Listen & watch as Former NFL Quarterback & Reality TV Star Jay Cutler goes Uncut with friends, former teammates, fellow pro athletes, & experts alike to talk about their lives and the crazy times we live in today. Each week will be packed with controversial news topics, trending discussions, unique segments & celebrity guests... and we're just getting started!
Dane Cook sits down with Jay Cutler to talk about his new special "Above It All" which is releasing on Moment, and breaks down where this new material came from and how he was finally ready to head back to the stand-up stage. Dane also walks Jay through his early career in stand-up, coming along with guys like Bill Burr and Robert Kelly, and how he landed in LA after years of doing stand-up in the Northeast. He also takes Jay through being cast on a failed TV show, making his stand-up career work in Los Angeles, and how he was the first comedian to use MySpace and social media to grow his army of followers. Plus they talk about Dane's new fiance, Dane's drama with his brother (who he had to put in jail) and what is next as he resets his stand-up career. Check out "Above it All" from Dane Cook on Moment!
Jay presents some of his favorite moments and stories from the first year of Uncut! We'll hear from past guests like Nate Bergatze on still getting nervous for stand-up shows like Jay did for NFL games, Caroline Bryan on being married to a music sex symbol, and Mark Cuban on the new generation of players and why MLB wouldn't have him as an owner. Plus Jeanie Buss on going from not wanting to hire Phil Jackson to coach the Lakers, to dating Phil Jackson, journalist Danny Gold on his wild adventures in the Middle East, interviewing ISIS and sneaking across borders, and Big Kid Problems founder Sarah Merrill on dating and sharing stories with Jay about getting catfished. And more recent moments from Clay Travis on getting advice from Charles Barkley about learning to speak his mind, Pat McAfee tells the EPIC story of borrowing money from a friend to make it to Miami to try out for college ball, and Sofia Franklyn on how she grew a podcast into a smash hit then blew it up when she fell out with Barstool.
Dane and Dustin from Hardside Hydration join Jay to talk about their revolutionary product, and immediately start with the jokes about the Lions on Hard Knocks. They also discuss how they came up with their product idea, how they brainstormed the concept and actually grew it into a sellable product. Plus all the guys discuss their hunting lifestyle and how that played into their product development, and how they donate money from their sales to conservation efforts across the country. It's a really cool story about success growing from a simple idea!
Duane Chapman, Dog the Bounty Hunter, sits down with Jay to talk about his new mission of faith and how he started a ministry after leaving Hawaii. He also tells the Jay the WILD story about how he found his calling for bounty hunting after running down a friend who was trying to escape from prison, and how that life led him out of prison and biker gangs. Dog also talks about how early in his bounty hunting career he was catching up to six bounties a day to keep his children fed. Dog also explains to Jay about how his rough life early on led him to faith and church, and how his nickname DOG came from the president of his biker gang who said his name should be GOD backwards because he always talked about God. Dog also breaks down how his iconic A&E show got started, how he grew it and where it has led him over the years.
Jay sits down with Paul Swan, Austin Dillon's lead tire handler on his NASCAR team, and one of the stars of "Austin Dillon's Life in the Fastlane". Paul talks about his hilarious start in NASCAR, his journey from a linebacker at Bowling Green, and his hilarious major in college of "exercise science". Paul also talks about how his journey through college football led him to NASCAR, trying out for pit crew teams, and finally figuring out how to make his way into a full-time role on a team. Paul breaks down how wild his team works, the dangers of working in pit road, and how they actually watch film of their performances to see where they can improve. Paul also talks about how wild it was to win the Daytona 500 in 2018 as part of Austin's team. Plus Paul breaks down how the reality show came into focus and how much he's enjoyed working on it.
Jay sits down with Sofia Franklyn in Nashville, the former co-host of "Call Her Daddy" and now the host of a huge new show called "Sofia with an F". Sofia jokes with Jay about how she's in Nashville to buy boots, being raised in Utah around Mormons, and the wild story about selling drugs out of a drive-thru in college. Sofia also jokes about starting her graphic podcast "Call Her Daddy" while she was still working in the professional finance world and how it was scary going into work. She also gets into the move to Barstool, and how the split came about when negotiations with Barstool broke down. We get the entire inside story about how the show fell apart, where exactly negotiations went south, and how she was bullied for leaving the show. Sofia also talks about her road back, building her new show and finding success after such a public controversy.
Jay sits down with Bachelor star Clayton Echard, and Jay jokes that he doesn't know much about The Bachelor but all the girls in the office gave him a lot of notes. They immediately dive into Clayton's background in college football, and Jay jokes that he played at Vanderbilt and Clayton played at Missouri and they compare notes about SEC opponents. Clayton also jokes about his short tenure in the NFL and how he just went back to his day job after he got cut. Clayton also tries to explain to Jay how he got involved with The Bachelorette - without violating his NDA - and jokes that he found out quickly that he was bad at the show. Clayton also jokes that he actually learned a lot about Susie AFTER the show ended because there was just so much going on, and there were certain things she didn't want to share on camera. Clayton talks about having to figure out who was there for him, and who was there for 15 minutes, and how he even sent people home toward the end of the show because he still didn't know who was there for the right reasons. Clayton jokes that Jay is sounding like a Bachelor fan! Clayton also gets frank on the topic of mental health and how he's trying to grow and help others.
Brian Urlacher joins old teammate Jay Cutler to catch up on life, sports parenting, and their careers. Brian even jokes about how he should have been a quarterback like Jay and he'd probably still be playing, because today's players are playing into their 40's. Jay and Brian also have some frank thoughts on CTE, both talking about how their bodies and minds feel as they start to age, and how they worry about the long-term effects as they get older. Plus fresh on the heels of the Deshaun Watson suspension, both Jay and Brian were really shocked that it was only six games. Brian also talks about how tough things have become in the city of Chicago, and when Jay asks about how Brian feels about the Bears leaving Soldier Field, he doesn't seem to care as long as Chicago doesn't get a dome. Jay jokes that they will to get a Super Bowl, and Brian continues to joke that it's too cold in Chicago in February for a Super Bowl so they'll never get one. Plus Brian's journey through football, old memories and stories from the NFL, and how Brian is spending his retirement.
Jay sits down with the owner of Leiper's Fork Distillery, Lee Kennedy, and talks about how he got his start in whiskey and what it took to get his own distillery going. Lee breaks down how Tennessee became a landmark location for whiskey production, the history of his distillery and how they took an 1820's log cabin and embarked on the long road to rebuild it and turn a profit. Jay and Lee also do some taste testing as Lee breaks down how to drink whiskey and what to look for in a great whiskey. They wrap up their conversation with Lee giving Jay a full tour of their distillery floor, and Lee talks about everything that goes into the distilling process.
Jay sits down with NFL star, Wrestling icon and actor Bill Goldberg, and Bill gets right into how he landed at the University of Georgia instead of Oklahoma - largely because he couldn't stand Barry Switzer, who was the head coach of Oklahoma at the time. Plus Bill and Jay talk about conference realignment and NIL deals for college athletes, as they both have mixed emotions on the topic. Bill also tells Jay the story about how Lex Lugor and Sting recruited him for WCW while he was working out for the Atlanta Falcons. From there Bill goes on to talk about his transition to wrestling, where he succeeded and failed in building his character, and who ruled the roost in the WCW days. And Bill dives into his huge car collection, and he and Jay break down Bill's new line of CBD and supplements.
Jay sits down with the man who created a viral video that has become an internet staple over the last eight years, Dana McLendon - who created the "Universal Hot-Crazy Matrix". Dana tells Jay the story about how the idea for the video came together, and it went super viral before his wife even knew about it - and shares the hilarious reveal of the first time they watched it together. Dana also talks about how wild some of the hate has been that he's received and why he feels like people just receive the bit wrong. Dana then demonstrates the matrix for the people in Jay's studio who have not seen it and everyone has a good-hearted laugh!! And he built one for women as well!
Jay sits down with celebrity dog trainer and social media sensation Brandon McMillan, and they dive into how Brandon got his start working with animals, his father's history training exotic animals, and how he turned that skill into a career helping people who need service dogs. Brandon talks about his techniques, the most common challenges he faces, and how his success rate for turning shelter dogs into service dogs pales in comparison to his adoption rate for dogs he helps. Plus Brandon gets into the most common issue he faces which is online dog training schools, who teach book techniques without field training, who then attack him for his "outdated" methods that he contends are still the best ways to train a dog. Jay also asks about how to deal with aggression, separation anxiety, and how he got his system on MasterClass for people to learn his approach.
Jay Cutler sits down with sports personality and media sensation Pat McAfee, and immediately dive into the benefits of coffee and learning how to lose weight, as Pat jokes that even though he played soccer most of his youth he has gained back a lot of weight since his pro career ended. Plus Pat and Jay talk about their workout routines and how to manage dealing with guys who want to compete at the gym at their age. And Pat also talks about how playing soccer took up so much of his time in high school that he would just show up the Friday before football games with little or no practice and somehow kick it a country mile. Pat also tells the EPIC story about borrowing $100, gambling in an illegal poker game and turning it into enough money to go to Miami for kicking tryouts for college. Jay and Pat also talk about how to keep their kids grounded in a world of wild success (even though Pat hasn't had any kids yet) and Pat talks about how he got "around" going to the combine and got his offers from his pro day. And when Pat got drafted as a punter he had to quickly learn how to punt at a pro level, as he was always a kicker. And of course Pat's run with Barstool, his short lived stand up career, and how he grew his own brand online.
Jay sits down with the "father of biohacking" Dave Asprey to talk about how he transitioned from computer programming into biohacking, and how that grew into a practice that has become mainstream today. Plus Dave talks about how pro athletes are turning back the clock on their body's aging, which is why pros are playing into their 40's now. Dave also dives into intermittent fasting and how it took him fasting in a cave for four days to unlock how it works and what it can do for your energy levels. Jay also drills Dave about his desire to live to 180 years old, and while Jay doesn't believe it, Dave breaks down how people in previous generations - before advanced medicine and health science -have lived to 100-120 years old and he just wants to do 50% better. Dave also breaks down all the supplements that he takes, and the ones that are out there for consumers, and how they all work and what they do for you.
Jay sits down with adventurer and hunter Donnie Vincent to talk about hunting and how his viral video "Who We Are" was originally made to explain the hunting lifestyle to National Geographic, who was against featuring hunting on their platform. Donnie dives into his background, and his deep view on the responsibility of hunting and how important he takes for the hunting culture. Jay also asks Donnie about the experience of hunting caribou in the Arctic Circle, and how even though he couldn't pay his electric bill as a college student he still scraped together enough money to get to Alaska. And a wild conversation as Jay and Donnie talk about the kills that are the best to eat, and they argue about bears, coyotes and lions being great to eat regardless of what Jay has heard. Donnie also explains to Jay why he has turned down every TV offer he's received and why he started his own production company instead. And we round out the show with some of Donnie's incredible close encounters on his craziest hunts.
Jay sits down with country superstar Randy Rogers, and they talk about how Randy got his career started and how hard it was to get his stuff played on the radio early in his career and having big shows regardless of that support. Randy and Jay also talk about how hard life can be when you're on the road and missing events with your kids, but they both try to reflect on all the cool stuff they get to do in light of missing family time. Randy also dives into his road into music, and how he grew up in a musical family (which seems to be a trend for our music guests) and how he tried to develop a business acumine in college so he could build a business. Jay and Randy also discuss why his music stopped getting played on country radio, how that sound has evolved, and remaining true to his sound and style. Plus Randy's new bourbon is on the market and he talks about the wild adventure into the liquor industry.
Jay sits down with Clay Travis, the founder of Outkick and host of the nationally syndicated "Clay and Buck Show", and jokes about coming along as a student in Nashville around the time Jay was playing at Vanderbilt and remembering the fun they had together. Clay also talks about meeting his wife in college, and how he got his start in broadcasting and writing after spending years as a practicing lawyer. Jay asks Clay about his time as an Internet writer, from CBS Sports, to Deadspin (and the mayhem of the lawsuit fallout) and the now defunct Fanhouse. It all led Clay to starting Outkick the Coverage, and he tells Jay how it started and how he built it up. Clay also talks about taking over for Rush Limbaugh in 2021 and how politics has become so divisive over the last 10 years and the whirlwind of judgement that follows. Plus Jay and Clay talk about the power of being true to yourself and authentic, regardless of how the audience feels about what you say. And lifelong Tennessee Titans fan Clay Travis picks Jay's brain about the NFL and what would have happened if Jay got drafted by the Titans.
Eric Trump and Matt Pittman from Meat Church kick off the BBQ at Jay Cutler's house, and Matt talks briefly about how he actually quit his day job to start Meat Church. And just as Eric gets rolling, his all-time favorite Internet jokester Rut Daniels from "Catchin Deers" crashes the party and jokes about hunting, barbeque and gear. Eric and Rut exchange hilarious hunting tips, and Matt Pittman breaks down how to smoke the perfect brisket. Plus Jay and Eric talk about how the country is finally getting back to "normal" and whether or not his father will make another run at the Presidency. A blast to have these four guys all hang out together!
Jay sits down with music star, front man of the group Staind, Aaron Lewis as he celebrates his 50th birthday, and they are joined by golf legend John Daly - live from Losers Bar & Grill in Nashville! Aaron and John both talk about getting started in their respective careers at the age of four, and how Aaron went to goldsmithing school instead of pursuing music so he'd have a career if music didn't work out. Plus Aaron takes us on the wild journey of creating Staind and how the band failed several times early on, and John tells the story about how he dropped out of college at Arkansas after borrowing $300 from his mom to play in the Missouri Open and never looked back. And of course John jokes about being a blue-collar redneck on the PGA tour and how he actually learned to play golf on a baseball field. Plus, Aaron, John and Jay also weigh in on the state of politics in 2022 and where they think things have gone wrong.
Bow hunting all-star, world class athlete and author Cam Hanes sits down with Jay for this huge BONUS episode, presented by MTN OPS, to talk about how he grew up bow hunting and where his love of the outdoors came from in his youth. Cam also tells Jay why he's kept his day job for 26 years, despite having all these other ventures, how he respects the guys that put in service work every day, and when he'll transition out of working his day job to pursue his new adventures. Jay also talks to Cam about why he tries to run a marathon each day, and Cam relates it to not having as much talent as other people but finding a way to always work harder. Special thanks to Mountain Ops for this awesome bonus show, check out their entire line of outdoor performance supplements at MTNOPS.com and receive 30% off with the code "UNCUT"!!
Jay sits down in the studio with country/rap superstar Breland to talk about his new album, finally getting to tour to support his single that came out before the pandemic, and growing up in a musical family. Plus Breland talks about how he pivoted into country music, how he saw Justin Bieber's achievements as an attainable goal for a guy his age, and jokes how he was an artist who was also an athlete like so many artists try to become. Jay also talks to Breland about turning down music school to pursue business, and finding achievement in their respective professions. Breland also sings a really cool country hook that he wrote as he talks to Jay about his love of "finding the hook" as a songwriter and how much he lives for that moment. And of course Breland tells the story about writing his hit single "My Truck", releasing it on social media without a plan and watching it explode on TikTok, leading to his record deal.
Josh Harris, a boat captain on Deadliest Catch and Deadliest Catch: Bloodlines, sits down with Jay to talk about fishing in over a million miles of open ocean, and the WILD orientation process of learning to fish tuna with big Samoan fisherman compared to fishing crabs. Josh also talks about how his father fell into the show, and how his entire adult life has been centered around these crazy adventures on television. Jay also asks Josh about what he's witnessed with the polar ice caps, the changes in Northern weather, and how that affects their fishing adventures. Jay also wants to know about the strangest things that Josh has pulled out of the water, and how all the new regulations and sanctions have changed how and where they fish. Jay and Josh also talk about some of the craziest things that Josh has seen in the water, including things three times the size of a submarine moving at the speed of sound, and how he's seen giant sperm whales with bites missing from their side.
One of Peloton's most popular instructors, Kendall Toole, talks about Jay about how many people are on the Peloton platform and jokes that she's instructed classes for over 20,000 people at once. Jay and Kendall also talk about her upbringing, how she fell into cheerleading at USC after years of homeschooling, and how she discovered boxing and fitness. Plus Kendall shares her battle with mental health and was borderline suicidal before finding redemption in her fitness career. And Kendall shares a very candid story about her mental health issues, and how she became suicidal and how her mom reaching out during that time saved her life. Kendall also reveals that it was a DM from Peloton, which she didn't know anything about, and how that got her a cycling gig... when she knew almost nothing about cycling and had to audition during a class for 15,000 people!
Kyle Busch joins Jay to talk about how he grew up in a racing family, and how young he was when he actually started racing at the age of 16. He also jokes that NASCAR had to change the racing age limit to 18 because of him racing in the Truck Series at such a young age, and even though Joey Lagano eclipsed his record as the youngest driver to win a Cup Series race he feels like the record is still his. Plus as a father, Kyle talks about teaching his son the basics of racing at age 7 and why he's not a fan of the racing simulators on his off days. Kyle also talks about learning new cars, how the rules have changed on how many cars he uses in a season, and how his race team works from week to week. Kyle shares his thoughts with Jay on the new NASCAR cars and how he thinks there are positives and big negatives about trying to equalize the field.
Andrew Whitworth took the crown as the oldest player in NFL history to start on an offensive line, and he did it with the Los Angeles Rams and won a Super Bowl in his final season. Jay and Andrew talk about his high school career, getting recruited by Nick Saban at LSU as part of Nick's first recruiting class, and getting drafted to Cincinnati and struggling for a long time with that team. Andrew also talks about his move from the Bengals to the Rams, and realizing he wanted to play in LA as soon as he met head coach Sean McVay. Plus Andrew has high praise for Rams new QB Matthew Stafford, saying he knew Matt was the real deal from his first game with the Rams. Jay and Andrew also talk about the Walter Payton Man of the Year honors that Andrew received last season and what Andrew's foundation does to help local communities.
The first ever DJ signed to a Nashville record label, Dee Jay Silver sits down with Jay to talk about his start in music, and how he was able to graduate high school at 16 and start college without even being able to drive. They also dive into his journey into the music scene, hauling records from gig to gig until CD turntables were invented, and how he grew into the country remix scene. Plus he recalls how he met Jason Aldean and started to evolve the country remix style, and moved from Vegas to Nashville to try and make his style work professionally. The guys also discuss family and the DJ lifestyle as a father, and how when he was young Dee Jay toured with the guys from Jackass and saw a lot of strange things!
Jay sits down with one of the hottest artists in country music, Ernest, and they immediately talk about growing up in Nashville and how he got his start in music. For some reason it was the Space Jam soundtrack that started him down the road of music, and even tells Jay about how he had a heart attack at 19 years old, in the middle of a JUCO baseball season. Ernest also talks about what it's like for him to collaborate with some of the biggest stars in music, and he really wants to work with John Mayer because of how much he respects him. He also jokes with Jay that he's finally getting recognized, how he's dealing with fame, family life and what he has working for the future.
Tony Robbins tells Jay the story about how he got into public speaking, and even how as a young kid he managed to get himself an interview with the legendary Howard Cosell. Tony also explains what prompted him to write his new book "Life Force", as he was healed by stem cells after a really bad snowboarding accident. Plus Tony and Jay talk about placebos and the strength of the mind, how fasting has helped Jay's diabetes, and what Tony has learned about the importance of a good night's sleep. Tony also talks about all the health risks that people can reduce just through behaviors, even things like cancer and heart disease, and the cutting edge developments doctors are making in preventing disease.
Greg Olsen sits down with Jay and talks about how he's done transitioning from playing the game of football to analyzing it, and how much work goes into their broadcasts. Plus Jay and Greg talk about their sons wanting to play tackle football, and how Greg slow-played getting his son to start football because he wanted to make sure he was taught properly. And Greg talks a lot about young kids playing sports, and burning out on the sports/position they play because that choice is often forced on them by a parent instead of them choosing the play the sport they love. Greg also teases that he's had "light conversations" with Fox about taking over for Troy Aikman, who just left Fox for ESPN.
One of the most adventurous CEO's out there today, Christian Schauf of Uncharted Supply, sits down with Jay and talks about getting started in music, and how he was actually in a band with Prince's drummer. He even shares an inside story about the drummer shooting down a performance with John Mayer because he didn't want to play "Your Body is a Wonderland" every night! Plus Christian's wild life has taken him through involvement with Harley Davidson, wild hunting adventures, and what led him to start Uncharted Supply. Plus Jay and Christian circle back for a second recording to discuss the prep that goes into wartime, as the Russian-Ukraine war rages on, and what most people should prepare for in the scenario of nuclear war.
Jessica Stocker, the Metaverse queen, explains to Jay exactly what the Metaverse is and how it works for users and retailers. Jay also gets an education on Metaverse terminology, how land ownership works, and who started this entire digital land. Plus you can hear Jay's brain melt as Jessica tries to explain how land ownership works and where the money goes when people buy into the Metaverse. We also get Jessica's reasoning for selling her land parcels in Decentraland, how the space is still developing and growing, and where businesses are succeeding and failing. Jessica also gives Jay some of the big positives from the Metaverse, like interacting with sick relatives that people cannot visit, or providing education to people that may not have access to schools in their region.
Jay sits down with the founder of Jimmy John's sandwich chain, Jimmy John Liautaud, to discuss the formation and growth of his now internationally famous sandwich empire, and how his parents helped him launch his very first hot dog stand which led to the growth of his food business. Jimmy talks about how his parents ran out of money and he somehow found inspiration for a sandwich shop after a drunk party weekend at Southern Illinois University. He also tells a wild story about how Rich's frozen bread became his bread provider on just a cold call he made. Then the store began to grow around college students but crawled to a standstill when summers hit, and it took him a couple years to really make that schedule work and finally turn a profit. And Jimmy breaks down how the business then exploded through franchising and turned into the monster it became today... and how he incorporated delivery as a method of survival.
Jay Cutler gets a chance to pick the brain of alien expert Nick Pope, who was the leader of the UK's UFO investigative division. Nick and Jay discuss how most UFO sightings can be explained, but Nick also goes in depth about his concerns that pilots have been recording and tracking these objects now, which lends more credibility to believing in alien life. Nick also asserts that all crop circles are man-made, despite people's belief that they are from aliens, and the debate raging in the scientific world about the potential dangers of trying to contact alien life. Plus Jay wants to know what's really happening at Area 51, and Nick tries to set the record straight about flight testing at that facility. And of course Jay asks the biggest conspiracy question of all... did the US really land on the moon? That leads into a wild discussion about some of the more popular conspiracy theories that Nick has studied.
Dusty Slay joins Jay in-studio and immediately gets into his start in comedy, growing up in a trailer park and how his life influences his stand up. Plus Dusty jokes that he has become his stand up character more and more in real life, which has caused him a bit of an identity crisis, and talks to Jay about how he got through bombing on stage and instructing the audience on when to laugh. Dusty also jokes with Jay about starting a family, and how trying to take his wife and 8 month old baby on the road to a recent gig and how it ended up being a nightmare. And Dusty talks about his struggles with drinking and what prompted him to finally stop and get sober, joking that he almost relapsed drinking wine at church. And Dusty's influence from comedians like Jeff Foxworthy and Ron White really speak to his southern roots.
Jay sits down with racing icon Danica Patrick, and immediately they dive into Danica's line of candles and wine, and how it's all influenced by her spiritual side. Plus Jay and Danica dive into Danica's take on reincarnation, which leads to a few wild stories from both Danica and Jay. They also discuss how Jay ended up in Nashville, the start of Danica's career, and even how she had to convince her parents to let her dropout of High School to pursue her career in racing. Plus Danica and Jay compare war stories from their sports - Danica relives her first big wreck, and Jay talks about the big hits that stuck with him.
Jay sits down with swimming legend Ryan Lochte, who immediately talks with Jay about battling depression after he didn't make the Olympic team and how he and Jay both faced the reality of doing something else when their careers finally end. Ryan also jokes about having NO plan if swimming didn't work out, and how he was a big shot on the UF campus because of his swim prowess. Ryan and Jay also joke about reality shows, both having been on them, and Ryan kids that he apologizes to people that watched his show because it was just so bad. Ryan also talks about the highs and lows of going through the 2016 controversy in Brazil, and how he went from beloved to hated when the media seized on the story.
Martin Kove joins Jay to talk about the success of Cobra Kai, and what prompted him to return to the character of John Kreese after 35 years. Martin also jokes about how the character affected his castings going forward (and shares a WILD story about changing a producer's mind) and how he got started in acting so many years ago. Plus Marty and Jay share a love of Yellowstone and 1883, their love of being Tennessee residents, and how the expansion of technology led him and his family into the world of podcasting.
Adam Carolla and Jay sit down for a cool conversation, led largely by Adam, and they immediately get into the kickback Jay received from ESPN when Sage Steele appeared on this show... and Adam goes OFF on the worldwide leader for their response to the situation. Plus Jay and Adam dive into hunting, the start of Jay's career, and how politics continue to define how their individual careers evolve.
Sarah Merrill, the creator of Big Kid Problems, joins Jay and immediately jokes about being with her fiance for six years before getting engaged and how it continues to get pushed back. Sarah also jokes with Jay about how writing comedy is more her form as opposed to stand-up comedy, which is a whole different monster. Jay also dives into the origin of the Big Kid Problems account, and Sarah explains how she created it in college and how when she moved to New York the account evolved with her lifestyle. Jay and Sarah also share their stories about being catfished while in their single days, and Sarah talks about how she finally met her fiancé. Sarah also talks about how her career evolved into podcasting, and creating two shows around her life and her social media success.
Jay sits down with international journalist and reporter Danny Gold, who has reported stories from almost every corner of the globe! Danny tells Jay about spending four months on a bike during an international race, and how he transitioned from bike rider into journalist. Danny dives into what it took for him to become a journalist, how he would fund his own trips overseas to do reporting, and how he always had a drive to be where history was being made. Danny even jokes about how his family did NOT support his trips to the Middle East, sneaking across the border in Syria, and what it takes to interview groups like MS-13 and ISIS. Danny also talks about PTSD amongst conflict journalists and how much journalists struggle behind the scenes having been in these tough situations.
Jay sits down with Discovery legend, the voice of Deadliest Catch, Mike Row and they immediately dive into Mike's background as an opera singer! Plus Mike explains to Jay how "Dirty Jobs" (which returns on January 2nd) started as a one-off segment called "Somebody's Got To Do It" for Evening Magazine, and they got a lot of outraged letters, which actually got the segment going. Mike also dives into his first job, and how he actually got started in show business and what he loves most about what he does. We also get a raw take from Mike about how colleges are pushed as "the only way" to have a lucrative career, while hard labor jobs that he highlights on his show can be a way to a successful career, despite being made into a punchline by politicians. Jay and Mike also lay out how there's a fundamental issue with language in today's culture, and it all plays into things like the infrastructure bill and the "let's go Brandon" debates.
Jay sits down with Eric Trump, and right out of the gate dives into the skewed media coverage in America today, and how "sensationalized news" has taken the place of real journalism. Plus Jay and Eric talk about their shared love of hunting, Eric discusses his role within the Trump organization, and what lured him into joining the family business when in his youth he wanted to join the military. Plus Eric jokes about his family's inexperience in politics when they got into the Presidential race in 2016, and says while he does not regret it, collusion charges were spun up against his dad and theft charges spun up against him about his cancer charity. And will his family make the leap back into politics in the 2024 race?
Jay sits down with the owner and president of the Los Angeles Lakers, Jeanie Buss, and they immediately dive into the struggling Lakers squad in 2021. Plus Jeanie talks about growing up around the Lakers in the 1980s when her father bought the team, how her father was advised NOT to draft Magic Johnson, and how much scouting has developed over the years. Plus Jay explores Jeanie's relationship with her late father, and how their relationship grew as he purchased these LA teams and she learned to lead them. Jeanie also talks about how her father set up the Lakers to be run by both her and her brother, but she had to take action to remove him after seeing how poorly the team was being run. She even jokes that she tried to talk her father out of hiring Phil Jackson, because with big personalities like Shaq and Kobe she thought Phil would ruffle feathers.
Jay sits down with Brian Baumgartner, famous for his role as Kevin on "The Office"... and jokes with Jay right away that his desire to be a professional baseball player was cut short after an ugly injury. So that landed Brian in theater and acting, and talks about his parents supporting him despite a rocky start in New York. And of course Brian talks about his start on The Office, and reveals to Jay that the show was absolutely going to be cancelled after the first six episodes due to poor ratings... but somehow it survived and grew into a 207 episode icon of modern television. Jay also wants to know about the possibility of an Office reunion in the future, and Brian says he thinks it's more about the situation for the characters and less about making a buck. And of course Jay and Brian joke about Kevin's famous chili, one of his most iconic moments from the show's run.
Jay sits down with Jedediah Bila to talk about the new book she wrote for her son, "Dear Hartley" and why she wanted to offer her son some perspective. Jed dives into her upbringing, her work before television, and how divided the nation has become in recent years. Plus Jedediah breaks down her drama with The View, and how she submitted for medical exemption since she already had COVID though was not vaccinated, and how that spun into a huge confrontation with her former co-hosts and friends. She also gets into her research on antibodies, vaccines and how her doctors continue to work with her on what's best for her body and her family.
Jay is joined by the owner of the Dallas Mavericks and star of "Shark Tank", Mark Cuban! Mark talks to Jay about getting his start very early in life, how he got started with his first business, and when his business ventures turned the corner to success. Mark and Jay also joke about Mark's huge sale of Broadcast.com, and how investing that in a hedge fund not only protected his money but allowed him to buy the Dallas Mavericks and live a party life! Plus Mark and Jay talk about NIL rights, and how different it is today to draft and coach young players who are already getting paid hundreds of thousands of dollars before they even get into the league. And Mark also jokes about MLB not letting him into their league because he'd promote more fun in baseball. And of course Mark and Jay talk about the good and bad investments Mark has made during his time on Shark Tank.
Jay sits down with the owners of NeverAsh Cigars, Steve and Tom, to talk about the art of cigar making and how their business evolved organically from their love of cigars. Steve also jokes about the wild way he met his cigar affiliate in the Dominican Republic and how that lead to them creating their own cigar brand. Tom also discusses how he quit his full time IT job over the vaccine mandate, and decided to go all in on the cigar business to try and set an example for his daughter. Jay also wants to know about how the cigars are reliably sourced in the Dominican Republic, and Steve and Tom talk about their culture and how precise their cigar process really is regardless of how many cigars they order. They also talk about how their cigars are made, what goes into them and the great care and attention that the rollers pay to every cigar they roll. This is a huge show for cigar lovers!
Jay sits down with Bigfoot hunter and host of "Finding Bigfoot" Cliff Barackman to talk about his now infamous hunt for Bigfoot. Jay tells Cliff that he believes there are sasquatch, and Cliff talks about the spread of misinformation about them and how the public perceives them and how that shapes the myth that they are not real. Plus Cliff explains to Jay that Bigfoot is lingering right under our noses, sharing a lot of similarities to where you find bears, and affirms to Jay that he has indeed seen a Bigfoot (but through a thermal imager). Cliff also talks about how many Bigfoot he believes are out there, believes it's only a matter of time before we find the body of a Bigfoot, and is concerned that when their existence is confirmed that people will try to hunt them. Follow Jay on social for the latest - Twitter @JayHasTweets and Instagram @IfJayHadInstagram.
Caroline Bryan (Luke's wife) joins Jay and they start out with a discussion about social media, and how her Instagram account blew up on accident to over a million followers. Plus Jay talks to Caroline about her roots in Georgia, her family dynamic, and the ups and downs of being a parent. Caroline also talks about social media today, versus when her and Jay were younger and could get away with more, and how Caroline and Luke's kids are affected by what they see on social media. Caroline also jokes about Luke being the second guy she ever kissed, after having the same boyfriend all through high school, and then met Luke her very first week in college. Caroline also talks about her first job out of college selling Cialis, how her relationship with Luke developed, and what they fight about when they're both home together. And being married to a "sex symbol" has made her family a lot of money, but she's had to shut down a few touchy fans once in a while.
Jay is joined by licensed chiropractor, Dr. Raymond Nichols, and they jump into a conversation about the natural healing power of the body and how that affects the way people search out care for bodily injury. He also explains his issues with the COVID vaccine, and how he believes that our bodies need to learn how to fight viruses like this one, and others, naturally instead of rushing into an untested remedy. He also talks about Instagram shutting down his account twice in eight days for talking about natural health, nothing even related to COVID or the vaccine - which scares him because it's censorship of important conversations about health.
Jay is joined by ESPN mainstay Sage Steele, who dives into her upbringing as a military girl and how she got her start at the worldwide leader. She also jokes with Jay about hating Notre Dame because her first gig was in South Bend, and how nervous she was her first time on the air on television. Plus Sage recalls how difficult some men made it for her to make her way in sports, with rude comments and sexual undertones that would be shouted down in today's culture but instead she let it roll off her. Jay and Sage also align on their struggles with raising kids in a digital world, and how their kids individually torture them to test their limits. And did Sage really PASS on her first gig at ESPN? We also get into her Twitter attacks from a few years back when she tweeted her political stance and how scary that was for her family. Sage also admits that she just got her COVID vaccine because ESPN mandated it or she'd lose her job. Follow Jay on Twitter (@JayHasTweets) and Instagram (@IfJayHadInstagram) for more on the show and Jay's latest takes.
Jay welcomes former NHL star Dan Carcillo about how he got started in hockey growing up in Canada, and how as an NHL player he doesn't remember his first FIVE concussions and how that damaged his long-term quality of life. Dan also talks about his savage nature on the ice and how he earned the nickname "Car Bomb", why he loved to fight, and how painkillers in his day were handed out to players like candy. We also talk about Dan's suicidal thoughts when he was heavily medicated, before he discovered mushrooms and what they could do for him, and is very candid about how far into depression he really spiraled. Plus his company's work with psychedelics and how they work in relation to brain injuries, and the road to approval for use on a larger scale.
Zach Miller, former NFL tight end, joins Jay to talk about his transition to singing and songwriting after he left his career in pro football, and how his wife immediately made fun of him for having to learn how to do vocal exercises. The guys also dive into Zach's start at Nebraska, how he developed into an NFL tight end, and how his first preseason game landed him on special teams for all the wrong reasons. Zach also tells the story about breaking his foot in Chicago and the career ending knee injury he suffered in New Orleans. And Zach's candid conversation about coming off the painkillers after this brutal injury.
ay sits down with former teammate and friend Josh McCown, a journeyman quarterback who played alongside Jay in Chicago. Jay dives into Josh's coaching on the high school level, and what he carries into his HS job from his years in NFL systems. And of course with two seasoned quarterbacks, they get into today's QB play in the NFL, and how spread offenses are an accepted standard in today's game, and guys like Lamar Jackson need to adapt to becoming a pocket passer to extend his career. And as Josh's son goes through recruitment he jokes about how wildly different it is from when he and Jay were recruited. Plus both Jay and Josh get into how they've tried to approach football with their kids, and when is the right time to get them into pads and tackle. And it wouldn't be complete without Jay and Josh joking about their ping pong battles in Chicago, and how they approached their games as they got later in their careers. Make sure to follow Jay on Twitter (@JayHasTweets) and on Instagram (@ifjayhadinstagram) for the latest on the show!
Jay and comedian Nate Bargatze joke about the people they ignore, how they both do everything they can to avoid confrontation, and just how exactly Nate managed to grow up a Vanderbilt fan. Plus Jay shares the story about how he was mistakenly recruited by Vanderbilt and ended up going there anyway because his dad told him to go. Nate also talks about how exactly he broke into the comedy circuit, h ow he managed to land a partnership with Netflix, and the crazy reason Comedy Central aired his first stand-up special against the Mayweather-Pacquiao fight! Jay also talks about his emotions on the football field, and how they would often be misinterpreted by the media and he grew sick of it. Jay is new to Twitter so get in the mix by following @JayHasTweets and use #Uncut for your shot to get a question on the show! And play along with Jay on Sleeper here: https://go.slpr.link/Cutler
Welcome to Episode 1 of UNCUT with Jay Cutler! Jay chats with ESPN's Tom Waddle & Marc Silverman about their days in radio together, this year's Chicago Bears, leadership under Matt Nagy & Ryan Pace, Jay's dating life, Justin Fields' first preseason game, Jay's decision to join Twitter, the NFL's new taunting penalty, stories from Tom's playing days, the transition after sports, whether Jay wants his kids to play football, and a special announcement! Find Jay on Twitter @JayHasTweets Check out SLEEPER! https://go.slpr.link/Cutler