Cheech Marin has released his memoir titled “Cheech is Not My Real Name: But Don’t Call Me Chong.” Cheech joined John Carney to talk about the book and his career.
Art Holliday joined John Carney to talk about his documentary about Johnnie Johnson. They also talk about Johnnie Johnson’s relationship with Chuck Berry.
Ian Urbina is a writer for the New York Times and he recently wrote an article titled, “The Secrets of Passwords.” Ian joined John Carney to talk about this topic, how people pick passwords and how open they are to talk about them.
Jim Messina joined Jon Grayson ahead of his performance at the Wildey Theatre in Edwardsville. Tickets for that event are sold out however Jim announced a second performance later this year. Jim and Jon also dove into Jim’s extensive career with a number of different bands and artist.
Nicholas Reynolds is the author of “Writer, Sailor, Solider, Spy: Ernest Hemingway’s Secret Adventures.” In this book, Nicholas dove deep into the claims that Ernest Hemingway may have acted as a spy during World War II. Nicholas joined Jon Grayson to talk about this claims which he addresses in the book.
Mackenzie Phillips joined Jon Grayson to talk about her battle to overcome drug addiction which she chronicled in her new book, Hopeful Healing.
Bill Chott is an actor, comedian and St. Louis native. Bill joined Jon Grayson to talk about his recent guest appearance on the NBC hit show, This Is Us.
Daniel Barbarisi, author of the new book Dueling With Kings, joined Jon Grayson to talk about the high stakes and get-rich promise of daily fantasy sports. Daniel also talked about where daily fantasy companies like DraftKings and FanDuel came from. Daniel also breaks down what your odds of actually winning.
Steve Hackett, former guitarist for Genesis, joined Jon Grayson to talk about the band and his latest work out titled The Night Siren.
Lawrence Levy, former CFO of Pixar, joined Jon Grayson to talk about Pixar’s rise to success and Steve Jobs’ impact on the company. You can read about this in Lawrence’s new book, To Pixar And Beyond.