Only in New Orleans.
Welcome to Lundi Gras in Treme, where the obsessed cover themselves in legumes and take to the streets.
Also, why do these chocolate bar names sound like My Chemical Romance lyrics?
King Cake Snob tried to push back, pointing out that the traditional naked plastic babies weren’t even real babies, but Facebook didn’t budge.
Ian Lever's candid black and white photos from the 1990s and 2000s show how the parade has changed over time.
An intoxicating, non-stop party envelops the Big Easy during the Carnival season leading up to Fat Tuesday.
New Orleans isn't the only city known for its Mardi Gras party.
Courir de Mardi Gras gets grittier outside New Orleans.
After eight strip clubs on Bourbon Street were shut down in human trafficking raids, a group of out-of-work strippers took to the streets to protest.
Black kids in New Orleans won't have to walk past statues symbolizing oppression like I did.
The Sydney Convicts are the best gay rugby team in the world. Just don't come down here to pick up, unless you wanna get dropped on your head.