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Justin Wren | Fight for the Forgotten (Episode 608)
Justin Wren | Fight for the Forgotten (Episode 608)

Justin Wren (@TheBigPygmy) is an MMA juggernaut with the body of a Viking and the heart of a Pygmy. He’s also the author of Fight for the Forgotten: How a Mixed Martial Artist Stopped Fighting for Himself and Started Fighting for Others. “Charity can be great. But opportunity is always better.” -Justin Wren The Cheat […]

Laila Ali | Reach! (Episode 607)
Laila Ali | Reach! (Episode 607)

Laila Ali (@TheRealLailaAli) is a world-champion boxer, entrepreneur, and author of Reach! Finding Strength, Spirit, and Personal Power. The Cheat Sheet: What made Laila become the only boxer out of Muhammad Ali’s nine children? Why do fighters trash talk (and does Laila regret any trash talking she did during her fighting career)? How did Laila […]

R. Douglas Fields | Why We Snap (Episode 606)
R. Douglas Fields | Why We Snap (Episode 606)

R. Douglas Fields (@RDouglasFields1) is a neuroscientist based in Bethesda, MD and author of Why We Snap: Understanding the Rage Circuit in Your Brain. The Cheat Sheet for Understanding Rage and Why We Snap: What is rage, and what evolutionary purpose does it serve? What makes ordinary people “snap” — that is, react violently when […]

Scott Adams | Master Persuader (Episode 605)
Scott Adams | Master Persuader (Episode 605)

Scott Adams (@ScottAdamsSays) is a trained hypnotist, the creator of Dilbert, and author of the upcoming book Win Bigly: Persuasion in a World Where Facts Don’t Matter. He also predicted a 2016 presidential win for Trump — for reasons others didn’t see. “Check your facts.” -Scott Adams The Cheat Sheet: Did Donald Trump win the […]

Jason Silva | Origins of a Performance Philosopher (Episode 603)
Jason Silva | Origins of a Performance Philosopher (Episode 603)

Jason Silva (@JasonSilva) would have been called a “performance philosopher” by counterculture icon Timothy Leary. Among many things, he’s a futurist, filmmaker, creator of short video series Shots of Awe, former host of the National Geographic Channel’s Brain Games and current host of Origins: The Journey of Humankind. “In the information age, you don’t teach […]

Neal Brennan | 3 Mics (Episode 601)
Neal Brennan | 3 Mics (Episode 601)

Neal Brennan (@nealbrennan) is a comedy writer/producer/director, co-creator of Chappelle’s Show, and most recently featured in his live stand-up solo show 3 Mics now at Netflix. “A buddy of mine calls me Benjamin Button ’cause he says I’m doing my career backwards.” -Neal Brennan The Cheat Sheet: How did Neal Brennan’s 3 Mics show come […]

Brett McKay | Art of Manliness (Episode 600)
Brett McKay | Art of Manliness (Episode 600)

Brett McKay (@artofmanliness) is the founder of Art of Manliness, one of the largest independent men’s lifestyle sites on the Web. Similarities in the naming schemes between AoM and AoC are purely coincidental! The Cheat Sheet: What is manliness? What are the domains — the hard and soft skills — an aspiring well-rounded man should […]

Clint Emerson | 100 Deadly Skills (Episode 598)
Clint Emerson | 100 Deadly Skills (Episode 598)

Clint Emerson (@100deadlyskills) is a retired Navy SEAL, founding partner of crisis management and risk mitigation company Escape the Wolf, and author of 100 Deadly Skills: Survival Edition: The SEAL Operative’s Guide to Surviving in the Wild and Being Prepared for Any Disaster. The Cheat Sheet: How much of a SEAL’s life is training, and […]