Moon Griffon

Radio Talk Show Host
Born May 16, 1961

Blane M. Griffon, known as Moon Griffon is a conservative radio talk show host who broadcasts statewide through station KMLB FM in Monroe, the seat of Ouachita Parish in northeastern Louisiana. He has sometimes been called the "Rush Limbaugh of Louisiana" though his program reflects his distinct Louisiana accent and his own brand of politics.… Read More

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1961 Birth Born on May 16, 1961.
1964 3 Years Old Griffon was born and reared in Plaquemine, the seat of government of Iberville Parish south of Baton Rouge. His paternal grandfather, Charles A. Griffon, Jr., was a sheriff of Iberville Parish for sixteen years until he was unseated in 1964 by then 31-year-old Jessel Ourso. … Read More


1979 18 Years Old Griffon received his nickname "Moon" because as a small boy he particularly enjoyed the song "Moon River". He graduated in 1979 from Roman Catholic-affiliated Redemptorist High School in Baton Rouge, since closed. … Read More


1983 22 Years Old Griffon subsequently graduated in 1983 from ULM, then known as Northeast Louisiana University. … Read More


1993 32 Years Old 1 More Event
…  The Moon Griffon Show debuted on August 23, 1993.


2006 45 Years Old At times, Griffon has irritated the GOP leadership. In 2006, he invited the Shreveport catfish restaurateur Chester T. Kelley for a full segment on the program. … Read More
2007 46 Years Old 1 More Event
Griffon repeatedly holds Republican Governor Bobby Jindal, whom he humorously refers to as "Campaign Bobby", accountable for a lack of reform in state government though a surplus of political rhetoric. Griffon claims that Jindal, who frequently appeared on the radio program prior to his election as governor in 2007, has failed to tackle the state's financial woes, uses one-time funds in the state budget, and spends too much time campaigning out-of-state to raise funds for himself and other Republican candidates.
In 2008, Griffon endorsed the Republican U.S. senatorial candidate John Neely Kennedy, the state treasurer, in Kennedy's unsuccessful challenge to incumbent Democratic U.S. Senator Mary Landrieu. … Read More
2010 49 Years Old 1 More Event
In October 2010, former State Senator Mike Smith, a Democrat (subsequently an Independent) from Winnfield, using his first name, "Kenneth," called the program to allege that Griffon is controlled by two unnamed wealthy Republicans. … Read More


Because of his opposition to U.S. President Barack H. Obama, Griffon supported Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. … Read More
2014 53 Years Old Griffon has questioned why Jindal did not endorse until after the 2014 primary election the Republican who unseated Landrieu, U.S. Representative Bill Cassidy of Baton Rouge. … Read More
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