Episodes

Assassination Attempt on Trump: The Facts, Theories, Future of Democracy, and My Love Letter to America
July 17, 202400:47:3143.51 MB

Assassination Attempt on Trump: The Facts, Theories, Future of Democracy, and My Love Letter to America

In this riveting episode of "The James Altucher Show," James breaks down the recent assassination attempt on former President and presidential candidate Donald Trump. He provides historical context, drawing parallels to past attempts on major political figures, and discusses the ensuing conspiracy t...

How to Have Impossible Conversations when Facts Don't Matter! Peter Boghossian
July 10, 202401:25:0777.93 MB

How to Have Impossible Conversations when Facts Don't Matter! Peter Boghossian

Facts Don't Matter! Over the past year, people are either on this side or another, and they're so into their own beliefs, it's almost impossible to have a reasonable and proper conversation with either side! Do you remember all the impossible conversations that you had with your family or friends? I...

Crypto Millions: Nat Eliason's Wild Crypto Journey and the Future of Digital Currency
July 02, 202401:17:5871.39 MB

Crypto Millions: Nat Eliason's Wild Crypto Journey and the Future of Digital Currency

James sits down with Nat Eliason, the author of Crypto Confidential. Nat shares his personal journey through the highs and lows of the crypto world, providing unique insights into the wild and often unpredictable world of cryptocurrency. From making and losing millions to creating his own tokens for...

Drugs, Chess, and Rock & Roll | Brian Lawlor
June 27, 202401:07:1861.62 MB

Drugs, Chess, and Rock & Roll | Brian Lawlor

Drugs, chess, and rock and roll—Brian Lawlor has seen it all. I didn’t include the sex part because I don’t know, but he's been to jail. We talk all about that: how, why, when. But I was concerned—how did he survive? Interestingly, part of the way he survived was through chess. Brian's story is rive...

Mastering the Book Game: Charlie Hoehn's Playbook for Self-Publishing Success
June 25, 202401:40:3692.11 MB

Mastering the Book Game: Charlie Hoehn's Playbook for Self-Publishing Success

James sits down with Charlie Hoehn, the self-publishing maestro who has helped best-selling authors like Tim Ferriss and Seth Godin bring their book ideas to life. Charlie shares his unique approach to self-publishing, offering insights that go beyond the traditional publishing route. He discusses t...

Facing Mortality and Beyond: Peak Performance in the Most Crucial Moments | Sebastian Junger
June 20, 202401:03:5558.53 MB

Facing Mortality and Beyond: Peak Performance in the Most Crucial Moments | Sebastian Junger

In this compelling episode, James converses with Sebastian Junger, acclaimed author and war reporter, about his harrowing near-death experience and his exploration of the afterlife in his latest book, "In My Time of Dying." Junger shares the profound and mystifying moments he faced at the brink of d...

How to Achieve Peak Performance in Any Field: Chess GM Hikaru's Life Lesson
June 18, 202401:44:1895.5 MB

How to Achieve Peak Performance in Any Field: Chess GM Hikaru's Life Lesson

James talks with Hikaru Nakamura about his extraordinary journey in the world of chess. Hikaru shares the ups and downs of his career, detailing how he went from being the second-best chess player in the world to falling out of the top 20. During the COVID-19 pandemic, Hikaru pivoted to streaming ch...

Superconvergence: The Dawn of Human-Engineered Intelligence with Jamie Metzl
June 13, 202401:19:1572.57 MB

Superconvergence: The Dawn of Human-Engineered Intelligence with Jamie Metzl

In this riveting episode of "The James Altucher Show," James welcomes back futurist Jamie Metzl to explore the groundbreaking themes from his new book, *Superconvergence: How the Genetics, Biotech, and AI Revolutions Will Transform Our Lives, Work, and World*. Tune in to understand how these technol...

Ryan Holiday’s Stoic Approach | How to Balance Self Improvement and Justice
June 11, 202401:12:4266.57 MB

Ryan Holiday’s Stoic Approach | How to Balance Self Improvement and Justice

Join James and Ryan Holiday as they explore timeless stoic wisdom for modern peak performance. Discover how to turn obstacles into opportunities and live a life of virtue and success.