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Music Midtown Set to Rock Atlanta

Even after DragonCon and the Decatur Book Festival , Atlanta continues to be a cultural hub with Music Midtown. This two day music festival blasts out at Piedmont Park Friday September 19th and Saturday September 20th.

Our Thoughts on the iPhone 6, Apple Pay and Apple Watch

As the resident gadget afficionados at GPB, we of course had our browsers locked onto the live event link to watch Apple’s new product announcement yesterday.

The glitch laden livestream production aside (stream crashing and rebooting, voice of a Chinese or Korean translator heard loudly ) - we were impressed with what we saw.

Our Best Pictures From Dragon Con 2014

When you go to Dragon Con, be prepared to take tons of photos. The Daily Jog’s Jeremiah Bratton, Victoria Bostic and Patrick Edmond had their cameras on the ready to capture the costumed wonders marching in Saturday’s parade and on the streets throughout the weekend. These are some of our best pictures from Dragon Con 2014. (I say "some" because this is just one photo gallery. More of them are coming!)

How a Lawyer Becomes Green Lantern for Dragon Con

Dragon Confidential: Meet the Faces Behind the Convention

Dragon Con descends upon Atlanta in just two days. (The Daily Jog team will be there covering the weekend events like the parade on this blog, Facebook and Twitter.

Benedict Cumberbatch and 5 Other Epic Ice Bucket Challenge Videos

Over the past few days, people from all walks of life have risen to the challenge by dousing themselves with pails of ice water for the #ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. To date, the fundraiser has amassed more than $88 million dollars in donations. Tons of videos have been produced documenting the soaking. Many of them came from celebrities and our friends in high places. And many of them were so hilarious, they could only be described as epic. We narrowed it down to our five favorites which had to include Mr. Benedict Cumberbatch. Only the man who plays Sherlock could withstand multiple dunkings!

What if Spiderman Visited Atlanta?

What if Spiderman visited Atlanta to fight crime? The folks at Automatic Improv, an Atlanta based improvisation troupe pondered the question and came up with this hilarious YouTube video.

What follows is that the webslinger experiences a bit of a culture clash. The villain Electro is terrorizing downtown. But because buildings are so far apart, he can't hitch his webbing on the side of skyscrapers to swing there.

Backed up traffic prevents him from bumming a ride on the roof of a car.

No Joke: Antiques Roadshow Appraises 2008 Toshiba TV

It seemed like a segment that belonged on “The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon” or a “Funny or Die” video. But it was no joke. “Antiques Roadshow” appraised a 2008 Toshiba TV.

The plasma television belonged to Gizmodo writer Brian Barrett and was assessed during the show’s visit to Birmingham.

21 Secret Things You Didn't Know You Could Do with Google!

BREAKING NEWS - Just when you thought you knew everything about Google, BAM! A+ says their secret is out of the 21 things you didn't know you could do with Google!

Did you know you can make it lean over? Or do a barrel roll? Seriously, I'm not talking about dog tricks here - check all 21 things you didn't know about Google! 

VIDEO: Guardians of the Galaxy 101

“Guardians of the Galaxy” blasts into theaters today. Unlike other comic book titles turned movies, “Guardians” is a tad obscure. It doesn’t have the same mainstream familiarity as “The Avengers” or “Batman”. Even a comic book afficionado like me never read it.

So who is Star Lord, the character played by a beefed up Chris Pratt of "Parks and Recreation"? Why is Groot, who only utters “I am Groot”, a tree? How did the “Guardians” come to protect the galaxy anyway?

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