A torture endurance podcast where Jacob Wysocki subjects himself to watch Fight Club for 72 hours straight. Joined by his comedian friends, listen as he documents his descent into madness.
Join Jacob Wysoki on a torture/endurance podcast exploring the spoiling of a human as he watches Fight Club for 72 hours straight. Here’s hoping he makes it through.
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Jacob begins his 72 hour Fight Club viewing marathon. Joined by friends Carl Tart (Comedy Bang Bang, host of The Flagrant Ones) and Hillary Anne Matthews (Modern Family), together they go over the ground rules, complete Jacob's first mental examination, and discuss why Fight Club is a movie made by naughty little boys, for naughty little boys. Carl also recounts his own personal experiences working with David Fincher.
Start Jacob's journey with this BONUS watchalong! You can sync up your Fight Club film with this episode to hear live commentary from Jacob, Carl Tart and Hillary Anne Matthews.
Jake has been awake for 14 hours so far. He's seen Fight Club 5 times.
Good friends and improv group Big Grande (Dan Lippert, Jon Mackey, Ryan Rosenberg, Drew Tarver) discuss Jacob's best and worst case scenarios out of this experiment, reminisce if Fight Club still holds up, check on Jacob's sanity, and overall just give him a very hard time.
For more Big Grande, check out the Big Grande Teachers' Lounge podcast.
Following the first night of the marathon, Jacob has started to struggle. Joined in this episode by guests Moses Storm (stand-up, Sunnyside) and Caitie Delaney (Rick and Morty, Last Man Standing). A Taylor Swift song prompts Jacob to get emotional about past loves, the movie inspires everyone to reflect on their lives, and Moses discusses his most embarrassing acting credit.
It's 28 hours into the run, and Jacob has been awake for 30 hours. He's seen Fight Club 11 times.
It's 35 hours into the run and Jacob has seen Fight Club 15 times. He is halfway through the marathon.
Joined by Shaun Diston (Wrecked), Kerry O'Neill (The UCB Show), and her dog Frank; together they delve into the exploratory qualities of Jacob's marathon, discuss the incel messages of the movie, and consider what their own Tyler Durdens would be like. Jacobs parents, who have never seen Fight Club, check in.
It's 52 hours into the run, and Jacob has now seen Fight Club 21 times.
Joined by fellow members of The Three Princes (Zac Oyama and Devin Field), together they break down the homo-erotocism and toxic masculinity of the film, decide which historical figure they'd want to fight, and attempt delirium testing. Jacob then asks Devin and Zac to hit him as hard as they can.
Jake Hurwitz checks in.
All hell breaks loose. You sick little pigs are gonna love this.
Featuring The Bath Boys (Kurt Maloney, Tyler Phillips, Brock McKenzie, Roger Garcia) and Alana Johnston. Jacob continues his new segment: "Hit Me as Hard as You Can". Night nurse Tyler Prado checks in.
It's 61 hours into the run, and Jacob has seen Fight Club 25 times.
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It's Jacob's 31st and final viewing of Fight Club! Listen and watch along as he embarks on his 76th hour of sleeplessness, with Nicole Byer by his side to witness and comment on the film, as well as the climax of Jacob's descent into madness.
Listen to Nicole's episode here:
Jacob has lost his mind. He's been awake for 76 hours, and has seen Fight Club 31 times.
In the final episode, an exhausted Jacob calls Ari Stidham for a check-up as he reaches the 72 hour viewing mark, and then completes a wrap-up of his marathon with special guest Tyler Durden; exploring why he did it, whether it was worth it, and what he can take away from it for his own self-improvement. Dr. Nicole Byer then joins the podcast to complete Jacob's final mental examination.
Jacob doesn't want to talk about Fight Club anymore.