Happy Hour

HAPPY HOUR is a cocktail-fueled 60 minutes of random conversation with folks who have nothing in common, other than being New Orleanians in a bar. Featuring extraordinary New Orleans musicians playing live, host Grant Morris and sidekick deluxe Andrew Duhon.   

The Happiest Happy Hour of all Time

The Happiest Happy Hour of all Time
January 3, 2014

Heidi Heyns has the sexiest voice in Southeast Louisiana. Chonchol Gupta has a finance company. Oddly, they both hosted radio shows called "Happy Hour". How much happier can it get?  And who better to invite along to hang out and play a couple of songs than the happiest most positive voice in Southern rock, Fred LeBlanc. It's a Happy Hour classic - the Happiest Happy Hour of all Time. Read More »

Wanted: Latin Lover

Wanted: Latin Lover
December 27, 2013

Two Christmases ago, before the then inexplicably eccentric manager at The Columns Hotel kicked us out because he "Didn't want to brand The Columns as a Happy Hour location," we recorded what has become one of the classic episodes of Happy Hour. Singer-songwriter Lynn Drury, Rabbi Yonah Schiller, and New Orleans' ultimate renaissance man Andrew Ward sat down with our show's host Grant Morris. Nobody at the table had anything in... Read More »

Daiquiris on Periwinkle Lane

Daiquiris on Periwinkle Lane
December 13, 2013

One of the unique charms of New Orleans living is the drive-thru daiquiri store: a sort of Burger King of Booze where a family of four (all over 21 of course) can, for a modest sum, get tanked up on sweet, frozen cocktails dispensed from what look like washing machines. Can you imagine living in a New Orleans where open liquor containers and drive-thru daiquiris were banned, like, god forbid, the... Read More »

Food Justice to Geaux

Food Justice to Geaux
December 6, 2013

Peter Menge is hoping that the third (or is it the 4th?) time's the charm. A NOLA native who had moved to New York just in time to be a part of the dot com bust, Peter's apartment got wiped out in the terrorist attack on 9/11.  Moving back to NOLA, Peter became a restaurant pioneer when he and Aaron Wolfson opened Savvy Gourmet on Magazine Street, the very first... Read More »

Don't Quit Pussyfooting Around

Don't Quit Pussyfooting Around
November 22, 2013

The lovely Graham da Ponte is filling in this week and welcomes English teacher/pussyfooter Larisa Gray, bar owner/film producer Brad Bohannon, and musician/awesome guy Jon Roniger. They explore the power of pink, cross-dressing, and why you can do anything in New Orleans as long as you don't ruin the party. Read More »

Hypoxia Hijack

Hypoxia Hijack
November 15, 2013

Comedian Chris Trew and Best of Street band Hokum High Rollers share nose ring adventures, government wrangler Rebecca Conwell is giving away $1m (for real) and bad boy Troy Gilbert sails the seas in search of stories. Read More »

Antibiotic Bunheads

Antibiotic Bunheads
November 7, 2013

NOLA queen of social media Champ Superstar, comedian Cyrus Cooper, tour guide/DJ Johnny Ray, musician Sarah Gromko and troubador Andrew Duhon explore teen TV, drug-resistant gonorrhea, and the qualities not shared by Miley Cyrus and Jesus. Read More »

Twice a Cheeser

Twice a Cheeser
November 2, 2013

We revisit our old buddy Craig Giesecke who moved to NOLA not to smoke pot, but cheese. Vox and the Hound have a live conversation with Jesus, Peggy Sweeney McDonald dot-dot-dots Meanwhile Back At Cafe Du Monde..., troubadour Andrew Duhon drops by. Read More »

Ain't That a Kick in the Teeth?

Ain't That a Kick in the Teeth?
October 25, 2013

Brad Robbert lets us in on The Bourbon Pub's sensational secret happy hour. Slim Goodies' Kappa Horn has a deal no guy can refuse. Royal Teeth's Gary and Nora play live. Read More »

kickit

kickit
October 17, 2013

If you only listen to one podcast this week with a gorgeous woman world champion kickboxer scuba diver economics grad, make it this one. Fighter Lydia Hand has her last cocktail in the USA with realtor Billy Patout and the inventor of "multi-talented,' singer, writer, film director Jak Locke. Read More »

Pole Vaulting Chickens Blue Birds & Tech Cocktails

Pole Vaulting Chickens Blue Birds & Tech Cocktails
October 11, 2013

Pole vaulter Film maker Lila French & Chagas Queen Lorelei Cropley crown NOLA Tech Week's Good Eggs, Advano, NOLA Pie Guy, Cotinga or Sunken City with naming rights to the Happy Hour cocktail. Read More »

Be Nice or Leave in a Diaper

Be Nice or Leave in a Diaper
October 4, 2013

Renee Henry moved here from Hollywood and is sending a slice of NOLA back West as a reality show. Scott Aiges is the top down get on the bus uber best part of Jazz Fest . The Bantam Foxes defy business school and kidney stones to rock Casa Borrega live. Read More »

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