April Siese

April Siese is a writer and photographer based in New Orleans. She currently serves as the Daily Dot’ s weekend editor and writes about the oddities of the internet.

Stories By April Siese

Before Trump, This Governor Set the Gold Standard for Outrageous Politicians

Edwin Edwards’s spicy jambalaya of scandal, swagger, braggadocious charm and made-for-TV stunts was just what Louisiana voters ordered…again and again and again.

Secret Life of a Rock and Roll Trucker

Before every epic set from the Rolling Stones or Rihanna, dozens of backstage heroes haul tons of gear across hundreds of miles so their stars can shine.

The Original New Orleans Diva

With sequins on her arms and a cocktail stirrer hanging from her neck, the most vibrant and vivacious member of NOLA’s preeminent restaurant family made the city her personal...