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IN FACT, ITS ONE OF THE FEW BRIGHT SPOTS IN AN OTHERWISE

BRIGHT SPOTS IN AN OTHERWISE DARK MOMENT.

DARK MOMENT. WELL, IF YOU PUT ALL THE OTHER

WELL, IF YOU PUT ALL THE OTHER CONCERNS ASIDE, THE CORONAVIRUS

CONCERNS ASIDE, THE CORONAVIRUS EPIDEMIC IS A PROFOUND SHARED

EPIDEMIC IS A PROFOUND SHARED EXPERIENCE FOR THE COUNTRY.

EXPERIENCE FOR THE COUNTRY. EVERYBODY IS BEING AFFECTED IN A

EVERYBODY IS BEING AFFECTED IN A BIG WAY.

BIG WAY. SOME PEOPLE ARE ON THE BRINK OF

SOME PEOPLE ARE ON THE BRINK OF INSANITY FROM BEING COOPED UP IN

INSANITY FROM BEING COOPED UP IN SMALL APARTMENT.

SMALL APARTMENT. OTHERS ARE SHARING MEALS FOR THE

OTHERS ARE SHARING MEALS FOR THE FIRST TIME IN A LONG TIME.

FIRST TIME IN A LONG TIME. ADAM COROLLA IS A COMEDIAN, A

ADAM COROLLA IS A COMEDIAN, A PODCAST HOST, ONE OF THE MOST

PODCAST HOST, ONE OF THE MOST POPULAR IN THE WORLD.

POPULAR IN THE WORLD. HE IS THE AUTHOR OF THE NEW

HE IS THE AUTHOR OF THE NEW BOOK, I AM YOUR EMOTIONAL

BOOK, I AM YOUR EMOTIONAL SUPPORT ANIMAL.

SUPPORT ANIMAL. WE TEXTED HIM LATE LAST NIGHT,

WE TEXTED HIM LATE LAST NIGHT, ASKED HIM TO COME ON AND PUT

ASKED HIM TO COME ON AND PUT SOME PERSPECTIVE ON THE

SOME PERSPECTIVE ON THE SHUTDOWN.

SHUTDOWN. WE ARE HAPPY TO HAVE HIM HERE

WE ARE HAPPY TO HAVE HIM HERE NOW.

NOW. HEY, ADAM.

HEY, ADAM. I DONT KNOW IF YOU ARE IN

I DONT KNOW IF YOU ARE IN SECLUSION WHERE YOU ARE, BUT A

SECLUSION WHERE YOU ARE, BUT A LOT OF PEOPLE ARE AND ITS A

LOT OF PEOPLE ARE AND ITS A BEWILDERING EXPERIENCE.

BEWILDERING EXPERIENCE. HOW SHOULD WE THINK ABOUT THIS

HOW SHOULD WE THINK ABOUT THIS QUESTION MARKS TO GO WELL, FIRST

QUESTION MARKS TO GO WELL, FIRST THING, IM DOING MY PODCAST

THING, IM DOING MY PODCAST EVERY DAY.

EVERY DAY. SEE YOU CAN HEAR IT.

SEE YOU CAN HEAR IT. WE ARE GOING TO KEEP THE GEARS

WE ARE GOING TO KEEP THE GEARS TURNING.

TURNING. ITS A PRISON SENTENCE.

ITS A PRISON SENTENCE. ITS A SHORT PRISON SENTENCE.

ITS A SHORT PRISON SENTENCE. AS THEY SAY, AS THE CONVICTS

AS THEY SAY, AS THE CONVICTS SAY, YOU CAN DO THE TIME OR THE

SAY, YOU CAN DO THE TIME OR THE TIME CAN DO YOU.

TIME CAN DO YOU. I FIGURE YOU SHOULD DO THE TIME,

I FIGURE YOU SHOULD DO THE TIME, MEANING GO OUT, BUILD A

MEANING GO OUT, BUILD A TREE HOUSE WITH YOUR SON AND

TREE HOUSE WITH YOUR SON AND DAUGHTER.

DAUGHTER. COOK LASAGNA WITH YOUR WIFE.

COOK LASAGNA WITH YOUR WIFE. DONT LET THE TIME TO YOU.

DONT LET THE TIME TO YOU. YOU DONT END UP WITH A FACE

YOU DONT END UP WITH A FACE TATTOO AND A TOILET FILLED WITH

TATTOO AND A TOILET FILLED WITH PRISON WINE.

PRISON WINE. YOU GO OUT AND USE THIS LITTLE

YOU GO OUT AND USE THIS LITTLE SNAPSHOT IN LIFE TO LIVE YOUR

SNAPSHOT IN LIFE TO LIVE YOUR LIFE.

LIFE. >> Tucker: PEOPLE ARE FINDING

>> Tucker: PEOPLE ARE FINDING THAT HARD AND IM NOT

THAT HARD AND IM NOT CRITICIZING OR JUDGING, BUT ITS

CRITICIZING OR JUDGING, BUT ITS JUST, ITS SO DIFFERENT.

JUST, ITS SO DIFFERENT. I MEAN, PEOPLE SEEM LIKE THEY

I MEAN, PEOPLE SEEM LIKE THEY ARE STRUGGLING WITH BEING

ARE STRUGGLING WITH BEING CONFINED AND BEING SOLITARY.

CONFINED AND BEING SOLITARY. >> YEAH, WELL, I HAVE A

>> YEAH, WELL, I HAVE A PHILOSOPHY, WHICH IS I WILL JUST

PHILOSOPHY, WHICH IS I WILL JUST SAY THIS TO ALL YOUR VIEWERS.

SAY THIS TO ALL YOUR VIEWERS. IN YOUR LIFE, WHEN HAS CHANGED

IN YOUR LIFE, WHEN HAS CHANGED REALLY BEEN BAD BIG PICTURE?

REALLY BEEN BAD BIG PICTURE? YOUTHE GIRL FROM FRIEND THAT DUM

YOUTHE GIRL FROM FRIEND THAT DUM WHEN YOU LOOK BACK AFTER A

WHEN YOU LOOK BACK AFTER A COUPLE YEARS, IMMEDIATELY, ITS

COUPLE YEARS, IMMEDIATELY, ITS BAD.

BAD. ANOTHER MONTH, IT MIGHT STILL BE

ANOTHER MONTH, IT MIGHT STILL BE BAD.

BAD. BUT TWO YEARS, I THINK YOU LOOK

BUT TWO YEARS, I THINK YOU LOOK AT THESE LITTLE CHANGES IN LIFE

AT THESE LITTLE CHANGES IN LIFE IS A GOOD THING.

IS A GOOD THING. THATS THE TIME YOU LEARN TO --

THATS THE TIME YOU LEARN TO -- WHATEVER IT IS, I THINK

WHATEVER IT IS, I THINK PHILOSOPHICALLY, CHANGE IS

PHILOSOPHICALLY, CHANGE IS ALWAYS GOOD, EVEN NEGATIVE

ALWAYS GOOD, EVEN NEGATIVE CHANGE IS WITH TIME.

CHANGE IS WITH TIME. >> Tucker: SO COME OUT ONE OF

>> Tucker: SO COME OUT ONE OF THE CHANGES YOU ARE LOOKING

THE CHANGES YOU ARE LOOKING FORWARD TO?

FORWARD TO? >> WELL, I THINK JUST GETTING

>> WELL, I THINK JUST GETTING OFF OF THE TREADMILL OF LIFE.

OFF OF THE TREADMILL OF LIFE. I THINK WE ARE ALL SORT OF

I THINK WE ARE ALL SORT OF FUNNELED TOWARD THIS TREADMILL.

FUNNELED TOWARD THIS TREADMILL. I KNOW YOU FEEL IT.

I KNOW YOU FEEL IT. I FEEL IT.

I FEEL IT. WE ALL FEEL IT.

WE ALL FEEL IT. WE HAVE TO MAKE HAY WHILE THE

WE HAVE TO MAKE HAY WHILE THE SUN SHINES.

SUN SHINES. LITERALLY JUST SOME QUIET TIME.

LITERALLY JUST SOME QUIET TIME. ITS LIKE FORCED MEDITATION FOR

ITS LIKE FORCED MEDITATION FOR THOSE OF US WITHOUT A YOGI.

THOSE OF US WITHOUT A YOGI. I TALKED TO KEVIN BACON ON MY

I TALKED TO KEVIN BACON ON MY PODCAST THE OTHER DAY.

PODCAST THE OTHER DAY. HE SAID HE AND HIS WIFE DID A

HE SAID HE AND HIS WIFE DID A CROSSWORD, OH, NO, THEY DID A

CROSSWORD, OH, NO, THEY DID A 5,000 PIECE PUZZLE.

5,000 PIECE PUZZLE. HE SAID, FOR THE FIRST TIME

HE SAID, FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER, THEY HAD BEEN MARRIED FOR

EVER, THEY HAD BEEN MARRIED FOR 33 YEARS.

33 YEARS. MY WIFE SAID, LETS DO A PUZZLE

MY WIFE SAID, LETS DO A PUZZLE TOGETHER."

TOGETHER." WITH THAT EVER HAPPEN QUESTION

WITH THAT EVER HAPPEN QUESTION WAS THE ONE THATS AMAZING.

WAS THE ONE THATS AMAZING. WHEN DO YOU THINK WE ARE GOING

WHEN DO YOU THINK WE ARE GOING TO LEARN NOW THAT WE ARE FORCED

TO LEARN NOW THAT WE ARE FORCED TO TAKE A PAUSE, GET OFF THE

TO TAKE A PAUSE, GET OFF THE TREADMILL, EXPERIENCE A LITTLE

TREADMILL, EXPERIENCE A LITTLE SILENCE?

SILENCE? I THINK WE ARE GOING TO LEARN

I THINK WE ARE GOING TO LEARN SOMETHING ABOUT OURSELVES.

SOMETHING ABOUT OURSELVES. HOPEFULLY, WE ARE GOING TO LEARN

HOPEFULLY, WE ARE GOING TO LEARN THAT ITS NOT ALL ABOUT THE

THAT ITS NOT ALL ABOUT THE BOTTOM LINE.

BOTTOM LINE. HOPEFULLY WE ARE GOING TO LEARN

HOPEFULLY WE ARE GOING TO LEARN THAT FAMILY IS MORE IMPORTANT

THAT FAMILY IS MORE IMPORTANT THAN YOUR SAVINGS ACCOUNT.

THAN YOUR SAVINGS ACCOUNT. THEY ARE BOTH IMPORTANT, BUT I

THEY ARE BOTH IMPORTANT, BUT I THINK WE HAVE A CHANCE TO STOP

THINK WE HAVE A CHANCE TO STOP AND REPRIORITIZE AND SHIFT JUST

AND REPRIORITIZE AND SHIFT JUST A LITTLE BIT.

A LITTLE BIT. >> Tucker: HUH, DO THINK

>> Tucker: HUH, DO THINK PEOPLE WILL DO THAT?

PEOPLE WILL DO THAT? THAT WOULD REQUIRE GETTING OFF

THAT WOULD REQUIRE GETTING OFF NETFLIX TOO, RIGHT?

NETFLIX TOO, RIGHT? >> AGAIN, DO YOU WANT TO DO THE

>> AGAIN, DO YOU WANT TO DO THE TIME OR DO YOU WANT THE TIME TO

TIME OR DO YOU WANT THE TIME TO DO YOU?

DO YOU? YOU WANT TO COME OUT WITH A

YOU WANT TO COME OUT WITH A GREAT NOVEL OR DO YOU WANT TO

GREAT NOVEL OR DO YOU WANT TO COME OUT WITH A VENEREAL DISEASE

COME OUT WITH A VENEREAL DISEASE DISEASE?

DISEASE? >> Tucker: [LAUGHS]

>> Tucker: [LAUGHS] THE GREAT NOVEL OR THE VENEREAL

THE GREAT NOVEL OR THE VENEREAL DISEASE.

DISEASE. I THINK WHAT YOU SAID IS ABOUT

I THINK WHAT YOU SAID IS ABOUT THE MOST HELPFUL THING I HAVE

THE MOST HELPFUL THING I HAVE HEARD AND I MEAN THAT.

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