The Polarizer Podcast

The Polarizer Podcast

The Polarizer Podcast is a long form conversation hosted by Diederik with friends and guests that have included entrepreneurs, rock stars, rappers, painters, scientists, writers, world travelers, photographers, and other esoteric life-explorers.... Show More

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October 26, 2020 213 min

“Dinosaur” Dave of Dinosaurrockguitar.com (do check it out, it’s great) joins the podcast once again to talk about the guitars, amplifiers, and effects that the legendary guitar players discussed in episode 30 use. Be sure to listen to that episode first. About this episode This podcast is a deep dive into guitar amplifiers, guitars, and …

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Dinosaurrockguitar.com contains elaborate profiles on legendary guitar slingers that defined genres. It is an absolute goldmine of rock information and trivia. The creator, “Dinosaur” Dave, will join the podcast today. About this episode This podcast covers a wide array of rock-related topics, guitar players, and bands. Toward the end of the interview, an elaborate number …

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B. Jeffrey Madoff is the author of the book “Creative Careers” and the founder and CEO of award-winning video production company Madoff Productions. He is also a director, photographer, writer, and professor in New York City.  About this episode Mr. Madoff tells us all about his new book “Creative Careers” in this episode. The book …

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This podcast is about two dudes on a backpacking adventure in Thailand and Bali, Indonesia. About this episode Mandeville is a good friend based in the US. In this episode we talk about our backpacking adventures in South East Asia. The trip was made back in 2017 (before the world went nuts) and we had …

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June 17, 2020 186 min

Margarita de Quesada is a native Cuban who fled her country from communism with her now-late husband Armando in November 1963. About this episode Margarita de Quesada and her now-late husband Armando fled Fidel Castro’s brutal communist regime by hiding away on a British cargo ship headed for Canada. Two years before their escape, bad …

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May 10, 2020 50 min

Zuby is a rapper, podcast host, fitness coach, Oxford graduate, free thinker, and online entrepreneur. About this episode Zuby has been on the show before in episode 19. There’s a good chance you’ve about Zuby on The Joe Rogan Experience, the Adam Carolla Show, the Ben Shapiro Show, Good Morning Britain with Piers Morgan, Tucker …

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March 25, 2020 39 min

Dub FX is an Australian musician and worldwide street performer. Born in St Kilda, Melbourne, Australia, Benjamin Stanford, better known as Dub FX, started his music career singing in a local alternative rock and rapcore band initially known as Twitch, which would later change its name to Never or Now. After they released a debut …

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Kyle Meyr is a professional photographer and a Sony Ambassador from Norway. Self-taught and adventurous, Kyle began his professional life as a journalist. With the addition of a camera in his toolbox, the itch and drive to venture further and shoot more, quickly became an addiction. Starting in the ski industry, Kyle worked his way …

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Octavius Wright’s mission is to inspire, enlighten, uplift, and spread positive vibes. Octavius and I met in 2011 at an open mic night at Seville Quarter in Pensacola, Florida. I was an exchange student there at the time. We quickly became friends after we jammed on stage (Octavius on lead vocals, me on guitar, Chris …

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Thomas Slotboom redefines the application process using video with a spectacular success-rate. The show Contents00:03:45 – The entrepreneurial lifestyle00:08:00 – The “why”00:16:00 – Education00:57:55 – Finding out what you want to do01:14:55 – How to properly apply for a job01:22:00 – How to decide what to do with your time01:28:00 – The power of video02:15:20 …

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September 18, 2019 121 min

Marnix returns to the podcast to talk about his European road-trip in a campervan. Previous episodes with Marnix Episode 7: Hippies in Nepal and tribal life in Papua New GuineaEpisode 8: LSD, DMT, martial arts, and traveling the worldEpisode 11: Ayahuasca About this episode Marnix bought an old van, as you’ve might have heard in …

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If you plan on going on a serious backpacking trip to Australia, this episode is for you. About this episode Oliver and I met in 2016 whilst we were backpacking up the East Coast of Australia. We quickly became good friends when we were learning to surf during a bootcamp-style week of riding the waves. …

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April 23, 2019 79 min

Zuby is a rapper, podcast host, fitness coach, Oxford graduate, free thinker, and online entrepreneur. About this episode There’s a good chance you’ve first heard about Zuby through this tweet that went viral. It was featured on The Joe Rogan Experience, Good Morning Britain with Piers Morgan, Tucker Carlson Tonight, Ben Shapiro, RT, and other …

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December 9, 2018 99 min

Today’s guests on The Polarizer Podcast are a very wild bunch: Mickey Fentross, Roderik Faasen, Aad Bak and Amerildo de Krijger. About this episode The most appropriate name for this episode is “Rock ‘N Roll lifestyles.” There are four guests on this show, two of which who wandered into the room unexpectedly. It turned out they all had …

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Tomas is an expert on Chinese-Taiwanese relationships from The Netherlands. He has lived in Taiwan for over three years and speaks fluent Chinese. Related episodeEpisode 5: Exchange studies in Zimbabwe and Taiwan The show Contents00:06:10 – Asia Pacific studies00:08:00 – An announcement for our respected Taiwanese listeners00:12:20 – Peoplekind00:19:15 – The Chinese surveillance state00:22:50 – …

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Guido Lange is a nuclear physicist. His fields of expertise are nuclear fusion and plasma. This interview dives into plasma, nuclear fission, nuclear meltdowns, nuclear bombs, and the future for nuclear fusion power plants. Related episodes Guido is the older brother of Marnix, who appeared on the podcast in these episodes. He’s just as interesting, …

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The AAA Fresh gallery in Rotterdam is home to three artists: Hans Kleinjan (1958), Maikel Kleinjan (1984), and Roderik Faasen (1990). At this location, they produce their manic, colorful, wild artworks. This interview dives deep into their way of working, their backstory, the future, and their wild rock ‘n roll lifestyle. Previous related episodes:Episode 2: …

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January 15, 2018 21 min

This podcast is about the virtues of surfing and how it can improve your life in a positive way. It is an audio version of this article. The show Notes & linksSurfcamp Australia – If you go to Australia and you want to learn how to surf, go see these guys. Recording detailsRecorded on Jan …

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December 19, 2017 93 min

Kai Versnel has been in the Dutch Marine Force for many years. He talks about what daily life is like, as well as survival training in harsh winter and jungle conditions. He has trained with the Royal British Marines, and the French Legion. The show Contents 00:02:50 – Joining the marines 00:04:20 – A day …

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December 4, 2017 103 min

Marnix returns to the podcast to talk about his Ayahuasca experience. We talk preparation, the experience itself, and lessons and insights. Previous episodes with Marnix Episode 7: Hippies in Nepal and tribal life in Papua New Guinea Episode 8: LSD, DMT, martial arts, and traveling the world About this episode Marnix will talk about his …

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