Category: The Well-Rounded Crawfish

Things worth sharing: an idea so compelling it will give you a “frisson!”

I watched the video floating across Facebook of the Angel City Chorale mimicking the sound of rain in their great cover version of Toto’s hit, Africa. Of course it has a clickbait title: “This is so cool it will make you…

Scientists get crawfish drunk? Call PETA

Scientists for years have used animals to better understand whether friendliness, or at least a sociable environment, affects susceptibility to alcohol in humans. Now researchers claim the crawfish’s sociable upbringing do in fact increase sensitivity to alcohol. Amazing! The Economist…

Allen Toussaint – A Great American

A year ago today Allen Toussaint died. He was one of the greatest musicians ever to come out of New Orleans. I remember the date because it was the day I first listened to his album The Bright Mississippi. The…

Bringing traditional jazz to the bayou

The Florida Street Blowhards is a group of Baton Rouge musicians who are exploring that “other” Louisiana music known as traditional jazz. The Blowhards will be performing Saturday, October 29 from 1 to 3 p.m. at NuNu’s in Arnaudville. Bandleader…

Bob Dylan: Talkin’ about my generation!

I am so pleased Bob Dylan was honored with the Nobel Prize for literature. It seems like a validation for my generation. I think his greatest poetry might have been on his 30th album, “Time Out of Mind.” In 1998,…

Introducing the Florida Street Blowhards!

The Florida Street Blowhards Traditional Jazz Band sprang from the brow of New Orleans musical great Allen Toussaint on the day of his death. Bandleader Sam Irwin, a product of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette Pride of Acadiana Band,…

Louisiana Voice is underwater!

Crawfish Report is sad to report that investigative journalist Tom Aswell, author of the brilliant Louisiana Voice blog, has suffered the loss of his Denham Springs home during the Great Amite River Flood of 2016. Tom was in good company…

Is Loup Garou for you?

Crawfish Report is happy to spread the word for good food products that we like and Loup Garou Cajun Spices fits the bill. With a claim of “Loup Garou helps in the process of reducing cholesterol in the blood stream,…

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Crawfish Report coffee cups make excellent gifts.

Crawfish Report coffee cups make excellent gifts.

You put a CRAWFISH on what? Get the Crawfish Report’s “Vetruvian Crawfish” logo on your t-shirt, your coffee cup and your baby!

Crawfish passport

You won’t need a passport to get into the Breaux Bridge, but this gimmick attracted lots of attention for the Crawfish Festival in the 1960s.