Episode Number: 1016
Episode Guest: Whitney Cummings
Original Airdate: September 27, 2017
Episode Sponsors: Dollar Shave Club, Winc
Guest Bio: Whitney Cummings is a stand-up comedian and actress. She is best known as the creator and star of the NBC sitcom Whitney, as well as the co-creator of the CBS sitcom 2 Broke Girls. Her new book I’m Fine…and Other Lies will be released on October 3, 2017.
Topics Discussed: Fear; analyzing yourself; being careful with your time; JFK movie; type of person we want for president; will we ever have a president everyone likes; Martin Luther King, Jr.; Sam Kinison preaching; be afraid of people in power; humans evolving; we’re getting closer to grey aliens; Danny Trejo beer commercial; she talks about getting her ear bit off by her rescue dog; being the alpha to your dogs; more dog talk; The Hulk movie; Hulk vs. monster dogs; more talk about dogs; greyhounds bred for racing; having a big cat as a pet; having a bear as a pet; man with a polar bear in his swimming pool; man lets animals loose from zoo before killing himself; animals test you; stand-up is the easiest hard thing you’ll have to do; the evolutionary reason why people are scared of public speaking; loneliness is a health risk; people have to live lives that don’t suck; how we communicate today; why are people aggressive when driving a car; road rage; violent sports are an outlet for aggression; Joe is friendlier because he knows how to fight; male interactions and fear; mutual combat law; fighting someone in the street/public places; people instigating fights with fighters or comedians; the guy she’s dating hasn’t seen her do stand-up; she says comedy is for strangers, not people you know; she went to a lesbian wedding where the brides sang songs to each other; karaoke; fan grabs R. Kelly’s dick while he’s on stage singing video; (1:00:00) R. Kelly “Real Talk” song; R. Kelly’s sex cult; fighting with a spouse or friend; people sharing too much on Instagram; checking social media too much; Dr. Pimple Popper; she loves squeezing pimples; why do teenagers get acne; Accutane; talk about skin, pores, and why people get pimples; The Secret book; Zig Ziglar; obsession and discipline; Joe says Cameron Hanes is more disciplined than him; Joe talks about Cam and his marathons; Under Armour Fat Tire shoes; Moab 200; mental strength; lots of people who do Brazilian Jiu Jitsu are smart; Joe talks about going a month without doing stand-up; Joe talks about working with the UFC doing commentary compared to doing stand-up; athletes getting surgery without needing it; Tommy John surgery; replacing body parts; controlling drones with your mind; horses; Zen Mind, Zen Horse book; she says she can connect telepathically with her horse; Joe suggests she gets high and rides her horse; Joe thinks dogs know when you’re high; Joe got his dog high and it had a panic attack; giving his dog elk meat; we feed our dogs too much food; she only feeds her dogs as training rewards; she keeps her dogs in crates; more talk about dogs and food; Whitney suffered from eating disorders and talks about it; why do women have eating disorders and guys typically don’t; praising children; acknowledging mistakes to your kids; men have body issues, too; more talk about her eating disorder; people don’t know how to eat correctly; rat king; talk about Joe’s hunting and meat; vegans arguing that humans aren’t meant to eat meat; chimps eat monkeys; gorillas are vegetarians; Joe rants about circumcision; female circumcision; vaginoplasty; more circumcision talk; guys who can suck their own dicks; (2:00:00) Joe talks about a fisting video he saw; fisting talk; Romans and lions; infant hit by ball at baseball game; sports and safety regulations; is rugby safer than football; the future of the NFL; Joe thinks MMA/boxing should be bare knuckle; faces that are good for fighting; fighters with big hands; Francis Ngannou’s hands compared to Brian Stann’s; taping the wrists; boxer fought with plaster in his gloves; early days of the UFC and its rule changes over the years; will the UFC ever get rid of gloves; Joe Frazier interview with Opie and Anthony; new test could diagnose brain damage in NFL players; more talk about MMA and gloves; palm punches; feeling pain when fighting; leg kicks; most painful place on the body to be hit; Joe has a Squatty Potty; toilets aren’t designed for women; Joe says all women should piss in the shower; why are people scared of pee; boogers; nose hairs; FYF socks; she’s trying to be outside barefoot for 30 minutes per day; Joe talks about fishing; mercury in fish; he tested positive for arsenic from eating too many sardines; why does the food you eat have to taste good; singing; impressions; female singers Joe likes; Mariah Carey “Fantasy” song; Jennifer Lopez wanted to move a basketball court from Ben Affleck’s house to her house when they were dating; she’s beta in her relationships; giving gifts to boyfriends; money and relationships; Joe thinks of money as “fun coupons”; Joe would pay for everything if he started dating someone; relationships where the woman makes all the money; she thinks 20% isn’t a good tip; 20% is the minimum expected amount for tipping; Jamie talks about being a waiter and his tips; male waiters get less in tips than women; Italian waiters; Jamie talks about getting yelled at while being a waiter; “The Fake Fish on Your Plate” article; R. Kelly “Real Talk” song; more R. Kelly talk; R. Kelly is worth $150 million; R. Kelly’s divorce; R. Kelly’s Soulacoaster book; starting a cult; there are a lot of dumb people out there; (3:00:00) more talk about cults and dumb people; Windy City Heat movie; strange comedians; Kevin Lee Light AKA Hollywood Jesus; Jerusalem syndrome; Jerusalem Syndrome book; hookworm and the south; toxoplasmosis talk; Robert Sapolsky; Joe talks about his cats; Rats documentary; Whitney gets really bad migraines; plastic surgery for the ear; Joe talks about his nose surgery; cauliflower ear; talk about her ear surgery; Joe talks about a bad ear surgery a friend had to endure; cauterizing; bone conduction headphones; sound bathing; crystals; salt lamps; her new book I’m Fine…and Other Lies.
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