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Just because they run a company, doesn't mean they don't have to be involved as parents. Hosts Todd Mansfield and Kent Lewis take you along for a ride on the “other side” of parenting. These two aren’t afraid to speak their minds, at least until they get home.

Just because they run a company, doesn't mean they don't have to be involved as parents. Hosts Todd Mansfield and Kent Lewis take you along for a ride on the “other side” of parenting. These two aren’t afraid to speak their minds, at least until they get home.
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Just because they run a company, doesn't mean they don't have to be involved as parents. Hosts Todd Mansfield and Kent Lewis take you along for a ride on the “other side” of parenting. These two aren’t afraid to speak their minds, at least until they get home.




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#198 - Benjamin Watson

Tommy Riles and Art Eddy talk about family and community gardens, fun things to do with the kids, some baseball, and then they bring on Baltimore Ravens tight end, Benjamin Watson. Benjamin Watson makes a name for himself on the football field, but it is the work he does off the field that is more impressive. Benjamin and his wife, Kirsten created One More Foundation. Their mission is to be a vehicle to carry the hope and love of Christ to those in their community who need it most, while...

Duration: 00:50:31

#197 - Jim Calhoun

Tommy Riles and Art Eddy talk March Madness, April Fools pranks, kid's jokes, and they even come up with new nicknames for each other. After that the guys welcome legendary men's basketball coach, Jim Calhoun. Jim Calhoun has coached for 40 years. In his outstanding coaching career he has won 873 games and three National Championships. Calhoun's life experiences had a huge impact on his coaching style. At the age of 15 Jim lost his father. Jim knew that he had to take up the role of being...

Duration: 01:21:08

#196 - Ron Darling

Tommy Riles and Art Eddy break the internet with some EXCLUSIVE news that they received from this week's guest. What happens when Tommy Riles, who has been a Mets fan since he was seven years old, gets to talk to one of the heroes from the 1986 World Series Mets team? You will find out in the interview that Tommy and Art had with former New York Mets pitcher, Ron Darling. Thanks to the good folks over at St. Martin's Press, we were able to chat with Ron about his new book, Game 7, 1986...

Duration: 01:29:59

#195 - Curtis Armstrong

Tommy Riles and Art Eddy talk about March Madness and the cool way Tommy's father in law watches the games. Then the guys bring on actor Curtis Armstrong. Believe it or not, actor Curtis Armstrong has been in the entertainment business for over thirty years. Fans of his work know him from his roles in Ray to his most iconic and memorable role as Booger in Revenge of the Nerds. Did you know that Armstrong has been acting before he got his big break in Risky Business? Curtis got his taste of...

Duration: 01:43:47

#194 - Steve Blum

Tommy Riles and Art Eddy talk about how their Lee X-Treme Comfort pants give them the opportunity to look great, while wearing the most comfortable pants around. One of them can actually dunk while wearing them. They have found their #LeeEdge. They also talk some college hoops and Art tries his talents as a voice actor. Speaking of voice acting the guys bring on someone who is a real pro in that world. They bring on Steve Blum. Steve voices the character Zeb Orrelios who is on the...

Duration: 01:30:35

#192 - Michael Strahan

Tommy Riles and Art Eddy are very happy to welcome Michael Strahan as their guest this week as part of their collaboration with Meta Wellness and the Heart 2 Heart campaign. In celebration of Heart Month this February, Meta and Michael Strahan launched the Heart 2 Heart campaign to encourage men across the country to have important health conversations with their loved ones this February and beyond. As a catalyst for conversation, the Heart 2 Heart campaign is providing a first-hand look...

Duration: 01:39:14

#191 - Jim Furyk

Tommy Riles and Art Eddy recap the good times at the Dad 2.0 Summit this past weekend in Washington D.C. as well talk about Star Wars, pop culture and sports trivia. Then the guys welcome PGA Tour Pro, Jim Furyk. Jim was born into golf. Well sort of. He grew up in West Chester, Pennsylvania. His father Mike was an assistant pro at Edgmont Country club. That was where Jim learned about the game of golf. Jim then went on to play at the University of Arizona in Tuscon, where he was an...

Duration: 01:40:41

#190 - Brian Littrell

Tommy Riles and Art Eddy wrap up Congenital Heart Defect (CHD) Awareness Week by talking about Tommy's brave daughter Barbara's story dealing with CHD. Then the guys are honored to chat with Backstreet Boys singer, Brian Littrell. Brian Littrell is known for being part of the very popular group, The Backstreet Boys. He is a singer, actor and songwriter. With all the success that Brian and his bandmates have had and still continue to have you might think that he feels that he is larger than...

Duration: 00:14:46

#189 - Patrick Peterson

Tommy Riles and Art Eddy recap Super Bowl 50 with their take on the game, Peyton Manning's legacy, and much more. They also bring Arizona Cardinals defensive back, Patrick Peterson, on the show. Now in his fifth-year Arizona Cardinals cornerback, Patrick Peterson is a 3-time pro bowler and holds the NFL record for most punt return touchdowns in a season. Peterson was drafted fifth overall in the 2011 NFL Draft out of LSU, where he was an All-American. Patrick worked with Old Spice for its...

Duration: 01:28:11

#186 - Ford Riley

Tommy Riles and Art Eddy talk about the Disney film, The Lion King, because their guest this week, Ford Riley, is the executive producer of the new animated series, The Lion Guard. On January 15th, Disney Junior is premiering The Lion Guard, an animated series that continues the epic storytelling of The Lion King and follows Simba and Nala's second-born cub, Kion, and his diverse group of friends as they unite to protect the Pride Lands. The Lion Guard is executive produced by Ford Riley,...

Duration: 01:31:18

#185 - Carson Palmer

Art Eddy and special guest host, Jeff Bogle from Out With The Kids, talk about Jeff's interview with Arizona Cardinals quarterback, Carson Palmer. Jeff flew out to Arizona to Carson's home to interview on fatherhood, football and much more. Dove Men+Care sent Jeff to Palmer's house to get an in-depth look on Carson's take on what it means to be a father. Jeff and Carson even have a surprise guest stop by during the interview. Plus, Jeff tells Art what he is doing in Detroit for the North...

Duration: 02:14:15

#184 - Juan Pablo Montoya

Tommy Riles and Art Eddy celebrate their first show for 2016 by talking about Art's move and his new accent. They also talk about getting their kids back into their daily schedule after vacation and their love or hate of alarm clocks. Then the guys bring on race car driver extraordinaire, Juan Pablo Montoya. Juan Pablo Montoya is well known for his fantastic resume in the world of racing. He is the only driver to win a CART Series title, the Indianapolis 500 and the 24 Hours of Daytona,...

Duration: 01:11:45

#183 - Daniel Cormier

Tommy Riles and Art Eddy wrap up 2015 with highlights from each of their Christmas pasts and favorite New Year's Eve memories. Then, the guys bring on UFC fighter, Daniel Cormier. Daniel Cormier is not only UFC's Light Heavyweight Champion, but he has been a two-time Olympic wrestler and six-time U.S. Open National Champion. Even with Daniel's success there still has been a few challenges in his way. At one point Cormier UFC career he had an undefeated 14-0 record when he faced Jon Jones...

Duration: 01:23:03

#182 - Troy Brown

Tommy Riles and Art Eddy talk Star Wars, football, and Christmas on this week's show. Plus, Tommy has an announcement involving him and NFL. Speaking of the NFL, the guys bring on Patriot great, Troy Brown. Troy Brown retired as a three-time Super Bowl champion, New England's all-time leader in receptions, and a fan favorite among Patriots fans due to his relentless dedication to the franchise and his numerous critical moments in playoff games. Patriot Pride: My Life in the New England...

Duration: 01:50:00

#181 - Chris & Martin Kratt - Wild Kratts

Tommy Riles and Art Eddy talk about Tommy's transition from a cold weather Christmas living in New Jersey to a warmer holiday scene once he moved to Los Angeles. They also talk about other Christmas traditions. Then the guys bring on Chris and Martin Kratt from the fantastic PBS show, Wild Kratts. As a parent you want to find a TV show that is educational for your child, but selfishly one that you can enjoy, too. Thankfully there is Wild Kratts. This show is funny, informative, and is...

Duration: 01:35:03

#180 - Thurman Thomas

Tommy Riles and Art Eddy talk Christmas music, Christmas trees and more holiday topics on this show. Then, thanks to Old Spice, the guys bring on Buffalo Bills great and Pro Football Hall of Famer, Thurman Thomas. Thurman Thomas grew up playing football on the Missouri City Junior High School and Willowridge High School teams before attending college at Oklahoma State University and playing most of his NFL career for the Buffalo Bills. Thurman is a member of both the College Football Hall of...

Duration: 01:35:11

#179 - Marshall Faulk

Tommy Riles tells Art Eddy about his son's birthday party this past weekend as well as chat about their respective Thanksgivings. Their guest for this week is NFL Hall of Famer, Marshall Faulk. Even before Marshall Faulk played in the NFL many knew that he was going to be a superstar in the league. In college at San Diego State University Marshall was a three-time All-American. The Indianapolis Colts drafted him as the second overall pick in the 1994 NFL Draft. After his time with the Colts,...

Duration: 01:16:15

#178 - Drew Powell

Tommy Riles and Art Eddy talk turkey and share their Thanksgiving traditions. Then, the guys bring on actor, Drew Powell, who does a fantastic job playing Butch Gilzean on FOX's hit show, Gotham. Drew grew up in Lebanon, Indiana, outside of Indianapolis. He graduated from DePauw University, where he majored in English Literature and was a Media Fellow, an honors program in media studies. He was active in the theatre department, and wrote and performed in campus television shows and student...

Duration: 01:48:45

#177 - Terry Crews, Isaiah Mustafa, Jessie Tuggle - Old Spice

Tommy Riles and Art Eddy talk about the fantastic guests they welcome to The Life of Dad Show courtesy of Old Spice. First, Tommy and Patrick Quinn meet up with Terry Crews and Isaiah Mustafa. On Tuesday, November 24th, Old Spice unveils their final installment of the Smellmitment campaign. It is the last epic battle between Crews and Mustafa. Watch it on ESPN Tuesday, November 24th at 6 PM ET. Then, Art Eddy chats with former NFL linebacker, Jessie Tuggle, about fatherhood, his playing days...

Duration: 01:53:52

#176 - Diedrich Bader

Art Eddy tells Tommy Riles about working the New York Jets Buffalo Bills game last week and talk about what happened this past weekend in the NFL. Then the guys bring on actor and father, Diedrich Bader. Diedrich Bader has played a ton of great roles on TV and film. Whether you are a fan of the film Napoleon Dynamite or Office Space or the TV show The Drew Carey Show you always want more from him. He even does work as a voice actor. One of his voice acting credits is Batman. How cool is...

Duration: 01:32:04

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