There are so many Christmas songs to share! First, there’s Ashley Monroe’s lovely cover of Joni Mitchell’s River – but perhaps you’re more the type to gather at the roadhouse with your next of kin to celebrate the Swayziest Christmas of them all?
- The lead in the drinking water in Flint, Michigan, is a failure of their government and an alleged violation of constitutional rights – and it’s a tragedy that will resonate for a generation.
- President Obama and Jerry Seinfeld get coffee, together, in a car.
- Not unlike their hipster beards, this hipster chocolate is not as original as its creators lead you to believe.
- How Delta is ready when you are.
- Here’s where to eat while you’re riding your bike around Atlanta.
- … Meanwhile, Torpy continues to (mostly) troll cyclists.
- Savannah-Chatham Police take a thoughtful approach to improve their relationship with the community.
- I.P., UGA IX.
- Big Boi, T.I., and Killer Mike petition SCOTUS. From Daniel Malloy: “The brief cites artists from Eminem (who murdered his wife in “Kim”) to Johnny Cash (who shot a man in Reno with the unsettling motive of just wanting to watch him die) to Eric Clapton (who shot the sheriff, but definitely not the deputy) as examples of violent imagery in music protected by the First Amendment.”
- Two-thirds of the cities I’ve lived in made this best-of list. (Sorry, Atlanta.)
- This week in Hamilton: The Atlantic makes the case for why it’s the best album of 2015.
And below the fold, allow the cast of Hamilton to bring joy to your world. Or just replay the MST3K video. Your call.