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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…

Facebook Theater 6-22-17

We're back in the gym (and someone's arms are swole AF), hooking fidget spinners up to a vape pen, and just how large does a "Curb Your Dog" sign need to be? It can only be Facebook Theater. Related posts: Facebook Theater 10-13-15 Facebook Theater...The Season Premiere Episode Facebook Theater New Year's Eve Extravaganza Facebook…

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…

Facebook Theater 6-20-17

It would appear that not everyone was happy with their respective Father's Day gifts...and a longing for the good old days of 2016 and searching for Pokemons. In other words, it's Facebook Theater. Related posts: Facebook Theater 5-9-17 Facebook Theater 5-26-17 Facebook Theater 5-30-17 Facebook Theater 6-15-17

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…

Facebook Theater 6-15-17

More drama in the gym, a need for a lifestyle change, and questionable stains on a toilet. It can only be a brand-new episode of "Facebook Theater." Related posts: Facebook Theater 5-19-17 Facebook Theater 5-23-17 Facebook Theater 5-26-17 Facebook Theater 6-6-17

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…

Facebook Theater 6-13-17

A simple way to check the forecast in another country, yet another "get off my lawn" moment, and tight-fitting cranky pants all add up to another frantic edition of "Facebook Theater." Related posts: Facebook Theater 5-19-17 Facebook Theater 5-23-17 Facebook Theater 5-26-17 Facebook Theater 6-6-17

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…