The Joe Rogan Experience Episode 1083 with Dom Irrera

Episode Number: 1083
Episode Guest: Dom Irrera
Original Airdate: February 22, 2018
Episode Sponsors: Onnit, Audible, The Black Tux

Guest Bio: Dom Irrera is a stand-up comedian, and also hosts his own podcast called Dom Irrera Live from The Laugh Factory.

Topics Discussed: Dom’s been to Ireland 22 times; Rich Hall; The Comedy Store talk; talk about other comedy clubs; things kids can’t relate to; Joe’s hunting friend wants Joe to go to Australia; Dom didn’t know Joe was a bowhunter; Joe talks about hunting with Bryan Callen; talk about hunting and meat; a crossbow is like a shitty gun; shooting an animal that doesn’t die afterwards; deer rut; Dom couldn’t eat rabbit meat; chickens are a lizard with feathers; pterodactyls aren’t dinosaurs; dinosaurs may have had feathers; Dom didn’t know that man didn’t live at the time of dinosaurs; Dom used to be a teacher and kids still keep in touch with him; Joe talks about teachers he liked; Joe thinks one of his teachers fucked one of his classmates; parents don’t want their kids fucking; Dom talks about the first time he jerked off and how much cum came out; Lenny Schultz; comedians who are good pool players; Joe is going to live stream pool and archery from the new podcast studio; Joe doesn’t do radio or TV interviews anymore, only podcasts; ranting about bad interviews; Craig Ferguson; Craig Ferguson as Hitler video; comedians who are characters; Man on the Moon movie; Jim and Andy: The Great Beyond documentary; more Jim Carrey talk; Jim Carrey “I Needed Color” video; Dom talks about working with Jim Carrey on I’m Dying Up Here; sitcoms are difficult; Pauley Shore; In the Army Now movie; Encino Man movie; Bio-Dome movie; Tiffany Haddish; Joe never thought he would be a comedian; Joe winning a fight by knockout video; UFC fighters with kids; Dom talks about watching UFC fights live; firefighters; inmates in California fight forest fires for $1 per hour; Dom got a DUI in the past; they’ve been friends for 25 years; Dom shot a special but didn’t release it because he didn’t like it; talk about shooting a special; comedy clubs in Las Vegas; The Beatles LOVE Vegas show; The Beatles were amazing; inexperienced fighters in the UFC; Floyd Mayweather, Jr. vs. Conor McGregor talk; Ronda Rousey vs. Holly Holm; Australia talk; the popularity and evolution of Joe’s podcast; being inspired by other comedians; (1:00:00) Chris Rock; Richard Jeni; A Big Steaming Pile of Me comedy special; Love and Death movie; Manhattan movie; I Love You, Daddy movie; Dom says he has something to say about Louis CK that he will mention off-air; Louis CK allegations; Dom heard things about Bill Cosby back in 1983; how do you rehabilitate Harvey Weinstein, Billy Cosby, or Louis CK; how do you stay hard while jerking off and women are laughing at you; Joe says he’s happier and nicer than ever before; having a child changes your capacity for love; Joe took a date to see Dom many, many years ago; a girl broke up with Dom because of his act; how do you date someone who’s terrible at something they love; there are many comics working today who can sell out a theater; Iliza Shlesinger; Dom is very supportive of young comedians; more Tiffany Haddish talk; Stephen Colbert called Trump a “cock holster”; Jimmy Kimmel cries on TV a lot; talk about mass shootings; Joe brings up psych meds and mass shooters again; bump stocks; gun control talk; the FBI was warned about the Florida school shooter; thinking of adults as children; more Louis CK talk; what does Ric Flair do when he cums; Joe explains Ric Flair to Dom; Gorgeous George; Joe says the Olympics are gross because the athletes don’t get paid anything while corporations are raking in the cash; they try and think of some famous Olympic athletes; the NCAA says student athletes shouldn’t be paid because the 13th amendment allows unpaid prison labor; Joe thinks NCAA athletes should be paid; NBC Sports to make $1.4 billion in 22 days; Joe wanted to be in the Olympics for taekwondo; Joe says wrestling is the best base to learn for fighting, then Brazilian Jiu Jitsu; the uncertainty of the future keeps you hungry; getting a big inheritance is the worst thing that could happen; not knowing what is going to happen creates movement; bad moments can be incentive; Dom did The Tonight Show when Johnny Carson hosted; talk about Johnny Carson; doing late night shows is different than performing in a club; Joe was very nervous doing Howard Stern’s show for the first time.

Movies Mentioned

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

Man on the Moon
Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand); Jim Carrey, Gerry Becker, Greyson Erik Pendry (Actors)
In The Army Now
Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand); Pauly Shore, Lori Petty, David Alan Grier (Actors); Daniel Petrie Jr. (Director) - Ken Kaufman (Writer) - Michael Rotenberg (Producer)
Encino Man
Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand); Sean Astin, Brendan Fraser, Megan Ward (Actors); Les Mayfield (Director) - George Zaloom (Writer) - George Zaloom (Producer)
Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand); Joey Adams, Kylie Minogue, Pauly Shore (Actors); Jason Bloom (Director)
Richard Jeni: A Big Steaming Pile Of Me
Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand); Richard Jeni (Actor); Steve Santos (Director); English (Playback Language)
Love and Death
Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand); Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, Georges Adet, Robinson Frank Adu (Actor)
Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand); Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, Mariel Hemingway (Actors)

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TV Shows Mentioned

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

I'm Dying Up Here: Pilot
Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand); Jonathan Levine (Director); (Playback Language)

Last update on 2020-10-29. The above items contain Amazon affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on them. Images from Amazon Product Advertising API.

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