Friday, December 18, 2015

135. Sim Shattuck, Part 1

135. Part 1 of our interview with Sim Shattuck.  Sim was born in Decatur, Georgia, has lived in Baton Rouge, Dallas, and New York City, although most of his growing years were in Northern Virginia, where he graduated from George Mason University in 1972. He earned his Ph.D. in English from the University of Southern Mississippi in 1997. He retired from teaching English at Louisiana Tech University and is currently living in Covington, Louisiana. He has also written the following novels: Yarilo's Dance, Krewe of Hecate, Basilisk, & Pleasant Hurricanes.
  1. David Middleton reads "The Shepherd: A Christmas Play." 1951.  Saline, Louisiana.
  2. This week in Louisiana history. December 20, 1941. The Flying Tigers had their first combat baptism when the Americans shot down three of four unescorted Japanese bombers.
  3. This week in New Orleans history. Streecars running from Canal Street to Lee Circle via Carondelet Street and St. Charles Street in the Central Business District began running again, after Hurricane Katrina, on December 19, 2006 at 10:30am Central time.
  4. This week in Louisiana. 
    Natchitoches Festival of Lights
    November 21, 2015 - January 6, 2016
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