Archbishop Aymond says eating meat is OK on St. Patrick’s Day

Since St. Patrick’s Day falls on a Friday during lent, Archbishop Gregory Aymond has given the ok for Catholics in the Archdiocese of New Orleans to eat meat, with strings attached.

The Mobile Leprechaun turns 11

This month marks 11 years since one of the best (and one of the first) viral videos off all time was born. It’s hard to believe that much time has passed.

Celebrating National Oreo Day with exciting trivia

I couldn’t let National Oreo Day go by without recognizing the cookie’s greatness. Fletcher Mackel wasn’t impressed.

A look back at Adrianna Hopkins’ two years at WDSU

Adrianna Hopkins left WDSU on Friday after 2+ years at the station. We had a lot of great times on air and off. These are some of our “best” moments.

Reddit user posts pronunciation list for Louisiana last names

Who hasn’t struggled with a Louisiana last name? A user of the social news aggregation site Reddit recently posted a list with some of the more difficult-to-pronounce last names.

Retired firefighter’s hilarious obituary goes viral

William Ziegler, a former firefighter with the New Orleans Fire Department, left the world with a bang a couple of weeks ago thanks to his colorful obituary.

In-depth: The best #WrongScottWalker ever

I expected a few misdirected, angry tweets targeting me, the wrong Scott Walker, but last night was unlike any other for me on social media.

WDSU staff up for 21 Press Club awards

The winners will be announced July 9 at the Excellence in Journalism Awards Gala.

‘GLEASON’ trailer released; film opens locally July 29

The eye-opening film will play in New Orleans at Canal Place and The Palace in Elmwood.

Steve Gleason stories honored with Murrow, National Headliner and Gabriel awards

When I set out to do a couple of stories on former Saint Steve Gleason’s battle with ALS, the ultimate goal was never about winning awards.

The Mobile Leprechaun turns 10! Here’s the annual backstory…

Wow. Has it really been 10 years since the legend of the Mobile Leprechaun was born?

Steve Gleason: The Journey

The 30-minute special that aired on WDSU-TV (video inside) includes footage and interviews with Scott Fujita, Drew and Brittany Brees, Pearl Jam’s Mike McCready, Steve and Michel Gleason and more.

Steve Gleason: From ALS diagnosis to the Sundance Film Festival

A 30-minute special on Gleason’s trek to Sundance will air on WDSU Feb. 29.  

Our final story from Sundance: ‘GLEASON’ debut packs in 500+ people

Steve Gleason’s film debuted on January 23rd at the Sundance Film Festival. The premiere was sold out for weeks and the reviews have been outstanding.

Video: Steve Gleason on the red carpet at the Sundance premiere of ‘GLEASON’

Saints quarterback Drew Brees and former Saints Scott Fujita and Eric Johnson joined Steve at the red carpet event in Park City, Utah.