Episode Number: 656
Episode Guest: Bryan Callen
Original Airdate: June 6, 2015
Episode Sponsors: LegalZoom, Ring.com, DraftKings
Guest Bio: Bryan Callen is an actor and stand-up comedian, and together with Brendan Schaub, he also hosts The Fighter and the Kid podcast.
Topics Discussed: Boring names; misspelled names; celebrity baby names; affectations and pretension; toxins; foot bath to release toxins; pushing yourself and overcoming adversity; kids performing; Joe’s Caitlyn/Bruce Jenner reaction; people’s perception of hunters; being happy after hunting and returning to civilization; feeling insignificant; Steve Rinella run down by moose; size of moose; people evolving to be kinder and more accepting; anti-masculinity feeling in society; crying; violence against women and transgenders; finding community online; not being allowed to think Bruce Jenner’s transformation is strange; not being able to talk openly about gender and race; Cain Velasquez’s “brown pride” tattoo; double standards; television celebrates promiscuous women but not men; Bruce Jenner isn’t interesting; appreciating your position in life; The Fighter and the Kid podcast; doing stand-up as a stepping stone to becoming an actor; not enjoying acting; getting used to your environment; how much data is created today; becoming aware of each others’ similarities; old picture of woman arrested for being a lesbian; men wanting to take over and rule the world; humans are bipolar apes; male aggression; being prejudice; innovation and competition; government bailouts; robots taking over jobs; jobs that don’t exist anymore; technology changing things quickly; Aaron Swartz story; GMOs; concern with GMOs effect on humans; GMO advocate says Roundup is safe to drink but refuses to drink it video; Roundup; The Fly movie remake; Jeff Goldblum; Jeff Goldblum’s big penis; Jeff’s acting; Chinatown movie; Roman Polanski rape; Sharon Tate murder; statute of limitations; people changing over time; Roman Polanski’s childhood in Krakow ghettos; what should happen to Roman Polanski; unnatural crimes; Silk Road founder (Ross Ulbricht) jail sentence; people jailed for medical marijuana; the incentives to keep weed illegal; taxes; social security after you die; civil forfeiture.
My Thoughts: Thank god this wasn’t a marathon three-hour podcast. I like Bryan but now enjoy him much more on The Fighter and the Kid more than his appearances on Joe’s show.
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