Thursday, April 21, 2011

Burning Down The House ~slabbed
"This is my city, my life. In the grand scheme of things, I am: Louisiana proud.
Laissez the whole damn thing rouler."
And so it begins: Year Two…
~Disenfranchised Citizen

BP agrees to $1 billion advance payment for restoration projects

~Hat Tweet @30,000 Government Documents About Now Available - style. Nice @

Beyond the Oil Spill, the Tragedy of an Ailing Gulf~Campbell Robertson

Oilspill Anniversary updates
~Bayou Woman

Speaking of access "Saving Pelican 895" ~Dave Walker

Lakefront could be shutdown 4th of July weekend~Liz Reyes, Fox 8

Bob Breck: National Hurricane Conference

Birth certificate bill isn't benign
~Stephanie Grace

~Hat Tweet @ the Pun~If Donald Trump wants a birth certificate from the POTUS then he should sign a pre-nup with the nation before seeking that office.

41 Nobel Laureates Call for a Repeal of the LSEA~As Nobel Laureates in various scientific fields, we urge you to repeal the misnamed and misguided Louisiana Science Education Act (LSEA) of 2008. This law creates a pathway for creationism and other forms of non-scientific instruction to be taught in public school science classrooms.

New Orleans City Council president Arnie Fielkow denounces the recent court decision against a gay couple

In which we have an existential discussion about the upcoming Saints season~Alejandro de los Rios

The Neighborhood Story Project Holds Write-a-Thon~NOLAFemmes

Putting on the clown suit, Dave Eggers isn't finished with fiction just yet
~Sophie Elmhirst

Library Thing

Roaches: A personal narrative on moving back home~Brett Ashley

The Sons of Tennessee Williams, how New Orleans drag balls shaped history

Meet us at MiLa: New Orleans Wine and Food Experience 2011
~He Said/She Said NOLA

Severson salutes Leah Chase for her faith in 'Spoon Fed' memoir
~Judy Walker

The Secrets of Boiling Great Crawfish ~Blackened Out

Photos by Julia Pretus: Pete Yorn and Ben Kweller @ The Howlin’ Wolf – 4/19/11~NOLA Live Music Blog

Jesse Moore twilight concert at City Park, Jimbo Mathis at the Ogden

The Jon Bon Jovi Shrine
~Humid Beings

BIG FREEDIA – “I wanna thank all my fans and haters for making me famous”

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