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Defusing a bomb, landing an airplane, performing open heart surgery… very few people in the world need instructions on topics like these. Luckily Ari Cagan is here to talk to the few experts in these fields and then teach you everything you’ll never need to know.

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    • Education
    • 4.7 • 220 Ratings

Defusing a bomb, landing an airplane, performing open heart surgery… very few people in the world need instructions on topics like these. Luckily Ari Cagan is here to talk to the few experts in these fields and then teach you everything you’ll never need to know.

    How to Say Goodbye

    How to Say Goodbye

    Ari teaches you how to say goodbye in 7,117 languages.
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    • 20 min
    How to Ghostwrite a Book

    How to Ghostwrite a Book

    Ari ghostwrites a book. Yes, seriously… you can and should buy it!
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    • 21 min
    How to Write a Song

    How to Write a Song

    From singing lessons to music theory, Ari sings his truth.
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    • 18 min
    How to Play Poker

    How to Play Poker

    After turning 21, Ari traveled to Vegas to try his hand (and mind) at tournament poker.
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    • 30 min
    How to Have a Happy Marriage (Exit)

    How to Have a Happy Marriage (Exit)

    Ari’s friend recalls his green card marriage
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    • 27 min
    How to Start a Secret Society

    How to Start a Secret Society

    Ari is inspired by his visit to the illuminati headquarters.
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    • 18 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
220 Ratings

220 Ratings

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I love the show. Listened to every episode in one day and have been eagerly been waiting for new episodes each week. I really enjoyed the recent episode on how to write a song. I just wanted to say that I love your song. The lyric style and flow reminds me MGMT which is one of my favorite bands of all time.

Hannah Rassoull ,

thanks

helps me not die of boredom while at school. thank you for making an amazing podcast

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