Entry Level with Brooks Wheelan show

Entry Level with Brooks Wheelan

Summary: This is a podcast about all those jobs we've had that sucked. Each episode Brooks will interview a guest and find out what garbage they had to put up with before they got to the position they're in now. Plus if you have any hellish jobs of your own you want to share email entrylevelwithbrookswheelan@gmail.com


 Episode 89 - Alyssa Limperis | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:10:04

Alyssa Limperis (comic/actress/rad new pal) talks about getting a real office job as a consultant straight out of college and not liking it because she wanted to be a bartender and pursue comedy. She also talks about the genesis of her twitter characters that are really great and made Brooks think he had already met her the first time they met. Check them out here: https://twitter.com/alyssalimp Get tix to see Brooks live: brookswheelan.com/shows

 Episode 88 - Jean Villepique | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:20:57

Jean Villepique (AP Bio/Fun Friend) talks about sneaking her boyfriend over when she babysat, going to theater school while working in a candy store, climbing the ranks at Second City in Chicago, and falling asleep while filming an episode of The Office. Check out Jean: @villepique Check out the insta: @entrylevelwithbrookswheelan See Brooks live: brookswheelan.com/shows GET THE MUG: https://www.etsy.com/listing/629706167/entry-level-with-brooks-wheelan-mug

 Episode 87 - Tony Sam | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:17:00

Tony Sam (great stand up/great friend) talks about pushing his first job as a custodian to the limits, getting a degree in marine biology that led to a career in fish tank cleaning, and cutting a deal while being fired once. Check out Tony: https://tinyurl.com/yyf94ffe Get the mug: https://tinyurl.com/y6rezxkk See Brooks live: Brookswheelan.com/shows

 Episode 86 - Jason Saenz | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:22:50

Jason Saenz (Great comic/Fun friend) discusses his upcoming return to comedy after he fell through a skylight, working for Steve Harvey, selling windows door to door, running the social media for Divorce Court, and the ins and outs of working for REAL ROCK AND ROLL MOVERS in LA. Check out Jason's shows: https://twitter.com/jasonsaenz?lang=en Check out Jason and Nick's comedy central digital series: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NljiG8a63zU

 Episode 85 - JC Coccoli | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:28:43

JC Coccoli (New American Road Trip/Stand Up/Pal) discusses growing up in Pittsburgh working at one of the first Pirmanti Bros Sandwhich shops, being on a reality tv show in college, and working at The Laugh Factory the night Michael Richards AKA: Kramer went viral with racial slurs. Check out JC's show: https://www.amazon.com/The-New-American-Road-Trip/dp/B07K7YXFF9 Follow JC: @JCcoccoli Follow Brooks: @brookswheelan Follow the show on instagram: @entrylevelwithbrookswheelan

 Episode 84 - Dolph Ziggler | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:31:02

Dolph Ziggler (2x WWE World Heavyweight Champion/stand up comic) AKA Nic Nemeth discusses growing up in Cleveland working in an empty mall at a pretend GNC, loving construction work, and getting really really good at amateur wrestling with the hopes that it would one day translate into him wrestling in the WWE . Follow Dolph on twitter and instagram: @heelziggler See Dolph live: https://dolphziggler.org/ Ticket link to Brooks' NYC show: https://tinyurl.com/y3b9cn2d

 Episode 83 - Henry Zebrowski | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:28:32

Henry Zebrowski (Last Podcast on the Left, Wolf of Wall Street) talks about the delights of giving out his staff pic while working at a video store, working at Barnes and Noble on pills, being mugged three times in New York, and quitting multiple temp jobs by just "ghosting" them. Check out Henry's live shows: https://www.lastpodcastontheleft.com/ Get tix to see Brooks in NYC May 30: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/brooks-wheelan-tickets-60418110194

 Episode 82 - Matty Ryan | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:22:35

Matty Ryan (great stand up, one of Brooks' oldest friends) is in town to record a comedy central set so he stops by to talk about the tour he and Brooks lost their minds on, being fired by his uncle from his first job, being fired from scooping ice cream, and about the time he took a job to see how long it would take for them to fire him. Check out Matty: https://www.mattyryancomedy.com/ Get tix to Brooks' NYC show May 30: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/brooks-wheelan-tickets-60418110194

 Episode 81 – Jaime Moyer | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:17:40

Jaime Moyer (AP Bio, Bob’s Burgers, Second City) talks about playing a ghost child in local Detroit play as a 3 year old, working the coat check at an underground BDSM nightclub, and killing it at a movie theater. Check out Jaime: https://twitter.com/jaime_moyer?lang=en Tix to the NYC May 30 show: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/brooks-wheelan-tickets-60418110194

 Episode 80 - DJ Douggpound | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:29:00

DJ Douggpound AKA: Doug Lussenhop (Tim and Eric, Portlandia) talks about editing for Playboy.com, working alongside the worst villains in Chicago, and how Subway used to mean something with the tri-cut sandwich top! Doug's gram: https://tinyurl.com/y38gvt8z The GI Joe's videos: https://tinyurl.com/zym9tas Behind the scenes Tim and Eric: https://tinyurl.com/y2649f85 tix to NYC show: https://tinyurl.com/yydf7pg4

 Bonus Episode - Leonardo DiCaprio | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 29:47

I promised once we hit 1000 reviews I'd get my pal Leo, well this is what happened.

 Episode 79 - Greg Barris | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:10:43

Greg Barris (stand up/brooks' camping friend) talks about being the nervous announcer for giant water ski shows in Central Florida growing up, handing out fliers for comedy shows for money, and how he somehow ended up owning a pizza business for a few years. Check out Greg: https://twitter.com/gregbarris Tix for the May 30 NYC show: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/brooks-wheelan-tickets-60418110194?aff=erelexpmlt https://etsy.com/shop/EntryLevelStore

 Episode 78 - Mike Holmes | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:15:40

Mike Holmes (great comedian, the only person Brooks knew when he moved to LA) discusses the child labor laws broken while "detasseling" corn growing up, being the man at Lone Star Steakhouse, failing out of a few colleges while working at Carlos O'Kelly's, and being a solid worker for Sherwin Paints. It's a MidWest heavy great episode. follow Mike: @holmesjokes GET THE MUG: https://www.etsy.com/shop/EntryLevelStore

 Episode 77 - Nate Craig | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:22:56

Nate Craig (Maniac on Netflix, great stand up) talks about how he met Brooks 13 years ago in Iowa. He also discusses substitute teaching in inner city chicago, failing on the first day of delivering newspapers, and how he's pretty sure at one point in his life he could take any 8th grader on the planet. Check out Nate: https://natecraig.com/ GET THE MUG: https://www.etsy.com/shop/EntryLevelStore

 Episode 76 - Vince Averill | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:17:28

Vince Averill (We Watch Wrestling Podcast, great comic) talks about how it's not unusual to find a dead body when you work in the Detroit Parks system, what really goes down inside the Big Boy restaurant chain, and the time he smelled like too much booze when working at a homeless shelter. Listen to Vince's podcast: https://tinyurl.com/y5jqmssh Help our pal Jason Saenz: https://tinyurl.com/y2vy35v8 Check out Nick Turner's podcast: https://tinyurl.com/yy47jgek


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