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If you live in Louisiana you’ve certainly read your fair share of Walker Percy.
We’re really looking forward to getting a copy of History Between These Folds a group effort from this year’s junior class at George Washington Carver High School in New Orleans 9th Ward.
Kiese Laymon, an English professor at the University of Mississippi, was instrumental in helping the teenagers get published. Nearly 80 9th Ward 11th graders participated in the project.
Eric Parrie, a history teacher at G.W. Carver Collegiate Academy gave the students an assignment to “tell the story of a meaningful moment and just tell it as powerfully and beautifully and in as detailed a way as you can”
History Between These Folds is the result
Buy the book here.
Bart Watson, Chief Economist of the Brewers Association in Boulder has created a mashup of two things near and dear to the bosom of the Scrumptious Chef crew: Texas barbecue and cold draft beer.
Texas Monthly dropped their Top 50 barbecue joint list this morning and Watson went into hyperdrive creating an interactive google map featuring each licensed brewery in the great state plus all 50 of the barbecue joints.
Now if we could just figure out why Micklethwait Craft Meats didn’t finish in the no.1 spot.
Here’s Bart Watson’s Twitter
More 9th Ward shots from the panty parade.
In August of last year the Bywater hosted a few hundred freaks flying their nation’s flag as they traipsed down Burgundy Street. A motorized cart featuring a stripper pole saw many eager dancers taking their turns, in their underwear.