Latest Episodes

Ep. 454 — Caroline Hirsch

Film Making, Art & Expression as Activism

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She didn’t remember me. We met 20 years ago. I told her, “You’re not going to remember this. But in 1999, we had lunch.” She was quiet. “We had a mutual friend, Ed Bennett…” I had just sold a company. And Ed knew Caroline was thinking about building a website. Which is what my company […] READ MORE

She didn’t remember me. We met 20 years ago. I told her, “You’re not going to remember this. But in 1999, we had lunch.” She was quiet. “We had a mutual friend, Ed Bennett…” I had just sold a company. And Ed knew Caroline was thinking about building a website. Which is what my company […] READ MORE

Ep. 453 — Pete Holmes

The Beauty of Healing Through Jokes

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“When my wife left me…” This is how I know the interview is good. I’m inside the worst moment of your life. I’m seeing the layers underneath success. Which Pete Holmes has a lot of. He stars in the HBO show, “Crashing” and in “The Pete Holmes Show.” He hosts the podcast, “You Made it […] READ MORE

“When my wife left me…” This is how I know the interview is good. I’m inside the worst moment of your life. I’m seeing the layers underneath success. Which Pete Holmes has a lot of. He stars in the HBO show, “Crashing” and in “The Pete Holmes Show.” He hosts the podcast, “You Made it […] READ MORE

Ep. 452 — Mark Manson

Everything Is F*cked (A Conversation About Hope)

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WHY THE HOPE AND MEANING IN OUR LIVES IS BEING DESTROYED. AND HOW TO BRING IT BACK. Hitler invaded Poland. So the soldiers started an underground, guerilla fighter network. And as part of that network, they wanted to infiltrate Auschwitz. “They didn’t know what Auschwitz was at the time,” Mark Manson said. “They thought it […] READ MORE

WHY THE HOPE AND MEANING IN OUR LIVES IS BEING DESTROYED. AND HOW TO BRING IT BACK. Hitler invaded Poland. So the soldiers started an underground, guerilla fighter network. And as part of that network, they wanted to infiltrate Auschwitz. “They didn’t know what Auschwitz was at the time,” Mark Manson said. “They thought it […] READ MORE

Ep. 451 — Eric Schmidt

Becoming the CEO of Google... How to Unlearn Arrogance & Become Your Greatest

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Sergey Brin and Larry Page (Google’s founders) were gearing up to IPO. They accepted $25 million from venture capitalists. The VC’s wanted Sergey and Larry to hire an adult. So they started “interviewing.” They took their prospects to Burning Man. A festival where people go to the desert to dance naked, hallucinate, and live in […] READ MORE

Sergey Brin and Larry Page (Google’s founders) were gearing up to IPO. They accepted $25 million from venture capitalists. The VC’s wanted Sergey and Larry to hire an adult. So they started “interviewing.” They took their prospects to Burning Man. A festival where people go to the desert to dance naked, hallucinate, and live in […] READ MORE

Ep. — Yesterday's "10 Ideas" List (Proof that BAD Ideas Lead to The Good Ideas)

James Altucher & Steve Cohen

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I went to LA to pitch this TV show idea: “I WILL MAKE YOU A MILLIONAIRE.” Some people have already emailed me to apply. Because I’ve talked about it on my podcast. (But I’m not taking applications.) We’re not at that stage. But thanks, Dan, Kelly, Brian and others for your enthusiasm. I get this […] READ MORE

I went to LA to pitch this TV show idea: “I WILL MAKE YOU A MILLIONAIRE.” Some people have already emailed me to apply. Because I’ve talked about it on my podcast. (But I’m not taking applications.) We’re not at that stage. But thanks, Dan, Kelly, Brian and others for your enthusiasm. I get this […] READ MORE

Ep. 450 — Mark Malkoff

It's OK to Not Take Yourself Seriously All The Time

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In 2013, I sold my book “Choose Yourself” in a store that ONLY accepted bitcoin. People were outraged. I knew I was onto something. Any time I hear the cries of doubters I know to keep going. Because I know that anytime someone asks me WHY I’m doing something, I know they’re not really asking […] READ MORE

In 2013, I sold my book “Choose Yourself” in a store that ONLY accepted bitcoin. People were outraged. I knew I was onto something. Any time I hear the cries of doubters I know to keep going. Because I know that anytime someone asks me WHY I’m doing something, I know they’re not really asking […] READ MORE

Ep. — How to Deal With Crappy, Toxic People

James Altucher & Steve Cohen

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Forty-four. That’s how many times I’ve written about toxic people. I started writing about it in 2010. “How to Deal with Crappy People” became the most popular. Not just the most popular article about toxicity… It became THE most popular post on my blog at the time. The #1 question people ask me about that […] READ MORE

Forty-four. That’s how many times I’ve written about toxic people. I started writing about it in 2010. “How to Deal with Crappy People” became the most popular. Not just the most popular article about toxicity… It became THE most popular post on my blog at the time. The #1 question people ask me about that […] READ MORE

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