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

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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.

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?

Video: That time when Sharief thought I was Fletcher Mackel

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‘Sharknado 3’ viewing party and costume contest — and I’m a judge 


Join us on July 22 at Pizza Nola in Lakeview.

That moment when my shoe fell off at the end of the newscast…

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The Mobile Leprechaun: Nine years later, we still haven’t found da gold


Nine years ago, the Mobile Leprechaun was born. It was one of YouTube’s first viral videos and the original has amassed more than 24 million views. I had the distinct pleasure of introducing the story and it’s been down hill ever since.

Fletcher Mackel’s green suit returns in grand fashion

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When St. Patrick’s Day approaches, the green suit appears. Video and tweets inside chronicle the suit’s journey since its debut in 2012.

Blooper video: Scott walks into the forecast… with a James Bond twist


Thanks to my co-worker Bill for making me look less ridiculous. Or more ridiculous. I can’t decide.

I made a list… a selfie list

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I take a lot of selfies, no doubt. But am I worthy of this list? thinks so. For the record, most of my selfies feature me AND other people on the set during newscasts. Anyway, here’s a list. I’m on it. Enjoy.

‘Sharknado 2’ panel discussion and viewing party is tomorrow in Lakeview

What could be better than a ‘Sharknado 2’ media panel and viewing party? It’s happening Wednesday night at Pizza Nola in Lakeview.

Video: Frank Caliendo reads LeBron James letter as Morgan Freeman


This is what happens when you take a picture on the air during a newscast


Video: Al Sharpton vs the TelePrompTer, volume 2


He’s back for more.