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Entry Level with Brooks Wheelan

Brooks Wheelan

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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 before they got to the position they're in now. Plus if you have any hellish jobs of your own you wa...Show More
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2:03:32 | Sep 16th

EPISODE 100! The listeners voted and here are the 26 best stories ever told on Entry Level. Stories from: Paul Scheer, Taran Killam, Nikki Glaser, Nicole Byer, Bobby Moynihan, Dolph Ziggler, The Lucas Brothers, Andrew Overdahl, Brendan Walsh, Brendan...Show More

1:16:20 | Sep 8th

Jesse Popp (great stand up/writer for Conan) talks about learning as a 12 year old that jobs weren't for him, being accused of arson while working for Ford, and having people scream at him at K-Mart every single day. Check out Jesse's stand up:htt...Show More
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1:14:53 | Sep 1st

Travis Irvine (filmmaker/comic/ran for governor of Ohio!?) talks about being the assistant for the weird "free money question mark suit" guy, growing white dude dreadlocks in the bahamas, and running for mayor, congress, AND governor in Ohio. He lost...Show More

59:45 | Aug 26th

Nick Vatterot (Comedy Central/HBO) joins Brooks for a fast paced episode about getting in trouble writing for his college paper, growing up in Missouri, and living way too hard in Chicago. Check out Nick's new podcast: https://www.earwolf.com/show...Show More

1:26:34 | Aug 19th

Brooke Van Poppelen (Girl Code, Hack My Life) talks about the time she was so hung over she threw up making a person's bagel in front of them, being so broke she went to church, how Iowa made her realize she wanted a divorce, and she gives the low do...Show More

1:17:13 | Aug 12th

Drennon Davis (created the Entry Level theme/great comic) is finally on the podcast to discuss a bunch of jobs he walked out on. From sanding boats to being a kindergarten teacher he's quit them all. He also used to teach beat boxing and gives a free...Show More

1:19:39 | Aug 5th

Ed Larson (The Brighter Side Podcast and Comedy Central Roasts) goes for the record of most jobs. He talks about cleaning up cruise ship casinos as a child, the difference between Hooters and Buffalo Wild Wings, and having a weed operation get busted...Show More

1:38:01 | Jul 29th

Tim Nordwind (OK Go) breaks the tradition of only having comics on the podcast! He talks about growing up working for a children's community theater in Kalamazoo, MI before bailing to Chicago to hold all the coolest 90s jobs while getting OK Go off t...Show More

1:07:39 | Jul 22nd

Blake Anderson (Workaholics/chill friend) talks about shitting his pants while working the movie theater box office, getting a job at a butcher shop and loving "Crab Crackin' Christmas", being mad at his dad for making him get a job in college, and q...Show More

1:22:49 | Jul 15th

Mike Karnell (Director/Late Night with Seth Meyers) and Brooks go over their insane Europe trip where Mike directed Brooks' first ill fated travel show back in 2016. He also talks about being a terrible greens keeper, getting kicked out of college, a...Show More

1:13:54 | Jul 8th

Brendan Jennings (AP Bio/Second City) talks about working at Disney World dressed as Eeyore when 9/11 happened, how working in a toy store is actually a nightmare, and the summer he got a job at a water park only to end up working in the parking lot....Show More

1:10:04 | Jul 1st

Alyssa Limperis (comic/actress/rad new pal) talks about getting a real office job as a consultant straight out of college and not liking it because she wanted to be a bartender and pursue comedy. She also talks about the genesis of her twitter charac...Show More

1:20:57 | Jun 24th

Jean Villepique (AP Bio/Fun Friend) talks about sneaking her boyfriend over when she babysat, going to theater school while working in a candy store, climbing the ranks at Second City in Chicago, and falling asleep while filming an episode of The Off...Show More

1:17:00 | Jun 17th

Tony Sam (great stand up/great friend) talks about pushing his first job as a custodian to the limits, getting a degree in marine biology that led to a career in fish tank cleaning, and cutting a deal while being fired once. Check out Tony: https:...Show More

1:22:50 | Jun 10th

Jason Saenz (Great comic/Fun friend) discusses his upcoming return to comedy after he fell through a skylight, working for Steve Harvey, selling windows door to door, running the social media for Divorce Court, and the ins and outs of working for REA...Show More

1:28:43 | Jun 3rd

JC Coccoli (New American Road Trip/Stand Up/Pal) discusses growing up in Pittsburgh working at one of the first Pirmanti Bros Sandwhich shops, being on a reality tv show in college, and working at The Laugh Factory the night Michael Richards AKA: Kra...Show More

1:31:02 | May 27th

Dolph Ziggler (2x WWE World Heavyweight Champion/stand up comic) AKA Nic Nemeth discusses growing up in Cleveland working in an empty mall at a pretend GNC, loving construction work, and getting really really good at amateur wrestling with the hopes ...Show More

1:28:32 | May 20th

Henry Zebrowski (Last Podcast on the Left, Wolf of Wall Street) talks about the delights of giving out his staff pic while working at a video store, working at Barnes and Noble on pills, being mugged three times in New York, and quitting multiple tem...Show More

1:22:35 | May 13th

Matty Ryan (great stand up, one of Brooks' oldest friends) is in town to record a comedy central set so he stops by to talk about the tour he and Brooks lost their minds on, being fired by his uncle from his first job, being fired from scooping ice c...Show More

1:17:40 | May 5th

Jaime Moyer (AP Bio, Bob’s Burgers, Second City) talks about playing a ghost child in local Detroit play as a 3 year old, working the coat check at an underground BDSM nightclub, and killing it at a movie theater. Check out Jaime: https://twitter....Show More

1:29:00 | Apr 29th

DJ Douggpound AKA: Doug Lussenhop (Tim and Eric, Portlandia) talks about editing for Playboy.com, working alongside the worst villains in Chicago, and how Subway used to mean something with the tri-cut sandwich top! Doug's gram: https://tinyurl.co...Show More

29:47 | Apr 26th

I promised once we hit 1000 reviews I'd get my pal Leo, well this is what happened.

1:10:43 | Apr 22nd

Greg Barris (stand up/brooks' camping friend) talks about being the nervous announcer for giant water ski shows in Central Florida growing up, handing out fliers for comedy shows for money, and how he somehow ended up owning a pizza business for a fe...Show More

1:15:40 | Apr 15th

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'Ke...Show More

1:22:56 | Apr 8th

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 i...Show More

1:17:28 | Apr 1st

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 b...Show More

1:16:40 | Mar 25th

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. WATCH AP BIO Thursdays Check out Mary: http://www.missmarys...Show More

1:10:46 | Mar 17th

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 b...Show More

1:17:49 | Mar 11th

Whitmer Thomas (great comic, Brooks' old roommate) discusses the jobs available on the Alabama coast growing up, charging a woman $17,000 on a $1.70 ice cream cone, and sleeping with a babe he delivered groceries to. Check out Whit's podcast: http...Show More

1:29:51 | Mar 4th

Lizzy Cooperman (comic and pal) talks about helping Prince shop, being a great phone salesperson, and getting accepted to a mime school in Paris. Check out Lizzy: http://www.lizzycooperman.com/ GET THE MUG: https://www.etsy.com/shop/EntryLevelSto...Show More

1:25:49 | Feb 25th

Fortune Feimster (great comic, rad actor) discusses being demoted to trash collector, how to take shortcuts if you‚Äôre an RA, causing a child to fail English, and being fired from job of ‚Äúpersonal assistant‚ÄĚ before her comedy career took off. ¬† ...Show More

1:26:27 | Feb 18th

Sasheer Zamata (great comic, used to share an office with brooks at a sketch show) discusses what it's like to be a character at Disney World, drag puppets around NYC for free, and also get hit by a fucking car. See Sasheer live: http://sasheer.co...Show More

1:22:01 | Feb 11th

Kyle Kinane (one of Brooks' favorite stand up comics and also pal) talks about his time at K-Mart, getting hammered while delivering pizzas, eating the donuts from the donut factory he worked in, being fired immediately upon moving to LA, and working...Show More

1:17:52 | Feb 4th

Jon Huck (great comic, fun friend) discusses hanging out a liquor store so much he just started working there, being asked multiple times "What are you here for? We fired you.", and arguing with women over beanie babies. Check out Jon live: https:...Show More

1:19:52 | Jan 28th

Josh Meyers (MadTV, rad dude) discusses being seen on tv at a basketball game when he was pretending to be sick, breaking a man's car then having to find him to tell him, and living in Amsterdam trying to talk people at the Anne Frank house into seei...Show More

1:34:22 | Jan 21st

Todd Glass (one of Brooks' favorite stand up comics) discusses being a great employee at Dairy Queen, seating people at a theater, and then going head first into comedy at the age of 15.  Check out Todd live: Toddglass.com Check out The Attempt...Show More

1:20:49 | Jan 14th

Emily Maya Mills (great stand up AND fried) talks about joining the work force at the old age of 11, pretending to not know who Leonardo DiCaprio was to upset him, and the art of getting out of having to make drinks you don't know how to make. Check...Show More

1:29:48 | Jan 7th

Josh Adam Meyers (God Damn Comedy Jam) is on to discuss what it's like to go from being employee of the month at Outback Steakhouse to fired from Outback Steakhouse in a matter of weeks, finding his calling as a party DJ, and also not enjoying his ot...Show More

1:12:59 | Dec 31st, 2018

Ricky Carmona (Tosh.0, great stand up) talks about showing up to work looking like Steve Urkel, serving prom kids, quitting jobs on the spot, and being a youth counselor for a hot second.   Check out Ricky’s podcast: https://www.maximumfun.org/...Show More

1:16:40 | Dec 24th, 2018

Sean Green (great comic and writer) discusses counting screws at a hardware store, being screamed at by Gary Busey, and following Jim Bulushi into the bathroom one time. See Sean live: https://twitter.com/seantgreen Check out the new instagram: @...Show More

1:16:21 | Dec 17th, 2018

Andrew Orvedahl (Those Who Can't on TruTV) stops by for one of the funniest episodes recorded yet. He openly admits to many many crimes and honestly doesn't think he's ever had a job he hasn't stolen from. He's the fucking best! Watch season 3 of ...Show More

1:14:43 | Dec 10th, 2018

Joe DeRosa (comedy central, friend) is on to discuss working at every conceivable kiosk in the mall, the perks of record stores, and how he almost got into editing porn before deciding to go all in with comedy. See Joe Live: https://www.joederosai...Show More

1:25:08 | Dec 3rd, 2018

Jimmy Pardo (One of Brooks’ favorite stand ups) comes on to talk about throwing newspapers in the dumpster so he could hang out with cool kids, being allergic to a pizza place, and working for MCA records in the 80s. See Jimmy live (for real, he’s...Show More

1:17:33 | Nov 26th, 2018

Ryan Sickler (great stand up and story teller) discusses his years of working in a junk yard doing shady ass shit. He also delivered packages to a house while a murder was happening inside, so there's that!  Get Ryan's new album: https://itunes.appl...Show More

1:21:19 | Nov 19th, 2018

Sean O'Connor (Norm McDonalds's Sports Show, Comedy Central Half Hour) is on for one of the funniest episodes ever. He talks about hiding nudes from a photo shop he worked at, being fired for stealing to impress babes, and also being fired for tellin...Show More

1:23:59 | Nov 13th, 2018

Ryan Singer (stand up, very interesting guy) comes on to discuss finding jobs where he could work with cute girls, being fired by his own mom in Ohio, and getting way too stoned to build a house. Check out Ryan's new album for free: http://ryansin...Show More

1:15:19 | Nov 5th, 2018

Randy Liedke (comedy central, fun friend) discusses growing up with weird central Oregon Jobs like painting rocks to make them look more like rocks, his old boss who tied balloons to a chair and flew across some mountains like in the movie UP, and ha...Show More

1:21:48 | Oct 29th, 2018

Wayne Federman (rad comic, has a new rad podcast) comes on to discuss moving out of DC after his dad's pharmacy was looted, doing a ventriloquist act at his Senior Prom, and being a Taxi Driver in NYC in the 80s. Check out Wayne's podcast: https:/...Show More

1:18:44 | Oct 22nd, 2018

Jon Gries (Napoleon Dynamite, Dream Corps LLC, True Genius) discusses growing up in Los Angeles taking odd construction jobs that usually led to being paid in weed. He started acting young and has had a bunch of cool gigs over the years including bei...Show More

1:13:55 | Oct 15th, 2018

Al Madrigal (stand up comic/been in 1000 other things) comes on to discuss having the job of hiring/firing people, being partially responsible for the death of another person because he was stoned, and having a coworker come at him with a switchblade...Show More

1:33:54 | Oct 8th, 2018

Taylor Williamson (2nd on America's Got Talent, fun friend) talks about stopping a drug shipment as a high schooler, then having the drug dealer confront him about it. He also talks about the AGT process. Check out Taylor live: http://taylor-willi...Show More

1:31:29 | Oct 1st, 2018

Shane Mauss (Conan Comedy Central) is on to discuss enjoying working 3rd shift, growing up in a trash Mississippi river town like Brooks, and having the greatest final real job story ever told on this podcast. Check out Shane: shanemauss.com Chec...Show More

1:20:45 | Sep 24th, 2018

Matt Braunger (great stand up, great friend) swings by to talk about entry level jobs in Portland, Oregon before the city was hip. He also goes over doing closed captioning and moving to Chicago to help create the best stand up scene of the last 25 y...Show More

1:22:00 | Sep 17th, 2018

Hannah Hart (drunk chef, great pal) stops by to talk about working as a book keeper for a fetish shop as a 14 year old, being a maintenance person with no prior experience, and going to school to be a Japanese translator all before ending up in New Y...Show More

1:24:31 | Sep 10th, 2018

Mike Bridenstine (Brooks' first LA pal and great comic) discusses having the same hosting job as Brooks in Iowa City making $50 a week, growing up in a shitty river town, and having a post college job so sad it made his mom start crying. Check...Show More

1:27:05 | Sep 2nd, 2018

Billy Wayne Davis (stand up guru) is on to discuss loving the power of being a little league umpire, touring with Ralphie May, and how hard he didn't work at a golf course. See Billy live: www.twitter.com/billywaynedavis See Brooks live: brookswh...Show More

1:25:09 | Aug 27th, 2018

Cornell Reid (stand up comic and camping parter) discusses growing up in the the weed capital of the world, AKA the "Emerald Triangle." He made cabinets with a insane boss and worked reggae festivals before moving to LA to get in the glamorous busine...Show More

1:18:24 | Aug 20th, 2018

Nick Thune (cool dad, cool dude) is on to talk about working at McDonald's for 4 hours once, being sent to rehab for drinking as a teen, selling cars as a high schooler, and lying about having HIV to get out of a job. Check out Nick live: https://...Show More

1:13:04 | Aug 13th, 2018

Mamrie Hart (great comedian, author, and friend) is on to discuss swindling her neighbors for money as a child, bartending at UNC while not taking college for real, working undercover at McDonald's, and being scary broke in New York City. Watch Ma...Show More

1:13:49 | Aug 6th, 2018

Paul Danke (great stand up, great dad, great friend) is on to go through the checklist of Americana jobs. Paperboy, McDonalds, Dominoes, Tire Service guy, Bridezilla's producer, he's done em all! Listen to for some inside tips on what you can order a...Show More

1:27:01 | Jul 30th, 2018

CJ Sullivan (funny friend and comedian) talks about his Breaking Bad type life where he once embezzled from a Chi-Chi's until he got caught, worked the kitchen in a Kenny Roger's Roasters, and ran an illegal card game in Chicago for about a decade en...Show More

1:21:13 | Jul 23rd, 2018

Matt McCarthy (great stand up and fellow pro wrestling lover) is on to talk about being a red headed life gaurd, how September 11th actually bought him more time to live in New York to find a job, and what it's like to write for the WWE. GET THE N...Show More

1:19:39 | Jul 16th, 2018

Karl Hess (fine comedian and fine friend) is on to discuss blasting himself with poison ivy while working as a landscaper, seeing an insane fight between the Mexican Mafia and the Crips while bartending, and having to argue whether or not someone die...Show More

1:14:54 | Jul 9th, 2018

Julian and Meg (The Soft Spot Podcast) join Brooks to talk about Mall jobs, being jealous of other paper boys, working at the fanciest pizza spot in a small town, and how men are gross when they get their hair cut. Plus Brooks doubles down on the cav...Show More

1:32:03 | Jul 2nd, 2018

Conner O'Malley (Late Night w/ Seth Meyers, Joe Pera talks to you, chill bro) is on to discuss being fired by his dad, working for 1-800-gotjunk, hanging out in garbage dumps way too much, and walking dogs. Watch Conner's videos: https://www.youtu...Show More

1:22:55 | Jun 25th, 2018

Chris Garcia (great stand up and fun neighbor) talks about taking his first job only to save enough money to get a hotel to lose his virginity, taking too much acid and not being able to work at a bookstore, being beaten down emotionally by the stude...Show More

1:18:30 | Jun 18th, 2018

Jonah Ray (Mystery Science Theater 3000 and fun dude) is on to talk about failing a music test to work at a local Hawaiian record store, how he's stolen from almost every job he's ever worked at (and Brooks approves), and how his final job was sewing...Show More

1:17:41 | Jun 11th, 2018

Dwayne Perkins (great stand up and great dude) is on to discuss growing up in Brooklyn having trouble cashing his first checks without getting them stolen, being fired from Toys-R-Us but not deserving it, spending time working at a Sizzler rip off ca...Show More

1:11:38 | Jun 4th, 2018

Paul Scheer (rad dude, tons of tv and movies) joins Brooks to discuss delivering medicine for his dad as a little kid, the perks of Blockbuster, rollerblading around new york handing out AOL cds, being a fake pro wrestler for money, and doing so litt...Show More

1:11:36 | May 28th, 2018

Nick Rutherford (Good Neighbor, SNL writer, Friend) is on to discuss being doing a voice as a child actor in Kindergarten Cop, quitting Cold Stone Creamery for not winning a best employee award, scamming his way through a New York temp job, and falli...Show More

1:28:47 | May 21st, 2018

Paul Brittain (rad dude and did SNL) swings by to talk about growing up in the suburbs doing child labor before moving on to a "Lord of the Flies" style painting operation and then finally joining the corporate world in Chicago while moving his way u...Show More

1:12:44 | May 14th, 2018

Dave Waite (stand up and nice ass dude) swings by to discuss giving college an honest one month try and living at home for probably way too long. He's worked in all types of service industries and given them all the same level of "I guess this is ok?...Show More

1:26:06 | May 7th, 2018

Johnny Pemberton (Lots of tv and movie shit) discusses his first job as a doll house painter plus all the perks that come from having a laminator and no supervision. He also talks about being a telemarketer and they type of people who buy stuff off t...Show More

1:14:33 | Apr 30th, 2018

Kurt Braunohler (tons of comedy stuff) talks about being fired from his first job at Jersey Mikes during a smoke break when he was 14, selling acid in college, tricking a company into letting him be an IT guy for 8 years, and how the movie Fight Club...Show More

1:15:05 | Apr 23rd, 2018

John Roy discusses growing up wanting to be in band and attending song writing sessions from Billy Corgan and Jeff Tweedy before starting stand up in Chicago. He's also had every type of bad manager possible and goes through the list defining each on...Show More

1:12:26 | Apr 16th, 2018

Wheeler Walker Jr. has been around for a while, but he just recently started taking over Nashville by doing things his own way. He talks about growing up in Kentucky and working as a farm hand before heading to Nashville where he had a hiccup in his ...Show More

1:09:41 | Apr 9th, 2018

In this historic 25th episode Brooks interviews his life partner Mike Burns (AKA @dadboner). This is a special episode because Brooks was party responsible for getting Mike fired one time. Mike's lived a life of trash growing up scamming grocery stor...Show More

1:17:48 | Apr 2nd, 2018

Sean Patton is on to talk about growing up in New Orleans doing child labor for his family catering business. He's seen an adult man break down at a wedding, been fired from dog walking because of a dog murder, and had to pretend to be Dr. Evil at a ...Show More

1:17:40 | Mar 26th, 2018

Mike O'Brien (SNL, AP Bio) is on to talk about growing up outside Toledo before making the jump to Chicago where held many prestigious jobs such as: cleaning up The Second City for free, upsetting fathers by selling expensive tickets at an ill-fated ...Show More

1:25:28 | Mar 19th, 2018

In probably one of the funniest episodes yet, Brooks' favorite comedian, Candy Lawrence, is on to discuss selling water off the highway as a 12 year old, being tricked into becoming a full time baby sitter with no benefits, distributing an apartment ...Show More

1:00:30 | Mar 12th, 2018

Steelo Brim (Ridiculousness) is on to discuss his path from growing up in Chicago to becoming 1/3rd of one of the most popular MTV shows of all time. He started off as a child extra in the movie "Hardball" where he talked his way into a bigger role. ...Show More

1:20:02 | Mar 5th, 2018

Kyle Mooney is this week's guest where he talks about working as a baseball umpire for one game, filing papers at his dad's work, being too nervous to work the popcorn machine at DisneyLand, and how he grew up wanting to be an underground hip hop art...Show More

1:07:23 | Feb 26th, 2018

Beth Stelling joins the podcast and this is a special episode because Brooks and Beth have known each other for 10 years and at one point they each worked shitty jobs down the street from each other. They remember the good old days when they would ea...Show More

1:31:37 | Feb 19th, 2018

James Adomian stops by to talk about growing up doing odd jobs in LA. He was fired from the first Quizno's in Los Angeles for weirding out customers and once helped drop a priceless fossil in an art warehouse. He's also one of the best impressionists...Show More

1:09:11 | Feb 12th, 2018

Reggie Watts is on to discuss growing up in Montana and winning a stand up comedy contest while he was still in high school. He left stand up behind to move Seattle in the early 90s to pursue music before ending up in New York City 12 years later dur...Show More

1:16:42 | Feb 5th, 2018

Taran Killam is on to discuss starting out as a child actor. His resume includes non union commercials as a 10 year old, getting his only line in Naked Gun 33 1/3 cut, being on MADTV when he was 19, and much more. Taran explains most of his life deci...Show More

1:03:18 | Jan 29th, 2018

Keith and Kenny Lucas are on this week to discuss only accepting jobs as a team. Somehow, lots of places were ok with this. They don't handle being told what to do well so none of these jobs lasted that long. From McDonalds (inside the hospital) to t...Show More

58:35 | Jan 22nd, 2018

Jay Mohr is on this weeks episode to talk about growing up in "The Soprano's" part of New Jersey. He started stand up at 15, but that didn't keep him from being terrible at a few jobs before he was a touring professional comic at 19. Jay and Brooks a...Show More

1:14:33 | Jan 15th, 2018

Brendon Walsh is on to talk about pranking his co-workers until one of them got arrested and also explains how much fun The Price is Right is. Please no one steal his movie rental store tv show idea either. Music by Drennon Davis Arty by Ba...Show More

1:29:23 | Jan 8th, 2018

Howard Kremer, AKA Dragon Boy Suede, is on to break to record for most jobs and longest episode! Howard's done it all and has been told countless times "we don't need you anymore." Listen to find out how Howard once chugged a bunch of Mr. T's sent ba...Show More

46:02 | Dec 31st, 2017

Hampton Yount comes on to discuss how he pretty much ran the pizza game in Northern Virginia for about a decade. He's also the first person to come on the podcast who has worked the same job as Brooks so naturally they compare stories to see who had ...Show More

1:07:21 | Dec 25th, 2017

Nicole Byer joins Brooks today for the historic 10th episode! Nicole gives us the ins and outs and how to steal from retail stores, and also what happens when you get caught three times. Is there a jail inside the Macy's in New York? Yes. Has Nicole ...Show More

1:14:40 | Dec 18th, 2017

Bobby Moynihan joins Brooks today to recount his days as a 12 year old used toy store manager, abusing his lifeguard powers in high school, sneaking around the UConn campus with janitor keys, scamming Pizzaria Uno, and he even lets us know what happe...Show More

1:06:52 | Dec 11th, 2017

The hosts of Los Feliz the Podcast (Morgan Murphy and Robin Shorr) are on this episode of Entry Level. Important questions get answered like "Does Baskin Robins always have EXACTLY 31 flavors?" and "How long did Morgan last as a waitress?" Also Brook...Show More

1:09:37 | Dec 4th, 2017

Steve Byrne has a ton of jobs, and he's not been very good at any of them. From being the lifeguard at an ice rink until he was fired for passing out on the job, to delivering porn VHS tapes, to being a doorman at the coolest bar in Kent, Ohio. He ra...Show More

1:13:38 | Nov 27th, 2017

Grace Helbig is on the podcast to discuss being the queen the suburbs when it comes to jobs. TJ MAXX, Chilis, Dave and Busters, Olive Garden, and "the bad Applebees" are just a small sample of the jobs she's had. She discusses lighting her hair on fi...Show More

1:11:15 | Nov 20th, 2017

Nikki is on the podcast to talk about studying hard for her California Pizza Kitchen text, speaking jiberish so she could talk shit on her boss at a pizza place, being too embarrassed to go back and pick up a pay-check, and how Brooks was pretty sure...Show More

58:14 | Nov 15th, 2017

Entry Level's very first bonus episode focuses on songs that have been ruined from a job over playing them. Brooks tweeted out to see if listeners had any stories and it really hit a nerve causing lots of responses, so he decided to dedicate an episo...Show More

1:01:54 | Nov 13th, 2017

Barry Rothbart is on to discuss the ins and outs of being a bookie at the age of 15, going insane to the band LFO while not really selling sunglasses in a mall, walking four hours to prove a point to no one, and constantly being asked by employers "w...Show More

1:00:17 | Nov 6th, 2017

Jon Dore comes on and talks about trying to collect on newspaper money as a child, working in a haunted Dairy Queen, being fired from a job he physically couldn't leave for two days, and being too embarrassed to ride a bus his face was on. Ar...Show More

1:09:11 | Oct 30th, 2017

In Episode 2 Brooks welcomes his oldest friend in the LA comedy community Andrew Santino on to discuss having no patience for babysitting, getting fired from McDonalds, being WAY too good of a phone salesman, how to be "An Outbacker not a Slacker", s...Show More

1:07:21 | Oct 25th, 2017

Welcome to the first ever episode of Entry Level with Brooks Wheelan!! There could be no greater guest for a podcast about being fired or quitting jobs than the one and only Nick Turner who has been has gone through more jobs than anyone Brooks has e...Show More