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January 26, 2009

pet peeves du jour

January 26, 2009 // 0 Comments

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1. The inability of the City of Atlanta to synchronize traffic signals. I hit five consecutive red lights on my way home last night. 2. Elevator cholesterol. Are you really unable to walk up or down one flight of stairs? Might help that weight [...]

maybe so. maybe so

January 26, 2009 // 0 Comments

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It seems almost too sweet that, at the same time someone I despise is nominated for an Oscar, one of my dormant scripts has attracted interest from a group of investors. I wasn’t even pitching it. Someone who read it nine years ago e-mailed me [...]

still bigoted after all these years

January 26, 2009 // 0 Comments

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Seems obnoxious racist John Rocker hasn’t mellowed. The former Brave was thrown out of the W Hotel in Buckhead Thursday night after spewing racial epithets at a Jewish radio personality. No surprise. Rocker, who recently said he has been more [...]

one weekend in the atl

January 26, 2009 // 3 Comments

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A Grant Park couple watch their house burn to the ground as neighbors try in vain to reach 911. According to multiple witnesses, nearly 30 minutes elapse before firefighters arrive, even though there’s a station 1.2 miles away. (Read the story [...]

noted and quoted, lonely guy edition

January 26, 2009 // 0 Comments

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“I don’t like to take naps. I don’t like to wake up more than once a day. ‘Cause when I first wake up I get that shock of who I am and everything. I… I really don’t like to do that more than once a day.” [...]