Rick Michaels

What can you say about Rick Michaels except he has done just about everything in the music business.  Born and raised in the Lehigh Valley, Rick started his radio career as a young intern at WKAP in Whitehall.  That led him to award winning radio shows in Cleveland, Detroit, Columbus and a syndicated show in North and South Carolina.  Rick also worked as Director of Promotions Midwest for the Universal Music Group promoting and touring with bands like Kiss, Elton John, Shania Twain, INXS, Hanson and Bon Jovi.  Rick now has been back in the Lehigh Valley for the past 17 years entertaining fans every morning on the Hawk Morning Show with Rick Michaels.

More From Rick

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Back to School Essentials… – 8/20/19

This morning we discussed BACK TO SCHOOL because a recent research study came out last week saying that the average parent will spend $700/child for the back to school season.  MORE

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Now Trending! – 8/20/19

If you are a fan of Masters of the Universe and He-Man, Mattel TV, Netflix and director Kevin Smith are joining forces to create a Masters of the Universe animated series. Kevin Smith will be the executive producer and said the series will pick up right where it left off. No release date has been…MORE

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Phone Blast! – 8/19/19

Hey Rick and Joel — My roommate Karen spent over an hour getting ready to go get her new driver’s license picture taken, I mean… who cares?? She seems to think a hot picture will get her out of tickets and allow for flirting with various ID checkers at some of our favorite social spots…MORE

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Now Trending! – 8/19/19

Over the weekend, parties and celebrations took place all over the country in honor of the 50th anniversary of Woodstock…and for Judy and Jerry Griffin it was extra special! They met by accident on the way to Woodstock when Judy’s car broke down and Jerry offered a ride. They hit it off, fell in love,…MORE

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Parents Celebrating Back to School… 8/15/19

Lisa DiNoto is making headlines because she went to Disney World ALONE to celebrate her children returning to school in Florida. She lives a mile from the park and wore a large button that said, ”I’m celebrating the first day of school.”  MORE

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Hotboxin’ Mike Tyson! – 8/15/19

Mike Tyson is certainly enjoying his retirement. Not only has the former boxer become an advocate for marijuana while hosting a podcast called “Hot Boxin’” He and his posse apparently sit around and just fire up fatty’s all day long in the name of research.  How much money does he spend on the devils lettuce? Tyson says about $40,000…MORE

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Now Trending! – 8/15/19

Everybody knows John Travolta likes dancing and now you can see him in the new Pit Bull video for the song 3 to Tango. Travolta says he and Pit Bull have been buds for a while. So far the video has over 9 million views. Check it out! Get ready for the newest tech gadget…MORE

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Apartment Nightmares! 8/14/19

Joel is a first time apartment dude and is starting to learn the hard way that apartment life… while convenient… can be a pain! Taking out the garbage from the 3rd floor by steps, stuff breaking and not being fixed quickly or even the dreaded lousy neighbor or bad roommate. I remember one of my first…MORE

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Watermelon Pizza?! – 8/14/19

There’s a guy that’s taking a lot of internet heat this morning because he decided to put WATERMELON on his PIZZA. He claims he was dared to do it but ended up really liking it. Apparently he bakes his own pies, lets it bake until it’s almost done with a few minutes to spare, then…MORE

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Now Trending! – 8/14/19

This week’s crazy video comes from a guy named Joel Strasser who now holds the Guinness World Record for the most toothpicks stuck into his beard. What? Yeah, Joel has managed to shove 3500 toothpicks into his beard. Well you set your goals and you go for them.  Check out the video! Waiting for your…MORE

Morning Show Interviews

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Chriss Angel Interview! – 7/3/19

He is one of the most famous illusionists on the planet with roots right here in the Valley. It was great to chat once again this morning with Mr. Chriss Angel.MORE

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Morning Show – Jon Anderson Interview – 4/8/19

Our guest this morning is without a doubt one of the most iconic rock front men in history and is currently embarking on a world tour. His voice undeniably has been heard and loved by millions. It was great to chat once again with Jon Anderson from YES this morning. Jon Anderson will be at…MORE

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John Lodge Interview! – 10/12/18

A true rock and roll icon… 6 decades of doing what he loves with the Moody Blues.  He is currently embarking on his first solo tour and will hit the Sellersville Theater on Monday, October 15th.  We were very excited to have Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and my friend John Lodge on the…MORE

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Blogs

Back to School Essentials… – 8/20/19

Back to School Essentials… – 8/20/19

This morning we discussed BACK TO SCHOOL because a recent research study came out last week saying that the average parent will spend $700/child for the back to school season.  

Now Trending! – 8/20/19

Now Trending! – 8/20/19

If you are a fan of Masters of the Universe and He-Man, Mattel TV, Netflix and director Kevin Smith are joining forces to create a Masters of the Universe animated series. Kevin Smith will be the executive producer and said the series will pick up right where it left off. No release date has been…

Phone Blast! – 8/19/19

Phone Blast! – 8/19/19

Hey Rick and Joel — My roommate Karen spent over an hour getting ready to go get her new driver’s license picture taken, I mean… who cares?? She seems to think a hot picture will get her out of tickets and allow for flirting with various ID checkers at some of our favorite social spots…

Now Trending! – 8/19/19

Now Trending! – 8/19/19

Over the weekend, parties and celebrations took place all over the country in honor of the 50th anniversary of Woodstock…and for Judy and Jerry Griffin it was extra special! They met by accident on the way to Woodstock when Judy’s car broke down and Jerry offered a ride. They hit it off, fell in love,…