Episodes
Published 05/30/22
We go into some deep shoppe-talk with the hilarious and ultra-talented Ben Stiller. We cover all the necessary nuances, like applying makeup in front of your children, proper neck tattoos, and motivation behind a numb ear. Plus, Ben officially commits to giving Sean his Oscar Levant portrait. Please support us by supporting our sponsors! See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Published 05/23/22
You never really know someone…especially online. In today’s world, the power of influence can be the quickest path to money and fame, and it often ends in ruin. These are the stories of the world’s most insidious Scamfluencers. And we are their prey. On Wondery’s new weekly series, join co-hosts Scaachi Koul and Sarah Hagi as they unpack epic stories of deception from the worlds of social media, fashion, finance, health, and wellness. These influencers claim to be everything from charismatic...
Published 05/17/22
As John Mulaney always says: “sugar goes into this body.” This week’s guest gets deep about his former tag crew, hypnotism, and proper swaddle technique. Plus Sean pitches a new compost idea Please support us by supporting our sponsors! See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Published 05/16/22
Will invites another Canadian treasure this week: Mr. Mike Myers. 18 seconds of pleasure and a lifetime of responsibility, 2% water and 98% ham, and a thousand-pound bull made entirely outta’ butter. Bienvenu á SmartLess. Please support us by supporting our sponsors! See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Published 05/09/22
Avid fly fisherman Liam Neeson brings his very particular set of skills (and his Stanley thermos) to the show this week. To Sean’s dismay, we don’t talk about Star Wars. However, of his over 100 film roles, we discuss Alfred Kinsey, Oskar Schindler… and Jesus. And the time he made Jason’s mom cry for a week. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Published 05/02/22
Welcome to a large-scale diorama at the Museum of Natural SmartLess. This week Bill Maher teaches us about the finer details in life, like bottle service, gambling, and hosting 30 years of television. Please exit through the gift shop. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Published 04/25/22
Sean’s old college buddy Craig Robinson hops aboard the SmartLess catamaran as we sail into a sea of laughs and journey through history. From Craig’s early days teaching K-8 while practicing stand-up on his students, to calling Sean’s Mom’s house for commercial audition advice, it’s a Hollywood education on the half-shell. Slurp! See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Published 04/18/22
We’re an island of misfit toys with big-brained Michael Lewis (author of books such as Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game and The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine). Michael teaches us how different objects drift at sea, Jason pitches him a book idea, Sean learns the importance of the left tackle, and Will reveals something, um, very private. Welcome to SmartLess. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at...
Published 04/11/22
Based on a true story, American Hostage stars Jon Hamm as Fred Heckman, a beloved local radio reporter who is thrust into the middle of a life-or-death crisis when hostage-taker, Tony Kiritsis, demands to be interviewed on his popular radio news program. Kiritsis has tied a shotgun to his banker’s neck in grim fashion, but through Heckman's radio show he gradually becomes a media sensation and unexpected anti-hero during a nail biting 63-hour standoff. American Hostage is an 8-episode...
Published 04/05/22
The guys go full-Yamaha this week with avid golfer, Jon Hamm. It’s mad, man. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Published 04/04/22
On this diamond of an episode, ace comedian David Spade shuffles on in. Our hearts are captured as we get royally flushed, and you bet your bottom dollar that Sean reveals his alternate identity as the Seafood King. At the end of the day, let’s just get one thing straight: with us jokers, it’s all fun and gaming here at SmartLess. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Published 03/28/22
This week’s smart-plate special: Thom Yorke and Jonny Greenwood from that tiny band Radiohead. Bon appétit. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Published 03/21/22
We roll up our sleeves and get down to business with none other than Cate Blanchett. She reveals her aspirations to make cheese, Sean fans-out on Lord of the Rings, Will explains his rich history in lowered expectations, and Jason explores his elasticity challenges. Pass the honey butter; 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 03/14/22
Italian candy expert, amateur filmmaker (and recipient of 11 Academy Awards) Paul Thomas Anderson joins us this week to dig into the businesstry and take a bite outta’ life. Motto panukeiku! Hai? See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Published 03/07/22
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 03/03/22
Wrap yourself in cashmere and come sit by the fire with Mr. Charlie Day, who joins us this week to give career advice and acting tips. Jason learns about ‘voluntary additional school,’ Sean wails on the slide-whistle, and Will teases us with intimate details about his relationship with Forte. 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 02/28/22
The universe served up Ms. Courteney Cox this week for an education on steak sauce recipes, upgrading your home decor, and the secret to the bachelor’s gravy. And yes, Will finally puts a name on Courteney’s new punk band. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Published 02/21/22
A song comprised of quotes from this episode: Midnight shifts, foiling 3 feet off the water The waves are X amount of feet high This is breakfast You’re a beast, Irish earthling A cape that said Security I don’t think you know how much I like you See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Published 02/14/22
Jump into a bouncy castle full of hyenas and long-stemmed wine glasses with this week’s guest, Adam McKay. It’s SmartLess. It’s a podcast. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Published 02/07/22
Imagine you're on a war ship in the final days of World War Two. The conflict is winding down, and you're excited to get back home soon. But then, disaster strikes. Your ship is struck by enemy torpedoes. And within minutes, you're floating in the ocean, fighting for survival. From Wondery, the new season of the AGAINST THE ODDS podcast puts you in the shoes of the men who experienced the sinking of the U.S.S. Indianapolis, and their fight to stay alive. This is just a preview of Against The...
Published 02/02/22
Welcome to another episode of JackLess: PJ teaches us how to be brave, Jason gets a new operating system, Will shamelessly promotes, and Sean finally tells us about Tiger In The Grass. Heeeeere’s Johnny! (Knoxville). FanDuel Disclaimer: 21+ and present in AZ, CO, CT, IA, IL, IN, MI, NJ, PA, TN, VA, or WV. New users only. $10 first deposit required. Must wager in designated offer market. Max bonus $150. Bonus for TN users fulfilled in site credit within 72 hours. TN site credit expires 14...
Published 01/31/22
It’s time for a Canadian strip-search this week: we have Michael Moore on the pod. And when it comes to this episode description, clearly less is Moore. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Published 01/24/22
We’re SmartLess, so things Stopped Making Sense a while ago… but it’s David Byrne, people! FanDuel Disclaimer: 21+ and present in AZ, CO, CT, IA, IL, IN, MI, NJ, PA, TN, VA, or WV. New users only. $10 first deposit required. Must wager in designated offer market. Max bonus $150. Bonus for TN users fulfilled in site credit within 72 hours. TN site credit expires 14 days after receipt. Restrictions apply. See full terms at sportsbook.fanduel.com. Gambling Problem? Call 1-800-GAMBLER or...
Published 01/17/22
First we cross Jordan then head to Serbia and Greece with the ultra-talented Kathryn Hahn. Kathryn makes us giggle uncontrollably, Will critiques Jason’s personality, and Sean asks an award-winning question in another sizzling episode of Psalm-artless. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Published 01/10/22