(Â© Susan Meiselas/Magnum Photos/Photo: Mike Jensen)
In 2007 every dude with "Mom" tattooed on his bicep thinks he's a badass. It's nice to be reminded that, once upon a time, there were actual outcasts who lived on society's margins who didn't need to flaunt their renegade status. Photographer Susan Meiselas documented the grimy last dregs of the freak-show circuit in her...| more...
The pub not only features the celebrated beers of brew master Glen Sprouse, it has a menu unlike any other bar in Atlanta, with its emphasis on local produce and natural-fed meats.
But 5 Seasons owner Dennis Lange says he has lost more than $600,000 since the Sembler Company purchased the Prado two years ago and began a big-box redevelopment of the property that will bring in a...| more...
First Slice September 18 2008 Article
THE VISIBLE HAND: Smugness is growing abroad over the global free-market champion — especially under such an anti-regulation Republican administration — essentially nationalizing private corporations to combat its sputtering economy.
PAIN IN THE BANK: Top central banks of the world unite to infuse $247 billion into money markets in an attempt to stave off a global financial...| more...
First Slice 1-15-13: Deal unveils 'bed tax' legislation, which Grover Norquist says is a 'step in the wrong direction' Article
One of the more intriguing promos to land on my desk over the last few weeks is a 12" EP, titled Goin' Down by the Los Angeles band Spindrift. The group's founder Kirpatrick Thomas spent some time on the road playing guitar with Brian Jonestown Massacre a few years back, but don't start thinking this group has anything in common with BJM.
Thomas crafts slow and sandblasted...| more...
CELESTIAL SOUNDS: Dennis Palmer of the Shaking Ray Levis works out his cosmic constants. (Courtesy Dennis Palmer)
Hindsight does not always bring with it a clear vision, especially when reflecting on a conversation with Dennis Palmer of the twisted Chattanooga improv duo the Shaking Ray Levis.
When interviewing him for a feature story that appears in Creative Loafing...| more...