Louisiana film & TV http://wrkf.org en THURSDAY: Actors John Schneider and Shanna Forrestall; Musicians Bill Grimes and Phillip Manuel http://wrkf.org/post/thursday-actors-john-schneider-and-shanna-forrestall-musicians-bill-grimes-and-phillip-manuel <p>Actors John Schneider and Shanna Forrestall join Jim in studio to discuss movies and the Louisiana film industry. Schneider, famous for <em>The Dukes of Hazard</em>, and Forrestall, a Louisiana native actress, discuss their recent film <em>Smothered</em>. The film, directed by Schneider and starring Forrestall, was filmed in Louisiana at the newly established John Schneider Studios.</p><p>Also, musician Bill Grimes and Vocalist Phillip Manuel join the show to discuss their upcoming concert <em>Hot Summer Nights with Phillip Manuel and Wess WARMDADDY Anderson</em> tonight, June 5th, at the LSU School of Music Recital Hall on the LSU campus.</p><p></p><p> Thu, 05 Jun 2014 15:09:45 +0000 Jim Engster 27594 at http://wrkf.org MONDAY: LA Lottery President Rose Hudson, Film Director Cleve Bailey http://wrkf.org/post/monday-la-lottery-president-rose-hudson-film-director-cleve-bailey <p>Jim visits with Louisiana Lottery President Rose Hudson about frequent winners, recent changes to popular games and making millionaires in Louisiana.</p><p>Cleve Bailey talks with Jim about the Louisiana Film Industry and the new documentary he is working on about Trayvon Martin.</p><p> Fri, 09 Aug 2013 15:19:25 +0000 Jim Engster 14546 at http://wrkf.org THURSDAY: Insurance Expert Robert Zirkelbach, Filmmakers Tom Anton & Sandi Russell. LSU's Kevin Cope http://wrkf.org/post/thursday-insurance-expert-robert-zirkelbach-filmmakers-tom-anton-sandi-russell-lsus-kevin-cope <p>Jim talks with Robert Zirkelbach, VP of America's Health Insurance Plans, about budget challenges facing Medicare.</p><p>Filmmakers Tom Anton and&nbsp; Sandi Russell, discuss their new film "The Pardon",&nbsp; the true story of the last woman to be executed in Louisiana, back&nbsp; in the 1942.</p><p>LSU Faculty Senate President Kevin Cope, who's at odds with the LSU&nbsp; Board of Supervisors over the secrecy in choosing a new university president.</p><p>Also, LSU horticulturist Carl Motsenbocker talks with Jim about the 3rd Annual Dinner In The Field &amp; Farm Tour, and the virtues of eating "slow foods".</p><p> Wed, 20 Mar 2013 17:35:05 +0000 Jim Engster 7791 at http://wrkf.org Veteran Economist Jim Richardson; Politico Reporter Ginger Gibson; Actress Shanna Forretsall http://wrkf.org/post/veteran-economist-jim-richardson-politico-reporter-ginger-gibson-actress-shanna-forretsall-0 <p>Jim Richardson, veteran economist and member of the Revenue Estimating Conference, has his pulse on Baton Rouge's work force and tells Jim why there aren't enough skilled workers in our community.</p><p>LSU alum and Politico reporter Ginger Gibson discusses news from the Romney campaign trail.</p><p>Actress and Gonzales native Shanna Forrestall talks with Jim about Louisiana's growing film industry and her upcoming movie.</p><p> Thu, 25 Oct 2012 18:05:07 +0000 Jim Engster 7007 at http://wrkf.org