Tim Ferriss is a self-experimenter and bestselling author, best known for The 4-Hour Workweek, which has been translated into 40+ languages. Newsweek calls him "the world's best human guinea pig," and The New York Times calls him "a cross between Jack Welch and a Buddhist monk." In this show, he deconstructs world-class performers from eclectic areas (investing, chess, pro sports, etc.), digging deep to find the tools, tactics, and tricks that listeners can use.
June 27th, 2015
Episode 117 of 407 episodes
This episode explores pain, struggle, and how to turnboth into amazing creative projects. Whitney Cummingsis a Los Angeles-based comedian, actor, writer and producer. Whitney is executive producer and, along with Michael Patrick King, co-creator of the Emmy-nominated CBS comedy 2 Broke Girls, which was recently picked up for a fifth season. She also wrote, produced and starred inWhitney, which aired on NBC from 2011 to 2013. She has headlined with comics including Sarah Silverman, Louis C.K., Amy Schumer, Aziz Ansari, and others. Her first one-hour stand up special,Money Shot, premiered on Comedy Central in 2010 and was nominated for an American Comedy Award. Her second stand-up special,Whitney Cummings: I Love You, debuted on Comedy Central in 2014 and she is shooting a third hour for HBO this August, which is set to air in 2016. For all links, show notes, resources from this episode, please visitfourhourworkweek.com/podcast ### This podcast is brought to you byMeUndies.Have you ever wanted to be as powerful as a mullet-wearing ninja from the1980’s, or as sleek as a black panther in the Amazon? Of course you have, and that’s whereMeUndiescomes in. I’ve spent the last 2-3 weeks wearing underwear fromthese guys24/7,and they arethe most comfortable and colorful underwear I’ve ever owned.Their materials are 2x softer than cotton,as evaluated using theKawabata method. Check outMeUndies.com/Timto see my current faves, some of which are awesomely ridiculous. This episode is also sponsoredbyOnnit.I have used Onnit products for years. If you look in my kitchen or in my garage you will find Alpha BRAIN, chewable melatonin (for resetting my clock while traveling), kettlebells, maces, battle ropes, and steel clubs. It sounds like a torture chamber, and it basicallyis. Atorture chamber for self-improvement! Ah, the lovely pain. To see a list of my favorite pills, potions, and heavy tools,click here.