April 7, 2009 12:00 AM
“…And laughs all the way to the bank?” Mr. Pierce you have hit the nerve with your last line in your column on why George Rodrigue is so controversial. Just why would he be laughing? I have known George for decades and always admired his earlier ...
April 7, 2009 12:00 AM
Once again we find ourselves in the center of a media storm threatening the confidence of consumers nationwide. The revised Mexico Travel Alert issued by the U.S. Department of State was updated recently and was designed to inform travelers of the issues ...
March 18, 2009 12:00 AM
Your article about George Rodrigue (“Every Dog Has His Day ,” March 11) was indeed disappointing. From beginning to end, it was festooned by an array of ...
March 18, 2009 12:00 AM
The flattering exposé on George Rodrigue was interesting, but the writer does not question the aesthetic nature of his work. It is a dark pastiche of crude styles: folk, yet not; Gothic landscape, yet not; Cajun kitsch, yet not; faux naive, yet not ...
March 10, 2009 11:00 PM
Thank you for focusing some attention on the campaign to get Tony the tiger retired from the Tiger Truck Stop (“Cat Fight ,” Feb. 4). Please allow me to ...
March 10, 2009 11:00 PM
The day this story came out (“Old School ,” Feb. 25) I brought my 13-year-old brother and my 15-year-old cousin to the new public park on Johnston Street ...
March 10, 2009 11:00 PM
I just had to drop you a line for this one. I am generally a pretty big fan of Dege Legg’s writing, but this subject matter particularly warms my heart, as I know it does many others. Skating definitely had not peaked culturally in a timely enough manner ...
March 10, 2009 11:00 PM
Lafayette City-Parish President Joey Durel recently stated this about President Barack Obama’s presidency, “I hope he is successful in some things and messes up in others.” (“The INDsider: What Durel meant to say,” Jan. 16.) How many ways ...
March 10, 2009 11:00 PM
Does Michael Steele, the new Republican National Committee chairman who mimics the message of change but claims bipartisanship is overrated, speak for the GOP? Or Rush Limbaugh, who says to Joe-the-Jobless, “I hope he [Obama] fails”? Or Sarah Palin ...
March 10, 2009 11:00 PM
I am puzzled by what appears to me to be blatantly unfair business practices freely used by Asian owned and run nail parlors. I have been to at least four different Asian nail parlors during the last 15 years and am amazed to note that each and every ...

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