Episode Number: 1047
Episode Guest: Andy Stumpf
Original Airdate: December 4, 2017
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Guest Bio: Andy Stumpf is a retired Navy SEAL and is also currently a wingsuit world record holder. He hosts his own podcast called Cleared Hot that can be found on Apple Podcasts and Stitcher.
Topics Discussed: They’re drinking rye brains (whisky and Alpha Brain); returning to California after moving to Montana; he lives in a town with 22,000 people; dealing with the cold; spend the money on good clothes for cold weather; more city vs. rural living talk; picture of Andy where you can see the curvature of the earth; online trolls; road rage; road rage fight with two guys who really knew how to fight; flying in extreme cold weather; hunters dying of hypothermia; death of James Kim; near death experiences; finding out who you really are by being in the woods/nature; Adam Greentree talk; bears and bear attacks; bear chasing moose video; Grizzly Man documentary; Timothy Treadwell; gay guys with girlfriends/wives; why are some people against gay marriage; tiger kills woman at drive-through animal park in China; animals have reward systems and need to kill; people don’t get the chance to express who they want to be; sexual harassment and men in power; Joe thinks it was common to drug women during Bill Cosby’s era; slipping someone a mickey; the girls from the Guys We Fucked podcast; Charlie Sheen’s tour; lies/embellishment in military biographies; Jocko Willink; Jocko’s Discipline Equals Freedom book; social media and balancing your time; surviving the winter in Montana; (1:00:00) Ford F-150 Black Ops truck; men want equipment they’ll never use; more Montana talk; Joe talks about bears eating frozen watermelons; explaining to your kids about hunting; vegans feeding their pets food with meat; trophy hunting vs. hunting for food; Louis Theroux’s African Hunting Holiday documentary; elephants in Africa and the need to hunt them; some animals need to be killed to control their populations; hitting a deer with your vehicle; wolves in your backyard; bull elk bugle; wolves in Montana; how wolves change rivers video; bow hunting vs. rifle hunting; hunting is a struggle and a journey; Andy’s goal is to never go to the grocery store for meat again; doing difficult things is enjoyable; nearly dying makes you appreciate life; Andy thinks Joe is crazier than he is; flat earth conspiracy theorists; Joe compares martial arts to bow hunting; Ed O’Neill is a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu black belt; more BJJ talk; military and brain injuries; transcranial magnetic stimulation; fighters returning too soon after a knockout; why he wants to jump out of planes; why do people die skydiving or base jumping; stories about people dying/nearly dying; Andy just loves skydiving; he’s seen people die when diving; walking away from a jump because it doesn’t feel right; Disneyland gangs; story about people abandoning their kids at Disneyland so security babysits for them; Joe talks again about probiotics and kimchi; KNOW Foods bread; Joe talks about being on (and off) the keto diet; Apple Airpods; fat people travelling; obese people don’t have enough challenges in their lives; water in Montana; crime and racism in Montana; (2:00:00) Boulder, Colorado; Joe tells Andy about Jamie Kilstein; Joe talks again about group think/tribalism; North Korea; North Korean defector; Korean demilitarized zone; South Korea; communism; the US isn’t as bad as some people are making it out to be; freedom breeds inequality; Fitbits and fat shaming; people are creating an artificial safe environment; the left shutting down free speech; political correctness is the biggest threat to this country; Joe talks again about how 9/11 made people nicer and brought people together; Tribe book; talk about where they were when 9/11 went down; Eddie Bravo conspiracy theory talk; Seth Rich murder; Hillary Clinton is a phony and treats people badly, especially the military; Hillary Clinton changed opinion on same-sex marriage; Trump reduces size of Utah public lands by nearly two million acres; Trump’s lies; Trump has filed for re-election; war is one way to keep a president; Andy talks about war and drones; how would the US respond to drone attacks; Andy doesn’t feel like his military service has made a long-lasting impact; you don’t know what the result of military action will be; the world has never been at peace; Ronald Reagan speech about an alien attack bringing humanity together; it’s hard for Andy to listen to what people think is important; how his military service has impacted his interactions with other people; victimization of children in war; have a plan to kill everyone in the room; he’s not surprised by violence; differences between Iraq, Afghanistan, and the United States; talk about the war in Afghanistan and Iraq; Andy was shot in the hip in 2005; why he wanted to go back into war after recovering; (3:00:00) not knowing what to do after your military service is over.
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