Guest Bio: Bryan Callen is an actor and stand-up comedian, and together with Brendan Schaub he also hosts The Fighter and the Kid podcast.
Topics Discussed: How people act on rainy days; Bryan talks about taking his wife shopping for shoes; Rose McGowan wants to shatter the patriarchy; Bryan talks about Rose McGowan; men talking to women; embracing activism; doing things quietly without recognition; charities spending; Clinton Foundation; Hillary Clinton’s health; bullies; pharmaceutical companies; Forks Over Knives book; China study debunked; vegans and meat; coral; rockfish; Bryan explains how to train animals; turtles; dolphins; crocodiles; alligator eating a turtle video; the desire to create things; do animals feel wonder; SeaWorld orca whale died; Marineland and animal cruelty; dolphin brains and human brains; Blackfish documentary; captive whale fins collapse; fake body parts; fucking a robot; A Billion Wicked Thoughts book; gay guys have bigger dicks than straight guys; are you born gay; people who will turn gay; Bryan thought he could be gay with Tom Cruise; fake lips; some people are more visual; women want a successful companion; (1:00:00) connecting with people; humanity is a super organism working towards a technological goal; creating virtual experiences; Project Empathy; Bryan has a connection to Arabs because he grew up with them; recovering from war and genocide; Bryan thinks most people are good, Joe does not; most terrorists are young Muslim males; not all gun owners are nuts; pinch points; people who quit stand-up comedy; Sam Tripoli talk; people want to be superior; trying to win a conversation; nutrition; getting defensive and wanting to win; freedom of choice; talk about elk and deer populations; talk about going hunting together; talk about bows; Joe loves archery; John Dudley’s Nock On podcast; Bryan talks about boxing and sparring; reading patterns; mastering something; Bryan wants to train Jiu Jitsu again; Louis CK loves boxing; more boxing talk; weightlifting talk; Joe says to do fewer reps less often; Bryan talks about trying to wrestle MMA fighters like Matt Hughes and Brendan Schaub; more talk about Rose McGowan; being sexually competitive; will Bryan ever get a yacht and fill it with young, hot girls when he’s older; chasing sensation; old guys and young women; (2:00:00) what you’d do if you were rich and knew you were going to die soon; 400-year-old Greenland shark; uncontacted Amazon tribe photographed; would you be happy living in the jungle, cut off from civilization; how to study uncontacted tribes; semen warriors/Etoro people; Socrates was a pedophile; using virtual reality to experience other cultures and times; ancient Greeks were asking the important questions about humanity; Constantinople; one day people will look back on us and wonder what life was like; what you would do if you could live to 100; getting better at managing life; Thinking, Fast and Slow book; negative things attract our attention; everyone is living in a bubble; guarding against unhealthy thinking; you don’t have to pay attention to everything; fake news; mainstream media is slowly dying; more talk about Russia and Trump.
My Thoughts: Animals, comedy, hunting, boxing…nothing you haven’t heard before. Under three hours long, which is nice.
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