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Where did Stranger Things film in Atlanta?

A map of all the places Stranger Things has filmed near metro Atlanta

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.
Creature Comforts what is the beer Thor drinks in Avengers: Endgame

How Creature Comforts became Thor’s beer of choice in Avengers: Endgame

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.
Waffle House Poet Laureate Karen Head

Waffle House has an official poet laureate. For real.

The phrase “scattered, smothered, and covered” has a certain poetic ring, so it’s fitting that Waffle House has its own poet laureate.
Why does Atlanta have so many roaches?

Atlanta belongs to the roaches now. We merely live here.

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.
What's filming in Atlanta now?

What’s filming in Atlanta now? Bad Boys 3, Zombieland 2, Jumanji 3, Stargirl, plus pilot season

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.
Goat Farm Atlanta redevelopment

The Goat Farm Arts Center will soon be five times bigger. Can it hold on to its magic?

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.
Tunewelders

Meet Tunewelders, the sonic wizards who create everything from sound effects to musical theater

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.

Our Place in the Universe: Dead last in per-capita state tax revenue

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.

Film premiere for a cause: “Deadline” comes to Atlantic Station

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.
Georgia Senator Jen Jordan

Georgia Senator Jen Jordan on her HB 481 speech: “The least that women should be given is the ability to control our bodies.”

For weeks before her viral speech on the Georgia Senate floor, Jen Jordan had been listening to the debate around HB 481 (a.k.a. the "heartbeat bill") but said she hadn’t heard any talk—honest talk—about how the bill would impact women in real, messy terms.

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