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Aug 30, 2020

On August 27, 2020 Dr. Morgus, also known as Sid Noel Rideau, left this world for the realm of the  "Higher Order". In 1959 Dr. Morgus appeared for the first time. He enlightened New Orleanians with his scientific experiments during interludes of late night horror movies.

I had the privilege of interviewing Dr. Morgus...


Sep 15, 2019

Julia Bland is CEO of the Louisiana Children’s Museum (LCM). The Museum has recently moved to its sleek new building in New Orleans’ City Park. According to Bland, to be successful, a museum must be relevant. She explains that while LCM’s colorful exhibits promote interaction and fun, the museum’s central focus...


Sep 9, 2019

Linda Auld is the third generation owner of Barber Laboratories and author of BugLady’s Butterfly Summer. In this podcast, Auld discusses her new book and explains the important role insects play in our gardens and throughout the planet.
Auld’s specialty is butterflies. Her book is the result of field research she...


Jun 24, 2019

This podcast is the last of three interviews with Leah Chase. I am revisiting this series of interviews in memory of our great New Orleans Queen of the Kitchen, whom we lost on June 1, 2019. In this conversation on February 5, 2012, Leah talks about her parents and shares reminiscences about how she was raised. She...


Jun 17, 2019

This 2012 interview is the second of three memorial podcasts in honor of New Orleans' beloved culinary ambassador, Leah Chase. In the conversation, Leah's wonderful enthusiasm for cooking shines through as she describes the importance of making her guests feel at home.  Leah Chase passed away in New Orleans on June, 1,...