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RPG Podcast #016 | Mikeadelic w/ Mike Brancatelli

Welcome to the Robert Patton Global Podcast. Join SHEATH Underwear CEO, Robert Patton, as he sits down with talented, impassioned and determined individuals from all walks of life for a melding of the minds. This series' primary focus is to map out a systemic approach to peak human performance by exploring the fundamental attributes of motivation, creativity, optimization and well-being as crucial tools in the strife for success.

On this episode Robert sits down with Mike Brancatelli from the Mikeadelic Podcast to discuss comedy, psychedelics, entrepreneurship and beyond.

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-Show Notes-

3:06- Brancatelli started podcasting with Dave Smith on Part Of The Problem in 2014. 

4:26- He went backpacking throughout Southeast Asia to escape the late night grind of being a stand up comedian. Eventually, he found himself at Temple of the Way of light in Iquitos, Peru to experience Ayahuasca, and ended up staying for months to volunteer his time. 

7:01- Patton has also ingested Ayahuasca, but states that he didn’t have a breakthrough experience, “possibly improper preparation and a weaker brew.”

8:30- After not feeling at home in New York City anymore, Mike ventured back to Peru to start the three month volunteer program at Temple of the Way of Light. He then relocated to Denver, Colorado after feeling a big pull to return to the Mountains. 

12:29- Patton goes over his five minute, fifty-five degree ice bath techniques, and the amazing anti-inflammatory effect is has been providing for him. 

16:07- Even with four years of experience with the Wim Hof breathing method, Patton believes he may have been doing it correctly, but thanks to the new app Hof has put out, he is finding it much easier and beneficial. 

18:55- Brancatelli likes having fulling creative control with his work and explains he doesn’t have to do a lot of editing with his productions. 

20:22- During every change in season, Mike will ingest Psilocybin Mushrooms (Magic Mushrooms), most recently he did a heroic dose of eight grams on the Summer Solstice. 

25:10- Patton believes that today’s use of Mushrooms “is more intentional, with more information, and more beneficial.”

28:30- Brancatelli describes the feeling of transitioning to ta heightened state of consciousness as “hopping into the Interstellar cosmic pipes of reality.” 

34:40- Even with a significant increase in success, Patton is still grinding and not stoping to smell the roses often. 

36:09- Brancatelli enjoys doing voice over work, but hates social media management. He also has worked in consulting and sales in the Podcast industry.

38:28- Patton goes over his first experience performing stand up comedy and how he used improv instead of writing out a set.

41:47- Writing out a set was very important for Brancatelli to build more time on stage and improve his act.

43:32- Stand up comedy didn’t offer “the world I wanted.” (Brancatelli)

47:32- As of recently, Patton has started creating solo podcasts to help process thoughts and exercise his brain muscle.

53:48- The Mikeadelic Podcast is a mix of the psychedelic experience, politics and the diversity of ideas.

1:00:30- Patton & Brancatelli agree that the news channels need to tell us what happened, not what to think.

1:03:51- “It seems that most people are clinging onto what they know, and need to question things.” (Brancatelli)

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