The Minimalists Podcast

The Minimalists Podcast

237 | Race Relations

Joshua and Ryan are joined by T.K. Coleman to discuss race in America, racial justice, colorblindness, protests,...

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Quickie: The Minimalists Tested Positive for COVID

Joshua and Ryan discuss Joshua’s family’s experience with COVID-19. Listen to “Maximal” episodes of The Minimalists...

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236 | Memories

Joshua and Ryan talk about why we hold on to material possessions in an attempt to hold on to our memories, what we...

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Quickie: Kim Iversen on Minimalism in Politics

Joshua and Ryan discuss incorporating minimalism into politics with journalist and podcaster Kim Iversen. Listen to...

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235 | Politics

Joshua and Ryan discuss local, national, and international politics; outrage and divisiveness in the current...

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Quickie: The Minimalists on Living Within Your Means

Joshua and Ryan reiterate the importance of avoiding debt within and without crises. Listen to “Maximal” episodes of...

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234 | Ask The Minimalists

Joshua and Ryan field a flurry of questions from their podcast supporters, including: What system do you use to...

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Quickie: Andrew McAfee on Misconceptions About Recycling

Joshua discusses the efficacy of recycling with author and professor Andrew McAfee. Listen to “Maximal” episodes of...

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233 | More/Less

Joshua talks about whether reducing our consumption is enough to save the planet, or whether we need to do more than...

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Quickie: Dr. Joanne Cacciatore on Preparing for Tragedies

Joshua and Ryan discuss appropriate preparation for the loss of loved ones with Dr. Joanne Cacciatore. Listen to...

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232 | Qonversations

Joshua Fields Millburn talks about The Minimalists’ “No Junk Rule,” followed by three “Qonversations” with Dan Savage...

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Quickie: William B. Irvine on Stoicism within Families

Joshua discusses practicing stoicism within families with author and professor William B. Irvine. Listen to “Maximal”...

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231 | Stoicism

Joshua talks about stoicism, what it means to live a good life, and different philosophies for living with author and...

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Quickie: Chris Guillebeau on His Financial Influences

Joshua and Ryan discuss the positive forces that helped shape their financial philosophies with author, podcaster,...

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230 | Money Tree

Joshua and Ryan talk about earning a living, being responsible with money, and choosing a new career path during...

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Quickie: Ramesh Srinivasan on Smartphone Addiction

Joshua and Ryan discuss app designers' motives with author and professor Ramesh Srinivasan. Listen to “Maximal”...

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229 | Tech Problems

Joshua and Ryan discuss the disconnection between designers and users, producers and consumers, and tech elites and...

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Quickie: Youheum on the Pros and Cons of Extreme Minimalism

Joshua and Ryan contemplate the pros and cons of living a life of extreme minimalism with YouTuber Youheum Son....

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228 | Extreme Minimalism

Joshua and Ryan talk about what minimalism looks like when it’s taken to its extremes with YouTuber Youheum Son, and...

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Quickie: T.K. Coleman Explains How to Prepare for Early Retirement

Joshua and Ryan discuss appropriate preparations for those seeking early retirement with the Director of...

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