Monthly Archives: August 2016

#213 – Jermaine Dupri



The Life of Dad Show - Episode 213 - Jermaine Dupri

Tommy Riles and Art Eddy talk about how their music tastes might have changed throughout the years. Have their wives and kids made them change what they listen to? Then, the guys bring on hip hop recording artist, record producer, songwriter and rapper, Jermaine Dupri.

With over 30 years of experience in the industry, Jermaine Dupri has been a staple in the entertainment industry. He is CEO of So So Def Records, a Grammy Award winning song writer and producer as well as a DJ and an author. He is also the star and executive producer for the hit show The Rap Game on The Lifetime Network. Just from that alone you can see that Jermaine knows what it takes to succeed.

Follow Jermaine Dupri on Twitter @jermainedupri, Facebook, and Global14.com. Also, check out Jermaine‘s fantastic show, The Rap Game.


#212 – Greg Grunberg



The Life of Dad Show - Episode 212 - Greg Grunberg

Tommy Riles and Art Eddy talk about their favorite moments experienced in school as well as some embarrassing ones. They also talk about what their kids like about school. Then, the guys bring Greg Grunberg on to the show.

Actor, writer, and producer Greg Grunberg is best known for his acting role as Matt Parkman in the award-winning TV series Heroes, and he recently reprised that role in the NBC series Heroes Reborn. He is also known for the role of Pilot Seth Norris on Lost, Agent Weiss on Alias, and Sean Blumberg on Felicity.

Grunberg was seen most recently in Star Wars – The Force Awakens, directed by J.J. Abrams. He is also in Paramount Picture’s Star Trek Beyond in theaters now.

Follow Greg Grunberg on Twitter @greggrunberg and catch his new show Geeking Out Sundays at midnight on AMC. Also go to Band From TV for one of Greg’s charities and for those dealing with epilepsy go to TalkAboutIt.org.


#211 – Tom Angleberger



The Life of Dad Show - Episode 211 - Tom Angleberger

Tommy Riles and Art Eddy talk about what they are passing down to their kids in the way of traditions and things that they like, such as making up songs and reading books. Then they bring on author, Tom Angleberger.

Tom Angleberger is the author of the bestselling Origami Yoda series, as well as Horton Halfpott and Fake Mustache, both Edgar Award nominees, the Qwikpick Papers series, and the Inspector Flytrap series. He lives in Virginia, with his wife, who is also an author and illustrator, Cece Bell and their two children.

In his new book Fuzzy, you follow the adventures of a girl named Max who is in middle school and becomes friends with a robot named Fuzzy. With the new Robot Integration Program, Max helps Fuzzy learn everything he needs to know about surviving middle school, the good, the bad, and the really, really, ugly. Little do they know that surviving sixth grade is going to become a true matter of life and death, because Vanguard has an evil presence at its heart: a digital student evaluation system named BARBARA that might be taking its mission to shape the perfect student to extremes.

Go to OrigamiYoda.com to find out more info on Tom Angleberger and his books. Follow Tom at @OrigamiYoda on Twitter. And make sure you get Fuzzy when it comes out on August 16th.


#210 – Dick Hoyt



The Life of Dad Show - Episode 210 - Dick Hoyt

Tommy Riles and Art Eddy talk about how their kids inspire them to become better dads, just like Dick Hoyt tries to be with his son, Rick.

You might have heard of the father and son running team called Team Hoyt. Dick Hoyt and his son, Rick Hoyt, are from Holland, Massachusetts. Together they have competed together in over 1,000 races, including marathons, duathlons, and triathlons.

Rick has cerebral palsy, and during competition Dick pushes his son, Rick, in a special wheelchair as they run. In 2008, Team Hoyt was inducted to the Ironman Hall of Fame.

Go to TeamHoyt.com to find out more information on the great work Dick, Rick, and The Hoyt Foundation do in their community.


#209 – Ryan Quincy



The Life of Dad Show - Episode 209 - Ryan Quincy

Tommy Riles and Art Eddy talk about their favorite cartoon shows from back in the day and which ones their kids love to watch now. Then they bring on Emmy Award-winning director and producer, Ryan Quincy.

Ryan is the creator and executive producer of Disney XD animated comedy adventure series, Future-Worm!

Quincy is best known for his work on the long-running animated series South Park for which he won two Emmy Awards in 2008 and 2009 and was nominated in 2010 and 2011, all for Outstanding Animated Program.

Quincy currently resides in Los Angeles, California, with his wife and young son and daughter. His hobbies include playing basketball and fishing.

Future-Worm! premieres on Monday, August, 1st at 11:00A.M. EDT, on Disney XD.

Follow Ryan Quincy on Twitter @RyanWQuincy and go to RyanQuincy.com. Go to DisneyXD.com for all things Disney.