Episode Number: 1118
Episode Guest: Theo Von
Original Airdate: May 18, 2018
Episode Sponsors: Cash App, Rocket Mortgage, The Black Tux
Guest Bio: Theo Von is a stand-up comedian, television personality, host, and actor. Check out his special on Netflix called No Offense and his podcast called This Past Weekend available on Apple Podcasts and YouTube.
Topics Discussed: Joe explains the concept of infinity and infinite universes; the beginning of the universe/the big bang; light from cities blocking out the stars; Joe thinks aliens don’t bother travelling because they can make anything; artificial intelligence/life; will humans become obsolete; Eddie Bravo and conspiracies; Theo’s podcast with Eddie; chemtrails; cloud seeding in UAE; travelling into space; moon landing conspiracy theories; Conspiracy Theory: Did We Land on the Moon? documentary; “moon rock” in museum is just petrified wood; Dutch people; getting high in Amsterdam; Theo has a bad back; Theo is gullible; religion; reading the bible; Ronan Farrow; Harvey Weinstein sexual abuse allegations; James Levine sexual abuse allegations; Theo tells a story about an old man who wanted to have sex with him; Joe tells a story about an old man who checked out his dick and told him he loved him when Joe was just 13; pedophilia; Theo tells a story about picking psychedelic mushrooms; Sometimes They Come Back movie; Animal House movie; scenes in old movies that couldn’t be in movies today; videos of real deaths are fine to have on your computer, but naked children are not; legal “teen” porn; Traci Lords’ pornography career; Theo tries to avoid watching pornography; Theo continues his story about feeding people magic mushrooms; Theo thinks pornography is harmful today; alcohol; (1:00:00) Theo talks about living with rich people; jerking off with a hat on; more masturbation talk; desperate guys; jerk off before making any big life decisions; masturbation addiction; the danger of immediate access to porn; Theo has been sober for two years; how much of the internet is porn; Theo knew a kid who would sell drawings of naked women for kids to jerk off to; they will one day be able to put a chip in our heads to allow us to access the internet; will they let us know when a robot reaches self-awareness; is Mother Nature angry at humanity; sexually transmitted diseases; syphilis and powdered wigs; you can be transsexual but not transracial; Steven Tyler talk; Armageddon movie; emotions; Theo was intimidated moving to Los Angeles to do comedy; being comfortable in your own skin; being comfortable can make you not work as hard; walking into a helicopter’s blades; Brett Butler; the auditioning process for an actor; actors are phonies who try to make everyone like them; Theo talks about wanting to act and create TV shows; nothing is funnier than a funny stand-up comic; he’s been doing stand-up for 15 years; Joe has six minutes for his new hour; always stay in motion, working towards a goal; Joey Diaz talk; Bill Burr talk; Theo thinks everyone wants to be a little black; Aerosmith talk; “Sweet Emotion” video; more Steven Tyler talk; Joe talks about his knee injuries; Dr. Neil Riordan; right now is the best time to be alive; old televisions; American Made movie; telephone answering machines; screening phone calls; calling for movie times; what will exist in the future that we couldn’t live without; reading minds; scientists transferred memories from one snail to another; EMDR therapy; Theo talks about going to therapy; traumatic memories; struggle creates good comedians; more Joey Diaz talk; Joe thinks all human interaction will be digital in the future; jerking off three times per day; Gabe Kaplan.
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