07/10 Monday: Milt Larsen, Sage Foley, Alvin Felzenberg, Jim Mayer

Hour 1:

Milt Larsen

Founder of the Magic Castle, a private club for magicians and enthusiasts, Milt Larsen chats with Jim about the history of the castle. He also comments on a new book, Magic Castle: Beyond the Smoke and Mirrors, which gives readers a glimpse inside the historic clubhouse located in Los Angeles.  

Sage Foley

Executive Director of Baton Rouge Green, Sage Foley, joins Jim in studio to discuss the importance of conservation in the Capital City and around the state. Foley says the organization focuses on the importance and benefits of trees and works hard in replacement efforts. 

Alvin Felzenberg

Author Alvin Felzenberg chats with Jim about his latest book, A Man and His Presidents: The Political Odyssey of William F. Buckley Jr.

"William F. Buckley Jr. is widely regarded as the most influential American conservative writer, activist, and organizer in the postwar era. In this nuanced biography, Alvin Felzenberg sheds light on little-known aspects of Buckley’s career, including his role as back-channel adviser to policy makers, his intimate friendship with both Ronald and Nancy Reagan, his changing views on civil rights, and his break with George W. Bush over the Iraq War."- Amazon

Hour 2:

Jim Mayer

Owner and President of Mayer Co. Clothiers in Baton Rouge joins Jim in studio to talk about the health system in Louisiana. Mayer also comments on the next gubernatorial election and who he expects will run against current Governor John Bel Edwards.