It’s hard to believe but the fifth annual Rising Tide Conference is just around the corner. First Draft’s very own Scout Prime suggested the idea for the first one and a bunch of NOLA bloggers took the ball and ran with it. If you’re interested in learning more, head over torisingtidenola.com. The conference will be held Saturday 8/28 at theHowlin’ Wolf in New Orleans. If you can’t attendwe accept donations as well. Holy pledge week, Batman.
We’ll have all sorts of interesting and, hopefully, entertaining content planned. I’ll be moderating the annual politics panel, which thus far features the dean of NOLA political punditry, Clancy DuBos and Jason (Ashe Dambala) Berry ofAmerican Zombiefame. I’m already working on the diaper jokes. Last year I called David Vitter a “human cockroach” because of his survival skills and the bastard, alas,remains ahead in the polls.
Here’s this year’s poster, which was done for the fourth year in a row byGreg (Suspect Device) Peters: