The Joe Rogan Experience Episode 588 with Philip DeFranco (and Brian Redban)

Episode Number: 588
Episode Guest: Philip DeFranco
Original Airdate: December 18, 2014
Episode Sponsors: ZipRecruiter,, Onnit

Guest Bio: Philip DeFranco is a popular YouTube and internet personality. He hosts The Philip DeFranco Show where news stories are discussed every Monday to Thursday at

Topics Discussed: The Interview controversy; North Korea; Lena Dunham rape controversy; rape; race issues; police cameras; the beginning of his videos; jump cuts; attention spans; his business; YouTube; changing who you are; porn; Playboy Channel; Adobe Flash and Adobe Reader; his parents; making money; Eaten Alive show; anacondas; Mermaids: The Body Found fake documentary; alien abduction video; scary television and kids; murder porn shows; Hatred video game trailer; censorship; Faces of Death; eating brains; Gamergate; sexism in games; robot sex slaves; uncanny valley; aliens; infinity; simulation theory; RPGs; words you can’t say; homogenizing entertainment; intent of words; “ratchet“; Twitter trolls; misconstruing words; men’s rights advocates; YouTube comments; rants; anonymity; accountability; prisons; rehabilitation; raising kids; fixing society’s problems; communication; telepathy; robotics; 3D printing; kidney stones; child birth; population; progress; Uber; Google cars; car talk; watching movies while driving; cops; stench of weed; marijuana; TSA; the president; politics; transparency.

My Thoughts: No idea who this guy is. YouTube is a whole little section of the internet that has its own celebrities and personalities that I’m completely oblivious to.

At one point they were talking about a UFO found footage show that aired on TV back in the ’90s. I believe it was Joe who thought Phil was talking about the alien autopsy video, but I think that Phil was talking about Alien Abduction: Incident in Lake County which I remember watching when it was originally aired.

Podcast Video: Below is a video of The Joe Rogan Experience podcast episode #588 available for streaming via YouTube.

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