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Gilla Brewing Stole the Show at Zapp’s International Beerfest

Gilla Brewing – one of the new area breweries planning to open in Gonzales in 2019 – was the shining star at Zapp’s International...

Dick Vitale Defends LSU Comments on Off the Bench

ESPN’s energetic and beloved college basketball commentator, Dick Vitale, faced the heat as he joined the second hour of Jordy Culotta’s...

Are you going Red or Blue tomorrow?

According to political ads the fate of the nation hangs in the balance of tomorrow’s election. Whatever side you’re on you must admit...

Category - Opinion

Vote for your favorite King Cake!

For the 3rd year in a row, King Cake Snob brings you the definitive ranking of King Cakes in Louisiana. Mandeville based Innovative Advertising prides itself on Louisiana’s roots and their King Cake Snob community...

Josh Does It All: Crash Course in Resolutions

After the New Year’s Eve kisses have stopped, many of us will be left chanting “New Year, new me (or you)!” We’ll have declarative resolutions ranging from weight loss to nixing poor habits. While I’m not one who’s into...

This Month In Dig: December 2017

Last month, we talked about the bad. This month, we talk about the good—bringing balance to Baton Rouge and all our readers. It’s officially the holiday season. For some that means cheerful moods, music, parties, and...

Josh Does Stuff: Be a gift boss

The very nature of shopping is stressful. There’s the ever-present tight budget accompanied by the hope of your desired item being available. Thankfully, Amazon and the other digital titans of the world have made the...

Let’s all <3 BR

While our list of what’s wrong with Baton Rouge can seem long-winded, it’s important to remember everything that makes life in the capital great. Whether you’re a foodie, a diehard football fan, a lover of the arts, a...

Josh Does Stuff: Rebuilding homes

 From Merriam-Webster to Urban Dictionary, there are multiple definitions of what it means to be a ‘do-gooder.’ For me, it’s more of a responsibility all humans have to give back to their community. This month, I had a...

We Asked: How Can Baton Rouge Be Better?

Baton Rouge has had some rough times lately. Floods, murders, hurricanes, big losses at Tiger Stadium, it seems like every week there’s more bad news. We asked on Facebook what sucks about Baton Rouge, what needs...

Does anyone still poke?

A blank white screen shines like a sad bat signal in my room. It calls to all single ladies sitting at home on a Friday night, wearing yoga pants and a sports bra that currently holds more crumbs than boobs. The cursor...

Josh is 30

There are several milestones in a person’s life—your first steps, that first kiss, high school graduation—often lauded by others and remembered by nostalgic photography. This month, I get to celebrate a point that...

The Soundtrack of My Life

Almost every significant moment in my life has a musical memory to accompany it. You could call it my own personal soundtrack. Music has a way of attaching itself to experiences in a way that is lasting and emotional...

Things we hope go away in 2017

Baton Rouge is a great city. We’ve got diverse people, art, music, a growing culinary scene, and enough events to keep our social calendars full. But there is always room for improvement. After a particularly trying...

Oh, Hell No!

What could make an LSU fan hate another team more than they hate Alabama? The University of Florida seems to have answered that question. During a game against Missouri, a fan brought a cat skeleton to the game. At some...

Humor: 2016 so far…

It’s June, which means two things. One, the most important anniversary in human history takes place – June 22, the date I emerged into this mortal plane, hell bent on bending it to my will. The other important...

East of the River: I Quit! I think…

Putting in your notice at a job is at best cathartic and at worse a slow awkward drag to your final day. When you’re fired or laid off you get to peace out immediately after you box together a few years of your life...

The Bitter Lemon: Why we stalk our exes…online

On my way to work last week, the radio show I regularly listen to was talking about the reasons we look up our exes on Facebook. According to the study they were discussing, the No. 1 reason was to see if that person...

Film in Review: Keanu

With Keanu — a rather affectionate title to one Keanu Reeves who not only kicks butt but is also cute as a button — comedy duo Keegan Michael-Key and Jordan Peele have achieved something of a light absurdity. Far from a...

The Bitter Lemon: Ladies, got game?

Last week, Forbes magazine published an Instagram post revealing the top five downloaded podcasts, which included one called “The Art of Charm.” I checked it out and noticed the description was geared toward men and how...

East of the River: Knowing your worth

It’s hard knowing how to value yourself. Some people with great self-esteem and perfect parents know that they shouldn’t settle for what they get in life. Some other people, with an overly-inflated sense of self who...

Drink: Best Damn Cherry Cola

Despite what health professionals say about how terrible, unhealthy or just plain bad soda is for you, people still seem to be buying it by the barrel. Walk down the soda aisle at Winn Dixie or Wal-Mart and you’ll find...

Film in Review: Elvis & Nixon

About to board a flight to L.A., Elvis approaches an airport ticket clerk. Ecstatic, the clerk exclaims how she had dreamt of this moment for years. Elvis, nodding, says “It’s good to hold on to your dreams.” Michael...

Sounding Off: Violence around campus

Editor’s Note:  Each week our team will sound off about the latest trending topics on and around campus.  Check us out and see what we’re discussing. Rickey Miller, Campus Editor I think the violence around campus has...

Drink: Wine Flight @ Blend

USA Today ran a story a few weeks ago that alleged  millennials are responsible for nearly half of all wine consumed in the United States (42 percent last year, to be exact). While I don’t care for the “millennial”...

East of the River: Cutting the cable cord

When we moved to our current house a year and a half ago, we made the decision to forgo cable. We have a few basic channels and HBO that came with our Internet package. For the most part, though, we don’t watch regular...

Film in Review: The Jungle Book

While not of the intensely real looking Revenant bear variety, the animals and environment of Jon Favreau’s The Jungle Book are stupendous. It truly is amazing just how far filmmaking technology has come. Occasionally...

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