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Tomàs sits down with Ravi Patel, star of Meet the Patels and co-founder of This Bar Saves Lives where they chat about the education level of a taco, Ravi’s granola bar company that helps children in need (which he makes clear does not include talking granola bars), cute babies and Tomàs’ love of red heads all while Ravi is cautiously optimistic of the talking taco — that is, until the rules of 4 Dimensional Yahtzee come up.

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- Today, my guest is Rubby Patel and then, what are the joys of private island ownership? I ruined my credit to find out. My guest today is from the documentary Meet the Patels and co-founder of This Bar Saves Lives. Please welcome Ravi Patel. - It's pronounced Ravi. - Oh. Rubby? - Ravi, it's pronounced Ravi. - Got it. Promise I will get that right for the rest of the interview. - This is, uh, weird. - Oh, it definitely is, you know. - If I'm being honest, you're the first taco that I've ever met. - Well I think that I'm doing a very good job representing us. Now, you grew up in North Carolina, right? - I did, yeah, Charlotte, North Carolina. I went to school, UNC Chapel Hill. Do tacos go to school? - Oh yeah, I've been expelled from 15 boarding schools, seven colleges, two technical colleges. - I always thought tacos weren't that educated. - Oh, that's a common misconception. I actually had a double major in finance and interpretive dance. - Yeah. - So, Romy, This Bar Saves Lives in what way? - So This Bar Saves Lives is a granola bar company and every bar that you buy, we donate a life-saving meal packet to a child in need. - So it's healthy for the human body and for society. - You are what you eat. - That's very true. - I mean, it's more true for you. Example. - Well, by that logic, I'd be mostly candy. Now, Rabby, one of the other aspects of This Bar Saves Lives is that it's all, like, non-GMO, there are no talking foods that are irradiated to the point where they glow and attack people. - For most consumers, you know, when the food's not talking, it's like a huge bonus. Most food items, people just care for them in terms of the food, you know, just like Mexican food. You don't wanna talk to it, you wanna eat it. - I get that. A Snickers bar once spoke to me and I was like, "Nope, I'm not eating that." And now for the best part of Internet videos, advertisements. And welcome back. Now, since the bar saved lives, did you guys consider superhero branding or like, you know, maybe attaching tiny capes, or it was like, it's too cheeky. - It's a granola bar. People probably don't, don't care about that stuff. - Yeah, I mean, I care about it, but, you know, I've been also fired from a bunch of marketing and brand agency jobs. - Can you give me some color on that? You were fired from brand agency jobs because... - Oh, I kept creating these catch phrases that, like, various people did not care for. - How many have you been fired from? - Like 60, you know, the whole thing is politics. - You gotta have a tough outer shell. - And it helps to be cheesy. - Or did you mean the, do you mean real cheese? - Yes. That wasn't a metaphor. I don't understand why you laughed. I literally meant you have to have cheese inside of you. - Oh, then I, then I don't get it. - So, Ravi, it's my understanding you're a father, kind of recently. - I am, I have an eight-month-old daughter, her name is Amaly, she's so cute, Tomas, I'm telling you, she is adorable, I love being her dad. Do you have kids? - I think they're out there. I mean, I had a good time in college. - Well, can I ask you, what's your type, Tomas? What is it, like, fajitas? What's your thing? - It is all very angry redheads. Emma Stone once tried hitting me with a car, actually. - I gotta fire my agents. - Oh, cool, who reps you? Eeee? - So, we done here? - Okay, now let's play a quick game we like to call Four Dimensional Yahtzee. Now, this game combines elements of chess, luján boxing, and elements of chaos theory. You can be a paladin, a double paladin, or yellow. Basically, the first one to reach the side of the other person's board two consecutive times is knighted. Now, knighting opens up the second round of the game. You'll be beginning with a deficit of 400 points because the last guest actually did not play well. That's part of it, I'll explain those rules later. - What, Rabi, don't go, there's actually a lot more rules I have to explain to you. - It's pronounced Ravi. - Oh, okay, well, our guest today was actor and co-founder of This Bar Saves Lives, Rubby Patel. Guys, I think that went really well.

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