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Infinite Loops

Sep 21, 2023

Danny Miranda’s ambition is to sell out Madison Square Gardens for a live edition of his podcast. Now, on episode 402 (and counting), he is getting closer to that goal every week. He joins the show to discuss the art of interviewing, why he’s attracted to the light, his favorite questions, and more.

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Show Notes:
  • Fancy a phone call? The power of human interaction
  • What Danny has learned from 397 podcasts
  • The Art of Interviewing
  • Finding “the thing”
  • How has Danny changed deciding his aim was to sell out Madison Square Garden?
  • Danny’s research process
  • “I’m attracted to the light”
  • When did things go wrong?
  • Podcasting as idea collecting
  • In-person vs Zoom
  • The ability to speak to anyone in the world
  • Danny’s favorite questions
  • The different types of podcast
  • Why podcasts are like the printing press for audio
  • The importance of connection
  • What will podcasting look like in 2034?
  • Always Be Closing
  • Danny as emperor of the world
  • MORE!
Books Mentioned:
  • How to Win Friends and Influence People; by Dale Carnegie
  • Hidden Genius; by Polina Marinova Pompliano
  • The Tao Te Ching; by Lao Tzu
  • Jim’s “Exploring the Dark” Reading List:
    • Meditations; by Marcus Aurelius
    • Heart of Darkness; by Joseph Conrad
    • The Human Animal: A Personal View of the Human Species; by Desmond Morris
    • Exploring the Shadow: Understanding and Addressing the Dark Side of the Human Psyche; by John C. Friel and Linda D. Friel (Article)
    • Man's Search for Meaning; by Viktor E. Frankl
    • The Archetypes and the Collective Unconscious; by Carl Jung
    • Memories, Dreams, Reflections: An Autobiography; by Carl Jung
    • Beyond Good and Evil; by Friedrich Nietzsche
    • The Lucifer Effect: Understanding How Good People Turn Evil; by Philip Zimbardo
    • Meeting the Shadow: Hidden Power of the Dark Side of Human Nature; edited by Connie Zweig and Jeremiah Abrams