Episode Number: 1157
Episode Guest: Shooter Jennings
Original Airdate: August 21, 2018
Episode Sponsors: Happy Time Murders, Teeter, Squarespace
Guest Bio: Shooter Jennings is a musician, radio host, record label president, and is also the son of country music legend Waylon Jennings. His new album Shooter is available everywhere now.
Topics Discussed: Joe comments on Shooter’s sunglasses; wearing sunglasses indoors; Porsche Design; Huawei Mate 10 Porsche smart phone; Huawei caught passing off DSLR photos as cell phone photos; editing photos for social media; talk about social media Shooter uses; fidget spinners; kids and slime; Tide Pod challenge; stupid things that kids do; your skin is an organ and absorbs what you put on it; they had dinner together once; James Woods talk; Apple is worth $1 trillion; Apple seems like the most trustworthy technology company; people think Joe is a round earth shill; talk about the early days of the internet; Joe talks about some of the huge yachts he saw in Italy; Steve Jobs’ yacht; Steve Jobs drank a lot of fruit juice; fruit juice has as much sugar as soda; can diet soda reduce risk of colon cancer recurrence; low-carb diet linked to early death study; it’s hard to keep up with things today; old urban legends; people sticking things up their butts; Who is America? TV show; Shooter saw an old X-ray of a guitar inserted into a woman’s vagina; Joe talks about an old medical student friend who showed him gross pictures; Cocaine Cowboys and Cocaine Cowboys 2 documentaries; Joe tells the story of “Freeway” Rick Ross; the fake Rick Ross worked as a prison guard; Marilyn Manson wanted to podcast with Joe but not on video; Liz Phair podcast; Alex Jones podcast; Shooter has been on Alex Jones’ show a few times; Anderson Cooper Sandy Hook green screen conspiracy theory; Alex Jones’ Bohemian Grove video; they both get shit for being friends with Alex Jones; more talk about the green screen Anderson Cooper Sandy Hook video; what is rich, and how much money makes someone rich; more Alex Jones and Sandy Hook talk; Alex has said things about Joe that were lies; Joe talks about doing the Joe Rogan Questions Everything TV show and how it soured him on conspiracy theories; Chariots of the Gods documentary; conspiracy theorists say things that aren’t true to prove their points; Shooter talks about doing a show with David Allen Coe where David lied to the audience; people need to lighten up a little bit; social media is hazardous; Radiolab podcast episode about Russian troll farms; Shooter talks about Russian and Chinese bots trying to break into his home network; (1:00:00) more talk about Russian trolls and the hacking of the election; Shooter thinks it’s not just Russia who is hacking computers; Shooter thinks that social media is making our lives uglier; more Alex Jones talk; centralizing of social media; people are worried about Alex Jones’ reach; Joe thinks humans are becoming sychronized with technology without understanding things quite yet; more talk about the issues with social media and the distribution of information today; Tim Berners-Lee; Shooter thinks the internet is too centralized, conisisting of a handful of large corporations; Joe is really high and thinks there should be more love; the people should be in control of the internet, not large corporations; what causes someone (like Alex Jones) to be removed from YouTube, Vimeo, Twitter, etc.; Joe thinks Alex Jones needs someone next to him to be the voice of reason; Joe’s phone alarm is set to a Shooter song; Shooter thinks people should just ignore Alex Jones if they don’t like him; Jim Acosta heckled at Trump rally; Citizen Kane movie; talk about Shooter’s music and his latest album Shooter; Black Ribbons album; Electric Rodeo album; Shooter’s issues working with major labels; Joe admires how Shooter does what he wants and creates what he feels; Joe turns the discussion back to Alex Jones and how we need to treat people with compassion; the change in how we create and digest information; when Joe was a child, he had to hide from his friends that he liked Kiss; Joe loves all kinds of music; emotion in country music; talk about Johnny Cash and his songs; “Man in Black” song; Highwaymen album by The Highwaymen; the moment is what matters; Shooter says (again) that the internet needs to be decentralized; Tipper Gore; liberals are suppressing free speech today, not the conservatives; Shooter wishes George Carlin was alive today; we’re in strange times today; we’re in a hail storm of information; we need to be nice to each other because we’re not going to live forever; life is like a giant summer camp; Joe talks about camping with Boy Scouts while a kid; entire groups of people aren’t bad, but people within the groups could be bad; Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri movie; Moon movie; Duncan Jones; Zookeeper movie; Leslie Bibb; more Moon talk; The Martian movie; Alien: Covenant movie; Prometheus movie; Alien movie; Joe is trying to get Elon Musk on the podcast; Elon Musk is worried about artificial intelligence; (2:00:00) “Elon Musk, the Donald of Silicon Valley” article; Sturgill Simpson talk; Joe accidentally leaked the name of Sturgill’s last album; some part of life is theater; Shooter talks about his first appearance on Joe’s podcast; the argument for free speech; everyone doesn’t begin life at the same point; we judge people based on their results and don’t look at what brought them to that point; more talk about how we need to be nice to each other; we’re too competitive with each other because life is too easy for people today; Shooter admires that Joe has found his own path and does what he wants to do; they’re both impressed by the intelligence of their kids; Shooter is on IRC daily; Joe learned how to type from playing video games like Quake; Doom video game; Shooter says he is a nerd and has old technology throughout his house; he’s into Bitcoin; Peepeth blockchain social media service; more talk about Alex Jones.
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