Guest Bio: Eddie Bravo is a Jiu Jitsu black belt, music producer, and author.
Topics Discussed: Doing podcast commercials; listening to your own podcasts; saying “like” and other filler words; black guys calling each other God; telling someone to “scream” at me; taking notes; leg locks in Jiu Jitsu; Alan Belcher vs. Rousimar Palhares fight; Mirko Crocop vs. Gabriel Gonzaga fight; Urijah Faber; meandering on podcasts while high; Ryan Hall; The Ultimate Fighter; Conor McGregor; Conor and Chael Sonnen coaching The Ultimate Fighter against each other; Angelina Jolie; women aging in Hollywood; Robin Williams; One Hour Photo movie; Robin Williams going broke; what led to Robin’s suicide; the body needs to recover from surgery; doctor assisted suicide legalized in California; Joe’s friend Dave from Boston who recently died; Joe telling stories about catching people who were scamming insurance companies; cuckhold porn; porn today is more extreme than in the past; girls with bushes compared to girls who shave their pubic hair; lip plates; people with body modifications have emotional problems; finding people you can connect with; King Daddy; being disconnected from everything outside of your own world; following news sources that appeal to you and your beliefs; Eddie and Joe talk about whether 9/11 was an inside job; the collapse of Tower 7; The Empire Unmasked documentary; the Iran-Contra affair; General Wesley Clark talks about how wars were planned video; Smedley Butler “Fascist Takeover” video; is hypnotism real; is mass hypnosis possible; more Tower 7 debate; offices in Tower 7; more Tower 7 conspiracy talk; how did bombs get inside Tower 7; alternative sources of news; the legalization of marijuana; William Randolph Hearst’s propaganda led to the illegalization of marijuana; “Hemp for Victory” video; William Randolph Hearst and Reefer Madness; prohibition and how the Kennedy family made their money; all drugs should be legal; cars with breathalizers; self-driving cars; Cadillac Escalade’s vibrating safety seats; how self-driving cars work; new car technology; driving and cell phones; music and technology; Eddie’s music industry conspiracy theory; 30 Seconds to Mars Artifact documentary; receptionist who was told “we own your brain” by TV show company; record labels rip the artists off; Prince changing his name; podcast networks and companies trying to own podcasts; Joe reading and sharing information online; record labels are making more money than ever before; artists don’t own their own music; the internet didn’t kill music, it killed music labels; companies wanting access to social media accounts; streaming music services pay nothing to artists; traditional radio has no power or influence and it is dying; radio DJs should do podcasts, not play music; the popularity of podcasts; doing live streaming stand-up comedy like a podcast; doing acid; acid vs. mushrooms; DMT; politicians should have to do psychedelics; ayahuasca in Brazil; moving to Brazil or Australia; Joe tells a story about drinking at a bar in Australia with Eddie and Tom Segura; Vitor Belfort vs. Dan Henderson fight; Vitor’s TRT use; Rich Franklin vs. Vitor Belfort fight; testosterone replacement therapy users and past steroid use; Vitor Belfort vs. Luke Rockhold; Tim Kennedy; Ronda Rousey and women’s MMA; ball shots in the Gary Goodridge vs Pedro Otavio fight; Joe Son gets his testicles smashed by Keith Hackney in UFC fight; nut shots in MMA; Chuck Liddell vs. Jose Peli Landi no holds barred, bare-knuckle fight; Marcos Ruas vs. Oleg Taktarov fight; more early MMA fight talk; Yves Edwards working as UFC fight analyst; Dominick Cruz; mushrooms for brain health; Amber Lyon.
My Thoughts: This was an entertaining, old-school podcast. Drug talk, conspiracy theories, and fighting. A breath of fresh air compared to what we’ve heard lately.
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