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 45 - Cornell Reid | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:25:09

Cornell Reid (stand up comic and camping parter) discusses growing up in the the weed capital of the world, AKA the "Emerald Triangle." He made cabinets with a insane boss and worked reggae festivals before moving to LA to get in the glamorous business of Malibu dry cleaning where he used to dry clean for the likes of Suge Knight and Adam Sandler. Follow Cornell: https://twitter.com/corneezy Email the podcast: entrylevelwithbrookswheelan@gmail.com GET THE MUG: https://www.etsy.com/shop/EntryLevelStor

 Episode 44 - Nick Thune | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:18:24

Nick Thune (cool dad, cool dude) is on to talk about working at McDonald's for 4 hours once, being sent to rehab for drinking as a teen, selling cars as a high schooler, and lying about having HIV to get out of a job. Check out Nick live: https://nickthune.com/ See Brooks live: brookswheelan.com GET THE MUG: https://www.etsy.com/shop/EntryLevelStore email the podcast entrylevelwithbrookswheelan@gmail.com

 Episode 43 - Mamrie Hart | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:13:04

Mamrie Hart (great comedian, author, and friend) is on to discuss swindling her neighbors for money as a child, bartending at UNC while not taking college for real, working undercover at McDonald's, and being scary broke in New York City. Watch Mamrie: https://bit.ly/2jlGLza See Brooks live: Brookswheelan.com/shows GET THE MUG: https://www.etsy.com/shop/EntryLevelStore

 Episode 42 - Paul Danke | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:13:49

Paul Danke (great stand up, great dad, great friend) is on to go through the checklist of Americana jobs. Paperboy, McDonalds, Dominoes, Tire Service guy, Bridezilla's producer, he's done em all! Listen to for some inside tips on what you can order at McDonalds and also to find out what it felt like to be "there" in the tire world when 20 inch rims took over. Check out Paul: https://www.pauldankecomedy.com/ See Brooks live: Brookswheelan.com GET THE MUG: https://www.etsy.com/shop/entrylevelstore

 Episode 41 - CJ Sullivan | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:27:01

CJ Sullivan (funny friend and comedian) talks about his Breaking Bad type life where he once embezzled from a Chi-Chi's until he got caught, worked the kitchen in a Kenny Roger's Roasters, and ran an illegal card game in Chicago for about a decade ending in 100% the funniest story told on Entry Level to date. See CJ live: https://www.cjsullivancomedy.com/ See Brooks live: www.brookswheelan.com GET THE MUG: https://www.etsy.com/shop/entrylevelstore

 Episode 40 - Matt McCarthy | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:21:13

Matt McCarthy (great stand up and fellow pro wrestling lover) is on to talk about being a red headed life gaurd, how September 11th actually bought him more time to live in New York to find a job, and what it's like to write for the WWE. GET THE NEW MUG: https://www.etsy.com/shop/EntryLevelStore listen to Matt's podcast: https://headgum.com/we-watch-wrestling See Brooks live: brookswheelan.com/shows

 Episode 39 - Karl Hess | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:19:39

Karl Hess (fine comedian and fine friend) is on to discuss blasting himself with poison ivy while working as a landscaper, seeing an insane fight between the Mexican Mafia and the Crips while bartending, and having to argue whether or not someone died when he worked on Ridiculousness. Also Karl and Brooks talk about their many dumb escapades they've been on together. Hear Karl's podcast: https://goo.gl/CtKp4C See Brooks live: brookswheelan.com Email the show: entrylevelwithbrookswheelan@gmail.com

 Episode 38 - Julian Mccullough & Meg Molloy | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:14:54

Julian and Meg (The Soft Spot Podcast) join Brooks to talk about Mall jobs, being jealous of other paper boys, working at the fanciest pizza spot in a small town, and how men are gross when they get their hair cut. Plus Brooks doubles down on the cave. Listen to their podcast: https://starburns.audio/podcasts/the-soft-spot/ See Meg's art: https://www.megmolloyart.com/ See Brooks Live: www.brookswheelan.com 

 Episode 37 - Conner O'Malley | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:32:03

Conner O'Malley (Late Night w/ Seth Meyers, Joe Pera talks to you, chill bro) is on to discuss being fired by his dad, working for 1-800-gotjunk, hanging out in garbage dumps way too much, and walking dogs. Watch Conner's videos: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCDIJ45Bba6nzrGL5v8b7fMw See Brooks live: www.brookswheelan.com

 Episode 36 - Chris Garcia | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:22:55

Chris Garcia (great stand up and fun neighbor) talks about taking his first job only to save enough money to get a hotel to lose his virginity, taking too much acid and not being able to work at a bookstore, being beaten down emotionally by the students he taught, and being a suspect for a robbery at a Blockbuster he worked at. Check out Chris live: http://chrisgarciacomedy.com/ Check out Brooks live: brookswheelan.com

 Episode 35 - Jonah Ray | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:18:30

Jonah Ray (Mystery Science Theater 3000 and fun dude) is on to talk about failing a music test to work at a local Hawaiian record store, how he's stolen from almost every job he's ever worked at (and Brooks approves), and how his final job was sewing buttons on jeans in an LA sweat shop with cool Russian ladies. Brooks also goes off on a tirade about James Cook and Jonah allows it. Listen to Jonah's podcast: http://www.maximumfun.org/shows/jonah-raydio See Brooks live: www.brookswheelan.com

 Episode 34 - Dwayne Perkins | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:17:41

Dwayne Perkins (great stand up and great dude) is on to discuss growing up in Brooklyn having trouble cashing his first checks without getting them stolen, being fired from Toys-R-Us but not deserving it, spending time working at a Sizzler rip off called "For Goodness Steaks", and his professional life in the the corporate world before his career took off. Check out Dwayne live: dwayneperkins.com/ Check out Brooks live: brookswheelan.com

 Episode 33 - Paul Scheer | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:11:38

Paul Scheer (rad dude, tons of tv and movies) joins Brooks to discuss delivering medicine for his dad as a little kid, the perks of Blockbuster, rollerblading around new york handing out AOL cds, being a fake pro wrestler for money, and doing so little at an office job that they took his desk away.  Check out Paul's podcast here: https://www.earwolf.com/show/how-did-this-get-made/ Get tix to see Brooks live here: brookswheelan.com

 Episode 32 - Nick Rutherford | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:11:36

Nick Rutherford (Good Neighbor, SNL writer, Friend) is on to discuss being doing a voice as a child actor in Kindergarten Cop, quitting Cold Stone Creamery for not winning a best employee award, scamming his way through a New York temp job, and falling in mud one time to try and get out of waiting tables. To see Brooks live: www.brookswheelan.com

 Episode 31 - Paul Brittain | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:28:47

Paul Brittain (rad dude and did SNL) swings by to talk about growing up in the suburbs doing child labor before moving on to a "Lord of the Flies" style painting operation and then finally joining the corporate world in Chicago while moving his way up in the Improv world. He also clears up my misunderstanding of Chicago pizza (thank God). See Brooks live: www.brookswheelan.com


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