Curious where Stranger Things filmed in Georgia? Most of the iconic spots—Starcourt Mall, Hawkins Middle School, Hawkins National Lab, are within an hour of Atlanta.
What beer did Thor drink in Avengers: Endgame? Georgia craft beer fans certainly recognized the Creature Comforts cameo in the Georgia-filmed summer blockbuster. CEO Chris Herron explains how the five-year-old Athens brewery ended up in the biggest movie in the world.
The phrase “scattered, smothered, and covered” has a certain poetic ring, so it’s fitting that Waffle House has its own poet laureate.
Why are there so many roaches in my Atlanta house? It could be the weather. Or the trees. Or the fact that we—as Atlantans—are just screwed.
A goat chomping on nacho chips makes a highly distinctive sound. That’s why Tunewelders, a boutique music creation and audio production company, recorded an actual goat—stage name Moose, of Decatur—chowing down on chips when putting together an entry in a competition to create a Doritos commercial that would air during the 2013 Super Bowl.
DC series Stargirl is new in town, along with horror TV series Creepshow, produced by The Walking Dead's Greg Nicotero. Plus: Zombieland 2, Bad Boys 3, tons of new pilots, and news updates on the controversy over H.B. 481.
The city's top journalists will gather Wednesday at Regal Atlantic Station Stadium 16 for the premiere of "Deadline," an investigative news thriller starring Academy Award nominee Eric Roberts. Part of the indie film's multi-city tour, the event benefits VOX Teen Communications and is open to the public starting at $25 a ticket. Pulitzer Prize winners Cynthia Tucker, Hank Klibanoff, Mike Luckovich; former CNN head Tom Johnson; and our own Rebecca Burns are on the host committee.
As my fellow blogger Andisheh Nouraee pointed out yesterday, Tea Party types will never come around to the proposed transportation sales tax (to say nothing of "taxis, taxidermy, and tacks"). But really, they should lighten up a bit.
Later this year, the roughly 500 artists who build, create, and essentially live at the Goat Farm will relocate to spaces in Castleberry Hill, Old Fourth Ward, downtown Atlanta, and other areas as the property begins a $250 million redevelopment. The transformation, which will add live-work units and a hotel, will allow the Goat Farm to expand its mission, the owner says.
Three giant (as in building-sized) murals were installed in the King Historic District yesterday in the latest Living Walls effort to turn structures into canvasses. One such “canvas” is the former Henry’s Grill at 345 Auburn Avenue, where a small crowd turned out to watch an acclaimed muralist at work.