Travis Chappell & Josh Peck , Travis Makes Friends

JOSH PECK | Rejection, Letting Go of Ego and Influencing on Social Media

04 Jan 2023 • 47 min • EN
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Josh Peck (@shuapeck) is an actor, comedian, and YouTuber known for his roles on the Nickelodeon show "Drake & Josh" and in films such as "Mean Creek," "Drillbit Taylor," and "The Wackness." He has also provided voice work for the "Ice Age" franchise and the Nickelodeon animated series "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles," and starred in the Fox comedy series "Grandfathered" and the Disney+ original series "Turner & Hooch." In 2017, Peck started a YouTube channel called "Shua Vlogs" featuring his wife Paige O'Brien and members of the Vlogsquad. Peck was born in New York City and grew up with his mother and maternal grandmother, where he developed an interest in stand-up comedy at a young age. Josh is also the co-host of the Good Guys Podcast and the author of Happy People Are Annoying What Travis and Josh discussed: The idea behind Josh’s new book, Happy People are Annoying.The challenges of an acting career at a young ageHow Josh was able to provide for two households by being financially disciplinedTraditional media vs building an influence on modern social mediaThe relationship behind an actor, a character and the directorRejection, stardorm, influencing on social media and much more… Join us for a dynamic and engaging conversation with actor, comedian, and YouTuber Josh Peck on this week's episode of Travis Makes Friends. We talked about Josh's new book "Happy People Are Annoying," the challenges of starting an acting career, and the pros and cons of traditional media vs social media. Plus, we'll dive into the complex issues of rejection, stardom, and the role of social media in the entertainment industry.  Don't miss this opportunity to hear from Josh and gain valuable insights – tune in now! Check the full episode + transcript + video here Head over to and subscribe to Travis’s free newsletter. Follow Travis on Instagram: @travischappell Subscribe to Travis Makes Friends on Apple Podcasts and Spotify, and don’t forget to leave a 5-star rating! Advertising Inquiries: Privacy & Opt-Out:

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