A best-of Take A Knee on the heels of John Campion's untimely death from Leukemia. Rest In Peace.
APR Energy CEO John Campion sits down with Adam for this week's episode of Take A Knee. Adam opens the show asking John about his upbringing in Ireland as well as his emigration to the US with only 26 dollars in his pocket. Then John shares some stories of him working with Michael Jackson and The Rolling Stones as a roadie before starting his power supply company for major events like the Olympics. This leads Adam to ask John about where the future of energy is heading, and which type of energy is most effective. Before they wrap, John talks about his extensive car collection with Adam.
On today's show, Adam is joined by self-made billionaire and entrepreneur, Cindy Eckert. She shares her story of building up her companies, the struggles she faced in building the brand, and her passion for the entrepreneurial spirit. She shares her fight for getting her infamous 'female Viagra' approved and the differences in sexual dysfunction between males and females. Adam gives her his thoughts on government inefficiencies and how hard-working Americans are punished by officials instead of rewarding them. Cindy also shares how she chooses her future entrepreneurs to which Adam shares a metaphorical story of enthusiasm. Cindy's Pinkubator can be found through her website, ThePinkCeiling.com.
Today, author and friend of the show, Ryan Holiday, returns to talk about the philosophy of Stoicism, the people who molded it, and how it applies to the world we are living in today. They dissect the emotion of fear and how everyone is too afraid to voice their own opinion. Instead, they're being pressured by both sides of the extreme to choose. Adam shares his natural state of not caring what others have to say about him, and he explains the difference between blowing someone away by being who you are as opposed to someone just picking you based on a headshot or extensive resume. Ryan's newest book, "Lives of the Stoics" is available on Amazon and all major booksellers.
Today, Adam is joined by entertainment lawyer, Richard Busch, to talk about some of his biggest cases and his new passion in the podcasting world. They talk about the direction the music business moving from the need for recording labels to self-distribution. They dive into the world of sampling oldies and Adam takes Richard on a taxi ride from the 1970s. Richard Busch's show, "Blurred Laws and Life" is available anywhere you listen to podcasts.
Today, Adam is joined by his long time writing partner, Mike Lynch, to talk about their latest book and the perfect timing of the release with everything going on in the world today. They also delve into the psyche of people, creating balance in life and being able to use meditation or just giving yourself a break from time to time as a way to improve yourself. "I'm Your Emotional Support Animal: Navigating Our All Woke, No Joke Culture" is available now on Amazon.
Adam is joined by former 2020 Democratic Presidential candidate Andrew Yang for a wide ranging conversation on his departure from the race, his continued belief in the 'freedom dividend' and his generally pragmatic way of thinking. They also discuss what may be next in Andrew's political career.
This week Adam sits down with Robert F. Kennedy Jr. to talk about his historic family, his personal journey through life including thinking he had ADHD and being sober for 35 years after a heroin addiction that started at at young age. He shares his thoughts on GMOs, vaccinations and life.
This week Adam sits down with a familiar friend, longtime Adam Carolla Show regular and great comedian, Greg Fitzsimmons. He shares how he balances life at home and on the road. They also talk about Greg's upbringing and he opens up about his dad, legendary radio personality Bob Fitzsimmons, his support, expectations and how things were behind closed doors.
Author and modern-day stoic Ryan Holiday joins the show today to talk about his new book Stillness is the Key. He and Adam talk about quieting down the clutter in a hectic modern world being one of the main things that can lead to success. They also talk about Adam's natural stoicism and why a Trump tweet shouldn't ruin your day.
Founder of OffIncome.com Matt Brechwald joins Ace today in studio! Matt and Ace talk about Matt's 15 years on the police force and what drove him to leave his job in favor of the farm. They also talk about the role police play in protecting our kids at school. They then talk about the stigma cast on people who chose to live a rural life and why it would be wise for people to start considering professions that get their hands dirty
Dr. Stephen Meyer joins Adam for this week's Take A Knee as they explore Dr. Meyer's work in the field of intelligent design. Adam and Dr. Meyer use several different lenses in an attempt to frame the topic in a way that those who dismiss it as pseudoscientific are able to see that the reason many think that way is contributed to as a fear of Darwinism breaking down and resultantly setting back work that people view as established fact.
The Millionaire tattooer himself Sean Dowdell joins Adam in studio to talk about building a successful franchise. Ace and Sean talk about the most valuable tenant that Sean learned when building his tattoo empire, "add value first, worry about money later." The two then chat about Sean's music career in Arizona with frontman Chester Bennington and leveraging music into a successful business.