Ep.406 ~ Do Assholes Really Finish First? ~ Tucker Max
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Having a polarizing personality helps many people gain influence and fame. It helps potential fans understand exactly what they stand for, and quite often they are the person saying and doing things that others wish they could do or should do themselves. Today’s guest started his career with one of the most controversial personalities out there. In 2009, he was ranked as Time Magazine’s Top Influential People, and his name is Tucker Max.
Tucker is the author of many New York Times best-selling books such as, I Hope They Serve Beer in Hell, Assholes Finish First, What Women Want, Sloppy Seconds, and Hilarity Ensues. Tucker features wild stories he had with partying and women that were true stories of his life, many of which brought a lot of comedy and controversy to surface. He continued this lifestyle and stories for many years until 2012 when he decided he was done with the lifestyle after he had begun psychotherapy. Today, he is married with three children and on the show, Tucker talks a bit about being a major author and influencer, comedy, his life, his past, the growth that came from his experiences, his biggest regrets, and of course how he sees life today.
09:30: Why Tucker Lives in Austin, Texas
15:55: What is the Biggest Change of Tucker’s Past Decade
25:30: Learning How to Be Funny
32:40: The History of Humor
36:45: Tucker’s Regrets
51:00: Difference in Comedy Styles
54:40: Tucker Meeting His Now Wife