Momus Alexander Morgus, also known as Dr. Morgus and Morgus the Magnificent, first shared his love of science to the people of New Orleans, Louisiana in 1959 and has been on and off various TV stations since then. He has also appeared in Detroit in 1964 and was once syndicated. He was the first horror host to star in a feature film, "The Wacky World of Dr. Morgus" in 1962.
Friday night featured a special 'What Scares You?' hotline. ... More »Host: George Noory
George hosted a night of Friday the 13th Open Lines, which featured calls by J.C. and UFO Phil, as well as George's astonishingly good rendition of "Oh Suzanna" on harmonica. ... More »Host: George Noory
During Open Lines, George offered a 'strange things that happen in the night' hotline. ... More »Host: George Noory
In this rebroadcast from 10/15/04, George Noory and Morgus talked about "Science." The second half of the show featured Ghost Stories Open Lines. ... More »Host: George Noory
During Open Lines George offered a 'surprise' hotline and was himself surprised when New Orleans-based television personality Dr. Morgus instantly 'teleported' into the LA studio while they were chatting on the phone. The two fielded calls together, then later in the show Morgus asked George to help him with an experiment.Morgus explained he could use his superior powers of mind over matter to stop a punch in mid-motion, so George reluctantly agreed to take a swing at him. ... More »Host: George Noory
During Open Lines George provided a special topic line for callers who wanted to share their scariest moments. A caller from California described seeing a glowing red, metallic sphere about the size of a soccer ball gliding towards him while on a camping trip. Linda from Portland, Oregon recounted the time she and her sister were walking along a trail and encountered "demonic people" dressed black robes. ... More »Host: George Noory
During the first two hours of Friday night's show, mad scientist and TV horror host Dr. Morgus (a.k.a Momus Alexander Morgus) discussed all things "scientific," as well as offered some "Morgusian" solutions to caller questions.Morgus said his parents were scientists, so science "bubbles out of [his] skin." He claims to come from a long line of scientists, stretching back 4,380 years to Morgus the First, master architect of the great pyramid. According to Morgus, the great pyramid was built by the "higher order" as a celestial observatory to expand human knowledge. Interestingly, Morgus noted that his laboratory in the Old City Ice House in New Orleans is located on the same parallel as the great pyramid.Ever the humble intellectual, Morgus alleges to have mastered differential calculus by age five and estimated his IQ to be somewhere in the 300s. He claims to have created the Internet (later stolen by the Pentagon), invented the cell phone, coined the phrase "outside th ... More »Host: George Noory