04/01 Friday: Ameen Walker & Tyrus Thomas, Chesley Heymsfield, Ben Applebaum: Recess, Louisiana Voice: Tom Aswell, FBF Gary Shandling, Joyce Goldstein


Ameen Walker & Tyrus Thomas

Ameen and Tyrus are on the show to promote the opening of the new restaurant Everything Philly. Opening at the Northgates of LSU April 2, 2016, the restaurant will offer genuine Philadelphia fare in a fast casual setting.  

Chesley Heymsfield

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The Executive Director comes on the show to promote the Louisiana International Film Festival. (LIFF) kicks off Wednesday, April 13 through Sunday, April 17 at Cinemark Perkins Rowe. It includes an impressive 5-day array of film premieres from around the globe including a newly minted Southern Perspectives category---all at Cinemark Perkins Row in Baton Rouge.

Ben Applebaum: Recess

Author Ben Applebaum comes on the show to talk about the importance of Recess.  Recess is the ultimate illustrated guide to the best games of the playground, for inside and outside. This fun and interactive guide includes the rules to over 150 games and variations, including over two dozen international games from schoolyards around the world, plus various tips and strategies.  Applebaum gives some statistics on the decline of recess and the health of children in schools in the 21st century.


Tom Aswell

Tom Aswell, blogger from Louisiana Voice, is on the show talking with Jim about Bobby Jindal, Governor John Bel Edwards, Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton and the presidential election.

Flashback Friday: Gary Shandling


Joyce Goldstein: The New Mediterranean Jewish Table

Joyce Goldstein was chef and owner of the groundbreaking Mediterranean restaurant Square One in San Francisco.  The New Mediterranean Jewish Table is an authoritative guide to Jewish home cooking from North Africa, Italy, Greece, Turkey, Spain, Portugal, and the Middle East.