04/22 Friday: Mark Kram Jr. on Curt Schilling, Former US Surgeon Gen, Guirard reinstated 4/22, Ban the Box Bill, George Sells on Mahaffey's death, The Joy of Less


Mark Kram Jr.

The sportswriter is on the show with Jim to discuss Curt Schilling, one of ESPN's baseball commentators, who posted a photo and caption on Facebook in regards to access to public facilities for transgender people. Schilling has been fired by ESPN and Kram gives his opinions on their choice.

Joycelyn Elders, Former Surgeon General

The former Surgeon General of the United States talks to Jim about the issue of abortion in Legislation in the state of Louisiana.  Elders gives her opinions on the issue and talks politics and presidential elections with Jim.

E. Eric Guirard

The lawyer makes a surprise appearance on the show with Jim after being reinstated today by the Supreme Court.


Representative Denise Marcelle

Baton Rouge Rep. Denise Marcelle is the author of the Ban the Box bill and she says the bill would prohibit state employers from asking job applicants about their criminal record until after the interview process.

George Sells with Margaret Lawhon

Sells is on the show to talk about the life and death of John Mahaffey, a longtime face and voice of Baton Rouge television news.  Mahaffey died early Friday after a brief illness. He was 77. Sells is joined by Margaret Lawhon, Mahaffey's former coworker.

Francine Jay

Francine Jay considers herself a minimalist and how It’s about eliminating the distractions that keep us from fully appreciating life. Jay explains to Jim how the less stuff we have cluttering our homes (and the less “to-do’s” cluttering our time), the more energy we can devote to the things that are truly important to us. 


March 3, 1988: Buddy Roemer endorses Al Gore.