Morning Jolt Interviews

Summer Fitness Tips On the Jolt

With Memorial Day just around the corner, you may be thinking about getting yourself in better shape for the summer. Making healthy lifestyle changes can be simpler than you might think. A few different food choices here...a few 25-30 minute self-weight exercises there can all add up...and faster than you might think. Fitness coach Michael…

WDHA's Jim Rotolo Reviews Roger Waters At Metlife

Roger Waters is kicking off his new tour this Friday night in Kansas City MO in support of his forthcoming album Is This Really the World We Want? which is scheduled for a June 2 release. WDHA's Jim Rotolo was at the invite-only rehearsal show at Metlife Stadium Sunday night and called into the WDHA…

Author Brian Southall Talks Sgt. Pepper On the Jolt

2017 marks the 50th anniversary of the release of one of the most important, ground-breaking albums in rock history - Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band. Author Brian Southall, the former Director of Communications Director of EMI Records Worldwide, has just released a new book Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band: The Album, The Beatles…

Actor Cam Gigandet On the WDHA Morning Jolt

Bad-boy surfers (The OC), vampires (Twilight), cowboys (Magnificent Seven)...Cam Gigandet has played them all In his new series Ice (available on DIRECTTV), Cam is joined by Donald Sutherland and Ray Winstone in a gritty, high-impact series that explores the dark underside of the diamond trade business. Cam called into the WDHA Morning Jolt and spoke…

Paula Poundstone On the WDHA Morning Jolt

The very funny Paula Poundstone has made a career out of making people around the world laugh. The audiences may be having fun, but are they happy? Paula set out to find happiness...and looked in places like fitness gyms, dance studios, fancy automobiles and more. Her new book The Totally Unscientific Study of the Search…

Mark Proksch On the WDHA Morning Jolt

Mark Proksch has a knack for playing quirky characters. You know him as "Nate" from "The Office" and "Pryce" from "Better Call Saul" and you may even know him as the guy who somehow managed to pass himself off as a yo-yo expert before people started to figure out the joke. Mark spoke with Jim…

Glen Burtnik On the WDHA Morning Jolt

Glen Burtnik is one of the legendary performers on the New Jersey music scene. Whether as a solo artist, a member of Styx, or with his new band the Weeklings, he's brought a smart pop sensibility to his songs. He brings his Summer of Love 50th Anniversary Celebration to the Mayo Performing Arts Center in…

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…

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…