Ray Nagin

  • Blogs

    April 6, 2010

    New On DVD: The Yes Men Fix the World

    The Yes Men​Depending on your world view, The Yes Men Fix the World, out on DVD today, is either very, very funny or really, really not funny at all. But humorous or not, it is entertaining and should be required viewing for anyone who doubts that big business is out to screw the public.In th ... More >>

  • News

    April 1, 2010

    Telling New Orleans

    The Wire's creator moves south in Treme on HBO.

  • Film

    December 3, 2009

    Merry Pranksters

    The Yes Men's cheerful quest for social justice.

  • Blogs

    October 31, 2008

    Art Fans Are Heading East On I-10

    A chunk of the Houston art world has fled to New Orleans this weekend for the opening of Prospect.1 New Orleans, which is apparently a very big deal. Organizers say the brand-new art fair is “the largest biennial of international contemporary art ever organized in the United States…conceived in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 11, 2008

    New Orleans Wants To Return The Favor

    All you Houstonians who have been bitching about that New Orleans riff-raff that came here after Katrina, prepare to feel shame. Ray Nagin, mayor of the Big Easy, is going to officially welcome anyone from Houston displaced by Ike. Here's the announcement: Mayor Ray Nagin, joined by leaders of th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2007

    Step One: Never Use Your Turn Signals

    To help Houston's 106,000 Katrina evacuees find a job, the Community Settlement Network has utilized that great tool that allows folks to show-off their X-rated Street Fighter overdubs. Think Like a Houstonian, now posted on YouTube, is an eight-minute educational video in which two Katrina survivo ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 29, 2006

    The Essence of Soul

    Jamie Foxx, Mary J. Blige and more hit H-town

  • Music

    March 30, 2006


    Reality Check

  • News

    March 16, 2006

    Displaced in the Diaspora

    New Orleans mayoral candidates are looking for votes -- and finding them in Houston

  • News

    February 9, 2006


    Houston-based immigrants who flock to New Orleans can get all the jobs they want. Getting paid is a lot harder.

  • Music

    November 24, 2005

    Paranoia Self Destroyer

    A New Birth Brass Band set at the Volcano makes Racket long for a new and improved tinfoil hat

  • News

    September 22, 2005

    Between Is and Was

    A New Orleans boy in Houston ponders what nevermore may be