Andrew Paul

we saw this

Searching for New Orleans' Dying Goth Scene at the Final Southern Gothic Festival

“New Orleans didn’t need goth clubs. It was a goth club. Being a city of freaks, we didn’t have any natural predators.”
Andrew Paul
8.16.16
New Orleans

Nectar-Drenched Snow Flows Though the Veins of New Orleans

Many things divide the people of New Orleans, but the shaved ice treat known as the Cream of Nectar Sno-Bliz might be the one thing that they can all agree upon.
Andrew Paul
6.22.16
Interviews

Phil Bryant, That Bigoted Anti-LGBT Mississippi Governor, Has Inspired a Band Called Fuck Phil Bryant

"If somebody tries to sue me, I'll just make another one about the First Amendment."
Andrew Paul
4.7.16
we saw this

We Watched New Orleans' Second Line Protest Against Donald Trump

We followed a variety of different people at the marching demonstration, for and against Trump.
Andrew Paul
3.5.16
Thinkpieces And Shit

Metal's Anti-Semitism Is Boring as Hell

As casual anti-Semitism took its toll on me, I turned to aggressive music to deal with it... only to find that some talented figures in the scene had turned to the same sounds to deal with me.
Andrew Paul
2.16.16
Features

The Turing Church Preaches the Religion of the Future

Andrew Paul
12.16.15
Features

The Worst Place in Minecraft

2b2t is billed as the largest, longest-running unaltered server in the game, a fantastical world full of possibility and horror, equal parts Rivendell and Mordor.
Andrew Paul
10.5.15
New Orleans

Could New Orleans' Public Drinking Culture Disappear?

Famed for its laissez-faire attitude toward sin, New Orleans has been slowly but surely cleaning up its act. After a smoking ban recently passed, some wonder if the city's culture of public drinking is under threat.
Andrew Paul
8.19.15
Religion

The Vegan Vodou High Priestess of New Orleans Isn’t Interested in Animal Sacrifice

Vodou—not the Voodoo of Hollywood schlock—is a fluid and creative faith. Sallie Ann Glassman, a renowned Vodou practitioner, is a testament to this with her veganism. Increasingly, Vodouisants around the world have adopted an animal-free lifestyle like...
Andrew Paul
4.30.15
New Orleans

Meet the Woman Who Invented New Orleans' Version of Kosher Cuisine

A Jewish centenarian living in New Orleans recalls her family's adaptation of local flavors, creating a hybrid kosher-Creole cuisine.
Andrew Paul
4.6.15
cults

Heaven's Gate Cult Members Might Eat Better Than You

Most of the members of the Heaven's Gate cult famously offed themselves in order to be transported to an alien spacecraft trailing behind the Hale-Bopp comet, but a few still remain on Earth. And they are, in essence, anti-foodies.
Andrew Paul
3.23.15