Tetragrammaton with Rick Rubin

Tetragrammaton with Rick Rubin

In-depth interviews that may blow your mind. With Rick Rubin

Tetragrammaton with Rick Rubin

Wed May 15 2024

Serj Tankian

Armenian GenocideMusicArtArmenian IdentityGeopolitics

This episode explores the personal journey of the speaker, the history of the Armenian Genocide, the challenges faced by Armenia, the impact of System of a Down, and the interconnectedness of art and spirituality. It also delves into the process of music composition and scoring for media. The episode concludes with reflections on personal experiences and the power of interpretation in art.

Tetragrammaton with Rick Rubin

Wed May 08 2024

Chris Pine


This episode features a filmmaker reflecting on their creative journey, discussing topics such as ambition, upbringing, spirituality, nonlinear storytelling, character development, editing, future plans, craft in acting, transformative art, collaboration, changes in the film industry, financial challenges, and personal growth. The episode provides insights into the challenges and joys of filmmaking and acting.

Tetragrammaton with Rick Rubin

Wed May 01 2024

Marianne Williamson

PrayerConnectionSpiritual Growth'A Course in Miracles'Transformative Experiences

This episode explores the power of prayer, connection, and spiritual growth through 'A Course in Miracles'. The speaker shares insights on living beyond fear, embracing change, and finding support in communities. They discuss their journey with 'A Course in Miracles', the transformative experiences that led to writing a book, and the subsequent career success. The importance of morning spiritual practices, encounters with influential figures, and the impact of global perspective are also highlighted. The episode delves into mystical traditions, changing perspectives, and the concept of miracles tied to love and perception. It explores the significance of Jesus from a mystic perspective and emphasizes the themes of love and oneness with the divine. The episode concludes with discussions on actualizing human potential, miracle-mindedness, forgiveness, and the role of the Holy Spirit in guiding individuals back to love.

Tetragrammaton with Rick Rubin

Wed Apr 24 2024

Golden Harper

footwearrunningfoot healthshoe design

This episode explores the impact of traditional footwear on foot health, the benefits of variability in running surfaces, the journey of starting a new shoe company, insights on foot health and natural footwear, and running tips and insights. Key topics include the influence of horse riding boots on modern shoe design, the importance of foot strengthening for preventing injuries, the role of variability in running surfaces for muscle engagement, the challenges faced by innovative shoe companies, and tips for proper movement and foot health. Join us as we dive into the world of footwear and running!

Tetragrammaton with Rick Rubin

Wed Apr 17 2024

Jon Kabat-Zinn


This episode explores the power of mindfulness and meditation in living a fulfilling life. The speaker revisits their book 'Full Catastrophe Living' and discusses the importance of tapping into innate resources for learning and healing. They share insights on empowering patients through participatory approaches and delve into the practice of meditation and its connection to human evolution. The episode also highlights the role of mindfulness in preserving the planet and explores various books on mindfulness and meditation. It concludes with discussions on resting in awareness, finding stability within oneself, and the wonder of the body.

Tetragrammaton with Rick Rubin

Wed Apr 10 2024

Laird Hamilton

Water TrainingSurfing EvolutionWindsurfingTow-In SurfingHydrofoils

This episode explores various aspects of water training, including workout drills, pool training, and the benefits of being in water. It delves into the evolution of surfing and water sports, from surfboard design to the influence of other water activities. The discussion also covers windsurfing, tow-in surfing, hydrofoils, and foiling in surfing. Additionally, it touches on endurance activities, challenges faced by athletes, forecasting surfing conditions, capturing beauty through surf movies, and approaching and riding giant waves.

Tetragrammaton with Rick Rubin

Wed Apr 03 2024

Chris Dixon

blockchainsinternetdigital ownershipdecentralizationpower and money

This podcast explores various aspects of blockchains, including their origins, evolution, impact on society, challenges, and potential applications. It discusses the early interest in programming, the development of the internet, the concept of digital ownership enabled by blockchains, the centralization and control in online platforms, manipulation and competition in online platforms, the emergence of Bitcoin and Ethereum, the assurances and game theoretic principles in blockchains, empowering creators with blockchain technology, open source software and community collaboration, software composability and financial flows, token incentives and network governance, balancing public and private spaces, challenges in blockchain adoption, the relationship between blockchain technology and AI, technology trends and adoption, blockchain applications and trust, and concludes with inspiration for readers. The podcast highlights the potential of blockchain technology to empower individuals, challenge centralized services, and foster a more democratic and community-driven internet ecosystem.

Tetragrammaton with Rick Rubin

Wed Mar 27 2024

Nicole Shanahan

PhilosophyAutismMelanin RestorationBioenergeticsIntellectual Property

This episode explores a wide range of topics including philosophy, autism, melanin restoration, bioenergetics, intellectual property, legal technology, personal journey, international experiences, AI ethics, nature, and patent portfolio management. The speaker shares insights on ancient philosophy, the connection between logic and the sacred, discrepancies in media portrayals of Bobby Kennedy, alternative approaches to autism treatment, melanin restoration for brain healing, occupational therapy for speech development, environmental impacts on health, questioning vaccine safety and efficacy, supporting mitochondrial health for healing chronic diseases, creating a healing-friendly environment, the importance of nature in healing, efficient patent research using artificial intelligence, challenges in existing legal software systems, global patents and conflicting prior art, personal experiences with alcoholism and cultural background, international experiences in China and India, the U.S. university system, intellectual property laws, risks and ethics of AI, AI applications in law enforcement, computational tools for bias detection and sensitive information redaction, AI tools for patent portfolio management and valuation, and the shift towards embracing new technologies in the legal profession.

Tetragrammaton with Rick Rubin

Wed Mar 20 2024

Merlin Sheldrake


This episode explores the fascinating world of fungi, their role in ecosystems, and their interconnectedness with other organisms. From the speaker's upbringing in a science and music-filled household to the mysteries of fungal networks and the power of improvisation in music, each chapter delves into different aspects of fungi and their impact on the natural world. Discover the hidden world beneath our feet and gain a new perspective on life through the lens of these remarkable organisms.

Tetragrammaton with Rick Rubin

Wed Mar 13 2024

Dr. Jack Kruse and Bill Gifford

perspectivesbiologyinternal clockmelaninsmell

The podcast explores various topics related to understanding different perspectives, decentralized systems in biology, the body's internal clock, melanin and its role in human physiology, the importance of smell and light, health challenges in performance athletics, the role of melanin in motor function, sunlight and Parkinson's disease, a holistic approach to healthcare, challenges in centralized medicine, decentralization and challenging established beliefs, adversity, genetics, and human evolution, the connection between sunlight, electrons, and health, the importance of light stability and sunlight exposure, nature's decentralized approach, melanin, hypoxia, and brain development, dopamine, genetics, and optimal health, food as an electromagnetic barcode, melanin, mental illness, and electromagnetism, water, melanin, and thermodynamic efficiency, nature as the ultimate healer, and taking responsibility for health.

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