Monday Jul 28
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.
1934 Louisiana Lomax Recordings Now Available Online
It's a great day for historians and fans of Louisiana's rich musical heritage-- the John and Alan Lomax recordings from their summer 1934 trip through the southern portion of the state are now available online, complete with photographs and extensive notes, including translations.
A Modest Proposal for Exploiting Corrupt Politicians
Why not send corrupt pols like former New Orleans mayor Ray Nagin into exile - or display them in petting zoos? Ray Nagin, the former mayor of my hometown of New Orleans, has just been sentenced to ten years in federal prison.