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Entries by Karen Dalton-Beninato from 05/2008

And Grace Will Lead Me Home: Aaron Neville Returns to New Orleans Jazzfest

| Posted 05.03.2008 | Entertainment

Jazzfest audiences now include a mix of those who lost their houses to the levee failure and have not come back, like Aaron, and those who pioneered New Orleans recovery.

Last Post from Jazzfest: Dr. John's Tricknology by Osmosis

| Posted 05.05.2008 | Entertainment

Friday afternoon New Orleans drummer Herlin Riley stopped by New Orleans' WWOZ studio for Bob French's show with Dr. John, otherwise known as Mac Rebe...

Obama, Lincoln and The Encouraging Double Ds

| Posted 05.11.2008 | Huffington Post

Advisers with the same initials a century-and-a-half apart persuaded their gifted but obscure Illinois senator friends to run for the highest office in the land. The Obama and Lincoln Parallels multiply!

McCain's Reverend Problem: Swamped Mississippians Hand Republicans A Loss

| Posted 05.13.2008 | Huffington Post

Problem Reverend issues rippled across political contests last night. West Virginia voters held Rev Wright against Obama, and Mississippi voters held Rev Hagee against the Republican party.

Drove my Chevy to the Levee But the Levee was Brad Pitt's Tattoo

| Posted 05.14.2008 | Entertainment

While boarding a helicopter in Monaco, Brad Pitt's new tattoo was unveiled. Here are some potential tattoo follow-ups (more suggestions are welcome).

Ickes' Breakey Heart as the Fight Winds Down

| Posted 05.31.2008 | Huffington Post

Harold Ickes, hand wringing throughout the DNC's hearing this afternoon, sounded more like someone fresh off a breakup than a Hillary Clinton's surrogate.