Morning Jolt Interviews

"Simpsons" Writer Mike Reiss On the Jolt

Mike Reiss is the longest-tenured writer on television's longest-running show. As a former head writer on "The Simpsons" he won four Emmy Awards. In his new book Springfield Confidential: Jokes, Secrets, and Outright Lies from a Lifetime Writing for The Simpsons, Mike offers hilarious stories of what goes on behind the scenes with arguably TV's…

Sharlee Jeter Joins the WDHA Morning Jolt

A lot of people are diagnosed with cancer. Not very many people commute from Atlanta to New York and back for cancer treatment while in their senior year of college. Sharlee Jeter did. The sister of New York Yankees legendary shortstop Derek Jeter, Sharlee tells that story - and more - in her new book…

Rock Author Steven Hyden On the Morning Jolt

Eagles fans - take note: You and Steven Hyden might come to blows. The author of Your Favorite Band Is Killing Me has just published a new book called Twilight of the Gods - A Journey To the End of Classic Rock, and he takes some serious shots at Don Henley, the late Glenn Frey,…

Talking Marvel Comics With Brooks Peck On the Jolt

Marvel Comics celebrates 80 years in 2019 and the Museum of Pop Culture is gearing up for the event with a special Marvel Super Heroes Exbibit. Co-curator Brooks Peck joined Jim Monaghan and John Hodorovych on the Jolt to talk about Marvel's impact, some of the special items at the exhibit and more.

R&R Hall of Fame CEO Joel Peresman On the Jolt

Ever since the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame opened its doors, there's been controversy. Why did this band get in? Why didn't that band get in? Is there a bias against heavy metal? Some of the selections have ultimately forced a redefinition of just what rock & roll is. Rock & Roll Hall of…

Ken Daneyko Talks Devils Playoff Hockey On the Jolt

If...no WHEN...the New Jersey Devils win the Stanley Cup this year, the first place Ken Daneyko is bringing the Cup is here to DHA! At least that's what Mr. Devil said when he spoke with Jim Monaghan and John Hodorovych on the WDHA Morning Jolt. Ken gave his thoughts on the upcoming series with Tampa…

Former Yankee Ron Guidry On the Morning Jolt

You know the scene by heart. A Yankee pitcher with two strikes on the batter. Yankee Stadium standing as one clapping for that third strike. It started with Guidry. 1978...the Yankees climbing back from a 14-game deficit against the Boston Red Sox. Skinny lefty Ron Guidry on the mound with two strikes on the batter.…

Brad Arnold On the Morning Jolt

We probably all got distracted at one point or another during high school algebra. For 3 Doors Down singer Brad Arnold, that distraction happened to be songwriting. In fact, he estimates that he wrote half of the band's first album at the age of 15 when he should have been concentrating on equations. Brad called…

Greg Sestero Talks With the Jolt

WDHA listeners know Greg Sestero as one of the co-stars of the Tommy Wiseau "classic" The Room. He also wrote a book about the making of that movie called The Disaster Artist that was turned into a film of the same name starring James Franco. That film was highly acclaimed. Greg and Tommy are back…

NBA All-Star Ray Allen On the Morning Jolt

Ray Allen spent 18 years in the NBA, becoming a ten-time NBA All-Star and winning two championships in the process. Allen was also a prolific shooter who excelled from behind the three-point arc and is the league's all-time leader in career three-point field goals in both regular and postseason action. Ray spoke with Jim Monaghan…