12/12 Tuesday: Bill Bryan, Gary Taubes, Denny McLain, Zia Tammami

Hour 1:

Bill Bryan

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Bill Bryan is the leader of the Louisiana Independent Party and joins the conversation as the first guest of the show to comment on today's election in Alabama where Roy Moore is running for U.S. Senate. 

Gary Taubes

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Author of The Case Against Sugar, Gary Taubes, discusses his latest work. 

"Among Americans, diabetes is more prevalent today than ever; obesity is at epidemic proportions; nearly 10% of children are thought to have nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. And sugar is at the root of these, and other, critical society-wide, health-related problems. With his signature command of both science and straight talk, Gary Taubes delves into Americans' history with sugar: its uses as a preservative, as an additive in cigarettes, the contemporary overuse of high-fructose corn syrup. "- Amazon

Hour 2:

Denny McLain

Former pitcher for the Detroit Tigers Denny McLain chats with Jim about the politics of the baseball Hall of Fame.

Zia Tammami

Veteran Jazz host Zia Tammami joins the conversation to comment on the life of the legendary Frank Sinatra. Sinatra would've been 102 today.