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. May 23, 2022
    1 hr 17 min
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    "Ben Stiller"
    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…
  2. May 17, 2022
    6 min
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    Wondery Presents: Scamfluencers
    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 insidio…
  3. May 16, 2022
    1 hr 4 min
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    "John Mulaney"
    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 ideaPlease support us by…
  4. May 09, 2022
    1 hr 5 min
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    "Mike Myers"
    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…
  5. May 02, 2022
    1 hr 14 min
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    “Liam Neeson”
    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…
  6. April 25, 2022
    52 min
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    "Bill Maher"
    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 ex…
  7. April 18, 2022
    1 hr 1 min
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    "Craig Robinson"
    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 stu…
  8. April 11, 2022
    1 hr 15 min
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    "Michael Lewis"
    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 differ…
  9. April 05, 2022
    4 min
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    Introducing: American Hostage
    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 in…
  10. April 04, 2022
    56 min
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    "Jon Hamm"
    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.
  11. March 28, 2022
    1 hr 7 min
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    "David Spade"
    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…
  12. March 21, 2022
    1 hr 6 min
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    "Thom Yorke & Jonny Greenwood"
    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/priv…
  13. March 14, 2022
    1 hr 2 min
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    "Cate Blanchett"
    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 exp…
  14. March 07, 2022
    1 hr 13 min
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    "Paul Thomas Anderson"
    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 Pol…
  15. March 03, 2022
    6 min
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    Wondery Presents: Twin Flames
    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 f…
  16. February 28, 2022
    51 min
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    "Charlie Day"
    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-w…
  17. February 21, 2022
    44 min
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    “Courteney Cox”
    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 ne…
  18. February 14, 2022
    1 hr 2 min
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    “Eddie Vedder”
    A song comprised of quotes from this episode:Midnight shifts, foiling 3 feet off the waterThe waves are X amount of feet highThis is breakfastYou’re a beast, Irish earthlingA cape that said SecurityI don’t thin…
  19. February 07, 2022
    47 min
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    “Adam McKay”
    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 N…
  20. February 02, 2022
    6 min
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    Wondery Presents Against The Odds: Disaster at Sea
    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 w…

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