It’s New Orleans: Happy Hour

One Man’s Dystopia is Another Man’s Utopia

If you’re trapped at home hating watching the world come to an end, remember the wise words of Sergio from the band Rodo: One person’s dystopia is another person’s utopia. Sergio and Rodo (the person) play a couple of songs that illustrate this dichotomy, as well as pulling together another pair of polar concepts, ballads…

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Covideo

In our second Happy Hour by Zoom we manage to take advantage of not being able to hang out in a bar and instead talk to people all across the country in a new concept we’re calling Covideo from New Orleans. Yes, that’s in questionable taste, but after all it is Happy Hour. Mike Rubin…

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New Orleans Coronavirus – Part 2

When we started making podcasts in New Orleans 10 years ago, we encountered a lot of skeptical questions, among them “What happens when you run out of good guests, in 6 weeks?” and “What’s a podcast?” One of the questions we didn’t hear was, “What happens if every bar and restaurant in the city shuts…

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New Orleans Corona Virus: Part 1

So today it’s New Orleans Corona Virus: Part 1 – the first day of the New Orleans shut down. Even the It’s New Orleans Happy Hour podcast is caught up in the global pandemic, though so far all that’s happened to us is we have to move off the stage of the Maple Leaf Bar…

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I Want to get my Security Deposit Back

If you’ve ever rented an apartment, when you’ve gone to move out, you’ve almost certainly told the landlord “I want to get my security deposit back.” What happens after that is the great unknown. Most often you’ve probably just given up arguing with the landlord and let the guy keep your money. Because that’s what…

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