Monthly Archives: April 2019

S2:E51 Dr. Daller on the Measles Outbreak



Dr. Daller is back again on the #naplescaptainslog to discuss the trending topic of the measles outbreak. What exactly are the measles? How to prevent the measles? And the current outbreak in today’s world! Tune in to to have all your questions answered!

Dr. Daller will be joining Captain Brien EVERY Tuesday at 2:30 on the Captains Log to answer any questions you may have! Make sure you tune in and comment with your questions!

Siri can now help you listen to your favorite podcasts! Say things like “play The Captains Log” or “play my newest podcasts.” You can also ask Siri about the podcast that is currently playing and request to be subscribed! Just tell Siri “subscribe to this show!”

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The captain’s log is officially sponsored by Captain Brien Spirits maker of Captain Brien Sugar Free and Gluten Free Vodka, Barrel Aged Dark Rum, White Rum, and Gin!

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S2:E50 Lights for Layla



Lights for Layla founder Jade Morton joins Captain Brien to discuss her upcoming fundraiser. The event will take place on April 27, 2019 at Dixie Roundhouse in Cape Coral, Florida from 4 PM – 7 PM. A $5 donation will go to providing safer school bus stops for kids!

Rest In Peace to Layla Aiken. Thoughts and prayers with Layla’s family during this difficult time. Please get out and help donate to this amazing cause!

Watch the Full Video here — https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DUDATNMx4gE

Siri can now help you listen to your favorite podcasts! Say things like “play The Captains Log” or “play my newest podcasts.” You can also ask Siri about the podcast that is currently playing and request to be subscribed! Just tell Siri “subscribe to this show!”

Funny jokes and notes from a day and the life Off the hook Comedy Club. Off the hook comedy club post on twitter daily follow us #naplescaptainslog for the latest info.

The captain’s log is officially sponsored by Captain Brien Spirits maker of Captain Brien Sugar Free and Gluten Free Vodka, Sugar Free and Glutent Free Gin, and Barrel Aged Dark Rum and White Rum!

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S2:E49 Comedian Ian Bagg Bought a House



Comedian Ian Bagg joins Captain B on this episode of the #naplescaptainslog! He talks about buying his house, his upcoming pilot, and alligators!

Watch Full Video —————>  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Scu1zbz_DUA

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S2:E48 White Women Love Their White Wine!



B-Rad from the Boo, aka Jamie Kennedy, is along for today’s ride with Captain Brien! On this episode of the #naplescaptainslog, Jamie Kennedy talks about how he got started, Malibu’s Most Wanted, his comedy career, and of course Hecklers!

Watch Full Video —————>  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Oo_A7Cu0FFQ&t=329s

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PODCAST RECAP

Miss something on one of our episodes of the #naplescaptainslog? Don’t worry we got you covered! Here you will find a full transcript from this episode of the #naplescaptainslog!

Captain Brien: What’s up guys? We are back. My man – What’s up guys? We are back. My man Jamie Kennedy. Dude, what’s happening?

Jamie Kennedy: What’s up baby? Look–

Captain Brien: This your second appearance on The Log?

Jamie Kennedy: On the Log, dude. You got Live on Air. Your killin’ me dude.

Captain Brien: I know, right. I know.

Jamie Kennedy: I was just sleeping like this and you made me sit up.

Captain Brien: I gotta always keep you awake though. It’s a…

Jamie Kennedy: Yeah.

Captain Brien: You’re ready to go. You’re ready to go.

Jamie Kennedy: Early guys. It’s early guys.

Captain Brien: It’s not hard.

Jamie Kennedy: It’s an early guys. Hopefully this is only going on since. You know.

Captain Brien: Let’s do it. We’re taking a ride now. We just left 105.5, The Beat. We’re heading over to Big Momma and The WiLD Bunch and… Dude.

Jamie Kennedy: So we should document everything.

Captain Brien: I like to keep it real.

Jamie Kennedy: Oh, yeah.

Captain Brien: You know. We do everything live on this podcast.

Jamie Kennedy: Yeah. Okay.

Captain Brien: The last… We should put the car in drive though–

Jamie Kennedy: Yeah.

Captain Brien: instead of neutral and revving it up right there.

Jamie Kennedy: Yeah.

Captain Brien: You got in late?

Jamie Kennedy: Yeah, dude. I’m tired. Can we go to Dunkin?

Captain Brien: Dunkin’s my jam.

Jamie Kennedy: Yeah.

Captain Brien: Are you a Dunkin guy?

Jamie Kennedy: I love Dunkin.

Captain Brien: Yeah. Starbucks isn’t my thing.

Jamie Kennedy: I know, Dunkin’s got the best flavor.

Captain Brien: Oh, you’ve got some comments already.

Captain Brien: Look at these guys. Hey, what’s happening? If you guys want to ask me a question about Jamie Kennedy, I’m sure he’s gonna answer it, but in the mean time…

Jamie Kennedy: Yeah.

Captain Brien: We’re gonna leave Fort Myers and head toward Estero and then back to Naples ’cause you’re at Off the Hook Comedy Club tonight through Saturday.

Jamie Kennedy: Yeah. I mean–

Captain Brien: One show tonight.

Jamie Kennedy: Mm-hm.

Captain Brien: Two Friday, two Saturday.

Jamie Kennedy: Yep.

Captain Brien: And their gonna get the freakin’ show of their life.

Jamie Kennedy: Yeah, man. Wasn’t I like the first dude to play your club?

Captain Brien: You were one of the first major headliners to play the club and we’ve been buddies ever since, right?

Captain Brien: Right. We’ve had some times together.

Captain Brien: We have.

Jamie Kennedy: We can’t talk about ’em live.

Captain Brien: Wait. Why can’t we? We should.

Jamie Kennedy: Uh.

Captain Brien: We’re both single now.

Jamie Kennedy: Uh, I mean, you know. You never know.

Captain Brien: It was a facility that was legal.

Jamie Kennedy: Nah. I can’t–

Captain Brien: We weren’t doing illegal business.

Jamie Kennedy: We were just having some burritos. We were. That’s all we’re doing. I love Florida.

Captain Brien: Florida. Is Florida one of your favorite places to come?

Jamie Kennedy: Dude, it’s the best.

Captain Brien: Who would not want to come? Right, I mean we have all–?

Jamie Kennedy: I don’t know. I don’t know.

Captain Brien: we have great comedy clubs, not just mine, but there’s a ton. Like we have, I think the second or the third most comedy clubs in the U.S.

Jamie Kennedy: I think you do too. I play, like, ten clubs here.

Captain Brien: Right?

Jamie Kennedy: Yeah.

Captain Brien: I know. The think is like the weather is always nice. You could come here, right now, and relax in eighty degree weather or you could be in Michigan freezing your nuts off.

Jamie Kennedy: Dude, I come in last night, I go to Wing Stop, I get my wings–

Captain Brien: What’d you eat at Wing Stop?

Jamie Kennedy: I had Wing Stop. I ate in the Wing Stop.

Captain Brien: How many wings?

Jamie Kennedy: 12.

Captain Brien: No problem.

Jamie Kennedy: Lemon pepper, bone. I’m happy. The prog–

Captain Brien: Is lemon pepper your jam?

Jamie Kennedy: Yeah. It’s–

Captain Brien: Always? I never had the lemon pepper at wing stop.

Jamie Kennedy: Ah, the bomb.

Captain Brien: We should go.

Jamie Kennedy: We should right now. I got a plug from Wing Stop.

Captain Brien: Yeah. They should pay us.

Jamie Kennedy: Yeah.

Captain Brien: These son of a bitches aren’t giving us any money for this cred.

Jamie Kennedy: It’s a great wing.

Captain Brien: Yeah.

Jamie Kennedy: I’m just gonna tell you–

Captain Brien: To get it well done and regular? Extra crispy or no?

Jamie Kennedy: Crispy, yeah.

Captain Brien: Crispy.

Jamie Kennedy: I do like crispy.

Captain Brien: People like ’em crispy.

Jamie Kennedy: Yeah. I do.

Captain Brien: I go crispy too.

Jamie Kennedy: Yeah.

Captain Brien: I like hot sauce and then maybe a little sweet and sour.

Jamie Kennedy: Man.

Captain Brien: But, I’m always the guy that’s like, can you give me like two lemon pepper, two teriyaki, two hot sauce? And they’re like, no dude we can’t do that. You got to buy.

Jamie Kennedy: Yeah, because you have, uh, asked a lot. That’s high maintenance.

Captain Brien: I’m high. I am high–

Jamie Kennedy: High maintenance wing.

Captain Brien: I’m a high maintenance dude.

Jamie Kennedy: You’re the–

Captain Brien: Do you put blue cheese?

Jamie Kennedy: Nah.

Captain Brien: Or do you do uh–

Jamie Kennedy: I eat them with the lemon pepper, bro.

Captain Brien: No blue cheese?

Jamie Kennedy: Nah.

Captain Brien: Ranch?

Jamie Kennedy: Uh, maybe.

Captain Brien: I don’t know why I’m talking so much about wings.

Jamie Kennedy: I don’t know why either. Dude, wait, you’ve been doing this for what two years? This Captain’s Log?

Captain Brien: Thirteen years.

Jamie Kennedy: I don’t remember thirteen years ago.

Captain Brien: You know why?

Jamie Kennedy: Why?

Captain Brien: Because I was lazy and I was married at the time and my wife, ex-wife now

Jamie Kennedy: Right.

Captain Brien: hated me to always be live.

Jamie Kennedy: Yeah.

Captain Brien: And she was holding me down, bro.

Jamie Kennedy: Ah. You don’t want to–

Captain Brien: Now, I’m just like, I’m just live 24/7.

Jamie Kennedy: Yeah. You’re living the dream.

Captain Brien: Yeah.

Jamie Kennedy: Your living the–

Captain Brien: So, I started doing it really like daily now. The show is evey day, except Sundays, sometimes I don’t do it. But if I do it on Saturday, I’ll do like a recap or I’ll go to the Farmer’s Market or something.

Jamie Kennedy: You do a show every day?

Captain Brien: Yeah. Every day, man.

Jamie Kennedy: For how long?

Captain Brien: Twenty minutes.

Jamie Kennedy: Wow.

Captain Brien: Yeah.

Jamie Kennedy: The Captain’s Log.

Captain Brien: The Captain’s Log is moving up.

Jamie Kennedy: Wow. Every day you–

Captain Brien: We had 200 thousand views last week.

Jamie Kennedy: Really?

Captain Brien: Yeah. For the week. Not every episode, but for the week. It’s about 150 to 250–

Jamie Kennedy: Okay.

Captain Brien: thousand views between our podcast that’s on podcast, YouTube, Facebook, Instagram.

Jamie Kennedy: All right.

Captain Brien: I mean, you can get it everywhere.

Jamie Kennedy: Man.

Captain Brien: ITunes, Stitcher.

Jamie Kennedy: Yeah.

Captain Brien: You should tell people how they can find you.

Jamie Kennedy: You can find me at thejamiekennedy on Insta, atjamiekennedy on Twitter, uh–

Captain Brien: By the way he’s crazy to follow.

Captain Brien: Yeah.

Captain Brien: Do you do anything normal every day or is your day just wild?

Jamie Kennedy: I don’t know. It mixes it up.

Captain Brien: You do, right?

Jamie Kennedy: Yeah. But some days I like to do nothing, but I don’t know, in a weird way.

Captain Brien: It is a weird life traveling. A traveling comedian is not normal.

Jamie Kennedy: Uh-uh. Uh-uh.

Captain Brien: It’s… There’s a distinct person that it takes to be on the road this many days.

Jamie Kennedy: Well–

Captain Brien: I mean not everybody wants to do it. I don’t want to do it.

Jamie Kennedy: I heard this lady talking to her kid yesterday and her kid’s news it was like a long–

Captain Brien: You gotta talk a little louder.

Jamie Kennedy: I heard–

Captain Brien: I mean, this place is really mic’d up for sound.

Jamie Kennedy: Really?

Captain Brien: Yeah. Yeah.

Jamie Kennedy: I’m trying to be normal.

Captain Brien: No, you gotta talk.

Jamie Kennedy: God! He wants me to be loud. I saw… Dude, come on, you kidding me? I can’t talk normal?

Captain Brien: No, you gotta–

Jamie Kennedy: You can’t hear all that?

Captain Brien: I want to make sure.

Jamie Kennedy: but they can’t. Dude, this lady was traveling with her daughter and the daughter was like man, we traveled so long. We took… It was five hours, two to drive to the airport and three on the flight. I’m like, that’s just one of my flights today.

Captain Brien: Right. Exactly.

Jamie Kennedy: I did two flights today. One flight yesterday.

Captain Brien: And you called me at 4 in the morning.

Jamie Kennedy: Yeah.

Captain Brien: And you were like yo, I want to change my flight.

Jamie Kennedy: Yeah.

Captain Brien: I was like, dude, who else am I gonna call to confirm any of this? Like, I’m the only idiot up at 4:30 a.m. listening to you.

Jamie Kennedy: And he was up and using like, exclamation points. Like, hey, buddy, I don’t know if we can G. Like you were up, dude.

Captain Brien: I usually am. I’m, like, ready to go. Why were you up? Were you still not gone to sleep or what?

Jamie Kennedy: No, I’m on west coast.

Captain Brien: Oh, so, yeah. So, it wasn’t frickin’ 4:30 a.m.?

Jamie Kennedy: Yes. Can you guys hear me? Do I have to talk like that? I don’t have to talk like that, do I?

Captain Brien: No. But I’m loud all the time. I’m Italian.

Jamie Kennedy: I know.

Captain Brien: You’re never loud, really.

Jamie Kennedy: I’m chill, bro. I’m loud on stage.

Captain Brien: Yeah. Yeah.

Jamie Kennedy: That’s where I get it out.

Captain Brien: That’s where you make it happen.

Jamie Kennedy: Yeah. And then online from Chill.

Captain Brien: This is my stage.

Jamie Kennedy: I know.

Captain Brien: I don’t get on stage.

Jamie Kennedy: I know. You want to though.

Captain Brien:I don’t.

Jamie Kennedy: You do.

Captain Brien: You think?

Jamie Kennedy: Come, dude you’re… Come on.

Captain Brien: This is purely for the entertainment of my followers.

Jamie Kennedy: That’s it.

Captain Brien: Yeah.

Jamie Kennedy: Yeah.

Captain Brien: Like, I have nothing else to do all day. I have no liquor to sell.

Jamie Kennedy: Nothing?

Captain Brien: No, I got…

Jamie Kennedy: You want to talk about your liquor?

Captain Brien: I do. I want to talk about it. Why would I not want to talk about that deliciousness? Sugar-free, Gluten-free, all-natural, Florida made.

Jamie Kennedy: It does… I’m not really drinking right now but it does look good.

Captain Brien: Yeah.

Jamie Kennedy: It really does look clean. I have to be honest with you. I’m impressed with it, dude.

Captain Brien: It’s all organic, dude.

Jamie Kennedy: Yeah.

Captain Brien: I keep it nice. I’m doing the work.

Jamie Kennedy: Yeah.

Captain Brien: You know what I mean. Like, I want you to be healthy when you drink. Why are you not drinking right now? You doing a cleanse?

Jamie Kennedy: I dropped some weight and I feel good.

Captain Brien: You look good.

Jamie Kennedy: Thanks, bro.

Captain Brien: I like that.

Jamie Kennedy: Stop hitting

Captain Brien: I mean, it’s good. I’m gonna give you a little boop-boop

Jamie Kennedy: Yeah.

Captain Brien: on the boobie.

Jamie Kennedy: Nothing wrong with that. It’s consent.

Captain Brien: It is.

Jamie Kennedy: Dude, yeah, man, you’re liquor looks good.

Captain Brien: It’s really good. I mean, it’s only been four months and we’re basically all over Florida, now.

Jamie Kennedy: Yeah.

Captain Brien: We’re trying to break out of the state. I gotta get out of this big ass state.

Jamie Kennedy: Yeah.

Captain Brien: And then that… Then it’ll be on.

Jamie Kennedy: Yeah. Okay.

Captain Brien: I mean, you can’t… I mean, I gotta figure, like, L.A. wants a… the lowest calorie count vodka on the market, right?

Jamie Kennedy: Definitely.

Captain Brien: Sugar-free, gluten-free, so I’m trying to get into L.A.

Jamie Kennedy: Definitely.

Captain Brien: And Miami, has done well with it, but I still could do huge things.

Jamie Kennedy: Yeah.

Captain Brien: So, we’re working on it.

Jamie Kennedy: Yeah.

Captain Brien: And I’ve got guys like you helping me promote it.

Jamie Kennedy: Yeah, man.

Captain Brien: Like, how can that be a bad thing?

Jamie Kennedy: Dude, it looks beautiful. Barrel-aged bourbon.

Captain Brien: Rum.

Jamie Kennedy: Rum.

Captain Brien: In bourbon barrels. That’s–

Jamie Kennedy: Yeah. Bourbon rum.

Captain Brien: Yeah. We put the… We make the rum and then we smoke bourbon barrels and we age it in there for two months.

Captain Brien: It’s a good thing.

Jamie Kennedy: You know what I think that would be good? I’m not drinking right now but if I was I would take one of those KeVita drinks. You know what those are?

Captain Brien: Oh, yeah. Yeah. Yeah.

Jamie Kennedy: Apple cider, they have a ginger drink that’s so good. It’s natural. I bet with some of your bourbon or your rum–

Captain Brien:That’d be great.

Jamie Kennedy: Ooh. Like that would actually be refreshing–

Captain Brien: I like that.

Jamie Kennedy: And get you a little toasty.

Captain Brien: Yeah. What’s your thing? You rather…

Jamie Kennedy: Ooh. It didn’t–

Captain Brien: Yeah. The car stops itself.

Jamie Kennedy: I know.

Captain Brien: It’s good.

Jamie Kennedy: Oh, it did.

Captain Brien: Yeah. Yeah. That’s why the peo–

Jamie Kennedy: Really. Can we not u… If you don’t brake it we’ll try–

Captain Brien: I won’t break. Well, we gotta give it gas.

Jamie Kennedy: Can you tell your… What, you can get in an accident?

Captain Brien: No! Watch.

Jamie Kennedy: Please don’t.

Captain Brien: I’m gonna test it.

Jamie Kennedy: Please don’t.

Captain Brien: Look, I’m not touching it. I’m not touching it. I’m not touching it. I’m not doing nothing. Yeah. Look, it’ll stay right in. Watch.

Jamie Kennedy: Wow.

Captain Brien: Stop.

Jamie Kennedy: Okay.

Captain Brien: Look. Look. Look. Look. Complete stop, bro.

Jamie Kennedy: Yeah. Wow.

Captain Brien: That’s good right?

Jamie Kennedy: Yeah.

Captain Brien: And then it wants to tell me.

Jamie Kennedy: Damn.

Captain Brien: It told me.

Jamie Kennedy: Okay.

Captain Brien: Say, put your foot back on the brake.

Jamie Kennedy: It’s just weird.

Captain Brien: It drives like that. It’s good. It’s good. It helps with The Captain’s Log. That way I can, you know, focus fifty percent of the time. Yeah, I know, people messaging me. I wonder if there’s a reason it… I mean–

Jamie Kennedy: Uh-oh. I want to see.

Captain Brien: I hope that they can hear us. Can you guys hear us okay?

Jamie Kennedy: Yeah.

Captain Brien: Yeah. Are we sure?

Jamie Kennedy: We’re low key.

Captain Brien: Mia, Britney, because some people are messaging me on text and I just wanted to make sure. Sometimes that happens, like, if the mics are wacky or something.

Jamie Kennedy: Um. Yeah.

Captain Brien: People are like, yo, message. But I don’t know why I can’t really see the messages. I just see the people are watching. They’re watching but they’re not messaging? Oh, then maybe they are. Anyway, tell me about what’s been going on in your life these days, man.

Jamie Kennedy: Oh, man. I’ve been working on… I just got my special.

Captain Brien: Yeah. That’s awesome. Where’d you shoot it?

Jamie Kennedy: I shot it in Huntington Beach at a place called The Rec Room. It’s awesome.

Captain Brien: Really?

Jamie Kennedy: Yeah.

Captain Brien: Is it like one of those, like, rock night club, kinda comedy club kinda places? Or is it a straight theater?

Jamie Kennedy: No, it’s a new… It’s a club, named by this guy, Hunter, and he’s like a connoisseur of comedy. He’s also a comedian and he made a really intimate venue and it’s just–

Captain Brien: Really.

Jamie Kennedy: Yeah. It’s just awesome.

Captain Brien: Why didn’t you shoot it at my venue, that’s what I want to know?

Jamie Kennedy: Dude, I didn’t know I could.

Captain Brien: Oh, okay. Like I have a–

Jamie Kennedy: I would have.

Captain Brien: Oh, my God.

Jamie Kennedy: South Florida.

Captain Brien: I thought we were so tight, dude.

Jamie Kennedy: We can. I can come back and shoot like an extra hour.

Captain Brien: Yeah. We can shoot, like, the behind the scenes with the Captain.

Jamie Kennedy: I’ve got stuff at your place though. Some good heckles.

Captain Brien: Some good jokes, too.

Jamie Kennedy: There’s some people… I’ve had some good interaction. You know that.

Captain Brien: You have.

Jamie Kennedy: Those white women like their white wine out here, in Naples.

Captain Brien: That’s a good thing. You keep it real on stage and then they like to speak up.

Jamie Kennedy: I know. There’s nothing wrong with that ladies. This weekend let me get my jokes out before you interrupt.

Captain Brien: Yeah. He doesn’t need a sidekick.

Jamie Kennedy: But, you know it’s Easter weekend so, you know, let’s get your white wine on.

Captain Brien: How’d you get on stage the first time?

Jamie Kennedy: How?

Captain Brien: How did that happen? Jamie Kennedy wants to be a comedian or Jamie Kennedy just fell into it? What happened?

Jamie Kennedy: I was moved to L.A. and I was interested in Hollywood and I was an extra, right. You know what that is?

Captain Brien: Yeah.

Jamie Kennedy: And it was hard to become an extra, actually. There’s a lot of competition.

Captain Brien: Yeah. Everybody out there is like a server and they’re always extras everywhere.

Jamie Kennedy: Yes. So, it’s like, you know, hit you up and say we need a young high school student, you have these clothes or a security guard or whatever. You have to put yourself on avails. Anyway, I was kind of doing that, but it was hard. And my friend was just… works in a restaurant and the guy was like you’re funny, you should try stand-up and I didn’t know what it was. I knew what it was. Enough people told me and that’s when I was like… So, then I went to an open mic, I did it and I did good.

Captain Brien: Were you scared shitless?

Jamie Kennedy: Shitless. I had no idea at anything.

Captain Brien: Did you write down your jokes or did you just try to–?

Jamie Kennedy: Yes.

Captain Brien: You did.

Jamie Kennedy: I wrote down jokes and I also did Dana Carvey’s jokes.

Captain Brien: Were any of them any good beside Dana Carvey’s?

Jamie Kennedy: No, it was only Dana Carvey’s jokes.

Captain Brien: Yeah.

Jamie Kennedy: That were work. And I was like, I have nothing and like a couple jokes from a joke book. And then, but like an old joke book.

Captain Brien: Right.

Jamie Kennedy: And then I was like, oh, okay. What I learned from that was I could stay on stage and I could deliver a joke and I could make a crowd of people laugh.

Captain Brien: Sure.

Jamie Kennedy: And then I was like, hmm. So, then I tried it again and–

Captain Brien: Half the challenge is keeping the audience in tune.

Jamie Kennedy: Yes.

Captain Brien: They have to listen to what you say and some people, if you can’t do that, it doesn’t matter how funny your joke is.

Jamie Kennedy: Yes.

Captain Brien: They have to be listening.

Jamie Kennedy: They have to be. And so, that worked and then the next time I did it, I did it at a Ramada Inn and I bombed.

Captain Brien: You did? Did you–

Jamie Kennedy: Horrifically.

Captain Brien:Then what, were you scared–

Jamie Kennedy: Yeah.

Captain Brien: Even more?

Jamie Kennedy: Then I didn’t do it for like six months.

Captain Brien: You took six months off. Did you write during those six months or did you say, like, I’m not doing it again, the hell with it?

Jamie Kennedy: Why would I do that? Why would I ever do that? That’s what I thought.

Captain Brien: Yeah.

Jamie Kennedy: So, I started. I did it. I could do it. Did it again. Can’t do it. And then around 1991, I started again.

Captain Brien: You just got balls back and said I’m gonna go back on stage.

Jamie Kennedy: Yeah. A little bit. Like this. And then, on and off open mic here and open mic there. Then 1992, I committed and I said, I’m gonna go to this open mic every day. There was an open mic every day from 5:00 to 7:00.

Captain Brien: Where was that?

Jamie Kennedy: It was called the L.A. Cabaret. It’s on Ventura Boulevard. And like now, comics pay for open mics which is crazy to me.

Captain Brien: They pay to get on stage.

Jamie Kennedy: Yeah. They pay.

Captain Brien: It’s so interesting because I’ll run an open mic and I’ll have literally like 40 people show up and every day goes… There’s not a day that goes by where someone’s like, when’s your open mic? So, I’ll have like 40 people sign-up, not show up. And then like literally, 15 people will show up and it’s the same 15 people that have been doing my open mics for ten years. It’s like what happened to the other 40 or the emails that I get every day? People saying, I want to do an open mic man. It’s so cool. You know what it is, they love the idea of being a comedian and doing the open mic but then when it comes down to getting on stage, I think that they don’t realize how much balls it takes and they get scared at the last minute.

Jamie Kennedy: Yeah, maybe.

Captain Brien: Right? But out in L.A. it’s so competitive they’re paying to be in open mics.

Jamie Kennedy: Yes.

Captain Brien: You’re kidding me.

Jamie Kennedy: No.

Captain Brien: That’s like shelf space at like a liquor store. They’re like, oh, you want to be on my shelf, you gotta pay me to sell your product.

Jamie Kennedy: Yeah, man. I mean, listen, I’m fortunate. I mean I’m doing what I–

Captain Brien: Well, of course–

Jamie Kennedy: But I’ve never… When I was coming up you never had to do that.

Captain Brien: Right.

Jamie Kennedy: It was open mics at coffee houses and you’d sign up and sometimes you wouldn’t get picked but you wouldn’t have to pay. You know. And then if you started, got one laugh or two laughs a set, then people started noticing you and you go okay come back and–

Captain Brien: You’d always be on the roster for that open mic.

Jamie Kennedy: Yeah. Like I–

Captain Brien: Who’s the guy that’s running the racket that you have to pay? That’s awesome.

Jamie Kennedy: Dude.

Captain Brien: That’s a great–

Jamie Kennedy:just gave you an idea. I just gave you an idea.

Captain Brien: You want to buy six days time start paying the piper. Captain’s ready. Right here. Put it on there!

Jamie Kennedy: I don’t know because you have to have a real crowd and you can’t just pay for an open mic, no offense to the people doing it, and then have all comedians. You have to have real people, in my opinion.

Captain Brien: Yeah.

Jamie Kennedy: That’s my opinion. But, like, that’s what it was. The open mic, when I was doing it, was mostly comedians with some real people and I would sign up every day. We’d get picked like three to four times and I would clean up the club and whatever just to get that stage time. And that’s how I started. Then once I did that, and I was like… The guy was like, okay, you know I was young and you can just show your diligence and that’s how I did it. Then he like… Each day, if you got a joke to work and a teeny bit better and that’s how you build.

Captain Brien: That’s so interesting, because we’re like in a comedy vortex in Florida. The open micers think that, like, they can just get on stage anywhere, any time for any reason. Whether they stink it up or not. Like, they just keep having ability to get on stage. It’s… But we produce a lot of good comics in Florida, right?

Jamie Kennedy: Yeah. Obviously.

Captain Brien: Yeah. And then you go out to L.A. and New York and it’s competitive as hell, right?

Jamie Kennedy: Yeah. It is. It’s… Yeah, well, it’s the mecca. L.A. might be the hottest place in the world for comedy. I think it is right now.

Captain Brien: I think it is.

Jamie Kennedy: Yeah.

Captain Brien: I think it is.

Jamie Kennedy: But it’s… Look, I mean, you know, comedy is it’s own journey. You can start here and get good here and move then–

Captain Brien: How did you get the show, The Jamie Kennedy Experience? Which by the way, as a kid, was one of my favs. I mean, I loved it. Absolutely loved it.

Jamie Kennedy: As a kid?

Captain Brien: Well, I mean, no just coming up. Like, you know, MTV and everything else. It’s just Jamie Kennedy was the jam. That was so dope. How did that come about?

Jamie Kennedy: I did Scream and then I got, you know, I did Scream 2 and I got hot off of that. And then, you know my agents were like, you should do TV and I was like, oh, okay, well, I’m doing movies. And they were like, you can do TV and they knew I had another side to me. So, I always had this idea to do some kind of sketch show–

Captain Brien: So, was that your idea?

Jamie Kennedy: Partially. It was partially my idea to do sketches and characters that the producers of MADD TV got involved and we thought of like how to do it with a hidden camera angle and so it was like hidden camera meets SNL. So, it was like us doing live sketches with real people watching and not knowing. And we developed it for a while then boom, it was like an underground cult–

Captain Brien: Yeah, it was like a hit.

Jamie Kennedy: Yeah. So, I was lucky but I–

Captain Brien: Was Scream the one that launched you or was it that, that really…? I mean people had to recognize you from Scream but then when you said the Jamie Kennedy Experience, I think that’s what–

Jamie Kennedy: Well, that’s–

Captain Brien: What really must have put you on the map, right?

Jamie Kennedy: Yeah. Scream did, is like, oh, your Randy, Jamie Kennedy. Oh, your Jamie Kennedy, because that was my show–

Captain Brien: Right.

Jamie Kennedy: With my name on it. Yeah. But that was the one that really, Jamie Kennedy every week on TV.

Captain Brien: Right, exactly. That’s when the big checks started rolling in.

Jamie Kennedy: Yeah. I said, I tell anyone who’s on TV put your name in the title.

Captain Brien: Of course.

Jamie Kennedy: Yeah. It helps.

Captain Brien: Executive producer.

Jamie Kennedy: Yeah. I mean. Jamie Kennedy.

Captain Brien: Yeah.

Jamie Kennedy: That’s so–

Captain Brien: I put my name on everything.

Jamie Kennedy: Captain Brien’s Barrel-Aged Rum.

Captain Brien: Yeah, dude.

Jamie Kennedy: No.

Captain Brien: Vodka, barrel-aged rum, I do it all.

Jamie Kennedy: Barreling, rum.

Captain Brien: Yeah. Yeah.

Jamie Kennedy: But not bourbon.

Captain Brien: No. It’s barrel-aged rum. I switched it up, dude.

Jamie Kennedy: Alright, man.

Captain Brien: Everyone wants to be crafty, so I do the little hand crafted cocktail right in the rum, baby.

Jamie Kennedy: I love it. The burnt, the burnt taste.

Captain Brien: What, do you have sun? These windows are illegally tinted and the sun is still coming through.

Jamie Kennedy: Yeah. It’s pretty strong.

Captain Brien: Yeah. You can put this like this. The lighting guy, right now is struggling.

Jamie Kennedy: Yeah.

Captain Brien: I got to talk to these camera guys, I tell you. They should be doing more.

Jamie Kennedy: Captain’s Log.

Captain Brien: Alright guys, so listen, you know my guest Jamie Kennedy from Scream, from the Jamie Kennedy Experience, from everything under the sun. Let’s face it. This dude’s a superstar and we are… Look it, a lot of people are watching right now.

Jamie Kennedy: Are we doing good?

Captain Brien: Yeah. A lot of people are watching.

Jamie Kennedy: How high is it? 114 people.

Captain Brien: Yeah. They like you.

Jamie Kennedy: Living the dream.

Captain Brien: We can’t go off now. We have to stay live because so many people started watching.

Jamie Kennedy: Wow. Is this a good number?

Captain Brien: Yeah. Yeah. Yeah.

Jamie Kennedy: Alright.

Captain Brien: They’re jumping. I have a feeling–

Jamie Kennedy: Do they have questions?

Captain Brien: Ask me a question and we will tell you who’s on right now.

Jamie Kennedy: That a kid? That a question?

Captain Brien: So–

Jamie Kennedy: This is a kid.

Captain Brien:So, back in the day, back in the day, did you really think that you were gonna be famous or did you just all of a sudden want to be a comedian because you got that little bug when you went on stage at the open mic?

Captain Brien: Why’d you go to L.A.? I mean you moved out to L.A., right? Because you wanted to be a movie star.

Jamie Kennedy: I wanted to be famous.

Captain Brien: But why’d you know, why’d you want to be famous? Like a movie star? How did you know that? Were you in like dramas as a kid? How did you know?

Jamie Kennedy: No, I mean, I’ll be honest with you. I’ll be real with you. It’s like there was obviously something lacking inside of me that wanted attention.

Captain Brien: Yeah.

Jamie Kennedy: And I was always doing like voices and either people thought I was really funny or really weird. And I could never have a regular job because I always get fired.

Captain Brien: How many jobs did you get fired from?

Jamie Kennedy: 36. I have–

Captain Brien: 36.

Jamie Kennedy: I have a journal of it.

Captain Brien: No way.

Jamie Kennedy: From Red Lobster to Domino’s, I got fired from most of them. Yeah.

Jamie Kennedy: Besides–

Captain Brien: Red Lobster, they wish they kept you man.

Jamie Kennedy: I know.

Captain Brien: Can you imagine the promos you could have shot for those suckers?

Jamie Kennedy: Cheddar bay, baby.

Captain Brien: Yeah.

Jamie Kennedy: Um, but I was always like, I always felt like I could tell the boss more what to do and I hated people did the–

Captain Brien: That works well.

Jamie Kennedy: I know. I didn’t feel like they understood what they were doing.

Captain Brien: Yeah. They didn’t know how to run their own business.

Jamie Kennedy: Uh-uh.

Captain Brien: You knew–

Jamie Kennedy: Well, I just knew–

Captain Brien: As an eighteen year old server.

Jamie Kennedy: how to be efficient. Seventeen. I was, I was a busboy.

Captain Brien: That’s awesome. That’s awesome.

Jamie Kennedy: But, you know. I mean, and then you start, you know. I don’t know. Then once you try it boom! Then I got a little encouragement, even though when I bombed, somebody would go, yo, you’re funny. Even though you bombed. And I was like delusional enough that I was like huh–

Captain Brien: Oh, that’s great. Yeah. And, but no, were you one of those guys who came off stage and thought you crushed it or were you like… How ’bout that? How does that work?

Jamie Kennedy: I try not to be that person but I know–

Captain Brien: Dude, I killed it tonight. I’m like, yeah, I herd six laughs. How does that…? How do you in your mind think?

Jamie Kennedy: That’s real. Actually, I’m the opposite. I think I… Well, no.

Captain Brien: You do… I know now. No, now you’re on a this like, how’d I do? And I’m like the place was dying laughing. What do you mean how’d you do?

Jamie Kennedy: I feel that, um, no, there’s people that there just comedians that bomb years, you know and the kill years and all of that. But I feel that I was a person that would feel when I got a laugh. I was like, ooh that was a tough set but that one area was good, right?

Captain Brien: Yeah. Yeah.

Jamie Kennedy: But, no. I try to keep it kind of semi-honest opinion about myself. But, yeah, you’re right, I probably have been delusional at times.

Captain Brien: Really?

Jamie Kennedy: That I’ve done better than I thought I did.

Captain Brien: I like when I make a post and I’m like, this one’s gonna get so many likes and then it’s like dead. And I’m like, damn that sucks!

Jamie Kennedy: Yeah.

Captain Brien: How ’bout that, dude? That’s like a perfect judge right, everyone online, on Instagram, on Facebook, now. If you get a lot of likes then you’re freaking… Oh, I think my buddy Josh Pray, who by the way is dope. You need to meet Josh. Superstar on Facebook, Instagram, YouTube. He must have shared it because that’s why so many people jumped on.

Jamie Kennedy: Alright.

Captain Brien: I’m guessing. Josh, what’s up, buddy?

Jamie Kennedy: Hey, buddy.

Captain Brien: I can’t see the comments right now for some reason. But anyway, this is The Captain’s Log. I have Jamie Kennedy as my guest. Love you guys watching. Check it out. You can follow Jamie Kennedy. One more time how–?

Jamie Kennedy: TheJamieKennedy on Instagram. JamieKennedy on Twitter. Facebook is BlueCheck. You know. Jamie Kennedy.

Captain Brien: You got to follow him guys. Check me out at any time. You can hear The Captain’s Log podcast. I shoot it every day. Give me a like. If you want to follow me, I would love that. But in the mean time, we’re going right now. Jamie Kennedy will be at Off the Hook Comedy Club this weekend Thursday, Friday, Saturday. Get tickets. Www.Offthehookcomedy.com. We out. I’ll be back tomorrow. Love you the most.


S2:E47 You Should Punch Up Your Jokes!



WWE Star turned Comedian, Dolph Ziggler, and Sarah Tiana join Captain Brien on this episode of the #naplescaptainslog! They discuss Dolphs career in the WWE and how he became a comedian!

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S2:E46 You Want To Wrestle? Can You Guess Which Comedian Said This?



Comedians Ryan Davis and Aaron Branch join the #naplescaptainslog with Captain Brien! They discuss social media fame, Ryan Davis has over 1.3 Million Facebook fans!! They discuss their careers and swap funny stories about fellow comedians!

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S2:E45 Excuse Me, Do You Want To Meet Jesus?



Comedian Esther Ku joins Captain Brien! Esther tells us how she grew up in a religious cult, her career, and her machine gun laugh!

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Special Episode: Finance Friday!!



The tables have turned!! Captain Brien joins Amy Novakovich and Nova Wealth Management on their Finance Friday Podcast! Tune in to hear how Captain Brien became such a successful entrepreneur!

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S2:E44 Meet Me At The Bar; The Cycle Bar!



Jake Naples from Cycle Bar in Naples, Florida joins Captain Brien to discuss his Premium Indoor Cycling gym, becoming a personal trainer and the benefits of cycling!! Let’s go for a ride!!

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S2:E43 Keto Your Carbs Away From Me!



Dr. Daller is back to tell us all about the Keto Diet! What exactly is the Keto diet, how do you get started, and what kind of food can you eat? Tune in to get all your Keto questions answered!!

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PODCAST RECAP

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Captain Brien: Welcome back to the Captain’s Log. Dr. Daller’s gonna tell me about the keto diet today, sir.

Dr. Daller: Oh yes, yes, great show today.

Captain Brien: I know we had some conversation before about it, but today, you gotta go deep diving into it.

Dr. Daller: Deep diving about everything you wanted to know, you want to know about the keto diet, all the questions, I mean, we got a lot, a lot of questions.

Captain Brien: But what about stuff I don’t wanna know?

Dr. Daller: And things you don’t wanna know.

Captain Brien: You probably got a lot of that too.

Dr. Daller: You know what I love about the keto diet, is that you cannot have the cake. And you cannot even eat that cake.

Captain Brien: Yeah you can’t have it.

Dr. Daller: You know, you cannot even buy the cake, or anything about cake, no cake.

Captain Brien: No smelling.

Dr. Daller: No smelling of the cake even. So today, great show. I mean, we wanted to really dive in deep into the keto diet. What does it mean? We’ll talk about energy, how it works, and the pros and the cons.

Captain Brien: By the end of this we’re gonna be in ketosis.

Dr. Daller: Completely, completely.

Captain Brien: Right at the end of the show.

Dr. Daller: Completely, completely. We’ll take a right here Captain Brien.

Captain Brien: Okay.

Dr. Daller: So, I know we had a lot of questions coming from the audience about keto diet. You know, it’s the hottest topic. If you Google the number one Google question in 2018.

Captain Brien: That’s why we got so many dumb questions.

Dr. Daller: The number one Google question in 2018 was, ‘What is the keto diet?’

Captain Brien: Yeah.

Dr. Daller: So that’s what people care about, 2018, 2019, people are still asking a lot of questions

Captain Brien: I thought they were asking about how they can get Captain Brien’s vodka?

Dr. Daller: Well, go straight here.

Captain Brien: Son of a bitch, it’s not that? I swear, it wasn’t?

Dr. Daller: Oh my god. It should be, it should be. We’ll talk about–

Captain Brien: It’s probably right up there, it’s rigged.

Dr. Daller: And by the way, I mean your vodka is carb free.

Captain Brien: That’s right, it’s keto-friendly.

Dr. Daller: It’s keto-friendly.

Captain Brien: And the gin, the gin and the vodka both.

Dr. Daller: Yep, fantastic. So, you know, the most common question is hey, can you explain that keto diet to me? Can you, in layman’s terms, don’t go into deep into, you know, medical terms, about ketone, and what the ketones are. So essentially, Captain Brien, your body utilizes two forms of energy.

Captain Brien: Okay.

Dr. Daller: The first energy is glucose, carbohydrates, the most common form of what most people use is glucose. So you have certain amount of glycogen in your liver, and your body utilizes that glycogen, converting to glucose, and that’s what your brain uses, that’s what you, straight up. That’s what your muscle uses, and everything else. So that’s, again, that’s the most common form of fuel that we use is glucose. The problem with glucose is that we have ups and down, the problem with glucose is after we eat it, we feel like we are sluggish, we are tired, we’re not ourselves, it’s not very good for our skin, it’s not very good for our body overall. It’s not what we call a clean fuel. And we’d rather utilize fat instead of glucose. So when you do the keto diet–

Captain Brien: Does it have the same effect? Do you get the same out of the fat as you do the glucose?

Dr. Daller: Oh, you, from the fat, it’s like driving, you know, an electric car. It’s a pure, clean fuel.

Captain Brien: Yeah.

Dr. Daller: That doesn’t have all the side effect that sugar has. And you’re shedding the, there’s no question, no matter what people will tell you about the pros and the cons, you are going to lose weight with the keto diet.

Captain Brien: There’s no way.

Dr. Daller: There’s no, guaranteed you’re going to lose weight. It’s a guaranteed thing.

Captain Brien We should do, how long’s it take before you really start losing weight?

Dr. Daller: Very good question. So on average, it does take three to four days to kick in into ketosis, into keto. And I’ll explain to the audience how to do that, but it will take you three to four days. And after that, you’re going to shed your weight.

Captain Brien: Should I do a test from one week to the next? Tuesday to Tuesday on the Captain’s Log?

Dr. Daller: So, people have done medical testing, you know, people did studies, and they followed people that they give the same breakfast, lunch, and dinner that they were eating, so it was, and they follow those people, after three months, on average, a person lost 23 pounds. Three months of doing the keto diet, and you lose, and remember, with the keto diet, you eat a lot.

Captain Brien: Right.

Dr. Daller: I mean it’s not like you’re restrictive, caloric restrictive, so you do eat a lot, but you’re not that hungry. And I’ll explain to the audience why you’re not hungry, why you feel like, I’m full, I’m not hungry!

Captain Brien: Okay. Because your arteries are clogged!

Dr. Daller: No, no.

Captain Brien: No, that’s not why?

Dr. Daller: Your arteries take years to clog, it doesn’t take three months to clog.

Captain Brien: I’ve been working on them for a long time.

Dr. Daller: You’ve been working, right. So it does take three, a long long time. But again, I want to explain to the audience, I love the keto diet as a tool, it’s not a lifestyle.

Captain Brien: Yeah.

Dr. Daller: You and I, we did podcast about lifestyle.

Captain Brien: Yeah, lifestyle.

Dr. Daller: Lifestyle is something for life. Keto you cannot do 24/7 for years and years and years. It’s very, very difficult.

Captain Brien: It’s just a lot. I have a friend, he says, Bobby Kelly, he’s a famous comedian in New York. He counts his fats. Every time he gets fat, he says oh, I’m on fat number three. Then when he loses all his weight, the next time he’s fat, he says he’s on fat number four. So if you use the keto diet, you go back and forth. Maybe that’s what he likes.

Dr. Daller: So use it as a tool if you want to lose the weight, but then go on a lifestyle type of behavior that includes everything. So again, going back to the keto diet, how do we do that? How do you start the keto diet? So the keto diet, essentially, you have the macronutrients that you have. You have protein, fat, and carbohydrates. With the keto diet, you use about 70-80 percent of your macronutrients is coming from fat, about 15% is coming from protein, and 5% from carbohydrates. So it’s very restrictive on the carbohydrates.

Captain Brien: So you can eat a lot of chicharróns?

Dr. Daller: You can–

Captain Brien: Right, a lot of chicarróns.

Dr. Daller: You can eat anything that is fatty. Now, again, my problem with that is that people really don’t understand that you really need to have healthy fats. You cannot eat bacon all day. I mean, everybody like a slice of bacon here and there, but not bacon all day, this is not good for you.

Captain Brien: Avocado.

Dr. Daller: Avocado is fantastic for you. I mean, there are certain meats that are good for you.

Captain Brien: Like what?

Dr. Daller: You know, have a good, that you know, grass-fed beef, nothing wrong with that.

Captain Brien: Nice, we use Braveheart beef, you know Braveheart beef?

Dr. Daller: No.

Captain Brien: It’s genetically, they did the certain cows, and it actually reduces your risk of heart attack.

Dr. Daller: Really?

Captain Brien: Yeah, it’s a real thing.

Dr. Daller: Okay.

Captain Brien: It’s a high-end product. It’s like a wagyu, and like that, yeah.

Dr. Daller: So these kind of things you can have. And what else, can you have some veggies? Yes, so certain veggies you are allowed, certain veggies are not allowed. For example, you cannot have potatoes with the keto diet. You can not have even sweet potato with the keto diet. So anything starchy, vegetable, you shouldn’t have.

Captain Brien: Can you have zucchini?

Dr. Daller: You can have zucchini, you can have cauliflower, you can have asparagus, you can have a–

Captain Brien: Do you have a lot of gas on the keto diet?

Dr. Daller: You do.

Captain Brien: It sounds a little gassy.

Dr. Daller: You become bloated and constipated as well.

Captain Brien: Yeah.

Dr. Daller: So again, and most people, the problem with the constipation, most people don’t drink enough water.

Captain Brien: Yeah.

Dr. Daller: So that’s, again, one of the problem, that people don’t drink enough water. You really, really need to drink water. Because with regular diet, when we eat, you know, 50 percent of our diet is carbohydrates. Not with the keto diet.

Captain Brien: Right.

Dr. Daller: With the keto diet, only five percent. So carbohydrates–

Captain Brien: Can you take the fiber gummies, like the little fiber pills? Will they make you pass it?

Dr. Daller: Yeah, that will help you.

Captain Brien: Will that help?

Dr. Daller: To take extra fibers that are not from fruit and vegetables, yes, you can. But plenty of vegetables, like kale and spinach is allowed during the, when you’re doing keto diet.

Captain Brien: Okay.

Dr. Daller: So the keto diet definitely, one thing for sure, you are going to lose your weight. 23 pounds in three months, still eating very well, it’s not bad, if you do it over a year, you lose about 43-45 pounds. Again, these are medical studies. There was an Italian study, a Spanish study, that they did that. Quite remarkable.

Captain Brien: Can you overeat on the keto diet?

Dr. Daller: Oh, definitely.

Captain Brien: You can.

Dr. Daller: So that’s another mistake that a lot of people do.

Captain Brien: Yeah, people just gorge themselves.

Dr. Daller: Oh my god, I’m going to have as much as I want.

Captain Brien: Right.

Dr. Daller: Again, if you have 5,000 calories, you have to burn 5,000 calories.

Captain Brien: Yeah, right.

Dr. Daller: There’s no way you’re going to lose the weight. The scale will not change, because you’re going to say, well, you know, I’m eating only fat, how come I’m not losing weight?

Captain Brien: Right.

Dr. Daller: You’re not losing weight because you’re taking a lot of calories. So again, take healthy fat, take healthy calories in, but watch your calories also. When I say watch calories, I don’t believe in calorie counting at all. I never believed in calorie counting. I think, you know, your body knows how much you should eat and everything else, you shouldn’t go crazy and calorie count. But your portions, in order to go to keto, have to be right. Your macros, you know, you really need to concentrate on healthy fat, some protein, and very, very little carbohydrates. But really, avoid, you know, processed food, as we talked about in your podcast many time, Captain Brien, you know, avoiding processed food completely. Avoiding refined sugar completely. These are not good for you. There’s no single study that shows, you know, if you have processed food, you’re going to be healthier. There’s no pro and cons here, it’s only cons.

Captain Brien: Right. So, run me through like a normal day of a keto diet.

Dr. Daller: Excellent question.

Captain Brien: Wake up in the morning…

Dr. Daller: So you wake up in the morning, you’re going to have, so, unlike what I do, I do intermittent fasting, with the keto diet, you don’t do intermittent fasting, because putting yourself on the keto diet is equivalent to fasting nonstop.

Captain Brien: Nonstop.

Dr. Daller: Right.

Captain Brien: Once it kicks in.

Dr. Daller: Once you kick in.

Captain Brien: Plus, the term is ketosis, right?

Dr. Daller: That’s right, the term is ketosis.

Captain Brien: Which way am I going, guy?

Dr. Daller: We’re going straight here. So when we talk about ketosis, what is ketosis? So your body is starting to break down fat, the fat goes to your liver, your liver making ketone bodies, ketone bodies, there are three forms of ketone bodies.

Captain Brien: Is this…

Dr. Daller: These are the strips, as a matter of fact, I brought the audience to see, these are the urine strips. So you make ketone bodies, you pee some of these ketones out, and one way to check if you are in ketosis–

Captain Brien: Is to match it up, right?

Dr. Daller: Correct, you match it up, and you see here the purple? You want to be purple. So purple is ketone. And you can buy, you know, at Walgreens, CVS, wherever you buy–

Captain Brien: Those are flying off the shelves these days.

Dr. Daller: Yeah, oh yeah.

Captain Brien: Everybody wants to do it.

Dr. Daller: Everybody wants to do it. These are very important the first two weeks, when you get into that ketosis that you know where you are.

Captain Brien: Every time you pee, you gotta check?

Dr. Daller: You check. I would know when I’m in ketosis, because I feel like–

Captain Brien: Because you’re a doctor!

Dr. Daller: I’m a doctor, not because of that.

Captain Brien: But not everybody that watches this is in the medical field.

Dr. Daller: No, but you would know that you have that energy, you’re going to have increased energy, and you’re going to feel full. It’s counterintuitive, but when you eat fat, you feel quickly full.

Captain Brien: Yeah.

Dr. Daller: With sugar, you know, you eat a piece of cake, you feel like, I’m craving–

Captain Brien: Yeah, like Chinese food.

Dr. Daller: Right, Chinese food, immediately you want to eat more.

Captain Brien: You’re hungry, it’s all sugar.

Dr. Daller: Hungry, you leave the place, let’s have the leftover. You come home, I know you don’t believe leftovers.

Captain Brien: I hate leftovers.

Dr. Daller: But we all eat the leftovers, the moment we come home, we just ate like seventeen dishes, why you come home and you have that last bag? Because you’re still, that sugar give you that–

Captain Brien: Rush.

Dr. Daller: Correct, sugar rush. And you want to have another piece. That’s why I don’t believe in protein bars and all these bars, because after you eat it, you’re still hungry.

Captain Brien: I can’t do protein bars, because they’re all soy. Has to be very different, but yeah.

Dr. Daller: Very unique one.

Captain Brien: Oh, god, they make me sicker than sick.

-Dr. Daller: So these are the ketone body that we pee out. So one way to do that is use those strips, another way there is that you can buy it on Amazon, there is a machine that you blow into that, and it will show you acetone. So acetone is a form of a ketone body, okay, ketone bodies are three type, one of them is acetone. Acetone, I’m not sure if you know, Captain Brien, you know, nail polish removal–

Captain Brien: On the nails, they remove your nails.

Dr. Daller: That’s right, that’s a ketone.

Captain Brien: Really?

Dr. Daller: Yes, absolutely. That’s one form of ketone. That’s why people that do the keto diet–

Captain Brien: They can sell back their acetone!

Dr. Daller: They can–

Captain Brien: They should do that!

Dr. Daller: Lick their fingers and remove the nail polish.

Captain Brien: No!

Dr. Daller: No, just kidding.

Captain Brien: Come on!

Dr. Daller: No, it has to be much more concentrated, acetone, and that will give you a hole in your stomach if you get to that level of acetone. But, we’ll take a left here, Captain Brien.

Captain Brien: Left?

Dr. Daller: Left here.

Captain Brien: Okay.

Dr. Daller: So all this stuff, this is important. Why? Because you really want to know that you’re reaching that state. The moment you reach the ketosis state, you’re going to shed the fat. And again, I know celebrities like Lebron James and Kim Kardashian all are doing the keto diet, but they’re all cycling the keto diet. They’re all doing it for three months, and then they are doing Mediterranean diet.

Captain Brien: Yeah.

Dr. Daller: And, which I believe in big time. So if you want to shed 23 pounds quickly, keto diet is fantastic for you. You are going to feel energetic.

Captain Brien: And what about going to the gym? You can still go to the gym, no problem?

Dr. Daller: Oh, absolutely! And the advantage of the keto diet is that you are not going to lose your muscle. Even though the amount of protein you’re taking is not as much as you would take otherwise, it’s not catabolic, okay, it’s anabolic.

Captain Brien: Yeah.

Dr. Daller: Anabolic meaning it’s going to grow. It will help your growth hormone to go up, insulin will go down. Insulin is a hormone that helps store fat. We don’t like to store fat, the heck with fat! We don’t want fat. So it’s quite counterintuitive. We’ll take a right here. It’s quite counterintuitive, that, you know, a lot of people think about fat as making you fat, fat does not make you fat, okay? I want everybody listening–

Captain Brien: That’s a new one to me.

Dr. Daller: Fat don’t make you fat.

Captain Brien: So eating fat doesn’t make you fat?

Dr. Daller: Absolutely not.

Captain Brien: Carbs make you fat.

Dr. Daller: Carbs, sugar makes you fat. Carbs make you fat, but fat does not make you fat.

Captain Brien: I’m gonna go eat some prime rib tonight, and eat all the fat right around the outside.

Dr. Daller: Absolutely, but don’t have the bun with that. Remember, that bun is the killer.

Captain Brien: The bun is the crusher.

Dr. Daller: You know, the dessert is the, all this stuff. So again, how would you do that? You ask, what is a typical diet? So, for breakfast, you’re going to have two or three eggs, you’re going to have a piece of bacon, again, if you have bacon, eat good bacon. You know, don’t eat processed bacon.

Captain Brien: Yeah.

Dr. Daller: But most bacon is processed. So you want, really, the uncured bacon that you’re going to have–

Captain Brien: The nice thick slab.

Dr. Daller: Nice thick slab, the one that’s uncured with no nitrates or anything like that.

Captain Brien: Right.

Dr. Daller: This is healthy, this is good for you. But the stuff you buy at the regular supermarket, not from the butcher shop, is not good for you.

Captain Brien: Right.

Dr. Daller: It’s all processed, it’s absolutely not good for you. So again, you are going to have that, you can have butter, which is amazing.

Captain Brien: Yeah, that’s nice.

Dr. Daller: Again, a lot of controversy about butter, if you look, there is something called the French Paradox. The French Paradox shows that the French people eat a ton of butter–

Captain Brien: Yeah, but their butter’s the best. Their butter is much better than ours.

Dr. Daller: Their butter’s the healthy butter.

Captain Brien: Yes, exactly.

Dr. Daller: But still, and they have less cardiovascular issues than we do. The explanation is maybe the way they eat, they eat over two or three hours, we, you know, grab a sandwich quickly because I’m on the run, I can’t have time to eat it. So, they eat it slower, they do drink a glass of wine, and the wine itself is not the thing that saves them, it’s the fact that they take their time, over two hours. And you know, their stress level is different, so it could be many reasons, but they have less cardiovascular issues, and they eat a ton of butter. So with the keto diet, you can have butter. I believe in olive oil, you know, things like that, avocado oil, anything like that, it is excellent for you for the keto diet.

Captain Brien: What about grapeseed oil? I like grapeseed oil.

Dr. Daller: Yeah, you can have that.

Captain Brien: Yeah, has a high kindling temperature.

Dr. Daller: Yep, you can have that no problems. Same with lunch, with lunch you’re going to have, you know, a little piece of chicken with a half an avocado, with a piece of fish, you can have–

Captain Brien: But you gotta have more fat though, no?

Dr. Daller: Any fatty fish. So all the fatty fish, for example, you have salmon, you have mackerel, you have sardines, these are all very, very fatty–

Captain Brien: Salmon’s the only one on that list I could do, doc.

Dr. Daller: Well, sardines, the good sardines.

Captain Brien: Well, not here!

Dr. Daller: No, no. If you go to a place like, Portugal, in Portugal.

Captain Brien: Yeah, you leave the country, right.

Dr. Daller: It’s a little far, it’s about eight hour flight, and you have amazing sardines.

Captain Brien: Yeah.

Dr. Daller: Each sardine is that big, and they grill the sardines, wow.

Captain Brien: So nice? The bone come out though, easy?

Dr. Daller: No, the bone comes, as a matter of fact, the smaller sardine, you eat with the bones, the bones are nothing, it’s amazing.

Captain Brien: Oh, yikes!

Dr. Daller: And, you know, mackerel, around the world, mackerel is a delicacy. Here, I mean, we catch a mackerel, we throw it away.

Captain Brien: Yeah.

Dr. Daller: Around the world, the smoked mackerel is delicious.

Captain Brien: It is delicious, but you also, in the cold water, they retain more fat. Here in Florida, they’re much skinnier, so you have just the gamey fish without the additional, like in the winter, sometimes they’re fatter.

Dr. Daller: Yeah.

Captain Brien: But once they spawn and then they move and the water’s warm, they don’t retain that much fat. So they don’t have that flavor.

Dr. Daller: Live and learn. Captain Brien, you see that?

Captain Brien: Something I know about.

Dr. Daller: Live and learn, amazing. So for dinner, I would have, you know, some salmon and stuff like that, can you have some vegetables, absolutely. So kale and spinach and broccoli and all this kind of vegetables, not a problem. But I would not have potato, anything like that. Obviously, there would be no dessert whatsoever.

Captain Brien: No dessert.

Dr. Daller: No dessert whatsoever.

Captain Brien: Don’t have a sweet tooth and do the keto.

Dr. Daller: No, you cannot be even social, between you and I. Where are you going to go and eat that?

Captain Brien: Right.

Dr. Daller: And that’s a problem with the keto diet, you have to be strong, you have to prepare your meals, you have to know what you’re doing. You cannot go to a, you know, I’m going to a party, I’m going through the keto, hey, people are going to think you’re an ass.

Captain Brien: Right, yeah exactly.

Dr. Daller: You know, they’re going to say, what is that? I mean, you just want to eat that stuff? How rude.

Captain Brien: And it gets expensive if you’re in a restaurant just ordering that.

Dr. Daller: Just that stuff, correct. It is expensive, especially very, very healthy.

Captain Brien: What about shrimp, can you do shrimp?

Dr. Daller: You can do shrimp, you can do shrimp.

Captain Brien: Like shrimp cocktail.

Dr. Daller: Without the cocktail sauce, the cocktail sauce is horrific.

Captain Brien: No way.

Dr. Daller: So there’s nothing good, the ketchup is bad for you, the cocktail sauce, horrible for you, mustard is great for you.

Captain Brien: Mustard is good.

Dr. Daller: Mustard is fantastic, healthy mustard, not the cheap stuff.

Captain Brien: The corn syrup is in the ketchup like crazy.

Dr. Daller: Horrible

Dr. Daller: Ketchup is horrific. Drink plenty of water, water, water, water. At night, after you are in ketosis and everything, if you want a little shot of the Captain Brian vodka, you can do that.

Captain Brien: You can do that, all night, you can do a couple.

Dr. Daller: Not all night, look at that.

Captain Brien: A couple shots.

Dr. Daller: He’s promoting his vodka already.

Captain Brien: I’m just saying, if you want to take a couple extras, it’s okay, I won’t say you’re cheating on the diet.

Dr. Daller: Unbelievable, all night. This is about health! I mean it’s unbelievable!

Captain Brien: I won’t say that.

Dr. Daller: He’s always trying to stick something about the vodka, it’s unbelievable. Captain Brien, what am I going to do with you?

Captain Brien: I hope everybody realizes how much knowledge that they’re getting right now, it’s amazing.

Dr. Daller: Absolutely.

Captain Brien: Guys, this is the Captain’s Log. Dr. Daller’s telling us all about the keto diet, and I hope that you’re gonna try it, and if you do, message us, let us know you’re doing on it.

Dr. Daller: Absolutely.

Captain Brien: And how much weight you lost!

Dr. Daller: Absolutely, please try that, but be smart about it. If you’re not very healthy, don’t do that. Consult the doctor, send me a text message, say hey, I’m thinking about it, what do you think about that? I’ll answer those questions, no problem, you don’t even need to come.

Captain Brien: And I’m not the doctor, he’s the doctor on the show.

Dr. Daller: You know, he looks like a doctor, I put the white coat on him, he look like George Clooney in that, what’s the name of that show, ER.

Captain Brien:  Alright guys, we’re out. It’s getting deep in here, see ya. Have a good day, we’ll be back tomorrow on the Captain’s Log, don’t forget.