Blog Posts - Hurricane Katrina



FRIDAY NIGHT AT THE TRAILER PARK: FIRST MAN ON MARS

Synopsis:  A secret mission. A horrifying discovery. The countdown to terror has begun! In 2003 billionaire astronaut Eli Cologne began his journey through space to become the first man on Mars, but something went horribly wrong.. Infected by an ali...
by Written in Blood on Mar 25, 2016

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson Meets Lil Wayne To Ask Him About Hurricane Katrina & 9/11

Yesterday, Dwayne Johnson aka The Rock met Dwayne Michael Carter, Jr. aka Lil Wayne inside a studio. If you are wondering why they met up, it is because Johnson is currently shooting a series with his Seven Bucks Productions business about how iconic...
by Lil Wayne on Dec 20, 2015

Ellen Degeneres Surprises New Orleanian With Amazing Life-Changing Gift – Watch Her Reaction

So I was watching Ellen Degeneres the other day, as I am sometimes wont to do as I’m taking care of my mom who will be 102 in January and Ellen is one of her favorite shows, along with The Big Bang Theory and Modern Family. Ellen Degeneres Surp...
by Notes On New Orleans on Nov 20, 2015

New Orleans Recovery After Katrina – Rebuilt or Just Gentrified? — Watch

For the last 10 years stories of New Orleans recovery seems to be a national pastime. Would we do it right? Of course, “right” has a lot to do with what side of political spectrum you are on. We hear a lot about gentrification. Why has that becom...
by Notes On New Orleans on Oct 14, 2015

A Fun Saturday Afternoon at Newly Refurbished St. Roch Market in New Orleans

It’s nice to see the revival of St. Roch Market, one of the great New Orleans neighborhood markets. For years I’ve passed by this place on St. Claude Avenue and it’s been all boarded up, with paint peeling and windows broken. It looked like a n...
by Notes On New Orleans on Oct 7, 2015

New Novel for Young Readers Gives Visceral Experience of Hurricane Katrina

It’s been ten years now since Hurricane Katrina barreled through New Orleans causing the badly designed, poorly built and terribly managed federal levee system to fail. We all know about the terrible flooding that ensued, the lives lost and the...
by Notes On New Orleans on Sep 22, 2015

Lil Wayne Speaks On N.W.A, Drake vs. Meek Mill Beef, Super Bowl 50, Jay Z, “Tha Carter V” & More

Cari Champion recently interviewed Lil Wayne for her “Be Honest” podcast on espnW radio, which you can check out below. During their conversation, Weezy spoke on his “Lil Weezyana Fest“, Hurricane Katrina, the “Straight...
by Lil Wayne on Sep 14, 2015

Have you ever been Pulled, Tugged, or Shoved into an Unknown Direction?

Several months back I saw a bible that had journaling in the margins with words and photos. The journaling was done by hand using markers, pencils, colored pencils, etc. The journaling emphasized a verse on that page. I kept seeing more and more jour...
by Scraps of Life on Sep 5, 2015

"Hurricane Katrina: Ten Years Later."

This morning, when I turned on my computer and opened up my browser, I saw the headline "Hurricane Katrina: Ten Years Later." Instantly, the post I intended to write changed. Known to most as "The Big Easy" or the "crescent city," I think of New Orle...
by A Writer's Blot on Aug 29, 2015

Free Emergency Contact Cards - Katrina 10yr Anniversary

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by McKinney Mommas on Aug 28, 2015

Lil Wayne Speaks On Fatherhood, New Orleans, Hurricane Katrina, “Lil Weezyana Fest”, DJ Jubilee & More

Michael Smith recently chatted to Lil Wayne on his ESPN Radio podcast called “His & Hers“, which you can listen to below, about the tenth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, what he lost from the natural disaster, his hometown New Orle...
by Lil Wayne on Aug 26, 2015

New Orleans French Quarter’s Marvelous Cornelius – Garbageman Hero of Hurricane Katrina

Here is a review of another book I was sent set in New Orleans French Quarter during the time of Hurricane Katrina. I sometimes get books unsolicited, sometimes I review them, sometimes I don’t depending on the subject matter. Sometimes I get...
by Notes On New Orleans on Aug 4, 2015

Featured Book: Below The Water Line by Lisa Karlin

Below the Water Line: Getting Out, Going Back, and Moving Forward in the Decade After Hurricane Katrina   In this intensely personal and moving memoir, Lisa Karlin provides a gripping account of her family’s hurricane evacuation experiences an...
by Epic Book Quest on Aug 1, 2015

New Graphic Novel Drowned City Puts You in the Heart of the Action as Hurricane Katrina Barrels Through New Orleans

Now that we are moving close to the 10th anniversary of that thing that almost took New Orleans for good, yes, Hurricane Katrina, we’ve been seeing a plethora of books, articles, events and such about the disaster and aftermath. Back in the ‘60s...
by Notes On New Orleans on Jul 31, 2015

Below the Water Line by Lisa Karlin

A stunning first-hand account of one family’s experiences during and after hurricane Katrina When Lisa Karlin first heard about the approaching hurricane Katrina, she felt sure it would change course and spare New Orleans, just like all the oth...
by Epic Book Quest on Jul 15, 2015

Did Hurricane Katrina Really Doom New Orleans or Was it The Corps of Engineers? – Video

This coming August 2015 will mark the tenth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina and what it wrought on New Orleans and the surrounding   areas. But was the flooding by Katrina a natural disaster or was it man-made? Did Hurricane Katrina Really Doom New...
by Notes On New Orleans on Jun 2, 2015

Dealing with Life’s Transitions

Last Sunday, I attended a Unitarian Universalist (UU) service. Although I do not attend as often as I would like, when I do attend I always find that a veil is lifted on some issue that I have unconsciously buried deep within myself. In the UU c...
by Seeds of longevity on May 19, 2015

A Line of Heavy Weather Rips Through New Orleans and My Lesson in Tornadoes

It is a dark New Orleans morning so dark that it looks like the late afternoon like dusk and there is lightning and there is thunder and the trees the branches are moving largely back and forth, can hear an immense rustle of the leaves and there is c...
by Notes On New Orleans on Apr 28, 2015

The Boom of New New Orleans and the Superbowl Blackout – Book Review

The devastation of the federal flooding in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina set the stage for the rehabilitation and resurgence of the great city of New Orleans. Over the ten years since the catastrophic event New Orleans has managed to climb out o...
by Notes On New Orleans on Apr 9, 2015

Astounding Video Shows the Flooding of New Orleans After Hurricane Katrina

In August will be the tenth year anniversary of the flooding of New Orleans caused by weak and improperly designed and built floodwalls after Hurricane Katrina. This video shows exactly how it happened. Astounding Video Shows the Flooding of New Orle...
by Notes On New Orleans on Feb 26, 2015


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