The History Center takes advantage of its Hunger Games fame

Well, here’s one way to get preteens interested in history. Lure them with visions of Katniss and Peeta. The Atlanta History Center’s Capitol Tour Experience showcases the historic Swan House, one of several Atlanta locations in Hunger Games: Catching Fire, the second movie in the futuristic (ironic, right?) fantasy series.

The Walking Dead Haiku Recap: Season 4, Episode 3: Isolation

Rick turns detective / Once a cop, always a cop / Who killed the sick folks?

The Walking Dead Haiku Recap: Season 4, Episode 2: Jailhouse infection!

Tyreese gets lucky? Croons a Cole Porter standard. Alas! Doomed romance. . . .

The Walking Dead Haiku Recap: It’s raining walkers!

Rick takes up farming. Hershel offers sage advice, "You need overalls." . . .

Atlanta native Scott Wilson finds surprise stardom in The Walking Dead

After a career spanning six decades and more than sixty feature films, including gritty classics like *In the Heat of the Night* and *In Cold Blood*, it’s Scott Wilson’s recent turn as veterinarian/patriarch Dr. Hershel Greene on TV smash *The Walking Dead* (season four premieres October 13 at 9 p.m. on AMC) that’s drawing double takes from both the costumed fantasy-con crowd and plainclothes viewers.

Dumb and Dumber To transforms Cabbagetown into … Rhode Island?

At some point, I suppose, it will stop being a surprise that movie folks ask Atlanta to stand in for so many other places. Odd enough that Woodruff Park was a facsimile of seventies-era NYC complete with overflowing garbage cans and yellow cabs for Anchorman 2. But today, while strolling around our neighborhood, my husband and I came across a crew hard at work constructing a faux Rhode Island streetscape on a long-vacant lot at the corner of Kirkwood Avenue and Pearl Street in Cabbagetown, about the most quintessentially Southern pocket of Atlanta you could hope for.

Meet the brains behind Walker Stalker Con

Halloween won’t officially be over in Atlanta this year until thousands of zombie fans get to pick the brains of some of their favorite Walking Dead stars at the city’s inaugural Walker Stalker Con.

The Bond franchise-producing studio has begun its first stateside development in Fayetteville

If you spot an Aston Martin speeding down the wrong side of Peachtree, or if there are sudden runs on martini shakers, don’t be alarmed; James Bond may be in Georgia.

A possible Doraville-Walking Dead-ricin letter connection?

The mystery of who mailed letters containing ricin to president Obama and New York mayor Michael Bloomberg has been getting even more mysterious. And now has a zombie connection!

The Walking Dead gets the Bad Lip Reading treatment

The faux dialog replacing actual TWD scripts is funny—in a juvenile way. Rick loses his banjo; Glenn breaks wind; Rick attempts to tell a knock-knock joke, etc.

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