Morning Jolt Interviews

Erik Estrada On the WDHA Morning Jolt

Ponch & John (and Jim) back together! And on the WDHA Morning Jolt! Best-known for his role as Frank "Ponch" Poncharello in the hit TV series CHiPS, Erik Estrada continues to act and is the host of the 86th Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade, the largest Christmas event in America, airing Friday December 15 on the…

Jim Babjak From the Smithereens On the Jolt

We were all saddened to hear of the sudden passing of Smithereens founding member Pat DiNizio on December 12th. Guitarist Jim Babjak, and fellow Carteret High School classmates Dennis Diken and Mike Mesaros, joined up with Pat in 1980 and over the course of nearly 40 years built a loyal following not only here in…

Actress Patricia Richardson On the WDHA Morning Jolt

Best-known for her roll as Jill Taylor on the wildly successful 90's TV sitcom Home Improvement, Patrick Richardson is in New York through January in the off-Broadway play Cruel Intentions: The '90s Musical Experience. Jill spoke with Jim Monaghan and John Hodorovych about her days living with her family in nearby Millburn, the challenge of…

Mick Jones Talks Foreigner On the Jolt

One of the highlights of the 2017 summer concert series was some of the original members of Foreigner - including Ian McDonald and Lou Gramm - joining the band onstage for a few songs. Fan reaction was, as expected, VERY positive. Founding member Mick Jones came on the WDHA Morning Jolt to speak with Jim…

Actor Milo Gibson On the WDHA Morning Jolt

The son of actor Mel Gibson, Milo only recently decided to get into acting. He had a couple of cameo performances, including one working with his father on Hacksaw Ridge, before taking on his first big role - Al Capone in Gangster Land. Milo spoke with Jim Monaghan and John Hodorovych about playing such a…

Jon Oliva of TSO On the WDHA Morning Jolt

Jon Oliva is no stranger to Trans-Siberian Orchestra fans, having been a part of the TSO experience for more than 21 years. In addition, his other projects have included the bands Savatage and Jon Oliva's Pain. Jon called into the WDHA Morning Jolt to speak with Jim Monaghan and John Hodorovych about TSO, the legacy…

Glen Burtnik On the WDHA Morning Jolt

If it's December...then it must be Glen Burtnik on the phone! Glen brings his Summer of Love show to the Shea Center For the Performing Arts on the campus of William Paterson University on Saturday December 2. He called into the WDHA Morning Jolt to talk with Jim Monaghan and John Hodorovych about the show,…

Jim Norton On the WDHA Morning Jolt

Radio, TV, film, video games, podcasts...the very funny Jim Norton has done it all. And did we mention he's also a New York Times bestselling author? OK...so his Thanksgiving Day Parade balloon idea didn't exactly go over too well...he's still one of the funniest comedians going. Jim called into the Jolt to talk with Jim…

Sebastian Bach On the WDHA Morning Jolt

The WDHA Morning Jolt celebrated Black Friday with a live broadcast from the Rockaway Townsquare Mall and look who called in to spread some holiday cheer - the incredible Sebastian Bach! Sebastian renamed the Mall for the day, talked about his new paperback...excuse us...paperBach edition of his book, and talked about his thoughts on too…

Michael Dorn - aka Worf - On the Jolt

No one has appeared in the Star Trek franchise than Michael Dorn. Best-known for his portrayal of the Klingon Worf, Michael will be part of a Star Trek fan cruise in early 2018. Michael called into the WDHA Morning Jolt to speak with Jim Monaghan and John Hodorovych about his experiences doing Star Trek over…