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.
Velshi explained to Chris Stigall on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT why there was so much excitement in Iran following the announcement of the deal, while many in the U.S. questioned the agreement.
Chris continued to assess the Iranian nuclear, Whoopi Goldberg’s evolution on Bill Cosby’s rape charges, and President Obama’s speech to the NAACP in Philadelphia. He talked to columnist JD Mullane at 6:20, Al Jazeera America’s Ali Velshi at 7:18, and Tom McGrath from Philadelphia Magazine at 8:00.
Ed Turzanski criticized the nuclear deal reached with Iran during negotiations with the United States and five other world powers.
Chris discussed the deal reached in Vienna on nuclear negotiations with Iran, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker’s declaration that he is running for President and an approaching mini-ice age. He also spoke with Clyde Wayne Crews Jr. from Forbes at 7:20 and La Salle University foreign policy analyst Ed Turzanski at 8:20.
Sports analyst Beasley Reece told Talk Radio 1210 WPHT morning host Chris Stigall that regardless of gender, she is the “greatest athlete in the country.”
Chris discusses ‘The Dung of the Devil”, Scott Walker’s announcement, and Mayor Nutter on sanctuary cities. He talks with Michael Bronstein of Bronstein & Weaver and Colin Hanna from Let Freedom Ring for the Monday Morning Matchup at 7:00AM about Hillary’s interview, Scott Walker’s chances, and reacting to Donald Trump, sports analyst Beasley Reece at 8:00AM about Joel Embiid’s surgery, Donovan McNabb’s DUI, and Serena Williams, and Philly’s Phunniest winner Mikey Garcia at 8:20AM.
Presidential hopeful and former Florida Governor Jeb Bush was recorded saying with New Hampshire’s The Union Leader that people need to work longer hours and is under fire for his comments.
Chris discusses the removal of the Confederate Flag, the video of Philadelphia Police Department officers beating a man, and President Obama’s silence on Kate Steinle. He talks with economist Chris Butler at 7:00AM for Finance Friday about the stock market glitch and the call for Americans to work more, comedian Tommy Johnagin at 7:20AM to promote his appearance at Helium Comedy Club this weekend, and Phillies Announcer Scott Franzke at 8:00AM for Fridays With Franzke about the west coast swing, watching Jimmy Rollins play for the opponent, and Ruben’s comments on Chase Utley.
Pennsylvania Senator Pat Toomey spoke with Talk Radio 1210 WPHT morning host Chris Stigall.
Chris discusses Tom Selleck: Water Thief, the New York Stock Exchange and United Airlines glitches, and Donald Trump winning the Latino vote. He talks with Sen. Pat Toomey at 7:20AM about the Protecting Students from Sexual and Violent Predators act and sanctuary cities and Chick-fil-A at 7:35AM about Cow Appreciation Day.
When the United States Women’s National Team(USWNT) defeated Japan 5-2 to win the World Cup, much of the nation joined in celebration.
Chris discusses Hillary Clinton’s first national interview, Russell Wilson not having sex with his girlfriend, and what offends people the most. He talks with Philadelphia Magazine’s Tom McGrath at 8:00AM about the Bill Cosby documents and scholarship fund.
Director and chief counsel at Balanced Scales Legal Services out of Pittsburgh, Josh Smith says that the does not feel that these documents get you any closer to proving that Bill Cosby’s guilty of raping women.
La Salle University’s Ed Turzanski: Obama’s Iran Deal Will Be Little More Than Midnight Basketball On Steroids
Turzanski compares President Obama’s world view and especially when it comes to Iran and ISIS to the failed “Midnight Basketball” campaign of the 1990’s.
Chris discusses the AP report on Bill Cosby, the discussion that Donald Trump began, and he tries to figure out what song future mayor Jim Kenney would sing. He talks with Foreign Policy and terrorism expert Ed Turzanski at 6:20AM about the fight against ISIS, PA Independent’s Andrew Staub at 7:20AM about the Pennsylvania stripper registry bill, and Pittsburgh attorney Josh Smith at 8:20AM about him disagreeing with the narrative following the AP report on Bill Cosby.