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"SmartLess" with Jason Bateman, Sean Hayes, & Will Arnett is a podcast that connects and unites people from all walks of life to learn about shared experiences through thoughtful dialogue and organic hilarity. A nice surprise: in each episode of SmartLess, one of the hosts reveals his mystery guest to the other two. What ensues is a genuinely improvised and authentic conversation filled with laughter and newfound knowledge to feed the SmartLess mind.
- 67 - "Jon Stewart"
- 66 - "Ken Burns"
- 65 - "Tiffany Haddish"
- 64 - "Fred Armisen"
- 63 - “Sean Penn”
- 62 - "Octavia Spencer"
- 61 - Introducing - Dr. Death: Miracle Man
- 60 - "Daniel Ricciardo"
- 59 - "Tony Hawk"
- 58 - "J.J. Abrams"
- 57 - "Joy Reid"
Joy Reid blesses us with her magical presence on this week’s episode of ChairPod SmartArm. Joy is an American television host, MSNBC National Correspondent, and (this just in…) a wonderful human being too. Plus she likes all of Sean’s favorite content so it’s been a really rough weekend binging Star Trek and Zombie films, but phewww - we finally got this ep out before sunrise. Happy Monday, kiddos.Mon, 26 Jul 2021 - 46min
- 56 - "Ryan Reynolds"
The super-handsome, ultra-talented, and mildly-funny Ryan Reynolds joins us this week on the show. We go deep with the double-R, from stocking shelves label-out, to vulnerability as a performer and business owner… while touching on his “humanitarian efforts” diving for Melo Melo pearls that he bedazzles his new line of toe-loop sandals with. It’s another naughty shipwreck on the S.S. SmartLess. Welcome aboard!Mon, 19 Jul 2021 - 1h 17min
- 55 - "LeBron James"
It's been a whole year, gang. Happy Anniversary... and we love you so damn much it hurts. Also, we found this guy named LeBron James and we went ahead and interviewed him. Because we're "just for the helluvit" kinda guys. Happy 1-year. Will you marry us?Mon, 12 Jul 2021 - 57min
- 54 - "Elizabeth Banks"
Elizabeth Banks comes to us from Ireland, still dressed up all-fancy-like from another more important appearance. Elizabeth is an actor, director, writer, producer, and all-around baller. She teaches us about pet-care in exchange for lodging, Jason learns what the word “college” means, and a few people admit to their rollerblading histories. Get ready to get wicked smaht... it’s another episode of SmartLess.Mon, 5 Jul 2021 - 1h 06min
- 53 - "José Andrés"
We've got electrolyte-specialist José Andrés on the horn this week for episode numero 50. World-changing Chef, Restauranteur, and Generous Human, José teaches us about humanitarian journeys, the love for a ripe gooseneck barnacle, and his ability to sexualize mayonnaise better than his French or Italian neighbors. José A doesn’t F around… and we get to F around with him. Buen provecho.Mon, 28 Jun 2021 - 1h 10min
- 52 - "David Cross"
Our dear old pal David Cross (comedian, actor, writer, director) jumps into the jacuzzi with us this week. We discuss jail stories, a love for lamp posts, the demise of Company Video... and Sean pitches Arrested Development to the gang.Mon, 21 Jun 2021 - 1h 01min
- 51 - "Justin Theroux"
Our knockaround guy from the old neighborhood, Mr. Justin Theroux, arrives wearing two t-shirts, and departs in only one. Justin is an actor, writer, artist, and performer, known most notably for his shirtless airplane flights and pre-made smoothie recipes. He’s also written lil’ things like Tropic Thunder and Iron Man 2, and is starring in The Mosquito Coast. But sometimes we just love him for how he stirs the gravy.Mon, 14 Jun 2021 - 1h 07min
- 50 - "Rob McElhenney"
Golf-buddy Rob McElhenney zips in for some hoots and hollers in Podville, USA. Rob is an actor, writer, director, producer... and co-owner of Wrexham Association Football Club (and you can bet hard money that Will is ready to talk-shoppe on this subject). Plus, allergy tips for extra-credit! Willkommen y bienvenue.Mon, 7 Jun 2021 - 1h 08min
- 49 - "Mitch Hurwitz"
The ultra-hydrated Mitch Hurwitz (writer, producer, creator of Arrested Development) rolls on through, teaching us a variety of skills that range from recycling Post-it notes to writing comedy. Welcome to '4 Skeletons on a Podcast,' otherwise known as SmartLess.Mon, 31 May 2021 - 1h 15min
- 48 - "Jake Tapper"
Mr. Jake Tapper surprises & delights us this week. Journalist, CNN lead anchor, author, cartoonist, and cardio-enthusiast, Jake shares workout secrets and his love for Teen Wolf Too. Welcome back to another episode of SmartLess: your ticket to learnings.Mon, 24 May 2021 - 1h 01min
- 47 - "Zach Galifianakis"
Zach Galifianakis is upon us. From deep within the Canadian wilderness, this bearded golden-cherub with gorgeously flowing locks helps us see into the future while simultaneously reconfiguring the past. G'Forces of Nature, probably.Mon, 17 May 2021 - 56min
- 46 - "Tina Fey"
What can we say about the lovely Tina Fey? The talented actor, writer, creator and producer is granted 1-hour of time from her parole officer / daughter to blast out a quick pod with her GPS ankle-bracelet triangulated by 3 cell towers. It's explosive, it's magical, and it Juliennes fries.Mon, 10 May 2021 - 54min
- 45 - "Gwyneth Paltrow"
The group goes Goop this week with the one-and-only Gwyneth Paltrow. Academy Award winning actor, mom, author, businesswoman, and lover of bone broth, G.P. gives us a solid hang, a swift education, and a refreshingly delightful vibe. Plus we learn about the birds and the bees... finally!Mon, 3 May 2021 - 56min
- 43 - "Amy Sedaris"
We are surprised this week by our dear friend, and one of the most hilarious people on the entire planet, Amy Sedaris. She discusses her favorite golf autobiographies, old cooking shows, and her upcoming imaginary houseware store. Let's just say we feel truly At Home... with Amy Sedaris.Mon, 26 Apr 2021 - 59min
- 42 - "Jessica Meir"
Jessica Meir is truly out of this world. NASA astronaut, marine biologist, physiologist, and role-model-for-all, Jessica joins us this week and shows us how to use our brains for the first time in lightyears.Mon, 19 Apr 2021 - 57min
- 41 - "Bob Odenkirk"
We welcome writer, director, actor, and now fight-trained action hero Bob Odenkirk to the show for a strut down the promenade of life. Bob tells us about everything from the early days to yesterday, the genesis of his new film Nobody, and his favorite chicken pot pie recipe, of course. Bon appétit.Mon, 12 Apr 2021 - 1h 06min
- 40 - "Ted Sarandos"
The gents are thrilled to host their dear friend and boss on the pod this week: Mr. Ted Sarandos (Co-CEO and Chief Content Officer for Netflix). They talk shoppe, they talk turkey, and Will finallllly explains to the guys what "Netflix and chill" means. Ta-dum!Mon, 5 Apr 2021 - 1h 08min
- 39 - "Stephen Colbert"
This week we take a wild ride through the brain of Mr. Stephen Colbert (host, comedian, pro skier). The gang examines Jason's 'pleasant hostility,' Stephen's Lord of the Rings memorabilia, and a few '100% true' stories.Mon, 29 Mar 2021 - 1h 09min
- 38 - "W. Kamau Bell"
We are joined this week by Mr. W. Kamau Bell, television host and stand-up comic, and wicked smart dude. He tells us about the birds and the bees, when to teach your children new things, and his grand ideas for Ozark's next season.Mon, 22 Mar 2021 - 44min
- 37 - "Brad Paisley"
The incredibly talented Brad Paisley shares his perfect blend of country and comedy while we all blush with a crush. "I'm takin' my baby out into this cornfield tonight"... is exactly how we felt after the interview too.Mon, 15 Mar 2021 - 1h 02min
- 36 - "George Clooney"
George Clooney joins us this week for a hurricane of tears... of joy. Between his ridiculous horseplay and profound, prolific involvement in human rights issues and philanthropy, Clooney's got all bases covered. And he's definitely someone who you can trust with your cat.Mon, 8 Mar 2021 - 1h 06min
- 35 - "Awkwafina"
We are joined this week by the wonderful Awkwafina. She happens to be an expert on the 1999 filmic masterwork: 'Love Stinks' and we're proud to explore these issues in-depth with her (amongst other things). Listen folks, it's the first day of March and we're all super excited about it!Mon, 1 Mar 2021 - 52min
- 34 - "David Sinclair"
Included in the Time 100 as one of the hundred most influential people in the world, David Sinclair parachutes in to learn us some things. Dr. Sinclair is an award-winning Biologist, Professor of Genetics, and highly-regarded for his profound work in the Ageing & Anti-Ageing field. Listen folks, he’s reversed the age of an eye in a mouse and made the mouse see again. So grab a green-juice and listen up.Mon, 22 Feb 2021 - 1h 08min
- 33 - "Billie Eilish & Finneas O'Connell"
Billie Eilish and Finneas O’Connell are our esteemed first-time-ever Duo Guests in Podland, USA. Welcome to SmartLess, friends. Please keep all arms and limbs safely inside the vehicle and be sure to wear these neon protective goggles, conveniently referred to as Ocean Eyes.Mon, 15 Feb 2021 - 1h 11min
- 32 - "Judd Apatow"
Female ice-skating protégé Judd Apatow flies-in to this week's podisode. Wait, hang on. Ok, we're learning now that he’s actually a director. And he also writes and produces and is a father and a husband and also a human being. Anyway, we're big fans of Mr. Apatow over here at Team-SmartLess, so we asked, listened, learned, and are currently considering investing in his new lip-balm startup.Mon, 8 Feb 2021 - 54min
- 31 - "Darius Rucker"
Mr. Darius Rucker (singer, songwriter, inspiration) jumps into this week's episode with an apropos hand-held mic. From his Hootie & The Blowfish days and all the way through his current imprint on the country music scene, we giggle with Darius and learn from him... while Sean and Darius bond over their shared experiences with Kenny Rogers.Mon, 1 Feb 2021 - 50min
- 30 - "Sam Harris"
The gang takes a journey through the mind of Sam Harris. Sam is a neuroscientist and philosopher who writes and lectures around the world. He is also a teacher of meditation through his app "Waking Up," as well as host of his podcast "Making Sense." Make sure to stretch your brain both before and after listening, and stay hydrated.Mon, 25 Jan 2021 - 54min
- 29 - "Julia Louis-Dreyfus"
The exquisite and incomparable Julia Louis-Dreyfus joins us this week on the show. Recipient of the Kennedy Center's Mark Twain Prize for American Humor, Julia has won more Emmy awards than any other human being. We live and we learn; we laugh and we cry... and we pitch Julia a new podcast idea.Mon, 18 Jan 2021 - 42min
- 28 - "Bryan Cranston"
Bryan Cranston, aka 'the man with two fake-fingers,' joins us this week for some jolification on the pod. An unbelievable talent on-screen and behind the camera, Bryan talks about his early life growing-up, his colorful journeys through Hollywood, and he even gives us a taste of his Vince Gilligan impression.Mon, 11 Jan 2021 - 56min
- 27 - "Martin Short"
Strap on / strap in for one of the funniest men in all the land, Martin Short. He joins us this week to start-off the year with billowy laughs, his own true-Hollywood-stories, the “Nine Categories” he lives by, and of course some psychological self-analysis. Because why not – it’s SmartLess, and we go deep.Mon, 4 Jan 2021 - 51min
- 26 - "Megan Rapinoe"Mon, 28 Dec 2020 - 45min
- 25 - "James Corden"
The electrical & incredible James Corden joins us this week for a true gentlemens' sit-down and a journey through the brain of a real talent, who's usually on the other side of the interview. Happy Holidays from the whole SmartLess fam!Mon, 21 Dec 2020 - 1h 02min
- 24 - "Ron Howard"
The great Mr. Ron Howard joins us this week on the wonderpod. (Let us not forget his wildly formative films like Willow, Cocoon, Splash, A Beautiful Mind, and most recently: Hillbilly Elegy). The gang talk shoppe, they talk life; it’s an arresting conversation.Mon, 14 Dec 2020 - 51min
- 23 - "Ricky Gervais"Mon, 7 Dec 2020 - 1h 15min
- 22 - "Sarah Silverman"
The pod gets electric when surprise guest Sarah Silverman flies in to shock the guys with her charm, sass, and funny-bone. A stand-up comedian, writer, actor, and host of The Sarah Silverman Podcast, Sarah gets down and dirty with the guys, and Will gets a rapid Covid test.Mon, 30 Nov 2020 - 44min
- 21 - "Paul McCartney"Mon, 23 Nov 2020 - 1h 07min
- 20 - "David Chang"
In this tasty episode of the pod, we bring in Mr. David Chang to have a seat at the table and indulge in a line of questioning by our gang of idiots. As one of the most important chefs and restaurateurs alive today (and he doesn't care), Dave educates the gents on food & the restaurant industry, being a dad, his early days as a golfer, and other juicy nugs. But most importantly: he's gonna' change Sean's life with the right way to make a tuna sandwich.Mon, 16 Nov 2020 - 54min
- 19 - "Conan O'Brien"
This week we have a very serious guest to talk about very serious things; a true gentleman who will walk you to your car and clean your windshield if you ask to take a selfie with him. You guessed it: Mr. Conan O’Brien. He discusses the collapse of the shelf of his hair and how he’s dealt with the trauma since, his resting heart-rate of a hummingbird, and historical moments with Tom Selleck’s mustache. Because it’s a podcast, and that’s what happens.Mon, 9 Nov 2020 - 1h 17min
- 18 - "Brendan Shanahan"
Brendan Shanahan skates on in for this barnburner of an episode. “Shanny” is a former pro ice hockey player and Hall of Famer who currently serves as the President of the Toronto Maple Leafs. Having won the three most prominent team titles in ice hockey (an Olympic gold medal, a World Championship, and a Stanley Cup) he is a member of the elite “Triple Gold Club.” He’s also a really cool dude.Mon, 2 Nov 2020 - 54min
- 17 - "Reese Witherspoon"
Well aren't we surprised by the one and only Reese Witherspoon, who pops onto the show to discuss her new business venture "Reese's Peaches," amongst a variety of other things, like life. "Welcome to Hollywood, people!"Mon, 26 Oct 2020 - 47min
- 16 - "Stacey Abrams"
Stacey Abrams is a political leader, activist, entrepreneur, and best-selling author. She is also this week's teacher to all of us who are SmartLess. We care about her message, we care about what she does, and we praise her for her activism. Please vote, use your voice to make a difference, and let us unite as a country.Mon, 19 Oct 2020 - 44min
- 15 - "Adam Sandler"
"The Sandman" a.k.a. the unstoppable legend Adam Sandler, drives a golf-ball right onto the SmartLess fairway and we all take a ride on the cart of life through blackout nerves, comfort-zones vs. ambition, the importance of family, and the nuances of the comedy brain. Fore!Mon, 12 Oct 2020 - 59min
- 14 - "Clayton Kershaw"
Clayton Kershaw is this week's batter up. As starting pitcher for the Los Angeles Dodgers, an eight-time All Star, and a brand new fan of left-handed scissors, Clayton flies in to gab with the gang and discuss critical topics like sweat wicking fabrics and lip-reading, amongst a variety of other things.Mon, 5 Oct 2020 - 48min
- 13 - "Jennifer Aniston"
The one-and-only Jennifer Aniston joins us for a surprise-hang amongst true friends. We learn about The Businesstry, junk-food confidence, Fear & Courage... and (when it comes down to it) how the sausage is made.Mon, 28 Sep 2020 - 51min
- 12 - "Gustavo Dudamel"
We are blessed by the one and only, maestro Gustavo Dudamel (Conductor, Music & Artistic Director of the Los Angeles Philharmonic), with a symphony of knowledge, passion & fun on this week's wondrous episode of SmartLess, Opus Numero 10. Esplora e divertiti.Mon, 21 Sep 2020 - 59min
- 11 - "Jimmy Kimmel"
There’s a lot of love in the room as everyone’s favorite narcoleptic, Mr. Jimmy Kimmel, takes a moment out of hiatus to lead the fellas on a colossal journey through time and space. Night night, Apple Pie.Mon, 14 Sep 2020 - 49min
- 10 - "Maya Rudolph"
Superhero Maya Rudolph skydives in for some cork-popping fun on another juicy episode of the pod. Songs are sung, stories are told, and Maya educates us all, by example, on how to be the coolest cucumber around.Mon, 7 Sep 2020 - 50min
- 9 - "Robert Downey Jr"
Robert Downey Jr. graces us en-studio... with a handful of custom-colored M&M's. A rich taste of friendship, a voyage through RDJ's various chapters, our hosts' shenanigans, and a little pee-pee in the potpourri as-needed.Mon, 31 Aug 2020 - 57min
- 8 - Will Ferrell
The posse gets a wonderful surprise from comedy royalty Will Ferrell (Old School, Step Brothers, Talladega Nights) popping-through for some fresh kombucha. The foursome discuss formidable history with the Columbia House records club, throwing their sons’ cellphones out of moving vehicles, and other things like their careers, etc. “Keep your landlines, folks.”Mon, 24 Aug 2020 - 47min
- 7 - Kamala HarrisMon, 17 Aug 2020 - 41min
- 6 - "Seth Rogen"
A destined drop-in from writer, creator, and comedian-extraordinaire, Seth Rogen (An American Pickle, Pineapple Express, Knocked Up). The guys grill Seth on his newly brined movie, his early stand-up days, longstanding collaborations with Apatow and Goldberg... amongst a big bundle of other scintillations. Seth's new film "An American Pickle" is available on HBO Max.Mon, 10 Aug 2020 - 58min
- 5 - "Melissa McCarthy"
Will surprises the gang with Oscar-nominated actress, Melissa McCarthy (Bridesmaids, Can You Ever Forgive Me?). They explore her early days at the Groundlings, total on-stage mayhem, her thoughts regarding salad manners, and much more. A guest who warms the heart while torturously tickling the funny bone.Mon, 3 Aug 2020 - 44min
- 4 - "Neil deGrasse Tyson"
The guys are surprised by renowned astrophysicist, planetary scientist and author, Neil deGrasse Tyson. Neil teaches the guys about the wonders of the universe, the concept of infinity, the power of mind-blowing inspiration, and even his own potential parallel universe. Gravity and Levity all at once.Mon, 27 Jul 2020 - 48min
- 3 - Episode 001 "Dax Shepard"
Celebrating the anniversary of our first moon-landing and the launch of SmartLess, the guys' old pal Dax Shepard surprises them on the pod. Dax is an Actor (Parenthood), Director (Chips), and renowned Podcaster (Armchair Expert). He introduces the gents to the world of podcasting, they talk ski-trips and adventures, and they all discuss their growth through personal experiences, stories and hijinks from memorable (and highly unmemorable) moments in life.Mon, 20 Jul 2020 - 52min
- 2 - SMARTLESS "Surprise Guests Trailer"Mon, 13 Jul 2020 - 01min
- 1 - SMARTLESS "Trailer"Tue, 7 Jul 2020 - 02min
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