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5 Things I Recently Taught Alex Wieckowski

I recently appeared as a guest on Alex Wieckowski’s podcast, “Alex and Books.” He recently tweeted the 5 top lessons he took away from the podcast. So I decided to share them…

I recently appeared as a guest on Alex Wieckowski’s podcast, “Alex and Books.” He recently tweeted the 5 top lessons he took away from the podcast. So I decided to share them here. Also, you can check out the episode here. 5 Key Lessons I Learned from My Podcast with James Altucher 1) We live […]

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Is This the “Most Important Election Ever”?

Be careful who writes the words that vomit out of your mouth. Here is “the most important election ever”… 1832: 1844: 1868: 1876: 1880: 1892: 1940: 1964: I’m not saying 2020 is…

Be careful who writes the words that vomit out of your mouth. Here is “the most important election ever”… 1832: 1844: 1868: 1876: 1880: 1892: 1940: 1964: I’m not saying 2020 is not important. But words have meaning and to have them dictated by media cliches since 1832 only weakens their value. Be unique, be […]

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How I Launch a Book

In a recent podcast episode, Anna David, writer extraordinaire, analyzes my book launch strategy and nails it. I’m reprinting the transcript of the podcast below. But if you’re interested, you can listen…

In a recent podcast episode, Anna David, writer extraordinaire, analyzes my book launch strategy and nails it. I’m reprinting the transcript of the podcast below. But if you’re interested, you can listen to the podcast here. Episode 333: A Play-by-Play Breakdown of How James Altucher Launches a Book Hi there. Welcome to Launch Pad, a […]

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And Then, To My Horror, I Learned Something New

“Why are people so racist against Green people?” “What??” The two producers on the Zoom call were not sure what I was asking about. The audio engineer had muted himself. The other…

“Why are people so racist against Green people?” “What??” The two producers on the Zoom call were not sure what I was asking about. The audio engineer had muted himself. The other audio engineer was confused because he didn’t grow up in this country. Even David Banner, known for being a rapper but also an […]

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How to Watch the Amy Barrett Judicial Hearings Without Vomiting

I’ve watched the proceedings on Amy Barrett. Normally I would never watch this for obvious reasons. They are super boring.  But, as is common in American politics lately, these proceedings are hilarious. …

I’ve watched the proceedings on Amy Barrett. Normally I would never watch this for obvious reasons. They are super boring.  But, as is common in American politics lately, these proceedings are hilarious.  I’ve never seen an improv group as good as these senators.  They basically KILL for eight straight hours. Democrats and Republicans. What talent! […]

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How to Argue Against Me

Loraine wrote, “Shame on you, you are the example of ignorance with a platform to express your ignorance.” I don’t know who she is. But after I wrote my recent article, “Why…

Loraine wrote, “Shame on you, you are the example of ignorance with a platform to express your ignorance.” I don’t know who she is. But after I wrote my recent article, “Why I Won’t Vote,” she was upset at me. She wrote:  “We MUST vote to ensure our country’s freedom. You are encouraging to enable […]

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Why I Won’t Vote

I’m not going to vote. I’ve never voted in a presidential election. And in the 34 years that I’ve been allowed to vote, I’ve only voted in two local elections. Once in…

I’m not going to vote. I’ve never voted in a presidential election. And in the 34 years that I’ve been allowed to vote, I’ve only voted in two local elections. Once in 1991 and once in 2004.  I’ve been vote-shamed all of my life. It’s part of the American religion that if you don’t vote, […]

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