Monthly Archives: September 2013

On Painting the Mother-in-Law Lounge (Oxford American. Fall 2013)

Seems like nothing will bring Daniel Fuselier down from the ladder. He’s taken breaks from time to time since 2002, when Miss Antoinette K-Doe invited him to paint the exterior of New Orleans’s Mother-in-Law Lounge, but most weeks he can be found two … Continue reading

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A Tour of the new prison in New Orleans (Louisiana Weekly. Aug. 2013).

On a hell-hot August Thursday, New Orleans Sheriff Marlin Gusman invited the press and others to tour the skeleton of his new jail. The unfinished jail – which boasts room for more than 1,200 possible inmates – has merely been … Continue reading

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Rappers Ballzack and Odoms are Kings of the Wank (VICE. June 2013).

Some New Orleans artists travel far and wide, enhancing the city’s well-deserved rep as a incubator of innovative music, but other acts achieve fame and pack rooms without ever having to hop in a van. Rappers Ballzack (real name Rami … Continue reading

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Four Days at Todd Rundgren’s Birthday Party (VICE. July 2013)

The post before this one is a Q&A I did with Todd Rundgren about his week-long 65th birthday party. The following is about that party.  DAY 1 By the time we get to White Castle, Louisiana—more than an hour’s drive … Continue reading

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