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Monday, February 23, 2015

Y@ Speak: goodbye to Mardi Gras 2015

Posted By on Mon, Feb 23, 2015 at 12:10 PM


Here's one last look back at Mardi Gras 2015, from the costumes and parades to the big piles of garbage. Also: #RexComus, Interrobang and Gilliam the white whale, Mardi Gras Indians and Beyonce suffragettes.

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Monday, February 16, 2015

Y@ Speak: Mardi Gras 2015, Week 2

Posted By on Mon, Feb 16, 2015 at 12:11 PM

Happy Lundi Gras, friends. Before Fat Tuesday, let us reflect on a week of traffic, tourists, shootings, brawls, controversial floats, beads, and, of course, parades — and much, much more. See you next week after we have slept for 10,000 years.

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Monday, February 9, 2015

Y@ Speak: Mardi Gras 2015, Week 1

Posted By on Mon, Feb 9, 2015 at 12:12 PM


Anthony Davis reigns as King of Basketball, while nerds, dogs and tiny vulgar shoeboxes reclaim the streets. Also in this week's massive Mardi Gras edition: #JindalPortrait-gate, the return of Wobble Cop, measles, Brian Williams, and poor float bathroom etiquette.

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Monday, February 2, 2015

Y@ Speak: super bowling

Posted By on Mon, Feb 2, 2015 at 12:45 PM


Whether you hung out on Twitter and "just watched it for the commercials" or stood 2 feet from the screen and screamed for three hours, you survived Super Bowl Sunday — and for those in Krewe du Vieux, a super bowl on Saturday. Also in this Carnival-high edition of Y@ Speak: Drew Brees throws a football terribly, Curren$y watches Pocahontas, and New Orleans celebrates the life of Bo Dollis.

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Thursday, January 29, 2015

Everybody panic: Anthony Davis got hurt last night

Posted By on Thu, Jan 29, 2015 at 9:58 AM

Anthony Davis being helped off the court during the Pelicans' loss last night. - YOUTUBE
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  • Anthony Davis being helped off the court during the Pelicans' loss last night.

Last night, Pelicans lost to the Denver Nuggets but ... WHO CARES ANTHONY DAVIS GOT HURT! 


EVERYONE: COMMENCE FREAKING OUT.

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Monday, January 12, 2015

Y@ Speak: The Battle of New Orleans

Posted By on Mon, Jan 12, 2015 at 1:00 PM

As Louisiana celebrated the 200th anniversary of Chalmette exploding with cannons and silly hats, we spent last week reflecting on the latest battles of New Orleans: smoking bans, crime, and the proper times for eating king cake. Also: New Orleans nerds invade the Wizard World Comic Con and Drew Brees thinks pancakes are a sandwich.

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Monday, January 5, 2015

Y@ Speak: resolutions

Posted By on Mon, Jan 5, 2015 at 1:00 PM

Welcome to 2015. Our advice: don't attend white supremacist meetings, don't pee in bushes (or pee in bushes more often), and check out some #xxxnolarestaurants. Also this week: James Carville looks like a City Park lion, and Mark McGrath is... here.

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Monday, December 29, 2014

Y@ Speak: humbugs

Posted By on Mon, Dec 29, 2014 at 1:40 PM

As Chalmette prepares for an inevitable North Korean invasion, New Orleans suffers through the end of the Saints season, insufferable families, and stolen Virgin Mary lawn statues.

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Monday, December 22, 2014

Y@ Speak: the end of #FalconsHateWeek

Posted By on Mon, Dec 22, 2014 at 12:00 PM

Happy holidays! The New Orleans Saints gave us heartburn and rage, and Gov. Bobby Jindal gave us the gift of his thoughts on Cuba and North Korea. Let us all warm our mittens around the dumpster fire and never speak of this season again.

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Monday, December 15, 2014

Y@ Speak: it's beginning to look a lot like... something

Posted By on Mon, Dec 15, 2014 at 1:15 PM

New Orleans Saints bloodbaths and indictments, Millennium Falcons lighting up the trees, roosters living at the grocery store, the smell of Curren$y baking on our timelines... all the makings of the holiday season are in this week's Y@ Speak. Also: Dave Chappelle, Wendell Pierce, LeBron James and more.

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