Acclaimed director Michael Mann and investigative journalist Elaine Shannon join the show today to talk about Hunting Leroux. Michael and Adam talk about his early films and are then joined by Elaine to discuss her new book and the new world of underground crime.
Adam turns to the listener on today's episode of Take a Knee as he opens up the phone lines to the listeners and answers questions on a variety of topics from how to get into stand up comedy, dealing with divorce and not negotiating with yourself.
Daniel Buzzaboo Two Sheets Kellison joins the show today to talk about he and Adam's long career together. Daniel gets into his childhood in Vermont and how an acid trip landed him at The Tonight Show with David Letterman, They then talk about the early days at the Man Show and how Daniel could have done better as Adam's producer.
Steven Barber joins the show to talk about his new documentary, The World’s Most Dangerous Paper Route. He and Adam talk about his past documentaries and his trips to the Pacific theater. They then talk about the hustle required to make it in entertainment.
Adam opens the show praising Dennis Prager for his wisdom and integrity. The guys have an in depth conversation about the fundamentals of human nature, and recognizing evil in all forms. They also discus how to achieve being able to do whatever you want, and Prager's time in the Soviet Union. In the last part of the show, Adam and Dennis chat about respecting people equally regardless of race, and the words that changed Dennis' life forever.
CEO of Allison Maslan International and Pinnacle Global, Allison Maslan joins the show to talk about her new book, Scale or Fail. Adam and Allison discuss the importance of scaling a business and not falling into a trap of complacency early on with a startup. They then talk about the entrepreneurial spirit and how we can teach it in school. Finally they discuss Allison's favorite hobby, trapeze and how it relates to business.
Arthur Smith joins the show to talk about his long career in production. Adam and Arthur talk about the origins of his production company A Smith and Co. and how he got his start in Canada. They then talk about The Rock and why you can't teach "motor." Adam then pitches Arthur on his reality show, Renaissance Man.
CEO and Co-Founder of Jetsuite and JetsuiteX Alex Wilcox, joins the show, to talk to Adam about the business of air travel. Adam and Alex talk about the beginnings of Jetsuite and where they are headed to next, plus they talk about what can be done to transform public air travel for the masses.