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Confessions of a Krewe du Vieux Member

For most of the world, Mardi Gras in New Orleans is known for its enormous parades and mega-krewes, but for locals, the tradition of political satire is the truest expression of the spirit and purpose of Carnival.

Peter Athas tells the story of the Krewe du Vieux and how his “sub-krewe”- the Krewe of Spank- have carried on that tradition with irreverent and unapologetic gusto.

The LIII in Atlanta

As a result of the worst “no call” in NFL history, the Saints likely lost the NFC championship.

The Saints and their loyal fanbase will, once again, survive, but this time, Roger Goodell’s failure of leadership may have irreparably broken the “shield” of the NFL.