Watch: Shane Dorian on the Joe Rogan Experience

Stu Nettle
Swellnet Dispatch

Two years after his first visit to Joe, and two weeks after Kelly sat in the same chair, Shane Dorian fronts up on the Joe Rogan Experience. The two tick off all the topics you'd expect - i.e big waves and game hunting - but they also veer down a couple of surprise alleyways.

If you want a run sheet see the list below. Skip to the topic of choice.

0:00 Joe introduces Shane Dorian and talks about his latest movie project. 
5:00 Shane's surfing life and making a living as a surfer while no longer competing. 
10:10 Emotions & mindset of fighting and in all competition. 
14:00 Shane talks about surfing as an art/lifestyle, enjoying it more non-competitively. 
21:00 Fights and BJJ in surfing. More general surfing talk, big wave surfing. Elevated life experiences. 
29:00 Joe talks about why he hunts, cooking and eating meat you’ve hunted, past hunting trips. Ethical hunting. 
38:00 Axis deer population control hunting in Hawaii, giving the meat to needy people. Elk and deer mating season. 
44:30 Elon Musk and his current projects. Solar power. 
48:00 Hawaii volcano eruption and living in Hawaii. 
56:00 Visiting Tokyo and Asia, life and culture there. 
58:00 Shane talks about trucks and more hunting talk. 
1:07:00 Private beaches and how problematic they are. 
1:14:00 Mark Zuckerberg and the movie made about him. 
1:20:00 Abraham Lincoln Vampire movie and how bad it is. 
1:24:00 Daniel Day Lewis and how amazing of an actor he is. 
1:30:00 More hunting talk, population control hunting and how people misunderstand it. Disconnection between eating store bought meat and hunting. 
2:04:30 Roseanne Barr. Documentary and discussion about the white woman that ran the NAACP. Podcast wrap-up.


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factotum commented Wednesday, 7 Nov 2018 at 12:41pm

Man, did you sit through that and log the time-sheet yourself? Big props.

Not my cuppa. My brother and the sk8 groms got me onto the Nine Club. And BS with TG. Is there a surfing equivalent? (no, not the Occ-Cast!)

Also check The Dollop! Not particularly sports-related, but fucken funny, historical and educational!

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geek commented Wednesday, 7 Nov 2018 at 12:56pm

Plenty of good surf podcasts out there - Ain't that swell, Lipped, Surf Splendor, The Grit

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factotum commented Wednesday, 7 Nov 2018 at 1:30pm

The Grit looks...shit. Or is that just the Chas Smith factor?!

Surf Splendor...good God, no. Seppo myopia.

Lipped...too contest-oriented...boring.

Ain't that swell...potential, maybe.

I dunno, maybe I just find the subjects and subject matter too straight-laced and predictable and boorish and boring...or at least, the treatment of such.

And at my age, I like to just GO surfing these days. All the rest is waaaaay less interesting by far.

Though there are still moments, I guess. Always.

Just not an hour-plus of listening and watching mostly bog-standard, usual suspects, "surf-talk"?

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stunet commented Wednesday, 7 Nov 2018 at 1:25pm

Can't do surf podcasts.

Rather read.

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factotum commented Wednesday, 7 Nov 2018 at 1:32pm

Definitely road-trip fodder.

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Blowin commented Wednesday, 7 Nov 2018 at 2:19pm

Short distance driving is music .

Long distance is audio books .

Chas Smith , sort your shit out and get Cocaine + Surfing available on Audible Australia. Listened to Working Class Boy and it’s sequel, Working class man , the Jimmy Barnes autobiographies, read by Barnesy last road trip . Never known much about him. Interesting mostly because it was basically him sitting there telling you his warts and all life story.

Surf podcasts .....tried them on for size . Poor fit for this Cinderella.

Shane Dorian is a low key legend.

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ojackojacko commented Friday, 9 Nov 2018 at 2:59pm

save your time and money and give cocaine and surfing a wide berth, blowin. not funny, not informative. not well written either (well, that goes with the territory doesn't it). and not interesting unless you find chas smith's personal recollections of going from one place to another engaging

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amb commented Thursday, 8 Nov 2018 at 8:55am


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memlasurf commented Friday, 9 Nov 2018 at 1:55pm

Yep no good on pod casts seems like watching bad radio.

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nicko74 commented Saturday, 10 Nov 2018 at 11:31am

I get the impression that Dorian has his head up his ass? Or is it just that septic twang? I don’t know . I suppose when you’ve had vast amounts of cash rolling into your bank account since the age of 15 or 16 without really knowing why or where it’s coming from it’s bound to have an effect on ones personality and perspective. I’m not into all that UFC shit either. For podcasts I recommend Grin Reapers , the audio is terrible but the guests are varied and anyone from Jack Robinson to Richie Vass to Nic Naitanui. Just saying.