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TheDecaturishPodcast

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Decaturish.com's weekly news roundups and interviews with local newsmakers in Decatur, GA and DeKalb County.

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Decaturish.com's weekly news roundups and interviews with local newsmakers in Decatur, GA and DeKalb County.

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15 Ratings
Average Ratings
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TheDecaturishPodcast

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Decaturish.com's weekly news roundups and interviews with local newsmakers in Decatur, GA and DeKalb County.

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Rank #1: The Decaturish Podcast talks with former Atlanta mayor Sam Massell

Oct 31 2018
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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 […]

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Rank #2: Decaturish Podcast: What is suspicious behavior and when should I call the police?

Oct 17 2018
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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 […]

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Rank #3: The Decautrish Podcast talks the prehistory of Decatur with Mark Pifer

Oct 08 2018
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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 […]

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Rank #4: The Decaturish Podcast gets frightened by The Ghastly Dreadfuls

Oct 08 2018
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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 […]

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Rank #5: The Decaturish Podcast talks to Mawuli Davis about racial inequality in City Schools of Decatur

Sep 18 2018
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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 […]

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Rank #6: The Decaturish Podcast talks about effort to expand rights for crime victims in Georgia

Sep 14 2018
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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 […]

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Rank #7: The Decaturish Podcast talks to celebrity chef and cancer survivor Kevin Gillespie

Sep 12 2018
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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 […]

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Rank #8: The Decaturish Podcast: Poet Collin Kelley discusses his latest collection, ‘Midnight in a Perfect World’

Aug 28 2018
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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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Rank #9: The Decaturish Podcast talks to state Rep. Scott Holcomb

Jan 24 2019
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  Our guest for this podcast is state Rep. Scott Holcomb, D-Atlanta, a state legislator representing House District 81. He stopped by to talk to us about a variety of topics and what’s in store for the legislative session The sponsor for this episode is the High Museum. The High Museum, will be holding Second […]

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Rank #10: The Decaturish Podcast reads ‘A Jug of Silver,’ a Christmas story by Truman Capote

Dec 12 2018
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Today we’re going to do something different. Truman Capote is my favorite author. One of my favorite stories of his is “A Jug of Silver,” a story about the kindness and sweetness of a small Southern town. With the permission of the Truman Capote Literary Trust, and because it’s Christmas, the Decaturish Podcast presents a […]

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Rank #1: The Decaturish Podcast talks with former Atlanta mayor Sam Massell

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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 […]

Oct 31 2018
39 mins
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Rank #2: Decaturish Podcast: What is suspicious behavior and when should I call the police?

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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 […]

Oct 17 2018
49 mins
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Rank #3: The Decautrish Podcast talks the prehistory of Decatur with Mark Pifer

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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 […]

Oct 08 2018
56 mins
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Rank #4: The Decaturish Podcast gets frightened by The Ghastly Dreadfuls

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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 […]

Oct 08 2018
24 mins
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Rank #5: The Decaturish Podcast talks to Mawuli Davis about racial inequality in City Schools of Decatur

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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 […]

Sep 18 2018
51 mins
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Rank #6: The Decaturish Podcast talks about effort to expand rights for crime victims in Georgia

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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 […]

Sep 14 2018
39 mins
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Rank #7: The Decaturish Podcast talks to celebrity chef and cancer survivor Kevin Gillespie

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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 […]

Sep 12 2018
1 hour 4 mins
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Rank #8: The Decaturish Podcast: Poet Collin Kelley discusses his latest collection, ‘Midnight in a Perfect World’

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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 […]

Aug 28 2018
32 mins
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Rank #9: The Decaturish Podcast talks to state Rep. Scott Holcomb

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  Our guest for this podcast is state Rep. Scott Holcomb, D-Atlanta, a state legislator representing House District 81. He stopped by to talk to us about a variety of topics and what’s in store for the legislative session The sponsor for this episode is the High Museum. The High Museum, will be holding Second […]

Jan 24 2019
43 mins
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Rank #10: The Decaturish Podcast reads ‘A Jug of Silver,’ a Christmas story by Truman Capote

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Today we’re going to do something different. Truman Capote is my favorite author. One of my favorite stories of his is “A Jug of Silver,” a story about the kindness and sweetness of a small Southern town. With the permission of the Truman Capote Literary Trust, and because it’s Christmas, the Decaturish Podcast presents a […]

Dec 12 2018
31 mins
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