"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.
51:24The one-and-only Jennifer Aniston joins us for a surprise-hang amongst true friends. We learn about The Businesstry, junk-food confidence, Fear & Courage... and (when it comes down to it) how the sausage is made.
59:59We are blessed by the one and only, maestro Gustavo Dudamel (Conductor, Music & Artistic Director of the Los Angeles Philharmonic), with a symphony of knowledge, passion & fun on this week's wondrous episode of SmartLess, Opus Numero 10. Esplora e divertiti.
49:22There’s a lot of love in the room as everyone’s favorite narcoleptic, Mr. Jimmy Kimmel, takes a moment out of hiatus to lead the fellas on a colossal journey through time and space. Night night, Apple Pie.
50:26Superhero Maya Rudolph skydives in for some cork-popping fun on another juicy episode of the pod. Songs are sung, stories are told, and Maya educates us all, by example, on how to be the coolest cucumber around.
"Robert Downey Jr.”
57:10Robert Downey Jr. graces us en-studio... with a handful of custom-colored M&M's. A rich taste of friendship, a voyage through RDJ's various chapters, our hosts' shenanigans, and a little pee-pee in the potpourri as-needed.
47:15The posse gets a wonderful surprise from comedy royalty Will Ferrell (Old School, Step Brothers, Talladega Nights) popping-through for some fresh kombucha. The foursome discuss formidable history with the Columbia House records club, throwing their sons’ cellphones out of moving vehicles, and other things like their careers, etc. “Keep your landlines, folks.”
41:49We are lucky bambinos. Senator Kamala Harris joined us... (somehow!?)... as the last interview before she was selected as Joe Biden's running-mate. We approve this interview. Please enjoy.
58:36A destined drop-in from writer, creator, and comedian-extraordinaire, Seth Rogen (An American Pickle, Pineapple Express, Knocked Up). The guys grill Seth on his newly brined movie, his early stand-up days, longstanding collaborations with Apatow and Goldberg... amongst a big bundle of other scintillations. Seth's new film "An American Pickle" is available on HBO Max.
44:29Will surprises the gang with Oscar-nominated actress, Melissa McCarthy (Bridesmaids, Can You Ever Forgive Me?). They explore her early days at the Groundlings, strange auditions & on-stage disasters, her thoughts regarding salad etiquette, and much more. A guest who warms the heart while torturously tickling the funny bone.
"Neil deGrasse Tyson"
48:01The guys are surprised by renowned astrophysicist, planetary scientist and author, Neil deGrasse Tyson. Neil teaches the guys about the wonders of the universe, the concept of infinity, the power of mind-blowing inspiration, and even his own potential parallel universe. Gravity and Levity all at once.