December 23, 2016 Episode 141 - James Altucher (How to Choose Yourself)

James Altucher is a multi #1 Amazon best seller, former host of III:AM on HBO, and host of one of the top podcasts in the world, The James Altucher Show. His latest book, 'Reinvent Yourself' comes out January 5th, 2017. PRE Order it here.

Pre Show Notes 

- National Screenwriter's Day - January 5th, 2017

- Get three months of unlimited classes on Skillshare for only $0.99 including my class, 'The Ultimate Guide to Monetizing Your Social Media Channels

- If you're interested in being apart of my NEW private Facebook group for filmmakers message me on FB and I'll add you.

Show Notes

- Don't Send Your Kids to College by James Altucher - This is how I was introduced to James

- III:AM - James' show on HBO

Brian Koppleman - Screenwriter of Rounders, and the Showtime series, Billions. 

- Rounders - Feature film written by Brian Koppleman

- Choose Yourself - James' seminal work about life, art, writing, and how to becoming a better you. 

- The Art of Learning by Josh Waitzkin - A book about making yourself a better learner by breaking things down

- Mark Duplass - Actor, Writer, Director, and Producer

- How to Make a Feature Film with Mark Duplass via Indie Film Hustle

- Mark Duplass: 'There's no excuse not to make films on weekends with friends'

- Creep - A videographer drives to a remote mountain town after answering a cryptic Craigslist ad for a one-day gig. As the day progresses, the man who hired him becomes increasingly more unhinged and the road to easy money takes a turn for the unexpected.

- The One I Love - A married couple (Mark Duplass, Elisabeth Moss) find their relationship and very existence put to the test in this wickedly inventive romantic comedy.

- Netflix plans to spend $6 billion on new shows, blowing away all but one of its rivals

My Seinfeld Year - Writer Fred Stoller's one year writing for the TV show, Seinfeld

- Seinfeld Box Set

- Seinfeldia: How a Show About Nothing Changed Everything

- Lost: The Complete Collection - on Blu Ray

Lost Encyclopedia - Official book on Lost with a foreword by Damon Lindelof

- Damon Lindelof - Screenwriter, and Producer

- Steven Pressfield - Author and Screenwriter 

- War of Art - Steve's seminal work of art and creativity battles

- Turning Pro - The 2nd follow up to War of Art 

- The Knowledge - Steve's latest book about his experiences as a coming of age writer.

- Shawn Coyne - Shawn is Steven, and Robert McKee's editor and the author of the Story Grid

- Robert McKee - Often called, 'The God of Story' and host of his own legendary Story seminar

- Dialogue by Robert Mckee

- Story by Robert Mckee

- Screenplay by Syd Field

- Save the Cat by Blake Synder

- The 90 Day Screenplay by Al Watt - My pick for the best book on Screenwriting



James Altucher

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