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Thursday, November 16, 2017

Steve Scalise, Rosie O'Donnell mix it up on Twitter

Posted By on Thu, Nov 16, 2017 at 5:51 PM

Rosie O'Donnell. - PHOTO BY DAVID SHANKBONE/CREATIVE COMMONS
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Once again demonstrating that modern life is basically the fourth grade writ large, with consequences that likely will mean the death of all of us, comedian and professional Donald Trump irritant Rosie O'Donnell mixed it up with House Majority Whip Steve Scalise after he crowed about the U.S. House of Representatives passing its controversial tax cut bill
To which O'Donnell replied ...

To which Scalise replied ...

(As we all know, in the South "Bless your heart!" is just a different way to pronounce "Go fuck yourself.") Scalise's riposte was enough to make O'Donnell switch from all lower case to ALL CAPS in a hurry.

More maturity under the jump ...

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Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Y@ Speak: sizzle reel

Posted By on Tue, Nov 14, 2017 at 11:30 AM

This week's episode plays like a highlight reel of perennial Y@ Speak favorites: quotable cringe from Sen. John Neely Kennedy and Attorney General Jeff Landry, reactions to extremely mild changes in the weather, Saints memes, a terrible Katrina take, and Fletcher "King of Line Break Twitter" Mackel.

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Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Y@ Spooky

Posted By on Tue, Oct 31, 2017 at 6:00 PM

Twitter mourns the loss of the Greatest, plus some pre-Halloween goofs, a stressful Saints win, and more reactions to John Besh and allegations of sexual harassment in this week's edition of the worst and only New Orleans Twitter roundup.

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Monday, October 23, 2017

Y@ Speak: reactions to Besh and more from the week in Twitter

Posted By on Mon, Oct 23, 2017 at 5:40 PM

This week: reactions to John Besh and reporting on sexual harassment.

Also: The return of the New Orleans Pelicans and "What does Rob Ryan look like?" (Answer: swole Crockett? Michael McDonald's? Perfect?)

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Monday, October 16, 2017

Y@ Speak: Election, Round 2

Posted By on Mon, Oct 16, 2017 at 6:15 PM


Thirty-two percent of New Orleans voters turned out to vote for mayor and City Council members Oct. 14, and Twitter celebrated with 69 jokes and speculation about never being able to afford living here again, followed by a weekly three-hour-long heart attack courtesy of Big Football. Also: Goodbye, Adrian Peterson, and hello, all of the water you stocked up for Nate.

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Monday, October 9, 2017

Y@ Speak: out past curfew

Posted By on Mon, Oct 9, 2017 at 3:00 PM

Sean Payton learns about guns, Hurricane Nate brushes past New Orleans, and everyone makes plans for the pallets of soup and bottled water sitting on the kitchen counter.

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Monday, October 2, 2017

Y@ Speak: patriot games

Posted By on Mon, Oct 2, 2017 at 12:30 PM

The Saints go to London, KISS comes to Gretna, and Sen. Bill Cassidy beefs.

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Monday, September 25, 2017

Y@ Speak takes a knee

Posted By on Mon, Sep 25, 2017 at 5:41 PM

A week of boil water advisories, Cassidy-Graham, Frank Scurlock's Uber adventures, and the president's war against silent protest.

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Monday, September 18, 2017

Y@ Speak: when squirrels attack

Posted By on Mon, Sep 18, 2017 at 5:30 PM

This week's episode chronicles the squirrel insurrection, Sen. Bill Cassidy's health care crusade, and the collapse of the New Orleans Saints.

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Monday, September 11, 2017

Y@ Speak: #OneTimeInNewOrleans

Posted By on Mon, Sep 11, 2017 at 5:21 PM

A multimillion dollar ad campaign turned into a hashtag of horror stories, though it was discovered the hashtag was originated by Twitter user @BIG_KENNEY back in 2011 to document peeing in ashtrays and Mardi Gras stories. Follow your NOLA, folks.

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