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June 10, 2019 - 11:32 am
The passing of iconic New Orleans chef Leah Chase left many with an emptiness - an emptiness that might be filled by supporting a way to honor Miss Leah. One of the things that helps us deal with the loss of a famous person is thinking of ways to forever pay homage to that person. Leah Chase’s...
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June 10, 2019 - 7:21 am
There is a mystique about New Orleans that was born in the city’s early relationship with voodoo from those who came from Africa and the Caribbean. Dr. John epitomized that New Orleans mystique like no other artist. Early on June 6, 2019, Malcolm John Rebennack, known to the world as Dr. John, died...
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June 06, 2019 - 12:51 pm
Thursday, June 6, 2019 is the 75th anniversary of the invasion of the beaches at Normandy, France. The United States joined Allied forces on a mission to liberate France, and ultimately Western Europe, from the control of Nazi Germany. Amphibious landings were supported by an aerial assault from...
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June 05, 2019 - 12:39 pm
There are no known cases of anyone - anywhere in the world – dying from a marijuana overdose. Literally, zero cases. But the coroner of St. John The Baptist Parish in Louisiana is saying that a 39-year-old woman died from a marijuana overdose. If this is true – this would be the first case of its...
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June 04, 2019 - 12:39 pm
A man driving the wrong way on Bourbon Street last Thursday night refused to obey orders from state troopers to stop. A Louisiana state trooper made the decision to shoot 42-year-old Eric Kullander, fearing that he could have continued on to run over pedestrians. Now, there is some controversy over...
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June 03, 2019 - 11:28 am
“Rocketman,” starring Taron Egerton as Elton John, takes you on an insightful journey through the life of the rock icon in a way that is both entertaining and emotional for the audience. From his relationship with his aloof parents to his quest for acceptance, “Rocketman” was a beautiful cinematic...
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May 28, 2019 - 6:44 pm
Is excessive playing of video games an “addiction?” Is being “burned-out” at work a disease? The World Health Organization (WHO) has officially designated excessive playing of video games an addiction, but is it? WHO now classifies addiction to video games a mental disorder defined by “a pattern of...
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May 24, 2019 - 1:48 pm
Paul McCartney opened his 2019 North American tour in the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans, LA last night. For many in the sold-out arena it was more of a religious experience than a concert. At 76, Paul McCartney’s energy and stamina were noteworthy and it is fair to say that Sir Paul does not...
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May 20, 2019 - 12:09 pm
Every young generation is defined by the music it makes popular during its coming of age era. And while every young generation’s attitude is reflected in popular music and fashion there have been a few generations that stand out with greater uniqueness than others. In modern times, one of the...
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May 15, 2019 - 12:02 pm
It’s fair to say the New Orleans Pelicans are “lucky!” With only a 6% chance of winning the #1 pick in the NBA’s draft lottery, last night, the Pelicans won the #1 draft choice again! In 2012, New Orleans also won the draft lottery and selected Anthony Davis. I could only wonder how Davis felt last...
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