New Orleans

Mardi Gras

These Are the People You Meet Driving an Uber During Mardi Gras

Only in New Orleans.
Bill Hillmann
3.5.19
Essays

Solange’s New Album is a Homecoming Like No Other

'When I Get Home' is an intimate exploration of her Houston roots and black heritage.
Kristin Corry
3.4.19
New Orleans

It's Beans, Beans, Beans for the Wildly Costumed Red Beans Krewe in New Orleans

Welcome to Lundi Gras in Treme, where the obsessed cover themselves in legumes and take to the streets.
Brian Friedlander
3.1.19
DEEP DIVE - CREATED WITH JAMESON WHISKEY

Uptown Bars Gave Life to New Orleans Jazz and Funk in the 1970s

Longtime residents and natives pay tribute.
Sarah Ravits
2.26.19
aids/hiv

Trump’s Plan to Eliminate AIDS Is Missing the Thing That Works Best

Making sure HIV-positive people have health insurance is key to ending the epidemic, yet the GOP is limiting the Medicaid expansion in several states.
Rosemary Westwood
2.7.19
Interview

Why Curren$y Bought the New Orleans Burger Joint of His Childhood

"I want to make it a place you don’t want to leave. You might end up eating there twice because you got caught up."
Rajul Punjabi
1.31.19
Radio

This Conservative Talk Show Host Still Does the Radio Version of Blackface

'Walton and Johnson,' which has been on the air in the South for over 35 years, features stereotypical gay and black characters voiced by one of the white hosts.
Michael Patrick Welch
1.22.19
WTF

Facebook Rejects Mardi Gras King Cake Ad for 'Excessive' Nudity of Plastic Babies

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.
Jelisa Castrodale
1.14.19
Recipe

Easy Jambalaya Recipe

The true definition of southern comfort.
Isaac Toups
12.11.18
The Noisey Advent Calendar

Big Freedia Proves That "Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer" Can, In Fact, Bang

On "Rudy, the Big Booty Reindeer," the Queen of Bounce replaces Rudolph's bright red nose with "a very large behind," confirming once and for all that Paul F. Tompkins is wrong.
Alex Robert Ross
12.6.18
WTF

Man Arrested for Threatening to 'Blow Up Restaurant' Says He Just Wanted to Take a Dump

Huge poo, or threat of domestic terrorism?
Jelisa Castrodale
11.16.18
Noisey News

Reports: Rapper Young Greatness Fatally Shot in New Orleans

Local news stations are reporting that the 34-year-old artist died this morning.
Alex Robert Ross
10.29.18
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