Episode Number: 1051
Episode Guest: Duncan Trussell and Christopher Ryan
Original Airdate: December 11, 2017
Episode Sponsors: Squarespace, Blue Apron
Guest Bio: Duncan Trussell is a stand-up comedian and host of his own podcast The Duncan Trussell Family Hour. Christopher Ryan, Ph.D. is a psychologist, speaker, and author of New York Times best seller Sex At Dawn, and also host of his own podcast Tangentially Speaking.
Topics Discussed: Favorite Elton John songs; “Rocket Man” song; “Daniel” song; meanings behind songs; “Summer of ’69” song; Obadiah Parker “Hey Ya” cover song; Joe says he’s the bridge between the meatheads and the potheads; negative feedback online; floating in isolation tanks became popular because of Joe; John Lilly discussion; ketamine; unnatural vs. unnatural drugs; Jeff Sessions; Monopoly game background; anarchism; Anarcho-Syndicalism book; The Utopia of Rules book; net neutrality debate; corporations operate like organisms; we don’t need as much structure as we have now; community is important; prison inmates are fighting forest fires for $1/hour; what if there were volunteer firefighters to fight the California fires; homeless people; Ronald Reagan, the homeless, and mental health; trickle-down economics; more talk about the California fires; is this the end of the world or the American empire; Al Franken talk; Harvey Weinstein talk; would sexual harassment happen if prostitution was legal; boys can grow up sexually frustrated, leading to harassment and resentment; guys like Weinstein like power and dominating people; jerking off into a houseplant; talk about rape and power; does dominating someone feel good; rape is common in the animal kingdom; some women have rape fantasies and like aggressive sex; Chris tells a story about injuring himself at a gun range; more talk about California fires and earthquakes; old movies are rapey/violent towards women; (1:00:00) more talk about men in positions of power and women beneath them; trading sex for a part in a movie; why can’t you pay for sex; we are starved for touch in today’s society; sugar daddies; Thailand and prostitution; more prostitution talk; more talk about jobs and men in positions of power working long hours; Matt Lauer and Charlie Rose; bosses giving female employees back rubs; guys becoming friends with girls to fuck them; office romances; women are sick of misogynists; Duncan tells a story about working at Blockbuster Video and being hit on by his male boss; humans aren’t designed to be in small, boxed-in offices and cubicles; “All Along the Watchtower” song; (they watch a Bob Dylan video I can’t find); young man poses as fake celebrity in Times Square; taking photos with fans; Joe talks about meeting thousands of fans after a show; germs from shaking a lot of hands; people give Joe weed; someone gave Duncan ayahuasca; someone gave Duncan a framed picture that had a joint hidden in it; Chris talks about flying and having his bag checked and nitrates were found; Daniel Shaver killed by police officer video; Albuquerque police officers kill homeless man; monsters in our society in positions of power; who would want to be president; drone strikes and civilian deaths; Joe rants again about one guy running the country; Trump slurring his speech; what is a psychopath; Charles Manson vs. Obama; more talk about drone strikes; collateral murder video; talk about Sam Harris and Islam; intentionally creating conflict overseas; Charlie Wilson’s War movie; more talk about the Middle East; Duncan tells a story about hippies in Afghanistan; Cuban sound beam; Elon Musk said robots will be so fast we’ll need a strobe light to see them; fixing the us vs. them problem; (2:00:00) Chris finishes telling his airport security story; Joe tells a story about Redban’s laptop testing positive for fertilizer at the airport; what if everyone had the capacity to destroy the planet; artificial intelligence; Trump saying “God bless America”; bots, social media, and the future; Blade Runner movie; we will eventually not know if someone is human or a robot; Ex Machina movie; humans and autonomy; equality today; no one is prepared for the consequences of technology; Joe talks again about reading thoughts in the future; contacting and interacting with aliens; time and the age of the universe; early humans lived 300,000 years ago; dating objects; we will be able to witness history through virtual reality; recreating people by scanning their social media; creating Jennifer Lopez fuck dolls; Duncan talks about his recent experience smoking DMT; reincarnation; taming the inner bitch; changing your life by making better decisions; fighting against ourselves; conflict is stupid; releasing stress; miracles in the bible and possible interpretations; Elisha and the two bears; Book of Job; Naked and Afraid TV show; salmon and parasites; sushi; commercial farming of wild fish; abandoned ocean fishing nets; Chris tells a story about being a vegetarian in Alaska and watching his friend eat a fish filled with worms; (3:00:00) North Korean defector had worms in his stomach; murder of Kim Jong-un’s brother; Chris continues his Alaska fish story; tapeworm slithers out of cam girl’s asshole; dogs and worms; Rats documentary; rats are like a super organism; we’re prejudice towards rats and bugs; squirrels; squirrel eating mouse video; more squirrel talk; all babies are scared of snakes; video of dogs hunting rats; Duncan questions why Joe is so fascinated with nature; Joe thinks the animal kingdom is ruthless, Chris disagrees; Joe talks about fishing in Mexico and schools of fish; jaguars eating hallucinogenic vines; Chris is going to Peru; their problems with the phrase “plant medicine”; Joe talks about getting his medicinal marijuana card with Duncan; why do people take ayahuasca; psychedelics are more than medicine; the experience of taking DMT; is your experience with DMT reality; Joe thinks recreational legalization of mushrooms would change the world; The Rose of Paracelsus book; people are manufacturing psychedelics wanting to change the world without the motivation of wealth; seeing yourself while on mushrooms; Duncan tells a Ram Dass LSD story; life is psychedelic and overwhelming but we’re too accustomed to it; we are impermanent; we’re numb to life; the internet was created before we could understand it; what if there was a drug that made you stare at your hands; obsessing over your thoughts; avoiding the present moment; we’re not designed for the amount of data coming our way each day; we’re living in a world our bodies doesn’t expect.
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