Episode 29 – Sarah Dunsworth

After a Texas size storm took out their first interview, Sarah Dunsworth is back and sitting down with Jake to discuss all things amazing in her life. They talk about her growing up in Nova Scotia, her talented family and how Trailer Park Boys came into her life. Sarah also reflects on the entertainment industry, her cool clothing store and how much she loves downtime being at home with her super beagles. Jake also gets an important lesson from Sarah on the important difference between success and fame. This episode is sponsored by Adam & Eve. Get 50% off any one item of your choice when you enter the promo code “BIGJAKE” when you checkout. Sarah on Twitter Sarah Dunsworth Official FB Page http://s3.amazonaws.com/fnlpodcasts/Episode_29_-_Sarah_Dunsworth.mp3Podcast: Play in new window |...

We’re Moving! Stay tuned!

Hey everyone! The Friday Night Lights Podcast is moving to their new studio! TONS of new things launching in October with a brand new daily show and another three shows a week for you to check out. Don’t worry, we’re still releasing episodes every week but the schedule is a little out of whack right now! We’ll be back on track shortly, and thanks for being so...

Episode 28 – BUM

  Canadian pop punk legends BUM are set to reunite on stage at the Rifflandia Festival for the first time in twenty years since disbanding.  Frontmen Rob Nesbitt and Andrew Molloy sit down with Jake for an in depth talk at how the band formed and why their music resonated with so many fans over the years.  They discuss what inspires their lyrics, the band’s rock star status in Europe, why they never got the mainstream success they should of and what they’ve been up to since parting ways.  Once the FNL Podcast took off, Jake repeatedly said he wanted to interview a short list of dream guests and BUM was one of them.  Twenty years in the making, this interview is everything you want to know about the band that may of had to fall apart to realize they needed to fall back together again. This episode is sponsored by Adam & Eve. Get 50% off any one item of your choice when you enter the promo code “BIGJAKE” when you checkout. BUM on Twitter BUM Facebook Fanpage BUM is scheduled to play at the Rifflandia Festival  Saturday, Sept. 13 at 2:00 pm at the R.A.P Rifftop Tent   http://s3.amazonaws.com/fnlpodcasts/Episode_28_-_BUM.mp3Podcast: Play in new window |...

Episode 27 – Roland Vandal

  Roland Vandal’s story is one that usually doesn’t end well. By the time he was 13, he was already descending into a life of gangs and drug addiction. By 2002, Roland had hit rock bottom. Living in a hotel room with only three bags of clothes to his name, he ended up on the bathroom floor after a failed suicide attempt. It was at that moment, Roland decided to change his life around. Roland joins Jake for an honest and open sit down conversation where they discuss alcoholism, drug addiction, sexual abuse and living with post traumatic stress disorder. Roland also tells the amazing story of how his life turned around. Recently named one of Winnipeg’s Top 40 Leaders, Roland has since embarked on an inspirational journey of self reflection and becoming the voice for people who have found themselves on that same path. Motivational Speaker, Boxing Coach, Advocate & Author. This is one interview that you won’t want to miss. This episode is sponsored by Fanduel.com, the leader in fantasy football and immediate cash payouts. Check out Fanduel.com today and enter the promo code: “BIGJAKE” to get your first deposit matched 100% up to 200 dollars. That’s 200 free dollars to play with! Roland’s Website: Breaking the Chain Roland on Twitter http://s3.amazonaws.com/fnlpodcasts/Episode_27_-_Roland_Vandal.mp3Podcast: Play in new window |...

Episode 26 – Jason Day

Jake and Jason Day share an interesting connection as they never knew each other growing up in the same small town of 4,000 people, only to meet years later in the even smaller community of southern Alberta mixed martial arts. Jason sits down for a chat and nothing is left untouched. They discuss his rise to the Ultimate Fighting Championships, dealing with the fame that came with it and how quickly it was all taken away after a car accident left Jason unable to compete again. They also talk about how he bounced back and embarked on a new career in acting and stunt work. Throw in some great stories of hanging out back in the day, all the interesting characters they know together and how the lessons he learned as a child still help guide his life today. This episode is dedicated to Wyatt Lewis who was tragically taken from us back on Sept 1, 2012. Jake shares some great stories all while paying homage to the friend he still sorely misses to this day.   Jason Day on Twitter http://s3.amazonaws.com/fnlpodcasts/Episode_26_-_Jason_Day.mp3Podcast: Play in new window |...