Louisiana is one of two states that allows non-unanimous jury convictions, and the Big Easy editorial board believes it is time to end this practice.
The Abitals are billed as having “That Beatles sound with a Southeast Louisiana twist,” but do they live up to the hype?
Just when most “Who Dat” fans thought that they’d probably seen everything that’s transpired in the 52-year history of the New Orleans Saints, last night was a moment for them that only comes along perhaps once in a lifetime. For the announced crowd of 73,028 fans at the Mercedes Benz Superdome plus the millions of […]
Belden Batiste is running against incumbent Cedric Richmond in Louisiana’s 2nd congressional district, and he took time out from campaigning to sit down with Big Easy Magazine.
It was twilight on Bayou St John, but the lights were on at Deutsches Haus’ new location on Moss Street, and the festival was in full swing. The smell of sizzling, fatty wurst filled the air with a smoky scent, and the light from the lampposts and ATMs floated through the air filled with the […]
The 2018 NFL Season is a quarter of the way over thus far for the New Orleans Saints, and although it’s still too early to predict who will make the Playoffs at the moment; it appears that the Black and Gold might end up facing some different teams this year than they did last year, […]
The #MeToo movement has overcome a lot of challenges – the biggest of which was getting started to begin with. As more and more women have come forward to tell their stories, and as men like Bill Cosby have been held accountable for their pasts, it feels like change is finally in the air. Enter […]
Mary Elizabeth Winstead is no stranger to performing as a survivor on film. A while back, she portrayed an alcoholic in Smash, a kidnappee in the midst of a global incident in 10 Cloverfield Lane, and the object of many a toxic relationship in Scott Pilgrim vs. The World. She exudes an empathetic brokenness amid […]
Saint Louis Cathedral stands as a proud icon at the heart of New Orleans. Every day, tourists and Catholics from around the globe come to visit its beautiful halls. It is the center of the Archdiocese of New Orleans, where Archbishop Gregory M. Aymond leads the parishes of the region in their spiritual practice. It’s […]
Welcome to today’s first and (likely last) edition of Big Easy Magazine’s Mike Mauls the Movies, where I ask and even sometimes answer the burning questions, “When is a good time to disembowel someone on film, and when is it more of a faux pas? Is it okay to kiss your sister if it’s sci-fi? […]