All posts by Matt Walljasper
The rivalry may seem brutal, but I wouldn’t have it any other way
Atlanta, I have come to confess my crimes to you: I prefer Pepsi to Coke, I fly American over Delta, and most importantly, I am a fan of the New Orleans Saints. So, of course, I found myself at the Saints-Falcons game yesterday amidst the Georgia Dome’s crimson sea, a traitor to my current home.Read more
We check out the convention’s active nightlife scene
If you thought all Dragon Con attendees did was sit in panels, cosplay, and debate who was a better captain of the Enterprise, you might be surprised to find out that the convention boasts a pretty active nightlife scene, albeit a little different from what you might find in Buckhead.Read more
Plus a few tips for future convention-goers
As Atlanta newcomers and self-proclaimed geeks, we decided to tackle the entire Dragon Con weekend to see just what these 60,000 mostly costumed fans were flocking to. While roaming the halls, we picked up some interesting stats.Read more
The director aims to leave viewers with emotional “shrapnel”
During last year’s holiday season, director Terry Gilliam binge-watched four seasons of Breaking Bad on Netflix in three days. He finished the fifth season over Christmas while his family sat downstairs.Read more
Or, what do ”Ramsey,” ”T9,” and ”Mineral” really stand for?
Update 8/12: The mystery of 1159 has finally been solved. The code refers to NBC’s upcoming drama Constantine, which is based on DC Comics’ Hellblazer series. We recently pulled together a list of productions shooting in Atlanta this summer. By now you’ve grabbed your camera to sneak a peek of Norman Reedus, Aaron Paul, and […]Read more
An update on which movie and TV crews are disrupting your commute.
By now, it’s well established that Atlanta is the “Hollywood of the South” (or “Y’allywood,” if you will). While it used to be exciting to see a film crew, we’re all getting a little jaded, and when we spot those yellow signs tacked to phone poles and hanging off buildings directing crews and stars to a location, we start to lament that it means street closings and extra traffic. But do you know what production is to blame for making you late to work? Here’s a roundup of what’s shooting around town this summer. Adjust your commute accordingly.Read more