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The Blocks Podcast

English, Comedy, 1 season, 76 episodes, 4 days, 2 hours, 23 minutes
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Based on his Netflix comedy special, "Blocks." Neal Brennan interviews friends and colleagues about the things that make them feel lonely, isolated, and like something's wrong - and how they are persevering despite these blocks.
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Margaret Cho

Neal Brennan interviews Margaret Cho ('Cho Dependent', 'Notorious C.H.O.', 'I'm The One That I Want' 'All-American Girl' & much more) about the things that make her feel lonely, isolated, and like something's wrong - and how she is persevering despite these blocks. ---------------------------------------------------------- 00:00 Intro 1:14 Finding Herself 3:24 Self-Created Problems 4:54 Appealing to Outsiders 6:57 Relationships 17:26 Sponsor: BetterHelp 19:13 Sponsor: The Perfect Jean 21:17 Germaphobe 28:14 Self-esteem  32:04 Drinking, Drugs & Sobriety 44:42 Sponsor: Rocket Money 46:07 Sponsor: HelloFresh 47:58 Depression 55:07 Fear of Intimacy 1:07:08 Insomnia  1:10:38 Imposter Syndrome  ---------------------------------------------------------- Follow Neal Brennan: https://www.instagram.com/nealbrennan https://twitter.com/nealbrennan https://www.tiktok.com/@mrnealbrennan Watch Neal Brennan: Crazy Good on Netflix: https://www.netflix.com/title/81728557 Watch Neal Brennan: Blocks on Netflix: https://www.netflix.com/title/81036234 Theme music by Electric Guest (unreleased). Edited by Will Hagle ---------------------------------------------------------- #podcast #comedy #mentalhealth #standup Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
5/23/20241 hour, 15 minutes, 50 seconds
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Trevor Noah

Neal Brennan interviews Trevor Noah ('The Daily Show,' 'What Now?,' 'Born a Crime,' 'Where Was I' & more on Netflix) about the things that make him feel lonely, isolated, and like something's wrong - and how he is persevering despite these blocks. ---------------------------------------------------------- Subscribe to  @trevornoah   Follow What Now? w/ Trevor Noah on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/122imavATqSE7eCyXIcqZL -------------------------- 00:00 Intro 2:48 Life Defined by Race 4:36 Born a Crime: Growing up in Apartheid South Africa 12:10 Is there a value to trauma?  13:55 Diffusing Conflict & Communication 20:20 Relationship w/ Parents 24:01 Depression & ADHD 30:48 Ketamine Therapy 32:38 Diagnosis vs. Medication 34:50 Romantic Relationships 48:50 Two Racial Topics for Neal’s White Audience 1:00:35 What He Makes of Life Overall ---------------------------------------------------------- Follow Neal Brennan: https://www.instagram.com/nealbrennan https://twitter.com/nealbrennan https://www.tiktok.com/@mrnealbrennan Watch Neal Brennan: Crazy Good on Netflix: https://www.netflix.com/title/81728557 Watch Neal Brennan: Blocks on Netflix: https://www.netflix.com/title/81036234 Theme music by Electric Guest (unreleased). Edited by Will Hagle ---------------------------------------------------------- #podcast #comedy #mentalhealth #standup Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
5/16/20241 hour, 13 minutes, 15 seconds
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Tig Notaro

Neal Brennan interviews Tig Notaro ('Hello Again' on Amazon Prime, 'Handsome Podcast') about the things that make her feel lonely, isolated, and like something's wrong - and how she is persevering despite these blocks. ---------------------------------------------------------- Watch 'Tig Notaro: Hello Again' on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Tig-Notaro-Hello-Again/dp/B0CV4FNJ27 Subscribe to Handsome w/ Tig Notaro, Fortune Feimster & Mae Martin:  @handsomepod   -------------------------- 00:00 Intro 1:35 Childhood 5:55 Private Jet with Ellen 6:36 Often Almost Dies 7:22 Cancer Diagnosis 9:50 How Cancer Changed Her 12:04 Falling on Tour 15:30 Feeling Cursed and Praying 18:45 PTSD / Bad News 21:18 Trusting Life  33:47 Sponsor: Mando 35:49 Trusting Life: Success vs. Simplicity  39:30 Health  44:50 Anxiety 48:28 Inner Strength & Perseverance  49:57 Standup Pace  56:45 How Anxiety Manifests 59:00 Deep Breathing 1:01:40 Parenting  1:05:55 Climate Change  1:13:40 Connecting with Those Who Aren’t Likeminded  ---------------------------------------------------------- Follow Neal Brennan: https://www.instagram.com/nealbrennan https://twitter.com/nealbrennan https://www.tiktok.com/@mrnealbrennan Watch Neal Brennan: Crazy Good on Netflix: https://www.netflix.com/title/81728557 Watch Neal Brennan: Blocks on Netflix: https://www.netflix.com/title/81036234 Theme music by Electric Guest (unreleased). Edited by Will Hagle ---------------------------------------------------------- Sponsor:  https://www.shopmando.com use promo code: NEAL for $5 off Mando’s Starter Pack Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
5/9/20241 hour, 32 minutes, 19 seconds
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Jerry Seinfeld

Neal Brennan interviews Jerry Seinfeld ('Unfrosted' on Netflix, 'Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee,' 'Bee Movie,' 'Seinfeld') about the things that make him feel lonely, isolated, and like something's wrong - and how he is persevering despite these blocks. ---------------------------------------------------------- Watch 'Unfrosted' on Netflix: https://www.netflix.com/title/81481606 Shoutout to Andrew Schulz for use of the studio 😘 -------------------------- 00:00 Intro 00:37 Unfrosted 4:08 Growing up in the 50s and 60s 10:55 Starting comedy 19:39 Sponsor: BetterHelp 21:09 Sponsor: BlueChew 23:02 Standup & the 100M Dash 25:29 Finding Out Who You’re Not 27:04 Components of Standup 31:04 Meditation / Spirituality 35:47 Success in the early 90s 38:47 Relationship with Larry David  48:29 Popularity of ‘Seinfeld’ 53:50 Sponsor: Manscaped 55:27 Sponsor: The Perfect Jean 57:36 Working on ‘Seinfeld’ 59:30 Marriage & Kids 1:05:28 Surprises of being a Parent 1:09:33 Life after ‘Seinfeld’ 1:11:18 Editing Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee 1:14:28 Generosity and Curiosity 1:17:50 Looking back on Career 1:22:08 Spiritual Lessons / Appreciating Himself  ---------------------------------------------------------- Follow Neal Brennan: https://www.instagram.com/nealbrennan https://twitter.com/nealbrennan https://www.tiktok.com/@mrnealbrennan Watch Neal Brennan: Crazy Good on Netflix: https://www.netflix.com/title/81728557 Watch Neal Brennan: Blocks on Netflix: https://www.netflix.com/title/81036234 Theme music by Electric Guest (unreleased). Edited by Will Hagle ---------------------------------------------------------- Sponsors: https://www.BetterHelp.com/NEAL for 10% off your first month https://www.BlueChew.com promo code: NEAL to try BlueChew FREE https://www.Manscaped.com promo code: NEAL for 20% off plus free shipping https://www.theperfectjean.nyc/NEAL15 for 15% off plus free shipping Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
5/2/20241 hour, 27 minutes, 41 seconds
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Marc Rebillet

Neal Brennan interviews Marc Rebillet about the things that make him feel lonely, isolated, and like something's wrong - and how he is persevering despite these blocks. --------------------------------------------------------- Subscribe to Marc Rebillet:  @MarcRebillet   🎙️ Have a Question about your Blocks for Neal? 🎙️ Email “[email protected]” to have your question answered on a future episode.  ---------------------------------------------------------- 00:00 1:30 How He Came To Be 2:53 Making Music, Performing & Working Bad Jobs 11:32 Reggie Watts and Jack Black 14:41 Career Struggles  18:26 Career Trajectory 20:02 Overthinking His Job 28:26 Long Term Relationships 38:43 People Pleaser 46:20 Work Ethic 54:42 Resisting Advice 1:04:15 What He’s Done To Get Better ---------------------------------------------------------- FOLLOW & RATE Blocks: » Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/blocks-w-neal-brennan/id1658660161 » Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/6gx3bANm25DtKA3cnlBH1r https://nealbrennan.com for tickets Watch Neal Brennan: Crazy Good on Netflix: https://www.netflix.com/title/81728557 Watch Neal Brennan: Blocks on Netflix: https://www.netflix.com/title/81036234 Neal's Instagram: https://instagram.com/nealbrennan Neal's Twitter: https://twitter.com/nealbrennan Theme music by Electric Guest (unreleased). Edited by Will Hagle #standup #podcast #comedy #mentalhealth #standupcomedian #marcrebillet Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
4/25/20241 hour, 8 minutes, 42 seconds
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Brian Simpson

Neal Brennan interviews Brian Simpson (Live from the Mothership on Netflix, BS w/ Brian Simpson podcast) about the things that make him feel lonely, isolated, and like something's wrong - and how he is persevering despite these blocks. --------------------------------------------------------- 🎙️ Have a Question about your Blocks for Neal? 🎙️ Email “[email protected]” to have your question answered on a future episode.  ---------------------------------------------------------- 00:00 Intro  1:22 Upbringing / Foster Care 15:44 Not a Fan of Pageantry  22:48 Being Alone vs. Loneliness  26:11 Shooting His Foster Brother Story 39:23 Medication - ADHD, PTSD, etc. 53:59 Relationships with Women 1:05:29 Goals and Dreams ---------------------------------------------------------- FOLLOW & RATE Blocks: » Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/blocks-w-neal-brennan/id1658660161 » Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/6gx3bANm25DtKA3cnlBH1r https://nealbrennan.com for tickets Watch Neal Brennan: Crazy Good on Netflix: https://www.netflix.com/title/81728557 Watch Neal Brennan: Blocks on Netflix: https://www.netflix.com/title/81036234 Neal's Instagram: https://instagram.com/nealbrennan Neal's Twitter: https://twitter.com/nealbrennan Theme music by Electric Guest (unreleased). Edited by Will Hagle Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
4/18/20241 hour, 7 minutes, 7 seconds
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David Cross

Neal Brennan interviews David Cross (Mr. Show, Arrested Development, Senses Working Overtime Podcast & much more) about the things that make him feel lonely, isolated, and like something's wrong - and how he is persevering despite these blocks. **FYI: We understand there are audio issues starting around 48 min. We tried but couldn't repair them.** --------------------------------------------------------- Watch David Cross' new special - 'Worst Daddy in the World': https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fnw65BBrlY4 Senses Working Overtime Podcast: https://officialdavidcross.com/pages/senses-working-overtime-with-david-cross 🎙️ Have a Question about your Blocks for Neal? 🎙️ Email “[email protected]” to have your question answered on a future episode.  ---------------------------------------------------------- 00:00 Intro / Mr. Show 3:49 Life / Upbringing 7:08 Rich Kid 20:04 Bob Odenkirk Partnership 26:59 Sponsor: BetterHelp 28:43 Anxiety + Drugs 45:55 The Illusion of Happiness  51:05 Guilt & Appreciation 52:46 Anger & Dissatisfaction w/ Creative Output ---------------------------------------------------------- THIS SHOW IS SPONSORED BY BETTERHELP: https://www.BetterHelp.com/neal for 10% off your first month FOLLOW & RATE Blocks: » Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/blocks-w-neal-brennan/id1658660161 » Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/6gx3bANm25DtKA3cnlBH1r https://nealbrennan.com for tickets Watch Neal Brennan: Crazy Good on Netflix: https://www.netflix.com/title/81728557 Watch Neal Brennan: Blocks on Netflix: https://www.netflix.com/title/81036234 Neal's Instagram: https://instagram.com/nealbrennan Neal's Twitter: https://twitter.com/nealbrennan Theme music by Electric Guest (unreleased). Edited by Will Hagle Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
4/11/20241 hour, 12 minutes, 34 seconds
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Beth Stelling

Neal Brennan interviews Beth Stelling (''If You Didn't Want Me Then' on Netflix) about the things that make her feel lonely, isolated, and like something's wrong - and how she is persevering despite these blocks. --------------------------------------------------------- 🎙️ Have a Question about your Blocks for Neal? 🎙️ Email “[email protected]” to have your question answered on a future episode.  ---------------------------------------------------------- 00:00 Intro 1:52 Childhood 8:15 Romantic Relationships with Men ---------------------------------------------------------- FOLLOW & RATE Blocks: » Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/blocks-w-neal-brennan/id1658660161 » Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/6gx3bANm25DtKA3cnlBH1r https://nealbrennan.com for tickets Watch Neal Brennan: Blocks on Netflix: https://www.netflix.com/title/81036234 Neal's Instagram: https://instagram.com/nealbrennan Neal's Twitter: https://twitter.com/nealbrennan Theme music by Electric Guest (unreleased). Edited by Will Hagle Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
4/4/20241 hour, 6 minutes, 19 seconds
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David Alan Grier

Neal Brennan interviews David Alan Grier ('In Living Color,' 'The Carmichael Show' & much more) about the things that make him feel lonely, isolated, and like something's wrong - and how he is persevering despite these blocks. --------------------------------------------------------- 🎙️ Have a Question about your Blocks for Neal? 🎙️ Email “[email protected]” to have your question answered on a future episode.  ---------------------------------------------------------- 00:00 Intro 7:12 Boomer Fight / Troll 9:55 Upbringing 22:00 Soldier's Story 28:30 In Living Color 31:15 Ace Ventura 39:10 Always wanting More 43:00 Comfortable with who he is 1:03:00 Acting Philosophy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
3/28/20241 hour, 12 minutes, 14 seconds
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Bill Burr

Neal Brennan interviews Bill Burr ('Old Dads,' Monday Morning Podcast + much more) about the things that make him feel lonely, isolated, and like something's wrong - and how he is persevering despite these blocks. --------------------------------------------------------- 🎙️ Have a Question about your Blocks for Neal? 🎙️ Email “[email protected]” to have your question answered on a future episode.  ---------------------------------------------------------- 00:00 Intro 1:57 Hair Metal vs. Grunge 5:44 Anger & Parenting 10:07 Tech Bros 11:29 Barbie & Oppenheimer 13:32 God 19:17 Hope for Kids 21:22 Sponsor: BetterHelp 23:05 How His Life is Going 31:13 Temper 38:59 Old Jobs & Upbringing 44:27 Shrooms 47:07 Relationships 50:36 Comedy Scene Changes 58:38 Post Traumatic Growth ---------------------------------------------------------- FOLLOW & RATE Blocks: » Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/blocks-w-neal-brennan/id1658660161 » Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/6gx3bANm25DtKA3cnlBH1r https://nealbrennan.com for tickets Watch Neal Brennan: Blocks on Netflix: https://www.netflix.com/title/81036234 Neal's Instagram: https://instagram.com/nealbrennan Neal's Twitter: https://twitter.com/nealbrennan Theme music by Electric Guest (unreleased). Edited by Will Hagle -------------------------------------------------------- SPONSOR: BetterHelp https://www.BetterHelp.com/NEAL for 10% OFF your first month. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
3/21/20241 hour, 22 minutes, 3 seconds
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Kyle Kinane

Neal Brennan interviews Kyle Kinane ('Dirt Nap' on 800 Pound Gorilla) about the things that make him feel lonely, isolated, and like something's wrong - and how he is persevering despite these blocks. Watch Kyle Kinane 'Dirt Nap': https://800poundgorillamedia.com/products/kyle-kinane-dirt-nap --------------------------------------------------------- 🎙️ Have a Question about your Blocks for Neal? 🎙️ Email “[email protected]” to have your question answered on a future episode.  ---------------------------------------------------------- 00:00 Intro 1:02 Neal/Kyle Similarities  5:18 What It’s Like to Be Kyle Kinane 7:08 Childhood / Parents 13:37 Kyle’s Take on the World 18:14 Judgmental: Rules For Thee But Not For Me  23:52 Sponsor: HelloTushy 25:40 Sponsor: The Perfect Jean 28:30 Karma & Catholicism 41:54 Being Midwestern 45:38 Sponsor: Mando 47:50 Achieving Dreams ---------------------------------------------------------- FOLLOW & RATE Blocks: » Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/blocks-w-neal-brennan/id1658660161 » Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/6gx3bANm25DtKA3cnlBH1r https://nealbrennan.com for tickets Watch Neal Brennan: Blocks on Netflix: https://www.netflix.com/title/81036234 Neal's Instagram: https://instagram.com/nealbrennan Neal's Twitter: https://twitter.com/nealbrennan Theme music by Electric Guest (unreleased). Edited by Will Hagle -------------------------------------------------------- https://www.HelloTushy.com/NEAL for 10% OFF your entire order https://www.ThePerfectJean.nyc/NEAL15 for 15% OFF plus free shipping https://www.ShopMando.com use promo code: NEAL for $5 off Mando Starter Pack Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
3/14/20241 hour, 20 minutes, 14 seconds
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Trevor Wallace

Neal Brennan interviews Trevor Wallace ('Pterodactyl' on Amazon, 'Stiff Socks' podcast, + more) about the things that make him feel lonely, isolated, and like something's wrong - and how he is persevering despite these blocks. --------------------------------------------------------- 🎙️ Have a Question about your Blocks for Neal? 🎙️ Email “[email protected]” to have your question answered on a future episode.  ---------------------------------------------------------- 00:00 Intro 1:08 College & Starting Comedy 7:10 Making Videos 11:15 Social Media Algorithm 24:55 Too Single? 32:07 Working A Lot 39:40 Lack of Rest  43:22 Working to Avoid Personal Life 56:52 Confrontation 1:05:25 Accepting Himself 1:08:25 Upside ---------------------------------------------------------- FOLLOW & RATE Blocks: » Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/blocks-w-neal-brennan/id1658660161 » Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/6gx3bANm25DtKA3cnlBH1r https://nealbrennan.com for tickets Watch Neal Brennan: Blocks on Netflix: https://www.netflix.com/title/81036234 Neal's Instagram: https://instagram.com/nealbrennan Neal's Twitter: https://twitter.com/nealbrennan Theme music by Electric Guest (unreleased). Edited by Will Hagle #standup #podcast #comedy #mentalhealth #standupcomedian  -------------------------------------------------------- https://www.Babbel.com/BLOCKS for 55% OFF your first month https://www.MeUndies.com/NEAL for 20% OFF plus free shipping Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
3/7/20241 hour, 11 minutes, 56 seconds
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Jim Norton

Neal Brennan interviews Jim Norton ('Nikki & Jim,' 'Jim Norton & Sam Roberts,' 'Opie & Anthony,' standup specials + more) about the things that make him feel lonely, isolated, and like something's wrong - and how he is persevering despite these blocks. --------------------------------------------------------- 🎙️ Have a Question about your Blocks for Neal? 🎙️ Email “[email protected]” to have your question answered on a future episode.  ---------------------------------------------------------- 00:00 Intro 1:19 Sex Addiction 30:43 Compulsion 41:15 Negative Confirmation Bias 50:18 Greed 1:07:00 What He’s Done  1:08:27 Emotional Goals ---------------------------------------------------------- https://nealbrennan.com for tickets Watch Neal Brennan: Blocks on Netflix: https://www.netflix.com/title/81036234 Neal's Instagram: https://instagram.com/nealbrennan Neal's Twitter: https://twitter.com/nealbrennan Theme music by Electric Guest (unreleased). Edited by Will Hagle -------------------------------------------------------- https://www.betterhelp.com/NEAL for 10% OFF your first month Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2/29/20241 hour, 22 minutes, 57 seconds
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Seth Green

Neal Brennan interviews Seth Green (‘Robot Chicken,’ ‘Family Guy,’ ‘Austin Powers,’ ‘The Italian Job,’ ‘Can’t Hardly Wait’ + more) about the things that make him feel lonely, isolated, and like something's wrong - and how he is persevering despite these blocks. 🎙️ Have a Question about your Blocks for Neal? 🎙️ Email “[email protected]” to have your question answered on a future episode.  ---------------------------------------------------------- 00:00 Intro 2:00 Child Actor 9:20 Relationship with Wife 37:02 Moving Too Fast 39:14 Talk More Than Listen 44:48 Work Too Much / Imposter Syndrome 50:09 Social Anxiety 52:12 Discipline with Exercise  1:04:23 What He’s Done ---------------------------------------------------------- https://nealbrennan.com for tickets Watch Neal Brennan: Blocks on Netflix: https://www.netflix.com/title/81036234 Theme music by Electric Guest (unreleased). Edited by Will Hagle ----------------------------------------- https://www.shopmando.com use promo code: "NEAL" for $5 off Mando Starter Pack Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2/22/20241 hour, 6 minutes, 36 seconds
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Dusty Slay

Neal Brennan interviews Dusty Slay (‘Workin’ Man’ on Netflix, ‘We’re Having A Good Time Podcast’) about the things that make him feel lonely, isolated, and like something's wrong - and how he is persevering despite these blocks. ---------------------------------------------------------- 00:00 Intro 2:59 Country Music Joke 5:38 Starting Standup 7:20 Substance Abuse  33:40 Religion 50:23 Work Life Balance ---------------------------------------------------------- https://nealbrennan.com for tickets Watch Neal Brennan: Blocks on Netflix: https://www.netflix.com/title/81036234 Theme music by Electric Guest (unreleased). Edited by Will Hagle -----------------------------------------https://www.mintmobile.com/NEAL for $15/month PLUS free shipping https://www.rocketmoney.com/NEAL Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2/15/20241 hour, 18 minutes, 29 seconds
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Freaky Friday. Jimmy Carr hosts guest Neal Brennan

Jimmy Carr interviews Neal Brennan ('Blocks') about the things that make him feel lonely, isolated, and like something's wrong - and how he is persevering despite these blocks. ---------------------------------------------------------- 00:00 Intro 1:32 Childhood 4:24 Self-Pity 6:47 Grievances 22:46 Lack of Appreciation 32:36 Worries about Love Ending 35:35 Ayahuasca 45:06 Unusual 1:06:25 Death 1:10:52 Goals for Himself ---------------------------------------------------------- https://nealbrennan.com for tickets Watch Neal Brennan: Blocks on Netflix: https://www.netflix.com/title/81036234 Theme music by Electric Guest (unreleased). Edited by Will Hagle ---------------------------------------------------------- https://www.hellofresh.com/nealfree & use code "nealfree" for free breakfast for life https://www.babbel.com/blocks for 55% off your subscription https://www.betterhelp.com/neal for 10% off your first month https://www.meundies.com/neal for 20% off plus free shipping Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2/8/20241 hour, 14 minutes, 14 seconds
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David Koechner

Neal Brennan interviews David Koechner ('The Goods,' 'Anchorman,' 'SNL') about the things that make him feel lonely, isolated, and like something's wrong - and how he is persevering despite these blocks. ---------------------------------------------------------- 00:00 Intro 2:54 Parenting 12:48 Childhood 29:45 Alcoholism  39:20 Catholicism  55:55 What He’s Done ---------------------------------------------------------- https://nealbrennan.com for tickets Watch Neal Brennan: Blocks on Netflix: https://www.netflix.com/title/81036234 Theme music by Electric Guest (unreleased). Edited by Will Hagle Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2/1/202459 minutes, 31 seconds
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Rainn Wilson

Neal Brennan interviews Rainn Wilson (new book 'Soul Boom: Why We Need a Spiritual Revolution') about the things that make him feel lonely, isolated, and like something's wrong - and how he is persevering despite these blocks. ---------------------------------------------------------- 00:00 Glowing Intro 3:20 Soul Boom 11:47 Anxiety  18:18 Growing up in Bahà’í Faith / Studying Religion 26:34 Senior Citizen Anxiety 33:30 Talk Shows 35:30 People Pleaser / Spiritual Practice 47:30 Gratitude  51:06 Satan 54:05 Hypnosis  57:39 Dwight 1:03:59 Post-Traumatic Growth  1:05:20 Spiritual Disease  ---------------------------------------------------------- https://nealbrennan.com for tickets Watch Neal Brennan: Blocks on Netflix: https://www.netflix.com/title/81036234 Theme music by Electric Guest (unreleased). Edited by Will Hagle  ---------------------------------------------------------- Sponsors: https://rocketmoney.com/NEAL Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1/25/20241 hour, 11 minutes, 50 seconds
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Heather McMahan

Neal Brennan interviews Heather McMahan ('Son I Never Had' on Netflix) about the things that make her feel lonely, isolated, and like something's wrong - and how she is persevering despite these blocks. ---------------------------------------------------------- 00:00 Intro 1:00 Full Throttle 5:44 Anxious As Of Late 13:35 Wants Kids, No Desire for Baby 22:02 Worries Something Bad Is Going To Happen 25:57 Ads 31:44 Intuition 34:43 People Pleaser 37:38 Can't Pee on Airplanes 41:52 Confrontation 51:20 What She's Done ---------------------------------------------------------- https://nealbrennan.com for tickets Watch Neal Brennan: Blocks on Netflix: https://www.netflix.com/title/81036234 Theme music by Electric Guest (unreleased). Edited by Will Hagle  ---------------------------------------------------------- Sponsors: https://mintmobile.com/NEAL for $15/month 3-month unlimited wireless plan https://betterhelp.com/NEAL for 10% off your first month. https://meundies.com/NEAL for 20% off plus free shipping. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1/18/202458 minutes, 2 seconds
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Gabriel Iglesias

Neal Brennan interviews Gabriel Iglesias ('Stadium Fluffy' on Netflix) about the things that make him feel lonely, isolated, and like something's wrong - and how he is persevering despite these blocks. ---------------------------------------------------------- 00:00 Intro 4:40 Upbringing 11:44 Managing Expectations 21:17 Losing Relationships 32:24 Simple Pleasures 39:50 The Past 55:30 Therapy and Drinking 1:02:24 Upside ---------------------------------------------------------- https://nealbrennan.com for tickets Watch Neal Brennan: Blocks on Netflix: https://www.netflix.com/title/81036234 Theme music by Electric Guest (unreleased). Edited by Will Hagle  ---------------------------------------------------------- Sponsors: https://hellofresh.com/nealfree & promo code: "nealfree" for free breakfast for life Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1/11/20241 hour, 9 minutes
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Jimmy Carr

Neal Brennan interviews Jimmy Carr (The man we owe The Blocks Podcast to, 'His Dark Material' on Netflix & much more) about the things that make him feel lonely, isolated, and like something's wrong - and how he is persevering despite these blocks. ---------------------------------------------------------- 00:00 Executive Producer 4:13 Neal and Jimmy’s Relationship 11:46 Enmeshed 16:17 Relationships 28:47 Learning Disabled 45:35 Eating 50:19 Panic Attacks 55:34 Anxiety Disorder Counter Factuals 1:01:53 Workaholism 1:04:53 How He’s Grown ---------------------------------------------------------- https://nealbrennan.com for tickets Watch Neal Brennan: Blocks on Netflix: https://www.netflix.com/title/81036234 Theme music by Electric Guest (unreleased). Edited by Will Hagle ---------------------------------------------------------- Sponsors: Http://Babbel.com/BLOCKS for 55% off your subscription Http://RocketMoney.com/NEAL Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1/4/20241 hour, 12 minutes, 59 seconds
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Lil Rel Howery

Neal Brennan interviews Lil Rel Howery (Standup specials, ‘Vacation Friends 1&2,’ Get Out,’ ‘The Carmichael Show,’ + more) about the things that make him feel lonely, isolated, and like something's wrong - and how he is persevering despite these blocks. ---------------------------------------------------------- 00:00 Intro 5:18 Quitting Drinking for A Year 8:35 Fatherhood 9:40 Getting engaged at a Beyoncé concert 15:00 Panic Attacks 26:15 Fiancé 28:20 God 31:20 Therapy 44:46 How He’s Grown As A Partner 59:50 Getting Stable 1:04:00 What He’s Done 1:08:03 Dream For Himself ---------------------------------------------------------- https://nealbrennan.com for tickets Watch Neal Brennan: Blocks on Netflix: https://www.netflix.com/title/81036234 Theme music by Electric Guest (unreleased). Edited by Will Hagle ---------------------------------------------------------- Sponsors: Http://BetterHelp.com/NEAL for 10% off your first month Gametime App Code: BLOCKS for $20 OFF your first purchase Http://DrSquatch.com/NEAL for 3 free bar soaps + free shipping Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/28/20231 hour, 13 minutes, 15 seconds
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Gary Owen

Neal Brennan interviews Gary Owen ('Think Like A Man,' 'Ride Along,' 'Comic View,' & more) about the things that make him feel lonely, isolated, and like something's wrong - and how he is persevering despite these blocks. ---------------------------------------------------------- 00:00 Intro 2:52 Angry At Biological Father 55:12 Anxiety 57:44 Reflection 1:02:35 Improvement ---------------------------------------------------------- https://nealbrennan.com for tickets Watch Neal Brennan: Blocks on Netflix: https://www.netflix.com/title/81036234 Theme music by Electric Guest (unreleased). Edited by Will Hagle ---------------------------------------------------------- Sponsors: GameTime App Code: BLOCKS for $20 off your first purchase Http://www.DrSquatch.com/NEAL for 3 free bar soaps plus free shipping Http://www.RocketMoney.com/NEAL Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/21/20231 hour, 7 minutes, 33 seconds
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Jim Jefferies

Neal Brennan interviews Jim Jefferies (Top 15 all-time standup comic, 'High & Dry' + multiple specials, 'The 1% Club,' 'Legit,' 'The Jim Jefferies Show') about the things that make him feel lonely, isolated, and like something's wrong - and how he is persevering despite these blocks. ---------------------------------------------------------- 00:00 Intro 3:10 Uncoordinated  21:04 Piggery 32:15 Abusive Mother 44:18 Sensitive 1:26:13 Imposter Syndrome 1:31:02 Upside ---------------------------------------------------------- https://nealbrennan.com for tickets Watch Neal Brennan: Blocks on Netflix: https://www.netflix.com/title/81036234 Theme music by Electric Guest (unreleased). Edited by Will Hagle ---------------------------------------------------------- Sponsors: GameTime App Code: BLOCKS for $20 off your first purchase MintMobile.com/NEAL for $15/month plus free shipping MeUndies.com/NEAL for 25% off plus free shipping DrSquatch.com/NEAL for 3 free bar soaps plus free shipping Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/14/20231 hour, 35 minutes, 2 seconds
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Kathy Griffin

Neal Brennan interviews Kathy Griffin (Guinness World Record holder for TV specials, My Life on the D-List + more) about the things that make her feel lonely, isolated, and like something's wrong - and how she is persevering despite these blocks. ---------------------------------------------------------- 00:00 Getting Canceled  2:32 People Still Thinking She’s Canceled 21:03 Voice / Lung Cancer 27:56 PTSD 52:04 MAGA Hecklers 58:52 What She’d Say To Trump 1:07:15 Family & Relationships 1:16:13 What She’s Done / Upside ---------------------------------------------------------- https://nealbrennan.com for tickets  Watch Neal Brennan: Blocks on Netflix: https://www.netflix.com/title/81036234 Theme music by Electric Guest (unreleased). Edited by Will Hagle ---------------------------------------------------------- Sponsors: GameTime App Code: BLOCKS for $20 off your first purchase DrSquatch.com/NEAL for 3 free soaps + free shipping Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/7/20231 hour, 18 minutes, 55 seconds
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"Weird Al" Yankovic

Neal Brennan interviews "Weird Al" Yankovic about the things that make him feel lonely, isolated, and like something's wrong - and how he is persevering despite these blocks. ---------------------------------------------------------- 00:00 Intro 2:02 How He Got On 8:20 Imposter Syndrome  32:07 General Social Awkwardness  37:45 Fear of Confrontation  49:26 Pressure to Make A Comeback / Stay Relevant  56:45 Dread of Mortality  59:56 What He’s Done  1:00:09 Hoarder  1:06:30 saying yes 1:08:01 Goals ---------------------------------------------------------- https://nealbrennan.com for tickets  Watch Neal Brennan: Blocks on Netflix: https://www.netflix.com/title/81036234 Theme music by Electric Guest (unreleased). Edited by Will Hagle ---------------------------------------------------------- Sponsors: GameTime App Code: BLOCKS for $20 off your first purchase Babbel.com/BLOCKS for 55% off your subscription Shipstation.com Promo Code: NEAL for a FREE 60-day trial MarineLayer.com/Neal15 for 15% off Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/30/20231 hour, 8 minutes, 43 seconds
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Todd Barry

Neal Brennan interviews Todd Barry (new special: Domestic Shorthair) about the things that make him feel lonely, isolated, and like something's wrong - and how he is persevering despite these blocks. ---------------------------------------------------------- 00:00 Intro  6:23 Misophonia 19:00 Fear of Lightning/Storms 25:53 Hoarding 35:48 Diet 40:24 ADHD 44:00 OCD 51:42 Ruminating 1:04:26 What he’s done ---------------------------------------------------------- https://nealbrennan.com for tickets  Watch Todd Barry's 'Domestic Shorthair': https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UKuoreiI0a0 Watch Neal Brennan: Blocks on Netflix: https://www.netflix.com/title/81036234 Theme music by Electric Guest (unreleased). Edited by Will Hagle ---------------------------------------------------------- Sponsors: MintMobile.com/NEAL for $15/month PLUS free shipping GameTime App Code: BLOCKS for $20 off your first purchase BetterHelp.com/NEAL for 10% off your first month DrSquatch.com/NEAL for 3 free bar soaps + free shipping Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/23/20231 hour, 7 minutes, 23 seconds
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Jo Koy

Neal Brennan interviews Jo Koy ('Live from the LA Forum' + more on Netflix) about the things that make him feel lonely, isolated, and like something's wrong - and how he is persevering despite these blocks. ---------------------------------------------------------- 00:00 Intro  1:28 Neal’s grudge  6:30 Mentally Ill Brother  15:42 Upbringing 18:57 Divorce  21:02 Can’t Touch His Neck  38:15 Can’t Sleep 59:25 Sleep Apnea 1:10:12 Doesn’t Like Patterns on Clothing 1:13:17 Addicted to Shopping 1:27:19 Upside 1:30:00 Dream for Himself ---------------------------------------------------------- https://nealbrennan.com for tickets  Watch Neal Brennan: Blocks on Netflix: https://www.netflix.com/title/81036234 Theme music by Electric Guest (unreleased). Edited by Will Hagle ---------------------------------------------------------- Sponsors: GameTime App Code: BLOCKS for $20 off your first purchase MeUndies.com/NEAL for 25% OFF + Free Shipping  DrSquatch.com/NEAL for 3 Free Bar Soaps + Free Shipping  #podcast #comedy #standup #jokoy #interview #mentalhealth Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/16/20231 hour, 35 minutes, 38 seconds
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Carrot Top

Neal Brennan interviews Carrot Top (Headlining 6 nights/week at the Luxor in Vegas) about the things that make him feel lonely, isolated, and like something's wrong - and how he is persevering despite these blocks. ---------------------------------------------------------- 00:00 Intro 3:44 Background 4:48 Tonight Show Audition 7:42 People Who Wouldn’t Book Him 12:42 Comedy Expectations vs. Reality 23:09 Early Rejection 26:09 Destiny 27:40 Feeling Sorry For Yourself 29:32 Vegas Residency 31:24 Pretty Good Life 36:54 Relationships  43:30 Not Neurotic  45:05 Being a Boss 48:02 Perfectionist  51:59 Mentors 54:47 Gallagher 1:18:28 Carlin 1:23:30 Act Burning Down 1:30:07 Upside ---------------------------------------------------------- https://carrottop.com/ https://nealbrennan.com for tickets Watch Neal Brennan: Blocks on Netflix: https://www.netflix.com/title/81036234 Theme music by Electric Guest (unreleased). Edited by Will Hagle ---------------------------------------------------------- Sponsors: GameTime App Code: BLOCKS for $20 off your first purchase Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/9/20231 hour, 39 minutes, 4 seconds
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Ralph Barbosa

Ralph Barbosa ('Cowabunga' on Netflix) joins The Blocks Podcast to talk about the things that make him feel lonely, isolated, and like something's wrong - and how he is persevering despite these blocks. ---------------------------------------------------------- 00:00 Intro 9:20 Junk Food Addict 12:39 Procrastination 17:39 Raising his son 19:40 Barber 31:12 Relationships 45:05 Drug Dealer Family 50:56 Escape 56:00 Guilt About Not Being Present 1:00:58 Judgement 1:17:35 Upside 1:22:06 Emotional Goals ---------------------------------------------------------- https://nealbrennan.com  Watch Neal Brennan: Blocks on Netflix: https://www.netflix.com/title/81036234 Theme music by Electric Guest (unreleased). Edited by Will Hagle ---------------------------------------------------------- Sponsors: GameTime App Code: BLOCKS for $20 off your first purchase ShipStation.com/BLOCKS for a FREE 60-day trial Babbel.com/BLOCKS for 55% OFF your subscription Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/2/20231 hour, 30 minutes, 2 seconds
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Sarah Silverman

Sarah Silverman ('Someone You Love' on Max, The Sarah Silverman Program + much more) joins The Blocks Podcast to talk about the things that make her feel lonely, isolated, and like something's wrong - and how she is persevering despite these blocks. ---------------------------------------------------------- 00:00 Intro 3:35 Teenage Bedwetter 5:15 Set At Night Ruins Day 25:08 Taking On Other People’s Anger 32:44 Fear of Not For Work Travel 37:05 Partner Travel 1:00:00 Work Identity  1:04:41 Fear of Failure 1:16:26 Goals For Herself ---------------------------------------------------------- https://nealbrennan.com  Watch Neal Brennan: Blocks on Netflix: https://www.netflix.com/title/81036234 Theme music by Electric Guest (unreleased). Edited by Will Hagle ---------------------------------------------------------- Sponsors: GameTime App Code: BLOCKS for $20 off your first purchase BetterHelp.com/NEAL for 10% off your first month MintMobile.com/NEAL for $15/month plus free shipping Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/26/20231 hour, 22 minutes, 54 seconds
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Brian Regan

Neal Brennan interviews Brian Regan (Top 10 All-Time Comedian) about the things that make him feel lonely, isolated, and like something's wrong - and how he is persevering despite these blocks. ---------------------------------------------------------- 00:00 Complimentary Intro 4:08 Writing Undefinable Bits 10:50 Not Being Funny Offstage  30:58 Clean vs. Dirty Comedy 46:16 Line Anxiety 54:16 Can’t Hear Well  1:06:16 Social Obligations 1:10:03 What He’s Done 1:12:05 Goals  ---------------------------------------------------------- https://nealbrennan.com Watch Neal Brennan: Blocks on Netflix: https://www.netflix.com/title/81036234 Theme music by Electric Guest (unreleased). Edited by Will Hagle ---------------------------------------------------------- Sponsors: GameTime App Code: BLOCKS for $20 off your first purchase Pavlok.com Code: NEAL for 40% off any device. MeUndies.com/NEAL for 25% off + free shipping Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/19/20231 hour, 14 minutes, 43 seconds
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Eric Andre

Neal Brennan interviews Eric Andre ('Bad Trip,' ''The Eric Andre Show,' 'Bombing with Eric Andre') about the things that make him feel lonely, isolated, and like something's wrong - and how he is persevering despite these blocks. ---------------------------------------------------------- 00:00 Intro 4:08 Anxiety 11:34 Pranks 15:46 Drugs and Anxiety 41:15 Ready to Receive Love ---------------------------------------------------------- https://nealbrennan.com for tickets to Neal's tour Brand New Neal Watch Neal Brennan: Blocks on Netflix: https://www.netflix.com/title/81036234 Theme music by Electric Guest (unreleased). Edited by Will Hagle ---------------------------------------------------------- Sponsors: GameTime App Code: BLOCKS for $20 off your first purchase Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/12/20231 hour, 3 minutes, 5 seconds
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Dan Soder

Neal Brennan interviews Dan Soder ('Son of a Gary,' 'The Standups' + more) about the things that make him feel lonely, isolated, and like something's wrong - and how he is persevering despite these blocks. ---------------------------------------------------------- 00:00 Intro 2:08 People Pleaser 24:43 Substance Guy 37:37 Fear of Failure 42:22 Fear of Death 53:37 Intimacy Issues 1:00:35 Anxiety 1:06:01 What He’s Done ---------------------------------------------------------- https://nealbrennan.com for tickets to Neal's tour Brand New Neal Watch Neal Brennan: Blocks on Netflix: https://www.netflix.com/title/81036234 Theme music by Electric Guest (unreleased). Edited by Will Hagle ---------------------------------------------------------- Sponsors: GameTime App Code: BLOCKS for $20 off your first purchase Babbel.com/BLOCKS for 55% off your subscription BetterHelp.com/NEAL for 10% off your first month Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/5/20231 hour, 14 minutes, 44 seconds
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Tony Hawk

Neal Brennan interviews Tony Hawk (Pro Skater) about the things that make him feel lonely, isolated, and like something's wrong - and how he is persevering despite these blocks. ---------------------------------------------------------- 00:00 Pro Skater 9:11 Determination 41:25 Saying No 49:55 Having Confidence 54:47 Being Present 59:47 Accepting Failure  1:04:49 Managing Time 1:08:28 What He’s Done 1:09:55 Movie of his Life ---------------------------------------------------------- https://nealbrennan.com for tickets to Neal's tour Brand New Neal Watch Neal Brennan: Blocks on Netflix: https://www.netflix.com/title/81036234 Theme music by Electric Guest (unreleased). Edited by Will Hagle ---------------------------------------------------------- Sponsors: GameTime App Code: BLOCKS for $20 off your first purchase www.ShipStation.com code NEAL for a free 60-day trial Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
9/28/20231 hour, 15 minutes, 17 seconds
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Jameela Jamil

Neal Brennan interviews Jameela Jamil ('Bad Dates' podcast, ''The Good Place,' + more ) about the things that make her feel lonely, isolated, and like something's wrong - and how she is persevering despite these blocks. ---------------------------------------------------------- 00:00 Intro 2:48 Unsolicited Advice 20:41 PTSD 30:01 Worst Case Scenario Syndrome 36:41 Low Self-Esteem/Opinion  42:06 Social Rejection 52:04 Dysmorphia and Anorexia 1:07:35 Detached and Disconnected ---------------------------------------------------------- https://nealbrennan.com for tickets to Neal's tour Brand New Neal Watch Neal Brennan: Blocks on Netflix: https://www.netflix.com/title/81036234 Theme music by Electric Guest (unreleased). Edited by Will Hagle ---------------------------------------------------------- Sponsors: GameTime App Code: BLOCKS for $20 off your first purchase Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
9/21/20231 hour, 15 minutes, 38 seconds
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Terry Crews

Neal Brennan interviews Terry Crews (new book 'Tough: My Journey to True Power', Brooklyn 99, Everybody Hates Chris, Idiocracy, America's Got Talent + more) about the things that make him feel lonely, isolated, and like something's wrong - and how he is persevering despite these blocks. ---------------------------------------------------------- 00:00 Intro 2:00 Upbringing of non-stop trauma 10:05 Artist 13:38 Football 24:09 Masculinity 34:44 Fear of Water 45:45 Me Too Story 1:05:09 Imposter Syndrome 1:17:57 Porn 1:53:23 Narcissism 2:02:42 What He’s Done 2:08:26 Dream ---------------------------------------------------------- https://nealbrennan.com for tickets to Neal's tour Brand New Neal Watch Neal Brennan: Blocks on Netflix: https://www.netflix.com/title/81036234 Theme music by Electric Guest (unreleased). Edited by Will Hagle ---------------------------------------------------------- Sponsors: GameTime App Code: BLOCKS for $20 off your first purchase https://hellofresh.com/50Neal for 55% off your subscription + 15% off the next two months Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
9/14/20232 hours, 12 minutes, 5 seconds
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Steve-O

Neal Brennan interviews Steve-O ('Steve-O's Wild Ride,' 'Jackass,' 'Wildboyz') about the things that make him feel lonely, isolated, and like something's wrong - and how he is persevering despite these blocks. ---------------------------------------------------------- 00:00 Jackass 3:54 Clown 7:35 Properly Homeless 9:03 Can’t Apply Self To Anything He Doesn’t Want To Do 11:40 Testing Drugs 16:08 Stuntman Dreams 28:40 Clown College 35:31 Haphazard Lifestyle 36:46 Overdeveloped Concern for the Opinions of Others 57:00 Aging as a Jackass 1:06:45 Separation between Steve-O and Steven Glover 1:09:30 Anxiety, Stress, Ambition and Happiness 1:11:13 Negative Self-Talk 1:13:34 Pettiness ---------------------------------------------------------- https://nealbrennan.com for tickets to Neal's tour Brand New Neal Watch Neal Brennan: Blocks on Netflix: https://www.netflix.com/title/81036234 Theme music by Electric Guest (unreleased). Edited by Will Hagle ---------------------------------------------------------- Sponsors: GameTime App Code: BLOCKS for $20 off your first purchase https://babbel.com/Blocks for 55% off your subscription https://marinelayer.com/neal15 & promo code NEAL15 for $15% off Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
9/7/20231 hour, 28 minutes, 28 seconds
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Judd Apatow

Neal Brennan interviews Judd Apatow (The Bubble, This Is 40, Knocked Up, Superbad, Freaks & Geeks, Undeclared + much more) about the things that make him feel lonely, isolated, and like something's wrong - and how he is persevering despite these blocks. ---------------------------------------------------------- 00:00 Chatgpt 1:43 Done Trying to Look Good 5:33 What He Does 18:41 Existential Terror 29:00 Uncomfortable & Neurotic 39:07 Self-Esteem 56:01 Hypervigilance  1:06:57 Workaholism  1:13:49 People Pleasing 1:20:15 His Body 1:27:31 What He’s Done 1:28:39 Movie Question ---------------------------------------------------------- https://nealbrennan.com for tickets to Neal's tour Brand New Neal Watch Neal Brennan: Blocks on Netflix: https://www.netflix.com/title/81036234 Theme music by Electric Guest (unreleased). Edited by Will Hagle ---------------------------------------------------------- Sponsors: GameTime App Code: BLOCKS for $20 off your first purchase https://birddogs.com/Neal or promo code: NEAL for a free YETI style tumbler. https://pavlok.com code NEAL for 40% off any device Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
8/31/20231 hour, 35 minutes, 30 seconds
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Maria Bamford

Neal Brennan interviews Maria Bamford ('Old Baby', 'Lady Dynamite', 'The Maria Bamford Show + much more) about the things that make her feel lonely, isolated, and like something's wrong - and how she is persevering despite these blocks. ---------------------------------------------------------- 00:00 Intro 7:27 Eating Disorder 8:12 Manic 8:48 OCD 10:44 Guilt  12:50 Sad Sack 16:55 Depression 26:58 Suicidal Ideation 49:23 Nihilism 57:20 Bipolar II 1:02:19 Her Phone 1:05:40 Sloth  1:07:45 Narcissism  1:19:16 Heckling 1:25:30 What She’s Done 1:28:20 Movie Question ---------------------------------------------------------- https://nealbrennan.com for tickets to Neal's tour Brand New Neal Watch Neal Brennan: Blocks on Netflix: https://www.netflix.com/title/81036234 Theme music by Electric Guest (unreleased). Edited by Will Hagle ---------------------------------------------------------- Sponsors: GameTime App Code: BLOCKS for $20 off your first purchase https://betterhelp.com/Neal for 10% off your first month https://mintmobile.com/neal for $15/month plus free shipping Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
8/24/20231 hour, 31 minutes, 31 seconds
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Kumail Nanjiani

Neal Brennan interviews Kumail Nanjiani ('The Big Sick,' 'Eternals,' 'Silicon Valley,' 'Beta Male' + much more) about the things that make him feel lonely, isolated, and like something's wrong - and how he is persevering despite these blocks. ---------------------------------------------------------- 00:00 Intro 5:49 Running for President 20:27 Body Image 24:51 Wants to Be #1 26:10 Self-worth tied to career  28:21 Divorcing experience from results 38:49 Relationships 1:05:58 Guilt Regret Shame 1:09:43 Career Dysmorphia 1:34:50 What He’s Done 1:37:05 Movie Question ---------------------------------------------------------- https://nealbrennan.com for tickets to Neal's tour Brand New Neal Watch Neal Brennan: Blocks on Netflix: https://www.netflix.com/title/81036234 Theme music by Electric Guest (unreleased). Edited by Will Hagle ---------------------------------------------------------- Sponsors: GameTime App Code: BLOCKS for $20 off your first purchase https://hellofresh.com/50Neal for 50% plus free shipping Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
8/17/20231 hour, 40 minutes, 40 seconds
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Adam Devine

Neal Brennan interviews Adam Devine ('The Out-Laws,' 'Righteous Gemstones,' 'Workaholics' + more) about the things that make him feel lonely, isolated, and like something's wrong - and how he is persevering despite these blocks. ---------------------------------------------------------- 00:00 Intro 8:40 Likes to be liked  22:04 Health 39:22 Rotisserie Chicken 49:17 Crime + Mass Shootings 56:57 Rotisserie Chicken 57:53 Doesn’t Want to be Old 1:04:40 What He’s Done 1:09:50 Movie of His Life ---------------------------------------------------------- https://nealbrennan.com for tickets to Neal's tour Brand New Neal Watch Neal Brennan: Blocks on Netflix: https://www.netflix.com/title/81036234 Theme music by Electric Guest (unreleased). Edited by Will Hagle ---------------------------------------------------------- Sponsors: GameTime App Code: BLOCKS for $20 off your first purchase https://babbel.com/blocks for 55% off your subscription https://seed.com/neal for 25% off your first month of DS-01® Daily Synbiotic Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
8/10/20231 hour, 14 minutes, 8 seconds
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Fortune Feimster

Neal Brennan interviews Fortune Feimster ('Fubar,' 'Good Fortune,' 'Sweet & Salty' + much more) about the things that make her feel lonely, isolated, and like something's wrong - and how she is persevering despite these blocks. ---------------------------------------------------------- 00:00 Intro 9:35 Boundaries + People Pleasing 28:04 Overachiever 39:40 Eating 46:54 Listening 55:18 Going into certain cities as a gay woman 1:02:38 What She’s Done 1:08:43 Movie Question  ---------------------------------------------------------- https://nealbrennan.com for tickets to Neal's tour Brand New Neal Watch Neal Brennan: Blocks on Netflix: https://www.netflix.com/title/81036234 Theme music by Electric Guest (unreleased). Edited by Will Hagle ---------------------------------------------------------- Sponsors: GameTime App Code: BLOCKS for $20 off your first purchase Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
8/3/20231 hour, 16 minutes, 51 seconds
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Tom Segura

Neal Brennan interviews Tom Segura (Your Mom's House, 2 Bears 1 Cave, Netflix Special 'Sledgehammer') about the things that make him feel lonely, isolated, and like something's wrong - and how he is persevering despite these blocks. ---------------------------------------------------------- 00:00 Intro 10:02 Drugs & Money 13:45 Body Image 34:25 Fear of Not Knowing Who He Is 1:01:47 Kids & Relationships 1:08:55 Buying into His Own Narrative 1:17:17 How Trauma Changed His Life 1:38:18 Movie Question ---------------------------------------------------------- https://nealbrennan.com for tickets to Neal's tour Brand New Neal Watch Neal Brennan: Blocks on Netflix: https://www.netflix.com/title/81036234 Theme music by Electric Guest (unreleased). Edited by Will Hagle ---------------------------------------------------------- Sponsors: https://birddogs.com/NEAL for a free yeti style tumbler https://hellofresh.com/NEAL50 for 50% off plus free shipping GameTime App Code: BLOCKS for $20 off your first purchase https://betterhelp.com/neal for 10% off your first month Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
7/27/20231 hour, 43 minutes, 14 seconds
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Mike Birbiglia

Neal Brennan interviews Mike Birbiglia (The Old Man & The Pool, Don't Think Twice, Sleepwalk with Me + more) about the things that make him feel lonely, isolated, and like something's wrong - and how he is persevering despite these blocks. ---------------------------------------------------------- 00:00 Intro 10:20 Control 25:30 Yelling 39:55 Physical Strength 43:05 Vegetables 48:54 Fear of Mediocrity  58:48 Letting People Down 1:04:48 Onstage vs. Off stage 1:13:55 Movie Question ---------------------------------------------------------- https://nealbrennan.com for tickets to Neal's tour Brand New Neal Watch Neal Brennan: Blocks on Netflix: https://www.netflix.com/title/81036234 Theme music by Electric Guest (unreleased). Edited by Will Hagle ---------------------------------------------------------- Sponsors: https://pavlok.com Code: NEAL for 40% off any device  GameTime App Code: BLOCKS for $20 off your first purchase Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
7/20/20231 hour, 25 minutes, 20 seconds
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Seth Meyers

Neal Brennan interviews Seth Meyers (SNL, Late Night with Seth Meyers) about the things that make him feel lonely, isolated, and like something's wrong - and how he is persevering despite these blocks. ---------------------------------------------------------- 00:00 Pallbearer  9:37 Upbringing 11:09 College  23:51 Temperamental  34:24 SNL Sixth Runner Up 41:45 Risking Career for Weekend Update  55:57 Bombing at SNL 1:22:06 Fatherhood ---------------------------------------------------------- https://nealbrennan.com for tickets to Neal's tour Brand New Neal Watch Neal Brennan: Blocks on Netflix: https://www.netflix.com/title/81036234 Theme music by Electric Guest (unreleased). Edited by Will Hagle ---------------------------------------------------------- Sponsors: https://mintmobile.com/NEAL for $15/month plus free shipping GameTime App Code: BLOCKS for $20 off your first purchaseNeal Brennan interviews Seth Myers (SNL, Late Night with Seth Myers) about the things that make him feel lonely, isolated, and like something's wrong - and how he is persevering despite these blocks. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
7/13/20231 hour, 31 minutes, 49 seconds
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Fred Armisen

Neal Brennan interviews Fred Armisen (SNL, Portlandia, Documentary Now) about the things that make him feel lonely, isolated, and like something's wrong - and how he is persevering despite these blocks. ---------------------------------------------------------- Fred's Blocks: 00:00 Intro 22:41 Relationships 26:50 Bands 42:35 Heights 49:59 Theater / Long Written Passages 57:08 Venues with the word comedy 1:05:05 Availability of Breakfast 1:12:55 Writing a full length movie 1:15:38 Closeness to other people ---------------------------------------------------------- https://nealbrennan.com for tickets to Neal's tour Brand New Neal Watch Neal Brennan: Blocks on Netflix: https://www.netflix.com/title/81036234 Theme music by Electric Guest (unreleased). Edited by Will Hagle ---------------------------------------------------------- Sponsors: https://bluechew.com code NEAL for your first month free GameTime App Code: BLOCKS for $20 off your first purchase Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
7/6/20231 hour, 25 minutes, 40 seconds
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Tom Papa

Neal Brennan interviews Tom Papa (Breaking Bread w/ Tom Papa, We're All In This Together) about the things that make him feel lonely, isolated, and like something's wrong - and how he is persevering despite these blocks. ---------------------------------------------------------- Tom's Blocks: 00:00 Intro/Book 16:49 Doesn’t Get Full 28:41 Lacks Sincerity 45:48 Stares at Things 49:13 Death Doesn’t Scare Him 1:01:37 Sees the Future 1:09:49 Movie Question ---------------------------------------------------------- https://nealbrennan.com for tickets to Neal's tour Brand New Neal Watch Neal Brennan: Blocks on Netflix: https://www.netflix.com/title/81036234 Theme music by Electric Guest (unreleased). Edited by Will Hagle ---------------------------------------------------------- Sponsors: https://bluechew.com code NEAL for your first month free GameTime App Code: BLOCKS for $20 off your first purchase Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
6/29/20231 hour, 16 minutes, 20 seconds
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Josh Homme

Neal Brennan interviews Josh Homme (Queens of the Stone Age, Eagles of Death Metal) about the things that make him feel lonely, isolated, and like something's wrong - and how he is persevering despite these blocks. ---------------------------------------------------------- 00:00 Intro 3:23 Crystal Meth 18:57 Managing Loss 29:38 Disbelief 45:11 Patience 48:54 Conflict 1:07:28 Addicted to Risk 1:12:56 Emotional Vulnerability 1:20:57 Anger Associated with Ostracization 1:35:44 Movie Question ---------------------------------------------------------- https://nealbrennan.com for tickets to Neal's tour Brand New Neal Watch Neal Brennan: Blocks on Netflix: https://www.netflix.com/title/81036234 Theme music by Electric Guest (unreleased). Edited by Will Hagle ---------------------------------------------------------- Sponsors: https://nordvpn.com/neal for a huge discount + 1 additional month https://betterhelp.com/neal for 10% off your first month GameTime App Code: BLOCKS for $20 off your first purchase Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
6/22/20231 hour, 40 minutes, 54 seconds
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Jay Leno

Neal Brennan interviews Jay Leno (Jay Leno's Garage + The Tonight Show + more) about the things that make him feel lonely, isolated, and like something's wrong - and how he is persevering despite these blocks. ---------------------------------------------------------- 00:00 Intro 13:40 Workaholic 19:55 Money 39:34 Letterman / Late Night Wars 50:35 Relationships 59:54 Competitive 1:14:18 Movie Question ---------------------------------------------------------- https://nealbrennan.com for tickets to Neal's tour Brand New Neal Watch Neal Brennan: Blocks on Netflix: https://www.netflix.com/title/81036234 Theme music by Electric Guest (unreleased). Edited by Will Hagle Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
6/15/20231 hour, 23 minutes, 59 seconds
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Howie Mandel

Neal Brennan interviews Howie Mandel (Howie Mandel Does Stuff + America's Got Talent + much more) about the things that make him feel lonely, isolated, and like something's wrong - and how he is persevering despite these blocks. ---------------------------------------------------------- Howie's Blocks: 00:00 Intro 1:29 OCD 24:26 ADHD 30:57 FOMO 39:14 Comfort 54:57 Death 1:00:34 Distraction + Fear 1:28:02 Judgment 1:42:59 Can’t Relate To Any Movies  ---------------------------------------------------------- https://nealbrennan.com for tickets to Neal's tour Brand New Neal Watch Neal Brennan: Blocks on Netflix: https://www.netflix.com/title/81036234 Theme music by Electric Guest (unreleased). Edited by Will Hagle Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
6/8/20231 hour, 46 minutes, 32 seconds
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Iliza Shlesinger

Neal Brennan interviews Iliza Shlesinger (Iliza's Locals, Ask Iliza Anything, Good On Paper + more) about the things that make her feel lonely, isolated, and like something's wrong - and how she is persevering despite these blocks. ---------------------------------------------------------- Iliza's blocks: 00:00 Intro 3:27 Requirement of vulnerability 23:31 Fiefdoms  42:08 Can’t Watch Projects She Didn’t Get  56:55 Food / Consumerism  1:15:50 What Makes Her Feel Lonely  ---------------------------------------------------------- https://nealbrennan.com for tickets to Neal's tour Brand New Neal Watch Neal Brennan: Blocks on Netflix: https://www.netflix.com/title/81036234 Theme music by Electric Guest (unreleased). Edited by Will Hagle Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
6/1/20231 hour, 30 minutes, 14 seconds
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Pete Holmes

Neal Brennan interviews Pete Holmes (You Made It Weird, Crashing) about the things that make him feel lonely, isolated, and like something's wrong - and how he is persevering despite these blocks. ---------------------------------------------------------- Pete's blocks: 00:00 Intro 3:05 Wife Left 6:24 Good Boy 9:00 Behavioral Dysmorphia 25:21 Hates Dog 36:50 PTSD 1:04:35 Routine 1:13:00 Doesn't Like Music 1:15:23 Movie Question ---------------------------------------------------------- https://nealbrennan.com for tickets to Neal's tour Brand New Neal Watch Neal Brennan: Blocks on Netflix: https://www.netflix.com/title/81036234 Theme music by Electric Guest (unreleased). Edited by Will Hagle ---------------------------------------------------------- SPONSORS: https://betterhelp.com/neal for 10% off your first month https://nordVPN.com/NEAL for a huge discount + 4 additional months FREE Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
5/25/20231 hour, 18 minutes, 4 seconds
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Atsuko Okatsuka

Neal Brennan interviews Atsuko Okatsuka (The Intruder on HBO) about the things that make her feel lonely, isolated, and like something's wrong - and how she is persevering despite these blocks. ---------------------------------------------------------- Atsuko Okatsuka's blocks: 00:00 Intro 5:50 Paranoid Schizophrenic Mother 27:47 Avoiding Confrontation 41:56 Recomposes Family 55:30 Unorganized & Late A Lot 1:00:35 General Sadness 1:03:36 Procrastinator 1:05:35 Can’t Watch or Listen to Sad Things 1:09:42 Loves Spoilers 1:15:24 Movie Question ---------------------------------------------------------- https://nealbrennan.com for tickets to Neal's tour Brand New Neal Watch Neal Brennan: Blocks on Netflix: https://www.netflix.com/title/81036234 Theme music by Electric Guest (unreleased). Edited by Will Hagle ---------------------------------------------------------- SPONSORS: https://betterhelp.com/neal for 10% off your first month https://fitbod.me/NEAL for 25% off your subscription https://factormeals.com/neal40 for 40% off your first box Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
5/18/20231 hour, 26 minutes, 55 seconds
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Marc Maron

Neal Brennan interviews Marc Maron (WTF Podcast, Maron on IFC, HBO Special: From Bleak to Dark + more) about the things that make him feel lonely, isolated, and like something's wrong - and how he is persevering despite these blocks. ---------------------------------------------------------- Marc's blocks: 00:00 Intro 15:03 Eating Disorder 23:08 Drugs 27:13 Relationships 36:34 Codependency 44:14 Death 1:01:55 Biopic Question ---------------------------------------------------------- https://nealbrennan.com for tickets to Neal's tour Brand New Neal Watch Neal Brennan: Blocks on Netflix: https://www.netflix.com/title/81036234 Theme music by Electric Guest (unreleased). Edited by Will Hagle ---------------------------------------------------------- SPONSORS: https://betterhelp.com/neal for 10% off your first month Download the Gametime App and use code BLOCKS for $20 off your first purchase Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
5/11/20231 hour, 15 minutes, 47 seconds
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Sal Vulcano pt. 2

Neal Brennan continues interviewing Sal Vulcano (Impractical Jokers) about the things that make him feel lonely, isolated, and like something's wrong - and how he is persevering despite these blocks. ---------------------------------------------------------- Sal's blocks: 00:00 Intro 00:15 Afraid in Showers 4:00 Hotels 19:20 Death 47:30 Tags on Clothes 49:14 Sentimental Attachment to Inanimate Objects 56:43 Car 1:04:03 Perfume + Cologne 1:06:17 Movie Question ---------------------------------------------------------- https://nealbrennan.com for tickets to Neal's tour Brand New Neal Watch Neal Brennan: Blocks on Netflix: https://www.netflix.com/title/81036234 Theme music by Electric Guest (unreleased). Edited by Will Hagle ---------------------------------------------------------- SPONSORS: https://bluechew.com/neal for your first month FREE https://nordvpn.com/neal for a huge discount + 4 additional months FREE Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
5/4/20231 hour, 10 minutes, 22 seconds
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Kenan Thompson

Neal Brennan interviews Kenan Thompson (SNL, You Already Know podcast, All That + more) about the things that make him feel lonely, isolated, and like something's wrong - and how he is persevering despite these blocks. ---------------------------------------------------------- Kenan's blocks: 00:00 Intro 17:13 Afraid of Bees 19:28 Diet 26:41 Co-parenting 29:58 Exercise 31:36 Driving Hard 38:08 Bites fingernails but clips toenails 41:04 Tosses & Turns in his sleep ---------------------------------------------------------- https://nealbrennan.com for tickets to Neal's tour Brand New Neal Watch Neal Brennan: Blocks on Netflix: https://www.netflix.com/title/81036234 You Already Know podcast hosted by Kenan Thompson & Tani Marole: https://www.youalreadyknowpodcast.com/ Theme music by Electric Guest (unreleased). Edited by Will Hagle ---------------------------------------------------------- SPONSORS: Seed.com/NEAL use code NEAL for 25% off your first month Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
4/27/20231 hour, 20 minutes, 23 seconds
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Hasan Minhaj

Neal Brennan interviews Hasan Minhaj (The Daily Show, Patriot Act, Homecoming King, King's Jester) about the things that make him feel lonely, isolated, and like something's wrong - and how he is persevering despite these blocks. ---------------------------------------------------------- Hasan's blocks: 00:00 Intro 14:09 All In His Feelings 43:49 ADHD 49:52 Procrastination 55:26 Fear of Loved Ones Dying ---------------------------------------------------------- https://nealbrennan.com for tickets to Neal's tour Brand New Neal Watch Neal Brennan: Blocks on Netflix: https://www.netflix.com/title/81036234 Theme music by Electric Guest (unreleased). Edited by Will Hagle ---------------------------------------------------------- SPONSORS: Manscaped - https://www.manscaped.com promo code Neal for 20% off + Free shipping Factor - https://factormeals.com/neal50 for 50% off your first box Gametime - https://gametime.co/ code BLOCKS for $20 off Honey - https://joinhoney.com/neal Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
4/20/20231 hour, 20 minutes, 26 seconds
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Sal Vulcano pt. 1

Neal Brennan interviews Sal Vulcano (Impractical Jokers) about the things that make him feel lonely, isolated, and like something's wrong - and how he is persevering despite these blocks. ---------------------------------------------------------- Sal's blocks: 00:00 Intro + 9/11 11:02 OCD 17:00 Traffic 20:39 Sweat 24:35 Common Cold 28:36 Strong Winds 32:02 Bugs 38:01 Cats 40:15 Filth 42:50 ADHD 52:03 Crying ---------------------------------------------------------- https://nealbrennan.com for tickets to Neal's tour Brand New Neal Watch Neal Brennan: Blocks on Netflix: https://www.netflix.com/title/81036234 Theme music by Electric Guest (unreleased). Edited by Will Hagle ---------------------------------------------------------- SPONSORS: https://bluechew.com/neal for your first month free Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
4/13/202359 minutes, 25 seconds
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Nick Kroll

Neal Brennan interviews Nick Kroll ('Big Mouth,' 'Kroll Show,' 'Oh Hello' + more) about the things that make him feel lonely, isolated, and like something's wrong - and how he is persevering despite these blocks. ---------------------------------------------------------- Nick's blocks: 00:00 Intro 5:12 Relationships 10:19 Avoiding Confrontation 14:36 Work Confrontation 25:31 Partnership 41:20 Marriage 43:30 Bathroom Etiquette 47:47 Rage at Baby 58:34 Can't Control Eating / Sugar 1:04:47 Skin ---------------------------------------------------------- https://nealbrennan.com for tickets to Neal's tour Brand New Neal Watch Neal Brennan: Blocks on Netflix: https://www.netflix.com/title/81036234 Theme music by Electric Guest (unreleased). Edited by Will Hagle ---------------------------------------------------------- SPONSORS: https://seed.com/neal for 25% off your first month’s supply of Seed’s DS-01® Daily Synbiotic https://fitbod.me/neal for 25% off your membership Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
4/6/20231 hour, 17 minutes, 47 seconds
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Sam Morril

Neal Brennan interviews Sam Morril (We Might Be Drunk Podcast, Netflix special 'Same Time Tomorrow') about the things that make him feel lonely, isolated, and like something's wrong - and how he is persevering despite these blocks. -------------------------------------- Sam's blocks: 00:00 Intro 2:28 Biological Father 10:37 Can’t Take Time Off But Also Exhausted 22:13 Afraid Success Will Go Away 36:14 Alcohol 44:15 Ladies -------------------------------------- https://nealbrennan.com for tickets to Neal's tour Brand New Neal Watch Neal Brennan: Blocks on Netflix: https://www.netflix.com/title/81036234 Theme music by Electric Guest (unreleased). Edited by Will Hagle -------------------------------------- SPONSORS: https://gametime.co code: NEAL https://bluechew.com/neal for first month free https://betterhelp.com/neal for 10% off your first month Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
3/30/20231 hour, 2 minutes, 40 seconds
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Roy Wood Jr.

Neal Brennan interviews Roy Wood Jr. (The Daily Show) about the things that make him feel lonely, isolated, and like something's wrong - and how he is persevering despite these blocks. Roy's blocks: 6:12 Makes Self Small  9:24 Passivity 18:59 Fatherhood 20:57 Leadership 30:41 Fatherhood as it pertains to his perception of his father 50:59 Work 54:34 Doesn’t Celebrate 1:00:03 Half Ayahuasca 1:08:30 Three Standup Specials Left https://nealbrennan.com for tickets to Neal's tour Brand New Neal Watch Neal Brennan: Blocks on Netflix: https://www.netflix.com/title/81036234 Theme music by Electric Guest (unreleased). Edited by Will Hagle YouTube Subscribe: https://bit.ly/2Lf6yvE Audio Subscribe: https://link.chtbl.com/blocks?sid=yt Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
3/23/20231 hour, 11 minutes, 40 seconds
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Mark Normand

Neal Brennan interviews Mark Normand (We Might Be Drunk) about the things that make him feel lonely, isolated, and like something's wrong - and how he is persevering despite these blocks. Mark's Blocks: 00:00 Intro 2:55 Married 7:56 Group Bombing 11:20 Strange Upbringing 18:57 OCD 20:48 Bedwetter 26:58 Drinking 27:23 Anxiety 34:21 Guilt 37:35 Alone 40:31 Dad 43:42 Hates Being Shown Things 46:05 Confrontation 50:10 Obligations 51:47 Sleeping Pills 59:48 Can't Think https://nealbrennan.com for tickets to Neal's tour Brand New Neal Watch Neal Brennan: Blocks on Netflix: https://www.netflix.com/title/81036234 Theme music by Electric Guest (unreleased). Edited by Will Hagle YouTube Subscribe: https://bit.ly/2Lf6yvE Audio Subscribe: https://link.chtbl.com/blocks?sid=yt SPONSORS: BetterHelp: https://betterhelp.com/NEAL for 10% off your first month Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
3/16/20231 hour, 11 minutes, 47 seconds
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Natasha Lyonne

Neal Brennan interviews Natasha Lyonne (Poker Face, Russian Doll, Orange is the New Black + much more) about the things that make her feel lonely, isolated, and like something's wrong - and how she is persevering despite these blocks. Natasha's Blocks: 00:00 Intro 03:17 Drugs 16:21 Aging 22:20 Work 43:24 Comparison 56:55 Hustler Watch Neal Brennan: Blocks on Netflix: https://www.netflix.com/title/81036234 Theme music by Electric Guest (unreleased). Edited by Will Hagle YouTube Subscribe: https://bit.ly/2Lf6yvE Audio Subscribe: https://link.chtbl.com/blocks?sid=yt SPONSORS: FitBod: https://fitbod.me/neal for 25% off your membership Miracle: https://trymiracle.com/neal for 40% off and 3 free towels Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
3/9/20231 hour, 5 minutes, 31 seconds
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Chris Distefano

Neal Brennan interviews Chris Distefano ('Speshy Weshy' on Netflix, Chrissy Chaos) about the things that make him feel lonely, isolated, and like something's wrong - and how he is persevering despite these blocks. Chris's Blocks: 00:00 Intro 3:08 Issues 10:11 Insecurities in Men 26:15 Catholicism 37:57 Social Media/Women 54:05 Being Away from New York 1:01:03 Being Alone Watch Neal Brennan: Blocks on Netflix: https://www.netflix.com/title/81036234 Theme music by Electric Guest (unreleased). Edited by Will Hagle YouTube Subscribe: https://bit.ly/2Lf6yvE Audio Subscribe: https://link.chtbl.com/blocks?sid=yt SPONSORS: Magic Spoon: https://magicspoon.com/neal for $5 off Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
3/2/20231 hour, 10 minutes, 56 seconds
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Andrew Schulz

Neal Brennan interviews Andrew Schulz (Flagrant, You People) about the things that make him feel lonely, isolated, and like something's wrong - and how he is persevering despite these blocks. Andrew's Blocks: 00:00 Intro 00:41 Too Generous 4:47 Kindness 7:41 Parents 12:48 Success 16:43 Depression 20:05 Mom 27:45 Relationships 39:16 Wife 47:44 Bad Habits Watch Neal Brennan: Blocks on Netflix: https://www.netflix.com/title/81036234 Theme music by Electric Guest (unreleased). Edited by Will Hagle YouTube Subscribe: https://bit.ly/2Lf6yvE Audio Subscribe: https://link.chtbl.com/blocks?sid=yt SPONSORS: Miracle: https://trymiracle.com/neal BetterHelp: https://betterhelp.com/neal Honey: https://joinhoney.com/neal Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2/23/20231 hour, 19 minutes, 7 seconds
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Charlamagne Tha God

Neal Brennan interviews Charlamagne Tha God (The Breakfast Club) about the things that make him feel lonely, isolated, and like something's wrong - and how he is persevering despite these blocks. Charlamagne's Blocks: 00:00 Intro/Mental Health 14:52 Imposter Syndrome 22:29 Father Issues 32:32 Social Media 41:17 Crowds 50:22 Boonky Nose 52:26 Small Talk 56:28 Sativa 57:38 Overcommitting 58:58 People Pleaser Watch Neal Brennan: Blocks on Netflix: https://www.netflix.com/title/81036234 Theme music by Electric Guest (unreleased). Edited by Will Hagle (tw @WillyDaSquid) This episode is sponsored by BlueChew and Magic Spoon. https://bluechew.com/neal for your first month free https://magicspoon.com/neal for $5 off Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2/16/20231 hour, 18 minutes, 17 seconds
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Ronny Chieng

Neal Brennan interviews Ronny Chieng (The Daily Show, Shang-Chi, Crazy Rich Asians, Netflix special 'Speakeasy,' + more) about the things that make him feel lonely, isolated, and like something's wrong - and how he is persevering despite these blocks. Ronny's Blocks: 00:00 Intro 6:20 Deferential 7:19 客气 17:57 Holidays 27:16 TV Shows 31:48 Nicer to strangers 37:35 Hates Umbrellas 42:35 Hates Small Talk 44:25 Hates Pick Your Brains 47:55 Dad Died 1:00:31 Showers After Dump Watch Neal Brennan: Blocks on Netflix: https://www.netflix.com/title/81036234 Theme music by Electric Guest (unreleased). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2/9/20231 hour, 11 minutes, 27 seconds
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Taylor Tomlinson

Neal Brennan interviews Taylor Tomlinson (Netflix specials: Quarter-Life Crisis, Look At Me) about the things that make her feel lonely, isolated, and like something's wrong - and how she is persevering despite these blocks. Taylor's Blocks: 00:00 Intro 07:07 Mom Died 10:44 Hypervigilant 16:31 Success + Relationships 36:29 Children 39:10 Anxiety 41:07 Drinking 55:55 Bipolar II 59:46 Religion Watch Neal Brennan: Blocks on Netflix: https://www.netflix.com/title/81036234 Theme music by Electric Guest (unreleased). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2/2/20231 hour, 5 minutes, 56 seconds
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Bobby Lee

Neal Brennan interviews Bobby Lee about the things that make him feel lonely, isolated, and like something's wrong - and how he is persevering despite these blocks. Bobby's Blocks: 00:00 Intro 01:32 Social Drowner 02:12 Sore Winner 07:15 Drugs 16:54 God 24:35 Alone 33:56 Not Good at Confrontation 47:22 Addicted to Tragedy Porn 52:45 Riddled with Fear 55:13 Thinks People Don't Like Him 1:04:30 Revenge Fantasies Watch Neal Brennan: Blocks on Netflix: https://www.netflix.com/title/81036234 Theme song by Electric Guest (unreleased) Subscribe on YouTube: https://bit.ly/2Lf6yvE Neal Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/nealbrennan Twitter: https://twitter.com/nealbrennan Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1/26/20231 hour, 15 minutes, 41 seconds
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Andrew Santino

Neal Brennan interviews Andrew Santino about the things that make him feel lonely, isolated, and like something's wrong - and how he is persevering despite these blocks. Andrew's Blocks: 00:00 Intro 04:48 Anxiety 09:26 Space + Time 18:22 Drinking + Staying Healthy 25:08 Overworking 35:14 Far from Family 42:37 Friendship 55:52 Lack of Appreciation Watch Neal Brennan: Blocks on Netflix: https://www.netflix.com/title/81036234 Theme song by Electric Guest (unreleased) Subscribe on YouTube: https://bit.ly/2Lf6yvE Neal Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/nealbrennan Twitter: https://twitter.com/nealbrennan Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1/19/20231 hour, 10 minutes, 43 seconds
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Sebastian Maniscalco

Neal Brennan interviews Sebastian Maniscalco about the things that make him feel lonely, isolated, and like something's wrong - and how he is persevering despite these blocks. Sebastian's Blocks: 00:00 Intro 03:47 High Anxiety/Stress 11:46 Family 21:33 Scorsese 27:09 Overthinking 34:52 Hypersensitivity 36:29 Avoiding Confrontation 45:28 People Who Have Self-Portraits Of Themselves As Artwork In Their Homes 49:18 Oversharing 53:15 Death Watch Neal Brennan: Blocks on Netflix: https://www.netflix.com/title/81036234 Theme song by Electric Guest (unreleased) Subscribe on YouTube: https://bit.ly/2Lf6yvE Neal Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/nealbrennan Twitter: https://twitter.com/nealbrennan Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1/12/20231 hour, 7 minutes, 31 seconds
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Nikki Glaser

Neal Brennan interviews Nikki Glaser about the things that make her feel lonely, isolated, and like something's wrong - and how she is persevering despite these blocks. Nikki's Blocks: Envy (3:28) Intimacy (38:55) Edging (40:54)  Relationships (43:47) Oversharing (1:01:46) Not Normal (1:08:25) Not A Model (1:10:17) Can’t Watch Self (1:19:14) Not Reaching Potential (1:20:10) Watch Neal Brennan: Blocks on Netflix: https://www.netflix.com/title/81036234 Theme song by Electric Guest (unreleased) Subscribe on YouTube: https://bit.ly/2Lf6yvE Neal Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/nealbrennan Twitter: https://twitter.com/nealbrennan Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/22/20221 hour, 24 minutes, 50 seconds
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Bert Kreischer

Neal Brennan interviews Bert Kreischer about the things that make him feel lonely, isolated, and like something's wrong - and how he is persevering despite these blocks. Bert's Blocks: Not Attractive (02:20) Competitive (06:24) Sensitivity (09:19) Insecurity (17:10) Death (43:46) Cynicism (53:03) Bert reacts to David Letterman voicemail (1:00:51) Watch Neal Brennan: Blocks on Netflix: https://www.netflix.com/title/81036234 Theme song by Electric Guest (unreleased) Subscribe on YouTube: https://bit.ly/2Lf6yvE Neal Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/nealbrennan Twitter: https://twitter.com/nealbrennan Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/15/20221 hour, 27 minutes, 6 seconds
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David Letterman

On the first episode of The Blocks Podcast, Neal Brennan interviews David Letterman.  Watch Neal Brennan: Blocks on Netflix: https://www.netflix.com/title/81036234  Music by Asa Taconne. Subscribe on YouTube: https://bit.ly/2Lf6yvE Neal Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/nealbrennan  Twitter: https://twitter.com/nealbrennan  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/8/20221 hour, 47 seconds
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Welcome to The Blocks Podcast

Based on his Netflix comedy special, "Blocks." Neal Brennan interviews friends and colleagues about the things that make them feel lonely, isolated, and like something's wrong - and how they are persevering despite these blocks. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/7/20221 minute, 22 seconds