Joe Cunningham is a Senior Editor at RedState.com and occasional contributor to TheHayride.com. He hails from Natchitoches, Louisiana, where he grew up and attended college, earning a degree in broadcast journalism and sociology. He worked in radio at KNOC 1450 in Natchitoches before moving to Lafayette with his family. He worked as a sports and lifestyles editor in Abbeville before teaching in Lafayette Parish. Married with two daughters, Joe is as much a cooking fanatic as he is a political junkie, sharing both his takes on the news of the day and the recipes he's cooking on his own daily newsletter.
Would This Viral ‘Texas Gumbo’ Pass a Louisiana Inspection?
A video that has gained millions of views across multiple platforms shows a "Texas gumbo." Thankfully, there are no beans.
LSU Star Quarterback and Heisman Hopeful Jayden Daniels Named Finalist for Multiple Awards
But much of the hype around Daniels right now concerns the Heisman trophy. Will he win the biggest award in college football?
Key Member of National Championship Squad Not With the Team, LSU Coach Kim Mulkey Says
The two losses could be significant for the team going forward.
LSU’s Kim Mulkey Confirms Angel Reese’s Status for Showdown Against Virginia Tech
After some cryptic social media posts, the LSU star will be returning to the court Thursday night.
Fiery 18-Wheeler Crash Leaves Atchafalaya Basin Bridge at Standstill
It is best to avoid the Basin Bridge for the time being as traffic is seriously backed up all the way to Henderson.
8 Major Red Flags for Anyone Moving to Louisiana
We were also tempted to note that Baton Rouge is a red flag in general, but at the very least, please hold on to your wives, children, and wallets when the legislature is in session.
Viral Pineville, Louisiana Artist Releases Next Waffle House Themed Painting
The Louisiana pharmacist and artist says you can expect another one in 2024.
Louisiana Drivers, Here Are Buc-ee’s Thanksgiving Hours While You’re on the Road
When Louisiana hits the road, no matter which direction, if we're going out of state we all seem to like stopping at one of the fastest-growing rest stop chains in the country.
President Biden Pardons Turkeys ‘Liberty’ and ‘Bell’ for Thanksgiving
The annual pardoning of the turkeys has been an American tradition dating back decades.
This ‘Breathtaking’ Home in Southeast Louisiana Is Perfect for a Quick Vacation
Need a vacation? Check out this stunning, secluded Louisiana home you can rent today.
South Louisiana School System Suggests Schools Can Hide Student Gender Identity from Parents
The district's policies also encourage schools to use a child's preferred pronouns.
November’s Gumbo Inflation Index: The Cost to Make Gumbo in South Louisiana
With temps dropping again, there's more and more talk around Louisiana about pulling out the gumbo pots and starting up a roux. How much will it cost to make a pot this month?