Active Recall with Walter & Francis
By Walter & Francis
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||Clean58: Imitation||We're talking about some laws from "The Creative Curve"||8/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean57: Myths||Talking about psychology myths||8/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean56: Practice — Kick a tiny soccer ball around for 10,000 hours (or not?)||Butchering myelin (•) Practice makes maybe not perfect but better at least (•) Book of the week: "The Talent Code" by Daniel Coyle||7/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean55: (More) Sacrifice — Dream lockbox, levels of sacrifice||What's better than a 12-pound UFC championship belt? Parents know a level of sacrifice that we don't.||7/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean54: Sacrifice — Socks vs. Friends||What sacrifices have you made in the past?||7/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean53: Questions pt. II — Do you want to make cookies every day?||What would you want from your life? What would you want to do every day? What did you learn today?||7/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean52: Questions||What are your favorite questions? Talking about "Wait, What?" by James E. Ryan||6/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean51: Grit Revisited||We're talking about "Grit" by Angela Duckworth||6/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean50: Minimalism — Why do I have these SNES cartridges?||Wally and Ces discuss stuff and how to go about getting rid of it||6/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean49: Authenticity through starting something stupid||We're back and talking about drawing and "The Power of Starting Something Stupid" by Richie Norton||6/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean48: How bad do you want it?||Things we learned from (•) Eric Thomas (on the Ed Mylett Show) (•) Drama (Short Story Long) (•) Rob Dyrdek (•) Tom Bilyeau (•) Keven Stirdivant||5/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean47: LeBron James, Steph Curry MasterClass, Bored and Brilliant, Deep Work||Wally and Ces talk about ( • ) picking your spots to save energy and recover ( • ) practicing 3s (and the rule of thirds) like Steph Curry ( • ) finding brilliance through boredom and ( • ) resisting the urge to check your phone||5/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean46: "Creative Quest" and "The Ground Up Show"||Wally and Ces talk about deciding who you AREN'T, working for free, and creativity||5/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean45: Getting Things Done (in Counter-Strike and life)||We chat about a productivity classic: David Allen's "Getting Things Done"||4/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean44: Speed round and podcast recommendations (Short Story Long, Knowledge Project)||Recapping our first 8 episodes in a speed round format (80 seconds each). Podcast recommendations: Short Story Long (w/ Tamara Dhia), Knowledge Project (w/ Barbara Oakley), and Industrial Strength (Joe DeFranco)||4/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean(43) Cool things: The Rock, Andre the Giant, 4 burners||Cool things, no book of the week this week||4/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean(42) "When": Chronotypes, fresh starts, morning routines, and other cool things||Talking about "When", Daniel Pink's latest book||4/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean41: "Crushing It" and other cool things||Book of the week: "Crushing It" by Gary Vaynerchuk • Cool things: Overcooked, Strong On, and a couple other channels||3/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean40: (Even more) Primal Branding||Book of the week: "Primal Branding" by Patrick Hanlon • Cool things: "Crushing It" by Gary Vaynerchuk and "Conspiracy" by Ryan Holiday||3/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean39: Five gaming life lessons and the Four-Hour Work Week||Talking about 5 of Game Informer's Top 300 games, Book of the week: Four-Hour Work Week||3/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean38: Xerxes, Jacoby, Marshmello, and a Guide to the Good Life||What do you say to a demigod? What if you're stuck answering phones? Does money bring happiness? What (else) brings happiness?||3/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean37: Podcast recommendations||Wally starts a channel and Ces keeps playing Dark Souls III||3/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean036: Long Take||Wally goes to HIN and Ces talks about learning to swim||3/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean35: And we are back||Theme parks and podcast recommendations||2/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWallysode: Talking about obstacles||Wally goes solo (we'll be back together next week!)||2/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow to make big changes by getting the small things right (Ces solo minisode)||Books: The Slight Edge, The Power of Habit, Getting Things Done||2/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow to build good habits and end bad habits||Wally and Ces talk about cue, routine, and reward||2/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow to deal with setbacks (according to Mario and Ryu Hayabusa)||Gaming life lessons: Setbacks, Mario, Ninja Gaiden, and Dark Souls III||1/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow to practice (according to games) - ep. 32||Allen Iverson wouldn't be happy||1/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMusashi and How to Stop Worrying (ep. 31)||Podcast recommendations: Tim Ferriss, Terry Crews, Jocko Willink. Book recommendation: How to Stop Worrying and Start Living||1/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanResolutions (P-Rex) Subtle Art (BoTW) Arcade Games (MW)||Wally and Ces talk about resolutions (podcast recommendations), "The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F-" (Book of the Week), and our favorite arcade games growing up (The Magic Window)||1/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanP-Rex and a return to The Magic Window (ep. 29)||Wally and Ces give some podcast recommendations||12/22/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTribe of Mentors (ep. 28)||Wally and Ces talk about "Tribe of Mentors" by Tim Ferriss||12/22/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Magic Window (Ep. 27)||Ages 10-12. Wally and Ces talk about our favorite movies, games, food, and books from that time.||12/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSomeday we will vlog like bosses (Ep. 26)||Wally and Ces are talking about "Vlog Like a Boss" by Amy Schmittauer||11/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPodcast recommendations, don't leave your shopping cart in the parking lot (Ep. 25)||Wally and Ces share some podcast recommendations||11/17/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEdit Better (ep. 24)||Wally and Ces talk about "Edit Better" by Jeff Bartsch||11/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Power of Moments (ep. 23)||Wally and Ces talk about "The Power of Moments" by Chip and Dan Heath||11/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWe Can't Make This Up (Ep. 22)||Wally and Ces discuss Kevin Hart's I Can't Make This Up||10/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean21: Not Caring What Other People Think is a Superpower||Wally and Ces discuss Ed Latimore's book "Not Caring What Other People Think is a Superpower"||10/2/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean20: Barking up the Wrong THREE||Wally and Ces dive BACK into Barking Up The Wrong Tree for a third time||9/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean19: Unsuccessful at discussing the myths of success||Wally and Ces talk about Barking Up The Wrong Tree again||9/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean7 components of successful brands (ARW&F #18)||Wally and Ces talk about Primal Branding by Patrick Hanlon||9/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean17 • Habits: the 20-second rule, 4 tendencies, and 4 foundational habits! • Better Than Before||This week's book: "Better Than Before" by Gretchen Rubin||9/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanARWF&J 16: How do you make an idea stick?||We discuss "Made to Stick" by Chip and Dan Heath||8/28/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanARWF&J 15: Talkin' about practice||Wally, Ces, and Jason talk about this week's book: Talent is Overrated by Geoff Colvin||8/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanARWF&J 14: Talking about Shoe Dog||Wally, Ces, and Jason are talking about Shoe Dog, Nike, and how to eat very large sandwiches||8/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanARW&F 13: How to learn something in 20 hours||Wally and Ces talk about "The First Twenty Hours" by Josh Kaufman||8/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanARWF&J 12: What's the one thing you can do to make everything easier or unnecessary?||Wally, Francis, and Jason with this week's book: The One Thing||8/2/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanARW&F 11: What path will you choose?||Wally and Ces are talking about Designing Your Life. Three paths and the five mindsets.||7/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanARW&F 10: The four pillars of health||Wally and Ces are talking about Wired to Eat and the four pillars of health: food, exercise, sleep, and community||7/17/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanARW&F 9: Looking back, looking forward||Wally and Ces look back at the first 8 episodes and set some goals for the next 12 episodes||7/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanARW&F 8 (of the Furious): More podcast recommendations||Aka the ARW&F8 of the Furious. Less wrestling, more podcast recommendations.||7/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAR ep. 7: When did you realize wrestling is fake?||Wally and Ces recommend other podcasts and a friend dials in.||6/29/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanARW&F ep. 6 — Creative Confidence||Wally and Ces talk about Creative Confidence by by David M. Kelley and Tom Kelley||6/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
|56||CleanVideoMinisode — Walter & Jason||Wally Hart replaces Ces 'The Anvil' Neidhart with Jason B. Ware||6/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanARW&F ep. 5 — The Obstacle is the Way||Wally and Ces talk about The Obstacle is the Way, by Ryan Holiday. Wally tries to close and Ces keeps tacking on bad analogies.||6/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanActive Recall ep. 4 — The Slight Edge||Wally and Ces talk about practice, habits, tiny habits, and making your bed as we discuss this week's book: The Slight Edge, by Jeff Olson||6/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWalter & Francis ep. 3 — Barking Up the Wrong Tree||We clip our lav mics on and talk about Barking Up the Wrong Tree by Eric Barker. Then we rip our lav mics off.||5/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanW&F 002: Grit||Wally and Ces continue their attempt at a book-a-week and talk about Grit, by Angela Duckworth||5/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean001 - Walter & Francis: Autotelic Exotelic||Talking about Creativity with a capital C (it's a book)||5/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
Like Brazilian BBQ in podcast form
Great variety, well executed, and stuffed full of meat!
Infectious humor, puts a smile on your face.
I'd like to preface this review by saying that I fired up iTunes, installed updates to iTunes, and then rebooted my PC because iTunes requires a system restart for some unusual reason. Normally, I'd have forgotten what I was trying to do, but this review is IMPORTANT.
The humor in this podcast is underrated, and honestly not acknowledged enough. Clever jokes, occasional puns, and grade-A delivery. The podcast is two (sometimes three) childhood friends that talk about "growing up," challenges in adulthood, and focus on self-improvement. It's still early in the show's life, so there are growing pains still, but I'm about halfway through the current catalog, and the guys are narrowing in on a solid, sustainable formula.
There's a lot of podcast, book, pop-culture recommendations, and the duo/trio does a good job of getting the main ideas across and relates the concepts with (80s-90s kid) nostalgia thrown into the mix. There's often useful name dropping, and discussions on related concepts/ideas that interest you will leave you with no shortage of things to consume/devour.
I'd like to see (hear) a little more about how these fellas incorporate these concepts/ideas over time as well as their normal topic-changing per podcast. I'd like to hear callbacks on things that they're actually implementing in their lives - that'll be the long term lasting value IMHO.
Cheers guys, keep it up.