Guest Bio: Tom Segura is a stand-up comedian and hosts his own podcast with his wife Christina Pazsitzky called Your Mom’s House. Bert Kreischer is a stand-up comedian, actor, and reality television host. Check out his book Life of the Party on Amazon and his podcast The Bertcast on Stitcher and iTunes.
Topics Discussed: Tom is just under 6′ tall; Bert is 6′ tall; Bert weighs in at 220 lbs.; Tom weighs in at 216 lbs.; Tom sat in a sauna to cut water weight; Tom drank only distilled water because it’s easier to sweat out; (guys eat pizza); Tom talks about how he feels; stranded people who drink sea water; talk about their heights and weights and what is considered obese; muscle burns fat; Bert talks about doing TV; bad places to do comedy; (the guys start drinking); writing people/places off; Bert is a pushover; mean people; social media trolls; Skip Bayless accidentally commenting about himself on Facebook; Ronda Rousey memes; how Conor bounced back from losing; Eddie Bravo’s Jiu Jitsu knowledge; Joe says Demetrious Johnson is the best fighter ever; mainstream media’s coverage of UFC; Lena Dunham wishes she had an abortion; saying offensive things to remain in the media; actors being replaced on TV shows; actor replaced on Bewitched; Tom is competitive; fighters who don’t make weight; UFC weigh-in talk; boxing and weigh-ins; (the guys start smoking weed); (1:00:00) flying in fighter jets; G force training video; humans are frail; Bert talks about skiing down a tall mountain and crashing; feeling vulnerable; Uber drivers; Yakov Smirnoff; the guys talk shit about Ari Shaffir again; Joe says he’s going to pay for Tom and Bert’s vacation; how to climb out of deep snow; Bert’s had three friends die snowboarding; Joe was 45 when he learned to ski; finding Jesus; why can you get a massage but not jerked off; female hysteria; male prostitutes; redhead discrimination; Gigolos TV show; successful people; mocking people who fail; Kevin Hart talk; rage; apologizing; Bert talks about an Uber driver; talk about how much they’ve changed physically since losing weight; inspiring people to lose weight; (Joe plays audio of Ari talking about the weight loss challenge); talk about Ari and his career; malaria talk; Bert’s The Ballad of Big Tommy Buns song; esoteric definition; Bert talks about his career and wanting to be free; how Ari lives his life; putting your phone down; Bert’s beard; Bert’s fanny pack; (2:00:00) eating junk food and drinking alcohol again; Dave Chappelle; being yourself; Tom’s sitcom; Bert gushes about Tom; not giving a fuck; talk about Russell Peters’ stupid girlfriend; Bert talks about going in a submarine; underwater cities; visualizing jokes; debate about shaving Bert’s beard; Bert bet a 10-year-old and cut his hair off; Puerto Rican leopard spot beard; Prince’s beard; Hot Ones show; hot food; Joe talks about deer and their antlers; talk about going hunting; Joey Diaz talk; appreciating water; Joe says there should be a competition TV show with Bert and Tom; talk about doing TV shows compared to stand-up; naming tours; Eddie Griffin; more Dave Chappelle talk; Daniel Tosh talk; story about Tosh kicking a guy out of a comedy show; more Tosh talk; (Tom starts to shave Bert’s beard); (lots of giggling as Tom shaves Bert’s beard like Prince’s); Kingpin movie; (3:00:00) (Tom shaves Bert’s beard into a mustache); talking about what competition to do next; fat shaming; feeling uncomfortable is motivation; how Bert feels now; Zevia soda pop; Tom drank a lot of water and C2O coconut water; Harmless Harvest coconut water; Joe talks about shaving his head; shaving; do they feel better now that it’s over; Joe suggests they train Jiu Jitsu for a few months, then compete; Get Shorty movie; Joe talks about doing a movie companion podcast; Bert never saw the movie (Van Wilder) that was based on his life; Bill Burr talk; talk about The Comedy Store and comedians; comedy now vs. then; Tom used to imitate Bill Burr; Tom talks about bombing; Mormons; Tom talks about overdosing on drugs and alcohol and waking up in the hospital; Bert loves to drink; more talk about training BJJ for a competition; more talk about doing a competition show; more talk about their weight loss; waffles; Bert talks about eating caviar at a party; more talk about doing another competition; surfing; Kelly Slater’s wave pool; more talk about their weight loss.
My Thoughts: Drinking, smoking weed, and lots of giggling. You’ll probably want to watch this one if you want to see the beard shaving. It was kind of a chore to get through, to be honest. One podcast would have sufficed. Why did they need to weigh in two days in a row?
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