02/26 Friday: LaPolitics Jeremy Alford, Film Critic John Wirt, Julie Cantrell, Michelle Gable, Emily Beck Cogburn, Prof. Johnny Smith,


LaPolitic's Jeremy Alford

The publisher and editor of LaPolitics.com and LaPolitics Weekly.  Jeremy gives Jim an update on the current Legislative session at the capitol and confirms Gov. John Bel Edward's support for Foster Campbell running for Senate.

Film Critic John Wirt

Louisiana music, movie, arts reporter & critic, John Wirt talks to Jim about what we can expect to see on the Academy Awards this weekend.  He and Jim also pay homage to New Orleans native, signer/songwriter Antoine "Fats" Domino, on his 88th birthday today.

Julie Cantrell : The Feathered Bone

Author of women's fiction, Julie stops by the show to share the release of her new book, The Feathered Bone, which touches on women trafficking. 

Michelle Gable: I'll See You in Paris

Author Michelle Gable is on the show to talk about her book, I'll See You in Paris.  She discusses how she became an author and what motivates her to write about Paris--as she has done in her previous books.

Emily Beck Cogburn:  Louisiana Saves the Library

Emily is on the show to discuss her book, Louisiana Saves the Library.  Emily will be at the Books-A-Million on Corporate Blvd., March 19 for a book signing. 


Johnny Smith: Blood Brothers

Georgia Tech professor, Johnny Smith comes on the show to talk about the strange relationship between heavyweight champion, Muhammad Ali and human rights activist, Malcolm X.

Exec. Dir. of GOA, Larry Pratt 

Larry Pratt talks about the supreme court, regarding Scalia's death, the upcoming presidential election, and also answers a few questions from callers on the show.

Dr. Shaun Kemmerly

As the Chief Medical Officer of the upcoming Children's Hospital, Dr. Kemmerly discusses the benefits of having a new hospital in Baton Rouge, including the impact it will have on research in the capitol city and when we can expect to see it.