Guest Bio: Joey “CoCo” Diaz is a Cuban-American stand up comedian and actor. Joey also hosts his own podcast called The Church of What’s Happening Now.
Topics Discussed: Frank Sinatra documentary All or Nothing at All; Frank Sinatra stories; Chinese immigrants built the railroads; cities with Chinatowns; Chinese people in Cuba; Chinese people speaking Spanish; different languages; Portuguese and Italian are similar to Spanish; romance languages; Filipinos; emoji is the most advanced language; similarities between hieroglyphics and emojis; fire of Alexandria; Pig Latin; Cuban Spanish; Cuban arguments; Yoel Romero; Yoel Romero saying “go for gay Jesus”; Ogun, the metal god of Cuba; Joey talking to Anderson Silva; The Three Stooges; Yoel Romero’s and Jorge Masvidal’s corner instructions; Cuba is its own world; Cuban athletes; Joey visiting New York with his family and meeting Cubans; can Cuban refugees go back to Cuba; visiting Cuba today; Communism in Cuba; Americans don’t appreciate our freedom; Joe eating dinner with Israelis; Israeli Deathsquad and stand-up comedy fans; Israelis and Australians at The Comedy Store; connecting with people from around the world thanks to the podcast; the California comedy scene; nudity on television; doing comedy clean compared to dirty; Joey’s developing skill as a stand-up comedian; being yourself on stage; Joey’s increasing popularity; Dave Chappelle; Charlie Barnett doing stand-up comedy in the street video; Dave Chappelle doing stand-up in the street; Joey’s Godzilla jokes; cleaning up the Hudson River; police and terrorism in New York; buildings in New York; craziness of New York; New York real estate; living in New York as a stand-up comedian; break dust in New York; smog and dirtiness of New York; putting a giant air filter in New York; poppers (amyl nitrate); bath salts; dials on toasters; zippers on jeans; Barbell Apparel Jeans; Mizzen+Main; wearing comfortable clothes; Hunter S. Thompson; Edmund Muskie drug rumor started by Hunter; stories of when Joey lived in Colorado; Aspen, Colorado; more stories about Colorado; The Stanley Hotel; will Joe move back to Colorado; Colorado makes more from marijuana taxes compared to alcohol taxes; smoking a vape pen on a plane; hoverboards exploding and catching on fire; people in Colorado love guns; Joey’s story about his friend in Colorado with the Scarface gun; doctors work ungodly, exhausting hours; Joe’s friend who was training to be a Taekwondo champion while going to medical school; people are getting soft; getting sleep; work ethic; Joe getting passed at The Comedy Store; camaraderie; The Comedy Store is mecca; getting into a fight with older comedians; being nice to younger comedians; Joey getting bumped by Dave Chappelle; Joey goes off about John Caparulo; bad people with negative energy are gone from The Comedy Store; Joe doing magic for money as a child; Jimmy Shubert doing magic; magic is an art; people pickpocketing; Focus movie; BD Wong; Tangerine movie; transgender hookers; talk about transgender people and gender pronouns; do girls at 15 look different now compared to when Joe and Joey were 15; do girls mature earlier now; feeling old at The Comedy Store; Joey’s scared of visiting a strip club; Kylie and Kendall Jenner; Joey won’t be mad at the Kardashians anymore; Jon & Kate Plus 8 TV show; what could take down the Kardashian family; Keeping Up with the Kardashians TV show; Kanye West; Jamie Foxx on Tim Ferriss’ podcast; Jamie Foxx’s Wanda character; Joe dressing up as a woman for acting roles; black men and acting roles where they have to dress up as women; Revenge movie; Anthony Quinn; George C. Scott; Hardcore movie; popularity of pool/billiards in the past; UFC 195: Lawler vs. Condit; gameplans of Greg Jackson and Mike Winkeljohn; how the Robbie Lawler vs. Carlos Condit fight might go; Lawler vs. Manhoef fight; Lorenz Larkin vs. Albert Tumenov fight; Diego Brandao vs. Brian Ortega; why fighters take steroids; Gleison Tibau failing two drug tests; UFC’s drug testing; Joey says Wanderlei Silva is the Donald Trump of Brazil; Wand’s past fights and subsequent banning; Wanderlei Silva and Chael Sonnen fighting on The Ultimate Fighter.
My Thoughts: They cover a lot of same stuff they always cover, but it is Joey, so it’s still entertaining.
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