Episode Number: 795
Episode Guest: Ian Edwards
Original Airdate: May 6, 2016
Episode Sponsors: Dollar Shave Club, Bouqs.com, LegalZoom, Onnit
Guest Bio: Ian Edwards is a stand-up comedian and also hosts his own podcast called Soccer Comic Rant on iTunes/Stitcher.
Topics Discussed: Ian’s wallet cell phone cover; man purses; Joe’s fanny pack; you need a cover for your phone; the world is soft today; tattoos then and now; Ed Hardy; Joe’s tattoo artist Aaron Della Vedova; Breaking Bad TV show; some areas of the body hurt more to get tattooed than others; getting a girl to like you; girls running their game on guys; Samsung Galaxy Note phone/tablet; we still have to sign documents; signatures; Michael Jordan; Beltracchi: The Art of Forgery documentary; hacks and hack comedians; Tony Hinchcliffe; focusing on the things you want; falling into patterns of thought; talk about writing stand-up comedy; Tom Segura on a morning TV show as DJ Dad Mouth announces he’s non-binary video; Throatzilla talk; Your Mom’s House Podcast; doing radio and TV shows for promotion; newscaster/radio host/strip club DJ voices; Sinead O’Connor accuses Arsenio Hall for giving Prince drugs; Prince’s drug addiction; “I Wanna Be Your Lover” song; Terence Trent D’Arby; Sinead O’Connor; Sinead rips up a picture of the pope on Saturday Night Live; Charlie Sexton “Beat’s So Lonely” song; hotboxing; story of Joe judging the cannabis cup and judging marijuana; getting used to marijuana; Los Angeles and marijuana delivery; potheads; there are annoying people in every group; people telling Ian he’s not like other black people; New York and public transit; feeling like you’re never going to make it; Joe is trying to watch soccer; soccer players faking injuries; soccer talk; sports where the United States competes against the whole world; why are Americans better at basketball; why is Brazil better at soccer; Brazilian martial arts champions; UFC 198 talk; Uriah Hall talk; Anderson Silva talk; Bernard Hopkins talk; there were once lots of Jewish, Italian, and Irish boxers; Gennady Golovkin talk; Ruslan Provodnikov talk; Michael McDonald talk; movement and basketball players; size of basketball players; Chocolatito Gonzalez; Demetrious Johnson talk; Marv and Todd Marinovich; Herschel Walker talk; why are some athletes so much better than others; Ian explains soccer and Leicester City’s Premier League win to Joe; racist soccer chants; team loyalty; soccer riots and fights; Oakland Raiders and its fans; Donald Trump supporters are in a cunt gang; Heaven’s Gate cult; artist who made a Donald Trump micropenis painting was beaten up; Donald Trump taco bowl/”I loveMexicans” tweet; talk about the American political system; the United States Constitution should be updated; it doesn’t matter who the president is; John Ashcroft covers partially nude statue; talk about money and where the money goes; jobs and unemployment; it’s the easiest time ever to live; poor people are fat today; homeless people now vs. then; Adolf Hitler‘s rise to power; Ian talks about visiting a symphony and compares a conductor to Hitler; we don’t want anyone yelling; talk about Donald Trump and the wall; Mexicans drug dealers and drug tunnels; Joe’s parents live in Mexico; there should be no borders; Joe and Ian are the result of immigration; is Mexico the result of the Spanish invasion; differences between Mexicans; Spanish conquest of the Aztec empire; history of the horse in America; Santa Maria replica in Columbus, Ohio; we have to get outraged before things change; talk about the presidential race; Trump is playing a character; Joe wants to get high with Ryan Seacrest; Floyd Mayweather, Jr. vs. Conor McGregor; Floyd Mayweather, Jr. vs. Victor Ortiz headbutt and knockout video; Joe doesn’t think Mayweather vs. McGregor could happen; McGregor might be better at boxing; Marcos Maidana; Ricky Hatton; Prince Naseem Hamed; boxers aren’t appreciated for their skills; can McGregor still beat the best guys in the world; McGregor could go to a decision with Mayweather; McGregor and UFC 200; what’s next for Ronda Rousey; Ronda Rousey vs. Holly Holm rematch talk; Rousey needs a warm-up fight; Jon Jones‘ warm-up fight against Ovince Saint Preux; soccer players taking dives.
My Thoughts: Good casual, relatively short podcast. Covers many topics. Lots of soccer, MMA, and boxing talk.
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