The Joe Rogan Experience Episode 1045 with Bryan Callen

Episode Number: 1045
Episode Guest: Bryan Callen
Original Airdate: November 28, 2017
Episode Sponsors: MVMT Watches, CW Hemp

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: Old music; old TVs; phonographs and turntables; Bruce Lee; hypnotism; stand-up comedy is like hypnosis; wine tastings; LeBron James’ taste in wine; what if LeBron got into fighting instead of basketball; Bo Jackson discussion; Sapiens book; humanity, death, and the future; recognizing talent; (Joe and Bryan sing “Silent Night” together); creepy/scary/sexy voices; tones of voices; Blink book; audiobooks; recognizing fake artwork; Joe can see when fighters are going to spin; reading someone’s eyes; communicating without looking into someone’s eyes; A Renegade History of the United States book; white women having sex with black slaves in the past; slavery and the cotton gin; Joe talks again about how hemp seems like it’s from another planet because it’s so strong and can be used for so many things; there can be THC in some CBD oil; Bryan has trouble sleeping; feeling lucky; life today is complicated, not hard; wilderness and urban sprawl; talk about Trump and Hillary; Hacks book; murder of Seth Rich; “Academic at heart of Clinton ‘dirt’ claim vanishes, leaving trail of questions” article; Eddie Bravo and conspiracy theories; moon landing conspiracy theories; reward systems for solving problems; Joe talks again about psych medicine/antidepressants and mass shooters; Africans are being sold as slaves in Libya; what is the optimal way for humans to live; Aztec slavery; Chichen Itza; Mayan languages; words aren’t violence; tribalism; (1:00:00) how you think is more important than what you think; we need the military; what if Kevin Spacey was an actor in Libya; Joe thinks that cocaine should be legal; Bryan talks about doing cocaine in Jamaica and writing a bit about God being Jamaican; drugs and musicians; Showgirls movie sex scenes; humanity needs to avoid tribalism; Ronald Reagan’s speech about aliens; religion; freedom breeds inequality; Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation; Keith Olbermann retires; Trump would be fun if he was your crazy uncle; Bryan golfed with Trump’s caddy; Joe is bummed he didn’t do The Celebrity Apprentice; more talk about Trump, Hillary, and the election; Joe talks again about how having one person running the country is an antiquated idea; more talk about tribalism; Joe thinks in the future there won’t be borders or boundaries between countries; the future and experiencing other peoples’ lives; truth; true love; immortality; living like a hermit vs. living in a community; Friedrich Nietzsche; why do military guys wear bandannas; Randy Couture signs new five-scarf deal; Joe talks about his start working for the UFC while on NewsRadio; they talk about meeting each other on NewsRadio; sketch comedy; Joe talks about Phil Hartman; Joe talks again about violent episodes and psych meds; people are vulnerable; medicine advertisements on television; Bad Pharma book; Bryan says his next hour of comedy is about tribalism; we don’t know what to believe anymore; privacy is dead; Patriot Act; there is a mistrust but respect for science; fracking and Texas earthquakes; Google Memo, gender, and biology talk; Pinky Tuscadero; Kevin James; album covers designed by Phil Hartman; Charles Manson’s music; humans are infants with a short lifetime; Joe tells Bryan what he thinks he would be like if he lived to 100; (2:00:00) what would Joe tell his 20-year-old self; edit your thoughts; know who to listen to and who to ignore; you can learn martial arts online; 10th Planet Jiu Jitsu; chemtrails; Joe talks about Eddie Bravo; Ivan Salaverry vs. Tony Fryklund; photo of Ivan Salaverry with Charlie Murphy; Joe talks about Charlie Murphy; Joe met Eddie Murphy in Hawaii; Bobby Brown approached Bryan and told him he was funny; Bobby Brown performing with a headset; talk about doing stand-up and upcoming shows; Eleanor Kerrigan; Dom Irrera; (Bryan goes to to take a piss); Conor McGregor barroom brawl; what’s next for Conor McGregor in the UFC; Khabib Nurmagomedov; photo of Khabib’s friend who was tortured; Khabib vs. Michael Johnson; Ben Askren will be a guest on Joe’s podcast; Matt Hughes talk; fighters who lose their chins; Brendan took some big shots in the UFC; free will; Sam Kinison changed after being in a car accident; heart surgery changing someone’s personality; Joe is eating lots of kimchi; Bryan wants to take TRT; learning online instead of at colleges; Jonathan Haidt; University of Missouri safe space confrontation video; branding someone as a racist; transgender discussion; Caitlyn Jenner was once against same-sex marriage; Bryan knew about Bruce/Caitlyn Jenner before it was public knowledge; satirical feminism site shuts down because people didn’t realize it was satire; Joe wants to get drunk and high with Bryan and interview people; (3:00:00) Bryan got punched in the nose by Daniel Cormier and had to wear makeup afterwards; Joe says Bryan should do BJJ rather than boxing; video of John Wayne Parr in 1993.

Books Mentioned

These are the books that were mentioned and/or recommended during this episode:

Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind
Sapiens A Brief History of Humankind; Hardcover Book; Harari, Yuval Noah (Author); English (Publication Language)
$37.50 −$15.51 $21.99
Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking
Great book!; Gladwell, Malcolm (Author); English (Publication Language); 296 Pages - 04/03/2007 (Publication Date) - Back Bay Books (Publisher)
$17.99 −$6.60 $11.39
A Renegade History of the United States
Russell, Thaddeus (Author); English (Publication Language); 400 Pages - 07/05/2011 (Publication Date) - Free Press (Publisher)
$18.00 −$4.01 $13.99
Hacks: The Inside Story of the Break-ins and Breakdowns That Put Donald Trump in the White House
Hardcover Book; Brazile, Donna (Author); English (Publication Language); 288 Pages - 11/07/2017 (Publication Date) - Hachette Books (Publisher)
$28.00 −$12.00 $16.00
Bad Pharma
Faber Faber; Goldacre, Ben (Author); English (Publication Language); 478 Pages - 04/01/2014 (Publication Date) - FSG Adult (Publisher)
$18.00 −$7.01 $10.99

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Movies Mentioned

These are the movies that were mentioned and/or recommended during this episode:

Showgirls (BD) [Blu-ray]
Various (Actor); Various (Director); English, French, Spanish (Subtitles); English (Publication Language)
$14.97 −$4.98 $9.99

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