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.
October 28th, 2014
Episode 40 of 432 episodes
Andrew Zimmernis a world-classchef, television host and producer, writer, and -- at the end of the day --teacher. You've probably seen his showsBizarre FoodsandDining with Death. In 2010and2013 he wasawarded the James Beard Foundation Award, which annually presents awards for excellence in cuisine, culinary writing, and culinary television. But many people don't know the earlier chapters in his life. At one point, he was sleeping on the streets, stealingpurses, and shooting heroin. In our interview, he shares all. We delve into everything, including his culinary tricks, how he developed his hit TV show, his influences, key turning points in his life, beating addiction, and much more. This is a powerful interview. It's full of tactics for anyone, and it has extra insights for alltypes of compulsive behavior (and, really, who doesn't have at least one?). I hope you enjoy it. Show notes can be found at http://www.fourhourworkweek.com/podcast