Pontiff Playground pumps worked overtime during Saturday’s heavy rainfall

My look at the intentional flooding of Pontiff Playground in Old Metairie during severe rain events.

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Candidate for New Orleans Mayor announces bid with rap video

Charles O. Anderson, a New Orleans visual artist, wants to end murder in the city.

Longtime WDSU newscast director retires

Joe Riviere, a WDSU mainstay, retired Tuesday after the 6 p.m. newscast. Joe was part of the WDSU News team for 34 years and worked in local television for 47 years.

Sula Kim returns to WDSU News

After a stint in Seattle, I’m happy to welcome Sula Kim back to the WDSU anchor desk (5, 6 and 10pm). She replaces Adrianna Hopkins, who moved to Miami to be with her new husband.

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.

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.

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.

Vintage commercials: Archie and Peyton, Showbiz Pizza and the Superdome

How great are these old commercials? My best guess is that these aired in the mid-1980s, probably around 1986. Who didn’t have a birthday party at Showbiz Pizza growing up? It was located on Veterans Blvd., near David Drive in Metairie. I grew up on Academy Drive, so it was an easy haul from my house. We […]

Video: Taking Fletcher Mackel to task for his column on Sean Payton’s future

WDSU sports anchor Fletcher Mackel and I stand squarely on opposite sides of the fence when it comes to Sean Payton’s future with the Saints, but I’m definitely on the right side. In case you missed it, here’s Fletcher’s column. We planned to conduct this “debate” in about two minutes, but we got a little carried away and […]

Video: Behind the scenes at the Sugar Bowl New Year’s Eve parade

In case you missed it, here’s the Facebook live stream I did before the WDSU broadcast of the Allstate Sugar Bowl New Year’s Eve parade.

Video: My look back at the year in Louisiana politics

From the Governor’s office to the Sheriff’s office, change was the name of the game in 2015. Here’s my look back.

Voice of the Superdome, Jerry Romig, dies at 86

Jerry Romig, the voice of the New Orleans Saints for 44 years, died on Wednesday at the age of 86. In a statement released by the Saints, team owner Tom Benson said, “Jerry Romig was part of our team, part of our family. One of my favorite days was putting a Super Bowl ring on his […]