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September 25, 2018 - 6:16 pm
The Gin Blossoms will be performing at Gretna Fest this weekend, and Scoot spoke with lead singer Robin Wilson for a few minutes Tuesday. You guys are a great success story. New Miserable Experience in 1992 was a part of the new whole alternative movement, and you were on the pop side of that...
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September 19, 2018 - 11:09 am
When a female superstar announces that she is headlining a voter registration rally to encourage people to register to vote in the upcoming mid-term elections, the initial impression might be that it is a liberal celebrity trying to get new voters to defeat Republicans at the polls in November. But...
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September 17, 2018 - 10:56 am
It is true that in life “a win is a win.” But it is also true “ugly” lies in the eyes of the beholder! The majority of the Saints fans I talked to leaving the Mercedes-Benz Superdome yesterday after the Saints struggled to beat the lowly Cleveland Browns 21-18 were happy with the win but eager to...
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New Orleans Advocate
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September 16, 2018 - 11:15 pm
On this night, September 16, 54 years ago, an outrageous new group named The Beatles performed at City Park Stadium. It was a special time for the thousands of young fans that had suddenly been caught up in Beatlemania, but their concert in New Orleans was also very special to The Beatles. The...
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September 11, 2018 - 12:34 pm
Today is September 11 – more infamously known to America and the world as 9/11. Seventeen years ago today, Americans were frantically attempting to mentally and emotionally deal with the unbelievable reality that America was attacked on our soil. The last time America was attacked on its own soil...
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September 10, 2018 - 12:26 pm
The city of Kenner, LA, a suburb of New Orleans, has entered the controversy over Nike selecting Colin Kaepernick as the face of the new “Just Do It!” campaign. Mayor Ben Zahn, III sent out a memo last Wednesday, which went viral on social media over the weekend, stating: “Under no circumstances...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
September 10, 2018 - 6:20 am
As fans left the Superdome, they shared their thoughts with WWL's Scoot. "The defense didn't show up!" one man said. A theme echoed by others. "The defense had got to show up." "What defense?!? That was embarrassing." Some were not so angry. "I don't know what happened to our defense, but that's ok...
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September 06, 2018 - 10:29 am
It is interesting how the same lyrics of songs have different meanings depending on the setting or the circumstances. From the beginning of his “Homeward Bound: Farewell Tour” concert in New Orleans, Paul Simon clearly understood what the concert meant to him and to his audience at the Smoothie...
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September 05, 2018 - 10:56 am
When Nike announced that former NFL QB Colin Kaepernick was the face of the new “Just Do It!” campaign, a firestorm of controversy erupted over loyalty to America. The meaning behind Kaepernick’s decision to take a knee during the playing of the national anthem two years ago was lost, along with an...
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August 30, 2018 - 11:01 am
A billboard bashing President Donald Trump outside of Union Township, NJ, which is 12 miles west of New York City, reads: “Our Leader The Idiot!” A New York activist is paying for the billboard to promote his documentary film. Protected by the First Amendment, the billboard is controversial because...
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