Dan and James discuss past/future dates, car troubles, inevitable death and the nature of talent and effort. Also...
Busy periods for Chinese Restaurants - Christmas Eve, Christmas, New Year's Eve, New Year's, Mother's Day.
James recaps his second date with the white girl with Yellow Fever. The girl turns out to be very particular and wants to have the guy pay for everything.
James has a better date later with an Eastern European girl; there's hope for a second date.
There are places in Koreatown where you can rent a room to watch movies.
Applying Tai-Chi push hands principles in social interactions and all facets of life.
GHOST TEXTS Segment: Assessing James' texting skill.
Dating single moms.
James' last car was trying to kill him with the smell of burned oil from the engine.
Yin and Young debate pure effort versus being gifted with natural talent to get to the 99th percentile in any given activity. They reference scientific research and anime as evidence.
Young - Taiwanese - 歹勢 - pai sei - sorry, excuse me
Yin - Japanese - すまん - suman - sorry/excuse me (more slang Japanese)
Aziz Ansari's "Modern Romance": https://www.amazon.com/Modern-Romance-Aziz-Ansari/dp/0143109251
Josh Waitzkin's "The Art of Learning": https://www.amazon.com/Art-Learning-Journey-Optimal-Performance/dp/0743277465
Tim Ferriss: https://tim.blog/
Rarámuri people (Mexican tribe of ultra runners): https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rar%C3%A1muri_people