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Monday, April 16, 2018

Y@ Speak: media groups

Posted By on Mon, Apr 16, 2018 at 7:00 PM


Some takes on Gambit and The Advocate, plus the Pelicans in the playoffs, bad weather, Sen. Kennedy, and an oil slick's surprise drop-in at French Quarter Fest.

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Monday, April 2, 2018

Y@ Speak: fooled

Posted By on Mon, Apr 2, 2018 at 6:15 PM


We celebrate spring's arrival with the ceremonial traffic accidents involving municipal vehicles.

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Monday, March 26, 2018

Y@ Speak: parade, march, parade, march

Posted By on Mon, Mar 26, 2018 at 6:45 PM

New Orleans was out on the street this week for gun control, Tom Benson, Mardi Gras Indians and monuments.

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Monday, March 19, 2018

Y@ Speak: Krewe of St. Chadrick's Day

Posted By on Mon, Mar 19, 2018 at 4:55 PM


Your week in Twitter: Tom Benson, school walkouts, tourists and Airbnb.

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Monday, March 12, 2018

Y@ Speak: too Buku

Posted By on Mon, Mar 12, 2018 at 5:54 PM


Buku rattled a few windows, City Council met New Orleans East, Confederate monuments landed on 60 Minutes and more in this week's roundup.

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Monday, March 5, 2018

Y@ Speak: watch this

Posted By on Mon, Mar 5, 2018 at 6:35 PM


All matters of public spectacle in this freakshow: the state Legislature's reenactment of Goya's “Saturn Devouring His Son," Anthony Davis ruining the rest of the NBA, Palantir's partnership with the city of New Orleans, and local riffs on that barbecue tweet.

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Monday, February 26, 2018

Y@ Speak: don't catch basin waterfalls

Posted By on Mon, Feb 26, 2018 at 6:10 PM


While the state Legislature suspends reality to duke it out, babies become umbrellas, king cake still exists, and pot holes are filled with neutral ground dirt.

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Monday, February 19, 2018

Y@ Speak: Mardi Gras 2018

Posted By on Mon, Feb 19, 2018 at 6:00 PM

New Orleans says goodbye to Carnival and Mr. Okra, and Mardi Gras 2018 closes with everyone's favorite thing on which to dunk: the Rex-Comus meeting of the courts.

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Monday, February 12, 2018

Y@ Speak: Mardi Gras miracles

Posted By on Mon, Feb 12, 2018 at 4:47 PM

An indoor basketball game got rained out, but you had a tarp. A float hit a power line, but you waited for the parade. The route was flooded, but you made a bridge out of beads. Your Uber didn't show up, but you had a motorized wheelchair. As your aunt's 1999 AOL chain email with a picture of a baby's foot once said, "If you don't believe in miracles, perhaps you've forgotten you are one."

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Monday, February 5, 2018

Y@ Speak: let them dance

Posted By on Mon, Feb 5, 2018 at 6:23 PM

Strip club workers and allies hit the streets last week — so did city workers who teared down (some) ladders and declared war on the Krewe of Chad.

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