Saints defensive end Cameron Jordan was healthy enough to play in the Pro Bowl, and to ride on a Mardi Gras float during Mardi Gras, but now he’s taking a load off. According to Josh Katzenstein of the New Orleans Times-Picayune, Jordan recently underwent what was termed minor surgery on his left foot. He’s reportedly in a [more]
How America’s pastor popped up in lyrics from Pat Boone to Johnny Cash to dc Talk. Many musicians—from Johnny Cash to dc Talk to Pat Boone—considered Billy Graham an inspiration, often bringing him into their songs. For decades, Graham...Show More Summary
From Chinese tea to Mardi Gras.
Rob Lowe has found the young actress who will play THE BAD SEED in the new version of the classic psychological horror-thriller tale that he's directing, starring in, and executive producing for Lifetime. 11-year-old McKenna Grace...Show More Summary
Last year's Pride parade was a dream my friends and I never expected to fulfill.
Last year on Presidents' Day, I excerpted from a post I wrote in February 2005 (yes, 13 years ago).In that 2005 post, I included a graph of household mortgage debt as a percent of GDP. Several readers asked if I could update the graph.First, from 2005:The following chart shows household mortgage debt as a % of GDP. Show More Summary
Waka Flocka Flame saved a fan from becoming roadkill by pulling her from oncoming traffic as she tried to snap a selfie with the rapper. Waka Flocka was down in New Orleans this week for Mardi Gras when fans mobbed him on the way down to…
Frequenters of HOBNOB Neighborhood Tavern joining the restaurant’s new loyalty program will be rewarded with a lagniappe (even when it’s not Mardi Gras season) in the way of points and dollar discounts. For each dollar spent, guests will rack up one point. Show More Summary
Lately, TFBTV has made a habit of hitting significant landmarks on significant holidays. On New Year’s Eve 2017/18, TFBTV crossed the 100 million view threshold. Right on the heels of this achievement, Mardi Gras Day, February 13, 2018, TFBTV earned its 400,000th subscriber. Show More Summary
Elton John was totally down for fighting on a Wednesday night when a fan whacked him in the mouth with some beads... temporarily silencing the legend. Sir Elton was right in the middle of "Saturday Night's Alright for Fighting" during his…
Wednesday night was almost alright for fighting for Elton John.
Every single year, the New Orleans Police Department has to deal with the stress of Mardi Gras and hope for everyone to have a good time, but bigger problems may have come about. It appears as if a rogue group of ATV and dirt bike enthusiasts have taken over the roads in New Orleans and are causing a lot of issues. Show More Summary
The O’Reilly Data Show Podcast: Leo Meyerovich on building large-scale, interactive applications that enable visual investigations. In this episode of the Data Show, I spoke with Leo Meyerovich, co-founder and CEO of Graphistry. Graphs...Show More Summary
Every year, Mardi Gras revelers line the streets of New Orleans to drink and score some plastic beads. They also line their stomachs with a sugary, colorful cake known as King Cake, which, on occasion, contains a small plastic baby.Show More Summary
After the Mardi Gras parades have passed and the beads have been thrown, the cleanup begins in New Orleans. This year, there's a focus on what to do with the beads. (Feb. 14)
Police are seeking multiple suspects in three separate shootings that broke out during Tuesday's Mardi Gras festivities