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Nicholas Cage arrested in New Orleans, performs freak-out montage

16 Apr

Nicholas Cage was arrested in New Orleans last night on counts of disturbing the peace.

I like to think that this is how he responded…


Happy Birthday, Tennessee Williams.

29 Mar

In honor of Tennessee Williams’ birthday this past weekend and the thunder/hail-storms that just pummeled metro-New Orleans, a quote from A Streetcar Named Desire springs to mind:

Don’t you just love those long rainy afternoons in New Orleans when an hour isn’t just an hour – but a little piece of eternity dropped into your hands…

Yes, yes I do. What I do not love is this:

Hail in the Irish Channel


Warpaint – Undertow

28 Mar

Warpaint are coming to New Orleans on April 7!!

Hugh Laurie in New Orleans? Nobody told me!

23 Mar

According to the Guardian, everybody’s favorite Vicodin-addicted MD (and my personal favorite posh Englishman), was in New Orleans today. Yes, today. And so am I.

To add insult to injury, not only was House in NOLA, but he was also playing his first live gig, celebrating the release of his upcoming debut blues album. The Guardian broadcast several songs live at 4pm GMT (10am New Orleans time, so we’ll just consider this a really, really, late set). Without prior notice, I missed the entire thing.

Oh well. For now, I’ll get my enjoyment out of picturing Laurie as he said this:

“I was not born in Alabama in the 1890s. I’ve never eaten grits, cropped a share, or ridden a boxcar. I am a white, middle-class Englishman, openly trespassing on the music and myth of the American south. If that weren’t bad enough, I’m also an actor: one of those pampered ninnies who can’t find his way through an airport without a babysitter.”

Hugh Laurie blues gig in New Orleans


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