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‘A Song of Ice and Fire’ series

“A Song of Ice and Fire” series. Random House Audio. Read by Roy Dotrice. With the recent end of season two of HBO’s hit series “Game of Thrones,” millions of fans enthralled by the hit fantasy show have been flocking to the source material. And if you’re interested in checking out George R.R. Martin’s novels, the five (of a planned seven) released so far will give you 203 hours of listening time on the road. The “A ...

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Rhetoric on Tony the Truckstop Tiger boils over into truckstop villification

It's been a little while since I checked in on the efforts by animal-rights activists and others -- including a large coterie of truck drivers -- to force owners of the Tiger Truck Stop in Gross Tete, La., to give up their caged Bengal tiger, Tony. The latest efforts including a lawsuit filed this week whose plaintiffs are the "Animal Legal Defense Fund and former state Rep. Warren Triche Jr.," reported the Associated Press. Plaintiffs are ...

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