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Jan 23 podcast
Jan 16th podcast
January 9, 2010 podcast My co-host Natalie Sollars and I talked about the Brit Hume/Tiger Woods thing. Jane Novak from Armies of Liberation edumacated us on Yemen. Then we talked about Operation Overseas Mardi Gras.
Dec 19th Podcast
Adrian Bruneau from BHMG Political Consultants to discussed the race for New Orleans Mayor and Council at Large. We had fun this hour.
Dec 12th Podcast is up. Christmas Caroling (words changed) for Mary Landrieu and Harry Reid withhref=”http://redstickrant.blogspot.com/”>Cliff the VP of the Baton Rouge Tea Party. My co-host Natalie Sollars and I tackled some tough issues. For our non-profit segment, we had on Lynn Giuffria from the New Orleans Ronald McDonald House.
December 5th podcast My co-host Natalie Sollars and I will be joined by artist Don Stewart (he drew my header picture & I’m finally going to get to meet him in person) and teacher extraordinaire, Barry Guillot. We will be discussing the Wetland Watchers Service-Learning Project. Troy Steward of Bouhammer and You Served will joined us to talk about the future of Afghanistan.
November 21st My former producer, Natalie Sollars sat in as a co-host. My Cotillion Sister, Beth Shaw
talked with us about Sarah Palin. Geary Mason from Operation Homefront Louisiana
Nov 14th podcastMatt Burden from Blackfive, politics & current events followed by a segment with Larry Jones from Louisiana Honor Air.
November 7th podcast An issue with a PTA getting personal with a military friend’s career over school uniforms. My friend Yatpundit and a special segment from my sponsors Cleared Jobs.net.
October 31 podcast
: Congressman Cao, local blogger Chris Johnston and Spirit of America with David Couvillon
October 24th Podcast: Lane Carson, Secretary of the Louisiana Department of Veterans Affairs: Veterans Homes, LAVETBIZ, Louisiana Honor Medals, the Louisiana Family Assistance Program and LDVA’s new parish service office (PSO) in St. Bernard that is opening.
Kathleen Smith from Clearedjobs.net.
Soldiers’ Angels Beth Schietzelt & Shelle Michaels discussing Soldiers’ Angels Project Valour-IT fundraiser that starts Monday.
October 17 podcast
My dear friend and WWII Veteran, Sir JJ Witmeyer. We will discusses his history and how he has struggled with PTS/PTSD all these years and more.
Local blogger Ryan Waldron. We talked about all kinds of fun stuff and headlines.
For my non-profit segment, I will have on Carolyn Blashek from Operation Gratitude.
October 10 podcast I was out of town and Natalie & Justin did a phenomenal job filling in!
October 3 podcast JR Michael from Mudville Gazette discussed the War in Afghanistan. Bton Rouge blogger Cliff from Red Stick Rant discussed Louisiana politics. Michelle Nelson from Our Military Kids.
September 26th podcast is up.
Janet & Tony Seahorn, authors of Tears of a Warrior. Chad Rogers of The Dead Pelican discussing Louisiana politics. Walt Fricke, theChairman, CEO and Founder Veteran’s Airlift Command.
September 19 podcast
Sharon McCullar from Shreveport. She is the mother of 2 Marines and just attended the 9/12 party in DC. Kevin Kane, President of the Pelican Institute for Public Policy : Acorn, healthcare. Lastly, for the non-profit portion of our show, Dr. Monteic Sizer, President of Louisiana Recovery Corps.
September 12 podcast We had on Julie Dermansky an embedded photographer with the Louisiana National Guard. She also has done extensive work photographing post- Katrina and a broad spectrum of subjects.
Chad Rogers from The Dead Pelican will join us to discuss Louisiana headlines.
John Moon, the Chief Communication Officer for NEADS will be a guest. NEADS has trained service dogs since 1976 from everything from hearing impaired to Autism. Their newest program is Canines for Combat Veterans.
August 29 podcast This was are Katrina Anniversary show. Granny from Waveland MI inspired us with her story. My co-host Chuck shared his story and then we just chatted. For my non-profit segment, Guardian Angels for Soldiers’ Pets.
August 22nd podcast
Our first guest was Gisela Chevalier. She grew up in Cuba and immigrated to the US in 85 – became and American Citizen in 1990. She is a Republican and is actively involved with politics. Her passion for love of this Country and the fear she has on the direction we are headed now will certainly open your eyes. For the next segment, Chuck and I take on current events. Our weekly non-profit segment, we featured Sew Much Comfort – they do awesome stuff for our wounded heroes by making them adapted clothing – free of charge.
August 15th podcast Chuck Collins and his brother Kerry rock this hour. They are joined by Big Brothers.
August 8th podcast
TSO from This Ain’t Hell an Sergeant Selena Coppa from the Iraq Veterans Against War IVAW. Joined by Frank Stansbury & Larry Oliphant to discuss The Louisiana Tailgate & BBQ Festival. We will finish up the show with Susan Bergson from the New Orleans Red Dress Run.
August 1st podcastWe interview Chad Rogers from The Dead Pelican and Jim Hanson from the Warrior Legacy Foundation (last quarter).
July 25 podcast Steve Scalise joined us as we discussed healthcare
July 18 podcast Chuck flew solo this week!
July 11 no podcast available – Tales of the Cocktail live event from the Carousel Bar.
June 27 podcast We were joined by Eric Reitman, President French Quarter Business Association and House of Blues Non. We also highlighted the non-profit Operation Dreamseed with Daya Watkins
June 20th show podcast is here. My co-host Chuck Collins and I talked about Czars (I’m the Beer Czar) and pretty much everything else under the sun in this hour long show. We were happy to have Tabitha Hale from Pink Elephant Pundit call in to discuss her take on Czars. Our highlighted non-profit this week was Give an Hour. They provide free and confidential counseling to OIF/OEF Veterans and their families. Enjoy!
June 13 podcast We discussed PTSD for the hour.
Left to right: Mike Hue, me, Garry LaBorde and Dr. Uddo
June 6 Podcast
This week’s show will dealt with your passions and drives. We also talked about WYES’s beer tasting event.
Chuck, Frank & Frank
May 30 podcast.
My friend Chuck Collins co-hosted with me on this show about all the bills in Baton Rouge. This was a fun show as Chuck and I had a good time in studio. We featured Mary Payton’s Miraclee as the non-profit for the show.
May 23 Podcast. The true meaning of Memorial Day. Bill Detweiler, Consultant to the President of the National WWII Museum for Military and Veteran’s Affairs talked about the history of Memorial Day. The second half hour, John Donovan, author of the very popular Milblog Arrgghhh!!! discussed flag etiquette at home. The non-profit highlighted this week was Support our War Heroes.
May 16 podcast
This show was about 2nd amendment and campus carry. My guests were Jim Bernazanni (former FBI) from the Youth Rescue Initiative and Clifford Grout from Red Stick Rant.
May 9 podcast
Military, feel good, controversy and politics all in one hour. Debbie Tenzer author of Do One Nice Thing and Jeb Bruneau VP of the Pelican Institute.
May 2nd podcast I talked about plastic surgery with Dr. Strand and we also were visited by Larry Oliphant to discuss the inaugural bike week.
April 25, 2009 podcast Chuck Collins filled in for me and discussed immigration. I also called in from DC and discussed Soldiers’ Angels.
April 18, 2009 no podcast available Discussed whether or not you fit into the political party mold and have your politics changed. Ending the Hour by speaking with Jimmy Delerey who has organized a fundraiser for Le Petit Theater
April 11, 2009 Podcast FAIL A phenomenal show on “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell” (you’ll have to take my word for it. I ended the hour by talking to Ellen Carmichael from http://sos-saveourschools.blogspot.com
April 4, 2009 podcast. I talked about the new Federal cigarette tax. At the end of the show Jennifer Grigsby from the American Majority
March 28, 2009 podcast where we talked about sex, politics and prostitution. My guest was the former Canal Street Madam Jeanette Meier and it was a steamy show!
March 21, 2009 podcast We talked with the LA ACLU regarding a case where a man was arrested for saying bible verses outside a bar. It made for an interesting hour of radio!
March 14, 2009 podcast The first half hour we talked about taxes and the tea party movement and the second half was my interview with the director of Brothers at War, Jake Rademacher. The podcast of the interview with Jake alone.
March 7th, 2009 podcast. Race and politics.
Feb 28, 2009 Podcast
My guests were Clem Goldberger, Associate VP of the National World War II Museum and local recording artist, and author Jay Chevalier. Jay recorded the Official Louisiana State Hurricane Recovery Song, “Come Back to Louisiana.”
February 14th podcast
February 7th podcast
Jan 31, 2009 Podcast
My first guest was Country singer Ricky Lee and the second half was a hodgepodge mess as my guest was a no show – UGH!
Jan 24, 2009 podcast
My first guest is Cesar Guerra, a New Orleans native, LSU graduate, former pharmaceutical sales representative and author of Pill Pushers. We’ll talk about the real scoop on the pharmaceutical industry and what you need to know or should think about. The book can be purchased locally at the Garden District Book Shop.
The second half of the show will feature a wonderful and most fabulous artist, Don Stewart. He’s the same artist who drew the mask on my blog header (notice the lips for kiss and the angel wings for Soldiers’ Angels).We will also be speaking to Barry Guillot, a former Army Sergeant and now full-time teacher. Don and Barry are working on an exciting project together!!!!
January 17, 2009 podcast click here.
The first half hour, my guest was Arthur Hardy, author of The Mardi Gras Guide. The second half hour I was joined by Janet Scaruffi, a Louisiana Blue Star Mom.
January 10, 2009 podcast click here
My guests were Nolan Ferraro Salire Fitness and Bob Calvert from Talking with Heroes.
Jan 3, 2009 podcast here
***My first guest was the Reverend Howard Pastorella, Director of Spirit of Freedom Ministries. This is an addiction outreach recovery program. Please call them today for their free CD and to get enrolled for their price of the remarkably low $20 fee!!! 1-800-535-6011 or locally (504)831-7368
***Then some talk with Daniel French my producer about Mardi Gras and the military.
***The last 15 minutes I was joined by Paul & Ann Tuennerman – AKA Mr. & Mrs. Cocktail of Tales of the Cocktail. This Thursday is their kick-off event at the Carousel Bar at the Hotel Monteleone from 4-6. It is complimentary – so go ahead and join them! Mark July 8-12 on your calendar for their 7th festival!
December 20th, 20008 podcast.
We talked fashion with Stephanie Hirsh, owner of Prima Donna’s Closet and super fashion guru.
My second guest was LaMiskey Dillon, owner of The Success Academy Inc. Great information about etiquette that will benefit everyone!
information about etiquette this half hour.
December 6, 2008 podcast
My first half hour, Christin Lougarakis will be join me in studio (Happy Birthday Christin – she turns 40 today). She was born in Milwaukee but lived in New Orleans most her adult life. Katrina changed that for her and she has been trying to get out of Milwaukee ever since. She is hosting a party at Lucky’s in New Orleans, Saturday the 6th for her Fark, NOLA & Twitter friends! @IM_x1 on Twitter and X1’shere on Fark for her 411. She is sure to be an interesting guest!
My second half hour I had Oscar C. Donahue III joining me in studio. Oscar is a recognizable artist and New Orleans icon, who can be easily spotted in the French Market and is often referred to as “the pin guy.” His father had recently sat beside him until his passing. See the second line (a must for anyone who wants to know more about New Orleans traditions) that passed through the French Market in honor of his father here.
November 22, 2008 podcast
The first half hour I interviewed Laine Buquoi & Darleen Lenya from Nola Lending & we discussed home mortgages and money saving tios.
The second half hour I spoke with State Reperesentative Tim Burns (District 89) about millages.
November 15, 2008 podcast.
The first half hour I interviewed Frank Stansbury, owner of LaFete News. LaFete news is a free event newsletter published 3 times a week for New Orleans. If you aren’t registered for it – go get it – it is FREE! He is an event planner, a photographer and a musician and if you have ever been to an event, you have seen Frank.
The second half was an amazing interview with Major Chuck Ziegenfuss author of From my position…On the way! Chuck is also the reason Soldiers’ Angels Project Valour-IT exists. Oh ya – and they are in the middle of raising money for this project to buy voice-activated laptops, GPS units and Wii systems for our wounded. Click here to donate now!
November 1, 2008 podcast
With 2 Obama supporters and 2 McCain supporters in studio. You will certainly be entertained.
from left to right: Peter Egan, Kristin McClaren, me, Jan Hayden, Kelly Bules
October 25, 2008 podcast I interviewed the founder of Soldiers’ Angels, Patti Patton-Bader the first half hour. The second half hour I had some very informative politics from some smart college polticos.
October 18th, 2008 podcast
My first half hour I had Tommy Elias, from Elias Productions and Jim Bailey, a female impersonator who becomes Judy Garland.
The second half of the show was politics “GRETA STYLE.” I had href=”http://yatpundit.com”>Yatpundit and a political passionate Mom for Mandeville, each who supports a different candidate and an egg timer.
Joy McCann’s author about An American Carol SNAFU
September 27, 2008
Here The first half hour I talk internet safety with FBI Special Agent Robert Basanez and the second half hour, the star of An American Carol.
August 23, 2008 Podcast Kristina Powell who is a face and handwriting analyzer. and the second segment of “Gab with Greta.”
August 16th, 2008 podcast. The first half hour is filled with technical difficulties – too bad – a great interview with Anne Dale. So skip over that and listen to the second half as I started my new segment “Gab with Greta” where I talked about Mandeville issues.
August 9, 2008 Podcast hereNY Times Bestselling author, Beth Harbison and Dr. Dave “The Nac” Nacarri.
Augsut 2, 2008
Enjoy!!! I interviewed Jay Jay Richardson from the Gut Buster Comedy Room and Phil Lebovits with IC Green
July 26th no podcast available Designer Harold Clarke & John Preble from the UCM Museum.
July 12 no podcast available COL Bedey, Commander Hurricane Protection Office, US Army Corps of Engineers and The Bra Genie, Genie Emory.
July 5th no podcast available Dr. Boudreaux from Boudreaux’s Butt Paste, Joe Kelly from Freedom Pens and & Colleen Smith from Operation We Care.
Artist Matt Rinard
Earl Higgins author of The Joy of Y’at Catholicism
June 21, 2008
Milena Merrill from Isis Films
Performer Earl Turner
June 7, 2008 podcast
Congressman Steve Scalise
Mike Long head of the Louisiana Patriot Guard Riders
May 31, 2008 podcast
Chuck Collins, drummer from the Blackened Blues Band
Charlotte Bass-Lilli Executive Director of Animal Rescue of New Orleans
May 24, 2008 podcast
Paul & Ann Tuennerman aka Mr. & Mrs. Cocktail from Tales of the Cocktail
WIST’s own Eric Asher
May 17, 2008 Podcast
Ashley Pellafig from Prima Donna’s Closet & Jeff Dorson from the Humane Society of LA discuss their canine fashion show fundraiser
May 10, 2008 podcast
Arthur Hardy author of the Mardi Gras Guide
Grammy award winner Irma Thomas
May 3, 2008 podcast
Clifford author of Red Stick Rant
Ed Branley author of Yatpundit discusses his book on New Orleans The Canal Streetcar Line
April 26, 2008 podcast
Inspector General Bob Cerasoli & his daughter Kacey
Amy Dalton author of My Bayou Vieux
April 19, 2008 podcast
Colonel Greg Gunter talks about his upcoming wedding that evening
Debbi Vafides and Valerie Dupont discuss the Krewe of Eve