Blog Category: Impression Technique

10 Things Everyone Got Wrong About Dave Chappelle’s Recent Netflix Special

Will Smith desperately needed advice. He was terrified about something he was about to do. So he said, “I have to visit the master.” He called Dave Chappelle. His challenge: to do…

Will Smith desperately needed advice. He was terrified about something he was about to do. So he said, “I have to visit the master.” He called Dave Chappelle. His challenge: to do three minutes of standup comedy at a comedy club. I get it. When I had to do six minutes the first time, I […]

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I’m the Worst Judge of Character

I wanted to raise some money. My neighbor said, “Meet my boss. He runs a hedge fund.” I met the boss. He gave me the tour of the office. Everyone was buying…

I wanted to raise some money. My neighbor said, “Meet my boss. He runs a hedge fund.” I met the boss. He gave me the tour of the office. Everyone was buying and selling stocks. Then we sat in the boss’s glass office. We could see all the employees and they could see us. He […]

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The 10,000-Experiment Rule!

Tracy Morgan stopped by the club. I said, “Want to go on up?” He said, “I got nothing. I got nothing… Ahh, whatever. I’ll go up. I’M TRACY MORGAN!” He went up…

Tracy Morgan stopped by the club. I said, “Want to go on up?” He said, “I got nothing. I got nothing… Ahh, whatever. I’ll go up. I’M TRACY MORGAN!” He went up for 20 minutes just spewing jokes nonstop. Everyone was laughing. He had this raw energy. He was shouting and laughing. And making faces. […]

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Why Valedictorians Often Don’t Succeed

It’s Altucher’s Book Club time! This week, we recommend two books: “F*ck Whales” by Maddox and “Barking Up the Wrong Tree” by Eric Barker. I discuss both books in the video below.…

It’s Altucher’s Book Club time! This week, we recommend two books: “F*ck Whales” by Maddox and “Barking Up the Wrong Tree” by Eric Barker. I discuss both books in the video below. It also features one friendly guest appearance and my favorite game! In the video, you’ll find out why it’s stupid to follow your […]

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The Introvert’s Guide to Hitchhiking for Love and Fortune

The first time, I was chased. I had my thumb out. I was slouched over a little bit to look as unthreatening as possible (not difficult for me). It was night and…

The first time, I was chased. I had my thumb out. I was slouched over a little bit to look as unthreatening as possible (not difficult for me). It was night and it was raining a bit and I wanted to get home. A car pulled over. I only needed to go a few miles. […]

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I’m the Least Brilliant Idiot: The Most Intense Podcast I’ve Been On

Andrew got it all out of me. Which is why he was the most viewed comedian of 2018 on YouTube. He called me up the day before. “Charlemagne is out, can you…

Andrew got it all out of me. Which is why he was the most viewed comedian of 2018 on YouTube. He called me up the day before. “Charlemagne is out, can you come in and do the podcast?” He was ready to go: Do billionaires kill people? How the heck could I lose all that […]

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What to Do When People Hate You

I got an email, “You’re ugly. Shut the F up.” It was the first time I got hate mail. I had an opinion about the stock market, wrote it, then got this…

I got an email, “You’re ugly. Shut the F up.” It was the first time I got hate mail. I had an opinion about the stock market, wrote it, then got this email. It was 2002. I showed a friend of mine. “That’s a badge of honor. It means people are paying attention to you.” […]

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