Musk and Twitter CEO Agrawal were briefly pals, texts show
Newly disclosed text messages between Elon Musk and Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal showed that the two men briefly bonded in April over their love of engineering — at least until Musk tweeted this message early on Aug. 9: ‘Is Twitter dying.
A leaker says someone accidentally left in their hotel room the unreleased Meta VR headset that Mark Zuckerberg hyped up to Joe Rogan — check out the video of the device
An online user says someone left Meta's yet-to-be-released VR headset in a room at the hotel where he works — a month before its expected unveiling.news.yahoo.com
Video: Mark Zuckerberg shows off MMA skills while sparring with UFC fighter
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg lit up social media with a video of himself sparring with mixed martial artist Khai “The Shadow” Wu. In the video, the 38-year-old Meta CEO is seen exchanging punches, kicks and grapples with the 27-year-old MMA fighter.news.yahoo.com
Joe Rogan on lessons learned from pandemic: ‘Vote Republican’
Media personality Joe Rogan said that many people who are angry over COVID-19 protocols during the pandemic that forced their businesses to close should “vote Republican” in the upcoming midterms. In an episode of “The Joe Rogan Experience,” Rogan added that now that the pandemic is over, “people are going to recognize that some serious errors were made…news.yahoo.com
Joe Rogan says Trump not welcome on his podcast: ‘I don’t want to help him’
Rogan, who supported Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) in 2020 and has backed Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis if the Republican were to run for president in 2024, described Trump as a “polarizing figure” and “an existential threat to democracy itself.”washingtonpost.com
Joe Rogan Reveals He’s Rejected Trump Multiple Times for Interview
YouTubeJoe Rogan claimed this week that Donald Trump has repeatedly asked to appear on his popular podcast—only for the controversial podcaster to shoot down the offers because he’s “not interested in helping” Trump.Just days after backing GOP Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis for president, the charter member of the so-called Intellectual Dark Web also pointed out that he is “not a Trump supporter in any way, shape, or form.”Talking to fellow podcast host Lex Fridman earlier this week, Rogan remarked tnews.yahoo.com
‘He was Comfortable Doing It’: Samuel L. Jackson Slams Joe Rogan’s Use of the N-Word and Explains Why Leo DiCaprio Got a Pass In ‘D’Jango Unchained’
Actor Samuel L. Jackson, a man known for saying an expletive or two, has weighed in on the Joe Rogan controversy. Recently, the white shock […]news.yahoo.com
The Rock Does Not Need Your Whitesplaining. None of Us Do.
Photo Illustration by Thomas Levinson/The Daily Beast/GettyI'm fed up with white liberals virtue-‘splaining to people of color what we should be saying, thinking, and feeling.As a longtime Latino columnist, I give my opinions for a living, and it’s part of the job description that you won’t ever be able to please everyone. This has led to many things being virtue-'splained to me over three decades, often by condescending white liberals who would talk down to me because they believed they were benews.yahoo.com
Joe Rogan likes to embody the spirit of a regular day on his podcast, The Joe Rogan Experience. But he has more power, and responsibility, than a regular guy.
Hosting “The Joe Rogan Experience” comes with responsibilities far beyond those of a normal dude having loose conversations with whomever about whatever.washingtonpost.com
'But what if that’s what they sound like?': Clips of Joe Rogan mocking Asian accents add to controversy
Video clips of Joe Rogan mocking Asian people on his show “The Joe Rogan Experience” have emerged online amid ongoing condemnations of alleged racism in his content. Twitter user Alex Paterson, a senior researcher for progressive media watchdog group Media Matters who has dubbed himself a “Joe Rogan watchdog,” created a Twitter thread on Tuesday that highlights the “most hateful things” Rogan has said on his popular podcast over the past year and a half. “I’m seeing a lot of Joe Rogan’s worst comments from the 2010s circulating,” wrote Paterson.news.yahoo.com
Howard Stern says Joe Rogan's apology should be 'I'm wrong, and go get the vaccine before you die'
Howard Stern has some advice for embattled podcast host Joe Rogan: He should issue an apology saying, "I'm wrong, and go get the vaccine before you die."The SiriusXM host weighed in on the controversy over COVID-19 misinformation on Spotify's "The Joe Rogan Experience.""The whole thing with Joe Rogan is so silly to me," Stern told listeners on Tuesday. "Even the apology he just should've said, "You know what? Listen, I'm a comedian... And I have...news.yahoo.com
Trevor Noah Defends Joe Rogan’s ‘Refreshing’ Apology
Comedy CentralJust a few days after he tore into Joe Rogan for making blatantly racist comments about what it means to be “Black,” Trevor Noah spent nearly 10 minutes defending the influential podcaster on Monday night’s episode of The Daily Show—all while insisting that wasn’t what he was doing.Noah began his long, unscripted rant by catching his audience up on everything that has been happening with Rogan and artists like Neil Young and Joni Mitchell, who have taken their music off of Spotifynews.yahoo.com
Joe Rogan’s dog has an Instagram and it’s adorable
AUSTIN – Marshall Mae Rogan. That’s Joe Rogan’s dog’s name and he has an Instagram that would make any human influencer jealous. Since moving to Texas, Marshall has made sure to keep his adoring fans up to date and focused on the paw-sitive things in life, like chasing squirrels. His buddy, and increasingly popular podcaster, Joe, is never too far behind. Thanks to this friendship, Marshall has gotten to meet celebrities from UFC champions to notable politicians.
'Reply All' podcast paused amid charges of toxic behavior
Former employees at Gimlet Media, the podcast’s publisher, charged that two people behind “Reply All” had exhibited behavior similar to what they were investigating at Bon Appetit. The editor of Bon Appetit, Adam Rapoport, resigned last year after an old photo of him and his wife dressed in stereotypical Puerto Rican costumes surfaced on social media. The “Reply All” series on Bon Appetit was reported over eight months. In the second episode of the podcast, Pinnamaneni confessed to regrets about her own past behavior and how she reacted to the union drive. Staffers want to tell what happened and the podcast is paused as they try to understand what went wrong, he said.
Dave Chappelle tests positive for COVID-19; Texas shows canceled
FILE - In this Oct. 27, 2019, file photo, Dave Chappelle arrives at Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts for the 22nd Annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor presented to Dave Chappelle, in Washington. Chappelle tested positive for the coronavirus just before his comedy show scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 21, forcing his upcoming appearances to be canceled, a spokeswoman said. (Photo by Owen Sweeney/Invision/AP, File)AUSTIN, Texas – Dave Chappelle tested positive for the coronavirus just before his comedy show scheduled for Thursday, forcing his upcoming appearances to be canceled, a spokeswoman said. Those shows have been canceled and Chappelle is quarantining, his representative Carla Sims said in a statement. He apologized on Instagram to followers for the canceled shows, saying they'd be rescheduled.
Dave Chappelle performing 10 shows in Austin, including 5 with newest celebrity Texan Joe Rogan
AUSTIN, Texas – Dave Chappelle appears to be enjoying his time in Texas because he’s performing 10 shows in Austin on scattered dates between Dec. 8 - 20. Tickets for the shows go on sale Friday, Dec. 4, at noon and are expected to sell out quickly. One of Texas’ newest celebrity residents, Joe Rogan, will join Chappelle on stage for the Dec. 8, 9, 11, 15 and 16 shows. Chappelle was spotted out in San Antonio a few times over the last month at the historic Pearl. One fan who ran into the comedy icon said their interaction was “the most Dave Chappelle thing ever” and spoke highly of their random run-in.
Austin-based ‘Joe Rogan Experience’ is world’s most popular podcast on Spotify
SAN ANTONIO – “The Joe Rogan Experience,” adopted by Austin in an internet-breaking move over the summer, has reached the top of Spotify after only being on the streaming platform for a few months. Here’s one reason why Spotify paid Rogan, a comedian and UFC commentator, a reported $100 million: The podcast ranked No. Spotify announced Rogan took the top spot in its 2020 Wrapped: Top Songs, Artists, Playlists, and Podcasts lists, released on Monday. Rogan signed a Spotify deal in May giving the company exclusive rights to run the podcast on their platform and phone, desktop application. “The Joe Rogan Experience” hit Spotify on Sept. 1.
Talkin’ Texan: Joe Rogan tops off Texas move with visit to governor’s mansion
AUSTIN – Joe Rogan broke the internet when he announced his move to the Lone Star State amid the COVID-19 pandemic in July. The comedian, UFC fight commentator and host of The Joe Rogan Experience podcast is again making waves in his new home -- this time -- alongside the governor of Texas. Joe Rogan now lives in Texas. Read also:Gone to Texas: Joe Rogan makes good on Texas moveDid Trump just volunteer for a debate with Biden moderated by Joe Rogan? Petition to have a presidential debate moderated by Joe Rogan now just shy of 300,000 signaturesJoe Rogan cancels podcasts and operations after show producer tests positive for COVID-19
Joe Rogan cancels podcasts and operations after show producer tests positive for COVID-19
AUSTIN – Joe Rogan, the host of the Joe Rogan Experience, comedian and UFC fight commentator, has canceled all podcasts and is shutting operations down after a staff member tested positive for COVID-19. “Young @jamievernon tested positive for COVID-19,” Rogan said in the Instagram video. For updates, stay tuned to Joe Rogan on social media. Read also:Gone to Texas: Joe Rogan makes good on Texas moveDid Trump just volunteer for a debate with Biden moderated by Joe Rogan? Petition to have a presidential debate moderated by Joe Rogan now just shy of 300,000 signatures
Survey reveals how Texans really feel about In-N-Out, Joe Rogan and Castro brothers
Texas – It’s probably common knowledge at this point that Texans love Whataburger but what you might not know is that they don’t hate In-N-Out Burger as much as it may seem. The only thing that came close to the approval given to the burger chain and Texas grocer was the Tex-Mex staple - queso. One of the more interesting takeaways from the poll is that not as many people dislike In-N-Out as some may think. They also topped the list for voters who had “no opinion” or hadn’t heard of them. Donald Trump, Barack Obama and Joe Biden all were within several percentage points of each other in favorable and unfavorable responses.
Petition to have a presidential debate moderated by Joe Rogan now just shy of 300,000 signatures
SAN ANTONIO – A petition to have Joe Rogan, a comedian, UFC fight commentator and podcaster, moderate a debate between President Donald Trump and Democratic Nominee Joe Biden is closing in on 300,000 signatures on Change.org. The petition, started by Ashton Stowell on Change.org, requests that the Commission on Presidential Debates elect Joe Rogan as the moderator for the 2020 Presidential Debate. Talk of Rogan hosting a debate first started on episode #1535 of The Joe Rogan Experience, where Rogan talked with Tim Kennedy a Special Forces operator and retired UFC fighter. https://t.co/j9YN1dKkmi — Dan Carlin (@HardcoreHistory) August 14, 2019Read also:Did Trump just volunteer for a debate with Biden moderated by Joe Rogan? Gone to Texas: Joe Rogan makes good on Texas move
Did Trump just volunteer for a debate with Biden moderated by Joe Rogan?
SAN ANTONIO – An idea floated on the popular podcast “The Joe Rogan Experience,” for a long-form podcast presidential debate has the support of one of the candidates. On episode #1535, Rogan, a UFC fight commentator and comedian, talked with Tim Kennedy a Special Forces operator and retired UFC fighter. The pair entertained the idea of having the prominent podcaster moderate a debate between President Trump and Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden. Following the podcast’s release, Kennedy tweeted at Rogan, Biden and Trump, throwing down the gauntlet for the politicians and loosely discussing the debate’s forum. #debate #joerogandebate — Tim Kennedy (@TimKennedyMMA) September 14, 2020Biden has not said whether or not he would participate in the hypothetical debate.
Gone to Texas: Joe Rogan makes good on Texas move
Rogans assurance to fans came in the form of an Instagram post, which shows his new Texas studio space. Texas JRE studio set up has begun! Rogan said over the social media platform on Saturday. Host of the current number two rated Apple podcast, The Joe Rogan Experience, Rogan, friends and invited guests discuss a myriad of topics from the existence of extraterrestrials to the current struggle against racial inequality in the country. Rogan signed a Spotify deal in May giving the company exclusive rights to run the podcast on their platform and phone, desktop application. Watch the whole clip from the Joe Rogan Experience in the video player below:See The entire podcast with De Sena by clicking here.