Monday – Friday: 5:30 a.m. – 9 a.m.
Chris brings a unique brand of opinionated talk and humor to mornings on Talk Radio 1210, WPHT.
Chris studied comedy writing and television production as an intern with Late Show with David Letterman in New York. His diverse background also found Chris taking two years away from the microphone to work as a representative and press assistant to U.S. Congressman Sam Graves (MO-06).
Chris has been a contributor to CNN and serves as a guest host for the country’s top talk show hosts including Senator Fred Thompson, Michael Savage, and Lou Dobbs.
5:30am- Jeff opens the show by discussing Sony’s decision to not release “The Interview”. President Obama says the Sony hack was not an act of war. Jeff doesn’t understand why the government would be commenting […]
Comedy Central’s “Colbert Report,” hosted by comedian Stephen Colbert, aired its final episode last night, and as is common when something is over or nearing its end, we tend to look back and review the meaningfulness of it all.
Chris talks about Stephen Colbert’s final episode, Philadelphia’s role in the SONY hacking, and how it was actually Russia, China, or Iran who did the hacking. He is joined by Chris Butler at 7:00am for Finance Friday to talk about oil prices, CRomnibus, and the Taj Mahal deal falling apart. He also talks with Penn State professor Sophia McClennen at 7:20 to talk about Stephen Colbert and American exceptionalism.
Chris talks about the normalizing USA’s relationship with Cuba, Sony’s cancel of “The Interview”, and Rep. Bob Brady losing faith in Kathleen Kane. He is joined by comedian Joe Matarese at 8:00am to promote his appearance at Helium Comedy Club this weekend.
Chris discusses the the terrorist threats made against SONY, the “gay-bashing” attack going to trial, and President Obama’s executive action on immigration being ruled unconstitutional. He is joined by Politico Senior White House Reporter Josh Gerstein at 7:20am to talk about the judge in Pittsburgh’s ruling on President Obama’s immigration action.
Chris talks about the shootings in Montgomery County, President Obama’s local appearance that inspired crickets, and the Politifact Lie of the Year. He is joined by John Hayward, writer for Human Events at 6:20am to talk about the shock waves sent from CRomnibus, WWE Legend and star of new locally produced documentary “I am Santa Claus”, Mick Foley at 7:20am, CBS3 reporter Jan Carabao at 7:35am to give the latest on the Montgomery County shootings, and Eagles General Manager, Howie Roseman at 8:20am for a look from the front office.
Over the weekend, the Senate passed a $1.1 trillion “Cromnibus” bill that averted a government shutdown.
Chris talks about CRomnibus passing in the Senate and the Eagles loss to the Cowboys. He is joined by Colin Hanna and Michael Bronstein for the Monday Morning Matchup at 7:00am to talk about the spending bill, Congressman Scott Perry at 7:20am to talk about why he voted against the bill, CBS3’s Sports Director Beasley Reece at 8:00am to review last night’s loss to the Cowboys, and Senator Pat Toomey at 8:20am to talk about why he voted for the bill.
The cartoon appeared in the Bucks County Courier Times and depicted kids asking Santa Claus to “keep us safe from the police.”
Chris talks about the Mayor Nutter’s video for Philadelphia police officers, the spending bill, and the GOP’s “ransom.” He is joined by economist Chris Butler at 7:00am for Finance Friday to talk about lower gas prices being bad for the economy, Philadelphia Police commissioner Charles Ramsey at 7:20am to talk about his placement on the police task force, Comcast Sportsnet’s Ray Didinger at 8:00am to talk about this weekend’s game against Dallas. Yuengling President Dick Yuengling at 8:15am to give away our Yuengling grand prize.
Chris discusses Jimmy Rollins being traded, President Obama being called the “deporter-in-chief”, the budget bill, and the Mensch on the Bench.
Chris talks about Jonathan Gruber’s appearance in front of Congress yesterday, the CIA torture report, and athletes talking about politics. He is joined by comedian Bryan Callen at 7:18am to promote his appearance at Helium Comedy Club and he surprised Sergeant First Class Eric Wunder with a trip to Phillies Phantasy Camp at 8:00am.
Templeton Fellow of the Foreign Policy Research Institute and La Salle University professor, Ed Turzanski, spoke with WPHT morning show host Chris Stigall about the report.
Chris discusses President Obama’s appearance of The Colbert Report last night, Chris Rock’s in depth interview with New York Magazine, and profanity laced tirades against the press. He talks with Templeton Fellow at the Foreign Policy Research Institute, Ed Turzanski at 7:20am about the CIA’s post 9/11 torture report and with Eagles General Manager Howie Roseman at 8:20am for a look from the front office.
Chris discusses Mayor Nutter’s appearance on “Meet the Press”, charges against Philly Jesus being dropped, and the Ferguson protests outside Lincoln Financial Field last night. He is joined by Jeff Roe and Michael Bronstein for the Monday Morning Matchup at 7:00am to talk about the Ashton Carter announcement and Mary Landrieu’s loss, Yuengling President Dick Yuengling at 7:20am to preview the grand prize that they are giving away, and CBS3’s Sports Director Beasley Reece at 8:00am to review the Eagles loss to the Seahawks yesterday.