Name: Jim Bodine
On the air: Weekdays from 3:00-7:00
Birthday: June 10
Born Where: Pine Bluff
Education: Rison High School, University of Arkansas at Monticello
What would be your dream interview? The late Coach John Wooden
What's your favorite thing about working at Magic 107.9? Free Food and, oh yeah, the people I work with
Who was on your school lunch box? Roy Rogers
Do you have a nickname and what does it say about you? Jimbo and it says I’m way less formal than a James
What's the one thing you can't live without? My family
What's your pet peeve? People who are late. I think it shows a lack of respect for others.
What's your favorite local hangout? Razorback Stadium, Bud Walton Arena (whether there’s a game or not)
Do you have a motto or life creed? Of those to whom much is given, much will be expected.
What's your most embarrassing moment? I’ve done my best to block those memories
If you were sequestered on a jury, who would you like to be on the panel with you? Emeril Lagasse (assuming he has access to a kitchen)
Who would you most like to have as a dinner guest? My Dad
What's your favorite snack? Chips and salsa
What's always in your fridge? water
What food won't you eat? liver
What's your guilty pleasure? Cocoanut cream pie—and I don’t feel very guilty about it
Who does your laundry? I do. I’m very particular.
Do you have a conspiracy theory? Yes
How do you spend your spare time? Ideally, time with my Grandsons or on a roller coaster is included.
Do you have any trophies or prized possessions? I have things that mean a lot to me, but the bottom line is they’re just things.
What's the most embarassing CD/Album in your collection? Music doesn’t embarrass me (unless you hear me singing)
What's your favorite article of clothing? The Classic Razorback Blazer I received for my birthday.
What movie would you like to have been in? The Princess Bride
If you could be any movie/TV/book character, who would you be? Ernest T. Bass (from the Andy Griffith Show)
If you were stranded on an island with the proper accessories, what three movies and TV shows would you want with you? The Office, The Princess Bride, and The Andy Griffith Show
Who are your favorite actors? Actresses? Actors—Paul Newman, Tommy Lee Jones, Tom Hanks. Actresses—Joanne Woodward, Sandra Bulloch, Meg Ryan, Nicole Kidman
What are your favorite Magic 107.9 Artists? MercyMe, Chicago, Blood Sweat and Tears, Los Lonely Boys, Maroon 5—most of ‘em
If you could be any age again, what would it be and why? I’m pretty comfortable where I am.
What do you like to do on vacation? Sit on a beach, or hike in the mountains, or take a cruise.
Name three people you think are really sexy. My wife, My wife, and My wife.
What's the coolest thing to do on Friday night? High School Football or Basketball (depending on the season)
Who's your favorite author? I have 2: John Grisham and Max Lucado
What's your favorite sport? Basketball
What's your favorite sports team? Arkansas Razorbacks
What made you want to go into radio broadcasting? I thought those folks were so cool—now I know the truth.
What are your three favorite Internet sites? Magic1079.com, Facebook, and Youtube
What's the most important thing you ever learned? The red thing in the bottom of the oven is HOT!
Is there anything else we don't know about you? I rode on a train with Johnny Cash, June Carter, and Geraldo Rivera