You may have seen him on Youtube, you listen to his podcast, or see him waxing poetic about the UFC fighting he loves so much. He’s bald, short, can fight with the best of them, and can talk to anyone from people forced onto the public stage like psychologist turned self help guru Jordan Peterson or tech CEO masters of the universe types like Elon Musk who just need to get high for
Rogan started doing comedy in the 90’s, gained mainstream fame with the hit reality T.V show FEAR FACTOR and has stayed true to his stand up roots while becoming one of the best mixed martial arts commentators in the business for the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). It’s a meandering, wild resume that culminates with him being one of the shamans of the 21st century. In particular, if you are a dude, his Youtube channel/podcast is one of the last places were it is OK to be unabashedly masculine, talk shit, dive into crazy concepts, or call someone out and not be thrown to the wolves or have your words twisted around and used against. That is, if you are in the public eye and gifted with the chance to appear on his show and dive into the psyche of a not so mad man.
And that is the beauty of his show, The Joe Rogan Experience. He doesn’t get angry, or bombastic (unless he needs to), or drone on (he occasionally
He is there to chill, get real, and make sure no one can squeeze in too much bullshit unless they are funny while doing it.
And in this crazy mix of
Seek him out. Listen. And maybe, just maybe, learn something.