The Jim Engster Show

Weekdays at 9 a.m. and 8 p.m.

Since 2004, Jim Engster has hosted intelligent discussion with newsmakers from around the corner and around the world.

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The Jim Engster Show
10:08 am
Tue December 31, 2013

WEDNESDAY: Entertainment Editor John Wirt

Advocate entertainment editor John Wirt looks back at 2013 in movies, music and TV.

 

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The Jim Engster Show
9:08 am
Tue December 31, 2013

TUESDAY: B.R. Mayor Kip Holden, Financial Consultant Andy Anderson

Jim visits with Baton Rouge Mayor-President Kip Holden, to talk about the first-ever Red Stick Revelry New Year's Eve celebration downtown tonight, and matters facing the city-parish in 2014.

Investments consultant B.F. "Andy" Anderson talks about the big year for Wall Street, what may be ahead for investors and some investment tips.

 

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The Jim Engster Show
10:28 am
Mon December 30, 2013

MONDAY: Latest Duck Dynasty Developments, Author Ben Bradlee Jr, Gene Sands

Author Ben Bradlee Jr. joins Jim to talk about his latest book "The Kid: Immortal Life of Ted Williams".

Jim discusses the lifted suspension of Phil Robertson of Duck Dynasty.

LSU Former Public Relations Director Gene Sands talks with Jim about his connection to Walt Disney and his years at LSU.


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.


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".


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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The Jim Engster Show
9:28 am
Mon December 16, 2013

TUESDAY: Authors Dean Koontz, Jennifer Hannin, Giles Slade, Linda R. McRobbie

Author Jennifer Hannin talks about two of her works, "Becoming Jewish" and "When You Can't Get Pregnant"

Giles Slade discusses his book, "American Exodus: Climate Change and the Coming Flight for Survival"

Bestselling novelist Dean Koontz talks with Jim about his latest blockbuster, "Innocence"

Author and freelance journalist Linda Rodriguez McRobbie on her work "Princesses Behaving Badly"

 

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