The Tim Ferriss Podcast, Ep 15: Neil Strauss, Author of The Game

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Listen on iTunes, download (right click and “save as”), or stream it in the below player now: This episode is brought to you by…you guys. To help keep this podcast going, please check out the Tim Ferriss Book Club, where, every 1-2 months, I highlight one book that’s changed my life. Here are the first […]

Best Investments, Bad Advice to Avoid, and Other Life Lessons (#294)

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“The world always makes sense; we just don’t understand it.” -Adam Robinson This episode sets a new record with five guests — each considered among the best in their field. It features Adam Robinson (@IAmAdamRobinson), Debbie Millman (@debbiemillman), Neil Strauss (@neilstrauss), Scott Belsky (@scottbelsky), and Veronica Belmont (@Veronica). This roundtable conversation discusses best investments, favorite failures, and bad advice […]

Amazon "Lightning Box" Deal — 9am-1pm EST Only (Plus: $299 Course for Free)

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I just received confirmation from Amazon that a Lightning Deal tomorrow (1/24) is for The 4-Hour Chef. This means that the hardcover will be 65% off for 4 hours only, from 9am – 1pm ET. Just click here. To sweeten the deal — $299 course as bonus For those interested… If you purchase 3 hardcover […]

So, You Want to Be a Writer? Read This First.

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(Photo: Sybren A. Stüvel) Neil Strauss has written six New York Times bestsellers and is a contributing editor for Rolling Stone magazine. From the standpoint of most aspiring writers, he’s reached the pinnacle of success. That’s why I first sent him an e-mail in 2005. I attached a draft book proposal and asked for his […]

A.J. Jacobs: Self-Experimenter Extraordinaire

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“Calling it an experiment gives you permission to fail.” – A.J. Jacobs A.J. Jacobs (@ajjacobs) is a kindred guinea pig of self-experimentation who chronicles his shenanigans in books that seem to keep winding up as New York Times best sellers. The Know-It-All was about his quest to learn everything in the world. In The Year […]

FINALLY — Tim Ferriss TV is here, plus Arnold Schwarzenegger and The Glitch Mob

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[PLEASE NOTE: This contest has ended per the rules explained below. Thanks!] I cannot put into words how excited I am to write this post. Perhaps it’s because I’ve had 3 glasses of wine, or perhaps it’s the glee of F bombs below. But no. It’s because I have a huge TV announcement, an opportunity to […]

The Unusual Books That Shaped Billionaires, Mega-Bestselling Authors, and Other Prodigies

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Who are the mentors to billionaires, chess prodigies, rockstars, and mega-bestselling authors?  Who teaches them to do what they do? To achieve the success they achieve? Oftentimes…it’s books. On The Tim Ferriss Show (iTunes, SoundCloud), I dissect world-class performers to find the tools and tricks you can use.  Here’s a full list of guests.  One […]

Tribe of Mentors Giveaway

If you have any interest in winning many of the “favorite purchases of $100 or less” that are featured in Tribe of Mentors, then the next two minutes of reading are definitely worth your time. I’ve partnered with StackSocial to offer you the ultimate Tribe of Mentors giveaway. We are offering an “Apple Dream Setup” as the […]