Morning Jolt Interviews

Talking Baseball With Jack Curry On the Jolt

Jack Curry is no stranger to New York-area baseball fans. The former national baseball columnist for The New York Times, Jack is now on the Yankees pre and postgame shows on the YES Network. A graduate of Fordham University (like Jim Monaghan), Jack is also a New York Times best-selling author. He and Jim talk…

The Legendary Alan Alda Joins the Jolt

Actor, author, director, screenwriter...Alan Alda has enjoyed an amazing career. Widely known for playing the role of Captain Hawkeye Pierce in the TV version of M*A*S*H*, Alda is a six-time Emmy Award and Golden Globe Award winner. His new book If I Understood You, Would I Have This Look on My Face? talks about a…

Fox News Host Eric Bolling On the Jolt

Eric Bolling is the host of The Fox News Specialists and has just published his latest book The Swamp: Washington's Murky Pool of Corruption and Cronyism and How Trump Can Drain It. And make no mistake...he leaves NO DOUBT that the President can achieve what he's set out to do. Eric and Jim Monaghan talk…

Drummer Extraordinaire Liberty DeVitto On the Jolt

Best known for his 30 years behind the drums for Billy Joel, Brookly-born Liberty DeVitto has a lengthy resumé that includes working with Carly Simon, Phoebe Snow, Karen Carpenter, Stevie Nicks, Rick Wakeman, Bob James and Meat Loaf. He's featured in the new documentary film Hired Gun: The Untold Stories Behind Your Favorite Musicians. Not…

Road Rage Justified? Author Dirk Nevelle Explains On the Jolt

We've all experienced it - some of the clueless, absent-minded, and often downright dangerous habits some drivers have that lead to us losing our cool behind the wheel. Author Dirk Nevelle has written a book called Road Rage Justified which takes a somewhat humours look at many of the everyday mistakes drivers routinely make that…

The Jolt Goes Undercover With the FBI

Marc Ruskin spent 27 years working as a special agent for the FBI, working mostly undercover. He's just published his first book, The Pretender: My Life Undercover For the FBI, in which he gives a thrilling behind-the-scenes look at the often harrowing life of an undercover agent. Drug deals, the mob, corporate fraud, a shootout…

Dr. Bob Arnot On All Things Coffee On the Jolt

One of the most-often heard phrases from groggy listeners on the phone each morning in the WDHA studios - "I haven't had my coffee yet." Dr. Bob Arnot is a well-known New York Times bestselling author whose latest book - The Coffee Lover's Diet: Change Your Coffee, Change Your Life - is a must-read for…

James Young Talks Styx On the Jolt

Styx sold about a gazillion albums in their heyday...and James "JY" Young was there for every single one of them. A founding member of the legendary Chicago-based band, JY checked in with Jim Monaghan on the WDHA Morning Jolt to talk about the 40th anniversary of Styx's breakthrough album The Grand Illusion, their new CD…

The Russians Are Here! Author Joseph Finder On the Jolt.

Joseph Finder is a New York Times bestselling author whose latest book, The Switch, is out today. It's a fictional thriller about an innocent traveler who inadvertently picks up the wrong laptop at an airport and finds he's in possession of a U.S. Senator's laptop that contains top-secret government files, thus making him a national…

Rich Robinson Talks Crowes & Magpies On the Jolt

Black Crowes founding member Rich Robinson and his new band Magpie Salute have released their self-titled debut album featuring a mix of new songs, covers, and a couple of old Black Crowes songs. With a full ten-piece band featuring some old Crowes hands such as Marc Ford, the band is scheduled to head out on…