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Vh1's 'ATL: The Untold Story of Atlanta's Rise in the Rap Game'

Nsenga Burton | Posted 11.03.2014 | Black Voices
Nsenga Burton

Despite a strong introduction, the film quickly falls into a narrative that is hyper focused on rap music, yet fails to include in a meaningful way, other musical movements that were taking place simultaneously and contributed significantly to the rise of Atlanta rap.

Dr. Jill Stein on Politics, Local Food and Doing Push-Ups in Jail (VIDEO)

Joanne Spataro | Posted 07.09.2013 | Politics
Joanne Spataro

There are not many former presidential candidates that you can kick back with and share a bowl of blueberries.

Daily Show Comedian Offers RNC Advice

Creative Loafing Tampa Bay | Posted 08.28.2012 | Politics

BY ARIELLE STEVENSON, CREATIVE LOAFING TAMPA BAY The last time I saw The Daily Show's Aasif Mandvi in Tampa Bay, he was losing miserably in a wing-...

Jason Cherkis

Occupy Y'All Street: Occupy Charlotte Activist Gambles Everything On The Movement

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Cherkis | Posted 07.11.2013 | Politics

This is the fourth in a series of stories and short films on under-publicized Occupy sites. The first is here, the second is here, and the third is he...

Dems Struggle With Issue Ahead Of Major 2012 Event

Creative Loafing | By Mary C. Curtis | Posted 01.04.2012 | Politics

Even when issues don't seem to have an impact on the Democratic National Convention coming to Charlotte in September, they do. For instance, the co...

10 Tips on Loafing Creatively

Michael Sigman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Michael Sigman

I loaf and invite my soul, I lean and loaf at my ease observing a spear of summer grass. --Walt Whitman, "Song of Myself" Five years ago, I blew a ch...

No Goldman at the End of the Rainbow?

Michael Sigman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Michael Sigman

We now know that Goldman and other huge banks made multiple billions by financing financing -- as opposed to financing companies.

Reader Gets New Management

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A bankruptcy judge in Tampa has awarded control over the Chicago Reader and its parent company, Creative Loafing Inc., to New York-based Atalaya Capit...

Chicago Reader Owner Files For Bankruptcy

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Creative Loafing Inc., the owner of the Chicago Reader, announced Monday that it has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, Washington City Paper, which is ...

Chicago Reader Publisher Resigns

Chicago Reader | Michael Miner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Michael Crystal resigned Tuesday as publisher of the Chicago Reader. It was a job he'd held through four-plus complicated years. During that time the ...