Grown Dad Business with Aaron Kleiber

Grown Dad Business with Aaron Kleiber

www.growndadbusiness.com
Aaron Kleiber — comedian, actor, husband and father of three — sits with fellow creative, funny, interesting Moms & Dads - sharing stories, experiences, parenting tips, life hacks, annoying articles, unwarranted opinions, pop culture, spouse praising, kid complaining, hilarious stories, nerd stuff and too much about food - all through the lens of a parent. Exclusive-post-episodes on Patreon, standup schedule, Grown Dad Shirts at GrownDadBusiness.com Follow @AaronKleiber Aaron Kleiber, a nationally-touring stand-up comedian and actor, emerged as one of the most in-demand acts, touring alongside Bob Saget, Jim Breuer, John Witherspoon and Harland Williams. Seen doing standup comedy or pretending to be an actor on CBS, Nickelodeon, Gotham Comedy Live, Standup & Deliver, ABC, SyFy, along with dozens of commercials and feature films (he’s been cut from 13 films so far). Has been a frequent guest on “Doug Loves Movies.” Named 3x ‘Best Comedian’ by Pittsburgh Magazine. Audio Engineered by Ryan Pahnke I


Disney Plus One #GrownDadBusiness Ep.179
Nov 20 • 40 min
Remembering ‘Pops’ John Witherspoon ep.178 #GrownDadBusiness
Nov 6 • 67 min
This is Hella-Weens #GrownDadBusiness ep.177
Oct 28 • 47 min
Night of the Living Dads, Part TWO #GrownDadBusiness ep.176
Oct 23 • 34 min
Night of the Living Dads, Part ONE #GrownDadBusiness ep.175
Oct 16 • 31 min
Dad-tober #GrownDadBusiness ep.174
Oct 9 • 46 min
The Bat-Dad Terry Jones: Part TWO #GrownDadBusiness ep.173
Oct 2 • 49 min
The Bat-Dad Terry Jones: Part ONE #GrownDadBusiness ep.172
Sep 25 • 32 min
Lego My Legos, Dad! #GrownDadBusiness ep.171
Sep 17 • 38 min
Cory is a Biological Father! #GrownDadBusiness ep.170
Sep 4 • 41 min
New School Shoes, Old School Beats #GrownDadBusiness ep.169
Aug 28 • 46 min
Post-Show for Ep.168 #GrownDadBusiness: ‘That Was Good, Right!?’ Patreon Preview
Aug 13 • 9 min
GamerTag: VideoGameSodaPopPizza #GrownDadBusiness ep.168
Aug 7 • 36 min
Shark Week II: Electric Sharkaloo #GrownDadBusiness ep.167
Jul 30 • 39 min
Nerd Sesh! #GrownDadBusiness ep.166
Jul 23 • 38 min
Go AHT-side NOW! #GrownDadBusiness ep.165
Jul 16 • 37 min
An outdoor hiking trip gets Aaron craving the outdoors with the kids and Suzanne Lawrence stops by to reiterate! Also: Free Forest School, mom and dad comedy shows, what not to say to your kids, Dad hiking gear, not enough germs, stone waterslides, how…
Daddy Shower Dad-Mosas #GrownDadBusiness ep.164
Jul 2 • 36 min
New Grill Who Dis #GrownDadBusiness ep.163
Jun 25 • 46 min
In the Dad-quarters this week, Aaron Crothers joins to talk about his new grill! Also: a lost podcast, charcoal vs gas again, deck dreams, homemade grills, a Dad-burger recipe, Star Trek vs Star Wars, a tragic story about grilling steaks and an emergency…
Summer Dad Bods with GDB Champ Cory #GrownDadBusiness ep.162
Jun 11 • 44 min
The GDB Champ is back in the Dad-quarters! Talking all things ‘husky dads’, ALSO: DDP Yoga, Jerome’s abs, gym etiquette, love humps, brauts, PBR music, Mt. Everest, fruit snacks, Wawa vs Sheetz, The Double Down and the Dad’s Dad Bod journey!
Wait… what’s this show about? #GrownDadBusiness ep.161
Jun 4 • 40 min
Who Brings Hot Beets to a Cookout? #GrownDadBusiness ep.160
May 29 • 30 min
Time for another cookout, this time Aaron is joined by comedian Suzanne Lawrence and her hubs Aaron!
Kids Don’t Travel Well but I Do #GrownDadBusiness ep.159
May 21 • 46 min
Aaron is joined by kidmental aka sketchjones aka Jerome Jones to talk about taking three kids across the country on vacation. Also: driving over night, Diddy, some beatboxing, Chicago hot dogs, emeritus, In-And-Out Burger, the best beach in the country,…
The GDB Champ: Cory Bernazolli #GrownDadBusiness ep.158
May 7 • 49 min
THE Number One Fan of the podcast FINALLY makes his debut! Find out how Cory’s wife snuck behind his back to plan a surprise visit for his 30th birthday… by kidnapping him! They chat about their past connection and how Cory is learning how to be an…
Lawnboys Never Die #GrownDadBusiness ep.157
Apr 30 • 33 min
Aaron chills in Adam Ciccio’s recently sold, empty house to get excited about mowing grass and Adam downsizing into a Dad-partment. Also: Diddy’s pool house, creative trampolines, a secret golf course, castle walls in your house, neighbor Regg, the best…
Springtime has Sprung! #GrownDadBusiness ep.156
Apr 23 • 43 min
Suzanne Lawrence joins Aaron on the porch to enjoy the spring weather, the kids playing outside and ‘Free Forest School’ in the wild! Also: dance school, mom music mix, singlets, rocket balloons, Carnival Rio, Dennis Franz’ butt again,…
Say Yes to the Dress #GrownDadBusiness ep.155
Apr 16 • 41 min
Jason Clark makes a triumphant return to get super #GrownDad with a recounting of picking out a wedding dress for his daughter! Also: life changes, terrible moms, good dad cries and Henry Frick! Please subscribe, rate & review the show on iTunes! Follow…
Toddlers are Bananas #GrownDadBusiness ep.154
Apr 2 • 41 min
Mom and comedian Suzanne Lawrence joins Aaron to tell tales of toddlers! Also: thieving kids, breastfeeding middle schoolers, speaking in tongues, invented words, fake weddings, April Fool’s, 5 lbs of birdseed, the furry parade and Bronies! Please…
Beatboxing for Babies: Part 2 #GrownDadBusiness Ep.153
Mar 25 • 43 min
PART 2 with fellow father of 3, Jerome Jones - aka ‘kidmental’ the musician, human-beatbox, aka ‘Sketch Jones’ illustrator and designer - joins Aaron to continue chatting music, beatboxing and growing up gospel. Also: beatbox breakdown, DJ shoutouts,…
Beatboxing for Babies #GrownDadBusiness Ep.152
Mar 19 • 38 min
Fellow father of 3, Jerome Jones - aka ‘kidmental’ the musician, human-beatbox, aka ‘Sketch Jones’ illustrator and designer - joins Aaron to talk their mutual love of beatboxing their babies to sleep. Also: jones soda, sound effects, homemade theme songs,…
LIVE at the Home Show: In Search of Dad Sheds #GrownDadBusiness Ep.151
Mar 12 • 32 min
Aaron is joined by Jon Pitcher, past comedy partner/dad/master carpenter, to peruse the annual Pittsburgh Home & Garden show on the search for the ultimate Dad-Shed! Also: jungle gyms, hot tub salesmen, pet squirrels, infomercials, riding tractor skills…
For Bill Clark: Losing a Dad #GrownDadBusiness Ep.150
Feb 26 • 55 min
Jason lost his Dad a couple weeks back and the Dads talk about it. Also: some funny stories, a dozen nicknames and catholic cremation. This episode is dedicated to William Martin Clark; the milkman, the coach, the biker, the hostess man, the bus driver…
GOAT Dads of TV #GrownDadBusiness Ep.149
Feb 19 • 46 min
The Dads break down the Greatest of All-Time TV Dads! How did they affect how we see Dads? Also: TV Dads changing over time, skin care cause why not, The Beach Boys, honorable mentions, child actors, Ben Vereen, America’s Funniest Home Videos,…
%!#[email protected]$!! #GrownDadBusiness Ep.148
Feb 12 • 40 min
*EXPLICIT LANGUAGE: Don’t crank this in the Plymouth Voyager! The Dads let out all the swears in this one! What was your kid’s first swear word? Does it matter? ALSO: swearing in comedy, Bernie Mac, Jesus swore, first swear story, public cussin, Kevin…
Cartoons Again: Part Deux #GrownDadBusiness Ep.147
Feb 5 • 50 min
The Dads are back and chatting everything cartoons! Jason also has a rebuttal to previous guest, Harland Williams - is there a new beef!? And details about the new Patreon and the perks! Also: Saturday Morning cartoons, cartoons as the side hustle, The…
147: Cartoons with Harland Williams #GrownDadBusiness Ep.146
Jan 29 • 55 min
A special friend of the Dad’s join Aaron - actor, writer, comedian, musician, artist, Harland Williams! In a desolate conference room, Aaron and Harland create a made-up podcast fest for a talk thru Harland’s love of cartoons! ALSO: Aaron’s new kid’s…
146: “That was Good, Right?” Post-show for Ep.145 #GrownDadBONUS
Jan 26 • 8 min
A special POST-SHOW BONUS episode! The Dads are trying something new: An exclusive post-show for future Patreon listeners! Episode 145 “What Daughters Wish Dads Knew” Would you please rate & review the show? Follow us! @AaronKleiber @JMclark8 More…
What Daughters Wish Dad Knew #GrownDadBusiness Ep.145
Jan 22 • 46 min
The Dads get talkin about a Reddit thread (since deleted) titled, “What Daughters Wish Their Dads Knew” and dig into all the topics, like, the ‘shotgun-prom-dad,’ conversations with boyfriends, sex talks, raising boys to be good men, unemotional dads,…
“That was Good, Right?” Post-show for Ep.144 #GrownDadBONUS
Jan 18 • 3 min
A special POST-SHOW BONUS episode! The Dads are trying something new: An exclusive post-show for future Patreon listeners! Episode 144 “The Beastiest Episode Ever!” Would you please rate & review the show? Follow @JohnHancock412 for dope vinyl!…
The Beastiest Episode Ever! #GrownDadBusiness Ep.144
Jan 15 • 50 min
This episode is all the about THE BEASTIE BOYS! The autobiography just came out and it’s dope so the Dads talk about it (but not spoil it). The Dads are joined by fellow Dad & beat connoisseur, John Hancock! ALSO: record collecting, potty training, the…
145: “That was Good, Right?” Post-show for Ep.143 #GrownDadBONUS
Jan 14 • 11 min
A special POST-SHOW BONUS episode! The Dads are trying something new: An exclusive post-show for future Patreon listeners! Episode 143 “Year in Review 2018”
144: Year in Review 2018 #GrownDadBusiness Ep.143
Jan 8 • 45 min
The Dads return in the New Year with TONS of surprises for the podcast, new projects, shows and reflection on one of the craziest years for both. Also: the Intercontinental GDB Champ Cory gives us his top ten fave episodes of 2018! Stay tuned for a…
143: Gifts that Keep Giving! #GrownDadBusiness Ep.142
Dec 23, 2018 • 45 min
The Dads meet after dark and ramble about gift giving! Also: white elephant, gift cards, Dad field trips, popcorn tins, thrift store DVDs, Santa’s workshop gifts, getting cars for Christmas - and the best idea for a family gift exchange! Rate - Review -…
142: “That was Good, Right?” Post-show for Ep.141 #GrownDadBONUS
Dec 18, 2018 • 11 min
A special POST-SHOW BONUS episode! The Dads are trying something new: An exclusive post-show for Episode 141 “Baby, It’s Creepy Inside” Rate - Review - Subscribe - Share! Follow Us @AaronKleiber @JmClark8 Episodes & Calendar @ www.GrownDadBusiness.com…
141: Baby, It’s Creepy Inside #GrownDadBusiness Ep.141
Dec 11, 2018 • 43 min
The most serious and controversial episode the Dads have done! Dads take on Christmas carols… well, just one song and they dig deep into it! It’s not really a new conversation; Aaron, Jason & comedians all over have been debating the lyrics of this weird…
140: How Christmas Is Too Christmas? #GrownDadBusiness Ep.140
Dec 3, 2018 • 34 min
Special guest, comedian/mom, Suzanne Lawrence joins Aaron in the Dad-quarters to talk about decorating for the holidays - ALSO - how many trees is too many, foyers, manger vs nativity, fancy trees, Aldi’s jeans, kids ornaments, themed trees, the kids…
139: Home for the Holidays #GrownDadBusiness Ep.139
Nov 28, 2018 • 43 min
Go big and then go home! Jason’s oldest daughter flies home for the holidays from Florida and the Clark’s go in! What kind of holiday week would you plan for your daughter coming home? The best of your city - hockey, skyscrapers, sandwiches - AND -…
138: Wrastling again! Part 2 #GrownDadBusiness Ep.138
Nov 12, 2018 • 33 min
We continue! The Dads are joined by comedians and wrestling fans Jeff Konkle and Sean Collier to talk all things WWE, WWF, WCW, ECW, more! Also: Mexican Deathmatch with Psychosis, writing wrestling, local show stories, the golden dome, New Jack &…
137: Wrastling! Part 1 #GrownDadBusiness Ep.137
Nov 5, 2018 • 60 min
This is not about Olympic wrestling… The Dads are joined by comedians and wrestling fans Jeff Konkle and Sean Collier to talk all things WWE, WWF, WCW, ECW & more! Also: Meeting Paul Bearer, best truck appearances, aircraft carrier matches, the shirt Jeff…
136: The Hustle: LIVE from the Pittsburgh PodCon! #GrownDadBusiness
Oct 9, 2018 • 39 min
Part of International Podcast Day, the Pittsburgh PodCon had Aaron & Jason onstage for one of their most anticipated topics… the Hustle. Podcasters understand the hustle but the Dads have a couple past stories to regale and regret. Also - a wrestling…
135: Adult-Fatherly-Work: A Tribute Band #GrownDadBusiness Ep.135
Sep 27, 2018 • 38 min
The Dads find the YouTube rabbit hole that is TRIBUTE BANDS! Also - branding (not the marketing kind), Little Kiss, Joan Jett, the Robert Trujillo spin, Jimmy Fallon’s The Beatles, lead singers found in karaoke bars, the movie Rock Star - and which…
134: Snacks Pt.3: CANDY #GrownDadBusiness Ep.134
Sep 18, 2018 • 46 min
Finally, the candy episode! What’s your movie theater candy? What you stealing from your kids trick-or-treat bags? Did we cover ice cream? Cause you can put candy in and on top of ice cream… Also - sleeper candy picks, late show writing, pitaschios,…
133: Snacks Pt.2: The Hostess Man, Oreo Style and Two Minutes on Crackers #GrownDadBusiness Ep.133
Sep 11, 2018 • 39 min
Part Two of the Snack Trilogy introduces Jason as the resident expert on snack cakes. Also - packing peanuts, fave snack cakes, dry cocoa challenge, the high cat burglar, heavenly deep freezers, Dollar Tree, Twinkie Crisis, we pitch a new show and Dope…
132: Snacks Pt.1: Drive Thru #GrownDadBusiness Ep.132
Aug 31, 2018 • 56 min
The first trilogy episodes - SNACKS! The Dads go thru their fave fast food spots, burgers, fries - also Nacho Libre, Sheetz vs errrybody, taco trucks, Beastie Boys, drunk food, bubble guts, roast beef, tempura battered, food eating competitions, the Dads…
131: BULK #GrownDadBusiness Ep.131
Aug 23, 2018 • 38 min
The Dads dig into bulk shopping! Costco versus Sam’s Club & shopping for kids vs an empty nest - also - Don Knotts, greeting cards, selling memberships, Uncle Rico, buying tips, inside tips, TIRES, sandwich makers, get excited about landscape fabric,…
130: Whozits and Whatzits Galore #GrownDadBusiness Ep.130
Aug 17, 2018 • 38 min
The Dads talk gadgets, screens and the information age - also - Junk Day, The Humidity Shelter, people that don’t have cell phones, arson stories, social media sickness, age limits in restaurants, delivering pizza 15 years ago, our info for sale and oh -…
129: Our Shark Week: THE MEG #GrownDadBusiness Ep.129
Aug 10, 2018 • 37 min
The Dads go see Jason Statham in THE MEG with Film Critic/Comedian Sean Collier - we kind of review it, kind of spoil it, kind of make fun of it but also kind of like it - ALSO, we talk Shark Week, shark tales, shark tanks, ocean Godzilla, virtual reality…
128: Geeks Unleashed #GrownDadBusiness Ep.128
Jul 26, 2018 • 53 min
The Dads dig in for Comic Con week! Nerd stuff, movie trailers, BYOM, The Walking Dead, Bob Kostas, DC television, Aquaman, old men reading comic books, angels, autographs, Cobra Kai, Barbara Bach, history of San Diego ComiCon, Electric Company…
127: For Your Summer Amusement #GrownDadBusiness Ep.127
Jul 19, 2018 • 39 min
Did you have a school picnic at an amusement park every summer? We have an amusement park right in our city and there’s a bunch of traditions that come with it. It’s called Kennywood. Also: Free funnel cake, Italian day, dark rides, the yellow arrow,…
126: We’re Too Old for this Sh*t #GrownDadBusiness Ep.126
Jul 13, 2018 • 45 min
The Dads change the scene and go to an old Italian joint to chat about the Thai soccer team trapped in the cave and go down a rabbit hole of scary sh*t the Dads don’t wanna do anymore. Also: Aaron is audio selfish, lame team building, the pleasure bar,…
125: Beat the Heat #GrownDadBusiness Ep.125
Jul 6, 2018 • 39 min
The Dads chill and chat in the Dadquarters about summahtime things - LIKE - the WDVE Comedy Fest, Aaron on Doug Loves Movies for a 9th time, haunted dolls, Adam owes music royalties, antiquing, flood stories, LuketheNuke beats, Aaron’s mum stops by,…
124: Father’s Day! #GrownDadBusiness Ep.124
Jun 15, 2018 • 53 min
Father’s day gifts, drunk t-ball Dad, Mandarin Chinese, Mooky, fancy hotels, Dr. Phil, lady locks, JT, gold chain dads, and a lot about tribute bands - also joined by producer Adam Cicco! Rate - Review - Subscribe - Share! Follow Us @AaronKleiber…
123: Dads Shoes: Make Monarchs Great Again #GrownDadBusiness Ep.123
Jun 8, 2018 • 51 min
Aaron needs to know if he should get a Dad pair of Nike Air Monarchs. The Dads take the journey down Dad shoe lane and the evolution of Dad. Jason and Producer Adam share their Monarch tales. Also: widths, BK Lights, Jordans, Zips, Murphy Mart, Snoop…
122: Showbiz Dads Ep.122 #GrownDadBusiness
May 31, 2018 • 43 min
After a hiatus, the Dads return to a new Dad-quarters to tell us all about their time off (the podcast, cause we were really busy) filming a new show for CBS. Jason wasn’t an actor, but he is now. Listen to the story and the experience the Dads had this…
121: The Spring Cleanup Ep.121 #GrownDadBusiness
May 4, 2018 • 25 min
It’s springtime FINALLY in western Pennsylvania and the Dads are taking care of the outdoor spring cleanup of the yards. Aaron upgraded to acreage and Jason wants to trade it all in. Follow the adventure! Also: Blue’s Clues (Steve was dead), deer ticks,…
120: Mo Money Mo Problems Ep.120 #GrownDadBusiness
Apr 19, 2018 • 34 min
Since it’s tax month, the Dads talk cash money! Do you teach your kids about money? How did you grow up learning about money? But also: nuclear war, New Jack City, the hanging cigarette, land lines, Dave Ramsey and money meetings! Rate - Review -…
119: Man Caves and Dad Dens and Game Rooms #GrownDadBusiness Ep.119
Apr 13, 2018 • 45 min
The Dads dig into the origins of the “Man Cave” and review the details of the own “Dad Den.” Are these rooms changing? Would you prefer a study? WHAT IS A “MAN CAVE?” Somehow they also talk about ‘What Not to Wear’ for longer than we thought they would.…
118: March for Our Lives: A Dad’s Eye View Ep.118 #GrownDadBusiness
Mar 30, 2018 • 42 min
The Dads never like to get too serious but there’s been some issues that you can’t help but talk about - especially when it involves kids. Aaron & Jason didn’t wanna dig into the politics that much but to focus on the teenagers leading the “March for Our…
117: The Show about Nothing… and Everything #GrownDadBusiness Ep.117
Mar 23, 2018 • 38 min
The GrownDads are back! A few weeks after Aaron’s one-hour comedy special taping, Aaron and Jason catch up and talk about nothing and everything: ambiance, the Fat Boys, karaoke, Anchorman, Grand Rapids, high on DayQuil, Tomb Raider is garbage, editing…
116: Pool Dads: Live from Tampa #GrownDadBusiness Ep.116
Feb 25, 2018 • 33 min
A little rest & relaxation in Tampa for Dads before Aaron films his comedy special March 3rd. Jason gets to visit his daughter, drinks by the pool, multiple naps, good comedy shows at the Tampa Improv are a formula for a great week. Also: 53 days of sun,…
115: Drunk Dads Ep.115 #GrownDadBusiness
Feb 8, 2018 • 56 min
Inspiration struck the Dads on Super Bowl Sunday when fellow Dad comedian Kevin Hart got hammmmmered at the Super Bowl. Aaron and Jason talk through Kevin’s hilarious evening and THEN tell their own best(?) drunk stories. ALSO: old newscasters, crying…
114: We Got Tics (not those ticks) Ep.114 #GrownDadBusiness
Feb 2, 2018 • 43 min
For the first time, the Dads mention a topic the week before - AND actually do it! Jason and Aaron realize they have a lot of odd quirks and ticks (not deer ticks) - Is it a medical condition? Is it because they must control their universe? ALSO: kids…
113: It’s a Birthday Episode! Ep.113 #GrownDadBusiness
Jan 26, 2018 • 49 min
Are grown-up birthdays dumb? Or do you go all out? Jason breaks down his perfect birthday day and the Dads get into crazy kid parties going on now. Also: Pawn shops, KitchenAid mixers, luchador masks, toe-stubbing, remembering episode ideas, jail strong,…
112: Snow Day or Two-Hour Delay Ep.112 #GrownDadBusiness
Jan 19, 2018 • 25 min
The Dads get a two-hour snow delay so they podcast! If you’re somewhere warm (eat it), listen up and learn the snow struggle. Do other countries have snow days? Cinders or salt? Also: bread bags, school closing scroll, Badass Billy Gunn, wardrobe changes,…
111: Showbiz Dads with Michael Killen Ep.111 #GrownDadBusiness
Jan 12, 2018 • 30 min
This week, Aaron is joined by a special guest Dad, Michael Killen, creator/director of ABC’s ‘Downward Dog,’ co-founder of Animal Media Group AND he’s directing Aaron’s one-hour comedy special on March 3rd in Pittsburgh! The Dads chat about what it’s like…
110: The Dad Bod Strikes Back Ep.110 #GrownDadBusiness
Jan 5, 2018 • 32 min
Making any New Years resolutions? The Dads aren’t either but always on the journey of defeating the elusive “Dad Bod!” Also: holiday food, a new name for the podcast, sequel titles, Utah fans, chipped teeth, saran wrap for your body, Hey TODD, Siri’s…
109: Year in Review: 2017 Ep.109 #GrownDadBusiness
Dec 29, 2017 • 43 min
The Dads are back! Aaron and Jason have had a hell of year, chatting life and career changes and the state of our country - yeah we go political, a little. Also: Call of Duty, some fave episodes, Don Rickles, episode ideas, Chris Farley, the occult,…
108: Save the Date: About Aaron’s Comedy Special Ep.108 #GrownDadBusiness
Dec 15, 2017 • 49 min
On March 3rd, Aaron will film his one-hour comedy special! Jason takes the interview reigns to chat with about how all of it came to be and what the process is for March 3rd to happen. The comedy show, which will be distributed internationally, is being…
107: Do You Believe in Santa? #GrownDadBusiness Ep.107
Dec 8, 2017 • 53 min
Merry Merry Christmas! Too soon? We don’t care. Oh, this episode is #NSFK (Not Safe for Kids)! The Dads knock out a bunch of Christmas ish: how to handle telling the kids, Mall Santa’s, “playing” Santa that night, Christmas movie debate, hiding and…
106: What Pisses You Off? Pet Peeves: Volume 1 #GrownDadBusiness Ep.106
Dec 1, 2017 • 51 min
The Dads are PISSED! What are some of your biggest pet peeves? Aaron and Jason complain about a lot of things every episode but this is where they really break it down & bitch about just a few things that piss them off. Volume 1: Driving, Airplanes &…
105: Gravy Boats & Giblets Ep.105 #GrownDadBusiness
Nov 22, 2017 • 46 min
Give thanks everyone! We’re thankful for YOU! Aaron & Jason return for a special episode on all things Thanksgiving - especially the menu. You’re surprised the Dads talk food for another episode? Also: The Dads go HAM on HAM, rap duo names, fancy socks,…
104: Sick Kids are F’n Gross Ep.104 #GrownDadBusiness
Nov 10, 2017 • 29 min
It’s fall and time for snots, puke, coughing, colds, vicks vapor rubs and sick kids. Also: germs in public, throw up buckets, puke paths, pink eye, poop fingers, pigeon feathers, trapped in a bathroom, urinals are a cesspool and Hall & Oates! Eat a big…
103: Arcade Comedy Theater Day Ep.103 #GrownDadBusiness
Nov 3, 2017 • 43 min
November 3rd is officially Arcade Comedy Theater Day in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania! The Dads chat about last decade of Pittsburgh comedy and the story of the theater. Why? This is something that is Jason and Aaron are passionate about and it’s a huge…
102: Whaddya gonna be for Halloween? Ep.102 #GrownDadBusiness
Oct 27, 2017 • 39 min
The Dads, Aaron and Jason, talk about their best costumes as kids, Aaron has a blast with his family theme costumes and we learn about Jason’s secret Halloween obsession. What could Jason say to Aaron and ruin their friendship? And what could Jason’s dad…
101: Scaredy Dads at The Scarehouse Ep.101 #GrownDadBusiness
Oct 20, 2017 • 24 min
Jason has been to ONE haunted house in his life. Aaron loves them - so he drags Jason to one of top rated haunted houses in the country - THE SCAREHOUSE in Etna, PA (10min outside of Pittsburgh, PA). Not only do they walk thru the award-winning haunt…
100: Episode 100: The Best Moments of #GrownDadBusiness
Oct 13, 2017 • 80 min
Aaron reminisces with Jason about his 10 favorite moments in 100 episodes… before and after Jason Clark’s arrival on the show. Jason relives a pretty good honorable mention too and reveals a little surprise. Most of the moments are hilarious, some a…
99: Bringing Sexy Back: Music Part 2 Ep.99 #GrownDadBusiness
Oct 6, 2017 • 32 min
Music is such a big part of the Dad’s life, that it’ll take them TWO episodes to talk about it! Part 2 has the Dads discussing how music tastes change as an adult, introducing our kids to music, disney music, and lotsssss of 90’s music talk. Also: MJ and…
98: Groove is in the Heart: Music Part 1 Ep.98 #GrownDadBusiness
Sep 29, 2017 • 44 min
Music is such a big part of the Dad’s life, that it’ll take them TWO episodes to talk about it! The Dads cover almost (almost) every genre of music, from their earliest music memories all the way thru high school. FYI… the Dads were in their music prime…
97: Josh Blue: The Single & Disabled Dad Ep.97 #GrownDadBusiness
Sep 22, 2017 • 36 min
A special episode with Last Comic Standing winner JOSH BLUE! (Don’t worry, still a little Jason in the intro). Aaron was on the road with Josh for a week and finally remembered to record a podcast… in the car. Born with Cerebral Palsy, Josh shares the…
96: Best Friends Forever: Part 2 Ep.96 #GrownDadBusiness
Sep 15, 2017 • 50 min
Last episode, Aaron and Jason dug deep into friendship; in childhood and as a teenager. This PART 2 the Dads talk about how friendships in adulthood change dramatically, including social media friends. Also: bows and arrows, country Kelly, squirrel stew,…
95: Best Friends Forever: Part 1 Ep.95 #GrownDadBusiness
Sep 8, 2017 • 43 min
Friends! How many of us have them? Friends! Ones we can depend on? Friends! Before we go any further, let’s be Friends! Aaron and Jason dig deep about friendship - do you remember your childhood friends? How important are your high school friends? Also:…
94: Buy the Yellow Binder Ep.94 #GrownDadBusiness
Sep 1, 2017 • 27 min
The best time of the year for parents - back to school! Aaron celebrates the kids leaving the house and it’s Jason first year of ‘NO Back to School!’ The Dads then recap and laugh at one of the funniest parenting videos of the year: Dena Blizzard’s video…
93: Career Change Ep.93 #GrownDadBusiness
Aug 25, 2017 • 46 min
Ever change careers in mid grownup life? Aaron and Jason have. How do you transition? The Dads walk thru some of the things that were so important to their own career changes. And Aaron may be cutting your grass soon. Also: pre-show meetings, lumber,…
92: The Hardy Boys: Dads in Peril Ep.92 #GrownDadBusiness
Aug 18, 2017 • 53 min
Aaron almost got robbed in Florida last week and Jason tops that story with one where he & his son almost die! Stories of peril & jeopardy! Who could ask for more!? More: Michael Booker again, conversation techniques, Minority Report, hot dogs, Joe…
91: Crushin on Kathy Ireland Ep.91 #GrownDadBusiness
Aug 11, 2017 • 41 min
Who was your first childhood crush? Who would you want to spend a day with? Aaron and Jason reminisce about their childhood celebrity crushes and about how the role of “celebrity” has changed over the years. They also give their top 3 current celebrities…
90: Dad’s PhoneCast Ep.90 #GrownDadBusiness
Aug 4, 2017 • 31 min
Aaron is in Calgary, Alberta Canada and Jason is in Pittsburgh so they figured out how to record a phone call; and they end up just talking about how awesome it is and how far phone technology has come in just 20 years and this is a run-on sentence. Also:…
89: Fight Club Dads Ep.89 #GrownDadBusiness
Jul 28, 2017 • 41 min
Should grown men still get in fist fights? When should you throw hands? Aaron & Jason talk about a recent assault on comedian friend Josh Blue. Also, remembering some fights they had as kids, as adults and Jason drops a story about some bro disrespecting…
88: Fancy Gentlemen Wear Fancy Socks - Ep.88 #GrownDadBusiness
Jul 21, 2017 • 39 min
Dads should dress well too! Ditch the velcro sandals and the camo cargo shorts and respect the Dad-game! A conversation that started about dope socks (Soxy Socks), lead the Dads down the rabbit hole of Dad-clothes, manicures, haircuts, fancy shoelaces,…
87: Has Your Kid Seen a Ghost? Ep.87 #GrownDadBusiness
Jul 14, 2017 • 71 min
Summer sleepover spooky stories? Campfire tales? Perfect for summertime. Aaron & Jason are spurred on by a ScaryMommy.com article about kids seeing ghosts. They take to Facebook to ask people their stories and boy, do they deliver. Hear some of those…
86: We’re So Tired Ep.86 #GrownDadBusiness
Jul 7, 2017 • 25 min
This is a short one, cause the Dads are so damn tired. Planning a grad party, fourth of July festivities - what can the Dads do to keep on top? Also: Dad-ing it up, record breaking yawns, fourth of July, Cleveland BBQ, magicians, unique business meetings,…
85: Dad Bod, Part 2: The Reckoning #GrownDadBusiness Ep.85
Jun 30, 2017 • 45 min
The Dads have had enough. Aaron & Jason both have been on health kicks, fitness runs, mason jar diets and Under Armor spending sprees - lost and gained a bunch of weight. But fell off…because of life. Now, they plan on taking back their Dad Bod! Also:…
84: You Graduate Bro? Ep.84 #GrownDadBusiness
Jun 23, 2017 • 40 min
It’s that time of the year - Graduation. Throwing them, going to them, crashing them. Jason has a graduation party to throw this year for his graduate and Aaron may have not graduated. Also: fried chicken, rigatoni, weird cousins, “why are they here?”,…
83: Who’s Your Team? Ep.83 #GrownDadBusiness
Jun 16, 2017 • 44 min
The Pittsburgh Penguins are back-to-back Stanley Cup champions, we’re excited… so it prompts this week’s question: Who’s Your Team? How did you get into your team as a kid? How do you pass on fandom to your kids? What if you don’t have a hometown team?…
82: It’s Grilling Season, Ep.82 #GrownDadBusiness
Jun 9, 2017 • 37 min
It’s that time of the year where everyone whips it the GRILL! Aaron and Jason are back in the NEW “DadCave” or “DadQuarters” or “FatherDen”…. (we haven’t named it yet) to tackle one of the grown-est Dad age-old questions of Dad-dom…. Charcoal or Gas!?…
81: Jeff Konkle’s Second Child, Ep. 81 #GrownDadBusiness
May 26, 2017 • 45 min
This week, Aaron & Jason welcome one of their fave Pittsburgh comedians, Jeff Konkle, to the Dad cave (for the last time)! Jeff is a father of one little guy and the Dads want to prepare him for the chaos that comes with the birth of his second child.…
80: Moving with Andy Picarro Ep.80 #GrownDadBusiness
May 11, 2017 • 38 min
Aaron’s frequent standup opener, Andy Picarro, is moving to LA, Aaron is moving his family of 5 within the same city - which is the worst? Also some talk about Starting Lineup figures, Wayne’s World, Oklahoma flea markets, breast milk, terrible moving…
79: Star Wars Day, Ep.79 #GrownDadBusiness
May 4, 2017 • 46 min
Star Wars Day, Ep.79 #GrownDadBusiness May the Fourth Be With You! It’s the time of year for everything Star Wars (when isn’t it…)! Aaron & Jason take a seat for the final time in the Dad cave before Aaron moves to a new house to talk everything Star…
78: The Dad Bod, Ep. 78
Apr 20, 2017 • 35 min
One of the new words introduced into the dictionary this year made Aaron & Jason dig into their own affliction - “The Dad Bod.” What is the definition? What causes it? Should non-dads qualify? Also we hear about Aaron & Jason’s own Dad bod journeys,…
77: Video Games Changed Our Life: Part 2 with Chris Preksta, Ep. 77
Apr 13, 2017 • 48 min
Finally, Aaron & Jason get down to the important things: Video Games! This episode is PART TWO with childhood friend, writer/director, Chris Preksta (Pittsburgh Dad, SyFy, Echo Torch). The Dads continue the timeline of video games in their lives -…
76: Video Games Changed Our Life: Part 1 with Chris Preksta, Ep. 76
Apr 6, 2017 • 49 min
Finally, Aaron & Jason get down to the important things: Video Games! This episode is part one with childhood friend, writer/director, Chris Preksta (Pittsburgh Dad, SyFy, Echo Torch) - they break down from day one when they first touched a controller,…
75: March Madness (Aaron is Clueless) #GrownDadBusiness Ep. 75
Mar 30, 2017 • 40 min
If you haven’t paid attention to the NCAA basketball tournament, you’re hanging with some Dads this week and wanna know how to not sound like a dumb idiot… we got you. Aaron knows absolutely nothing about NCAA basketball but Jason does - so Aaron brings…
74: Grown Dad Business - Mind Your Manners: The Heckler, Ep. 74
Mar 23, 2017 • 54 min
This week, Aaron & Jason tackle rude, terrible, horrible people without manners (wishing they could literally tackle them or fight them after the show in the parking lot). Rude people in public, rude kids, rude adults. And which generation is the most…
73: Grown Dad Business - Two Dads at the Home & Garden Convention: An Expose, Ep. 73
Mar 16, 2017 • 42 min
If you’ve ever wanted to commentary from two Dads walking thru a Home & Garden convention (you didn’t), look no further. Aaron & Jason take a walk thru two levels of hot tubs, bathrooms, windows, jacuzzis, treehouses, saunas, hot tubs, chainsaws,…
72: Grown Dad Business - We Don’t Get Snapchat, Ep. 72
Mar 9, 2017 • 56 min
You’re kids will all be on social media at some point - Aaron and Jason don’t get it. The Dads talk about Facebook, Snapchat, Instagram and how your/our kids are affected by the social medias of the internets. They go over the list ‘5 Social Media Rules…
71: Grown Dad Business: Selling Your House, Ep. 71
Mar 2, 2017 • 38 min
Aaron is selling his house, Jason is selling his mother-in-laws house. It’s never fun but it business you have to attend to sometime in your Grown Adult life. The Dads also tease some future episodes about video games, music influences and Hostess cakes.…
70: Grown Dad Business - Sports and Kids, Ep. 70
Feb 23, 2017 • 52 min
Does your kids play sports? Do you coach kids? Aaron & Jason chat about some of their experiences with their own kids and sports, growing up playing sports and coaching other people’s kids. Also an in-depth discussion about the changes to US Youth…
69: Grown Dad Business: Valentine’s with our Wives, Ep.69
Feb 13, 2017 • 76 min
Finally, Aaron & Jason convince THEIR WIVES to join the podcast! After much wine, they take turns interviewing each other about how they met their loves and each tell their engagement story. Two very different stories full of love and laughs. Also:…
68: Grown Dad Business: Dad’s Weekend Ep. 68
Feb 2, 2017 • 48 min
Dad’s need to get away and do Dad stuff, so Aaron & Jason take a road trip to South Carolina where Aaron is performing at the beautiful Kiawah Island Golf Resort. While in the car home, they discuss lots of important issues: “Breastaurants,” Carolina…
67: Best & Worst Movie Dads #GrownDadBusiness Ep.67
Jan 27, 2017 • 46 min
Who was your favorite movie dad?? Aaron and Jason list their top ten favorite movie Dads (one tv Dad, a couple animated Dads) along with the top 5 worst movie Dads. Follow Us: www.AaronKleiber.com @AaronKleiber @JmClark8
66: Grown Dad Business: The Car Episode, Ep.66
Jan 19, 2017 • 59 min
Do you remember your first car? Aaron & Jason do. Did you used to fix your own cars? Aaron did, Jason did not. Listen as the Dads reminisce about their previous vehicles and the peril that some of them ended up in. Spoiler: Jason was a badass cool dude.…
65: Grown Dad Business: Moving Your Parents Out, Ep.65
Jan 12, 2017 • 32 min
You know you’re a grown up when you have to help your parents clean out their house because they’re moving into a senior highrise, into an assisted living home or have passed away. Aaron talks to Jason about living out ‘American Pickers’ while cleaning…
64: Grown Dad Business: New Year’s Resolutions, Ep.64
Jan 5, 2017 • 60 min
The Dads first apologize for the last episode being full of the worst of 2016, couple good things they forgot - Pittsburgh Penguins, Stanley Cup Champs! Neither Aaron & Jason make any real resolutions, but they do chat the new year gym membership fury…
63: Grown Dad Business: Year in Review, 2016, Ep.63
Dec 29, 2016 • 52 min
The year of 2016 was an eventful one - so the Dads, Aaron and Jason, review the year. From this year’s election, the impact of social media, reviewing our personal year, celebrity deaths, our porn names (earbuds parents!) and our new film, “The Donut…
62: Grown Dad Business: Rogue One: Star Wars Dads, Ep.62
Dec 22, 2016 • 67 min
It’s a special joint episode of You Can’t Handle the Truth and Grown Dad Business — and the gang’s all here! Aaron and Jason by Sean Collier with Missy Moreno to talk about ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY. Will it live up to the hype — and the Force Awakens…
61: Grown Dad Business: Elf on the Shelf, Ep. 61
Dec 15, 2016 • 44 min
The Dads debate the Elf on the Shelf phenomenon, a story of a Dad who takes it to another level - Santa talk and breaking the news to your kids the wrong way - ALSO a new segment - finally a name that sticks, “Sonnavabitch of the Week!” SPOILERS FOR KIDS!…
60: Grown Dad Business: Black Friday Shopping, Ep. 60
Dec 8, 2016 • 44 min
This week Aaron & Jason discuss their Christmas shopping techniques, actually their wive’s shopping strategies for Black Friday - also the Pittsburgh Yinzer accent, the cruise life, Aaron’s new video series, jumbo sandwiches aka bologna, building POwer…
59: Grown Dad Business Ep. 59 Corn Beef Dads
Nov 17, 2016 • 22 min
This week, Aaron and Dad pal, Jason Clark bond over a cherished breakfast item: Corn Beef. After a search for the best in their hometown, Pittsburgh, they find it quickly with the help of documentary/foodie master, Rick Sebak, hitting Square Cafe. Also a…
58: Grown Dad Business Ep. 58 CARLOS RODRIGUEZ
Nov 11, 2016 • 47 min
Sacramento comedian, Carlos Rodriguez (UpNext Comedy Central), sits down with Aaron to catch up about his upbringing in a Latino family in the Bay Area, tells us one of the most amazing money making schemes ever as a teenager and of course, comedy. Follow…
57: Grown Dad Business Ep. 57 HAPPY HALLOWEEN!
Nov 4, 2016 • 52 min
Aaron and Jason Clark get into some serious GrownDad discussions about their favorite halloween candies, Jason drops Halloween history knowledge, kids ridiculous and gory costumes and selfish parents who make Halloween about them! Special appearances by…
56: Grown Dad Business Ep. 56 BRET ERNST (Part 2 of 2)
Oct 27, 2016 • 30 min
PART TWO with one of Aaron’s favorite people to hang with, BRET ERNST, concludes the hour long talk about some real GrownMan comedy advice for Aaron and anyone listening for any career. Follow Bret @BretErnst - www.BretErnst.com Sponsored by…
55: Grown Dad Business Ep. 55 BRET ERNST (Part 1 of 2)
Oct 20, 2016 • 46 min
One of Aaron’s favorite people to hang with, BRET ERNST, sits down to talk about growing up moving around to one tough school after another, how that leads to being funny and then some real GrownMan comedy talk… *Listen here: goo.gl/wIvTnb * Follow Josh…
54: Grown Dad Business #54 - We’re Getting Old
Oct 6, 2016 • 48 min
From the ‘Dad Cave’ while #LuketheNuke slays Stormtroopers - Aaron & Jason run thru a Buzzfeed article that shook them to the core, “28 Extremely Disappointing Facts About the Class of 2020,” or what highschool freshman today have not had or experienced.…
53: Grown Dad Business Ep. 53 Building a House
Sep 29, 2016 • 29 min
The bi-weekly segment of #GrownDadTopics with Aaron & Jason Clark - this week, they’re not eating during the podcast - but they talk about Aaron’s family building a new house…the stress, the joy, the meetings, the excitement. They talk business ethics,…
52: Grown Dad Business Ep. 52 JOSH SNEED
Sep 22, 2016 • 47 min
Aaron gets to catch up with comedian Josh Sneed (Comedy Central, SiriusXM) about being the nerdiest (or best) Dads ever. Their love for Star Wars, their kids love of Star Wars and an amazing Star Wars fan story from Josh. Oh and a little about comedy.…
51: Grown Dad Business Ep. 51 Road Trips with Aaron & Jason aka ‘GrownDadTopics’
Sep 14, 2016 • 40 min
The bi-weekly segment of ‘GrownDadTopics’ with Aaron & Jason - this week, on the way back from performing in Columbus, they talk road trips stories, favorite road foods and during the podcast, they eat a ton of, a dozen, Tim Hortons doughnuts. Regular…
50: Grown Dad Business Ep. 50 DANNY PALUMBO (Comedian, Chef, BFF)
Sep 7, 2016 • 50 min
Danny Palumbo (Just for Laughs Montreal, Fuse) & Aaron have been friends since their first open mic. They reminisce about starting together in comedy, talk about how their friendship is a terrible sitcom, how Danny will replace Aaron if he dies, Danny’s…
49: Grown Dad Business Ep. 49 Back to School with Aaron & Jason aka ‘GrownDadTopics’
Aug 25, 2016 • 37 min
The bi-weekly segment of ‘GrownDadTopics’ with Aaron & Jason - they have a chat from Arcade Comedy Theater in Pittsburgh about Aaron’s kids going back to school, why Aaron was once suspended the first day of school, Jason committing a hilarious parenting…
48: Grown Dad Business Ep48 TERRY JONES (Comedian/Actor)
Aug 10, 2016 • 59 min
Aaron and Terry go way back, coming up together in the Pittsburgh comedy scene. With Terry’s upcoming album recording coming up titled, “Limbo Negro,” they get to discuss the origin of the album name, some deeper issues dealing with comedy and race, along…
47: Grown Dad Business Ep. 47 GUY TORRY (Actor/Comedian)
Aug 3, 2016 • 38 min
You probly have seen Guy Torry in countless movies (American History X, Life, Pearl Harbor, The Animal) or onstage. Aaron spends a weekend featuring for Guy, they do a podcast in between shows - growing up in St. Louis and California, from the streets to…
46: Grown Dad Business Ep. 46 Summer Dad Projects with Aaron & Jason aka ‘GrownDadTopics’
Jul 27, 2016 • 29 min
The bi-weekly segment of ‘GrownDadTopics’ with Aaron & Jason - they chat back in the Dad-cave about some old manual labor jobs, working in the heat, Aaron’s AC going bad, his kids not knowing what a fan is, home project budgets, staining decks, protein…
45: Grown Dad Business Ep. 45 THAI RIVERA (Stand up Comedian)
Jul 20, 2016 • 49 min
If you don’t know his name, you will very soon. Aaron sits down with friend Thai Rivera (Gabriel Inglesia’s Stand up Revolution, Comedy Central, LOGO) to talk about his start in comedy, growing up in a big Mexican family and coming out as gay to them. We…
44: Grown Dad Business Ep. 44 Pokemon Go with Aaron & Jason aka ‘GrownDadTopics’
Jul 14, 2016 • 16 min
The bi-weekly segment of ‘GrownDadTopics’ with Aaron & Jason - they chat from the green room of the Pittsburgh Improv comedy club to talk, vent and yell about this week’s #GrownDadTopic: POKEMON GO Is this the new ‘Chewbacca Mom’ that’s getting under…
43: Grown Dad Business # 43 GINA YASHERE (Comedian/Actor)
Jul 7, 2016 • 40 min
One of the best international comics, Gina Yashere (Last Comic Standing, Showtime, Def Comedy Jam) chats with Aaron while at the Limestone Comedy Festival. They dig into her upbringing in a big family, immigrating from Nigeria to London, dealing with…
42: Grown Dad Business Ep. 42 DJ DANGLER (Comedian)
Jun 30, 2016 • 45 min
Old road comedy friend, DJ DANGLER (Bob & Tom, FOX) chats with Aaron at the Limestone Comedy Festival amidst a torrential downpour that interrupts the podcast and makes them runs for their lives. DJ talks about growing up in the midwest with a big, crazy…
41: Grown Dad Business Ep. 41 GrownDadTopics with Jason Clark & Aaron
Jun 23, 2016 • 45 min
Back in the Dad Cave with fellow Dad, Jason Clark, chatting about some stuff: Jason recollects growing up going on ‘Biker Vacations,’ Aaron laments on his one childhood vacation; also Father’s Day gifts, phone land lines and… sigh… more Chewbacca Mom.…
40: Grown Dad Business Ep. 40 EMMA ARNOLD (Comedian, Author); PART 2
Jun 15, 2016 • 34 min
During the Limestone Comedy Festival, Aaron talks with Emma Arnold (Doug Loves Movies, Great American Comedy Festival), Emma is a mother of 3, one of them a special needs child, with an additional 3 step-kids…yep, six kids. We talk how she turned from…
39: Grown Dad Business Ep. 39 EMMA ARNOLD (Comedian, Author); PART 1
Jun 9, 2016 • 30 min
During the Limestone Comedy Festival, Aaron talks with Emma Arnold (Doug Loves Movies, Great American Comedy Festival), Emma is a mother of 3, one of them a special needs child, with an additional 3 step-kids…yep, six kids. We talk how she turned from…
38: Grown Dad Business Ep. 38 Introducing Jason Clark (Standup/Improviser)
May 26, 2016 • 47 min
Aaron sits down with fellow Dad, Jason Clark, stand up/improv comedian (also the sidekick/scorekeeper on Aaron’s hit live show Comic Wars) to just Dad-it-out. We learn about why Jason is a funny guy & what pushed him into comedy. Touch on: #ChewbaccaMom,…
37: Grown Dad Business Ep. 37 My Kids, My Cruise & Beatboxing
May 19, 2016 • 23 min
Aaron gets back from his week on a cruise and sits down with his kids to chat about it. His 7 year old daughter comes up with money-making schemes, discuss participation trophies, 5 year old #LuketheNuke explains a “Poop-Claw” and then we beatbox as a…
36: Grown Dad Business Ep. 36 JESSA REED
May 4, 2016 • 62 min
Aaron sits down with comedian Jessa Reed; one of the most compelling, shocking and funny paths to stand up comedy, out of comedy, and back into stand up comedy. Known as the “Bad girl gone good-ish”, she’s bringing hilarious stories of her former life as…
35: Grown Dad Business Ep. 35 JOHN HEFFRON
Apr 28, 2016 • 39 min
This episode is not like the others… Aaron digs deep with comedian John Heffron (Last Comic Standing, Netflix, Comedy Central) about some real “Grown Dad” stuff - killing chickens, water conservation, home security, the end of the world and being a…
34: Grown Dad Business Ep. 34 DANA MOON
Apr 21, 2016 • 10 min
While in LA, Aaron talks with Dana Moon (comedian, actor, social media fool), about insane ancestors, losing her Dad at a young age but gaining an awesome, odd stepdad. Dana has been seen on the Oxygen Network, touring around the country, Co-Hosts The…
33: Grown Dad Business Ep. 33 JOHN DICK WINTERS
Apr 14, 2016 • 52 min
Aaron sits down with John Dick Winters, a comedian, storyteller, chef & father of twin girls. We chat about our multiple careers paths, obviously having twins & the new DIY comedy festival, “Burning Bridges.” John is the founder of the Burning Bridges…
32: Grown Dad Business Ep. 32 HARLAND WILLIAMS, part 2
Apr 7, 2016 • 34 min
Making a rare podcast appearance, Aaron’s pal that he roads with occasionally, Harland Williams (Half Baked, Dumb & Dumber, Rocketman) sits down on a balcony in the sweet Texas air to chat about growing up the odd, creative kid and lots of things you…
31: Grown Dad Business Ep. 31 HARLAND WILLIAMS, part 1
Mar 31, 2016 • 36 min
Making a rare podcast appearance, Aaron’s pal that he roads with occasionally, Harland Williams (Half Baked, Dumb & Dumber, Rocketman) sits down on a balcony in the sweet Texas air to chat about growing up the odd, creative kid and lots of things you…
30: Grown Dad Business Ep. 30 JESSICA MICHELLE SINGLETON
Mar 24, 2016 • 47 min
While in Cali, Aaron sits down with Jessica Michelle Singleton (Sirius/XM, JokeNation, #1 iTunes Debut) to delve into her odd, interesting life and upbringing - bouncing from Mississippi to Alaska to Florida to California - being left at the Waffle House…
29: Grown Dad Business Ep. 29, Part 2 EDDIE BRILL (Comedian/Actor)
Mar 17, 2016 • 40 min
For 17 years, Eddie Brill worked on The Late Show with David Letterman serving as the audience warm-up and for 11 of those years he was the Stand Up Comedy Talent Coordinator. Eddie has taped more than 100 TV shows in 6 different countries, including 10…
28: Grown Dad Business Ep. 28, Part 1 EDDIE BRILL (Comedian/Actor)
Mar 10, 2016 • 37 min
For 17 years, Eddie Brill worked on The Late Show with David Letterman serving as the audience warm-up and for 11 of those years he was the Stand Up Comedy Talent Coordinator. Eddie has taped more than 100 TV shows in 6 different countries, including 10…
27: Grown Dad Business Ep. 27 JULIE SCOGGINS (Stand up Comedian)
Feb 18, 2016 • 22 min
Aaron sits down with Julie Scoggins (SiriusXM/Bob & Tom), former truck driver and biker, to talk about growing up, making odd career decisions, having a quiet house - except for her birds. Then she talks about living on a boat! Follow Julie on Twitter…
26: Grown Dad Business Ep. 26 Tony “T-ROBE” Roberson (Comedian, Actor)
Feb 10, 2016 • 40 min
Aaron is joined by one of best friends in comedy T-ROBE to talk about be a dad to an adult and a toddler, along with great first time road story and a little about jobs before comedy. T-Robe turns some questions around to Aaron about his former job some…
25: Grown Dad Business - Ep. 25 DAVE WILLIAMSON (Comedian/Actor)
Jan 28, 2016 • 49 min
While doing shows in Jekyll Island, Georgia, Aaron gets to sit down with fellow Dad comedian, Dave Williamson (Nickelodeon/SiriusXM), to hear one of the best family/comedy adventures of Dave packing up and touring cross-country with his wife and kids in a…
24: Grown Dad Business Ep. 24 NORLEX BELMA (Comedian/Radio Host)
Jan 20, 2016 • 34 min
This week, Aaron chats with one of his best comedy friends, Norlex Belma, before he moves back to NYC. Norlex is not a father, but his life story with immigrant parents, touring the world as an accomplished musician then quitting a conservatory of music…
23: Grown Dad Business Ep. 23 JIM KRENN (Comedian/Radio Legend)
Jan 14, 2016 • 42 min
Aaron sits down with friend and mentor, legendary Pittsburgh radio personality, Jim Krenn, in his studio. They chat about his path into a national stand up career that led to decades of a top morning show - being the “Dad of Pittsburgh Comedy,” - and the…
22: Grown Dad Business Ep. 22 RYAN DALTON (Actor/Comedian)
Dec 31, 2015 • 27 min
Aaron is joined by friend Ryan Dalton (Comedy Central, SiriusXM, TBS) in California to chat about growing up, not having kids and basic shcanery. Check out Ryan at www.TheRyanDalton.com Sponsored by www.PuzzlePax.com and www.GoodsandEvil.com Produced by…
21: Grown Dad Business Ep. 21 JOHNNY BEEHNER (Comedian)
Dec 16, 2015 • 29 min
During Aaron’s trip to Los Angeles, he stops to chat with friend/comedian, Johnny Beehner (Letterman, Fox, Bob & Tom), to talk about moving his two little kids and wife to LA from the midwest, dealing with auditions, comedy and life in California. See…
20: Grown Dad Business - #20 JASON COLLINGS (Comedian)
Dec 10, 2015 • 43 min
Aaron stops by Long Beach to talk to comedian friend Jason Collings (BET Comic View, Tonight Show) about being an actual ‘grown-dad’ of two twenty-something boys, growing up with his identical twin David and a touching story of his Dad pushing him into…
19: Grown Dad Business - #19 My Kids and Star Wars
Dec 3, 2015 • 15 min
This week, Aaron and his THREE children, that’s right, the 7 year old, 5 year old #LuketheNuke and the 9 month old baby weigh in on the new Star Wars movie, The Force Awakens and on the Star Wars: Battlefronts game. Sponsored by www.PuzzlePax.com and…
18: Grown Dad Business - 18 JOE BARTNICK (Comedian, PuckOff Podcast)
Nov 19, 2015 • 45 min
The hockey fanatic, Pittsburgh Native and comedian, Joe Bartnick (Bill Burr Tour, Gotham Comedy Live, PuckOff Podcast), hangs in Aaron’s ‘Dad Cave’ to talk about growing up Italian, being a Dad and parents that you wanna punch. Check out THE BEST hockey…
17: Grown Dad Buisness - 17 EDDIE IFFT (Comedian, Talkin S**t Podcast)
Nov 10, 2015 • 48 min
Friend and fellow Pittsburgh native, Eddie Ifft (Comedy Central, HBO, Showtime), hangs at the Epicast Studios to chat with Aaron about the perils of marriage, comedy and being a new dad - along with his new adventure in podcasting - “The Bingle Bus.” If…
16: Grown Dad Business #16 - Adam Ciccio (Creative Director, Writer)
Nov 1, 2015 • 39 min
Aaron gets to chat with the talented, Adam Ciccio, who has written a bunch of the commercials Aaron has been in - but Adam is also a father who suffers from anxiety and depression. They get to talk about how that affects a creative career, fatherhood and…
15: Grown Dad Business #15 Paul Rodriguez (Comedian/Actor)
Oct 21, 2015 • 19 min
Legendary comedian, Paul Rodriguez, one who helped paved the way for modern Latino comedians, sits down with Aaron to talk about his Father’s transgressions, life as a Dad on the road doing comedy and really giving some grown-dad-advice to Aaron. Check…
14: Grown Dad Business #14 Margee Kerr (Doctor, Author, Scarehouse Creative)
Oct 15, 2015 • 33 min
Aaron talks to his good friend Margee Kerr about the sociology of fear and children; horror movies, development of fears and being a good parent. Check out Margee’s new book, “Scream: Chilling Adventures in the Science of Fear” anywhere books are sold or…
13: Grown Dad Business #13 - Bobcat Goldthwait (Comedian/Actor/Director)
Oct 8, 2015 • 22 min
Aaron gets to chat with the legendary comedian, actor, writer & director (World’s Greatest Dad, God Bless America, Call Me Lucky) - while in Ft. Wayne, Indiana opening for him at some awesome shows for ‘Let’s Comedy.’ They’ve known each for a while and…
12: Grown Dad Business #12 - Ed Bailey (Comedian/Drinking Partners Podcast)
Oct 1, 2015 • 38 min
Joining us the other half of the Drinking Partners Podcast, Ed Bailey! We talk about growing up in the middle, his smooth Dad and how having kids affects your stand up. First, I’m joined with my co-host, my five-year-old son, #LuketheNuke Listen to Ed…
11: Grown Dad Business #11 - Andy Picarro
Sep 24, 2015 • 48 min
Aaron gets to chat with his friend and comedian Andy Picarro about growing up in NYC (New Jersey), losing his father in one of the World Trade Centers on September 11th and comedians embellishing stories, credits and resumes. Born in Pittsburgh, PA and…
10: Grown Dad Business #10 - Todd Glass (Comedy Central, Louie, The Daily Show)
Sep 2, 2015 • 32 min
Aaron sits down with Todd Glass during the Pittsburgh Comedy Festival (Aaron was Standup DIrector, Todd was the Headliner) and got to talk about growing up with brothers, having kids, both of us probly have cleanliness-OCD and starting comedy in high…
9: Grown Dad Business #9 - Jared Thompson (Owner of The Comedy Attic/Co-Founder of the Limestone Comedy Festival)
Aug 26, 2015 • 62 min
Jared Thompson and Aaron have a blast talking about PIxar movies, working in the comedy world being a dad and comedy festivals. USA Today named The Comedy Attic in Bloomington, Indiana, as one of the “Ten Places Where Comedy is King.” Jared also…
8: Grown Dad Business #8 - Day Bracey (Comedian/Drinking Partners Podcast)
Aug 19, 2015 • 41 min
Guest Day Bracey and Aaron sit down to talk growing up surrounded by women (mom & sister…) and raising multiple daughters. BONUS: My kids join me in the intro to answer your quesitons. Luke beatboxes. Listen to Day Bracey’s Podcast with Ed Bailey,…
7: Grown Dad Business #7 - Kids and Movies with Sean Collier
Aug 12, 2015 • 35 min
Aaron talks about kids and movies with Sean Collier (Pittsburgh Magazine Editor, WDVE Morning Show) his podcast partner from “You Can’t Handle the Truth” Movie Review Podcast. Listen to new movie reviews every week with Sean, Aaron and special guests!…
6: Grown Dad Business #6 - Summer Vacations with Aaron’s Family
Aug 5, 2015 • 17 min
Aaron talks spending the summer with his kids and summer vacations and fun summer activities with his kids.
5: Grown Dad Business #5 - Brad Williams (Standup Comedian/Actor, Showtime Special)
Jul 29, 2015 • 52 min
You may Brad as the ‘dwarf comedian’ but he’s not letting that hold him back from being a great comic and living life to fullest. Aaron and Brad talk DJing, sex-ed, uptight parents and Brad growing up as a dwarf and how his parents prepared him to take a…
4: Grown Dad Business #4 - Curt Wooton (Pittsburgh Dad, Bigfoot the Movie, SyFy)
Jul 22, 2015 • 47 min
Comedic Actor, Curt Wootton (Pittsburgh Dad) sits in the Dad Cave with Aaron talking about the influence of his own Dad and two sisters on his comedy growing up and we talk alot of the influence of movies on us as kids. Check out:…
3: Grown Dad Business #3 - Harmony Smith (Content Creator, Single Mom, Actress)
Jul 14, 2015 • 48 min
Hilarious content creator Harmony Smith (Vine, YouTube, Instagram @HeyHarmony) chills with me in the Epicast studio talking what makes our kids funny and making hilarious content with our kids.
2: Grown Dad Business #2 - Say Hello To My Kids
Jul 9, 2015 • 29 min
Say Hello to my little friends! My kids!
1: Grown Dad Business #1 - Why am I doing a podcast?
Jul 7, 2015 • 15 min
Welcome to the first episode! Why am I doing a podcast? How do I have time to do this? And some of the other common questions people ask a touring comedian, husband and father of three! @aaronkleiber @epicasttv @[email protected]