Episode Number: 1085
Episode Guest: Kyle Kulinski
Original Airdate: February 27, 2018
Episode Sponsors: Square Cash, Policygenius, LegalZoom
Guest Bio: Kyle Kulinski is a political activist, progressive talk radio host, social democratic political commentator, and the co-founder of Justice Democrats. His show Secular Talk is available on YouTube.
Topics Discussed: Kyle wore a suit to do the podcast for some reason; Joe talks about having a suit made; Guy Ritchie likes suits; suits don’t change much over time; Joe used to wear Z. Cavaricci pants; powdered wigs and syphilis; James Damore protests at Portland university; different types of people on the left; open conversation is critical, but not in front of an audience; Kyle isn’t a fan of debates; humans are tribal; arguments and conversations; Joe’s argument with Brian Dunning; Brian Dunning wire fraud case; how Trump talks compared to other presidents; Trump says he would have tried to stop the recent school shooting unarmed; The Dead Zone book and movie; Altered States movie; old comedies and stand-up comedy don’t hold up well; Stephen Colbert called Trump a “cock holster”; Lenny Bruce; prison is associated with making license plates; California inmates make $1/hour fighting forest fires; Norwegian terrorist says having an old Playstation 2 in prison is torture; Norwegian prisons vs. American prisons; punishment doesn’t help prisoners; some people are too far gone; Kyle isn’t in favor of the death penalty because prisoners are sometimes innocent; Joe thinks we will be able to read thoughts in the future; human memories are incredibly flawed; technology will be used against us in the future; Eliot Spitzer prostitution scandal; Anthony Weiner sexting scandals; Weiner documentary; Kyle talks about giving best man speeches and wanting to try stand-up comedy; Joe explains the rush of doing stand-up comedy; stand-up comedy is like hypnosis; late night talk shows; doing live podcasts; Joe’s “End of the World” live show from The Comedy Store; talk about the Trump/Clinton election; Hillary Clinton’s health issues; Bernie Sanders; more ranting about the government and Trump; politicians taking corporate-backed money; the system is corrupt; Hillary played the game of a corrupt system; more Bernie Sanders talk; Ro Khanna; (1:00:00) someone who’s 35 can run for president; more Ro Khanna talk; Tulsi Gabbard; Kyle thinks Bernie will run in 2020; Stacey Dash is running for congress; celebrities who might run for president; Trump before the election and Trump now; Trump is what a poor person imagines a rich person is like, and what a dumb person imagines a smart person is like; grills; fanny packs; belt phone holders; rappers and flaunting wealth; Paul Wall; Kyle dyes his hair because he went gray at 18; they both lived in New Rochelle, New York; Kyle asks questions about Joe about doing Fear Factor; Joe talks about getting NewsRadio; Joe talks about acting and comedy; Joe considers himself a C-list celebrity; more Fear Factor talk; talk about happiness and earning money; balancing life and work; it’s important to enjoy your time here; Kevin Smith heart attack; toxic relationships where you try to diminish one another; rich guys with hot girls; the United States is the only country without paid time off from work; minimum wage; minimum wage in Australia; minimum wage today is less than it was in 1968 if you take inflation into account; we don’t have a higher minimum wage in the US because corporations are paying off the government; CEOs; government bailout of 2008; Trump seemed like something different; more Ro Khanna talk; Trump is taking “cheap speed”; Joe talks about his friend on Adderall; kratom; Joe talks about weed and how marijuana can help for “psychic growth”; Kyle talks about the drugs he has tried in the past, and refuses Joe’s offer of weed; Kyle talks about the first time he tried weed; Joe likes weed coupled with nootropics; Joe talks about the crazy dreams he had when he wasn’t smoking weed; kratom benefits and legality; the body is fragile; there’s no way to avoid injuries when training Brazilian Jiu Jitsu; young blood infusions rejuvenate old mice; Peter Thiel isn’t harvesting the blood of the young; Elizabeth Bathory; stem cell treatment talk; The Oxycontin Express documentary; Ohio sues opioid distributors; more kratom talk; salmonella outbreak linked to kratom; marijuana legalization in California and Colorado; Jeff Sessions says “good people don’t smoke marijuana”; mainstream media is antiquated; (2:00:00) doing a television show compared to doing a YouTube show or podcast yourself; Joe talks about how The Man Show was a disaster; talk about Joey Diaz and his growing success thanks to the internet; Joe is producing and directing Joey’s next stand-up comedy special; Outliers book; do what suits your creative pursuits; Jiro Dreams of Sushi documentary; shokunin; kaizen; Jordan Peterson talk; David Goggins; inspiration and social media; Kim Kardashian wannabes on social media; Crumb documentary about Robert Crumb; Kim Kardashian on a beach in Mexico pictures; Kim’s legs don’t match her ass; bigorexia; people who want to remove healthy limbs; the human mind varies so much; should gender reassignment surgery be paid for by the military; gender, transgender, and gender fluidity discussion; Kyle says he’s left wing; culture issues are a diversion; more transgender talk; depression; Joe says (again) that depressed people should eat healthy and exercise; more talk about transgender surgery; transgender surgery leading to suicide; gender dysphoria; Caitlyn Jenner talk; Brianna Westbrook; transgender kids getting surgery or taking hormones; age for drinking alcohol, having sex, voting; Joe doesn’t think sex should be regulated, except when it involves adults and children; Obama’s “Choom Gang”; more talk about illegal drugs and pharmaceuticals; Kyle says the bagels in California are horrible compared to New York; they talk about New York pool halls and pizza places; Rounders movie; Kyle would play underground poker games where someone got their hand chopped off; mafia members are gentlemen until you cross them; mobs used to own everything; Ciro’s/The Comedy Store; ghosts; ghost hunting and psychic television shows; Joe says the Joe Rogan Questions Everything TV show was eyeopening; chemtrails talk; Kyle rants about the real conspiracies that matter; (3:00:00) Trump is a criminal and corrupt businessman; politicians are ignoring the real issues and fighting about Trump; Michael Flynn took money from the Turkish government; Trump’s administration is a grab bag of corruption; Kyle rants about Trump and the democrats, healthcare, etc.; Kyle thinks Trump will stay president for four years and run again in 2020.
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