Tag: New Orleans

Past Imperfect – #199

With the introduction of the Otis Autotronic Elevator on Tulane Street in New Orleans, Bridgette was hired as a spokesperson to allay the fears of the local citizenry that placing your faith in a moving metal box could lead to debauchery and Democratic-voting. Sadly, Bridgette was unable to […]

Past Imperfect – #240

Ethel #1: “We got one of those fellas with a camera up in here again.” Ethel #2: “Lord sakes. What the hell do they want now?” Ethel #1: “It ain’t Christian, you can count on that.” Ethel #2: “You still got the sign in the window, right?” Ethel […]

Past Imperfect – #347

Becky: “I sure as hell ain’t goin’ up there.” Tom: “But Huck said that all the answers we ever wanted are at the top of those stairs.” Becky: “Huck is a twit. That’s what he gets for runnin’ around barefoot all the time. The stupid just sucks up […]

Past Imperfect – #226

Members of the Gamma Alpha Upsilon fraternity attend Mardi Gras, 1938. Fedora: “I really tried to get in the spirit of things with my frat brothers, but at the last minute my rigid Southern Baptist upbringing ruined it all. I have a feeling I’m going to be saying […]

Present Tense – #1

It’s pouring down rain in New Orleans like somebody needs to build an ark, pronto. Bourbon Street is deserted. We’re trapped in a gay bar, with a wild mix of people from across the country, and everybody is coming together to make sure the smiles keep happening. Life […]

Past Imperfect – #203

It soon became clear that the eggnog had been spiked a bit more forcefully than anyone intended. By the end of the night, three people had filed for divorce, two people were in therapy, and one person had written a play entitled “You Can’t Go Home Again and […]