Jon chats with Derek Stevens, owner of both the Golden Gate Hotel and Casino and The D Las Vegas Hotel and Casino. Stevens is also rightfully known as this generations Steve Wynn. Derek is helping transform Fremont Street in downtown Las Vegas back to the electric and fun gambling center it used to be.. Jon dives deep with Derek Stevens and discovers his background and what it takes to run a hotel casino in Fabulous Las Vegas. Plus Taffer talks big business on Valentines Day and breaks down the six most common excuses people use from his New York Times best selling book, Don’t Bullsh*t Yourself. Jon also takes your calls and answers your questions. Shut it down with another amazing podcast.
Award winning magician Piff the Magic Dragon, is best known for his appearances on America’s Got Talent and residency at The Flamingo in Las Vegas. John van der Put, also known as Piff the Magic Dragon ads comedy to magic with attitude. Jon Taffer sits down with Piff and his dog Mr. Piffles and discovers where the costume came from, how a tiny dog helped him become a star and how America’s Got Talent impacted his career. Plus Taffer talks sports! Coming off a not so exciting Super Bowl, Jon breaks down how sports are a lot like the bar business. Jon also takes your calls and answers your questions. Shut it down with another amazing podcast…
Personal trainer, business woman, author and television personality Jillian Michaels, is best known for her appearances on The Biggest Loser. Jon dives deep with Jillian and discovers how she became the amazing person she is today. Taffer and Michaels also share stories of what it is like to be in the spot light and how to stay true to what you believe in. Plus Taffer talks failure, ways to overcome it and explains how you’re not alone. Jon also takes your calls and answers your questions. Shut it down with another amazing podcast… RIGHT NOW!
Jon is joined by author, TV personality, and business woman Jedediah Bila. Jon talks politics, government shut down and asks Bila’s personal view on many sensitive topics that the media is afraid to touch on. Jedediah also talks about her background and how she was raised to never sugar coat the facts. He also chats with audience callers, answering difficult questions we all face everyday. This is one show you don’t want to miss! Listen now!
Post CES, Taffer talks to futurist, innovator, speaker, writer, and educator Mark Pesce. Jon chats with Mark about the rise in technology and how humans can either control it or be controlled by it. With Mark’s extensive background in everything virtual reality they also talk about the Consumer Electronics Show, discussing what consumers should expect to see in the coming years. Plus Taffer talks robots, Russia, Bar Rescue, mac and cheese, and more. Shut it down with another amazing podcast!
Starting off 2019 with a fascinating episode. Jon Taffer is joined by former NFL long snapper, magician, America’s Got Talent contestant, and motivational speaker Jon Dorenbos. During his career in the NFL it was discovered Dorenbos had an aortic aneurysm that required immediate surgery, ultimately ending his career. Join Taffer as he breaks down how this effected the rest of Dorenbos life and left him with NO EXCUSES. In the first episode of the new year, Jon also talks about current events and reveals the most viewed websites of 2018, guaranteed to have you shocked at what people look at online. He also chats with audience callers, answering difficult questions we all face everyday. Listen to this exciting episode now!
Jon is joined by Owen Smith who has written for such television series as The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore and Whitney and acted on such series as Everybody Hates Chris. Smith also co-hosted the podcast called “Alias Smith and LeRoi” with comedian Ali LeRoi. Listen as Jon and Owen banter back and forth between the stories of how they met and how difficult it is to sustain a career in the comedy industry. In this fascinating episode Jon also talks about creating strategies on how to take on the New Year. He also chats with audience callers, answering difficult questions we all face everyday. Listen to this exciting episode now!
The Waterboy, Paul Blart Mall Cop, Daddy Day Care, Deuce Bigelow, Zookeeper, Father of the Bride and many more… Todd Garner has produced them all! Jon talks to Todd about how he started out in the industry interning, editing commercials and music videos. After experiencing what really goes into making a film on the Paramount studio lot he was determined to learn more about what it takes to become a film producer. Plus Taffer talks holiday travel, fake robots, fake moon landings and more. Jon also answers your questions about what it takes to break into the bar industry.
Bon Jovi, Elton John, B.B. King, Bonnie Raitt, Bob Seger, & Willie Nelson… Kenny Aronoff has played with them all! Jon is joined by the #1 ranked greatest drummer in the world Kenny Aronoff. In this fascinating episode find out how this Rock & Roll legend has achieved so much. From playing with John Cougar Mellencamp for 17 years to playing on albums that have sold hundreds of millions of copies, to becoming a sought after motivational speaker you’ll hear Kenny’s amazing journey. Plus the holiday season is here and Jon runs down the top 10 most expensive pieces of entertainment and sports memorabilia ever purchased. And he’s answering your emails on the show. No Excuses! Listen to this exciting episode now.