Morning Jolt Interviews

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…

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…