Morning Reads for Tuesday, January 14th, 2014

Happy New Year, if you use the Julian calendar, or if you do not, happy first presidential airplane flight, by FDR, in the Dixie Clipper, above. After the jump, your Morning Reads!



  • Cobb commissioners might have violated open meetings  (Atlanta)
  • Shrimp harvest has been less than teeming (BrunswickNews)
  • For spreading AIDS, man in Clayton is on trial,
  • but now a group has come to his defense via a theory that is vile, (AJC)
  • Out with Tom Watson, in with Martin Luther King? (AJC)
  • Deal wants all the learnin’ that increased bandwidth can bring (AJC)
  • And while he’s at it, he’s got a plan to privatize foster care (AJC)
  • And Galloway’s take on the changing prospects of cannabis, if you dare (AJC)
  • Oh and ShagAtlanta, among things you missed (MostExcitingWorld)
  • Macon needs Gold Dome help so class isn’t dismissed (GPB)
  • Atlanta;s best bad decision bars (Thrillist)
  • Oh and lastly, welcome back ATL’s homegrown stars. (Pitchfork)



  • Is it possible our lives are Ponzi Schemes? (Boston Review)
  • Why The Christie Mess Is Even Worse Than It Seems (BuzzFeed)
  • Drinking from the Twitter firehose: I love the stream (Gigaom)
  • San Francisco’s New Gold Rush: How Techies Are creating the City Supreme (WSJ)
  • 5 reasons Chris Christie might be lying, or this week in enthymeme (Salon)
  • How the World Gets Its Caffeine Fix (Priceonomics)
  • How The Content Industry Almost Killed Blockbuster And Netflix (TechCrunch)
  • Colorado’s Legal Weed creates  Strange Economics (Businessweek)
  • Your USB cable, the spy: Inside the NSA’s catalog of surveillance tricks (Ars Technica)
  • Everything You Need to Know About the Healthcare Slowdown (The Atlantic)
  • Shawn White issues a Flying Tomato Throwdown (NY Times)
  • How the ‘value trap’ holds Window PC makers profits tight (The Guardian)
  • Jeff Jampol keeps Janis Joplin, Jim Morrison and Tupac Shakur in the spotlight. (WSJ)



    • Stefan says:

      It’s a mystery. It is going to trial today though, expected to last the rest of the week. Clayton County seems to have fallen into the trap that they feel they must prove AIDS exists before they can proceed with prosecution.

  1. Ed says:

    I’ve been to almost all of those 11 bars. Mr. Sleaze is one of my favorites. What’s funny is how much they “classed up the joint” and it is still awful.

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