Monthly Archives: September 2017

#269 – Matt Lanter



The Life of Dad Show - Episode 269 - Matt Lanter

Tommy Riles and Art Eddy bring on actor, Matt Lanter to talk about his journey into fatherhood since he recently found out that he was going to be a dad.

Matt Lanter, who you might know from his many cool roles on TV and film is starting his path into fatherhood. He and his wife, Angela have a podcast called Hello Bump. He and his wife are documenting their journey towards parenthood, one week at a time…the good, the bad, and the embarrassing. It’s an open and honest look at their experience being pregnant with their first child.

Lanter has been on The CW’s show Star Crossed, playing Roman. Previously, Matt also starred in The CW’s 90210 as Liam Court, and in films like A Chance of Rain and Liars All. He also is a fantastic voice actor. He played the role of Anakin Skywalker in Star Wars: The Clone Wars as well as the voices of the roles of Harry Osborn and Flash Thompson on The Ultimate Spiderman on Disney XD.

Matt sat down with us to talk about how he is preparing to be a dad, his podcast, his career and more.

Follow Matt Lanter on Twitter @MattLanter and check out Matt and his wife Angela’s podcast, Hello Bump, on iTunes.


#268 – Warren Moon



The Life of Dad Show - Episode 268 - Warren Moon

Tommy Riles and Art Eddy bring on Pro Football Hall of Fame and Canadian Hall of Fame member, Warren Moon, to chat about his Crescent Moon Foundation, playing in the NFL and CFL and fatherhood. Many only know Warren Moon as the NFL Hall of Fame Quarterback, but Warren is much more. Warren Moon is the President and Co-Founder of Sports 1 Marketing where he cultivates unique and lucrative business opportunities for corporate brands, elite athletes, and strategic partners.

Utilizing his fame and experiences to emphasize the importance of giving back, he created the Crescent Moon Foundation in 1989. The foundation is dedicated to providing support for educational pursuits that will benefit children most in need who have displayed a commitment to their community, as well as other charitable causes surrounding under-privileged children.

In addition to his own foundation, Warren sits on several non-profit boards including the Rose Bowl Foundation and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

Follow Warren Moon on Twitter @WMoon1 and get more about his foundation at CrescentMoonFoundation.org.


#267 – Peter Macon



The Life of Dad Show - Episode 267 - Peter Macon

Tommy Riles and Art Eddy bring on Peter Macon who stars on the hit new FOX series, The Orville.

If you are a fan of Showtime’s Shameless or Amazon’s Bosch then you probably have seen actor, Peter Macon in action. Now Peter will star opposite Seth MacFarlane in FOX’s upcoming hour-long comedic drama, The Orville, with Jon Favreau directing the show.

The series is set 300 years in the future, the series follows the adventures of The Orville, a not-so-top-of-the-line exploratory ship in Earth’s interstellar fleet. Facing cosmic challenges from without and within, this motley crew of space explorers will boldly go where no comedic drama has gone before. Macon plays Lt. Commander Bortus.

Macon is classically trained at Yale (MFA), he spent five years at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival playing leads in the productions of Macbeth, Othello and the like. Peter also won a Creative Arts Emmy Award in 2002 in the category of ‘Outstanding Voice-Over Performance’ for his voice-work narrating Animated Tales of the World.

Follow Peter Macon on Instagram.


#266 – Gary Myers



The Life of Dad Show - Episode 266 - Gary Myers

Tommy Riles and Art Eddy talk about what father-son relationships they would love to read about anyone in world of professional sports. They get inspired by this week’s guest, Gary Myers.

Gary Myers is the NFL columnist for the New York Daily News. He has authored three books: The Catch, a look at the iconic 1981 NFC Championship Game between the Cowboys and 49ers; Coaching Confidential, which details the pressures of being an NFL head coach; and the New York Times bestseller Brady vs. Manning, an inside look at the greatest rivalry in NFL history.

Myers has been covering the NFL since 1978. He was a member of the cast of HBO’s Inside The NFL and the YES Network’s This Week in Football. Currently the host of WFAN’s Chalk Talk, he is a voter for the Pro Football Hall of Fame and a former adjunct professor at Syracuse University.

His own experiences coaching and watching his three kids play sports was the inspiration for his latest book, My First Coach: Inspiring Stories of NFL Quarterbacks and Their Dads.

Gary sits down with us to talk about his new book, fatherhood, and more.

Follow Gary Myers on Twitter @garymyersNYDN and get his book My First Coach wherever books are sold.