In this very special Wildcard Wednesday episode it is my privilege to sit down James Altucher and A.J. Jacobs to discuss the art of the interview. James is the host of the top rated podcast The James Altucher Show and best-selling author of over 17 books including Choose Yourself and The Power of No. He’s also a contributing writer to publications like the The Wall Street Journal and Forbes. A.J. is a contributing editor for Esquire, commentator on NPR, and the author of six books including New York Times bestseller, My Year of Living Biblically and his latest work It’s All Relative.

In this episode the three of us sit down to discuss interviewing big names like George Clooney and Scarlett Johansson, how to build instant rapport with interview guests, and what to do when your interview tanks. Ever wondered happens when you put three interviewers in a room together for over two hours? This…

Select Links and References:

It’s All Relative: Adventures Up and Down the Family Tree by A.J. Jacobs

Know it All: One Man’s Humble Quest to Become the Smartest Person in the World by A.J. Jacobs

Fractured Fairy Tales by A.J. Jacobs

The Year of Living Biblically: One Man’s Humble Quest to Follow the Bible as Literally as Possible by A.J. Jacobs

People mentioned in this episode:

Tim Ferriss

Louis CK

Jerry Seinfeld

Garry Kasparov

George Clooney

Scarlett Johansson

Adam Grant

Eva Longoria

Joe Rogan

Marc Maron

Gerard Butler

Biz Markie

Tim Kennedy

Chuck Klosterman

Bill Maher

Sarah Michelle Gellar

Shane Claiborne

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