35: From the Jon Stewart Show to Baseball Podcaster
Paul “Sully” Sullivan is a native New Englander living in California, is an Emmy-nominated television producer who has previously produced such shows as “Axe Men”, “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart” and “The Bonnie Hunt Show”. An award-winning filmmaker, he directed the feature film “I’ll Believe You” as well as many short films including “Sergi” as featured on PBS’ “Independent Lens”. He has performed stand up comedy all across the United States and appeared on the TV shows “Monk” and “Late Night with Conan O’Brien” as well as the upcoming movie “The Wrong Stuff”. He has been a contributing baseball writer for USA Today, Baseball Digest, The Hardball Times, Time Out New York and Bleacher Report. Sully has appeared in the HBO Sports documentaries “Curse of the Bambino” and “Reverse the Curse of the Bambino” as well as on ESPN2’s Cold Pizza and NESN’s “Spaceman: A Baseball Odyssey”.
Sully is the creator and host of The Sully Baseball Daily Podcast. Every single day since October 24, 2012, he posts an original episode of comedic yet passionate takes, analysis and observations of the game he loves. Guests have included All Star pitcher Sean Doolittle and former big league stars Ellis Valentine, Rudy May and Ellis Valentine. Sully’s original videos have been featured on Deadspin, NBC Sports and Yahoo Sports and can be seen on the Sully Baseball channel on YouTube.
In this episode you will learn:
- How he schools us on the original version of New York, New York
- Creating immortality
- Why empathy helped him become a better father
- How a baseball enthusiast integrates work/family life
You can find Sully here:
- Register for the Fatherhood Leadership Academy Coaching Program
- Watch my TEDx Talk: The Most Important Question A Father Can Ask Himself