Monday, February 01, 2010


Buddy & Bobby's Brawds: It was, on the whole, a rag-tag affair, but one exception was the 610 Stompers , a new addition to New Orleans' growing cohort of tongue-in-cheek parade groups, named for the stretch of highway that cuts through the lakeside suburbs in the north of the city. Spawned from a drunken epiphany in a bar, they perform synchronized pep squad style bust-a-grooves. (Follow that link!) Their slogan: "Ordinary men. Extraordinary moves." Genius.

5 comments:

  1. Alice8:17 PM

    One of the "chaperones" with the stompers told me that the name came from the section of the superdome where the guys sit for the games.

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  2. Interesting. It's definitely referring to the highway—their shirts have the 610 highway sign as part of their logo—but perhaps it's their Dome section as well, in which case it's doubly—nay, mystically—significant.

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  3. We have been laughing all morning!

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  4. Anonymous7:29 PM

    I AM one of the "chaperones" (We are called the 610 SPLITS, by the way!) and I can assure you, the 1st commenter is right...section 610 in the DOME! (But only ONE of the guys gets to sit there!)

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  5. Alright, the inside scoop. Excellent.

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