Episode Number: 665
Episode Guest: Neal Brennan
Original Airdate: June 25, 2015
Episode Sponsors: Dollar Shave Club, ZipRecruiter, Onnit
Guest Bio: Neal Brennan is a stand-up comedian, actor, writer, director and producer. He is known for co-creating and co-writing Chappelle’s Show with Dave Chappelle.
Topics Discussed: Samsung commercial voiceovers; commercial actors; John Wick movie; writing jokes for Chris Rock; doing small sets at The Comedy Store; The Comedy Store today; people kicked out; cell phones and shoes; Google Glass; Periscope; NDAs (non disclosure agreements) for sex; litigious people; copying songs; “Blurred Lines” by Robin Thicke; Bob Dylan songs copied; Neil hates Bill Cosby; Neil’s Cosby experiences; womens’ rights; black rights; LGBTQ rights; gay marriage; Dead Sea Scrolls; the bible; translating languages; believing in god; life and death; psychedelic trips; Large Hadron Collider; Lexus hoverboard; Lexus cars; Teslas; batteries; Chevy Volt; California drought; climate change; Vancouver, British Columbia; Canadians; military industrial complex; luddites; unemployment; robot workers; people don’t know anything; Glenn from Life Below Zero starting a fire; Brody Stevens; fake ad libbing; Neal taking ketamine for depression; never being happy; ego and adrenaline; antidepressants; side effects of antidepressants; probiotics; flying coach; human contact; taking ketamine; how he felt after; going off antidepressants; the day after taking ketamine; SSRIs and psychedelics; Terrance McKennas thoughts on ketamine; Neal’s trip; how he feels now; waking up early; seratonin levels; children programmed for depression; brain getting rewired; being more productive now; writing; his future with ketamine; $600 month; ayahuasca and DMT; how he feels after ketamine now; exercise regimen; runner’s high; Cameron Hanes running marathons; hunting is hard work physically; improved memory; depression; mushrooms; Samsung Galaxy S6 phone; brand loyalty; shoe brands; Timberlands; Doc Martins; more ketamine talk; blood clots; nose surgery; cauliflower ear; ears and balance; magnetic stimulation; feeling hopeless; victim mentality; depression after surgery; David Letterman’s anger and depression; crying more; feeling more.
My Thoughts: Lots of talk about Neal’s depression and experiences taking ketamine instead of antidepressants.
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