Vinnie Tortorich joins Adam for this episode of Take A Knee. Adam opens the show talking to Vinnie about healthy eating and fitness. Then Adam asks Vinnie about his upbringing in Louisiana playing football and selling fireworks. After that they talk about the inherent reward in working hard to get what you want vs being handed things in life.
Eric Stonestreet joins Adam for this episode of Take A Knee. Adam opens the show talking to Eric about his upbringing on a farm in Kansas. Then Adam talks to Eric about where he got his strong work ethic from. After that, Eric talks about his desire to be a clown growing up and getting rejected from Ringing Brother's Clown College twice. Then they talk about how to be happy in life by figuring out exactly what you want to do and not being to beholden to one type of work. Before they wrap, Eric talks about getting cast for Modern Family and working on the show.
Adam is joined this week by movie reviewer and former host of ‘At The Movies’ Richard Roeper for a discussion about breaking into show business and how Richard went from a low level employee at a Chicago newspaper to the nationally respected film critic he is today. Adam and Richard talk extensively about the importance of working for free and having passion for whatever it is you want to eventually get paid for long before the money comes. The pair also discuss how even those who are lucky enough to make it in their dream field are often confronted with the industry changing in dramatic ways, but those who have the hustle and drive to succeed with figure out a way to adapt and thrive in the new environment.