" from 9-11 a.m. M-F on 92.9 FM. Calkins has been named the best sports columnist in the country five times by the Associated Press sports editors, but still figures his best columns are about the people who make Memphis what it is.

For two shows, Pete Pranica will transform into Mark Twain. Call him Big Twain, maybe? It’s all for the benefit of the Tennessee Shakespeare Company. And it’s just the latest evidence that Pranica is a great Memphian. 


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