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episode 21

The Really Really Long One (With Time Travel Secrets)

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James and Joel is back for another fun and insightful episode of KickingBack. This week, they talk about the story of Mike Tyson and some controversial celebrities, inventing a time machine, timeless TV series, great jokes – as well as serious advice.

modern-day-gladiator

Violent sport – as old as the gladiators

In this podcast:

01:43 – Criminal acts
05:16 – Why Mike Tyson’s autobiography is the best ever
06:27 – What’s Joel been up to?
08:21 – Crafting jokes
13:55 – Footage manipulation
17:11 – The shark and the surfer
25:36 – When history (and business) repeats itself
27:35 – How comedy and marketing are the same
36:10 – Heroes and the modern-day gladiator
42:23 – Celebrities behaving badly
48:00 – What inspired Joel’s next one-man show
51:21 – KickingBack is organic
52:14 – What’s next for James?
52:30 – If you could make a time machine
58:28 – Why you could be dissatisfied with your life
60:03 – James’s advice for his 5-year-ago self
62:59 – A tough challenge for a business leader
68:22 – What’s the best TV series ever?
69:29 – The truth about working in an office
71:46 – Parody, cheese and B.S.
76:04 – Heard of these jokes?
85:03 – When only profit is the point

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  • Garrick Jackson

    G’day Gents, you’ve got at least 3 listeners – Greg, Sean and me…

  • thank you !!!!! Garrick you will get a mention!!

  • Garrick Jackson

    No need for a mention James, really enjoy your stuff and looking forward to becoming a SFB member again and to SFB11.

  • See you there!

  • 4 listeners. Best Episode yet. I’m certainly one that can identify with the 5 year ago story. Also that guy seems to be a real dolt who keeps passively aggressively messaging you James, i would tell him to wear that damn mirror around his neck! It’s sounds more of a case of general envy, not jealously, but i’m sure he’ll figure it out, he seems to be a willing student and has a magnanimous teacher.
    … Well, 5 years ago, what would I had told myself?
    – You can hit seven figures in 3 years, if you apply yourself.. (i would of scoffed!)
    – Hire a team and build out asap.

    – Keep heathly at all costs.
    – work less, enjoy the Marathon, its a good jog, so be patient.

  • awesome 4!!! Health, that is a big one. Surfing changed my life – it’s a good one.

  • yes, just riding waves and just being in the ocean can be transcendent.

  • nothing else like it!

  • Damien

    I wonder if you’re referring to John Lee Dumas with the over-the-top-bullshit intro? I know he interviews some great people, but I can’t stand listening to him. His podcast is extremely popular so I guess it works unfortunately.

  • Hey guys, here’s a suggestion for best comedy show ever – Faulty Towers. Comedy gold, in my opinion.

  • that is a great one!