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I report on a long morning of...sitting...with Robby Silk, inventor of competitive extreme sitting.
For The London Telegraph, UK.
South of Rider-Waite: Four Southern Tarot Decks that Tackle Representation in Imagery, Theme, and Language
Profiles of four southern tarot decks that push the boundaries of representation.
Don’t ask a mixed group of Louisianans what constitutes the best gumbo, unless you want to start a war. They might all be from the same state, but they most certainly all come from different pots of gumbo. You could say every Louisiana family has their own version of gumbo, but it would be more accurate to say every person who makes it has their own.
The word gumbo either comes from kingombo, an Angolan word for okra, or kombo, the native Choctaw word for filé powder, but neither has much tru...
In parts of South Louisiana, people gather their wits and their coins (or dollars, or Rolls-Royces) to play the cutthroat, trash-talking card game, bourré.