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Andisheh Nouraee

Atlanta Writer

Andisheh was a writer for Creative Loafing from Jan 2000 thru Jan 2008. His "Don't Panic" column was a hit for the paper following the terrorist attacks in 2001.

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Monday July 2, 2012 10:14 am EDT
Fourth of July has devolved into a mindless national block party. Here's what we should do about it. | more...

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Wednesday September 7, 2011 04:30 am EDT
Ten years later, a TV terrorpalooza rings hollow | more...

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Tuesday September 7, 2010 09:11 am EDT
In the last-ever 'Don't Panic' column, we talk foreign policy writing cliches. | more...

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Thursday August 26, 2010 02:42 pm EDT
The Iraq war is over in the same way that daytime is over if you close your curtains. | more...

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Tuesday August 24, 2010 12:04 am EDT
Maybe Google Translator should add a Slang-to-English option, too? | more...

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Monday August 23, 2010 03:04 pm EDT
Judge doesn't block state ban on guns in chuches . . . yet. | more...

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Friday August 20, 2010 12:47 pm EDT

Atlanta Housing Authority's blog features a post taking issue with an August 13 Fresh Loaf post I wrote about Congressional testimony from three Georgia State University sociology professors noting the death of several elderly public housing residents relocated from senior high-rises. AHA says there's no evidence linking the deaths to the moves.

Creative Loafing's report, "Public Housing...

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Thursday August 19, 2010 04:00 am EDT

The day after he defeated Karen Handel for the GOP gubernatorial nomination, I called Nathan Deal a racist on CL's Fresh Loaf blog because of his active participation in the so-called "birther" movement.

It didn't surprise me when the post generated online rancor. I was surprised, however, when my CL colleagues pushed back, arguing it's not fair to call Deal a racist when we aren't privy to...

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Wednesday August 18, 2010 10:24 am EDT
Americans should confront the consequences of U.S. military policy. | more...

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Tuesday August 17, 2010 05:22 pm EDT
Atheism receives surprising PR boost. | more...

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Tuesday August 17, 2010 11:00 am EDT
Atlanta getting ultra-mega-super-premium Starbucks | more...

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Monday August 16, 2010 02:03 pm EDT

WSB talk radio is moving to 95.5 The Beat!!

Does this mean we can look forward to Neal Boortz explaining how California Gurlz are ghetto trash because they spend their welfare checks on bikini tops and Daisy Dukes? And maybe Clark Howard can have Travie McCoy in-studio to talk about how listeners should keep their fives, tens and Bens separate?!?!?

Or maybe not.

Turns outs WSB is taking over...

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Friday August 13, 2010 03:45 pm EDT
Ramadan 'splained. | more...

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Friday August 13, 2010 10:28 am EDT
Study finds seniors moved from public housing may die more quickly than those who stay behind. | more...

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Thursday August 12, 2010 02:20 pm EDT
Ignoring his birtherism, White House attacks by noting Deal's ethics inquiry woes. | more...
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