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‘The Kacey Musgraves Christmas Show’

‘The Kacey Musgraves Christmas Show’

Veronika Lee, Entertainment Editor

December 4, 2019

Not just anyone could pull off coming in hot dressed in a Bea Arthur “Maude”-era meets Cher jumpsuit get up,  but Miss Kacey Musgraves isn’t just anyone. Last year’s Grammy gladiator is no stranger to a country-pop confectionary for the holidays - she already has “A Very Kacey Christmas...

Cute, Baby Yoda Is

Cute, Baby Yoda Is

Trey Guillotine, Staff Writer

December 4, 2019

Jon Favreau’s latest show, “The Mandalorian” on Disney+, is already shaping up to be a strong entry into the “Star Wars” canon. Taking place between Episode VI “Return of the Jedi” and Episode VII “The Force Awakens,” “The Mandalorian” follows the adventures of a mysterious and ...

Saints holiday season recap

Joe Bellott, Contributing Writer

December 4, 2019

Bear with me here. According to the original story, Santa has eight reindeer. Drew Brees has 10. The difference isn’t in the number, but the contribution of these “reindeer.” Let’s assume there are five offensive linemen reindeer, one tight end reindeer, one running back reindeer and three wide re...

Top 3 Video Games of the Decade

Top 3 Video Games of the Decade

December 4, 2019

The past decade of video games has seen mishaps such as companies getting greedy with loot boxes and games not living up to promises made by developers. But this decade has also produced some amazing games. Before we enter the new roaring ‘20s, let’s take a look back at the top three games of the l...

What to expect from the new airport terminal this holiday season

What to expect from the new airport terminal this holiday season

Emma Seely, Managing Editor

November 22, 2019

On Nov. 6, the new 35-gate terminal at the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport officially opened, closing down the previous location. Increasing both in size and in offerings for food and retail, the terminal is designed to create an improved experience for travelers in and out of the cit...

The best Thanksgiving TV to celebrate this holiday season

The best Thanksgiving TV to celebrate this holiday season

Emma Seely, Managing Editor

November 22, 2019

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, it’s important to have a game plan in case you need some peace amidst the impending chaos. And what better way to take a few moments off than by watching TV? Whether you’re sick and tired of your racist uncle trying to start fights with everyone, or you’...

The Rob Cerio at CONtraflow 2019: It’s about the authors by Trey Guillotine

The Rob Cerio at CONtraflow 2019: It’s about the authors by Trey Guillotine

Trey Guillotine, Staff Writer

November 22, 2019

  In a large room of the Hilton New Orleans Airport, vendors have set up their tables to sell their goods and creations at the CONtraflow Sci-Fi and Fantasy Literature Convention of 2019. The hotel is filled with cosplayers dressed as “Star Wars” stormtroopers and bounty hunters and there’...

Time Travel Survival Guide to the Louisiana Renaissance Festival by Trey Guillotine

Time Travel Survival Guide to the Louisiana Renaissance Festival by Trey Guillotine

Trey Guillotine, Staff Writer

November 22, 2019

Time travel can be tricky. Venturing into the past is rife with dangers where even the slightest change to history can result in damages to the timelines, paradoxes and the risk of becoming your own grandparent. But fear not, for this is the comprehensive survival guide for traveling back in time to t...

Drab to Drag Makeup Tips

Drab to Drag Makeup Tips

Veronika Lee, Entertainment Editor

November 14, 2019

Hannah Joffray AKA Visqueen speaks in spirited sentences and exclamation points, which may or may not be common for native New Orleanians.    “I moved here with my dad when I was six,” she said. “I’ve developed so many creative avenues for myself while here— I designed all the sp...

It wasn’t the referees

Joe Bellott, Contributing Writer

November 14, 2019

On Sunday, Sept. 10, The Atlanta Falcons flew into the Superdome with a 1 and 7 record. If that isn’t shameful enough, they may have the weakest strength of schedule throughout the NFL preceding Sunday. Their losses this year include the Jets (2-7), Broncos (3-6), Dolphins (2-7), Redskins (1-8), and Card...

Wizardfest: Holding Out Hope that Dragons are Real

Trey Guillotine, Staff Writer

November 14, 2019

What gets a group of geeks to hang out at a bar late on a school night? Wizardfest! On November 5th, Pop-Up Party Tours and Southport Hall in Jefferson hosted a “Harry Potter” themed “pop up wizarding experience” for fans of the popular book and movie series.    Southport Hall looks fairly unassuming; a la...

No Damp Spirits at This Year’s Rainy Voodoo Fest

Olivia Post, Contributor

November 1, 2019

Despite heavy rain on Friday and Saturday morning, Voodoo Fest kicked off as scheduled on Friday Oct. 25. The three-day festival, described by their website as a “musical gumbo,” featured more than 65 bands on five stages. The rain and subsequent mud did not seem to dampen spirits, as thousands of...

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