Moby (IG: @moby) is a musician, entrepreneur, activist, and philanthropist who is informally known as “the godfather of veganism.”
His album Play sold more than 12 million copies worldwide. He’s released fourteen solo albums in total.
A serial side hustler, Moby opened the vegan restaurant Teany in New York City in 2002 and has since opened Little Pine, a unique, contemporary vegan restaurant in the Silver Lake neighborhood of Los Angeles.
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In this episode, we discuss:
- Being an animal rights activist
- Living in a culture that prioritizes selfishness
- Hitting rock bottom and getting sober
- Making music is a spiritual practice
- Growing up poor and being hungry for fame
- Forming a love for animals
- Transitioning from a vegetarian to vegan lifestyle in 1987
- Missing a sense of community and friendships
- Moby’s relationship with religion over the years
- From squatting in an abandoned factory to buying a five-level sky castle
- Fame and wealth don’t create happiness
- When was the happiest time in your life?
- The ‘90s were the last period of general optimism
- The rise of the internet
- A self-care practice supported by evidence
- Eating 95% vegan organic whole foods
- Nature is healing
- Connecting with our awkward self
- Practicing metta meditation
- How to be an animal activist
- Moby’s daily routine
- Supporting local musicians and artists
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Moby – The Little Pine Cookbook
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Moby – Then It Fell Apart (book)
Moby – Porcelain: A Memoir (book)
Moby – Play (album)
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Game Changers (documentary)
Forks Over Knives (documentary)
What The Health (documentary)
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