Tharon Giddens

Chronicle employee since 1992, with stints as assistant features editor and features editor; previously worked at The Gwinnett Daily News in suburban Atlanta, The Anderson Independent-Mail in Anderson, S.C., and The Rome News Tribune, Rome Ga.
Fri, 07/09/2010 - 05:56

MacGyver air conditioning

It's hot out today. Here's a do-it-yourself way to keep cool for $40 or so.Read more

Wed, 07/07/2010 - 11:46

French Market Grille West

Fri, 07/02/2010 - 12:49

Patriotic cake

Thu, 07/01/2010 - 15:35

Pre-'Eclipse' vampires

Vampires used to be creepy. Check out this scene from the 1922 silent film classic Nosferatu.Read more

Wed, 06/30/2010 - 16:40

Domo Japanese Grill

Tue, 06/29/2010 - 11:29


 Twilight has been a prime target for parodists. Here's a spoof on the series....Read more

Mon, 06/28/2010 - 09:23

Tree rodents

Why aren't the squirrels that raid my bird feeder this funny?Read more

Thu, 06/24/2010 - 11:19

Defining moments

What foods are quintessentially American? Here's what's on the shelves in the USA section of a grocery store in...Read more

Wed, 06/23/2010 - 14:37

It's your choice

The diversity in foods  in Augusta is amazing, with something for every palate. There's everything from...Read more

Mon, 06/21/2010 - 07:03

The most annoying noise in Middle Earth

The World Cup has introduced Americans to the vuvuzela. Americans are not amused. Neither are the folks in...Read more