Smiley Anders http://wrkf.org en WEDNESDAY: Niki Papazoglakis; Smiley Anders; Jayne Anne Phillips; Dean Koontz http://wrkf.org/post/wednesday-niki-papazoglakis-smiley-anders-jayne-anne-phillips-dean-koontz <div>Niki Papazoglakis, who finished 5th in the 2011 Governor's race, starts off the show this morning to tell us about Freagle, a virtual non-partisan town square for average citizens, politicos and activists.</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div><br /><br />The Baton Rouge and New Orleans Advocate Columnist Smiley Anders and LPB Producer Ben Williams join Jim to talk about the heartbreaking closure of the Piccadilly Cafeteria in the Westmoreland Village Shopping Center on Government St. The iconic Baton Rouge eatery first opened in 1959 and was loved by many throughout the years.</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div><br /><br />Author Jayne Anne Phillips, one of America's most accomplished and acclaimed fiction writers, has given us a real life multiple murder story in Quiet Dell. She tells Jim of her inspiration behind the story she says has haunted her for more than four decades.</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div><br /><br />#1 New York Times Best Selling Author Dean Koontz has done it again with The City -- a riveting soul-stirring story of Jonah Kirk. On today's show, Koontz speaks of his latest novel which he says is his wife's favorite.</div><div></div><div> Wed, 02 Jul 2014 15:32:00 +0000 Jim Engster 28825 at http://wrkf.org WEDNESDAY: Gary Stewart; Heath Knakmuhs; and The Advocate's Smiley Anders http://wrkf.org/post/wednesday-gary-stewart-heath-knakmuhs-and-advocates-smiley-anders <p>Today's first guest is Gary Stewart, a Baton Rouge native and author of <em>The Most Dangerous Animal of All: Searching For My Father...and Finding the Zodiac Killer</em>. Along with co-author Susan Mustafa, the book follows Stewart as he searches for his biological father, which he finds, and who turns out to be the infamous Zodiac Killer.</p><p>Heath Knakmuhs, Senior Director of Policy at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's Institute for 21st Century Energy, talks with Jim about Monday's announcement by President Obama of the EPA proposed regulation intended to cut carbon pollution from power plants by 30% from 2005 levels by 2030.</p><p>Also, Columnist Smiley Anders joins Jim to celebrate his 35th&nbsp;year with The Advocate, and to reminisce on years past.</p><p></p><p> Wed, 04 Jun 2014 15:07:41 +0000 Jim Engster 27540 at http://wrkf.org WEDNESDAY: Columnist Smiley Anders, Sheldon Gottlieb, Smart Growth http://wrkf.org/post/wednesday-columnist-smiley-anders-sheldon-gottlieb-smart-growth <p>Jim chats with Advocate columnist Smiley Anders, to talk about his 76th birthday and the upcoming 50th anniversary of the JFK assassination. Smiley was a working journalist on the day the President was shot.</p><p>Shelden Gottlieb joins Jim to talk about former Pres. George W. Bush support&nbsp; of Jewish believers converting to Christianity.</p><p>Nationally recognized expert on tax and energy policy, Denise Bode talks about the Smart Growth Summit taking place this week at the Manship Theatre.</p><p> Tue, 19 Nov 2013 22:55:30 +0000 Jim Engster 19045 at http://wrkf.org THURSDAY: Columnist Smiley Anders, Economist Dr. Loren Scott http://wrkf.org/post/thursday-columnist-smiley-anders-economist-dr-loren-scott <p></p><p></p><p>A visit with longtime Advocate reporter and columnist Smiley Anders</p><p>LSU Economist Dr. Loren Scott talks about the end of the federal government shutdown and his annual economic forecast for Louisiana.</p><p></p><p><em>&nbsp;</em></p><p><em> Thu, 17 Oct 2013 14:02:11 +0000 Jim Engster 17581 at http://wrkf.org THURSDAY: Columnist Smiley Anders, Economist Dr. Loren Scott Walter Stahr, Smiley Anders, Zia Tammami, Van Mayhall http://wrkf.org/post/walter-stahr-smiley-anders-zia-tammami-van-mayhall <p>Jim talks with author and historian Walter Stahr about his book, "Seward: Lincoln's Indispensable Man", about William Henry Seward, Lincoln's Secretary of State.</p><p>A visit with Advocate columnist Smiley Anders on his 75th birthday.</p><p>Jazz radio show host and jazz aficianado Zia "the Cat" Tammami discuss tonight's performance by Chucho Valdes &amp; the Afro-Cuban Messengers, tonight at the Manship Theatre.</p><p>Local attorney and author Van Mayhall talks about his new novel, "Judas, the Apostle", a fictional work about Judas Iscariot.</p><p> Tue, 20 Nov 2012 16:56:46 +0000 Jim Engster 2521 at http://wrkf.org