Don't Be Alone with Jay Kogen : Bryan Cranston Details Why His Life Is So Much Better Than Jay's


Bryan talks about commiting to craft and giving up on whether you get the gig. We compare notes about growing up in the valley without adult supervision, writing, why celebrities feel better with other celebrities, the difference between Tequila and Mezcal, having kids in the arts, getting your heart broken in 5th grade, the lessons of struggling, and only doing what you are passionate about. Also we chat about the fact that, sometimes, you have to play a character just to get through real life.

Bio: Bryan Cranston is an Academy Award nominee, and an Emmy, Screen Actors Guild, Tony, and Olivier Award winner. He most recently starred on the second season of Showtime’s hit drama series, Your Honor, which he also executive produced. On the big screen, Cranston re-teamed with Wes Anderson and starred in his ensemble feature, Asteroid City - which premiered at the 2023 Cannes Film Festival and was released by Focus Features and Universal Pictures globally. Additionally, Cranston stars in Matthew Vaughn’s Argylle which will be released by Apple TV+ on February 2. Cranston made his Broadway debut as President Lyndon B. Johnson in All the Way and produced the HBO film adaptation through his production company, Moonshot Entertainment. In 2018, Cranston starred as the iconic Howard Beale in Ivo van Hove’s Network on London’s West End and on Broadway. Cranston is best known for his portrayal of two very different characters - Hal on the sit-com Malcolm in the Middle, and Walter White on the drama series, Breaking Bad. Cranston is a New York Times bestselling author of A Life in Parts, where he revisits the many parts he’s played on and off camera. In 2019, Cranston and his Breaking Bad co-star, Aaron Paul, released an artisanal Mezcal, “Dos Hombres”, which has grown to become the 5th bestselling mezcal in the United States.

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Don't Be Alone with Jay Kogen
Join Jay Kogen, former stand-up actor and award-winning comedy writer, as he shares his great stories from his decades in show business on his podcast, "Don't Be Alone with Jay Kogen." With a mission to fight disconnection in modern life, Jay invites funny, smart, and interesting guests to tackle life issues he's dealing with. From stand-ups to actors, writers to artists, Jay's guests are always entertaining. Tune in to Apple, Spotify, YouTube, or anywhere you get your podcasts to listen to "Don't Be Alone with Jake Hogan" and be prepared for some awkward but nice conversations.