David Pierson is the author of two popular books, Bayou Da Vinci and, most recently, And Lead Us Not. A Louisiana native, Mr. Pierson labored for many years as a newspaper reporter and magazine editor before returning to the classroom as a high school English teacher.
#33: Did you know that before 1752 New Year's Day in England and its colonies was March 25th, not January 1st? Podcast show transcription available here: https://www.davidpierson.net/podcast-new-years-day-used-to-be-march-25th/
#32: Did you know the phrase “Who Dat” was first used by Herman Melville in his 1851 novel “Moby-Dick?” Podcast show transcription available here: https://www.davidpierson.net/podcast-who-dat/
#31: When I was twelve, we moved from California to Louisiana. In California, I played baseball. I lived baseball. But in Louisiana there was no baseball. Podcast show transcription available here: https://www.davidpierson.net/podcast-i-play-center-linebacker/
#30: When I walk, my head is down, and I scour the ground for nickels, dimes and quarters. It’s a poor boy habit I developed when I was twelve, but that tendency to look down before I make a step almost resulted in my death when I took a dare and stepped off the top of a football stadium. Podcast show transcription available here: https://www.davidpierson.net/podcast-i-step-off-the-top-of-a-football-stadium/
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Creator Details

Location
Metairie, Louisiana, United States of America
Episode Count
34
Podcast Count
1
Total Airtime
3 hours, 25 minutes
PCID
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