Weekdays: 5:30 a.m. – 9 a.m.
Chris Stigall brings a contemporary brand of opinionated talk and humor to mornings on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT. Prior to his arrival in Philadelphia, Chris’s radio career began in Kansas City where he worked on-air in various music formats before transitioning to talk radio. Chris’s diverse background includes an internship with the Late Show with David Letterman in New York and serving as a representative and press assistant to a United States Congressman. Chris regularly addresses various Philadelphia civic clubs and political action committees. He also has appeared as a guest on CNN and Fox News. His radio interviews regularly make national news on prominent websites like the Drudge Report. He also contributes as a guest columnist for publications such as Breitbart’s Big Hollywood, American Spectator, Human Events and Philadelphia Magazine.
Jon Ronson, author of So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed, told Chris Stigall that this is what people do on social media now — comb through thousands of tweets just to find ones that they feel are offensive.
Chris discusses Trevor Noah’s Twitter hate, the Sexiest Sports Illustrated Photo of all time, Wawa’s Pee-Pee Man firing, and much more. He talks with Philadelphia Magazine’s Tom McGrath at 8:00AM about Twitter mobs, the Phillies selling liquor, and much more and Jon Ronson, author of So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed at 8:20AM about his book and attacks facing Trevor Noah.
Chris discussed the nuclear deal with Iran, Elizabeth Warren being a possible presidential candidate and homosexuality in Indiana and Iran. He also discussed Trevor Noah taking over The Daily Show and the Obama Administrations interaction with Iran.
Chris discusses SNL’s skit about Starbucks, Indiana’s battle with religious freedom and Bill Maher’s advice to liberals. He also discussed jury duty and La Salle’s Ed Turzanski appearance at his church. Chris talked with Colin Hanna and Michael Bronstein for Monday Morning Matchup at 7AM and Beasley Reece about March Madness at 8AM.
Chris discussed Notre Dame’s win, State Senator Anthony Williams proposal to make voting mandatory and the Germanwings flight crash. He also discussed Joe Sestak’s code of ethics violation and Harry Reid’s retirement. Chris spoke with Economist Chris Butler about Heinz merger, flat tax and more at 7AM. He also spoke with Comedian Jessimae Peluso about her shows at Helum this weekend at 8AM.
Former NFL Head Coach Dick Vermeil told Talk Radio 1210 WPHT morning host Chris Stigall that he would be surprised if the St. Louis Rams (the team that he won his only Super Bowl with) would move to Los Angeles.
“The media portrays him as just grabbing publicity, but I think he is taking a serious look at it and looking at all of the pros and cons,” Forbes said.
Chris discusses Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl’s desertion charge, Sen. Ted Cruz being compared to Joseph McCarthy, Mitt Romney’s appearance on the Tonight Show last night, and the deliberate attempt to crash the Germanwings plane. He speaks with Chairman & Editor-In-Chief of Forbes Media Steve Forbes at 7:00AM about the relaunching of his nonprofit organization Americans for Hope, Growth, and Opportunity,former Eagles Head Coach Dick Vermeil at 7:35AM about his upcoming dinner benefiting the Boys and Girls Club of Philadelphia, and Charles C.W. Cooke from the National Review Online at 8:20AM about the “New McCarthyism.”
Stigall: Ted Cruz And Other Candidates Need To Be Able To Laugh At Themselves In Order To Win People Over
Talk Radio 1210 WPHT morning host Chris Stigall expounded upon his theory that many presidential candidates do not become relatable until after they are no longer running, and he feels that something needs to be done about this earlier in the election.
Chris discusses restricting children’s juice intake, candidate training, Hillary making email jokes, and Andy Reid doing a lot of talking.
Chris discusses the Ted Cruz birther movement, Mo’Ne Davis being a class act, and the DOJ report on the Philadelphia Police Department. He talks with “The Crying Piccolo Player” Roxanne Chalifoux at 7:00AM about her experiences since the Villanova loss and Philadelphia Magazine’s Victor Fiorillo at 8:20AM about his column on the 15 year olds accused of Jim Stuhlman.
Chris discusses Hillary Clinton’s camp comment, listener critiques and SNL politics.
Economist Chris Butler talks about jobs, home sales and more at 7AM. Comedian Dan Soder talks about tattoos, weddings, legalized marijuana and more at 7:20AM. American Sniper Nicholas Irving discusses America’s perception of snipers, training and much more at 8:20AM.
Chris discusses Obama transparency, Dick Durbin’s back of the bus analogy, Christina Agulera’s transformation and Stephen A. Smith encouraging African Americans to vote Republican. He also talked about Al Gore running against Hillary Clinton and Ted Cruz view of Loretta Lynch.
Chris discusses the end of #RaceTogether, a possibly misleading New York Times Headline, and Jay Leno’s not liking Mexican food being “racist.” He talks with Michael Bronstein from Bronstein & Weaver and Colin Hanna of Let Freedom Ring for the Monday Morning Matchup at 7:00AM about the hold up of Loretta Lynch’s vote and much more, and with CBS3 Sports Director Beasley Reece at 8:00AM about the passing of NFL legend Chuck Bednarik.
Chris discusses Starbucks’ #RaceTogether and the Bill for First lady campaigns. He talks with Philadelphia Magazine’s Tom McGrath at 8:00am about the Penn State fraternity being suspended for its secret Facebook photos.