Welcome John Ross:
We’re joined on the Starline by actor, comedian and most importantly dad. You’ve seen him on Speechless and Big Bang Theory. His memoir is “No Job for a Man” and his name rhymes with Maui. We welcome John Ross Bowie.
John Ross, let’s go Beyond the Mic. You start your book with a four page overture that any New Yorkers could recognize easily. How did the city help you become the man you are today?
Your dad was a page for the late great Jack Parr. “Everything impresses Mom; nothing impresses Dad.” Would your dad Bruce be proud of everything you have done and yet to do?
Who’s the one teacher that helped you the most in acting?
So, how would you finish that sentence for you?
The Rockin’ 8:
It’s time for the Rockin’ 8, 8 random questions; answer with the first thing that comes to your mind. There is no Pressure.
1. As a Mets fan are you a Timmy Trumpet fan or not?
2. Best thing about your wife Jamie?
3. Traditional Starbucks order?
4. What was your 1st bass guitar and do you still have it?
5. Best 1 liner from your wife and your show “Supermarried”?
6. Comedian not related to you that makes you laugh?
7. Best song from your old of all your band “Egghead.”?
8. Best Ramones Album of all time?
What’s the one lesson you want your kids Nola and Walter to learn from your life?
The Back Half:
One Big Question:
A psychiatrist once told you, “John, you really like to beat yourself up“. Have you forgiven yourself yet? Why?
What’s the one thing you would change if you could?
What’s the last concert you saw?
Where can people find you online?
He eliminated his student loan debt with a memo that said “Choke on it you vampires”, likes Timmy Trumpet and wants you to read his memoir “No Job for a Man”. John Ross Bowie thanks for taking the time to talk to us today.
And that my friends is a Beyond the Mic Short Cut.
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