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.   

Dickbeer

Dickbeer
December 3, 2015

Ann Glaviano's novella is about be published. It's called Dickbeer. It's about a guy. Called Dickbeer. If we told you how he got the name it would ruin the surprise. Chances are (a) you won't guess it, (b) it's even weirder than you think, and (c) see if you can design the movie poster. In her non-Dickbeer hours Ann is the grant writer for the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra, which is an... Read More »

Pearl River Champagne

Pearl River Champagne
November 19, 2015

When Happy Hour photographer Alison Moon went to Paris she was expecting something to go wrong because it always does on her trips. By the time she got to Paris on Friday night November 13th nothing momentous had gone wrong so she thought maybe this trip she'd been spared a disaster. Then her plans fell through to go see the Eagles of Death Metal at the Bataclan and the Air Bn'nB... Read More »

Veterans Day Vegan Day

Veterans Day Vegan Day
November 11, 2015

It's Veterans Day 2015. The random assortment of folks at Happy Hour at Wayfare runs the gamut from hardcore US Marine Tommy Waller to vegan singer-songwriter and French chanteuse Sarah Quintana. Lafayette musician Philippe Billeaudeaux, from Cajun band Feufollet, recently moved to town. Moon is an artist who tends toward the spiritual and loving end of the visual spectrum and has "Make Love Not War" tattooed on her. She's also married to a... Read More »

Not Guilty in NOLA and The Early Days of Porn

Not Guilty in NOLA and The Early Days of Porn
November 5, 2015

Back in the 1970's when the porno biz was just getting cranked up and you had to actually go to a movie theater to see pornography, Gene Fredericks had a live late night TV show in New Orleans.   Gene didn't come on Happy Hour to dredge all this up but he graciously tells the story of the early days of porn and then the even more interesting tale of why he's... Read More »

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 »

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