Dr. Phil joins Adam to talk about his new podcast Phil in the Blanks. He and Adam talk about Dr. Phil's career before TV and how his life changed when he met Oprah. They talk about the pressure that Dr. Phil felt to start his own show and why he was apprehensive at first, given the incredible opportunity.
Oren Cass joins the show today to talk about his new book The Once and Future Worker. Oren and Adam talk about the lack of appreciation for work in America and how the emphasis we've placed on consumer welfare has limited our economy throughout the years.
PodcastOne CEO, Peter Morris joins us and shares his journey from Atlanta to Los Angeles and roughing it out working late nights at a bar and being able to wake up early enough to be back at work. He also shares his time and experiences at 'Funny or Die' and IMAX. Adam and Peter talk about work ethic and the fear of doing things you're not comfortable with. They also talk about the advancements in society and the idea of 'disconnecting' from today's tech filled world.
This week Adam's friend and co-writer, Mike Lynch, sits down to talk about his start in the comedy-writing world and his cross country trip to California. He shares his first day working for Bill Maher, as well as what he learned from his experience. They explore the definition of fairness and the differences in late night hosts. Mike is now a therapist in Burlington, Massachusetts and is working alongside Adam on their 5th book, out next year.
This week, Medal of Honor recipient William Kyle Carpenter calls in to talk to Adam about the events that led to his brave actions that saved his fellow Marines and led him to receive the award from President Obama. They share their thoughts on the meaning of perspective and how it shapes everything in life. Adam also shares his views on the have and have nots of the rich and the poor, how pride can stop growth and where we are in society. "You Are Worth It: Building a Life Worth Fighting For" is available now everywhere books are sold.
Manoj Bhargava joins Adam for this episode of Take A Knee. Adam opens the show praising Manoj's new documentary about looking for practical solutions for the large scale problems facing humanity today. Then, Manoj talks about leaving Princeton to move to India for 12 years where he gained what he thought was more valuable knowledge than perhaps a traditional education. After that, Manoj explains his latest idea for getting free, clean, renewable energy from the earths core. This leads into a conversation about all different types of renewable energy and which they believe has the most potential in the future. Before they wrap, Adam and Manoj talk about human nature, and why we don't have more intelligent people leading the world.
Adam sits down for a phone interview with NFL legend Jerry Rice to discuss the sport of football and how it saved their lives. Plus, Jerry talks about his father's tough love and the pride he has in his son. Jerry also shares his fear of going into a sport he never aimed to be in and how the fear of failure pushed him through. Adam also shares his "A Tale of Two Jerrys". Jerry's new book 'America's Game: The NFL at 100' is available now on Amazon and wherever books are sold.
After a last minute cancellation Adam decides to give the audience a sneak peak into one of the most compelling stories from his new film with Dennis Prager, No Safe Spaces.
Ultra Marathon Swimmer Sarah Thomas joins Adam to talk about her successful battle against cancer, her recent quadruple crossing of the English Channel, and the upcoming documentary about that historic feat.
Adam is joined this week by Podcaster, TV & Film Producer and Author Brant Pinvidic to talk about his new book 'The 3 Minute Rule: Say Less To Get More From Any Pitch Or Presentation'. Learn more by following Brant on Twitter @BrantPinvidic or go to his website brantpinvidic.com
Billionaire, restauranteur, newly minted NBA team owner and author Tilman Fertitta joins Adam to talk about his 'Tilman-isms' and general strategies for success as laid out in his new book 'Shut Up and Listen! Hard Business Truths That Will Help You Succeed'
President and CEO of Easter Seals Angela F. Williams joins Adam to talk about her start as in the military and how it informed her journey to the non-profit sector and the great work that Easter Seals is doing all over the country.
This week we welcome musician and Adam's brother-in-law R.W. Roldan (also known to Adam as Ray) to talk about his journey through life as well as his new album 'Can You Feel This' featuring the single 'Lauryn's Song' written for & about Adam's sister Lauryn.
Adam is joined by football coach and former star of Netflix's 'Last Chance U' Coach Jason Brown to talk about his new book 'Hate Me Now, Love Me Later"
Funny or Die Executive and former aide in the Obama White House Brad Jenkins joins Adam to talk about his journey from New Jersey kid to Presidential right hand man as well as his new podcast Fired Up with Brad Jenkins. Coincidentally Adam get's pretty fired up himself.