Morning Jolt Interviews

Author Mark Blake On the Morning Jolt

Peter Grant was literally a larger-than-life figure. At 6'5", he towered over many of the people he had to deal with as the manager of Led Zeppelin, Bad Company, the Yardbirds, and more. His size and personality overwhelmed many who came into contact with him. Mark Blake has written a new biography on Grant full…

Mike Rowe On the Jolt

Mike Rowe is best known for his work on the Discovery Channel series Dirty Jobs and the CNN series Somebody's Gotta Do It. His latest show "Returning the Favor" on Facebook Watch was the "feel-good" hit of the summer (to use his own words) and has just begun its third season. Mike called into the…

Gary Ho-Ho-Hoey Calls Into the Jolt

'Tis the Ho-Ho-Hoey Season! Guitarist extraordinaire Gary Hoey is no stranger to WDHA listeners. From his numerous visits to the WDHA Coors Light Studio to his annual holiday-time call-ins, Gary always has something interesting to talk with us about. Gary called into the WDHA Morning Jolt to check in with Jim Monaghan and John Hodorovych…

Songwriter Franke Previte On the Morning Jolt

Back in the early 1980's WDHA played a song by a local New Jersey band called "Sweetheart." Written by Franke Previte, that song was a Top 10 hit for Franke & the Knockouts. Move forward a few years and Franke Previte is sitting on the Garden State Parkway talking with music producer Jimmy Ienner about…

Ernie Hudson On the WDHA Morning Jolt

For JoHo, Christmas came early in the form of Ernie Hudson calling into the WDHA Morning Jolt. The veteran actor has appeared in dozens of movies and TV shows including Ghostbusters, a movie which JoHo has immortalized in the form of ink on his arm. Ernie checked in to talk about his various projects including…

Marriage For Dummies 11-21-18

During our Drive Back event at Nielsen Chevrolet last week, Dr. JoHo was joined by Mrs. JoHo who, despite her choice of life partner, is delightful. The exchange turned into an impromptu episode of Marriage For Dummies that pretty much left the entire WDHA staff in a state of utter confusion.

ABC News Correspondent Matt Gutman On the Jolt

Matt Gutman is the chief national correspondent for ABC News and has literally traveled the globe covering some of the biggest news stories of our time. His new book The Boys In the Cave is a thrilling account of the dramatic story that gripped the world: the miracle rescue of twelve boys and their soccer…

Former "Letterman" Writer Bill Scheft On the Jolt

David Letterman's incredible run of 33 years on late-night television encompassed more than 6,000 shows. Bill Scheft was a staff writer for Letterman for 24 of those years, and is featured in a new book The Last Days of Letterman: The Final 6 Weeks by Scott Ryan. Bill called into the WDHA Morning Jolt and…

TSO's Jeff Plate Returns To the Jolt

Jeff Plate is the drummer and founding member of the Trans-Siberian Orchestra who are preparing to launch their 2018 tour which will bring them to New Jersey at Newark's Prudential Center for two shows on December 22. Jeff called into the WDHA Morning Jolt to speak with Jim Monaghan and John Hodorovych about what fans…