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 60 - Joe DeRosa | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:14:43

Joe DeRosa (comedy central, friend) is on to discuss working at every conceivable kiosk in the mall, the perks of record stores, and how he almost got into editing porn before deciding to go all in with comedy. See Joe Live: https://www.joederosainfo.com/ Check out Brooks’ favorite bit of Joe’s: http://www.cc.com/video-clips/liflnu/the-half-hour-crazy-cities See Brooks live: brookswheelan.com/shows GET THE MUG: https://www.etsy.com/shop/EntryLevelStore

 Episode 59 - Jimmy Pardo | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:25:08

Jimmy Pardo (One of Brooks’ favorite stand ups) comes on to talk about throwing newspapers in the dumpster so he could hang out with cool kids, being allergic to a pizza place, and working for MCA records in the 80s. See Jimmy live (for real, he’s the best): http://jimmypardo.com/ See Brooks live: brookswheelan.com/shows GET THE MUG: https://www.etsy.com/shop/EntryLevelStore

 Episode 58 - Ryan Sickler | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:17:33

Ryan Sickler (great stand up and story teller) discusses his years of working in a junk yard doing shady ass shit. He also delivered packages to a house while a murder was happening inside, so there's that!  Get Ryan's new album: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/get-a-hold-of-yourself/1441128212 The Baltimore murder story: http://articles.baltimoresun.com/1994-12-19/news/1994353054_1_santana-basement-benkert See Brooks live: brookswheelan.com/shows GET THE MUG: https://www.etsy.com/shop/EntryLevelS

 Episode 57 - Sean O'Connor | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:21:19

Sean O'Connor (Norm McDonalds's Sports Show, Comedy Central Half Hour) is on for one of the funniest episodes ever. He talks about hiding nudes from a photo shop he worked at, being fired for stealing to impress babes, and also being fired for telling Bon Jovi's dad to "stop being gay" Follow Sean: https://twitter.com/seanoconnz See Brooks live: http://brookswheelan.com/shows/ GET THE MUG: https://www.etsy.com/shop/EntryLevelStore Email your terrible job stories: entrylevelwithbrookswheelan@gmail.c

 Episode 56 - Ryan Singer | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:23:59

Ryan Singer (stand up, very interesting guy) comes on to discuss finding jobs where he could work with cute girls, being fired by his own mom in Ohio, and getting way too stoned to build a house. Check out Ryan's new album for free: http://ryansingercomedy.com/ryan-singers-free-love/ GET THE MUG: https://www.etsy.com/listing/629706167/entry-level-with-brooks-wheelan-mug See Brooks live: brookswheelan.com/shows

 Episode 55 - Randy Liedtke | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:15:19

Randy Liedke (comedy central, fun friend) discusses growing up with weird central Oregon Jobs like painting rocks to make them look more like rocks, his old boss who tied balloons to a chair and flew across some mountains like in the movie UP, and having a co-worker friend who was tired all the time because he discovered porn. Get tix to see Brooks: http://brookswheelan.com/shows/ GET THE MUG: goo.gl/6bKjsp Check out Karl Hess' podcast: @YAPpod on twitter 

 Episode 54 - Wayne Federman | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:21:48

Wayne Federman (rad comic, has a new rad podcast) comes on to discuss moving out of DC after his dad's pharmacy was looted, doing a ventriloquist act at his Senior Prom, and being a Taxi Driver in NYC in the 80s. Check out Wayne's podcast: https://tinyurl.com/yanamac4 See Brooks live: http://brookswheelan.com/shows/ GET THE MUG: https://www.etsy.com/shop/EntryLevelStore Check out Burn's podcast: https://tinyurl.com/y9rwkjzu Linkedin link: LinkedIn.com/brooks Skillshare link: Skillshare.com/brooks

 Episode 53 - Jon Gries | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:18:44

Jon Gries (Napoleon Dynamite, Dream Corps LLC, True Genius) discusses growing up in Los Angeles taking odd construction jobs that usually led to being paid in weed. He started acting young and has had a bunch of cool gigs over the years including being Uncle Rico in Napoleon Dynamite which Brooks can't wrap his head around. See Brooks live: Brookswheelan.com GET THE MUG: https://www.etsy.com/shop/EntryLevelStore Listen to Power Moves: https://tinyurl.com/y9rwkjzu

 Episode 52 - Al Madrigal | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:13:55

Al Madrigal (stand up comic/been in 1000 other things) comes on to discuss having the job of hiring/firing people, being partially responsible for the death of another person because he was stoned, and having a coworker come at him with a switchblade. Check out Al: http://www.almadrigal.com/ See Brooks: brookswheelan.com GET THE MUG: etsy.com/shop/EntryLevelStore Watch Travels and Such: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cQGDg4gxJZ0 Watch The Attempt: https://vimeo.com/256173576

 Episode 51 - Taylor Williamson | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:33:54

Taylor Williamson (2nd on America's Got Talent, fun friend) talks about stopping a drug shipment as a high schooler, then having the drug dealer confront him about it. He also talks about the AGT process. Check out Taylor live: http://taylor-williamson.squarespace.com/ See Brooks live: brookswheelan.com GET THE MUG: https://www.etsy.com/listing/629706167/entry-level-with-brooks-wheelan-mug Listen to Burns' new podcast: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/power-moves-with-mike-burns/id1436556755?m

 Episode 50 - Shane Mauss | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:31:29

Shane Mauss (Conan Comedy Central) is on to discuss enjoying working 3rd shift, growing up in a trash Mississippi river town like Brooks, and having the greatest final real job story ever told on this podcast. Check out Shane: shanemauss.com Check out Burns' podcast POWER MOVES: https://t.co/4T1fFdzcnT GET THE MUG: etsy.com/shop/EntryLevelStore Also go to linkedin.com/brooks for $50 off your first job posting

 Episode 49 - Matt Braunger | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:20:45

Matt Braunger (great stand up, great friend) swings by to talk about entry level jobs in Portland, Oregon before the city was hip. He also goes over doing closed captioning and moving to Chicago to help create the best stand up scene of the last 25 years. Listen to Matt's podcast: https://www.acast.com/dingdonger See Brooks live: brookswheelan.com Get the mug: https://www.etsy.com/shop/EntryLevelStore

 Episode 48 - Hannah Hart | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:22:00

Hannah Hart (drunk chef, great pal) stops by to talk about working as a book keeper for a fetish shop as a 14 year old, being a maintenance person with no prior experience, and going to school to be a Japanese translator all before ending up in New York and accidentally starting her YouTube career by filming herself making a meal for her friend drunk. Follow Hannah: twitter.com/harto See Brooks' short "The Attempt": https://vimeo.com/256173576 GET THE MUG: https://www.etsy.com/shop/EntryLevelStore

 Episode 47 - Mike Bridenstine | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:24:31

Mike Bridenstine (Brooks' first LA pal and great comic) discusses having the same hosting job as Brooks in Iowa City making $50 a week, growing up in a shitty river town, and having a post college job so sad it made his mom start crying. Check out Brido's album and comedy: https://twitter.com/brido See Brooks live: brookswheelan.com GET THE MUG: https://www.etsy.com/shop/EntryLevelStore

 Episode 46 - Billy Wayne Davis | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:27:05

Billy Wayne Davis (stand up guru) is on to discuss loving the power of being a little league umpire, touring with Ralphie May, and how hard he didn't work at a golf course. See Billy live: www.twitter.com/billywaynedavis See Brooks live: brookswheelan.com GET THE MUG: https://www.etsy.com/shop/EntryLevelStore Email the podcast: entrylevelwithbrookswheelan@gmail.com


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