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Challenging Gary Busey’s Memory Pt. 3 with Gary Busey

Dr Daniel Amen and Tana Amen BSN RN On The Brain Warrior's Way Podcast

In the last episode of a series with Oscar-nominated actor Gary Busey, Tana steps up and takes Gary’s signature memory challenge. Play along to see if you can make it as far as Tana did!

 

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Dr Daniel Amen: Welcome to the Brain Warrior's Way Podcast. I'm Dr. Daniel Amen.

Tana Amen: And I'm Tana Amen. Here we teach you how to win the fight for your brain to defeat, anxiety, depression, memory loss, ADHD, and addictions.

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Gary Busey: Ready to play the memory game?

Tana Amen: I don't know. Am I? Should I be scared?

Steffanie Sampson: Yes.

Tana Amen: Okay.

Gary Busey: You should not doubt yourself before the starting starts.

Tana Amen: I'm not sure I doubt myself, it's you I'm a little worried about.

Gary Busey: You can do nothing to help yourself on that. You got to help yourself with you and with your brain functions.

Dr Daniel Amen: Helps stands for?

Gary Busey: What?

Dr Daniel Amen: Do we have a Buseyism for help?

Gary Busey: Help?

Steffanie Sampson: Yeah there's one in there. Have you played this game with him?

Dr Daniel Amen: I have.

Steffanie Sampson: It's not in the chapter titles here though. Oh yeah, he played it. He got pretty far. I played it I got pretty far.

Gary Busey: Who me?

Tana Amen: The memory game. Let's start it.

Gary Busey: Okay ready? You repeat after me everything I say. There's only ten of them. One hen.

Tana Amen: One hen.

Gary Busey: Good you did great. Okay one hen, two ducks.

Tana Amen: One hen, two ducks.

Gary Busey: Right. One hen, two ducks, three squawking geese.

Tana Amen: One hen, two ducks, three squawking geese.

Gary Busey: One hen, two ducks, three squawking geese, four corpulent porpi.

Tana Amen: One hen, two ducks, three squawking geese, four porpulent-

Gary Busey: Corpulent.

Tana Amen: Corpulent.

Gary Busey: Porpi.

Tana Amen: Porpi.

Gary Busey: That means a big porpoise.

Tana Amen: Right.

Gary Busey: Okay this will be halfway there. One hen, two ducks, three squawking geese, four corpulent porpi, five pair of Don Alvarez tweezers.

Tana Amen: Oh what?

Gary Busey: Five pair of Don Alvarez tweezers.

Tana Amen: Don Alvarez tweezers, okay. One hen, two ducks, three squawking geese, four corpulent porpi, five pairs of Don Alvarez tweezers.

Gary Busey: Very good but remember the word is pair not pairs.

Tana Amen: Okay.

Gary Busey: Okay here we go to six. You're halfway through it how do you feel?

Tana Amen: Focused.

Gary Busey: Good. Good word. One hen, two ducks, three squawking geese, four corpulent porpi, five pair of Don Alvarez tweezers, six brass monkeys from the ancient sacred crypts of Egypt. Six brass monkeys from the ancient sacred crypts of Egypt.

Tana Amen: One hen, two ducks, three squawking geese, four corpulent porpi, five pair of Don Alvarez tweezers, six brass monkeys from the ancient sacred crypts of Egypt.

Gary Busey: Oh my god. Whoa, you're sensational. Okay we're going to seven.

Tana Amen: Uh oh.

Gary Busey: One hen, two ducks, three squawking geese, four corpulent porpi, five pair of Don Alvarez tweezers, six brass monkeys from the ancient sacred crypts of Egypt, seven frozen mummies in the caves of Madagascar claiming to know the whereabouts of Elvis. Seven frozen mummies in the caves of Madagascar claiming to know the whereabouts of Elvis.

Tana Amen: One hen, two ducks, three squawking geese, four corpulent propi, five pair of Don Alvarez tweezers, six brass monkeys from the ancient sacred crypts of Egypt, seven frozen mummies from Madagascar-

Gary Busey: The caves.

Tana Amen: Oh the caves of Madagascar claiming to know the whereabouts of Elvis.

Gary Busey: Okay man. Now we're going to eight. One hen, two ducks, three squawking geese, four corpulent porpi, five pair of Don Alvarez tweezers, six brass monkeys from the ancient sacred crypts of Egypt, seven frozen mummies in the caves of Madagascar claiming to know the whereabouts of Elvis, eight sterile nuns dancing in a circle bringing tears to the eyes of Adolph Hitler.

Tana Amen: One hen, two ducks, three squawking geese, four corpulent porpi, five pair of Don Alvarez tweezers, six brass monkeys from the ancient sacred crypts of Egypt, seven frozen mummies from the caves of Madagascar claiming to know the whereabouts of Elvis, eight sterile nuns dancing in a circle bringing tears to the eyes of Adolph Hitler. Did I forget something?

Gary Busey: You are fantastic. I created this game, so I know you don't have a preview of what it is.

Tana Amen: I know I don't definitely.

Gary Busey: Here we go, we're going to nine. One hen, two ducks, three squawking geese, four corpulent porpi, five pair of Don Alvarez tweezers, six brass monkeys from the ancient sacred crypts of Egypt, seven frozen mummies in the caves of Madagascar claiming to know the whereabouts of Elvis, eight sterile nuns dancing in a circle bringing tears to the eyes of Adolph Hitler, nine sympathetic apathetic diabetic lecherous old men on roller skates with a marked propensity toward procrastination and sloth.

Tana Amen: Oh dear Lord.

Gary Busey: You guys are playing too, I know you are.

Tana Amen: One hen, two ducks, three squawking geese, four corpulent porpi, five pair of Don Alvarez tweezers, six brass monkeys from the ancient-

Gary Busey: Ancient sacred.

Tana Amen: Ancient sacred caves-

Gary Busey: Crypts.

Tana Amen: Ah, ancient sacred crypts of Egypt, seven frozen mummies from the caves of Madagascar claiming to know the whereabouts of Elvis, eight sterile nuns dancing in a circle bringing tears to the eyes of Adolph Hitler, nine sympathetic apathetic lecherous old, not old, yeah old ... No. No, no, no, nine sympathetic apathetic diabetic old, lecherous old men on roller skates, on roller skates hold on,

Gary Busey: With.

Tana Amen: with a propensity toward-

Gary Busey: With a marked.

Tana Amen: Ah, with a marked propensity toward procrastination.

Gary Busey: With a marked propensity toward procrastination, and?

Tana Amen: Sloth.

Gary Busey: Yeah. Okay one more. You are fantastic.

Steffanie Sampson: Nobody's gotten this far.

Gary Busey: No.

Steffanie Sampson: Right?

Gary Busey: No. Except me. Anyway never mind me. Here we go, last one number ten. One hen, two ducks, three squawking geese, four corpulent porpi, five pair of Don Alvarez tweezers, six brass monkeys from the ancient sacred crypts of Egypt, seven frozen mummies from the caves of Madagascar claiming to know the whereabouts of Elvis, eight sterile nuns dancing in a circle bringing tears to the eyes of Adolph Hitler, nine sympathetic apathetic diabetic lecherous old men on roller skates with a marked propensity toward procrastination and sloth, ten denizens of the deep bathing in a castle on fire marching to the quid quo quivey and quay-

Tana Amen: What?

Gary Busey: Marching to the quid quo quivey and quay all at the same time.

Tana Amen: One hen, two ducks, three squawking geese, four corpulent porpi, five pair of Don Alvarez tweezers, six brass monkeys in-

Gary Busey: From.

Tana Amen: Oh, from an ancient-

Gary Busey: From the.

Tana Amen: From the ancient crypts-

Gary Busey: Sacred.

Tana Amen: Six brass monkeys from the ancient sacred crypts of Egypt, seven frozen mummies from the caves of Madagascar claiming to know the whereabouts of Elvis.

Gary Busey: Mm-hmm (affirmative). Eight.

Tana Amen: Oh I thought you were saying that for a reason. Eight sterile nuns dancing in a circle bringing tears to the eyes of Adolph Hitler, nine sympathetic apathetic diabetic old, lecherous old men on roller skates, something, with a propensity-

Gary Busey: With a marked.

Tana Amen: With a marked propensity toward procrastination and sloth, and ten denizens from the deep-

Gary Busey: Of the deep. Come on.

Tana Amen: Ten denizens of the deep bathing in a castle on fire, something quiv-

Gary Busey: Marching too.

Tana Amen: Marching too the quid quo quiver and quay-

Steffanie Sampson: All at the same time.

Tana Amen: All at the same time.

Gary Busey: Let's give her a hand. Hey, alright.

Tana Amen: I needed your help at the end with that one. That's hard.

Steffanie Sampson: That was amazing.

Tana Amen: That was really hard.

Gary Busey: Alright.

Dr Daniel Amen: That was so much fun. I am so proud of you and I'm so proud of you.

Gary Busey: Listen. That was great.

Tana Amen: I'll tell you what helps with it.

Gary Busey: Wasn't that great honey.

Tana Amen: Do you know what helps me? Karate.

Steffanie Sampson: Ah.

Tana Amen: I practice martial arts.

Steffanie Sampson: Wow.

Dr Daniel Amen: It's great as long as you don't hit your head.

Gary Busey: You practice what?

Tana Amen: I practice Martial Arts, but it helps me, my brain.

Gary Busey: You did something to your shorts?

Dr Daniel Amen: Coming September 4th, "Buseyisms. Gary Busey's Basic Instructions Before Leaving Earth." I've read the whole thing. It is beautifully written. It's funny. You should get it.

Tana Amen: I'm looking forward to it.

Dr Daniel Amen: And over the next, I don't know, six months, year, whatever, we're gonna talk more to Gary-

Gary Busey: You can pre-order.

Dr Daniel Amen: About fixing Gary Busey's brain. You can pre-order it now on Amazon-

Gary Busey: At Barnes and Noble.

Dr Daniel Amen: Barnes and Noble.

Gary Busey: Amazon, and Booksamillion.com.

Tana Amen: And I just want to tell you, you've both been so much fun to have. You've both been just lovely and wonderful.

Steffanie Sampson: Thank you for having us.

Tana Amen: It's so special to have you. Thank you for doing this.

Gary Busey: Is the check in the mail or do we...

Tana Amen: We will talk about that off air.

Dr Daniel Amen: Alright, you're listening to Brain Warriors Way.

Gary Busey: You're too quick for snakes.

Dr Daniel Amen: Thanks everybody.

Steffanie Sampson: Brain Warriors Way.

Gary Busey: Thank you back.

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