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Night and day in Downtown Atlanta. Top photo: view of Poplar...

Night and day in Downtown Atlanta. Top photo: view of Poplar Street from the 12th floor of our building, taken during our seasonal progressive party last night. Always a fun time. Bottom photo: view of Broad Street while I was walking to CVS to buy bags of ice for the party. It’s a cool neighborhood to live in.

The week in stupid

The good news: Paul Broun won’t be in Congress next year. The bad news: Jody Hice will take his place. “The parallels as you’re talking are just incredible with what we are seeing in America,” he said, adding that “like a politician here in America,” Hitler “made all these wonderful promises” before transforming into the…Read more The week in stupid

South Carolina GOP making Strom Thurmond proud

It’s 2015 and you still can’t disown the Confederate flag? Hell, Georgia put that embarrassing relic behind us 10 years ago. At least Gov. Nikki Haley, the Republican incumbent, didn’t refer to the “War of Northern Aggression” in this...Show More Summary

WGST Peach Pundit Radio Redux

If you missed yesterday’s Peach Pundit radio with Rich Sullivan, Stefan Turkheimer, and myself, you have another chance this morning. From 9am to 10am on WGST 640AM, you can hear us discuss poll numbers, the Gov & Senate race, Why you...Show More Summary

Jenny Eckman Named to Replace Convicted Candidate for Harris County Commission

The Georgia Republican Party Executive Committee today named Harris County Republican Party Chairman Jenny Eckman to replace Charles Wyatt on the ballot for the Harris County Commission. Wyatt was running for re-election as DistrictShow More Summary

Will MARTA expand into a new county? Clayton voters decide Nov. 4

November 4, 2014 has the potential to be a historic day for Atlanta’s MARTA. That’s...

Tea Party Patriots Endorse David Perdue for #GASen

Via The Hill, the Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund is endorsing David Perdue in his race against Michelle Nunn. Expressing concern about a Democratically controlled Senate, TPP President Jenny Beth Martin urged the group’s supporters to do all they could to support the GOP candidate in the race, where recent polls have him trailing Nunn. Show More Summary

Perdue jokes about signing a young female supporter's torso: "No pictures on this!"

"No pictures on this!" Republican U.S. Senate candidate David Perdue happily obliges in a female supporter's request for an autograph on her torso. His campaign staffers, following his joke, attempt to block a cameraperson from filming the signing.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Ain’t Too Proud to Sue! Pebbles Seeks $40 Million in Damages Over ‘CrazySexyCool’ Biopic!

Perri ‘Pebbles’ Reid has made it quite clear in the past about how she feels about the way she was portrayed in TLC’s television biopic, which aired last year around this time. [READ: RECAP: TLC: CrazySexyCool - Fact? Fiction? Or Shades...Show More Summary

Caught Slippin’? You’ll Never Believe Where Bobby V. Was Spotted… [VIDEO]

In case you were wondering, Bobby V. is still around! The Atlanta-based crooner was forced to give up his stage name after the ‘REAL’ Bobby Valentino, a British musician who just so happened to have the same name, came forward to claim exclusive ownership of the name. Show More Summary

Off The Market: Fantasia Marries Her New Boo… [PHOTOS]

It’s only been a few weeks since Fantasia Barrino met the man of her dreams but it certainly doesn’t take long for lust love to bloom. [FLASHBACK: Fantasia's Gotta Man! Meet Kendall Taylor... (PHOTOS)] We all know that Fantasia’s been a bit unlucky in love over the past few years. Show More Summary

One on One with Outkast’s Official DJ! Cutmaster Swiff… [VIDEO]

What’s your favorite Outkast track?? Have you ever experienced them in concert? Diehard Outkast fans know that there is only one DJ behind the legendary hip-hop group, and that is DJ Cutmaster Swiff! I had a long phone chat with Swiff...Show More Summary

Ebony Steele Enlists Dr. Jackie, Dr. Heavenly, Tameka Raymond & More for ‘Breast Friends’ Campaign… [PHOTOS]

National TV and radio personality Ebony Steele is a strong proponent of Breast Cancer research & funding and in honor of the cause, she has launched her very own Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign with her celebrity friends. The campaign,...Show More Summary

Super Visions: On grace notes — and disgrace notes, part 1

Regular readers of this blog know that I love me some onscreen intertextuality. You know: the tombstone for a certain eyepatch-wearing badass in Captain America: The Winter Soldier that bore an epitaph uttered by certain Jheri-curl—wearing badass in Pulp Fiction, the two of whom were played by one actor.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Tom Murphy’s Paces & Vine Opens Oct. 24

Vinings restaurant to welcome the public with dinner service at 5 p.m. Friday.

Elevate 2014 turns Downtown ATL into 'Social City'

UPDATE: Elevate 2014 ended Thursday night with a bang from Dance Truck featuring special performances by Hungry Ghost, Corian Ellisor and more. We've updated our photo gallery to include additional performances as well from Makeshift Circus on Monday, and Twinhead Theatre and Thimblerig Circus on Wednesday.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Quick Bites: Cafe Circa reopens and more

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Landmark Poll: Senate Tied, Deal Leads

A Landmark Communications/WSB-TV Channel 2 poll of 1,000 interviews conducted from October 20-21 shows a tie between Nunn and Perdue at 47%, with Swafford at 3%.  It also shows a small lead by Gov. Deal of 48-45, his first lead in a Landmark Poll since April. Show More Summary

Letting #HATEWeek Flow Through You

Y’all might have seen Lawton’s opus about the fake GSU (Georgia Southern). They’re making the trip up to Atlanta for a match of inter-collegiate varsity gridiron football on Saturday. Really, you can’t blame Lawton’s online enthusiasm. Show More Summary

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