Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Art De Vany on EconTalk

I've been meaning to listen to this for a while, and finally got around to it. Nassim Taleb originally got me interested in Art De Vany and also Gary Taubes. I think they both are good thinkers who, like Taleb, have successfully questioned and tested ‘conventional wisdom.’

Link to: De Vany on Steroids, Baseball, and Evolutionary Fitness


For those interested in other diet and health interviews, here are some links to a few done by Jimmy Moore, who I think is a great interviewer:

Art De Vany

Taubes 1

Taubes 2

Taubes 3

Doug McGuff

Kurt Harris

Mark Sisson 1

Mark Sisson 2

Related previous posts:

Health Benefits of a Low-Carbohydrate, High-Saturated-Fat Diet - by Donald W. Miller, Jr., MD

The Scientist and the Stairmaster: Why most of us believe that exercise makes us thinner—and why we're wrong. - By Gary Taubes

Related paper: “Why I Do All This Walking, or How Systems Become Fragile” By Nassim Taleb