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Parts of the Problem

I fear that people don’t take environmental issues seriously until they’re in their own backyard as the Deepwater Horizon disaster is in ours. For example, who here knew about the […]

Notes from a Boogalooer

Notes from da Boogaloo…. Went to Bayou Boogaloo on Saturday, and I really loved it. The setting is really nice, on the grass right next to Bayou St. John. I […]

Burn, Brûlée, Burn!

The best brûlée in town is definitely at Café Degas, but between visits, it’s nice to know that there is temporary relief, such as crème brûlée pie. The pie route is […]

Treme News: Davis on Davis’ Episode

At 17dots.com, Davis Rogan is blogging about the music on Treme. Here’s his commentary on Sunday’s episode, which he co-wrote with the late David Mills. In the post, Rogan alludes […]

Jazz Wars: Pt. IV – Let’s Do it Again

In a YouTube video that’s obviously at least partially tongue-in-cheek, Jason Marsalis warns against the crop of young jazz musicians that he dubs “Jazz Nerds International”: [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HN5xyZvMjJc[/youtube] Not surprisingly, he […]

The Sound of Power

There’s no saving Raw Power. David Bowie’ 1973 mix of the Stooges’ classic has never been loved – too wimpy – and in 1990, Iggy “remixed” the album, turning everything […]

Treme News: It’s a “Shame”

Here in the office, managing editor Joseph Irrera has been obsessed with the Davis McAlary (Steve Zahn) version of Smiley Lewis’ “Shame Shame Shame” from episode 5 of Treme. We […]


I need me some zen. And I don’t mean the absinthe, either. I’m worried about New Orleans and the Louisiana Gulf Coast. There’s an oil spill out there that will […]

Time in Two Minutes or Less

For those in their 40s, the flicker of nostalgia for the animated shorts collected in Celestial Navigations: The Short Films of Al Jarnow (Numero DVD) will pass quickly. Many of […]

Treme News: Peters on Lambreaux

Mardi Gras Indians are being introduced to much of the country through Treme, but Clarke Peters had an idea what he was getting into when he signed on to play […]