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Episode 31 - Paul Brittain

about 6 days ago

Paul Brittain (rad dude and did SNL) swings by to talk about growing up in the suburbs doing child labor before moving on to a "Lord of the Flies" style painting operation and then finally joining the corporate world in Chicago while moving his way up in the Improv world. He also clears up my misunderstanding of Chicago pizza (thank God).

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Episode 30 - Dave Waite

5/14/2018

Dave Waite (stand up and nice ass dude) swings by to discuss giving college an honest one month chance and living at home for probably way too long. He's worked in all types of service industries and given them all the same level of "I guess this is ok?" He...
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Episode 29 - Johnny Pemberton

5/7/2018

Johnny Pemberton (Lots of tv and movie shit) discusses his first job as a doll house painter plus all the perks that come from having a laminator and no supervision. He also talks about being a telemarketer and they type of people who buy stuff off the phone. Stay tuned...
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Episode 28 - Kurt Braunohler

4/30/2018

Kurt Braunohler (tons of comedy stuff) talks about being fired from his first job at Jersey Mikes during a smoke break when he was 14, selling acid in college, tricking a company into letting him be an IT guy for 8 years, and how the movie Fight Club changed his...
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Episode 27 - John Roy

4/23/2018

John Roy discusses growing up wanting to be in band and attending song writing sessions from Billy Corgan and Jeff Tweedy before starting stand up in Chicago. He's also had every type of bad manager possible and goes through the list defining each one. This was all before he WON...
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Episode 26 - Wheeler Walker Jr.

4/16/2018

Wheeler Walker Jr. has been around for a while, but he just recently started taking over Nashville by doing things his own way. He talks about growing up in Kentucky and working as a farm hand before heading to Nashville where he had a hiccup in his early music career...
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Episode 25 - Mike Burns

4/9/2018

In this historic 25th episode Brooks interviews his life partner Mike Burns (AKA @dadboner). This is a special episode because Brooks was party responsible for getting Mike fired one time. Mike's lived a life of trash growing up scamming grocery stores in Michigan before he worked designing baby clothes for...
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Episode 24 - Sean Patton

4/2/2018

Sean Patton is on to talk about growing up in New Orleans doing child labor for his family catering business. He's seen an adult man break down at a wedding, been fired from dog walking because of a dog murder, and had to pretend to be Dr. Evil at a...
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Episode 23 - Mike O'Brien

3/26/2018

Mike O'Brien (SNL, AP Bio) is on to talk about growing up outside Toledo before making the jump to Chicago where held many prestigious jobs such as: cleaning up The Second City for free, upsetting fathers by selling expensive tickets at an ill-fated indoors only DisneyLand Park, and allowing the...
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Epsidoe 22 - Candy Lawrence

3/19/2018

In probably one of the funniest episodes yet, Brooks' favorite comedian, Candy Lawrence, is on to discuss selling water off the highway as a 12 year old, being tricked into becoming a full time baby sitter with no benefits, distributing an apartment newsletter where people wanted their money back, working...
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Episode 21 - Steelo Brim

3/11/2018

Steelo Brim (Ridiculousness) is on to discuss his path from growing up in Chicago to becoming 1/3rd of one of the most popular MTV shows of all time. He started off as a child extra in the movie "Hardball" where he talked his way into a bigger role. Then he...
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