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Posts in category “Louisiana”

This Be The Verse, Y’all

A farewell poem for a jug-eared kid about to be launched onto the world

Posted April 19th, 2019

Congratulations Jason Kenney

He came to Walker Percy Weekend 2017. Now he’s been elected premier of Alberta. Coincidence? I think not!

Posted April 17th, 2019

Six Weeks Till Walker Percy Weekend 2019

And we have only 43 all-inclusive tickets left. When they’re gone, they’re gone

Posted April 16th, 2019

Black Metal, Black Churches

Louisiana police arrest fan of the satanic genre in connection with church burnings

Posted April 11th, 2019

Aunt Patsy’s Rainbow

A final farewell, written in the sky

Posted April 8th, 2019

Walker Percy Weekend 2019

David Brooks, J.D. Vance, Walter Isaacson, and more. Tickets available now

Posted February 13th, 2019

The T.M. Landry Fraud

A school for poor black kids in Louisiana sounded too good to be true — and it was

Posted November 30th, 2018

View From Your Table

Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Posted October 20th, 2018

LSU Haka Dad FTW!

This is why the Tigers beat Georgia 36-16

Posted October 14th, 2018

Sequitur: A Lighthouse

In Baton Rouge, come meet some people who are not cursing the educational darkness, but lighting candles

Posted September 30th, 2018

Jordan Taylor, Local Hero

A supermarket stock clerk shows compassion to autistic teenager

Posted August 1st, 2018

Blacklisting A Pro-Life Movie

Producers of Roe v. Wade running into ideological production obstacles, even in conservative Louisiana

Posted July 3rd, 2018

The Little Joys Of Southern Life

The blessings of church lady nurses in doctors’ offices

Posted June 5th, 2018

Walker Percy & In-Breakings Of Grace

Finding reasons to live and to love in the ruins. Also, bourbon on the back porch

Posted May 16th, 2018

Guy Ruth

The cosmopolitan cousin who dressed to the nines for her Hurricane Katrina rescue has passed

Posted May 14th, 2018

That’s Despair?

Of crawfish, beer, and living with love and hope in the ruins — according to Walker Percy

Posted May 1st, 2018

This Must Be The Place

Your Working Boy and his boy take a trip to Jazzfest in New Orleans

Posted April 30th, 2018