Monthly Archive : 2013 May

Nostalgia on the half-shell

While writing a story about this weekend's New Orleans Oyster Festival, I naturally got to thinking about my own personal history of oysters. (Note: if you're not planning on being there, think again -- there will be bivalves ... Read More »

Bayou Country Super Fest

There are few things Baton Rouge has to offer that New Orleans doesn’t. There are even fewer things worth making that 70-mile drive (and a world away) for, but Bayou Country Super Fest is definitely one of them ... Read More »

Southern Fried Poetry Slam

From Wednesday, June 5, to Saturday, June 8, New Orleans will play host to hundreds of spoken word poets from across the country at the 21st Annual Southern Fried Poetry Slam, the second largest poetry competition in the ... Read More »

Final days for 'Normal'

I am a University of Texas graduate, so I paid attention when Austin began chanting “Keep Austin Weird.” I have been musing lately that an authentic "brand" for New Orleans would be “Next To Normal.” After all, no one ... Read More »


Meet:  The Rock Star.  For less than twenty dollars, every girl should have a pair of these Old Navy skinnys in her closet. Because my white pants always seem to get dirty before I even walk out the door, ... Read More »

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