Each morning, Wayne Norman has interesting guests from around the area stop in and visit. The interviews are great; funny, yet concise and informational.

Tune in each morning Monday through Friday and have breakfast with Wayne and his guests! You may also view a list of future guests

Past Morning Show Guests

Wed., Dec. 31, 2014
7:20 -
Tim Ackert and Avery Putman
Tim Ackert and Coventry High School senior Avery Putman talk about Avery's week at the Connecticut State Police Training Academy.  To hear the interview, click here.

Avery Putman and Tim Ackert
Tue., Dec. 30, 2014
7:20 -
Steve Emt
RHAM Boys Basketball Coach, former UConn basketball player, and a member of the USA paralympic curling team, Steve Emt.  To hear the interview, click here.

Steve Emt
Mon., Dec. 29, 2014
7:20 -
Connor Wallowitz
13-year old music composer Connor Wallowitz.  To hear the interview, click here.

Connor Wallowitz
Website Link: http://www.facebook.com/wallowitzc
Fri., Dec. 26, 2014
7:20 -
Mark Roy
Beatles musicologist Mark Roy talks about The Beatles and the significance of Boxing Day (December 26) to their legacy. To hear the interview, click here.

Mark Roy
9:50 -
ECSU Professor Charlie Wynn
ECSU Professor Charlie Wynn with this week's installment of "Books on Parade"-- featuring books from the New York Times best seller list
Wed., Dec. 24, 2014
7:20 -
Singer Tom Callinan
Connecticut's First State Troubadour Tom Callinan talks about music and sings original Christmas songs.  Original airdate:  December 13, 2013.  To hear a 2017 interview with Tom, click here and scroll to February 13, 2017. 

Tom Callinan
Website Link: http://www.crackerbarrel-ents.com/Callinan/bio.htm
Tue., Dec. 23, 2014
7:20 -
The Willimantic Amphibian Jazz Ensemble
The Willimantic Amphibian Jazz Ensemble's annual tradition of playing live Christmas music on WILI.  To hear the music and the interview, click here.

Joe Tomanelli (sax), Phil Palonen (guitar), June Bisantz (vocals) and Christopher Kollegger (bass)
9:30 -
Ron Bumgarner
Ron Bumgarner, Boston Red Sox Senior Vice President of Ticketing and Fenway Enterprises 
Mon., Dec. 22, 2014
7:20 -
Jim Baran, Avery Baran, Franklin Grussy, and David Fenn
Jim Baran, Avery Baran, Franklin Grussy, and David Fenn from the Yantic River Inn's dinner theater presentation of "A Grunkleton Christmas Carol."

Franklin Grussy,  David Fenn, Jim Baran and Avery Baran
Website Link: http://yanticriverinn.com/dinner-theater/
Fri., Dec. 19, 2014
7:20 -
Elkin Espitia-Loaiza, Maryam Faghri, Lisbeth Gonzalez, and Jose Viveros
Elkin Espitia, Maryam Faghri, Lisbeth Gonzalez, and Jose Viveros talk about Quinebaug Valley Community College's English as a Second Language program. 

 Lisbeth Gonzalez, Elkin Espitia-Loaiza,  Maryam Faghri, and Jose Viveros
Website Link: http://www.qvcc.edu/academic/programs/esl/
9:50 -
ECSU Professor Charlie Wynn
ECSU Professor Charlie Wynn with this week's installment of "Books on Parade"-- featuring books from the New York Times best seller list
Thu., Dec. 18, 2014
7:45 -
Laura Cruickshank
Laura Cruickshank, UConn's master planner and chief architect.  To hear the interview, click here.

Laura Cruickshank
Website Link: http://www.masterplan.uconn.edu
Wed., Dec. 17, 2014
7:20 -
Philip Hostetler
Salvation Army envoy Philip Hostetler talks about the holiday programs of the Willimantic corps.
Philip Hostetler
9:30 -
Legal Ease with attorney Pat Prue from the Prue Law Group
Legal Ease with attorney Pat Prue from the Prue Law Group discusses end of  year legal issues
Website Link: http://www.pruelawgroup.com
Tue., Dec. 16, 2014
7:20 -
Santa and Merry Claus
Santa and Merry Claus update their busy time at the North Pole.

Santa and Mrs Claus reading "Twas The Night Before Christmas" on WILI


Mr. and Mrs. Claus checking their route to Willimantic




Website Link: http://www,www.Facebook.com/MrsMerryClaus
Mon., Dec. 15, 2014
7:20 -
Vinny and Jana Mazzarella
Vinny and Jana Mazzarella talk about Amateur (Ham) Radio.  To hear the interview, click here.

Vinny and Jana Mazzarella
Fri., Dec. 12, 2014
7:20 -
Angela and Arthur Howell
Stage and screen actress Angela C. Howell and her father Arthur J. Howell talk about Saturday's Christmas Benefit Concert at the Capitol Theater.

Arthur Howell and Angela Howell
Website Link: http://www.angelachowell.com
9:30 -
Chris McNaboe and Dede Delaney
Horizons Chief Executive Officer Chris McNaboe and Horizons board member Dede Delaney discuss unique gifts available at the Kerri Gallery through January 4th. 

Chris McNaboe and Dede Delaney with some of the Kerri Gallery's gifts
Website Link: http://www.kerriquirk.com/
9:50 -
ECSU Professor Charlie Wynn
ECSU Professor Charlie Wynn with this week's installment of "Books on Parade"-- featuring books from the New York Times best seller list
Thu., Dec. 11, 2014
7:20 -
Annie Clark, William "Wild Bill" Furey, Ben Chovnick, Keith Lyons, Joe Lemieux, and Tom Nielsen
Annie Clark, and the Bread For Fred All-Stars William "Wild Bill" Furey, Ben Chovnick, Keith Lyons, Joe Lemieux, and Tom Nielsen talk about "Bread for Fred," a secular night of music and fellowship to celebrate the life of the late Reverend Doctor Fred Shapiro from the First Baptist Church of Willimantic.

Keith Lyons, Ben Chovnick, the photogenic Annie Clark,  "Wild Bill" Furey, Tom Nielsen and Joe Lemieux
9:30 -
Sister Jude
Sister Jude from Sisters of Charity talks about the "Our Lady of Guadalupe" Festival. 
Wed., Dec. 10, 2014
7:20 -
David Magnuson
Dave Magnuson talks about Vulturetown Arts.

Dave Magnuson
Tue., Dec. 9, 2014
7:20 -
Jack Scarangella and D. A. Foster
Drummer Jack Scarangella and singer D. A. (David) Foster talk about their latest CD's and reminisce about the Shaboo days.  To hear the interview, click here.

Wayne Norman with Jack Scarangella and David Foster
Website Link: http://www.jackscarangella.com
Mon., Dec. 8, 2014
7:20 -
Dr. Bernice Szafarek
Dr. Bernice Szafarek from Szafarek Dental in Columbia discusses "Creating a tooth-Reality or Science Fiction?"
Website Link: http://www.szafarekdental.com
Fri., Dec. 5, 2014
7:20 -
Jacob Easley
The new Dean of Eastern Connecticut State University's School of Education and Professional Studies, Jacob Easley II

Jacob Easley
9:50 -
ECSU Professor Charlie Wynn
ECSU Professor Charlie Wynn with this week's installment of "Books on Parade"-- featuring books from the New York Times best seller list
Charlie Wynn
Thu., Dec. 4, 2014
7:20 -
Author Walt Scadden
Author Walt Scadden from Manchester talks about "The Legend of the Black Duck"--a 1929 Coast Guard vs. rum-runner incident in Newport.  To hear the interview, click here.

Walt Scadden
Wed., Dec. 3, 2014
7:20 -
Bob Brex
Bob Brex, director of Northeast Communities Against Substance Abuse (NECASA) talks about substance abuse issues and  NECASA's 25th anniversary.  To hear the interview, click here and scroll to June 17, 2015.

Bob Brex
Website Link: http://www.necasaonline.org/
Tue., Dec. 2, 2014
7:20 -
Jeffrey Trawick-Smith, Julia DeLapp and Kim DePaolis
ECSU Professor Jeffrey Trawick-Smith, research coordinator Julia DeLapp, and student researcher Kim DePaolis discuss what makes a good toy and the results of the annual TIMPANI study.  To  hear a 2016 TIMPANI Toy Study interview, click here and scroll to December 16, 2016.

Jeffrey Trawick-Smith, Kim DePaolis and Julia DeLapp holding some of the toys in the study
Website Link: http://www1.easternct.edu/cece/timpani-toy-study-2014/
Mon., Dec. 1, 2014
7:20 -
Author Dr. Gary Rhule
Author Dr. Gary Rhule talks about "Sailing On Broken Pieces"--essential living skills for recovery from mental illness. 

Dr. Gary Rhule with Dr. Norman
Website Link: http://garyrhule.com/
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