Morning Show Guests 2018

Tuesday, 8/14/18 8:05am:   Wayne Henson of Holdridge Home & Garden Showplace in Ledyard takes your lawn and garden questions.

Monday, 8/13/18 8:40am:  Summer means music festival season. But for those of us uninterested in camping or standing in fields for days on end there’s a way to throw out the festival playbook and try an experience that is as fabulous as it is fun.   Joining us to discuss the world’s first ever Global Hotel Music Festival Series is Anthony Ingham, Global Brand Leader, W Hotels Worldwide.

Anthony Ingham

Thursday, 8/9/18 8:05am:  Attorney Ted Phillips with our monthly edition of “Law Talk.”   Ted will answer your legal questions throughout the hour at 860-889-5252.

Friday, 8/3/18 8:45am:  We’ve got the recipe for great chicken.  Chef Bob Das is the head chef for KFC, so he should know.   Bob shares some of his top tips for cooking chicken and creating a great picnic – just in time for National Picnic Month. 

Chef Bob Das

Wednesday, 8/1/18 8:40am:   What if everything you thought you knew about investing was wrong? Adam Baratta, co-founder of Advantage Gold and author of the soon-to-be released book, Gold is a Better Way, is here to debunk what he sees as myths that people believe about Wall Street and investing to share with why gold is a better way.

Adam Baratta

Wednesday, 8/1/18 8:20am:  Ray Hurd, Regional Administrator for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, discusses the new Medicare cards and provides information on the card rollout on when people with Medicare in Connecticut, Rhode Island, New York and several other states will be receiving their cards.

Ray Hurd

Thursday, 7/26/18 8:05am:   Angela Adams, Director of Operations at The Greater Norwich Area Chamber of Commerce, with Chamber Chatter, a monthly update on GNACC events.

Thursday, 7/19/18 8:33am:  America’s Money Answers Man, Jordan Goodman, discusses how today’s economic news can affect you.

Tuesday, 7/17/18 8:05am:  Wayne Henson of Holdridge Home & Garden Showplace in Ledyard takes your lawn and garden questions.

Friday, 7/13/18 8:40am:   Bill Schneider, a leading political analyst, has covered American politics and every presidential election since 1964. He discusses the 2018 Mid-Term Elections, Immigration and Supreme Court Nominations. All are covered in his new book, Standoff: How America Became Ungovernable (Simon & Schuster; May, 2018).

Bill Schneider

Thursday, 7/12/18 8:05am:  Attorney Ted Phillips with our monthly edition of “Law Talk.”   Ted will answer your legal questions throughout the hour at 860-889-5252.

Wednesday, 7/11/18 8:40am:  Travel Expert Julie Loffredi shares her favorite mid-late summer trips, activities, and tips.

Julie Loffredi

Monday, 7/9/18 8:40am:  Advanced sommelier Brian Phillips will reveal recent trends in wine including the rising popularity and demand, and explain how to expertly navigate wine pairing.

Brian Phillips

Thursday, 6/29/18 8:05am:  America’s Money Answers Man, Jordan Goodman, discusses how today’s economic news can affect you.   Jordan is in studio for the hour taking your financial questions at 860-889-5252.

Thursday, 6/28/18 8:05am:   Angela Adams, Director of Operations at The Greater Norwich Area Chamber of Commerce, with Chamber Chatter, a monthly update on GNACC events.

Wednesday, 6/27/18 8:40am:  Ramon Ray, nationally recognized small business expert, shares tips on how to supercharge your business this summer.

Ramon Ray

Tuesday, 6/26/18 8:40am:  Celebrity chef George Duran shares grilling tips and cool recipe ideas to beat the heat!

Chef George Duran

Monday, 6/25/18 8:40am:  Travel expert Amy Goodman shares her favorite ways to make your next family trip fun, memorable and stress-free!

Amy Goodman

Tuesday, 6/19/18 8:05am:   Wayne Henson of Holdridge Home & Garden Showplace in Ledyard takes your lawn and garden questions.

Monday, 6/18/18 8:20am: Michelle Williams, Director of Social Media at Mohegan Sun, talks about Hot Summer Fun events and gives away tickets to Cirque Dreams Jungle Fantasy.

Michelle Williams

Friday, 6/15/18 7:40am:   Kevin Gehl, the new voice of the Connecticut Tigers, talks about the new season.   The Detroit Tigers affiliate kicks off their 2018 season tonight at Dodd Stadium.   Kevin also discusses his career in sports broadcasting.

Kevin Gehl

Thursday, 6/14/18 8:05am:   Attorney Ted Phillips with our monthly edition of “Law Talk.”   Ted will answer your legal questions throughout the hour at 860-889-5252.

Tuesday, 6/12/18 8:40am:  Dan Harris, ABC news Nightline anchor, is also an unlikely mediation enthusiast and bestselling author.  His recent book, Meditation for Fidgety Skeptics, is the poster child for June is Audiobook Month.  Almost 15 years ago, Dan Harris had a panic attack on live television, and that incident ultimately led him to embrace meditation, a practice he used to consider ridiculous. Harris discovered that meditation made him more focused, less yanked around by his emotions, and, according to his wife, significantly less annoying. And he wants others to try it too.

Dan Harris

Wednesday, 6/6/18 9:20am:  We’ve been hearing lots of buzz on Activated Charcoal.  It’s all the rage now found in cappuccinos, ice cream, facial scrubs and even toothpaste! Joining us live from New York is Lifestyle Expert Josh McBride who shares the latest and greatest summer trends, tips & ingredients to look & feel great starting with a bright smile.

Josh McBride

Wednesday, 6/6/18 8:20am: Micah Muzio, managing editor of video at Kelly Blue Book, discusses the 10 cars that made this year’s 10 Coolest New Cars Under $20,000 list for 2018. He’ll also share tips for finding the perfect new car at the right price

Micah Muzio

Tuesday, 6/5/18 8:40am:  Dr. Scott C. Litin answers a multitude of topics covered in the latest edition of Mayo Clinic Family Health Book.

Dr. Scott C. Litin

Thursday, 5/31/18 8:33am:  America’s Money Answers Man, Jordan Goodman, discusses how today’s economic news can affect you.

Thursday, 5/24/18 8:05am:   Angela Adams, Director of Operations at The Greater Norwich Area Chamber of Commerce, with Chamber Chatter, a monthly update on GNACC events.

Tuesday, 5/22/18 8:40am:   Anne of Green Gables is a worldwide phenomenon that has sold over fifty million copies and turned Prince Edward Island into a multimillion-dollar tourist destination visited by hundreds of thousands of people each year.   In The Landscapes of Anne of Green Gables, Catherine Reid reveals how Lucy Maud Montgomery’s deep connection to the landscape inspired her to write Anne of Green Gables.

Catherine Reid

Wednesday, 5/16/18 8:40am:  May is National Stroke Awareness Month.  50-year-old runner and stroke survivor Adrian Cushenberry tells his personal story of stroke survival and shares important information about who is at risk and how to recognize stroke signs.

Adrian Cushenberry

Tuesday, 5/15/18 8:05am:   Wayne Henson of Holdridge Home & Garden Showplace in Ledyard takes your lawn and garden questions.

Thursday, 5/10/18 8:05am:   Attorney Ted Phillips with our monthly edition of “Law Talk.”   Ted will answer your legal questions throughout the hour at 860-889-5252.

Wednesday, 5/2/18 8:40am:  Center for Pet Safety founder and CEO Lindsey Wolko shares her expertise on travelling with pets and reveal the safest place in the car for Fido, ensuring the entire family’s safety.

Lindsey Wolko

Tuesday, 5/1/18 8:40am:  Chelsea Players will present the comic murder mystery “The Murder Room,” by Jack Sharkey, May 5, 11, & 12 at 7 pm and May 6 & 13 at 3 pm at United Congregational Church Hall, 87 Broadway, Norwich.    Richard Weingart, an actor in “The Murder Room,” as well as the director, George Blair talked to Glenn about the show.

Chelsea Players

Friday, 4/27/18 8:05am:   Don Beebe, President of the New London County 4-H Program, discusses the 4-H Summer Camp program now going on at 37 Kahn Road in Franklin.

4H Campfire

Thursday, 4/26/18 8:05am:   Angela Adams, Director of Operations at The Greater Norwich Area Chamber of Commerce, with Chamber Chatter, a monthly update on GNACC events.

Wednesday, 4/25/18 8:33am:  April is Financial Literacy Month!    Financial Literacy Pro Alison Summerville discusses the importance of being financially literate to economic mobility and the importance of learning financial literacy early in life.

Alison Summerville

Tuesday, 4/24/18 8:40am:  Dr. Richard Collins, also known as the Cooking Cardiologist, shares his food substitutions for making your favorites tasty and nutritious.

Dr. Richard Collins

Tuesday, 4/24/18 7:50am:  Culture for Coats is an evening of spirits, fun, fine food and fellowship that will make a difference in our community!   Kyle Muenzner of the Norwich Rotary discusses this bourbon tasting event set for April 30th.

Kyle Muenzner

Friday, 4/20/18 9:50am:   Michael Rauh, President and CEO of Chelsea Groton Bank, talked to Glenn O’Brien about the bank’s involvement and investment in our local communities throughout southeastern Connecticut.

Michael Rauh

Thursday, 4/19/18 8:40am:   Facebook spokesperson, Michelle Mandara, offers an easy to understand explanation on how Facebook works and how to improve your Facebook experience.

Wednesday, 4/18/18 8:33am:  April 16 to April 22 is National Healthcare Decisions Week – a time to educate and empower people of all ages about the importance of advance care planning.   Dr. Tania Miedico, national medical director at OptumCare Clinical Performance, offers tips for speaking with loved ones about end-of-life wishes.

Dr. Tania Miedico

Tuesday, 4/17/18 9:20am:  Road Trip Expert and bestselling author Jamie Jensen discusses Cross-Country Adventures on America’s two-lane Highways,

Jamie Jensen

Tuesday, 4/17/18 8:05am:  Wayne Henson of Holdridge Home & Garden Showplace in Ledyard takes your lawn and garden questions.

Friday, 4/13/18 8:33am: America’s Money Answers Man, Jordan Goodman, discusses how today’s economic news can affect you.

Wednesday, 4/11/18 8:33am:   Toby O’Rourke, President of KOA (Kampgrounds of America) is one of the top experts on vacation trends in America.  She discusses a new report out showing that more people say camping is cool and they plan to camp this year.   She shares the annual North American Camping Report showing that 45% of all campers indicated they will increase camping trips this year.

Toby O’Rourke

Friday, 4/6/18 8:40am:   Boston Red Sox executive Zineb Curran unveils new partnerships for the 2018 season.

Zineb Curran

Tuesday, 4/3/18 8:33am:   In the market for a new car, but not sure where to start?  Auto expert Brian Moody, Executive Editor at Autotrader, will reveal the “must test drive” cars of 2018 and help you find the perfect ride.

Brian Moody

Tuesday, 4/3/18 7:50am:  Nadine McBride, publisher of The Bulletin and member of the United Way of Southeastern Connecticut, joined Glenn to talk about the United Way Volunteer Campaign underway.

Nadine McBride

Friday, 3/30/18 8:40am:   Each year, Easter provides an egg-citing reason to celebrate the many tasty traditions of the egg.   Joining us is a true egg-spert.   Charlie Lanktree is the President and C-E-O of Eggland’s Best.

Charlie Lanktree

Friday, 3/23/18 8:40am:   Hilarie Gamm, author of  Billions Lost: The American Tech Crisis and The Road Map To Change, discusses why Americans should be alarmed by a possible Russian Hack of the US power grid and nuclear power plants and how offshoring of millions of US tech jobs has compromised our nation.

Thursday, 3/22/18 9:20am:  Travelgirl Editor Stephanie Oswald shares top tips for stress-free spring travel.

Stephanie Oswald

Thursday, 3/22/18 8:33am:  America’s Money Answers Man, Jordan Goodman, discusses how today’s economic news can affect you.

Thursday, 3/22/18 8:05am:   Angela Adams, Director of Operations at The Greater Norwich Area Chamber of Commerce, with Chamber Chatter, a monthly update on GNACC events.

Wednesday, 3/21/18 8:40am:   On March 24th, individuals, businesses, cities and global landmarks will turn off the lights for Earth Hour 2018, a movement to recommit to the fight against climate change. Joining us to discuss the initiative is Lou Leonard, Senior Vice President Of Climate Change and Energy at World Wildlife Fund.

Lou Leonard

Tuesday, 3/20/18 8:40am:  There’s more to this month than just March Madness.   Xocial CEO Colin Duetta talks about March Goodness, getting students to do good deeds for others.

Colin Duetta

Tuesday, 3/13/18 8:33am:  Patient Safety Awareness Week is March 11-17.  Pharmacist  Dr. Kalynn Rohde has tips and advice on how to store and dispose of medicines safely.

Dr. Kalynn Rohde

Friday, 3/9/18 8:05am:  Attorney Ted Phillips with our monthly edition of “Law Talk.”   Ted will answer your legal questions throughout the hour at 860-889-5252.

Wednesday, 3/7/18 8:33am:  America’s Money Answers Man, Jordan Goodman, discusses how today’s economic news can affect you.

Tuesday, 3/6/18 8:40am:   In his new book, The Infernal Library, journalist Daniel Kalder took on the task of investigating the written works of the 20th century’s most notorious figures.  He says we shouldn’t forget these windows into the souls of tyrants, which can teach us how to handle an outpouring of autocratic regimes we are seeing pop up again in today’s world from Russia to Turkey.

Daniel Kalder  

Friday, 3/2/18 9:10am:   Jim Konrad, executive editor at The Bulletin, discusses an editorial written in response to critical comments about the newspaper made earlier this week on WICH by Norwich Mayor Peter Nystrom.

Jim Konrad

Wednesday, 2/28/18 8:40am:  Roni Beth Tower, a clinical psychologist and former Yale and Columbia professor, has just released her new book Miracle at Mid-Life, which tells the story of her transatlantic romance after the age of 50.  She discusses transforming your life and finding purpose after the age of 50 as well as romance after 50.

Roni Beth Tower

Friday, 2/23/18 8:40am:  Government overreach?   Clinical Forensic Psychologist Dr. John Huber gives his take on schools consider banning best friends to foster an inclusive environment

Dr John Huber

Thursday, 2/22/18 8:05am:   Angela Adams, Director of Operations at The Greater Norwich Area Chamber of Commerce, with Chamber Chatter, a monthly update on GNACC events.

Wednesday, 2/21/18 8:33am:  The work place seems to be in the news every day.  Whether it’s #MeToo, diversity or equal pay, Andy Swann tackles one of the toughest topics in his newest book, The Human Workplace 

Andy Swann

Friday, 2/16/18 8:40am:  Operation Chaos is the code name for the secret CIA mission to infiltrate a group of former soldiers who gathered in Sweden to resist the war in Vietnam.  For the first time ever, British journalist and BBC Radio presenter Matthew Sweet offers an inside look into this bizarre chapter of U.S. espionage.

Matthew Sweet

Thursday, 2/15/18 8:40am:  Penn State University Professor Sophia McClennen, author of “Is Satire Saving Our Nation: Mockery and American Politics?” discusses her latest Salon article: The Bitter Irony of Donald Trump.

Sophia McClennen

Wednesday, 2/7/18 8:50am:  Chef Jeff Mauro, Emmy-nominated celebrity chef and Food Network star, shares how to make cooking fun for kids and how to expand their flavor palates.

Jeff Mauro

Tuesday, 2/6/18 8:40am:  The African Children’s Choir will perform in Uncasville and Norwich in February.  The choir is a nonprofit humanitarian and relief organization dedicated to helping Africa’s most vulnerable children today so they can help Africa tomorrow.  Tour leader Amy Berry talks about the group and the show.

Friday, 2/2/18 8:40am:  A new therapeutic treatment option is now available that may help prevent Melanomia from coming back after surgery.  Dr. Jeffery Weber with the Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center at NYU Langone Health, New York, joins us with more on this topic, along with Louise Perkins with the Melanoma Research Alliance.

Dr. Jeffery Weber

Thursday, 2/1/18 8:40am:  February is American Heart Month, the perfect time to learn about the link between diabetes and heart disease.  Holly Schachner, MD is the Medical Affairs Head for North America, Diabetes & Cardiovascular (DCV) Business Unit and the US Medical Chair at Sanofi, talks about knowing your risks and your numbers.

Holly Schachner, MD

Friday, 1/26/18 8:40am:  Kelly Lannan, Director at Fidelity Investments, talks about the top three financial resolutions for Americans this year.

Kelly Lannan

Thursday, 1/25/18 8:33am:  America’s Money Answers Man, Jordan Goodman, discusses how today’s economic news can affect you.

Thursday, 1/25/18 8:05am:   Angela Adams, Director of Operations at The Greater Norwich Area Chamber of Commerce, with Chamber Chatter, a monthly update on GNACC events.

Wednesday, 1/24/18 8:40am:  Mark Steber, Chief Tax Officer at Jackson-Hewitt Tax Service, gives advice on how to find all the deductions and credits available.

Mark Steber

Friday, 1/19/18 8:40am:   Franz Sedelmayer, author of “Welcome to Putingrad”, the memoir of his time in Russia and his precedent-shattering case against President Vladimir Putin and the Russian Federation.

Thursday, 1/11/18 8:05am:  Attorney Ted Phillips with our monthly edition of “Law Talk.”   Ted will answer your legal questions throughout the hour at 860-889-5252.