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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.

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.

 

#69

"Chelsea Handler"

Handler!? You hardly even knew 'er! But now you're gonna, on a wild ride through pinky rings, $2000 cab rides, and nasal swabs on first dates... with none other than Chelsea Handler. Can you even handler it!? See Privacy Policy at [https://art19.com/privacy] (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at [https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info] (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info) . ... Read more

18 Oct 2021

57 MINS

57:59

18 Oct 2021


#68

Introducing: Over My Dead Body - Fox Lake

A small town cop is gunned down in a swamp in the summer of 2015. He quickly became a martyr in the national media, until a dogged investigator uncovered the officer's bizarre and dark past. When the truth comes out, the townspeople must reconcile betrayal, corruption and the secrets of an American hero. FromWondery, the makers of The Shrink Next Door and Dr. Death comes the third season of Over My Dead Body: Fox Lake. Listen to Over My Dead Body Fox Lake - [wondery.fm/OMDB_FL_Smartless] (http://wondery.fm/OMDB_FL_Smartless) See Privacy Policy at [https://art19.com/privacy] (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at [https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info] (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info) . ... Read more

13 Oct 2021

05 MINS

05:44

13 Oct 2021


#67

"David Remnick"

Why is David Remnick always so cold? He’s surrounded by drafts. Editor of The New Yorker and Pulitzer Prize-winning writer David Remnick joins us this week to discuss penne pasta, drunk tweeting, feeding the recycling bin, and Leonard Cohen. Theres some other good stuff in their two also, its’ See Privacy Policy at [https://art19.com/privacy] (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at [https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info] (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info) . ... Read more

11 Oct 2021

54 MINS

54:05

11 Oct 2021


#66

"Jeff Daniels"

This wonderful week brings us thespian-extraordinaire Jeff Daniels. We deep-dive on craft, hear about collaborators from Sorkin to Cagney to Forman, and the essential power of flop sweat. But at the end of the day, it’s all about whatever gets us on the 10/405 interchange quickest. When life gives you Monday, dip it in glitter and make it sparkle all week. See Privacy Policy at [https://art19.com/privacy] (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at [https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info] (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info) . ... Read more

04 Oct 2021

59 MINS

59:27

04 Oct 2021


#65

"Jon Stewart"

Day bartender and Egyptian silk connoisseur Jon Stewart joins us for a chat. Comedian, writer, director, and television host, Jon shares so much with us, from the invention of the combustion engine to MC Hammer quotes. This is a man who knows how to think, knows how to talk, and knows his Judge Judy. Plus, Sean gets put in the penalty box!... on another arousing episode of SmartLess. See Privacy Policy at [https://art19.com/privacy] (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at [https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info] (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info) . ... Read more

27 Sep 2021

1 HR 00 MINS

1:00:35

27 Sep 2021


#64

"Ken Burns"

We are blessed to have Ken Burns sit down with us this week.Ken clears up the rumors about George Washington’s wooden teeth and teaches us how much sap it takes to make syrup... amongst other things like The Civil War, Baseball, and his upcoming series, Muhammed Ali.After all, history is “story” plus ‘hi.” See Privacy Policy at [https://art19.com/privacy] (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at [https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info] (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info) . ... Read more

20 Sep 2021

1 HR 06 MINS

1:06:59

20 Sep 2021


#63

"Tiffany Haddish"

Actor and comedian Tiffany Haddish sits down with us on 'opportunity day.' She tells about growing up in South Central Los Angeles and her journey to the present, the transformative power of Roger Rabbit, her new grocery store project, and of course, the healing benefits of the soursop fruit. As lovers of stone fruit, it's time to add some soursop to the mix here at Camp SmartLess. See Privacy Policy at [https://art19.com/privacy] (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at [https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info] (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info) . ... Read more

13 Sep 2021

1 HR 05 MINS

1:05:53

13 Sep 2021


#62

"Fred Armisen"

Our hombre Fred Armisen comes to us via satellite uplink on another extra-special episode in Podland, USA.The hijinks never end, with Will & Sean making a documentary about Fred’s life from his actual childhood home, the dynamics of “the real wink,” and strategy-talk on getting to the right elevator at the doctor’s office. It’s a real whirlwind folks: take your omega-3 fatty acids. See Privacy Policy at [https://art19.com/privacy] (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at [https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info] (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info) . ... Read more

06 Sep 2021

1 HR 04 MINS

1:04:12

06 Sep 2021


#61

“Sean Penn”

Yo, folks– it’s Sean Penn. Humanitarian, actor, director, writer, and surfer, Sean Penn joins us for a chat and a smoke break. We discuss his new film, his old films, and everything in between– like the world. Plus Sean H. formally thanks our guest for teaching his educators how to pronounce his first name correctly. T.G.I.M! See Privacy Policy at [https://art19.com/privacy] (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at [https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info] (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info) . ... Read more

30 Aug 2021

1 HR 03 MINS

1:03:09

30 Aug 2021


#60

"Octavia Spencer"

We are blessed by our guest Octavia Spencer this week. Octavia is an Academy Award winning actor, producer, and author, and the first black actress to receive two consecutive Oscar noms. But we love her because she's an absolute joy to be around... and because her germ management skills are completely in-line with ours. Wipe down your surfaces & seat-back buttons, recline and relax, because we're at cruising altitude here on Air SmartLess. See Privacy Policy at [https://art19.com/privacy] (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at [https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info] (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info) . ... Read more

23 Aug 2021

51 MINS

51:48

23 Aug 2021


#59

"Daniel Ricciardo"

Formula Onerace cardriver Daniel Ricciardo cruises through to talk with the gang, discussing everything from Daniel’s water weight management system to Jason’s night in a Monaco jail. Let’saccessthe fear today… oh yes, there’s the flavor. See Privacy Policy at [https://art19.com/privacy] (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at [https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info] (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info) . ... Read more

16 Aug 2021

1 HR 04 MINS

1:04:27

16 Aug 2021


#58

"Tony Hawk"

We shred some serious pod this week with the raddest dude of all: Tony Hawk. Tony teaches the newbs proper parlance, tells us about his foundation The Skatepark Project, and discusses his relationship with his only neck-tie. This one goes out to Tony’s violin teacher. See Privacy Policy at [https://art19.com/privacy] (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at [https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info] (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info) . ... Read more

09 Aug 2021

47 MINS

47:13

09 Aug 2021


#57

"J.J. Abrams"

We’re surprised and delighted this fine Monday… by Mr. J.J. Abrams. This wildly creative filmmaker and musician gives us an hour inside his brain. We’re humbled by his request to audition for SmartLess advertising reads, we’re warned not to go down the rabbit-hole of modular synthesis, and we learn the genesis of the term “blockbuster.” All of this while Sean wears his Tatooine hat to impress J.J. (who doesn’t even notice). See Privacy Policy at [https://art19.com/privacy] (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at [https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info] (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info) . ... Read more

02 Aug 2021

1 HR 00 MINS

1:00:08

02 Aug 2021


#56

"Joy Reid"

Joy Reid blesses us with her magical presence on this week’s episode of ChairPod SmartArm. Joy is host of MSNBC's "The ReidOut," and (this just in…) a wonderful human being too. Plus she likes all of Sean’s favorite content so it’s been a really rough weekend binging Star Trek and Zombie films, but phewww - we finally got this ep out before sunrise. Happy Monday, kiddos. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info. ... Read more

26 Jul 2021

36 MINS

36:47

26 Jul 2021


#55

"Ryan Reynolds"

The super-handsome, ultra-talented, and mildly-funny Ryan Reynolds joins us this week on the show. We go deep with the double-R, from stocking shelves label-out, to vulnerability as a performer and business owner… while touching on his “humanitarian efforts” diving for Melo Melo pearls that he bedazzles his new line of toe-loop sandals with. It’s another naughty shipwreck on the S.S. SmartLess. Welcome aboard! See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info. ... Read more

19 Jul 2021

1 HR 17 MINS

1:17:47

19 Jul 2021


#54

"LeBron James"

It's been a whole year, gang. Happy Anniversary... and we love you so damn much it hurts. Also, we found this guy named LeBron James and we went ahead and interviewed him. Because we're "just for the helluvit" kinda guys. Happy 1-year. Will you marry us? See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info. ... Read more

12 Jul 2021

57 MINS

57:21

12 Jul 2021


#53

"Elizabeth Banks"

The incred Elizabeth Banks joins us this week from Ireland. Elizabeth is an actor, director, writer, producer, and all-around baller. She teaches us about pet-care in exchange for lodging, Jason learns what the word “college” means, and a few people admit to their rollerblading histories. Get ready to get wicked smaht... it’s another episode of SmartLess. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info. ... Read more

05 Jul 2021

57 MINS

57:30

05 Jul 2021


#52

"José Andrés"

We've got electrolyte-specialist José Andrés on the horn this week for episode numero 50. World-changing Chef, Restauranteur, and Generous Human, José teaches us about humanitarian journeys, the love for a ripe gooseneck barnacle, and his ability to sexualize mayonnaise better than his French or Italian neighbors. José A doesn’t F around… and we get to F around with him. Buen provecho. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info. ... Read more

28 Jun 2021

1 HR 00 MINS

1:00:06

28 Jun 2021


#51

"David Cross"

Our dear old pal David Cross (comedian, actor, writer, director) jumps into the jacuzzi with us this week. We discuss jail stories, a love for lamp posts, the demise of Company Video... and Sean pitches "Arrested Development" to the gang. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info. ... Read more

21 Jun 2021

52 MINS

52:05

21 Jun 2021


#50

"Justin Theroux"

Our knockaround guy from the old neighborhood, Mr. Justin Theroux, arrives wearing two t-shirts, and departs in only one. Justin is an actor, writer, artist, and performer, known most notably for his shirtless airplane flights and pre-made smoothie recipes. He’s also written lil’ things like Tropic Thunder and Iron Man 2, and is starring in The Mosquito Coast. But sometimes we just love him for how he stirs the gravy. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info. ... Read more

14 Jun 2021

56 MINS

56:32

14 Jun 2021


#49

"Rob McElhenney"

Golf-buddy Rob McElhenney zips in for some hoots and hollers in Podville, USA. Rob is an actor, writer, director, producer... and co-owner of Wrexham Association Football Club (and you can bet hard money that Will is ready to talk-shoppe on this subject). Plus, allergy tips for extra-credit! Willkommen y bienvenue. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info. ... Read more

07 Jun 2021

1 HR 00 MINS

1:00:06

07 Jun 2021


#48

"Mitch Hurwitz"

The ultra-hydrated Mitch Hurwitz (writer, producer, creator of Arrested Development) rolls on through, teaching us a variety of skills that range from recycling Post-it notes to writing comedy. Welcome to '4 Skeletons on a Podcast,' otherwise known as SmartLess. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info. ... Read more

31 May 2021

1 HR 05 MINS

1:05:46

31 May 2021


#47

"Jake Tapper"

Mr. Jake Tapper surprises & delights us this week. Journalist, CNN lead anchor, author, cartoonist, and cardio-enthusiast, Jake shares workout secrets and his love for Teen Wolf Too. Welcome back to another episode of SmartLess: your ticket to learnings. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info. ... Read more

24 May 2021

53 MINS

53:45

24 May 2021


#46

"Zach Galifianakis"

Zach Galifianakis is upon us. From deep within the Canadian wilderness, this bearded golden-cherub with gorgeously flowing locks helps us see into the future while simultaneously reconfiguring the past. G'Forces of Nature, probably. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info. ... Read more

17 May 2021

44 MINS

44:54

17 May 2021


#45

"Tina Fey"

What can we say about the lovely Tina Fey? The talented actor, writer, creator and producer is granted 1-hour of time from her parole officer / daughter to blast out a quick pod with her GPS ankle-bracelet triangulated by 3 cell towers. It's explosive, it's magical, and it Juliennes fries. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info. ... Read more

10 May 2021

44 MINS

44:57

10 May 2021


#44

"Gwyneth Paltrow"

The group goes Goop this week with the one-and-only Gwyneth Paltrow. Academy Award winning actor, mom, author, businesswoman, and lover of bone broth, G.P. gives us a solid hang, a swift education, and a refreshingly delightful vibe. Plus we learn about the birds and the bees... finally! See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info. ... Read more

03 May 2021

46 MINS

46:54

03 May 2021


#43

"Amy Sedaris"

We are surprised this week by our dear friend, and one of the most hilarious people on the entire planet, Amy Sedaris. She discusses her favorite golf autobiographies, old cooking shows, and her upcoming imaginary houseware store. Let's just say we feel truly At Home... with Amy Sedaris. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info. ... Read more

26 Apr 2021

50 MINS

50:49

26 Apr 2021


#42

"Jessica Meir"

Jessica Meir is truly out of this world. NASA astronaut, marine biologist, physiologist, and role-model-for-all, Jessica joins us this week and shows us how to use our brains for the first time in lightyears. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info. ... Read more

19 Apr 2021

49 MINS

49:29

19 Apr 2021


#41

"Bob Odenkirk"

We welcome writer, director, actor, and now fight-trained action hero Bob Odenkirk to the show for a strut down the promenade of life. Bob tells us about everything from the early days to yesterday, the genesis of his new film Nobody, and his favorite chicken pot pie recipe, of course. Bon appétit. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info. ... Read more

12 Apr 2021

57 MINS

57:06

12 Apr 2021