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Hollywood Handbook

Earwolf and Hayes Davenport, Sean Clements

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Hollywood Handbook is an insider's guide to achieving your showbiz dreams from two A-List it-boys who are living theirs. Hayes and Sean provide an exclusive VIP backstage pass into Tinseltown politics, answer questions from unsuccessful listeners, an...Show More

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Thomas Middleditch, Our Big Movie Friend

1:12:47 | Mar 12th

THOMAS MIDDLEDITCH returns to make a big movie with The Boys. This episode is sponsored by CBS The Good Fight (www.cbs.com/HANDBOOK), hims (www.forhims.com/HANDBOOK), Quip (www.getquip.com/THEBOYS), and Away (www.awaytravel.com/BOYS20 code: BOYS2...Show More

Weird Al, Our Close Friend

1:06:36 | Mar 5th

The Boys give WEIRD AL a taste of his own medicine for making fun of songs. This episode is sponsored by Mack Weldon (www.mackweldon.com code: THEBOYS) and Harry's (www.harrys.com/HANDBOOK).

Heather Anne Campbell, Our Gamer Friend

1:01:19 | Feb 26th

HEATHER ANNE CAMPBELL helps The Boys make a video game. This episode is sponsored by The Harold Ramis Film School (www.ramisfilmschool.com or call 312-883-1241), Away (www.awaytravel.com/BOYS20 code: BOYS20) and Indochino (www.indochino.com co...Show More

Sasheer Zamata, Our Fyre Fest Friend

57:31 | Feb 19th

The Boys and SASHEER ZAMATA premiere their own Fyre Fest documentary.  This episode is sponsored by Robinhood (www.handbook.robinhood.com), Harry's (www.harrys.com/HANDBOOK), and Quip (www.getquip.com/THEBOYS).

D'Arcy Carden, Our Close Friend Again

54:59 | Feb 12th

D'ARCY CARDEN returns to the show to let The Boys fix The Good Place. This episode is sponsored by Squarespace (www.squarespace.com/THEBOYS code: THEBOYS) and hims (www.forhims.com/THEBOYS).

Mitra Jouhari, Our Rant Friend

1:00:44 | Feb 5th

MITRA JOUHARI joins The Boys to do a Rant Wheel.  This episode is sponsored by Mack Weldon (www.mackweldon.com code: THEBOYS), Away (www.awaytravel.com/THEBOYS20 code: THEBOYS20), and Harry's (www.harrys.com/HANDBOOK).

Tom and The Doughboys, Our Close Friends

1:17:40 | Jan 29th

TOM SCHARPLING and THE DOUGHBOYS come to the studio and get tricked by The Boys.  This episode is sponsored by Indochino (www.indochino.com code: HANDBOOK) and Quip (www.getquip.com/THEBOYS).

The Masked Engineer, Our Masked Friend

1:11:10 | Jan 22nd

SHAUN DISTON is loving it when The Boys have some fun with the masked engineer. This episode is sponsored by Harry's (www.harrys.com/HANDBOOK) and Robinhood (www.HANDBOOK.robinhood.com).

Matt Ingebretson and Jake Weisman, Our Globes Prediction Friends

1:07:34 | Jan 15th

MATT INGEBRESTON and JAKE WEISMAN join the The Boys to record an episode from WAY before the Golden Globes and predict them. This episode is sponsored by Squarespace (www.squarespace.com/THEBOYS code: THEBOYS), Simple Contacts (www.simplecontacts...Show More

Sean’s Leaked Saturday Night Live Audition

1:12:29 | Jan 8th

Chef Kevin "accidentally" leaks Sean’s audition to join the cast of Saturday Night Live. This episode is sponsored by Mack Weldon (www.mackweldon.com code: THEBOYS) and Quip (www.getquip.com/THEBOYS).

Bang Rodgman, Our Choose Your Own Adventure Friend

1:09:18 | Jan 1st

The Boys and BANG RODGMAN have a little fun making a Choose Your Own Adventure episode. This episode is sponsored by Harry's (www.harrys.com/HANDBOOK).

Adam Pally, Our Bumper Recorder Part 2

1:05:42 | Dec 25th, 2018

ADAM PALLY joins The Boys again to record some promotional bumpers for his show Champaign ILL.  This episode is sponsored by NHTSA.

Sam Richardson, Our Close Friend

56:57 | Dec 18th, 2018

The Boys help SAM RICHARDSON #SaveVeep.  This episode is sponsored by NHTSA, Harry's (www.harrys.com/HANDBOOK), Quip (www.getquip.com/THEBOYS), and Robinhood (www.HANDBOOK.robinhood.com).

Adam Conover, Our Close Friend

1:07:12 | Dec 11th, 2018

Sean and Hayes talk to ADAM CONOVER about ruinsing everything. This episode is sponsored by Blue Apron (www.blueapron.com/HANDBOOK) and Simple Contacts (www.simplecontacts.com/THEBOYS20 code: THEBOYS20).

An Ad for Peecast with Scott and Wiger

10:39 | Dec 7th, 2018

The Boys do an ad with Scott and Wiger about some sneaky Peecast news.

PFTi, Our Close Friends

1:04:30 | Dec 4th, 2018

Paul F. Tompkins and Andrew Ti join The Boys to discuss if it's racist.  This episode is sponsored by Mack Weldon (www.mackweldon.com code: THEBOYS), hims (www.forhims.com/THEBOYS), Quip (www.getquip.com/THEBOYS), and Harry's (www.harrys.com/HOLL...Show More

Tom and Julie, Our Talkshow Friends

1:26:06 | Nov 27th, 2018

Sean and Hayes have a little fun doing a talkshow with JULIE KLAUSNER and TOM SCHARPLING live at The Bell House. This episode is sponsored by Casper Mattresses (www.casper.com/savings) and LinkedIn (www.linkedin.com/THEBOYS).

Reggie Watts, Our Spooky Friend

53:23 | Nov 20th, 2018

REGGIE WATTS joins The Boys to prepare for the Hollywood Handbook Haunted House. This episode is sponsored by Harry's (www.harrys.com/HOLLYWOODHANDBOOK), Robinhood (www.HANDBOOK.robinhood.com), and Quip (www.getquip.com/THEBOYS).

Flula Borg, Our Format Friend

1:06:45 | Nov 13th, 2018

FLULA BORG joins The Boys to make some new shows. This episode is sponsored by Blue Apron (www.blueapron.com/HANDBOOK), hims (www.forhims.com/THEBOYS), and Simple Contacts (www.simplecontacts.com/THEBOYS20 code: THEBOYS20).

John Levenstein, Our Showbiz Friend

54:55 | Nov 6th, 2018

JOHN LEVENSTEIN joins The Boys to recap the new TV pilots.  This episode is sponsored by Mack Weldon (www.mackweldon.com code: THEBOYS) and Harry's (www.harrys.com/HANDBOOK).

Brett Gelman, Our Close Friend

54:00 | Oct 30th, 2018

The Boys and BRETT GELMAN have a little fun making a podcast festival.  This episode is sponsored by LinkedIn (www.linkedin.com/THEBOYS) and Quip (www.getquip.com/THEBOYS).

Jameela Jamil, Our Close Friend

1:10:28 | Oct 23rd, 2018

The Boys and JAMEELA JAMIL from The Good Place fix the TV rankings. This episode is sponsored by Audible (www.audible.com/THEBOYS or text THEBOYS to 500500) and Robinhood (www.Handbook.robinhood.com).

Jo Firestone, Our Gameshow Friend

1:17:33 | Oct 16th, 2018

The Boys have a little fun making a gameshow with JO FIRESTONE live from The Bell House. This episode is sponsored by Superduperstitious podcast, Blue Apron (www.blueapron.com/HANDBOOK), hims (www.forhims.com/THEBOYS), and RXBAR (www.RXBAR.com/TH...Show More

Cedric Yarbrough, Our Close Friend

1:03:41 | Oct 9th, 2018

The Boys talk to CEDRIC YARBROUGH about his career and try to do a show with him. This episode is sponsored by Casper Mattresses (www.casper.com/theboys code: THEBOYS), Simple Contacts (www.simplecontacts.com/THEBOYS20 code: THEBOYS20), and Harry...Show More

Lennon Parham, Our Goals Friend

1:25:09 | Oct 2nd, 2018

Live from the Dynasty Typewriter Theatre, LENNON PARHAM joins The Boys to help out Chef Kevin. This episode is sponsored by Mack Weldon (www.mackweldon.com code: THEBOYS).

Max Silvestri, Our Dessert Friend

1:08:03 | Sep 25th, 2018

MAX SILVESTRI joins The Boys again to discuss desserts for when you’re being bad. This episode is sponsored by Audible (www.audible.com/THEBOYS or text theboys to 500500), Harry's (www.harrys.com/HANDBOOK), and Robinhood (HANDBOOK.robinhood.com).

Tom Scharpling, Our New Host

1:07:03 | Sep 18th, 2018

TOM SCHARPLING returns to make a big change to the show.  This episode is sponsored by hims (www.forhims.com/THEBOYSCARE) and Blue Apron (www.blueapron.com/HANDBOOK).

Stefani Robinson, Our Close Friend

52:10 | Sep 11th, 2018

The Boys help STEFANI ROBINSON fix her TV show.

Erin Gibson, Our Close Friend Part 3

53:11 | Sep 4th, 2018

Sean and Hayes are joined by ERIN GIBSON, author of the new book Feminasty, to play a new variation on a favorite game. This episode is sponsored by Mack Weldon (www.mackweldon.com code: THEBOYS) and Simple Contacts (www.simplecontacts.com/THE...Show More

Hollywood Masterclass: Grip it and Rip it!

54:19 | Aug 30th, 2018

Melcome back! What your intention? Learning to write good. What’s your obstacle? You haven’t pressed play yet!

Little Esther, Our Brand Ambassador

1:12:31 | Aug 28th, 2018

LITTLE ESTHER joins The Boys again to become the show’s brand ambassador. This episode is sponsored by Mack Weldon (www.mackweldon.com code: THE BOYS) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (www.NHTSA.gov).

Joe Mande, Our Southern Fried Friend

1:23:36 | Aug 21st, 2018

Comedian Joe Mande joins The Boys again to talk about his new stand-up style. This episode is sponsored the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (www.NHTSA.gov), hims (www.forhims.com/THEBOYS), Blue Apron (www.blueapron.com/HANDBOOK)...Show More

Tim Baltz, Our Close Friend

1:18:29 | Aug 14th, 2018

TIM BALTZ joins Hayes to have a Shrink session. This episode is sponsored by Audible (www.audible.com/THEBOYS or text THEBOYS to 500-500).

The Doughboys, Our Shrimp-off Friends

1:16:47 | Aug 7th, 2018

The Doughboys finally both come to the studio to do another Shrimp-Off with The Boys without the chewing sounds. This episode is sponsored by Mack Weldon (www.mackweldon.com code: THEBOYS), Harry's (www.harrys.com code: HANDBOOK), Casper Mattress...Show More

Guy Branum, Our Close Friend

58:51 | Jul 31st, 2018

Sean and Hayes do a show with GUY BRANUM, author of his book "My Life as a Goddess," to help Chef Kevin with something.

Triumph At Comic-Con

1:36:11 | Jul 24th, 2018

Sean and Hayes do a commentary to celebrate their live show at Comic-Con with guest MOSHE KASHER. This episode is sponsored by Harrys (www.harrys.com code: HANDBOOK) and Blue Apron (www.blueapron.com/HANDBOOK).

Patton Oswalt, Our Close Friend

1:06:46 | Jul 17th, 2018

The famous PATTON OSWALT finally joins the conversation to discuss an upcoming event with the boys. This episode is sponsored by hims (www.forhims.com/THEBOYS).

Aparna Nancherla, Our Close Friend

54:12 | Jul 10th, 2018

The boys are joined by APARNA NANCHERLA to do a huge crime. This episode is sponsored by Simple Contacts (www.simplecontacts.com/THEBOYS20 code: THEBOYS20)

Riki Lindhome, Our Close Friend

59:45 | Jul 3rd, 2018

Sean and Hayes are joined by RIKI LINDHOME from Garfunkel and Oates and Another Period for another big performance they're doing. This episode is sponsored by Mack Weldon (www.mackweldon.com code: THEBOYS) and Harry's (www.harrys.com code: HANDBO...Show More

Joel Kim Booster, Our Close Friend

1:10:19 | Jun 26th, 2018

Sean and Hayes talk to standup comedian JOEL KIM BOOSTER about a booking opportunity. This episode is sponsored by Blue Apron (www.blueapron.com/HANDBOOK) and hims (www.forhims.com/THEBOYS).

Jordan Morris, Our Sci-Fi Friend

1:09:08 | Jun 19th, 2018

Sean and Hayes are joined by return guest JORDAN MORRIS who's doing the "Bubble" sci-fi podcast and now he's doing another one on this show.

Julie Klausner, Our Pilot Season Friend

1:07:40 | Jun 12th, 2018

Sean and Hayes are joined by JULIE KLAUSNER once again for a big scoop. This episode is sponsored by Simple Contacts (www.simplecontacts.com/theboys code: THEBOYS).

Live from Onionfest

1:26:33 | Jun 5th, 2018

The Boys have a little fun doing a live show in Chicago City. This episode is sponsored by Mack Weldon (www.mackweldon.com code: THEBOYS), Harry's (www.harrys.com/HANDBOOK), and Casper Mattresses (www.casper.com/THEBOYS code: THEBOYS).

Adam Lustick, Our Sad Friend

1:28:36 | May 29th, 2018

Sean is joined by ADAM LUSTICK from Corporate for a call-in show during a tragedy. This episode is sponsored by Blue Apron (www.blueapron.com/HANDBOOK), hims (www.forhims.com/THEBOYS), and Uncharted Supply Co (www.unchartedsupplyco.com/THEBOYS).

Dave Holmes, Our Close Friend Again

1:11:41 | May 22nd, 2018

Once again the two boys Sean and Hayes are joined by DAVE HOLMES but this time to learn how to do a book like he did. This episode is sponsored by Harry's (www.harrys.com/HANDBOOK) and Casper Mattresses (www.casper.com/savings).

Joe Mande, Our Close Friend

1:04:50 | May 15th, 2018

Comedian Joe Mande joins The Boys to explain the jokes from his stand-up special. This episode is sponsored by Mack Weldon (www.mackweldon.com code: THEBOYS).

Kate Micucci, Our Close Friend

1:08:30 | May 8th, 2018

Sean and Hayes are accompanied by KATE MICUCCI from Garfunkel and Oates to do a festival again. This episode is brought to you by Simple Contacts (www.simplecontacts.com/theboys code: THEBOYS) and Uncharted Supply Co. (www.unchartedsupplyco.com c...Show More

The Magic Tavern Guys, Our Close Friends

1:00:53 | May 1st, 2018

Sean and Hayes have an idea to get more listeners and it's with ARNIE NIEKAMP, MATT YOUNG, and ADAL RIFAI from Hello From the Magic Tavern, the show and Offices and Bosses. Season 2 out now on Stitcher Premium. This episode is sponsored by Blue A...Show More

Natalie Morales, Our Live Friend

1:15:20 | Apr 24th, 2018

Sean and Hayes do a show at the Dynasty Typewriter and they're doing a movie about NATALIE MORALES from acting.

Joe Wengert, Our Contest Maker Friend

57:57 | Apr 17th, 2018

The boys Sean and Hayes need JOE WENGERT to help them do a contest to beat another show. This episode is sponsored by Rehabs.com (888-893-3052).

Nicole Parker, Our Close Popcorn

1:07:13 | Apr 10th, 2018

Sean and Hayes are joined by NICOLE PARKER for Hollywood Handbook presented by Popcornopolis. This episode is sponsored by Rehabs.com (888-893-3052), Casper Mattresses (www.casper.com/THEBOYS code: THEBOYS) and Simple Contacts (www.simplecontacts...Show More

Arden Myrin, Our #MovieRank Friend

1:09:54 | Apr 3rd, 2018

Sean and Hayes invite ARDEN MYRIN to help them finally rank all the movies and do #MovieRank. This episode is sponsored by LaRue Entertainment (www.apocalypsesoonish.com), Blue Apron (www.blueapron.com/HANDBOOK), hims (www.forhims.com/HANDBOOK), ...Show More

Ego Nwodim, Our Close Friend

1:14:07 | Mar 27th, 2018

Sean and Hayes welcome EGO NWODIM from comedy into the studio to update a certain important list they all have. This episode is sponsored by Squarespace (code: THEBOYS), Mack Weldon (code: THE BOYS), and Audible (www.audible.com/THEBOYS).

Julie Klausner, Our Goodbye Cody Friend

1:07:23 | Mar 20th, 2018

Sean and Hayes are joined by JULIE KLAUSNER to do a tribute with music. This episode is sponsored by Casper Mattresses (code: THEBOYS) and Harry's.

Anders Holm, Our Close Friend Again

1:22:11 | Mar 13th, 2018

Sean and Hayes welcome ANDERS HOLM from the new show Champions on NBC into the studio to talk about a certain kind of script that is interesting. This episode is sponsored by Squarespace (code: THEBOYS) and Simple Contacts (code: THEBOYS).

Peter Serafinowicz and Griffin Newman, Our Junket Friends

1:08:07 | Mar 6th, 2018

Sean and Hayes have a new way to get good guests with PETER SERAFINOWICZ and GRIFFIN NEWMAN from The Tick. This episode is sponsored by Blue Apron and Hims.

Claudia O'Doherty, Our Close Friend

59:39 | Feb 27th, 2018

Sean and Hayes are joined by CLAUDIA O'DOHERTY from "Love" to help them read their new surf movie written by their friend. This episode is sponsored by Squarespace (code: THEBOYS), NBC's A.P. Bio, and Wargaming (code: HOLLYWOOD18).

Tom Scharpling, Our Third Host

1:22:44 | Feb 20th, 2018

The boys are joined by TOM SCHARPLING in his big return to the studio and he meets someone new. This episode is sponsored by NBC's A.P. Bio and Wargaming (code: HOLLYWOOD18).

Ryan Gaul, Our Close Friend

1:07:31 | Feb 13th, 2018

Ku-Ku and the Clem Dawg welcome RYAN GAUL from Berjerllion into the studio to do some of their famous segments. This episode is sponsored by Squarespace (code: THEBOYS), Wargaming (code: HOLLYWOOD18), and Blue Apron.

Nick Wiger, Our Corny Friend

1:00:24 | Feb 6th, 2018

The Boys try to be helpful to Nick but he doesn’t wanna listen. This episode is sponsored by Wargaming (www.commandwarships.com code: HOLLYWOOD18) and Casper Mattresses (code: HANDBOOK).

Tawny Newsome and Her Friends, Our Close Friends

1:11:58 | Jan 30th, 2018

TAWNY NEWSOME from Bajillion Dollar Properties returns to help the boys be a different kind of agent now. This episode is sponsored by Squarespace (code: THEBOYS), Simple Contacts (code: THEBOYS), and Blue Apron.

Shaun Diston, Our Globes Prediction Friend

1:06:31 | Jan 23rd, 2018

Sean and Hayes have SHAUN DISTON into the studio to record an episode from before the Golden Globes where they predict them. This episode is sponsored by Harry's.

Jen Statsky, Our Close Friend

1:13:28 | Jan 16th, 2018

Sean and Hayes welcome JEN STATSKY into the studio to walk them through a day at her famous job. This episode is sponsored by Casper Mattresses (code: HANDBOOK) and Blue Apron.

Mary Sasson, Our Close Friend

1:02:07 | Jan 9th, 2018

Sean and Hayes have MARY SASSON come into the studio and it's about hair.   This episode is sponsored by Squarespace (code: THEBOYS).

Matt Ingebretson and Jake Weisman, Our Close Friends

54:45 | Jan 2nd, 2018

Sean and Hayes are joined by MATT INGEBRETSON and JAKE WEISMAN from their new show Corporate on Comedy Central to tell stories. This episode is sponsored by Casper Mattresses (code: HANDBOOK) and Blue Apron.

The Big Holiday Party

1:03:24 | Dec 26th, 2017

JAKE AND AMIR from the "If I Were You" podcast are in the studio along with many other guests to celebrate at the big Hollywood Handbook party for the holidays.

Listeners, Our Close Friends 4

1:18:11 | Dec 19th, 2017

Sean and Hayes do another episode where the listeners call them and talk about their Best of 2017.

Meredith Hagner, Our Close Friend

54:24 | Dec 12th, 2017

Sean and Hayes welcome MEREDITH HAGNER to Earwolf studios to share stories and get her help on a financial project they've been working on. This episode is sponsored by Casper Mattresses (code: HANDBOOK).

Kate Berlant and John Early, Our Close Friends

1:09:34 | Dec 5th, 2017

Sean and Hayes say hello to KATE BERLANT and JOHN EARLY and talk to them about being duos and the business of Hollywood. This episode is sponsored by Simple Contacts (code: THEBOYS) and Harry's.

Jess McKenna and Zach Reino, Our Good Collaborators

1:01:41 | Nov 28th, 2017

Sean and Hayes partner with JESS MCKENNA and ZACH REINO from Off Book to do one of their famous songs but actually do a good job.

Jimmy Pardo, Our Close Friend

56:57 | Nov 21st, 2017

Sean and Hayes have JIMMY PARDO as a guest to play games like on his new show, Playing Games with Jimmy Pardo.

Lauren Lapkus, Our Close Friend Again

1:14:46 | Nov 14th, 2017

LAUREN LAPKUS is with Sean and Hayes to promote her new show Raised by the TV. This episode is sponsored by Casper (code: HANDBOOK) and Harry's.

Jon Bass, Our Close Friend

58:03 | Nov 7th, 2017

Jon Bass returns to the show to talk to Sean and Hayes about a big mistake he did. This episode is sponsored by ZipRecruiter and Blue Apron.

Erin Gibson, Our Close Friend Again

1:09:35 | Oct 31st, 2017

Sean and Hayes are joined by ERIN GIBSON of Throwing Shade who is doing the show as a form of twisted revenge. This episode is sponsored by Harry's and ZipRecruiter.

Bryan Safi, Our Close Friend

1:05:59 | Oct 24th, 2017

Sean and Hayes are so mad about something in the news that they got BRYAN SAFI from Throwing Shade to come on the show and help them out about it. This episode is sponsored by The Second City Training Center and Blue Apron.

Lou Wilson, Our Close Friend

52:55 | Oct 17th, 2017

Sean and Hayes bring LOU WILSON onto the show to hear about working on Netflix's American Vandal and also for something else.This episode is sponsored by The Second City Training Center.

DC Pierson, Our Saturday Night Friend

1:08:53 | Oct 10th, 2017

Sean and Hayes welcome DC PIERSON into the studio to share characters from their SNL audition tapes.This episode is sponsored by the Second City Training Center, Casper Mattresses (code: HANDBOOK), and ZipRecruiter.

Jason Mantzoukas, Our School Friend

1:02:41 | Oct 3rd, 2017

Sean and Hayes are joined by Jason Mantzoukas to tell puberty stories and promote Big Mouth on Netflix.This episode is sponsored by Chapman University (www.chapman.edu/GRAD) and The Second City Training Center (www.secondcity.com/tc).

Jessica Chaffin, Our Close Friend

1:08:53 | Sep 26th, 2017

Sean and Hayes are joined by JESSICA CHAFFIN to shoot a pilot.This episode is sponsored by the Second City Training Center (www.secondcity.com/tc), ZipRecruiter (www.ziprecruiter.com/THEBOYS) and Blue Apron (www.blueapron.com/HANDBOOK).

Rob Huebel, Our Close Friend

1:12:15 | Sep 19th, 2017

Sean and Hayes are joined by ROB HUEBEL to review some of his most famous roles.This episode is sponsored by ZipRecruiter (www.ziprecruiter.com/THEBOYS) and the Second City Training Center (www.secondcity.com/TC)

Lamar Woods, Our Close Friend

50:19 | Sep 12th, 2017

Lamar Woods has an interesting conversation with Sean while Hayes is on his way.​This episode is sponsored by the Second City Training Center (www.secondcity.com\TC 312–664–3959), Casper Mattresses (www.casper.com/HANDBOOK code: HANDBOOK) and ZipRecr...Show More

Maria Blasucci and Amanda Lund, Our Close Friends

56:11 | Sep 5th, 2017

Sean and Hayes are joined by MARIA BLASUCCI and AMANDA LUND from Stitcher Premium to discuss something.This episode is sponsored by Wohven (www.wohven.com code: theboys), Chapman University (www.chapman.edu/grad), and Harry's (www.harrys.com/HOLLYWOO...Show More

Live at UCB Sunset w/ Kumail Nanjiani

54:42 | Aug 31st, 2017

Sean and Hayes welcome Kumail Nanjiani on to the program to have a good talk about sex and body positivity.

Episode 200, Our Unbelievable Achievement

1:13:51 | Aug 29th, 2017

Sean and Hayes are joined by some very special friends of the show to celebrate their 200th and send it off once and for all.This episode is sponsored by Wohven (www.wohven.com code: theboys), Harry's (www.harrys.com/HOLLYWOODHANDBOOK), and Blue Apro...Show More

Scott Aukerman, Our 199th Episode Guest

1:13:47 | Aug 22nd, 2017

Sean and Hayes welcome SCOTT AUKERMAN into the studio to help him with a huge problem he has.This episode is sponsored by Wohven (www.wohven.com code: theboys), Stamps.com (www.stamps.com code: HANDBOOK) and ZipRecruiter (www.ziprecruiter.com/THEBOYS...Show More

Nick Wiger, Our Segment Advisor

1:05:14 | Aug 15th, 2017

NICK WIGER from the Doughboys has come to visit the boys and help them come up with some new segments for their show.This episode is brought to you by Chapman University (www.chapman.edu/grad).

Nicole Byer, Our Close Friend

1:09:09 | Aug 8th, 2017

Welcome to NICOLE BYER from Loosely Exactly Nicole to talk about the game show Family Feud she did and to do other funny shows.This episode is sponsored by Casper Mattresses (www.casper.com/HANDBOOK code: HANDBOOK) and Chapman University (www.chapman...Show More

Dom, The Scuzzman, and the Commenter Hunt

1:03:12 | Aug 1st, 2017

Sean catches up with his former writing partner DOMINIC DIERKES and Dom's new partner THE SCUZZMAN. Then Hayes calls in from out of town. This episode is sponsored by Blue Apron (www.blueapron.com/handbook) and Chapman University (www.chapman.edu/gra...Show More

Everybody's Gotta Eat! (w/ Hayes Davenport)

1:21:47 | Jul 25th, 2017

Truth is, ya gotta pay the bills, and having a little “fuck you money” don’t hurt neither.For more Hollywood Masterclass, subscribe to Stitcher Premium (www.howl.fm/hollywood).This episode is brought to you by ZipRecruiter (www.ziprecruiter.com/FIRST...Show More

Spencer Crittenden, Our Close Friend

1:17:25 | Jul 18th, 2017

Sean and Hayes are joined by SPENCER CRITTENDEN of Harmontown and they play a game.This episode is sponsored by Chapman University (www.chapman.edu/grad) and Harry's (www.harrys.com/HOLLYWOODHANDBOOK).

The I Was There Me Too Show

55:20 | Jul 11th, 2017

Sean and Hayes are joined by MATT GOURLEY to help him do his show I Was There Me Too from now on.This episode is sponsored by The Big Sick, Casper Mattresses (www.casper.com/HANDBOOK code: HANDBOOK), and Chapman University (www.chapman.edu/grad).

Holly Prazoff, Our Close Friend

57:11 | Jul 4th, 2017

Sean and Hayes sit down with HOLLY PRAZOFF to learn about Canada and to help Kevin with something.This episode is sponsored by Blue Apron (www.blueapron.com/handbook) and Chapman University (www.chapman.edu/grad).

Julie Klausner, Our Tonys Friend

1:10:42 | Jun 27th, 2017

Sean and Hayes are once again joined by JULIE KLAUSNER to help them prepare a show that will win the upcoming Tony Awards.This episode is sponsored by Harry's (www.harrys.com/hollywoodhandbook) and Chapman University (www.chapman.edu/grad).

Eugene Cordero, Our Close Friend

1:01:10 | Jun 20th, 2017

Sean and Hayes are joined by monster expert EUGENE CORDERO to help them plot out the Dark Universe franchise that they bought recently. This episode is sponsored by Stamps.com (www.stamp.com code:HANDBOOK) and Happy Socks (www.happysocks.com/handboo...Show More

Bang Rodgeman, Our Spinoff Friend

1:10:38 | Jun 13th, 2017

Sean and Hayes are joined by aspiring actor Bang Rodgeman for a sneak peek sample of Hollywood Masterclass, his spinoff show with just Sean and not Hayes. This episode is sponsored by ZipRecruiter (www.ziprecruiter.com/first) and Casper Mattresses (...Show More

Mookie Blaiklock, Our Evergreen Friend

1:06:04 | Jun 6th, 2017

Sean and Hayes are joined by MOOKIE BLAIKLOCK to record a normal episode of the show in the present day. This episode is sponsored by Happy Socks (www.happysocks.com/handbook code: HANDBOOK) and Blue Apron (www.blueapron.com/handbook).

Tawny Newsome, Our Close Friend

59:39 | May 30th, 2017

Sean and Hayes bring in TAWNY NEWSOME from Bajillion Dollar Properties for a real estate venture. This episode is sponsored by Casper Mattresses (www.casper.com/handbook code: HANDBOOK).

Tom Scharpling, Our Vulture Fest Friend

1:40:16 | May 23rd, 2017

The boys welcome back TOM SCHARPLING to help them with their podcast panel. This episode is brought to you by ZipRecruiter (www.ziprecruiter.com/first) and Harry's (www.harrys.com/HOLLYWOODHANDBOOK).

New Card Business, Our Close Friend

1:10:09 | May 16th, 2017

Sean and Hayes execute a business plan. This episode is brought to you by Stamps.com (www.stamps.com code: HANDBOOK) and ZipRecruiter (www.ziprecrutier.com/first).

Zeke Nicholson, Our Close Friend

1:07:20 | May 9th, 2017

Sean and Hayes are joined by ZEKE NICHOLSON of Lopez for a discussion of how to get so much work done. This episode is brought to you by Casper Mattresses (www.casper.com/handbook) and Blue Apron (www.blueapron.com/handbook).

Drew Tarver, Our Close Friend

1:04:53 | May 2nd, 2017

Sean and Hayes are joined by DREW TARVER of Big Grande and Bajillion Dollar Properties to help them and Intern Andy do a new kind of show. This episode is sponsored by Generation Tux (www.generationtux.com code: HANDBOOK), MVMT Watches (www.mvmtwatch...Show More

Employee Reviews, Our Useful Tool

1:13:26 | Apr 25th, 2017

A shocking revelation forces Sean and Hayes to have discussions with the staff. This episode is sponsored by ZipRecruiter (www.ziprecruiter.com/first) and Harry's (www.harrys.com/HOLLYWOODHANDBOOK).

Doing Spont, Our Close Friend

1:08:02 | Apr 18th, 2017

Sean and Hayes host the show you love with their guest, Paul F. Tompkins This episode is brought to you by Stamps.com (www.stamps.com code: HANDBOOK) and ZipRecruiter (www.ziprecruiter.com/first).

Carl Tart, Our Close Friend

1:06:25 | Apr 11th, 2017

Sean and Hayes discuss helpful tricks. Then CARL TART joins them in studio to talk about some other famous jokers and to help teach the boys.

Mikal Cronin, Our Close Music

1:03:38 | Apr 4th, 2017

Big business has intervened in Sean and Hayes being able to do the show the way they want to so they get MIKAL CRONIN to join them and fight corporations with music.This episode is sponsored by MVMT Watches (www.mvmtwatches.com/hollywood) and ZipRecr...Show More

Alison Rich, Our Close Friend Again

52:50 | Mar 28th, 2017

The boys Sean and Hayes are rejoined by Alison Rich to talk about possible jobs. This episode is sponsored by Blue Apron (www.blueapron.com/handbook) and Harry's (www.harrys.com/hollywoodhandbook).

Kulap Vilaysack, Our Close Friend Again

1:06:10 | Mar 21st, 2017

Sean and Hayes introduce a strategy for online. Then KULAP VILAYSACK joins them in studio to help debut a new chart.This episode is sponsored by Blue Apron (www.blueapron.com/handbook) and Stamps.com (www.stamps.com code: HANDBOOK).

Wild Horses, Our Close Friends

1:07:43 | Mar 14th, 2017

Hayes and Sean are joined by MARY HOLLAND, LAUREN LAPKUS, and ERIN WHITEHEAD to talk about doing comedy as a group.This episode is sponsored by Casper Mattresses (www.casper.com/handbook) and ZipRecruiter (www.ziprecruiter.com/first).

Ike Barinholtz, Our Close Friend

1:04:42 | Mar 7th, 2017

Sean and Hayes discuss the big snafu. Then IKE BARINHOLTZ comes in to talk about the major spoof movies he’s done and to read one written by the hosts.This episode is brought to you by ZipRecruiter ( www.ziprecruiter.com/first ) and MVMT Watches ( ww...Show More

Dan Lippert, Our Oscars Friend

1:02:52 | Feb 28th, 2017

With the Oscars coming up, DAN LIPPERT from Big Grande's The Teachers' Lounge helps Sean and Hayes make their predictions for the big show. This episode is sponsored by Harry's (www.harrys.com/hollywoodhandbook) and Blue Apron (www.blueapron.com/hand...Show More

Stephanie and Elizabeth, Our Spiritual Advisors

55:59 | Feb 21st, 2017

Hayes and Sean give a brief tutorial on trees art, then STEPHANIE SIMBARI and ELIZABETH KOTT from the That's So Retrograde podcast do the show to teach about crystals and the stars. This episode is sponsored by Blue Apron ( www.blueapron.com/handbook...Show More

Mike Mitchell, Our Close Friend

1:02:23 | Feb 14th, 2017

Sean and Hayes provide a tutorial on a difficult subject they've studied. Then MIKE MITCHELL of the famous Doughboys joins the discussion to reveal whether he eats the food.This episode is sponsored by Casper Mattresses (www.casper.com/handbook code:...Show More

Julie Klausner, Our Close Friend Once Again

1:15:39 | Feb 7th, 2017

The boys do another insane challenge they learned about on the computer, then JULIE KLAUSNER joins the show to help them with a new project. This episode is sponsored by Shari's Berries(www.berries.com code: HOLLYWOODHANDBOOK) and MVMT Watches (www.m...Show More

Chris Bannon, Our Close Boss

52:19 | Jan 31st, 2017

Hayes and Sean return from a visit to Washington to begin a negotiation with Earwolf boss CHRIS BANNON.This episode is sponsored by Blue Apron (www.blueapron.com/handbook) and ZipRecruiter (www.ziprecruiter.com/first).

The Wendigabrus, Our Close Friend

1:09:42 | Jan 24th, 2017

Sean and JON GABRUS help Hayes resolve an issue that has arisen from last week's episode. This episode is sponsored by The Harold Ramis Film School, ZipRecruiter (www.ziprecruiter.com/first), and Harry's (www.harrys.com code: HANDBOOK).

Higher And Mightier With Joe Wengert

1:05:04 | Jan 17th, 2017

Sean gets dropped off at Brett's house to record a secret episode. This episode is brought to you by Harold Ramis Film School, Blue Apron (www.blueapron.com/handbook), and ZipRecruiter (www.ziprecruiter.com/first).

Will Greenberg, Our Close Friend

1:14:47 | Jan 10th, 2017

The boys Hayes and Sean open the Teaser Freezer and discover the teaser for "The Comedian" in there. Then WILL GREENBERG of TBS's "Wrecked" arrives to pick his desert island discs because Wrecked is on a desert island. This episode is brought to you ...Show More

Ben Rodgers, Our Boo 2016 Friend

58:32 | Jan 3rd, 2017

Ben Rodgers helps the gentlemen you love say goodbye to the evil 2016 with a memorial of someone they lost. This episode is brought to you by Blue Apron (www.blueapron.com/handbook) and ZipRecruiter (www.ziprecruiter.com/first).

Normal People, Our Close Friends LIVE

1:12:16 | Dec 27th, 2016

Hayes and Sean do the Now Hear This Festival in Anaheim and they're sick of celebrity culture so they talk to everyday people from the crowd for once about being nerds.

Max Silvestri, Our Close Friend

52:38 | Dec 20th, 2016

The HH boys allow comedian MAX SILVESTRI into the studio to talk about doing TV recaps and do some for us.This episode is sponsored by Harry's (www.harrys.com code: HANDBOOK)

Tom Scharpling, Our Christmas Show Architect

1:12:40 | Dec 13th, 2016

Hayes travels to New York to hear Tom's pitch for the big annual Christmas show in person.This episode is sponsored by Harry's (www.harrys.com code: HANDBOOK).

Yassir Lester, Our Close Friend

50:07 | Dec 6th, 2016

Sean and Hayes are joined by standup/model YASSIR LESTER for a conversation about the arts of standup comedy and modeling.This episode is brought to you by SockFancy (www.sockfancy.com/handbook), Harry's (www.harrys.com code: HANDBOOK), and ZipRecrui...Show More

D'Arcy Carden, Our Close Friend

47:48 | Nov 29th, 2016

The boys are joined by D'ARCY CARDEN from The Good Place to talk about who gets to go there and other big questions. This episode is sponsored by SockFancy.

Ryan Stanger, Our Close Friend

52:09 | Nov 22nd, 2016

Hayes and Sean welcome their trainer RYAN STANGER of the Dumbbells podcast to teach them about being strong. This episode is brought to you by Harry's.

Beth Newell and Sarah Pappalardo, Our Close Friends

47:29 | Nov 15th, 2016

Hayes and Sean have a discussion with BETH NEWELL and SARAH PAPPALARDO from Reductress about their new book "How to Win at Feminism" in a show that is not changed at all by the results of the election. This episode is sponsored by ZipRecruiter.

Jessica McKenna, Our Vote Video Person

1:00:49 | Nov 8th, 2016

The boys are joined by Jessica McKenna to help them make a good funny video encouraging people to vote at the election.This episode is brought to you by Harry's.

Cody and Kevin, Our Facebook Friends

56:30 | Nov 1st, 2016

Hayes and Sean share a disturbing story from Cody online and help Cody and Kevin make a good Facebook.

Adam Pally, Our Bumper Recorder

59:32 | Oct 25th, 2016

Adam Pally joins the boys to record some promotional bumpers for the show.This episode is sponsored by Now Hear This, ZipRecruiter, and Harry's.

Jensen Karp, Our Close Friend

1:02:34 | Oct 18th, 2016

Sean and Hayes invite JENSEN KARP, host of Get Up On This, to come on the show and all do their own Get Up On This after Sean and Hayes did it so well two weeks ago.

Keith and Jesse, Our Food Explorers

1:06:14 | Oct 11th, 2016

Sean and Hayes have a secret surprise for Engineer Sam. Then new clients KEITH KINGBAY and JESSE NEIL come to an exotic restaurant with the boys to sample interesting foods.

Brandon Wardell, Our Close Friend

1:04:57 | Oct 4th, 2016

Hayes is in the studio with famous young comedian BRANDON WARDELL to talk about computers and doing Tough Mudder while Sean calls in from abroad.

Jen D'Angelo, Our Close Friend

1:18:54 | Sep 27th, 2016

Sean and Hayes make a major politics announcement. Then JEN D'ANGELO of MTV's Loosely Exactly Nicole makes the scene for a nice return to the traditional episodes that the boys used to do before.This episode is brought to you by Harry's and Blue Apro...Show More

Mike And Dave, Our Wedding Dates Not Needers

58:32 | Sep 20th, 2016

Sean and Hayes invite MIKE HANFORD and DAVE FERGUSON from the Birthday Boys on the show but they have been busy so they're not sure what they're going to do yet. Listen to Mike's show "Questions for Lennon" on Howl.

Beck Bennett, Our Once Friend

1:11:50 | Sep 13th, 2016

Sean and Hayes get Weekend Live's BECK BENNETT to come to the studio and discuss the controversy that drove them apart many years ago.

Brett Marcus, Our Friend from Germany

1:09:26 | Sep 6th, 2016

Hayes is late to the studio so Sean and Brett have some time to catch up. ALYSSA MILANO is the guest.Come see us at the Now Hear This podcast festival: nowhearthisfest.com This episode Five Four Group and Casper Mattresses.

Just Sean and Hayes

1:10:57 | Aug 30th, 2016

The boys are back with a guestless episode where they play a game of "Stank or Dank", followed by a round of a special board game.Come see us at the Now Hear This podcast festival: nowhearthisfest.com

Andree Vermuelen, Our Close Friend

1:08:55 | Aug 23rd, 2016

Hayes and Sean are joined by Angie Tribeca's Andrée Vermeulen for a freewheeling discussion of her showbiz journey that's barely interrupted by stuff going on in Hayes and Sean's personal lives.

Julie Klausner, Back Again

1:06:07 | Aug 16th, 2016

Julie Klausner joins the boys again to reminisce on her past episodes and get a little political. Then, Sean does some of his classic impressions and the gang picks their Mt. Crushmore.

Gabe Delahaye, Our Close Friend

1:13:30 | Aug 9th, 2016

Hayes and Sean discuss which guys they like to root for in the Olympics. Then GABE DELAHAYE arrives to plug the website Videogum and help Sean and Hayes understand some of Internet technology.

Whitmer Thomas and Clay Tatum, Our Friends From School

51:44 | Aug 2nd, 2016

Hayes and Sean welcome Whit and Clay into the studio to discuss one of their favorite new games before a drama arises.

Howard Kremer, Our Close Friend

1:05:20 | Jul 26th, 2016

Hayes and Sean have to reprimand a crazed fan. Then HOWARD KREMER joins the guys to organically discuss a service they all love.This episode is sponsored by Five Four Group.

Showrunners Panel, Our Major Event

1:08:43 | Jul 19th, 2016

Hayes and Sean team up with fellow showrunners PATRICK WALSH and KEVIN ETTEN to convene a panel on the job of running a writers room where they hold a draft to create the strongest possible room using anyone from history.

The Great Debates, Our Close Friends

1:14:51 | Jul 12th, 2016

Hayes and Sean invite the three Great Debates, Dave King, Steve Hely and Dan Medina, into the studio to engage in some of their famous debates from their podcast and tell Hollywood stories.

Karen Kilgariff, Our Close Friend

1:18:37 | Jul 5th, 2016

Sean and Hayes demand that Intern Andy tell them how he lost all the donor shout-outs and then got lost himself. Then KAREN KILGARIFF joins the show to discuss her podcast "My Favorite Murder" and help administer a psychopath test for the boys and En...Show More

Sharon Horgan, Our Close Friend

1:11:36 | Jun 28th, 2016

Hayes and Tom invite SHARON HORGAN to stop by the Handbook East studio to do community service by workshopping some jokes from past episodes while Sean calls in.

Matt Besser, Our Crossovered Friend

1:04:43 | Jun 21st, 2016

Hayes and Sean sit down with UCB founder and improv4humans host MATT BESSER for a forced crossover episode and compare emails with notes they've received from Earwolf brass.

Chris Gethard, Sean's Close Friend

1:02:01 | Jun 14th, 2016

Sean sits down with Chris Gethard to do an episode with him as good as the one Hayes did or even more.

SECRET PHONE CALL RELEASED BY BRETT

1:06:52 | Jun 7th, 2016

This is a secret phone call Hayes and Sean did at my house, Brett. This is Brett writing this. It happened at my house and then, I recorded it.

Alex Blumberg, Our Live Helper at Being the Best Podcast at the Live Show

1:02:44 | May 31st, 2016

The boys do a live show at VultureFest in New York City's historic Casper Podcast Lounge, and execute their plan to become the number-one podcast on iTunes with the help of podcast guru ALEX BLUMBERG.

Jon Daly, Our Close Friend

1:30:38 | May 24th, 2016

Hayes and Sean give tips on a fun hobby of theirs which is gardening. Then JON DALY joins the discussion to write a children's book with the boys.

Far East Movement, Our Favorite Band

53:32 | May 17th, 2016

Hayes and Sean are brought to the studio against their will for an unscheduled record.This episode is sponsored by Nudist Colony Clothing.

Alison Rich, Our Close Friend

1:06:29 | May 10th, 2016

Sean and Hayes give each other their annual physical exam. Then ALISON RICH comes in to explain Party Over Here and discuss favorite influences and some interesting science and history.

Annaliese, Our Song Singer

1:09:19 | May 3rd, 2016

Sean and Hayes do another segment about "Ehh! Wrong" about their Comedy Bang Bang appearance and movie criticism. Then musician and theme song performer ANNALIESE joins the guys to help them create a fresh theme with the help of Producer Engineer Bre...Show More

Jake and Amir, Our Close Friends

1:06:30 | Apr 26th, 2016

Sean and Hayes have to make one of the most difficult decisions in the history of the show: decide on what to order for lunch. Then, JAKE HURWITZ and AMIR BLUMENFELD arrive for an unedited episode to speak on their growing podcast network HeadGum and...Show More

Mike Lawrence, Our Close Friend

1:02:03 | Apr 19th, 2016

Sean and Hayes reveal themselves to be sneakerheads and discuss the newest sneakers they've bought. Then MIKE LAWRENCE joins in for a quick trip to the Popcorn Gallery.

Engineer Cody's Engineer Training Boot Camp and School LIVE

1:16:37 | Apr 12th, 2016

Sean and Hayes appear in front of a live audience to offer tips on personal health and how to eat, then welcome Engineer Cody and special guest TOM SCHARPLING for an inside look at Engineer Cody's Engineer Training Boot Camp and School.

Adam Sachs, Our Cool Bossfriend

1:00:18 | Apr 5th, 2016

Sean and Hayes take a Twitter request to discuss the teaser for Hardcore Henry and arrive at some big questions. Then they invite Earwolf/Midroll CEO ADAM SACHS to join them just to hang out as friends and not because they're worried about being canc...Show More

UNTITLED CLEMENTS-DAVENPORT PROJECT, Pt. 1

1:02:27 | Mar 29th, 2016

Sean and Hayes are taking their listeners inside the process of crafting a network pilot by recording every step of the process. This week: Brainstorming and Outlining.

Julie Klausner Again, Our Close Friend

1:08:05 | Mar 22nd, 2016

Hayes and Sean speculate as to some other interesting superheroes who could be fighting each other in a movie. Then JULIE KLAUSNER joins the team to redo her celebrated musical episode of the show except not with Dave Matthews this time.

LIVE FROM SXSW: The Future of Comedy

1:28:18 | Mar 15th, 2016

The boys appear LIVE at an SXSW panel hosted by a major star and take questions about podcasting and technology, then fly home to do a guest segment with college basketball expert BRANDON GARDNER.

Big Apple Bible, Episode 1

1:12:00 | Mar 8th, 2016

Hayes and Sean are called into a high-stakes business meeting.

Kulap Vilaysack, Our Close Friend

1:08:54 | Mar 1st, 2016

Sean and Hayes open up the Teaser Freezer to discuss the hot new teaser for "Criminal." Then KULAP VILAYSACK from "Who Charted" appears to help the guys do a chart of their own.

Deadpool, Our Close Fiend

1:03:46 | Feb 23rd, 2016

Sean and Hayes start with their political roundup, then welcome guest KARAN SONI to discuss all things Deadpool, including funny things Deadpool did to him on set, Deadpool’s lunch, and possible new humor techniques for Deadpool.

Maria Thayer, Our Close Friend

1:01:19 | Feb 16th, 2016

Hayes and Sean immediately start having a conversation with MARIA THAYER where they offer romantic advice to the listeners and get some of their own as well.

Brandon Gardner, Our Close Friend

1:20:44 | Feb 9th, 2016

Hayes and Sean are talkin' sports this week as they dish out some hot takes about their feelings on "a very large event". Then, they chat with Brandon Gardner about his career in advertising and he lets them peak behind the curtain a little bit.

Friends, Our Close Friends

1:18:12 | Feb 2nd, 2016

Hayes is still in New York. Sean does the show alone with Brett.

Chris Gethard, Our Close Friend

1:16:04 | Jan 26th, 2016

CHRIS GETHARD joins Hayes in New York for a surprise retrospective on Big Lake, the Comedy Central show Chris starred in and Hayes wrote for, to dispel the rumors and reveal the true story once and for all.

Devin Field, Our Pet Project

1:07:07 | Jan 19th, 2016

Sean helps straight up loser DEVIN FIELD get on the right path to become successful by throwing him into Teaser Freezer and see if he can handle the cold. Then Sean uses his character chameleon ability to become Maria Menounos and interview Devin abo...Show More

Cartoons, Our Close Friends

1:46:21 | Jan 12th, 2016

Sean is joined by ghostsmasher NEIL CASEY, acclaimed voice actor BEN RODGERS, and good drawer DOMINIC DIERKES to workshop scenes from a new animated movie and address topics such as capital punishment and processed food.

Improving Brett's House with DC Pierson

59:20 | Jan 5th, 2016

Sean and the Earwolf studio are unavailable so Hayes and DC Pierson are forced to record from Engineer Brett's home and take drastic measures to make it not as bad.

The Secret Story of the Missing Episode with Tom Scharpling

1:20:12 | Dec 22nd, 2015

Hayes is joined by Tom Scharpling in Tom's railyard studio to acknowledge the many awards their shows have gotten lately and to tell the entire true story of the technical difficulties that got last week's episode canceled.

Listeners, Our Close Friends 3

1:21:35 | Dec 8th, 2015

Sean and Hayes introduce a new call-in segment called the Phonecorn Gallery where they take calls about the news, with topics like the Chris Evert Celebrity Tennis Tournament, Gwen Stefani, the queen, people building walls, the movie Spectre, and new...Show More

Agata, Gabe, July, Our Close Employees

1:10:51 | Dec 1st, 2015

Hayes and Sean start off with a timely chat about Thanksgiving, including some common misconceptions about the holiday. Then, Agata Monica, Gabe Danon, and July Diaz from Trends with Benefits are on the show to pitch shows for the launch of the new...Show More

Mike O'Brien, Our Close Friend

1:15:37 | Nov 24th, 2015

Hayes and Sean bust into the Teaser Freezer for a hilarious look at the "By the Sea" trailer. Then MIKE O'BRIEN turns up to dish on SNL gossip and play some clips of the best sketches that didn't make his new comedy album.

Handbook East with Tom Scharpling

1:20:45 | Nov 17th, 2015

Hayes and Tom Scharpling are checking in this week from The Big Apple itself -- New York City! They talk about potential New Yorkers to recruit to the east coast branch of the network, discuss the mega-hit Hamilton, and bond over their favorite NY me...Show More

The ScuzzMan Returns

1:06:41 | Nov 10th, 2015

Sean, Dom Dierkes, and the ScuzzMan are reunited in the studio to catch up on their lives and discuss their script "Volleyball: A Real Underdog Story". Also, the Popcorn Gallery return to ask the ScuzzMan some hard-hitting questions.

The We Don't Need Hayes Show with Jeff Dunham

1:07:08 | Nov 3rd, 2015

With Hayes gone, Sean explains how he no longer has boundaries and can finally tell all his opinions uninterrupted. Then, guest Jeff Dunham can't make it to the show due to sabotage, so Sean makes do with just his puppets. Finally, The Question Zone ...Show More

Paul F. Tompkins and Joe Wengert Present Brandon Content, A WolfCool Exclusive Character

1:21:49 | Oct 27th, 2015

On a very spoOoOky Halloween episode of Hollywood Handbook, Sean and Hayes tear away the cobwebs off the Teaser Freezer as they breakdown the new film "Burnt." Then JOE WENGERT, Head of Branded Content at WolfCool Industries returns to introduce a br...Show More

Stephanie Allynne, Our Close Friend

1:14:41 | Oct 20th, 2015

Sean and Hayes have taken a stand and decided to do the Hollywood Reporter Most Powerful Showrunner Questionnaire on the show instead of in the magazine. Then STEPHANIE ALLYNNE appears to dish on her wedding plans and answer questions for the Popcorn...Show More

John Gemberling, Our LIVE Friend

1:30:40 | Oct 13th, 2015

Hayes and Sean are coming at you live from LA Podfest to chat with the very funny JOHN GEMBERLING about their plans for the upcoming WolfCool Fest, including some new show ideas and bestiality. Then, the live Popcorn Gallery asks about branding and m...Show More

Nip/Tuck Commentary Episode 408

1:12:04 | Oct 6th, 2015

There's no guest today as Sean and Hayes address some issues that have come up including plagiarism and cemetery screenings. Then, they delve simultaneously into watching and reviewing an episode of Nip/Tuck from Season 4.

Allan McLeod, Our Close Friend

1:08:57 | Sep 29th, 2015

Hayes and Sean start off with a discussion about the totally badass new show Bastard Executioner. Then, Allan McLeod joins the guys to talk about his successful showbiz career, including the FXX show "You're the Worst" and "Master Robot" and his audi...Show More

Joe Wengert Again, Our Close Friend

1:15:43 | Sep 22nd, 2015

Hayes and Sean have finally produced a quiz to determine whether fans are a Hayes or a Sean, and Engineer Brett is the first quiz-taker. Then JOE WENGERT returns to the show to promote his old appearance on the show and introduce himself as the new H...Show More

The Grease Knows Eggs Show with Jesse Thorn

1:11:50 | Sep 15th, 2015

Tom "Eggs" Scharpling and Engineer "Greasenose" Cody debut the pilot of their new podcast to potential buyer Jesse Thorn.

Aasif Mandvi, Our Big Get / Scott Ankerman, Our Business Rival

1:19:05 | Sep 8th, 2015

Hayes and Sean have to basically skip the whole intro because their contract has lapsed. Instead of celebrating their 100th episode, they negotiate a new contract with Scott Aukerman and AASIF MANDVI, who couldn't do the show any other time.

Paul Rust Again, Our Close Friend

1:11:58 | Sep 1st, 2015

Hayes and Sean had a tragic mishap with their phones so they're using this week's episode to reach out with some critical messages. Then, Paul Rust, the head editor of lifestyle magazine "Grauman's" is on the show again to go deeper into the contents...Show More

John Cochran Again, Our Close Friend

1:07:36 | Aug 25th, 2015

The boys spill some secrets from your favorite Hollywood celebs.  Then, JOHN COCHRAN is back on the show to set the record straight about exactly what's going with his mom, his time on Survivor, what he did with that sweet prize money, his canceled s...Show More

Julie Klausner, Our Close Friend

1:17:36 | Aug 18th, 2015

It's scorching hot outside so Sean and Hayes are blessing their fans with a trip back to the Teaser Freezer with a breakdown of the new film "We Are Your Friends". Then, JULIE KLAUSNER from Hulu's Difficult People stops by to talk to the guys about s...Show More

Tom Scharpling Again, Our Close Friend

1:16:39 | Aug 11th, 2015

Hayes and Sean applaud the Suicide Squad movie for a brave choice. Then TOM SCHARPLING returns to correct the mistakes of his infamous first appearance on the show, speak on Monk, do the Popcorn Gallery, and debut a potential new podcast with a hot n...Show More

Mike Still, Our Close Friend

1:19:49 | Aug 4th, 2015

Sean and Hayes weigh in on the Cecil the lion controversy. Then, MIKE STILL, featured in Fast Company Magazine, stops by the studio to talk to the guys about sex positivity with his son, becoming the next Lorne Michaels, and the first time they all s...Show More

Hayley Huntley, Hayes' Daughter

1:12:30 | Jul 28th, 2015

Sean and Hayes start today's show by laying out their favorite places to escape to for summer vacation and scroll through Engineer Cody's Twitter feed. Then, Hayes' daughter HAYLEY HUNTLEY comes on the show to read some scripts, including Smirnoff Is...Show More

Patrick Walsh, Our Close Friend

1:12:50 | Jul 21st, 2015

Hayes and Sean are back today with a segment called "Trend Nottingham", where they track things that aren't trending. Then, PATRICK WALSH stops by to talk to the guys to talk about his past relationship with Sean and play a couple rounds of "That's W...Show More

Fans, Our Close Fans

49:47 | Jul 14th, 2015

Hayes and Sean are forced to skip their great intro bit because they spent too long serving their fans at a Hudson News book signing for their new similar memoirs, "My Podcast Life." Fans Tim, Anastasia, Adam, Valerie, and Joe appear on the show to h...Show More

Tom Scharpling, Our Close Friend

1:18:33 | Jul 7th, 2015

Sean and Hayes are back with another episode of the best show, Hollywood Handbook where they talk about politics and Hollywood. Then, good friend TOM SCHARPLING from The Best Show comes by to get some advice from the guys, who kindly offer Tom tips o...Show More

Brian Huskey, Our LIVE Friend

1:23:09 | Jun 30th, 2015

Hayes and Sean are back for another live episode where they kick off the show with "The Brand That Rocks the Cable", a segment where they help out audience members with their brand. Then, fan favorite Brian Huskey teams back up with the boys for "Tee...Show More

Erin Whitehead, Our Close Friend

1:03:40 | Jun 23rd, 2015

The boys talk about their favorite toys, fancy cars, and the dangers of not being careful with car shopping. Then ERIN WHITEHEAD arrives to talk about the film documentary she made in collaboration with WolfCool productions, answer two questions from...Show More

Neil Campbell, Our Close Employee

1:04:43 | Jun 16th, 2015

The boys have a visitor fan from England and talk about smart British comedy with him. Then NEIL CAMPBELL joins the discussion to play clips from his new Tedd Talks podcast on WolfCool and share stories about his stepdad.

Whitmer Thomas and Clay Tatum, Our Close Friends

52:40 | Jun 9th, 2015

Hayes and Sean discuss something they've gotten sick of in the news recently, then read a letter they got from some podcast lawyers, followed by a text-based installment of "Eh, Wrong!" Then underground comedians WHITMER THOMAS and CLAY TATUM arrive ...Show More

Ross Mathews, Our Close Friend

1:06:23 | Jun 2nd, 2015

Sean and Hayes encounter a new Earwolf engineer and talk about the hot new movies Aloha and San Andreas. Then, ROSS MATHEWS comes by the studio to talk about bagel class with Sean, give Intern Andy advice about interning, and answer Popcorn Gallery q...Show More

David Letterman, Our Close Friend

1:06:17 | May 26th, 2015

The guys have several apologies to make concerning their recent Comedy Bang Bang appearance and Best Of episode. Then it's the premiere of the first episode of the new Rotten Tomatoes Podcast presented by Wolf Cool, followed by an appearance from rog...Show More

Moments of Greatness, Our Constant Companions

2:33:04 | May 19th, 2015

After their triumph over Comedy Bang Bang, the guys present a series of the best clips from the show in hopes of being poached by a new podcast network. Hayes and a very hungry Sean introduce each clip from New York with help from Engineer Rashid.

Nick Kroll, Our Close Friend

49:36 | May 12th, 2015

After the guys voluntarily decide not to do an intro segment due to circumstances under their control, NICK KROLL shows up to discuss what a big fan he is of the show, talk about why his movie Adult Beginners is a nice movie, and play some clips from...Show More

Neil Casey, Our Close Friend

43:36 | May 5th, 2015

Sean and Hayes have to catch up on a backlog of ads this week, so they subtly add them in throughout this week's chat with the very funny TV writer Neil Casey of Outer Space. Neil opens up to the boys about Paul Feig, The Joker, SNL memories, working...Show More

Alex Anfanger and Jon Bass, Our Close Friends

1:21:36 | Apr 28th, 2015

Sean finally sets the record straight on offensive changes that were made to his original script of Adam Sandler's Native American movie "The Ridiculous Six." Then ALEX ANFANGER and JON BASS of The Comedy Center's "Big Time in Hollywood, FL" join the...Show More

Jon Gabrus Again, Our Close Friend

1:14:32 | Apr 21st, 2015

Hayes and Sean make an important phone call to tackle a wrong review. Then, JON GABRUS is back to talk to the boys about hot topical news, his fan interactions, and Guy Code. Finally, the Popcorn Gallery is back to ask about the presidential election...Show More

Mary Holland, Our Close Friend

1:07:42 | Apr 14th, 2015

Hayes and Sean give another update about their pilot and address a couple of super fans. Then, funny lady MARY HOLLAND comes by to talk about hot sauce and getting arrested, and then play a game of "Queue and A". Finally, Hayes and "Sean" bring out t...Show More

Listeners Again, Our Close Friends

1:08:51 | Apr 7th, 2015

Hayes and Sean are back with another totally planned, not spontaneous call-in episode. Listeners call in to talk about Lance Bass going to the moon, Air Bud, boats, Guardians of the Galaxy, San Francisco, and brotherly love and then the boys close ou...Show More

The ScuzzMan, Dom's Close Friend

1:05:43 | Mar 31st, 2015

With Hayes gone, Sean brings in his assistant Dom to fill the void and showers him with apologies in exchange for the exciting golden-haired guest he booked. Then, Dom's friend The ScuzzMan joins them to discuss Volleyball: A Real Underdog Story. Fin...Show More

Hal Rudnick, Our Close Friend

53:25 | Mar 24th, 2015

Sean and Hayes talk more about the ups and downs of filming their pilot and Engineer Codyboy gets caught red-handed. Then, screen junkie HAL RUDNICK drops by the studio to talk movies, spoiler alerts, and Good Will Hunting. Hayes reveals a personal i...Show More

Shelby Fero Again, Our Close Friend

56:29 | Mar 17th, 2015

Sean and Hayes open the show with a breakdown of how a table read works and update us on the status of the pilot from the last episode. Then, SHELBY FERO comes back to the show to talk about writing on Robot Chicken and the space show, reminisce on s...Show More

Kumail Nanjiani, Our Close Friend

1:01:00 | Mar 10th, 2015

Sean and Hayes describe what pilot season is and describe the new show they've been working on. Then, KUMAIL NANJIANI stops by to talk to the guys about their company, their favorite super heroes, and their upcoming video game. Finally, the Popcorn G...Show More

The Gilmore Guys, Our Close Friends

1:12:17 | Mar 3rd, 2015

Sean and Hayes punish America for discussing a dress picture when there are real problems in the world. Then it's time for a high-tech new segment, Riff'rent Strokes for Different Jokes: Academy Burn-Wards Edition where the guys play a recording of t...Show More

Ben Rodgers, DC Pierson, Dominic Dierkes, Eric Appel, Our Potential LIVE Employees

1:20:55 | Feb 24th, 2015

Hayes and Sean are coming to you LIVE from UCB-Sunset in Los Angeles with house band MIKAL CRONIN. The guys chat about their time at the #SNL40 celebration and help audience members make the movie of their dreams. Then, they welcome young actors BEN ...Show More

Nicole Byer, Our Close Friend

1:08:42 | Feb 17th, 2015

Hayes and Sean talk about their favorite moments from the Daily Show and speculate as to who Jon Stewart's replacement will be. Then NICOLE BYER of MTV's Girl Code drops in to sample Engineer Cody's Homemade Water and answer some questions Girl Code-...Show More

Seth Morris, Our Close Employee

1:28:07 | Feb 10th, 2015

The guys dig through their large backlog of negative feedback for an installment of "Eh, Wrong!", open up some listener mail, then choose a good name for the mail segment. Then SETH MORRIS arrives to help launch "Talkin' Turkey," the first podcast fr...Show More

Betsy Sodaro, Our Close Friend

1:18:52 | Feb 3rd, 2015

After exploring why the media is scared of using terms related to the show, the boys dig into another installment of "The Write Stuff," reading a scene from a movie Casablanca. Then Betsy Sodaro, a fellow member of LA Weekly's Best People of LA Class...Show More

Erin Gibson, Our Close Friend

55:24 | Jan 27th, 2015

Hayes and Sean start off by covering what's trending for pilot season. Then, ERIN GIBSON from Throwing Shade is in the studio to talk about being a feminist, play "Is That Bad?", take sides on the Bruce Jenner issue, and illuminate gender issues in t...Show More

Jes Macallan, Our Close Friend

1:13:05 | Jan 20th, 2015

Hayes and Sean start with an analysis of this year's Oscar nominations and reactions, then open up the Teaser Freezer to talk Mortdecai. Then, JES MACALLAN from Mistresses stops by to talk about her favorite movies and make political statements. Then...Show More

Paul F. Tompkins Again, Our Close Friend

1:29:58 | Jan 13th, 2015

After a week hiatus, Sean and Hayes are back to discuss what they did with their time off and examine the top fails of last year. Then, podcast legend PAUL F. TOMPKINS stops by as the first ever repeat guest  to analyze the highlights of 2014, explai...Show More

Dan Klein, Our Close Friend

53:19 | Dec 30th, 2014

Sean and Hayes finally weigh in on the Cosby situation and explain why Bill has yet to respond to recent allegations. Then, hot stand-up comedian DAN KLEIN is in the studio to talk about his pay to watch model of his self released comedy special “Dan...Show More

Listeners, Our Close Friends

59:05 | Dec 23rd, 2014

Sean and Hayes give a generous Christmas gift to all of their listeners by accepting calls from some of them. Topics include the cities where all of them live, the missed opportunity of 12/13/14, the punk legacy of Louis Reed, and Chanson.

Thomas Middleditch, Our Close Friend

56:55 | Dec 16th, 2014

Sean and Hayes discuss the holidays in L.A. with a new version of a classic segment: "You're Doing It Wrong: By Ho Ho Hove I Think Eggnog It". Then, TV star THOMAS MIDDLEDITCH is in the studio to talk about Mike Judge, the nerd takeover of comedy, wo...Show More

Jarrad Paul, Our Close Friend

1:07:11 | Dec 9th, 2014

Hayes and Sean start the show by addressing some of the criticism for the last episode with Pauly Shore in an edition of "Ehh... Wrong!", where intern Andy is back to help the guys fight the online storm. Then, actor, director, screenwriter, and frie...Show More

Pauly Shore, Our Close Friend

52:15 | Dec 2nd, 2014

Are you addicted to Serial like the rest of the country? Hayes and Sean are finally talking about the wildly popular phenomenon, throwing their own spoilers and theories into the pot. Then, close personal friend Pauly Shore is in the studio to talk a...Show More

Tracey Wigfield, Our Close Friend

57:51 | Nov 25th, 2014

Sean and Hayes get in a very heated discussion about a phenomenon called anti-comedy. Then, close friend TRACEY WIGFIELD is in the studio to talk about being a female writer, what happened behind the scenes at 30 Rock with Judah's hat,  and full mout...Show More

Paul Scheer, Our Close Friend

1:06:14 | Nov 18th, 2014

This week, Hayes and Sean are pissed about a certain "magazine" cover and they explain why. Then, PAUL SCHEER is in the studio to workshop a spooky script with the boys and talk about the process behind his podcast "How did this get made?" and MeowTV...Show More

Dave King, Steve Hely, and Kevin Etten, Our Close Friends

1:05:18 | Nov 11th, 2014

Hayes and Sean start the show by critiquing segment theme song submissions from fans. Then, on the first Hollywood Handbook writer's panel, DAVE KING, STEVE HELY, and KEVIN ETTEN join the boys to talk about TV writing, real writing, the creative proc...Show More

Sean And Hayes, Our Closest Friends

1:02:30 | Nov 4th, 2014

The guys obey the most powerful wishes of their listeners and do a show without a guest where they interview each other, then take a barrage of questions from the Popcorn Gallery (no song).

Iliza Shlesinger, Our Close Friend

1:03:37 | Oct 28th, 2014

The guys begin with another installment of The Right Stuff, where they explain the four types of conflict in detail. Then ILIZA SHLESINGER appears to talk funny business cards, explore a career in ventriloquy, and answer Popcorn Gallery questions abo...Show More

Lauren Lapkus, Our Close Friend

1:09:39 | Oct 21st, 2014

Sean and Hayes start the show with a discussion on about the book Freakingnomics and how the concepts translate to the world of moviemaking. Then, LAUREN LAPKUS is in the studio to talk about scary dinosaurs, Jurassic spoilers, Ernest, and the differ...Show More

Clark Duke, Our Close Friend

51:57 | Oct 14th, 2014

Hayes and Sean start the show by weighing in on the announcement of the new all-female Ghostbusters cast. Then, CLARK DUKE is in the studio to take us on a tour of his career and talk about where he went to college, Weezer,  and golf. After, the boys...Show More

Two Birthday Boys, Our Close Friends

1:09:41 | Oct 7th, 2014

Hayes and Sean have a discussion with Engineer Cody about refreshments before addressing an interesting new cultural phenomenon they're getting into. Then the guys issue a challenge to their listeners to help them become the second-least popular podc...Show More

Lauren Greenberg, Our Close Friend

58:13 | Sep 30th, 2014

Hayes and Sean start off with a round of Gmail Roulette where they tackle current topics like the NFL controversy and leaked nudes. Then, LAUREN GREENBERG is in the studio to talk about writing for the MTV Movie Awards, the winner of the "scared as s...Show More

Gil Ozeri, Our Close Friend

1:14:13 | Sep 23rd, 2014

Sean and Hayes basically shred the whole Apple company for certain failures in their products, then open up the Teaser Freezer once more to do a close reading of "The Equalizer" where Engineer Brett makes a surprising move. Then GIL OZERI arrives to ...Show More

BriTANicK, Our Close Friends

57:41 | Sep 16th, 2014

Sean and Hayes talk video games and reveal their gamer tags. Then, the world's only sketch comedy duo BRITANICK is in the studio to talk about their computer closet, the secrets behind being a good wingman, dragons, and how to sit on a barstool. Then...Show More

Brett, Sam, and Cody, Our Engineers

1:02:31 | Sep 9th, 2014

Hayes and Sean play a game of "That's Wheely Interesting" where they describe their first encounters with celebrities and Sean talks about BBQ festival etiquette. Then, BRETT, SAM, and CODY are on the other side of the table for an exclusive engineer...Show More

Pete Holmes, Our LIVE Friend

46:41 | Sep 2nd, 2014

In this first ever live Hollywood Handbook episode recorded at Molly Malone's in LA, Sean and Hayes bring a lucky fan up on stage to do a live version of "Pitch Perfectly" with "The Wedding Singer". Then, PETE HOLMES joins the guys to talk about suin...Show More

Zoe Jarman, Our Close Friend

1:00:41 | Aug 26th, 2014

Hayes and Sean are completely steamed about how a certain Internet company is putting them in too many lists. Then ZOE JARMAN from Mimby Show is in the studio to discuss Hollywood Zoes, the rights of women, Castle School, and to act out a new play wi...Show More

Jessica Williams, Our Close Friend

50:33 | Aug 19th, 2014

Sean and Hayes memorialize their friend Robin with a good story and have some bones to pick with how people online are expressing themselves. Then they talk about the controversial Let's Be Cops and some of Sean's own experiences with cops. Finally, ...Show More

Johnny Pemberton, Our Close Friend

1:08:33 | Aug 12th, 2014

Sean and Hayes are extremely pissed about having to do so many Ice Bucket Challenges all week. On the bright side, they talk about some very exciting development opportunities involving newspaper comic strip properties. Then guest JOHNNY PEMBERTON ar...Show More

Nick Wiger, Our Close Friend

1:01:21 | Aug 5th, 2014

Hayes and Sean start with "Welcome to Welcome to Sweden, etc", where they talk about their favorite new television shows. Then, viral sensation NICK WIGER is in the studio to make some controversial statements about the internet being the future and ...Show More

Alex Borstein, Our Close Friend

53:08 | Jul 29th, 2014

Sean and Hayes start off the show with a segment called "You're doing it wrong: By Grove I've got it!" where they discuss how tickets work and what a mall is. Then, ALEX BORSTEIN is in the studio for "Brick by Brick Tamland", where she speaks about h...Show More

Sinbad, Our Close Friend

1:06:06 | Jul 22nd, 2014

Hayes and Sean are pissed about how the new movie Boyhood ripped off their long-time project "Engineer Cody Boy" and they assist a fan that wrote in asking for relationship help. Then, SINBAD is in the studio with his daughter and dog to discuss bein...Show More

Jason Nash, Our Close Friend

1:01:59 | Jul 15th, 2014

Sean and Hayes are happy to finally relax after their newsworthy week. Following an installment of "Ehh? Wrong," JASON NASH appears to talk how difficult the cast members of his movie "Jason Nash Is Being Married" were, speak on how filmmaking is rea...Show More

Aubrey Plaza, Our Close Friend

1:03:22 | Jul 8th, 2014

Hayes and Sean invite their newest intern, Rob Reiner's son Andy, to tell them the plot of Edge of Tomorrow so they can be ready for meetings before Engineer Sam derails the conversation with a disturbance. Then AUBREY PLAZA joins the show to help Se...Show More

Sean O'Connor, Our Close Friend

59:38 | Jul 1st, 2014

Sean and Hayes discuss good apologies and give out awards to the most choice critics in a segment called "Choice Critics Critic's Choice Awards". Then, hilarious stand-up comic Sean O'Connor is in the studio to talk to the guys about ruling @midnight...Show More

Matt Gourley, Our Close Friend

53:29 | Jun 24th, 2014

Hayes and Sean start with "Late Night Snack", where they discuss Jimmy Fallon's greatest moments and play a game of laugh vs. yawn with Engineer Sam. Then, college comedy professor and podcast pro Matt Gourley is on to talk guns, robots, his classroo...Show More

Jessica St. Clair and Lennon Parham, Our Close Friends

58:48 | Jun 17th, 2014

Sean and Hayes start off the show with "Rumer Millis", where they break the news of a new Star Wars movie and explore some insider info about plot predictions and characters. Then, the very funny JESSICA ST. CLAIR and LENNON PARHAM from "Playing Hous...Show More

John Cochran, Our Close Friend

1:02:23 | Jun 10th, 2014

Hayes starts off the show discussing the special surgery he had to get on his arm for a part, and he and Sean discuss the most important thing that's been left out of the #YesAllWomen movement. Then an all-new Teaser Freezer breaks down the new Jerse...Show More

Mikal Cronin, Our Close Friend

44:45 | Jun 3rd, 2014

Hayes and Sean start off the show talking about their love of French films with a French documentary crew in-studio and do a segment where they explore how different music can change the tone of a movie scene. Then, the guys bring in the first person...Show More

David Wain, Our Close Friend

56:36 | May 27th, 2014

Hayes and Sean defend celebrity voice actors by creating their own vocal characters in the segment Voice Choice. Then DAVID WAIN, director and lovemaking mentor, arrives to tell the story of how he got to be director, pitch his take for the reboot of...Show More

Anders Holm, Our Close Friend

1:01:30 | May 20th, 2014

This week on Hollywood Handbook, Hayes and Sean start off with a segment called "I Gotta Raise" where they talk about their kids and their own upbringings: Sean on a farm and Hayes in a fire station. Then, friend ANDERS HOLM stops by to talk to the g...Show More

B.J. Novak, Our Close Friend

1:05:17 | May 13th, 2014

Sean and Hayes start off the show by talking about social media, specifically what you should put as your occupation on Facebook and your bio on Twitter. Then, close friend B.J. NOVAK stops by to talk to the guys about pranking Usher, Punk'd, Celebri...Show More

Dave Thomas, Our Close Friend

53:21 | May 6th, 2014

Hayes and Sean weigh in on the Donald Sterling controversy with insights into their own relationship with him, privacy, and Shakespeare. Then, friend DAVE THOMAS comes by to reminisce with the boys on the old days, Bob Hope, SCTV,  and the Chateau Ma...Show More

Little Esther, Our Close Friend

52:09 | Apr 29th, 2014

Sean and Hayes explain why Sean's voice sounds different this week, then are inspired by the great Beatles to take you through "A Day In the Life" of Alexander Payne. Then LITTLE ESTHER joins the boys for a discussion of who's pretending to be gay, b...Show More

Jordan Morris, Our Close Friend

1:01:03 | Apr 22nd, 2014

Sean and Hayes start off with a segment called Critically Ashamed, where they discuss the critical reception of the TV version of Fargo. Then, fellow podcast host on a rival network JORDAN MORRIS comes to the studio to talk with the guys about being ...Show More

Zach Gilford, Our Close Friend

49:09 | Apr 15th, 2014

The Hollywood Handbook guys start off with some tips on how to pitch a movie in the segment "Pitch Perfectly", with topics like writing yourself into scripts and classic beach pranks. Then ZACH GILFORD from Friday Night Lights shows up to complain ab...Show More

Joe Wengert, Our Close Friend

53:09 | Apr 8th, 2014

Sean and Hayes start off by discussing this week's biggest question: Who is going to replace Letterman when he leaves and should you make a list about it? Then, very good friend of the show JOE WENGERT stops by to talk about what it was like to do a ...Show More

Jason Mantzoukas, Our Close Friend

1:00:23 | Apr 1st, 2014

Hayes and Sean start off by playing "6 degrees of Cabocation" and talk about Nielson hatings. Then, friend of the show JASON MANTZOUKAS stops by to talk about expectations in a relationship, hanging around the office on his unknown Earwolf podcast "H...Show More

Scott Aukerman and Jeff Ullrich, Our Business Associates

51:50 | Mar 25th, 2014

Hayes and Sean dish on their relationship with Kanye during a round of "Snail Mail Roulade" and then give listeners a peek into the inner workings of the Earwolf machine as Scott Ankerman and Jeff Ullrich enter a live negotiation with Hayes, Sean, an...Show More

Rob Corddry, Our Close Friend

1:00:09 | Mar 18th, 2014

Hayes and Sean start the show off with Sneakquel Peekquel, a segment where they  go into detail on sequels for two of Hollywood's biggest hits: Two More Bigger Guns and The Girl with Two Pearl Earrings. Then, funny man ROB CORDDRY, goofy clown actor ...Show More

DC Pierson, Our Close Friend

49:52 | Mar 11th, 2014

Sean and Hayes start the show off by discussing a trend in media lately that they love: rando humor, or comedy that comes out of nowhere! Then, close friend of the show DC PIERSON joins the guys to walk through the evolution of video, share some excl...Show More

Jon Gabrus, Our Close Friend

1:09:22 | Mar 4th, 2014

Sean and Hayes address some fan feedback and announce some more Notscar winners. Friend of the show and Guy Code regular JON GABRUS joins the guys to discuss emotions in movies, side chicks, and viral videos. Then, the Popcorn Gallery delves into con...Show More

Nick Thune, Our Close Friend

52:45 | Feb 25th, 2014

Sean and Hayes start out the show talking about how the Oscars are a really exciting time in Tinseltown. They share some great tips for scoring a date to the big night with an A-list celebrity. Then, cool guy NICK THUNE joins the guys to discuss movi...Show More

20 Dave Holmes, Our Close Friend

1:04:03 | Feb 18th, 2014

Sean and Hayes tell listeners all about the good TV they watch it in a segment called "Who Watches The Watchmans" and revisit the "Teaser Freezer" to discuss "3 Days to Kill" starring Kevin Copsner. Then the boys are fired up to be joined by DAVE HOL...Show More

19 Adam DeVine, Our Close Friend

49:41 | Feb 11th, 2014

Sean and Hayes delve into the Wrangler Fly Button Jeans Hot Button Issue of the Week  by discussing the recent Woody Allen controversy. Then they say a quick bye bye to one of their comedy heroes, Sir Jason Leno. Finally, ADAM DEVINE of Workalolics j...Show More

18 Lamorne Morris, Our Close Friend

50:44 | Feb 4th, 2014

Sean and Hayes start things off by explaining why all of their negative reviews on iTunes are incorrect in a segment called "(Buzzer Sound)! Wrong." Then they open up for a dangerous confession related to the rise of the nerds in Hollywood. Then LAMO...Show More

17 Dominic Dierkes, Our Close Friend

51:01 | Jan 28th, 2014

Sean and Hayes are back from the Sundance Film Festival to share their Top Picks for this year's Breakout Artist. Then, Sean's protégé DOMINIC DIERKES joins the boys to discuss the ins and outs of his infamous Fart Gun sketch, make each other feel ol...Show More

16 Grace Helbig, Our Close Friend

45:59 | Jan 21st, 2014

Sean and Hayes quickly dig into some blind items as they name names and Draw the Blinds Up on Hollywood’s biggest stars. Then new media celeb GRACE HELBIG drops by to give listeners some tips on how to create a presence online and explain how vloggin...Show More

15 Shelby Fero, Our Close Friend

1:03:25 | Jan 14th, 2014

Sean and Hayes play a scary game of Gmail Roulette, and educate their listeners with a Guide to Hosting SNL. Then Twitter celebrity and TV writer SHELBY FERO pops by to debate whether she should give back Sean's Twitter followers and trade observatio...Show More

14 Brian Huskey, Our Close Friend

47:33 | Jan 7th, 2014

Sean and Hayes ring in the new year with a look back at their favorite podcast moments of 2013. Then BRIAN HUSKEY joins the boys for a table read of TEEN POPE, one of Brian's many scripts currently in development at studios.

13 Andy Daly, Our Close Friend

53:49 | Dec 31st, 2013

Sean and Hayes give some tips on how to get rid of your screeners the right way during Disk Tsk Tsk. Then, TV’s ANDY DALY stops by to open up about moving on from The Daily Show, tell us about his upcoming podcast project, play a character guessing g...Show More

12 Ben Schwartz, Our Close Friend

42:12 | Dec 24th, 2013

Sean and Hayes talk about the perfect gift to give your assistant this holiday season and reward the new engineer for surprising them. Then, TV and film star BEN SCHWARTZ joins the guys to give us a little insight on some of his many famous film char...Show More

11 Jake Fogelnest, Our Close Friend

1:00:20 | Dec 17th, 2013

Sean and Hayes celebrate the season of Goldie Nods by talking about how much they crushed in the comedy noms department and sharing their love of the music in the Coen bros film Inside Llewyn Davis. Then, child star JAKE FOGELNEST drops by to chat ab...Show More

10 Kyle Newacheck, Our Close Friend

43:39 | Dec 10th, 2013

Sean and Hayes remember the late Nelson Mandela during That’s A Wrap and talk about the other side of the business known as The Hobbies. Later, KYLE NEWACHECK (director/star of Workofholics) stops by to speak on his earlier Hong Kong action films, li...Show More

9 Michael Showalter, Our Close Friend

48:42 | Dec 3rd, 2013

Sean and Hayes help out Engineer Cody in another edition of Engineer My Career and reveal the truth on what really went on behind the scenes while filming The Godfather during Uncommon Commentary. Finally, MICHAEL SHOWALTER drops by to talk about joi...Show More

8 Damien Fahey, Our Close Friend

39:19 | Nov 26th, 2013

Sean and Hayes describe their favorite online grocery store TV shows and reveal the truth behind salacious Hollywood events as they read some blind items during Draw The Blinds Up. Then, DAMIEN FAHEY arrives to recall how Sean & Hayes ushered in the ...Show More

7 Ellie Kemper, Our Close Friend

50:38 | Nov 19th, 2013

Sean and Hayes throw back the curtains on the industry by playing a game of Gmail Roulette and prepare listeners for any type of Hollywood meeting during Let’s Do Lunching. Then, ELLIE KEMPER graciously lends us her time as she recalls old Hollywood ...Show More

6 Paul Rust, Our Close Friend

58:24 | Nov 12th, 2013

Sean and Hayes reveal the real next gen power players of the biz by going through their list of 15 Under 15 Hollywood Up and Comers. Then they educate listeners on what role each 10 Percentary brings to the table during 10 Percentary Elementary. Fina...Show More

5 Paul F. Tompkins, Our Close Friend

1:01:15 | Nov 5th, 2013

Sean and Hayes share some of their stories from their friendship with Louis Reed and why they are the only ones who have the right to be sad about his death. Then they reopen the Teaser Freezer to dish on the teaser for "That Awkward Moment," starrin...Show More

4 Adam Pally, Our Close Friend

53:39 | Oct 29th, 2013

Sean and Hayes share their thoughts on the new "Batman," explain why Halloween is too commercial, and tell us how their adventures have inspired many films during their segment "The Right Stuff." Then, ADAM PALLY of The Mimby Project, The Happy Ender...Show More

3 Donald Glover, Our Close Friend

40:10 | Oct 22nd, 2013

Sean and Hayes discuss the well deserved buzz around Scarlett Johnson's performance in the Spike Jonze's "Her." Then, DONALD GLOVER of Mystery Boys, Communion, and The Do Do List stops by to make a really big announcement and give some tips on how to...Show More

2 Blake Anderson, Our Close Friend

57:18 | Oct 15th, 2013

Sean and Hayes respond to all of the recent criticism they've received from the haters by opening up the "Celebrity Burn Journal." They'll let us know which TV shows are the funniest of the funny during the "Survival of The Funniest" and explain the ...Show More

1 Jake Johnson, Our Close Friend

1:17:07 | Oct 8th, 2013

Sean and Hayes take us through their respective journeys and share how they became two A-List it boys. They do a quick recap of the Emmys by discussing Steve Levitan's message during his acceptance speech and open up the "Teaser Freezer" as they anal...Show More