Trump Acquitted with Bill Cassidy One of Seven Republicans to Vote on Conviction

February 13, 2021

In breaking news, Donald Trump has been acquitted by the Senate of inciting an insurrection. In addition to Cassidy, all Senate Democrats and six other Republicans voted on conviction. The Republicans who voted included: Richard Burr, Bill Cassidy, Susan Collins, Lisa Murkowski, Mitt Romney, Ben Sasse, and Pat Toomey. Bill Cassidy has been in the news lately for bucking what many of […]


Bernie Wins Inauguration

January 22, 2021

At last, on January 20th, Bernie mania finally swept the world. The media, the citizens, they all finally came to appreciate Bernie—as a meme.  No, we will likely never see a Bernie Sanders Presidency. However, Bernie will live in our hearts as the curmudgeonly adorable, recycled mittens-wearing man, sitting “comfortably” in a chair, with a […]


Kermit Ruffins Speaks Out Against Police Harassment of Food Vendors on Claiborne Avenue

January 2, 2021

(Updated with statement from NOPD) Claiborne Avenue is known for a variety of reasons. Besides its large homeless encampments, it is also a party spot, a place where people can do everything from listening to good music to getting their car washed. It’s also a place for good food. And Kermit Ruffins at Kermit’s Treme […]


Big Easy Movie Reviews: The Vast of Night

July 13, 2020

The Vast of Night is primarily the story of two people, Everett Sloan (played humorously by Jake Horowitz), a charismatic night-time disc-jockey, and nerdy innocent, adorable, Fay Crocker (played by Sierra McCormick) a young switchboard operator in 1950s Cayuga, New Mexico. Cayuga is a small town without much going on except a high-school basketball game […]


Governor John Bel Edwards Press Briefing Addresses Social Distancing, African American Deaths, and Small Businesses

April 7, 2020

As expected, there was good news and bad news at the Governor’s press briefing, with some of the highlights concerning African Americans infection rate, continued social distancing, and help for small businesses. Governor Edwards said, “Yesterday I announced we believe we’re seeing early signs that the mitigation efforts are starting to pay off.“However, “I don’t […]


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