Friday, January 05, 2007

Burying New Orleans

Will there be one of those wonderful musical funerals? And will the powers-that-be come to sing and dance and wail behind the coffin that contains the remains of one of the most artistically and historically fascinating cities in this country?

The story of the long death-struggle of New Orleans has been told by many. Two good discussions are by Barbara O'Brien and by scout prime.