Episode Number: 1061
Episode Guest: Tom Papa
Original Airdate: January 9, 2018
Episode Sponsors: Square Cash, Squarespace, LegalZoom
Guest Bio: Tom Papa is a comedian, actor, writer, and television/radio host. His latest special Human Mule is available now on Hulu, and you can also listen to his podcast Come to Papa available on Apple Podcasts and Stitcher.
Topics Discussed: Jamie bought Joe Yeezy shoes; Tom brought Joe a toy accordion; Zamfir; bands with flutes; oboe; Waterworld movie; Mad Max movie; The Postman movie; The Postman book; Dances with Wolves movie; Blade Runner movie; the future will be bananas; Tesla wants to create neighborhoods; Tesla helped out Puerto Rico; The Secret book; vision boards and manifesting destiny; positive thinking; Oprah ran a marathon; Trump’s spiritual adviser suggests people send her money; people asking for money; Gary Vaynerchuk; celebrities trying to be inspirational; Chris D’Elia; more talk about self-help bullshit artists; Freddie Roach; John Danaher; Tom bought his son a heavy bag; Tom’s Italian heritage; Joe talks about dating an Italian girl who tried to punch him; Tom brought Joe more bread; Jiro Dreams of Sushi documentary; becoming obsessed with things; talk about stand-up comedy and podcasting; doing stuff and experiencing things is important; talk about writing comedy bits; writing is a grind; The War of Art book; resisting work; writing is like a shop and you have to open it everyday; Stephen King on Writing book; Australian hawks caught starting fires to trap prey; (1:00:00) chicken grows face of dinosaur; Joe talks again about his chickens and their eggs; chickens like to eat mice; elk meat; wine; Tom isn’t drinking for January; Sober Octobert talk; Instagram; Kevin Hart; Joe talks about running with his dog; Joe’s had three dogs bit by rattlesnakes; more dog talk; Presa Canario dog; what to do if a dog is going to attack you; carrying a knife with you; Joe talks about all the weapons that Frank Mir carries with him; no one talks about brass knuckles anymore; Brendan Schaub drinks 12 cups of coffee per day and it makes him puke; Maynard James Keenan makes wine; Fibonacci sequence; Tool “Lateralus” song; Joe went in his sauna for 20 minutes at 210 degrees; heat shock proteins and inflammation; sauna use decreases mortality; ibuprofen causes inflammation; refined carbohydrates cause inflammation; what is inflammation; sourdough bread and gluten; What’s with Wheat documentary; gut bacteria talk; sugar is bad; Dean Delray used to be fat before giving up sugar; intermittent fasting; Jimmy Kimmel’s fasting diet; Kevin Meaney talk; stand-up comedians who wanted to get a television show; comedy in the ’80s and ’90s; Tom started comedy in ’93; French comedians ripping off American comedians; Richard Jeni; comedy is of its time and typically doesn’t age well; Don Gavin; The Jackie Gleason Show TV show; (they watch clips of Jackie Gleason on YouTube); talk about relationships and pregnancy in the past; birth control pills; Gianluca Vacchi; (2:00:00) Haters Back Off Netflix show; Tom talks about taking his kids to meet Miley Cyrus; Logan Paul suicide video controversy; video of a squirrel killed by a cat; cats kill billions of animals per year; how armadillos can spread leprosy; deer meat talk; Tom was born in New Jersey; stories about bears in New Jersey; New Jersey bear fight video; Rutgers student killed by bear; British Columbia ends grizzly bear hunting; more bear talk; mountain lions; uncollared mountain lion in the Hollywood Hills; deer in California; mountain lion slaughtered alpacas in California; isolation tanks; talk about the podcast studio; saunas; Joe says the sauna has helped his tendinitis; portable saunas; World Sauna Championships; eyeball tattoos; what to tell your kids when they want to get tattoos or piercings; Tom has a bad tattoo of a wizard on his leg; Justin Wren talk; (Tom shows the rest of his tattoos); friends back home; Tom finds good bakers in towns where he’s touring; chocolate croissants; KNOW Foods waffles and syrup; pumpkin pie and Cool Whip; Tom fasted yesterday; girls turning sideways to show their asses in pictures; 11 simple poses to look more attractive in photos; sleep routines of successful people; Joe sleeps eight hours per day; Trump was prescribed “cheap speed” by doctor; Provigil; Joe tells a story about a girl who was on diet drugs; Adderall; Ambien; Joe tells a story about a guy who made a turkey dinner while on Ambien and then didn’t remember it the next day; (3:00:00) Ambien murder stories; homicidal sleepwalking; sleepwalking; Tom’s childhood nightmares; dreams about falling; kids crying on planes; Stan Lee accused of groping his nurses.
My Thoughts: Tom Papa is my favorite guest.
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