Episode Number: 1078
Episode Guest: Jimmy Dore
Original Airdate: February 13, 2018
Episode Sponsors: Stamps.com, Square Cash, Dollar Shave Club
Guest Bio: Jimmy Dore is a stand-up comedian, political commentator, host of The Jimmy Dore Show, and has a podcast available on Apple Podcasts.
Topics Discussed: He had a radio show in college and talks about it; playing songs on a podcast; Jimmy talks about how funny Joe is; Bill Cosby is still performing; sexual assault allegations; girls grabbing guys’ dicks; the average woman isn’t threatening to Joe; more talk about women grabbing guys’ dicks; inspiration from watching other comics; being a stand-up is better than having a YouTube show; Bill Hicks; he feels like he has to be nice on stage, but can be angry on his YouTube show; he gets more shit from people on the left than the right; health insurance talk; he has a bone disease and he has shrunk in size due to his spine collapsing; he thought about suicide, and getting a special on Comedy Central stopped him; he takes supplements for his disease; Jimmy is close to cutting out meat completely; he eats a lot of pasta and Joe tells him how bad the wheat is for him; What’s With Wheat? documentary; Joe talks about hunting his own meat; factory farming is bad; ag-gag laws; Louise Linton; Steven Mnuchin; Kamala Harris not prosecuting Mnuchin; no one on the left is calling out the democratic party; Hillary Clinton’s pied piper strategy; Americans are kept scared so war around the world can continue; talk about Syria; the left is attacking Trump from the right; Russia is being used to distract Americans; the government is not there to help Americans anymore; Jimmy thinks unemployment stats are bullshit; unions; why car manufacturing went to Mexico; why people started buying foreign cars; the 40-hour work week is too much; (1:00:00) Jay Leno’s Garage YouTube show; Jay Leno inspired Jimmy to become a comedian; Jay Leno used to be a funny, great comic, and The Tonight Show ruined him; Joe asked Jay Leno about Bill Hicks’ bit about him; Joe’s podcast with Jay; Jimmy feels like Jay let comedy down; Letterman vs. Leno; late night shows were better in the past and more like a party; podcasts have replaced late night shows; Stephen Colbert called Trump a “cock holster”; Trump colluding with Russia; moving from the gold standard to petrodollars; #metoo; more sexual harassment talk; Jimmy can’t imagine forcing himself on someone who isn’t interested in him; Harvey Weinstein sexual assault allegations; Matt Damon’s comments on #metoo; women in other countries appreciate aggressive men; talk about how long to wait before having sex with someone for the first time; no one answers their phone anymore; Jimmy talks about a woman who needed to drink to have sex; John Bradshaw; when younger, Joe concentrated on his career rather than relationships; nothing affects a child more than the unlived life of a parent; wives who resent comedy; some people settle; Jimmy tells a story about an old girlfriend who bought him a suit so he would get a “real” job and abandon comedy; you don’t know where you’ll end up when you start stand-up comedy; Joe will have to write a new hour after recording a special in April; Jimmy talks about his past comedy specials; Seeso; Jimmy feels pressure now; floating in an isolation tank; Jimmy is stressed; he can’t exercise anymore, aside from swimming; Joe likes getting high and swimming; The Power of Now book by Eckhart Tolle; combining his rage with his comedy; Keith Olbermann; Tomi Lahren and Keith Olbermann wearing the American flag; John McCain playing poker during debate on Syria; Trump and Stormy Daniels; Phil Donahue fired from MSNBC; Rachel Maddow makes $30,000/day as a TV show host; tribalism is the problem; American politics needs a third party; more ranting about politics and Trump; Hillary Clinton didn’t fire someone accused of sexual harassment; mainstream media and television sucks; Jimmy Fallon’s female writers read thank you notes to Hillary Clinton; Seth Rich’s mysterious death; people think Obama was the best because he was polite; Jimmy and Joe rant about bad things Obama did; What’s the Matter With Kansas? book; Listen, Liberal book; Hillary Clinton’s health issues; Joe rants about Seth Rich being murdered; Clinton bodycount; (2:00:00) more ranting about Clinton and Trump; Trump didn’t want to be president; is it good to have someone fucked up as president; Trump’s “hair” blowing in the wind; Joe’s hair and lack of hair; Jimmy dyes his hair; details about the CIA’s deal with Amazon; Jeff Bezos talk; cloud seeding; we’re living in an oligarchy; Amazon patents wristband that tracks employees’ movements; more people have Amazon Prime in the United States than people who have landlines; Jeffery Tambor playing a transgender person; gender discussion; marriage; talk about transgender kids and hormones; mansplaining; we’re undergoing a radical cultural change; James Cagney smashes grapefruit in woman’s face video; John Lennon was a wife beater; did Jimi Hendrix beat his girlfriend; Jimi Hendrix murder theory; in his book Born Standing Up, Steve Martin said his dad would beat him; domestic abuse in Joe’s home as a child; more Jimi Hendrix murder talk; gangsters and the music industry; Ciro’s/The Comedy Store talk; anxiety and insecurity; Joe likes to do difficult things he’s not good at; you need to constantly be improving; recording and listening to sets; Joe’s embarrassed about some of his old bits; Joe focuses on improving as a comedian; Joe tells Jimmy he needs to do more sets; Joe talks about taking a break from comedy and bombing; happiness from performing comes from doing a great job; more talk about comedy and shooting a special; more Bill Hicks talk; more comedians should shoot specials at clubs rather than theaters; Dave Chappelle’s recent Netflix specials; traditional television is good for sports; sports talk; Jimmy likes the UFC if Joe is commentating; passion comes through during performances; Jimmy talks about his first paid gig as a comedian; stand-up comedians become attractive to women who otherwise wouldn’t find them attractive; Jimmy tells a story about getting a blowjob from a woman in a bathroom; Jimmy said he brought a female comedian on the road with him to have sex with her; you don’t know if something is offensive until you say it to someone; women never have to hit on men; people with animosity towards the opposite sex; angry, aggressive porn; guys who grow to hate women; people aren’t perfect; Sex and the City TV show; Kim Cattrall’s feud with Sarah Jessica Parker; talk about the Kardashians.
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