Michael S. Judge, Death Is Just Around the Corner

padraig (u.s.)

a monkey that will go ape
yeah but philosophers traditionally had patrons just like artists

Aristotle had Phillip II of Macedon (Alexander's dad), Kant had Frederick the Great. all the medieval guys who were in holy orders.

Spinoza is the rare example of someone who never did - also what allowed him to remain intellectually independent

it's definitely lame, just inevitable

padraig (u.s.)

a monkey that will go ape
but it's wild the influence Joe Rogan wields at this point

I've been following MMA on and off for a long time

if you had asked me 10 years ago what c-list American media figure will rise to national prominence I would not have guessed Joe Rogan

having said that, when he actually knows a topic like he knows martial arts, he's a solid commentator, and obviously charismatic

padraig (u.s.)

a monkey that will go ape
yeah taekwondo some silly elements but the kicks are gnarly if you can actually land them in a fight, which is easier said than done


Who loves ya, baby?
Still find it bizarre he was in NewsRadio. I remember seeing a clip and being like "Wait, is that Joe Rogan?!".