John Barbour is known as "the godfather of reality TV". He created, co-hosted, co-produced, and wrote 'Real People' the first reality show, which was number one on NBC for three years during the early 1980's. He originated the 'AM' show in Los Angeles, was the first newscast movie reviewer for KNBC, where he won 3 Emmys, was film critic for LA Magazine for a decade, won a Golden Mike for journalistic commentary, and was a successful stand-up comic in night clubs and on television.
For 30 years, he worked to tell the story of former New Orleans D.A. Jim Garrison, the man who tried to bring Clay Shaw to trial for his role in conspiring to kill John Kennedy. Barbour succeeded in the mid 1990's with his award-winning documentary 'The Garrison Tapes!'.
During Midweek Open Lines, many callers reacted to the previous night's debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, as well as shared eerie stories and UFO encounters. John Barbour appeared during the first 90 minutes of the show, telling stories of his rough childhood in Canada, and his path to becoming a comedian, film... More »
In the first half, George Knapp welcomed investigative journalist Jim Marrs to discuss his extensive research into the JFK assassination, as well as how human civilization may have originated with non-humans who visited Earth.
JFK assassination expert Ed Haslam recounted the story of Judyth Vary Baker, a once promising science student and cancer researcher, who became involved with Lee Harvey Oswald over the summer of 1963 in New Orleans. Judyth Vary Baker and More »