Episode Number: 1096
Episode Guest: Todd Glass
Original Airdate: March 27, 2018
Episode Sponsors: Cash App, Zoom, LegalZoom
Guest Bio: Todd Glass is a stand-up comedian and also hosts his own podcast called The Todd Glass Show. His latest special Act Happy is available now on Netflix.
Topics Discussed: Talk about Todd’s new Netflix special; Todd helped design a comedy club; clubs vs. theaters; more comedy club talk; food in comedy clubs; Yondr pouches; Joe is worried that people are too addicted to their phones, Todd thinks we’ll figure it out; setting rules for yourself about phone use; Todd smokes weed daily; smoking cigarettes vs. marijuana; vaporizing marijuana; Joe prefers to smoke joints rather than vaporizing; marijuana breath spray; Todd thinks he has no self-control; dietary discipline; can comedians be funny if they’ve never taken drugs or tried alcohol; Joe thinks yoga is like a drug; the brain needs to be cleaned out; Todd likes to smother his face with a hot wash cloth to reset himself; can you be at peace when you’re broke; imagine having to start comedy all over again; Joe talks about teaching martial arts at a university; watching a comedian improve over time; Todd’s voicemails to Blake Wexler; more talk about starting comedy; talking to an open mic comic; how many open mic comics become professionals; how comedy is like a sport; talk about Roast Battle-style comedy shows; trying new material on stage and bombing; recording sets and listening to them later; what Todd does when a joke doesn’t land; new premises; taking voice notes on your phone; forgetting great ideas; Mitch Hedberg talk; Rodney Dangerfield talk; Bob Nelson; Joe talks about seeing Rodney Dangerfield on stage wearing nothing but a bathrobe; (1:00:00) Rodney Dangerfield’s balls; thinking someone doesn’t like you as much as you like them; Todd tells a story where he was clear about his feelings with someone; people hide their feelings as a way to be strong/tough; same-sex relationships have the same problems as other relationships; making sweeping generalizations about groups of people; kids going away to university for the first time; every generation is more aware of how stupid the previous generation was; progressive bullies; Sam Harris’ podcast with a former neo-Nazi skinhead; we have to be nicer to each other when discussing ideas; Twitter arguments; March for Our Lives and people mocking them for wanting gun control; Rick Santorum thinks kids should learn CPR to combat mass shootings; the economy; it’s hard to figure out who’s right; we need a leader who is kind yet firm; is there anything Trump has done that’s good; Joe lists bad things that Trump has done, like opening American waters to offshore drilling and shrinking public lands; Kim Jong Un will meet Trump; Kim Jong Un and Dennis Rodman; North Korean soldier’s escape into South Korea; Dear Reader book; Ari Shaffir’s podcast with Henry Rollins; camping; Todd shot a pilot called Camping with Todd; singers/magicians in restaurants; Joe used to work with magicians at the Comedy and Magic Club; more talk about comedy clubs; comedy club managers; animosity towards clubs; comedian who killed himself after The Comedy Store strike; comedy communities/scenes; more talk about comedy clubs; competition/conflict between comedians; don’t be impulsive, use your brain; road rage; (2:00:00) why we have road rage; while driving, someone called Joe a “rich piece of shit” after Joe laughed at him for taking off his shirt to expose his tattoos in an act of intimidation; driving talk; Laurel Canyon; District 9 movie; New York City real estate; there are too many people today; electric cars; solar power and the power companies; people who only want money don’t give a fuck about anyone; Joe talks about his diet and his cheat days (and the subsequent terrible farts); most people eat bullshit and don’t get nutrients; Todd’s diet; juicing; talk about candy, ice cream, pie, and cake; Todd thinks McDonald’s should put their apple pies in sundae cups and fill it with ice cream; Todd talks about what he likes to eat at McDonald’s; Joe loves McGriddles and wants to eat one with ice cream on top; pineapple on pizza; Joe likes pineapple and anchovies on pizza; Joe says the Mongols created ground beef; Todd’s not interested in hunting for meat; comedy specials in prisons; article about meat and the Mongols; talk about tenderizing meat; knife maker turns aluminum foil into knife; The Todd Glass Situation book and what he wanted to call the book originally; people are allowed to change their opinions about things; you are not your ideas; you should be changing and growing as you age; proximity of Texas to Mexico.
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