I am going to start collecting these. I don’t even want to know what he’s talking about.
I realize that Creative Loafing has reduced their RSS feed to one measly little teaser so that I will click through and endure their obnoxious pop-up ads and flashy banner ads and they can report to their advertisers of all the “internet impressions” they scored, but Thomas Wheatley’s microsummaries are so pithy that I never have to leave … Read more
re you guys watching this heartwarming thing on CNN about Ann Nixon Cooper, the 106-year-old Obama supporter? Just like a granny, she makes a face when Don Lemon introduces himself and says, “Lemon. That’s an odd name.” Mrs. Cooper, who can remember the pre-Voting Rights Act days in the south, swears not to die until she can see a black president. Chainsaw … Read more
A few years ago when I saw Andre 3000’s video for “Prototype,” I was like, “This is what his real life is like all the time, I bet.” How else does someone like that operate except in a mystical feel-good future? But maybe after his time working on Idlewild he got stuck in the ’30s. The fall … Read more
When I saw kept spotting tiny hats in one friend’s Flickr, I had to email her and know the source of these precious hats. She directed me to charming Amy Taylor of Ministry of Tiny Hats who designs and handcrafts the most wonderful miniature headwear. Have a giant head that fashionable full-sized hats don’t seem … Read more
We have so many license plate options now! Who wants to drive less at a time like this, when we’re just about to get a cat license plate you can show off all around town? The Georgia Department of Agriculture was having a contest to pick the design for the new plate that’s meant to remind people to get … Read more
I find it HIGHLY SUSPECT that right after Creative Loafing’s own boy wonder Thomas Wheatley’s tomato plants start flourishing, the nation is paralyzed with fear of salmonella from…you guessed it – TOMATOES. Even more suspicious is the fact that Thomas was home sick last week and watching I Am Legend instead of attending the most important press conference of his … Read more
So gas is getting ridiculously expensive, and it’s hot as crap so you have to run your AC or else get to work with all your makeup sweated off, and to really top things off, random traffic lights all around the city keep going out for no apparent reason. I’m not sure what exactly is … Read more
Georgia Tech professor Jason Freeman has teamed up with designer Patricia Reed and violinist Maja Cerar to create a choose your own adventure approach to music composition. The program, Graph Theory, allows you, as the composer to choose between 61 different fragments of a violin solo and choose the order they are played in as well as the length of … Read more
“There is a ‘ho belt‘ phenomenon nearly synonymous with the ‘Bible Belt’.” As Andisheh pointed out, 678 is not represented in Ludacris’s seminal hit “Area Codes,” although 404 and 770 get shout outs right away – even before Luda identifies himself as the Abominable Ho Man.