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Southerner’s Eat Dirt? Or the Perils of Small Town Living Part 1

Southerner’s Eat Dirt? Or the Perils of Small Town Living Part 1

How do you even function in a town where they actually sell Georgia White Clay in the grocery store? Do you miss city living yet? … Read entire article »

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Franklin & Bash do Atlanta

Franklin & Bash do Atlanta

Franklin & Bash is a new lawyer dramedy on TNT, Wednesday nights at 9pm starring Mark-Paul Gosselaar and Breckin Meyer. Recently, the guys were in Atlanta at the fabulous Park Tavern to promote the show and answer questions. Sadly, the crowd in attendance wouldn't let the guys talk about the show very much at all, and the event planners made some key mistakes. … Read entire article »

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Minneapolis (Woah Oh) Radio…

Minneapolis (Woah Oh) Radio…

I’ve lived here for a bit over a year and a half, so I think I have adequate experience to say this: I hate the radio stations in Minneapolis. … Read entire article »

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St. Patrick’s Day Bummer

St. Patrick’s Day Bummer

RíRá crashes and burns for St. Patrick's Day. Bad band, poor service, and just general poor planning. … Read entire article »

Filed under: Atlanta, Food & Drink, Hate

Atlanta’s Cheating Scandal Through The Eyes of a Local Teacher

Atlanta’s Cheating Scandal Through The Eyes of a Local Teacher

What caused this issue? "...I think it boils down to three root causes: a pervasive atmosphere where it was permissible to cheat, rising expectations for students with more pressure on teachers to be accountable, and money. " … Read entire article »

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This Used to be my Playground…

This Used to be my Playground…

As you’ve all no doubt heard, it’s a Snowpocolypse down here in Hothlanta.  Yes, there are a ton of people still snowed in, so yes, we’re still talking about it!  Here are some things people outside of the south can’t seem to understand, and also the reasons, as I see them, that it started snowing […] … Read entire article »

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I Make Fun… but it’s true.

I Make Fun… but it’s true.

Oh Atlanta… I just want to squeeze your cheeks and tell you how freakin’ adorable you are! Today is day two of being home from work because of the snowpocalypse going on down here. We got five inches and that’s no joke but as a chick from NW Ohio, I can’t help but make fun. […] … Read entire article »

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The subway is NOT full of weirdos, even in Brooklyn.

The subway is NOT full of weirdos, even in Brooklyn.

I’m in NYC on a work-type trip, and because of budget constraints and outlandish rates in Manhattan hotels, we are staying at a place in Brooklyn called NU Hotel. It’s a nice enough hotel, even if it is across the street from both a correctional facility of some kind AND a bail bonds outlet. It’s […] … Read entire article »

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Normally I love my city, but…

Today, not so much. Picture it, Atlanta, GA, a beautiful, sunny day.  The sky is blue, there are clouds just for variety, and the leaves are blowing in the wind. Oh, those leaves, yes, well, if there were any left, they’re all gone now.  Thank you frigid 34 degree day with blistering 20mph winds…you feel […] … Read entire article »

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