The only thing worse than living in a ghost-infested Murder House is living in a famous one. Non-viewers of American Horror Story found this out the hard way, as the current owners of the real-life Season 1 property are suing their realtors for all the overzealous, trespassing fans.
Mardi Gras in South Louisiana is kind of like breathing - we just do it. There are so many historical traditions, we rarely think about the significance of what we're doing. Why do we even throw beads at Mardi Gras?