Demon Drink

The City Planning Commission’s Tuesday session is interfering with my serious academic enquiry into how Faubourg Marigny “Improvement” Association still exists. In John Oliver terms, How Is FMIA Still A Thing? But I have to set this important historico-sociological (or socio-historical) study aside for a few hours to get yesterday’s CPC half-marathon out of what’s left of my system. You Continue reading Demon Drink

The Energizer Bunny of Marigny

“Increasingly, we live in a world where nothing makes any sense,” is the opening line of the great documentary film maker Adam Curtis’s Bitter Lake. If Curtis is right, Lisa Suarez of the Faubourg Marigny Improvement Association, the increasingly bumptious club that claims to represent the neighborhood, is a sign of the times. FMIA’s latest antic is a suit against Continue reading The Energizer Bunny of Marigny