Katrina

lies

The Pettiest Lies People Have Ever Told to Get Out of Plans

"I'm doing Hurricane Katrina relief work."
Anna Goldfarb
2.8.18
Year 2050

New Orleans Has to Work Fast to Avoid Washing Away by 2050

As climate change brings more and more extreme rainfall to the Gulf Coast, will the city take the necessary steps to protect itself from massive storms?
Mike Pearl
10.4.17
harvey

Fear, Flooding, Harvey, and Me

How I learned to fear the rain.
Michael Patrick Welch
8.30.17
storm preparedness

Saving New Orleans Could Mean Borrowing a Lesson from Hurricane Sandy

Mobile pumping tech would make New Orleans safer as coastal weather becomes more dangerous.
Caroline Haskins
8.26.17
A Year of Lil Wayne

The Power of Lil Wayne's Katrina Bars on "Feel Me"

"Weezy F Baby, now the F is for FEMA."
Kyle Kramer
8.9.17
All in Your Head

Why Death Tourism Is Thriving

Could visiting the places where other people suffered be a form of self-therapy?
Tina Amirtha
10.29.15
Hurricane

This Week in Storms: Typhoon Kila, Sudanese Dust, Hurricane Fred

Every day NASA satellites offer intense perspectives of global storms.
Michael Byrne
9.6.15
Stuff

"It Was A Big 'Fuck You' to Katrina": New Orleans' Musicians Play On

Ten years after Katrina ravaged the homes of many of New Orleans' most celebrated musicians, the jazz and blues play on.
Anthony Taille
8.30.15
Travel

New Orleans Is Tired of Talking About Hurricane Katrina

The "remembrances" and "observations" and "celebrations" from that time and since are so intense that some residents are packing up and leaving town this weekend to get away from the media maelstrom and relentless sorrowful nostalgia.
Chris Rose
8.29.15
News

How Katrina Sparked a Black Skateboarding Renaissance in New Orleans

Ten years after the storm, a full-fledged community of black skateboarders is now thriving in the Crescent City.
Aubrey Edwards
8.29.15
News

The Lower Ninth Ward, Ten Years After Katrina

Amid bureaucracy, scammers, and confusion, the close-knit, predominately black community is a tapestry of hope and despair.
Shelby Hartman
8.27.15
Stuff

Living with My Post-Katrina Survivor's Guilt

While others lost everything, I stayed in FEMA-funded hotel rooms and lapped up pity from those who saw my Louisiana license plate. Instead of character, all I got out of Katrina was a party-friendly anecdote.
Megan Koester
8.27.15
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