31 mins

Laird Hamilton and Gabby Reece

On this episode, get to know two absolute sports legends: volleyball superstar Gabby Reece and big wave surfer Laird Hamilton. Independently they are each pioneers in their sports and collectively, they are the husband and wife co-founders of Laird Superfood, Laird Apparel and XPT, an extreme performance training system. They also do tons of philanthropic work, they’re parents, they're podcasters (The Gabby Reece Show) and so I was shocked and thankful that they found four seconds to squeeze me into their busy lives. Gabby and Laird are informed, funny and if you want to hear from experts in risk-taking, your ears have come to the right place.

25 mins

How a Stuntman Became a Real-Life Ninja

Ever get your ass kicked by a superhero? Kevin Cassidy has — multiple times. Cassidy is a legendary stuntman whose rough-and-tumble work can be seen in Black Panther, Spider-Man: Homecoming, Captain America: Civil War and many, many other flicks. After 18 years in the movie biz, Cassidy traded crashing through plate glass windows for another potentially bruising line of work: running his own business. Specifically, he owns and operates a Ninja Nation obstacle course arena for kids and adults in Huntersville, North Carolina. Listen in to hear his incredible career journey, the fulfillment he's found in running a business that gets kids' faces out of digital devices, and find out if it actually hurts to get hit by a speeding car in a movie. (Spoiler alert: it does.)

47 mins

Crime Comic Book Legend Ed Brubaker

Ed Brubaker is one of the most acclaimed writers in comic book history, known for gritty crime series like "Lowlife" and "Criminal," and incredible runs on "Batman," "Captain America" and "Uncanny X-Men." He and his partner in crime artist Sean Phillips have a new book out, "Night Fever," and on this episode, we learn all about his creative process, his career trajectory, and why he can’t just write something nice about ponies and lollipops for once.

20 mins

How Eric Church and Raj Alva Distilled Whiskey Success

How does a guy who, in his own words. “doesn’t know shit about country music” wind up partnering with 10-time Grammy nominee superstar Eric Church to launch an award-winning whiskey company? That’s what this episode of Get a Real Job digs into. Dan spoke with Eric Church's partner Raj Alva to get the behind-the-barrels scoop on their award-winning Whiskey JYPSI. As Raj explains, the two took a hands-on approach to every aspect of their whiskey business, overseing everything from making it to packaging it to, of course, taste-testing it. If you are looking to start your own spirits company, Raj offers a crash course on getting started. Cheers!

33 mins

The Struggle Climbing Show's Ryan Devlin

How do you get to the top? Grab some rock and start pulling. Ryan Devlin is the host of the hugely-popular podcast The Struggle Climbing Show, where he picks the brains of the world’s most elite climbers and adventure-seekers, getting their insights on training, nutrition, tactics, and the all-important mental game. Whether or not you enjoy the fight against gravity, as Ryan likes to say, many of the principles these athletes share can be applied to almost any business or creative endeavor. Sure, if you lose grip of your business, you’re not left dangling off the side of a cliff from a rope — but it can certainly feel like that sometimes. An expert climber himself, Ryan is able to pull incredible tactics for overcoming obstacles and regaining your footing when you’re feeling like it is game over. Ryan’s career has spanned life as an actor to co-founding the social impact brand This Saves Lives with Kristen Bell, Ravi Patel and Todd Grinnell. Listen in as he discusses the uplifting power of getting out there and doing good things in the world.

24 mins

Comedian Daniel Sloss

The wild Scot talks about his latest special "Socio." Daniel Sloss, began writing and performing stand-up in 2007, at the age of 17, and now tours non-stop throughout North America, the U.K., Ireland, Australasia, Asia and Europe. Daniel latest comedy special, "Daniel Sloss: Socio," was released exclusively on his website on December 9, 2022, shot at The Paramount Theatre in Austin, TX. On October 12, 2021, Knopf released Daniel’s first book, Everyone You Hate Is Going To Die: And Other Comforting Thoughts On Family, Friends, Sex, Love, And More Things That Ruin Your Life. The book is a transgressive and hilarious deep dive in to Daniel’s favorite subject: relationships.

28 mins

Mountain Cimber and Big Wave Surfer Andrew Alexander King

He's on a mission to be the first African American to climb the tallest peaks and volcanoes on every continent.

38 mins

The Wild Ride of Josh Cellars Wine Founder

How Joseph Carr poured his heart and soul into an iconic brand.

17 mins

How BioSteel Scored With the NHL

Former NHL star Mike Cammalleri and co-founder John Celenza discuss the power of their pink drink.

18 mins

The Founder of Moolah Kicks Got Game

Natalie White discusses developing the first basketball sneaker designed for and by female ballers.

24 mins

Gaming Icon Ronnie2K

How Ronnie Singh carved out a baller and gamer's dream job at 2K Games.

43 mins

Toy and Comic Book King Todd McFarlane Returns

The 'Spawn' creator did it his way because that's the only way he knows how to do it!

05 mins

Looking to Buy A Business? These Are the Top 500!

Special announcement! Our annual Franchise 500 list is out, providing you with the best opportunities to buy a business. Which is right for you? Entrepreneur magazine Jason Feifer explains what goes into the list, and how it can benefit you. Learn more at entrepreneur.com/franchise500

22 mins

MeCycle Aims to Save the Planet and Make You Money

Founder Mark Manley discusses his innovative company's approach to keeping plastic and metal out of landfills. Sponsor: Paper & Packaging Board. Learn more at howlifeunfolds.com

30 mins

Comic Book Creator Brian K. Vaughn

The creator of visionary books like 'Saga' and 'Ex-Machina' discusses creativity, collaboration and what he keeps in his secret writing cave. (Hint: Pretty much nothing.)

27 mins

Big Fun With SUPER73 E-Bikes

A conversation with the co-founder of fun-first e-bike company SUPER73. Sponsor: Paper & Packaging Board. Learn more at howlifeunfolds.com

33 mins

Creepshow Comic Book Editor Alex Antone

A peek behind the creepy curtain of how this horror classic came back to life.

21 mins

Von Miller: Super Bowl MVP and Chicken Farmer

The two-time Super Bowl champion is also a farmer who cares more than most people about the quality of a chicken's life. Sponsor: Paper & Packaging Board. Learn more at howlifeunfolds.com

28 mins

Ralph Macchio

The seemingly ageless actor talks about 'Cobra Kai,' his memoir, 'Waxing On: The Karate Kid and Me,' and Long Island traffic.

19 mins

Inside Larry Ellison's Race to Save the Planet

Fiona Morgan, Director of Purpose and Impact at Sail GP, discusses the racing league's incredible environmental efforts. Sponsor: Paper & Packaging Board. Learn more at howlifeunfolds.com

28 mins

Comedian Paul Virzi

How the comedian learned that there's nothing funnier than telling the truth.

21 mins

The Investor Who Brought Bill Gates and Mark Cuban in on a Company That Really Cares About Cow Burps

David Adelman, founder of Darco Capital, on why he is betting big on carbon-neutral company Neutral Foods. Sponsor: Paper & Packaging Board. Learn more at howlifeunfolds.com

33 mins

Comedian Kevin Gootee

The very funny host of the movie-slaying podcast 'Gutting the Sacred Cow" explains what it takes to launch and grow a show and stay (somewhat) sane in the process.

36 mins

Catskill Animal Sanctuary Founder Kathy Stevens

How saving animals will save us all from environmental catastrophe. Sponsor: Paper & Packaging Board. Learn more at howlifeunfolds.com

24 mins

Harlem Pilates Founder Tiffany Mason

Prepare to get energized and fired up by this inspiring founder. Sponsor: LinkedIn Ads Get started with LinkedIn Ads and get a $100 credit on your next campaign.  Go to LinkedIn.com/advertise to claim your credit.  

28 mins

Bruichladdich Distillery Makes Whisky That Is Good for the Soul and for the Earth

A chat with chief executive Douglas Taylor about the legendary distillery's efforts to invest in sustainable technology and success in uplifting its local communities. Sponsor: Paper & Packaging Board. Learn more at howlifeunfolds.com

24 mins

Ice Cream Super Chef Liz Rogers

The founder of Creamalicious gives us the scoop on launching the first Black-owned national ice cream brand.

30 mins

Best-Selling Author James Patterson

The superstar novelist discusses his new memoir 'James Patterson by James Patterson.'

20 mins

This Company Is a Landfill's Worst Enemy

A conversation with Brett Heffes, CEO of Winmark Corporation, about the financial and environmental wins of brands like Plato’s Closet and Play it Again Sports. Sponsor: Paper & Packaging Board. Learn more at howlifeunfolds.com

29 mins

The Kids In the Hall's Bruce McCulloch

The hilarious writer, director and performer discusses his new one-man show 'Bruce McCulloch: Tales of Bravery and Stupidity.'

36 mins

YouTube Megastar Tiko

How this 16-year-old creator built a 6 million+ channel.

24 mins

Filmmaker Johnny Lin

The super producer discusses the juggling act of art and finance required to bring movies to life.

23 mins

Impact Investing to Make a Difference (and Money)

Adam Sansiveri discusses his role as Managing Director and Co-Head of Sports & Entertainment at AllianceBernstein and why he chooses to back companies and entrepreneurs who have sustainability as a chief part of their mission. Sponsor: Paper & Packaging Board. Learn more at howlifeunfolds.com

30 mins

Comic Book Creator Kyle Higgins

The writer discusses writing for Batman, Captain America, and creating the Radiant Black universe.

29 mins

Terry Crews

The hilarious actor you know from 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' discusses his powerful new book 'Tough: My Journey to True Power.'

25 mins

Food Network Star Geoffrey Zakarian

The restauranteur discusses his new show and what it takes to make it in the food biz. (Spoiler alert: It takes alot.)

30 mins

Gold Miner Todd Hoffman

The former 'Gold Rush' star is back with his own show 'Hoffman Family Gold.'

26 mins

Explosion Cake Mastermind Amirah Kassem

The wildly inventive baker and entrepreneur explains how she cooked up an unexpected career.

35 mins

Ken Burns

The preeminent documentary filmmaker discusses his new film 'Benjamin Franklin.'

30 mins

Clarke Peters, Star of 'The Wire' and 'La Fortuna'

The legendary actor answers the eternal question: Is 'The Wire' or 'The Sopranos' better?

27 mins

Be a Quitter Like Chad Sanders

The co-host of the "Quitters" podcast with Julie Bowen discusses the amazing things that can happen when you ditch stuff you hate and make room for great possibilities.

36 mins

Dre London: The Hustler Behind Post Malone

The relentless music manager and entrepreneur discusses seeing around corners.

39 mins

Is Spotify Friend or Foe to Musicians?

Emily White, partner at Collective Entertainment, and musician/author Mike Errico discuss all things related to making money by making music.

28 mins

Marvel Comics: History of Black Panther

Comic book historian Nic Stone's new podcast delves into the creation of one of the most impactful (and profitable) superheroes ever.

37 mins

Comedian David Cross

The 'Mr.Show' and 'Arrested Development' star discusses his new stand-up special 'David Cross: I'm From The Future.'

23 mins

Cirque du Soleil's Daniel Lamarre Brings His Own Clown to Meetings

Cirque du Soleil's Executive Vice-Chairman of the Board says if you aren't being creative, you are wasting your time.

38 mins

Comedy Podcast Kingpin Ralph Sutton

The SDR Show' host and overlord of the GaS Digital Network discusses the future of podcasting.

23 mins

World's Biggest Hot Wheels Collector

Mike Zarnock really, really, really loves Hot Wheels. Really.

36 mins

Motley Crue Founder Nikki Sixx

The legendary musician discusses his new memoir, following your own path, and the very weird bumps in the road he's experienced over decades of decadence.

26 mins

Get Paid Playing 'League of Legends'

Head of CLG Greg Kim and pro player Juan “Contractz” Garcia break down the astronomical numbers behind the League Champion Series.

20 mins

Pro Hockey Player and Beer Brewer Ryan Reaves

The New York Rangers' right winger discusses his growing brewing business.

26 mins

Mike Rowe's Stinky Return

The host of 'Dirty Jobs' engages in some seriously filthy talk.

31 mins

Red Notice' and 'Silicon Valley' Star Chris Diamantopoulos

The man of a million voices discusses acting, self-confidence and convincing people you are the right person for the job.

39 mins

The Incredible Story Behind Chef Derrick's Waffles and Whatnot

Chef Derrick Green's heartbreaking and inspiring path to launching his dream business.

36 mins

Chess Grandmaster Garry Kasparov

He holds the record for the longest time as the No.1 rated player in the world — and he wants to show you how to get better.

28 mins

Rad Power Bikes Founder Wants to Put the World on Wheels

How Mike Radenbaugh charged up a leading e-bike business.

40 mins

Former Football Coach and Business Leader Joe Moglia

From serving as CEO of TD Ameritrade to coaching college football, Moglia has done many different things in his professional life -- and done them all with fierce passion.

38 mins

Musician and Writer Mike Errico

The author of "Music, Lyrics, and Life: A Field Guide for the Advancing Songwriter" discusses creativity, staying relentless and some truly odd lessons you can take from 17th Century alchemists.

41 mins

Revolutionary Car Designer Frank Stephenson

The man behind some of the most amazing vehicles on (and off) the planet talks about innovation and inspiration.

32 mins

Fantasy Writer Soman Chainani

The world-creating author discusses his new book and the Netflix movie based on his best-selling series. Get a Real Job listeners, try your first month of Future for only $19! Visit tryfuture.com/realjob

38 mins

How This Jewelry Designer Landed Licensing Deals With Star Wars, Marvel, Disney and More

Talking creativity and mind-blowing business moments with designer Allison Cimino, founder and CEO of RockLove jewelry.

28 mins

100 Women of Impact: Emily Ratajkowski

The model, actress, entrepreneur and activist has a new book out -- and no time for b.s.

27 mins

100 Women of Impact: Ann Mukherjee

The Chairman and CEO of Pernod Picard North America has been a transformative leader in the male-dominated wine and spirits industry.

33 mins

100 Women of Impact: Thai Randolph

The President and COO of Laugh Out Loud and co-founder of Sugaberry discusses managing her time and energy, and focusing on what matters.

19 mins

Legendary Athlete Paul Rabil's Stunning Announcement

Paul Rabil, not only co-founded of the Premier Lacrosse League, he is also considered by many to be the best lacrosse player on the planet. And he has some news to share.

31 mins

New Yorker Cartoonist Joe Dator

The very funny and very doodle-y Joe Dator discusses his new book "Inked: Cartoons, Confessions, Rejected Ideas and Secret Sketches."

28 mins

These Sisters Run an Amusement Park

Leah Koch and Lauren Koch-Crosby discuss the wild ride of running Holiday World in Santa Claus, Indiana.

16 mins

Chef JJ Johnson Serves Deliciousness at the U.S. Open

The award-winning cook and author discusses competing for tastebuds at the U.S. Open.

27 mins

NFL Legend Jerry Rice and Jaqui Rice Are Winning Big With Energy Drink

The father-daughter team is on a mission to keep you energized and healthy with G.O.A.T. Fuel.

39 mins

The Man Who Laser Focused Michael Jordan's Relentless Winning Mindset

Tim Grover, CEO of Attack Athletics, discusses his new book 'W1NNING.'

31 mins

Car Addicts, Stay Away From This Site!

How Randy Nonnenberg, co-founder and President of Bringatrailer.com, built a business and community around America's car obsession.

32 mins

The Entrepreneur Who Teamed Up With Sylvester Stallone to Knock Out a New Fitness Craze

Andy Stenzler co-founded Rumble and is a partner in more businesses than we can fit in this space!

32 mins

Dale Earnhardt Jr.

The fast 'n' friendly NASCAR legend has relentless drive to succeed. Obviously.

32 mins

American Horror Story' and 'Them' Director Nelson Cragg

If you’ve recently streamed a show that scared you or just weirded you out, there’s a good chance Nelson Cragg is to blame.

27 mins

Camila Alves McConaughey

The TV personality, philanthropist and founder of Women of Today discusses the benefits of staying super busy.

29 mins

Home Makeover Expert Carrie Locklynn

Carrie Locklynn has been a professional dancer, a standup comedian, a co-host of HGTV’s ‘Extreme Makeover: Home Edition' and much more!

32 mins

Spike Feresten

The hilarious 'Seinfeld' writer created a car-themed coloring book. And it is awesome.

46 mins

Intuition Expert Laura Day

Bestselling author Laura Day explains how to use your innate intuitive abilities to create profound impact on your life and business.

31 mins

In Hog Heaven With Pitmaster Rodney Scott

Rodney Scott is a certified pitmaster, a James Bead Award winner for Best Chef, and founder and co-owner of the Rodney Scott’s Whole Hog BBQ restaurants.

34 mins

Dr. Pimple Popper

How Dr. Sandra Lee squeezed success out of her skincare career.

29 mins

Return of Adventurer Forrest Galante

The fearless biologist discusses the wildest stories in his new book 'Still Alive.'

36 mins

Inside Nic Cage's Crazy Sci-Fi Martial Arts Cult Classic

A chat with mad genius filmmaker Dimitri Logothetis.

37 mins

Comedian Al Madrigal

The writer/comedian/producer knows a great idea when he sees one.

27 mins

Michael Strahan

Does anything in business give the very busy entrepreneur the same thrill as sacking a quarterback?

31 mins

Supercar Superstar Patrick Carone

We grew up with posters of Lamborghinis on the walls. He drives them for a living.

27 mins

Indie Movie Legend Lloyd Kaufman Says Make Your Own Damn Movie!

Lloyd Kaufman, the heart, brains and other assorted body parts of Troma Entertainment, explains how the sausage is made at his defiantly independent film company.

27 mins

Rob Dyrdek Has His Life Mapped Out to the Minute

The TV producer and branding extraordinaire co-founds companies that make magic.

32 mins

How to Be a Barely Legal Moonshiner

The Discovery+ star on his hit series 'Moonshiners' and the joy of joy juice.

28 mins

What Did Mark Cuban Think of This Shark Tank Winner's 5-Hour Workday Schedule?

A decade ago, Stephan Aarstol walked onto the set of 'Shark Tank' and left with $150K deal. Here's what he's learned since.

20 mins

Alexis Ohanian Says Working Non-Stop Will Kill Success

The co-founder of Reddit on why finding balance will make you more successful.

51 mins

Comic Book and Toy Legend Todd McFarlane

He revolutionized the way comics are drawn and the way toys are made. And at 60, he says he's just getting started.

20 mins

How to Stop Your Desk From Killing You

Dr. Sharif Tabbah, a certified strength and conditioning specialist, explains simple ways to undo the damage our bodies take from sitting on our butts all day.

29 mins

Comic Book Creator and Black Sands Entertainment President Manuel Godoy

How this Army veteran created a publishing and animation powerhouse.

28 mins

Rapper Macklemore on His New Golfwear Line and the Power of Plaid

The Grammy-award-winning rap artist has teed up his own golf sportswear line called “Bogey Boys.”

33 mins

Will Comedian Mary Lynn Rajskub Earn an Extra $1 Million for Appearing on This Podcast?

The pioneering comedian you know from ‘Mr. Show with Bob and David,’ ‘Always Sunny in Philadelphia’ and ‘24’ discusses her new special ‘Mary Lynn Rajskub: Live From the Pandemic.’

27 mins

Call of Duty League Commissioner Johanna Faries

Get downloaded on what it's like to lead the league of the most iconic game in esports.

25 mins

Turns Your Kitchen Into Cash With DIshDivvy

Founder Ani Torosyan gives the tasty details on her platform that makes home cooks (and hungry customers) very happy.

28 mins

FBI Agent Robin Dreeke on How to Size People Up

Behavioral analysis expert Robin Dreeke discusses the key takeaways of his book 'Sizing People Up: A Veteran FBI Agent's User Manual for Behavior Prediction'.

07 mins

Wondery: Business Movers

In Wondery’s newest series, Business Movers, host Lindsay Graham dives deep into the inner workings of some of the most successful companies of all time. From the origin stories of their famed leaders to the million dollar idea that catapulted them to success, how exactly did these companies grow from an idea and a dream to multi- billion dollar corporations? Hear the landmark decisions, the scandals, and the stunning triumphs that made them who they are. First up: Walt Disney. Listen at http://wondery.fm/realjob_movers

23 mins

Batmobile Designer and Coloring Book Kingpin Fireball Tim

Fireball Tim Lawrence used to get in trouble for drawing cars in school. Now gearheads snatch up his car sketches as fast as he puts them out.