| Political Talk|| Paul Krugman Nails It - Layabout on 8/5/13 at 8:39 am|
Last week House Republicans voted for the 40th time to repeal Obamacare. Like the previous 39 votes, this action will have no effect whatsoever. But it was a stand-in for what Republicans really want to do: repeal reality, and the laws of arithmetic in particular. The sad truth is that the modern G...
| Political Talk|| And So It Begins - Layabout on 7/16/13 at 4:05 pm|
A Florida man asked a group of teens at a gas station to turn down the loud music blaring from their car and, after an exchange of words, opened fire on the vehicle, killing a 17-year-old boy.
| Money Talk|| Convert Alarm System to Cellular - Layabout on 1/28/13 at 6:26 am|
I'm seriously considering pulling the plug on my land line and the only thing holding me back is the fact that my alarm system won't work with VoIP. Anybody have any experience with converting? Do I need to replace the entire alarm box or is there some sort of cellular adapter? Also, does the ala...
| Political Talk|| Who's Who at the Inauguration - Layabout on 1/22/13 at 4:18 pm|
Pan and zoom, find the movers and shakers. Pretty cool graphic from the New York Times.
| Political Talk|| Welcome to Our 51st State - Layabout on 11/7/12 at 11:42 am|
Almost buried in the presidential buzz was the referendum on statehood in Puerto Rico, which passed with 65% of the vote.
Flag manufacturers in China rejoice.
| O-T Lounge|| U-Verse Sucks - Layabout on 9/2/12 at 2:18 pm|
Phone and internet down for four full days with widespread broadband outages in Baton Rouge.
Riddle me this: how can this happen with a buried fiber-optic backbone? Is it time to go back to Cox Cable?...
| Political Talk|| Diaper Boy up to His Old Tricks - Layabout on 8/25/12 at 12:45 pm|
| O-T Lounge|| Baton Rouge to Albuquerque - Layabout on 5/31/12 at 6:29 pm|
Shortest route is through Texas with a couple of hundred miles of non-interstate. I'm thinking about taking I-10 to El Paso then I-25 to Albuquerque, interstate all the way. Any advice welcome. ...
| O-T Lounge|| Grandmas Watch Kardashian Sex Tape - Layabout on 5/1/12 at 11:19 pm|
Some funny shite.
| Food and Drink Board|| Delivery Express Baton Rouge/Lafayette - Layabout on 4/16/12 at 10:41 pm|
Web site has been down all evening. Have they gone out of business?...
| O-T Lounge|| It Speaks for Itself - Layabout on 3/10/12 at 12:44 pm|
Anybody ever see this movie? I'm going to rent it this weekend.
| Political Talk|| Frothy Mix Launches C.U.M. - Layabout on 1/24/12 at 11:42 am|
You just can't make this stuff up. What in the world was he thinking?
| Food and Drink Board|| Does Anyone Use Schwan's? - Layabout on 1/24/12 at 8:30 am|
I do a lot of takeout and this seems like a pretty good alternative, delivered right to your door. Love their web site with customer reviews of all the dishes. Thoughts?...
| O-T Lounge|| Confused German Guy - Layabout on 1/8/12 at 6:58 pm|
"Party pooper" throws him for a loop.
| Food and Drink Board|| Rosemary on the Hoof - Layabout on 12/23/11 at 5:38 am|
Someone gave me a bunch of rosemary sprigs which I'm not going to use any time soon. What's the best way to preserve them?...
| O-T Lounge|| I'm a Godless Heathen and I Approve This Message - Layabout on 12/8/11 at 9:15 pm|
| O-T Lounge|| The 610 Stompers - Layabout on 11/24/11 at 6:51 am|
New Orleans' own. Watch for them in the Macy's parade today.
[link=(http://www.610stompers.com/610-productions/)]Home Page--Super Bowl [/link]...
| O-T Lounge|| Be Afraid. Be Very Afraid. - Layabout on 11/12/11 at 8:34 am|
Last week it was the guy who had a stroke and it turned him into a flaming hairdresser. Now this:
[quote]A man who has seen "Watchmen" in theaters seven times is suing the movie's producers, claiming the film had turned him gay. The complaint, filed with the Municipal Court of Seattle, names Wa...
| Food and Drink Board|| La Morenita - Layabout on 10/21/11 at 3:59 am|
This Mexican grocery and meat market was supposed to be opening next to Office Depot on Florida Blvd. Has anyone been yet?...
| Food and Drink Board|| Sensation Salad - Layabout on 8/15/11 at 4:11 pm|
Not sure who originated it but it used to be [b]the[/b] salad at all of the old-line Baton Rouge restaurants like Mike and Tony's, Giamanco's, and The Place. Lately the only place I've found that still serves it is Portobello's in the Bocage Shopping Center and their recipe needs some more work bef...
| Political Talk|| How Rick Perry Stole $650 Million from the Poor - Layabout on 8/13/11 at 6:44 am|
Saw this on the evening news last night. I'm hoping he burns in an un-airconditioned hell for all eternity.
| Food and Drink Board|| What To Do with Smoked Salmon? - Layabout on 8/12/11 at 6:00 am|
Got a pound and a half smoked salmon as a gift from a friend who took an Alaska cruise. It's vacuum sealed and I haven't opened it yet. What would be a good use for it?...
| Food and Drink Board|| Mugshots Towne Center - Layabout on 8/7/11 at 5:07 am|
Just bought a two-for-one from 225Eats just to try it out. Has anyone been to this place? It must be where the sports bar used to be. ...