120 episodes

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"SmartLess" with Jason Bateman, Sean Hayes, & Will Arnett is a podcast that connects and unites people from all walks of life to learn about shared experiences through thoughtful dialogue and organic hilarity. A nice surprise: in each episode of SmartLess, one of the hosts reveals his mystery guest to the other two. What ensues is a genuinely improvised and authentic conversation filled with laughter and newfound knowledge to feed the SmartLess mind.

SmartLess Wondery

    • Comedy
    • 4.7 • 36K Ratings

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New episodes come out every Monday for free, with 1-week early access when you join Amazon Music or 1-week early and ad-free for Wondery+ subscribers

"SmartLess" with Jason Bateman, Sean Hayes, & Will Arnett is a podcast that connects and unites people from all walks of life to learn about shared experiences through thoughtful dialogue and organic hilarity. A nice surprise: in each episode of SmartLess, one of the hosts reveals his mystery guest to the other two. What ensues is a genuinely improvised and authentic conversation filled with laughter and newfound knowledge to feed the SmartLess mind.

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    "Anderson Cooper"

    "Anderson Cooper"

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    Strap on your helmet and grab your go-bag; we’ve got Anderson Cooper live on the scene. We go floor-to-floor via fireman’s pole, sharing war stories and discussing underwear logistics. It’s SmartLess: “Making Jokes, Not Breaking News.”

    "Allison Janney"

    "Allison Janney"

    Figure skating champ, Allison Janney rolls between takes on your favey poddy. We learn some hand-to-hand combat, how to smoke around a bird, and Jason teaches us to cry with crystals. It’s an all new SmartLess, viel spass!




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    • 1 hr 1 min
    "Katy Perry"

    "Katy Perry"

    We’ve got the lovely Katy Perry on the mic this week, who gives parental advice, talks pop anthems and halftime shows, and fine, you’re gonna hear her roar.

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    • 53 min
    "Ethan Hawke"

    "Ethan Hawke"

    The uber-talented Ethan Hawke joins us this week on the wunderpod. We talk acting, directing, and of course, alternate Elvis realities. Plus Sean considers lawyering-up. It’s an aptitude for insanity... welcome to SmartLess.




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    • 1 hr 5 min
    "John Legend"

    "John Legend"

    Legend has it, we got an EGOT on the pod. John Legend joins us this week and we hum some nonsense together, talk crosswords, and get trained on proper photoshoot wet-downs. It’s legendary.




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    • 52 min
    “Ewan McGregor”

    “Ewan McGregor”

    We rustle up a motorcycling Obi-Wan-of-a-kind: Mr. Ewan McGregor, coming to us from the sanctum of his tiny house. The guys get some much-needed golf support from Ewan, Sean auditions for “Trainspotting: The Musical,” and we finally learn how to use The Force in supermarkets. Fàilte gu SmartLess.




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    • 1 hr 4 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
36K Ratings

36K Ratings

Zif9 ,

Hilarious

I am belly laughing each time even the commercials crack me up! Thank you for bringing joy into my day to day life!! Love you guys!!

!TooCool ,

Shawn Hayes

Audible commercial so obnoxious- I may no longer listen to Smartless. I really enjoy the show- one to many yells

SatisfactionBetter85 ,

An excellent late night listen!

For me I always put this on as I go to sleep at night, it just puts the best thoughts into my head before I go to sleep.

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