The Joe Rogan Experience Episode 1072 with Joey Diaz

Episode Number: 1072
Episode Guest: Joey Diaz
Original Airdate: February 1, 2018
Episode Sponsors: Onnit, quip, ProFlowers

Guest Bio: Joey “CoCo” Diaz is a Cuban-American stand-up comedian and actor. Joey also hosts his own podcast called The Church of What’s Happening Now.

Topics Discussed: Joey is going to do a podcast with Yoel Romero and put subtitles on the video; Cuban and Russian success in wrestling/MMA; Vasyl Lomachenko wrestling; Vasyl wrestling as a kid video; Vasyl’s dad made him take dancing to help with his boxing; more Vasyl and boxing talk; Luke Rockhold vs. Michael Bisping talk; Francis Ngannou talk; Ngannou vs. Stipe Miocic talk; A Bronx Tale movie; Joey talks about the Bronx in the past; (they watch a clip from the movie); Joey continues talking about New York in the past; Joey was bitten by a dog as a kid; his mom was part-owner of a dry cleaning business; Joey explains numbers; Joe’s grandma was obsessed with numbers and went to jail for it; Joe talks about his grandmother’s monkey; Joe’s grandmother’s cooking; Joey talks about his relationship with his stepfather; talk about a bar getting raided by the police; people love to gamble; why does gambling have to be licensed; Joey thinks more women than men are degenerate gamblers; more gambling talk; Charles Barkley lost $30 million gambling; Joey talks about gambling; John Gotti would bet on games of Scrabble and Monopoly; Joe talks about gambling; Joe explains how to bet money on a pool game; pool players and drugs; pool halls in California; Max Eberle taught Joe how to play pool; Eric Crisp pool cues(1:00:00) Chris Christie goes to Supreme Court on sports betting; 60 Minutes story on slot machines; betting on horses; taxes on marijuana; talk about marijuana edibles; talk about marijuana dispensaries and issues with money and security; police raiding marijuana dispensaries; American Made movie; Barry Seal’s assassination; more talk about Barry Seal, the CIA, Nicaragua, and cocaine smuggling; Baltimore cops kept toy guys to plant on unarmed people they shoot; Carlos Lehder; Fidel Castro and Cuba; Cuban cigars; cigars get you “high” due to the nicotine; mixing tobacco and marijuana; talk about smoking cigarettes; Joey is doing Weight Watchers and talks about his diet; Joey rants about eggs; Angel Heart movie; Al Pacino; Scarface movie; The Godfather movie; The Getaway movie; Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein movie; House on Haunted Hill movie; House of Wax movie; The Last Man on Earth movie; Vincent Price; Dawn of the Dead movie; George Romero; Night of the Living Dead movie; Richard Pryor: Live on Sunset Strip movie; The Pink Panther movies; Joey talks about going to see movies in New Jersey as a kid; The Groove Tube movie; Kentucky Fried Movie movie; objectification of women in movies and sports; pussyhats are offensive to transgender people; It movie; The World Clown Association is mad about the It movie; Joey tells a story about a transgender child at a park; Owen Benjamin losing stand-up comedy gigs after his comments about transgender children; talk about giving trans children hormones; Joey talks about doing martial arts as a kid and then discovering and experimenting with drugs; Lowenbrau beer; manufacturing of cars in Mexico(2:00:00) Joey remembers when it was taboo to buy a foreign car; more talk about car manufacturing in Mexico; pharmaceutical companies and the opioid epidemic; Joey talks about buying pills on the black market; a town of 3,200 was flooded with 21 million pain pills in West Virginia; The Wild and Wonderful Whites of West Virginia documentary; Joey’s anxiety; getting pills from fans; Joey talks about buying Valium in the past; would people use drugs more if everything was legal; everyone feels pain differently; people who like pain; Jon Jones and cocaine addiction; Joey talks about quitting cocaine; Joey thinks cocaine blocks love; Rodney Dangerfield article; Joe is going to direct a comedy special called Immigrant Mentality for Joey in June at The Ice House; Joey talks about the growth of comedy; Boston comedians who never wrote new material; old Boston comedians; writing new material; Gabriel Eglesias; Dave Chappelle; talk about The Comedy Store; learning to tell stories on stage; following strong comedians; doing comedy on his birthday; friendship is important; Tao of Jeet Kune Do book; touring for comedy; learning from and being influenced by other comedians; Joe thinks Mark Twain was the first stand-up comedian; Rocky movie; learning from open mic comics; Joe never thought he would be a headliner comedian; when Paul Mooney told Joe he was a real comic; more stand-up comedy talk; Joey’s upcoming ear surgery; motion sickness; Dramamine; Joe would let Harvey Weinstein on his podcast; we’re changing as a species; Kevin Spacey allegations; there are creepy people in Hollywood; Dustin Hoffman allegations; Joey was creepy in the past; people change; cocaine makes people promiscuous and impulsive; bumping into someone who is also high on coke; Joey tells a cocaine and blowjob story; (3:00:00) Joey did the dumbest shit on drugs; Joey talks to Jamie about betting; upcoming MMA fights; Tony Ferguson and Khabib Nurmagomedov talk; Khabib vs. Edson Barbosa talk; more Tony Ferguson talk; Tony Ferguson vs. Kevin Lee talk; UFC 226; Stipe Miocic talk; Tao of Jeet Kune Do book; Bruce Lee; The Green Hornet TV show;  The Chinese Connection movie; Joey went to Bruce Lee’s grave; Bruce Lee’s death; Joey rants about The Beatles; The Seventies CNN series.

Books Mentioned

These are the books that were mentioned and/or recommended during this episode:

Tao of Jeet Kune Do: New Expanded Edition
Black Belt Books
$34.95 −$11.46 $23.49

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Movies Mentioned

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TV Shows Mentioned

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