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Friday February 21, 2020 12:45 pm EST
A Creative Loafing Podcast | more...

Podcasts, Music Podcasts, Sports, Homepage, Music

Thursday February 20, 2020 11:31 am EST
Monster Jam, Mattiel, the Bongos, and more | more...

Podcasts, Culture, Arts Agenda, Living Walls, Visual Arts , Homepage

Monday February 17, 2020 03:41 pm EST
A Creative Loafing Podcast | more...

Podcasts, Homepage, Movies

Monday February 17, 2020 03:32 pm EST
A Creative Loafing Podcast | more...

Podcasts, Culture, Neighborhood Content

Monday February 17, 2020 03:21 pm EST
A Creative Loafing Podcast | more...

Podcasts, Music Podcasts, Homepage, Music

Tuesday February 11, 2020 01:28 pm EST
A Creative Loafing Podcast | more...

Podcasts, Beer, Homepage

Monday February 10, 2020 04:05 pm EST
A Creative Loafing Podcast | more...

Podcasts, Culture, Visual Arts , Homepage

Monday February 10, 2020 03:52 pm EST
A Creative Loafing Podcast | more...

Podcasts, Culture, Theater, Homepage

Monday February 3, 2020 12:42 pm EST
A Creative Loafing podcast | more...

Podcasts, Food and Drink, Beer, Homepage

Monday February 3, 2020 12:31 pm EST
A Creative Loafing podcast | more...

Podcasts, Culture

Monday February 3, 2020 12:19 pm EST
A Creative Loafing Podcast | more...

Podcasts, Music Podcasts, Music

Thursday January 30, 2020 06:11 pm EST
Atlanta Oddities Market at Masquerade, Atlanta Winter Beerfest at Atlantic Station, Julian Lynch of Real Estate at the Bakery, and more | more...

Podcasts, Culture, Neighborhood Content

Wednesday January 29, 2020 03:22 pm EST
A Creative Loafing Podcast | more...

Podcasts, Headlines - Atlanta, After Hours, Homepage, News, Friends in High Places, Marijuana

Tuesday January 28, 2020 01:24 pm EST



The Atlanta Police Department has announced they're finished banging down the doors of suspected drug peddlers to focus on more violent crimes. Also, could a new, legal weed breathalyzer potentially be on the market and in courtrooms soon? Friends in High Places Legal Correspondent, Ashley McMahan, joins Host Ema Carr to break down the law. Click to hear what we know.

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Podcasts, Culture, Arts Agenda, Homepage

Tuesday January 21, 2020 11:13 am EST
A Creative Loafing podcast | more...

Podcasts, Culture, Arts Agenda, Visual Arts , Homepage

Tuesday January 21, 2020 10:50 am EST
A Creative Loafing Podcast | more...

Podcasts, Food and Drink, Beer, Homepage

Tuesday January 21, 2020 10:33 am EST
A Creative Loafing podcast | more...

CL Multimedia, Podcasts, Culture, Arts Agenda, Living Walls

Tuesday January 14, 2020 10:48 am EST
A Creative Loafing podcast | more...

CL Multimedia, Podcasts, Beer

Tuesday January 14, 2020 10:32 am EST
A Creative Loafing podcast | more...

Podcasts, Music Podcasts, Music

Tuesday January 14, 2020 10:19 am EST
A Creative Loafing podcast | more...

Podcasts, Culture, Homepage, Music

Thursday January 2, 2020 12:00 am EST
A Creative Loafing podcast | more...

Podcasts, Food and Drink, Beer, Homepage

Thursday January 2, 2020 12:00 am EST
A Creative Loafing podcast | more...

Book Content, Podcasts, Culture, Homepage

Monday December 16, 2019 02:47 pm EST
A Creative Loafing podcast | more...

Podcasts, Food and Drink, Beer, Homepage

Monday December 16, 2019 02:12 pm EST
A Creative Loafing Podcast | more...

Podcasts, Culture, Comedy, Homepage

Monday December 16, 2019 01:55 pm EST
A Creative Loafing Podcast | more...

Podcasts, Friends in High Places

Friday December 13, 2019 11:02 am EST
Dr. Rasean Hodges is not your average, local Georgia medical doctor. Dr. Hodges openly supports medical cannabis and is currently recommending weed to patients in Georgia. Listen as he explains how he's recommending the drug, even though it's still technically illegal to produce marijuana in GA, and why, on this week's episode of Friends in High Places. The third voice chiming in is CL's... | more...

Podcasts, Music Podcasts, Homepage, Music

Thursday December 12, 2019 12:24 pm EST
Twin Peaks at Variety Playhouse, Daughters at Masquerade, BUG Off Benefit Show at the Mammal Gallery, and more | more...

Book Content, Podcasts, Homepage

Monday December 9, 2019 03:15 pm EST
A Creative Loafing Podcast | more...

Podcasts, Arts Agenda, Homepage, Movies, ATLwood, Television

Monday December 9, 2019 01:32 pm EST
A Creative Loafing Podcast | more...

Podcasts, Arts Agenda, Comedy, Homepage

Monday December 9, 2019 11:58 am EST
A Creative Loafing Podcast | more...

Podcasts, Food and Drink, Beer, Homepage

Monday December 9, 2019 11:21 am EST
A Creative Loafing Podcast | more...

Book Content, Podcasts

Monday December 9, 2019 10:37 am EST
A Creative Loafing Podcast | more...

Podcasts, Music Podcasts, Homepage, Music

Thursday December 5, 2019 01:54 pm EST
Seeds of Sound Music and Arts Festival at the Bakery, Antarticats farewell show at the Drunken Unicorn, Wrecking Bar Strong Beer Festival, and more | more...

Podcasts, Neighborhood Content, News, Friends in High Places

Wednesday December 4, 2019 11:45 am EST
Dr. Felecia Dawson is a Cannabis Advocate, Educator, Consultant, Holistic Gynecology/Functional Medicine. She noticed a gap in her med school education when it came to cannabis. In 2016, she left her private medical practice to pursue a full-time professional relationship with cannabis. Listen as she describes her current day job, and how she's helping to educate, counsel and spread the good... | more...

Podcasts, Music Podcasts, Homepage, Music, Crib Notes

Wednesday December 4, 2019 10:23 am EST
The music, arts, and healing festival's co-founders Anthony Prince and Jennifer Edouard talk about the virtues of bridging artistic communities | more...

Podcasts, Music Podcasts, Music

Wednesday November 27, 2019 01:13 pm EST
Thanksgiving events throughout the city, Small Business Saturday, Plasma Fest at the Bakery, and more | more...

Podcasts, Music Podcasts, Music

Monday November 4, 2019 08:02 am EST
Singer and bass player Philip Frobos talks about coming up in Atlanta's music scene and signing with Sub Pop | more...

Podcasts, Music Podcasts, Homepage, Music

Wednesday October 30, 2019 05:21 pm EDT
Halloween celebrations at the Bakery, the Titos play at 529, Chomp and Stomp 2019: Chili Cook-Off and Bluegrass Festival, and more | more...

Podcasts, After Hours, Urban Living, Homepage, Friends in High Places

Monday October 28, 2019 10:23 am EDT



Podcaster Mehka King has recorded more than 200 episodes of his podcast series "Cash Color Cannabis." On this episode of "Friends in High Places," King takes the other side of the mic and discusses the start of his show and how it's grown to include several cannabis activists and hip hop recording stars. You can listen and watch "Cash Color Cannabis" on Live Hip Hop Daily, with a live...

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Podcasts, Music Podcasts, Homepage, Music

Friday October 25, 2019 08:49 am EDT
Tom Cheshire and Casey Yarbrough talk the songs of the Ramones and coming of age in Atlanta | more...

Podcasts, Music Podcasts, Homepage, Music

Thursday October 24, 2019 10:58 am EDT
Brazen Youth at Masquerade, Night of 1,000 Covers at the Bakery, Shepherds’ Insignificant Whip LP release show at 529, and more | more...

Podcasts, Homepage, Music

Thursday October 17, 2019 03:56 pm EDT
Photographs by Atlanta artist document early graffiti painting on New York subway cars | more...

Podcasts, Music Podcasts, Homepage, Music

Thursday October 17, 2019 12:00 pm EDT
Greenscreen's album release at 529, one year anniversary of Dog Towne Franks, (Sandy) Alex G at Terminal West, and more | more...

Podcasts, Food and Drink, Homepage

Wednesday October 16, 2019 04:30 pm EDT
Chris Day and Alan Makarewicz talk skateboarding and hot dogs | more...

Podcasts, Music Podcasts, Music

Friday October 11, 2019 11:50 am EDT
A3C Festival & Conference, Pride weekend, Adron at Buteco, and more | more...

Podcasts, Music Podcasts, Homepage, Music, Crib Notes

Thursday October 10, 2019 08:59 am EDT
Valeria Sánchez and Jose Rivera talk about the Chupacabra, Puerto Rican punk in the wake of Hurricane Maria, and adjusting to life in Atlanta | more...

Podcasts, Music Podcasts, Homepage, Music, Crib Notes

Friday October 4, 2019 06:48 pm EDT
Shepherds explore the anxieties of life in modern America with 'Insignificant Whip' | more...

Podcasts, Music Podcasts, Music

Friday October 4, 2019 01:58 pm EDT
Video Age at 529, Kero Kero Bonito at Terminal West, Candler Park Fall Festival, and more | more...

Podcasts, Music Podcasts, Homepage, Music, Crib Notes

Tuesday October 1, 2019 11:41 am EDT
The Story Boat Band and Hookers singer-songwriter finds new depth in old-timey music | more...

Podcasts, Music Podcasts, Music

Friday September 27, 2019 01:17 pm EDT
Southeast Climate Strike & Rebellion at Buckhead Marta Station, EAV Strut, Shantih Shantih at 529, and more | more...

Podcasts, Music Podcasts, Culture, Homepage, Music, Crib Notes

Thursday September 26, 2019 02:08 pm EDT
Aja Arnold on the new zine's mission to examine music, news, and the human condition | more...

Podcasts, Music Podcasts, Homepage, Music, Crib Notes

Monday September 16, 2019 05:46 pm EDT
Anna Barattin and Julia Furgiuele on the group’s latest album ‘Someone, Anyone?’ | more...

Podcasts, Music Podcasts, Homepage, Music, Crib Notes

Monday September 16, 2019 08:15 am EDT
The noise rock outfit on the parallels between Nixon and Trump's strategies and the group’s utilitarian sound and vision | more...

Podcasts, Music Podcasts, Homepage, Music, Crib Notes, Festivals

Wednesday September 11, 2019 11:50 am EDT
An interview with Glenn and Madeleine Goodhand of IRIS Presents | more...

Podcasts, Music Podcasts, Homepage, Music, Crib Notes

Monday September 9, 2019 11:05 am EDT
Chad Shivers on Atlanta's landlocked surf scene | more...

Podcasts, Friends in High Places

Friday September 6, 2019 05:25 pm EDT
Friends in High Places Season 1 Episode 7 | more...

Podcasts, Friends in High Places

Friday September 6, 2019 03:58 pm EDT
Friends in High Places Seacon 1 Episode 6 | more...

Podcasts, Music Podcasts, Homepage, Music, Crib Notes

Friday September 6, 2019 09:58 am EDT
The ACME Artistic Director talks 'Drone Studies' | more...

Podcasts, Music Podcasts, Homepage, Music

Thursday September 5, 2019 03:00 pm EDT
ONE MusicFest at Cenntenial Olympic Park, Kælan Mikla at 529, And That's Why We Drink at Buckhead Theatre, and more | more...

Podcasts, Culture, Homepage, Movies & TV Features, Television

Tuesday September 3, 2019 12:32 pm EDT
David Matysiak on cleaning up the environment and the stories that garbage tells | more...

Podcasts, Culture, Homepage

Friday August 30, 2019 04:30 pm EDT
Mark Condit on his mission to empower underprivileged kids one skateboard at a time | more...

Podcasts, Sports

Friday August 30, 2019 07:58 am EDT
ATLiens Podcast Season 2 Episode 27 | more...

Podcasts, Music Podcasts

Thursday August 29, 2019 09:51 am EDT
Dragon Con, Cut Chemist, House In the Park, and more fun that's not to be missed | more...

Podcasts, Culture, Homepage, Crib Notes

Wednesday August 28, 2019 11:33 am EDT
Experienced-based exhibitions open doors to new audiences at the High Museum of Art | more...

Podcasts, Music Podcasts, The Arts Issue, Music

Wednesday August 28, 2019 10:48 am EDT
The Artistic Director of the Atlanta Philharmonic Orchestra on inclusivity and diversity in classical music | more...

Podcasts, Music Podcasts, Music

Friday August 23, 2019 12:55 pm EDT
Lunar Vacation at Terminal West, the Field at the Drunken Unicorn, Grant Park Summer Shade Festival, and more | more...

Podcasts, Sports

Wednesday August 21, 2019 08:08 pm EDT
ATLiens Podcast Season 2 Episode 29 | more...

Podcasts, Visual Arts , Homepage

Wednesday August 21, 2019 11:40 am EDT
The longstanding Summerhill-based artist talks about his sculpture work and the changing neighborhood | more...

Podcasts, Environment

Tuesday August 20, 2019 02:40 pm EDT
Live Thrive Executive Director Peggy Whitlow Ratcliffe on the economic and environmental benefits of recycling | more...

Podcasts, Music Podcasts

Friday August 16, 2019 10:37 am EDT
Piedmont Park Summer Arts Festival, the Selmenaires at the EARL, Reptile Room at 529, and more | more...

Podcasts, Sports

Friday August 16, 2019 06:33 am EDT
ATLiens Podcast Season 2 Episode 25 | more...

CL Multimedia, Podcasts, Music Podcasts, Homepage, Music

Thursday August 15, 2019 03:23 pm EDT
The blues rock group talks about lyrics, inspiration, and genre blending | more...

Music Podcasts, Homepage, Music

Monday August 12, 2019 12:29 pm EDT
Sam Aranson and Joel Williams stop by Short Notice Studio to talk about the Grateful Dead, bluegrass music, and more | more...

Podcasts, Music Podcasts, Homepage, Music

Thursday August 8, 2019 02:08 pm EDT
A Rippin' Production's 5th Year Anniversary, 808 Fest, Dames and Dregs Beer Fest, and more | more...

Podcasts, Sports

Thursday August 8, 2019 06:54 am EDT
ATLiens Podcast Season 2 Episode 24 | more...

Podcasts, Music Podcasts, Homepage, Music

Wednesday August 7, 2019 05:04 pm EDT
Singer and guitarist Sasha Vallely talks about recording at Rancho de Luna, and more | more...

Podcasts, Sports

Friday August 2, 2019 06:59 am EDT
ATLiens Podcast Season 2 Episode 23 | more...

Podcasts, Music Podcasts, Homepage, Music

Thursday August 1, 2019 05:18 pm EDT
Gringo Star at 529, the Growlers at Variety Playhouse, Show Me Your Sandwich Pop-Up at Aisle 5, and more | more...

Podcasts, Music Podcasts, Homepage, Music

Thursday August 1, 2019 12:20 pm EDT
Kyle Kessler discusses the steps being taken to halt demolition of 152 Nassau Street | more...

Podcasts, Music Podcasts, Homepage, Music

Friday July 26, 2019 08:41 am EDT
Jake Cook discusses his personal musical evolution while revealing details about his upcoming album, 'I Bleed Pop' | more...

Podcasts, Music Podcasts, Homepage, Music

Thursday July 25, 2019 03:37 pm EDT
Ex Hex at the Earl, Wild World at Zoo Atlanta, Oye Fest at Masquerade, and more! | more...

Podcasts, Music Podcasts, Homepage, Music

Thursday July 25, 2019 08:00 am EDT
The ‘In the Heat of the Light’ author talks about growing up in the South, superheroes, and astrophysics  | more...

Podcasts, Sports

Thursday July 25, 2019 07:04 am EDT
ATLiens Podcast Season 2 Episode 22 | more...

Podcasts, Music Podcasts, Homepage, Music

Monday July 22, 2019 03:22 pm EDT
Dillon and the clawed one tell all in a CL exclusive interview | more...

Podcasts, Sports

Sunday July 21, 2019 07:09 am EDT
ATLiens Podcast Season 2 Episode 21 | more...

Podcasts, Music Podcasts, Homepage, Crib Notes

Friday July 19, 2019 09:48 am EDT
Irrelevant Music Fest, Walken Tall, Peachfest, and more | more...

Podcasts, Music Podcasts, Homepage, Music, Crib Notes

Thursday July 18, 2019 11:13 am EDT
Mother Kitchen+Bar honors the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing | more...

Podcasts, Music Podcasts, Homepage, Music, Crib Notes

Tuesday July 16, 2019 03:51 pm EDT
Atlanta’s premier Latinx music and arts festival brings a day-long block party and an evening of live performances to the Masquerade | more...

Podcasts, Music Podcasts, Homepage, Music, Crib Notes

Monday July 15, 2019 04:18 pm EDT
Andy Browne and Lucy Theodora on Joe Strummer, primates, and writing their next album | more...

Podcasts, Music Podcasts, Homepage, Music

Saturday July 13, 2019 09:59 am EDT
The rising country star on technology, the music industry, and his latest single 'Lonesome High' | more...

Podcasts, Sports

Friday July 12, 2019 07:14 am EDT
ATLiens Podcast Season 2 Episode 20 | more...

Podcasts, Music Podcasts, Homepage, Music

Thursday July 11, 2019 09:19 am EDT
DIP at Smith’s Olde Bar, Built to Spill at Terminal West, Attack of the Killer Tomatoes Festival, and more | more...

Podcasts, Homepage

Tuesday July 9, 2019 05:50 pm EDT
Season 2 Episode 16 | more...

Podcasts, Homepage

Tuesday July 9, 2019 05:45 pm EDT
Season 2 Episode 17 | more...

Podcasts, Friends in High Places

Monday July 8, 2019 02:12 pm EDT

Sophia Sabsowitz is the Curator at Pulp Books in West Midtown. She also spends a portion of each year trimming fresh cannabis crop in the infamous Humboldt County, Calif, familiar by most as the setting for the Netflix docu-series "Murder Mountain."
Sabsowitz's knowledge of cannabis flows directly into her creative life as a painter and current curator at Pulp Books, located in West Midtown,...

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Podcasts, Friends in High Places

Monday July 8, 2019 01:41 pm EDT
Some of you may know her for her hit song, "Cannabis Car," which helped expand her awareness of hemp across the nation. Aviva believes we should all be driving cars that run on cannabis and growing home hemp gardens for salads, paper, clothing. It may sound all a bit flower child, but did you know Henry Ford had cars running on hemp before it was outlawed in the US? If you're interested in... | more...

Podcasts, Sports

Thursday July 4, 2019 07:27 am EDT
ATLiens Podcast Season 2 Episode 19 | more...

Podcasts, Homepage, Music

Wednesday July 3, 2019 03:36 pm EDT
Special Fourth of JUly America bonus pack edition | more...

Podcasts, Music Podcasts, Homepage, Music

Tuesday July 2, 2019 02:38 pm EDT
‘Nature Documentary’ LP stamps in time a bygone era for South Broad Street | more...

Podcasts, Food and Drink, Homepage

Monday July 1, 2019 05:31 pm EDT
A new slice for Summerhill | more...

Podcasts, Music Podcasts, Homepage

Friday June 28, 2019 10:42 am EDT
Drivin N Cryin, Dinner Time, Asteroid Day, and more | more...

Podcasts, Sports

Friday June 28, 2019 07:32 am EDT
ATLiens Podcast Season 2 Episode 18 | more...

Book Content, Podcasts, Culture, Homepage

Thursday June 27, 2019 03:00 pm EDT
Photographer Jeff Hagerman talks about his adventures in photographing Atlanta's forgotten infrastructure | more...

Podcasts, Music Podcasts, Homepage, Music, Crib Notes

Monday June 24, 2019 05:00 am EDT
Rafael Pereira on bringing Brazilian culture to Grant Park | more...

Podcasts, Music Podcasts, Music, Crib Notes

Saturday June 22, 2019 08:00 am EDT
Kyle Kessler discusses the fate of the South's first recording studio | more...

Podcasts, Music Podcasts, Homepage, Crib Notes, Chad Rad's Top Picks

Thursday June 20, 2019 11:14 am EDT
Big Bugs, Moon Hooch, Sparrows and more weekend fun that's not to be missed | more...

Podcasts, Sports

Thursday June 20, 2019 07:39 am EDT
ATLiens Podcast Season 2 Episode 17 | more...

Podcasts, Neighborhood Content

Wednesday June 12, 2019 01:38 pm EDT
An Interview with the Executive Director of Atlanta's primary parks advocacy organization | more...

Podcasts, Music Podcasts, Homepage, Music, Crib Notes, Chad Rad's Top Picks

Tuesday June 11, 2019 12:35 pm EDT
TOPS at the Masquerade, David Murray and Kahil El’Zabar at Gallery 992, and more music that's not to be missed | more...

Podcasts, Music Podcasts, Homepage, Music

Monday June 10, 2019 10:00 am EDT
Two artists talk about the world-building behind 'Tybeetropolis' and its grand unveiling at South River Art Studios | more...

Podcasts, Music Podcasts, Homepage, Crib Notes

Friday June 7, 2019 10:56 am EDT
Jamilla Woods, Anderson .Paak, Streets Alive, and more fun that’s not to be missed | more...

Podcasts, Sports

Friday June 7, 2019 07:50 am EDT
ATLiens Podcast Season 2 Episode 16 | more...

Podcasts, Sports

Saturday June 1, 2019 07:36 pm EDT
CL's Atlanta United Podcast with Blake and Joe from ATLiens | more...

Podcasts, Music Podcasts, Homepage, Music, Crib Notes, Chad Rad's Top Picks

Friday May 31, 2019 10:45 am EDT
Mastodon, Fuzzstock, Candler Park Music & Food Festival, and more fun that's not to be missed | more...

Podcasts, Music Podcasts, Homepage, Music

Friday May 24, 2019 09:59 am EDT
Bubbapalooza, Jazz Fest, Finster Fest, and more fun that’s not to be missed | more...

Podcasts, Music Podcasts, Homepage, Music, Crib Notes, News You May Have Missed

Tuesday May 21, 2019 09:11 am EDT
The young master of shamanic garage rock on the mystery of music and more | more...

Podcasts, Music Podcasts, Homepage, Music, Crib Notes, Chad Rad's Top Picks

Thursday May 16, 2019 11:53 am EDT
Last Poets at Malcolm X Fest, Mattiel, Kirkwood Spring Fling and more fun that's not to be missed | more...

Podcasts, Music Podcasts, Homepage, Music, Crib Notes, News You May Have Missed

Thursday May 16, 2019 05:00 am EDT
The nomadic singer and songwriter on seeing the beauty in nature and making his way in the modern world | more...

Podcasts, Music

Wednesday May 15, 2019 10:43 am EDT
The first episode: "Disputed Truth"  | more...

Podcasts, Music Podcasts

Thursday May 9, 2019 03:24 pm EDT
Speedy Ortiz, Shaky Beats, K Michelle Dubois, and more weekend fun that's not to be missed | more...

Music Podcasts

Friday May 3, 2019 08:26 am EDT
Shaky Knees, Al Green, Cannabis Corpse and more music you don't want to miss | more...

Book Content, Podcasts, Homepage

Wednesday May 1, 2019 05:00 am EDT
Frank Reiss delves into the 30 years of the bookstore's history, philosophy, and lore | more...

Podcasts, Music Podcasts, Homepage, Music, Crib Notes

Thursday April 25, 2019 10:00 am EDT
Camp Firefly, Sidhu Moose Wala, Steve Gunn, and more music and fun you don't want to miss | more...

Podcasts, Friends in High Places

Saturday April 20, 2019 09:23 am EDT
Our latest podcast series to hit the CL studios, "Friends in High Places" with Ema Carr, is all about marijuana in Georgia. On this episode, Carr speaks with Joe Salome from the Georgia Hemp Company, a cannabis industry leader with Georia's first CBD brand. | more...

Podcasts, Music Podcasts, Homepage, Music

Thursday April 18, 2019 10:02 am EDT
Sweetwater 420 Fest, Dungeon Family Reunion, WRAS Fest and more music that’s not to be missed | more...

Podcasts, Music Podcasts, Homepage, Music, Festivals

Thursday April 11, 2019 11:44 am EDT
Media Relations Manager and MC Jon Waterhouse talks about what's in store with the annual music festival and more | more...

Podcasts, Music Podcasts, Homepage, Music, Crib Notes, Chad Rad's Top Picks

Thursday April 11, 2019 05:46 am EDT
Amplify Decatur, Atlanta Film Fest, Trap Karaoke, and more weekend fun that’s not to be missed | more...

Podcasts, Music Podcasts, Homepage, Music, Crib Notes, News You May Have Missed

Tuesday April 9, 2019 03:45 pm EDT
Jordan Reynolds talks about the making of ‘I Will Only Come When It’s A Yes’ and finding her place in Atlanta | more...

Podcasts, News, Friends in High Places

Friday April 5, 2019 10:02 am EDT
Our latest podcast series to hit the CL studios, "Friends in High Places" with Ema Carr. On this episode, Carr speaks with Kwanza Hall about the Marijuana bill HB324 that the legislature passed Tuesday, April 2, 2019. | more...

Podcasts, Culture, Arts Agenda, Homepage

Thursday April 4, 2019 11:29 am EDT
SCAD and Micah Wright talk about the festival, the evolution of gaming, and the future of the industry  | more...

Podcasts, Music

Thursday April 4, 2019 11:17 am EDT
Chris Cohen, Big Stupid Parking Lot Carnival, Bit Brigade does 'Mega man III,' and more weekend fun that’s not to be missed | more...

Podcasts, Music Podcasts, Homepage, Music

Monday April 1, 2019 11:50 am EDT
After being ousted by developers, the Downtown arts and music institution stakes a claim on the Blue Tower | more...

Podcasts, Music Podcasts, Homepage, Crib Notes

Friday March 29, 2019 11:35 am EDT
The guitar, Rhodes, and sax player opens up about life after Faun and A Pan Flute, and what the future holds in store | more...

Podcasts, Music

Friday March 29, 2019 11:30 am EDT
K Camp, Greenscreen, Michael Myerz, and more music that’s not to be missed | more...

Podcasts, Music

Thursday March 21, 2019 04:49 pm EDT
Sash the Bash, Atlanta Fermentation Fest, Breathers, and more weekend happenings | more...

Podcasts, Music Podcasts, Homepage

Friday March 15, 2019 11:37 am EDT
The singer, guitarist, and video artist talks about life on the outside | more...

Podcasts, Music

Thursday March 14, 2019 05:13 pm EDT
ASO does ‘the Empire Strikes Back,’ Pentagram does devil horns, the Science Fest does theremins, and more fun for your Saint Patrick’s Day weekend | more...

Podcasts, Music Podcasts, Homepage, Music, Crib Notes, News You May Have Missed

Thursday March 14, 2019 01:11 pm EDT
The songwriter and Atlanta music vet cuts to the core with 'Mother Tongue' | more...

Podcasts, Culture, Homepage

Tuesday March 12, 2019 10:00 am EDT
Cartoonist Amanda Semler talks about the second issue of her cryptid-hunting saga | more...

Podcasts, Music Podcasts, Culture, Homepage, Music Photos

Friday March 8, 2019 03:29 pm EST
CL photographer Brandon English and Music Editor Chad Radford discuss their triumphs and failures when shooting live music | more...

Podcasts, Music Podcasts, Homepage, Music, Crib Notes, News You May Have Missed

Friday March 8, 2019 09:00 am EST
Matt Weiner and Chris Daresta discuss the label’s history, philosophy, and its role in fostering a sense of community around the music | more...

Podcasts, Music

Thursday March 7, 2019 03:31 pm EST
Experience Hendrix, EngageMINT, Will Hill, and more events that are not to be missed | more...

Podcasts, Music Podcasts, Homepage, Crib Notes, News You May Have Missed

Thursday March 7, 2019 03:05 pm EST
With a monthly residency in the works, the multi-instrumentalist talks music, style, and more | more...

Podcasts, Music

Friday March 1, 2019 10:38 am EST
Vimur, the Chris Alpiar Trio, the Sounds of Animals Fighting, and more events you don’t want to miss | more...

Podcasts, Homepage

Friday February 22, 2019 12:20 pm EST
Red Sea, Little Tybee, Corrosion of Conformity, and more music that's not to be missed. | more...

Podcasts, Culture, Homepage, Movies

Thursday February 21, 2019 03:21 pm EST
The director, designer, and puppeteer reflects 15 years of filmmaking | more...

Podcasts, Music Podcasts, Homepage, Untrapped

Monday February 18, 2019 02:53 pm EST
The Atlanta host and ‘insurance provider’ talks about the changing trends in the city’s nightlife and culture | more...

Podcasts, Crib Notes, Chad Rad's Top Picks

Friday February 15, 2019 05:00 am EST
Crazy Doberman, Yukons, Seun Kuti & Fela's Egypt 80, and more music you don't want to miss | more...

Podcasts, Music Podcasts, Culture, Food and Drink, Quick Bites, Homepage, Crib Notes, News You May Have Missed

Friday February 15, 2019 12:15 am EST
The heavy metal pickler talks philosophy and ghost peppers | more...

Podcasts, Music Podcasts, Culture, Homepage, Music, Crib Notes, News You May Have Missed

Friday February 15, 2019 12:11 am EST
Promoter Amanda Mills joins the Edgewood Avenue hangout’s team | more...

Podcasts, Homepage

Friday February 8, 2019 10:51 am EST
40 years of Bauhaus, Pterosaurs, Superbody, and more happenings you don't want to miss | more...

Podcasts, Music Podcasts, Homepage, Music

Sunday February 3, 2019 11:59 pm EST
King Psych Out Mondays put a new spin on an improv tradition | more...

Podcasts, Homepage, Crib Notes, Chad Rad's Top Picks

Friday February 1, 2019 10:28 am EST
Anika, the Bach Bowl, Gringo Star, and more weekend happenings you don't want to miss | more...

Podcasts, Homepage, Music

Friday January 25, 2019 11:41 am EST
ATL Collective relives ‘Daydream Nation,’ Pirates take over Fernbank, and Helen Money plays the Drunken Unicorn, and more | more...

Podcasts, Music

Friday January 18, 2019 08:01 am EST
Radfest, the Down South Showdown, Comethazine and more | more...

Podcasts, Music Podcasts, Homepage, Music, Crib Notes, News You May Have Missed

Thursday January 17, 2019 05:05 pm EST
Adam McIntyre survived Alabama, talked to the sun, and shared the stage with his hero, Wayne Kramer of the MC5 | more...

Podcasts, Music Podcasts, Homepage, Music, Crib Notes, News You May Have Missed

Thursday January 17, 2019 03:10 pm EST
CL Music Editor Chad Radford on his annual birthday party | more...

Podcasts, Culture

Thursday January 10, 2019 05:32 pm EST
Rubik’s Cubes, drum machines, and Carbonas! | more...

Podcasts, Culture, Homepage, Movies

Wednesday January 9, 2019 11:51 am EST
'Longing For' filmmaker discusses her directorial debut | more...

Podcasts, Music, Crib Notes, Holiday, Special Issue

Friday December 28, 2018 10:46 am EST



For this New Year’s weekend round-up podcast, CL critics Will Cardwell, Jacob Chisenhall, and Chad Radford, talk about music and events happening throughout the city Dec. 28-31. Learn more about a metric ton of music going on around Atlanta, bringing 2018 to a fine point.

The Coathangers (pictured about) play a two-night stand at the Earl, Sevendust makes a three-night stand the...

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Podcasts, Music

Thursday December 20, 2018 06:22 am EST



Welcome to this weekend's CL podcast roundup of all the music and events you don't want to miss, Dec. 21-23. On Friday night, CupcakKe performs at the Masquerade while making her way across the country on her 2018 Eden Tour. Stay Productive takes over 529 on Sat., Dec. 22, with a parade of local hip-hop producers showing of beats they've created throughout the year. Maiden Killers turns the...

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Podcasts, Homepage, Music, Holiday

Friday December 14, 2018 10:31 am EST



CL critics Chad Radford, Will Cardwell, and Jacob Chisenhall talk about Headkrack's birthday bash with Das EFX, what's happening at the Bakery, Fernbank, and more of the weekend's events you don't want to miss.

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Podcasts, Culture, Arts Agenda, Visual Arts , Homepage

Friday December 7, 2018 11:26 am EST
Executive Director Cory Klose talks about the arts non-profit's future | more...

Podcasts, Homepage, Music

Friday December 7, 2018 09:35 am EST



For this weekend round-up podcast, CL critics Chad Radford, Will Cardwell, and Jacob Chisenhall talk about music and events happening throughout the city Dec. 7-9. Learn more about Negative Approach playing the Masquerade, the Whiskey Gentry's final Merry Y'alltide at Variety Playhouse, Homeboy Sandman and Edan at 529, Monday Night Brewing re-releasing its Space Lettuce double IPA, and...

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Podcasts, Homepage, Crib Notes, News You May Have Missed, Music Podcasts

Tuesday December 4, 2018 10:26 am EST
This year, an Atlanta holiday tradition goes to 11 | more...

5 Things to Do, Podcasts, Music Podcasts, Homepage, Music, Crib Notes, News You May Have Missed

Thursday November 29, 2018 08:05 am EST
Masters of Italian horror bring 'Suspiria' to Aisle 5 | more...

Podcasts

Thursday November 29, 2018 05:00 am EST
Our critics talk about all the events and music you don't want to miss this weekend. | more...

Music Podcasts, Homepage, Crib Notes, News You May Have Missed

Monday August 13, 2018 12:14 pm EDT

Taylor Swift, Charli XCX, and Camila Cabello brought the Reputation Stadium Tour to Mercedes-Benz Stadium August 10-11.

CL Photographer Perry Julien braved the traffic log jam and the throngs of screaming, maniacal fans to bring back a handful of photos from Friday night's show (Aug. 11). Check out the gallery of photos below.

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CL Multimedia, Podcasts, Music, Music Podcasts

Thursday May 31, 2018 10:46 am EDT

On Sun., June 3, the Altanta Synth Club hosts its 5th annual Synth Meet at Aisle 5. For this episode, Christian Birk and Eric Flohr Reynolds sit down to discuss the origins and philosphies of the Synth Club, and what's in store for the June 3 Synth Meet.

 

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Podcasts, Homepage, Music, Crib Notes, Music Podcasts

Wednesday March 7, 2018 03:02 pm EST
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CL Multimedia

Tuesday December 26, 2017 04:17 pm EST
Episode 2 | more...

Article

Tuesday December 19, 2017 06:01 am EST
Episode 1 | more...

Podcasts

Tuesday December 12, 2017 11:16 pm EST
Looking at the bowl, what strikes you first is the profoundly dark roux with its mesmerizing sheen. The umber shade promises a complex richness from continued whisking and a low-and-slow simmer. And it delivers. Oh, does it deliver. The gumbo is velvety, its thickness punctuated by bobbing nuggets of andouille sausage and plump Georgia shrimp over a mound of Carolina Gold rice. Buttery thick... | more...

Podcasts

Tuesday December 12, 2017 11:16 pm EST
Looking at the bowl, what strikes you first is the profoundly dark roux with its mesmerizing sheen. The umber shade promises a complex richness from continued whisking and a low-and-slow simmer. And it delivers. Oh, does it deliver. The gumbo is velvety, its thickness punctuated by bobbing nuggets of andouille sausage and plump Georgia shrimp over a mound of Carolina Gold rice. Buttery thick... | more...

Podcasts

Wednesday November 29, 2017 04:26 pm EST
Chicken and dumplings is the ultimate cold weather comfort food, but in the hands of veteran chef Zeb Stevenson, what appears to be a simple, familiar dish becomes soulful with one bite. Stevenson braises whole pastured birds and slow simmers his stock for richness, adding strips of tender chicken, carrots, celery, parsley, and thyme to the thick broth. Dumplings are steamed to order so they... | more...

Podcasts

Wednesday November 29, 2017 04:26 pm EST
Chicken and dumplings is the ultimate cold weather comfort food, but in the hands of veteran chef Zeb Stevenson, what appears to be a simple, familiar dish becomes soulful with one bite. Stevenson braises whole pastured birds and slow simmers his stock for richness, adding strips of tender chicken, carrots, celery, parsley, and thyme to the thick broth. Dumplings are steamed to order so they... | more...

Podcasts

Wednesday November 8, 2017 10:03 pm EST
The simplicity of a margherita pizza demands the highest quality ingredients and that's where Varuni Napoli excels. Per owner Luca Varuni's exacting Italian hand, the Neapolitan pizzeria's version of this classic pie features dough made from imported doppio zero flour and filtered water. Stacked with fresh mozzarella, fragrant basil and locally sourced sweet tomatoes, it's cooked in a... | more...

Podcasts

Wednesday November 8, 2017 10:03 pm EST
The simplicity of a margherita pizza demands the highest quality ingredients and that's where Varuni Napoli excels. Per owner Luca Varuni's exacting Italian hand, the Neapolitan pizzeria's version of this classic pie features dough made from imported doppio zero flour and filtered water. Stacked with fresh mozzarella, fragrant basil and locally sourced sweet tomatoes, it's cooked in a... | more...

Podcasts

Thursday October 5, 2017 09:48 pm EDT
Sometimes it's difficult fighting the urge to pick up sushi with your fingers and gobble it down. Fret no longer; the sushi doughnut (food trend alert!) is the ideal mash-up of Japanese tradition and American on-the-go eating. Poke Burri, located in EAV's Global Grub Collective, fills a ring of rice with a mild layer of wasabi and fumi furikake mayonnaise. On top, sashimi tuna is sprinkled with... | more...

Podcasts

Thursday October 5, 2017 09:48 pm EDT
Sometimes it's difficult fighting the urge to pick up sushi with your fingers and gobble it down. Fret no longer; the sushi doughnut (food trend alert!) is the ideal mash-up of Japanese tradition and American on-the-go eating. Poke Burri, located in EAV's Global Grub Collective, fills a ring of rice with a mild layer of wasabi and fumi furikake mayonnaise. On top, sashimi tuna is sprinkled with... | more...

Podcasts

Thursday October 5, 2017 02:04 pm EDT

In this episode, Curt and Kevin convene in secret to decide the fate of that clandestine conclave of Marvel Universe movers and shakers known as the Illuminati, as seen in New Avengers: Illuminati: Road to Civil War and New Avengers: Illuminati #1-5, published by Marvel Comics.

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Podcasts

Thursday October 5, 2017 02:04 pm EDT

In this episode, Curt and Kevin convene in secret to decide the fate of that clandestine conclave of Marvel Universe movers and shakers known as the Illuminati, as seen in New Avengers: Illuminati: Road to Civil War and New Avengers: Illuminati #1-5, published by Marvel Comics.

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Podcasts

Thursday October 5, 2017 01:45 pm EDT

In this episode, Curt and Kevin analyze the most violent mental health professional this side of Hannibal Lecter. We're talking, of course, about psychologist turned psycho Harley Quinn and more specifically, her origin story in the Eisner Award-winning one-shot The Batman Adventures: Mad Love, published by DC Comics.

 

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Podcasts

Thursday October 5, 2017 01:45 pm EDT

In this episode, Curt and Kevin analyze the most violent mental health professional this side of Hannibal Lecter. We're talking, of course, about psychologist turned psycho Harley Quinn and more specifically, her origin story in the Eisner Award-winning one-shot The Batman Adventures: Mad Love, published by DC Comics.


 

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Podcasts

Thursday September 7, 2017 06:49 pm EDT

In this episode, Curt and Kevin get inspired by the Netflix debut of Marvel's "The Defenders" to - not discuss a Defenders comic. Instead, they book a return trip to Hell's Kitchen as they discuss the death and resurrection of Elektra, as seen in Daredevil #181 and #187-191, published by Marvel Comics.

 

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Podcasts

Thursday September 7, 2017 06:49 pm EDT

In this episode, Curt and Kevin get inspired by the Netflix debut of Marvel's "The Defenders" to ??_ not discuss a Defenders comic. Instead, they book a return trip to Hell's Kitchen as they discuss the death and resurrection of Elektra, as seen in Daredevil #181 and #187-191, published by Marvel Comics.

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Podcasts

Wednesday August 16, 2017 04:04 pm EDT
Welcome to the first episode of Creative Loafing's monthly podcast, Atlanta Untrapped. By no means is the title of this new multimedia endeavor meant to be taken as a dis on trap music. Rather, the podcast is an outlet that's designed to orchestrate critical discussions about and deep dives into the many enclaves of Atlanta's hip-hop music scene from platinum-earning mainstream trap artists to... | more...

Podcasts

Wednesday August 16, 2017 04:04 pm EDT
Welcome to the first episode of Creative Loafing's monthly podcast, Atlanta Untrapped. By no means is the title of this new multimedia endeavor meant to be taken as a dis on trap music. Rather, the podcast is an outlet that's designed to orchestrate critical discussions about and deep dives into the many enclaves of Atlanta's hip-hop music scene from platinum-earning mainstream trap artists to... | more...

Podcasts

Monday August 7, 2017 07:47 pm EDT

In this episode, hosts Kevin Moreau and Curt Holman (CL's resident film critic) welcome special guest Alonso Duralde of the Linoleum Knife podcast, The Wrap and What the Flick?! to discuss three classic Uncle Scrooge comic book stories "The Seven Cities of Cibola," "The Lemming With the Locket" and "Tralla La" by legendary writer and artist Carl Barks.

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Podcasts

Monday August 7, 2017 07:47 pm EDT

In this episode, hosts Kevin Moreau and Curt Holman (CL's resident film critic) welcome special guest Alonso Duralde of the Linoleum Knife podcast, The Wrap and What the Flick?! to discuss three classic Uncle Scrooge comic book stories "The Seven Cities of Cibola," "The Lemming With the Locket" and "Tralla La" by legendary writer and artist Carl Barks.

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Podcasts

Tuesday June 6, 2017 07:20 pm EDT
Our 2nd Installment of the Dish on the Dish. | more...

Omnivore, Podcasts

Thursday April 27, 2017 02:07 pm EDT
CL's new bite-sized podcast explores the tales behind some of Atlanta's most iconic dishes | more...

Ed Loves Bacon

Thursday September 5, 2013 02:28 pm EDT
image-1Comedian/ventriloquist Willie Brown known in the comedy circuit for his clean, Christian comedy is about to take his show to television. Willie Brown & Friends Gospel Comedy Live will tape the first episode on September 6 and October 11, for an upcoming television special. The show features Brown and his puppet counterparts; W?oody, Uncle Rufus, and Aunt Tee, and other Christian... | more...

Ed Loves Bacon

Monday November 26, 2012 06:17 pm EST

  • HBO



Watching the news or reading a magazine, it's easy to forget about the person behind the camera - that critical eye that pulls you emotionally into the story or conflict being reported. Hundreds of photojournalist put themselves in harm's way to expand the story beyond the typed or read word. During the month of November, HBO shares the photographer's story in a four-part...

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Ed Loves Bacon

Friday July 20, 2012 04:44 pm EDT

  • captainblack.reallifesuperheroes.org

I'm still at a loss for words regarding the tragic events that occurred in Aurora Colo. - Its senseless and hard to grasp that magnitude of evil where 12 die, 59 wounded in an unprovoked theater massacre.

While I don't know what to say about the matter, apparently Georgia's own superhero, Captain Black does. Captain Black is a member of the Real Life...

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Ed Loves Bacon

Wednesday July 18, 2012 12:51 pm EDT

  • Tim Latners
  • left to right: Marvin Arrington Jr., Andrea Young, Brooke Jackson Edmond and Gil Robertson IV



Throughout the month of July the Huffington Post channel Black Voices is giving its readers a perspective on the people, places and unique Southern charm of the ATL.

The month-long special section entitled, "Atlanta Spotlight" features one-on-one interviews and profiles of Atlanta...

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Ed Loves Bacon

Tuesday May 1, 2012 01:18 pm EDT

Since 2007 husband and wife duo Lamar and Ronnie Tyler have been on a mission to put a positive spin on marriage. Starting with their website Black and Married with Kids, the two have gained the respect of the healthy marriage community and offer a haven for couples to discuss their relationships and seek help in...

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Ed Loves Bacon

Friday April 27, 2012 01:02 pm EDT

http://comicstore.marvel.com/search?search=new mutants

  • Marvel Comics

In a recent interview with Collider.com, Fox CEO Tom Rothman suggests plans to extend the X-Men universe with a New Mutants feature film that may be in the works.

The New Mutants is spin-off series from the X-Men comic books. The New Mutants made their debut in Marvel Graphic Novel #4 in 1982 and launched their own...

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Ed Loves Bacon

Wednesday April 4, 2012 02:52 pm EDT


The media swarmed the red carpet for the premiere of Think Like a Man at Regal Atlantic Station on Tuesday. Early walkers on the rug included Mayor Kasim Reed, V-103's Wanda Smith and Frank Ski, Judge Brenda Hatchett. But it wasn't long before cast and producers of the film arrived.

I think I rekindled my crush on Gabrielle Union watching her stroll down the carpet. There may be a...

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Ed Loves Bacon

Tuesday April 3, 2012 03:49 pm EDT

  • http://clatl.com/atlanta/ImageArchives?by=1223504
  • George Takei

Yeah, I'm geeked!

George Takei, Sulu from the original 'Star Trek' series made the following announcement on Facebook today:

''Friends, I'm thrilled to share this news with you today. As announced at Emerald City Comicon, where I'm appearing this weekend, Paramount Pictures has green-lit a new Star Trek Movie entitled...

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Ed Loves Bacon

Friday March 9, 2012 12:36 pm EST

  • Edward Adams

Amidst a sunny, yet chilly day in Atlanta, hundreds of 'Tributes' waiting patiently for see the cast of the upcoming film The Hunger Games. Actors Amandla Stenberg (Rue), Leven Rambin (Glimmer), Dayo Okeniyi (Thresh), Jack Quaid (Marvel) and Liam Hemsworth (Gale Hawthorne) spoke with press and greeted their eager fans answering questions during a brief Q&A session.

The Hunger...

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Ed Loves Bacon

Tuesday February 21, 2012 12:18 pm EST

  • courtesy of PitchEngine
  • Sean "Diddy" Combs

Comcast has made agreements to offer four new minority-owned channels through its cable network. In a press release issued earlier this morning, between April 2012 and February 2014, the cable network will offer two new African-American networks and two new Hispanic networks through its basic cable service. The list of minority network includes...

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Ed Loves Bacon

Friday July 29, 2011 12:20 pm EDT

  • Cartoon Network/Warner Bros.
  • Lion-O wields the mystic Sword of Omens in ThunderCats

It was 1985 when Rankin/Bass Productions premiered their animated action series ThunderCats as part of the syndicated after school animation block that aired on most Tribune stations across the country. Every day, kids were glued to the set to watch Lion-O and his band of feline-humanoid warriors fight to...

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Ed Loves Bacon

Tuesday July 19, 2011 12:14 pm EDT
If you happened to be in Midtown this weekend, you may have noticed a brightly dressed, star-spangled, shield-wielding character walking around town, fucking with parking meters. Fear not, he wasn't part of a snatch-and-grab scheme but just the opposite. As part of a Paramount Pictures nationwide promotion, Captain America (no, not actor Chris Evans) added quarters to meters - giving people an... | more...

Ed Loves Bacon

Friday July 8, 2011 02:18 pm EDT

  • Edward Adams
  • MARCH OF THE SOULLESS: The Soulless stroll through downtown Atlanta during lunch Thursday in Peachtree Center.

Around lunch time in downtown Atlanta yesterday, you may have caught a group of people wearing sad face mask and toting apocalyptic signs that read, “Death Ends” at some point or the other. It was part of Starz big push to promote their latest sci-fi series Torchwood:...

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Ed Loves Bacon

Friday July 1, 2011 02:39 pm EDT

I know nothing about women's shoes, but I think they make a woman's legs look so damn sexy.

From what I do know about the show, Sex and the City, Carrie Bradshaw (Sarah Jessica Parker) was obsessed with Manolo Blahnik shoes. She gravitated towards stiletto heels like a junkie loves crack cocaine. What is it about the shoes that makes a girl go ga-ga?

While I'll probably never understand the...

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Ed Loves Bacon

Thursday June 30, 2011 04:46 pm EDT
Candace Bushnell premieres latest novel to Atlanta fans at the W Hotel Buckhead. | more...

Ed Loves Bacon

Monday April 25, 2011 12:54 pm EDT

  • http://clatl.com/atlanta/ImageArchives?by=1223504
  • Madea's Big Happy Family

It was a slam dunk for the alternative soul food restaurant Soul Vegetarian winning the Atlanta leg of Madea's Restaurant Wars contest. The promtional competition held around the country invited Madea fans to vote for their favorite restaurants - their home away from home, where they with friends family. Four Atlanta...

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Ed Loves Bacon

Friday February 25, 2011 02:19 pm EST

  • http://clatl.com/atlanta/ImageArchives?by=1223504
  • Copy of Los Angeles Times Article on Battle over Los Angeles

Earlier this week, after reading a press release about the 76th anniversary of the Battle of Los Angeles, I thought it was a hoax. A clever made-up PR campaign to peddle Columbia Picture's new alien invasion film, Battle: Los Angeles. I'm no historian, but I know enough about World...

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Ed Loves Bacon

Friday February 11, 2011 05:06 pm EST

  • http://clatl.com/atlanta/ImageArchives?by=1223504
  • The Sweet Tart

About a week ago, I braved the cold, wet Atlanta night to check out a preview event held at Whiskey Park. The very intimate soiree titled, "Love & Bites" was an invite-only preview of the Gerber Group's Valentine's Day/seasonal drink menu additions. The Gerber Group who owns Whiskey Park and Whiskey Blue located inside the W...

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Ed Loves Bacon

Friday December 10, 2010 06:02 pm EST
Cartoon Network previews special three-part story of the series for Clone Wars fans | more...

Ed Loves Bacon

Wednesday December 8, 2010 05:29 pm EST


On Tuesday, folks milling around Atlantic Station spied a shiny black monster of a car sporting kelly green headlights and a cache of weapons on his hood and between the front grill. A closer examination of the vehicle reveals the signature logo of the everyman hero of the '60s - The Green Hornet.

Unless you've been living in a (bat) cave, The Green Hornet, is the next hero film to hit the...

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Ed Loves Bacon

Friday December 3, 2010 03:50 pm EST

  • http://clatl.com/atlanta/ImageArchives?by=1223504
  • Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje

It took a couple of weeks amidst the bustle of the holiday movie season but I've finally had a chance to see Faster, the new action-filled drama starring Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, Billy Bob Thornton and Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje. The title Faster, inspired more by the intensity of movement than the speed it implies is...

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Ed Loves Bacon

Wednesday November 17, 2010 03:18 pm EST

With unemployment numbers in New York City at 9.6 percent in September, it seems the city could only turn to one person to save the day - Spider-man uh ... Mayor Bloomberg.

Earlier today, New York City Mayor, Michael Bloomberg held a press conference at a local comic book shop to announce that he's giving Spider-man a job. According to a press release from the mayor's office, Marvel Comics has...

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Ed Loves Bacon

Monday November 8, 2010 01:35 pm EST

  • Black Voices
  • Gary Anthony Williams and his Boondocks alter ego, Uncle Ruckus

On the animated series The Boondocks, the Freeman clan are very seldom seen without their reluctant extended family member, the racially charged n'er do well, Uncle Ruckus. Ruckus, voiced by Atlanta native Gary Anthony Williams is an aging, bug-eyed slouch who believes he's a white man who suffers from "re-vitiligo"...

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Ed Loves Bacon

Tuesday October 19, 2010 04:08 pm EDT

  • http://clatl.com/atlanta/ImageArchives?by=1223504
  • JAM SESSION: The group ETHEL is not your everydy string quartet.

Imagine a classical string quartet performing with a Chicago hip-hop drum line, or picture them jamming with Native American flutist. Yeah, it may seem a bit far fetched but the postclassical "string band" ETHEL brings these types of collaborations to the stage regularly....

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Ed Loves Bacon

Tuesday October 5, 2010 01:03 am EDT

<img src="https://media1.fdncms.com/atlanta/imager/hatchet-job-victor-crowley-and-his-creato/u/original/2177924/1286256489-hatchet2.jpg" alt="HATCHET JOB: Victor Crowley and his creator, Director Adam Green" title="HATCHET JOB: Victor Crowley and his creator, Director Adam Green" width="300" height=437" />

  • HATCHET JOB: Victor Crowley and his creator, Director Adam Green

Move over Jason,...

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Ed Loves Bacon

Friday September 3, 2010 03:57 pm EDT

Bacon has its own holiday?

Yup, September 4, 2010 is International Bacon Day. It was apparently devised by some college students in Colorado in 2004 (according to the all knowing tome of know-it-all Wikipedia) and its spread like wildfire ... or hot bacon grease across the globe.

What exactly are you supposed to do on IBD, just eat bacon.

Purina, the creator of Beggin' Strips is hosting...

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Ed Loves Bacon

Thursday August 26, 2010 03:57 pm EDT
Local celebs and fans make their way to film premiere at Atlantic Station | more...

Ed Loves Bacon

Wednesday August 11, 2010 02:33 pm EDT
Hundreds line up to meet cast of Scott Pilgrim vs. The World | more...

Ed Loves Bacon

Thursday July 8, 2010 06:16 pm EDT
https://media1.fdncms.com/atlanta/imager/twilight-celebs-invade-atlanta-for-eclips/u/original/1637544/1278711415-dsc_9899.jpgScores of diehard Twilight fans, better know as Twi-hards got an additional treat as they awaited the release of the third film series, The Twilight Saga: Eclipse. Leading up to and during the opening, cast members from the Eclipse film made appearances at events and... | more...

Ed Loves Bacon

Tuesday June 29, 2010 02:47 pm EDT

  • Kate Levering is Kim Kaswell on Lifetime's Drop Dead Diva.

The jury is still out on whether or not Kate Levering's character, attorney Kim Kaswell is the queen of mean on Lifetime's dramedy Drop Dead Diva. On the show, the sultry, smart and ambitious Kaswell pits her venom towards her in-office nemesis, rival attorney Jane Bingum (Brooke Elliott) who unbeknownst to everyone is really Deb,...

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Ed Loves Bacon

Wednesday June 2, 2010 08:24 pm EDT

image-1Flipping through my press releases, I spied a nifty little gem today from the W Hotels. Top Chef season 6 finalist and fan favorite - Woodfire Grill's Executive Chef, Kevin Gillespie will make an appearance to meet and greet foodies tonight from 8pm til 10pm at the W Hotel's Midtown location.

Today's announcement was just a peek at the hotel chain's latest promotional tool: a custom...

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Ed Loves Bacon

Tuesday May 25, 2010 09:12 pm EDT

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From the cutting edge architecture of each property to the themed scapes and swanky accoutrement, the W Hotels are known for delivering a posh, experience for trendy travelers and party goers. With such a reputation, it should come to no surprise the hotel chain has its own music director to add a unique acoustic flair to the chain's notoriety.

Last week the W-Hotel Buckhead...

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Ed Loves Bacon

Friday May 14, 2010 02:48 am EDT

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I still remember that spring day of 1993 at my friend Josh's house when I first played Street Fighter II on Super NES. A higher echelon of gaming competition was introduced to me invoking a fury in my soul. I loved it. Most players of the game can confirm the cocky satisfaction that fills you after vanquishing your buddy with a well-timed shoryuken. Street Fighter II was the...

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Ed Loves Bacon

Saturday May 1, 2010 06:15 pm EDT

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Its finally here, yeah nucca  -  The long-awaited return on Aaron McGruder's animated series The Boondocks kick off it's third season Sunday, May 2, on Adult Swim. The premiere episode pokes fun at the hysteria and rockstar status of #44 - POTUS Barack Obama.

According to a recent post on Atlanta Magazine's website, the episode entitled "Its a Black President, Huey Freeman", ...

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Ed Loves Bacon

Wednesday April 28, 2010 06:50 pm EDT



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Most gamers know of Final Fantasy. Seriously, a gamer who has not at least heard of the franchise is like a movie goer whose never heard of Star Wars.  The innovations and cult-like fandom of this Japanese series has definitely made its mark on the world's gaming culture. It can be argued Square's ingenuity in gameplay and story telling opened the door to games for...

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Ed Loves Bacon

Wednesday April 28, 2010 05:37 pm EDT

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"Good Night Guildies."

That is what we hear almost every raid night during our five minute, usually more like 10-minute break  from Justin, the 7-year-old  son of a World Of Warcraft guild member I'm a part of. Justin has become almost symbolic of what our motley band of thirty-to-forty-something year-olds is about. Most of us have spouses and kids that take precedence...

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Ed Loves Bacon

Monday April 12, 2010 06:17 pm EDT

image-1I guess its official now that I've read the press release - Conan O'Brien's new late night show will be on TBS. According to a statement released today, O'brien will host a late night talk show starting in November. Here's what the release said about the decision:



O&#146;Brien began talks in earnest with TBS just last week, after George Lopez personally called him to ask that he...

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Ed Loves Bacon

Monday March 22, 2010 10:11 pm EDT

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The battle wages on. It seems you can't get a real consensus on who's on top  amongst Twihards in Atlanta: Team Edward or Team Jacob. The argument gets a little more intense as the books progress, but now its getting more heated as the Twilight saga is playing out on the big screen as well between the picturesque Robert Pattinson and his on-screen rival Taylor Lautner.

Yeah,...

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Ed Loves Bacon

Friday March 19, 2010 03:31 pm EDT

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Zoo Wee Mama!

As part of Youth Empowerment Day in the city of Atlanta, kids were kind enough to brought their parents along to hang out and meet "Diary of a Wimpy Kid" author Jeff Kinney and stars of the film Zachary Gordon and Robert Capron.

The festivities were held after school at Warren T Jackson Elementary School and hosted by Star 94's Cindy and Ray.

The event...

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Ed Loves Bacon

Thursday March 11, 2010 05:59 pm EST

image-1CoCo must have a lot of time (and money) on his hands because he just dropped some big news that will make his die hard fans pretty happy. Two hours ago, Conan O'Brien announced via Twitter that he's packing up and taking his show on the road.

Hey Internet: I'm headed to your town on a half-assed comedy & music tour. Go to http://TeamCoco.com for tix. I repeat: It's half-assed....

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Ed Loves Bacon

Thursday March 11, 2010 03:33 pm EST

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Recently actresses Alice Eve and Krysten Ritter took their collective hotness to another level by becoming of all things, honorary Hooter's girls. While in town to promote their upcoming romantic comedy, She's Out of My League, the two participated in a lunch time promotion co-sponsored by Rock 100.5 at Hooter's Cumberland location where they were given their framed plaques stating...

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Ed Loves Bacon

Monday February 22, 2010 10:56 pm EST

Okay, I have to admit I wasn't a big fan of the new Sherlock Holmes film starring Robert Downey Jr. and Judd Law, so I was surprised to see this press release from the BBC announcing a new series entitled Sherlock is in the works. Just like the movie's lead, this character just seems to get more breaks, jeez.

According to the release, BBC in a partnership with Masterpiece (yup the PBS one)...

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Ed Loves Bacon

Monday February 15, 2010 09:12 pm EST

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&#147;Abandon hope, ye who enter here&#148; is the familiar phrase Dante reads as he enters the gates of Hell, but in the Dante&#146;s Inferno: An Animated Epic and Dante&#146;s Inferno, the video game (Xbox360, PS3), Dante takes a different tact - he abandons nothing.  Based on a lose interpretation of the poem, Dante (voiced by Graham McTavish) is a errant Crusader willing to go...

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Ed Loves Bacon

Wednesday February 10, 2010 11:16 pm EST

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Fans have been hoisting their pitch forks ever since Apple CEO announced their wonky new tablet device, the iPad. Lets face it, it has a laundry list of faults and is essence a big ol' iPod Touch instead of a touch screen computer like the HP tablet is expected to be.

While most people are still shaking their heads at the failure of the iPad presentation, the video site Hulu...

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Ed Loves Bacon

Friday February 5, 2010 11:30 pm EST

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Avatar fans rejoice! No, not you Navi-loving posers - the original Avatar, Aang addicts. This Sunday Paramount is airing a new 30-second teaser of M Night Shyamalan's The Last Airbender during the Superbowl XLIV (that's 44 to us Americans).

In the trailer we see further into the world of four nations as Aang awakens from the iceberg and the Fire Nation assaults the Southern...

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Ed Loves Bacon

Tuesday January 26, 2010 08:30 pm EST



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Sometime in the foreseeable future, people will have fully articulate robotic avatars to improve their quality of life. That&#146;s the premise behindSurrogates, the latest sci-fi thriller directed by Jonathan Mostow.

Mostow who enjoys using new technology in his filmmaking believes the future is closer than we may think. In the featurette, &#147;A More Perfect You: The...

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Ed Loves Bacon

Thursday January 21, 2010 08:35 pm EST



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I guess its safe to say Anil Kapoor has finally made his mark in America.  The 51 year old actor has been a leading man in his homeland of India for the past 30 years but he finally garnered the attention of American audiences as Prem Kumar, the charismatically slick host of &#147;Who Wants to Be a Millionaire&#148; in the Oscar winning film, Slumdog Millionaire back in...

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Ed Loves Bacon

Wednesday January 13, 2010 09:21 pm EST

image-1As head coach Sue Sylvester on the hit show Glee, comedic actress Jane Lynch is the new queen of mean on prime time television. On the show, Lynch's character is at war - set in an ongoing plot to put the cheerleader squad, the Cheerios back on top and squashing the upstart glee club squad and its advisor with extreme prejudice.

Last week , Lynch spoke with the press about teaching...

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Ed Loves Bacon

Wednesday January 13, 2010 12:26 am EST

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For eight seasons America has sat glued to their televisions each week as judges Randy Jackson, Paula Abdul, Simon Cowell and late comer, Kara DioGuardi shape the fate of finalists on American Idol. Now in its ninth season, the show is hoping to endure a series of controversies, shake-ups and new additions.

Loyal fans were shocked and saddened when Abdul announced prior to the...

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Ed Loves Bacon

Monday January 11, 2010 09:35 pm EST

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"I pity the fool who goes out tryin' a' take over da world, then runs home cryin' to his momma!"

- B.A. Baracus

Oh nostalgia. Remember when NBC's bad ass Army rogues ruled prime time. I'm talking about the A-Team: Hannibal, Face(man), Murdock and B.A. Baracus (even the name has a foot-to-ass quality about it). Each week we watched as these Awol soldiers of fortune - on...

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Ed Loves Bacon

Monday January 11, 2010 08:54 pm EST

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"I pity the fool who goes out tryin' a' take over da world, then runs home cryin' to his momma!"

- B.A. Baracus

Oh nostalgia. Remember when NBC's bad ass Army rogues ruled prime time. I'm talking about the A-Team: Hannibal, Face(man), Murdock and B.A. Baracus (even the name has a foot-to-ass quality about it). Each week we watched as these Awol soldiers of fortune - on...

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Ed Loves Bacon

Monday January 11, 2010 06:54 am EST
image-1Depending on how you look at it, director Terry Gilliam is either the luckiest or the unluckiest director around. His past works have had slow box office numbers but garner critic nods and become cult favorites. His Don Quixote film never made it through production yet spawned a must-see documentary, Lost in La Mancha. His most recent project, The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus was also... | more...

Ed Loves Bacon

Sunday January 10, 2010 10:44 pm EST
image-1Depending on how you look at it, director Terry Gilliam is either the luckiest or the unluckiest director around. His past works have had slow box office numbers but garner critic nods and become cult favorites. His Don Quixote film never made it through production yet spawned a must-see documentary, Lost in La Mancha. His most recent project, The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus was also... | more...

Ed Loves Bacon

Friday January 8, 2010 04:50 am EST

image-1Move over Kindle, sorry Nook but Blio may potentially make waves in the e-reader game.

Blio is the new FREE e-reader that has all the bells and whistles that may finally convince book lovers to finally put down the tactile paperbacks and read their next book from a computer or mobile device.  According to their website, Blio offers quite a few amenities that set it apart from its...

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Ed Loves Bacon

Tuesday January 5, 2010 10:24 pm EST

image-1Last year we saw a significant increase in the number of 3D movies released in theaters and now that immersive technology in migrating to smaller screens. Chomping on the heels of Cameron's Avatar billion dollar box office success story, ESPN and Discovery announce their getting into the game.

ESPN reported today they are launching the industry's first 3D network. According to the...

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Ed Loves Bacon

Tuesday January 5, 2010 08:05 pm EST

image-1Here's a quick look at the final installments, book seven of the Harry Potter series: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. Yes, I said installments - everyone knows by now that the final book will be done in two parts.

In the Deathly Hallows, Harry (Daniel Radcliff), Ron (Rupert Grint) and Hermione (Emma Watson) leave Hogwarts School to stop the evil Voldemort (Ralph Fiennes). The...

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Ed Loves Bacon

Friday January 1, 2010 04:00 pm EST
image-1As the year comes to a close, BET has released their list of people to keep your eye on next year. In their annual watch list, BET highlight Blacks who will make a big impact throughout the upcoming year. This year's candidates include, POTUS Barack Obama (of course), Tiger Woods, Ala. governor hopeful Artur Davis and Atlanta's Mayor-elect Kasim Reed, rapper T.I. and R&B artist, Usher.... | more...

Ed Loves Bacon

Thursday December 31, 2009 07:21 pm EST



image-1Ok, so you maybe you really don't have a thing to wear. Or maybe you don't like crowds of drunken party-goers screaming and celebrating the turn of another year. Heck, maybe you're having a gathering at home and need an official countdown to bring in the New Year. Whatever your reason, you can find what you need on TV this New Year's Eve.  Here's a list of countdown shows,...

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Ed Loves Bacon

Thursday December 31, 2009 07:14 pm EST

image-1 that British actor Patrick Stewart who's commanded various royal titles on stage and screen will be given the title of 'Sir' soon.

According to the article, Stewart tops the list for Brits to be dubbed Knight from Queen Elizabeth later this year. Stewart, age 69,  is widely known in America as Captain Jean-Luc Picard from Star Trek: The Next Generation and recently as Professor...

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Ed Loves Bacon

Thursday December 31, 2009 04:00 pm EST



image-1Ok, so you maybe you really don't have a thing to wear. Or maybe you don't like crowds of drunken party-goers screaming and celebrating the turn of another year. Heck, maybe you're having a gathering at home and need an official countdown to bring in the New Year. Whatever your reason, you can find what you need on TV this New Year's Eve.  Here's a list of countdown shows,...

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Ed Loves Bacon

Wednesday December 30, 2009 10:00 pm EST
image-1Remember back in the day when you there were only a few bowl games. You'd awaken from your hangover, eat breakfast watch parades and then saunter over to the sofa - snacks in hand, to spend the remainder of the day watching bowl games and getting re-drunk. Back then you only had four that mattered: the Orange Bowl (Miami, Fla.), the Sugar Bowl (New Orleans, La.), the Fiesta Bowl (Tempe,... | more...

Ed Loves Bacon

Wednesday December 30, 2009 04:05 pm EST

image-1On Christmas Eve, The Boondocks creator Aaron McGruder announced that he has confirmed an airdate for his animated series to return to Adult Swim on Cartoon Network for its third season. The popular show has been on hiatus for over two years. McGruder posted the following message on Twitter Thursday afternoon:

Finally got an airdate for Season 3. Not sure if I'm allowed to put it...

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Ed Loves Bacon

Tuesday December 29, 2009 04:56 pm EST

image-1I wish I could take credit for compiling this impressive list of mid-season television shows, but the busy interns at Entertainment Weekly helped to create it. EW published their version a few weeks ago on Michael Ausiello's blog.

In case you're lost (get it) on tv's best bets, I've made it easy for you - all the good shows are in red. There's a few new shows premiering early 2010...

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Ed Loves Bacon

Monday December 28, 2009 04:03 pm EST

image-1It seems that 2009 was a banner year for big box office movies ... being bootlegged.

Last week TorrentFreak published a list of the most pirated movies of the year with JJ Abrams' Star Trek leading the pack. The numbers were pulled from peer-to-peer sharing site BitTorrent and reflect movies that were downloaded (not bootlegs sold). According to the article, Star Trek had 10,960,000...

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Ed Loves Bacon

Thursday December 24, 2009 04:25 pm EST

image-1Did you know The Beatles created Mickey Mouse. How about the discovery that The Beatles won the Superbowl against the New York Giants. More importantly, we finally uncover the truth: Scottie Pippin was in fact a Beatle. All these nuggets and more are mentioned in Scott Gairdner's mockumentary Beatles 3000.

In the video short, historians and archaeologist explain in lucid detail...

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Ed Loves Bacon

Monday December 21, 2009 06:58 pm EST

image-1Bang Media International reports that Susan Boyle the Britain's Got Talent phenom who stunned the world with her voice (not her looks) is being tapped to sing the theme song for the next James Bond film. Most remember Boyle's show stopping rendition of "I Dreamed a Dream" from YouTube that has amassed 81,404,945 views to date.

Its reported that Boyle is thrilled to be considered a...

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Ed Loves Bacon

Monday December 21, 2009 05:00 pm EST

According to Desi who is black and Wanda, a white woman who tested the HP Mediasmart desktop computer the facial tracking software doesn't recognize blacks. Desi goes so far as to state that HP computers are racist. As an HP user (printers) and a black man, I find this video hilarious. I wonder how HP will respond, maybe with a black software update.

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Ed Loves Bacon

Tuesday December 15, 2009 10:56 pm EST

image-1Maybe celebrity Chef Gordon Ramsay visited one too many bad restaurants or it could be the sheer number of lackluster cooks that qualify as competitors on his Hell's Kitchen reality show. Whatever the reason, Ramsay has decided he wants to teach America how to cook live on network television.

In his latest television special, Gordon Ramsay: Cookalong Live on Fox tonight, Ramsay...

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Ed Loves Bacon

Thursday December 10, 2009 04:44 am EST
On Saturday, Atlanta's littlest princes and princesses stepped out in regal fashion to see Disney's newest royal, Tiana, at the premiere of The Princess and The Frog. Topped with tiaras and crowns, kids gathered at the Regal Atlantic Station for the advanced screening of Disney's latest animated feature. Prior to the screening the kids took princess pictures, ate frog cupcakes and received... | more...

Ed Loves Bacon

Monday November 30, 2009 07:45 pm EST

image-1Tyler Perry just announced on Facebook that he's donning his best gray wig, nylon stockings and lipstick to hit the road with a new stage play featuring  his iconic alter ego, Madea early next year.  The show entitled Madea's Big Happy Family is the thirteenth stage play written and produced by Perry.

I wanted to tell you this before the tickets went on sale in most...

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Ed Loves Bacon

Sunday November 22, 2009 06:04 pm EST

image-1GENRE: Supernatural teenage drama

THE PITCH: To prevent a frenzy for Bella&#146;s (Kristen Stewart) blood, the Cullens, including her soulmate Edward (Robert Pattinson), cut all ties and leave Forks, Wash. Devastated Bella eventually turns to longtime friend Jacob Black (Taylor Lautner) to mend her broken heart, unintentionally stoking Jacob's fiery passion for her and uncovering...

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Ed Loves Bacon

Wednesday November 18, 2009 01:17 am EST

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As the second chapter of the Twilight franchise: New Moon looms on the horizon, die hard fans (or &#147;Twi-hards&#148;) have been lining up across the country to catch a glimpse of the faces behind the stars as they embark on a cross-country mall promotional tour.

Last week, Edi Gathegi who portrays the foreboding, dread-headed vampire Laurent and Jamie Campbell Bower, whose...

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Ed Loves Bacon

Saturday November 14, 2009 03:08 am EST

On Thursday evening hundreds of screaming Twilight fans flocked to the Mall of Georgia to meet actors Edi Gathegi and Jamie Campbell Bower from the upcoming film The Twilight Saga: New Moon. Over 500 fans - known as "Twilighters" waited in line at Hot Topix inside the mall for a chance to get New Moon mini posters signed by movie vampires Laurent (Gathegi) and Caius (Bower).

After the...

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Ed Loves Bacon

Saturday November 14, 2009 01:41 am EST

On Wednesday Dave & Buster's opened their third fun center in Atlanta. Located at Discover Mills, the new Sugarloaf location is the city's largest family entertainment arcade. D&B Sugarloaf is a 63,000 square foot facility designed as the ultimate play and sports viewing destination featuring over  200 games, a 16 lane bowling alley and 30 monitors to view eight events simultaneously.

To...

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Ed Loves Bacon

Friday November 6, 2009 09:14 pm EST

Why send sample pages of the latest story arc in the Marvel universe when you can send a trailer instead. Lately this has been the comic company's mantra to promote their signature book events.

Marvel Comics (MC) is pulling out all the stops to create buzz for the next big multi-pub series, The Siege. Here's how MC describes the upcoming series:

SIEGE is coming! It&#146;s all been...

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Ed Loves Bacon

Thursday October 29, 2009 11:11 am EDT

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This year's Pride celebration began not with a bang but a statement Wednesday night with a conceptual art exhibit at the W Atlanta -Midtown Hotel. The show entitled Only Dick, No Jane is a series of works by artist Larry Anderson that explores the labels and stigmas projected on gay men through light and somewhat humorous concepts.

As host of the event, W Midtown provided...

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Ed Loves Bacon

Friday October 9, 2009 04:49 pm EDT
image-1In recognition of his tireless efforts on behalf of Atlanta's children, filmmaker Libby Spears has dedicated her latest documentary Playground to the memory of the late Fulton County Judge, Sanford "Sunny" Jones. The film premieres as part of a memorial benefit hosted by the Juvenile Justice Fund honoring Jones on Tuesday, October 20th at the Woodruff Arts Center. The event benefits the... | more...

Ed Loves Bacon

Wednesday October 7, 2009 05:21 am EDT

image-1Disney brought a little taste of Christmas to Atlanta this morning as Disney's A Christmas Carol Train Tour rolled into town. The seven car train features a museum, gallery and interactive, multimedia experiences.

Passengers on the tour saw personal belongings from Charles Dickens on loan from the Dicken's Museum in London, original props and models used in the film, featurettes...

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Ed Loves Bacon

Tuesday October 6, 2009 05:30 am EDT

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Disney celebrates 72 years of Sleepy, Sneezy, Doc, Grumpy, Happy, Bashful, Dopey and of course Snow White this year with the release of the Diamond Edition of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs on Blu-Ray and DVD.

Artists, not dwarfs remastered over 120,000 animation cells to restore the film to a pristine quality better than the original version. According to Disney Animation...

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Ed Loves Bacon

Wednesday September 30, 2009 04:49 pm EDT

image-1By popular demand, Paramount Pictures announced screenings of their underground horror flick Paranormal Activity midnight tonight at Atlantic Station.

Over 230,000 people have requested the studio release the film through an innovative distribution promotional website, paranormalmovie.com. On the site, users "demand" the showing of the film selecting their city or by adding their...

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Ed Loves Bacon

Saturday September 19, 2009 06:29 pm EDT

image-1In an effort to inform and educate the public on issues surrounding gay marriage, Virginia Highland Church is running a six-part lecture series titled "Marriage Equality: A Free Conversational Series" starting this Sunday.

"Marriage Equality" series offers views on the controversial subject of gay marriage through open discussions from church leaders and religious writers who...

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Ed Loves Bacon

Saturday September 19, 2009 05:29 pm EDT

image-1It&#146;s hard to peg down the message in director Doug Pray&#146;s latest documentary Art & Copy. There&#146;s no cause to champion, no historic precedence, not even a controversial notion. Instead, the audience is engaged in a brief, candid discussion on the ad industry's evolution and the successes that the changes spawned through a series of anecdotal interviews.

Art & Copy is...

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Ed Loves Bacon

Wednesday September 2, 2009 04:36 am EDT

image-1Geeks and jocks may argue about what's the coolest event going on labor day weekend, but most ATL insiders know this weekend is all about Drive Invasion at the Starlight Drive-In.  This year marks the 10th anniversary of the throwback-styled festival - an eclectic mix of indie music, b-movies and hot rods.

This year, Drive Invasion features live performances from 11 bands including...

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Ed Loves Bacon

Tuesday September 1, 2009 08:50 pm EDT

Marvel Comics released a trailer of their upcoming motion comic Astonishing X-Men: Gifted today. The story was written by Buffy series creator Joss Whedon and illustrated by John Cassaday (Captain America series).

The story according to Marvel:

Cyclops and Emma Frost re-form the X-Men with the express purpose of “astonishing” the world. But when breaking news regarding the mutant gene...

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Ed Loves Bacon

Monday August 24, 2009 07:18 pm EDT

image-1Oh shit, its another Michael Moore film!

Once again Moore points a spotlight on the topic du jour -  this go round, it's about the all mighty dollar in his upcoming release, Capitalism: A Love Story.

In the trailer, we get to ask "show me the money!" to Congress and the big wigs on Wall Street as Moore tries to make sense of the recession and the bail outs, asking those parties...

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Ed Loves Bacon

Monday August 24, 2009 06:39 pm EDT

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On Friday, August 21, over 400 Atlantans made their way to AMC Theaters to view 15 minutes of the James Cameron's upcoming epic, Avatar. As part of "Avatar Day," viewers were given an exclusive look at scenes from the film in IMAX 3D.

Long lines in the hundreds formed at both AMC Southlake Pavilion and AMC Barrett Commons as eager fans waited to see the screening of the Avatar...

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Ed Loves Bacon

Wednesday August 19, 2009 08:11 pm EDT

image-1While it remains to be seen if Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes will be one of the all time best animated series, Its interesting that the show creator and director Craig Kyle thinks so. In a post on GeekTyrant, Kyle shared his excitement and explains why he feels this will be one of the greatest series to date.

It&#146;s going to be the best show ever made. I am so excited about...

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Ed Loves Bacon

Thursday August 13, 2009 08:11 pm EDT
Has this ever happened to you - you get to the theater early, grab a large $10 soda, engage in witty convo with your movie buddy, survive 15  minutes of coming attractions. Then just as the movie gets well underway, your bladder starts screaming for release. As you walk down the dark corridor out of the auditorium, you hear roaring laughter or screams or my favorite, "oh Hell naw!" You get back... | more...

Ed Loves Bacon

Saturday August 8, 2009 02:05 am EDT

image-1Instead of reaming the annals of the new movie G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra, I thought it may be better to give potential movie goers a G.I. Joe primer and let them be their own critics for a change.  As all Joe fans know, "Knowing is half the battle," so here's all you need to know about G.I. Joe and the movie's relation to the long running comic and various animated series.

G.I....

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Ed Loves Bacon

Tuesday July 28, 2009 06:29 pm EDT

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There's a lot of grumbling and groans about the upcoming film G.I. Joe: The Rise Of Cobra floating around the web and for while I've been trying to keep my cup of "Joe" half full. But after watching the latest trailer for the movie, I too had to start jeering this re-imagining of one of my favorite childhood cartoons.

In this trailer, we see Duke (Channing Tatum), Ripcord...

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Ed Loves Bacon

Wednesday July 15, 2009 06:30 pm EDT

image-1Nick Cage has decided that he'll muddy the water's once again with sequel to the 2007 bomb Ghost Rider with a sequel, Ghost Rider 2 (no colon and subtitle as of yet).

According to brief interview with MTV during the promotional tour for his latest film G-Force, Cage mentioned he would like to deviate from the "western" feel the first movie had and steer it towards a more...

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Ed Loves Bacon

Friday June 26, 2009 07:08 pm EDT

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Paramount released the first teaser trailer of M. Night Shyamalan's The Last Airbender earlier this week. The film is a live-action adaptation of the Emmy Award-winning animated series, Avatar: The Last Airbender which ran three seasons on the Nickelodeon kid's network and continues in reruns on Nick and Nicktoons channels.

Avatar tells the story of Aang, a young boy with the...

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Ed Loves Bacon

Tuesday June 23, 2009 07:30 pm EDT

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The phone rings, a hurried conversation and Nurse Christina Hawthorne dashes to the hospital, avoiding security and helping a wandering elderly patient as she rushes to console a friend and fatally ill cancer patient from jumping off the roof. She fails. Soon after, she's arrested under protest for roughing up the security guard. So goes the first few minutes from the pilot episode...

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Ed Loves Bacon

Friday June 12, 2009 08:01 pm EDT

June 5, 2009 was officially proclaimed "Daughter's Day in Atlanta with a huge celebration held at Atlantic Station to mark the event.

The proclamation was made by 11 Alive's Senior Sports Anchor, Fred Kalil and his daughter Alex. Families who attended the event were treated to food and fun and even an advanced screening up the upcoming film Imagine That starring Eddie Murphy. Imagine That...

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Ed Loves Bacon

Friday June 12, 2009 05:51 pm EDT

image-1As part of the official movie site for Fox's upcoming teen film, I Love You, Beth Cooper, Hayden Panettiere encourages teens to submit their own video confessions or "Moments of Truth" to be featured in an upcoming commercial for the film.

You can go to the official movie website and click "submit" to post your own video, view submission or if you prefer to be anonymous, you can...

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Ed Loves Bacon

Wednesday May 6, 2009 09:55 pm EDT

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Twentieth Century Fox announced that it will begin production on an X-Men franchise spinoff featuring Marvel's bad guy gone good, Deadpool. This brings up a lot of questions considering in the early releases of the film X-Men Origins: Wolverine, Deadpool, played by Ryan Reynolds is horribly mutated and (spoiler alert!) beheaded.

According to Variety, there's an easter egg...

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Ed Loves Bacon

Wednesday May 6, 2009 06:03 pm EDT

Atlantans love a good party and last week people came out to groove for a good cause.

On Thursday, April 30, people headed to Johns Creek, Ga for a special benefit screening of Screen Media's upcoming film, Love N' Dancing. Afterwards party-goers enjoyed a night a great food and dancing as part of the star-filled event at the Daza Dance Ballroom Academy. Portions of the proceeds will...

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Ed Loves Bacon

Thursday April 23, 2009 06:12 am EDT

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As people sat eating their lunch and enjoying the warm spring day at Centennial Park in downtown Atlanta on Tuesday afternoon, Paramount studios offered a free concert experience in celebration of The Soloist release this Friday.

The Instruments, a local experimental music group performed an hour-long show while local artist Michelle Brotherton created a custom art piece...

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Ed Loves Bacon

Tuesday April 21, 2009 06:26 am EDT

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During last week's American Idol competition, Fox aired the latest trailer and exclusive clips from Quentin Tarantino's latest film Inglourious Basterds.

The movie revolves around an American-Jewish military task force sent to Paris to provoke fear into the Nazis by brutally scalping soldiers. The movie stars Brad Pitt and Diane Kruger.

Check out the official website to...

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Ed Loves Bacon

Tuesday March 24, 2009 10:00 am EDT

The Japanese kid channel icon, Domo-Kun has been a favorite of mine for some time now. He's just so cool, and I can't figure out why and that's what makes even all the more hip. I mean seriously, he's a plush block with legs, arms, tiny eyes and the largest mouth I've ever seen since the original Japanese monster Gojira.

My fascination aside, Domo has crossed the ocean and made a big...

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Ed Loves Bacon

Monday March 23, 2009 07:08 am EDT

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Okay, I have to admit - I know nothing about this Twilight phenom. Before Friday, All I knew about the books and movie was that it is a tweener romance series about some angst ridden girl and a hot vamp. Their romance redefines chastity and there's some butt whoop and smooching peppered throughout. But at the pre-release party held at Blockbuster Video in Brookhaven, devoted fans...

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Ed Loves Bacon

Monday March 23, 2009 06:20 am EDT

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On Friday, Atlantans and their primped pooches paraded downtown at Centennial Park as part of the Disney Dog Tour. Over 40 dogs were in attendance including Angel who recently starred as Cloe in Disney's Beverly Hills Chihuahua.

The Disney Dog Tour was in town to celebrate the releases of Beverly Hills Chihuahua, Space Buddies and their most recent release, Bolt. As part of...

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Ed Loves Bacon

Thursday March 5, 2009 07:06 pm EST

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While cruising the web feeds today, I got wind that Facebook is launching a fresh new design next week. The new page is streamlined and looks more refined and elegant in its presentation - very "2.0" as my contemporaries like to say. What's up with the new view? According to their official announcement:

We've updated our home page to make it easier to understand what's going...

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Ed Loves Bacon

Wednesday March 4, 2009 04:46 am EST

image-1As a special feature to DC's latest animated release, Wonder Woman, viewers get a sneak peek at the next release from their comic cavalcade - Green Lantern: First Flight.  According to the DVD featurette, its a retelling of the origin of DC's most popular ring bearer Hal Jordan.

The film is produced by veteran animator, Bruce Timm (Justice League: New Frontier) and Directed by...

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Ed Loves Bacon

Wednesday March 4, 2009 02:38 am EST
Geek blogs blew up over the weekend posting the latest images from Guillermo Del Toro's upcoming film, Splice. The movie is directed by Vincenzo Natali and stars Adrian Brody and Sarah Polley. From what I've read on Ain't It Cool News and Bloody Disgusting, its your typical "renegade geneticist create a new life form by splicing human and animal DNA only to find in horror the error of their... | more...

Ed Loves Bacon

Tuesday March 3, 2009 08:12 pm EST

image-1One of the larger criticisms of movies adapted from books, especially comic books, is so much of the character, plot and subtext is lost in translation when adapting the story to a general audience.

When news of Watchmen, probably the most popular graphic novels of all time was slated to become a live-action feature film, fanboys around the web lit up bulletin boards speculating how...

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Ed Loves Bacon

Monday January 26, 2009 05:05 am EST

Buckhead finally has a taste of Wunderlust as the W Hotel's latest location W Atlanta - Buckhead sparked the ATL's nightlife with their opening party. Several celebrities were invited to hang out with Atlanta's elite on Thursday, January 22, 2009.

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Ed Loves Bacon

Monday January 12, 2009 11:16 pm EST

image-1On the eve of Barack Obama&#146;s inauguration, all you Obamaphiles may want to swing over to your local comic shop and pick up a copy AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #583. In this issue, Spider-Man is in D.C. on Inauguration Day and teams up with the &#147;Yes we can&#148; man himself to stop a plot to thwart the swearing in of America&#146;s 44th president.

Obama has been a long-time collector...

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Ed Loves Bacon

Friday November 28, 2008 07:42 pm EST

W Hotel - Midtown tickles the senses once again with their latest groove, "The Sounds of Wonderlust" - a new music compilation CD produced for W Hotels. Check out the images from the launch party, November 20, 2008.

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Ed Loves Bacon

Wednesday October 29, 2008 12:15 am EDT

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Dialog in the Dark is an experience that takes people through common experiences the blind encounter in their every day lives in ways that sighted individuals can take for granted.

It is truly a life-changing journey in complete darkness as people learn to see without sight, relying on the other four senses to navigate their way through parks, streets and other urban...

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Ed Loves Bacon

Tuesday September 30, 2008 02:37 pm EDT

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Last week the W Atlanta Hotels gave the media a sneak peek of their latest locale. The new location is just a stone's throw away from Lenox Square Mall on Peachtree Street and scheduled to open mid November.

Like all of the hotels in the chain, the W Atlanta - Buckhead will maintain the stark white signature facade while showcasing its own unique decor. According the hotel's...

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Music Podcasts

Wednesday July 30, 2008 12:04 am EDT
By Boy George, she's got it | more...

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Wednesday July 23, 2008 12:04 am EDT
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Wednesday July 16, 2008 12:04 am EDT
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Ed Loves Bacon

Thursday July 3, 2008 08:39 pm EDT

Well its Fourth of July and Pride weekend in Atlanta and what better way to celebrate it than to discuss civil liberties. Sure, you're probably thinking the old addage of "life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness," but today the focus in on something a bit more specific - the right to worship and the apparent lack thereof.

In this episode I speak with Pastor Troy Sanders and Rev. Dr....

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Music Podcasts

Wednesday July 2, 2008 12:04 am EDT

As summer kicks into gear, people are inspired to get active. And every athlete needs a soundtrack. Clarence Emmons, general manager of Stratosphere Skateboards in Little Five Points, lists five songs propelling his board this season.

1) "Dreams Never End," New Order: "I played it once at a party and everyone's clothes fell off. The footage was all over YouTube for a minute and was since taken...

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Music Podcasts

Wednesday June 25, 2008 12:04 am EDT
'Miss Rap Supreme' contestant shows her gracious side | more...

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Wednesday June 18, 2008 12:04 am EDT
Up all night at Majestic | more...

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Wednesday June 11, 2008 12:04 am EDT
Movie music matters | more...

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Wednesday June 4, 2008 12:04 am EDT
Don't make Ryan Murphy bounce that ass | more...

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Friday May 30, 2008 09:18 pm EDT

We were invited to the grand opening of the W Hotel on 14th street last night, and even though we missed His Airness, Michael Jordan, we got a small taste of Tinseltown in the A-town.

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Wednesday May 28, 2008 12:04 am EDT
Ezra Morris spells it out | more...

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Wednesday May 21, 2008 12:04 am EDT
Pimping ain't sleazy, Chris Black-style | more...

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Wednesday May 14, 2008 12:04 am EDT
Turner Knapp swings his MetroGnome | more...

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Wednesday May 7, 2008 12:04 am EDT
Songs to clear the dance floor | more...

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Wednesday April 30, 2008 12:04 am EDT
Top five ways to Usher in the summer | more...

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Wednesday April 23, 2008 12:04 am EDT
The Pinx speak 'drukenese' and play Vinyl | more...

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Wednesday April 16, 2008 12:04 am EDT
If you can make it in a dorm room, you can make it anywhere | more...

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Wednesday April 9, 2008 12:04 am EDT
Why Trophy Wives love that meth | more...

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Wednesday April 2, 2008 12:04 am EDT
Native Jimmy Jones pulls your ATL card | more...

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Wednesday March 26, 2008 12:04 am EDT
Top five musical influences | more...

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Wednesday March 19, 2008 12:04 am EDT
A-town producer laces Snoop with sensual production | more...

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Wednesday March 12, 2008 12:04 am EDT
Five hip-hop acts to watch in '08 | more...

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Wednesday March 5, 2008 12:04 am EST
Mark Naumann picks his favorite covers | more...

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Wednesday February 27, 2008 12:04 am EST
Paul Sheehy leaves studio session with new respect for 'Ye | more...

Ed Loves Bacon

Thursday February 21, 2008 11:40 pm EST

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Directed by local filmmakers David Bruckner, Jacob Gentry and Dan Bush, The Signal took a while to reach theaters but it's finally hitting the big screen (albeit in limited-release form) this weekend.

The directors, as well as one of the producers for the movie, Alex Motlagh dropped by the CL offices and sat down to talk cult...

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Wednesday February 20, 2008 12:04 am EST
Tommy Chung loves Ethiopian food | more...

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Wednesday February 13, 2008 12:04 am EST
Brass Castle's Christian Gordy busts a move | more...

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Wednesday February 6, 2008 12:04 am EST
Tom Cheshire of All Night Drug Prowling Wolves shares ways to make a name for yourself | more...

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Wednesday January 30, 2008 12:04 am EST
Jessica Juggz gives five reasons why Atlanta rocks | more...

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Wednesday January 23, 2008 12:04 am EST
R&B just got a shade lighter | more...

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Wednesday January 16, 2008 12:04 am EST
Inspirational hip-hop duo stays grounded | more...

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Wednesday January 9, 2008 12:04 am EST
Motor City soulster makes tracks to Atlanta | more...

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Wednesday January 2, 2008 12:04 am EST
New Year's skewers featuring Atlanta's finest | more...

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Wednesday December 26, 2007 12:04 am EST
2007's greatest hits | more...

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Wednesday December 19, 2007 12:04 am EST
Swayze's owner skips the 'old-men rock' | more...

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Wednesday December 12, 2007 12:04 am EST
Faith in Arms drummer keeps it hardcore | more...

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Wednesday December 5, 2007 12:04 am EST
A.P.A. guitarist gets his s-i-p on | more...

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Wednesday November 28, 2007 12:04 am EST
Dear Enemy's trail of tears | more...

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Wednesday November 21, 2007 12:04 am EST
DJ duo lists the people they'd love to DJ next to | more...

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Wednesday November 14, 2007 12:04 am EST
Good for what ails you | more...

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Wednesday November 7, 2007 12:04 am EST
Senor Kaos' kryptonite | more...

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Wednesday October 31, 2007 12:04 am EDT
Don't push DJ Larmarrous, 'cause he's close to the edge | more...

Ed Loves Bacon

Friday October 26, 2007 09:31 pm EDT



We might as well start off as if this were our first episode. It's been a while huh? Well we've been working waaay too much but we managed to get together for you all another amazin' episode of Ed Loves Bacon (ELB for short, tho I know how Ed hates that acronym).

Anyway people, this week Ed sat down with Jason Schwartzman who's in the new film The Darjeeling Limited. He talked to...

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Wednesday October 24, 2007 12:04 am EDT
Okeeba Jubalo gets crunk | more...

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Wednesday October 17, 2007 12:04 am EDT
Ivy Le takes poetic license | more...

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Wednesday October 10, 2007 12:04 am EDT
Transplant Stacy Epps counts 'em down | more...

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Wednesday October 3, 2007 12:04 am EDT
Strike a pose | more...

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Wednesday September 26, 2007 12:04 am EDT
BangBang kills them dead | more...

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Wednesday September 19, 2007 12:04 am EDT
Atlanta band owes it all to kombucha | more...

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Wednesday September 12, 2007 12:04 am EDT
Electronic artist questions her place amid the local scene | more...

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Wednesday September 5, 2007 12:04 am EDT
'Stayin' Alive' with Judi Chicago | more...

Ed Loves Bacon

Thursday August 30, 2007 06:27 pm EDT





John stops by to discuss his latest project, issues in Black Hollywood and rumors of his makings of The Black Panther and Luke Cage projects.

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Illegal Tender: The official website for the film

John Singleton's Wiki: All you need to know about the man

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Wednesday August 29, 2007 12:04 am EDT
The Fly Guy gets between your sheets | more...

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Wednesday August 22, 2007 12:04 am EDT
DJ Dookie Platters moves the crowd at the Local | more...

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Wednesday August 15, 2007 12:04 am EDT
Richard Dunn and crew do the impossible | more...

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Wednesday August 8, 2007 12:04 am EDT
Lady J sings her way to the top | more...

Ed Loves Bacon

Wednesday August 1, 2007 05:31 pm EDT

image-1In this episode, Ed sits down with artist, Chris "Kazi" Rolle to discuss "The Hip Hop Project," which he, and his students are featured. We also chat with the film's director, Matt Ruskin on the making of this five-year project. Plus you'll hear tracks from the soundtrack featured in the movie.

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Wednesday August 1, 2007 12:04 am EDT
Meshakai Wolf's manifesto | more...

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Wednesday July 25, 2007 12:04 am EDT
Sharrell Luckett manages the details | more...

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Wednesday July 18, 2007 12:04 am EDT
Club Awesome drummer Lance Warner counts them down | more...

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Wednesday July 11, 2007 12:04 am EDT
Wax 'N' Facts' Paul Kustera waxes on about wack hipsters | more...

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Wednesday July 4, 2007 12:04 am EDT
General manager of WMRE shows the way | more...

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Wednesday June 27, 2007 12:04 am EDT
Cowboy Mouth bassist breaks it down | more...

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Wednesday June 20, 2007 12:04 am EDT
Bigger fish to fry for Atlanta rappers | more...

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Wednesday June 13, 2007 12:04 am EDT
11:11 Teahouse co-host Farzad Moghaddam gives his take on the genre | more...

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Wednesday June 6, 2007 12:04 am EDT
Bryan Malone's dos and don'ts | more...

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Wednesday May 30, 2007 12:04 am EDT
Kristen Klein's rockin' travel tips | more...

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Wednesday May 23, 2007 12:04 am EDT
Damon Hare of the Earl counts 'em down | more...

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Wednesday May 16, 2007 12:04 am EDT
What is it about reggae that tempts so many random artists to cover songs from the genre? Maybe it's their way of paying homage to reggae's rich culture and history – or maybe they just like getting high. Whatever the reason, history's proven the end result is usually terrible and embarrassing to all parties involved. Craig Johnson feels their pain. As host of "54-46" on Georgia Tech's WREK-FM... | more...

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Wednesday May 9, 2007 12:04 am EDT
Jeff Johnson of Apache Cafe | more...

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Wednesday May 2, 2007 12:04 am EDT
Caleb Gauge of F*In Socialites and STPCHLD Industries | more...

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Wednesday April 25, 2007 12:04 am EDT
Drennen Quinn from 97 Estoria tells how | more...

Ed Loves Bacon

Tuesday April 24, 2007 10:26 pm EDT
image-1I've been a big fan of actor Charles Dutton ever since his hit show Roc aired on Fox in the late '90s. Maybe it's the roles he chooses that I appreciate. He has gone from an Archie Bunker-esque garbage man in Roc to a twisted huntsman who makes sport of the homeless in Surviving the game and everywhere in between. No matter what role Dutton plays, he's straight on, honest and... | more...

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Wednesday April 18, 2007 12:04 am EDT
With Travis Flagel of Rob's House Records | more...

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Wednesday April 11, 2007 12:04 am EDT
WRAS-FM counts 'em down | more...

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Wednesday April 4, 2007 12:04 am EDT
Music buyer for Criminal Records | more...

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Wednesday March 28, 2007 12:04 am EDT
Songs you'll never want to explain to parents | more...

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Wednesday March 21, 2007 12:04 am EDT
Confessionsofa MusicAddict.com blogger Leah Baker | more...

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Wednesday March 14, 2007 12:04 am EDT
DJ Business Casual counts 'em down and doesn't make 'em up | more...

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Wednesday March 7, 2007 12:04 am EST
Promoter Randy Castello runs 'em down | more...

Ed Loves Bacon

Wednesday February 28, 2007 08:35 pm EST

image-1Recently, Alejandro and I hung out and chatted with Melissa Wolf who's known to most as the infamous "Mansion Madam" of the exclusive Sugarloaf Country Club in Gwinnett County. The former erotic dancer and Penthouse centerfold is facing multiple charges including racqueteering and prostitution to name a few.

Melissa invited us to check out her million-dollar crib to talk. In return,...

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Wednesday February 28, 2007 12:04 am EST
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Wednesday February 21, 2007 12:04 am EST

Where there's alcohol, it's guaranteed you'll find drunk people doing stupid shit. Bean Summer can definitely attest to this. As promoter of Lenny's Bar since 2003, Bean has nightly run-ins with all kinds of drunk people acting the fool. And if you don't want to end your night alone outside without a drink, avoid the following:

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Wednesday February 14, 2007 12:04 am EST
Manager for DJ Rob Wonder and Cartel | more...

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Wednesday February 7, 2007 12:04 am EST

Legendary punk rocker Joe Queer has relocated to Atlanta from his former home base of New Hampshire. And, according to him, it's quite a culture shock &mdash; even for a seasoned bubblegum punker. The Queers are celebrating the just-released CD, Munki Brain, and DVD The Queers Are Here (available Feb. 20). And he's right here, prickly as ever:

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1) "The postal workers in this town are lazy,...

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Ed Loves Bacon

Friday February 2, 2007 10:31 pm EST
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Wednesday January 31, 2007 12:04 am EST
'The iPod King' | more...

Ed Loves Bacon

Friday January 26, 2007 11:43 pm EST

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Ed talks with former FBI investigation specialist, Eric O'Neill (pictured left) and director/writer, Billy Ray (pictured right) about the capture of FBI Special Agent, Robert Hanssen (2001) featured in the upcoming film, Breach. Plus Alejandro shares his views on a few subjects.

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Breach Official Movie Website: Chronicling the pursuit and...

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Friday January 26, 2007 11:32 pm EST

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Ed interviews John Dau, one of the Lost Boys of Sudan, who is featured in the upcoming documentary God Grew Tired of Us. Alejandro has this week's cover story updates (including Carlton Hargro's Fantasia user-generated interview)

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God Grew Tired of Us Official Website: learn more about the Lost Boys of Sudan and about relief efforts....

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Wednesday January 24, 2007 12:04 am EST
Falsetto, robot voices, orgasms | more...

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Wednesday January 17, 2007 12:04 am EST
Honoring the pioneers | more...

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Wednesday January 10, 2007 12:04 am EST
Webisodes from rapper Darryl Richardson | more...

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Wednesday January 3, 2007 12:04 am EST
Half of Jucifer | more...

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Wednesday December 27, 2006 12:04 am EST
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra's Assistant Conductor Laura Jackson | more...

Ed Loves Bacon

Friday December 22, 2006 07:40 pm EST

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Ed chats with Athen, Ga's own James Ponsoldt on the making of his new feature film, Off The Black starring Nick Nolte. Alejandro gives us the lowdown on the buzz behind Mara Shalhop's three-part Black Mafia Family (BMF) cover story and podcasts.

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Off The Black web site: Nick Nolte plays a lonely, drunken baseball umpire. I'm not going say...

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Friday December 22, 2006 06:20 pm EST

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In this episode of EL Bacon (like the nickname), Ed sits down with writer, director, Nick Cassavetes to discuss his views on movie making and his new feature film "Alpha Dog" starring Bruce Willis, Sharon Stone and Justin Timberlake. Alejandro give us a heads up on what going on at the Loaf.

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Alpha Dog official movie web site: Yeah, yeah...

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Wednesday December 20, 2006 12:04 am EST
From Mel to Donald | more...

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Wednesday December 13, 2006 12:04 am EST
It's been a good run | more...

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Wednesday December 6, 2006 12:04 am EST

As well-known as Santa Claus is, perhaps it's time the enforcer of nice received a makeover. We think he needs some edge. Admittedly, our nominations would need some work &mdash; some need to grow beards, some need to add a few pounds &mdash; but we think these celebs have something Claus-like about them:

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1) The ghost of Jerry Garcia &mdash; He looks similar enough to keep the kids happy,...

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Wednesday November 22, 2006 12:04 am EST
Don't play 'em | more...

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Wednesday November 15, 2006 12:04 am EST
Hues of the rainbow in band names | more...

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Wednesday November 8, 2006 12:04 am EST
Some make good band names | more...

Ed Loves Bacon

Thursday November 2, 2006 05:14 am EST

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In this episode, Ed gets the low down on the new film "Harsh Times" from its creator and director, David Ayer. Alejandro is back again with this week's CL cover story updates.

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links:

Harsh Times: the official movie site

Awesomebale.org: for those people who need to get their "Bale" on.

Street Gangs Recource Center: Interesting info...

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Wednesday November 1, 2006 12:04 am EST
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Ed Loves Bacon

Thursday October 26, 2006 05:06 am EDT

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Ed chats with author, Augusten Burroughs on his life and the success of his bestselling book, Running With Scissors. Oh, and make way for Alejandro Leal.

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links:

augusten.com: link to Augusten Burroughs' official website

Running with Scissors: the official movie site.

Comedy Central's Motherload: finally, let the testicles have their...

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Wednesday October 25, 2006 12:04 am EDT
About cell phones at concerts | more...

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Wednesday October 11, 2006 12:04 am EDT
'Dead Dog Island' | more...

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Wednesday October 4, 2006 12:04 am EDT

I recently heard some very disturbing news: Dustin Diamond (aka Screech from "Saved by the Bell") is starring in a porno. Apparently the king of all '90s nerds is floating around a sex-tape that he made of him making sweet geek love to two women (take that Zack Morris). This of course made me wonder &mdash; who else would I least expect to see starring in a porno?

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Ed Loves Bacon

Friday September 29, 2006 08:56 am EDT

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Ed discusses comedy and the film business with School For Scoundrels Writer, Director, Todd Phillips.

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Links:

School For Scoundrels site: The official web site for the movie.

New York Underground Film Festival: Todd Phillips' annual indie film shindig.

The Frat Pack Tribute site: The name sucks, but we all really want to hang with 'em.

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Wednesday September 27, 2006 12:04 am EDT
Top Five | more...

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Wednesday September 20, 2006 12:04 am EDT
Success in the 'hood? | more...

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Wednesday September 13, 2006 12:04 am EDT
Latin pop superstars to perform at the Tabernacle | more...

Ed Loves Bacon

Thursday September 7, 2006 08:48 am EDT

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It's all about unsolved mysteries in the episode of Ed Loves Bacon. Ed goes one-on-one with Author James Ellroy about the subject of his book and upcoming film The Black Dahlia. Plus, learn about some other infamous unsolved crimes.

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links:

theblackdahliamovie.net: link to the official movie site.

ellroy.com: site dedicated to all things...

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Wednesday September 6, 2006 12:04 am EDT
Representin' the vibe | more...

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Wednesday August 30, 2006 12:04 am EDT

There are certain artists &mdash; like Missy Elliott or Justin Timberlake &mdash; who put out videos knowing the public expects to see the finest choreography around. Then there are other artists who occasionally catch the viewing public off guard with their surprisingly well-crafted, campy dance numbers. Here are a few of the wackiest and most unexpected:

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1) "Weapon of Choice" &mdash;...

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Wednesday August 23, 2006 12:04 am EDT
Pop-culture consciousness | more...

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Wednesday August 16, 2006 12:04 am EDT
Actor | more...

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Wednesday August 9, 2006 12:04 am EDT
Ways to know when trends are dead | more...

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Wednesday August 2, 2006 12:04 am EDT
Let's fight at least | more...

Music Podcasts

Wednesday July 26, 2006 12:04 am EDT
Top rappers for guest spots | more...

Ed Loves Bacon

Thursday July 20, 2006 08:45 am EDT

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This week, Ed speaks with director John A. Davis about the upcoming film, The Ant Bully. He also buys a few livestock from Heifer.org

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links:

antbully.com: link to the official movie site

nick.com: Nickelodeon, home to Davis' Jimmy Neutron and other shows

heifer.org: supply food to needy people world wide.

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Wednesday July 19, 2006 12:04 am EDT
Imitating the imitators | more...

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Wednesday July 12, 2006 12:04 am EDT

Most celebrities reach a point when their 15 minutes are up, and nobody cares where they are or what they're doing. Some, however, have been lucky enough to bounce back, thanks to being spoofed and made fun of to the point that they return to the public eye, bigger and more popular than ever before. Better to be laughed at than forgotten, right?

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Ed Loves Bacon

Friday June 30, 2006 05:43 am EDT

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Ed talks with Writer, Director Kevin Smith about all things Clerks...and our not-so-guilty pleasure Degrassi.

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links:

viewaskew.com: the portal the askewniverse

My Boring-Ass Life: Kevin Smith's blog

Degrassi The Next Generation Web site: yup, believe the hype!

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Wednesday June 28, 2006 12:04 am EDT
Primer on collective acid-rock history | more...

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Wednesday June 21, 2006 12:04 am EDT
Rap homage to The Chronicles of Narnia | more...

Music Podcasts

Wednesday June 14, 2006 12:04 am EDT
Ever notice when rappers and producers start their own label &mdash; especially when the spotlight has been on them a little already &mdash; they usually shy away from the modest names? (It's probably the same reason why you don't see fly rides rolling around with the license plate "LOSR404.") Note to prospective hip-hop superstars: The vanity label names "Super Best Genius Records" and "I Am... | more...

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Wednesday June 7, 2006 12:04 am EDT
Lighting up the small screen | more...

Music Podcasts

Wednesday May 31, 2006 12:04 am EDT
Rappers of the same name | more...

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Wednesday May 24, 2006 12:04 am EDT
Her favorite artists | more...

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Wednesday May 17, 2006 12:04 am EDT
Expertise from music icon | more...

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Wednesday May 10, 2006 12:04 am EDT
Readers strike back | more...

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Wednesday May 3, 2006 12:04 am EDT
It's too much! | more...

Ed Loves Bacon

Monday May 1, 2006 08:41 am EDT

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Take a quick tour of the Bodies Exhibition with Ed!

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Friday April 28, 2006 05:39 am EDT

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Aaron and Ed have a candid discussion with Lucy Hamlet and Thembi Nyandeni from the hit musical Umoja The Spirit Of Togetherness.

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Wednesday April 26, 2006 12:04 am EDT

When Jon Byrd relocated to Nashville about four years ago, he left a trail of brokenhearted Atlanta bands without a guitarist. You can catch him again Sat., April 29, at PushPush Theater, along with Little Country Giants and Davis Raines. Here are just some of the bands on his résumé:

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Wednesday April 19, 2006 12:04 am EDT

Sometimes we're angry, sometimes we're emotional and sometimes we're just downright belligerent. In any case, fights naturally occur over the course of our lives, and these are some songs that are a precursor to or wind down from a good old-fashioned ass kicking.

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1) "Bia' Bia'" &mdash; Lil Jon & the Eastside Boyz: One of several Lil Jon songs that would suffice for the category. Crunk...

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Wednesday April 12, 2006 12:04 am EDT
Music that's devoted to teaching you step-by-step | more...

Ed Loves Bacon

Wednesday April 5, 2006 05:38 am EDT

This week Aaron and Ed throw author A.M. Hatter into the ring to discuss the topic, self publishing, cheesy movies and bad hair cuts.

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Music Podcasts, Festivals

Wednesday April 5, 2006 12:04 am EDT
Five acts worth checking out | more...

Music Podcasts

Wednesday March 29, 2006 12:04 am EST
Heather Kuldell's Top 5 | more...

Ed Loves Bacon

Tuesday March 28, 2006 05:37 am EST


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Wednesday March 22, 2006 12:04 am EST

When CL moved a little while ago, it went from a building cut into a bunch of little rooms to one big-ass room where everyone sits. It's a big change, and not only can we all hear each other talk, we hear each other's cell phones ring. And in an office of almost a hundred people, only about two keep their phones on vibrate. Here are the other rings that occasionally distract us:

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Ed Loves Bacon

Monday March 20, 2006 05:36 am EST

image-1Ed and Aaron speak candidly about race and race relations with Gerald Boyd of the National Coalition Building Institute.

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Music Podcasts

Wednesday March 15, 2006 12:04 am EST
On the jukebox at Grant Park's Six Feet Under | more...

Music Podcasts

Wednesday March 8, 2006 12:04 am EST
Our favorites | more...

Ed Loves Bacon

Friday March 3, 2006 08:33 am EST

Ed and Aaron take questions to the street and answer listener's questions.

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Music Podcasts

Wednesday March 1, 2006 12:04 am EST

For a moment, "the" bands were the rage: the Strokes, the White Stripes, the the the the the. Recently, we've been enjoying the rise of ridiculously long band names. In celebration of all names long, we present our five favorite band names that are phrases. P.S.: Our selections have absolutely no regard for the kind of music each band makes, we just like the names.

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Ed Loves Bacon

Tuesday February 28, 2006 08:32 am EST

Finally, we find out what Aaron likes. Ed discusses his tempered dislike of NASA along with a few other things. We also find out the power of the bleep button...'nuff said.

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Wednesday February 22, 2006 12:04 am EST
The other day, my upstairs neighbors were having some sorta ultra-girly breakdown. One wailed and I assume the other was collecting tissues because high heels continually clomp-clomped on the hardwood floors at about 3 a.m. I heard James Blunt's "So Beautiful" and Madonna's "Hung Up," so I figured someone got dumped. Instead of sleeping, I pondered what I'd rather hear to mourn the end of... | more...

Ed Loves Bacon

Thursday February 16, 2006 05:31 am EST

image-1Ed and Aaron discuss issues and sports for people with disabilities with Karin Korb and Maria Portgee of BlazeSports America.

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Wednesday February 15, 2006 12:04 am EST
Grievous Angel: An Intimate Biography of Gram Parsons - Thunder's Mouth Press, $16.95 | more...

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Wednesday February 15, 2006 12:04 am EST
Real Punks Don't Wear Black - University of Georgia Press, $24.95 | more...

Music Podcasts

Wednesday February 15, 2006 12:04 am EST
Mosi's Top Five | more...

Music Podcasts

Wednesday February 8, 2006 12:04 am EST

Tired of the same old white-bread experience at the circus? Well, for a funkier time under the big top, check out the UniverSoul Circus Feb. 15-March 5 at Turner Field. Like the name suggests, this circus is packed with much more soul than you&#146;d expect from your standard clowns-and-animals soiree, and, according to creative marketing manager Jabari Graham, here&#146;s why:

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Ed Loves Bacon

Wednesday February 1, 2006 05:29 am EST

image-1Aaron and Ed speak with Mozel Spriggs and Dr. Eddie Bradley about "A Night for Dancing and the legacy of Mozel Spriggs." Interview with show hosts Mykelti Williamson and Victoria Rowell.

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Music Podcasts

Wednesday February 1, 2006 12:04 am EST

As the backwoods setting for 1972's psychologically churning Deliverance, Georgia knows sumthin' 'bout "Dueling Banjos" and squealing like a pig. But to honor the hillbilly-hollerin'-meets-heavy-metal tribute of Hayseed Dixie &mdash; performing at Smith's Olde Bar on Wed., Feb. 8 &mdash; here's a list of bluegrass covers of non-bluegrass songs that'll hopefully have you squealing with joy.

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Music Podcasts

Wednesday January 25, 2006 12:04 am EST
Laura Jackson, the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra's lithe, modernly stylish conducting fellow, reaches an important career milestone this week as she makes her ASO Subscription Series debut conducting an all-Mozart program, Thurs.-Sat., Jan. 26-28, at Symphony Hall. Since Jackson joined the ASO staff in the autumn of 2004, she has conducted educational community outreach, and special summer... | more...

Music Podcasts

Wednesday January 18, 2006 12:04 am EST
CL is all about some podcasts, those trendy downloadable audio shows that you can listen to at your computer or a compatible MP3 player. Last week, CL launched "Earshot Atlanta," a podcast that focuses on Atlanta's music and nightlife scenes. New episodes of "Earshot Atlanta" post Thursdays at http://www.earshotatlanta.com/www.earshotatlanta.com, but you can also find it at... | more...

Music Podcasts

Wednesday January 11, 2006 12:04 am EST
Back in the '70s, when Clarence Reid wasn't making albums and writing disco hits for Betty Wright, KC & the Sunshine Band, and Gwen McCrae, he was developing his Blowfly persona with hilarious parodies like "Shitting on the Dock of the Bay." Today, Blowfly is acknowledged as the original nasty rapper (get disgusted Fri., Jan. 13, at Drunken Unicorn). It's not easy picking five hip-hop hits that... | more...

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Wednesday January 4, 2006 12:04 am EST
All right, guys, so the new year is now upon us and our best-intention-laced resolutions are hanging around our necks like so many Saran-wrapped holiday leftovers. But before you cave in to your vices again and start planning what you'll do better in 2007, try this list of inspirational ditties. You're the man and these five songs (a veritable genre blender) all want you to be a better version... | more...

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Wednesday December 28, 2005 12:04 am EST
Public Access: Ricky Powell Photographs 1985-2005 | more...

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Wednesday December 28, 2005 12:04 am EST
Dream Boogie: The Triumph of Sam Cooke | more...

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Wednesday December 28, 2005 12:04 am EST
By the time you read this, Athens band Iron Hero's seemingly impossible-to-master first full-length effort should be wrapped, after a near two-year mini-roller coaster of revelations, revisions and recoveries (member Jimmy Taylor was almost roadkill after being hit by a car). The year ahead is a make-or-break one for the group. Here are five ways Iron Hero will work to be your top pick in 2006,... | more...

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Wednesday December 21, 2005 12:04 am EST
'Tis the season to finally accomplish your goal of getting everyone that perfect gift; you'll only be in debt until next year, which is better than last year's expenses, which you're still paying for. Do the holidays make you want to pour eggnog on Grandpa's head and beg for a Prozac prescription? If so, here are the best songs to parallel your frayed nerves and perhaps save poor Grandpa's... | more...

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Wednesday December 14, 2005 12:04 am EST
I Hope You Are All Happy Now | more...

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Wednesday December 14, 2005 12:04 am EST
For those of us who treat our music collections like the overzealous, organizational freaks we are, the Container Store provides tons of options for storing our archives ... or anything else we can think of, really. However, the music wafting overhead during a recent visit there did little to inspire me to summon the energy (and the cash) to contain my CDs in one of its Elfa CD and video... | more...

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Wednesday December 14, 2005 12:04 am EST
Conversations with Tom Petty | more...

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Wednesday December 7, 2005 12:04 am EST

Nowadays, it's de rigeur for a successful rapper to endorse products, from iPods and cell phones to action figures and potato chips. But which products truly stretch the boundaries of what a rapper is capable of as a businessperson, and which ones go beyond good taste? And when is Hanes going to unveil the Dem Franchize Boyz-brand white T-shirt?

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1) Want to scream out "Yeahhh!" and get low...

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Wednesday November 30, 2005 12:04 am EST
It's getting cold outside (finally!) and it's always nice to have some wine or cider, curl up next to the fire and listen to some relaxing holiday music. Unless, of course, you accidentally curl up with one of the innocuous, mind-numbing, one-off holiday pop efforts of recent years. Then your night will just suck mistletoe as you bleed from your brain. I'm giving Mariah Carey a break this year... | more...

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Wednesday November 16, 2005 12:04 am EST
INXS: Story to Story | more...

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Wednesday November 16, 2005 12:04 am EST

Yeah, you got that kryptonite, but do you got that purp? Not the street-sweeper mix tape Got That Purp, but the Virgin Records/Big Boi's Purple Ribbon Label-certified, Nov. 22-released Got Purp? Vol. 2. If you haven't copped it yet, here are some of the highlights:

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1) The "label woes" track: On "Dungeon Family Dedication," Killer Mike makes a case for Dungeon Family as a highly slept-on...

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Wednesday November 16, 2005 12:04 am EST
We B*Girlz | more...

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Wednesday November 9, 2005 12:04 am EST

Mary's karaoke host CJ is the "King of Karaoke," the "Maestro of Mary's," and the self-proclaimed "Prince of Perfect Pitch." But when you sing the following songs, CJ is forced to hide in the bathroom. (Or at least that's why he says he's in there so much.)

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1) "Sexual Healing" &mdash; Marvin Gaye: Think you'd never sing this one? Better not down that Buttery Nipple. Tipsy does not equal...

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Friday November 4, 2005 08:26 am EST

The underground roundtable, featuring Mendez, Murph, Mike, Jabari, Dosa, and Chante, recorded at Django.

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Wednesday November 2, 2005 12:04 am EST

Sometimes the underscoring you hear in a flick can be just the added shot in the arm that really gets your blood pumping. Classical music, especially, can be some pretty powerful stuff. By no means a master list, here are five instances of movie magic that can be directly attributed to some dead guy's musical machismo. Got it? Good.

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1) "Pomp and Circumstance March No. 1" &mdash; Elgar:...

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Wednesday October 26, 2005 12:04 am EDT
When seen branded on shirts and shoulders, great band logos leave everything and nothing to the imagination. They are suggestive icons that say street fightin' man or social activist as quickly as they do like-minded music fan. These vibrant and often violent imprints represent, and sometimes almost eclipse, the music. Take, for example, the "heartagram" emblem of H.I.M. (His Infernal Majesty),... | more...

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Wednesday October 26, 2005 12:04 am EDT
Edited by Will Hermes and Sia Michel, Three Rivers Press, $19.95 | more...

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Wednesday October 26, 2005 12:04 am EDT

Music journalist Ronin Ro does not miss a beat in his account of how high-school-age, block-party performers transformed into Grammy award-winning rap group Run-D.M.C. But if you were teaching a course on the evolution of hip-hop, Raising Hell: The Reign, Ruin and Redemption of Run-D.M.C. and Jam Master Jay would be supplemental, not required, reading.

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The chronicle begins where it all...

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Wednesday October 19, 2005 12:04 am EDT
As part of the ongoing Brand Atlanta Campaign, the Atlanta Committee for Progress enlisted veteran producer Dallas Austin to create a song that extols the virtues of the city in a catchy, successful way (we hope), and it's set to debut at halftime of the Falcons-Jets game Mon., Oct. 24. With that in mind, I set my Georgia peach-colored iPod on random and came up with a few other songs that... | more...

Ed Loves Bacon

Friday October 14, 2005 08:25 am EDT

George W, The Supreme Court and why can't they sell tennis shoes recorded at Taco Mac in Downtown Decatur, GA.

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Wednesday October 12, 2005 12:04 am EDT

Hardcore icon, writer and punk philosopher Henry Rollins brings "25 Years of Bullshit," his latest "talking tour," to Variety Playhouse Thurs.-Fri., Oct. 13-14. With that in mind, here are a few of my favorites from Rollins' impressive quarter-century of work.

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1) "This Is Good" &mdash; Black Flag: From Loose Nut, the first of three varied albums the prolific band released in '85. This one...

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Wednesday October 5, 2005 12:04 am EDT
The Pocket DJ: Ultragrrrl's Guide to Building the Best Music Library | more...

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Wednesday October 5, 2005 12:04 am EDT
Go Ask Ogre: Letter from a Deathrock Cutter | more...

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Wednesday October 5, 2005 12:04 am EDT

Gigantor &mdash; one-third of Atlanta-based drum 'n' bass production trio Evol Intent &mdash; acts as producer, DJ and label co-owner/operator. Evol Intent has had productions internationally featured on Barcode, Renegade Hardware, and Human Recordings.

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1) "The Flipside" &mdash; Evol Intent vs. Blip: "The obligatory personal track us Evol boys made, this is on our forthcoming Renegade...

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Ed Loves Bacon

Friday September 30, 2005 05:24 am EDT

FEMA, George W. Bush, the Supreme Court, and a visit from the Tequila Fairy, all from F.R.O.G.S. Cantina in beautiful Midtown Atlanta.

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Wednesday September 28, 2005 12:04 am EDT

A member of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra for seven years, cellist Karen Freer performs in recital Tues., Oct. 4, 8 p.m., at the Schwartz Center. Though navigating recordings of classical music can be a daunting task for a casual listener, Freer breaks down her "top five" picks of exemplary cello music:

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1) Cello Sonatas &mdash; composed by Brahms, performed by Jacqueline du Pré, cello;...

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Ed Loves Bacon

Monday September 26, 2005 08:22 am EDT

Ed and Aaron discuss the fall movies picks, hits and misses.

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Wednesday September 21, 2005 12:04 am EDT

Leah Love is the new publicity and promotions rep at Eddie's Attic. She sorts through tons of band press kits and promo packs daily. Here, she offers some constructive criticism and advice for hopeful &mdash; and, in some cases, hopeless &mdash; musicians trying to get a gig.

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1) Avoid John Mayer: "Do not drop the John Mayer bomb. Every musician in this city has either played with him,...

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Wednesday September 14, 2005 12:04 am EDT

On Sat., Sept. 17, the Georgia Music Hall of Fame inducts Kentucky native and longtime Dallas, Ga., resident Patty Loveless. Loveless has a slew of hits and a veritable gold mine of great tracks across her catalog, including:

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1) "If My Heart Had Windows" &mdash; Loveless makes this Dallas Frazer-penned tune her own with a perfect mix of adoration and sincerity. Even George "the Possum"...

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Ed Loves Bacon

Tuesday September 13, 2005 08:21 am EDT

Ed and Aaron talk about the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.

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Wednesday September 7, 2005 12:04 am EDT

Some people say there's nothing but crap on the radio, so we thought we'd do a non-emergency test of what Atlanta's stations were broadcasting Thurs., Sept. 1, between 3:15 and 3:20 p.m. Here are the results of our quick scan so you can decide for yourselves.

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1) PSA &mdash; On WRAS-FM (88.5), aka "the Voice of Georgia State University," we hear the tail-end of a public service announcement...

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Wednesday August 31, 2005 12:04 am EDT
Paul Whitelaw | more...

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Wednesday August 31, 2005 12:04 am EDT
Danyel Smith | more...

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Wednesday August 31, 2005 12:04 am EDT

The I-75 stretch from Atlanta to Macon is heavy on Waffle Houses and middle fingers but short on lively roadside scenery. Some of these tunes eased the ride along and the other tracks stuck in my head after arriving on a rainy, rainy Friday.

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1) "Hard Luck Guy" &mdash; Eddie Hinton: Part of the Drive-By Truckers' PA music and one of the most beautifully tortured vocal takes ever recorded....

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Friday August 26, 2005 05:17 am EDT

Ed and Aaron discuss what they'll be doing this weekend, along with what's in the paper this week. Pardon Ed's profanity!

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