The Joe Rogan Experience Episode 1093 with Owen Benjamin and Kurt Metzger

Episode Number: 1093
Episode Guest: Owen Benjamin and Kurt Metzger
Original Airdate: March 19, 2018
Episode Sponsors: Squarespace, Square Cash,

Guest Bio: Owen Benjamin is a stand-up comedian and actor. Check out his podcast called Why Didn’t They Laugh? available on Apple Podcasts. Kurt Metzger is a comedian, actor, and writer. He also has a podcast called Race Wars he co-hosts with comedian Sherrod Small available for download via Apple Podcasts.

Topics Discussed: Uber self-driving car kills pedestrian; Uber staff made fake ride requests to Lyft; more Uber talk; Joe says Owen doesn’t represent himself well on social media and that he’s addicted to it; Anthony Jeselnik Twitter feud with Owen; slavery wasn’t that long ago; there’s more slavery today because there are more people on earth; more talk about the Jeselnik feud and social media confrontations in general; (Kurt walks in); Owen lives in New York state; talk about the weather in New York; Gianluca Vacchi; Joe explains cryotherapy; Kurt talks about getting in a bad car accident; The Hurt Locker movie; Tribe book; more Jeselnik talk; liposuction talk; Joe talks about getting hair plugs; Joel McHale’s hair transplant; Joe talks more about his hair; hot women growing older and overweight; patriarchy; it’s harder for female stand-up comedians; female MMA fighters; Owen had shows cancelled on him because of what he says on social media; gender fluidity; why are adhesive bandages colored for white skin; bullshit internet articles written to create conflict; the cost of university; Dan Carlin’s podcasts; tolerance and authoritarianism; religion; more talk about Kurt’s car accident; more religion talk; Jordan Peterson talk; Trump talk; (1:00:00) Elizabeth Warren’s Native American heritage; Australia’s stolen generations; oldest languages; primates have their own languages; Toba catastrophe theory; Kurt rants about social media; Kurt on the Upright Citizens Brigade performer rape allegations; false rape allegations; Call Me Lucky documentary; more rape talk; women’s march excluding pro-life feminists; abortion talk; more Jordan Peterson talk; gender pronouns; Amy Schumer plagiarism/joke stealing; joke stealing vs. parallel thinking; Kurt goes back to ranting about the UCB/rape blowback; Owen’s tweet about Black Panther; Black Panther movie; Annihilation movie; panthers are jaguars; Black Panther comics; real sex scenes in mainstream movies; 9 1/2 Weeks movie; doing stand-up with a notebook; laughter and applause; segregation in comedy; doing a special; Nobody Speak documentary; talk about the Louis CK allegations; more ranting about women accusing men of sexual assault; more abortion talk; (2:00:00) Joseph Stalin; talk about guns and gun control; there are too many people in California and New York; deer hitting cars; deer and elk in Colorado; Donner Party; turkeys; chickens; domestic cats kill billions of mice and birds annually; Joe talks about coyotes stalking and killing his chickens; more chicken talk; feral chickens at Walmart in Hawaii video; pigs; talk about Hawaii; Prometheus movie; Mormonism and Joseph Smith; con men; psychics; Mike Epps Under Rated and Never Faded special; Marjoe documentary; Leap of Faith movie; television preachers; Jim Bakker’s buckets video; The Eyes of Tammy Faye documentary; Hebrew language; ancient languages and stories; Kurt talks about doing DMT; DMT found in the pineal gland of live rats; From Beyond movie; Alex Grey art; Kurt and Joe try to explain the DMT experience to Owen; the pineal gland and Horus; more talk about the things you see when high on DMT; doing DMT is like accessing another dimension; the DMT talk continues; you learn things about yourself by doing DMT; Joe says doing DMT changed who he is as a person; conflict addiction; Joe says Owen isn’t spending his time on social media wisely; Kurt rants about people in their 20s writing internet articles; Kurt rants about comedy today; more talk about comedy and what is funny; being targeted by people online; Joe suggests Owen send him all his tweets before posting them; Joe talks about Barry Crimmins and Boston comedy; (3:00:00) Peggy McIntosh “unpacking the invisible knapsack” white privilege checklist; socialists don’t love the poor, they hate the rich; Jamie Kilstein; Kurt keeps ranting about the many different personalities that he hates; bodyshaming Trump’s hands; Bruno Mars accused of cultural appropriation; you can’t be liberal enough today; Guy Branum; can childhood sexual abuse lead to homosexuality; the internet is changing things for comedians; the stand-up comedy world is removed from Hollywood; Kurt keeps talking about rape; Tim Dillon.

Books Mentioned

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

Tribe: On Homecoming and Belonging
Sebastian Junger - Publisher: Twelve - Edition no. 1 (05/24/2016) - Hardcover: 192 pages
$22.00 - $6.11 $15.89
Black Panther: A Nation Under Our Feet Book 1
Ta-Nehisi Coates - Publisher: Marvel - Edition no. 1 (09/13/2016) - Paperback: 144 pages
$16.99 - $7.00 $9.99

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Movies Mentioned

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

The Hurt Locker
Summit Entertainment (01/12/2010) - Prime Video, R (Restricted) - Running time: 130 minutes - Jeremy Renner, Anthony Mackie, Brian Geraghty, Guy Pearce, Ralph Fiennes
Available on Amazon Video
Call Me Lucky
MPI Media (08/21/2015) - Running time: 105 minutes - Barry Crimmins, David Cross, Margaret Cho, Patton Oswalt, Steven Wright
Available on Amazon Video
Black Panther (2018)(Plus Bonus Content)
Marvel (05/08/2018) - Prime Video, PG-13 (Parental Guidance Suggested) - Running time: 201 minutes - Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong'o, Danai Gurira, Martin Freeman
Available on Amazon Video
Paramount Pictures (05/22/2018) - Prime Video, R (Restricted) - Running time: 115 minutes - Natalie Portman, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Gina Rodriguez, Tessa Thompson, Tuva Novotny
Available on Amazon Video
9 1/ 2 Weeks
FOXWarner Bros. (01/01/2008) - Prime Video, R (Restricted) - Running time: 113 minutes - Mickey Rourke, Kim Basinger, Margaret Whitton, David Margulies, Christine Baranski
Available on Amazon Video
Fox (09/18/2012) - Prime Video, R (Restricted) - Running time: 123 minutes - Noomi Rapace, Michael Fassbender, Guy Pearce, Idris Elba, Logan Marshall-Green
Available on Amazon Video
Mike Epps: Under Rated... Never Faded & X-Rated
Salient Media (08/29/2016) - Running time: 69 minutes - Mike Epps, Doug E. Fresh
Available on Amazon Video
Doc Club (09/01/2007) - Prime Video, PG (Parental Guidance Suggested) - Running time: 88 minutes - Marjoe Gortner
Available on Amazon Video
Leap of Faith
PARAMOUNT PICTURES (05/01/2012) - Prime Video, PG-13 (Parents Strongly Cautioned) - Running time: 107 minutes - Steve Martin, Debra Winger, Lolita Davidovich, Liam Neeson, Lukas Haas
Available on Amazon Video
The Eyes of Tammy Faye
Lionsgate (11/06/2009) - Prime Video, PG-13 (Parents Strongly Cautioned) - Running time: 78 minutes - RuPaul, Tammy Faye Bakker, Virginia Fairchild, Johnny Grover, Jim Bakker
Available on Amazon Video
From Beyond (Collector's Edition) [BluRay/DVD Combo] [Blu-ray]
Shout Factory (03/26/2013) - Blu-ray, R (Restricted) - Running time: 86 minutes - Jeffrey Combs, Barbara Crampton, Ted Sorel, Ken Foree, Carolyn Purdy-Gordon

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