SmartLess

SmartLess

SmartLess

CATEGORY: Society & Culture
New episodes come out every Monday for free, with 1-week early access when you join Amazon Music or 1-week early and ad-free for Wondery+ subscribers"SmartLess" with Jason Bateman, Sean Hayes, & Will Arnett is a podcast that connects and unites people from all walks of life to learn about shared experiences through thoughtful dialogue and organic hilarity. A nice surprise: in each episode of SmartLess, one of the hosts reveals his mystery guest to the other two. What ensues is a genuinely improvised and authentic conversation filled with laughter and newfound knowledge to feed the SmartLess mind.
  1. September 26, 2022
    1 hr 1 min
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    "Allison Janney"
    Figure skating champ, Allison Janney rolls between takes on your favey poddy. We learn some hand-to-hand combat, how to smoke around a bird, and Jason teaches us to cry with crystals. It’s an all new SmartLess,…
  2. September 19, 2022
    53 min
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    "Katy Perry"
    We’ve got the lovely Katy Perry on the mic this week, who gives parental advice, talks pop anthems and halftime shows, and fine, you’re gonna hear her roar.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and Ca…
  3. September 12, 2022
    1 hr 5 min
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    "Ethan Hawke"
    The uber-talented Ethan Hawke joins us this week on the wunderpod. We talk acting, directing, and of course, alternate Elvis realities. Plus Sean considers lawyering-up. It’s an aptitude for insanity... welcome…
  4. September 05, 2022
    52 min
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    "John Legend"
    Legend has it, we got an EGOT on the pod. John Legend joins us this week and we hum some nonsense together, talk crosswords, and get trained on proper photoshoot wet-downs. It’s legendary.Please, support us by…
  5. August 29, 2022
    1 hr 4 min
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    “Ewan McGregor”
    We rustle up a motorcycling Obi-Wan-of-a-kind: Mr. Ewan McGregor, coming to us from the sanctum of his tiny house. The guys get some much-needed golf support from Ewan, Sean auditions for “Trainspotting: The Mu…
  6. August 22, 2022
    55 min
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    "Kenan Thompson"
    Kenan Thompson, SNL’s longest-tenured cast member, joins us this week from Atlanta. Everyone has a go at their best Lorne voice, and we quickly realize “we’re just one hat and 40 buttons away from being Steve r…
  7. August 15, 2022
    1 hr 4 min
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    "Shawn Levy"
    Talk about great hair… it’s Shawn Levy comin’ through from a Hungarian hotel to educate us on cinematic heft and settle-down hands. We try to quit him, but we can’t, because as Shawn L. would say: “when the tan…
  8. August 09, 2022
    1 min
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    Wondery Presents: Who Killed Daphne?
    When a car bomb kills Daphne Caruana Galizia on the beautiful Mediterranean island of Malta, the hunt for her killers exposes secrets with consequences that go far beyond its shores. In the aftermath of her dea…
  9. August 08, 2022
    1 hr 14 min
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    "Arcade Fire"
    Grab your joystick and a handful of kindling; Win Butler and Régine Chassagne of Arcade Fire join us from New Orleans to jam a bit and talk nimble futures. In the words of Win: "this isn't weird at all, this is…
  10. August 01, 2022
    1 hr 7 min
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    "Kerry Washington"
    The incredibly talented actor/producer Kerry Washington joins us this week to give us a safer-sex education. Sean becomes our next Barbara Walters, Will makes a promise he’ll never break, while Jason confirms t…
  11. July 25, 2022
    1 hr 5 min
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    "Jordan Peele"
    Master of puppets, Mr. Jordan Peele surprises us this week on the pod. We of course cover the ‘illusion’ of le cinéma, the ‘spectacle’ of Hollywood, and a bit of Nope and Yep, for good measure. And we’re just s…
  12. July 18, 2022
    1 hr 12 min
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    "James Burrows"
    James a.k.a. “Jimmy” Burrows (co-creator of Cheers and prolific television director of shows such as Taxi, Frasier, Friends, Will & Grace, the list goes on and on…) surprises us this week to share endless s…
  13. July 11, 2022
    1 hr 14 min
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    "Jack Black"
    Thomas Jacob Black, a.k.a. “Jack Black” reveals himself from behind a piece of toilet paper for this week’s rich and buttery (yet subtle and nutty) episode of the podcast currently known as SmartLess. We ask th…
  14. July 06, 2022
    3 min
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    Introducing: Queen of Hearts
    Introducing Queen of Hearts: a new kind of blind dating game show, hosted by Jujubee (RuPaul’s Drag Race, Dragnificent). The Queen of our hearts guides singles through a series of sexy games and challenges to s…
  15. July 04, 2022
    1 hr 14 min
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    "Jeff Bridges"
    We come to you from the ranch, where we do some trim tabbing and advanced pretending with Jeff Bridges, a.k.a. “Uncle Jeff.” So grab your shades and throw on a robe… it’s SmartLess, dude.Listen ad free with Won…
  16. June 27, 2022
    52 min
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    "Jenny Slate"
    Our lovely surprise guest Jenny Slate joins from a supply closet to give us the 5-day weather outlook, the difference between drop and dropper, texts about ‘the patriarchy,’ and so much more. Come ruin your min…
  17. June 20, 2022
    57 min
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    "Chris Pratt"
    We are surprised and delighted this week by door-to-door salesman, Chris Pratt. We discuss the emotional rollercoaster of golf, pineapple shrimp, lemon shrimp, coconut shrimp, pepper shrimp, shrimp soup, shrimp…
  18. June 13, 2022
    1 hr 1 min
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    "Bradley Cooper"
    Grab your Pepcid AC; it’s time for a spicy-hot Episode 100 of SmartLess. Come laugh and cry with us, as we wet the reed and snap with both hands for our special guest, Mr. Bradley Cooper. Shabbat shalom and goo…
  19. June 06, 2022
    55 min
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    “Phil Lord & Christopher Miller”
    Our Surprise Guest(s) this week are the dynamic duo: Phil Lord and Christopher Miller. “The Hall & Oates of film & television” make us a few table-side Caesar salads and tell us their true Hollywood sto…
  20. May 30, 2022
    51 min
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    "Kristen Wiig"
    Go fig… it’s Kristen Wiig! Born in the Amazon basin, and having never used electricity prior to the age of 18 (when she began her journey as a world-class ballet dancer), Kristen turns things on, and leaves the…

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