Posts In 2/2010

  • Mr. Pink inspires a gratuitous NYT piece
    1675 days ago

    Jeffrey summarizes it appropriately.Apparent source material [nsfw]:As the Cinema Snob would say, "the spoon is a good prop".

  • Untitled
    1676 days ago

    Many thanks for the responses to the post below. I wasn't able to create a satisfactory paypal donation apparatus in…

  • Uptown fire
    1679 days ago

    Some noticed a pretty big fire yesterday evening at an Uptown apartment building. The NOFD took care of the blaze…

  • No apology
    1681 days ago

    Dead Pelican publisher Chad Rogers was a guest on Jeff Crouere's Ringside Politics radio show on WIST 990am. A caller…

  • Just say no to drug kingpins
    1682 days ago

    A T-P story from February 13th provided updated information to some of the details presented in a recent far-flung YRHT…

  • Positive Mental Attitude
    1684 days ago

    Late Night Punk Rawk (hardcore) courtesy of Bad Brains circa 1979(!), performing "Attitude" and "I".Vital stuff.In 1988 my friends implored…

  • Post-election housekeeping
    1684 days ago

    The Times Picayune does some post-election expenditure reporting. Of interest:In the New Orleans mayoral race, the campaign of the biggest…

  • Good stuff
    1685 days ago

    Your Cousin Pat at Hurricane Radio writes a very thoughtful and persuasive post about the predictable dynamics that all-too-often impede…

  • Austin plane crash
    1685 days ago

    Big Man was incredulous at the early spin describing today's events in Austin, TX:[E]verybody is falling all over themeselves not…

  • Big news
    1685 days ago

    The Gambit Blog alerts us to an important scientific study:New Orleans... has taken the top spot in Condomania’s ranking of…

  • Land of the lost
    1686 days ago

    Texas Tribune reports on the state's modern stone age families:Nearly a third of Texans believe humans and dinosaurs roamed the…

  • Coal Ash Wednesday
    1686 days ago

    Facing South:An Alabama creekkeeper has filed a complaint with the Environmental Protection Agency citing health threats including runoff containing alarmingly…

  • Simple answers to simple questions
    1686 days ago

    Oprah had Drew Brees on her show, and inquired"Who just kissed you? there's a big ole kiss..."God kissed Brees, Oprah.…

  • Is it May 3rd yet?
    1686 days ago

    "There's been a concerted effort to minimize my accomplishments."Go smug yourself, Ray. Your accomplishments are minimal, and have been overshadowed…

  • "I poked at it with a stick"
    1686 days ago

    From Maddow we learn of this charming episode in Eunice:Investigation continues into the case an elderly Eunice man who was…

  • "Born again fiscal hawks are political hypocrites"
    1686 days ago

    The Big Picture accurately describes what is going on:While a few honest deficit hawks are out there... the vast majority…

  • "The mischief of the city is alive and wide awake in active operation"
    1688 days ago

    "Must I tell you what's carnival for?"Photo credit: Philippe Leroyer A favorite quote by Major James R. Creecy, who described…

  • Quotes of the weak: Tim Tebow-cifer edition
    1688 days ago

    "[Tim] Tebow's decision to appear in this [Super Bowl] ad should be considered just as courageous as Muhammad Ali's decision…

  • "Not always"
    1688 days ago

    One of the bigger laughs I've enjoyed in recent days occurred when I read Keith Spera's T-P article about Drew…

  • Lundi Gras links
    1688 days ago

    Coming right up.No! Links! With a "K". LinKs! ---Jason has parade pictures with amusing captions, including celebrities and a "juice…

  • Lombardi Gras
    1690 days ago

    Thanks to mominem's generosity, the family got to watch Tuesday's "Lombardigras" Super Bowl parade across the street from Gallier Hall.…

  • Pants on the ground
    1690 days ago

    Not sure if this de-pantsing occurred on a metro in berlin, but I thought it was a creative response to…

  • Spare me
    1690 days ago

    The Associated Press reports on Governor Jindal's budget proposal:Gov. Bobby Jindal proposed a $24.2 billion budget Friday that cuts health…

  • John Mayer's penis may attend CPAC
    1691 days ago

    What ho there! A press release from the "Sons of Liberty" group at MSU announces:The newly established and registered student…

  • Secrets of the temple shared in Rhyme Tyme
    1692 days ago

    This moment is all over the twitterverse and blogland, but it's still the coolest thing ever, and is worth repeated…

  • Quotes of the weak
    1693 days ago

    "[I]t would have been desirable if [U.S.] consumers installed floor mats properly."-- Shinichi Sasaki, Toyota Motor's Vice President in charge…

  • Open Letter to the Custodial Staff at the Bombay Club
    1693 days ago

    Please accept my sincere apologies for my amateurish, drunken stupor in the early Monday A.M. hours after the Super Bowl.…

  • Alright, don't worry, we'll all float on
    1694 days ago

    "Hoosier daddy" interception highlight generated no small amount of excitement in the Crescent City. (Photo credit: Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images). Port…

  • Who dat say dey gonna beat dem Saints?
    1696 days ago

    What Jeffrey said. I, too, had a recap post of the Saints/Minnesota game that was going to merge with a…

  • Mitch Landrieu wins!
    1696 days ago

    Last night Mitch Landrieu won New Orleans' mayoral contest, outright, in a landslide election in the primary round. He captured…

  • Go vote
    1697 days ago

    I'll have a political post later today explaining further and prognosticating. But I got to go vote, and drive around…

  • Guidry for Council District A, Lemle for Assessor
    1698 days ago

    Oh, here's a piece from Raw Story. I hope it doesn't get me miffed and send me on a tangent.Oliver…

  • Untitled
    1698 days ago

    Hoosierleanian Editor B is really seizing the opportunity to pile on Indianapolis during the run-up to the Super Bowl. His…

  • Never Letten me down, policy of truth remix
    1699 days ago

    Yesterday, T-P columnist James Gill mocked state Democrats for trying to draw a connection between Senator Vitter and the alleged…

  • Real Fans
    1699 days ago

    MTV recently confirmed that its deathless "Real World" show, is returning to New Orleans.Despite pioneering the reality tv concept, "The…

  • Do cyborgs dream of electric sheep?
    1700 days ago

    This Dream of Carlyfornication attack ad is pretty disturbing. I think Stinque's observation about Republicans being portrayed as sheep is…

  • Untitled
    1700 days ago

  • Maurice "Hippo" Katz
    1701 days ago

    WGNO:Long-time political figure Maurice "Hippo" Katz died suddenly at his home in Metairie early Tuesday morning....Katz, an insurance executive who…

  • Tribune endorses Abby Normal for Mayor
    1701 days ago

    After arguing that Ray Nagin's 2006 election would help New Orleans elect a black mayor in 2010, the New Orleans…

  • Banzai Bill
    1702 days ago

    This has been a difficult week for displaced New Orleanian Banzai Bill, as he attends to his ailing mother, who…

  • Assessor
    1702 days ago

    Clay: "The race for the next assessor is critical for the future of New Orleans. It's a battle between old…