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    Gettin’ Down at de Mardi Gras

    Today is Mardi Gras, or “Fat Tuesday”–a celebration synonymous with New Orleans and King Cake and likely progenitor of the #textsfromlastnight Twitter feed.  Born in NOLA, I should be able to regale you with tales of the time I broke the Internet via video footage of my teenage exploits on Bourbon Street.  But I cannot because: (1) Do you know me?  That never happened, and (2) My grandmothers read this.   Read more