Episode Number: 636
Episode Guest: Bryan Callen
Original Airdate: April 20, 2015
Episode Sponsors: Onnit, Squarespace, Stamps.com, MeUndies
Guest Bio: Bryan Callen is an actor and stand-up comedian, and together with Brendan Schaub, he also hosts The Fighter and the Kid podcast.
Topics Discussed: Bryan’s French rapist character; judging people based on their accent; cleanskin terrorist; Radiolab podcast; Dan Carlin’s Hardcore History podcast; how terrorists are made; Iraq and ISIS; Sunnis and Shias; technology breaking down barriers; Dennis Rodman and Kim Jong Un; Kim Jong Un killed members of his family; North Koreans jailed for not crying hard enough at Kim Jong Il’s funeral; white privilege; is Obama a Muslim; dark spot on forehead from praying; Archduke Ferdinand assassination; “Blueprint for Armageddon” Hardcore History podcast episode; “Wrath of the Khans” Hardcore History podcast episode; how Mongols lived; television now vs. the past; The Sopranos; Tony Soprano; Sarah Palin; farmers; cooking tri-tips steak; Denver police 420 tweet; fluoride in water; calcified pineal gland; did the Nazis put fluoride in the water for mind control purposes; Robert Pattinson; Joe working with Kristin Stewart’s dad; Egyptians and the pineal gland; the human brain; meshing with machines; the brain is evolving; downloading consciousness; the cruelty of nature; baboons are scary; baboon behavior changing; gorilla charges, breaks safety glass video; gorilla signs tickle video; gorillas use tools; gorilla vs. a grizzly bear; coyotes eat the asshole first; need for aggression; desalinization plant in California; the Aral Sea; the Salton Sea; Iraq drained its marshes; Mongols destroyed the Middle East; Genghis Khan recruited his enemies; wrestling centuries ago; boxer pisses black; eradicating evil; communicating during war; Nazis and Japan; Japan’s warrior history; Japanese martial arts; Jacare Souza vs. Chris Camozzi; Japanese weapons; Bruce Lee combining martial arts; Bryan’s wrestling; strength of D1 wrestler; Khabib Nurmagomedov; Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone; Conor McGregor at 155; Conor’s confidence; Conor McGregor vs. Jose Aldo; cutting weight; Ben Henderson; UFC’s welterweight division; Hector Lombard; Yoel Romero; Jacare Souza’s armbar of Chris Camozzi; Luke Rockhold; greatest heavyweights; Fedor; Fedor vs. Cain Velasquez; heavyweights during the Pride FC era; Fedor vs. Andrei Arlovski; Cain Velasquez vs. Junior dos Santos; Tony Hinchcliffe; weasels; weasel riding bird photo; was Obama’s birth certificate Photoshopped; evolving past aggression; media sanitizing war; moving past war; Steven Pinker’s The Better Angels of Our Nature book; Muslim women and burqas; Princess Leia; love scenes; turkey hunting; turkey meat; moose meat; deer meat; wolves and mountain lions; preparing and cooking ham; methods to cook steak; Wagyu beef; Japanese car production; Japanese architecture and design; Japanese society; Acura NSX; Nissan GTR; car talk; driving in the rain; NASCAR; Englishmen; powdered wigs; wearing glasses; success of The Fighter and the Kid podcast.
My Thoughts: I used to look forward to Bryan on Joe’s podcast but now it’s just the same old stuff. Not a whole lot of hunting talk in this one, which is weird, since they just got back from a hunting excursion.
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