Monthly Archives: December 2014

[LONG VERSION] On the Death of Jonah Bascle, comedian, filmmaker, activist, rabble rouser. (Vice. December 2014).

CLICK HERE to read the official version of this eulogy/obit at VICE. The following is an extended version of the VICE obit, meant for Jonah’s friends and family. * New Orleanians shed a tear this week upon the death of 28-year-old … Continue reading

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The story of U.N.L.V.: Uptown Niggas Livin Violent (Narratively. November 2014).

New Orleans Rapper Tec-9 steps onto a helicopter to be flown to his lucrative gig. He’s been off work for two weeks but is about to embark on twenty-eight straight days of giving people what they need. “Mondays I cook … Continue reading

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A Rape Changed Things Forever at New Orleans’s Country Club (Vice. November 2014).

This summer, Maria Treme was dru​gged and sexually ​​assaulted at the Country Club, a clothing-optional pool and bar in New Orleans’s Bywater neighborhood. On June 30 she spent several hours there, soaking up rays in the buff while sipping margaritas. Then, at some … Continue reading

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Six stories from travel site NewOrleans.me (Oct/Nov/Dec)

1) About the film “Oil & Water,” which explores the complicated relationship between indiginous Louisiana Cajuns, and the oil industry: http://www.neworleans.me/journal/detail/743/Oil-Water-Explores-Cajuns-and-Oil-industry 2) An overview of Filipino History in New Orleans: http://www.neworleans.me/journal/detail/761/NOLA-Filipino-History-Stretches-for-Centuries 3) About the funky, homemade “Blues Museum” in Algiers … Continue reading

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