Morning Jolt Interviews

Fore! Talking PGA Golf With Julie Tyson On the Jolt

Some of the best golfers in the world are coming here to New Jersey next week for The Northern Trust at Ridgewood Country Club in Paramus. This is the first round of the FedExCUp playoffs and will feature Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Dustin Johnson, Brooks Koepka and more. Julie Tyson, the Executive Director of Championship…

Talking Staten Island Baseball On the Morning Jolt

The Little League World Series gets underway this afternoon in Williamsport PA, and our area will be well-represented by Staten Island's Mid-Island Little Leaguers who open up against Des Moines at 3 PM. Nick DeFendis, the Executive Director of the Richmond County Baseball Club on Staten Island has had a number of the Mid-Island players…

Corey Glover On the Morning Jolt

Corey Glover's multi-octave voice is part of the signature sound of Living Colour, who first broke onto the music scene in 1988 with their debut album Vivid. Ultraphonix is his latest side project and it teams Corey up with the incredible George Lynch (Dokken, the Lynch Mob). Jim Monaghan and John Hodorovych caught up with…

The RiffTrax Guys Are Back On the Jolt

Mike Nelson and Kevin Murphy have turned talking back to the screen from an annoyance to an art form. As the head guys behind RiffTrax, they've taken on B-films and Hollywood classics, interjecting their own special brand of humor. Their latest riff is on the sci-fi classic Krull, coming later this month to area theaters.…

Artie Lange On the WDHA Morning Jolt

Author, comedian, radio, TV, movies, New York Times best-selling author, jail.... Yep, Artie Lange has pretty much done it all. His new book Wanna Bet? - A Degenerate Gambler's Guide To Living On the Edge gives you a look at what may be his last bad habit. Artie called into the WDHA Morning Jolt to…

Spinal Tap's Derek Smalls On the WDHA Morning Jolt

Derek Smalls was a founding member of the legendary band formerly known as Spinal Tap. Though the band released just three albums, their influence on rock is undeniable. Smalls has recently released a solo album Smalls Change: Meditations On Ageing that has received rave reviews. Derek called into the WDHA Morning Jolt to talk with…

NHRA Driver Ron Capps On the Jolt

Ron Capps drives fast...VERY fast. As the driver of the NAPA Auto Parts Dodge Charger Funny Car, he's won 20 NHRA Funny Car events and will be participating in the NHRA New England Nationals this weekend in New Hampshire. Ron called into the WDHA Morning Jolt to talk with Jim Monaghan and John Hodorovych on…

Morristown Colonial History On the Jolt

There's an incredible amount of American colonial history here in the Morristown area. In fact, local legend is that the land around WDHA here in Cedar Knolls was once a burial ground for cavalry horses during the revolutionary war. Phillip Greenwalt is currently the Acting Chief of Interpretation for the Morristown National Historical Park and…

Rich Robinson Premieres New Magpie Salute on the Jolt

Rich Robinson's searing guitar work was the foundation of the Black Crowes which he formed with his brother Chris back in the late 1980's. His latest band, Magpie Salute, is back with a new album coming out in August and a tour with Gov't Mule and the Avett Brothers which brings them to the PNC…

"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…