The Kevin Rose Show

The Kevin Rose Show
Join entrepreneur, technology investor, and self-experimenter Kevin Rose as he explores new ways to reach peak personal and professional performance. In this “podcast for the curious,” Kevin interviews technologists, scientists, meditators, self-experimenters, and productivity hackers to discover insights that you can incorporate into daily life. Time Magazine calls him one of the “Top 25 Most Influential People on the Web,” and Bloomberg lists him as a “Top 25 Angel Investor.” Kevin has appeared on the Jimmy Fallon Show, Charlie Rose Show, as well as the covers of Businessweek and Inc. Magazine.

Sharon Salzberg - dealing with anxiety during stressful times
Mar 17 • 49 min
Sharon Salzberg is a New York Times Bestselling author and teacher of Buddhist meditation practices in the West. Her emphasis is on vipassana (insight) and metta (loving-kindness) methods and has been leading meditation retreats around the world for over…
Dr. Andrew Weil - Coronavirus (COVID-19) prevention tactics
Feb 29 • 18 min
Kevin and Dr. Andrew Weil talk all things coronavirus, including prevention tactics, and lesser-known immune-boosting herbs.
Kelly McGonigal - Author of The Joy of Movement: How Exercise Helps Us Find Happiness, Hope, Connection, and Courage
Feb 6 • 68 min
Health psychologist and bestselling author Kelly McGonigal joins us to lay out the science behind physical exercise as a powerful antidote to the modern epidemics of depression, anxiety, and loneliness as explored in her latest book, The Joy of Movement.
Tim Ferriss, The Random Show, Spring Edition
Jan 30 • 140 min
In this episode, we explore the language of relationships, polarity, energy management, difficult conversations, finding peace and patience, the importance of self-compassion, the search for palatable decaf coffee, panic-selling, serving the moment, and…
Dr. Rhonda Patrick - New Omega3, sulforaphane research, and more!
Jan 1 • 92 min
Happy new year! In this episode, we cover the latest Omega3 research, new sulforaphane research, sauna usage, and more!
Brain stimulation devices explained - Dr. Brett Wingeier of Halo Neuro
Dec 16, 2019 • 50 min
Enhance your memory, learn faster, better workouts, and depression treatment. These are some of the benefits brain stimulation reports to offer. In this episode, Kevin interviews Dr. Brett Wingeier, Co-Founder of Halo Neuro.
UFOs - Advanced Navy fighter pilot, Ryan Graves
Dec 3, 2019 • 55 min
Ryan Graves, an F-18 advanced fighter pilot for the Navy, has engaged with UFOs. Kevin goes into all the details along with discussing the Department of Defense release of UFO footage.
AMA #2
Nov 19, 2019 • 73 min
In this episode, Kevin fields all of your AMA questions from Instagram. He covers career advice, finding purpose, supplements, buying crypto, his psilocybin experience, favorite biohacking tools, moving to Portland, Japanese whisky, his favorite book of…
David Sinclair, Ph.D., Why we age and why we don’t have to
Oct 30, 2019 • 83 min
David Sinclair, Ph.D., is a Professor Harvard Medical School. He is best known for his work on understanding why we age and how to slow its effects. In this podcast, we discuss several new ways to slow aging, along with novel treatments that are just a…
Sam Harris - enlightenment, real meditation, and consciousness explained
Oct 21, 2019 • 99 min
Sam Harris is an author, meditator, neuroscientist, philosopher, and podcast host. In this episode, Kevin and Sam talk about the nature of consciousness, Sam’s background in meditation, enlightenment, taking meditation seriously, the role of gurus, and…
Tim Ferriss, The Random Show, Fall Edition
Oct 17, 2019 • 86 min
The Random Show is back! In this episode: Japanese whisky, forest bathing, healing wood potions, Tim’s favorite gifting books, growing mushrooms, the power of awareness and surrender, intermittent fasting, and Tim’s new book [exclusive]!
Stillness Is The Key - Ryan Holiday
Oct 2, 2019 • 65 min
In his new book, Stillness Is the Key, Holiday draws on timeless Stoic and Buddhist philosophy to show why slowing down is the secret weapon for those charging ahead.
Indistractable: how to control your attention and choose your life - Nir Eyal
Sep 19, 2019 • 69 min
In his new book, Indistractable, Eyal reveals the hidden psychology driving us to distraction. He describes why solving the problem is not as simple as swearing off our devices: Abstinence is impractical and often makes us want more. Eyal lays bare the…
How to find your creative calling - Chase Jarvis
Sep 16, 2019 • 66 min
Renowned artist, author, and CreativeLive founder, Chase Jarvis, reminds us that creativity isn’t a skill—it’s a habit available to everyone: beginners and lifelong creators, entrepreneurs to executives, astronauts to zookeepers, and everyone in between.…
Never Split the Difference, master negotiation with Ex-FBI, Chris Voss
Jul 8, 2019 • 67 min
Chriss Voss is a former FBI hostage negotiator and co-author of the book, Never Split the Difference. Life is a series of negotiations you should be prepared for: buying a car, negotiating a salary, buying a home, renegotiating rent, deliberating with…
Rob Reid - the dark side of gene editing and synthetic biology
Jun 20, 2019 • 67 min
The world-changing promise of synthetic biology and gene editing has a dark side. In this interview, author and entrepreneur Rob Reid reviews the risks of a world where more and more people have access to the tools and tech needed to create a doomsday bug…
Trey Ratcliff - photography, forest bathing, buying instagram followers and more
Apr 25, 2019 • 78 min
In this podcast, we talk quirky Japanese destinations, building a massive online following, the power of psychedelics, influencer culture, and Trey’s new book, “Under the Influence - How To Fake Your Way Into Getting Rich on Instagram.” Trey Ratcliff is…
Jake Knapp - creating time and finding focus in daily life
Feb 13, 2019 • 58 min
Jake Knapp is the author of Make Time, a book about creating time and finding focus in daily life. He’s also the author of Sprint, a New York Times bestseller. Jake spent 10 years at Google and Google Ventures, where he created the Design Sprint. He has…
Dr. Andrew Weil - healing herbs, healthy oils, mushrooms, omega-3’s, and other health tips
Jan 31, 2019 • 66 min
In this podcast, we cover healthy fats, medicinal mushrooms, microdosing, omega-3’s, and other great longevity and health tips. Dr. Weil appeared on the cover of Time magazine in 1997 and again in 2005, and Time named him one of the 25 most influential…
Dr. Peter Attia - longevity compounds, fasting, supplements and more
Jan 16, 2019 • 93 min
Peter and I explore the fascinating applications of Rapamycin for longevity. We also discuss fasting, inflammation, aging, mindfulness, and supplements.
Maisie Williams (Arya Stark, Game of Thrones) - Building her new startup, Daisie
Dec 23, 2018 • 35 min
Maisie Williams (Arya Stark, Game of Thrones) and I sit down to talk about her new startup, Daisie. Daisie is a social network that allows you to collaborate with other creatives working in film, fashion, music, photography, art, and literature. They also…
Tim Chang - Consciousness Hacking
Dec 14, 2018 • 66 min
Tim and I sit down to discuss consciousness-hacking, the future of wearables, nootropics, diet, the ego, our favorite books and much more. Tim Chang is the managing director at Mayfield Fund and has been twice named to the Forbes Midas List of Top Tech…
Jim Kwik - Memory improvement and optimal brain performance expert
Dec 7, 2018 • 96 min
Jim Kwik is a world expert in speed-reading, memory improvement, and optimal brain performance. As the CEO and Founder of Kwik Learning, Jim’s cutting-edge techniques and impressive mental feats have made him a highly sought-out brain trainer for top…
Tony Robbins - transforming your financial life
Oct 16, 2018 • 63 min
Kevin and Tony talk about his latest book, biohacking, and more. After interviewing 50 of the world’s greatest financial minds and penning the number-one New York Times best seller Money: Master the Game, Tony Robbins returns with a step-by-step playbook,…
The Minimalists
Sep 24, 2018 • 62 min
Joshua Fields Millburn & Ryan Nicodemus help over 20 million people live meaningful lives with less through their website, books, podcast, and documentary. The Minimalists have been featured in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Boston Globe,…
Michael Pollan - How to change your mind
Aug 28, 2018 • 58 min
Kevin talks to Michael Pollan, author of “How to change your mind” about the therapeutic potential of psychedelics.
Tim Ferriss - The Random Show - Summer Edition
Aug 17, 2018 • 82 min
Kevin is back w/ Tim-Tim Ferriss for this latest installment of The Random Show.
Alex Albrecht, talking tech #2
Jul 30, 2018 • 78 min
Kevin & Alex are back together again talking tech. The gents talk bitcoin, flying cars, magic leap, bendable phones and more. Sponsor: A big thank you to Audible, use my link or text kevinrose to 500-500 to get a free book…
My first AMA
May 30, 2018 • 58 min
Kevin’s first AMA! Three health tips, favorite supplements, biggest regrets, dealing with fear, how to approach relationships, dealing with haters, Dr. Longo vs Peter Attia, and more!
Matthew Walker Ph.D - Author of “Why We Sleep: Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams”
Apr 29, 2018 • 89 min
A lack of sleep is associated with all types of diseases, including Alzheimer’s and cancer. Professor Matthew Walker, Director of UC Berkeley’s Sleep and Neuroimaging Lab—reveals his groundbreaking exploration of sleep, explaining how we can harness its…
Adam Gazzaley M.D./Ph.D - Improving your brain with medically prescribable video games
Mar 30, 2018 • 68 min
Dr. Adam Gazzaley is a Professor in Neurology, Physiology and Psychiatry at UCSF. There he designs and develops novel software-based brain assessment and optimization tools. He is also co-founder of Akili Interactive Labs, a company developing therapeutic…
Serge Faguet - How to biohack your intelligenceā€Š with everything from sex to modafinil to MDMA
Feb 21, 2018 • 104 min
Serge is a hardcore biohacker and serial entrepreneur. In this episode we talk about Serge’s extreme daily regimen of compounds to biohack every aspect of his brain and body. Serge has studied at Cornell, worked at Google, and was youngest in his class at…
Jordan Harbinger (The Jordan Harbinger Show) - How to connect with people, network, and make friends
Jan 16, 2018 • 97 min
I’m a geek. Making new connections with people has always been difficult. Jordan Harbinger (host of The Jordan Harbinger Show) teaches us how to destroy social anxiety and make meaningful connections.
How to live to 100, Dr. Valter Longo
Dec 31, 2017 • 63 min
Dr. Valter Longo is director of the Longevity Institute at USC and the Program on Longevity and Cancer at IFOM in Milan. In this podcast, we discuss Dr. Longo’s new book, The Longevity Diet, which is the culmination of 25 years of research on aging,…
Tim Urban, Wait But Why
Dec 14, 2017 • 79 min
Tim Urban has become one of the Internet’s most popular writers. His in-depth and geeky posts have garnered millions of visitors and famous fans like Elon Musk. In this episode, Tim and Kevin talk Bitcoin, VR, how to be more like Elon Musk, cryonics to…
Hacking money, travel, and points with Chris Hutchins
Nov 30, 2017 • 68 min
Chris Hutchins (ex-Google) is the go-to personal finance hacker for many executives in Silicon Valley. In this episode, Chris teaches us how to select the best credit card for points, earning extra income with your house, how and when to retire (the 4%…
Bitcoin’s true potential, with Andreas M. Antonopoulos
Nov 13, 2017 • 89 min
Andreas M. Antonopoulos is the author of Mastering Bitcoin (O’Reilly). We discuss the separation of state and money, how bitcoin is the worlds first trust protocol, how mining works, looking at bitcoin from a global perspective, what happens to bitcoin…
Tim Ferriss - Tribe of Mentors: short life advice from the best in the world
Oct 31, 2017 • 64 min
Tim is back with his new book: Tribe of Mentors. We talk about common traits his mentors share, the single question Tim ask himself every day, and of course, what supplements and body hacks Tim is into at the moment.
Alex Albrecht, talking tech
Oct 13, 2017 • 56 min
Kevin & Alex are back together again talking tech. The gents talk Apple TV 4K, projectors, VR, disposable tech, Alex hates the cloud, iPhone X, and Pixel 2.
Robin Dreeke - the code of trust
Oct 5, 2017 • 55 min
Kevin speaks with FBI counterintelligence agent and author of “The Code of Trust”, Robin Dreeke. You’ll learn how to build and maintain trust, icebreakers for a party, the power of establishing a time constraint, the third-party reference technique, and…
Ben Greenfield’s daily health and fitness routine
Sep 22, 2017 • 45 min
Ben Greenfield is a prolific self-experimenting health/fitness guru and host of the insanely popular Ben Greenfield Fitness podcast. In this episode, we dive into Ben’s daily routine from waking up until bedtime. Ben holds a Master’s degree in exercise…
Finding balance with Soren Gordhamer, Founder of Wisdom 2.0
Aug 11, 2017 • 59 min
Soren writes and speaks on the merging of wisdom in modern life. While our technology age offers many benefits, for many people life has become increasingly chaotic, hurried, and stressful. Overwhelmed with a continual stream of emails, text messages, and…
Ryan Holiday on stoic philosophy 101 and ego is the enemy
Jul 11, 2017 • 69 min
Ryan Holiday is the author of “The Daily Stoic,” “Ego is The Enemy,” and “The Obstacle is The Way.” In this episode Kevin and Ryan explore the basics of stoic philosophy, showing how you can reframe your thinking to be more like a stoic.
Bill Maris, Founder of Google Ventures
Jun 22, 2017 • 48 min
Bill is the founder and first CEO of Google Ventures (GV). With $3.0 billion under management and investments in Uber and Nest, GV was described as one of the hottest venture funds in Silicon Valley under his leadership. Maris oversaw the growth of the…
Sean Ellis on hacking growth
Jun 10, 2017 • 51 min
If you have an idea or product then growth is always on your mind. Kevin sits down with Sean Ellis, author of “Hacking Growth: How Today’s Fastest-Growing Companies Drive Breakout Success.”
Ryan Carson, serial entrepreneur & self improvement expert
Apr 25, 2017 • 58 min
Ryan is a serial entrepreneur. He is currently the Founder and CEO of Treehouse, an online school for coding. We explore building new ideas, management tips, and productivity.
Gary Vaynerchuk, lessons learned in building a media empire
Feb 27, 2017 • 53 min
Gary Vaynerchuk is an American serial entrepreneur, four-time New York Times bestselling author, speaker and internationally recognized internet personality.
Ryan Hoover, Founder of Product Hunt
Feb 13, 2017 • 52 min
Want to launch a new product or service? Product Hunt is the place to do it. Learn how Ryan got started and how he grew his idea to millions of users.
Elon Musk interview + Kevin reboots the old Foundation series
Feb 2, 2017 • 23 min
Elon Musk talks comics, favorite books, starting a company, and more. This is a “best of” broadcast from Kevin’s Foundation series.
Jesse Lawler, Founder of the Smart Drug Smarts podcast
Aug 31, 2016 • 68 min
Jesse Lawler is the host of Smart Drug Smarts, a podcast for people interested in maximizing their brains, both in health and utility, using the latest findings in neuroscience. Kevin and Jesse talk all things brain enhancement.
Jason Fried on reimagining work/life balance
May 30, 2016 • 45 min
What if you were paid to sleep more, and your company bought you flowers? Have a listen to Jason reimagining company culture and benefits. Warning: You might quit your job.
Brad Dowdy on the best pen, paper, and notebooks
Mar 31, 2016 • 22 min
You’ve probably used a Moleskine in the past, but are they worth the price? Kevin interviews Brad Dowdy, notebook and pen expert, to find out who makes the best notebook. They geek out on paper, binding, and durability.
Dr. Rhonda Patrick, on cold stress and longevity hacking
Feb 29, 2016 • 74 min
Dr. Patrick is my go-to scientist for all things longevity, nutrition, and body hacking. In this episode, you’ll learn why I’m freezing myself, the benefits of fasting, a supplement that’s a great pain killer, and a drug that might extend life by 17%.