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Sultan of swat: East Memphis artist invents better flyswatter

By , Daily Memphian Updated: April 22, 2021 7:10 AM CT | Published: April 22, 2021 4:00 AM CT

Kim Willson is an artist and entrepreneur who grew frustrated swatting at and missing flies with the traditional flyswatter. She invented Taddy Smack, a blend of whimsy and physics that may give a positive meaning to “one-hit wonder.”

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Tom Bailey

Tom Bailey

Tom Bailey covers business news for The Daily Memphian. A Tupelo, Mississippi, native, he graduated from Mississippi State University. He's worked in journalism for 40 years and has lived in Midtown for 36 years.

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