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Entry Level with Brooks Wheelan

Apr 15, 2019

Mike Holmes (great comedian, the only person Brooks knew when he moved to LA) discusses the child labor laws broken while "detasseling" corn growing up, being the man at Lone Star Steakhouse, failing out of a few colleges while working at Carlos O'Kelly's, and being a solid worker for Sherwin Paints. It's a MidWest...


Apr 8, 2019

Nate Craig (Maniac on Netflix, great stand up) talks about how he met Brooks 13 years ago in Iowa. He also discusses substitute teaching in inner city chicago, failing on the first day of delivering newspapers, and how he's pretty sure at one point in his life he could take any 8th grader on the planet.

 

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Apr 1, 2019

Vince Averill (We Watch Wrestling Podcast, great comic) talks about how it's not unusual to find a dead body when you work in the Detroit Parks system, what really goes down inside the Big Boy restaurant chain, and the time he smelled like too much booze when working at a homeless shelter.

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Mar 25, 2019

Mary Sohn (AP Bio, dope rad friend) discusses hooking people up with ice cream in Champagne, IL, working at a kid's play area called "Ants in Their Pants", and doing improv on cruises.

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Mar 17, 2019

Chris Schlichting (Brooks' oldest friend in comedy) swings by to discuss the open mic scene in Eastern Iowa when Brooks showed up in 2006. He also talks about being a janitor at a veterinarian's office, spending all his money at Old Navy, and never being bumped up to "server."

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