Episode 7

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16th Feb 2020

STW 02:07 Richard Grannon

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I met Richard Grannon in Poland, and he's a sharp guy with a lot of interesting (and helpful) things to say. He's an NLP Master Practitioner with a psychology background who worked for a few years as a bouncer. He has a large YouTube following, where he helps people deal with a wide range of issues. One of his specialties is helping people recognize narcissistic personality disorder, and we joked about that for a bit. He's also into a bit of ritual magic, and that was how we really connected over dinner (at a Soviet-themed restaurant in Warsaw). Richard and I have a lot in common and a lot to talk about, and I'm looking forward to having him back on the show soon.

Episode 6

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12th Feb 2020

Essay - "Stay Solar"

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Jack Donovan reads a short essay about the slogan "staying solar."

Episode 5

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9th Feb 2020

"Chad Jesus" AJA Cortes - Twitter

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"Be Chad or Go Extinct" -- Jack Donovan interviews trainer, speaker, online personality and former ballet dancer Alexander JA Cortes aka "Chad Jesus." In addition to offering popular training programs and giving straightforward, non-"brotarded" fitness advice, Cortes has made the news and the NYPost for dropping outrageous truth bombs. (He suggested that women are more attractive to most men if they are thin, feminine and can cook. He's also said that men are generally more attractive to most women if they are tall...) Cortes is a regular speaker at the 21 Convention and will be speaking at the controversial 22 Convention this spring -- where he'll be sharing some of his positive ideas about how the sexes can enjoy harmony together.

This podcast is a fun back and forth about what it means to be "Chad", the "Tao of Bro," fitness, the 21/22 Convention, and much more.

Twitter: @AJA_cortes

Instagram: @aja_cortes

Website: https://cortes.site

Episode 4

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3rd Feb 2020

Josh Tyler - SavageGentleman.com

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Josh Tyler is a professional MMA fighter who runs Savage-Gentleman.com, a business that encourages a balance between the virtues of the civilized man and the savage. His company recently opened up a store in Salt Lake City selling leather goods and more. We talked about dealing with the online world, his stint as a reality TV survivalist, savage gentlemen, and staying solar.

https://savagegentleman.com

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/joshtylermma/

Episode 3

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27th Jan 2020

Tanner Guzy - Masculine Style

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Tanner is a good friend of mine, so I asked him to be the first guest on my podcast. (This was recorded a few weeks ago). Tanner is the author of "The Appearance of Power: How Masculinity is Expressed Through Aesthetics." He helps a lot of men look more professional or appropriate through consulting and coaching. Tanner and I always start out talking about style and aesthetics and end up talking about beauty, ritual and symbolism -- and this conversation was no exception. 

Masculine Style

https://masculine-style.com

The Appearance of Power: How Masculinity is Expressed Through Aesthetics 

https://amzn.to/2O18lDj


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Start The World
Interviews on masculine philosophy and more from the author of The Way of Men
Conversations, essays and more about masculine philosophy, men's spirituality, becoming the best version of yourself as a man, and staying solar.

Hosted by Jack Donovan, author of the bestselling underground bible of masculinity, The Way of Men -- which has been translated into 5 languages and been read by well over 100,000 men all around the world.

To learn more, visit my web site https://www.jack-donovan.com/sowilo/ and follow me on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/starttheworld/.
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Author of The Way of Men, Becoming a Barbarian, and A More Complete Beast