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LSU Manship School Professor Bob Mann and Advocate Editorial Writer Lanny Keller exchange rankings of the ten Louisiana governors in their lifetime…from Earl Long to John Bel Edwards. Mann worked for Gov. Kathleen Blanco and Keller was on the team of Gov. David Treen. Keller and Mann also talk about the testimony of Special Counsel Bob Mueller before two U.S. House committees and the discussion about LSU’s new multimillion dollar football operations building. Mark Ballard, Capitol Bureau Chi ...
 
Get the inside scoop on all the biggest NBA news, as the biggest names in the game join ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski for "The Woj Pod" featuring in-depth conversations, breaking news reaction and analysis, and coverage of the biggest events on the NBA calendar, as well as an occasional deep dive into some of the most notable events in NBA history.
 
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Jim updates listeners on the state of the Supreme Court battle and the President's comments concerning a peaceful transition post-election. Writer Richard Grant explores the weird and wonderful town of Natchez, Mississippi. ACLU Louisiana Legal Director Nora Ahmed on her concerns about the upcoming Supreme Court showdown. Tiger Rag’s Ron Higgins on…
 
David A. Kaplan explains why the US Supreme Court has gone off the rails over the past fifty years. Mark Ballard previews the upcoming special session. Vox co-founder Matthew Ygleisias makes the case for why we need one billion Americans.By Jim Engster
 
Gerard and Jim talk about making intentional choices to get around expectations psyching you out and how unlikely it may be that anyone reads the episode notes. GET THE MUG: https://kingsroadmerch.com/jim-adkins... Subscribe: https://smarturl.it/JEWSubscribe More Jimmy Eat World: Website: https://www.jimmyeatworld.com/ Facebook: https://www.faceboo…
 
Columnist Stephanie Grace gives her take on the upcoming Supreme Court vacancy battle. Randy Hayden discusses his fight for smoke free music cities. Jody Hanet and Sam Trevathan on the Kid’s Orchestra’s virtual learning opportunities.By Jim Engster
 
September 14, 1963. Bowmanville, Ontario. 13-year old Noreen Greenley leaves her best friend’s house and heads towards the bus stop, but never returns home. Shortly thereafter, one of Noreen’s sisters is nearly struck by a car and hears a female scream from inside, and it turns out the car matches the description of a vehicle seen near the bus stop…
 
Lamar White and Rob Maness debate the selection of a new Supreme Court Justice. Jenee Slocum and Davante Lewis preview their series on dismantling racism. Steven Dudley talks about his book that delves into the origins of MS-13.By Jim Engster
 
Libertarian Dr. Aaron Sigler discusses his efforts to unseat Senator Bill Cassidy in the upcoming election. Country music legend David Frizzell recounts his remarkable career. Movie critic Glenn Kenny reviews the classic Goodfellas in his new book.By Jim Engster
 
Libertarian attorney Mike Wolf and LSU Poli Sci Professor Jeff Sadow debate AG Bill Barr’s performance. Photographer Philip Gould took pictures of every bridge spanning the Mississippi. Todd Snyder on his book about Ali’s hypeman Drew “Bundini” Brown.By Jim Engster
 
Matt Pryor of The Get Up Kids and more talks with Jim about the state of lockdown musician life, writing on commission and battling the negative inner voice. GET THE MUG: https://kingsroadmerch.com/jim-adkins... Subscribe: https://smarturl.it/JEWSubscribe More Jimmy Eat World: Website: https://www.jimmyeatworld.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.c…
 
Denver Nuggets President of Basketball Operations Tim Connelly joins The Woj Pod to discuss the Nuggets' wild ride to the Western Conference Finals, constructing the best young roster in the league, resisting trading Jamal Murray for established veteran All-Stars, fighting self-doubt as a young GM, turning down offers to leave Denver, and much more…
 
Famed lawyer Mary Olive Pierson covers a range of topics from St. George to Donald Trump and Joe Biden. Manship School Professor David Stamps discusses the impact of COVID on black Baton Rouge communities. Peter Alsen on his new work of fiction about underground gambling.By Jim Engster
 
May 12, 2000. The South Pole, Antarctica. While working at the Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station, 32-year old Australian astrophysicist Rodney Marks becomes seriously ill before he dies. Rodney’s death is initially assumed to be natural causes, but when his body is transported to New Zealand months later, an autopsy reveals that he died from acute …
 
LSU School of Public Health and Medicine Professor Dr. Rebekah Gee discusses her work as the former head of LDH, and where we stand with the pandemic. UL Lafayette Poli Sci Professor Pearson Cross analyses the state of the Presidential Race. Louisiana Restaurant Association President Stan Harris warns us about the state of the industry.…
 
The great-grandson of Huey P. Long, Russell Mosely, stops by to talk about the Kingfish. The Advocate’s Mark Ballard updates up us on the status of the fall election plan. Colonel Zachary Miller explains the situation on the ground in southwest Louisiana post-Laura.By Jim Engster
 
Jim and producer Justin Meldal-Johnsen try to break down why we like what we like to a simple place. And how, the core of creative puzzle-solving is basically the core of everything else. GET THE MUG: https://kingsroadmerch.com/jim-adkins... Subscribe: https://smarturl.it/JEWSubscribe More Jimmy Eat World: https://www.jimmyeatworld.com https://www.…
 
Christian right leader Ralph Reed gives his thoughts on the Falwell fallout and answers whether or not Jesus was a liberal. Environmental lawyer Erin Brockovich sounds the alarm over America’s impending water crisis. Dr. Emily Ventura warns against giving kids sugar.By Jim Engster
 
November 27, 1985. St. Augustine, Florida. While attending a neighbourhood social gathering, 12-year old Martha Jean Lambert tells her mother that she will be taking a brief trip back to their mobile home, but Martha never returns and is eventually reported missing. Suspicion starts to fall upon on Martha’s 14-year old brother, David Lambert, after…
 
Legendary comedic writer Carl Reiner passed away in June, we run an older interview with Reiner from eight years ago. Writer Jeff Hobbs on his new book Show Them You're Good: A Portrait of Boys in the City of Angels the Year Before College. Writer Sue Stuart-Smith discusses her book The Well-Gardened Mind: The Restorative Power of Nature.…
 
Brooklyn Nets GM Sean Marks joins The Woj Pod for his first interview on the hiring of Steve Nash as the franchise’s head coach. Marks describes the 20-year relationship with Nash that kick-started the conversation, what Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving told him were important to find in the next coach, and why Marks believes that Nash can make a rapi…
 
True Colors United Public Policy Director Dylan Waguespack discusses a life spent in Louisiana politics and the party Chair race. Political consultant Mary-Patricia Wray gives her thoughts on the party Chair race and the future of the state party. The Advocate’s Mark Ballard on his weekend column detailing the labyrinthine process voters at risk fo…
 
Courtney and Jim rap about writing whilst abroad, launching an album during a pandemic and holding out for an inspired work. Grab Courtney's new record - https://cma.lnk.to/OldFlowersWE Enter to win a Fender JA-90: http://bit.ly/PassThroughFrequencies Q&A Details: Post a :15 video of yourself asking a question you’d like Jim to answer on a future p…
 
November 8, 1985. Harris County, Texas. A burned-out Jaguar belonging to 52-year old Ed Baker, the millionaire chairman of a Houston-based oil investment business, is discovered in a remote field. The charred remains of what is believed to be Baker’s body are in the passenger’s seat and since he had been suffering from serious financial problems an…
 
Jim and the Floss get to the root of why we choose to create art, challenging your self perceptions and breakdancing. Thank you: Fender Guitars, www.fender.com More Jimmy Eat World: Website: https://www.jimmyeatworld.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/jimmyeatworld Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jimmyeatworld/ Twitter: https://twitter.co…
 
David and Jim talk about the places you go in your own head when performing, the hesitance to let things suck and letting the creative magnet draw in whatever might come. GET THE MUG: https://kingsroadmerch.com/jim-adkins... Subscribe: https://smarturl.it/JEWSubscribe Thank you: Fender - https://www.fender.com More Jimmy Eat World: https://www.jimm…
 
January 29, 2011. Loudoun County, Virginia. 21-year old Bethany Decker calls her place of employment to find out her work schedule, but does not show up for her shift later that night. When Bethany’s friends and family do not hear from her for three weeks, she is officially reported missing. At the time, Bethany was pregnant and her husband had bee…
 
Jim and Tegan chat about quarantine projects, reinventing your musical identity and defiantly flying into proverbial hurricane wall of the “rules”, without any. GET THE MUG: https://kingsroadmerch.com/jim-adkins... Subscribe: https://smarturl.it/JEWSubscribe Thank you: Fender - https://www.fender.com More Jimmy Eat World: https://www.jimmyeatworld.…
 
Jim and Ben chat from the early days of COVID lockdown about letting go of the pressure to create, remote collab work and assembling a rock-voltron of people you have worked with to channel into an imaginary guide. GET THE MUG: https://kingsroadmerch.com/jim-adkins/?id=3455 Subscribe: https://smarturl.it/JEWSubscribe Thank you: Fender - https://www…
 
February 8, 2005. Totowa, New Jersey. 43-year old chemist Geetha Angara shows up to work her shift at the Passaic Valley Water Commission treatment facility, but turns up missing. The following day, Geetha’s body is discovered inside one of the facility’s water tanks and her cause of death is determined to be drowning. A number of bruises on Geetha…
 
Jim and Chris chop it up about studio environments, tweaking out on Axe-Fx and summoning the willingness to trash that one cool thing you absolutely think you need … that you really don’t. GET THE MUG: https://kingsroadmerch.com/jim-adkins/?id=3455 Subscribe: https://smarturl.it/JEWSubscribe Thank you: Fender - https://www.fender.com Danny Ortega f…
 
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