Listen Up — Eric Crawford in Studio, Tyler Allen in Transit with Rusty

If you haven’t driven around downtown lately, I recommend you call up Tyler Allen and let him whip you through the bridge construction debris and listen in as he tells you about all the mistakes made along the way, how Jerry Abramson insulted him and how he really believed the city would adopt the interstate-dismantling 8664 plan.

Paradis on Worm Poop; Bar Belle Drinks it up on Rusty 16

This week Rusty ventured into NuLu to talk local foods and farms with Steve Paradis, and had a cold one with LEO Weekly’s Sara Havens, who brought good news about the LEO Reader’s Choice Awards.  And I have things to say about the U of L Lacrosse coach, the state’s handshake rules for high schoolers, and Malcolm Gladwell’s new book. Read more at the Rusty Satellite Show  

Rusty Gets Athletic with Ben Rhodes and John Boel

LISTEN TO THE PODCAST HERE. In my world, the big news this week wasn’t local. One of my favorite writers of all time, Elmore Leonard, passed away this week.  And on Wednesday, it seems like every other post on my Facebook page was another tribute to Leonard, who was 87. My tribute in the podcast was to talk about Leonard’s famous 10 Tips for writing. The best-known is the advice to leave out the parts people usually skip. But the most useful may have been Leonard’s opinion on writing dialogue — never use anything other than the word “said” in…

Benefit for Hank Sinatra – Aug.11 @ Jim Porter’s

    Whether you know him as Roger Knight or Hank Sinatra, you’ll want to contribute to his health, healing, and all the financial help that is involved. One of the finest southpaw guitarists in town, Hank needs as much support as he can get, emotionally and financially, so come on out to Jim Porter’s this Sunday. Easy, free parking and plenty of it.  So much talent under one roof, it could be deemed as the Louisville Music zip  code for the day.     Jim Porter’s – Sunday, Aug. 11   Ballroom:     5:35 – 6:00 Happy Panic…

Finally, Some Comedy in the Kevin Ware Saga

They’ve got some great writers at the Letterman show. You may have heard enough of the heart-wrenching Kevin Ware story, but this bit on Letterman is hilarious. Ware shows he’s got some comedy chops. The bit was written as the Top 10 thoughts going through Kevin Ware’s mind as he was writing in pain:

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Local Holistic Health Group Renewed

Join me in my interview with Tish Moscow, wife of the well respected late Dr Peter Moscow who helped bring revolutionary and life-changing healing alternatives to the Ohio Valley. She has been instrumental in re-establishing the Louisville Holistic Heath (Meetup) Group. The third meeting is scheduled for Thursday March 21. Everyone is invited. Tish, please tell me about your vision for Louisville Holistic Health Group This is a forum for practitioners and others to learn what is available in the Louisville area in terms of alternative medicine, complementary care, holistic health. It is a place where practitioners can present their ideas,…

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Louisville temperature set to drop to 14 degrees

Powerful storms rolled through Louisville early Wednesday, waking myself, my family and most of the city with the sound of sirens. At one point, Louisville was under a tornado warning for about 30 minutes that expired at 4:55 a.m. One of the worst places to have been hit was Elizabeth, Indiana, where powerful winds heavily damaged several buildings, including a barn on a farm that’s been owned by the same family for 200 years. As far as I can tell no one was injured. But the new story is going to be the temperature: Tonight the weather is set to drop…