| O-T Lounge|| The Secret Room by Ehud Lavski - Blue Velvet on 12/4/13 at 12:43 pm|
| Political Talk|| Guy Builds 10 Weapons w/ Products Purchased After Going Through Airport Security - Blue Velvet on 11/19/13 at 5:42 pm|
[quote] If past history is any indication, it seems likely that the little convenience shop on the "air side" of most airports is soon going to be told to stop selling certain items. Last week a few sites, including Boing Boing, Gizmodo and Business Insider, all had stories on a guy who showed ...
| Movie/TV Board|| The Grand Budapest Hotel (Official Thread): updated with trailer* - Blue Velvet on 10/14/13 at 11:11 pm|
[link=(http://www.grandbudapesthotel.com/)]Trailer coming in 3 days[/link]
[quote]Those expecting Wes Anderson’s signature fantastical visuals from the highly anticipated “The Grand Budapest Hotel” will not be disappointed with the film’s recently released poster, which features a detailed pink h...
| Political Talk|| NSA "routinely" shares US intel with Israel - Snowden link - Blue Velvet on 9/29/13 at 2:30 pm|
Lsut81's thread, [link=(http://www.tigerdroppings.com/rant/p/44992546/NSA-US-Assassination-Program-about-to-be-outted.aspx)]NSA; US Assassination Program about to be outted?[/link] reminded me of some info that came out a while back. I'm not sure if it was discussed or not as I spend half of the yea...
| Outdoor Board|| Interesting Thread on Cymothoa exigua (tongue-eating louse) - Blue Velvet on 5/11/13 at 12:45 pm|
[link=(http://www.reddit.com/r/WTF/comments/1e4evk/i_found_not_one_but_two_of_the_worlds_freakiest/)]Original Thread[/link] (some really funny comments and photoshops in here)
| O-T Lounge|| Cops really hate dogs... now killing their own - Blue Velvet on 5/7/13 at 11:41 pm|
[link=(http://www.ksl.com/?sid=25084876&nid=711&title=police-k-9-dead-after-left-in-car-overnight-in-miss&fm=home_page&s_cid=queue-2)]Video in link[/link]
| O-T Lounge|| 56 pounds of Sexy MMMMMmmmmmm.... - Blue Velvet on 4/14/13 at 11:55 pm|
[link=(http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=tcVLt8QOc4g#!)]Kate Upton, eat your heart out![/link]...
| Political Talk|| Ron Paul: Bradley Manning Promotes Peace More Than Obama - Blue Velvet on 4/12/13 at 2:21 pm|
Manning is more deserving of Nobel Peace Prize, says former Texas congressman
[quote]Army Pfc. Bradley Manning, who is accused of providing an enormous stash of classified government documents to WikiLeaks for publication, deserves a Nobel Peace Prize more than President Barack Obama, according t...
| Political Talk|| AdamVsTheMan Makes Local News - Blue Velvet on 4/10/13 at 12:46 am|
[link=(http://www.myfoxtampabay.com/story/21925356/2013/04/09/police-no-anti-government-rally-in-slidell-la)]Police: no 'anti-government' rally in Slidell, LA[/link]
[quote]TAMPA (FOX 13) -
A spokesman for the Slidell Police Department in Louisiana said there was no "anti-government" rally in Sl...
| Music Board|| Deerhunter - Blue Velvet on 4/4/13 at 6:14 pm|
1. Anyone going to the show at One Eyed Jacks on April 29th?
2. Here's a [link=(http://zumic.com/?p=11593&preview=true)]link[/link] to their recent show on Fallon for their upcoming album, featuring the hit [i]Monomania[/i].
| Help Board|| Was Andre Banned? - Blue Velvet on 3/11/13 at 8:15 pm|
Ran into Andre at Buku Fest over the weekend and he said he was banned. He's a relatively new poster but he knows a butt load about music and has a ton of inside info on some popular jam bands and the NOLA music scene. I went through his post history and he hasn't posted anything banworthy but he sa...
| Outdoor Board|| For Those Who Spearfish... and other curious onlookers - Blue Velvet on 11/12/12 at 3:42 pm|
Stig Severinsen is doing an AMA on reddit right now if you have any questions for him.
Who's that? He's the author of Breatheology.
He holds the Guinness World Record for the longest breath hold of 22 minutes, AND for the longest freedive under ice on a single breath of air (236 feet) in speed...
| Political Talk|| Why are Republicans already trying to lose in 2016? - Blue Velvet on 11/7/12 at 12:35 am|
Would the GOP's chances be better in 2016 if they embraced a candidate that wanted to bring the troops home/end the wars, cut spending, eliminate foreign aid, legalize marijuana, let gays marry, advocate state's rights, and oppose the Patriot Act and NDAA?
It seems as though the GOP could become mo...
| Outdoor Board|| "Sky Game" (1939) - Blue Velvet on 10/30/12 at 8:57 am|
Not sure if this has been posted, but I searched.
[link=(http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zpk1wxBp9GE&feature=g-upl&noredirect=1)]Sky Game (1939) -- Youtube[/link][quote]"Sky Game" was shot on Avery Island, Louisiana, in 1939 by Pathé Frere newsreel company and Field & Stream magazine. Part of a s...
| Music Board|| 3 Nights of Toubab Krewe in NOLA - Blue Velvet on 10/24/12 at 9:59 pm|
Friday night at Chickie Wah Wah @ 8pm
Saturday night at Blue Nile @ 2am (after Earphunk at the Maison @ 10)
Sunday night at Blue Nile @ 10pm
For those doing the Frenchman thing for Halloween, a 2am show at Blue Nile will be nasty.
As some of you know, I'm a huge Toubab fan and I...
| Movie/TV Board|| I Just Came (Breaking Bad content) - Blue Velvet on 10/7/12 at 11:30 pm|
| Political Talk|| Sixteen Doors (the voting process) - Blue Velvet on 10/2/12 at 10:50 am|
It's a long read. Just wanted a change from all the posts about polling. Here goes...
| Music Board|| Need Band Recommendations - Blue Velvet on 9/7/12 at 12:47 pm|
Was in a coffee shop (pot shop) in Amsterdam last month called DampKring (you may have seen it on Ocean's 12) and they were playing some magical, late 60's music. I need some band recommendations and some songs that have that specific 60's Haight-Ashbury/"Hashbury" keyboard sound. I've got a few son...
| Food and Drink Board|| Late Night, Uptown, To-Go - Blue Velvet on 9/1/12 at 9:00 pm|
What are some restaurant options Uptown or Garden District that are open late and take to-go orders?...
| Hurricane Isaac Board|| Who already has damage? Report here. - Blue Velvet on 8/29/12 at 5:42 am|
In West Riverside neighborhood of uptown NOLA; moved in this week (5 days ago).
No power for the last 6 or so hours. Been getting trashed with the new neighbors. Just noticed some water dripping through the ceiling in two places, one on each floor. Nothing too serious that a little work and paint...
| O-T Lounge|| Adderall and Drug Tests - Blue Velvet on 8/27/12 at 9:22 am|
Buddy is taking it today and wants to know if the can pass a drug test on Friday. Personally, I wouldn't risk it but he says he needs it because he takes the GRE today. Will he be in the clear or fail? Amphetamines are out of my jurisdiction. TIA :cheers:...
| O-T Lounge|| Tech Board Questions (NOLA edition) - Blue Velvet on 8/21/12 at 8:21 pm|
Just moved here today...
1. What's a fast wireless Internet router? Do I need a 2nd one after X amount of square feet?
2. Who's the cable and Internet provider here? (uptown if that matters)
3. Want to buy a nice tv in the 42-55" range, non-plasma; suggestions? Also, glossy vs. non-glossy? ...
| Outdoor Board|| 40 Years of Isolation in Patagonia - Blue Velvet on 8/15/12 at 8:18 pm|
The Vice Guide to travel is the best YouTube channel there is. Videos of cannibals, warlords, a suicide forest in japan, terrorists, drug dealers, cults, underground LSD labs, female warriors, boys who have sex with donkeys, and every cultural oddity in between. They upload a new video every week. T...
| Movie/TV Board|| Official COSMOPOLIS Thread - Blue Velvet on 8/13/12 at 4:56 pm|
Anyone else excited?
In theaters August 17th
[link=(http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q3ZmIwteUAY)]Trailer on YouTube[/link]
-I've never read Don DeLillo's novel from 2003
-Pattinson is an odd choice
| Food and Drink Board|| Beer Suggestions in Europe - Blue Velvet on 8/4/12 at 4:41 am|
Just landed in Stuttgart. Over the next few days I will be in Prague, Munich, Zurich, Amsterdam, and a few small towns. What are some great beers you've had over here that I have to try? Thanks....
| Outdoor Board|| Alternative Style Mounts & Taxidermy - Blue Velvet on 8/1/12 at 4:47 pm|
Can't kill the big buck on lease? Only killed a doe this season? No worries. "Just mount her a-hole". I have a collection right now.
| Outdoor Board|| Questions, Questions, Questions (and a few pics) - Blue Velvet on 7/31/12 at 4:10 pm|
Can you recommend anyone in the New Orleans, North Shore, or Baton Rouge area who paints/dips guns and has a legitimate website? My new CC pistol is OD green with a chrome slide and I want the magazine extensions and accessories painted to match. If you know any good business onli...
| Outdoor Board|| Need Lure Advice (weedless, soft, topwater) - Blue Velvet on 5/9/12 at 5:30 pm|
My honey hole for the reds is extremely grassy. You cannot cast without pulling in weeds. Just paddling through the grass is a bitch in the yak. Even with a weedless rig you will get grass caught on the front of a soft plastic lure. The last two reds I caught were 24'' and 26", and I've never caught...
| Outdoor Board|| Fishing Help (Florida) - Blue Velvet on 4/9/12 at 9:56 pm|
Fished PP9 Kayak tournament not too long ago, and while I did have fun, I was also extremely frustrated. I found several clearish pools of water less than 3 feet deep that were filled redfish, black drum, and sheepshead. My problem is that I watched them stare at my bait and sometimes chase, but rar...
| Outdoor Board|| Wild Azalea Trail - Blue Velvet on 3/20/12 at 12:53 am|
[quote]At just under 30 miles, the Wild Azalea Trail is Louisiana’s longest footpath. What it lacks in length, it makes up in beauty and biodiversity. Located in the Kisatchie National Forest, the trail runs from southeast to northwest. The trail was built in the early 1970s by Forest Service person...