Do people still walk in off the street with their stories and problems? I loved...– Ken Layne talks with a journalist who went from newspapers to Patch and back to newspapers.
Fewer than 4,000 adults in the southern state receive welfare, even as poverty...– Georgia’s war against the poor: The southern state is emptying its welfare rolls at the same time that poverty is soaring. - Slate Magazine (via alexloyal)
The Press as Company Store, Atlanta Style →
pecannelog: by Eric Guthey Southern Changes, Vol. 10, No. 6, 1988, Great read.
rachael maddux: Funtimes in Self-reflectionland →
rachael-maddux: So apparently there’s nothing like spending years thinking about and months working on a story, writing 8,000 words, having that cut down to a very generous 4,500, being both happy with it and proud of it (two different things), seeing it published in a well-regarded and beautiful print magazine…
Atlanta’s Transportation Referendum vote is making... →
lizsnodgrass: Atlanta’s Transportation Referendum vote is making national news. I read this article just now in the NYT and this is the most ridiculous quote I’ve ever read: “His pet project is the Atlanta BeltLine, so he’s included the BeltLine,” he said. “The BeltLine goes nowhere, and it’s not going to do…
Independence Day doesn’t commemorate a battle or a war. It commemorates the day...– From my latest piece “The Declaration of Independence Day” in Creative Loafing. http://clatl.com/atlanta/the-declaration-of-independence-day/Content?oid=5696723 (via andishehnouraee)
These teachers saw enough to make them wonder and even to worry. Yet when the...– Amos Kamil, The Horace Mann School’s Secret History of Sexual Abuse Private schools can be sick, insane, and incestuous places. I had a pervert-free experience, but still believe graduating from a private high school (I only went to Key for three years!) fucked me up socially. What’s addressed in...
Indeed, it’s a strange day in America when rappers take a more progressive...– Creative Loafing’s Rodney Carmichael on homophobia in black churches. (via andishehnouraee)
My coworker, the talented and twisted Gwynedd... →
First up: the garlic-onion tortilla stack, one of the master chef’s “appe-tapas.”
If you're riding MARTA's Braves shuttle to... →