Today, Adam sits down with Vietnam veteran and author, Marvin J. Wolf, who tells us about his time in the service during the Vietnam war and how he combined being a combat photographer with his writing to become a successful author and journalist. Marvin also shares the story of one of the featured veterans in his new book, Oliver Stone. "They Were Soldiers: The Sacrifices and Contributions of Our Vietnam Veterans" is available now on Amazon.
Today, Adam sits down with singer and songwriter, Erika Ender to talk about her multicultural upbringing, what life was like in Panama and they share their similar hair stories from their childhoods. They both agree on their views about the clashes of egos and Erika shares a positive tip on returning to a happy life each day. Erika Ender's new single "Back to Basics" is out now
Paul Feig returns to Take A Knee five years later! The guys talk about the frenzy of trying to capture ideas all the time, and always having a fire in your belly. They also discuss the creative process of taking a film from casting to final editing, and the relationship between the filmmakers and the audience. Later they share their list of favorite Woody Allen movies, and go on to chat about what happens when your films unintentionally polarize people. As the show wraps up, the guys talk about bullying, religion, and trying to bring joy and comedy to a sad and polarized world.
Adam is joined by 'Chicken Soup for the Soul' co-creator, Mark Victor Hansen and his wife Crystal Dwyer Hansen, to talk about the newest book they've written together. They talk about the power of asking and how we all need to steer away from the fear of looking uneducated or misinformed and instead look at asking as an opportunity to grow. Mark also shares the journey behind the creation and pitching of Chicken Soup and how he ended up reaching an audience he had not originally anticipated. They talk about doing your best work and doing it on a consistent basis as well as well as viewing the boss taking the time to talk with you as a way to help, not hurt, you. Mark and Crystal's book 'Ask! The Bridge From Your Dreams to your Destiny' is available April 28th.
On today's show, Adam sits down with CEO and co-founder of Final Straw, Emma Rose Cohen to talk about recycling, reusing and reducing waste and how she's helping the environment with the introduction of the Final Straw. Emma shares how the idea came about and shares insight on her latest Kickstarter, the Final Wipe, reusable sanitizing wipes perfect for the current pandemic. They share their hate of waste and how the world is shifting towards reusable items. Adam also shares his views on self-cleanliness and how this virus is affecting today's society when it comes to keeping everyday things clean. We also get a sneak peek into her latest addition, the Final Fork. Learn more about Final products are available at Final.co
On today's show, Adam takes a stroll down memory lane with legendary musician and television host, John Tesh. They talk about their childhoods and the lack of discipline in today's parenting. They also talk about the early days of Loveline and John's journey to become co-host of Entertainment Tonight which then lasted 10 years. John also asks Adam about the differences working with Jimmy and Dr. Drew and Adam shares his start in the radio world. John Tesh's new and revealing autobiography "Relentless: Unleashing a Life of Purpose, Grit and Faith" is available now on Amazon and Tesh.com
On today's show, Adam, sits down, from home, with decorated former Green Beret, Jason Van Camp. They talk about the lack of motivation in today's society, what that could mean for the future and Adam shares his predictions for the two types of people who will emerge from this type of world. They both agree on the need for people to inspire and motivate themselves to take a step outside of their comfort zone. Jason's new book 'Deliberate Discomfort: How U.S Special Operations Forces Overcome Fear and Dare to Win by Getting Comfortable Being Uncomfortable' is available now.
Adam is joined this week by Anthony Ziccardi, publisher of Post Hill Press and publisher of Adam's forthcoming book 'I'm Your Emotional Support Animal: Navigating Our All Woke, No Joke Culture'. They discuss the upcoming release as well as how the industry has been changing over the years and has been forced to change rapidly in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
Adam is joined this week by Senate candidate Dr. Shiva Ayyadurai and the guys discuss a wide range of topics from Covid-19 to Shiva's journey to America, why he's running for Senate and much more
Today, Adam sits down for a phoner with Barry's CEO, Joey Gonzalez. Joey shares how he made it up the ladder at Barry's from customer to now CEO, opening up new locations nationwide and around the world. They share stories about having children and Joey shares his experience being gay and his life from a young age. Barry's has been highly successful for many years and continues to be worldwide.
Adam takes a trip down memory lane and picks out some powerful moments from past episodes of Take A Knee and hears from former guests Terry Crews, Jocko Willink, Brian Koppelman, Eli Crane & Bodie Stroud.
On today's show, Adam talks with "The King of the Highwire", Nik Wallenda before his upcoming walk over the Masaya Volcano in Nicaragua. They talk about Nik's legendary family, The Flying Wallendas, as well as the tragic death of his great grandfather, sharing what really happened in those final moments. Adam talks with Nik about balance and the power of seeing fear as respect. Nik shares behind the scenes of training, the family business and how he prepares for each new challenge. Nik Wallenda will attempt to conquer the active volcano this Wednesday at 8 pm EST, Live on ABC.
Today, Adam sits down with drummer Franklin Vanderbilt to talk about his infamous music career, drumming and touring with Lenny Kravitz and how he got to where he is today. Franklin, being from Chicago, has decided to begin his own school to help his city's kids with music programs and a place where they can express themselves. Adam and Franklin share stories about discipline and racial stereotypes that lead to victimization and communities creating excuses. Franklin Vanderbilt and the whole Lenny Kravitz band will be touring soon!
On today's show, professor Terry Giles calls in to talk to Adam about his lengthy career, from establishing one of the largest & most successful criminal law firms on the west coast to managing Dr. Ben Carson's 2016 Presidential campaign. Adam talks to him about the victimization and societal damage happening in the media today, as well as the infamous Hillside Strangler case in the late 1970s where Terry represented one of the accused killers. Mr. Giles' new book "The Fifteen Percent: Overcoming Hardships and Achieving Lasting Success" is available for preorder on Amazon and will release March 10th.