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The ATL rap mogul releases a promo with team CEO Steve Koonin
Fresh off his successful mediation of the Snoop Dogg and Iggy Azalea Twitter feud, Atlanta’s own T.I. looks to strengthen his nomination for the Nobel Peace Prize by helping the beleaguered hometown Hawks ease tensions with their fan base.Read more
Season 5, Episode 2: What about Bob?
Each week, we comb through the guts of The Walking Dead, much like a horde of hungry walkers, to bring you the episode’s best moments, surprises, and other post-apocalyptic curiosities. This week: a Bible study, a passive-aggressive toast, and the undeniable fact that Bob is totally screwed.Read more
The fan favorite/blood and guts master talks behind the scenes, future spoilers, and more
He’s the heart and soul of AMC’s The Walking Dead. No, I’m not talking about Norman Reedus, but rather Greg Nicotero: one of the show’s executive producers, occasional episode director, and the man in charge of all the guts, gore, and gangrenous undead flesh on the show. He was in town this weekend as a guest at Walker Stalker Con, now in its second year, where he participated in a panel.Read more
But according to Reedus, the well-known bromance is really a threesome
The brotherly bond between The Walking Dead stars Andrew Lincoln and Norman Reedus is so ubiquitous that even their Walker Stalker Con appearance was billed as the “Bromance Panel.” But when Lincoln arrived to Saturday’s event, he greeted a packed room of screaming fans not with Reedus, but with executive producer/director Greg Nicotero.Read more
In a wide-ranging exchange that included ethics, Ebola, education funding, and the suspension of Todd Gurley, the candidates attacked each other more directly. And Libertarian Andrew Hunt threw a few curveballs into the mix.
If Deal seems vexed, it’s understandable. In a state that favors incumbents and still leans right, the GOP governor should be cruising to re-election. But this race, which is Deal’s to lose, remains tied and possibly headed for a run-off.Read more
The former Eurythmics singer is thinking about our state—whether she knows it or not
When an artist covers a song, it can be seen as an improvement, an homage, or a desecration (see Madonna’s “American Pie”). But 1980s pop star Annie Lennox’s latest soulful cut of “Georgia On My Mind”—recently released in advance of her Oct. 27 collection of standards Nostalgia—is just a reminder of what a timeless masterpiece it is.Read more
Andrew Lincoln and Norman Reedus among guests at the three-day convention
Halloween is still two weeks out, but Downtown Atlanta will be filled with zombies as Walker Stalker Con returns to the Atlanta Convention Center at AmericasMart this weekend. The convention is set to yet again bring an all-star Walking Dead guest lineup, including Andrew Lincoln, Norman Reedus, and more.Read more
Beard: I knew my mom would like it. That’s basically why I’m here.
Along with recording artists Lady Antebellum, Wet Willie, Jeff Foxworthy, Francine Reed, and Collective Soul’s Ed Roland, Wax ‘n’ Facts and DB Records owner Danny Beard was inducted at the 36th annual Georgia Music Hall of Fame ceremonies.Read more
Pop culture historians will never be hungry again
Land, Katie Scarlett O’Hara, isn’t the only thing that lasts. This year, Colorado-based Taylor Trade Publishing celebrates the movie’s seventy-fifth anniversary with a trio of books about the phenomenon that ensures pop culture historians will never be hungry again.Read more
We want a recount when winter hits!
If you’re trying to stay positive on a gray and rainy Monday, this probably isn’t going to help. The financial news and opinion website Wall St. 24/7 recently ranked Georgia as tenth worst state in terms of quality of life.Read more