Episode Number: 627
Episode Guest: Joey Diaz
Original Airdate: March 18, 2015
Episode Sponsors: Stamps.com, National Academy of Sports Medicine, Ting, Onnit
Guest Bio: Joey “CoCo” Diaz is a Cuban-American stand-up comedian and actor. Joey also hosts his own podcast called The Church of What’s Happening Now.
Topics Discussed: Tom Petty; Florida musicians; New Yorkers in Florida; Florida weather; Florida sinking; people coming from Cuba; how many countries fit in Africa; Somali pirates; General Butt Naked; New York in the 1970s; Joe visiting Harlem; Joey growing up in New York; illegal lotteries; numbers; buying weed in New York; getting busted for smoking weed; fingerprints; Joey robbing someone; numbers; Italians; Night of the Vespers; Joe’s grandma in jail for numbers; Joe’s grandma’s monkey; pasta sauce; pasta; bread; zeppole; Hoboken; Anthony Bourdain visits Italian restaurant; Joe’s grandparents; how things have changed; people returning from war; old TVs; insurance scams; Wide World of Sports; eating bullets; Brandon Lee’s death; Bruce Lee’s death; Bruce Lee and hash; the Chinese mafia; The Chinese Connection trailer; old movie trailers; The Groove Tube; Kentucky Fried Movie; Chuck Norris vs. Bruce Lee; Hard Times trailer; Shaft trailer; sound effects; laugh tracks; Louie CK; doing things yourself; Chris Rock not writing his own material; black Uncle Buck TV show; Mount Everest sherpas; Nirvana documentary; Kurt’s suicide. Howard Stern and Ari Shaffir’s feud; podcast vs. radio; satellite radio vs. podcasts; Elton John and Dolce and Gabbana feud; if Howard Stern left satellite radio for podcasts; Michael Hastings death conspiracy; hacking a car; Joey’s iPhone; Joey’s eyesight; eye exercises; Take Off Your Glasses and See book; Joey Diaz sings on a plane video; comedy clubs; ranch dressing; Portland; Helium comedy club; Giggles comedy club; working clean; Bruce Lee talk; Joey doing karate; Bruce Lee’s death. Enter the Dragon; visiting Chinatown; throwing stars; Joey doing karate; Joey Karate videos; UFC 185 card; Jacare Souza; Robbie Lawler; Johny Hendricks; Matt Brown; Robbie Lawler vs. Rory MacDonald; Jose Aldo vs. Conor McGregor.
My Thoughts: It’s Joey! You need to listen to this.
Podcast Video: Below is a video of The Joe Rogan Experience podcast episode #627 available for streaming via YouTube.
Podcast Audio: Audio for this episode of The Joe Rogan Experience podcast is available through iTunes, Stitcher, or you can download the MP3 directly to add it to the audio player of your choice.