Darian Aaron: Activism 2.0; Out front, out loud, online

“We all have a voice, it’s just up to us individually whether or not we choose to utilize it.” I’ll never forget that advice or the person who gave it to me. It’s not by accident that the first time my thoug...

Gay food blogger gives ‘Savory Exposure’ to ATL eateries

Broderick Smylie, 36, has lived in Atlanta for 11 years, living throughtout the metro area from Norcross to Conyers to Decatur to Midtown. He's always enjoyed food and has a special fondness for Asian and Mexican restaurants on Buford Highway and in Duluth ― and, he says, don't knock OTP dining until you've tried it.

Born in Cleveland, Ohio, Smylie moved to Atlanta to escape the snow and cold winters.

“It gets colder here than I first envisioned,” he says.

Smylie said he began writing his own food blog, Savory Exposure,  several years ago after following other food blogs he admired ― Tami Hardeman's “Running with Tweezers,” Hardy Wallace of “Dirty South Wine” and Matt from the former blog “Rowdy Food.”

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Conservative blogger warns of God’s wrath over Obama marriage stance

Joseph Farah, the mustache-wielding, right-wing blogger, issued a warning to his readers, saying that the United States will feel God's wrath over President Obama's political position on same-sex marriage.

Farah, publisher of the conservative website World Net Daily, writes:

Obama and the other champions of this perversion are arrogantly defying an institution literally defined by God in the Garden of Eden and affirmed by His Son Jesus during His earthly ministry. So anyone claiming to be a Bible-believing Christian who rejects that definition has some serious soul-searching to do – not to mention some exegetic rationalization.