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 C Word

The C Word
April 13, 2016

Boyfriend is the creator of a whole new entertainment genre she calls Rap Cabaret. If she'd taken her stripper style show to Finland and not Austin and Bumf#$%k Mississippi she might not have gotten banned from performing because of the lewd nature of her show, nor called the C-word. On this podcast we get to hear the C-word a lot. But because of strict rules about writing naughty words that show... Read More »

It's All Fiction To Begin With

It's All Fiction To Begin With
April 7, 2016

Author, virtual analyst, and international snappy dresser Timothy Alan Weeks claims he had nothing to do writing the novel The Beauty Fools, a manuscript he claims is as brilliant and as New Orleans-centric as Confederacy of Dunces. Senor Weeks claims he only edited the contents of a memory stick that was left on his doorstep by an anonymous resident of a non-existent place in England called "All Souls." Whether or... Read More »

Fine Dining In The Front Seat

Fine Dining In The Front Seat
March 31, 2016

In the first moments of this Happy Hour Jim McCormick demonstrates the inner workings of the mind of a song writer.  Happy Hour tech director Chris Kehoe went out to his car to get some equipment, Grant read the intro to the show about Wayfare putting "fine dining into a sandwich" and Jim immediately came up with a song title, "Fine dining In the Front Seat." That's how you write a... Read More »

In With The Old, In With The New

In With The Old, In With The New
March 23, 2016

On this weeks Happy Hour, we have someone old, someone new, and someone borrowed (sorry no one's blue). We have Paul Sanchez of Cowboy Mouth, filling in for host this week to explain  why New Orleans is always evolving but manages to stay the same.  Paul is joined by Sarah Waggener, who moved to New Orleans last year. By day, Sarah teaches Ashtanga Yoga, but by night she flies high above... Read More »

The Dark Web Blues

The Dark Web Blues
March 10, 2016

You probably already know that Alex McMurray is one of New Orleans' finest songwriters. You may not know that he's also a business magnate with a vast empire and team of employees engaged in global business including building a massive dam that it is almost complete and will be known as The Alex McMurray Dam, the main task of which will be to power The Dark Web. In his spare time Alex... Read More »

Tomorrowland Canceled Today

Tomorrowland Canceled Today
March 3, 2016

President Trump? If, like celebrated psychic Cari Roy, you could see the future exactly as it is going to turn out, would you feel an obligation to do something to change it? Or do you believe it's going to turn out how it's going to turn out and there's nothing you can do to alter it? Welcome to the life of a psychic. So, here's the question we all want to know:... Read More »

Metaphorical Mutilation

Metaphorical Mutilation
February 25, 2016

If you went to De La Salle High School and you walk into Barcadia, you might not recognize the boss man, Miles Tully. That's because Miles had his top and bottom jaw broken, his face totally reconstructed and got a new nose. And health insurance paid for the whole thing. When he recovered he was fabulously handsome, thin, and, for the first time in his 21 year old life, able to eat... Read More »

Satan and The Gift of Happiness

Satan and The Gift of Happiness
February 4, 2016

If you can commit 60 minutes to listen to this Happy Hour all the way through, your life will be forever changed. This is not some sort of idle claim, or a pitch for money, or a time-share condo. It's spiritual enlightenment. The real deal. Just like you could spend your entire life searching for, devoting every waking prayer and meditation. Forget all that. This is science, bro! Or not.   Andrew... Read More »

Little Wheel Keep On Turnin'

Little Wheel Keep On Turnin'
January 27, 2016

Creedence Clearwater Revival and Tina Turner would be proud of Galen Huckins, skipper of The Channel Princess, a plucky little river boat that Galen dredged off the bottom of the Willamette River way up in Portland and piloted all the way down the Mississippi River to the Industrial Canal in New Orleans where it, and Galen, now reside. Galen discovered the easy way that the song is right, "People on the... Read More »

The Right to Bear Pies

The Right to Bear Pies
January 20, 2016

Gwen Thompkins is host of the authoritative and quintessential New Orleans music show, Music Inside Out, on NPR station WWNO. Gwen's tenure in Sudan and East Africa as cash-toting bureau chief in that neck of the woods has given her a wide worldview out of which has come her solution to the debate over guns in America: pies. What if, instead of shooting each other, we each had an armory of... Read More »

Put It On The Vision Board

Put It On The Vision Board
January 14, 2016

At the beginning of this conversation artist Myesha Francis tells the table that everything she wished for by writing it on her "vision board" at the beginning of 2015 came to be by the end of the year, except one thing. In the next 60 minutes, by sheer chance, Myesha's last remaining goal is going to be accomplished. Well, pretty damn close anyway.  Elite NOLA realtor Garret Frank grew up in a... Read More »

Why Did The Accordion Player Have a Nervous Breakdown?

Why Did The Accordion Player Have a Nervous Breakdown?
January 7, 2016

In the next 60 minutes you're going to hear how a relatively successful New York City accordion player broke down on stage, became a Buddhist cult leader, and inadvertently gave birth to the Gwendolyn Molson Quartet. Leslie Molson tells the story and many more besides, including how she cured having a fat face and tiny eyes with a tube of eye shadow and the difference between the microscopic mites on your... Read More »

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