Episode Number: 1057
Episode Guest: Eddie Pepitone
Original Airdate: December 28, 2017
Episode Sponsors: Policygenius, ZipRecruiter
Guest Bio: Eddie Pepitone is an actor and stand-up comedian. Check out his podcast called Pep Talks with the Bitter Buddha available on Apple Podcasts.
Topics Discussed: We’re all going to die; life is temporary; Eddie talks about his panic attacks and his dogs; anxiety; pot edibles and anxiety; intelligent people have anxiety; our culture is geared towards consumption; Ted Turner; television news; disconnecting temporarily from the internet/TV; information overload; falling into rabbit holes online; stand-up vs. improv comedy; people don’t like when your opinion is different than theirs; Trump is a scumbag; Joe talks about how humanity is in a transformation stage; social media/phone addiction; more talk about Trump; there are places in the world much worse than the US; we need to have a unified world view and show compassion to others; Kimg Jong-un; people don’t have a sense of time and history; allocation of wealth and fixing broken countries; war and rebuilding afterwards is profitable, not building schools and educating people; dictatorships and the control of information; the FBI investigation of Trump; San Francisco Christmas terror attack thwarted; poverty in the United States; products in grocery stores are being shrunk yet prices remain the same; three ‘different’ sized cups appear to hold same amount of soda; Trump opening public lands to oil drilling; US withdrawal from Paris Agreement; we need to use solar panels instead of oil; California wildfires; prison inmates fight wildfires for $1/hour; going into nature to disconnect from the world; communities breaking down; (1:00:00) texting friends; we have to find time to interact with other humans; we’re turning into voyeurs; televisions in bars; Joe Louis vs. Max Schmeling; boxing talk; Rocky Marciano; Anthony Joshua; old cartoons were mean; the world was a hard place in the past; factory farming was created to prevent famine; Eddie is a vegan; Joe questions how healthy Eddie is and whether he gets his blood checked; egg discussion; Forks Over Knives documentary; What the Health documentary; meat and heart disease; cutting out carbs; Joe talks about his wild game meat; Joe talks about killing an animal for its meat; feeling a sense of loss after killing an animal; Joe explains how hunting can help animal populations; nobody has a connection to their food today, but they did in the past; golden rice; supermarkets; Eddie talks about his issues with food; writing things down can help you; Joe talks about Sober Octobert; weed talk; discipline; give yourself requirements to accomplish; intermittent fasting; Eddie resists structure; we need corporations to build the things we can’t; live in the moment and don’t worry about collecting shit; military and discipline; Discipline Equals Freedom book; Jocko Willink’s Instagram; Joe gets anxiety if he doesn’t get things done.
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