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.   

Tyler Perry's Firearm Fondue

Tyler Perry's Firearm Fondue
October 29, 2015

Kenna Moore conducted a survey in the French Quarter, asking people she maintains were not drunk tourists, "What do you think of when you you think of the Black Church?"   The overwhelming response was, "Tyler Perry." To many people that would have been simple proof that the majority of people in the French Quarter are drunk or stupid. For Kenna it was the inspiration for a documentary about a gay black... Read More »

They Still Call me Suitcase

They Still Call me Suitcase
October 22, 2015

Melinda Palacio was 2 when she realized she wasn't a suitcase. She was to spend the next 15 or so years in South Central Los Angeles growing up witnessing kids getting shot on her front porch in a drive-by, her father in jail for attempted murder, and her mother dying at the hands of incompetent doctors at Kaiser who were treating her for allergies when she had a terminal kidney disease.... Read More »

I'm Crazy, You're Queer, Good Pie To All That

I'm Crazy, You're Queer, Good Pie To All That
October 16, 2015

It totally depends on your defintion of "explicit". If you've ever been in a New Orelans bar and discussed transgender issues, vaginas, insanity, the quality of pies in various institutions from NOPD lockup to remanded-in-custody mental institutions, you're not going to be too suprised or offended by the content of this podcast. However, apparently if you are an attorney or you own a major podcast distribution business with the symbol... Read More »

The Ambien Made Me Do It

The Ambien Made Me Do It
October 1, 2015

Ross Karpelman is Satan's agent. At least for a few weeks a year. Ross is founder of the New Orleans Halloween institution House of Shock, where he plays the part of Belial. After last Halloween the house was dead and buried. But it's had a miraculous resurrection and is back and bigger than ever. Ross reports on the Bordello of Freaks where you can have your way with the bearded lady... Read More »

RIBS 790

RIBS 790
September 24, 2015

Last time Julie Tizzard stopped by Happy Hour one of the guys from Flowtribe spilled a glass of red wine all over her. This trip Andrew Duhon re-works her marketing plan. Julie is a criminal defense attorney whose phone number is 877-SHARK90. Admitting that it's not the greatest phone number and needs updating Andrew works on various combinations of the number assigning different letters to it and comes up with Julie's new... Read More »

Tell 'em Balls Cobain Sent You

Tell 'em Balls Cobain Sent You
September 17, 2015

This is the 5th year of the New Orleans Horror Film Fest. The guy who has to watch 600 unreleased horror movies and decide on 47 that are good enough to screen at the festival is known in some circles as Balls Cobain. You might be surprised to learn that those circles are primarily Balls's family. To the rest of us he's Chuck Lucia and when he's not blowing sh*t up... Read More »

Question Number Three

Question Number Three
September 10, 2015

If you only had 10 questions to ask your favorite artist - visual or musical - what would your questions be? That's the task photographer Zack Smith set himself when he embarked on a project to document the work of some seminal Louisiana artists. The result is My Louisiana Muse, an exhibition and online testament to both the artists and Zack's fascinating technique called bromoil which combines elements of photography and painting. Julia... Read More »

Hairy Cats are Illegal

Hairy Cats are Illegal
September 3, 2015

Grant's out this week, so we're going to give you the Boyfriend experience. That's right, the fabulous Boyfriend is sitting in the big chair to talk about sex, cats, and goose fat.    To complement our sexy host, we brought in a sexy group of guests. Like Gant Laborde, a self-described technosexual who splits his time between making smart phone apps, and planning the annual Black Tie and Boxers Toga Ball which should... Read More »

Milk Bags Get Real

Milk Bags Get Real
August 27, 2015

We hear a lot about how New Orleans has changed since Katrina and how people from outside are changing the city, not always for the better. But if you want to know how it really is, from the inside, this conversation is it. NOLA musicians NOLA FAM Que Hefner (aka Quentin Coleman) and Mani (aka Romani Cole) talk about how the new residents who have moved into New Orleans neighborhoods where... Read More »

Mobile Adult Massages

Mobile Adult Massages
August 20, 2015

Grant's away this week hunting the most dangerous game, man. But don't worry because we have the fabulous Anna Whitlow sitting in his place with rosé in hand to welcome her fantastic guests. The first of which is JT Sides who moved to New Orleans in 2013 but he can already name all seventeen wards in New Orleans. JT is from Fund17, a nonprofit that seeks to combat opportunity inequality through micro-loans to... Read More »

Nice Jewish Chef Boyardee Shoots Kegels Ping Pong

Nice Jewish Chef Boyardee Shoots Kegels Ping Pong
August 13, 2015

This conversation starts off very polite and normal. For about 2 minutes. Till the discussion about Vic Granata's cap with a cock on it. Vic wonders why everyone is interested in his cock hat and not his Bettie Page T-shirt.  Meschiya Lake and Brooke Boudreaux agree: always go for the cock first. Things don't necessarily go downhill from there, but there's not much in the way of ascent to lofty discussion, other than... Read More »

Your Last Real Job

Your Last Real Job
August 6, 2015

Do you have a real job? Because we don't anymore. Well Shaun Johnson does, sort of, he works for WRBH, which is radio for the blind. WRBH reads books, papers, as well as offers other content to for the blind. But Shaun also loves eating and going to the gym in equal parts, as well as hosting his radio show, Audio Portraits, were he interviews interesting and creative people from... Read More »

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