It’s all about Derby from now until the first Saturday in May, and Rusty’s Most Interesting Guests take you behind the scenes of the magic that is the Derby Festival and Churchill Downs. Jill Bell first got involved in the Derby Festival as a college
It’s Thunder Week around here, and that alone should put you in a better mood, even if you’re still smarting from that Wildcat loss in Monday’s NCAA Championship game. Some overly unsportsmanlike basketball fans should work on becoming more compassionate, and they could learn a
Rusty visits with two more of the most interesting people in the ‘Ville — Dr. John Gilderbloom and Mark Hebert. Both are good friends of the show, and in fact Hebert’s appearance marks the first time in 41 shows there has been a repeat guest,
There’s a whole lot happening in the River City this week, and not all of it is good. Downtown violence has everyone concerned and puts the reputation of Waterfront Park as a safe place in jeopardy. But the big event is Red vs. Blue and
While you may be thinking non-stop hoops, Rusty visits a leading author and architect in NuLu as well as an entertaining ice cream entrepreneur on Frankfort Avenue. Steve Wiser has written plenty of books about the city’s rich architectural history and he’s got some thoughts
Rusty enters the worlds of art and business by talking with Actors Theatre’s Les Waters and Stacy Griggs of El Toro. Waters makes the calls on the new plays at the Humana Festival each year, and also directs a production. I talked with him about
Are you tired of snow days and the kids being out of school, especially on days like Tuesday when it didn’t even snow? Want an answer to why JCPS decision-makers seem to freak out with every forecast? Me, too, so I called my JCPS school
If you don’t know Shoni Schimmel, you don’t know women’s basketball. Rusty talked with U of L’s amazing basketball star before practice this week. Shoni grew up on a reservation, and exhibits a flashy style of play known as “RezBall”. She’s a hero to Native Americans across the country, many of whom are traveling to Louisville for Monday night’s big game against Connecticut.
This week’s Most Interesting People in the ‘Ville are Taste of 502 founder Belinda Gates and lawyer Karen Faulkner, who’s running for Jefferson County Attorney. Gates helped create Restaurant Week, a celebration that encourages us all to go out to dinner at a bargain price.
It’s Valentine’s Week, and the Rusty Show presents romantic advice for listeners. Not really, but it’s the first time Rusty has welcomed two female guests in the same show, and both Stacey Servo and Brigid Kaelin offer Rick some advice on the big day. Stacey