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Audio: Novelist/David Letterman writer Bill Scheft talks tributes, plastic surgery and Jay Leno’s voicemail

Greatest podcast guest of all-time Bill Scheft returns to talk about putting together a tribute to his wife and comic extraordinaire Adrianne Tolsch, a phenomenal new documentary about plastic surgery and a voicemail he recently received from Jay Leno.

Other topics covered include the week The Late Show spent in London, former Johnny Carson producer Peter Lassally’s role in the Letterman organization and Chris Rock’s place on the Mt. Rushmore of stand-up comedy.

And for The Truants, no music this week past 1968.

CLICK HERE to stream or download the interview

CLICK HERE for a podcast featuring Adrianne Tolsch and her tales of Rodney Dangerfield and Bill Hicks

CLICK HERE to view Take My Nose, Please

CLICK HERE to sample Bill Scheft’s critically acclaimed books

CLICK HERE for Bill’s previous appearances on our podcast

 

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2018 Garden Spot Festival commences on April 26th in La Grange

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The 2018 Garden Spot Festival is set for April 26th through April 29th in La Grange, NC.

Along with the small town charm La Grange is famous for, the Garden Spot festival adds children’s amusement rides, arts, crafts, live music and an eclectic mix of food vendors to the mix.

Garden Spot 2018 flyer

Amusement rides will be provided by Inners Showsa company that services fairs and festivals from Pennsylvania to South Carolina.

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CLICK HERE for a multi-decade history of the Garden Spot Festival

 

 

 

Patrick Holmes of Lenoir County Public Schools talks budgets, superintendents and early college

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In a new 13-minute interview, Lenoir County Public Schools public information director Patrick Holmes sheds light on the state budget crisis, iPads in the schools and the Lenoir County Early College program.

Holmes also talks about outgoing LCPS superintendent Dr. Steve Mazingo and incoming interim superintendent Brent Williams.

CLICK HERE to listen to the interview.

CLICK HERE for a recent interview with Kinston Mayor BJ Murphy.

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