What is The Drunken Taoist?

The Drunken Taoist is a bi-monthly podcast by writer/martial artist/college professor/whatever-label-you-feel-like-adding Daniele Bolelli. One of the monthly episodes features discussions and interviews with one or more guests. The other includes the infamous Bolelli rants and verbal Tai Chi with co-host Rich Evirs.

In terms of topics covered by the show, the common thread is whatever makes life intense, passionate and worth living. Anything that meets this requirement is fair game—regardless of whether the starting point is religion, politics, sex, martial arts, philosophy, history, or any other specific field.

Episode 152 - The Talent Quest: Yves Edwards, Sovannahry Em, Brooke James

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  • Sovannahry...doing more damage to Ukraine than Putin himself
  • Message Sovannahry for signed copies or you can get an unsigned copy on Amazon https://www.amazon.com/Talent-Quest-Brooke-James/dp/1723582352
  • Yves: from Bruce Lee to UFC
  • Thanks Chuck for hooking up Sav with Yves and Brooke
  • How does learning how to punch and kick someone make you a better person?
  • The paradoxical alchemy of martial arts
  • Advantages and disadvantages of traditional martial arts vs. combat sports
  • How to pick a martial arts school
  • Yves on trash talking in combat sports
  • "It is hard to hate a guy who is giving you donuts"
  • Just stepping up
  • Sovannahry about fighting in Asia
  • The ONE Championship model vs. the UFC model
  • The Shaolin of Dagestan documentary https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q0EwWAjIi20
  • Learning how not to take criticism personally helps you grow
  • Evan Tanner philosophy
  • The harshness of martial arts is what teaches people to deal with adversity
  • Combat Wombat!

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