Welcome to the Adam Carolla Podcast! The new home for the rantings and ravings of Adam Carolla, and with Bald Bryan on sound effects.
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Adam talks about getting recognized while he was in Chicago, the confusing laws surrounding gambling in the US, and getting asked to take a COVID test and provide his vaccine card for an upcoming interview. Gina Grad joins Adam on stage while Bald Bryan and Heart lead singer Ann Wilson join via zoom. Adam talks to Ann about his love of Heart’s “Alone”, the process behind adopting her two kids, and the gastric band surgery she got some years ago. Gina reports on today’s news including: Jussie Smollette’s sentencing, a drunk pilot getting removed from the cockpit before takeoff, Overland Park being ranked as one of the happiest cities in the US, a world record broken for most ping pong balls hit with nun chucks, and the new caffeinated donuts. As the show wraps, Adam takes suggestions for a round of “Adam Carolla Is Unprepared.” Thanks for supporting today’s sponsors: JoinCrowdHealth.com enter ADAM Edmunds.com Apartments.com Geico.com Pluto.TV
Today, Adam is joined in-studio by marketing expert, Erik Huberman. They talk about his start in the marketing field, where it is nowadays, and how it's becoming more accessible for individuals. Erik shares some of the successful strategies companies have used, the different methods for different brands, and how purchases are tracked online versus in person. Plus, they dissect the definition of actually completing something, the power of curiosity, and Erik shares his own passion for racing. The book, 'The Hawke Method: The 3 Principles of Marketing That Made Over 3,000 Brands Soar' is available now everywhere you find finer books.
1. Celebrity Apprentice Recap (2015) 2. Rotten Tomatoes Game (2019) Hosted by Chris Laxamana and Giovanni Giorgio Support the show: Geico.com Request clips: Classics@adamcarolla.com TWITTER: https://twitter.com/chrislaxamana INSTAGRAM: http://instagram.com/chrislaxamana1 https://instagram.com/giovannigiorgio Website: https://www.podcastone.com/carolla-classics
1. Thomas Lennon & Diane Farr (2013) 2. Alison and Bryan (2014) Hosted by Chris Laxamana and Giovanni Giorgio Support the show: Geico.com Request clips: Classics@adamcarolla.com TWITTER: https://twitter.com/chrislaxamana INSTAGRAM: http://instagram.com/chrislaxamana1 https://instagram.com/giovannigiorgio Website: https://www.podcastone.com/carolla-classics
Pitch Perfect’s Skylar Astin sits down with Adam and the two reminisce over their first time meeting during the taping of the CBS pilot “Ace in the Hole” in 2009. Adams asks Skylar about growing up in New York and playing little league baseball at a high level. This leads to a discussion on how important repetition is in perfecting one’s craft. Skylar talks about some of the jobs he’s worked in Los Angeles in between acting gigs. Adam asks Skylar about getting cast on the upcoming 18th season of Grey’s Anatomy and the two share stories about working with various TV networks. THANKS FOR SUPPORTING TODAY’S SPONSORS: Keeps.com/ADAM Geico.com Pluto.TV
In part 2 of today’s podcast, Adam sits down one-on-one with the amazing Jo Koy. The guys talk about Jo’s massive success, beginning with producing and personally paying for his very first Netflix special. They go on to discuss Jo’s love of Eddie Murphy, and flash back to Jo’s chaotic childhood, as well as how he found his own comic voice. Later they talk about personal momentum, living out of hotel rooms, and his relationship with Chelsea Handler. In the last part of the show, the guys talk about Jo making a movie with Steven Spielberg. Please support today’s sponsors: SimpliSafe.com/ADAM XchairADAM.com Noom.com/ADAM Geico.com Pluto.TV
Adam is pleased to welcome Vinnie Tortorich back to the studio at the top of Part 1. Adam provides an answer to his question earlier this week about finding piss bottles everywhere, and Vinnie chimes in about long-distance biking, and building his own kayak from scratch. They also discuss the rise of fake foods, cauliflower pizza, and the Mediterranean Diet. Before the break, Gina reads news stories about Russia and Ukraine, Tony Hawk’s broken leg, Kelly Clarkson’s divorce, Phil Collin’s decline, reactions to the ‘Pam & Tommy’ TV series, and finding Ernest Shackleton’s long list ship. Please support today’s sponsors: SimpliSafe.com/ADAM XchairADAM.com Noom.com/ADAM Geico.com Pluto.TV
Adam is glad to welcome Harland Williams back in studio at the top of Part 2. Adam asks him about his new collection of short stories, and Harland goes on to talk about a strange one-night-stand he had. Adam then tells Harland a scary story, and they discuss a surreal shared experience performing comedy for a private event and hanging out with celebrity impersonators. Later, Harland tells Adam about the time he met Evel Knievel. In the last part of the show, Gina reads news stories about the Florida’s ‘Don’t Say Gay’ school bill, big trades in the NFL, Pete Davidson possibly going to space, Sharon and Ozzy Osbourne going back to the UK, and the top saddest (and happiest) songs of all time. Please support today’s sponsors: SimpliSafe.com/ADAM MasterSpas.com enter ADAM Geico.com Pluto.TV
Adam opens today’s show talking with Bryan and Gina about a pattern he noticed regarding oil vs. car manufacturing. They also discuss the connection between Sting, John Lennon, and Kamala Harris. Later, Adam brings up Yoko Ono spending money on meaningless billboards, and observations from the Independent Spirit Awards. Then Bald Bryan reviews ‘The Batman’ for this week’s Baldywood. Before the break, Ralph Pezzullo joins the show to discuss ‘Heroes Behind Headlines’, the unintended consequences of information control, why you shouldn’t listen to so-called ‘experts’, and our society constantly being manipulated by fear. Please support today’s sponsors: SimpliSafe.com/ADAM MasterSpas.com enter ADAM Geico.com Pluto.TV
Jay Mohr joins the show and talks about his sobriety and makes amends with Adam after his last appearance- where he ran out of gas while high. Then, Adam see’s what it would sound like if “Al Pacino” introduced Bobby Hollander’s Personal Touch porn film. Adam also asks Jay about his relationship with Jeanie Buss and his thoughts on the new HBO series Winning Time. Next, Gina reports on today’s news including: The Supreme Court not reviewing the decision to overturn Bill Cosby’s conviction, Stoli vodka changing its name because of the war, and Drake losing money on UFC 272. THANKS FOR SUPPORTING TODAY’S SPONSORS: TommyJohn.com/ADAM Stamps.com enter ADAM UE.com/FITS enter ADAM Geico.com Pluto.TV
Adam dreads an early flight coming back from Kansas City this weekend before the gang comments on a Man Show Hall of Fame clip honoring Andre The Giant. After that, they chat about Gavin Newsom’s new plan for the homeless population of California and Adam shares a couple of impressive homeless structures. Next, New York Times Bestselling author Brad Meltzer joins the show to talk about his new thriller The Lightning Rod. Adam asks Brad about receiving confidential research information from Bill Clinton & George H.W. Bush and what the government’s response to nuclear war would look like. Brad also talks about having two of his children’s books banned and shares his thoughts on the mystery surrounding Amelia Earhart’s disappearance. THANKS FOR SUPPORTING TODAY’S SPONSORS: TommyJohn.com/ADAM Stamps.com enter ADAM UE.com/FITS enter ADAM Geico.com Pluto.TV
More Felipe Esparza in studio at the top of Part 2. The guys continue their conversation about living in the valley back in the day, Adam’s time at KROQ, and a time in Felipe’s life when he was hooked on crack. Later, Felipe recalls one of his earliest standup experiences, as well as working for Pizza Hit at Dodger Stadium. In the last part of the show, Gina reads news stories about Melinda Gates’ tell-all interview, more on Russia and Ukraine, and Meghan Markle’s half-sister suing her for defamation. Please support today’s sponsors: JoinCrowdHealth.com enter ADAM SoloStove.com enter ADAM Apartments.com Geico.com Pluto.TV
At the top of the pod, Adam talks with Bryan and Gina about the mask mandate finally going away in Los Angeles, despite some very confusing messaging. He then rants about the effectiveness of face masks, and plays a clip (as well as reaction clips) from a recent event where Florida Governor Ron DeSantis told kids they could take their masks off. Adam also chats with some listener callers, and the guys welcome comedian Felipe Esparza to the studio. The guys discuss comedian Byron Allen, as well as Felipe’s upbringing in Mexico, and living in some rougher parts of California as well. Before the break, they talk Felipe’s path to comedy, and trying to cross the border illegally. Please support today’s sponsors: JoinCrowdHealth.com enter ADAM SoloStove.com enter ADAM Apartments.com Geico.com Pluto.TV
Today, Adam sits down with LGBTQ power couple, AJ Gibson and his fiancé, Emile Ennis Jr. They share their individual routes into the field of entertainment, the ups and downs they've encountered, and becoming a powerful gay couple in the industry. Adam shares his thoughts on staying hungry versus just being satisfied, as well as giving yourself projects to keep you busy and in control, especially during these Covid times. Plus, they share how their podcast got its start on social media. "Confess Your Mess" is available everywhere you listen to podcasts.
Part 2: Mike Birbiglia + Ron Funches (Carolla Classics) 1. Mike Birbiglia (2009) 2. Ron Funches plays Rotten Tomatoes (2019) Hosted by Chris Laxamana and Giovanni Giorgio Support the show: Geico.com Visit BlindsGalore.com Request clips: Classics@adamcarolla.com TWITTER: https://twitter.com/chrislaxamana INSTAGRAM: http://instagram.com/chrislaxamana1 https://instagram.com/giovannigiorgio Website: https://www.podcastone.com/carolla-classics