If Jesse James’ badass credentials were ever in question, they won’t be come May 31, when his new Spike series Jesse James Is a Dead Man premieres. On the show, the former Monster Garage host sets himself on fire, rides a motorcycle to the top of the Arctic Circle in minus 65 degree weather, and does just about everything else he can think of to challenge his limits and the laws of physics. James told us that his wife, actress Sandra Bullock, and his three kids from two previous marriages were fine with the danger involved. (“They’re cool. They know I’m smart and I’m not reckless. I take every safety precaution I can. Hey, we could all trip and fall and hit our head on the curb and die today.”) We wonder if they’ve seen the following teaser reel.