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.
Adam and Van sit down to chat about Van's new book 'Beyond the Messy Truth'. Van and Adam begin their conversation with Van's history and the legacy of his father who inspired him to become the man he is today. They then talk about the "favorite team" mentality that has taken over politics and why a healthy balance of both viewpoints is the only way forward.
Adam and Lisa Lillien - Queen of the Hungry Girl brand - kick off the show by chatting about what it takes to do something you truly love to do. Lisa then talks about the "vision board" mentality and why achieving things is better for you than wishing for them come to true. Adam then asks Lisa where she gets her motivation from, seeing that her husband is a successful show runner in Hollywood. Without the need for money, Lisa listened to herself and knew that work was what she loved. So she worked. Lisa then tells Adam about the inception of her company and what it took to turn 10 thousand dollars and a few people on an email list, into a food content empire
Shark Tank Investor Daymond John joins Adam for this episode of Take A Knee. Adam starts off the show asking Daymond about his new book that focuses on turning your poverty into prosperity using hard work alone. Then Daymond talks about his incredible rise from poverty while growing up in Queens, New York. After that, Daymond talks about his current goals in life, and the types of goals you should be setting for yourself as well. Before they wrap, Adam and Daymond re-visit the value of hard work and not making excuses for yourself.
Beth Riesgraf sits down for a podcast about the Hiroshima bombing, dating a White Supremacist, and the bizarre city of Portland. Adam also rants about the Olympics, and takes calls for What Can’t Adam Complain About.