"Iowa Nice Guy" Scott Siepker joins Ben Kieffer on River to River to talk about his latest video "Hey Cancer," which he created as a humorous tribute to his late father, Terry “Zip” Siepker, who lost his second battle with leukemia last year.
"If you have somebody in your life that you love...please get out there and do it- tell the people you love that you love them!" - Scott Siepker
If you need to brush up on your presidential knowledge, one theater company production pays tribute to all 44, each with their own short 2-minute play. Host Charity Nebbe talks with Adam Moeller, the production's director, about the dynamic show and how it captures each president's time in the Oval Office.
Then, President of the Landlocked Film Festival Mary Blackwood, talks about the upcoming festival and several participants share the films they've submitted.
Ferner Nuhn, Ruth Suckow, Bess Streader Aldridge... the names of Iowa authors whose books have long gone out of print. A new website, Rural Lit RALLY is doing its best to make sure that they are not forgotten. Talk of Iowa rediscovers some works of literature from rural Iowa.
Also, "Iowa Nice Guy" Scott Siepker discusses his two new Iowa videos - "Cyclone Nice" and "Hawkeye Nice" with Charity Nebbe.
Many movies are created by large studios for theaters and television, but a group of Iowa film makers launched a small movie production company with the plan of only using the Internet to reach an audience. With small a budget and help from volunteers they’ve had their first taste of success on a national level.