Episode Number: 1014
Episode Guest: Dave Smith
Original Airdate: September 25, 2017
Episode Sponsors: MeUndies, Squarespace, Onnit
Guest Bio: Dave Smith is a stand-up comedian and host of the Part of the Problem podcast available on Apple Podcasts. He is also one-third of The Legion of Skanks. He recently released his first comedy special called Libertas available on iTunes.
Topics Discussed: What if Dave ran for president; Anthony Weiner going to jail; Bill O’Reilly sexual assault; Roger Ailes sexual assault; Joe thinks there’s an ancient reward system for plundering or acquiring property; people like to be on teams; Best of Enemies documentary; Puerto Rico disaster; talk about NFL players taking a knee and the reasons behind it; not all cops are bad; protesting and the culture war of today; the left vs. the right; free speech and people being silenced; Americans need to rally against North Korea, not against each other; legalization of gay marriage; the left looks towards science when it comes to global warming, but not when it comes to gender/sex; suicide and transgender people; Sex Change Regret; there are biological differences between men and women; Jordan Peterson and Bret Weinstein; Charlottesville protest; Antifa; free speech vs. hate speech; Trump didn’t denounce the Charlottesville protestors; white pride vs. black/brown pride; Cain Velasquez; Ice Cube, Bill Maher, and the N-word; people who think all straight white men are bad; people want to be part of groups; similarities between the extreme left and extreme right; university students, professors, and virtue signalling; (1:00:00) everything is rape; Amherst College rape case; drunk sex isn’t always rape; microaggressions; how much America has changed and gotten better in the past 200 years; income (in)equality; Bernie Sanders; Hillary Clinton had debate questions before debate; Hillary Clinton was once against gay marriage; Barack Obama and gay marriage; Howard Stern was fed funny lines for his radio show; Trump doesn’t speak well; Obama compared to Trump; Dave continues to talk about how Obama did things that were just as bad (or worse) than Trump; Julian Assange; Trump was a draft dodger and Dave thinks that was a good thing; more WikiLeaks and Julian Assange talk; Bradley/Chelsea Manning; mainstream media vs. internet media; Dave continues to rant about Obama; college professors are socially retarded; professor screaming at police to arrest Nazis and Gavin McInnes; MMA fighter vs. Tai Chi master video; Tony Ferguson vs. Katsunori Kikuno; Warrior movie; Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather, Jr. boxing match; John Danaher’s prediction for McGregor/Mayweather; Anderson Silva talk; there are levels to martial arts skills; (2:00:00) evolution of grappling in MMA; Maurice Smith; Anderson Silva vs. Tony Fryklund; Jose Aldo vs. Conor McGregor talk; Henry Cejudo; Demetrious Johnson talk; everyone loses eventually; Cain Velasquez’s losses; Fabricio Werdum; Werdum vs. Stipe Miocic; more talk about Cain Velasquez; people like wild sluggers, not safe fighters like Floyd Mayweather, Jr.; knowing fighters changes your opinion of them; Joe’s talk with Brendan Schaub after his loss to Travis Browne; smart people are the fighters who excel; Joe’s friend has had over 20 knee surgeries due to skiing; medical science advancements; North Korea; Michael Malice; Dear Reader book; Dave likes that Trump talks shit about journalists, Joe disagrees, then Dave backpedals; Anthony Bourdain tells TMZ he would poison Trump and Kim Jong-Un if he had to make food for them; people protesting are like white blood cells trying to fight an infection; the billionaire behind Trump’s social media bot army; what if Kanye West was president; Trump is a cartoon; Jamie Kilstein talk; Jamie Kilstein rape allegations; elevatorgate; hot chick privilege; woman says “ProTip: Don’t date anyone who doesn’t identify as a feminist”; Joe and Dave talk about the struggles of women; 10 hours of walking in New York as a woman video; Google memo talk; men and women are different; gender roles and transgender people; women love when other women do something that men do; we need to concentrate on breaking down barriers that stop women from doing things; differences between men and women that don’t get acknowledged; women create barriers that aren’t there, or call it patriarchy; what areas of life are equal; we need to celebrate our differences; men being told they hate women; women cheering only for other women at Roast Battle comedy shows; playing the victim card as a woman; Joe rants about a “Girl Kicks Ass” bumper sticker; Billie Jean King vs. Bobby Riggs Battle of the Sexes tennis match; Foxcatcher movie; John McEnroe said Serena Williams would be ranked 700th if she played against men; (3:00:00) why do we have to celebrate the masculine achievements of women; everyone just needs to be a nice, reasonable, normal person; there’s less racism in big, populated cities; everyone wants their group to be the best; Uber, Lyft, and Waze talk; the internet has eroded control of mainstream media; more Trump talk; who will be the next president; Dave thinks America will break up and divide itself; the government is too big and out of control.
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