The Tim Ferriss Show

Tim Ferriss: Bestselling Author, Human Guinea Pig

Business, Investing, Education, Health

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Business 4

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.


Ep 20: Dan Carlin - Hardcore History, Building Podcasts, Creativity, and More

July 29th, 2014

Episode 20 of 395 episodes

Dan Carlin is the host of my favorite podcast, Hardcore History.But... what?! History?! I know. I thought the same thing. How could a history podcast have a cult following?And yet it did. Duringresearch for launching The Tim Ferriss Show, I asked manyof the top dogs on the iTunes charts: what is your favorite podcast? Almost without exception, the answer came back: Hardcore History.Since then, I've become friends with Dan (and more obsessed with his show), and this episode explores all the questions I've been dying to ask him, whether related to his early experiments, his "radio" voice, creativity, building podcasts, and much more. I hope you enjoy it as much as I enjoyed doing it. Best,Tim