Note: All photographs published in this article are the property of Thomas Cole. What exactly separates this very old, scenic and, at times, colorful town from others I have visited? I spent nearly a quarter of my life in the most foreign and exotic locales on this planet – Istanbul, Kabul, Goa, Kathmandu, Bali, Chiang […]
(Metairie, LA) – On Tuesday, December 17, 2019 – the night before the U.S. House of Representatives votes to impeach Donald Trump for high crimes and misdemeanors – activists will gather at 110 Veterans Boulevard as part of the nationwide “Nobody Is Above the Law” rallies. The rally in Metairie will be one of 500 events […]
Dying of Indifference: How Officials, Media, and Police Trivialize the Epidemic of Reckless Driving in New OrleansDecember 4, 2019
In the dark, early hours one summer in 2016, two people killed a man. We don’t know his name, because the journalists who reported his death never bothered to report his name. The two killers did not act in concert, and they didn’t know each other. In fact, they probably had never met. And […]
I lie in bed watching a YouTube video, waiting for the fun to begin. A woman does a voiceover of a still photo of an enticing female backside. I admit it’s having an effect on me. The photo is arty and I am irritated. I find myself annoyed by the length of the video—a daunting […]
Of all of the music, artistic expression, and other specific interest-based scenes at Contraflow, it’s safe to say that Fandom is just as much a lifestyle as punk, metal, or indie scenes. Contraflow New Orleans, 2019 was an amazing union of fans of all ages and walks of life. It is an obsession of certain […]
’Tis the season to enjoy spending time with the family and catch up on holiday classics, such as It’s a Wonderful Life, A Christmas Story, and National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation. Listen to holiday jingles, whether they’re from a Disney film or Run D.M.C. Best of all, you get to dig into Christmas themed goodies, ranging […]
Gentrification is a term associated with the displacement of the poor in an area through various means and methods with the idea of raising property values, decreasing crime, and generally making the area more attractive to wealthier potential residents or investors. The idea has been around for a long time, in one form or another, […]
Nymphomania is by no means as sexy as porn magazines would have you believe.
City Girl’s Jungle: a column dedicated to circumnavigating the jungle that is our own thoughts and notions.
Breathplay is the withholding of oxygen to achieve an effect. For some people this effect is orgasmic.
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