Atlanta people and places

Golden Globes center on politics, social issues this year

8:21 pm Jan. 7, 2018

The Golden Globe Awards, often a night of silliness running up to the Oscars, took on a much darker tone this year, both literally and figuratively.

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“Good evening, ladies and remaining gentlemen,” began host Seth Meyers, addressing a ballroom full of entertainers wearing black in a show of solidarity stemming from

The downtown Atlanta spots where movies have filmed

8:21 am Jan. 7, 2018

You know the scene in “Spider-Man: Homecoming” when Peter Parker trots down an alley, shucks off his school clothes and gets into his Spider-Man suit? Or the scene in “Captain America: Civil War” where an

Katt Williams to perform at Philips Arena

4:44 pm Jan. 2, 2018

Katt Williams performs at Philips Arena at 8 p.m. March 16. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday at

Promotional information bills him as a “legendary stand-up comedian, world-renowned actor, rapper and vanguard in an elite category of professionally-touring comics.”

No mention of his many encounters with law enforcement.


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Outrage at the photo of Rev. Martin Luther King Newsweek posted

12:38 am Jan. 2, 2018

Newsweek deleted a photo it posted showing the remains of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. after outrage over the image.

King’s daughter Rev. Bernice King brought the matter to people’s attention with her post simply asking why. Newsweek apologized without explaining why the photo was used (see below).

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The extreme lengths some UGA fans took to be at the Rose Bowl

4:13 pm Jan. 1, 2018

Pasadena, Calif. – Sam Ferguson just got here. We don’t mean he just got to the Rose Bowl Stadium – he literally just got here.

The Athens resident who attended the University of Georgia drove with a group to be able to attend the game. After a short break in Phoenix, Ariz. to rest a bit, they rolled in just ahead of kickoff.

They did build in time to create this nifty