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.
Chris discussed Cosmo DiNardo’s confession for killing four men in Bucks County, a new health care reform bill from Senate Republicans and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie complaining about his radio audition. He spoke with economist Chris Butler on Finance Friday about the Republican efforts to pass health care reform at 7:00 and former Philadelphia District Attorney Lynn Abraham, who wants to fill the role on an interim basis until a successor to Seth Williams is chosen by voters at 8:00.
If ever I learned a lesson the hard way it was courtesy of New Jersey Governor Chris Christie. The lesson? Never build a politician up in your head too much. They’ll disappoint you every time.
Professor Jeff Brauer from Keystone College says ‘Generation Z’ is far more conservative than Millennials.
Chris discussed the human remains found in Bucks County in the search for four missing men, hearings on the nominee to be the next FBI Director, Christopher Wray, and the latest developments related to Donald Trump Jr’s meeting with a Russian attorney last year. At 7:20, he spoke with comedian Joe DeRosa, who will be at Punchline Philly this weekend and Jeff Brauer from Keystone College, at 8:20, about how the politics of Generation Z are different than millennials.
Pennsylvania Senator Pat Toomey says that, while not perfect, the Senate Republican health care bill does accomplish many GOP objectives.
Chris discussed Donald Trump Jr’s explanation for meeting with a Russian lawyer during the presidential campaign, the search for four missing men in Bucks County and Joe and Mika’s appearance on The Late Show. He spoke with Pennsylvania Senator Pat Toomey at 8:20 about the latest Republican efforts to pass a health care bill.
Chris discussed New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s audition for sports talk radio in New York, reports that Donald Trump Jr received an advance email about Russian interference in the election and the potential that a new health care bill from Senate Republicans will be unveiled soon.
Foreign policy analyst Ed Turzanski says Donald Trump is using American natural gas to supplant Russian influence in Europe.
White House adviser Sebastian Gorka says Donald Trump continues to look for ways to improve relations with Russia.
Chris discussed Donald Trump at the G20 Summit, the New York Times reporting Donald Trump Jr met with a Russian lawyer who promised damaging information about Hillary Clinton and Republican problems repealing and replacing Obamacare. He spoke with foreign policy analyst Ed Turzanski at 7:00 and presidential adviser Sebastian Gorka at 8:00 about the G20 Summit and Douglas Maloney about the upcoming documentary, ‘American Ripper’ at 8:20.
Dave Dougherty, co-author of the book, The Politically Incorrect Guide to the American Revolution, says Philadelphia was shunned after the war for not supporting independence.
Chris discusses the guilty plea from Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams to corruption charges, Donald Trump’s Twitter attack on Morning Joe and a bill addressing sanctuary cities passing in the House of Representatives. He spoke to economist Chris Butler about Janet Yellen’s comments on the state of the economy at 7:00, Kate McCloud from the Liberty USO about their salute to veterans that will occur at the Phillies game on the 4th of July at 8:00 and Dave Dougherty about his book, The Politically Incorrect Guide to the American Revolution at 8:20.
Never forget – you did this to yourselves, media folk.
Sharyl Attkisson says the investigation into Donald Trump’s ties to Russia may be designed to cover up illegal surveillance of him presidential campaign, as well as many others.
Chris discussed last night’s WPHT Speaker Series event with Eric Bolling from Fox News, CNN claiming that journalists face danger covering the Trump White House and a Catholic Cardinal being accused of sexual abuse. At 8:20, he spoke to Sharyl Attkisson about her new book, The Smear, and the state of the media during the Trump administration.
AB Stoddard, from Real Clear Politics, says Donald Trump is not invested in the health care reform process and may turn on Republicans if it does not end well.
Chris discussed Sarah Palin suing the New York Times, Mayor Jim Kenney being recorded by the FBI while wiretapping union leader John Dougherty and New Jersey being named the least patriotic state. At 8:20, he spoke with AB Stoddard from Real Clear Politics about Senate Republicans delaying a vote on their health care bill.
Newt Gingrich says he believes Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is capable of putting the votes together to pass the Republican health care bill.
Lawyers call a Supreme Court ruling in the Trinity Lutheran case a victory for religious liberty.
Chris discussed yesterday’s Supreme Court rulings with Carrie Severino from the Judicial Crisis Network at 6:20 and David Cortman, who represented Trinity Lutheran Church, at 8:00. He spoke with Newt Gingrich about his book, Understanding Trump, at 7:20. He also discussed the FBI wiretap of a local union leader and City Councilman and the idea of publicly funding local elections.
Cable news host Eric Bolling says he hopes the Senate Republican health care bill fails and Donald Trump turns his attention to tax reform.
Chris discussed Senate Republican’s efforts to pass their new health care bill, a portion of Broad Street being renamed after Boyz II Men and rumors that Democrats want to oust Nancy Pelosi. At 7:20, he spoke with Eric Bolling from Fox News about their appearance together at the next WPHT Speaker Series on Wednesday night.
Pennsylvania Senator Pat Toomey says he is very inclined to support the health care bill unveiled by Senate Republicans.
Chris discussed the Senate Republicans releasing a healthcare bill and the response from Democrats. He spoke with economist Chris Butler on Finance Friday at 7:00 about the economic impact of the bill and Pennsylvania Senator Pat Toomey at 7:35 about his role in the process. He also talked to comedian Emma Willmann at 7:20, who will be performing at Punchline Philly this weekend.
Chris reviewed yesterday’s details from the Seth Williams trial, Joy Behar questioning Democrats’ campaign strategy and seven pounds of illegal snails discovered by customs agents. At 7:20, he spoke with comedian Mitch Fatel, who will be performing at Helium Comedy Club this weekend.
Actress and Fox Business host Melissa Francis shares what she learned from working with Michael Landon on ‘Little House on the Prairie.’
Author Douglas Murray says the failure of Muslims to assimilate is killing Europe.
Chris reviewed the results of the special election in Georgia, the opening of the trial of Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams and an offer to former Fox News host Bill O’Reilly. He spoke with Douglas Murray about his new book, ‘The Strange Death of Europe,’ at 7:20 and Melissa Francis from Fox News and ‘Little House on the Prairie’ about her new book, ‘Lessons from the Prairie,’ at 8:20.
Chris talks about today’s Special Election in Georgia’s 6th Congressional District, a Supreme Court decision denying trademark protection of terms that denigrate the living or deceased, the U2 concert in Philadelphia Sunday, and freedom of speech on the radio. Chris talks to Bruce Bond, former radio talk show host for WTPA in Harrisburg about his recent departure in light of Trump discussion on air.
Chris talks about the aftermath of the shooting in Virginia, an update on the Bill Cosby trial, President Trump’s apprenticeship programs, and what would make the best Philadelphia invention for Shark Tank. Chris talks with economist Chris Butler about apprenticeships.