Month: August 2014

Hearse headed to chop shop

Typically, you don’t see your finer hearses used as getaway cars.To paraphrase Austin Powers, “Honestly, who steals a hearse?” A no-name homeless guy with lots of time to rummage around the funeral home office does, that’s who. Said homeless guy…

Top Ten Crawfish Movie Lines

Mr. Crawfish, the elegant and well-tailored crustacean from Bayou Sophistication has ascended the throne as final arbiter of good taste in the seafood world. He replaces Charlie the Tuna, who merely tasted good. Without further ado, here are Mr. Crawfish’s…

Eternal King Crawfish

And why couldn’t Leon Leo Breaux assumed the mantle of crawfish king? He had that one thing—the same thing that makes the crawfish lift up its claws in the face of an onrushing locomotive—courage. Louisiana is famous for kings. The…

What the NFL really meant to say…

BREAKING NEWS FROM CRAWFISH REPORT Saints Memes on Twitter, a highly respected news source, said National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell clarified conditions that the Slap Ya Mama commercials would be allowed to re-air on Cox Sports Network Saints pre-season…

NFL: Slap Ya Mama hot sauce in hot water

The National Football League (the non-profit profit corporation that has very high expenses) has really made a bonehead play. Realizing it botched the Ray Rice domestic violence situation by not suspending the football player for more than two games, the…

Crawfish Report covers the extraordinary

Sam Irwin, author of Louisiana Crawfish: A Succulent History of the Cajun Crustacean, was the racing steward of the children’s crawfish races held at Deannie’s on the Lakefront in New Orleans’ Bucktown. Of course Sam brought his camera and captured…

Baseball has utility players…so why not a utility crawfish?

Rukus rocks Crawfish Nation

Rukus Board Shop’s new Nike Dunk Low Crawfish skateboard shoe simultaneously debuted Saturday at the Baton Rouge, Lafayette and Mandeville shops. Crawfish Report was there.

Crawfish Nikes wow skater crowd

The skaters at Rukus Board Shop know how to attract a crowd…and media coverage. And there wasn’t even a riot. The NOLA Times-Picayune and the Baton Rouge Advocate sent reporters to the scene. “It was pure mayhem,” said Rukus owner…

I wish they all could be California girls – uh, make that Louisiana crawfish

The Louisiana red swamp crawfish were wisely brought to the northern California rice fields by the Yuba rice growers in the 1930s and 40s. They’re harvested, processed and shipped in the Cali area except those lucky enough to be eaten…