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Nov 12, 2018

John Magill is a New Orleans historian and was formally a curator at The Historic New Orleans Collection. In this podcast, John shares his historical perspective on the uniquely American holiday we call Thanksgiving. The origins of Thanksgiving trace to 1621 in the Plymouth Colonies. As John points out,...


Nov 5, 2018

What makes someone a New Orleanian? Being born here is surely one definition of a New Orleanian.  Some people live here for decades, but are not true New Orleanians because they do not “get it.” Although they reside here, these people fail to grasp what makes our city special and unique. However; occasionally,...


Oct 22, 2018

Originally aired in October of 2006, this interview with Morgus will always be one of my favorite podcasts. Dr. Morgus, also known as "Morgus the Magnificent" is New Orleans' preeminent Dr. of science. As a member of the "Higher Order" his specialty is of course Morgusian science. Some call him mad but New...


Oct 15, 2018

Dean Arnett is the Volunteer Coordinator and MC for Deutsches Haus’ 2018 Oktoberfest celebration. This podcast with Arnett took place on Deutsches Haus’ new site on Moss Street, facing Bayou St. John. This year, Deutsches Haus is celebrating its 90th anniversary, and the organization will officially open its...


Oct 8, 2018

Emily Leitzinger is president of the Mid-City Neighborhood Organization and is also a driving force behind NextDoor.com Mid-City. While not a native New Orleanian, Leitzinger is one of the city's bright new stars; she wanted to make a difference in New Orleans so she got involved. In her role with the Mid-City...