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Here’s The Stellar Lineup For Jazz Fest 2014

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Jazz Fest in New Orleans is one of the best music festivals going. They announced their 2014 lineup this morning.

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‘Top Chef: New Orleans’ Recap: Oui Si a Challenge

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This week, on Top Chef: A bunch of European chefs make the show extra judgmental, and somebody screws up horribly.

top chef recaps

‘Top Chef: New Orleans’ Recap: Mississippi Mud Bugs

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This week on Top Chef: Crawdads and etouffee! The shellfish that looks like horrible tiny mutant lobsters and the dish that looks like vomit on rice.

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‘Top Chef: New Orleans’ Recap: Like Mama Made

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This week, on Top Chef: New Orleans: The chefs make food that takes them back home. Everyone reminisces about their hatred for Sara and her stupid hair, probably.

DR. JOHN

‘Top Chef: New Orleans’ Recap: Restaurant Wars

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This week, on Top Chef: Restaurant wars! But first, Restaurant Sanctions. Then a formal declaration of Restaurant War. Or something!

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‘Top Chef: New Orleans’ Recap: Jazz Hands!

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This week, on Top Chef: Kermit Ruffins joins the party. Everyone loves Kermit Ruffins, right? Right. So how are they going to ruin this?

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Just FYI, Richard Simmons Is Running Around New Orleans Doing Richard Simmons Things

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This weekend was a perfect weekend to be in New Orleans. Even better, Richard Simmons has been running around doing Richard Simmons things.

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‘Top Chef: New Orleans’ Recap: Lea Michele’s Halloween Bash

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This week, on Top Chef: It's the Halloween episode of Glee! The elimination challenge is almost certainly going to involve a mashup. A SPOOKY mashup.

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New Orleans Theater Critic Thinks ‘Book Of Mormon’ Signifies The Death Of American Culture

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Theodore P. Mahne sounds more like a Fox News commentator than he does a theater critic in New Orleans, a city famed for debauchery, lewdness, excess, and vice.

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Behold, Here Are The Manliest Portraits From The National Beard And Moustache Championships

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The fourth annual National Beard and Moustache Championships took place earlier this month in New Orleans, and photographer Greg Anderson made it a point to capture stunning portraits of the competitors with the most glorious face fur.

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Judge Overturns Katrina Cops Convictions Because Prosecutors Posted Anonymous Comments About Cases Online

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Prosecutors in New Orleans posted anonymous comments online about cases to try to influence public opinion on certain them. Because of this, some high profile convictions in the Danziger Bridge case have been overturned.

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90-Year Old Woman Visits The WWII Museum, Finds Diary Left To Her By High School Sweetheart

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A 90-year old woman visited the WWII museum in New Orleans and discovered a diary left to her by her high school sweetheart, killed in action in 1944.

Mother's Day Shooting

The New Orleans Mother’s Day Parade Shooting Suspect Has Been Arrested…Finally

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Akein Scott, the 19-year-old suspected in the New Orleans Mother's Day shooting has been arrested by NOPD.

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Here’s What A New Orleans Brass Band Covering Daft Punk Sounds Like

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Ever wondered what it would sound like if a New Orleans brass band covered Daft Punk? Well now you can know!

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Chivalry Is Not Dead: NOLA Man Seeks Woman Who Helped His Girlfriend ‘Pass’ A Pregnancy Test

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I'm almost sure this Craigslist ad is a fake, but anyone who's ever been to The Bulldog knows that there's a chance it might actually be real.

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Tom Lennon Bought A Poem About His Dog From A New Orleans Street Poet And It’s Just Beautiful

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Tom Lennon, he of The State and Reno 911, has been vacationing in New Orleans all week. Yesterday, he ran into street poet Erin Lierl. Beauty ensued.

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Here’s Why You Don’t Want To Go To Jail In New Orleans

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The video in this post, taken inside the New Orleans Parish Prison, is like something straight out of Oz, or something.

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That Podcast You Hated Part 2: Brandon Stroud At The WrestleMania Press Conference

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On Tuesday, I took a few hours out of my business vacation to New Orleans to share with you the podcast version of the <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2013/02/the-best-and-worst-of-wwe-elimination-chamber-2013-live" target="_blank">Best and Worst of WWE Elimination Chamber 2013</a>.


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