William Powell, outgoing Senior Editor for St. Louis Magazine, sits down with DJ to talk about his departure from St. Louis for New Haven, Connecticut to attend Yale Law School. He talks about his move from rural Pennsylvania to the New York Times and Esquire, to city magazines. Powell also goes over his past work with St. Louis Magazine , which includes covering competitive eating in the sports section, Bob Costas, Larry Rice, and his final article with the magazine: a look at the shootings of Vonderrit Meyers and Kajieme Powell.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch City Hall reporter Nick Pistor joins DJ in studio to talk about the upcoming mayor's race and possible candidates. He also discusses crime in downtown and St. Louis's struggle with regionalism.
DJ is joined in studio by Jim Nesbitt, author and former editor of the Riverfront Times. Jim talks about his new book, The Last Second Chance, his leap from journalism to fiction, nights of poker with St. Louis politicians, and his tumultuous time at the Riverfront Times.