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Looking Back at 2013

  • Atlantan of the Year: Antoinette Tuff

    The steely-nerved bookkeeper who prevented a school shooting

    Thanks to Antoinette Tuff’s presence of mind when confronted with terror, the incident at McNair is known for what did not happen. Read More
  • Artist of the Year: HENSE

    The graffitist has hit the (very) big time

    Alex Brewer, the artist better known by his tag HENSE, had a breakout year. But he’s certainly no breakout artist, having long straddled the worlds of illicit street graffiti and commissioned public art. Read More
  • Curtain Call of the Year: Chris Kayser

    After fifteen years, the veteran actor hangs up Scrooge's nightcap

    Chris Kayser reflects on what his years playing Scrooge taught him and offers advice to those who will take on the role next. Read More
  • Musician of the Year: Janelle Monáe

    Thanks to her, R&B stands for "robot and bouffant"

    Winning song of the year. Earning a Video Music Award for best art direction. Collaborating with Prince. It has been quite a year for Janelle Monáe. Read More
  • Radio Personality of the Year: Ryan Cameron

    The host reclaims his spot at the top of the morning

    Ryan Cameron returned to the early shift in January, bringing the mix of humor, community service, and music fanaticism that made him a radio favorite in the early 2000s. Read More
  • Guest Star of the Year: Conan at the Tabernacle

    We've never enjoyed being insulted so much

    In April, a giant Final Four basketball adorned with an orange pompadour was inflated in Centennial Olympic Park—the first indication that TBS late-night host Conan O’Brien had taken up residence at the nearby Tabernacle. Read More
  • 2013: Worst sports year in Georgia history?

    Plus, our athlete of the year and other bright spots

    2013 saw a century and a half of mediocrity compressed into seven days that will live in infamy as the Worst Week in Georgia Sports History. Read More
  • Hashtag of the Year: Atlanta History Center’s #wouldagrammed

    Plus: Erick Erickson, James E. Carter IV, and three reasons to go behind the AJC paywall

    Why lefties should follow Erick Erickson's tweets, why conservatives should listen to James E. Carter IV, and three reasons to pony up for the AJC's paywall. Also, the year's best Instagram hashtag is historic. Read More
  • Ten best books of 2013

    Teresa Weaver's picks for the year's best reads by local authors—or about Georgia

    Featuring the works of John Lewis, Joshilyn Jackson, Charles McNair, Susan Rebecca White, and others. Read More
  • Counting down our top 13 posts of 2013

    Evidently, y'all really liked to read about The Walking Dead. Also the Braves and Amanda Davis

    In addition to zombies, subjects popular with Daily Agenda readers included the Braves' relocation to Cobb County, DragonCon cofounder Ed Kramer's legal drama, and the sudden and strange departure of a local TV news anchor. Also, Bat Dad and a Mumford & Sons comeuppance. Read More