In today’s world there are mega-multiplex’s with 18 or more screens available each with a different film on it. And, you walk up to the box office at the local theatre not sure whether to see the latest romantic comedy or the horror film that everyone is talking about. This is why we go to the experts from TheWrap.com and the Linoleum-Knife Podcast. Dave White is our go to guy for deciphering if its a win or a flop before you spend money at the concession stand. This week Dave talked to us about the Tom Hanks film “Arrival”, and more.

 

Everyone wants to be naked and famous…  …or not.  But we are often curious how they are doing.  This is why we sit down with Jeff Nelson each week to talk about the latest issue of People Magazine.  This week Jeff talks about Rob and Chyna’s new baby and more.


In this brilliant biography, Jon Meacham, the Pulitzer Prize–winning author, chronicles the life of George Herbert Walker Bush. Drawing on President Bush’s personal diaries, on the diaries of his wife, Barbara, and on extraordinary access to the forty-first president and his family, Meacham paints an intimate and surprising portrait of an intensely private man who led the nation through tumultuous times. From the Oval Office to Camp David, from his study in the private quarters of the White House to Air Force One, from the fall of the Berlin Wall to the first Gulf War to the end of Communism, Destiny and Power charts the thoughts, decisions, and emotions of a modern president who may have been the last of his kind. This is the human story of a man who was, like the nation he led, at once noble and flawed.

 

The River Thief is a rich, action- adventure about guilt, grace, and receiving life as a gift.  Diz  (Joel Courtney) is a reckless teenage drifter living life on the run along the Snake River. Abandoned by his parents as a child, he looks out for himself, takes whatever he wants and runs. Jaded and determined to answer to no one, Diz lives a life of thievery and never looks back. Things change when Diz floats into a small town where he is confronted by an unflappable old man named Marty (Tommy Cash) and his guarded granddaughter, Selah who try to help him. When Diz robs an enormous pile of cash from a local drug-dealing crazy, he becomes the target of two vicious killers. With more money than he knows what to do with, and criminals at his heels, Diz is horrified to realize he has put the only people he’s ever cared about in imminent danger.  Jon spoke with Tommy Cash about his role in this movie and about his more famous brother Johnny Cash.

 

William Katt is an American film and television actor, voice artist and musician best known as the star of the television series The Greatest American Hero. He first became known for playing Tommy Ross, the ill-fated prom date of Carrie White in the film version of Carrie (1976) and subsequently starred in films such as First Love (1977), Big Wednesday (1978) and Butch and Sundance: The Early Days (1979).  This morning William spoke with Jon about his new movie Subterranea.

 

Kim Coates is a Canadian-American actor who has worked in both Canadian and American films and television series. He has worked on Broadway portraying Stanley Kowalski in A Streetcar Named Desire and in the lead role of Macbeth performed at the Stratford Shakespeare Festival. He also starred as Alexander “Tig” Trager in the FX series Sons of Anarchy.  This morning Kim sat down with Jon to talk about his latest program called Stagecoach.

 

Lava chief Jason Flom, who has long been an advocate for reform of the criminal-justice system, has earned a strong reception with his new podcast, Wrongful Conviction. The series, touted as a tale of “tragedy, triumph, unequal justice and actual innocence,” joined the Top 50 podcasts on iTunes and is now featured alongside high-profile offerings from Bill Maher and NPR.  Jason and Jon talked about his podcast Wrongful Conviction.

 

There is only one question we ask you every Friday morning on the show; Are you Hungry? Of course you are and that is why sit down with our very own James Beard Award Nominee, Cheffy Baby. Cheffy Baby talks about food trends, celebrity chefs, and more.

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