Episode Number: 1065
Episode Guest: Danica Patrick
Original Airdate: January 16, 2018
Episode Sponsors: Stamps.com, Waco TV show, Square Cash
Guest Bio: Danica Patrick is a professional racing driver, model, and advertising spokeswoman. Her new book called Pretty Intense is available now.
Topics Discussed: She’s intense; she’s winding down her racing career; her sponsor left her; astrology; satirical article about the Army using crystals to treat gunshot wounds; racing cars is one of the craziest things ever; her tattoos; trusting in fate; intuition; road rage; driving manual; how she got involved in racing; she wanted to be an engineer at 10; Joe thinks memories are transferred through DNA; her personality; Joe wanted to be an artist at 10; she didn’t finish high school and didn’t go to college; she says she’s never studied for anything; The Holographic Universe book; The Alchemist book; Joe says she’s into woo-woo shit; Love Signs book; she saw a psychic who predicted her career would explode; intuition vs. psychics; Banachek; psychics are con artists; connections with people that we don’t understand; more talk about intuition; no other woman races cars at her level; feeling different about herself compared to other girls; cultural prejudices; guys who are dicks; purposely taking someone out on the race track; she tells a story about a car race where she tried to take someone out and got a $50,000 fine; she doesn’t consider herself a daredevil despite participating in a sport where death is possible; her first time in a go-kart; when bravery becomes stupidity; Hold My Beer Twitter; part of being a man is being stupid; things women do that annoy men; what men don’t understand about women; she likes to know what someone is thinking; sympathy goes a long way; people get used to each other; aspire to be the person you try to be when you’re trying to get laid; appreciating your partner and health; she loves racing but loves other things more; she says racing is miserable and a grind; she wants to do things that bring her joy; she does CrossFit and circuit training; talk about her winery, Somnium Wine; the California fires didn’t affect her or her business; her Warrior clothing line; more talk about the genesis of her wine business; (1:00:00) talk about growing grapes; she likes the story behind her wine; Maynard James Keenan‘s wine, Caduceus Cellars; she loves food; she works out a lot; Maynard James Keenan’s restaurant; finding balance in her life; decompressing from being a celebrity; she won’t step away from public life after retiring from racing; she wants to do a cooking show; talk about moving to England when she was 16 to race cars; she didn’t learn more about racing in England but grew as a person; figuring out who you are as a person; find something you’re passionate about and do it for a living; taking selfies; social media stars who are famous for their bodies; what is success; she’s not falling back on her good looks; beauty is a short-lived tyranny; the ego is impatient because it knows its time is limited, but the soul is patient because it knows it has forever; trying to motive people on social media; her book Pretty Intense; she cut dairy and gluten out of her diet years ago; Joe talks again about cutting out sugar and carbs; she is a morning person; her diet; she froze her eggs and explains the process to Joe; she gained 4 lbs. and decided to go paleo; her exercise routine; she doesn’t have a trainer; elbow injuries; Becoming a Supple Leopard book; CBD/marijuana talk; ayahuasca; she’s never tried drugs; Joe explains smoking/eating marijuana to her; DMT; DMT: The Spirit Molecule book; pineal gland; she went and saw Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson read the newspaper; Neil deGrasse Tyson is coming on Joe’s podcast to debate the flat earth theory with someone; Joe thinks the most attractive conspiracy theory is the moon landing; more moon landing talk; conspiracy theories are fun; Joe believes in aliens, but not in the form we think; artificial intelligence; the apocalypse; talk about AI and the future; people are afraid of change; she would want a robot arm if it meant she would never have to workout again; she likes walking in nature; Joe thinks grey aliens are humans evolved; the strength of her neck; her body is tired and dehydrated after a race; the car is 130-140 degrees inside; will she miss racing after retiring; she’s slightly young to retire from racing; she’s bored with talking about car racing; she was on episodes of South Park and The Simpsons; she drives a Ford because she’s sponsored by Ford; more talk about cars she’s had; she’s not into cars, she’s just good at driving them; Ford Mustang Shelby GT500; driving stick; she had a Lamborghini; she likes shoes but not purses; maybe there won’t be another female race car driver at her level; it’s hard to keep your confidence high in racing; what if she never raced cars; (2:00:00) she needs distance from the sport to realize how important she was to racing; the worst crash she’s been in; concussions from crashes; chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE); NFL finds CTE in 110 of 111 football players; what would Joe do if he had CTE; car hits median, flies into dental office; Chris D’Elia’s meme about car crash; what do you do if you’re in that car; she’s a very aggressive driver; she’s received a lot of speeding tickets; she doesn’t need a sports car; she asks Joe for suggestions about cars to buy; Joe likes Porsches; Joe thinks she will miss cars; she doesn’t like old cars; she had a Mustang Cobra when she was 16/17; Joe’s dream car is the Corvette he has; pink Dodge Viper for sale; Angelyne; she had to pick her sister up at the airport in a Lamborghini; more talk about what car she should buy; Corvette ZR1; story about getting pulled over at 16/17 in her Mustang Cobra.
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