5 things to watch in Georgia’s 5th Congressional District election as candidates try to further John Lewis’ legacy
Here in Georgia’s 5th Congressional District, we’re still mourning the loss of the civil rights icon John Lewis, who represented us in the U.S. Congress from 1987 until his death this year on July 17.
It’s fitting we need not one, but two elections to replace him.
“What is Paris really like? You don’t have to sugarcoat if for me, I can take it.”
Lester Bangs is having a moment. The iconic rock journalist whose wide-ranging, sometimes vulgar, sometimes poetic commentary on everyone from Elvis Presley to The Ramones wrote for Rolling Stone, The Village Voice, and was the editor of the beloved music magazine Creem in the mid-1970s.
Renewed interest in Bangs was sparked in part by the upcoming Creem documentary that made a splash at Sundance and slated for release in early August.
Almost Famous star Kate Hudson remembers turning forty and trying to understand her feelings about it when her therapist interrupted her with a little bit of insight.
“You want to get back on the bus with Stillwater.”
Hudson says it was a breakthrough moment. “I was like, “Yes!” she says. “I want to go back on the bus!”
Hudson isn’t the only one. Even 20 years later, many of us still want to get back on the bus with Stillwater, the ’70s band at the heart of Cameron Crowe's "Almost Famous."
When you pick up a faux Louis Vuitton bag online or at a souvenir shop, do you ever wonder where your money goes? We followed the money to find out what happens to the revenue from counterfeit goods. The myths and realities surrounding the counterfeit market may shock and surprise you.
Have you read the one about Emily Dickinson and Death?
“Because I could not stop for Death –
He kindly stopped for me –
The Carriage held but just Ourselves –
If you haven’t, don’t worry. Dickinson, one of several new series debuting November 1 on the Apple+ streaming service, dramatized it for you.
Lana Del Rey’s new album Norman F—ing Rockwell is definitely an in-your-face title. What is the singer talking about: the iconic American illustrator, one of her loser boyfriends, or something bigger like America’s image of itself?
That cringe-worthy rap on ‘Succession’ must be a reference to James Murdoch, erstwhile hip-hop mogul
James Murdoch says he doesn’t watch HBO’s viperish boardroom drama Succession. (“Not even a peek,” he told the New Yorker. “Why would I?”) But if Rupert Murdoch’s younger son did somehow catch last night’s episode, he might have experienced an odd feeling of familiarity.
ack in 1993, Alan Meckler was trying to convince people the Internet was for real.
"I had been turned down by most of the major media companies," said Meckler, the chairman and chief executive of world's largest Internet trade show, which began its week of exhibits and conferences on Monday at the Jacob Javitz Convention Center in Manhattan.
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Citing authenticity and sustainability, luxury brands are eyeing the lucrative resale market
Designer-owned resale services would give high-end brands the ability to control prices as well as increase their claims of sustainability, a significant factor in the buying decisions of many millennial shoppers.
Pity the poor pickled herring. The small preserved fish sold in jars in the refrigerated section of most delis gets no respect. I am an unabashed fan. I love its sweet and salty taste, alone or in a herring salad. And I know I'm not alone.
But I also know herring is a secret delight that some fans won’t even talk about in public. In many households, herring lovers are forced to sneak bites straight out of the jar by the light of the refrigerator when no one else is home.
With the message that it’s not easy to be green, this simple but comprehensive guide from environmental activist and debut author Watkins helps readers eliminate excess plastic, waste, and chemicals from their lives to whatever extent they choose. Emphasizing the importance of setting attainable goals, Watkins cautions that reaching the state of “zero-waste is a process, not an event.”
Tiki Drinks in Atlanta
The lobby of the Hilton Atlanta is vast and cold. The decor is circa 1972. Don Draper should be having a cigarette and a Scotch rocks on one of the mid-century couches. The only sounds you hear are the clank of the escalators and the steady hum of tourists asking the staff at reception for dinner recommendations. It is the most likely—and most unlikely—place to find Trader Vic’s, the hippest unhip Tiki bar in the city.