Bobbi Kristina. Nooo!!

NEW ORLEANS (Gazette) — I am sure that today many fans are following the news about Bobbi Kristina Brown. This is so eerie!! She was found unconscious over the weekend in a bathtub very similarly to how her mother, Whitney Houston, was in 2012. As of this writing, she is still in an induced coma. Her family has been advised to expect the worst.

Whitney and Bobbi.

Whitney and Bobbi.

In the latest reports,

Previous reports were saying that Bobbi Kristina was showing signs of life. Requests for prayers from her family and friends (#PrayforBK on Twitter) may have been heeded from BK’s many fans. I have seen many tweets and posts about people around the world praying for Bobbi Kristina.

Here in this tweet Pete Carroll tries to explain his bone-headed play.

Why, Warren? Why?

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Too Much Information

NEW ORLEANS (Gazette) — I promised my readers to install segments of my 2015 New Orleans Mardi Gras experience. I wish that I had an old-school manual typewriter because that is what we used when I started writing as a “cub reporter” for newspapers in the Big Easy. Meanwhile, I have a question for alimentary canal experts. I want to know if the potency of jalapeno peppers is still “hot, hot, hot” once it passes through the intestines?

TMI??: At the movies yesterday, I used some of those theater jalapeno peppers on a personal pan pizza. My tongue and lips burned a “good” 15 minutes. Last night at home, my stomach started burning up. In the latrine, I had a blow-out from my posterior. My rear-end burned for 7 minutes. Do peppers maintain their potent heat even after going through the digestive tract? Is that even scientifically possible?

Where does the job of the digestive tract end (finito) after doing its job? In other words, what is the final destination of the digestive tract elements after the job is done?

Final destination of digestive tract.

Final destination of digestive tract.

I have seen quite a few movies about the NAZI death camps, and read much about them. I will never get used to the horror. The world is honoring 70 years since the Russian army entered the Nazi Auschwitz death camp to end the German reign of death there. I keep all of those who suffered and died there in my prayers.

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My 2015 Mardi Gras

NEW ORLEANS (Gazette) — Every Mardi Gras, I attend certain functions, parades or balls at which I get excited and truly feel the Mardi Gras Spirit. It is like a natural high. This year, I plan to write about my experiences in the 2015 season so that I can spread around some of the joy that I have. I hope that my readers will get caught up in THE SPIRIT of New Orleans’ FAT TUESDAY.

Happy Mardi Gras!

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Below, you can see me getting my lip in shape for the season.

This is Ferdie prepping for Mardi Gras.

This is Ferdie prepping for Mardi Gras.

Sights similar to the below scene are familiar on the streets on Fat Tuesday. You have to click the video to see more.

Here below is a picture of me dancing and bringing in the Mardi Gras season at the Bottom Line Beach Club outside of New Orleans. Do you see those excellent dance steps? I am truly CUTTING THE RUG.

The gal sitting on the stairway expresses what she thinks about my Fred Astaire dance steps.

Ferdie, you sure can dance!

Ferdie, you sure can dance!

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Runway GIF

With all of the tragic news going on today. I was happy to see the picture of this lovely runway model. There is something fine going on today.

I like this picture.

You might just laugh at Nicolle Kidman’s below video. While guesting on the Jimmy Fallon Show, Nicole Kidman said that her worst date ever was a date with Jimmy Fallon years ago. Kidman’s story totally embarrassed Fallon.

Also, it took a minute for me to see what was funny about the tweetpic below. However, once I realized that is a real boy who climbed into the freezer I had a good laugh.

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Korea says Obama is a Monkey

NEW ORLEANS (Gazette) — I was too surprised to see on CNN News on Tuesday night quotes from N. Korea calling President Barack Obama a monkey, and S. Korea’s President Park Geun-hye a whore and a prostitute.

I do not think that Presidents Obama and Park will stoop to being swayed by N. Korea’s vitriolic use of such childish language. However, in a related story, the United Nations plans to file human rights charges against N. Korea and wants to see Kim Jong Un in handcuffs being led away to prison. My only question is: how will they get past Kim Jong Un’s nuclear arsenal in order to slap a pair of handcuffs on the lunatic’s wrists?

Update: Below is a translation of part of the article. It is a picture of the Korean news piece which does not display the whole story. The translator left some particularly difficult phrases in the original Korean. My hope is that I will soon find an upgraded translation of the whole article.
2014-05-09 at 10.50.06 PM, the translator said:
In the KCNA editorial quoting the North Koreans, we see the same language used as the North Koreans heat up their sexist attacks on Presidents Obama and Park. – See more at:

This is only part of the photograph.

This is only part of the photograph.

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Eyeballs and Elbows

NEW ORLEANS (Gazette) — The title above is not exactly how the phrase goes. However, you will understand my twist once you read more. Do you remember this picture below from our past? Jayne Mansfield used to dress provocatively publicly in order to attrack attention from the media. I would say that her tactics worked just fine and dandy here. Sophia Loren was having a quiet, pleasant dinner until Mansfield “attacked” her table.

This is the full picture of the incident. Jayne Mansfield did not exactly dress in a child-friendly manner in public. My warning would be to put all women and children to bed (well, at least all children) once Mansfield entered the vicinity.

Sophia Loren eyeballs Jayne Mansfield.

Sophia Loren eyeballs Jayne Mansfield.

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In the Beginning, God said What?

NEW ORLEANS (by Ferdie Werdie) —
In the beginning, God said: I play the trumpet.
In 1967, Louis Armstrong said: No kidding? You too?
In 2014, Ryan Seacrest said: I play the clarinet…
Go figure! Hahaha…

Here is Ferdie practicing for a gig this weekend on his INSTRUMENT OF THE LORD.

Ferdie Werdie

Ferdie Werdie

People often ask me, “Ferdie, what do you dream about? What comes up mostly in your dreams”? I tell them that often I dream about loved ones and relatives who have passed away. I often have vivid dreams where loved ones visit me in my dreams, and we have in-depth long conversations. I also have many, vivid, lively dreams about fine, lovely young ladies; some of whom I do not even know. I wake up truly feeling like I had just spent time with these ladies. I have even subsequently met some of these dream girls in real life. Unbelievable! They often look just like from my dreams. In fact, beginning over 30 years ago I used to dream about the very house that I live in now. I wrote a book in 2002 I HAVE A DREAM about living in this exact house. Who would have even imagined back then that I would now be living in this house? Out of the blue, I was offered to buy this house in 2007.

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