Monthly Archives: January 2014

Music interviews with TWO of N.O.’s At-Large candidates (VICE. 2014).

JASON WILLIAMS  What is your depth of experience on the New Orleans music scene? I’ve been part of the music scene for years as a lawyer. I have represented from Kermit Ruffins to Glen Andrews to Geln David Andrews, I think … Continue reading

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Music interviews with FOUR of N.O.’s District C candidates (VICE. 2014).

JUDGE NADINE RAMSEY Do you believe that New Orleans’s sound ordinances need to be updated? As it currently stands, yes. I feel that the citizens that the soundscape plan got from the consultants was something everyone can work with, however the … Continue reading

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Music interview with N.O. mayoral candidate Judge Michael Bagneris (VICE. 2014).

INTERVIEW WITH MICHAEL BAGNERIS How do you feel about this sound ordinance stuff? I am not quite sure about the provisions of the noise oridinance…. [gives him some info on the rules]. But before we get to that, do you think the … Continue reading

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The Eliza Jane Nicholson Rare Times-Picayune Archive (Columbia Journalism Review. Jan 2014).

Joseph Makkos lives in a modest, second-floor studio in a light-industrial area of New Orleans’ Ninth Ward, where his living space competes with his passion for printing. His bed is stuffed in a nook beside three different turn-of-the-century printing presses, … Continue reading

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New Orleans’s Year in Murder and Other Violence (Vice. Dec. 2013)

This year I joined the ranks of New Orleanians who have seen a dead body in the street. It was in February, outside a car parts store in the section of town that real estate agents these days pass off as … Continue reading

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