Guest Bio: Whitney Cummings is a stand-up comedian and actress. She is best known as the creator and star of the NBC sitcom Whitney, as well as the co-creator of the CBS sitcom 2 Broke Girls. Her new special I’m Your Girlfriend debuts January 23, 2016 on HBO.
Topics Discussed: When Joe and Whitney first met and her perceptions of him; meeting fans; The Staircase documentary; Whitney’s eating disorders; being neglected by your parents; effects of alcoholism on family members; dating troubled people; giving family members and friends money; Whitney’s addictions; insulting someone; being told she’s “a lot” and “too much”; hiding her car from men; guys with no money dating wealthy women; money issues; guys who treat her rough during sex and spit on her; gagging on dicks and forced blowjobs; sexy costumes; dating a guy without money; taking time off from comedy; Charlie Sheen; Doug Stanhope; aging; Joe’s surgeries; Regenokine; stem cell shots; Joe’s nose issues and surgery; Whitney’s shoulder issues; animal surgeries; things people used to think were healthy; problems with milk; salad and salad dressings; women being told they’re bossy; gender roles; animals; women and nesting instincts; men’s rights activists; female directors in Hollywood; Whitney dates himbos (male bimbos); Kevin Hart; being ambitious; wanting to be good at stand-up comedy; doing a special; stand-up is like hypnosis; hecklers; writing out your set; Greg Giraldo and Dennis Leary on Tough Crowd; Marc Maron and the alternative comedy community; digging yourself into a hole; being smart; dealing with hecklers; being present; inhaling and breathing methods; eating bone marrow; looking someone in their eyes; evolution of humans; theories about brain size; Terence McKenna’s stoned ape theory; magic mushrooms; acid; psychedelics; isolation tanks; Scott Weiland’s wife’s letter about his death; parents ignoring their children; prohibition and making alcohol illegal; marijuana illegalization; being a good parent; kids would rather be abused than ignored; girls who like being hit; Whitney getting hazed at The Comedy Store; Ari stealing her backpack; taking a break from comedy; shooting her special close to home; audience reaction shots in comedy specials; how many good comedians are there; HBO wanted her to wear her hair down; doing more than one show per night; multi-cam specials; watching music live; seeing Justin Timberlake live; meeting nervous fans who shake; tweezing eyebrows; doing yoga; fighting with your bones; neck injuries; crazy people who do yoga; self-improvement is a full-time job; crying; will you still be funny if you fix yourself; pill addictions leading to heroin use; becoming addicted in the womb; soldiers and PTSD; people who crumble under pressure; fighters and mental issues; negativity; strengthening neural pathways; stimulating the imagination; sativa and indica marijuana; not being able to drink anymore; watching movies in the background while writing; jokes are like seeds and can branch off into other jokes; is squirting real; subservient Asian women; mail order brides; women who accidentally marry guys who turn out to be gay; fighters who are gay; positive association of negative things; eating to make yourself feel better; going to the grocery store; having an assistant; having less obligations and distractions.
My Thoughts: Relatively light podcast focusing mostly on comedy.
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