Guest Bio: Greg Fitzsimmons is a stand-up comedian. He also hosts his own podcast FitzDog Radio available on iTunes and Stitcher.
Topics Discussed: Italians speaking with their hands; the Italian version of Dan Bilzerian; the Chris Brown standoff; R. Kelly; R. Kelly “Real Talk” video; R. Kelly’s “Trapped in the Closet”; embedding yourself in different cultures; golf; drinking on the golf course; Greg talks about being a caddy at a golf course; people driving drunk; Roger Avary; valets letting people drive drunk; Greg’s dad would drive drunk with him in the car; getting drunk on the podcast; Joe talks about Hannibal Buress getting drunk during their podcast and fighting with Sam Harris on Josh Zepp’s podcast ; talk about cops killing people; talk about guns; The Road movie; taking notes; schools don’t teach cursive anymore; handwriting talk; Cyrillic script; Tower of Babel; Flemish language; Apartheid; Africa talk; alligators and crocodiles; cape buffalo; Relentless Enemies documentary; going to Africa; Zika virus; a super-virus will come and wipe us all out; killing of Moammar Gaddafi video; death penalty; lawyers competing against each other in court; Making a Murderer documentary; police officers are like politicians; Obama reduces sentences for 111 prisoners; three-strikes law; LSD/acid talk; Albert Hofmann; the Unabomber Ted Kaczynski was part of LSD tests; Greg’s sobriety; Greg’s mom is a gambler; suing someone for injuries; more talk about gambling, casino workers, and union jobs; there should be a “none of the above” option when voting for the president; the Senate; Anthony Weiner; the best of Anthony Weiner video; Bill Clinton; Anthony Weiner’s latest sexting scandal; creative people do fucked up things; cigarette addiction; drug addiction and withdrawal symptoms; drunk driving when younger; Ted Kennedy drunk driving AKA the Chappaquiddick incident; flying your own plane; flying with friends; driving in the snow and bad weather; driving from gig-to-gig; Boston and Irish people; Puerto Ricans in New York; Mexican people; Melania Trump; Donald Trump talk; immigration; augmented reality language translation; Waverly Labs language translation ear pieces; Brexit and talk about borders; Greg didn’t know Russia was a part of Asia; Hardcore History podcast episode “The Wrath of the Khans”; flat earth conspiracy; travelling and exchanging currencies; climate change and global warming; China and overfishing; killing whales; land reclamation; Dubai; Bill Burr’s video of Arabs in London with Lamborghinis; rich kids of Dubai Instagram; Las Vegas hotel makeovers; people in Vegas on ecstasy; Joe talks about taking ecstasy; what it would be like to work at The National Enquirer; Larry King; working at a gossip magazine; the Hulk Hogan vs. Gawker lawsuit; Bubba the Love Sponge talk; Girls Gone Wild creator Joe Francis was raped; Joe heard a couple having sex in the hotel room next to his; (Greg works in a way to promote his upcoming dates); there are more comedians than ever before; millionaire’s ex-fiance caught on video beating herself up; Greg beat himself up in jail once; V/H/S horror movie; Siren movie and video clip; what if there were women who are demons; gay guys who want to catch HIV; Al Capone and syphilis; what if demons killed as many people as colds; how many people have died from sexually transmitted diseases; AIDS denialism and Peter Duesberg; Peter Duesberg article in Spin Magazine; Greg had gonorrhea and tells the story of how he got it; kids are mean; Boston comedy/comedian talk; Joni Mitchell; hair metal bands; John Mellencamp; guys who take their wives’ last names; Joe goes off again about the wage gap myth; Silicon Valley and the wage gap; Ellen Pao; working with only men; working a regular job.
My Thoughts: Greg is always worth listening to, even though Joe talks about some of the same stuff he often talks about. They, of course, talk about their early days in Boston doing comedy, among other things.
Podcast Video: Below is a video of The Joe Rogan Experience podcast episode #841 available for streaming via YouTube.
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