The Art of Manliness

The Art of Manliness

The Art of Manliness Podcast aims to deepen and improve every area of a man's life, from fitness and philosophy, to relationships and productivity. Engaging and edifying interviews with some of the world's most interesting doers and thinkers drop the fluff and filler to glean guests' very best, potentially life-changing, insights.

The Art of Manliness

Mon May 27 2024

Tactics and Mindset Shifts for Making the Most of Life

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This episode provides strategies for creativity and productivity, emphasizing the importance of developing a 100-year plan, thinking in minutes, and maximizing time. It offers efficiency tips, insights on balancing attention to details with what truly matters, and ways to increase productivity by reducing unnecessary meetings and perfectionism. The episode also explores the power of positivity, overcoming challenges, and pursuing a fulfilling life.

The Art of Manliness

Wed May 22 2024

The Shadows Over Men's Hearts and How to Fight Them

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This episode explores the male malaise and hidden battles men face in modern society. It addresses the struggles of identifying and expressing feelings, the pressure and despair experienced by many men, the search for purpose, the quest for meaning and connection, building brotherhood and vulnerability, healthy ambition and renewal, the importance of roles and play, prioritizing joy and respectful relationships, and respecting women and disciplining desires.

The Art of Manliness

Mon May 20 2024

Patton and the Bulge: Blood, Guts, and Prayer

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This episode explores the life and leadership of General George S. Patton during World War II. Known for his aggressive tactics and deep spirituality, Patton left a lasting legacy through his strategic brilliance and unwavering determination. From his education and cultural background to his belief in reincarnation, Patton's complex personality shaped his approach to warfare. The episode delves into his successes in France, his pivotal role in the Battle of the Bulge, and the controversies that led to his dismissal from command. It also examines Patton's post-war challenges and his untimely death.

The Art of Manliness

Wed May 15 2024

Embracing the Strive State

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The episode explores the concept of the Strive State and its relationship with happiness. It delves into the downsides of positive psychology and the importance of embracing struggle for personal growth. The journey towards a goal is highlighted as more fulfilling than achieving the goal itself. Courage and evolution are key elements of the Strive State, and effective strategies for striving are discussed.

The Art of Manliness

Mon May 13 2024

The Dude's Guide to Laundry: How to Save Time, Money, and Your Wardrobe

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This episode covers essential laundry tips including proper techniques, recommended supplies, stain removal, odor control, and more. Learn how to do laundry efficiently and effectively to save time, money, and keep your clothes cleaner. Discover the benefits of front-loading and high-efficiency washing machines, the advantages of using soap over detergent, and the importance of sorting laundry based on colors. Get insights into removing tough stains and controlling odors, as well as tips for caring for delicate items and avoiding fabric damage. Find out how to reduce static in the dryer and remove common stains using natural solutions like vinegar.

The Art of Manliness

Wed May 08 2024

How to Get Better at Anything

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This episode explores the principles of skill improvement and the role of copying in learning. It discusses the importance of observing experts, learning from success, and introducing difficulty in the learning process. The episode also highlights effective teaching strategies and the value of feedback loops. Additionally, it delves into the concept of sub-skills and transfer of skills, as well as the benefits of deliberate practice and introducing constraints for skill development.

The Art of Manliness

Mon May 06 2024

Of Strength and Soul — Exploring The Philosophy of Physical Fitness

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This episode explores the historical perspectives on physical fitness, focusing on ancient Greek and Roman views, the muscular Christian movement, Yukio Mishima's philosophy of physical training, and the philosophical significance of physical training. It discusses how physical fitness has been viewed as a way to develop personal virtues, the societal aspects of physical fitness, and the connection between physical training and mental well-being. The episode also delves into the influence of Greek philosophy on physical fitness, the role of physical training in Christianity, and the importance of bodily awareness and self-improvement through strength training.

The Art of Manliness

Wed May 01 2024

The No-BS Secrets of Success


Jim Vandehi shares his journey from a troubled start in life to co-founding Politico and Axios, emphasizing the importance of luck, self-improvement, constructing greatness, maintaining balance, striving for excellence, and understanding leadership. The future will be influenced by character AI.

The Art of Manliness

Mon Apr 29 2024

Podcast #986: How to Eliminate the Two Biggest Sources of Financial Stress

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This episode covers various aspects of personal finance, including Jared Dillingen's financial philosophy, reducing financial stress, key insights on buying a house, practical tips for buying a car, managing student loans and debt, balancing frugality and financial well-being, and investing strategies and portfolio diversification.

The Art of Manliness

Wed Apr 24 2024

The Secret World of Bare-Knuckle Boxing

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This episode explores the history and resurgence of bare knuckle boxing through the story of Bobby Gunn. It delves into the underground world of bare knuckle fighting, the cultural significance for Irish Travelers, and Bobby Gunn's journey from underground fights to professional boxing. The rise of the Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship is also discussed.

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