Drifting Through The Grift gives props to Creative Loafing’s Thomas Wheatley, who has long been a gift to the Atlanta writing community.

There’s a ton of good writers out there, but Wheatley and his former CL co-worker Andisheh Nouraee detail the story in ways that few locals can.

So, Thomas is up for an alternative weekly award. We’re waiting on the Pulitzer nomination, but this will do for now.

The article up for the award is Sober, and it’s a fascinating read. Check it out.