Joe Rogan Experience (JRE) is one of the most listened to podcasts in the world with over 200 million active listeners. Joe Rogan was previously a standup comedian, sports commentator, martial artist and television host on 'Fear Factor' and 'Joe Rogan Questions Everything'. He lives with his wife (Jessica Ditzel Rogan) and kids in Southern California. Joe Rogan's guests come from various backgrounds such as Comedy, Politics, Science, Entrepreneurs, and these are some of the most popular episodes.
One of the most entertaining actors of this generation, the iron man of Avengers has a chat with Joe Rogan. Robert Downey Jr. talks about how how he might get back into avengers if there is a way, and how he prepared for the role of Dr. Dolittle. They also discuss his personal life and about his confidence, whether he really is as confident as he looks, and his role in tropic thunder and how it was related to his dad. It is a very entertaining episode and don't miss it if you are a fan of Robert Downey Jr.
Elion Musk is the real life iron man, one of the most innovative entrepreneurs running Tesla, SpaceX and boring company. Elon talks about how boring company started as a hobby almost a joke, why he wants to build tunnels under LA and its safety implications. It starts a funny chat where he clears doubts about him being an alien. They delve into more advanced tech topics such as dangers of AI and using it in wars, ethics in AI, regulators in the auto industry, neural link, his views on social media, universe as a simulation. He also reveals easter eggs like did you know that Tesla cars can dance ballet.
Edward snowden used to work for NSA which he left spilling secrets about the organization which affect users' privacy. The podcast starts with what Snowden thought about Joe Rogan before meeting him. The core of the podcast is about how top officials in the government got together to change constitutional rights in secret, how he got into nsa, what part 9/11 played in his life, his views on conspiracy theories and aliens, and Russian politics.
Neil deGrasse Tyson is one of the most popular astro-physicists in the world. During the podcast, he talks about why he likes starry night painting by Van Gogh, about the link between art and science, and how certain people cherry pick science. His views on iceberg in Titanic were hilarious. This is one of my favourite episodes as he consistently manages to blow your mind, explains ice skating, life on Mars and so many other topics.
Jack Dorsey is the CEO of Twitter and Square, and one of the top entrepreneurs of the 21st century. Jack talks about how Twitter started, how they pivoted from a failed podcast company, how hashtags started, and how ideas came from customers. They also discuss about how they track extremism on Twitter and how they deal with it, why the character limit increased to 240 chars and so on. Joe Rogan got a lot of slack for this episode as people thought he wasn’t tough enough on Jack Dorsey.
Bernie Sanders was a presidential candidate and one of the leading members in the polls at the time of this episode. The podcast starts with Bernie clearing rumours that he will take everyone’s money. Then they delve into medicare, how health companies can charge any price for drugs compared to other countries in the world, about pharmaceutical companies, unequal distribution of wealth, his agenda as president, rising minimum wages, and improving education. They finish their discussion talking about climate change, how rich people save in Cayman Islands, and change in college tuition fees over time.
Andre Yang was another presidential candidate for the 2020 US election. He got really popular for his initial idea of universal basic income. It was an interesting chat revealing more about Andrew Yang ideas for the people.
Eric Weinstein, a phD in mathematical physics from Harvard, talks about the current coronavirus pandemic in this episode. They also discuss about implications of importing products and medicines from China, about current administration and how they disregard scientific information,mainstream media vs new social media and many other interesting topics.
Ben Shapiro is a political commentator and in the beginning of the podcast he clears the air about him being labelled as supporting all right. They discuss about how Facebook can ban certain posts and how they might get into trouble playing the moderator role. The episode also focuses on interpretation of religion and is psychedelics related to it.
Bill Burr is a famous comedian, actor and a podcaster. Joe Rogan and Bill Burr talk about about kids privacy these days, Bill's gig at Royal Albert hall London, about his favourite comedians who made him want to quit, favourite animals and his fascination with tigers.
Richard Dawkins, one of the most popular atheists in the world, author of numerous best-selling books sits for a chat with Joe Rogan. The podcast starts with his religious documentary on channel4. Then he moves onto his views on whether there is after-life, discussions he had with amicable theologians, views on Scientology, whether religion is about being part of a tribe. Later in the episode, they talk about medicine, homeopathy, chiropractic medicine, religious gods vs Norse Greek gods, how the internet changed views on atheism, and his views on evolution.
Steven Pinker is a professor at Harvard and a best-selling author of many books related to brain functions. This episode is on discussions about whether generosity and altruism are real or if it is still selfish. They then talk about social media and why ancient Greeks thought writing was crazy, about his book Enlightenment Now, how humans are simultaneously getting smarter and stupider, and biases in the human mind.
Malcom Gladwell is another best-selling author of Tipping point, blink etc. The podcast starts with his new book talking to strangers and moving onto controversial criminal cases in recent times. They discuss police brutality on people and why he thinks that’s happening, Bernie Madoff and other financial scams, how to spot liars and if some people are really better at spotting liars, and about all humans learning a common language for better communication.
Kevin Hart is a stand-up comedian, actor and producer. The episode focuses on his views on social media and phone usage, areas of comedy he picks, his controversy with LGBTQ community, his definition of ambition, views on money, and financial fitness. They then move onto his young comedic career with Bill Burr and the trashing he got and how he got over it. The second half of the podcast is even funnier.
Stephen Dubner is an american journalist and the author of the best seller 'Freakonomics' and host of the podcast by the same name. This podcast starts with a discussion on drugs, and whether alcohol helps in social chemistry. They then delve into other psychological topics such as how walking helps with creativity, importance of silence & solitude and how it can help with focus, views on religion, and how the digital revolution moved the population to cities. Being an economist, Stephen Dubner talks about economists vs behaviour economists, and his views on Donald trump and Bernie sanders. He also talks about his personal life and a heartfelt story about his father, a wonderful episode overall.
Naval Ravikant is a famous entrepreneur, investor and influencer in cryptocurrency community.This episode focuses on philosophy on life, specialisation vs doing all things, reading fewer best books again and again rather than reading all the books just once, about his tweetstorm - “how to get rich without being lucky” (he accepts its a click bait title). He then talks about the power of social contracts in achieving what u want, how to stay calm and how it helps performance in business decision making,
Mike Tyson doesn't really need an introduction. being one of the boxers in the last 50 years and also involved in many controversies. This podcast shows the other side of Mike Tyson. It starts on a funny note abt how he never drank coffee and moved onto his rehab and drug addiction, about his coach, how to handle pressure, his views on UFC and his favourites in UFC, how sudden fame affected him. It was also an emotional episode as Mike Tyson talks about his childhood, his family and how he wants to raise his kids.
Lance Armstrong is a professional racing cyclist and winner of the most Tour de France titles. He was involved in controversies regarding use of steroids which he reveals in the episode that he started in 1995 and why he started it. During the episode, he did not seem to defend himself in using steroids and was quite honest about his sports career. He also talks about how he dealt with his downfall, his cancer, and interview with Oprah.
Sam Harris is a famous neuroscientist and author of many best selling books. It was an interesting interview as they started the discussion with some of previous Joe Rogan podcast interviews with Jack Dorsey, Elon Musk and Liam Neison. He then talks about his views on social media - facebook, Twitter and how it’s very intrusive, what’s next in social media. They then delve into politics left vs right, how Donald Trump got elected, immigration crisis, about being politically right and where it’s leading us. He also talks about the advantages of meditation and his mediation app Waking Up.
Jocko Willink was a US Navy Seal, an author and also podcaster. The podcast starts on an emotional note about their friend committing suicide, how affluenza is causing some people to commit suicide because they have everything in life paricularly teenagers. They then discuss about food habits, sleep habits, how military leadership applies to corporate leadership, Vietnam and Iraq wars, views on whether is warfare essential and future of warfare, jujitsu, and how to overcome mental barriers and step up. They also discuss about MMA in UFC and his favourite Conor McGregor,
Dr. Rhonda Patrick is a biochemist who works on nutrition and aging. She has appeared many times on Joe rogan's podcast and in this latest episode they discuss about eating protein, fasting, whether eating only meat is harmful, views on vegetarian diet, best diet of all according to her, fasting benefits on aging, whether fasting helps cancer patients, food effect of dopamine, and gluten sensitivity.
Dan Carlin is the host of the famous hisotry podcast, Hardcore history. The podcast starts with old roman coins collection, history of content on the internet and future of podcasts, views on Hilary Clinton and Donald Trump, views on racism and history of race, US wars in Iraq, history of US relationship with the Middle East (Iran and Iraq in particular).
Nick Bostrom is a philosopher at University of Oxford working on the impact of Artificial Intelligence on the future of humanity. This episode discusses whether AI will hurt humanity, did the pace of innovation slow down recently, how far is it that AI can create human intelligence, and views on Elon musk's Neuralink.
Brian Greene is a theoretical physicist and mathematician, and co-founder of the World Science Festival. This podcast episode focuses on what is the point of the universe. He put out an excellent analogy between the life of universe and Empire State Building, and moves on to the scope of the universe, how some famous people push boundaries of science, how physics helps GDP. He later provides an amazing explanation of what happened before the Big Bang, does time have a beginning, what caused the Big Bang. If you are a fan of astrophysics, don't miss this episode.
Tulsi Gabbard was a presidential candidate for the 2020 election. It was quite refreshing to see a politician being a part of free form conversation talking about various topics concerning the US.
Bob Lazar is a conspiracy theorist who talks about aliens and extraterrestrial technology. The episode itself is quite fascinating but it is unclear how much of it is true.
This one is purely for entertainment purposes. Alex Jones is a far-right political show host and conspiracy theorist. We don't really recommend listening to it but It will give you an idea of what goes on in the mind of Alex Jones.
That's it for now from Joe Rogan and Young Jamie Vernon.Hope you enjoyed our list and we are excited about Joe Rogan's future guests. JRE upcoming guests might include Kanye West, Kim Kardashian and other celebs as he teased they might appear on the show in the future.