Every 20 seconds around the world, a child dies from a vaccine preventable disease like measles or pneumonia. Jo Frost is on mission to help change this with her participation in the UN’s Shot At Life program and her participation in Giving Tuesday, where you can give just $10 and provide a life-saving vaccination for a child.Follow @bigwakeupcall
During his weekly segment, Bill McCormick called in from the World News Center to give us more updates on Batman vs. Superman filming in Chicago, news about Suicide Squad casting, and how this podcast has taken on an international flavor. We also briefly revisit Bill’s controversial Thanksgiving story about how the beloved Squanto was actually a real jerkstore.Follow @bigwakeupcall
Jesse Ventura called in to promote his new show on Ora TV, “Off The Grid.” We talked about minimum and maximum wages, why more young people are getting their news online, and how he must have been having a bad day when he was nice to me after a wrestling event back in the ’80s.
It’s always a great time when Claire Robinson calls in to share menu ideas or her latest cocktail creation. Today, we talked about the “Share A Meal” program, where up to 100,000 meals will be provided for hungry families this season. We also co-create a drink recipe live in front of your very ears!
John Gemberling stars as “Gil” on NBC’s “Marry Me.” We talked about his twist on the “best friend/wacky neighbor role,” how Gil discovers an underground world of exquisite and unique cheeses, and John’s role on Comedy Bang Bang as a very special kind of robot.Follow @bigwakeupcall
Joe Lo Truglio currently plays detective Charles Boyle on Brooklyn Nine-Nine. We talked about the emotional pitfalls his character has faced this season, the extraordinary demands made by the cast following their first-season success, and the continuing influence of The State on the world of comedy.Follow @bigwakeupcall