I’ve been thinking lately that I should be writing more pieces about what’s going on in the news. You always hear about how the American public isn’t well enough informed on current events, and that is not good for the efficient functioning of a democratic society. It’s as if the extent of most people’s reading is what they get from bumper stickers and tee-shirts, especially those worn by well-endowed women. Since it’s not likely to help any if I put it on my tee shirt, I figured I’d fill the gap by providing some commentary in this space.
In this classic article from The Jambalaya News, The Dang Yankee takes a look at barbecuing as a possible means to world peace.
Today, we define the word gladiator.
It’s the peak of crawfish season here in Louisiana. Now’s the time of year when folks the state over fire up their propane burners and boil sack loads of these little critters that look like they’ve crawled here through a wormhole from some other dimension. And the Dang Yankee is among them.
In the current issue of The Jambalaya News, The Dang Yankee reports on a Pub Crawl in which he had the pleasure of participating. And before you jump to conclusions about his intentions, please understand that it was for a high cause, namely, the preservation of Mardi Gras costumes.
Read about it in Crawling For The Cause on TJN’s website.
Yankees over the years have embraced many traditional Southern customs, such as NASCAR, country music, and, most recently, hurricane evacuations. But, there is one thing that they never should have been allowed to get their hands on. I’m talking, of course, about turkey fryers.
As you leave the Quiet Valley Ranch, home of the Kerrville Folk Festival, there’s a sign that reads, “It Can Be This Way Always.” If it means corn dogs on Friday, I’m all for it.
Guys may not know it, but we hold the key to world peace right in our very tongs. Read all about it in the Dang Yankee’s current installment in The […]
There are only a few things that have the potency to kill a song circle here at the Kerrville Folk Festival. A guitar in the hands of some drunk can […]