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The Bloomington Review

Join Jim Inman every Friday night at 6 and Saturday morning at 8 for the Bloomington Review, a look back at the past week in Bloomington and Monroe County with a look ahead to next week.

Rudolph.  Charlie Brown.  Frosty.

What do they have in common?  They are all part of the American culture in Christmas television… and author Joanna Wilson has spent years writing books and studying the history of Christmas in television.  Joanna joins Jim for a special interview for the holiday season.  Plus, a wrap-up of local news and sports… and the celebration of one year of “The Bloomington Review with Jim Inman!”

David Pillar and Jim Inman (the Educator and the Minister of Culture) have a packed show with news and sports… plus an interview with Becky Rose, Director of Student Services at MCCSC.  Enjoy the show!

It’s Thanksgiving weekend – and there is no reason to sit at home.  We have Julie Warren from Visit Bloomington talking about all the events going on this weekend… plus a replay of the Butterball Turkey interview with Jan Allen!  Plus, your news and sports updates with Jim Inman and David Pillar.  Enjoy the show!

Gobble Gobble!  Jan Allen, one of the wonderful home economists from Butterball Turkey, calls in with the annual Thanksgiving turkey tips!  If you have questions about baking/deep frying/stuffing, or need some last-minute help without letting your mother-in-law know, this is the show for you!  Jim and David also talk local news and sports during the hour…

This week Jim and David Pillar discuss Black Friday, and share some winter driving tips… and get ready for next week’s interview with the Butterball Turkey ladies!  Plus, all your news and sports wrap-up for the week.  Enjoy the show!

Jim Inman and David Pillar welcome back Julie Warren from Visit Bloomington.  Julie was a guest on last week’s show, but portions of her interview were cut-off due to high school football… so we have the full interview here!  Plus updates on the murder trial of Nathan Finney, Victor Oladpio’s YouTube *singing* debut, and celebrating Veteran’s Day.  Enjoy the show!

It’s November – which means the holiday season is just around the corner!  Jim Inman and David Pillar welcome Julie Warren, Director of Tourism from Visit Bloomington, to talk about community activities that celebrate the end of the year!  The guys also discuss Victor Oladipo’s NBA start, and the announcement of the closing of Williams’ Jewelry.  Enjoy the show!

During the first half-hour, Jim welcomes Stephanie Holman from the Monroe County Public Library.  Stephanie is involved in the “Festival of Ghost Stories” at Bryan Park this year, and she shares some urban legends and folklore tales.  In the second-half of the show, David Pillar joins in to talk local news and his in-person review of the Colts/Broncos “War of 1812″ return of former Colts QB Peyton Manning.

Hosts Jim Inman and David Pillar talk about local news, Jim’s trip to Dallas (and visiting the site of the JFK assassination), David’s tickets to the Colts/Broncos game, and some signs that you “know you’re from Indiana!”

Jim Inman and David Pillar welcome back Matt Sheehan, retired MCCSC teacher, to share more ghost stories and folklore from Bloomington and Monroe County.

Jim Inman and David Pillar welcome back Matt Sheehan, retired MCCSC teacher, to share more ghost stories and folklore from Bloomington and Monroe County.

Ghost stories, anyone?  Jim Inman and David Pillar are joined by retired MCCSC teacher Matt Sheehan, who shares a personal story about Morgan-Monroe Forest and the legendary Stepp Cemetery.  Jim and David also talk Hoosier Hysteria and much more!

Jim is joined by David Pillar to discuss Lotus Fest, Hoosiers Outrun Cancer and more local news and sports… plus a special appearance by David Hays (host of “Your Money with David Hays” on WGCL) to get the low-down and what is going on with the economy and possible shut-down.

Jim Inman welcomes David Pillar to the show, and their special guest – Tim Noble.  Tim has spent more than 40 years singing in major opera houses all over the world – and also entertains audiences at IU Football and Basketball games.

It’s a celebration – and good-bye – as Brian Callahan heads out to Chicago.  Jim and Brian discuss the job cuts announced earlier this week, as well as a variety of local news stories.

Jim and Brian discuss a variety of local news and event this week, including the the Indiana Balloon Fest with David Pillar.

Jim and Brian welcome Jackson Creek Principal David Pillar to discuss the Kiwanis Club’s Indiana Hot Air Balloon Fest.

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