Mardi Gras vs. Bourbon Street

Mardi Gras is over now, so I’m a little late to help this year. But I’m writing this in hopes that some guy will stumble across it and remember it next year. There’s a strange thing, founded in a misunderstanding, about Mardi Gras. I’ve noticed it before, but the number of times I heard or […]

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New Orleans

Automattic’s Team Social came to visit New Orleans for a team meetup, and I had the pleasure of crashing it over the weekend.

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Sitting across from me in the Pub, a most excellent surprise. Neither of us live in New Orleans anymore.

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My advice to the Newhouse family

WWL TV: Tom Benson’s letter stating his interest in buying the Times-Picayune The city of New Orleans is a city of immense culture, economic growth and host to millions of people annually; it is a nationally and internationally recognized city, it is a city deserving of a seven day a week newspaper. Gambit: New Orleans […]

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New Orleans in 3D

Still waiting for Google to update Street View in New Orleans and have yet to get an Apple Store in the city itself, but I noticed today that the city is now 3D in the new iOS 6 Maps. And she’s looking gorgeous as ever. Flying over the Quarter, the ‘dome, Audubon Park and my old […]

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From DashThirtyDash, the Times-Picayune Employee & Contractor Assistance Fund, comes an amazing — but depressing — email from a Times-Picayune/ reporter. This is what a new, enhanced digital focus looks like: I am on the streets talking to a murder victim’s family and friends while his body is being loaded into a coroner’s van after my shift […]

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My personal redesign of

If you’re within digital earshot of me, you’ve probably heard about the corporate owners of New Orleans’ daily paper, the Times-Picayune, scaling back to only publishing 3 days a week and focusing on their online presence, Without being unnecessarily rude, this is one of my least favorite sites that I spend any measurable amount […]

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