Guest Bio: Morgan Murphy is a stand-up comic, comedy writer, and actress.
Topics Discussed: Master P; getting out of jail for murder; Joe thinks he’s a calm person; the body is like a battery that can explode; road rage; reintroduction of wolves in Yellowstone; coyotes; people going door-to-door asking for money; saving the bees; China pollinating by hand; people asking for money outside grocery stores; kids with lemonade stands; how kids were raised in the past; kids wandering the streets; Morgan had a beeper; JJ the King of Beepers; hot dogs in restaurants; Pink’s Hot Dogs; lines outside businesses; lines outside comedy clubs; open mics; her goal when she started stand-up; jokes that only work at some clubs; Upright Citizens Brigade doesn’t pay performers; Ari used to instruct beginner comedians how to be a stand-up; writer rooms; Morgan talks about writing for an awards show; she was once hired only because a female writer was needed; female comedians; female comedians being thought of as a comic groupie; comics dating each other; Joe thinks the bar for women comedians is lower; Joe thinks it’s easier for female comedians to get attention if they’re good; comedic actors; Norm Macdonald; stand-up comics who have other comedians write their material; comics with a unique voice; Louis CK talk; talk about writing material; find what you enjoy doing to not be bored; Yellowstone super volcano about to blow; New Zealand; Yellowstone hit by 230 earthquakes in one week; smoking cigarettes and writing; The Insider movie; more talk about Morgan’s cigarette addiction; she’s on multiple antidepressants; she was suicidal as a teenager; moving around a lot growing up; Twilight movies; zombies; suicide grasshoppers brainwashed by parasitic worms; (1:00:00) wolf worm coming out of a rabbit; Rats documentary; spiders; Joe knows someone with a ranch in Texas and he finds dead bodies of Mexicans on his property; Joe thinks borders will go away eventually; Morgan enjoys travelling to other countries; is the United States holding Mexico back; are Mexicans taking jobs; Morgan has a housekeeper; negative slurs for Italians; choosing where people live; people getting deported from the US; End of the World podcast talk; the voting system is outdated; the idea of having one person run the country is antiquated; Joe thinks Elon Musk should figure out how the country should be run; everyone is angry now; approval ratings; importance of nutrition; Morgan recently got a colonic; participating in sports; changing your body for the better; getting excited about doing difficult things; write down the things you have to do then do them; Morgan used to box; she’s obsessed with sports; Kovalev vs. Ward 2 talk; Canelo vs. Chavez Jr. talk; fighters coming from poverty; more boxing talk; Joe tried to get into soccer; Ian Edwards talk; McGregor vs. Mayweather talk; what if Conor kicks Floyd; what if Floyd fought Conor in MMA; more boxing talk; Tim Hague’s death; doing a boxing companion podcast; talk about Morgan boxing; Bryan Callen boxing; Morgan boxed a girl for Vice; why she stopped boxing; more Kovalev/Ward 2 talk; boxing and rematches; controversial stoppages in fights; trying to get people into MMA or boxing; fixed fights; (2:00:00) more boxing talk; contrarians; she likes to verbally fight with people; she needs to find someone funny to date them; she likes to intellectually be put in her place; she wishes she was attracted to money and looks; comedy couples; comics dating each other; she dated a guy who was really into jazz; Bryan Callen would leave books out in his house to impress girls; Morgan doing Carlos Mencia’s material; everyone has a voice on the internet; difference between doing comedy today vs. the past; bad comedy gigs; getting a bus and touring the country doing comedy; more talk about working the road; doing gigs with friends; Doug Stanhope is cranky; she likes Bisbee, Arizona and wants to live there; she has a problem staying still; small-town life; living in a cave; Bisbee cave house for sale; more Bisbee talk; she doesn’t read comments online.
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My Thoughts: Some comedy talk. LOTS of boxing talk. Relationships. Bisbee, Arizona. Political talk, of course. Not a particularly funny episode.
Podcast Video: Below is a video of The Joe Rogan Experience podcast episode #976 available for streaming via YouTube.