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Just finished one of my weekly walks through the French Market Flea Market from a meeting, where I ran into my old friend and vendor Oscar. Oscar is the guy […]

Back to the Playoffs and 504 Connect

Brian Boyles’ December story on the phenomenon of Saints songs in 2009 started before a game this season when he was DJ’ing at Handsome Willy’s (as he’ll be Saturday afternoon) […]

Through the Checkpoint to the Information Cave

There was a lot to love in last night’s Saints win, but time for two non-game-related notes: – I’ve vented before about my irritation with the information blackout in the […]

We Need a New Abacus

The Superdome has seen many changes this year – renovations on the lower levels, the addition of “Mercedes-Benz” to the exterior and interior facades of the building, and purple lights […]

Life After “Black and Gold Super Bowl”

Rapper K-Gates had one of the hits of the Saints’ 2009 Super Bowl run with his “Black and Gold Super Bowl”. Now, he’s participating in a new MTV show, Road […]

Lost in the Moment

Yesterday’s Saints game had more than its share of drama, from the amazing comeback to the emotional start of the game with Steve Gleason – showing the effects of ALS […]

Treme Down Under

One of the questions we’ve always asked about Treme is how it plays outside New Orleans. Season two is just starting in Australia: how does it play out of the […]

Treme Wrap-Up: Time for Your Close-Up

[SPOILER ALERT] “The process don’t matter if you don’t get no result”—appropriate words from Albert Lambreaux, who could have been speaking for the city in late 2006 as easily as […]

Saints/Buccaneers Preview: Tampa 2

Whoa. Duuuude. That was close. Really close. Waayyyy closer than it should have been. I really thought the Saints would march into Atlanta and burn the Georgia Dome down like […]

Saints/Falcons Preview: Running Up the Score

Well that was rough. The Saints defense spotted the Ravens 21 points before settling down to hold them to three field goals the rest of the way. But it put […]