Month: February 2015

Crawfish and the news

Crawfish read the news. They read the Crawfish Report, of course. Here’s a list of who reads what: 1. The Wall Street Journal is read by the people who run the country. 2. The Washington Post is read by people…

The price of tea in China and the price of labor in the U.S.

Ever wonder why crawfish tail meat is expensive? In a word… labor. Crawfish peeling is not the most desirable job. Sam Irwin, author of Louisiana Crawfish: A Succulent History of the Cajun Crustacean, explains why the tiny town of Henderson…

Crawfish at the LSU-Kentucky basketball game? I wonder which one?

Was it Roy, the Crawfish Soldier, at the Tuesday night basketball game between the scrappy LSU Tigers and the #1 Kentucky Wildcats? Too bad LSU lost a heartbreaker. But Advocate sportswriter Scott Rabalais wrote in his column that a crawfish…

Help us, Obi Wan! You’re our only hope!

Crawfish Report religiously attends the meetings of the Baton Rouge Press Club and we are often disturbed by what we hear. Certainly we have been disturbed for some time by the gross environmental negligence of Louisiana’s lawmakers from Huey Long…