Saturday, November 28, 2015

Even in Frigid Weather, Sanders Supporters in Atlanta 'Feel the Bern'

A few days before Thanksgiving, thousands flocked to the Fox Theatre to hear from the Democratic presidential hopeful. Uncommon Journalism spoke with some of Atlanta's most ardent Bernie Sanders supporters to find out why the septuagenarian candidate has so many millennial voters stirred up.

PACKING IT IN: Columbia, South Carolina merchant James Quattlebaum, 50, made a mint off his assorted Pro-Sanders wares at the Nov. 23 rally in Atlanta - that is, until the APD reminded him of the city's street vending licensing requirements. (Photo Credit: James Swift)


Sunday, November 22, 2015

Faith, Family and Faygo: Inside the Juggalo Subculture

Disrespected, disparaged and derided in most media depictions, fans of the cult act Insane Clown Posse maintain they are mercilessly misrepresented, misinterpreted and misjudged. At a recent concert in Atlanta, Uncommon Journalism spoke with several fans about what they perceive as the greatest misconceptions and mistruths about the oft-maligned – and oft-misunderstood – Juggalo community.

THE DARK CARNIVAL ARRIVES: A sea of adoring Juggalos and Juggalettes go wild for "horrorcore" hip-hop artists The Insane Clown Posse at a Nov. 10 concert in Atlanta. (Photo credit: James Swift)