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.
I help out with this great event every year and it’s just awesome. Last year we raised over $100,000 for a great charity called The Smile Train and I’m guessing we’ll raise $1,00,000,000 this year! Streaming live, this podcast-fundraiser-athon will feature Jimmy Pardo, Matt Belknap, Zach Galifianakis, Patton Oswalt, Andy Richter, Joel Stein, Scott Aukerman, Doug Benson, Phil Hendrie and more….
Dave Holmes [Twitter] is an actor and TV host who you’ve seen on MTV, FX, Court TV, Comedy Central, Bravo, VH1… and plenty more. In 1998 he first rose to national prominence with his runner-up finish on MTV’s first reality competition show, Wanna Be a VJ? Dave is also an out-of-the-closet gay man. Today I chat with Dave about that journey and how it’s impacted his 42 years of life.
Andy Wood is a stand-up comic who also runs Portland’s Bridgetown Comedy Festival and the LA Podcast Festival. He also hosts the podcast Probably Science. Andy is a guy who has been at the place and time to be part of two major economic booms: the dot com boom and the early 2000’s housing boom. It turns out those booms were bubbles and they burst…. on Andy.
Paul Mecurio is a stand-up comic and writer who has been seen on Comedy Central, Red Eye with Greg Gutfeld, and even won an Emmy for his contributions to The Daily Show. But… before all of his success in the entertainment business, he was a corporate lawyer in New York City.
Here’s part two — the second half — of Man School LIVE at the Los Angeles Podcast Festival. This half features comic Jimmy Pardo (Never Not Funny, Conan), guest co-host Jason Smith (NFL Network), and Bald Bryan Bishop (The Adam Carolla Show.) If you missed part one — calm down! It’s right here.