Episodes
Published 04/15/24
Watch out, folks— it’s Don Cheadle, a.k.a. “Donchalant.” What is Jazz? Did Don have a good slumber last night? Get ready for some hard-hitters, like a deadly mignonette, the most rarified air, and both Kansas Cities. From our lips to pods’ ears, it’s an all-new SmartLess. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Published 04/08/24
Have you ever wondered how some of the biggest companies were built? On the podcast How I Built This, host Guy Raz talks to the founders behind the world’s biggest companies and brands to learn the real stories of how they built them. How I Built This with Guy Raz is a master-class on innovation, creativity, leadership and how to navigate challenges of all kinds. Follow How I Built This on the Wondery App or wherever you get your podcasts. You can listen to How I Built This early and ad-free...
Published 04/04/24
Take your beta blocker before chugging that milkshake: it’s Kristen Stewart. She dares to ask the question: “does anyone play golf?” What follows is an L-shaped couch, a Pomodoro with a bunch of butter, and a very meaningful tattoo. Welcome to SmartLess. NATIONAL DISCLAIMER: Must be 21+ and present in select states. FanDuel is offering online sports wagering in Kansas under an agreement with Kansas Star Casino, LLC. First online real money wager only. $10 first deposit required. Bonus...
Published 04/01/24
Ladies and germs, it’s Jake Gyllenhaal. The great Count Jakeula talks to us about bicycle Brazilians, a combo Bar Mitzvah/Quinceañera, and how to make ice cream in your mouth. Welcome to The Octagon: actually wait– it’s SmartLess. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Published 03/25/24
What if the NBA never vetoed the Chris Paul trade to the Lakers? What if the Seahawks ran the ball on the one yard line in the Super Bowl? Could a coin flip have landed Magic in Chicago, Michael in LA and made Charles Barkley the first Black President? Wait, what?!! Questions like these have broken the brains of sports fans since the beginning of time.   Enter Wondery’s newest sports show, Alternate Routes, a weekly leap into the sports multiverse where former SportsCenter anchors, Trey...
Published 03/18/24
An unexamined life, a thirst for danger, and the Dalai Lama. In the words of John Oliver: “if I’ve got a microphone at the end of my arm and they’ve got a fist at the end of theirs, there’s definitely room to connect.” Welcome to SmartLess. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Published 03/18/24
The talented and hilarious Amy Schumer joins us while color-coding her books. Some quick quests: peanut M&M’s, “the Process,” and a sad pile of stuffed animals. So take your Christmas growth hormone and start warming up… for another sizzling episode of SmartLess. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Published 03/11/24
Join host D’Arcy Carden on a wild ride into the internet’s most interesting and interconnected Wikipedia entries. Each episode will feature D’Arcy’s panel of comedians falling down Wikipedia rabbit holes to discover bizarre and intriguing connections by guessing how famous events and random celebrities are linked. What’s the population of Rio de Janeiro have to do with how many beers Andre the Giant can crush in one sitting? That’s for our panel to figure out. Listen to WikiHole:...
Published 03/07/24
It's our favorite JB: the one and only Josh Brolin. El Pollo Loco commercials, contrast, a celebrity death match, and is Dune a real place? Rest your rifle on your boot… on an all-new SmartLess. Also, our friend and actress D'Arcy Carden stops by to talk about her new SmartLess Media podcast, "WikiHole," a comedic trivia show about the bizarre and intriguing connections on Wikipedia. https://wondery.com/links/wikihole-with-darcy-carden/ See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and...
Published 03/04/24
We all want love, that happily-ever-after feeling of finding your soulmate. What if someone not only claimed they could help you find that perfect partner, they guaranteed it? Jeff and Shaleia, a young couple famous on YouTube, teach about ‘Twin Flames’ — a deep, romantic connection with your perfect partner in their videos. It’s divine love, you’re designed for no one else, and they’re designed for no one else. But the path to finding your Twin Flame isn’t so simple. Some followers claim...
Published 02/29/24
“No stranger to a giggle,” we welcome the lovely Kelly Clarkson. Small towns & big cities, the art of the lie, and a gift horse’s mouth. Buy your friend their dream car… it’s an all-new SmartLess. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Published 02/26/24
Be Professional… it’s Natalie Portman! Pie n’ Burger, la langue française, and a signature required for delivery. Plug in your power adapter— it’s an all-new SmartLess. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Published 02/19/24
We cut some rug with the one and only Sam Rockwell. Batwing Lubricant, Fast & Furious with the sound off, and a longtime listener calls in! Don’t turn that dial — it’s SmartLess. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Published 02/12/24
This week, we happily disturb the pre-show routines of Brandon Flowers and Ronnie Vannucci Jr. of The Killers. Let’s kill some time and learn about the “steady incline of ‘how did we get here?’” ...on another killer episode of SmartLess. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Published 02/05/24
Don’t hit snooze this morn; we’ve got Penelope Cruz on the horn! No free lunch, the light of Madrid in the summer, and the sneeze heard ‘round the world. Welcome to Cruz FM — and an all-new SmartLess. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Published 01/29/24
When a charismatic young doctor announces revolutionary treatments for cancer and HIV, patients from around the world turn to him for their last chance. As medical experts praise Serhat Gumrukcu’s genius, the company he co-founded rockets in value to over half a billion dollars. But when a team of researchers makes a startling discovery, they begin to suspect the brilliant doctor is hiding a secret. From Wondery, the new season of Dr. Death: Bad Magic is a story of miraculous cures, magic and...
Published 01/23/24
Humble beginnings, motorcycle-hair, and a bean and cheese burrito cut in thirds. Welcome to Mark Ruffalo’s office… on an all-new SmartLess. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Published 01/22/24
Come sleepwalk with us… it’s Mike Birbiglia! We chat all-things-funny; comedians who are too serious, intentional non-laughter, and crying at the ballet recital. Don’t leave the party early (or we’ll talk about it for days) – it’s SmartLess. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Published 01/15/24
Gather ‘round listener, it’s Selena Gomez! We talk Craigslist, a hot Barney, and blissful ignorance. Practice your mirror-face; it’s an all-new SmartLess. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Published 01/08/24
Guest what? It’s Adam Driver. A broken-down Lincoln Town Car, training on a busted sternum, and, well yeah, Sean gets to ask about Star Wars. Never say ‘skit’ and don’t have your parents teach you piano— it’s SmartLess. NATIONAL DISCLAIMER: Must be 21+ and present in select states. FanDuel is offering online sports wagering in Kansas under an agreement with Kansas Star Casino, LLC. First online real money wager only. $10 first deposit required. Bonus issued as nonwithdrawable bonus bets...
Published 01/01/24
Put that cookie down, let off some steam, and get in the chopper. It’s Arnold Schwarzenegger. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Published 12/25/23
Unwrap yourself with this Clause for celebration, a SmartLess Christmas Bonus: SANTA! See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Published 12/24/23
This week: the unstoppable Carey Mulligan. Girls and boys, barfing in bed, imposter syndrome, and a surprise visit. Don’t get Carey’d away– it’s SmartLess! See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Published 12/18/23
Get ready for a quick hitting, last topic standing battle of badass sports and pop culture takes. Sports heavyweights Michelle Beadle and Peter Rosenberg pit the biggest, wildest, and most hyped sports and pop culture stories against each other in a topical “Royal Rumble” that will determine who or what is the biggest story on Planet Earth this week. Each round, two newsworthy stories are thrown into the ring and Beadle and Rosenberg will debate which one should stay and which should be...
Published 12/15/23