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Athens Power Rankings for the Week of Sept. 8

Welcome to Athens Power Rankings. In the spirit of sports rating systems, through painstaking analysis, we rank the top movers and shakers in the Classic City each week. Who’s hot? Who’s not? Find out below.

The Four Hicemen?

1. Gordon Lamb

The Flagpole columnist commemorates three years of Athens Intensified with a jaw-droppingly great lineup of live music later this week. See this week’s paper for more.

2. Todd Gurley

No game? No problem. Even in a bye week, the Heisman contender had no trouble retaining his slot on this list.

3. Elephant 6

The influential music collective is being feted with a season-long series of art exhibits that you should really check out if you know what’s good for you. Seriously. Do it. Now.

4. Jody Hice

Blood moons! The gaypocalypse! A terrifyingly loose grasp of the Constitution! Ladies and gentlefolk: Your new congressman, probably.

5. Uber

It’s here. What does it mean for the future of Athens’ much-maligned taxi service? See this week’s Flagpole for a full report.