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Nov 13, 2017
Fox NFL Sunday's Curt Menefee joins Ace today to talk about his book, Losing Isn't Everything. The guys chat about some of the worst sporting losses in history including "The Catch" made over Rodney Harrison and why that was not the play that truly bothered him. They then chat about how Curt came to be one of the most prominent broadcasters in sports, having come from abject poverty in Atlanta. Then the two stumble upon one of Ace's old high school classmates who could be Curt's cousin. 
 
 
 
 
Oct 23, 2017
Today, Ace sits down with the Political Cowboy himself, Mr. Chad Prather. The conversation kicks off, reminiscing about the first time Adam heard about Chad on The Adam Carolla show. Chad's video about a woman being offended by cotton decorations at a hobby lobby made it into Gina's news section. That leads the two into a broader discussion about the root cause of the offense being taken in this country and what happens when you run out of problems. 
Oct 9, 2017

Ace and motivational speaker Cheryl Hunter sit down today to talk about getting "unstuck" in life. Cheryl recounts her harrowing abusive experience in Europe for Adam and explains how that led her down a path to helping others escape mental captivity. Cheryl and Adam then move into the topic of rewiring your brain and the most efficient methods to employ. Cheryl explains the notion of combatting your survival brain as a way to progress in life and why that is the greatest impediment to a successful rewiring and personal growth.

Oct 2, 2017
On this week's Take A Knee Adam sits with Impact Housing's Eddie Lorin to discuss affordable housing in America. Eddie speaks with Adam about the challenges facing low-income families and the unrealistic expectations we have regarding the government's role in solving the problem. Adam and Eddie discuss the capitalistic solution to the lack of supply of low-income housing, that is, giving investors an economic incentive to help solve the problem. Eddie and Adam then chat about found memories on the construction site and how insane it is that "Union guys" get paid so much to do so little. 
Sep 25, 2017
Moriah Peters joins Adam in studio today! The 24-year-old singer and actress quickly finds that she and Adam have more in common than they should! Adam asks Moriah about her immigrant mother growing up in Texas and they talk about what it means to assimilate into the American fabric. Moriah then talks to Adam about abandoning an academic life in pursuit of the arts. Adam asks Moriah about her religion and how that influences her music and relationships in life. They then speak about following the thing that you love to do and about how if it's idyllic in any way there is going to be a lot of competition to get to the top.
Sep 18, 2017

On today's show Adam sits down with comedian and author Ms. Pat to talk about the journey from a life of drugs and hardship to a life of stand-up comedy. Ms. Pat tells Adam her life story starting out in the bluff of Atlanta. They chat about growing up and being forced to steal as well as having children before the age of 13. Adam and Ms. Pat talk about the notion of race and how it plays into everyday life. Then Adam asks Ms. Pat about the beginning of her stand-up career and what pushed her away from selling drugs to stand up comedy.

Sep 11, 2017

On today's Take A Knee, Ace chats with NFL Hall of Fame voter and New York Daily News columnist Gary Myers. His new book My First Coach covers the topic of quarterbacks and their fathers and the two get going first on Phill Simms. The Super Bowl MVP has never opened up about his troubled childhood until speaking with Gary. Contrast that with Tom Brady and his father Sr. who would gold together every Saturday morning. They also discuss Gary's unique position as one of the 48 voters on NFL Hall of Fame inductees.

Aug 28, 2017

This week Adam chats with Dr. Robert Lustig, a neuroendocrinologist at UCSF, about the methods that the biggest industries use to hack our minds. Adam and Robert chat first about where the family dinner has gone and why we are seeking pleasure at every turn in our lives. Adam and Dr. Lustig then chat the origins of Coca Cola and how caffeine and sugar aren't too different to the original ingredients. Dr. Robert warns us that it is not just the food industry that is trying to hack our minds, politics and tech are doing it too. Adam and Dr. Robert then chat about the 4 things that can help get your mind back to how it used to work. 

Aug 14, 2017
This week on Take a Knee, Adam is the guest. You are the host! Adam takes your questions from social media and your phone calls on what made him a success and what led him to the path he chose in life. Adam tells you how to succeed in the industry you're in be it radio or construction. He also discusses having confidence in yourself, and how he turned his lack of confidence into a valuable asset. Enjoy and thanks for sending in your questions for Ace! 
 
Aug 7, 2017
Adam and world renowned chef and restaurateur, Seamus Mullen start off by talking about the things in life that feel good. One of them, is clean eating. Seamus breaks down his history with rheumatoid arthritis and why turning away from western medicine saved his life. Seamus preaches what Mr. Tortorich does... No sugar, no grain, good fats and foods that make sense to eat. Seamus and Adam then chat about misinformation and fighting a history of incorrectness as it comes to our relationship with food. 
 
Jul 31, 2017
Adam and Clint kick off the show by talking about the addiction that Hollywood and Silicon Valley are fighting over. Clint chats with Adam about making this interaction with media positive. Adam and Clint then get into the general level of anxiety that the world provides us and how to live a happier life by ignoring it. They wrap the show by talking about the team at Madison Wells and how Clint and his partner get them to keep churning out some of the best content in Hollywood.  
 
Jul 17, 2017

Adam welcomes in his Adam Carolla Show co-host Gina Grad for this week's episode of Take A Knee.  Adam and Gina dive deep into Gina's history moving to LA and working in retail and various other jobs before getting an opportunity to run an overnight board-op job in local LA radio.  As the show progresses they explore the entire trajectory of Gina's career and how she got to where she is now including the mantra she learned from former Take A Knee guest Teresa Strasser, 'Comb Your Hair & Leave The House'.

 
Jul 10, 2017

Kevin and Adam dive deep into their upcoming, The 10 Habits of Spectacularly Unsuccessful People, and why being recovering fuck ups qualify them as the perfect authors for the book. Adam then chats about the last hurdle that he has to overcome, a lack of sleep. Kevin and Adam then chat about the two things that could get you a long ways toward success, shooting for early and early morning alone time, be it jogging or reading the Times. Kevin then covers autobibliotherapy - reading as much as you can to better yourself - and how that has helped him grow during the peak of his success. Kevin also runs down several books that he has read to assist in his quest for self perfection including 'Man's Search For Meaning' by Victor Frankl, Rick Hanson's 'Buddha's Brain', 'The Body Keeps The Score' by Bessel van der Kolk, 'King, Warrior, Magician, Lover' by Robert L. Morre and 'Mating in Captivity' by  Esther Perel.

 

Jul 3, 2017
Adam and Aubrey Marcus from Onnit start the podcast up by chatting about Aubrey's roots in or just outside of the San Fernando Valley. Sports were a major influence on Aubrey's life, as they solidified his limitations and ceiling in life. Adam and Aubrey then talk about how stress and discomfort are the forces that strengthen determination and grit. Aubrey's Plant Medicine Trips and how facing your greatest fears through psychedelics can help shed the mental shackles that prohibit growth. The wrap the episode on the topic of emotions dictating broken thought. 
 
Jun 26, 2017
Legendary manager and producer George Shapiro joins Adam to talk George's new documentary If You're Not in the Obit, Eat Breakfast. Adam and George chat about the spark of talent that very few have and the work it requires to light that spark. They then chat about the differences between the academic and business world compared to the creative. They then talk about George's life in the Bronx and P.S. 80, the public school that birthed legends like Howard West, Gary Marshall and George himself. Finally, George and Adam talk about the necessary steps to embrace sadness and how that is one of the keys to a happy life. 
 
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