Arthur Hardy has been following Mardi Gras all his life; he is one of the world’s preeminent authorities on New Orleans’ Mardi Gras. Arthur points out that this Carnival season is very special because of the added attention New Orleans has received following our New Orleans Saints’ recent NFC Championship and Super Bowl appearance. Arthur comments on the country’s slow economy but points out that despite it, none of the krewes have experienced any major problems. LISTEN NOW!