DiscoverThe Tim Ferriss Show#622: A Rare In-Person Random Show with Kevin Rose — VR Workouts, I Bonds, Excellent Movies, Recent Books, Lessons from Amy Tan, How to Shape Your Mind, and More
#622: A Rare In-Person Random Show with Kevin Rose — VR Workouts, I Bonds, Excellent Movies, Recent Books, Lessons from Amy Tan, How to Shape Your Mind, and More

#622: A Rare In-Person Random Show with Kevin Rose — VR Workouts, I Bonds, Excellent Movies, Recent Books, Lessons from Amy Tan, How to Shape Your Mind, and More

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A Rare In-Person Random Show with Kevin Rose — VR Workouts, I Bonds, Excellent Movies, Recent Books, Lessons from Amy Tan, How to Shape Your Mind, and More | Brought to you by Athletic Greens all-in-one nutritional supplement, Wealthfront‘s high-yield savings account, and Shopify global commerce platform providing tools to start, grow, market, and manage a retail business. More on all three below.

Technologist, serial entrepreneur, world-class investor, self-experimenter, and all-around wild and crazy guy Kevin Rose (@KevinRose) rejoins me for another episode of The Random Show.

In this one, we discuss conspirituality, opening the doors of perception with prescription and meditation, movies we've been enjoying, fictional world-building, high-interest I bonds, lessons from Amy Tan, full-body MRI scans, Austin vs. San Francisco, why I refrain from "gotcha" interviews on this show, and much, much more.

Please enjoy!

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[05:35 ] Why we’re recording this in Los Angeles.

[09:40 ] What are we drinking?

[12:06 ] Why I aim for evergreen interviews over gotchas on this show.

[21:51 ] Where Kevin wants me to take this show.

[23:35 ] Scenes: Austin vs. San Francisco.

[25:55 ] I did not start the conspirituality.

[32:17 ] Opening the doors of perception with prescription and meditation.

[38:34 ] Movies we’ve been watching.

[50:18 ] A peek into my world-building, fictional foray.

[56:13 ] Are we too old for podcasting?

[57:18 ] Should you buy I bonds right now? (Reminder: not financial advice!)

[59:46 ] Lessons from Amy Tan.

[1:02:27 ] How we get suckered into paying for services we haven’t used in years.

[1:03:30 ] Fat, bald, and bastardly is no way to go through life, son.

[1:05:44 ] Supernatural fitness: the only thing Kevin likes about VR.

[1:07:06 ] Why you might want to consider getting a full-body MRI scan.

[1:11:44 ] Mind over matter.

[1:17:48 ] What the current state of medicine hints about its future.

[1:25:27 ] Parting thoughts.

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#622: A Rare In-Person Random Show with Kevin Rose — VR Workouts, I Bonds, Excellent Movies, Recent Books, Lessons from Amy Tan, How to Shape Your Mind, and More

#622: A Rare In-Person Random Show with Kevin Rose — VR Workouts, I Bonds, Excellent Movies, Recent Books, Lessons from Amy Tan, How to Shape Your Mind, and More