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‘Extreme Embalming’ and Other Ways of Honoring the Dead Beyond Burying Them

The public viewing took place on the humid evening of July 8th in the New Orleans neighborhood of Tremé, inside a big house that had…

Moving Back South in the Year of Trump

“He’s basically Obama,” a moustachioed older man told me, referring to Louisiana’s newly elected Democratic Governor John Bel Edwards. It was last November, and the…