Julius Friedman: A Louisville presence

Around this time last summer, Julius Friedman was gleefully recreating one of his most famous pieces of art with a group of children. Under his direction, the kids dropped scoops of ice cream into the upturned bell of a gleaming French horn. The project was part of...

Remembering Louis Coleman’s moxie

Few Louisvillians in recent memory possessed more moxie than Rev. Louis Coleman. The perennial protester, usually dressed in casual gear, armed with a bullhorn and flanked by a small but committed group of like-minded souls, was a familiar sight around Louisville for...

Old School Tactics, Modern Talk Show

Today, Insider Louisville featured MoxieTalk Mondays. In this installment, they shared Kirt’s talent for using old-school interview styles with current guests. Read the full story...

‘MoxieTalk with Kirt Jacobs’ reveals many great moments

Though “MoxieTalk” is a modern talk show available across a wide array of media platforms, host Kirt Jacobs has adopted a pretty “old-school” approach to interviewing his guests. Talk show veterans like Dick Cavett, Bob Costas, Merv Griffin and Tavis Smiley have...

Behind the scenes of MoxieTalk with Insider Louisville

In the recent Insider Louisville feature about MoxieTalk, Kirt takes us behind the scenes of the show. When asked about why he shares the questions prior to the day of the taping, he says: “It’s a richer, more robust answer if you have time to think about it,” Jacobs...

Five questions to make 2017 your most Moxie year ever

Ready to make 2017 your biggest, boldest year yet? Interviewing yourself may be the key. I interview local and national leaders from all walks of life who have demonstrated boldness and courage. Over the years, I’ve honed in on several questions that help me get...

The Story of MoxieTalk, presented by Insider Louisville

Our recent post on Insider Louisville features the story of MoxieTalk… where it came from and where it’s going, and an inside look into the mind of our show’s creator and host, Kirt Jacobs. “I don’t want to just interview leaders,” says Jacobs. “I...

Most Moxie Moments of 2016

From relaunching with a new name to branching out into new platforms, 2016 has been a monumental year that required more than a little moxie. During those moments when my own moxie might have been flagging, my guests gave me plenty of inspiration to draw upon....

Welcome to MoxieTalk with Kirt Jacobs

Welcome to MoxieTalk with Kirt Jacobs We can hardly believe it has been 11 years of interviewing the most interesting leaders across all career paths-and learning what inspires them. To celebrate–and because we’ve grown – we are changing our name and expanding our...