This Weekend with Tanya T – 1/22/2016

If you’re knee-deep in snow this weekend, beat the cold by checking out these new releases: First up, Dirty Grandpa stars Robert De Niro as Grandpa Dick, who tricks his grandson Jason (Zac Efron) into driving him to Florida the week before Jason’s wedding.  The trip threatens Jason’s nuptials to his boss’ daughter and his … Continue reading “This Weekend with Tanya T – 1/22/2016”

This Weekend with Tanya T – 1/8/2016

Happy 2016!  The best part of the new year is that it kicks off awards season.  This weekend there’s the Golden Globes, next week Oscar nominations are announced followed by the Critics’ Choice Awards.  I’ll be at the CCA’s, so be sure to follow me on twitter at TanyaTSupertalk for a behind-the scenes look at … Continue reading “This Weekend with Tanya T – 1/8/2016”

JT & Andy Berry tackle Congresses decision to repeal the country-of-origin law

Odds are, you are the type of person that likes to know where your food comes from. You would at least like to know whether your beef & pork comes from a local farm or halfway around the globe. If either of the latter is correct about you, than prepare to be seriously disappointed in … Continue reading “JT & Andy Berry tackle Congresses decision to repeal the country-of-origin law”

This Weekend with Tanya T – 11/20/15

Happy Thanksgiving Supertalk family!  Not only do you get to eat lots of turkey this week, but there are some great new movies to enjoy while you sink into your food coma.   The Hunger Games ends its movie series with Mockingjay – Part 2.  Rated PG-13, Katniss returns to lead an army against President … Continue reading “This Weekend with Tanya T – 11/20/15”

This Weekend with Tanya T – 10/30/15

This weekend’s weather forecast is full of rain, so stay dry by checking out these new movies:     Bradley Cooper stars in Burnt – a movie about a chef who runs the best restaurant in Paris, only to lose it all with his irresponsible behavior.  Determined to make a comeback, he assembles his culinary dream team … Continue reading “This Weekend with Tanya T – 10/30/15”

This Weekend with Tanya T – 9/4/15

If you head out to your favorite movie theater this weekend, you’re not going to find a lot of big-budget action movies like years past. This is sort of a sleepy release weekend, and here’s the movies you need to know about: A Walk in the Woods stars Robert Redford and Nick Nolte as old … Continue reading “This Weekend with Tanya T – 9/4/15”

JT sits down with Transportation Commissioner Dick Hall

ICYM Dick Hall, Central District Transportation Commissioner, on the JT Show to talk about The Mississippi Transportation Commission (MTC) recently approving MDOT awarding grants to multiple public transit authorities across the state for maintenance and improvement projects:    

This Weekend with Tanya T – 8/28/15

The temperatures are going to rise again this weekend in the Magnolia state, but you can beat the heat by checking out these new movies: When an American family gets caught in the middle of a political uprising in Southeast Asia, they frantically look for a way out in No Escape.  This Rated R thriller … Continue reading “This Weekend with Tanya T – 8/28/15”

JT Recap with Reagan

Today we had the pleasure of meeting the FIRST University of Southern Mississippi student with Down syndrome, Reagan, to attend a college level class there.  Reagan was joined in the studio today by her mom Judy, Jerry R. Alliston, Ph.D., Coordinator for Community Inclusion, Employment & Volunteerism at the Institute for Disability Studies at Southern Mississippi … Continue reading “JT Recap with Reagan”

This Weekend with Tanya T – 8/21/15

There are three new movies to check out this weekend:  a quirky action-comedy, an action-thriller and a horror film.  All three are rated R, so you’re going to have to find something else to do with the kids this weekend. American Ultra reunites Kristen Stewart and Jesse Eisenberg as a small-town couple who is forced … Continue reading “This Weekend with Tanya T – 8/21/15”

Talking Initiative 42 with Russ Latino on the JT Show

Russ Latino with Kids First Mississippi joined the JT Show to talk about Initiative Measure 42 and Alternative Measure 42A.  You can find the interview below:     The following is verbatim text from the Secretary of State’s website about both Initiatives: ​Initiative Measure #42 BALLOT SUMMARY: Initiative Measure #42 would protect each child’s fundamental right … Continue reading “Talking Initiative 42 with Russ Latino on the JT Show”

JT Interview with Megan Barth

Donald Trump is riding several strong post-debate polls into a full schedule of campaign stops this week as he seeks to solidify his lead in the race for the Republican presidential nomination.Trump will campaign this week in Michigan, New Hampshire and Iowa, where a new poll found him leading the GOP race with 19 percent, … Continue reading “JT Interview with Megan Barth”

JT Rewind: John Mosley

John Mosley, Insurance Commissioner candidate, joined the JT Show at the Neshoba County Fair:     Click here to check out all of the interviews from day 2 at the Neshoba County Fair, July 30th.  Interviews include Governor Bryant, Tony Greer, Speaker of the House Philip Gunn and Scott Bounds.   Click here to check out … Continue reading “JT Rewind: John Mosley”

JT at the Neshoba Co Fair (July 30) – Talks with the Gov, Greer, Gunn & Bounds

Great day of interviews on the JT Show at the Neshoba County Fair today!  With interviews with Governor Bryant, Tony Greer, Speaker of the House Philip Gunn and Scott Bounds…there was never a dull moment! You can find all of the interviews below: • Scott Bounds, Representative District 44:     • Governor Phil Bryant:   … Continue reading “JT at the Neshoba Co Fair (July 30) – Talks with the Gov, Greer, Gunn & Bounds”

JT at the Neshoba Co Fair – Talks with Hawkins Butler, Bailey, Chaney, Pace, Reeves, Calvert, Mosley, Hood & Williams

Very busy day on the JT Show with interviews with Tate Reeves, Speedy Calvert, Ron Williams,  Brent Bailey, Curt Pace, Jim Hood, Mary Hawkins Butler, John Mosley, and Mike Chaney. You can find all of the interviews below: • Insurance Commissioner candidate John Mosley:     • Madison Mayor Mary Hawkins Butler (running for State Auditor)   … Continue reading “JT at the Neshoba Co Fair – Talks with Hawkins Butler, Bailey, Chaney, Pace, Reeves, Calvert, Mosley, Hood & Williams”

Cookin’ with J.T.: Smoked BBQ Chuck Roast

This is a nice recipe when you want to do something different on the smoker, it’s flavorful and hearty. You are basically doing the same thing you would do making a pot roast, but we are going to do it on the smoker for a sweet BBQ tasting piece of beef. Get a nice marbled … Continue reading “Cookin’ with J.T.: Smoked BBQ Chuck Roast”

JT’s It’s not Rocket Science Char-Grilled Oysters

The Sauce (per dozen oysters) *it takes a lot 1 stick of melted BUTTER not margarine Pinch of kosher salt Dash of Louisiana hot sauce Dash of Worcestershire sauce 1tbsp minced garlic 1 tsp ground black or white pepper Juice of ½ of a lemon 3 tbsp finely grated Parmesan /Romano cheese (optional) The Oysters 1 dozen … Continue reading “JT’s It’s not Rocket Science Char-Grilled Oysters”

JT Recap: What to Cook for the Super Bowl?

Malcolm Reed with Killer Hogs BBQ joined the J.T. Show to give you some ideas on what to cook for the upcoming SuperBowl:   You can find J.T. Stuffed Peppers wrapped in bacon recipe below: J.T.’s Stuffed Peppers Wrapped in Bacon: 10 fresh jalapeños seeded and deveined cut in half lengthwise 1 lb roll breakfast … Continue reading “JT Recap: What to Cook for the Super Bowl?”

This Weekend with Tanya T – 1/23/15

Although January is notorious for releasing the worst movies of the year, the announcement of Oscar nominees sees studios re-releasing some of these nominees in an effort to gain momentum (and $$) before Oscar Sunday.  So, if you missed an Oscar contender first go around, chances are it’s playing at your local theater this weekend. … Continue reading “This Weekend with Tanya T – 1/23/15”

JT Recap: MS Parents for Vaccine Rights

Should a parent be able to decide whether their child receive vaccinations? The J.T. Show welcomed Mary Jo Perry & Lindey Magee with MS Parents for Vaccine Rights to discuss HB 130 which, if passed, will provide exemptions to allow parents to decide whether their children receive vaccinations. Check out their interview below:     … Continue reading “JT Recap: MS Parents for Vaccine Rights”

Should Pot be Legalized in Mississippi?

“Shall there be an amendment to the Mississippi Constitution that legalizes and 2 taxes cannabis and hemp 10% for adults, and adjusts penalties for cannabis abuse so that they 3 are no more than those for alcohol abuse, and further requires that revenue raised annually by 4 such tax be primarily credited for Mississippi Public … Continue reading “Should Pot be Legalized in Mississippi?”

Interview with Steve Sutton, Author of Pride Aside

Steve Hutton, author of Pride Aside, joined JT and his audience to share their family’s journey through his son’s battle of addiction.  The book, Pride Aside, was written to serve as an encouragement to parents who have suffered along a similar path, to serve as a tool for parents to possibly be alerted to warning … Continue reading “Interview with Steve Sutton, Author of Pride Aside”

Scary Gary’s ‘Twas The Night Before Redneck Christmas

No Christmas storytelling can be quite complete without the addition of Scary Gary’s “‘Twas the Night Before Redneck Christmas.”  Get the tissues ready because it is quite the tear jerker…(not really, actually…not even a little bit): — Be sure to check out Bob’s “‘Twas the Night Before Christmas”

A Beer, A Sheep, and A Cowboy

There are things you should do after a few brews, and there are things you should not do.  Check out the JT Show Vid of the Day here.   This Cowboy thinks he has found a horse while he enjoys the “High Life.”  Uhhh…. It’s a sheep dude, and you don’t mess with sheep. This … Continue reading “A Beer, A Sheep, and A Cowboy”

Pockets in your Toilet Paper

A new toilet paper has a pocket for you. Michael Findlay’s page on the crowd-funding site says using “extra layers of toilet paper to avoid touching any fecal matter” is “a waste of paper and can cause toilet backups,” but the pocketed design of his “new toilet paper” will let users “participate in the green movement” … Continue reading “Pockets in your Toilet Paper”

Meet Mackenzie

Meet Mackenzie…she was diagnosed with a rare disorder called Genitopatellar Syndrome at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in October 2010. All we knew is that she would have severe physical and mental delay. While we were in the NICU, we kept hearing about this school called The Little Light House and how we needed to … Continue reading “Meet Mackenzie”

Professor Bans Bless You In His Class!

Professor Dr. Leon Gardner has installed grade penalties for saying “Bless You” in his class.  Here is the story… Professor Bans College Students From Saying ‘Bless You’ In Class We thought it would nice to send him a God Bless You from Mississippi.  Tell him to have a great rest of the week as well.  Here … Continue reading “Professor Bans Bless You In His Class!”

Driving under the Influence Hurts Everyone

We had a special young man in studio with us to talk about the Hazards of Driving under the Influence.  Damien Redmond from Cruger, MS was hit by a drunk driver last year while he was headed back to school. He has had 14 surgeries trying to recover from the crash. Listen in to his … Continue reading “Driving under the Influence Hurts Everyone”

JT Show Recap: Phil Bryant, Philip Gunn + More!

We had a great line-up today, July 31st, at the Neshoba County Fair!  Check out some of the notable interviews below from today: We were joined by Governor Phil Bryant who made a surprising announcement: Interview with Lynn Fitch, State Treasurer of MS: Mayor of Louisville Will Hill: Speaker of the House of Representatives Philip … Continue reading “JT Show Recap: Phil Bryant, Philip Gunn + More!”

The Big Three on The JT Show

The dust has settled and the political speaking is over from the Neshoba County Fair.  We were there stirring it up with the rest of the media and had a chance to sit down with THE BIG THREE.  Check out our interviews with Governor Phil Bryant, Lt. Governor Tate Reeves, and Speaker of the House … Continue reading “The Big Three on The JT Show”

Bob’s World Famous Crack Cheese Dip

Tired of the regular Rotel at your next party.  Try this to stir things up: 3 blocks cream cheese 1 pd sausage (hot will fire up this dip. regular is fine. sage is good too) 1 Large Mild Salsa 1 Small Hot Salsa 1 Sour Cream 16 ounce Brown the Sausage. Drain. Dump everything in … Continue reading “Bob’s World Famous Crack Cheese Dip”

Spicy Pickles? You Bet!

One of our listeners, Bobby Rayborn, sent this recipe in after our discussion of pickles.  We thought you all might like it: 1 quart store bought sliced dill pickles Drain off dill juice and discard chop about 3-4 wedges of garlic and onion add to pickles top off jar with sugar usually about 3/4 to … Continue reading “Spicy Pickles? You Bet!”

Palmer Home Radiothon: Tour of the Phillips House

Thanks to Emily Ferril, Palmer Home Development Director for the Golden Triangle, and Jana Bell, Palmer Home Development Director for Jackson, for giving us a full guided tour of one of the group homes at Palmer Home.   Check out the video below:   How you can help: – Donate $10 by texting PALMER to … Continue reading “Palmer Home Radiothon: Tour of the Phillips House”

LIVESTRONG with Jeremy and Claire Jungling

A big thanks to Jeremy and Claire Jungling for taking the time to come on The J.T. Show and share their story.  Jeremy was diagnosed with colon cancer on August 29, 2012. Cancer was a seemingly unconquerable mountain that had been placed squarely in his path and sent him into the deepest valleys—emotionally, physically and financially. At that … Continue reading “LIVESTRONG with Jeremy and Claire Jungling”

A Great Mississippi Story That Was Almost Untold

Below is a Facebook post that William Tate “Buddy” King, Winston County Emergency Management Agency, posted shortly after the tragic Louisville Tornado: “I do have one story to share that I have been asked not to tell. I hope it doesn’t get me in too much trouble, because I just have to share it. This story will … Continue reading “A Great Mississippi Story That Was Almost Untold”

Diversity…on the Oxford Square?

Really! That is what makes a news story for NewsWatch 99, the student run television station at the University of Mississippi. The report by the newscast pointed out that 20% of Oxford’s population is black, while 70% is white  (I’m not sure what happened to the other 10%, but I didn’t write the story).  The … Continue reading “Diversity…on the Oxford Square?”

Kirk Cameron on The J.T. Show

Kirk Cameron, cultural icon of the 80’s as Mike Seaver on Growing Pains, joined the J.T. Show this morning to promote “Love Worth Fighting For : Marriage Event” which will take place at First Baptist Church in Jackson on Sunday, May 4th at 4:00 p.m. For the last four years, Cameron, and musical guest Warren … Continue reading “Kirk Cameron on The J.T. Show”

Give me one reason why we should not to fund a Trooper School, and I will give you 5 reasons why we should.

The Mississippi Highway Patrol is about 150 troopers short of where it needs to be, and 120 troopers are ready to retire. Don’t believe me? Get out on the Interstate or the Highway; you’re probably not going to see a State Trooper. What you will see are people speeding up and down our state, bump … Continue reading “Give me one reason why we should not to fund a Trooper School, and I will give you 5 reasons why we should.”

Grill Still Getting it Done

She doesn’t look like much, but when those smoked ribs, chops, and burgers come off they sing of years of grilling lore.  I remember my dad, Joe Sullender, firing this bad boy up on Saturday nights and making some of the best fare this growing boy had ever eaten.  My brother Scott and I have … Continue reading “Grill Still Getting it Done”

I have the greatest listeners…

I have the greatest listeners on the PLANET! This is Bruce, from Clinton, and I right before Thanksgiving. He let me invite myself to his family place to hunt and I was able to harvest my only deer of the season, so far. This is the way to hunt; we stand around and pose for … Continue reading “I have the greatest listeners…”

Beef…it’s what’s for Christmas dinner!

This year I decided enough is enough…no more Turkey and Dressing for Christmas.  I mean we just had it on Thanksgiving!  So I purchased this whole beef tenderloin at the Country Meat Packers and cooked it on Christmas morning. I rubbed it down with olive oil, and coated it with Crazy Janes garlic salt and … Continue reading “Beef…it’s what’s for Christmas dinner!”