Episode Number: 1100
Episode Guest: Liz Phair
Original Airdate: April 4, 2018
Episode Sponsors: Cash App, Athletic Greens, Wish, NetSuite
Guest Bio: Liz Phair is a singer, songwriter, and guitarist. The 25th anniversary seven-LP vinyl box set Girly Sound to Guyville releases on May 4, 2018 and she will also be touring this summer.
Topics Discussed: Joe is a huge fan of her; Mr. Show TV show; her Girly Sound to Guyville vinyl box set; she didn’t think she would become a successful singer; she stresses out about performing until she’s on stage; Robert Schoch and the Sphinx water erosion hypothesis; talk about the Disclosure Project; some people, even members of the military, are out of their minds and want attention; Joe thinks a lot of UFO experts are full of shit; ball lightning; Liz talks about seeing ball lightning while on a plane; she was on a plane while an engine caught fire and she could see the flames; Bermuda Triangle; do giant gas bubbles explain the mystery of the Bermuda Triangle; underwater methane lakes; the ocean is like space but it’s right there; The Abyss movie; Skinwalker Ranch; more ball lightning talk; the flaws of memory; Joe spoke to a woman who saw Bigfoot, but he thinks it was a bear; Liz considers the paranormal to be “future science” that we will be able to explain one day; ghost hunting television shows; she believes in ghosts and thinks she can sense them; she talks to ghosts when she senses them; Rupert Sheldrake thinks objects and places can have memories; dreams and memories; she says she’s had psychic premonitions and talks about one; she never talks to her friends about this stuff because it makes them uncomfortable; Joe thinks he has an ability to tell whether someone is crazy; Joe got Alex Jones drunk and high on the podcast; (they smoke some weed); she prefers marijuana to alcohol; marijuana is like shining a light on your unconscious; salt lamps; talk about Adam Greentree and hunting; she respects hunting for food but not trophies; why does killing a large animal make men feel important; Joe explains how hunting can help animal populations in Africa; poachers; Louis Theroux’s African Hunting Holiday documentary; Justin Wren building wells for the Pygmies; Water4; Justin has contracted malaria multiple times; Jim Shockey’s Uncharted TV show; crocodiles; sharks; animals that target people; tiger attacks in the Sundarbans; (1:00:00) tiger leaps for man riding elephant video; woman fights off tiger with stick; man punches a kangaroo in the face video; lightning deaths in the United States; sucking at math; TGT Studios clocks; she loves to read Daily Mail; exposing ourselves to things we shouldn’t see or know about; Russian submarines are prowling around undersea internet cables; what would aliens think of us; her son thinks in the future we will look back and think wires are strange; she doesn’t like having to sing into a mic on a stand; headset microphones; Anthony Robbins; parabolic microphones; laser microphones; we’re being listened to all the time; Joe thinks one day we will all be able to listen to each other; intrusion of privacy will be the bottleneck in the future; there will be no privacy in the future; Joe thinks we will become part machine in the future; we’re lucky because we’ve experienced life before and during the internet; solar flares; Yellowstone Caldera volcano; colonizing Mars and what people will do there; people who fall off cruise ships and get found; isolation tanks and hallucinations; Joe shares one of his hallucinations while high in the isolation tank; instincts and memories; Joe’s daughter’s mind is so much like his mind; genetic memories; why are kids scared of monsters; memories pass between generations in mice; hereditary trauma; she thinks time is an illusion; Interstellar movie; she doesn’t believe in the big bang; more talk about universes, black holes, and the galaxy; multiverse; Fermi paradox; hive/group mind; self-driving cars; she drives a Mercedes; she considers driving an art form; would you be able to handle reincarnation and living your life over again; Groundhog Day movie; she loves ’80s and ’90s movies; The Blues Brothers movie; Christmas Vacation movie; she rode in Rick Rubin‘s Bentley to a UFO convention; people who profit from talking about UFOs; are UFOs just secret government projects; Event Horizon movie; he’s never been to one of her concerts; talk about her upcoming concerts; redoing and updating her old songs; more talk about ghosts; Ciro’s; The Comedy Store ghost stories; Joe is more scared of animals than anything else; Joe shot a moose and ate it; there’s hair in animal shit; horses; scrub bulls in Australia; horses were brought back to America from Europe; (2:00:00) horses don’t seem to mind being domesticated; she feels bad for horses when people ride them; why cowboy boots are designed the way they are; talk about her upcoming shows and vinyl box set.
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