"Singer Fashionista Poet"

MS Congeniality [EP 22] – Ladybug

April 26, 2017

I bet you never dreamed I’d be interviewing a 5-year-old, but the day has come. And honestly, it’s my cutest interview ever. Ladybug, also known as the Fashion Doll, has over 50,000 followers, fondly referred to as her Ladybuggers. She was even the youngest model signed to her agency, and was recommended to me as a must interview. As a singer, fashion model, and overall personality, Ladybug is wowing her fans by simply being herself. What’s fascinating about Ladybug is her ability to fearlessly belt out Somewhere Over the Rainbow right after giving me a tour of her fairy houses and favorite toys.

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"Still the Fat Kid"

MS Congeniality [EP 21] – Robby D’Angelo

April 19, 2017

Robby has become an entirely different person since High School. One hundred pounds less of a person, to be exact. He has defied a HUGE stereotype of Mississippi: obesity. Since his transformation, he’s now a best selling author, coach, and personal chef at his own company, The Struggle is Real, Fresh Foods.

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Party of the Century Part 2

MS Congeniality [EP 20] – MS Bicentennial Celebration South (Pt 2)

April 12, 2017

On this webisode we’ve got Part Two of the Party of the Century! If you missed the event at Centennial Plaza (formerly the VA Hospital) then you missed out! But don’t get FOMO- we captured it on video just for you. And if you were at the celebration, who knows you might be on this video. Now be sure to be a real Mississippian and share it with your momma and them!

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"Party of the Century"

MS Congeniality [EP 19] – MS Bicentennial Celebration South (Pt 1)

April 5, 2017

I hope you enjoyed the inside perspective of this truly historical event. Mississippi should be appreciated for the beauty that it truly is. A place where diversity forms a fabric that holds us together. A place where blues, big bands, military salutes, and passing out beads are the norm!

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"World Traveller, Storyteller, Castle Dweller"

MS Congeniality [Ep18] – Patti Jane Golden

March 28, 2017

This Mississippi author and former lawyer showed us around her Biloxi Castle. It’s chalk-full of artifacts and stories from her world travels.

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"Teddy Bear Wine-Making Queen"

MS Congeniality [EP 16] – Sonia Rathburn

March 15, 2017

She never stops shining and sparkling, even when she takes out the trash…with a crown on. She may live an eccentric lifestyle, making blueberry wine at home, collecting teddy bears, and crowns…but there’s no denying Sonia is not your typical Mississippian.

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"Tatted Up Country Boy Master Chef"

MS Congeniality [EP 15] – Nick Wallace

March 8, 2017

Today’s guest appears to be a tattooed, down home country boy at first glance. But once you get to talking to him, you find out there’s culture, life, and brilliant taste buds all working behind the scenes. He’s self-proclaimed, Mississippi made, and a culinary genius making waves in Jackson.

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"Typical Southern Gentleman"

MS Congeniality [EP 14] – Rick Looser

March 1, 2017

Rick Looser is the co-owner of the Cirlot Agency, a public relations and marketing firm in Jackson, an adjunct professor at the University of Alabama, and the owner of a half dozen other things like Longleaf Camo, a line of camouflage clothing and patterns.

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"Country Gras 2017"

MS Congeniality [EP 13] – Long Beach Mardi Gras Parade

February 21, 2017

And what could be cooler than Mardi Gras! Here in Mississippi we do it in our own mostly family-friendly, “country gras” kind of way. Have you ever wondered what it is like from the top of a Mardi Gras float? Well this week we bit the bullet and climbed up there to find out. We got to ride with the Krewe of Many Handz, who were so generous they gave me one of those flashy, mouth guard thingys!

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