I know a kindred spirit when I see one and New Orleans-based bon vivant Sam Malvaney is definitely "one of us," a true kitsch lovin' collector. Take a walk with Sam –who's dressed in a leopard-print tuxedo jacket, no less– as he gives a virtual tour of his enviable French Quarter home, aka the "Museum of Bad Taste."
Mardi Gras parades are COVID-cancelled this year. But that's not stopping New Orleans from bringing the spirit of carnival season to their community. "Fat Tuesday" is February 16 but already a growing number of homes have been given a "Mardi Gras makeover." Stoops, porches, and balconies in the Crescent City are looking much like parade… READ THE REST
After Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans was shock doctrined through a massive, neoliberal transformation, the centerpiece of which was a replacement of the public school system with a system entirely made up of charter schools. READ THE REST
This is a lot of fun. Katrin and Janine, a couple of Swiss gals, recreated the sequences where Homer Simpson eats his way through New Orleans. It even impressed the animators of The Simpsons. Eric Koenig: "Hey! Just wanted you to know, we here at The Simpsons Animation Studio saw your video and were blow… READ THE REST
It's an option virtually every small business and freelancing professional will eventually consider — do I need to rent office space? Whether it's the result of a growing staff, growing responsibilities, or simply maturing as a company, there's usually a moment for any professional organization when getting a centralized office starts to make a lot… READ THE REST
The cloud is definitely growing up. A decade ago, you'd have been hard-pressed to find many comfortable with saving all of their documents, media, and other important files with a cloud service provider. Today, everyone is on board the cloud storage train. But, with growth comes maturity too. For many users, it's not enough to… READ THE REST
With January here, it's easy to think that the worst of winter is over. Unfortunately, as recent years (like last year) have shown us, it can remain pretty steadily chilly all the way into April and May. If you've got central heating, you're going to be getting pretty sick of those bills by then. The… READ THE REST