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Entry Level with Brooks Wheelan

This is a podcast about all those jobs we've had that sucked. Each episode Brooks will interview a guest and find out what garbage they had to put up with before they got to the position they're in now. Plus if you have any hellish jobs of your own you want to share email [email protected]

Tous les épisodes

  • 11.01.2021
    77 MB
    01:21:06
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    Episode 168 - Jared Logan

    Jared Logan (Comedy Central/One of Brooks' favorite comics) talks about growing up in West Virginia before moving on up to the great state of Tennessee where he worked for and still respects the Steak and Shake franchise. He also talks about rambling around Memphis before ending up in Chicago where he worked with junkie bike couriers. He rounds it out nicely with a fun job where kept people from getting health insurance.Check out Jared: https://www.jaredlogan.com/bioCheck out Jared's twitch: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCRDlweRakB38iTuECaEjAVQGet a Brooks' shirt from Nick: https://www.getrichnick.com/storeThe mugs are for sale: https://www.etsy.com/shop/EntryLevelStoreSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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  • 04.01.2021
    83 MB
    01:27:16
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    Episode 167 - Ryan O'Flanagan

    Ryan O'Flanagan (Dead Kevin/American Vandal/Comedy Central) talks about auditioning for SNL with Brooks, sharing a room with an 80 year old man in Los Angeles for a year, never being picked as a caddy, and lighting stuff on fire growing up.Follow Ryan: https://twitter.com/See Dead Kevin: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QBxmNif2RcsThe mugs are for sale: https://www.etsy.com/listing/629706167/entry-level-with-brooks-wheelan-mugGet Nick's shirts: https://www.getrichnick.com/storeSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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  • 28.12.2020
    70 MB
    01:13:26
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    Episode 166 - Haji Outlaw

    Haji Outlaw (Author/Stand Up/Writer for Eric Andre Show) talks about growing up in Chicago trying to become a Major Leagues pitcher, working as an engineer for four years until he realized he needed to go after comedy, and also being a bouncer at a Hollywood Nightclub when moving to LA where he wrote for The Eric Andre Show.Check out Haji's new book: https://www.amazon.com/Laughters-Cold-Shadow-Haji-Outlaw-ebook/dp/B08J74GB5ZJoin the patreon: patreon.com/entrylevelwithbrookswheelanTHE MUGS ARE FOR SALE: https://www.etsy.com/shop/EntryLevelStoreSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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  • 21.12.2020
    77 MB
    01:21:04
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    Episode 165 - Ben Roy

    Ben Roy (Those Who Can't/Grawlix) talks about running a Maine public access channel, moving to Colorado with his band mate, thinking stand up was hack, and working in a record store where that encouraged employees to actually fight Juggalos.Check out Ben and listen to his podcasts: https://twitter.com/benroy00The mugs are for sale: https://www.etsy.com/shop/EntryLevelStore?ref=simple-shop-header-name&listing_id=629706167Join the patreon: patreon.com/entrylevelwithbrookswheelan50% off at 5Ehemp.com use the promo code: ENTRY LEVELSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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  • 14.12.2020
    71 MB
    01:14:23
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    Episode 164 - Adam Conover

    Adam Conover (Adam Ruins Everything/College Humor) talks about being fired from a pumpkin patch, not fitting in while working at an apple picking stand, creating online sketch comedy before youtube, and how he came up with the short that led to Adam Ruins Everything while working for College Humor.Check out Adam's Podcast: earwolf.com/show/factually-with-adam-conover/Subscribe to the patreon: patreon.com/entrylevelwithbrookswheelanTHE MUGS ARE FOR SALE: https://www.etsy.com/shop/EntryLevelStoreSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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  • 07.12.2020
    84 MB
    01:27:49
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    Episode 163 - Curt Neil

    Curt Neil (Channel 101/Author/Director) talks about running a popular public access show in Oregon, delivering pizzas in Hollywood, and driving for Lyft/Uber before making his first feature length film.Join the Entry Level Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/entrylevelwithbrookswheelanTHE MUGS ARE FOR SALE: https://www.etsy.com/shop/EntryLevelStoreDerek's Dad trailer: https://vimeo.com/450825439Derek's Dead pre-order: https://apple.co/2IipZTkThis Movie Will Require Dinosaurs: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00JJXNZ7E/ref=dp-kindle-redirect?_encoding=UTF8&btkr=1Curt Your Enthusiasm (Channel 101): http://www.channel101.com/episode/1823Blake & Blake (Channel 101): http://www.channel101.com/episode/1886See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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  • 30.11.2020
    93 MB
    01:37:07
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    Episode 162 - Sebastian Major

    Sebastian Major (Host of Our Fake History/Brooks' absolute favorite podcast host) discusses what caused him to go all in on history as a high school student, working for a 7x world kickboxing champion/liar in Ottawa, and also indulge Brooks on some of his historical knowlege.Check out Our Fake History: https://ourfakehistory.com/THE MUGS ARE FOR SALE: https://www.etsy.com/shop/EntryLevelStoreSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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  • 23.11.2020
    76 MB
    01:19:30
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    Episode 161 - Roy Wood Jr

    Roy Wood Jr (Daily Show/Amazing Stand Up) talks about working in a Birmingham mall, rising to the top at his local Subway, and working as a morning radio DJ where he made prank calls.Follow Roy: https://twitter.com/roywoodjrJoin the Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/entrylevelwithbrookswheelanTHE MUGS ARE FOR SALE: https://www.etsy.com/shop/EntryLevelStoreCheck out 5th Element CBD and get half off with code "EntryLevel" at 5Ehemp.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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  • 16.11.2020
    95 MB
    01:39:06
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    Episode 160 - James Austin Johnson

    James Austin Johnson (Better Call Saul/Hail Caesar/Best Trump impression in comedy) talks about how he came up with his style of doing Trump, working deep in the christian acting community in Nashville, then moving to LA where he lived in a closet while making cold calls to set up other salesmen.Check out James' Trump: https://twitter.com/shrimpJAJCheck out James' podcast: https://twitter.com/WTAWTPodJoin the Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/entrylevelwithbrookswheelanTHE MUGS ARE FOR SALE: https://www.etsy.com/listing/629706167/entry-level-with-brooks-wheelan-mugGET $50 OFF YOUR FIRST JOB POST: linkedin.com/brooksGet your nicotine with 20% off using the promo code brooks: https://lucy.coSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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  • 10.11.2020
    65 MB
    01:08:35
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    Episode 159 - Jack Robichaud

    Jack Robichaud (Comedy Central/Dead Kevin) discusses making weird videos as a kid where he put his butt on the wall, not knowing how to sell guitars, having a deal for his sketch show at Comedy Central and being too stoned working for his dad on a golf course.Check out Dead Kevin: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCYrx8SPpgNyofBM45MgtP_gCheck out Karl's podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/yelling-about-p%C3%A2t%C3%A9/id1231498509Join the patreon: https://www.patreon.com/entrylevelwithbrookswheelanTHE MUGS ARE FOR SALE! https://www.etsy.com/shop/EntryLevelStore?ref=simple-shop-header-name&listing_id=629706167Up to $200 off your next mattress at Helixsleep.com/brooksSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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  • 02.11.2020
    70 MB
    01:13:07
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    Episode 158 - Jon Reep

    Jon Reep (Last Comic Standing Winner/Rad Dude) talks about why he thinks he won Last Comic Standing, working at Goodyear tire shop in Hickory, NC with his family, and lying about how religious he was to get a job at Chik-Fil-A.Check out Jon's podcast: http://jonreep.com/podcast/Join the patreon: https://www.patreon.com/entrylevelwithbrookswheelanTHE MUGS ARE FOR SALE: https://www.etsy.com/shop/EntryLevelStore?ref=simple-shop-header-name&listing_id=629706167See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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  • 26.10.2020
    89 MB
    01:33:28
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    Episode 157 - Ahmed Bharoocha

    Ahmed Bharoocha (Adult Swim/Comedy Central) talks about beating Brooks in a comedy competition when they were 23, carrying an old passed out woman out of a restaurant while her boob was showing, spilling trays of water all over people while being a server, and explaining how a Starburst commercial has kept the money coming for over 5 years.Check out Dead Kevin: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kf08gdYpJT8Check out Ahmed: https://twitter.com/ahmedbharoocha?lang=enJoin the patreon: https://www.patreon.com/entrylevelwithbrookswheelanTHE MUGS ARE FOR SALE: https://www.etsy.com/shop/EntryLevelStore?ref=simple-shop-header-name&listing_id=629706167See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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  • 19.10.2020
    74 MB
    01:17:02
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    Episode 156 - Anthony Jeselnik

    Anthony Jeselnik (Comedy Central/Netflix) talks about growing up in Pittsburgh being a terrible swim teacher, going to school in New Orleans where we wanted to become an author, then ending up in Los Angeles where he found success doing the Comedy Central Roasts before they jumped the shark.Check out Anthony's podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-jeselnik-rosenthal-vanity-project/id1434904509Join the patreon: https://www.patreon.com/entrylevelwithbrookswheelanTHE MUGS ARE FOR SALE: https://www.etsy.com/listing/629706167/entry-level-with-brooks-wheelan-mug#shop_overviewWhen your business is ready to make that next hire, find the right person with LinkedIn Jobs. Get the first $50 off by visiting LinkedIn.com/BROOKS.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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  • 12.10.2020
    97 MB
    01:41:21
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    Episode 155 - Noel Wells

    Noel Wells (SNL/Musician) talks about working at Hot Topic, making lizard key chains for money, her first band "Corporate Lemmings", doing soulless data entry, and then joining SNL with Brooks.Check out Noel's new album: https://noelwells.com/THE MUGS ARE FOR SALE: https://www.etsy.com/shop/EntryLevelStoreFollow the marathon story: https://runkeeper.com/cms/stories/i-ran-a-marathon-on-a-bet/GET $200 OFF YOUR HELIX MATTRESS: https://helixsleep.com/pages/landing-page?promo=brooksSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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  • 05.10.2020
    76 MB
    01:19:50
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    Episode 154 - Gavin Matts

    Gavin Matts (Comedy Central/Just For Laughs) talks about growing up in Vancouver, doing construction for his cocaine cousin, and winning $25,000 in a comedy contest.Watch Gavin's stand up: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4w3iy6lZITQJoin the patreon: https://www.patreon.com/entrylevelwithbrookswheelanTHE MUGS ARE FOR SALE: https://www.etsy.com/shop/EntryLevelStore?ref=simple-shop-header-name&listing_id=629706167See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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  • 28.09.2020
    83 MB
    01:26:46
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    Episode 153 - Chris Charpentier

    Chris Charpentier (Jimmy Kimmel/Montreal Just For Laughs) talks about being fired by his own dad, working in a 1 hour photo booth where he was always bummed with the nudes, and crushing it at Panera Bread.Check out Chris' Kimmel set: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ix38rwfQfaMFollow Brooks' Marathon training: https://rk.onelink.me/506683561/15c4b6d5The mugs are for sale: https://www.etsy.com/listing/629706167/entry-level-with-brooks-wheelan-mugSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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  • 21.09.2020
    81 MB
    01:24:33
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    Episode 152 - Adam Cayton Holland

    Adam Cayton Holland (Those Who Can't/Comedy Central) talks about stealing shoes bc he hated his job, working for an incredible Denver law firm, and what it was like to live in Colorado loving comedy when South Park came out.Check out Adam's new album: https://adamcaytonholland.com/THE MUGS ARE FOR SALE: https://www.etsy.com/shop/EntryLevelStoreJoin the patreon: https://www.patreon.com/entrylevelwithbrookswheelanSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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  • 14.09.2020
    73 MB
    01:16:26
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    Episode 151 - Alex Edelman

    Alex Edelman (Comedy Central/Edinburgh Fringe Festival) talks about getting a job for the Red Sox as a 14 year old and what it was like being there when they won their first World Series in almost 100 years. He also talks about living in Isreal and what went into him winning the best newcomer at the Edinburgh Fringe Fest.Check out Alex' new album: https://www.alexedelmancomedy.com/THE MUGS ARE FOR SALE: https://www.etsy.com/shop/EntryLevelStore?ref=simple-shop-header-name&listing_id=629706167When your business is ready to make that next hire, find the right person with LinkedIn Jobs. Get the first $50 off by visiting LinkedIn.com/BROOKS.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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  • 07.09.2020
    72 MB
    01:15:04
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    Episode 150 - Doug Stanhope

    Doug Stanhope (Stand Up/Author) talks about the two 90 minute jobs he has had, the time he got caught robbing the connivence store he worked at, proudly discusses his fraudulent telemarketing salesman award, mentions how he was fired by the actual governor of Nevada then moved to Idaho as a joke, and what it was like winning the SF Comedy Competition against Dane Cook and Mitch Hedberg.Check out Doug's new book: https://www.audible.com/author/Doug-Stanhope/B075CHPYW1?ds_rl=1262685&ds_rl=1263561&ds_rl=1260658&cvosrc=ppc.google.&cvo_campaign=97175169&cvo_crid=461852852048&Matchtype=b&gclid=EAIaIQobChMInafbxKPV6wIVfz6tBh2C2wCzEAAYASAAEgJ3u_D_BwE&gclsrc=aw.dsTHE MUGS ARE FOR SALE: https://www.etsy.com/shop/EntryLevelStoreJoin the patreon: https://www.patreon.com/entrylevelwithbrookswheelanSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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  • 31.08.2020
    82 MB
    01:25:23
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    Episode 149 - Madee Johnson

    Mandee Johnson (Photographer/LA Stand Up Producer) discusses getting busted for selling acid in high school, what Juvie is like, selling ice cream though college, and then realizing stand up could be packaged better.Get Mandee's book: https://www.amazon.com/Super-Serious-Mandee-Johnson/dp/1524855057The mugs are for sale: https://www.etsy.com/listing/629706167/entry-level-with-brooks-wheelan-mugjoin the patreon: https://www.patreon.com/entrylevelwithbrookswheelanSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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  • 24.08.2020
    68 MB
    01:10:50
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    Episode 148 - Horatio Sanz

    Horatio Sanz (SNL/Step Brothers) talks about growing up in Chicago meeting Chris Farley while working at Second City, driving a forklift through a wall TWICE then quitting, and also what it was like working at a VHS dating service in the early 90s.Check out Horatio's podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-hooray-show/id958823098Join the patreon: https://www.patreon.com/entrylevelwithbrookswheelanTHE MUGS ARE FOR SALE: https://www.etsy.com/listing/629706167/entry-level-with-brooks-wheelan-mugSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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  • 17.08.2020
    88 MB
    01:32:15
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    Episode 147 - Todd Barry

    Todd Barry (Stand Up/Actor) talks about growing up in south Florida where he didn't last long at many many many jobs. From McDonalds to Wuvs to serving early bird specials at seafood restaurants he's done it all. He was also a substitute teacher at a school for the deaf without knowing sign language.Follow Todd: https://twitter.com/toddbarryCheck out Todd doing Letterman's listener mail: https://twitter.com/toddbarry/status/603994597488992257?s=20Listen to Todd's podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-todd-barry-podcast/id639914956Subscribe to the patreon: https://www.patreon.com/entrylevelwithbrookswheelanSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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  • 10.08.2020
    82 MB
    01:25:28
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    Episode 146 - Tim Heideker

    Tim Heideker (Tim & Eric/Mister America) talks about growing up in Allentown, PA working at Dorney Park and Wildwater Kingdom, meeting Eric Wareheim at Temple then instant messaging together as a temp instead of working, and also carrying wings in an open bucket around Philly to microwave them in a comedy club.Listen to Tim's podcast: officialofficehours.comSubscribe to the patreon: https://www.patreon.com/entrylevelwithbrookswheelanTHE MUGS ARE FOR SALE: https://www.etsy.com/shop/EntryLevelStore?ref=simple-shop-header-name&listing_id=629706167See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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  • 03.08.2020
    72 MB
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    Episode 145 - Bill Burr

    Bill Burr (incredible stand up/acted with baby yoda) talks about delivering newspapers as a small child, loving the warehouse guys he worked with, and working as a dental assistant.Check out Bill: https://billburr.com/Join the patreon: https://www.patreon.com/entrylevelwithbrookswheelanTHE MUGS ARE FOR SALE: https://www.etsy.com/shop/EntryLevelStore?ref=simple-shop-header-name&listing_id=629706167Track the marathon: http://runkeeper.com/user/brookswheelanSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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  • 27.07.2020
    68 MB
    01:10:59
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    Episode 144 - Joe Kilgallon

    Joe Kilgalon (rad comic) talks about fighting a man with his mom in K-Mart, seeing the housing bubble happen, and being an undergound gambler for a while.Check out Joe: http://www.joekilgallon.com/Join the Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/entrylevelwithbrookswheelanGet the Mugs! https://www.etsy.com/shop/EntryLevelStore?ref=nla_listing_detailsSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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  • 20.07.2020
    66 MB
    01:08:52
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    Episode 143 - Victoria Henley

    Victoria Henley (Model/Radio Show Host) talks about growing up wanting to do fashion in a small Georgia town, picking up pecans for money, what it was actually like to be on America's Next Top Model, and how being a model actually works.Follow Victoria: https://www.instagram.com/victoriahenleyJoin the Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/entrylevelwithbrookswheelanTHE MUGS ARE FOR SALE: https://www.etsy.com/listing/629706167/entry-level-with-brooks-wheelan-mugSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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  • 13.07.2020
    75 MB
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    Episode 142 - Chris Fairbanks

    Chris Fairbanks (Comedy Central/Last Comic Standing) talks about growing up painting window fronts in Montana, being a door to door knife salesman, and the time Norm McDonald told him he wasn't funny ON television.Check out Chris' new special: https://vimeo.com/ondemand/rescuecactus/422252732Check out what Chris is up to: http://chrisfairbanks.com/Join the Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/entrylevelwithbrookswheelanTHE MUGS ARE FOR SALE: https://www.etsy.com/shop/EntryLevelStore?ref=simple-shop-header-name&listing_id=629706167See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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  • 06.07.2020
    97 MB
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    Episode 141 - Casey Corbin

    Casey Corbin (Comic/Talk'N Wrestling Podcast) discusses growing up in Canada where he almost got beaten up for talking to Eddie Van Halen, meeting the Undertaker through his catering boss, and being fired from his own dad's car dealership.Check out Casey online: https://twitter.com/caseycorbin?lang=enCheck out Talk'N Wrestling:https://www.listennotes.com/podcasts/talk-n-wrestling-casey-corbin-nsn-zJeXsGtj3Y4/Join the Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/entrylevelwithbrookswheelanSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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  • 29.06.2020
    63 MB
    01:06:03
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    Episode 140 - Brittany Furlan

    Brittany Furlan (comic/actress) talks about working for a terrible pizza restaurant, babysitting demon children, and working in public relations before being on a prank show that was sued immediately.Check out Brittany: https://twitter.com/BrittanyFurlan?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5EauthorListen to her podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/worst-firsts-with-brittany-furlan/id1457266207Subscribe to the patreon: https://www.patreon.com/entrylevelwithbrookswheelanSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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  • 23.06.2020
    90 MB
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    Episode 139 - Colt Cabana

    Colt Cabana (AEW/WWE/Comedian) talks about babysitting, being a camp counselor, attempting construction and being the worst division 1 football player in America all before learning how to be a professional wrestler and traveling the world making a name for himself as one of the best wrestlers on the globe.Check out all Colt's social media outlets: https://coltcabana.com/Check out Colt's documentary about touring with comedic wrestlers: https://coltmerch.com/product/the-wrestling-road-diaries-3/Follow Brooks online: brookswheelan.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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  • 17.06.2020
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    Episode 138 - Kenny Deforest

    Kenny Deforest (Seth Meyers/James Corden) talks about growing up in Springfield, Missouri where he was fired by his own grandfather, attempted to become an economist, and ruined a neighbors a lawn so bad one time it brought shame to his family.Check out Kenny: https://www.kennydeforest.com/Join the patreon: https://www.patreon.com/entrylevelwithbrookswheelanTHE MUGS ARE FOR SALE: https://www.etsy.com/listing/629706167/entry-level-with-brooks-wheelan-mug?gpla=1&gao=1&&utm_source=google&utm_medium=cpc&utm_campaign=shopping_us_d-home_and_living-kitchen_and_dining-drink_and_barware-drinkware-mugs&utm_custom1=f3b4a60e-df01-4da3-a9e9-0373d6e7da4a&utm_content=go_1844702802_75381284091_346398237784_pla-498657395952_c__629706167&utm_custom2=1844702802&gclid=EAIaIQobChMI-o3rmK-E6gIVxR6tBh2lBAoVEAQYASABEgIt8PD_BwESee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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  • 17.06.2020
    108 MB
    01:52:53
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    Episode 137 - Ben Warheit

    Ben Warheit (Late Night with Seth Meyers/WAS IN JOKER) talks about being a scientist who ran studies on heroin addiction while getting into comedy, learning at an early age to not work hard ever at his Jewish community camp, and explains how he got an insane part in Joker while being a writer on Late Night with Seth Meyers.Check out Ben on Late Night: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VhSnQJo3o1ICheck out Ben's Waco Valley pilot: https://vimeo.com/295669322Join the patreon: patreon.com/entrylevelwithbrookswheelanSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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  • 17.06.2020
    81 MB
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    Episode 136 - Mike Recine

    Mike Recine (The Half Hour/Conan) talks about being fired from the Times Square Ruby Tuesday, working the door at Carolines, being a grocery store checker, starting stand up in a Panera at 15 years old, and how he enjoys when he works as a mover.Check out Recine's podcast: https://sitdownpod.libsyn.com/Here's is the puddier video proving "independent discovery" from MilkBrain: https://youtu.be/xeIwKpqoK8c?t=509Brian Menepace's piece about RHCP: https://brendanmenapace.substack.com/p/brooks-wheelan-and-i-feel-good-about?token=eyJ1c2VyX2lkIjozODAzNjAxLCJwb3N0X2lkIjo0ODUwODgsIl8iOiJqZllrVSIsImlhdCI6MTU5MDQyMDA3MywiZXhwIjoxNTkwNDIzNjczLCJpc3MiOiJwdWItNDQwMzAiLCJzdWIiOiJwb3N0LXJlYWN0aW9uIn0.8EbADNtLnWStg_2wsFNF9QLopLjSV1H6Jj65Ywy6_i4Join the patreon: https://www.patreon.com/entrylevelwithbrookswheelanSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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  • 17.06.2020
    74 MB
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    Episode 135 - Ron Funches

    Ron Funches (Comedy Central/NBC/Trolls) joins Brooks to talk about growing up in Oregon, getting fired from Chuck-E-Cheese for being too quiet, getting promoted to HEAD cashier at Grocery Outlet, working in a cannery, and trying to join the real world by working in a bank call center.Check out Ron's projects: https://ronfunches.com/Check out Cornell's podcast: https://twitter.com/corneezyJoin the patreon: https://www.patreon.com/entrylevelwithbrookswheelanSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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  • 17.06.2020
    71 MB
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    Episode 134 - Aisha Alfa

    Aisha Alfa (Stand up/Actor) talks about being born in Nigeria then growing up in Canada where she played professional soccer, ending up in South Korea playing Gaelic Football, then moving back home to her parents house all before starting stand up.Check out Aisha's new album: https://twitter.com/aishaalfaEmail your stories in: [email protected] the patreon: https://www.patreon.com/entrylevelwithbrookswheelanSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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  • 17.06.2020
    88 MB
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    Episode 133 - Corey Loykasek

    Corey Loykasek (Stand up/Get Along Gang on TBS) explains how he got a new absurd sketch show on TBS, how organ donation works, and what it's like to grow up in wine country making sure children don't stab each other.Check out Corey's new show: https://www.tbs.com/thedressupgangCheck out Cornell: https://twitter.com/corneezyJoin the patreon: https://www.patreon.com/entrylevelwithbrookswheelanSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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  • 17.06.2020
    76 MB
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    Episdoe 132 - Eric Dadourian

    Eric Dadourian (Stand up comic/VICE) talks about growing up in Beruit during a war, being fired after 2 days at a STAPLES, loving the Red Hot Chili Peppers as much as Brooks, and trying really hard to be "beat poet" for a while.Check out Eric's album: https://open.spotify.com/album/6NQ9ifQ5eAG7Mg7B6qjWNT?si=hGuhk-11RnSRyO06wHRG2ACheck out Cornell's podcast network: https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/cornnnEmail the podcast: [email protected] the patreon: https://www.patreon.com/entrylevelwithbrookswheelanSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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    Episode 131 - Brent Morin

    Brent Morin (Netflix/Undatable) talks about crushing it as a nerd at Ruby Tuesday's, building a deck to get a job as an intern at Conan, then working as Andy Richter's stand in right up until he got to quit and two months later be a guest on the show.Check out Brent's Netflix special "I'm Brent Morin" https://www.netflix.com/title/80050006Listen to Burns' podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/power-moves-with-mike-burns/id1436556755Email the show: [email protected] the Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/entrylevelwithbrookswheelanSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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    Episode 130 - Brad and Brett Wheelan (my older brothers)

    Brad and Brett Wheelan (used to be dicks however now very cool older brothers) get interviewed by Brooks. Was this a good idea? I'm still not sure. Brad talks about how he gained so much weight it made our mom cry in a JC Penny. Brett talks about living in a trailer and working maintenance at the Manchester hospital. And we all give our perspective on what went wrong at the ill-fated Pearl Jam 20th anniversary concert we went to together 10 years ago. Also Brett calls out Brad to fight. Like for real. He does this.Check out Brad's instagram: @bradwheelan99Check out Brett's instagram: @coachwheelanJoin the patreon: https://www.patreon.com/entrylevelwithbrookswheelanSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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    Episode 129 - Grant Cotter

    Grant Cotter (MTV/Brooks' oldest LA comedy friend) talks about growing up on the island of Catalina, scrubbing barnacles as a 12 year old, working in a skate shop, pretending to beef with zach efron, working in the Hurly factory, and also crushing mall jobs.Check out Grant: https://twitter.com/GrantCotterJoin the patreon: https://www.patreon.com/entrylevelwithbrookswheelanFight brooks on instagram: instagram.com/brookswheelanSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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    Bonus Episode - Tiger King Episode 1 Commentary w/ Nick Turner

    Well we finally got bored enough to do it. Nick and I watch Tiger King together and make fun of it. Join in and press start on Netflix when we give the countdown and watch along. Look, I know nobody asked for this, but hey it's happening.For the rest of the Tiger King series commentary plus a other great bonus junk join the patreon: https://www.patreon.com/entrylevelwithbrookswheelanSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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    Episode 128 - Brandon Wardell

    Brandon Wardell (Comedy Central/Yeah, But Still) never really had a job. He kinda mowed lawns and then was just broke until comedy started working out. He started stand up when was 16 and just never stopped. He talks about his insane confidence as a teenager and how he ended up on an album with Bob Odenkirk by almost accident.Check out Brandon's stand up: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AkKpn8qj_pACheck out Brandon's podcast: https://twitter.com/YeahStillJoin the patreon: https://www.patreon.com/entrylevelwithbrookswheelanSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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    Episode 127 - Chris Distefano

    Chris Distefano (Comedy Central/Guy Code) talks with Brooks about growing up in Brooklyn working at the US Open of tennis knowing nothing about tennis, getting a doctorate in Physical Therapy, then meeting Brooks in Miami where they were both part of the reason Comedy Central stopped doing the South Beach Comedy Festival.Check out Chris' podcast: http://historyhyenas.com/Check out Get Rich Nick: https://www.earwolf.com/show/get-rich-nick/Join the Patreon for exclusive junk: https://www.patreon.com/entrylevelwithbrookswheelanSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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    Episode 126 - Lucas Neff

    Lucas Neff (Raising Hope/Big Hero 6/Carol's Second Act/Marriage Story) joins Brooks for the first ever quarantine episode! Lucas talks about working at the Field Museum in Chicago, being a life guard on Lake Michigan, and taking a job at Abercrombie because a babe told him to. He also talks about the insanity that went into him getting the Raising Hope job.Check out Lucas' podcast: https://starburns.audio/podcasts/saving-the-world/Dancing with Dinosaurs (i don't know this is the only thing that came up): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=54SBHobALBQCheck out Brooks' short Lucas was in: https://vimeo.com/256173576Subscribe to the Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/entrylevelwithbrookswheelanSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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  • 17.06.2020
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    Episode 125 - Mark Proksch

    Mark Proksch (The Office/What We Do in the Shadows/Better Call Saul) talks about growing up bagging groceries in Wisconsin, helping to make Menards commercials through college, then temping around the United States for about a decade before he created an insane morning TV character that got the attention of The Office producers who hired him from those videos. Brooks is a GIANT fan and you will be too.What We do in the Shadows is out April 15th!Check out K-Strass: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oZ9TLftki5UEmail your terrible jobs: [email protected] omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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    Episode 124- Georgea Brooks

    Georgea Brooks (stand up/pal) discusses growing up in a horse racing town outside Toronto, bartending for maniacs, and babysitting for one of her VJ idols.Check out Georgia's podcast: https://www.listennotes.com/podcasts/nice-bum-where-ya-from-nice-bum-cast-S_BI0RbZtAj/Check out Georgea's album and live show: https://www.georgeabrooks.com/Get tix to see Brooks live: brookswheelan.com/datesSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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  • 17.06.2020
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    Episode 123 - Brady Mathews

    Brady Mathews (comic/painter) has had more 2 week jobs than anyone ever interviewed on the podcast. Hallmark employee, ballroom dance instructor, waiter, he's been asked to leave them all. He also was a abercrombie model when he was in his 20s and fills us in on what that means. It's a great episode. Brady rules.Check out Brady's art: https://bradymatthewsart.com/See Brooks live: Brookswheelan.com/datesSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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    Episode 122 - Bryan Greenberg

    Bryan Greenberg (Actor/Pal) talks about growing up Jewish during the Christmas season in Omaha before moving to St. Louis where he had every mall job possible. He also waited tables in New York while going to NYU and then in LA before being able to be in a bunch of shows and movies Brooks loves.Check out Bryan: https://twitter.com/bryangreenberg?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5EauthorCheck out Shafi's instagram: https://www.instagram.com/shafistandsup/?hl=enEmail the podcast: [email protected] omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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    Episode 121 - Mike Joyce

    Mike Joyce (great stand up) talks about starting at open mics in Chicago with Brooks, becoming a commodities broker, working in a factory, and seeing a guy drink his own pee at a job once. Mike rules, this interview rules, check it out.Mike's pee video that is not ideal: https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/#inbox/FMfcgxwGDNSxSpNKMHknqVsPJFZjhklZ?projector=1Join the patreon: https://www.patreon.com/entrylevelwithbrookswheelanSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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    Episode 120 - Megan Gailey

    Megan Gailey (The Tonight Show/Conan) discusses working at a river restaurant in Indiana, managing a wing of an old folks home, and what it's like to work at your dad's factory.Check out Megan's new podcast: https://blog.iheart.com/Pages/listen-to-iheartradios-new-sports-and-comedy-podcast-the-greatest-for-some-hilarious-hot-takes.aspxSee Megan live: https://megangailey.com/See Brooks live: brookswheelan.com/datesjoin the patreon: https://www.patreon.com/entrylevelwithbrookswheelanSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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