Episode 102: Famous Hyphenates

It’s a rare breed of people who can be really good at multiple things. Heck, it’s pretty rare to find someone any good at one thing. Most people are like the sandwich “artist” at my local Subway who always puts too much oil and vinegar on my sub even though I ask for just a dash.

This week we’re celebrating some of the most famous – and sometimes surprising – polymaths in pop culture and history. These are the Swiss Army Knives of entertainment. Especially in the case of Nick Offerman, who can probably make a canoe out of a log using a Swiss Army Knife.


Leonardo DaVinci (Michael’s Choice)

Hedy Lamarr (Richard’s Choice)

Nick Offerman (Michael’s Choice)

Steve Martin (Richard’s Choice)

“The Joker” from the Steve Miller Band song (Michael’s Choice)

Magic Johnson (Richard’s Choice)

Oprah Winfrey (Michael’s Choice)

Paul Newman (Richard’s Choice)

Phil Hartman (Jeff’s “Borglum’s Bag” Choice)


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