Posts filed under "Podcast"

The Decaturish Podcast: Police Chief Mike Booker talks racial profiling, police shootings and more

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt June 13, 2018

Decatur Police Chief Mike Booker has been in charge of the city’s law enforcement operations for 12 years and has been with the department since 1990. A lot has changed in Decatur during that time and a lot of things about policing have changed, too. The chief went over a range of topics, from racial […]

The Decaturish Podcast talks to transgender advocate Vandy Beth Glenn about the power of being ‘out’

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt May 29, 2018

Not many people have their own Wikipedia page or court precedent named after them, but Vandy Beth Glenn has both. Glenn was fired from her job with the Georgia General Assembly after telling her boss she was transgender. Glenn fired back with a lawsuit and that litigation – titled Glenn v. Brumby – is used to […]

Decatur High athletes chased championships throughout 2018

Posted by Decaturish.com May 24, 2018

By Max Tirouvanziam, contributor  For the hundreds of athletes in blue and gold, preparation begins months before they face their first opponents. Some wait three years before finally cracking varsity lineups, while others are staples of their programs from freshman year onwards. High school sports competition in Georgia, which is separated by school size in categories […]

The Decaturish Podcast talks to Decatur Mayor Patti Garrett and Pro Tem Tony Powers

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt May 22, 2018

Decatur Mayor Patti Garrett and Mayor Pro Tem Tony Powers sat down for the latest episode of the Decaturish Podcast. They discussed how the city’s plans for the former United Methodist Children’s Home property, the city’s plans for annexation and more. Music for today’s podcast was provided by the Bitteroots and the Podcast is sponsored […]

The Decaturish Podcast asks, ‘Who the hell am I supposed to vote for?’

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt May 14, 2018

The May 22 primaries are upon us, and with dozens of races on the ballot, many voters have questions. Who is on my ballot? What kinds of people are they? And how does someone decide how to vote for a judge, exactly? To help us wade through these questions are two of DeKalb County’s brightest […]

The Decaturish Podcast talks to the Notorious Bill Torpy about Kasim Reed, bike lanes and more

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt May 8, 2018

Bill Torpy has lots of opinions. If you’re a regular reader of the Atlanta Journal Constitution, you’ve probably read some of them. Torpy pulls no punches. He’s a dogged contrarian who lampoons politicians and questions conventional wisdom. He recently joined Decaturish podcast, which was recorded at the Decatur Library. The music for this week’s podcast […]

The Decaturish Podcast talks to Nicki Salcedo, ‘The Book Whisperer’

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt May 2, 2018

Local author and Decaturish/Atlanta Loop columnist Nicki Salcedo recently recorded an episode of the Decaturish podcast, offering her thoughts on how to become a better writer and a better reader. Music for this podcast was provided by the Bantam Breaks and the podcast was recorded at the Decatur Library. The sponsor for this week’s episode is Charter […]

The Decaturish Podcast asks, ‘What is Greenhaven?’

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt April 30, 2018

Kathryn Rice and Isaac Finley with the Greenhaven cityhood movement joined Decaturish for this week’s podcast. They talked about the proposed city of Greenhaven in South DeKalb and also responded to some of the criticisms of their effort. Music for this week’s podcast was provided by the Bantam Breaks and the podcast was recorded at the Decatur […]

The Decaturish Podcast talks D&D, Sean Hannity, burning bridges & more with George Chidi

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt April 24, 2018

This week’s episode of the Decaturish Podcast features local journalist and politician George Chidi. As a local writer and advocate, Chidi knows the ins and outs of DeKalb County and the city of Atlanta. He also runs a great Dungeons and Dragons game. Please subscribe to our podcast! To subscribe to our podcast in iTunes, […]

The Decaturish Podcast sits down with LifeLine Animal Project spokesperson Karen Hirsch

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt April 17, 2018

This week’s episode of the Decaturish podcast features LifeLine Animal Project spokesperson Karen Hirsch. We covered a range of topics, and talked about history of the organization and ways to protect animals in DeKalb County and beyond. Music for this week’s podcast was provided by the Bitteroots and this episode was recorded at the Decatur […]

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