January 2016 – Antigravity Magazine
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Columns

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Letter from the Editor: Freshly Minted

Amidst all the frantic holiday activities, I found myself holding an hours-old baby on Christmas night. No, not my own, ya freaks! It was, in fact, the freshly-minted human spawn of my life-bro and Mr….Read full article

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Star Hustler: Our Best Selves

[Editor’s Note: As with any oracle cursed with such magnificent predestination, we must bid our former astrologer, Mistress Anthropy, adieu as she takes a sabbatical from the monthly slog to recharge and reset. However, AG…Read full article

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Reality Bites: New Year, New Eats

Even though there’s roughly a zillion restaurants in New Orleans, it’s easy to get stuck in the same old food rut. We’ve all been there, trying to decide where to go on a Tuesday night;…Read full article

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Hidden Louisiana: It’s Britney, Bitch

“Are you here to see Kentwood’s World War II collection, or Britney Spears?” The elderly woman behind the desk at the Kentwood Museum already knew the answer. I was there to see Britney Spears, or…Read full article


Features

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Notes from a Client Advocate

I worked at Orleans Public Defenders (OPD) for the past four and a half years as a client advocate. I helped people while they were in jail. On good days, I helped people get out…Read full article

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A Transplant’s Guide to Bringing up Gentrification at Happy Hour

It’s four o’clock on a Wednesday at Sidney’s Saloon, and happy hour is in full swing. Like most afternoons, a loyal band of regulars has gathered to drink and unwind. They range from recent arrivals…Read full article

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A Living Soundtrack: There’s No Place Like Home

Between 2007 and 2011, the scene in New Orleans got a new kind of weird. Before the days of every show seemingly featuring a popular Loyola indie band, the Dragon’s Den, Banks Street Bar, and…Read full article

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Aimée Argote of Des Ark: Waking Up Early

If you call up D.I.Y. punk veteran Aimée Argote on the telephone to ask about her music, it’s likely you’ll find yourself an hour in without having touched the subject. As a conversationalist, she’s light…Read full article

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Remembering God: A Lemmy Kilmister Tribute

It always seemed like it would be a cold day in hell when Lemmy died. The man was indestructible. I caught a whiff of the unfortunate future when Motörhead was forced to cancel a show…Read full article


Reviews // Photos // Comics

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Reviews, January 2016

ADELE 25 (XL) Look, I get it. I’m being played. I’m being pandered to. I am fully aware of it. But I also don’t give a shit. I’m all in on this one: Adele is…Read full article