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  1. new digs
    Kanye West Has Become the Phantom of the OperaHe’s living in/haunting Mercedes-Benz Stadium.
  2. oh?
    Teen Arrested for … Giving Away Money?Rapper Metro Marrs showered his classmates with $10,000 during his graduation. Police accused him of inciting a riot.
  3. crime
    Death Penalty, Hate-Crime Charges Sought in Atlanta Spa ShootingsA prosecutor said she will seek hate-crime charges against Robert Aaron Long, alleging that some victims were targeted for being of Asian heritage.
  4. voting rights
    Corporate America Is Suddenly Concerned About Georgia’s Voter-Suppression LawVoting-rights activists are making it clear companies can’t sit on the fence without repercussions.
  5. crime
    Man With 5 Guns and Body Armor Arrested in Atlanta SupermarketPolice recovered two long guns and three pistols from him.
  6. politics
    The Six Rationalizations for Doing Nothing About GunsEvery time there’s another massacre, the same old excuses and evasions parade through Washington.
  7. evangelicals
    Evangelicals Must Confront Their Toxic Sexual PoliticsThe Atlanta spa shooter’s actions should spur an overdue reckoning within American Evangelicalism.
  8. last night on late night
    John Oliver Knows the Atlanta Spa Shootings Are ‘Very Much American’“Anti-Asian racism has long been a fact of American life.”
  9. atlanta
    Attacks on Atlanta-Area Spas Leave 8 Dead, Including 6 Asian Women: What We KnowThe suspect has been charged with murder as leaders call for solidarity with the Asian American community.
  10. atlanta
    These Are the Victims of the Atlanta Spa ShootingsAuthorities have identified the eight people killed by a single gunman in Georgia, six of them Asian women.
  11. atlanta shootings
    The Flattening of the Atlanta ShootingsThe desire for a singular narrative hurts, not helps, our understanding of what happened.
  12. last night on late night
    Late Night Writer Karen Chee Reflects on Atlanta Shootings: ‘It Is a Hate Crime’“People who refuse to call it a hate crime are just continuing to erase Asian people as they’re being killed.”
  13. atlanta
    Official Who Said Spa Shooter Had ‘Bad Day’ Shared Anti-Asian COVID ShirtJay Baker, who posted on Facebook shirts blaming China for the pandemic, is no longer the spokesperson on the case in Cherokee County.
  14. atlanta shootings
    Suspects Don’t Get to Decide If They Committed a Hate Crime“I know of no intersectional hate-crimes case,” says one expert. But that may be what we need.
  15. hate
    The Message From the Heart of the Atlanta Attacks: ‘America Is Getting Worse’Asian spa workers speak.
  16. q+a
    On the Front Lines of the Surge in Violence Against Asian AmericansBay Area reporter Dion Lim discusses her past year of covering violence against Asian Americans and the “sense of panic” that comes with it.
  17. politics
    Could the Atlanta Spa Shootings Break Congress’s Gun-Control Impasse?The Georgia killings add fresh urgency to two gun bills that just passed in the House, but the GOP Senate filibuster still stands in the way.
  18. lowly writers
    Donald Glover Signs Amazon Deal, Reportedly Hires Malia Obama for ProjectWonder how her packet was.
  19. chat room
    Drag Race’s Tamisha Iman Is Coming for You“My kids are proud. Everybody’s proud. Even I’m proud.”
  20. georgia
    White House Forced Out U.S. Attorney Amid Effort to Overturn Election in GeorgiaThe top federal prosecutor in Atlanta, Byung Pak, was reportedly told to resign because Trump was upset he didn’t help find voter fraud in Georgia.
  21. atl
    Donald Glover’s Atlanta Is Coming Back in 2021Paperboy hive, assemble.
  22. returns
    Finally, Some Donald Tweets You Can Actually Feel Good AboutDonald Glover wants you to get excited for two new Atlanta seasons and a brand-new EP.
  23. vision 2020
    Georgia Is Still a Purple State Only in TheoryBiden’s visit suggests the president’s segregationist bid for the suburbs isn’t working as he hoped. But Trump is the favorite until proven otherwise.
  24. space of the week
    A Fashion-Retail Dream Team Opens a New Concept Store in AtlantaA sparkling 1,600-square-foot shop from Sid and Ann Mashburn offers items as varied as home accessories, baby clothes, and books.
  25. coronavirus
    Brian Kemp Attacks Local Government Mask OrdersAs other states move toward mask requirements, Kemp seems to be attempting to balance responsibility with “political incorrectness.”
  26. the grub street diet
    Author Juan Vidal Is a Snack Guy“I’m willing to engage in a debate about what constitutes a meal.”
  27. black lives matter
    Everything We Know About the Killing of Rayshard Brooks by Atlanta PoliceAtlanta police officer Garrett Rolfe, who shot and killed Brooks as he was running away, has been fired and is facing a charge of felony murder.
  28. rayshard brooks
    Atlanta’s Reforms Won’t Save the Next Rayshard BrooksThe mayor’s first proposals for curbing racist police violence have already been failing for years.
  29. giving
    Tyler Perry Offers to Pay for Rayshard Brooks’s Funeral and His Kids’ SchoolBrooks was shot and killed by Atlanta police on Friday, June 12.
  30. george floyd
    Watch Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms Give Emotional Speech on Unrest in Atlanta“If you care about this city — then go home.”
  31. george floyd
    Powerful Images From Friday’s Protests Over the Death of George FloydPhotos from demonstrations in multiple cities over the deaths of Floyd in Minneapolis and Breonna Taylor in Louisville, Kentucky.
  32. tv
    Tyler Perry Wants to Restart Production on Sistas and The Oval in JulyHmmm.
  33. voter suppression
    Georgia Is Really Good at Making It Hard for Black People to Vote, Study FindsA new analysis reveals the impact of precinct closures and poll-site relocations on voter turnout.
  34. politics
    Why the Democrats Will Debate at Atlanta’s Tyler Perry Studios This MonthThe debate sponsors passed up a suburban venue for the actor and mogul’s new facility.
  35. the urbanist
    A Director’s Guide to AtlantaSoul food pizza, a Sunday warehouse party, and an ultra-rare sneaker shop.
  36. season renewals
    Atlanta Season 3 Isn’t Here Yet, But FX Is Ordering Season 4Seasons three and four will start production next spring.
  37. the grub street diet
    Photographer Liz Barclay Knows Where to Find the Best Breakfast Sandwich in L.A.“This sandwich is sex.”
  38. tca winter 2019
    Atlanta’s Third Season Will Be Delayed, and You May Cry Out to the Heavens NowJohn Landgraf of FX broke the news to America today.
  39. the bible belt
    Chick-fil-A Is Always Closed on Sundays — Even at the Super BowlThe famously religious chain won’t break its closed-on-Sundays policy when the biggest night in sports heads down South.
  40. best of 2018
    The 10 Best TV Comedies of 2018The year’s most refreshing, experimental, and hilariously indelible shows.
  41. best of 2018
    The 10 Best Musical TV Moments of 2018From The Americans to Versace, these TV needle drops belong on your playlist.
  42. best of 2018
    The 10 Best TV Scenes of 2018The year’s most memorable TV moments, from The Americans to Sharp Objects.
  43. best of 2018
    Jen Chaney’s 10 Best TV Shows of 2018Including Soviet spies, telenovela twists, and a couple of foul-mouthed cartoons.
  44. best of 2018
    Matt Zoller Seitz’s 10 Best TV Shows of 2018Headlined by a defiant tragicomedy about rap, robbery, and Teddy Perkins.
  45. album review
    Quavo Could Stand to Learn a Few Things From UsherOne artist released a good album disguised as a nonevent, the other released an event album that’s sort of inessential.
  46. party report
    Stefani Robinson on What It’s Like to Be the Only Woman in Atlanta Writers Room“They’re always so open about human experiences.”
  47. emmys 2018
    Who Portrayed Teddy Perkins at the 2018 Emmys? An InvestigationThe mystery pales next to our detective skills.
  48. emmys 2018
    Atlanta’s Teddy Perkins Is Sitting Front Row at the EmmysAnd he looks as creepy as ever.
  49. childish gambino
    Childish Gambino Plays Last Show at MSG Before Turning Back Into Donald GloverOh, but he did preview a new song.
  50. emmys 2018
    Who Will and Should Win in the Emmy Comedy Categories?Will Atlanta or The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel run away with the top prize?
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