Saturday, April 10, 2021

Peter Athas

0 COMMENTS
22 POSTS

featured

March Musings, Not Madness

13th Ward Ramblings about the New Orleans Sewerage & Water Board, the Second District Congressional race, and the Shame of LSU.

Troy Carter is Best Qualified to Fight for and Achieve Universal Healthcare Coverage

By Barbara Major and Dr. Brobson Lutz For the first time in more than a decade, the second congressional district of Louisiana will have a...

In Crowded Race for LA-02, Desiree Ontiveros Has Reshaped the Conversation

Asya Howlette has spent the past decade working in schools to provide academic and social emotional access to students. After graduating from Hampton University,...
- Advertisement -

Latest news

Mask Wars

Peter Athas on political performance art and three of its Louisiana practitioners: Danny McCormick, Dan Fagan, and Jeff Landry. Freedom, man

The Rename Game

Jefferson, Jefferson, bo-befferson. Banana-fana fo-fefferson. Fee-fi-mo-mefferson. Jefferson.

American Roulette

The 13th Ward Rambler spins Fortuna’s Wheel, landing on Ignatius Reilly, Phase Two in NOLA, Slave Owner Statues, and the Nykvolution.

Rambling On My Mind

Peter Athas rambles on about protests, the pandemic, and Picvocate columnist Dan Fagan.

The Age Of Uncertainty

Peter Athas on the late John Kenneth Galbraith, masking, fired sanitation workers, and Louisiana pandemic politics.

Blast From The Past

Peter Athas attends Virtual Jazz Fest and revisits the Nagin administration.

Under Pressure, Nungesser

Peter Athas on epistolary madness in New Orleans and Billy Nungesser’s apology.

Hell Of A Spell

Peter Athas on Tony Spell’s death tabernacle, John Neely Kennedy being stuck on stupid, Kevin Allman’s crusade against Mardi Gras misinformation, and other signs of our troubled times.

Love In The Time Of Coronavirus

The COVID-19 pandemic has Peter Athas thinking about Hurricane Katrina and the Federal Flood. We’ve gone from “heckuva job, Brownie” to “heckuva job, Trumpy.”

Ode To Elizabeth Warren & Other Strong Women

Peter Athas on Elizabeth Warren, Mary Landrieu, Lindy Boggs, and his mother.
- Advertisement -

Most Commented

A Tale of Two Carters

As two veteran New Orleans politicos battle for the state's only solidly blue seat in Congress, how much will endorsements really matter?
- Advertisement -

March Musings, Not Madness

13th Ward Ramblings about the New Orleans Sewerage & Water Board, the Second District Congressional race, and the Shame of LSU.

Troy Carter is Best Qualified to Fight for and Achieve Universal Healthcare Coverage

By Barbara Major and Dr. Brobson Lutz For the first time in more than a decade, the second congressional district of Louisiana will have a...

In Crowded Race for LA-02, Desiree Ontiveros Has Reshaped the Conversation

Asya Howlette has spent the past decade working in schools to provide academic and social emotional access to students. After graduating from Hampton University,...