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: Having fun; making the best of bad situations; hooking up with two Russian girls; Russian spy listening device powdered by movement of building; Vladimir Putin and the Russian government; Russia; the price of oil; fracking; plastic in the ocean; fishing and hatcheries; Boyan Slat, Dutch inventor cleaning plastic from the oceans; Darth Vader’s motivation; Genghis Khan; hunting muskox; coffee; cordyceps mushrooms; poisonous mushrooms; oleander; disgusting men and attractive women; trophy wives; Arab license plates; old cars; Nissan GTR car; Chris Harris GT3 RS powerslide video; car racing; solar panels; efficiency of the government; Saddam Hussein and his sons; John Cougar Mellencamp’s name changes; Melbourne, Australia; Anthony Bourdain; food; Texas barbecue; training and exercising; being fit at 60; stretching; Dan Carlin’s World War I podcasts; Radiolab’s “The Bad Show” podcast; CRISPR; gene manipulation; artificial intelligence; evolving beyond being human; human potential; Life Below Zero and Sue Aikens; hunting in Alaska; caribou; bow hunting; being lazy; writing new material; Kim Davis, Kentucky clerk refusing marriage licenses under “God’s authority”; Detroit Satan statue; people thought Joe was a Satanist; religion; religion and politics; misgendering people with the wrong pronoun; academics; micro-aggressions; using the proper pronouns; Kanye West and Donald Trump running for president; the first time getting hit; Donald Trump; being president; why do we need a president; Joe Biden; farmers and subsidies; King Corn documentary; meat; Joe’s chickens; weird foods; Bryan Callen’s ravine cummer comedy bit; doing a hunting show; Steve Rinella’s animal shit collection; turkey hunting; The Fighter and the Kid podcast’s new Fox deal; Brendan Schaub and Ronda Rousey; doing their own hunting show; meat and hunting; trophy hunting; elephants; Seaworld’s parking lot compared to orca tanks; domestic animals; wolves; Toronto feminists stop men’s rights advocate from speaking by pulling fire alarm; intelligent discussions; colorblindness; mental illness; rat park cocaine experiment; chewing cocoa leaves; ibogaine; addictions; creativity; drunk writing; brain injury turns man into math genius; changing your attitude.
My Thoughts: I think Bryan is one of the funniest guys around, but his appearances on Joe’s podcasts aren’t funny. Listen to The Fighter and the Kid for that. Listen to this to hear him regurgitate other peoples’ thoughts on religion, politics, and life.
Podcast Video: Below is a video of The Joe Rogan Experience podcast episode #691 available for streaming via YouTube.
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