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.
If you have any kind of mental illness and are on medication, Valley Rich has a way to get you off of all of your pills.
You need to be prepared to accept the magic of marijuana, the power of your real self, and turn your back on the conspiracy of big pharma. There is a chance that you'll see demons and turn into a mermaid but then on the other hand if you're like Valley you might also get to star in a movie like She Was Famous, learn to play guitar and turn yourself into a singer-songwriter - all in the space of 9 months.
Luke Winslow King makes a return appearance to Happy Hour with a rare lesson on harmonica maintenance, a how-to primer on Google Alerts, a literally show-stopping revamped version of an awesome original, and a duet with Andrew Duhon on a Sister Rosetta Tharp classic.
Rene Maggio takes us into the murky underworld of Anne Rice, Singapore, and the strange forces that lurk beneath Facebook, fiction, blindness, and reading impairment that conspire to bring to life audio books and radio for the blind.
Photographer Alison Moon brings us Christmas brownies and sugar cookies that, as we wrap up this show and this year, seem to be weed-free. Then again, let's give it another 10 minutes to be sure about that...
If you've just found us or you're a long-time listener to the Happy Hour podcast, from Producer Graham Daponte, Music Director, Christian Unruh, Associate Producer Chris Kehoe, hosts Grant Morris and Andrew Duhon and all of us at INO Broadcasting who make the show - Thank you for being with us! 2015 was a great year for us. We've seen a giant growth in our audience, we've hosted performances from some of New Orleans finest musicians, we've met an incredibly diverse array of wonderful New Orleanians, we've enjoyed the extraordinary generosity and awesome food and drinks at Wayfare, we've learned a lot and we've laughed even more. We look forward to spending many more happy hours with you on Happy Hour. Be Safe and we'll see you back here when the effects of Alison's brownies wear off.