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Success Story with Scott D. Clary

Bill Bogs, Comedian, TV Host & Journalist | Lessons on Life, Comedy & Wonder Dogs | SSP Interview

  • E51
  • 39:19
  • July 3rd 2020

Bill Boggs is an Emmy Award-winning TV talk show host and producer, an author and professional speaker.

He began his career as a comedy writer, and his comic novel, The Adventures of Spike the Wonder Dog: As Told to Bill Boggs, reflects strong observational comedy chops. He has written essays for The New York Times Sunday Magazine and travel articles also for The Times.

A true industry insider, Bill has interviewed many of the most notable personalities of our time—cultural icons, music legends, presidents, writers, athletes, celebrity chefs—and a movie star or two. In 2008, Harper/Collins published his well-received motivational book, Got What it Takes?, based on his interviews with highly successful people.

His TV credits include the long-running Midday Live, a decade hosting and producing Bill Boggs Corner Table on the Food Network along with programs on Showtime, The Travel Channel, ESPN and all the major networks. Bill was also the host and producer of the syndicated series, Comedy Tonight and the executive producer for the groundbreaking Morton Downey Jr. Show.

His Off-Broadway play, Talk Show Confidential, and novel, At First Sight, were optioned for a screenplay inspired by his life.

Show Notes

Success Story with Scott D. Clary

Welcome to the Success Story Podcast, hosted by entrepreneur, business executive, author, educator & speaker, Scott D. Clary (@scottdclary).

On this podcast, you'll find interviews, Q&A, keynote presentations & conversations on sales, marketing, business, startups and entrepreneurship.

Scott will discuss some of the lessons he's learned over his own career, as well as have candid interviews with execs, celebrities, notable figures and politicians. All who have achieved success through both wins and losses, to learn more about their life, their ideas and insights.

He sits down with leaders and mentors and unpacks their story to help pass those lessons onto others through both experiences and tactical strategy for business professionals, entrepreneurs and everyone in between.

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