You can just picture Jim Gearhart on standing before Rob Lowe in some hallowed hall of government.

"Mr. Lowe, I served with Col. Sanders. I knew Col. Sanders. Col. Sanders was a friend of mine. Rob, you're no Col. Sanders."

Well, it's true. Jim did know the colonel way back when (Jim's been around for a bit — he knew practically everyone). He remembers how Sanders hated smoking. He remembers how true the colonel stayed to character — even wearing the white outfit.

And, of course, Jim remembers the "great experience of eating fried chicken cooked by Col. Sanders ... and it'll never be surpassed."

But he can't believe what's become of the commercial icon!

Jim's been watching TV lately so you don't have to. His observations are shared in the latest installment of the Jim Gearhart Show podcast, available here, on iTunes and Google Play.

And it's just part of what Jim takes on in the latest installment of his podcast. Check out the full episode below to hear the rest. Email Jim at

The Jim Gearhart Podcast is available every week on New Jersey 101.5 and in the New Jersey 101.5 app. You can also subscribe with your favorite podcasting app for iPhones, Android devices or your computer:

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— Townsquare Media staff

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