Tag Archives: New Orleans

Rainy day reading for Hurricane Sandy

Here are four distracting reading recommendations for Hurricane Sandy. Suggest clicking on the links and printing them out in case your power goes. A SWEARING CONSULTANT The Guardian ran a revealing set of interviews with the creators of political satire …Read more…

Spike Lee Interview

Update, August 26: Full interview is here. Original post: It’s been a fascinating couple of days culminating in the premiere of Spike Lee’s new documentary last night, If God Is Willing And Da Creek Don’t Rise. Highlight for me personally …Read more…

“Even with a $67 million hole in the city’s budget, not many of the financial issues facing Mayor Mitch Landrieu’s administration are actually visible from space.”

I’m particularly proud of the lede graf on today’s Times Picayune story about New Orleans police cars and other city vehicles languishing at a city repair plant amid the city’s budget woes. Pride comes before a fall, but I do …Read more…