Mike Dawson [Twitter] is the voice of The Adam Carolla Show. He also hosts his own podcast, Front of House, where he interviews musicians and then lets them play a few tunes. He’s also considered a polarizing personality and many think he’s an asshole.
Rick Overton [Twitter] is an actor, comedian, and Emmy winning writer. This comedy veteran also hosts the wonderful podcast Overview. Rick is a guy who grew up with two parents in the music business and for him that meant his house was always full of legends like Salvador Dali, Dizzy Gillespie, Miles Davis, and more.
Multiple fine listeners have wondered if they could make donations to Man School using Bitcoin.
The answer is now YES. We haven’t accepted regular donations thus far but doing so by Bitcoin just seems like a great idea. I really dig this new form of currency. If you wish to do so you can use the above QR code or:
James Ellroy is one of America’s finest novelists. Some of his 19 books include: LA Conflidential, White Jazz, American Tabloid, Shakedown, and the Black Dahlia. His latest novel, Perfidia, comes out in September and is available for pre-order now. James is a man whose live has full of notable love and passion.
10 Years in LA! Lots has happened since leaving Albany, NY —
I was a work in progress who knew it all. [3/17/04] Met Her. Thank God. Found sun. Declared 60 “chilly.” Ate 25,000 tacos. Regretted three. Laughed my ass off. Attended 100+ Dodger games. Became a writer. Became a professional writer. Enjoyed countless hours with my LA relatives. Moved into a hip pad with a pool. Achieved some of my dreams. Achieved some dreams of others. Got drunk. Got sober. Met celebs. Met one “Caleb.” Gained life-long friends. Picked up a mic. Never dropped it. Lost weight. Gained it back. Perfected the yo-yo. Earned a Wikipedia page. Learned how to take. Learned how to give. At worst: survived. At best: thrived. Celebrated good times, c’mon. I’m a work in progress who knows just a bit. [3/17/14]
Liam McEneaney [Twitter] is a New York City-based stand-up comic. His new comedy album is called Comedian. He also produced Tell Your Friends, a live stand-up DVD featuring Reggie Watts, Kristen Schaal and more. He was also diagnosed with “suicidal depression” at age ten. From there, he experienced years of highs, lows, medication, booze, and sobriety.
Sugar Ray Leonard [Twitter] is one of the finest American athletes. Ever. In this class we talk about what it takes to become a champion and how to stay a champion. These days, he fights to combat juvenile diabetes with his Sugar Ray Leonard Foundation. Don’t miss their big event in Santa Monica on May 20th!
Caleb Bacon is a television writer currently writing for the TBS hit show ‘Sullivan & Son’, which is executively produced by Vince Vaughn amongst other big timers in the entertainment industry. Caleb has written and worked behind the scenes on a host of television shows including Deadwood,…
Jesse Thorn [Twitter] is a public radio show host, podcast host, and new media emperor. You might know him from Bullseye (formerly The Sound of Young America), MaxFunCon, or Jordan, Jesse, GO! Despite being so prolific, he has suffered from migraine headaches his whole life.
Jake Pentland [Twitter] is a television producer and host of The Jake Pentland Show (where I was a recent guest.) Oh yeah… his mother is one of the most famous women of the past thirty years: actor/comedian/polarizing media figure Roseanne Barr.
Wednesday February 5th at 8pm PST on Laffster you can find a live video webcast of Man School featuring favorites Roy Wood Jr., and Jordan Harbinger. PLUS… special guests… and special incentives that can be had for various donations. It’ll be live and interactive. Don’t miss it. Or do!
Papa Joe Aviance lost 250 pounds… and kept it off. He’s a musician and clothing designer who now promotes health, fitness, and living a great life. Papa Joe lost 250 pounds in eighteen months and he’s has been able to keep off the weight. Now he lives a great, new life.
Austin Aries [Twitter] is a pro wrestling who currently rassles for the TNA organization. He can be seen on TNA Impact Wrestling every Thursday on Spike TV! In fact, next week, they have a big event on January 16th on Spike. Austin is a muscular athlete who doesn’t eat meat. This former carnivore — turned vegetarian — is now a vegan. In fact, he is The Spectacular Vascular Vegan.
Leigh Steinberg [Twitter] is a living legend. He is a superagent who has represented stars across multiple professional sports like Troy Aikman, Lennox Lewis, Warren Moon, Steve Young, and more. He also inspired Tom Cruise’s character in the Cameron Crowe film “Jerry Maguire.” Leigh has used all of this success and the power of sports to make the world a better place.
Maz Jobrani (Twitter) is an actor and stand-up comic who is Iranian-America. He’s been on many television shows and has toured all over the world. When he was six, his family moved to the United States and he’s lived here ever since.
1st Segment: Jake and Jenn review their twitter wars with Jake’s Mother (Roseanne Barr). 2nd Segment: Interview with Caleb Bacon about Alcoholism, Suicide, and Men’s Issues. 3rd Segment: Pussies in the news
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Jason Wahler [Twitter] became a famous teenager when he joined the cast of MTV’s Laguna Beach. He also co-starred in that show’s spinoff, The Hills. On both of those shows he portrayed the drunk jerk who got arrested, cheated on girlfriends (including Lauren Conrad), and got in fights. That’s because Jason was an alcoholic. After multiple rehabs, he even joined Dr. Drew’s Celebrity Rehab (VH1) and he’s now a few years sober with a great life.
Marc Summers is that guy from Double Dare but he’s also that guy from the Food Network. He’s a pop culture legend who has hosted and produced popular television for decades. However, there was a period of time when he was almost out of showbusiness, but thanks to a great hunger for success Marc bounced back and found even more success.
My recent appearance on Jacob Nawrocki’sOperation Self Reset was one of my absolute favorite guest appearances that I’ve done. I get a chance to be honest about some of my life experiences and share some things I’ve learned on the way.
Caleb shares very personal stories about his own life. He shares with us how he became very close to destroying his work and his social life. Opening up to the world on a podcast is not easy but Caleb understands the power of stories and how telling others how he overcame his own personal difficulties he became better because of it.
If you want to hear a life story of a man who traveled from coast to coast, went through a self reset, and loves life, you have to hear this interview with Caleb Bacon.
Mark DeCarlo [Twitter] was a fat kid in Chicago who was really motivated to lose weight. The goal was… sex. (Spoiler: Achieved!) You might know Mark as a TV host, actor, or comedian. He hosted over 500 episodes of the gameshow Studs in the ’90s, has appeared on shows like Curb Your Enthusiasm, and done voice roles on Jimmy Neutron and Family Guy.