John Schneider

The Jim Engster Show
10:41 am
Thu September 18, 2014

THURSDAY: Actor John Schneider; Dr. Hypolite Landry; and Author Steve Almond

Actor John Schneider, famous for the Dukes of Hazards and now a Louisiana resident, is our guest for today's first segment. He discusses what's is like to have a new Louisiana driver's license, his studio here in the state, and how it is he stays healthy and in shape at the age of 54.

Also, Dr. Hypolite Landry is our second guest and he joins us in studio just a day after turning 88 years old. He reminisces with Jim about setting the then world record for flying solo around the world in 1969, which he did in 13 days, 9 hours, 20 minutes. He as well remarks upon the time he had the opportunity to grace "The King's" presence and make an unexpected visit to Elvis Presley's hotel room at the Hilton Hotel in downtown Baton Rouge after The King canceled a concert. Hypolite and Jim discuss this and much more.

And last but not least, author Steve Almond talks with Jim about his latest book Against Football: One Fan's Reluctant Manifesto. In his book Steve tells of why, after forty years of being a fan, he can no longer watch the game he loves for a multitude of reasons ranging from it's treatment & depiction of women as ornaments, to the frightening probability of brain damage the players can face, and much more.


The Jim Engster Show
10:09 am
Thu June 5, 2014

THURSDAY: Actors John Schneider and Shanna Forrestall; Musicians Bill Grimes and Phillip Manuel

Actors John Schneider and Shanna Forrestall join Jim in studio to discuss movies and the Louisiana film industry. Schneider, famous for The Dukes of Hazard, and Forrestall, a Louisiana native actress, discuss their recent film Smothered. The film, directed by Schneider and starring Forrestall, was filmed in Louisiana at the newly established John Schneider Studios.

Also, musician Bill Grimes and Vocalist Phillip Manuel join the show to discuss their upcoming concert Hot Summer Nights with Phillip Manuel and Wess WARMDADDY Anderson tonight, June 5th, at the LSU School of Music Recital Hall on the LSU campus.