Photos of Times-Picayune floats at Mardi Gras

The Times-Picayune had four floats at Mardi Gras 2013 in New Orleans, and the media organization didn’t produce any of them. The floats were satirical and poked fun at The T-P’s move to a three-day-a-week print paper. logo_nola_times_picayune We were fascinated by the floats. We come from a newspaper background, but the only way our papers would have been represented in a parade is if the paper made the float. We are aware of four Times-Picayune floats this year: Krewe du Vieux, Krewe d’Etat, Chaos and Muses.

Pictures are below:

Krewe du Vieux

This Times-Picayune float was in the Krewe du Vieux parade in New Orleans. (photo via @nolamardigras on Instagram)

This Times-Picayune float was in the Krewe du Vieux parade in New Orleans. (photo via @nolamardigras on Instagram)

The Times-Picayune float in the Krewe du Vieux parade had black & white glass bead necklaces. (photo via @nolamardigras on Instagram)

The Times-Picayune float in the Krewe du Vieux parade had black & white glass bead necklaces. (photo via @nolamardigras on Instagram)

(photo via @nolamardigras on Instagram)

Former assistant U.S. Attorney Sal Perricone is holding a laptop that reads “commenting on NOLA.com did me in.” The float refers a Justice Department investigation into his use of online comments. (photo via @nolamardigras on Instagram)

Krewe d’Etat

This is The Times-Picayune float in the Krewe d'Etat parade in New Orleans. (photo via @L_O_R_I on Instagram)

This is The Times-Picayune float in the Krewe d’Etat parade in New Orleans. (photo via @L_O_R_I on Instagram)

This is The Times-Picayune float in the Krewe d'Etat parade in New Orleans. (photo via @L_O_R_I on Instagram)

This is The Times-Picayune float in the Krewe d’Etat parade in New Orleans. (photo via @L_O_R_I on Instagram)

Another nod to The Times-Picayune at the Krewe d'Etat parade at Mardi Gras in New Orleans. (photo via @L_O_R_I on Instagram)

Another nod to The Times-Picayune at the Krewe d’Etat parade at Mardi Gras in New Orleans. (photo via @L_O_R_I on Instagram)

Chaos

This was the Times-Picayune float at the Chaos parade. It was called "Abandoned Ship." (photo via Carlie Kollath Wells/New in NOLA)

This was the Times-Picayune float at the Chaos parade. It was called “Abandoned Ship.” (photo via Carlie Kollath Wells/New in NOLA)

This was the Times-Picayune float at the Chaos parade. It was called "Abandoned Ship." (photo via Carlie Kollath Wells/New in NOLA)

This was the Times-Picayune float at the Chaos parade. It was called “Abandoned Ship.” (photo via Carlie Kollath Wells/New in NOLA)

This was the Times-Picayune float at the Chaos parade at Mardi Gras. (photo by Carlie Kollath Wells/New in NOLA)

This was the Times-Picayune float at the Chaos parade at Mardi Gras. (photo by Carlie Kollath Wells/New in NOLA)

This was the Times-Picayune float at the Chaos parade in 2013. (photo by Carlie Kollath Wells/New in NOLA)

This was the Times-Picayune float at the Chaos parade in 2013. (photo by Carlie Kollath Wells/New in NOLA)

This was the Times-Picayune float at the Chaos parade in 2013. (photo by Carlie Kollath Wells/New in NOLA)

This was the Times-Picayune float at the Chaos parade in 2013. (photo by Carlie Kollath Wells/New in NOLA)

We checked out the Times-Picayune float at the Chaos den. Here's what it looks like without riders on it. (photo by Carlie Kollath Wells/New in NOLA)

We checked out the Times-Picayune float at the Chaos den. Here’s what it looks like without riders on it. (photo by Carlie Kollath Wells/New in NOLA)

Muses:

This was the Times-Picayune float at Muses parade in New Orleans. It's theme was "canned goods." (photo by Carlie Kollath Wells/New in NOLA)

This was the Times-Picayune float at Muses parade in New Orleans. It’s theme was “canned goods.” (photo by Carlie Kollath Wells/New in NOLA)

This was the Times-Picayune float at Muses parade in New Orleans. It's theme was "canned goods." (photo by Carlie Kollath Wells/New in NOLA)

This was the Times-Picayune float at Muses parade in New Orleans. It’s theme was “canned goods.” (photo by Carlie Kollath Wells/New in NOLA)

This was the Times-Picayune float at Muses parade in New Orleans. It's theme was "canned goods." (photo by Carlie Kollath Wells/New in NOLA)

This was the Times-Picayune float at Muses parade in New Orleans. It’s theme was “canned goods.” (photo by Carlie Kollath Wells/New in NOLA)

This was the Times-Picayune float at Muses parade in New Orleans. It's theme was "canned goods." This float: reporters = canned goods. (photo by Carlie Kollath Wells/New in NOLA)

This was the Times-Picayune float at Muses parade in New Orleans. It’s theme was “canned goods.” This float: reporters = canned goods. (photo by Carlie Kollath Wells/New in NOLA)

This was the Times-Picayune float at Muses parade in New Orleans. It's theme was "canned goods." (photo by Carlie Kollath Wells/New in NOLA)

This was the Times-Picayune float at Muses parade in New Orleans. It’s theme was “canned goods.” (photo by Carlie Kollath Wells/New in NOLA)

Another newspaper-related picture from Mardi Gras in New Orleans:

This Mardi Gras costume was made with pages from The Times-Picayune. (via @nolamardigras on Instagram - one of NOLA.com's official Instagram feeds)

This Mardi Gras costume was made with pages from The Times-Picayune. (via @nolamardigras on Instagram – one of NOLA.com’s official Instagram feeds)

Make sure you check out our Instagram feed for more Mardi Gras parade pictures.

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5 thoughts on “Photos of Times-Picayune floats at Mardi Gras

  1. Wonderful! As the former society photographer for the T-P, I particularly enjoy seeing Chaos’s take on it and how the upper class spoofed itself with the Society Page graphic. Wonderful stuff. Thanks for your work, Carlie.

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