The Joe Rogan Experience Episode 869 with Dave Rubin

Episode Number: 869
Episode Guest: Dave Rubin
Original Airdate: November 7, 2016
Episode Sponsors: MeUndies, Blue Apron, Onnit, Caveman Coffee

Guest Bio: Dave Rubin is an American stand-up comedian, talk show host, and television personality. He is the creator and host of political comedy talk show The Rubin Report.

Topics Discussed: The presidential election is tomorrow; doing acid; Joe and Duncan did their last podcast together on acid; Dave bought a real couch; assembling Ikea furniture; Dock Ellis, baseball player who pitched a no-hitter on LSD; what if George Carlin was alive now; gender pronouns and transgender people; Milo Yiannopoulos and Leslie Jones controversy; bakery refuses to make wedding cake for gay couple; Joe and Dave whine about the left; everything is becoming politicized; NFL ratings are declining; Colin Kaepernick refusing to stand during national anthem; sports commentary is becoming politicized; everyone has a voice now; Justine Sacco incident; Gawker’s investigation into Donald Trump’s hair; Joe talks about his hair transplant; how do we decide what looks good; beauty rituals in other cultures; crocodile scarification; gay guys fucking at the gym in West Hollywood; Joe talks about going to a gay gym; life is short; time is going by quickly; live in the moment; Trump is a narcissist; Jon Stewart’s Twitter war with Donald Trump; Trump is using the system; Mitt Romney and “binders full of women“; Joe was invited to go on Celebrity Apprentice; Hillary Clinton is dishonest; Gary Johnson and AleppoGary Johnson is ill-prepared; Hillary is a dirty person; Debbie Wasserman Schultz and Hillary Clinton; Jeff Gannon; everyone wants to be close to power; what would Joe do if he could interview Barack Obama; the president is just a part of the government; the system is broken; Hillary Clinton was against gay marriage; Michelle Obama would be a better president than Hillary; our standards have dropped so low; Hillary Clinton email controversy; does Dave want Trump or Hillary to win, or neither; America is still good; Dave is voting for Gary Johnson; Joe doesn’t think Gary should be president; conservatives are not the enemy; Australia is awesome; more talk about Hillary and her email server; will the Russians leak more documents; Colin Powell on Trump and Clinton; Trump is showing that the system is gross; biased network television news; how technology and the internet will change the government; transhumanist party; artificial intelligence and virtual reality; fat comedians; the US government system is archaic; the Patriot Act; Chelsea Manning; money is just numbers; Howard Stern ran for governor; using soundbites against people; writing blogs to attack someone; Mike Cernovich; Dave’s talk with Milo Yiannopoulos; Nixon’s war on drugs targeted blacks and hippies; the alt-right movement; the government swings from left to right; words aren’t actions; memories aren’t accurate; Hillary Clinton and bribe from Saudi Arabia; democracy in the Middle East; Amber Lyon and her Bahrain documentary; Megyn Kelly; Newt Gingrich; presidential debates now vs. then; we could do with less digital interaction; how the internet is changing our brains; managing our technology addictions; meditation and isolation tanks; Bikram Choudhury on Real Sports; people are flawed; applying our morality of today to the past; Bill Cosby talk; Bill Cosby’s degrees; humans aren’t designed to process technology and media; Joe talks about reward systems AGAIN; social media and success; balancing life experiences with work; Dave tells a story about eating mushrooms on a train and visiting the Sistine Chapel; St. Peter’s Basilica; religion; what if other countries used drones to attack the United States; Putin assassination attempt video; Bill Clinton impeachment; Joe shot old hard drives with a gun; Joe just bought a Lenovo ThinkPad P50 Windows laptop; Joe is thinking about switching to a Google Pixel Android phone; iMessage; Joe rants about Apple getting rid of headphone jacks and USB ports; Apple fanboys; Apple and tax evasion; presidential candidates releasing tax returns; products made outside of the United States; Foxconn suicides; people who design things get paid more than those who actually manufacture them; chasing profit; exercise and competition is important; humans aren’t designed to sit at desks and watch movies; Inside Out movie; what causes negative thoughts; learn to appreciate your life; limiting your exposure to technology; overcoming adversity; resetting your brain; be your own boss; Dave talks about quitting his job and working for himself; use fear as a motivator; more talk about the presidential election; Al Gore; Current TV.

My Thoughts: Boring podcast mostly about politics for the nearly four-hour runtime. This was a struggle to get through.

Podcast Video: Below is a video of The Joe Rogan Experience podcast episode #869 available for streaming via YouTube.

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The Joe Rogan Experience Episode 713 with Dave Rubin

Episode Number: 713
Episode Guest: Dave Rubin
Original Airdate: October 26, 2015
Episode Sponsors: Caveman Coffee, Squarespace, Dollar Shave Club, Onnit

Guest Bio: Dave Rubin is a stand-up comedian, talk show host, and television personality. He is the creator and host of the political comedy talk show The Rubin Report, part of Ora TV and formerly of The Young Turks Network.

Topics Discussed: Chris Christie kicked off a train; stomach stapling surgeries; Joe quitting sugar; sugar and corn syrup; drinking coffee; skinny gay people; steroids; Gold’s Gym was full of gay people; getting hit on by gay guys; dumb people; Abercrombie and Fitch; Abercrombie and Fitch’s owner and his bad plastic surgery; Salon.com; plastic surgery and body dysmorphia; Joe’s hair loss and transplant; Propecia; shaving your head; hair loss; restless leg syndrome; pharmaceutical drug advertisements; cycling off antidepressants; link between mass shootings and prescription medication; making it more difficult to get guns; being both left and right; social justice warriors; Sam Harris; Ben Affleck and Sam Harris on Real Time with Bill Mahr; talking head shows; calling someone racist; actors; Hollywood conservatives; philanthropy to make yourself look good; comics criticizing Barack Obama; Will Smith; Going Clear book and documentary; information overload; religion; Prometheus and the creation of humanity; the Middle East is the cradle of civilization; Libya; America’s foreign policy; social justice warriors who are social retards; gay marriage; more talk of politics; more talk of religion; charismatic leaders; new atheism; Sam Harris on Secular Talk; TSA profiling; college students and teachers live in their own world; confusion between debating and hate speech; Cenk Uygur from The Young Turks; lying; discrediting people with lies; Jamie Kilstein; “Joe Rogan and the Kilstein Delusion” video; victim culture; Abby Martin; admitting your mistakes; Cara Santa Maria; admitting when you don’t know something; the Joe Rogan/Carlos Mencia situation; joke thieves; Dave meeting Andrew Dice Clay; Dice’s unique style of comedy; Bill Cosby’s stand-up comedy; comedy that feels dated; George Carlin; Woody Allen; Eddie Murphy’s Raw special; doing things for the right reasons; changing the way people feel; having a fucked up past; Greg Giraldo; pill doctors; medical marijuana; smoking pot; pros and cons of smoking weed; memory loss; cell phone addiction; eye and neck problems from phones and screens; the future of humanity; will we fix the earth or leave the planet; meat; Trader Joe’s meat sources; sustainable meat; Perdue Farms chicken; it’s illegal to record activity on farms without permission; wanting to be distracted; doing what’s easy to be comfortable; the need for quiet time; sensory deprivation tanks; Joe’s compound; satisfaction from putting together Ikea furniture; making your own furniture; being content with life; how it feels to not worry about money; Dave’s show; agents and managers; Dave first coming out on September 11, 2001; Milo Yiannopoulos; people think Dave is straight; having a token black guy; judging people.

My Thoughts: I’m getting tired of these political journalists/personalities Joe has on lately to talk politics, the left vs. right, and social justice warriors with him. The beginning and end isn’t too bad, but the middle is painful. They talk about Sam Harris for about 45 minutes.

Podcast Video: Below is a video of The Joe Rogan Experience podcast episode #713 available for streaming via YouTube.

Podcast Audio: Audio for this episode of The Joe Rogan Experience podcast is available through iTunes, Stitcher, or you can download the MP3 directly to add it to the audio player of your choice.