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.
Lopez, talking with Chris Stigall on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT, said the Pope’s intention is to bring people back to the faith and to focus on what matters.
Chris reviewed the Pope’s address in Washington DC, Donald Trump maintaining his lead in recent polling and the rating battle in late night television. He talked with writer Kathyn Lopez about the Pope’s address at 7:20, Phillies Manager Pete Mackanin at 8:00, and author John Thavis about the Pope’s trip here this weekend at 8:20.
Chris followed Pope Francis’ arrival in the United States, Donald Trump’s appearance with Stephen Colbert, and Vice-President Joe Biden explaining his opinions on abortion. He talked with Philadelphia Magazine’s Tom McGrath at 8:00 about Pope week finally arriving.
Chris discussed Scott Walker pulling out of the Presidential race, Ben Carson’s Muslim comment backlash, and the Philadelphia Parking Authority towing cars ahead of the Pope’s visit.
On this morning’s show, Chris discussed the Eagles 20-10 loss to the Dallas Cowboys, Dr. Ben Carson’s appearance on Meet the Press where he stated that he would not advocate electing a Muslim to be President, and Donald Trump’s controversial decision to not defend President Obama at a recent pep rally. At 7am Chris was joined by Michael Bronstein and Colin Hanna for Monday Morning Matchup to talk about the latest Hillary Clinton news. At 8am Beasley Reece called in to talk about yesterday’s Eagles-Cowboys game. At 8:20am Joe Bastardi checked in to talk about the upcoming Pope visit.
Phillies radio play-by-play announcer Scott Franzke previews the upcoming MLB Playoffs.
Chris reviewed Hillary Clinton’s interview with CNN’s Wolf Blitzer, last night’s Kansas City Chiefs loss to the Denver Broncos, and Donald Trump’s response to a question accusing President Obama of being a Muslim. He talked with Chris Butler on Finance Friday about taxing hedge fund managers at 7:00, Phillies Announcer Scott Franzke about the team approaching 100 losses at 7:20, Pam Cornforth from the Ronald McDonald House at 7:50, and CSN Philly’s Ray Didinger to preview this weekend’s matchup between the Eagles and the Cowboys at 8:00.
Chris reviews last night’s Republican presidential debate and Hillary Clinton’s appearance with Jimmy Fallon on the Tonight Show. He talked with political columnist John Hayward about the debate at 6:20, and Comedian Colin Quinn to preview his upcoming performance at Sellersville Theater at 8:20.
Hayward, speaking with Chris Stigall on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT, was very impressed with Fiorina’s demeanor while engaging the other candidates.
Toomey, talking with Chris Stigall on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT, accused the President of making an end run around the Senate to complete the pact curtailing Iran’s nuclear program.
Lanza told Chris Stigall on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT that this particular plot did not rise the level where it posed a serious risk.
Chris previewed tonight’s Republican presidential debate and assessed Megyn Kelly’s comments about cable news viewers. He talked with retired FBI Agent Jeff Lanza about a threat against the Pope at 7:20, Tom McGrath from Philadelphia Magazine about the Papal visit at 8:00, and Senator Pat Toomey about the Iranian nuclear deal at 8:20.
Journalist and author of the new book, The Vatican Prophesies, John Thavis, predicts a successful Papal Visit.
Chris reviewed last night’s Eagles loss to the Falcons, a Philadelphia cop’s rant against Starbucks, and Carly Fiorina’s latest presidential campaign ad. He talked with Comcast Sportsnet’s Ray Didinger about the Eagles at 8:00, and author of the Vatican Prophecies, John Thavis at 8:20.
Moyer told Chris Stigall on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT that it was left to Amaro to accept the blame for the team’s struggles the past three seasons, following five straight trips to the playoffs.