Morning Reads for 12/8

Tick tock you’re running out of Christmas shopping time.

“Me and Mia” by Ted Leo and the Pharmacists. 

  1. Mayor Franklin on moving past racial divisions in Atlanta: “Do you become so beholden to the paradigm of the past that you miss opportunities for the future?”
  2. ^The article about Sandtown’s potential annexation determining Atlanta’s mayoral race is fantastic.
  3. 84.5% of Georgians want medical marijuana. 
  4. Science: The Democratic clown living off of Republicans’ primal fears Trump supporters are uneducated. 
  5. Max Cleland: Don’t take Richard Russell’s name off the federal building. 
  6. Saporta: Time for Atlanta to be sMARTA. 
  7. GSU the only Georgia-based team predicted to win it’s bowl game. #WeRunThisState. 
  8. Stomp and Stammer simultaneously the worst and often best publication in Atlanta turns 19 on Saturday.
  9. New York magazine likes Atlanta’s Westside art and design scene. 
  10. “March: Book 2”, the second graphic novel about John Lewis’ life, is on NPR’s best books of 2015 list. 
  11. Indie rock stars on the genius and jazz of “A Charlie Brown Christmas”. 


  1. IndyPendant says:

    Never thought I’d see a link to my cousin Teddy on PP.

    And, knowing his politics, neither would he.

  2. benevolus says:

    Saw Los Straitjackets last week and they did an excellent surf version of Linus and Lucy. It’s on their new holiday album with Nick Lowe.

  3. Lawton Sack says:

    It looks like Georgia is the only one that is a favorite to win their bowl game.

    Cure Bowl: San Jose State (-3.5) vs. Georgia State

    GoDaddy Bowl: Georgia Southern vs. Bowling Green (-7)

    Penn State vs. Georgia (-6.5)

  4. Ellynn says:

    You might want to look at the calendar Ed…. I already had one required December 8th mass to go to this week, I do not need a second. Although you could repeat December 6th – I like being able to get St. Nick gifts twice.

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