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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…

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…

The Jolt's "Come To Jesus" Moment With Tom Payne

Actor Tom Payne is well-known to fans of the wickedly popular Walking Dead series as Jesus. Now in his fourth season on the show, Tom's character takes on new significance in a post-apocalyptic world moving forward without Rick Grimes and Andrea. Tom spoke with Jim Monaghan and John Hodorovych about where he thinks the show…

Voiceover Artist Rob Paulsen Returns To the Jolt

He has voiced literally hundreds of characters we've all come to know and love in the world of animation - he's the voice of Pinky from “Pinky and the Brain,” Yakko from “Animaniacs” and Raphael (and Donatello) from “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles,” and so many more. The amazing Rob Paulsen is bringing his Animaniacs In…

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.…

"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…

You May Be Watching "Star Wars" All Wrong

A hot debated topic for Star Wars fans is finally coming to an end -- maybe. In 1977, the first Star Wars film A New Hope was released in theaters and nothing was ever the same again. Since its epic welcoming into our galaxy, seven more films have been released in the series, causing a…

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.