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What we can learn about
branding from the NFL

Just returned to the office from a conference called “Voice of The Brand.” It’s the second one I’ve attended in the past six months. VOTB is a series of conferences […]

Trombone Shorty’s National Anthem

Yesterday, Trombone Shorty and his Orleans Avenue band members Tim McFatter and Dan Oestreicher performed the National Anthem for the Atlanta Falcons-New York Giants playoff game. Here’s the video: [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=abToOZzaG1A[/youtube] […]

Legal News: PBS and the Saints

Today at The Daily Kos, writer “Crashing Vor” wrote a blog post in support of PBS—Porter, Stoltz and Batiste—shining a little light on what little is in the public record […]

Saints/Ravens Preview: Statement Time

Just when you thought the Saints were going to let yet another team climb back into the game, Malcolm Jenkins takes the ball, and the momentum, back to the Saints’ […]

Saints/Cowboys Preview: Turnovers, not Pie, for Dessert

Despite Brees’ four touchdowns in the big win over Seattle, both his and Coach Payton’s post game comments were of the “woulda, coulda, shoulda” variety. They woulda been happier if […]

Ante Up

Following up on last week’s blog post, I got a lot of feedback from the Vieux Carre Property Owners, Resident & Associates (VCPORA), the local group whose mission is “To […]

Jeez, I Hope We Win

It’s late Wednesday afternoon, and I just took a little walk around the Quarter, which is already chock-full of football fans, still relatively sober, waiting for tomorrow’s game and festivities. […]

The Price of Success

One of the best things to come out of the NFL Kickoff Thursday circus besides ramping up the pre-game buzz for Thursday night – like that was needed – is […]

A Preview of Next Thursday?

Tonight’s Saints game is unlikely to tell us much about the team that will take the field against the Minnesota Vikings next Thursday night (beside who’ll back up the back-ups), […]

The Shape of Things to Come

Traffic is bottlenecked on Decatur Street right now and likely will be for the rest of the week as crews erect a stage for the kickoff concert for the Saints […]