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Stephon Ferguson brings Martin Luther King Jr.’s words to life

Bowing his head in prayer, he takes a deep breath and begins to deliver familiar words in a voice that instantly transports the listener back in time. For the next five minutes, Stephon Ferguson recites, no, inhabits the 1963 “I Have a Dream” speech in a tone, diction, and cadence uncannily reminiscent of King’s own. So reminiscent, in fact, that it would almost be an insult to call Ferguson’s reenactment an impersonation.
Darren Eales

Meet Darren Eales, the Englishman building Atlanta United FC

Darren Eales believes Atlanta is ready to embrace Major League Soccer, and he has 20,000 season ticket deposits to prove it.

The Walking Dead Awards: “Every day above ground is a win”

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: Remember to always fully cook your meat, lock your doors at night, and keep your promises.

With a nod to Psycho, Sugarland’s Bush brothers take a stab at scoring

For their latest project, Grammy-winning Sugarland brothers Brandon and Kristian Bush have ventured far afield of their usual country-pop hybrid. The Bush bros reached back to classic cinematic composers, including Max Steiner, Bernard Herrmann, Elmer Bernstein and John Berry for inspiration after the two Turner Classic Movie nuts got the assignment to pen a score for a brand-new 30-second TCM ID, marking the Atlanta-based cable channel’s 20th anniversary.

National Review Online: Cain tells staff he may quit campaign

Cain apparently took it very badly when we scribbled Newt Gingrich's name on the logo for this blog. According to National Review Online, he told his staff this morning that he's considering ending his campaign.
FOOD-ology Day

5 Atlanta events you won’t want to miss: July 4-10

Run an EDM-themed 5K near Georgia State Stadium, sip on “Brosé,” “Glowsé,” and "F'Rosé" at Urban Tree Cidery, and kick it back to the 1980s with a Foreigner and Whitesnake concert.

Who is that guy on the BeltLine with a TV on his head?

"Atlanta is such a broad city; the population is exploding, and with that growth, I know problems occur. The other side of that is, when you have all this mixture, all this diversity, that’s when culture comes out. I just hope this project makes Atlanta a little happier, funkier place to live."
Suntrust park

Atlanta Must Reads for the Week: Remembering Horace Ward, notes from a cross burning, and the Braves’s stadium schemes

The best stories each week about Atlanta, from Atlanta-based writers, and beyond.

We like NYE, religion, and learning pole dancing

Here's an event idea: a NYE party in a church with plenty of columns that the waitresses use for pole dancing. It should sell out in a minute. At least according to Eventbrite.
The Walking Dead Inside the Actors Studio

18 things we learned about The Walking Dead on Inside the Actors Studio

Bravo’s Inside the Actors Studio featured six key players: Norman Reedus, Steven Yeun, Lauren Cohan, Danai Gurira, Scott Gimple, and Robert Kirkman. The group gave host James Lipton a remarkably detailed account of what goes into making the show, plus some surprising tidbits about their pasts.

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