Today, we’re celebrating the 100th episode of “The Memo” podcast. Brad and Derek are joined by Daily Journal editor Rod Guajardo to share memories from the first 100 episodes (13:49) and discuss challenges they’ve faced and goals they have for the show’s future. Brad (7:08) also talks about his feature story in Monday’s paper about Amy Holt and Ali Ballard.
Also on today’s show, Daily Journal Capitol Bureau chief Bobby Harrison (23:14) talks about a busy weekend for the legislature that included lawmakers reaching an agreement near midnight Sunday night on a budget and a tax cut plan. Daily Journal photographer Lauren Wood (31:34) also discusses her photo essay on motocross racing at North Mississippi Motorsports racetrack near Booneville. Brad (36:19) gives us the wackiest crime reports from last week.
Brad’s wife, Rachel, and baby daughter, Ellie, join the show (45:53) in advance of the public shaving of Brad’s mustache. See a video of Brad’s shaving on the Daily Journal’s Facebook and YouTube pages (https://youtu.be/ajTuqExX6Ng).
Finally, celebrate “The Memo’s” milestone by listening to a montage of clips from our first 100 shows at the end of today’s episode (51:22).