Lunchtime links


The Daily Texan Life and Arts section is happy to complement your afternoon procrastination with a smattering of news from across the cultural spectrum.

In honor of Hurricane Katrina’s 10th anniversary, The New York Times recaps the damage and analyzes the condition of New Orleans now. Accompanied by maps and videos, the article provides a before-and-after comparison of the city.

To celebrate the five year anniversary of the photo sharing site, Time Magazine compiled a list of 50 Instagram accounts to follow, with a representative from each state.

A mockumentary series starring SNL alumni Fred Armisen, Bill Hader and Seth Meyers, Documentary Now “honors some of the most important stories that didn’t actually happen.” The show’s second episode, Dronez, follows Armisen and Hader to Juarez, Mexico, where they search for drug cartel leader, El Chingon.

As “Stop and Stare” plays in the background, a UT student roams the campus fixing his “Stare of the Gator” on anyone and everyone he can. Three years after uploading the video, the gator still walks the campus.