The Progressive Policies of George H. W. Bush

December 4, 2018

Thinking back on Bush Sr.’s political career, it’s easy to get lost in what many progressives consider to be mistakes and even outright malevolence. However, while we at Big Easy Magazine have no wish to excuse these actions, we also don’t want to ignore the progressive policies that he championed. It is with that in mind, that today, as he is laid to rest, we present, the progressive policies of George H. W. Bush.

Neaux Reel Idea: The Great Buster Review

December 4, 2018

Old Hollywood Gatekeeper via New Hollywood Stardom Peter Bogdanovich – filmmaker, historian, Orson Welles confidant, etc – makes the most of an exceptional 2018 (which saw the completion and release of The Other Side of the Wind by Netflix) with his film essay ode to silent movie clown and cinema master-worker Buster Keaton, in The […]

Community Spotlight: Big Easy Sisters

November 27, 2018

If you’ve lived in New Orleans for any amount of time, you’ve probably seen the Big Easy Sisters. These colorful characters make appearances throughout the year, from large events like Mardi Gras and Southern Decadence to smaller ones like weekly charity bingo games. Their visible presence is often associated with lighthearted, irreverent fun. What you […]

Neaux Reel Idea: Creed II Review

November 27, 2018

It took me some time to come to terms with it, but my earliest memory – both in life and of film – is of the “No Easy Way Out” montage sequence from Rocky IV, a movie that is most definitively an 80s picture. On the NOLA Film Cast podcast, I commented that I wasn’t […]

Neaux Reel Idea: Thunder Road Review

November 6, 2018

Thunder Road can best be described as a guaranteed crowd-pleaser, with a subversive edge. It’s slick and straight up wacky in how events play out and bleed into one another, but also homey and comforting in seeing and understanding the strange but perhaps healthy by way of mostly odd behavior a personal journey inward can be.

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