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Weekly Commentary with New Orleans Magazine’s Errol Laborde

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When The Beatles Walked

Recreating Beatles History.

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T-P Kicks Up Its Game Plan, At Least For A While

The Times-Picayune will be delivered five days a week, at least from September to after the Superbowl.

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City planners: Let the Deutsches Haus Look German

Making the case for architecture that doesn't "mesh well" with its surroundings

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Soccer Considered: When the World Cup Runneth Over

In a world of conflict, considering the peaceful competition of the World Cup

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John Georges' 'Advocate' Adventure

Business report looks at the numbers

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Changing the Bayou Classic: A Proposal

Our suggestion is this: Have the game at the beginning of each football season rather than at the end.

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It's Official: 'The Advocate' Got the Business

Last week the Advocate was awarded the official journal business for Jefferson Parish, a privilege that had previously belonged to The T-P.

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How to Say "Roosevelt"

Is it “rouxzavelt" or "roseavelt"?

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Debutantes Galores: 'The Advocate' Steals The Show

With this season's deb coverage, New Orleans' daily came out ahead.

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Happy Independence Day, Azerbaijan

Suddenly I found myself to be the focal point of the Azerbaijan Independence Day celebration.

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In Search of General Rose

The 70th anniversary of D-Day brings to mind stories.

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Of Bananas and Beer

On the bygone Tulane Avenue watering hole Nick's Big Train bar

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Newhouse 'T-P' strategy called 'a death spiral'

'Washington Post' publisher Katharine Weymouth discussed the paper at the annual CRMA conference.

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Crawfish Pot Food: My Top Picks

Although crawfish remain the star of the boil, these five additions make for a solid supporting cast.

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The Editor's Room

Weekly Commentary with New Orleans Magazine’s Errol Laborde

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Errol LabordeErrol Laborde holds a Ph.D. in political science from the University of New Orleans and is the editor-in-chief of Renaissance Publishing. In that capacity he serves as editor/associate publisher of New Orleans Magazine and editor/publisher of Louisiana Life magazine.

Errol is also a producer and a regular panelist on Informed Sources, a weekly news discussion program broadcast on public television station WYES-TV, Channel 12. Errol is a three-time winner of the Alex Waller Award, the highest award given in print journalism by the Press Club of New Orleans. He also received the National and City Regional Magazine Association Award for Best Column for his New Orleans Magazine column, beating out 76 city magazines across the country. In 2013, Errol received the award for the "Best News Affiliated Blog," awarded by the Press Club of New Orleans.

Errol’s most recent books are Krewe: The Early Carnival from Comus to Zulu and Marched the Day God: A History of the Rex Organization. In his free time he enjoys playing tennis and traveling with his wife, Peggy, to anywhere they can get away to, but some of his favorite spots are the Caribbean and historic locations around Louisiana. You can reach Errol at (504) 830-7235 or errol@myneworleans.com.

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