Episode Number: 1132
Episode Guest: Kyle Kingsbury
Original Airdate: June 18, 2018
Episode Sponsors: Onnit, Squarespace, Dollar Shave Club
Guest Bio: Kyle Kingsbury is a retired professional mixed martial artist. He is currently the director of human optimization at Onnit.
Topics Discussed: Trump’s space force speech; people are underestimating Trump; Joe thinks Trump will become president for another term; who would win if The Rock and Oprah ran for president; Trump wants to open nearly all US waters to drilling for oil; Life After People TV show; 14-year-old built a nuclear reactor; Fukushima; using mushrooms to suck up oil; splicing plants together; New York City talk; comedy in New York; roast comedy; getting Joey Diaz riled up about things; writing things in a notebook; he’s the Onnit guinea pig; shitting your pants; kegal exercises; vagina weightlifting; penis stretching; what if there were exercises to make your dick bigger; Ben Greenfield; (they look at videos on YouTube of guys stretching their dicks with rope and rocks); MMA and getting kicked in the balls; MMA/Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and steel cups; Jamie tried to go running barefoot; Vibram Trail Runner shoes; running talk; Kyle talks about his torn meniscus knee injury and stem cell treatment; Joe talks about his bad knee and the stem cell treatment; Kyle talks more about his knee treatment; biological ages; adenosine triphosphate; (1:00:00) science vs. nature; people are tribal about everything; left field sucks/right field sucks baseball game video; MDMA used for therapy; psychedelics; high doses of edible marijuana is a psychedelic; Kyle wants Joe to try pharmaceutical-grade MDMA; Onnit New Mood; 5-HTP; Joe thinks the world would be better if everyone was microdosing MDMA; The Science of Mindfulness book; what is consciousness; depression; importance of sunlight; importance of sleep; addiction talk; kratom talk; coca leaf; Cocaine Cowboys documentary; tons of marijuana and cocaine worth $400 million seized by Coast Guard; ketamine treatment for depression; more talk about ketamine; Center of the Cyclone book; Ted Kaczynski; our connection to technology; audiobooks; The Tipping Point book; authors reading for the audiobook versions of their own books; Own the Day book; Stephen King On Writing book; most people aren’t creative; Kyle tried a five-day water fast; Kyle talks about taking LSD and mixing it with cacao; people are snorting cacao to get high; The Incredibles and Incredibles 2 movie; Dinosaur movie; more talk about psychedelics; what is real; Kyle tells more stories about psychedelics; yoga and drugs; doing hard things makes everything else easier; cryotherapy; weird people who live in Alaska; (2:00:00) connecting with nature; fasting while hunting; more talk about kratom; getting blood work done; Zach Bitter podcast; carbohydrates; intermittent fasting; meditating at work; Kyle talks about working at Onnit; sexual harassment in the workplace; good friends say fucked up shit to each other; deciding who to hire when you run a company; friends starting a business together; drug addicts; heroin talk; Lucy (australopithecus); Lenny Bruce; (they listen to old Lenny Bruce stand-up comedy bits); more Lenny Bruce talk; stand-up comedy started in America; The Tipping Point book; The Imitation Game movie; Ada Lovelace; punishing people with a time machine by sending them back in time; subprime mortgage crisis; what’s the “fuck you” money number for most people; getting good at new things is rewarding; Joe talks about hunting axis deer in Hawaii; black bears in Texas; woman says she stabbed black bear during attack in California; mudslides in California; many cars don’t use keys anymore; HTC Vive; using virtual reality to learn martial arts; Drunkn Bar Fight video game; Westworld TV show; The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt TV show; Vikings TV show; more talk about Westworld; (3:00:00) Wild Wild Country Netflix show; McDojoLife Instagram; martial arts schools can be like cults; (they watch McDojoLife videos); Joe talks about recognizing religion as cults when he was young, then seeing the same thing when he started martial arts; Kyle keeps wrestling mats in his living room for rolling around; yoga talk; more cacao talk; Joe talks about almost shitting his pants while driving; Kyle is podcasting now; Onnit Protein Bites; milk talk; The Plant Paradox book; more dairy talk; Kyle makes his own keto ice cream; Lilly’s chocolate bars; if you’re going to eat “bad” food when you cheat, make it yourself; Kill Cliff drinks; Zevia soda pop.
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