Posts filed under "Podcast"

Decaturish Podcast: Who won and who lost in the 2018 midterm election, and what does it mean?

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt November 8, 2018

Note: Decaturish apologizes for some of the technical issues present in this Podcast. We were trying a new recording set up for the first time and it didn’t execute as well as we’d hoped. We will do better next time.  The Nov. 6 election is in the books and  while not every contest is settled […]

The Decaturish Podcast talks with former Atlanta mayor Sam Massell

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt October 31, 2018

Sam Massell, a 1944 graduate of Druid Hills High School, served as Atlanta’s 53rd mayor from 1970 to 1974, during which his administration established the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) and Woodruff Park. Now, he manages the Buckhead Coalition, a nonprofit civic organization. He recently released a biography, “Play it Again Sam,” written by […]

Decaturish Podcast: What is suspicious behavior and when should I call the police?

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt October 17, 2018

Decatur Police Lt. Jennifer Ross has been working on a special series of brochures called, “What is Suspicious?” It’s meant for city residents, but it is useful advice for every community. The brochure teaches people to report suspicious behavior and not people who “look suspicious.” To see a copy of the brochure, click this link: Decatur […]

The Decautrish Podcast talks the prehistory of Decatur with Mark Pifer

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt October 8, 2018

Have you ever wondered what Decatur was like before it was a city, before people even lived here? Mark Pifer has and has published a new book called “Native Decatur” which chronicles not only the city’s historic past but its prehistoric past as well. Music for this podcast was provided by the The Halem Albright […]

The Decaturish Podcast gets frightened by The Ghastly Dreadfuls

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt October 8, 2018

Some shows just can’t stay dead. Every year the Center for Puppetry Arts in Atlanta stages “The Ghastly Dreadfuls,” a spooky show featuring puppets and live performances. I personally love this show and my Halloween isn’t complete unless I see it. The show runs at the Center for Puppetry Arts Oct. 10 through Oct. 27 […]

The Decaturish Podcast talks to the Executive Director of the DeKalb Entertainment Commission

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt September 27, 2018

The DeKalb Entertainment Commission is responsible for promoting and supporting the entertainment industry in DeKalb County. That includes, television film and music. Shelbia Jackson, the Executive Director, joined the podcast to talk about what the Entertainment Commission does in DeKalb County and about the future of the entertainment industry in Georgia. Music for this podcast […]

The Decaturish Podcast talks to Mawuli Davis about racial inequality in City Schools of Decatur

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt September 17, 2018

Mawuli Davis is a founding partner of the Davis Bozeman Law Firm where he leads the firm’s Civil Rights Division. He’s also a local community activist and recently he’s been a champion of efforts to address racial inequality in City Schools of Decatur. Through his group, the Beacon Hill Black Alliance for Human Rights, Davis […]

The Decaturish Podcast talks about effort to expand rights for crime victims in Georgia

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt September 14, 2018

When voters in Georgia go to the polls on Nov. 6, they won’t be voting for just the governor and their congressional representatives. They’ll also have the opportunity to amend the state’s constitution to give specific rights to crime victims, known as Amendment 4, the Marsy’s Law amendment. Under the amendment, victims of felony crimes […]

The Decaturish Podcast talks to celebrity chef and cancer survivor Kevin Gillespie

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt September 12, 2018

Chef Kevin Gillespie rose to prominence following an appearance on Top Chef in 2009 and since then he has racked up accolades too numerous to mention. He was named a 2015 and 2017 semifinalist and 2016 finalist for the James Beard Foundation’s Best Chef: South award and his book Fire in My Belly was a […]

The Decaturish Podcast: Poet Collin Kelley discusses his latest collection, ‘Midnight in a Perfect World’

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt August 28, 2018

Collin Kelley is the author of the forthcoming poetry collection “Midnight in a Perfect World.” His other poetry collections include the American Library Association-honored “Render,” “Better To Travel,” and “Slow to Burn.” He joined the Decaturish Podcast to discuss his newest book, give us more insight into his creative process and talk about some of […]

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