Carl Edgar Blake II

  • Aired:  03/27/13
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The owner of Rustik Rooster Farms explains how breeding a Chinese pig and a Russian pig makes a prize-winning German pig. (6:43)

[CHEERS AND APPLAUSE]

>> Stephen: WELCOME BACK, EVERYBODY.

MY GUEST TONIGHT IS A PIG FARMER.

LET'S GO MEET HIM IN "THE CADILLAC INTERVIEW PART OF MY STUDIO." PLEASE WELCOME CARL EDGAR BLAKE.

[CHEERS AND APPLAUSE]

THANK YOU.

ABOUT TEN MINUTES.

♪ ♪ THANKS SO MUCH FOR COMING ON.

ALL RIGHT, MR. BLAKE.

YOU ARE THE FIRST PIG FARMER I'VE EVER HAD ON MY SHOW COFNLT GREAT LAITIONS.

>> THANK YOU VERY MUCH.

>> Stephen: THE REASON WE HAVE YOU ON IS NOT JUST BECAUSE YOU ARE A PIG FARMER BUT YOU ARE A

PIG FARMER IN A UNIQUE WAY.

YOU USED TO BE A -- YOU WRITE CODE, YOU CREATED COMPUTER PORTHOLES FOR COMPANIES AND CITIES.

ARE COMPUTER PROGRAMMERS SO FILTHY THAT YOU DECIDED TO WORK WITH HOGS TO IMPROVE YOUR LIVING CONDITIONS?

WHY DID YOU GO TO HOG FARMING?

>> I'VE BEEN DOING COMPUTER WORK FOR SO LONG, AND THERE CAME A TIME WHEN THERE WASN'T ANY MORE

COMPUTER WORK IN IOWA.

>> Stephen: WAS THERE EVER A TON?

>> ACTUALLY THERE WAS.

KEPT ME BUSY A LONG TIME.

>> Stephen: ALL RIGHT.

YOU CREATED A --

>> IOWA.

>> Stephen: HOW DID YOU COME UP WITH THIS PIG?

IT'S WINNING CONTESTS.

>> WE TRIED TO MAKE A BETTER PIG.

I DID A LOT OF RESEARCH ON THE TBER INTERNET.

I FOUND OUT IN 182 A KING IN GERMANY CREATED THE PIG THAT WON FOUR WORLD'S FAIRS.

I THOUGHT WHY NOT DO THAT NOW.

>> Stephen: THIS IS EUGENICS YOU ARE CREATING A MASTER PIG.

>> MASTER RACE, YEAH.

>> Stephen: WHAT ARE YOU BREEGD TOGETHER.

>> THE PIGS WERE TOO DRY IN GERMANY AT THE TIME.

THIS WAS THE RUSSIAN WILD BOOR.

AT THE TIME HE WANTED TO BE ABLE TO MAKE FOR FAT TO THE PIG.

WENT TO CHINA, HEARD ABOUT A PIG CALLED THE MISHON.

THEY ENDED UP WITH A PIG SWAWLD THE SWABIAN HALL.

I'M USING A PIG FROM OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY.

>> Stephen: A CHINESE PIG?

>> CORRECT.

THOSE ARE PURE BREEDS.

I BOUGHT THEM FROM THE UNIVERSITY AND BRED THEM WITH THE RUSSIAN WILD BOOR.

>> Stephen: THIS IS MY BEEF WITH YOU.

I HAVE A BEEF WITH YOUR PORK.

YOU ARE BREEDING A CHINESE PIG AND A RUSSIAN PIG.

WHY DO YOU NEED --

>> TO MAKE A GERMAN PIG.

>> Stephen: WHY DO YOU NEED LITERALLY TWO COMMIE PIGS?

[CHEERS AND APPLAUSE]

[LAUGHTER]

WHAT IS WRONG WITH AMERICAN -- AN AMERICAN PIG, SIR?

>> YOU REALLY WANT TO KNOW?

>> Stephen: YEAH, I REALLY WANT TO KNOW BECAUSE I EAT A LOT OF -- PIGS.

>> U.S. PIGS SUCKS.

>> Stephen: NOW, THOSE ARE FIGHTING WORDS.

>> I CAN'T HELP IT.

>> Stephen: OKAY.

>> TAKE A PIG NOW.

THERE NO JUICE ON THEM.

NO SUCK LENS -- SUCCULENCE.

WHITE MEAT IT PISSES ME OFF.

>> Stephen: IT'S THE OTHER WHITE ME.

IT IS.

>> NO IT'S NOT.

>> Stephen: LEGALLY IT'S THE OTHER WHITE MEAT.

I'M GOING TO CLOCK YOU MAN.

WHAT DO YOU WEIGH IN AT?

YOU WANT TO DO IT?

GO AHEAD.

[CHEERS AND APPLAUSE]

OBVIOUSLY WHEN I SAY FIGHT IT'S A METAPHOR FOR BE UPSET WITH.

>> NO, NO.

>> Stephen: NICE TO MEET YOU.

WE RAISE PIGS.

WE HAVE PLENISM WE RAISE THEM HERE.

THEY ARE WONDERFUL.

WHAT IS WRONG WITH THE WAY WE RAISE THEM HERE?

>> THEY ARE RAISED IN CONFINEMENT.

>> Stephen: LET THEM RUN, THEY'LL GET AWAY.

BABE, PIG IN THE CITY --

>> THEY ARE STANDING IN THEIR OWN CRAP AND URINE 24 HOURS A DAY.

>> Stephen: I BELIEVE THE WORD YOU WANT TO USE IS MARINATED.

HOW ARE YOUR PIGS RAISED?

>> MINE ARE RAISED ON THE EARTH.

>> Stephen: IT'S ALL NATURAL.

>> ON THE DIRT, IT'S NATURAL.

>> Stephen: AT WHAT POINT DO THEY NATURALLY DECIDE TO MEANDER TO THE SLAUGHTER HOUSE?

WHAT PART OF -- DO YOU REED THEM NEECH READ THEM NIETZSCHE -- HOW SNARL IS IT REALLY?

CAN WE SEE THE PIGS OUT HERE?

[CHEERS AND APPLAUSE]

OH.

[SQUEALING] OH,.

WHO IS THIS?

WHO IS THIS.

>> THAT'S HAMWAY.

>> Stephen: BEAUTIFUL.

WHO IS THAT?

>> LITTLE SMOKY.

>> Stephen: HEY, LITTLE SMOKY.

HOW BIG WILL HAMLET GET?

>> GET UP TO 350 POUNDS BUT MOST CHEFS IN THE UNITED STATES --

[SQUEALING ]

>> Stephen: YOU STAND RIGHT THERE.

WAIT COME BACK.

COME BACK.

I'M SORRY.

I'M GOING TO NEED DRY CLEANING.

[LAUGHTER]

ALL RIGHT.

NAMING THEM, DOES IT MAKE IT EASIER LATER WHEN YOU HAVE TO EAT THEM?

>> NO, I TRY NOT TO GET TO KNOW THEM PERSONALLY.

>> Stephen: LET'S GET TO KNOW SOME OF THEM RIGHT NOW.

WHAT DO WE HAVE HERE?

>> FLAPJACK.

THIS IS FOR PROSCUITTO.

>> Stephen: OH, YOU ARE DELICIOUS.

[ LAUGHTER ]

WELL CARL, CONGRATULATIONS ON THE PIGS.

HAMLET'S IT'S BEEN A PLEASURE.

LITTLE SMOKY, PLEASE COME AGAIN.

>> THANK YOU.

>> Stephen: THANK YOU SO MUCH CARL EDGAR BLAKE.

WE'LL BE RIGHT BACK.

[CHEERS AND APPLAUSE]