The Random Show: Boozy Quarantine Edition! (#426)

Technologist, serial entrepreneur, world-class investor, self-experimenter, and all-around wild and crazy guy Kevin Rose (@KevinRose) rejoins me for another episode of “The Random Show.” In this one we explore fine (and not-so-fine) wines, dog adoption, great fiction and non-fiction reads, anniversary celebration during quarantine, exotic meats and decadent desserts, skiing accidents, and much more.

Please enjoy!

NOTE: This episode was recorded on April 2nd on Thanks to everyone who joined this special live edition! 🙏

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Want to hear another episode of The Random Show? Check out my conversation with Kevin in which we discussed the language of relationships, polarity, energy management, difficult conversations, finding peace and patience, the importance of self-compassion, the search for palatable decaf coffee, panic-selling, and serving the moment.

#408: The Random Show — New Year's Resolutions, 2010-2019 Lessons Learned, Finding Joy, Energy Management, and Much More



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  • What are we drinking tonight? [05:15]
  • A downbeat before the upbeat, quarantine diets, preparation, and concern for loved ones near and far. [07:35]
  • Good books we’re reading now. [17:15]
  • Now is an ideal time to learn new skills. Here are some ideas. [22:26]
  • Speculation on where we see the fight against COVID-19 going in the months ahead. [28:48]
  • What exotic meats are chilling in my freezer right now? [39:33]
  • Is now an ideal time to adopt a dog? [40:36]
  • Betterment/Wealthfront versus investing straight in Vanguard? [41:43]
  • Exercise is an excellent coping mechanism for single-room quarantine. What do we recommend? [43:28]
  • Three fiction books we’d gift to each other. [45:58]
  • What’s been bothering us lately, and what’s been helping us cope? [51:40]
  • What have we been watching during quarantine? [1:00:56]
  • Rules observed during the quarantine. [1:05:42]
  • How Kevin and Darya celebrated their seventh anniversary. [1:09:34]
  • What decadent dessert time is like at the Rose household when hosting visitors from out of town. [1:11:09]
  • What’s the big whoop about the WHOOP band? [1:12:29]
  • Sleep aids, horse semen, and the ludicrousness of an Audible version of The 4-Hour Chef. [1:12:58]
  • Will we do this again? [1:16:45]
  • That time Ben from Caffeine almost got me killed skiing. [1:17:57]
  • “Tom’s drunk,” and other deep parting thoughts. [1:18:56]