Stop posting color posters on line in .pdf and sending me the link, asking me to [print out and] post these. Stop posting brochures to websites and e-mailing them to me for distribution. Send me paper. If you are not going to take care of printing and distribution of paper materials yourself, post the information … More If it is a broadside, post it on a wall
This is more or less where I stood for Bacchus, and the long float is the Bacchagator. I love the torchlit night parades, with knights on horseback and everyone so well masked that they look like magical beings. Axé.
This Mardi Gras the marching bands were really in form and one of the best is from Southern University in Baton Rouge. There they are under the bridge in Zulu, and here they are in the same key place in Bacchus, Sunday night. Under the bridge is the best audience, and it is so exciting … More Southern University Marching Band
When I graduated from college I was elected to Phi Beta Kappa and I accepted, because it was prestigious. I did not expect to join another honor society but at this university I have been invited to several and have essentially had to say yes since not to do so would be impolite / because … More Honor Societies
This is a film I should see for the music and so as to be able to comment upon the representation of Louisiana – hard to do on film in a non caricatured way – but it is also surely a film which would fill me with angst. On a related note it seems I … More Ry Cooder
Maybe what I want to hear is that this prenominate war is natural and necessary and a sign of Towering Intellect: maybe I want a pep-talk, because I have to tell you I don’t enjoy this war one bit. I think my fiction is better than it was, but writing is also less Fun than … More David Foster Wallace
Here is a whole documentary on Montreal hip hop. Axé.
Mardi Gras if done right is marked by fascinating chance encounters and new combinations. This is Montreal rap, and if you know what “dans ta map” means in slang, please enlighten me! Axé.
After the horses came in, Steve Riley played. Then, Geno Delafose. Axé.