Episode Number: 1146
Episode Guest: Jeff Garlin
Original Airdate: July 25, 2018
Episode Sponsors: Squarespace, Stamps.com, Cash App
Guest Bio: Jeff Garlin is a stand-up comedian, actor, producer, director, and writer.
Topics Discussed: He works on The Goldbergs with Bryan Callen; talk about performing stand-up comedy; traveling for stand-up comedy; seeing a therapist; Jeff doesn’t like parties; manbuns; long hair; David Bowie’s hair; what if a comic had long hair; bell bottoms; Bill Murray wearing bell bottoms while golfing; appreciating the audience; party talk; An American Werewolf in London movie; Jeff’s diet; reading; Jeff is an audiophile and collects vinyl; Henry Rollins’ speakers; Jeff paid $8,000 for his pair of speakers; Why We Get Fat book; The Four-Hour Body book; talk about diet and exercise; playing tennis; Bryan Callen talk; relationship talk; appreciating your life after returning from working the road; Jeff wants to be a wise man; enlightenment; seeing James Brown live after he was released from jail; James Brown car chase; talk about James Brown and Prince; James Brown live in Zaire video; hip replacements; stand-up comedy and movement on stage; physical comedy bits; doing open mics; Charlie Murphy; Andrew Dice Clay‘s The Day The Laughter Died comedy album; Rick Rubin; more Andrew Dice Clay talk; Andrew Dice Clay’s Instagram; Dice told Joe that he should go on the road as a comedian; talk about The Comedy Store; Jeff started comedy in 1982; how comedy has changed over the years; competition between comedians; Jeff said that competitiveness is what keeps Eddie Murphy from doing stand-up comedy; more Comedy Store talk; comedians and ego; (1:00:00) feeling other comedians are jealous of you; Buddy Guy‘s The Blues is Alive and Well album; striving for relevancy; Mick Jagger’s exercise routine; toilets in Thailand; pee on the floor; peeing sitting down; cell phone addiction; Yondr pouches; audience members using phones during a performance; public bathrooms; restroom hand dryers suck in fecal bacteria and blow it all over your hands; germaphobes and shaking hands; Howie Mandel; Howie Mandel’s Howie from Maui comedy special; fame is weird; Jeff seeing and wanting to talk to Tony Danza; Joe used to want to be as nice as Tony Danza; Tony Danza was once a boxer; fights/verbal altercations; weird fans; drunk fans; appreciating fans; Larry David talk; Curb Your Enthusiasm TV show; working for HBO; notes from executives; NewsRadio TV show; American sitcoms; Don’t Trust the B in Apartment 23 TV show; I Love Lucy TV show; talk about working on a show that’s mostly improvised (Curb Your Enthusiasm) vs. a scripted show (The Goldbergs); feeling grateful rather than lucky; ego; balancing the body; having children; bad parents; sociopaths; acting and actors; Wayne Federman; comedians who just want their own sitcom; actors who try stand-up comedy; Sean Young; Blade Runner movie; privacy is gone for people in the public eye; Anthony Bourdain said he would cook hemlock for Trump; saying inappropriate things in the name of comedy; Michael Richards Laugh Factory incident; Roseanne Barr’s racist tweets; Louis CK’s sexual misconduct accusations; more talk about comedians saying inappropriate things to each other; comedians interacting with regular people; avoiding conflicts; Swedish student’s plane protest stops Afghan man’s deportation; Jeff is going to film a Netflix special in Los Angeles with Tom Papa directing.
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