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Dave Grohl's Mom On the WDHA Morning Jolt

She's the mother of one of the most famous rockers on the planet...and she's just published a book detailing her conversations with the mothers of other famous musicians. Virginia Grohl's new book, From Cradle To Stage: Stories From the Mothers Who Rocked and Raised Rock Stars, contains fascinating insight into the family dynamic of stars…

Mike Nesmith On "All Mixed Up"

Best known as a member of the Monkees, Michael Nesmith's place in pop culture history includes being considered one of the Founding Fathers of country-rock, a video visionary (he is credited with coming up with the concept of the original MTV), author, songwriter, and so much more. Mike called into WDHA and "All Mixed Up"…

Southside Johnny On the Jolt

The legendary Southside Johnny and his Asbury Jukes are synonymous with New Jersey, reaching far beyond their Jersey Shore roots. Never at a loss for words, Southside (and a barking dog) called into the WDHA Morning Jolt to discuss moonshine, the current lineup of the band, and how the late Curtis Mayfield inspired the most…

Presidential Speechwriter Bill McGurn On the Jolt

As the chief speechwriter for President George W. Bush from 2006 to 2008, Bill McGurn has seen the inner workings of the White House as few others have. Now on the editorial board of The Wall Street Journal, Bill also writes the weekly "Main Street" column that appears on Tuesdays. As the first one hundred…

Vincent Pastore From "The Sopranos" On the Jolt

Best known for his portrayal of Salvatore "Big Pussy" Bonpensiero on the HBO series The Sopranos, Vincent Pastore has done everything from soap operas to indie flicks. His latest project, The Eyes, is a thriller that you think is about six total strangers who are kidnapped and through governmental technology are shown proof they have…

Ad Expert Talks PR Fiascoes On the Jolt

Over the past couple of weeks a number of public figures and huge corporations have found themselves under VERY high scrutiny for their words and/or actions. Fox News political commentator Bill O'Reilly, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer, Pepsi and United Airlines are all trying to deal with their respective issues, which could have very…

Deep Purple's Ian Paice On the WDHA Morning Jolt

Ian Paice...wait...Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Ian Paice is a founding member of one of rock's most beloved bands. Jim Monaghan and Kim Mulligan spoke with Ian about Deep Purple's legendary career, what he feels is THE classic Purple lineup, his thoughts on the band finally getting into the Rock and Roll Hall of…

Whiter Whites! Anthony Sullivan Joins the Jolt

You know the face...you know the voice. Anthony Sullivan, The World's Greatest Pitchman, has been seen countless times pitching various products ("OXI CLEAN! WHITER WHITES!") on television. Did you know he invents many of those products? Did you also know he's a world-class swimmer? Anthony spoke with Jim Monaghan and Kim Mulligan about getting more…

Andrew McCarthy On the WDHA Morning Jolt

Best known for his roles in films such as St. Elmo's Fire, Mannequin, Weekend at Bernie's, Pretty in Pink, and Less Than Zero, actor Andrew McCarthy is also a New York Times bestselling author. His latest book, Just Fly Away, is based on a fictional character from his hometown of Westfield NJ who has to…