TMBA350: A Discussion About The Subtle Art of Not Giving a Fuck

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Today’s guest is one of Dan and Ian‘s all time favorite writers, Mark Manson.

Many of you may know him from his blog at, where he has written about a wide range of subjects including digital nomadism, living with anxiety, and toxic relationships. Recently, Mark made the decision to sign with Harper Collins and publish his first book, titled The Subtle Art of Not Giving a Fuck.

Mark is going to be sharing a few excerpts from that book on this show, as well as talking about how he got into blogging, his values as a writer, what he thinks the state of the blogosphere is today, and much more.


Listen to this week’s show and learn:

  • Who we believe are some of the pioneers of blogging. (2:50)
  • Why Mark decided to start his first blog. (5:09)
  • What kind of superhero Mark thinks the world needs. (14:42)
  • Why great writing should come before anything else. (22:18)
  • Why Mark chose to work with Harper Collins on his new book. (29:43)

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