Between 2006 and 2011, Louisiana’s motion picture tax credit and rebate program lost an estimated cumulative total of $551,736,747 — nine percent of the state’s reported $6.13 billion loss, or roughly $1 out of every $11.
Category Archives: TV
Finally!!! After 11 seasons, Top Chef is coming to New Orleans!!!
I for one, can’t wait to see where they film and the challenges they devise to run the chefs through the gauntlet. It promises to be a good season. I hope they plan accordingly and avoid the summer heat and the August-September hurricane watch.
She has been around for as long as I can remember – today is her final news broadcast on WWL TV – we wish you good fortune in the next chapter of your life and hope to see you grace the airwaves on occasion in the future All the best to you Angela Hill, you […]
Did any of the programs broadcasting from CBS’ “Super Bowl Park at Jackson Square” during Super Bowl have the unabashed gall to apply for Louisiana film tax credits? Unfortunately yes.
Anyone who grew up here in New Orleans should remember watching our beloved Morgus the Magnificent. For over half a century, Morgus prefaced the weekend horror movies with his own New Orleans style horror vignettes. Morgus, along with his sidekick Chopsley would entertain us with his weekly scientific experiments gone wrong, dissecting and poking and prodding […]
*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*SPOILER ALERT*~*~*~*~*~*~*~* Please don’t read further if you have not seen Season 3 finale yet I knew this was coming. I read that another character wanted to leave the series several months ago, knew who it was, but did not know how the character would exit. The final scenes cast a shroud over the entire […]
~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*SPOILER ALERT*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~ Please don’t read anymore if you haven’t seen this week’s installment. This week’s episode turned out to be a 2 hour movie – it was a pleasant surprise to have a longer night of drama to savor. The biggest story line of the evening was Thomas Barrow the valet taking a chance on […]
Please stop here if you do not want to read any spoilers in week #5 *~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*SPOILER ALERT*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~* This is the week of grrrrrrl power and greener pastures. The pall of Lady Sybil’s death hung over the first part of this episode, but as life at the Abbey carried on, her passing began to lift. Of […]
While I was at work today, I kept thinking about wanting to go out into the Super Bowl crowds and mingling with the locals, tourists and celebrities in town gearing up for the huge event on Sunday. But the traffic and parking and walking and all the money it would cost to fund all those […]
First off, DO NOT READ any further if spoilers bother you because there’s at least one huge event that I will write about. Though, fans in the UK saw it in October and I’m sure other people have been writing about it in the last several days. Myself, I’ve been almost inconsolable since I saw […]