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Never Surrender is a weekly podcast about fighting for what you want out of your life and career. Each week, hosts Jack Herrguth and Stephen Kramer Glickman sit down with the most successful people in entertainment and hear about their greatest setbacks and failures. This comedic yet truthful podcast explores the incredible highs and brutal lows that that come with being at the top of your field. Whether it's an interview with an Oscar-winning producer, Emmy-winning writer, comedian or actor, the show focuses on survival through the most trying of times. They'll find out how these challenges affected each one of their guests, how it changed them, what they learned from the experience, and ultimately by never giving up and never surrendering, how it led them to success. 

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Pete Holmes

Pete Holmes

2021-05-0648:38

You might know comedian, actor and writer Pete Holmes from his shows Crashing or The Pete Holmes Show. Or you might’ve read his best-selling book Comedy Sex God. He’s had a lot of success in his career, but also plenty of setbacks. From going through a divorce to getting both his shows cancelled, Pete Holmes’ has been through the ringer. But he’s never given up.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Jojo

Jojo

2021-04-2945:23

Singer, songwriter Jojo has been in the music industry for over two decades now, dropping chart topping hits like “Leave (Get Out)” since she was only thirteen years old. You wouldn’t believe that there was a time when she thought she’d never make music again. It’s her passion for music that motivated her to keep going, and she’s still releasing bops to this day.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Larry Wilmore

Larry Wilmore

2021-04-2249:55

Award-winning comedian Larry Wlimore is the man behind shows like The Bernie Mac Show and Insecure. He hosted The Nightly Show, and you can still catch him on the late-night circuit hosting his self-titled talk show Wilmore. He’s been a creative force in the entertainment industry, and has pushed through firings, loss and personal setbacks to build his career into what it is today.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Paul Feig

Paul Feig

2021-04-1548:17

There once was a time when director Paul Feig, the man behind Bridesmaids, A Simple Favor and Freaks and Geeks, thought he’d never make movies again. He was put in “movie jail” and didn’t know whether he’d ever get out. From blockbuster movies to small time commercials, Feig’s career has had plenty of ups and downs. But through it all, he’s never given up.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Randall Park

Randall Park

2021-04-0850:101

You know actor Randall Park from his work in Fresh Off The Boat, WandaVision, and The Interview. But before all that, he was working at Starbucks to make rent and pay off his student loans. His dreams of making it as an actor seemed so unrealistic, that even his parents thought he’d fail.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Tig Notaro

Tig Notaro

2021-04-0850:43

What was 2012 like for comedian and actress Tig Notaro? The absolute worst year of her life. Between discovering she had cancer and her mother unexpectedly dying, things were looking pretty bleak. It hasn’t been easy for Notaro, but she didn’t let these setbacks get in the way of her life as a comedian.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
We've all failed. We've all had setbacks. So why not make a podcast about it? Each week on Never Surrender, hosts Stephen Kramer Glickman and Jack Herrguth will interview some of the most successful people in entertainment to talk about their greatest failures, challenges and how they overcame them. If you've ever failed, then Never Surrender is the podcast for you, and hopefully it will give you the strength to fight another day.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
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ID21820782

Awesome show! Great, insightful stories from some of the funniest, most successful people in entertainment about how they overcame failure.

Apr 24th
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