Joe Rogan Texas Studio refers to the studio that comedian and podcaster Joe Rogan built for the Joe Rogan Experience podcast, which moved to Austin, Texas in early September 2020. As part of his exclusive deal with Spotify, the studio was moved to Texas and premiered on episode 1533 with guest Adam Curry. Following the release of the first JRE episode that showed off the studio, parodies and memes began circulating the web mocking its design.
On August 29th, 2020, Joe Rogan posted a video unveiling the new studio in Austin on his Instagram account, showing off the red, dimly lit space with custom hardware for the microphones and its overall design. The video (seen below) accumulated over 2.7 million views in roughly 18 days.
On September 9th, 2020, Twitter user SeanSheehanBA posted another meme referencing the studio (shown below, left), receiving over 1,200 likes in six days. On September 8th, an Imgur user uploaded an image from the first episode featuring the new studio with the caption “What $100,000,000 buys you in 2020,” receiving over 184,000 views in one week (shown below, right).