Senator Schumer joins the #resistance

Senator Schumer hits home Senator Schumer takes the lead, and that's a good thing. Michelle Goldberg's piece in Slate last Monday, "How Chuck Schumer Found His Spine" is more about the overall #resistance to #Trannon, but it's still encouraging to see that the efforts...

Overnight – Can’t Find My Way Home

Wasted... ...and I can't find my way home. Steve Winwood and Eric Clapton at the Crossroads Guitar Festival 2007, with Derek Trucks and Doyle Bramhall I've always been a purist about this song. The Blind Faith version on the Blind Faith album. Blind Faith were...

Overnight…Big Bopper – The Day The Music Died

The Big Bopper I was in eighth grade when Don McClean's "American Pie" came out. WTIX-AM, "The Mighty 690" ran the song on an intense rotation, including their own interpretation voice-over. At that time, I was wrapped up in The Beatles and The Who. I knew who Buddy...

The right to counsel and Gideon’s Trumpet

Right to counsel These days, the right to counsel, and the right against self-incrimination are things we pretty much take for granted. it wasn't always so. Gideon's Trumpet is a book about a major legal case that was decided by the US Supreme Court in 1963. The case...

Putting down a Slave Revolt in Baton Rouge

Peaceful assembly happens every day in the United States, whether it's you and your friends meeting for lunch. Maybe you're gathering for Sunday services at your church. In Baton Rouge, it could be an LSU football game at Tiger Stadium. What you don't see at those...

Restaurants, Essence Festival, and #closedforessence

We had a great discussion about Essence Festival last year, how restaurants don't do well during Essence, which is held annually over the Fourth of July weekend here in New Orleans. While I have no doubt that there are restaurants downtown and in Da Quarters that...

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Senator Schumer joins the #resistance

Senator Schumer hits home Senator Schumer takes the lead, and that's a good thing. Michelle Goldberg's piece in Slate last Monday, "How Chuck Schumer Found His Spine" is more about the overall #resistance to #Trannon, but it's still encouraging to see that the efforts...

Overnight – Can’t Find My Way Home

Wasted... ...and I can't find my way home. Steve Winwood and Eric Clapton at the Crossroads Guitar Festival 2007, with Derek Trucks and Doyle Bramhall I've always been a purist about this song. The Blind Faith version on the Blind Faith album. Blind Faith were...

Overnight…Big Bopper – The Day The Music Died

The Big Bopper I was in eighth grade when Don McClean's "American Pie" came out. WTIX-AM, "The Mighty 690" ran the song on an intense rotation, including their own interpretation voice-over. At that time, I was wrapped up in The Beatles and The Who. I knew who Buddy...

The right to counsel and Gideon’s Trumpet

Right to counsel These days, the right to counsel, and the right against self-incrimination are things we pretty much take for granted. it wasn't always so. Gideon's Trumpet is a book about a major legal case that was decided by the US Supreme Court in 1963. The case...

Putting down a Slave Revolt in Baton Rouge

Peaceful assembly happens every day in the United States, whether it's you and your friends meeting for lunch. Maybe you're gathering for Sunday services at your church. In Baton Rouge, it could be an LSU football game at Tiger Stadium. What you don't see at those...

Restaurants, Essence Festival, and #closedforessence

We had a great discussion about Essence Festival last year, how restaurants don't do well during Essence, which is held annually over the Fourth of July weekend here in New Orleans. While I have no doubt that there are restaurants downtown and in Da Quarters that...

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For signed copies of Edward's books, visit his online bookshop:


Hidden Talents


Dragon's Danger


Maison Blanche Department Stores


Legendary Locals of New Orleans


Brothers of the Sacred Heart in New Orleans


New Orleans Jazz


New Orleans: The Canal Streetcar Line

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