Barbecue, grits and guacamole

Longtime friend Tony Barnhart of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution recently took a detour from college football to blog about another Southern staple, barbecue.

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My media is moving

Thanks to all who have been clicking here for my media musings. And a head’s up: Thanks to colleagues Desiree Scales and Carol Flammer, I’ve decided to branch out.

From now on, my media blogging will roost at the “human clipping service” blog. So I’ve been dubbed, after my daily habit of e-mailing news items all over the globe.

I’ll also return here to deal with non-media issues, such as grits vs. guacamole, Herschel Walker vs. Marcus Allen, and other items stemming from my bicoastal background. Living in two virtual worlds will be fun.

 

 

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Final Four: Surf’s Up

I didn’t need much of an excuse to pull for UCLA in this weekend’s Final Four matchups. I’m a former Southern California resident who still misses that great weather, and my Miracle Georgia Dawgs succumbed to reality in the first round vs. Xavier.

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Atlanta fit for a King

This week marks the 40th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., so naturally, Atlanta is awash in events honoring its famous, crusading son.

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Baseball tradition lives, dies

Another baseball season is here. I’m hoping my hometown Atlanta Braves get back into the division title habit. But that seems selfish and trivial in light of some more historical developments.

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AJC, Equifax on blog panel

Time to be nice to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, my hometown paper, after dinging them up yesterday. Lea Donosky, interactivity manager of the paper/Web site, joined in a four-person Atlanta Press Club panel on 3/27/08 to discuss blogs.

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LA Times, AJC drop ball

As one who goes out of his way to praise and defend traditional print media, I feel a bit let down by some recent developments. Continue reading

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