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Scoot: Is the new student movement real?

Students frustrated with the status quo of the establishment are protesting and demanding change. Distrust of the establishment over a lack of decisive action on issues that impact the young generation is leading to a movement of students challenging the adult generation that is in the position of... Read More

Scoot: Mobile gives New Orleans "permission" to have Mardi Gras?

On Tuesday, the Mayor of Mobile, Sandy Stimpson issued a proclamation. “Whereas Mobile is known as having the oldest verified Mardi Gras celebration in the United States, beginning in 1703, well before the founding of our nation. “And whereas the city is also host to the first formally organized... Read More

Scoot:  R.I.P. – my cellphone!

It happened suddenly yesterday morning; and fearing the worst, I must admit that I had a difficult time focusing on the show. Thoughts of my phone’s condition controlled my mind. Yesterday morning, my iPhone suddenly slipped into a coma. I knew it wasn’t dead, but signs of life were fading... Read More

Scoot: Who’s buying the book about Trump?

The controversial new book, “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House” by Michael Wolff, is destined to become a bestseller. Why are so many people buying a book filled with negative information about President Trump? Who’s buying this book? The book’s content started a good, old-fashioned “c**k... Read More

Scoot: Was CNN wrong for reporting on pot smoking New Year’s Eve?

HAPPY NEW YEAR! If you are reading this blog it means you survived another New Year’s Eve celebration! Congratulations! I do hope you enjoyed welcoming in 2018. New Orleans has risen to the point of consistently being listed as one the top 5 best places to bring in the New Year and on one list was... Read More

Scoot: Will the “hate” of 2017 continue into the New Year?

The year 2017 will be remembered as a turbulent year when America’s political divide grew wider. America’s great divide was reflected daily on our talk show. Passion often turned to hate as if there had been a dismantling of our respected system of freedom of speech. Disagreement was based more on... Read More

Scoot: 2017 - The year of Trump, hypocrisy and New Orleans

As every year comes to a close, we look back and think about the extraordinary events of the passing year. As extraordinary as one year is, each year is filled with stories and events that define that year as memorable. But there should be no debate as to the extraordinary year of 2017! In the... Read More