Episode Number: 1075
Episode Guest: Duncan Trussell
Original Airdate: February 8, 2018
Episode Sponsors: Stamps.com, Square Cash, LegalZoom
Guest Bio: Duncan Trussell is a stand-up comedian and host of his own podcast The Duncan Trussell Family Hour.
Topics Discussed: John Anthony West death; Magical Egypt documentary; Graham Hancock; talk about Egypt and its age; the ego of scientists; The Mystery of the Sphinx documentary; Charlton Heston; Charlton Heston “cold dead hands” speech; gun control issues; Elon Musk sent a Tesla into space; private citizens with sophisticated technology; what if Elon Musk stuffed a dead body into the Tesla he sent to space; flat earth talk; talk about UFOs and aliens; what if ideas are a life form; dream argument; Descartes; John Dee; would aliens be concerned about artificial intelligence; Descartes and the scientific method; Descartes and animals; Buddhism; Paganism; Catholicism; blessed sacrament; our bodies are considered profane; Catholic guilt; Catholic mass is ritualistic magic; life eats life; plant communication; MIDI sprout; DMT is in everything; phalaris; talk about psychedelic trips; exercising and psychedelics; meditation and psychedelics; types of mediation; The Wisdom of No Escape book; Duncan explains how The Texas Chainsaw Massacre movie is like meditation; feeling is healing; kids television shows are psychedelic; why doesn’t the government promote being nicer; DNA test makes Canadian parents unable to obtain citizenship for their child; Joe talks about a gay club in Berlin where guy guys slide around in each other’s shit and cum; do gay guys like the smell of shit; (1:00:00) Trumpy Bear commercial video; Mueller’s investigation of Trump; the FBI went to one of Joe’s stand-up comedy shows; we need police/military to keep us safe; Petraeus scandal; General Petraeus was called a “war criminal” by students; Michael Hastings death; the government has access to things far more advanced than what the public knows about; John F. Kennedy speech on secret societies; Skull and Bones; rich people and gated communities; nannies; suspicious deaths of Canadian billionaire couple; Seth Rich’s mysterious death; more talk about billionaires and what they do together; billionaire makes shirts about money; aliens have no genitals; Duncan thinks Joe will gain access to something mysterious because of his podcast; Joe Rogan Questions Everything TV show talk; ball lightning; Radiolab podcast episode about ball lightning; Skinwalker Ranch; who are the smartest people in the world; Duncan questions whether Joe has been fooled or manipulated by a guest; Occam’s razor; Joe rants again about the role of the president and acting presidential; Joe demonstrates his “fuck voice”; guys shaming women; China’s gender imbalance; people killing/abandoning babies; Joe knew a bank teller who threw her newborn baby in the trash; gay people raising kids; Joe talks about seeing gay guys kiss each other; Marlon Brando slept with men; would Joe have sex with a guy after 100,000 years in a simulation; Alan Watts; Marshall McLuhan; The Medium is the Massage book; the internet is amazing; tradition is the only thing keeping leaders and borders in place; (2:00:00) Jeff Sessions thinks marijuana is causing the opioid epidemic; what if they had Jeff Sessions on a podcast; people aren’t bad they’re misguided; Joe turns the conversation back to Egypt and the age of its structures; how deep is the sand in the desert; ancient megalake discovered beneath desert; how is sand created; escape velocity; fake moon landing videos; Yuri Gagarin in space video; Apollo 11 missing tapes; “moon rock” in museum is just petrified wood; My Life book; Bill Clinton thinks the moon landing could have been faked; NASA faked pictures of astronauts in space; landing on the moon is the only thing we did in the past that isn’t cheaper or easier to do today; Nazi scientists helped the US space program; Operation Paperclip; Joe talks AGAIN(!) about Zyklon B; Bayer apologizes for using slave labor during the holocaust; talk about white nationalists; Trump defends white nationalists; the camera gear used in the moon landing; Joe doesn’t think spaceships exist; Duncan thinks a spaceship crashed on the moon; what if there was a guy on the moon jerking off; Elon Musk sent a Tesla into space; what would the apocalypse really be like; what if a spaceship crashed into the space Tesla; Star Wars: The Last Jedi movie; asteroid impact made earth ring like a bell for a million years; Amtrak train crash; hippies think violence is the answer today; liberal/progressive baptists; Jordan Peterson talk; people have lost the ability to be nuanced; people are not just one thing; Joe talks about tribalism again; we need to be nicer to each other and ourselves; do things to improve yourself not because you hate how you are, but because you love yourself; there are different styles of being a human; Joe talks about his flaws as a young man and improving himself; Duncan talks again about Ram Dass; helping yourself can help others; spoiled children; Joe talks about crying in front of a girlfriend; looking at things for what they are; Dalai Lama talk; finding compassion; self-indulgence; (3:00:00) people who always complain about their problems; looking into people’s souls to find love inside of them; Duncan and Joe lived together, and Duncan talks about how Joe helped him; don’t feed the wallow; everyone has been in bad situations and felt trapped; Duncan talks about a spiritual teacher named Ragu and Joe makes fun of his name; it feels good to help someone; Duncan used to float in Joe’s isolation tank a lot; being a professional comedian is stressful but it helps you grow; letting go of parts of yourself; jealousy; patterns of weakness can define you; improving yourself; getting good at things like chess or video games can improve your life; Duncan tells Joe he needs to watch Twitch streamers; Duncan went to BlizzCon; Starcraft talk; Thresh/Dennis Fong; Joe talks about Quake; Joe is thinking about hosting a LAN party at his new podcast studio; more video game talk; Joe prefers a mouse and keyboard for first-person shooters; Fatal1ty/Johnathan Wendel; TechnoHUNT; Duncan calls Joe’s new podcast studio a compound.
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