cheaters

Congressman Vance McAllister Was Busted Cheating On His Wife And He’s Super Sorry

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Louisiana Congressman Vance McAllister was caught on surveillance video kissing a woman who works as his district scheduler.

Louisiana

Ani DiFranco Is Really Sorry For Hosting A Feminist Event At A Former Slave Plantation

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Probably best not to hold their songwriting retreat at a former slave plantation.

nature

Louisiana Sinkhole Swallows Several Tall Trees Whole

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A sinkhole sitting under a Louisiana lake decides it's hungry for some trees, and takes care of it in one gulp.

ANIMAL RESCUE

Watch These Retired Lab Chimps Experience Sunlight And Grass For The First Time

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Many of these chimps have been imprisoned and used in laboratory testing for 50 years without seeing sunlight. Now they start a new life at Chimp Haven.

BEER RELATED DEATH

How Not To Prepare For The Super Bowl: Man Found Dead In ‘Beer Cave’

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Bad news out of Kenner, Louisiana this week, as something called the “Beer Cave” has taken a man’s life.

FLASH MOB

A 200-Person Flash Mob Turns Into A Normal Mob In Louisiana Mall

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It finally happened: a flash mob turned into a giant brawl in a mall in Louisiana.

ACCELERATED CHRISTIAN EDUCATION

Louisiana Schools Getting Public Funding Claim The Loch Ness Monster Is Real And Proves Creationism

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Did you know that the totally proven* existence of the Loch Ness Monster Dinosaur means creationism is true and evolution is fake forever.

bad laws

Louisiana Expects Sex Offenders To Reveal Themselves On Facebook

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If you're a sex offender in Louisiana, you have to identify yourself as such on Facebook, officially.

BOUNTYGATE

Great News, Saints Fans: Your State Lawmakers Are Going After The NFL

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Trust me, folks – I hate talking any level of politics on this here sports humor blog, but sometimes I just can’t help but slap my forehead at the time management of our great nation’s elected officials.

Crime

Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Rap About Dealing Prescription Drugs On YouTube

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It's no secret that YouTube has been a boon to young, struggling musicians looking to make a name for themselves, providing the opportunity to showcase talents to and from any point on the globe, eliminating, or at least lessening, the need for geographical proximity to the music industry's kingmakers.

Louisiana

OMG LOOK AT THE SIZE OF THIS FREAKING SNAKE! (UPDATED)

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As you may have heard, <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/news/2011/05/on-the-mississippi-river-flooding-the-south-and-denial/">the Mississippi River is more swollen than it's been in decades</a> and, in an effort to prevent the flooding of New Orleans and Baton Rouge, the Army Corps of Engineers has <a href="http://www.nola.com/environment/index.ssf/2011/05/mississippi_river_flooding_mov.html">opened a couple of floodgates</a> diverting a lot of the Mississippi's excess water <a href="http://www.nola.com/environment/index.ssf/2011/05/mississippi_river_flooding_thr.html">into rural Louisiana</a>.

79 snakes

Man living with 79 giant snakes probably just a huge ‘Snakes on a Plane’ fan, right?

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One of the fun things about being from Louisiana is subscribing to the Twitter feeds of various Louisiana-based news outlets and seeing some of the ridiculous headlines that flash across my dashboard.


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