C.B. Forgotston http://wrkf.org en MONDAY: LSU Alumni Assc. Lod Cook, Jack Andonie, & Charlie Roberts; Political Blogger CB Forgotston http://wrkf.org/post/monday-lsu-alumni-assc-lod-cook-jack-andonie-charlie-roberts-political-blogger-cb-forgotston <p>The LSU Alumni Association takes over the first half of Jim's show today. He talks with past chair of the Alumni Association Jack Andonie; current president of the Alumni Association Charlie Roberts; and Alumni Association Board member and well known figure Lod Cook. Also,&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">U.S. Army Trumpet Soloist and LSU Alum Graham </span>Breedlove<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> joins them to play a tune and promote a concert he will be performing in tonight at </span>7pm<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;at the new LSU Band Hall.</span></p><p>Political blogger and frequent guest C.B. Forgotston talks with Jim about the recent education cuts made by the Louisiana Legislature, and much, much more.</p><p>Sashika Baunchand&nbsp;founder of OMG and Youth Advocate (Outstanding Mature Girls), promotes her OMG Conference on May 31st at Southern University's campus beginning at 9:30am. The event is in honor of National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. Register to join online at www.omgyouthconference.com.</p><p></p><p> Mon, 19 May 2014 15:13:52 +0000 Jim Engster 26782 at http://wrkf.org FRIDAY: NY Times Culture Reporter and Author Dave Itzko; C.B. Forgotston; Rolfe Larson http://wrkf.org/post/friday-ny-times-culture-reporter-and-author-dave-itzko-cb-forgotston-rolfe-larson <p>New York Times Culture Reporter and author Dave Itzkoff joins the show to talk about his latest book <em>Mad As Hell: The Making of "Network" and the Fateful Vision of the Angriest Man in Movies</em>. Also, attorney, political pundit, and Louisiana state capitol watchdog C.B. Forgotston talks with Jim about the upcoming legislative session, as well as Governor Bobby Jindal's recent comments at the White House following the National Governors Association's annual meeting. And, entrepreneurial strategies developer and author of <em>Venture Forth</em>, the award winning guide to social enterprise, Rolfe Larson talks with Jim about the Social Enterprise for Nonprofits workshop which is coming to Baton Rouge on March 18th and 19th.</p><p> Fri, 28 Feb 2014 16:10:32 +0000 Jim Engster 23177 at http://wrkf.org THURSDAY: Political Blogger C.B. Forgotston http://wrkf.org/post/thursday-political-blogger-cb-forgotston <p>Jim talks with political analyst and government watchdog C.B. Forgotston; looking at the past year in politics, and a look ahead at what's in store for 2014. Can Mary Landrieu win another term in the U.S. Senate? Or will she be un-seated by one of her three announced GOP challengers?</p><p></p><p><em>&nbsp;</em></p><p><em> Wed, 01 Jan 2014 17:17:09 +0000 Jim Engster 20765 at http://wrkf.org TUESDAY: Political Blogger C.B. Forgotston, Music Historian John McMillian, James Windham http://wrkf.org/post/tuesday-political-blogger-cb-forgotston-music-historian-john-mcmillian-james-windham <p>James Windham, with the Capital Area Re-Entry Coalition, discusses re-training and re-integration of former prison inmates as productive members of society.&nbsp;</p><p>Government watchdog and political blogger C.B. Forgotston talks about the upset victory of Vance McAllister in the 5th District Congressional race, and what it means for Governor Jindal, who unofficially backed Neil Riser in that race.</p><p>Music Historian John McMillian on his book, "Beatles versus Stones", about the friendship and rivalry between the two supergroups of the 1960's.</p><p></p><p><em>&nbsp;</em></p><p><em> Mon, 18 Nov 2013 22:16:05 +0000 Jim Engster 18985 at http://wrkf.org WEDNESDAY: Blogger C.B. Forgotston, Professor/Author Peter Kuznick, Drama Critic Terry Teachout http://wrkf.org/post/wednesday-blogger-cb-forgotston-professorauthor-peter-kuznick-drama-critic-terry-teachout <p>C.B. Forgotston discusses Former Rep. Rodney Alexander sudden retirement from congress and Gov. Bobby Jindal possible run for President in 2016.</p><p>American University Professor and Author Peter Kuznick talks with Jim about his collaboration with Oliver Stone to write "The Untold History of the United States".</p><p>Jim is joined by Wall Street Journal's drama critic , Terry Teachout. Teachout is the author of "Duke: A Life of Duke Ellington."</p><p> Wed, 23 Oct 2013 15:52:38 +0000 Jim Engster 17837 at http://wrkf.org THURSDAY: Blogger C.B. Forgotston, Ford Motor Company Sustainability Manager Richard Cupka http://wrkf.org/post/thursday-blogger-cb-forgotston-ford-motor-company-sustainability-manager-richard-cupka <p>C.B. Forgotston talks with Jim about the upcoming 5th district congressional special election and the latest in news around Louisiana.</p><p>Richard Cupka tells Jim about the latest innovations with Ford Motor Co.</p><p> Thu, 15 Aug 2013 16:49:24 +0000 Jim Engster 14819 at http://wrkf.org TUESDAY: Blogger C.B. Forgotston, Author Jinx Coleman Broussard http://wrkf.org/post/tuesday-blogger-cb-forgotston-author-jinx-coleman-broussard <p>Jim talks with government watchdog and blogger<a href="http://forgotston.com" target="_blank"> C.B. Forgotston</a> about the likelihood of a veto override session for state lawmakers, and shares his review of Governor Jindal's 6th legislative session.</p><p>LSU mass comm. professor and author Dr. Jinx Coleman Broussard on her new book, "African-American Foreign Correspondents"</p><p></p><p> Mon, 01 Jul 2013 16:59:53 +0000 Jim Engster 12739 at http://wrkf.org FRIDAY: Blogger C.B. Forgotston, TV Legend Donna Douglas, Seafood Spokesman Ewell Smith And More http://wrkf.org/post/friday-blogger-cb-forgotston-tv-legend-donna-douglas-seafood-spokesman-ewell-smith-and-more <p>Government watchdog and political blogger C.B. Forgotston talks with Jim about the battle over the state budget and other going on at the Capitol.</p><p>Donna Douglas, TV's Ellie Mae, from "The Beverly Hillbillies" pays a visit to talk about her new cookbook, "Southern Favorites With A Taste Of Hollywood"</p><p>Ewell Smith, with the Louisiana Seafood Promotion &amp; Marketing Board, discusses legislation that would turn oversight of his industry over&nbsp;to the Lt. Governor's Office.</p><p>Gwen Jones and Jodi Hanet, with the Kid's Orchestra of Baton Rouge pop in to talk about Saturday's concert at the Christian Life Fellowship.</p><p> Fri, 10 May 2013 16:57:52 +0000 Jim Engster 10203 at http://wrkf.org MONDAY: Singer Phillip Manuel, Blogger C.B. Forgotston, Food Critic Michael Pollan http://wrkf.org/post/monday-singer-phillip-manuel-blogger-cb-forgotston-food-critic-michael-pollan <p>New Orleans jazz singer Phillip Manuel discusses his career and the New Orleans Jazz &amp; Heritage Festival.</p><p>Government watchdog and political blogger C.B. Forgotston (Forgotston.com) and Jim discuss goings on in the 2013 State Legislature.</p><p>Global thinker Dr. Keshore Mahbubani, with the University of Singapore, on his book, "The Global Convergence: Asia, The West And the Logic Of One World"</p><p>Jim talks with acclaimed food critic Michael Pollan about his book, "Cooked: A Natural History Of Transformation".</p><p> Fri, 26 Apr 2013 16:22:34 +0000 Jim Engster 9503 at http://wrkf.org TUESDAY: LDOR's Doug Baker, Political Blogger C.B. Forgotston, LELA's Joni Leggio http://wrkf.org/post/tuesday-ldors-doug-baker-political-blogger-cb-forgotston-lelas-joni-leggio <p>Jim talks with Doug Baker, of the state Department of Revenue on the show,&nbsp;who explains more about Governor Jindal's proposed tax reforms plan.</p><p>Government watchdog and blogger C.B. Forgotston (cbforgotston.com) talks about the tax swap plan and the coming Legislative session, which starts in two weeks.</p><p>Joni Leggio, with the LA Education Loan Authority, discusses how students can access federal student loan aid...and a new scholarship competition.</p><p><em> Mon, 25 Mar 2013 16:52:36 +0000 Jim Engster 7993 at http://wrkf.org