Sundance’s ‘Rectify’ has Southern roots

After spending more than half of his life on death row for the rape and murder of his then sixteen-year-old girlfriend, Daniel Holden returns to his hometown when DNA evidence casts doubt on his conviction.
The Walking Dead Locations fan site put together a helpful Google Walking Dead map.

Totally awesome Walking Dead map

I don't know about you; but I spend half of each Walking Dead episode squinting at the scenery trying to figure out exactly where in metro Atlanta—aka zombie capital of the USA—that particular zombie gut spill occurred. The good folks at the Walking Dead Locations fan site have put together a helpful Google map that you can use to track the location of every kill, splat, and melodramatic Glenn-Maggie spat. Enjoy

Breaking Bad’s Aaron Paul loves us!!!!!

Life right now is kind of like a countdown to the premiere of the final season of "Breaking Bad" on August 11. But some Atlantans haven't had to wait that long for a glimpse of Aaron Paul (who plays the show's meth-addled but loveable Jesse Pinkman), who's been in town filming a movie about fast cars called "Need for Speed."

Don Farmer, Chris Curle deliver Deadly News to DBF

The couple will introduce the novel to friends and fans Saturday morning on the Emerging Writers stage at the AJC Decatur Book Festival at 10:50 a.m. This week, Farner and Curle took time out from visiting old colleagues and family in town (Farmer is the father of current Action News anchor Justin Farmer) to discuss Deadly News with Atlanta magazine.

Fox 5 anchor Amanda Davis’ weird, sad exit

Looking red carpet ready in a red dress and matching lipstick, Davis, standing in front of the anchor desk, smiled and told viewers: "I have seen and heard and reported on stories from Bankhead to Buckhead to the White House. There have been awards, honors and accolades. There have also been challenges, disappointments and stumbles. But yea, though I walk through the valley, with God's help, I made it though. And that's what I want you to know. I am blessed. So, it is with a heavy heart that I announce I am officially retiring from Fox 5 as I look ahead to a new chapter in my life. So, with much love and appreciation, I say thank you for your love and support."

Uncle Ruckus The Movie?

If the financing comes through on his next acting project, former Agatha's: A Taste of Mystery actor and writer Gary Anthony Williams might just be flexing his improv skills again later this year. For three seasons now, the former "Malcolm in the Middle" actor has given voice to comic strip creator Aaron McGruder's outrageous Uncle Ruckus character on "The Boondocks," the popular Cartoon Network Adult Swim animated series.

Regina King shares secrets from Southland, The Boondocks

When season five of the critically acclaimed TNT drama "Southland" premieres tonight at 10, LAPD detective Lydia Adams is trying to balance being a new mother and solving the rape of a Latino male who is too humiliated to help the cops assigned to his case. And whether she's scaling a fire escape chasing a suspect or attempting to feign cool detachment when her male partner points out she's lactating on the job, actress Regina King brings a world weary humanity to Adams beneath the brusqueness and wisecracks.

My drunken dinner with Kim Zolciak Biermann

At 3:40 p.m. Tuesday, my cellphone rings. It’s my driver Bashira. The black sedan is idling outside, waiting to take me to this evening’s assignment. I’m being whisked to Bravo reality TV star Kim Zolciak Biermann and Atlanta Falcons defensive end Kroy Biermann’s Alpharetta estate to consume breakfast foods at dinnertime. And to get drunk.

Lifetime’s new reality series stars Swank’s owner (sorta)

Every show needs a queen bee. Evidently, Emily Dees Boulden wears that crown on Lifetime's new mommy-centric reality series, "Pretty Wicked Moms."

With A Tony Evening, Stephanie Blank unites a pair of passions

Stephanie Blank has a secret. No, not that. Even TMZ has reported on the ridiculously civilized parting of the ways between the veteran Atlanta charitable fundraiser and her husband of 16 years, Home Depot co-founder and Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank. We’re talking about a real secret here.

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