Guest Bio: Dave Rubin is a stand-up comedian, talk show host, and television personality. He is the creator and host of the political comedy talk show The Rubin Report, part of Ora TV and formerly of The Young Turks Network.
Topics Discussed: Chris Christie kicked off a train; stomach stapling surgeries; Joe quitting sugar; sugar and corn syrup; drinking coffee; skinny gay people; steroids; Gold’s Gym was full of gay people; getting hit on by gay guys; dumb people; Abercrombie and Fitch; Abercrombie and Fitch’s owner and his bad plastic surgery; Salon.com; plastic surgery and body dysmorphia; Joe’s hair loss and transplant; Propecia; shaving your head; hair loss; restless leg syndrome; pharmaceutical drug advertisements; cycling off antidepressants; link between mass shootings and prescription medication; making it more difficult to get guns; being both left and right; social justice warriors; Sam Harris; Ben Affleck and Sam Harris on Real Time with Bill Mahr; talking head shows; calling someone racist; actors; Hollywood conservatives; philanthropy to make yourself look good; comics criticizing Barack Obama; Will Smith; Going Clear book and documentary; information overload; religion; Prometheus and the creation of humanity; the Middle East is the cradle of civilization; Libya; America’s foreign policy; social justice warriors who are social retards; gay marriage; more talk of politics; more talk of religion; charismatic leaders; new atheism; Sam Harris on Secular Talk; TSA profiling; college students and teachers live in their own world; confusion between debating and hate speech; Cenk Uygur from The Young Turks; lying; discrediting people with lies; Jamie Kilstein; “Joe Rogan and the Kilstein Delusion” video; victim culture; Abby Martin; admitting your mistakes; Cara Santa Maria; admitting when you don’t know something; the Joe Rogan/Carlos Mencia situation; joke thieves; Dave meeting Andrew Dice Clay; Dice’s unique style of comedy; Bill Cosby’s stand-up comedy; comedy that feels dated; George Carlin; Woody Allen; Eddie Murphy’s Raw special; doing things for the right reasons; changing the way people feel; having a fucked up past; Greg Giraldo; pill doctors; medical marijuana; smoking pot; pros and cons of smoking weed; memory loss; cell phone addiction; eye and neck problems from phones and screens; the future of humanity; will we fix the earth or leave the planet; meat; Trader Joe’s meat sources; sustainable meat; Perdue Farms chicken; it’s illegal to record activity on farms without permission; wanting to be distracted; doing what’s easy to be comfortable; the need for quiet time; sensory deprivation tanks; Joe’s compound; satisfaction from putting together Ikea furniture; making your own furniture; being content with life; how it feels to not worry about money; Dave’s show; agents and managers; Dave first coming out on September 11, 2001; Milo Yiannopoulos; people think Dave is straight; having a token black guy; judging people.
My Thoughts: I’m getting tired of these political journalists/personalities Joe has on lately to talk politics, the left vs. right, and social justice warriors with him. The beginning and end isn’t too bad, but the middle is painful. They talk about Sam Harris for about 45 minutes.
Podcast Video: Below is a video of The Joe Rogan Experience podcast episode #713 available for streaming via YouTube.
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