Dom D'Agostino on Disease Prevention, Cancer, and Living Longer (#188)

“The pursuit of size and strength really contradicts what we want to go after for longevity.” – Dominic D’Agostino Dr. Dominic “Dom” D’Agostino (@DominicDAgosti2) is one of my most popular guests, and I’m happy to have him rejoin the show for the third time. (You can listen to Dom’s first appearance here, and his second appearance …

On Zero-to-Hero Transformations (#155)

  In this episode, we don’t have any special guests, unless you count the multiple personalities in my own head. We are not talking to Arnold Schwarzenegger, black-market chemists, Josh Waitzkin, Jamie Foxx or anyone else per our regular interviews. Today, I’ll be responding to questions you upvoted on Reddit. This episode includes gems like: My favorite books Learning …

Meet "Scorpion," The Real-Life Santa Claus

“I believe that peace means that one person has the biggest stick. I build those sticks.” – Walter O’Brien UPDATE: This episode ended up sparking a lot of controversy. Many skeptics asked pointed questions about Walter’s background, claims, and credentials (often pointing to pages like this or this). This is the first time I’ve run into such an …

Recommendations and Resolutions for 2016 (#129)

(Image from Fanpop) This episode is ~99% serious recommendations and resolutions for 2016.  But I am joined by tech entrepreneur and investor, Kevin Rose, so it’s at least 1% shenanigans. [Here is the Stakes resource/PDF I mention in this episode] The conversation is also a new experiment for The Random Show. O-tanoshimi dane! Stream below, or you can listen …

Matt Mullenweg on Polyphasic Sleep, Tequila, and Building Billion-Dollar Companies (#61)

Matt Mullenweg has been named one of PC World’s Top 50 People on the Web, Inc.com’s 30 under 30, and Business Week’s 25 Most Influential People on the Web. In this episode, I attempt to get him drunk on tequila and make him curse. Matt is most associated with a tool that powers more than …

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

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 …

What I Learned Losing a Million Dollars (#29)

(Photo: Ariel H.) “One of the rare noncharlatanic books in finance.” – Nassim Nicholas Taleb, author of The Black Swan and Antifragile “There is more to be learned from Jim Paul’s true story of failure than from a stack of books promising to reveal the secret formula for success…this compact volume is filled with a …

The Tim Ferriss Show: Interview with Peter Thiel, Billionaire Investor and Company Creator (#28)

“Freedom lies in being bold.” – Robert Frost This episode’s guest is the incredible Peter Thiel. Peter is a serial company founder (PayPal, Palantir), billionaire investor (first outside investor in Facebook, 100+ others), and author of the new book Zero to One. Whether you’re an investor, entrepreneur, or simply a free thinker aspiring to do …

The Tim Ferriss Show: James Altucher on How to Say "No," Fail Better, and Build Businesses (#18)

Listen on iTunes, download (right click “save as”), or stream it now below: This episode of The Tim Ferriss Show is sponsored by Bluehost, which I used for my first WordPress blog, and I still use them for sites today. Click here for a special offer! Now, on to our guest… James Altucher is an American …