It’s always fun to catch up with my old pal Jerry Springer. “The Jerry Springer Show” is now in its 27th season, and Jerry called into chat about the history of the show and some recent topics. Jerry estimates he’s had more than 50,000 guests on the show during its run!
Plus: Jerry’s work for Donald Trump and his current political aspirations.
Katy Tur is an NBC journalist who made headlines herself while covering Trump for 18 months on the campaign trail. Katy called in to discuss her book, Unbelievable: My Front-Row Seat to the Craziest Campaign in American History.
Gene Stone is the author of “The Trump Survival Guide.” Gene’s appearance on the show generated more listener feedback than any guest so far this year. I don’t think there was anything said that was controversial, but you can listen for yourself and then also leave a nasty/positive comment.
Scott Dikkers is the founding editor of The Onion. He’s also responsible for a new book, “Trump’s America.” We discussed how he managed to make the book so up-to-date, the difference between parody and satire, and when it’s okay to laugh.
Dr. Michael Cohen is a professor and data scientist at George Washington University as well as the creator of the “Congress In Your Pocket” app. We discussed the election results, including how the pollsters were completely wrong, why the media couldn’t predict what transpired, and how this election will change how data and trends are interpreted going forward.
Michael D’Antonio is a Pulitzer prize-winning reporter and best-selling author whose latest book is “The Truth About Trump,” featuring firsthand interviews, including one with “the Donald” himself. We discussed how the book came about, Trump’s level of participation, and why he’s a little bit disappointed he hasn’t yet made some kind of an “enemies list” or been insulted on Twitter.
Leeza Gibbons is an Emmy award-winning television host, successful businesswoman and best-selling author. Her newest book is “Fierce Optimism: Seven Secrets for Playing Nice and Winning Big.” We discussed how we “worked together” back in the ’90s on her syndicated radio countdown show, what she means by “Fierce Optimism,” and why a climate of positivity and kindness results in a more successful business and successful life.
Bill McCormick from the World News Center sets the record straight on a poll showing Trump would win every state, and then shares the complete and utter history of Halloween.