Friday Aug 22
Pat Shingleton: "What's the Word?"
I have used the word "Tabascoey" as another adjective for our summertime weather.
A 1,000-pound alligator's life: Cold-blooded, energy efficient, dominant
How much of what must it eat to maintain that impressive plateau of bulk rarely recorded in an American alligator? How old is an alligator that grew to be 4 inches longer than the existing Alabama state record, 14-foot, 8-inch, 838-pound animal tagged by Keith Fancher also on Millers Ferry in 2011? These are questions asked by a lot of folks ever ... (more)
Green Man 2014: Neutral Milk Hotel praise 'humane' festival as Mercury Rev promise new album
Neutral Milk Hotel closed the 12th Green Man festival last night with a sensational set drawing heavily from their cult 1998 album 'In The Aeroplane Over The Sea', and declared the festival more "humane" and "real" than others they'd played.
The Town Talk
Market for Louisiana hot sauces up 150 percent since 2000
Louisiana, the U.S. capital of hot sauces, has exported its culinary obsession for the capsaicin-laden condiment to consumers throughout the country.
Louisiana hot sauce demand on fire
The U.S. hot sauce market has grown by 150 percent since 2000, according to a story by the Atlantic's Quartz.