Joe Rogan

Austin, Texas, United States
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7.6 /10
Based on 4 specials
Joseph James Rogan (born August 11, 1967) is an American stand-up comedian, mixed martial arts color commentator, podcast host, and former actor and television host. Rogan began a career in comedy in August 1988 in the Boston area. After relocating to Los Angeles in 1994, Rogan signed an exclusive developmental deal with Disney and appeared as an actor on several television shows including Hardball and NewsRadio. In 1997, he started working for the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) as an interviewer and color commentator. Rogan released his first comedy special in 2000. In 2001, Rogan put his comedy career on hold after becoming the host of Fear Factor and would resume his stand-up career shortly after the show's end in 2006. In 2009, Rogan launched his podcast The Joe Rogan Experience.

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Joe Rogan's Stand-up Specials

Joe Rogan has said to initially having no intention of becoming a stand-up comedian. When some of his friends at his gym encouraged him to try it out because of the jokes he'd make while training. After six months of preparing material, he made his start by performing at an open-mic night in a comedy club in Boston in 1988. While doing stand-up, he also took many extra jobs to ensure financial stability like hosting Fear Factor and being a UFC commentator.

Joe Rogan's Podcast

Joe Rogan started his podcast 'The Joe Rogan Experience' or 'JRE' in December of 2009 when he recorded the first episode with Brian Redban. It has since grown to become one of the most popular podcasts in the world and gained a lot of publicity in May of 2020 when Spotify announced an exclusive licensing deal with The Joe Rogan Experience.

Joe Rogan Stand-up Clips

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Joe Rogan Thinks We Shouldn't Have A President

Part of Joe Rogan's special "Strange Times"

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Joe Rogan Explains How Men Are Like Cats

Part of Joe Rogan's special "Strange Times"

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How High Joe Rogan Talks To His Kids

Part of Joe Rogan's special "Triggered"

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Joe Rogan Talks To Dolphins After Eating Edibles

Part of Joe Rogan's special "Triggered"

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