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.


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?

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.

The Mobile Leprechaun Makes An Appearance in D.C.

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

And hopefully you’ll find out where da gold at.

Where Da Gold At? The Mobile Leprechaun Turns Seven

Seven years ago this month, the Mobile Leprechaun was born. It was one of YouTube’s first viral videos and the original has amassed more than 22 million views. I’m forever linked to the story because I’m one of the anchors who introduced it on camera.

‘Mobile Leprechaun’ Reference During Southern Miss Football Broadcast

So I’m sitting here watching my Southern Miss Golden Eagles fight and scrap for their first win of what has been a dreadful season (0-10), when all of a sudden I hear it. The legend of the Mobile Leprechaun is alive and well.

[PICS] Mobile Leprechaun Celebrated

The Mobile Leprechaun: Six Years Later

Believe it or not, six years have passed since one of the first YouTube viral videos was born. There are kindergartners who weren’t even a thought in their parents’ minds when the story first aired. With around 25 million combined views (more than 20 million on the original video from 2006), the Mobile Leprechaun video is one of the most-viewed […]

[PICS] St. Patty’s Parade & Party in Metairie

It was all about Leprechauns, crawfish, beads and cabbage at our annual St. Patty’s Parade Party in Old Metairie. In keeping with tradition, WDSU reporter Travers Mackel served as boil master and did a spectacular job once again.

SWTV Year In Review

This has been quite a year! To mark the end of 2011, I’ve compiled month-by-month highlights from this website. Click through for a look back at a six-alarm fire, Reggie Bush’s pre-game song selection, Super Bowl bling, Grand Isle coverage, the Mobile Leprechaun in the spotlight, behind-the-scenes video, The Special Man, sports anchor Scott, my […]

Leprechaun Sighting

A friend snapped this picture during ESPN’s College Gameday this morning. The Mobile Leprechaun strikes again.

The Mobile Leprechaun on Tosh.0

The Mobile Leprechaun is back for more glory (did it ever go away?), this time on Tuesday’s new episode of Tosh.0. Up until last week, I hadn’t heard of the show. Apparently it’s pretty popular. And I live under a rock. Tosh.0 is launching a “web investigation“ to search for a Leprechaun in Mobile as the […]

A Day for Leprechauns

Today is St. Patrick’s Day, the day each year that brings the Mobile Leprechaun back to life. I hear about it throughout the year, but this is the day that brings the most attention to the YouTube sensation born in March 2006. With nearly 18 million views on the original leprechaun video, about 4 million […]

The Mobile Leprechaun: Background

One of the questions I’m always asked when people realize I’m one of the news anchors who introduced the Mobile Leprechaun story is, “Was that a real news story?” The answer is yes and no. More on that in a moment. With more than 20 million combined views (more than 17 million on the original […]