We've joked on the site before that the only other editorial job in the nascent 'ist empire that we'd like to take would be the one in Crescent City, AKA The Big Easy, AKA New Orleans. Lord almighty do we love that town. The taste of a chicory café au lait with a sugar-dusted beignet, grits and eggs with a beer at seven in the morning, and the bourbon before getting into a cab to cross the Mississippi river will stay with us forever. And the music...wow. Seriously. Wow.
So we'd like to announce that you can get a jump on the job of editor by purchasing the squatter's rights to neworleansist.com. It's currently in an eBay auction with no reserve, and all proceeds go to benefit our beloved Electronic Frontier Foundation. And yes, SFist is an involved party in the bidding -- consider it our lagniappe, if not entrée. Did we mention that we love New Orleans? Laissez les bons temps roulez!Photo of New Orleans streetcar #952, which ran on the Desire line and is currently employed by Muni as an F train by Ian Britton.