Monthly Archive: October 2013

Mouth of the South | October 28th, 2013 | #
SPZ: Un-Dead Dave

At 6 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 26, SPJ president Dave Cuillier died in New Orleans. By 6:30 p.m., he was undead.

Cuillier was one of 20 re-animated corpses who confronted 75 college journalists at Zombie Stories, the participatory interview program sponsored by SPJ regions 3 and 12 and SPJ Florida. Continue reading

Mouth of the South | October 20th, 2013 | #
The zombie king & queen

Even zombies need leaders. Meet Richard Riggs, founder of Krewe of the Living Dead.

By day, Riggs works in a marina in Madisonville, Louisiana. By night, he leads a zombie gang that’s known citywide by its intials, KOLD. Continue reading

Mouth of the South | October 16th, 2013 | #
SPJ: salads, sloths, snails

In 50 days, you can grow your own salad.

Most varieties of lettuce and the smallest varieties of tomatoes (like cherry or grape) and carrots (like Thumbelina or Paris Market) mature in 50 days – as do onions, if you plant them from bulb sets. Continue reading

Mouth of the South | October 12th, 2013 | #
Fun with Dicks and Jane

You’d have to be Jane Musgrave’s age to remember the Dick and Jane children’s books.

Those simple, slender hardcovers taught mid-century Americans to read – and to accept some real traditional gender roles. Continue reading