The Big Easy is not only a frequent setting for the Super Bowl, but also novels, movies, TV -- even "Star Trek."

  • "A Streetcar Named Desire," by Tennessee Williams.

  • "The Feast of All Saints," by Anne Rice.

  • "Treme," the HBO series set in New Orleans, post-Hurricane Katrina.

  • "King Creole," a 1958 musical-drama starring Elvis Presley, Carolyn Jones and Walter Matthau.

  • "A Walk on the Wild Side," by Nelson Algren, the basis for the 1962 film "Walk on the Wild Side."

  • On "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine," character Benjamin Sisko is a native of New Orleans.

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    New Orleans is not only a frequent setting for the Super Bowl, but also novels, movies, TV. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, file)
    New Orleans is not only a frequent setting for the Super Bowl, but also novels, movies, TV. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, file) ( Gerald Herbert )


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