Monthly Archives: September 2012

#18 – Rick Raisman



The Life of Dad Show - Episode 18 - Rick Raisman

Tommy Riles and Art Eddy welcome back Rick Raisman to The Life of Dad Show. Rick is the father of U.S. Olympic Gold Medal winner in gymnastics, Aly Raisman. In his second appearance on the show, Rick discusses the confidence and leadership his daughter displayed while winning three medals (two gold, one bronze) at the Games in London.

Rick also talks about becoming an internet sensation after the cameras rolled on the extreme reactions that he and his wife displayed during Aly’s performances. This show offers a behind-the-scenes look at the Raisman family’s journey before, during, and after the 2012 Olympics.


#17 – Guys With Kids on NBC



The Life of Dad Show - Episode 17 - Guys With Kids on NBC

NBC's Guys With Kids

Tommy Riles and Art Eddy welcome Anthony Anderson, Jesse Bradford, and Zach Cregger from NBC’s new sitcom “Guys with Kids.” The cast discusses how fatherhood has changed over the years, what it is like working with babies on set, and having great co-stars such as Jamie-Lynn Sigler (The Sopranos) and Tempestt Bledsoe (The Cosby Show). Executive produced by Jimmy Fallon, “Guys with Kids” premieres on Wednesday, Sept 26th at 8:30PM EST.


#16 – Heartbeats – Buck Page



The Life of Dad Show - Episode 16 - Heartbeats - Buck Page

Tommy Riles and Donnie Wilson welcome Buck Page, a CHD dad and member of the Professional Golfers Association of America. Buck’s son, Max Page, is the actor who played Darth Vader in the hit 2011 Volkswagen Superbowl Commerical. Buck and his family have since become leaders in multiple awareness campaigns for congenital heart defects as well as fundraising efforts for multiple causes, including Children’s Hospital Los Angeles.

Buck discusses Max’s condition, the Superbowl commercial, being a CHD father, and a funny story involving golf legend Arnold Palmer.


#15 – John Elway



The Life of Dad Show - Episode 15 - John Elway

Tommy Riles and Art Eddy have a very special guest — former Denver Bronocos quarterback John Elway! Elway is now the Executive Vice President of Football Operations for the Broncos. John and another great quarterback, Doug Flutie teamed up with Dove Men+Care for the “Journey to Comfort” campaign. John discusses playing football, the transition to management, and fatherhood.

Tom & Art also welcome Dan Lazarz and Tomm Bauer of TheBrewDaddy.com, who are the hosts of a new podcast on Life of Dad called “The Last Call Show”.