Off the Pill Podcast #1 - ADHD, Brand Deals, and Choosing to be Gay?

  • Published: 27 January 2019
  • Ryan Higa and the guys talk about the history of brand deals, Adderall, the anti-PC movement, high school sports stories, and the topic of whether or not it's a choice to be gay.

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Comments • 9 211

  • Yaseen Uddin
    Yaseen Uddin  4 hours back

    Will has really baggy eyes, looks tired

    • Candivore
      Candivore  12 hours back

      Hey Ryan, I have ADHD as well and the things you described are so relatable. I did judo for 10 years and I could never remember the moves. Im scared to try meds but I think I have no choice anymore because of my work (I end up overstimulated, restless with a huge headache). You inspired me to try it, so thanks!

      • Ana Sanchez
        Ana Sanchez  21 hours back

        I enjoyed this. It’s just a fun conversation

        • 999Shadowman
          999Shadowman  1 days back

          I love this keep doing it I love podcasts

          • DCOOL THE GAMER
            DCOOL THE GAMER  1 days back

            Ryan:serious things
            Paco:serious things with cringe
            Will:gggeeetttt eeeemmm

            • Sarah Kaukinen
              Sarah Kaukinen  1 days back

              So I've never commented on a video before! But I just had to say. Ryan: you are so relatable to me! I was diagnosed with adhd less than a year ago (I'm 25). And I'm just constantly discovering things that I thought were normal or were just personality quirks of mine that--surprise! Are all symptoms of ADHD. Whenever you talk about being a kid or when you were in school it's just like damn yes I did exactly that. Like the trying so hard to listen to someone that you aren't actually listening! And the fucking struggle or explaining to people that it's not that you're not interested in what they're saying or you don't respect them, your mind just can't sit still. I'm literally just sitting here nodding at everything you say haha.
              Anyway. You're awesome. Insert gratuitous comment of how I've been watching you since your how to be ninja days. Keep doing you, love you, and hi from NW Ontario!

              • KOREGA
                KOREGA  1 days back

                Dear Ryan:
                Please make a Video content about Justin Y commenting on everywhere

                • Lauren Anderson
                  Lauren Anderson  1 days back

                  I love these podcasts. They are great to listen to while on a long drive.

                  • Y-24T-DR 自由 AMV
                    Y-24T-DR 自由 AMV  2 days back

                    The subtitles person of this video must have worked hard

                    • ItzMilk
                      ItzMilk  2 days back

                      Team up with the misfits podcast!

                      • Infatheline
                        Infatheline  2 days back

                        When ever I take a detail I get pissed off

                        • KareBearShay
                          KareBearShay  2 days back

                          I don't understand why people hate Nickelback as much as they do either. I think a lot of people hate it because it's cool to hate it. They don't want to be that loser that likes them so they hate them.

                          • KareBearShay
                            KareBearShay  2 days back

                            I relate to Ryan's ADHD more I thought.
                            Especially the part where you're saying that you try so hard to focus that you don't focus. I'll be sitting there thinking "focus focus focus focus" and they end talking and then I have to pretend like I was paying attention. Lol

                            • Wev Lübbi
                              Wev Lübbi  2 days back

                              Hey guy's.
                              It's not like there are 'more' Gays out there nowadays.
                              Well yes, there are more because the world humanity is growing, but i mean the fact that a lot more countrys and people bring acceptance to the topic.
                              So there are more gays out there who don't need to be afraid to get murdered or anything for being gay. Some won't need to hide it anymore.
                              It's obviously not everywhere tho, but its very different now in comparison to past times.

                              But anyway... I am gay. And I don't get how some people (rather gay or not) feel offended by just talking about that topic and pointing out own opinions. Everyone should be allowed to have their opinion (if they don't hurt anyone) without being hated on. I could not bring on any hate to you!
                              I Appreciate you guys so much and your open minded view!

                              Also I think, most gays are born this way. like 99%. Because if you later on in life choose to switch your interests, I guess that it'll change again later on. Because we change as well. If you know what i mean. you might be right and there are some guys and girls who just want to be, or just try it out, and there is nothing wrong with that. I just don't think you really have a choice.
                              I don't eat any fish, because the smell let's me choke. But I'd love to eat sushi. I tried it, and tried it, and i want to like fish, but i can't. I can't even stand the taste of Nori. (And still, I don't hate everyone who loves sushi... who hates is mostly just jealous.) I am born to not like the taste of fish. But Some day i might like it. Who knows...

                              My maths teacher was married to his wife for 18 years, they have 2 kids. But 8 years ago he got divorced and he is now living with his male partner for like 4 or 5 years now. His ex wife and he are still friends. <- I think he didn't choose to be gay tho, I think he just bow to the society, until he had enough.
                              That's one wall of a text... Sorry for make you reading so much, but i had the urge to tell you this.

                              I really hope you continue on doing what you love. I watch and will ever watch all of your content.
                              Content gets only good If you doing it with your heart. So I don't care what you upload, I expect it to be awesome, as always! (But i really enjoy the podcast)
                              (This text may contain some mistakes, I'm sorry for my imperfection.)

                              Lot's of love to all of you from germany!

                              • greenbeam673
                                greenbeam673  3 days back

                                (Offensive comment about gay people and hateful comment to Ryan)

                                • KareBearShay
                                  KareBearShay  3 days back

                                  I get the whole thoughts leading into thoughts... Etc. I don't think mine's as severe though. Some times I can control it if I have something to focus on.

                                  • KareBearShay
                                    KareBearShay  3 days back

                                    .... I'm learning things I don't know if I want to know... Lol

                                    • chocolatehaveeyes
                                      chocolatehaveeyes  3 days back

                                      Shit... Back in those original "Off the Pill" videos, I've always thought the name was just a gimmick. I didn't think he actually went off his pills while making those videos...

                                      • WR 245G
                                        WR 245G  3 days back

                                        I can't stop thinking that you're trying to do funny face because your face is funny when you're serious or doing funny videos

                                        • Ta e
                                          Ta e  3 days back

                                          Can I have the getting rid of a cold superpower right now please

                                          • Evelyne Chia
                                            Evelyne Chia  3 days back

                                            What does PC mean??

                                            • Mike C
                                              Mike C  2 days back

                                              Evelyne Chia politically correct

                                          • DabbyDab
                                            DabbyDab  3 days back

                                            I listened to this while walking home from school and it was so hypnotizing and interesting that I felt like I was stuck between two world, the real world and the Off The Pill world. And it also took me 40 minutes istead of 20 to get home.

                                            • Joao Frank
                                              Joao Frank  4 days back

                                              The real MVP here are the caption authors.

                                              • Samuel Robinson
                                                Samuel Robinson  4 days back

                                                I am christian and do not believe anyone chooses their attraction, but I do believe they choose to indulge in it, which is where the sin is. That said, what you do in private, I care about ZERO percent. But, when it pushes into our culture like the bathroom fight currently has, then it becomes a problem, as well as forcing christians to provide for an event that they find wrong.

                                                Also, I absolutely love this podcast and am glad it exists and will definitely keep listening!

                                                • Karen Bernadette Vergara

                                                  Ryan, the podcast has been quite a helpbgetting through my shifts (i work a deskjob so i have to try to stay awake) and i love how highly opinionated you are. Please keep this up. Also ads are cool with me. Gotta pay the bills right?

                                                  • Austin Nguyen
                                                    Austin Nguyen  4 days back

                                                    I'm pretty sure they made a pun about ikea where they put the letter D in front of the K and it looked like "idea" lol. It was in a video, but i forgot which video

                                                    • alienxae
                                                      alienxae  4 days back

                                                      haha i got 2nd at cif for high school diving

                                                      • alienxae
                                                        alienxae  4 days back

                                                        i love pacos shirt

                                                        • Laurena B.
                                                          Laurena B.  4 days back

                                                          Je t’aime

                                                          • Shreyash
                                                            Shreyash  4 days back

                                                            You should put this on spotify

                                                            • Amanda ,
                                                              Amanda ,  4 days back

                                                              Paco is so fucking chill dude I wish I was more like him

                                                              • seungkwans kimbap
                                                                seungkwans kimbap  4 days back

                                                                We also say xixi in portuguese lmao

                                                                • Tina Sh
                                                                  Tina Sh  4 days back

                                                                  ADHD meds are made to ”calm” you down. But the way they do it is to use meds/pills in different doses that actually make other people energetic.(The dose depends on the person. Everyone is different and require different doses. Too much of the meds is equally as bad as having not enough. It’s a long process). Since ADHD brains work so fast and most ppl with the diagnosis are very energetic, which probably is the main factor for not being able to concentrate, the high energetic pills slows everything down because the body/brain reaches “peak” energy. So, basically you fool your brain and body to slow down. That’s why the pills that calm Ryan down usually makes others more energetic. I hope I make sense.

                                                                  • DaZhao
                                                                    DaZhao  4 days back

                                                                    How long when the off the pill was made?

                                                                    • MarX
                                                                      MarX  4 days back

                                                                      *Why is this not monetized*

                                                                      • Lightning Xeno Daone
                                                                        Lightning Xeno Daone  5 days back

                                                                        Is there just an audio becuase since its an hour and i can just listen to this

                                                                        • Silya X
                                                                          Silya X  5 days back

                                                                          For me open minded doesn't mean that you think everything is normal, but that after "okay that's weird" you accept it and in the best case you inform yourself about it so that it can become normal to you or like "oh yeah that exists". Weird is just another word for odd or different and things that you don't see every day/never experience are therefore weird. I get that thinking. All that matters to me is that the person thinking it's weird, still accepts the "weird" thing and supports that person. They don't have to be like "that guy is wearing a skirt, now I have feel like that is an option for me too". You should be just okay with his choice and maybe try to understand it.

                                                                          • LeeRyuuji
                                                                            LeeRyuuji  5 days back

                                                                            Can anyone please send me the link me to pewdiepie's cringe list where Paco is listed?

                                                                            • Jarryd Cooper
                                                                              Jarryd Cooper  5 days back

                                                                              My 1 criticism is, stop asking “how did we get on to this.”

                                                                              • Lucas Burnett
                                                                                Lucas Burnett  5 days back


                                                                                • A guy
                                                                                  A guy  5 days back

                                                                                  Take a glance of this image

                                                                                  • Evan Carr
                                                                                    Evan Carr  5 days back

                                                                                    Did anyone else think Paco's actual first name was Paco until this podcast?

                                                                                    • Niobo
                                                                                      Niobo  5 days back

                                                                                      title should be: weird flex but ok

                                                                                      • Nokia
                                                                                        Nokia  5 days back

                                                                                        Best gay test is to watch magic Mike and see if you get a hard on

                                                                                        • Kim N
                                                                                          Kim N  5 days back

                                                                                          odd contraction of muscles although, certainly.

                                                                                          • Sammyyam
                                                                                            Sammyyam  5 days back

                                                                                            This podcast grabs my sleeves

                                                                                            • Raatomieli
                                                                                              Raatomieli  5 days back

                                                                                              After listening to this I think I have the same thing Ryan has but not as bad. I have been thinking it's about bad memory but now that I think about it, it might just be about keeping attention. I was going to say that I don't get sidetracked to other things but then I realized I'm writing this as the podcast goes on and I haven't been listening to it for some time now because of the writing.

                                                                                              • angel-faced psycho
                                                                                                angel-faced psycho  5 days back

                                                                                                time to Y E E T