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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.

 

#105

"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 stew, shrimp salad, shrimp and potatoes, shrimp burger, shrimp sandwich… anyway, welcome to SmartLess. Listen ad free with Wondery+. Join Wondery+ for exclusives, binges, early access, and ad free listening. Available in the Wondery App: [https://wondery.app.link/smartless] (https://wondery.app.link/smartless) . Please support us by supporting our sponsors! 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 Jun 2022

1 HR 04 MINS

1:04:19

20 Jun 2022


#104

"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 good yontif. Listen ad free with Wondery+. Join Wondery+ for exclusives, binges, early access, and ad free listening. Available in the Wondery App: [https://wondery.app.link/smartless] (https://wondery.app.link/smartless) . Please support us by supporting our sponsors! 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 Jun 2022

1 HR 11 MINS

1:11:46

13 Jun 2022


#103

“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 stories. After all, the ladies love a coupl’a cartoonists doodling away in the studio. Listen ad free with Wondery+. Join Wondery+ for exclusives, binges, early access, and ad free listening. Available in the Wondery App: [https://wondery.app.link/smartless] (https://wondery.app.link/smartless) . Please support us by supporting our sponsors! 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 Jun 2022

1 HR 05 MINS

1:05:15

06 Jun 2022


#102

"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 them on (to power her laptop for this humble podcast, of course). Welcome to SmartWiig; now go fill your pool with Skittles. Listen ad free with Wondery+. Join Wondery+ for exclusives, binges, early access, and ad free listening. Available in the Wondery App: [https://wondery.app.link/smartless] (https://wondery.app.link/smartless) . Please support us by supporting our sponsors! FanDuel - Join today with promo code SMARTLESS at [https://www.fanduel.com/] (https://www.fanduel.com/) 21+ in select states. First online real money wager of at least $5. $10 first deposit required. Bonus issued as non-withdrawable free bets that expire 14 days after receipt. See full terms at [fanduel.com/sportsbook] (http://fanduel.com/sportsbook) . Gambling Problem? Call 1-800-GAMBLER or visit [FanDuel.com/RG] (http://FanDuel.com/RG) (CO, IA, MI, NJ, PA, IL, VA), 1-800-NEXT-STEP or text NEXTSTEP to 53342 (AZ), 1-888-789-7777 or visit [ccpg.org/chat] (http://ccpg.org/chat) (CT), 1-800-9-WITH-IT (IN), 1-877-770-STOP (LA), 1-877-8-HOPENY or text HOPENY (467369) (NY), TN REDLINE 1-800-889-9789 (TN), or visit [www.1800gambler.net] (http://1800gambler.net) (WV). 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 May 2022

1 HR 01 MINS

1:01:40

30 May 2022


#101

"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 a numb ear.Plus, Ben officially commits to giving Sean his Oscar Levant portrait. Please support us by supporting our sponsors! 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 May 2022

1 HR 07 MINS

1:07:29

23 May 2022


#100

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 insidious Scamfluencers. And we are their prey. On Wondery’s new weekly series, join co-hosts Scaachi Koul and Sarah Hagi as they unpack epic stories of deception from the worlds of social media, fashion, finance, health, and wellness. These influencers claim to be everything from charismatic healers to trusted financial insiders to experts in dating. They cast spells over millions. Why do we believe them, and how does our culture allow them to thrive? From Black Swan Murder to a fake social media influencer to an audacious Hollywood Ponzi schemer, each season will take the listener along the twists and turns, the impact on victims, and what’s left when the facade falls away. Listen to Scamfluencers: [wondery.fm/SMART_Scamfluencers] (http://wondery.fm/SMART_Scamfluencers) 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

17 May 2022

06 MINS

06:46

17 May 2022


#99

"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 idea Please support us by supporting our sponsors! 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 May 2022

1 HR 04 MINS

1:04:44

16 May 2022


#98

"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 SmartLess. Please support us by supporting our sponsors! 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 May 2022

53 MINS

53:48

09 May 2022


#97

“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 discuss Alfred Kinsey, Oskar Schindler… and Jesus. And the time he made Jason’s mom cry for a 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

02 May 2022

1 HR 03 MINS

1:03:01

02 May 2022


#96

"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 exit through the gift shop. 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

25 Apr 2022

52 MINS

52:10

25 Apr 2022


#95

"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 students, to calling Sean’s Mom’s house for commercial audition advice, it’s a Hollywood education on the half-shell. Slurp! 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 Apr 2022

1 HR 01 MINS

1:01:36

18 Apr 2022


#94

"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 different objects drift at sea, Jason pitches him a book idea, Sean learns the importance of the left tackle, and Will reveals something, um, very private. Welcome to 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

11 Apr 2022

1 HR 15 MINS

1:15:00

11 Apr 2022


#93

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 interviewed on his popular radio news program. Kiritsis has tied a shotgun to his banker’s neck in grim fashion, but through Heckman's radio show he gradually becomes a media sensation and unexpected anti-hero during a nail biting 63-hour standoff. American Hostage is an 8-episode scripted psychological thriller from Amazon Music & Criminal Content starring Emmy Award-winner Jon Hamm and directed by Academy Award® winner Shawn Christensen. Listen to American Hostage: [wondery.fm/SMT_AmericanHostage] (http://wondery.fm/SMT_AmericanHostage) 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

05 Apr 2022

04 MINS

04:21

05 Apr 2022


#92

"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] (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 Apr 2022

47 MINS

47:42

04 Apr 2022


#91

"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 King. At the end of the day, let’s just get one thing straight: with us jokers, it’s all fun and gaming here at 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

28 Mar 2022

55 MINS

55:21

28 Mar 2022


#90

"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] (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

21 Mar 2022

1 HR 06 MINS

1:06:04

21 Mar 2022


#89

"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 expectations, and Jason explores his elasticity challenges. Pass the honey butter; it’s 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

14 Mar 2022

52 MINS

52:58

14 Mar 2022


#88

"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 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

07 Mar 2022

1 HR 02 MINS

1:02:37

07 Mar 2022


#87

"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-whistle, and Will teases us with intimate details about his relationship with Forte. Welcome to 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

28 Feb 2022

51 MINS

51:43

28 Feb 2022


#86

“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 new punk band. 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

21 Feb 2022

44 MINS

44:48

21 Feb 2022


#85

“Eddie Vedder”

A song comprised of quotes from this episode: Midnight shifts, foiling 3 feet off the water The waves are X amount of feet high This is breakfast You’re a beast, Irish earthling A cape that said Security I don’t think you know how much I like you 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

14 Feb 2022

1 HR 02 MINS

1:02:37

14 Feb 2022


#84

“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] (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

07 Feb 2022

47 MINS

47:42

07 Feb 2022


#83

"Johnny Knoxville"

Welcome to another episode of JackLess: PJ teaches us how to be brave, Jason gets a new operating system, Will shamelessly promotes, and Sean finally tells us about Tiger In The Grass. Heeeeere’s Johnny! (Knoxville). FanDuel Disclaimer:21+ and present in AZ, CO, CT, IA, IL, IN, MI, NJ, PA, TN, VA, or WV. New users only. $10 first deposit required. Must wager in designated offer market. Max bonus $150. Bonus for TN users fulfilled in site credit within 72 hours. TN site credit expires 14 days after receipt. Restrictions apply. See full terms at [sportsbook.fanduel.com] (http://sportsbook.fanduel.com/) . Gambling Problem? Call 1-800-GAMBLER or visit [FanDuel.com/RG] (http://fanduel.com/RG) (CO, IA, MI, NJ, PA, IL, VA), 1-800-NEXT-STEP or text NEXTSTEP to 53342 (AZ), 888-789-7777 or [visitccpg.org/chat] (http://visitccpg.org/chat) (CT), 1-800-9-WITH-IT (IN), TN REDLINE 1-800-889-9789 (TN), or visit [1800gambler.net] (http://1800gambler.net/) (WV). 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

31 Jan 2022

53 MINS

53:30

31 Jan 2022


#82

“Michael Moore”

It’s time for a Canadian strip-search this week: we have Michael Moore on the pod. And when it comes to this episode description, clearly less is Moore. 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

24 Jan 2022

49 MINS

49:55

24 Jan 2022


#81

“David Byrne”

We’re SmartLess, so things Stopped Making Sense a while ago… but it’s David Byrne, people! FanDuel Disclaimer:21+ and present in AZ, CO, CT, IA, IL, IN, MI, NJ, PA, TN, VA, or WV. New users only. $10 first deposit required. Must wager in designated offer market. Max bonus $150. Bonus for TN users fulfilled in site credit within 72 hours. TN site credit expires 14 days after receipt. Restrictions apply. See full terms at [sportsbook.fanduel.com] (http://sportsbook.fanduel.com) . Gambling Problem? Call 1-800-GAMBLER or visit [FanDuel.com/RG] (http://FanDuel.com/RG) (CO, IA, MI, NJ, PA, IL, VA), 1-800-NEXT-STEP or text NEXTSTEP to 53342 (AZ), 888-789-7777 or [visitccpg.org/chat] (http://visitccpg.org/chat) (CT), 1-800-9-WITH-IT (IN), TN REDLINE 1-800-889-9789 (TN), or visit [1800gambler.net] (http://1800gambler.net) (WV). 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

17 Jan 2022

59 MINS

59:46

17 Jan 2022