There’s a very weird election going in south Louisiana that parallels almost exactly what happened during the Clinton/Trump election cycle. Some people are calling it the Trump effect.
The third district of Louisiana covers the south central portion of Louisiana. If you can imagine the state as a boot, then the congressman who gets elected would represent its heel.
Although it’s not a state that gets mentioned much in the media, the 3rd covers almost of all of what would be considered Cajun country. People who live here pride themselves on good food, good friends and a unique culture that is unlike anywhere in the world. Continue reading “The craziest election you’ve never heard about is going on in Louisiana”
Milo Yianandfolsdfxoxo is going the way of Bob Dylan by doing a college-circuit tour that never freaking ends called the Dangerous Faggot Tour. Continue reading “Milo’s pwnage and TYT staff afraid of a question”
Literature is my first love. Particularly southern literature. During my college years, I was engulfed in the words of William Faulkner, Flannery O’Connor and Harper Lee because they were able to scratch the surface of how complicated, nuanced, grotesque and beautiful the American South can be. Continue reading “Liberals are now the book-burners”
To be honest, the only Daily Show episode I’ve seen with Trevor Noah was his debut. I thought he did an OK job (a little nervous, but whatever).
I really liked Jon Stewart back in the day. I was a lot more liberal then, but Stewart was the model of a decent liberal who approaches issues with rationality and humor to me.
Looking at the interview Noah did with Blaze TV’s Tomi Lahren, the show has undergone a dramatic shift. Noah is much more social justice warrior than Stewart, and there seems to be a much stiffer rapport between him and the his conservative guests. Continue reading “About that Trevor Noah/Tomi Lahren interview…”
Donald Trump’s decision to appoint Jeff Sessions to the coveted Attorney General position has caused the usual liberal pandemonium that we’re seeing with at the dawn of this new political era. Continue reading “3 things you need to know about Jeff Sessions”
News of a shooting in New Orleans has become a way of life for the people that live there in recent years. In 2015, the city ended the year with a whopping 164 murders. The number doesn’t seem to be dropping this year. Continue reading “Does Bourbon Street need metal detectors?”
We only have one book to get acquainted with Ignatius Reilly, but John Kennedy’s enormously articulate New Orleanian protagonist with chronic valve problems only needed a few hundred pages to make his way into our heart. Continue reading “5 times Ignatius Reilly said what we were thinking”