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Bayou Garden
6:28 am
Sat December 28, 2013

What Keeps a Gardner Busy in Winter

An elephant ear wet with winter rain.
Credit praline3001 / Flickr

Winter is not necessarily a time of rest for southeast Louisiana gardeners, even though our lawns, trees, and shrubs are dormant and we get plenty of rain.

The Jim Engster Show
11:12 am
Fri December 27, 2013

FRIDAY: EBR District Attorney Hillar Moore

East Baton Rouge Parish District Attorney Hillar Moore joins the show to discuss Change for the Better, the BRAVE program, and what is expected of EBR in 2014.


The Jim Engster Show
10:24 am
Thu December 26, 2013

THURSDAY: Author/Professor J. Michael Lennon, Senior Fellow Barbara Slavin

Jim takes a look back at an interview with Professor J. Michael Lennon about his book Norman Mailer: A Double Life.

Senior Fellow with the Atlantic Council for South Asia Center Barbara Slavin joins the show.


Conversations in Medicine
11:45 am
Mon December 23, 2013

Exercise is Medicine Without the Negative Side Effects

Very few people exercise and almost everyone has a reason for not exercising. Bill Gvoich, Medical Wellness Program Director of Spectrum Fitness & Wellness, discusses the strong evidence between physical activity and health, and overall quality of life. For more information on Gvoich's health and exercise program, please visit www.gvoich.com.

Bill Gvoich, Personal Trainer with Spectrum Fitness Centers

Bayou Garden
6:00 am
Sat December 21, 2013

Winter Solstice: Shorter Be the Nights

Illumination of Earth by Sun on the day of winter solstice on northern hemisphere.
Credit Przemyslaw "Blueshade" Idzkiewicz / Wikimedia Commons

As the earth travels around the sun on Dec. 21, the days will begin to get longer and the nights shorter.


The Jim Engster Show
5:57 pm
Fri December 20, 2013

MONDAY: Gay Activist John Dennison and Rev. Gene Mills on The Duck Dynasty Drama

Jim talks with former Monroe TV newsman John Dennison of the Forum For Equality and the President of the Louisiana Family Forum Rev. Gene Mills.  They discuss the lingering controversy over Duck Dynasty star Phil Robertson's outspoken opinion on gays, as published in GQ Magazine.


The Jim Engster Show
9:05 am
Fri December 20, 2013

FRIDAY: The Duck Dynasty Drama, Remembering Jules D'Hemecourt

Jim discusses the controversy over "Duck Dynasty" star Phil Robertson's remarks about LGBT people, during a recent GQ Magazine interview and the A&E network's decision to suspend him from the show.

Jim takes some time to remember the late Jules D'Hemecourt, also known as Tee Jules, a remarkable journalist and the artist behind the ever-popular, "Cajun 12 Days of Christmas".


Science & Environment
12:38 pm
Thu December 19, 2013

Scientists Charge BP Oil Spill 'Gravely' Injured Dolphins

Veterinarians collect samples from a Barataria Bay dolphin in August 2011.
Credit NOAA

Dolphins are getting very sick from exposure to the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. A government study confirms a host of problems in dolphins who live in one of the heaviest-oiled bays in Louisiana. Scientists say the dolphins are gravely ill with injuries consistent with the toxic effects of exposure to petroleum hydrocarbons.


The Jim Engster Show
11:56 am
Wed December 18, 2013

THURSDAY: LSU Professor Kirby Goidel

LSU Professor Kirby Goidel discusses his book, "America's Failing Experiment: How We The People Have Become the Problem".

 

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The Jim Engster Show
9:29 am
Tue December 17, 2013

WEDNESDAY: An Encore of Jim's Show From June 14, 2013

As Jim takes a Holiday vacation day, we present this encore performance from June 14, 2013:

Film producer John Hardy discusses his collaboration with Steven Soderbergh on the ground-breaking film "Sex, Lies & Videotape"; made 25 years ago.

Former Arkansas Senator Blanche Lincoln, who is now with the It's My Business Coalition.

From the Historic New Orleans Collection, Dr. Erin Greenwald PhD talks about the  remarkable discovery of a manuscript that unveils life in New Orleans in the 18th century. It's all in the new book, "A Company Man"

Author Nathan Tan on his new book, "The Forgetful Gentleman".

 

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