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For Dear FlowerChild

Good morning!  (Sunday Apr 20 | post #23901)

Columbus, GA

Frogtown jam

Hello Commando, how you been?  (Sunday Apr 20 | post #2)

Columbus, GA

Is Columbus a good place to live?

That's the basics... Columbus Georgia is a little like a really big "small town".  (Sunday Apr 20 | post #3156)

Columbus, GA

Old Martin Theatre, Columbus GA

Not sure but I think there's still a Drive-In or two still up around the Atlanta area.  (Sunday Apr 20 | post #19)

Columbus, GA

Ma Rainey

How did you do that?  (Sunday Apr 20 | post #20)

Atlanta, GA

Piedmont Road, 1980s

The Screening Room Theatre was what I remember there, around 1980-82 this stretch of Piedmont Road was where I could be found in multiple places, shopped at the K-Mart a few doors down from The Screening Room, took a bunch of photos in the photo booth, which was already ancient at that time and so gave weird "film noir" shots. The giant Atlanta Flea Market across the street (many years before the site of Piedmont Drive-In Theater, I have read and now the Marta Train Station) Victoria Station was just down the street, as were Copperfields, Ken's Tavern, the Harvest Moon Saloon, all gone... in fact, all I see when riding through there that appears the same is Zesto's burger joint and the ruins of the Shoney's Big Boy, but I digress. I saw some great "avant garde" sort of films at The Screening Room Theatre, including Jean-Luc Godard's "Every Man For Himself" and The Clash "Rude Boy" documentary, both in first run. Great times all those years ago.  (Sunday Apr 20 | post #18)

Columbus, GA

Ma Rainey

I don't know but it wouldn't surprise me...  (Sunday Apr 13 | post #16)

Columbus, GA

Ma Rainey

Mister Felix ran the "magic" store down by Kinfolk's Corner years ago... just a thought.  (Sunday Apr 13 | post #14)

Weird

For Dear FlowerChild

Happy Sunday evening, Flower Child!  (Sunday Apr 13 | post #23885)

Atlanta, GA

Little 5 Points 1980s: "We Ain't Mad At Nobody"?

Finally got back to this, and found the scan of the storefront! I see now why I was having trouble finding inofrmation on the shop as the name is really We Ain't Mad With Nobody (Little Five Points, Atlanta, Georgia, September 19, 1980) not "at" as I misremembered it all these years. The shop was sort of a "Curios" place, almost Twilight Zone in vibe. ∑  (Saturday Apr 12 | post #5)

Columbus, GA

Old Martin Theatre, Columbus GA

Some interesting information on the Morris Road Drive-In: Morris Road Drive-In 854 Morris Road,Columbus, GA 31906 "The Morris Road Drive In did not survive the tornado of April 1953. The drive in was demolished as were several homes in the Chattahoochee Valley. The decision was made not to rebuild as attendance wasnít as steady as at the Rexview, Victory, Edgewood, Columbus and Phenix Drive Ins..." -Larry  (Friday Apr 11 | post #17)

Columbus, GA

Ma Rainey

Mister Felix could tell us... master of the Lucky Mojo!  (Monday Apr 7 | post #11)

Columbus, GA

Carson McCullers: Riding the Belt Line

My imagining of the Belt Line Trolley was pretty close, I reckon... from Wikipedia: "...After the Civil War, the invention of the streetcar made suburban life possible for increasing numbers of citizens across America. In 1887, John Francis Flournoy and Louis F. Garrard purchased the Columbus Railroad Company and created the Belt Line trolley, ďa coke-burning, steam-powered dummy engine [that] pulled one or two cars eastward from downtown out 10th Street up the hill into Wynnton, turning north at Wynnton School, circling around the northern edge of the new Wildwood Park and returning to downtown on 18th Street."  (Monday Apr 7 | post #2)

Weird

For Dear FlowerChild

Good morning!  (Monday Apr 7 | post #23873)

Columbus, GA

Old Martin Theatre, Columbus GA

I think the Victory Drive-In was where that flea market is now, right by the Bull Creek bridge.  (Monday Apr 7 | post #15)

Q & A with Will Dockery

Headline:

Shadowville All-Stars

Hometown:

Columbus, GA

Neighborhood:

The Edge of the Forest

Local Favorites:

Fountain City Coffee, Del Ranch, SoHo Bar

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"Have a laugh on me... I can help." -Elvis

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Everything by The Kinks

Read This Book:

Anything by Halan Ellison

Favorite Things:

Art, music & poetry

On My Mind:

"I was born when you kissed me. I died when you left me. I lived a few weeks while you loved me..." -Humphrey Bogart

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I Believe In:

Church of the Antelope