Dexter Holland, lead singer of The Offspring joins Adam for this episode of Take A Knee. Adam and Dexter start of the show talking about the business of business, and what it takes to crate and run a successful business of your own. Then, Dexter talks about starting his band at 17 years old, and finally getting their big break ten years later in 1994. After that, Dexter talks about his piloting endeavors, including flying around the world in 10 days, as well as getting his doctoral degree in microbiology. Before they wrap, Dexter talks about how the music business has drastically changed over the years, and how he had give away his music for free before his band made it big.
Joe Mantegna joins Adam for this episode of Take A Knee. Adam starts off the show talking to Joe about his charitable endeavors in fighting autism, as well as his personal ties with helping his daughter battle the disorder. Then Joe talks about his early life growing up in a lower-middle class family in Chicago. Joe talks about gravitating towards the arts after seeing West Side Story for the first time. Adam and Joe get into a discussion on having talent vs a long resume or connections when going out for a job in the entertainment industry. Then the two talk about the importance of having a side talent you can use to pay the bills while also working on your main career and passion. Before they wrap, the two talk about doing whatever you want to do and not making any excuses as to why you can't.