Episode Number: 1046
Episode Guest: Owen Smith
Original Airdate: November 29, 2017
Episode Sponsors: Stitch Fix, ZipRecruiter
Guest Bio: Owen Smith is a comedian, writer, actor and television producer.
Topics Discussed: People take vacations to go to The Comedy Store; Alaska; Garrison Keillor allegations; Jian Ghomeshi allegations; sneaker male cuttlefish; Louis CK sexual harassment allegations; pulling your dick out in front of a girl; having sex with a girl when you don’t like her; freaky girls; women trying to change their guys; trying to change a girl; Owen is trying intermittent fasting; Joe gained 5 lbs. in a week during his vacation in Hawaii; he’s trying to burn 1,000 calories during his workouts; his diet; Joe says a lot of vegans are cunts; he made a vegan sweet potato pie for Thanksgiving; gnocchi; Joe suggests cutting out breads and pasta; Wheat Belly book; What’s With Wheat? documentary; teaching babies sign language; talk about his son; Joe talks about his daughters; Joe’s daughter takes MMA; Owen talks about a bully from his childhood who he tricked into thinking he knew karate; people wanting to squash your dreams; Joe talks about driving a limousine and dealing with someone who was trying to crush his dreams; go-go music; Owen talks about a musician friend from his past who became successful; he started doing comedy in Maryland; he saw Dave Chappelle bomb on stage; more talk about starting stand-up; Franklyn Ajaye; Owen once had an act for white rooms and an act for black rooms; alt comics trying stand-up in regular comedy clubs; Tony Woods; Joe thinks Owen is one of the top 20 comedians in the world; working as a writer for television; Ian Edwards; sleeping on a plane; kids flying on planes; having a kid changes your perception of the world; looking at adults as grown-up babies; motivational speakers haven’t accomplished jack shit; they talk about an unnamed comedian who is working as a motivational speaker; (1:00:00) people whose job is to motivate other people; Owen says Joe is motivational because he does what he talks about; yoga girls; Owen overheard his yoga teacher hit on a student; yoga and Sober Octobert talk; Tantris yoga; stopping yourself from cumming; kegal exercises for men; Owen cries after shitting and his son does too; leaky eyes; Owen’s dick gets hard when he’s sleepy; getting a boner around other people; Owen’s mom was sexually harassed in the past and took notes about it for evidence; Kevin Spacey sexual assault allegations; men think like kings when they’re in positions of power; people don’t say anything about sexual harassment due to embarrassment; Joe talks again about reading peoples’ minds in the future; we will need to be clear about our intentions; prostitution needs to be legal; Harvey Weinstein talk; Matt Lauer sexual misconduct allegations; Charlie Rose sexual harassment allegations; Bill O’Reilly paid $32 million to settle sexual harassment claims; suppressed people need an outlet; anti-LGBTQ lawmaker resigns after gay sex scandal; comedy clubs and hecklers; having to write new material after a special; how Owen got into writing for television; talk about writing on Everybody Hates Chris; his first time at The Comedy Store; he started working in commercials as an actor; working in radio and turning down $220,000; moving to California and doing stand-up; finally doing stand-up at The Comedy Store and getting passed; sleeping with a waitress at a comedy club; selling DVDs after shows; comedy and race; talking to the audience after the show; Joe doesn’t sell merch after his shows; working colleges; shooting a special himself for $100,000; one of the cameras wasn’t in focus and he couldn’t sell it, so he put it on YouTube; he did his Good Luck Everybody special using 10 iPhones and then returned the iPhones afterwards; Dave Attell; there are so many great comics at The Comedy Store today.
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