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Steve sure -- is here he's author of big -- rules -- Steve people first got to know you.
Really on The Sopranos yet it looked like the part was really built for you your -- from Bensonhurst queens anyway.
In Brooklyn Bensonhurst Brooklyn.
When I first I came -- it was you know I had acted some you know put you know I had a day job.
And then I came on here for a -- it's very coincidental that I sit adjacent.
See it if you give me to read for the -- You know I -- you -- -- you get a couple lines you know.
And so might be -- additional evidence and I read for part of an FBI agent -- so I'll see you is that we -- We already have someone -- -- so read and then.
I read it she's that if I can would you come back to -- -- David and I mean you know she -- you know David Chase -- cherish you know spot and went back home.
They called me and I wasn't -- I said I'm gonna go back and MPAA affair -- -- -- -- my -- hotel and my wife push me Chicago you're only happy when you're doing -- -- And then I got the world I mean a body buckle -- I auditioned on a Monday and they called me I was back in LA on Tuesday and they called me -- news one of those grateful holes that you get through this feeling -- -- she said.
-- -- she says I know I'm not supposed to be doing this fiscal support or a template.
You did just a great job -- -- out over a hundred people.
I just wanted to gradually so it was it was great and then my agent at the time was no longer my agent told me not to take.
Pop pop pop out and not a lot he said they're not gonna fly you that not gonna put you up.
You know you don't need to do this -- not paying enough money -- -- and you know don't do it.
And I -- most wholesome and I'm don't assume this is a big show and at the time it wasn't -- the first season was over so I wasn't huge.
I said I'm gonna take a shot here you know and so the first year I commuted I am my own dime.
I made 22000.
Dollars six episodes and I.
Cost me 24 house went out to -- that I know I -- everybody in the cast was making money right away they weren't no no no no no I mean -- -- let the guys that were regulars they were making some money.
But I was just a recurring character -- They Peña you know -- you know I mean everybody want to be on the show everybody speaks saws were trying to get on each.
You know that as the years went on we all of -- great you know Williams really usually there.
I was yes that was 99 to the show ended 2007 and it seems that you guys -- -- CA able -- -- I mean we've all stayed.
I just saw a bunch of guys we did a reunion the Connecticut Mohegan Sun sorry body -- most people you know most of the the regular -- Here's a question you -- -- they have the 49ers have a reunion you know Montana William were respected but be treated equally with the with the -- -- -- Doesn't matter that he made the millions got the same in the commercials where he's with the guys he's with the guys here.
When you guys hang out the spike -- the Phoebe give more attention because he was this -- -- -- he you know people.
Era -- amongst you Arnold.
-- world Francis you have really guys actually you know we go to a bar he puts his mind now I put my market's you know -- With friends friends you know just regular -- you broke through that.
You guys -- he never acted like that you communities not that kind of a guy so he's heed and act like I'm the big boss and then never -- -- -- -- like that right to Steve I -- I -- I would read your book is I always love having you talking to you and so and read the books of get a few questions out.
I could not put it down on us I have a father of three with two daughters.
Come from Ole boys and generations of boys I don't really have a lot of resource is ended at ten -- twelve.
I'll let she's eleven so you guys told the team you're on the cuff yeah than eleven you have a few years writes are you are you do you decide to write big -- rules.
Raising daughters is tougher it.
Then I look.
You all are tough looking guy yeah it will open up with a senior which -- -- -- volcanic cell.
And they didn't do not react -- yeah well.
-- I you know.
I knew you know early on -- out of me I never had a problem you know the kids early on with me in my -- about ways of you know for them to be respectful and and -- that -- You know we do we you know I mean seriously even -- -- -- was five years -- she -- order.
In the restaurant I don't contact sheet look -- in the I tell them what you want I want notified so you tell them what you want and we.
Taught them that way and they always behaves in restaurants.
That's a big -- you go to arrest said the kids under the table I want my friend's -- the kids under the table.
I mean how does anyone ever told to get out from a that they believe the -- would -- exactly I don't know when you know that's it's not okay with me at all.
Let's teach them now I mean that's -- and I'm not be in to watch let's teach him the right thing now.
Now that we can't wait until they're fifteen and then.
Try to control and they think -- and steam -- absolutely Edgar get a take a shot every step of the way the kids.
I mean I'm not saying it's always for bed sometimes my -- say hey can I go and she's always hesitate which I'm happy about.
-- say so -- -- party tonight and it's this and that and that that I said there's not a chance you don't have as she said.
I knew that I just thought I -- -- -- -- -- Look first of all it's because I said so that's the number that's okay most underrated fall awards.
Because I said so.
Cost how you -- get there who's going to be there are they going to be seven alcohol how you gonna get home.
How you get home -- seventeen year old girl nineteen year old girl.
Can't home at 1130 at night in Manhattan there's not caves around -- do we think about that we did think about that you know.
I did you do it you right.
-- fear that the old absolutely played but here's the other thing.
You -- boys are easy I think they're easier her you know and I mean I'm not say it is not easy to raise any child I mean I think girls saw.
Smarter and that more cutting they need to maybe more attention and they can -- army.
Absolutely you know.
They pad their eyelashes at you little girl please daddy please that -- my -- says that it kills me I wanna say yes but.
You can't you say no he and you put that some examples -- the important -- you point that I -- -- -- about racism.
And the bring up posse from happy days in the Williams I didn't know he's he's been successful -- the season he's a great guy in the it was a secret life the American teenager.
And he directed a bunch of episodes.
He has stopped acting -- long time ago he's got five -- orders.
Five he flagler county late in life five dollars and his wife -- -- -- -- six women and I want to say one of his daughters haven't.
Baby -- -- so he's in this house and he said he handles it much better because he became a -- old.
He you know when he was older as opposed to being a 22 year off all the way to try to make -- in the business to try to get your career you know that that's another thing you know you have you have kids young you know really young and makes you were caught a -- It limits your choices on where you could do you can't take issue you know -- -- you can't take a shot like you got to take the job that's gonna bring -- money right now.
You know you know where does not about you as a badly so.
I talked a bunch of guys Michael Ontario -- -- who's got a daughter and he's got a couple of board still this could blow job to basketball another block of undermined very liberal guy he's a producer.
Charles from may from England says it's okay.
His daughters in college it's okay.
If she comes home with the boy very.
-- break the boy stays in.
They sleep together you kid that house I said not in a million years listen.
But when they're married they may not sleep together.
A million years so I -- all these fathers are different points of views and not just my size of the -- about these hysterical.
Until this goes -- and -- -- was.
A big guy in this in the face and says -- -- -- he was -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- PEQ that we -- -- Justin Bieber -- -- Justin -- Okay which is really almost an impossible task -- to meet yet to meet them backstage -- you know young kids are taught to do right.
So he takes it to the concert.
The kid says hello he's he's an idiot I think just unbelievably says a lot -- -- he's cordial.
And since -- swiping.
That -- I don't -- got to hang out.
She tells -- What is this was as he gets.
-- will get his daughter backstage gets to meet Justin Bieber then -- at a stage and the daughter Natalie doesn't say thank you she says.
I want the hang -- -- is that I don't gonna has added that now how does Stevie had his big day all -- -- to me over the -- you kidding me that's the last time that I would have been all over I would have been all over I correct the right there.
Are you do you don't -- I had to do to get that's what I would assume you know what I had to do you know with this guy had to do to help you how -- -- that's what I would say.
I would not just.
One -- off my back like that -- an annual SAT your kids because they have a lot much more than you have your own food stands and had to go online and I -- absolutely nothing nothing.
From nothing but you tell them.
You want to see this go away that -- -- You gonna start with the drugs -- -- drinking giving me a hard time you're gonna start giving your mother a hard time.
It's goes away -- there's -- concerts is known -- games is don't they stay and his his -- nice vacations now you go to school and you come home from school.
And and data be it seriously she goes to a private school I've threatened to put her in a public school not that that's the worst thing I went to public school I'm just saying.
Yeah she's on a beautiful school 26 acre campus I'll I'll I'll pull -- -- I'm not -- This is how we do -- -- I guess when your 2425.
You're making your own living I guess -- do what you want.
I'll still try to target but and I -- I say control.
-- -- control the kids are very normal kids but.
You know I'm trying to show them the right way don't learn if you learn by your mistakes -- -- -- saying.
That would allow Obama mistakes -- going to be a failure in life you have to learn by other people's mistakes right by my mistakes you can't make all the mistakes because you don't.
Love Steve trip this year he's the big -- rules raising daughters in tougher -- tougher than look not only informative.
But it's -- least Jericho the book and I can never -- lukewarm endorsements listen to it's been captured him right.
-- I'm not endorsing this book this great book by Steve.
About being the father of two daughters because I was intimidated well not completely okay -- That -- -- that's gonna help you sell books.
This -- did that there phrases of endearment their friends of mine that good guys Jon Stewart Johnson do ray Ray Romano.
I read this book like we agreed Steve have to admit it's funny insightful and unique.
You know keep your into the bargain come over to my house and yell at my -- -- because you do yeah I yell I yell and and I tell a story in this is this -- true story.
Look I am -- why -- you know but I have been arrested in the village.
And where did and I go to restaurant quite often and is a big mouth is a very small place is -- there's a big by the guys like you he won't shut up I mean he's really in Miami.
The restaurant is as big as -- studio it's not very big and you hear everything and he's -- -- him in two other guys.
Bob Bob apply and I call the madness it will lose this guy.
We will whatever it was I tell the got to shut up these morning everyone's you know I mean you can hear the whole place you know so.
I pay the bill.
My daughter walks out she's sixteen at the time you know and the guy a very black.
Like ahead to his -- swivel the you know I mean like that very like disrespectful.
I don't even though -- knew issues that -- when he you know without and I was just flabbergasted so I -- and they are you kidding me.
-- are you kidding me and you utility guy the other -- did you hear a pin drop to places tiny.
Here -- -- of its full.
-- -- is that we want to she's sixteen.
Europe fifty suddenly -- -- I would come up.
That we have it now outside you cold all three of them -- -- I'm fat I'm all out of breath I'll get beat up and I know it and I'm so -- I don't care.
C'mon c'mon c'mon let's stop and -- today that waved and my wife is no come on let's go I want you guys get -- I'm staying right here and I had this race and I'm not I don't bar I don't have a fight I don't cost -- I was that man.
And ended just -- kind of don't think they they got a big normally the flag it's not the guys haven't come out and we all get -- have been.
It's like no big deal but this is the way they treated you that I got that's that's exactly -- you polarized like guys that I did that is simply don't have -- awhile the yelling and sometimes it's like.
The dozen things in Iraq you yet you say you wake -- the impression he -- yeah -- -- -- that I have a fond of the book is big -- rules Steve sticks around he got to go get this book raising daughters is tougher than -- -- -- -- Mother's Day present back -- moment.
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