Actor and Producer Jason Hervey joins Adam for this week’s episode discussing his rise from child actor to very successful TV and film producer. Jason also talks with Adam about his upcoming docuseries ‘Outlaw Country’ following a federal task force as they try to bring down a pair of suspected criminals who also happen to be brothers. The pair also discuss the evolution of media and how screens shrinking in the cinema and growing in homes has fundamentally changed the way people consume various forms of media today. Upon learning the Jason similarly has a set of boy/girl twins, Adam turns the conversation to the idea of grit and how important Jason thinks that is to instill into children.
NFL Super Agent Leigh Steinberg joins Adam for this week’s episode of Take A Knee to talk about his rise to the most powerful NFL agent in the world. Leigh retails Adam with the tale of his first client, Steve Bartkowski who was drafted first overall in the 1975 NFL Draft pulling in an unprecedented $250,000 signing bonus and 4 year $600,000 contract. The pair also explore how Leigh built one of the best client rosters in the industry only to have it slowly unravel at the hands of alcohol for a variety of both personal and professional reasons including the death of Leigh’s father and the demise of his marriage.
Adam is joined this week by rock legend and last remaining member of The Ramones, Marky Ramone. The guys explore Marky’s start in the New York music scene including the genesis of the famous CBGB club and when he first discovered The Ramones before becoming their drummer. As the conversation turns to the partying times Marky reveals that he did “turn to the bottle” and talks about his struggles. Marky explains how when he was cleaning up his act he was given advice to work outside of the music industry, leading him to work in the construction world doing demolition work. The pair also talk about how Marky felt about the band dynamic, and what his relationship was like to each individual member.