| O-T Lounge|| Girl shot in head while being held hostage - Napoleon on 5/18/13 at 10:02 pm|
I will not post any of the story as apparently that isn't wanted. (see dog euthanized thread)
but basically, girl held hostage. cops bust in house, perp points gun at ccops who shouldn't have been in there ( not hostage negotiators)
Girl gets shot in head..
| Food and Drink Board|| What's a good place for dinner tonight? Casual (Jeans and polo) - Napoleon on 5/18/13 at 5:38 pm|
I was thinking of trying Cresent pie or that new place on Freret.
Boucherie looks booked.
Going to walk around, and are just in simple clothes, nothing fancy. around 65-80 for a couple.
| O-T Lounge|| Tulane did well for its Speakers today. Dr. John, Allen Toussaint and the D. L. - Napoleon on 5/18/13 at 4:06 pm|
| O-T Lounge|| EBR shelter euthanizes dog after owner arrives to pick it up - Napoleon on 5/17/13 at 8:20 pm|
[link=(http://www.wafb.com/Global/story.asp?S=22286144)]WAFB story[/link] :wah: :wah: :wah:
| O-T Lounge|| Star Japanese Chef killed in Germany by unsatisfied patrons - Napoleon on 5/16/13 at 11:13 pm|
.. Most just send the meal back..
A Japanese star chef was allegedly killed over a meal of noodles that diners claimed was poorly prepared, reports say.
Miki Nozawa, a 57-year-old Japanese chef working in Germany, died on Monday as a result of injuries he purportedly sustained from two disgrun...
| Food and Drink Board|| Aging meat questions.. - Napoleon on 5/16/13 at 11:01 pm|
So, as some know I work with appliances. A chef buddy was telling me to make a custom meat aging fridge.
I don't think it would be too hard, and we would just add an extra thermostat to control temps at a higher range than a fridge, and extra shelving.
I was wondering if anyone has made a ...
| Food and Drink Board|| Hole in the wall places you frequent, that most never heard of. - Napoleon on 5/16/13 at 5:33 pm|
I go to Shish-ka-Bob house in Kenner and Than Truoc Bistro each every other week, maybe more.
I have had La Professora a few times on Glass's recommendation.
All in Strip malls.
A lot of good places can be tucked into strip malls, and small suburban developments.
I remember being in ...
| O-T Lounge|| what's a good gift for a five year old girl? Outdoorsy type? - Napoleon on 5/16/13 at 5:21 pm|
Not quite sure what to get.
Kids are hard to shop for.
| O-T Lounge|| Classic Paintings remade, using the faces of modern celebrities.. - Napoleon on 5/16/13 at 2:41 pm|
| Food and Drink Board|| Bourdain and David Simon vs Bravo taking $200,000 in BP $$ for Top Chef TV show - Napoleon on 5/16/13 at 1:49 pm|
Apparently Bravo is getting paid $375,000 to film here, including $200,000 from BP.
Bourdain tweeted that they should give the 200K back to Louisiana.
Bravo calls out 'Treme' and it goes back and forth.
| O-T Lounge|| (UK Guardian) Why Isn't the NOLA Mother's day shooting a national tragedy? - Napoleon on 5/15/13 at 10:36 pm|
[quote]So I shouldn't be surprised that the Mother's Day Parade shooting has largely been forgotten. On Sunday, shots were fired into a crowd during a parade in the New Orl...
| Help Board|| We need more options on the RA button - Napoleon on 5/15/13 at 9:05 pm|
Most of the reasons to RA are not there, so only the first category is used.
What do we use for spoilers?
For religion threads?
For when people are in a thread they are not allowed in by Coco's law?
| O-T Lounge|| Things to make you feel Old - Napoleon on 5/15/13 at 6:48 pm|
| O-T Lounge|| ***Update*** arrest made in the Zach Carpenter murder near Brother Martin - Napoleon on 5/15/13 at 10:03 am|
Came here to do restoration work and stayed. I was seeing stuff to him all over Facebook, just saw the article come out today.
It's a shame.
[quote] Zachary Carpenter was a well-known and we...
| Movie/TV Board|| Best one word vocabulary supporting character Hodor or Timmy? - Napoleon on 5/15/13 at 8:31 am|
| O-T Lounge|| Metairie Peeps, around Lafreniere park area, pass along about uptick in crime. - Napoleon on 5/15/13 at 7:50 am|
[quote]For all of you folk who live in Metairie around Lafreniere park please be advised of the staggering increase in crime in the last few days.
A friend of mine was robbed while taking their baby out of the car around Elise and Morton St . The two suspects are 18ish yr old white males. Later ...
| O-T Lounge|| Drone takes off from Aircraft carrier for the first time (Updated with images) - Napoleon on 5/14/13 at 1:06 pm|
[quote]These robots grow up so fast. It was just two years ago that personnel at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Md. escorted PopMech through the lab, describing how they were making the X-47B jet fighter...
| O-T Lounge|| Our Intellectual Property Laws Are Out of Control (PM article) - Napoleon on 5/14/13 at 11:07 am|
Interesting read from Popular Mechanics.
[quote]"Too much of a good thing," Mae West supposedly said, "can be wonderful." ...
| O-T Lounge|| 10 coolest/highest AMERICAN performance cop cars of all time - Napoleon on 5/13/13 at 11:49 am|
| O-T Lounge|| Why are tow agencies allowed to charge such high stolen car recovery fees? - Napoleon on 5/10/13 at 11:51 am|
My sister's truck was stolen in Tampa about three weeks ago. Police basically said nothing can be done about it.
Monday a certified letter came in from a random tow company in Florida, saying they had the car, and they wanted $785 in recovery fees, if the fees were not paid by the 20th they ...
| Outdoor Board|| Why is a gun never a deterrent and only a weapon? - Napoleon on 5/9/13 at 2:22 pm|
I see so many people here say "only point a gun when you plan to pull the trigger".
I had someone threaten me on a major road and come up to my truck and I pulled a gun on him, with no plans to shoot it. I was told this was wrong. But it prevented an escalation of violence.
Now had he ke...
| Movie/TV Board|| Klingons in the new Star Trek Movie - Napoleon on 5/9/13 at 11:19 am|
As some who saw the DVD/ Blu-Ray extras saw. A chunk of the first movie involving Klingons was taken out.
Abrahms was going with the Klingon lore from the show Enterprise, in which for a time, a genetic virus wiped out genetic features in Klingons, like their ridges.
As seen in TOS
| Movie/TV Board|| Anyone ever watch Stephen Fry in America? - Napoleon on 5/7/13 at 12:03 pm|
Pretty good show. He drives through all 50 states and actually for a BBC show, doesn't make it look too bad.
He goes to Mardi Gras, then takes Airline Highway all the way to Chicago. Stopping in places like Angola, Natchez and St Louis.
Seemed to hate Miami though. Just interesting t...
| O-T Lounge|| Check out this giant Truck Engine. 24cyl, 12 Superchargers 3,000hp - Napoleon on 5/6/13 at 2:35 pm|
| O-T Lounge|| Would the Space program have advanced so far, had the Bolshevik rev. not happen? - Napoleon on 5/4/13 at 10:26 am|
Was thinking about that, after reading a comment in the Space Shuttle thread.
Two major things pushed our program more than any other.
First. [link=(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wernher_von_Braun)]Werner Von Braun[/link] goes from leading the Nazi Space program to starting NASA. His exp...
| Food and Drink Board|| What do y'all know about 'The Melting Pot'? - Napoleon on 5/2/13 at 5:31 pm|
Never been. Know it is Fondue. I heard mixed reviews, I'm not that excited about it. From what I understand you cook your own food and pay $$$$ prices.
For French I would rather Le Crepe Nanou or similar. The gf is excited about it, and really likes it. I have a fondue set at home, and have ...
| Movie/TV Board|| Candid Star Wars, Empire Strikes Back photos. - Napoleon on 5/1/13 at 2:57 pm|
| Movie/TV Board|| How under-rated is Patrick Stewart as an actor? - Napoleon on 4/30/13 at 8:46 am|
We typecast him as Captain Picard (much better than Kirk..lol) and Professor X. But the Dude has range.
I caught this video of him and Arya Stark, and found his range in it to be very good.
| Food and Drink Board|| What do you do with crawfish boil leftovers? - Napoleon on 4/28/13 at 1:54 pm|
Had a nice boil yesterday (fyi Harbor Seafood in Kenner has nice ones for $1.40 a pound)
Had about 2 pounds of tails left, a few potatoes, some onions, sausage and garlic.
I took the garlic and pureed it into a stick of garlic and sauteed that. sliced some of the potatoes, then drizzled ha...
| O-T Lounge|| A new Worlds Worst tattoo thread. (some NSFW) - Napoleon on 4/28/13 at 12:20 am|
[quote]give him a break, he's had a checkered past[/quote]
[quote]Jamarcus Russel approves[/quote]
[quote]Yeah Good luck with that[/quote]...