An Ed At Large

Musings from a culture surfer named Edward Adams
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Crispy chicken and broccoli with cilantro

When it comes to eating healthy, it shouldn’t be expensive. One of my all-time favorite Chinese takeout dishes is chicken and broccoli. If you’re lucky, you can find some restaurants…

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Beyond the Hashtag: Black Films Have Shown Much Promise Since #OscarsSoWhite

This is feature I wrote for The Root. The original story was part of a series of essays produced by the African American Film Critics Association. You can find the article on…

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Seasons in flavor

This is an article I originally wrote for Living Intown magazine, December, 2016. You can read the magazine online. On any given morning, you can find Jeff Jones in The…

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Custom furniture maker boasts celebrity clients in Castleberry Hill

This is an article I originally wrote for Living Intown magazine, January, 2016. It was later featured on ajc.com. As you walk into furniture-maker Kendrick Anderson’s studio in Castleberry Hills,…

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CL’s guide to Out On Film 2015

Spotlighting the best in LGBTQ cinema, the Out On Film festival kicks off its 28th season tonight at Landmark Midtown Art Cinema. The weeklong festival continues to nudge the needle…

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‘Captive’ star David Oyelowo’s daunting task

It has been over ten years since Brian Nichols besieged Atlanta on the morning of March 11, 2005. On trial for rape, Nichols escaped custody leaving court guard Cynthia Hall…

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ATLFF: Catching up with Lanre Olabisi

In his latest film, Somewhere in the Middle, writer and director Lanre Olabisi points his lens at a relationship and reveals the truth has more facets than it seems. The…

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Jada Pinkett Smith on female empowerment and ‘Magic Mike XXL’

It is not unusual for actress Jada Pinkett Smith to play strong female characters. She’s been at it for more than 20 years. Starting her career in guest roles on…

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Hollywood Product: ‘San Andreas’

GENRE: Disaster action THE PITCH: The San Andreas Fault becomes active and the California coast line is about to face the largest series of earthquakes in recorded history. Screw California,…

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Hollywood Product: ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’

GENRE: Erotic romance THE PITCH: College graduate Anastasia Steele (Dakota Johnson) has a chance encounter with the elusive, young magnate Christian Grey (Jamie Dornan). Their chemistry is immediate and Steele…

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