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Big Questions with Cal Fussman

Dec 24, 2019

The best-selling author tells Cal how he transformed from writer of the New York Times bestsellers I Hope They Serve Beer In Hell and Assholes Finish First to a dad playing Candyland with his kids. That, in itself, is quite a story. But that’s not all. He’s also founded a publishing company called Scribe to help...


Dec 10, 2019

Listeners of Big Questions who first heard Cal tell stories on Tim Ferriss’s podcast often reach out to Cal and ask him to tell more stories. Cal’s Santa Suit story goes back almost a quarter of a century and is timed perfectly to the season. There’s plenty of laughs and merriment, along with a takeaway that if...


May 7, 2019

Cal sits with Muhammad’s daughter, Hana, almost three years after his passing to talk about her dad. Hana has just written a book called At Home With Muhammad Ali, and this conversation looks at what life was like in the moments when the cameras weren’t around.
There are happy moments – seeing her dad stuffing his...


Jan 15, 2019

Cal goes to the archives and pulls out a childhood tale George Clooney told him about how his eccentric family taught him to tell a good story. The podcast continues with the story of how drug addiction was transformed into a landmark run across the Sahara Desert for Charlie Engle.

So many takeaways from this episode:...