Monday, August 8th, 2022
A quick morning episode before I run off to London. We'll reduce the frequency of episodes for the next two weeks while on holiday. Today we chat about Chris' Lake Como scene report, understanding British country living, we speculate why Kim K and Skete have parted ways, what it sounds like when you have to yell at your child named Psalm, microchipping Rob Kardashian like a rescue dog, you can tell when your parents don't love you, we make our money on the backend, there are some pests that you just can't get rid of, Chris' suitcase packing tips, big ass anchovies on the caesar, Chris on the Italian clay courts, and we discuss the differences between physical vacations and mental ones.
Friday, August 5th, 2022
Lee Pace is an actor from Texas, currently living in New York. He’s great in A24’s Bodies Bodies Bodies, which should be out now. We chat about Chris in Italy, Pete Davidson shines as a beta, we compare inseams, Lee’s tropical workout plan, Lee might have a lumpy head under all that hair, Atlanta has such a healthy lifestyle, growing up in Texas, you can channel a great performance if you hate your costar, actors just need to pay attention to life happening, being an “emperor of the galaxy” type of guy, Gen-Z’s extra blurry satire, dying on camera is pretty hot, with all the writhing and all, working with Skete, the three of us go to an amusement park (role play,) it is not hard for Lee to find clothes in his size, we teach Lee about The RealReal, building a barn house with his bare hands (ideally shirtless,) learning how to trust the professionals, and Lee teaches us about the magic of nature. instagram.com/leeepfrog
Wednesday, August 3rd, 2022
Nabil Ayers is the President of Beggars Group US, working with artists like The National, Grimes, and Big Thief. He’s written about race and music for the NYT, GQ, and Rolling Stone. His new memoir My Life in the Sunshine
is out now. We chat about the end of ambition, in defense of robot labour, ablest Beyoncé, Nabil just got an electronic drum-kit because he’s 50, music is his drug, Kid & Play style hair, it would be cool to go on Tucker and dress like him, Nabil knows more about 90’s alternative rock music than Chris, why artists sell more tickets than others, Depeche M’Odeon, do songs go viral on Tik Tok because they’re ethereal? It’s hard to stab yourself to death, why Xan Hathaway’s having a resurgence, approaching celebrities at the grocery store, we saw Billy Joel blasting a cig at Gjelina, and Elon’s dad. twitter.com/nabilayers
Monday, August 1st, 2022
B.J. Novak is an actor, writer, comedian, and director living in Los Angeles. We chat about his new film Vengeance, the new Beyonce album, bespoke-but-affordable local sushi, podcaster is an easy job to have, voice-over work should be left to the uglies, Marfa, TX during the “magic hour” is incredible, Ryan from The Office Funko Pop collectors are too gnarly, the paparazzi magically knows when you’re at the airport whenever the studio books your fight, stolen suburban swag, Country Mouse vs. City Mouse, why humans love vengeance, peaking in 2009, BJ looking forward to his “fat Godfather” era, learning how to take life’s body shots as you age, Las Vegas writers retreat, Southwest flights out of Burbank, if restaurants got ride of entrees the world would be a better place, and we take a brisk look at B.J.’s investment portfolio. instagram.com/bjnovak
Friday, July 29th, 2022
Sam Buck is America’s next gay country singer. His new record Out Of Control, is out now. We chat about giving up on travel, instructors smoking at the Milan Barry’s Bootcamp, does every airline customer service phone number go to the same place, The New York Times did a story about different drinks that comedians like to have on stage, Sam Lives in a wanderlust cabin where he may or may not shit in a bucket and we do 30 minutes on said home, blue collar Mass life, his ex-roomate is a designer drug influencer, powdered Valium gummers, workwear like Carhartt and Dickies are referred to as “boy clothes,” off the rack 501’s with the stretch fit, being a wine wife, country stolen valor, Kacey Musgraves’ boyfriend is sick with the poetry pen, the Orville Peck in the room, life is a game of costumery, Chris knows all the different levels of “Carhartt Gay,” debadging clothes is too feminine for Sam, when Grindr and Scruff don’t scratch the itch, try “Sniffies,” the SEO for “balls smell amazing” is amazing, and marijuana has ruined his life. instagram.com/sambuckcountry
Wednesday, July 27th, 2022
Chuck Klosterman is a writer currently living in Portland. His great new book, The Nineties, is out now. We chat about Donald Glover stepping out topless, unusual music in the Equinox locker room, his orange-colored writer's cabin in the woods, CD long boxes, watching some track & field races with beer, we encourage Chuck to write a screenplay about Las Vegas sports betting, people never stop reading a book because its too short, music sounds too perfect now, what age people stop checking for new music, being interviewed by Rick Rubin for 4 hours, Taylor Swift is more calculated than most, his 90's obsession with postmodernism, he's been waiting to interview Axl Rose so long that he's kind of over it now, when did centrist pragmatism become such a bad thing? And we figure out if Chuck's a wife guy or a dad guy. twitter.com/cklosterman
Monday, July 25th, 2022
One-on-one episode recorded live and uncut from Glendale. Chris and Jason chat about: Wales Bonner Adidas got 2 more weeks, nationalist bachelorette parties in Texas, the depths of let’s go brandon merch, the GymShark therapist barbershop pop-up activation, we won’t talk about FX’s The Bear anymore, cringe is a scale, the freedom of an unexpected airport layover, I have to throat my Biscoff in one bite to prevent crumbing, an Eminem type eating an apple with both hands, Chris will do anything and go anywhere as long as a hot person guides him, genetics are made in the kitchen, Kanye West 4d with Cudi or was it all a coincidence? And Rolling Loud is a collection of America’s nastiest motherf*ckers.
Friday, July 22nd, 2022
A rare Friday one-on-one pod due to a scheduling change, but lucky you, Chris and Jason have time to discuss the Desus and Mero split, a recent carousel of images from Drake, Armenian mafia Lyft drivers, getting Hollywooded, our VC listeners, if you wanna see hot people having sex you going to have to pay for it, Chris is done with psychedelics, mental discomfort vs. physical, a surprising new line item on the drug dealer menu, gelato vs. gelato, British rappers all sound British, fucking up a D list celebrity's night, and we start to plan out Chris' 40th birthday activation.
Wednesday, July 20th, 2022
Momma is a band originally from LA but now living in New York. We chat with Etta and Allegra about Europeans not understanding temperature, new Elon body just dropped, Jimmy Fallon sneaker collabs, stolen Miu Miu valor, we explore BeReal a bit, they saw a large rat on the street, Momma does have games on their phone, no vegetables in England, falling down in Glasgow, our astrological signs are basically yin and yang, smoking weed with your parents, both of them went to great schools, frat life in New Orleans, working in restaurants and cheese-mongering, they do not like FX’s The Bear, having a problem uploading Tik Tok, our go-to karaoke songs, and you really should catch T-Pain live if you get the chance to. instagram.com/momma
Monday, July 18th, 2022
One-on-one pod recorded live and uncut from Glendale. Chris and Jason talk about hard desserts, cannabis spittoons, putting some Chet Baker vinyl on the Crosley turntable, a wine-related upsell at a recent dinner at Motherwolf, TJ fucked up a Baraghani recipe, Russian sauna hats, ugly shoes made out of recycled dildos, what to do when your bird is missing, holes and soles sounds phonographic, liking space is as bad as liking pets, Biden got the NASA screeners in advance, do we want to see the world end? cremation, NYC rent starts at $5,000 now, and our upcoming European dream vacation.
Friday, July 15th, 2022
Ruby McCollister is an actress living in New York. We chat about the body being a Jenga tower, Khloe and Tristan are having a love rat baby, our dinner tonight being a “zaddy’s row,” TJ stole bread from Ralph's, Bluetooth problems, Chris can tell when someone has had sex with a man just by looking at them, we rebrand “open relationships,” King’s Road Cafe and Toast, Rachel Zoe’s Urth Cafe iced tea, Ruby's instincts to litter increase when in Los Angeles, her growing up in a theater is how she turned into this demon of a person, watching a bad play can give you vertigo, old Elvis was hotter than young Elvis, Chris can see the actor behind
Tony Soprano, and we recall our top three favorite dead actresses, and some of her favorite pills. instagram.com/ruby
Wednesday, July 13th, 2022
Ryland Blackinton is a musician from Los Angeles. He and Chris go way back in the music biz, are current gym bros, and he's a Burbank sympathizer just like TJ. He fits right in on HLG as we chat about being defensive about our exercise, a San Vicente Bungalow podcast dinner, when the Baby Phats are painted on, we argue the desert is too hot to raise horses, some of our favorite Chris Brown songs, the Snakes on a Plane soundtrack, a stage is a stage, Ryland went ten years without drinking water, signal boosting deranged cowriters, a local barista that we all love, premium cold brew is fake, Chili is not food, Wayne Brady's email, a deep dive on lymphatic drainage massage, Chris is the shortest guy on the pod today, Ryland's weak heart and poor circulation, and how we pull power from our diaphragms.
Monday, July 11th, 2022
One-on-one pod today. Chris and Jason talk about hitting bottom, TJ went to a house party last night, G-Wagon is just a Jeep Wrangler, Chris’ Vegas cab driver was nearly killed by a child, Morrissey show report, the parallels between bottle service hierarchy and the Southwest Airlines boarding procedure, Shawn Mendes is going thu it, this town will chew you up and spit you out, Wimbledon finals, Rafa’s shoulder-length bob is an allegory for his entire career, traumatized dogs killed the fireworks industry, pit bulls at Erewhon, Chris’ fight song, Brooklyn’s paws are so big already you can tell he’s going to be huge when he grows up, latex allergies and calfskin condom hacks, and country music profit margins.
Friday, July 8th, 2022
Sophie Allison aka Soccer Mommy is a musician from Nashville. Her newest record Sometimes, Never
is out now. We speculate how much Coolsculpting costs, free the Bodega stabber, TJ’s oiled up in Palm Springs, Billionaire retreats, gonna hit Kara Swisher with a 2 piece, secretly eating a meal on the phone, Snapchat is only for pot dealers, Chipotle gives you free food if you’re a band on tour, Morrissey, her album is ad-free, using the bed of her 2002 Ford Ranger as a swimming pool, the cheese plate stays indoors, Sophie does not want to do mushrooms ever, the rise of the saluting emoji, she’s gonna stay a country girl till the casket drops, her valedictorian upbringing, and she may be lying about being a fan of the pod. instagram.com/soccermommyband
Wednesday, July 6th, 2022
Scott Campbell is one of the most famous tattoo artists alive. He sold his cannabis brand a while back and is now exploring the future of tattoos and NFTs. He’s lived a lot of life in New York and now calls Los Angeles his home. We chat bout some drama at Wimbledon, Chris watched the Machine Gun Kelly documentary, you can’t beef with Slipknot, Scott made a lot of money-drawing skulls and selling weed, his collection of apocalypse-ready Toyota trucks, learning how to be an EMT during quarantine, why NFTs make sense with tattoos, why he wants a ranch in Montana, his kids don’t know you can smoke all the nice smelling plants in the backyard, when you get a good tattoo from a bad person, how his vasectomy went down, NYC in the early 2000s, why he doesn’t do face tats, competitive dabbing, he was originally supposed to do Ben Affleck’s phoenix rising back piece, tattooing Travis Scott, and getting tatted by Johnny Depp. instagram.com/scottcampbell
Monday, July 4th, 2022
One-on-one today recorded live and uncut from Glendale. Chris and Jason talk about no-show socks, we don’t have enough self-confidence to invest in a full-length mirror, Chris has never used a drill, frankly American doesn’t deserve a birthday party this year, donate money and shut the fuck up, we ate dinner at Jar per John Early’s recommendation, I had to yell at a fellow patron there, Travis Barker’s tummy troubles, we speculate how and why Kim K’s ass has minimized, Skete Davidson’s dick is amazing but it can only do so much, a Zaddy character actor wearing Rip N Dip shoes, let me flex on you with my Trader Joe’s tablescape, the guy who should have joined the "27 club" but lived, a full Hailey Bieber smoothie review, Chris got the Apple air tags and he's hitting Vegas for Morrissey.
Friday, July 1st, 2022
John Early is a comedian, actor, and writer, currently living in Los Angeles. His new show “Would It Kill You To Laugh” with Kate Berlant is out now on Peacock. We chat about a Tom Of Finland activation we attended, valet at the gym, it's a trance music summer, Barbie movie tea, bartending at Cafe Gitane, John’s youth pastor vibe, nobody is actually interested in storytelling, Vita Coco shaming, having back surgery twice this year, Orville Peck scene report, his mom listens to every interview he’s ever done, John saw the Elvis movie, we’re doing smash burgers for the 4th, chilled reds have replaced oranges, when menus say “all the root vegetables,” the Mediterranean restaurant vibe shift of 2012, and some fitness tips for John’s back recovery. instagram.com/bejohnce
Wednesday, June 29th, 2022
Brynn Wallner needs no introduction if you’re a fan of the show, this marks her third appearance on How Long Gone. We chat about Ghislaine’s sentence, Alec and Woody Versuz, we get gifted a new gym membership, an upcoming Tom Of Finland dinner to celebrate the end of Pride, Chris tried the Hailey Bieber smoothie, Brynn left her boyfriend at home to go goblin mode in Cape Cod, her sorority was a hotbed for cocaine use, the fans demanded Brynn returned, how to make “niche” work for you, why TJ should not West Coast Custom a Rolex, Brynn’s brother’s Bay Area lifestyle, she’ll be in LA next month to hang out with Ryan Gossling, how to avoid Lana Del Rey, both Brynn and my gf are horny for Jeremy Allen White, a guy got killed for putting too much mayonnaise on a sandwich, and keep your eyes peeled for Brynn's new podcast Killing Time. instagram.com/brynnwallner
Monday, June 27th, 2022
One-on-one pod today recorded live and uncut from Glendale CA. Chris and Jason chat about what happens when your car costs more than your house, essential shopping items, never buy the kitchen a round of beers, finishing up FX’s The Bear, bonding with the cleaning person, we workshop some decorative ideas for what hotels can do when you accidentally leave your drugs out, Chris is laptop shopping, an odd DeuxMoi Sunday spotted, we went to A24’s Bodies Bodies Bodies, we’re Lee Pace pilled, Chris got paid $500 to bleach his eyebrows for an Aveda hair show at 19, assisted suicide, sprinkler watering drama in Glendale, we rank artists who’s work suffered after weight loss, Invisalign as an appetite suppressant, how to properly gorge at the movie theater, and the mail needs to stop being delivered on Sundays.
Friday, June 24th, 2022
Hovvdy (pronounced Howdy) is a band from Texas. We chat with Charlie and Will about Twitter becoming more of a blog, Netflix’s Snowflake Mountain, TJ’s new workout plan, a Waco TX scene report, sneaky pancakes, why they moved out of Austin, taking too much Adderall at a young age, popping an oxy and watching Transformers in the theater, Chris may be pleasuring himself to our Shopify push notifications, back when bedroom pop was a novel idea, why sold-out concerts are still severely unattended, we say a few words on the passing of Juul, Charlie says don’t come for Maron, the in-house products at H-E-B are fire, one of the Property Brothers drives a Honda Accord, and we found out the only way to actually enjoy listening to the new Drake record. instagram.com/hovvdy
Wednesday, June 22nd, 2022
Gert Jonkers is the editor of Fantastic Man, and co-founder of The Gentlewoman, and Butt. We chat about hitting the premiere for FX’s The Bear, new Beyoncë dropped, pagan rituals in The Netherlands, Americans are loud, how we all think an EIC should be dressing, in defense of tank tops, its okay that LA is so casual, the lifespan of a magazine cover, not diluting the brand, his journalistic rules for interviewing someone, we’re fine with media training as long as its great, sync talk but for magazines, Gert loves politics but doesn’t watch tv shows, and podcasting, just like magazine making, looks a lot easier than it is. instagram.com/gertjonkers
Monday, June 20th, 2022
Perry Farrell is a lifelong musician most notably from Jane’s Addiction, Porno For Pyro’s, and the founder of Lollapalooza. We chat about the new Drake album, Chris is on holiday in Palm Springs, TJ went to Benny Blanco’s for dinner, getting a nice tomahawk for father’s day, sleeping pills, set up a garden on the roof, we brainstorm ideas for his funky man cave, Perry has a Christmas tree in his living room so he can have a place to put all his wife’s packages, he doesn’t strike us as a “dairy” guy, running into Chris Cornell at Kid’s R’ Us in Culver City, we explore the Jah-like characteristics of vinyl, I just find it funny when people are driving around blasting techno, his relationship with Billy Corgan, giving WWE a makeover, and what it’s like going on Stern. instagram.com/perryfarrellofficial
Saturday, June 18th, 2022
Bob Lefsetz is a music-biz veteran and the undisputed king of email newsletters. We chat about Joe Budden mispronouncing the word “ableist,” we got Biologique facials, building a fanbase the old-fashioned way, the benefits of being a one-man-band, starting his newsletter in 1986 as snail mail, when Politics and streaming TV replaced music, Chris and Bob argue about whether or not to call people on the phone, MTV was his vibe shift, big muckety-mucks, if the money is right and you hate your family then the music business is for you, his LA haunts, the karmic load of favor-doing, and some of Bob’s favorite podcasters.
Friday, June 17th, 2022
Kurt Vile is a musician from Philadelphia, his new record Watch My Moves is out now. We chat about beard without the mustache, the yassification of Nascar, the Barbie movie, Hollywood Handbook being mean to Kurt, when it comes to airplane food you can do a lot worse than almonds, being a real analog guy, how to be grateful but also not care about anyone, a Zoom studio session with pop music’s Kesha, he loves Charli XCX and got into her because a guy from Negative Approach does too, they play Michael Jackson on the radio again, what he does when he’s home alone, Kurt drops the hair routine and it’s shocking, getting his backpack stolen from SXSW in 2011, and playing with Pavement. instagram.com/kurtvile
Wednesday, June 15th, 2022
Julia Hobbs is a fashion editor from London. We chat about Chris seeing the guy from Alkaline Trio at the gym, a simmering cauldron, do we give Lizzo a pass? London is a great driving town, Julia loves Oxnard, CA, Majorcan hotel buffets, what to wear in Ibiza, hiring a car vs. renting one, killing bugs with your Top Shop shoes, where we’ll take her out in LA, when a car sounds like a horse, famous musicians from Cornwall, who she’s wearing for today’s recording, kick-flair pants are trending, what to do about a feral cat, a troublesome whippet, calling people "matey," Julia loves mayonnaise and other sauces, and everything you wanted to know about the 1997 Tom Ford for Gucci G-String. instagram.com/juliahobbs_
Monday, June 13th, 2022
One-on-one pod recorded live and uncut from New York City just hours before our show at Tribeca Festival. We chat about when we used to like being hungover, a Manhattan walk of shame, making a res at Sadelle’s 6 months in advance, the harvest will be harmed, Equinox scene report in NY, Puma ankle socks, hitting BJ Novak’s afterparty, explosive walking, a dinner in LA with Andy Baraghani, and TJ has a special run in on his flight to JFK.
Friday, June 10th, 2022
Alexander Shulan runs the fine art gallery LOMEX in New York City. We chat about Chris seeing a person shower with a mask on, The Chrisley’s caught a case, what we think a bottom should be ordering on Uber Eats, the art business is notoriously dirty, people are trying to make actual art non-fungible, what factors go into pricing a work of art, questions you might ask someone to find out if they come from generational wealth, what makes a perfect gallery opening party, getting into some trouble down in Switzerland, Alex’s mom was a restaurant critic and would take him with her as a child, the archetypal gallerists wardrobe, and Alex’s Diet Coke and Frappuccino habit. instagram.com/lomexgallery
Wednesday, June 8th, 2022
Otegha Uwagba is writer from London. Her newest book We Need To Talk About Money is a Sunday Times bestseller and an Observer book of the year. We chat about TJ’s Ionpack DJ set, computers and phones don’t work in Florida, writers have unemployed vibes, Dixie Cups are racist, Chris has a tough time keeping his towel on, an article about how writers shouldn’t talk, women’s shoe sizes oscillate wildly, petty British gossip, rappers getting plastic surgery, fancying The Rock, getting verified on wiki feet, why Chris was cut from an article that Otegha wrote, and a Jubilee scene report. twitter.com/oteghauwagba
Monday, June 6th, 2022
We talk about our elaborate Pride plans, Chris hates Lyft, buffalo cauliflower hangover, Chris made me feel like I was on Hulu’s Fire Island, Balenciaga plain lays, Bitchin’ Sauce, candles that smell like the female orgasm, Gwen and Kourt’s noses have been broken so many times they have superhuman smelling, they know Chris down at Spencer Gifts, talking Top Gun with Bret Ellis, performative crying and performative thrifting, its time to put DaBaby back on Levitating, old head talk, Chris hates the guy who talked to him at Sweetgreen, and TJ figured out exactly why we can’t listen to Kendrick Lamar.
Friday, June 3rd, 2022
Andy Baraghani is a chef from the Bay Area, currently living in New York. His new book The Cook You Want To Be is out now. We chat about the Marines Pride campaign, our show at Tribeca Film Festival, chain-smoking Parliaments in a dark corner, reorganizing the furniture in hotel rooms, never show how much the champagne costs, going on Good Morning America, Chris wanting an appliance-free kitchen, persimmons smell like cum, what's happening with Persian food, putting a little bonito flake on your cereal, if we’re all chaotic then none of us are, listening to punk as a teen, where we like to eat in LA, Martin’s potato rolls are canceled, and how to get Andy's boyfriend to stop eating so much fruit. instagram.com/andybaraghani
Wednesday, June 1st, 2022
Spoon is a band from Austin, Tx, their new album Lucifer On The Sofa is out now. We chat about taking big swings, TJ saw Top Gun: Maverick, getting high in parking structures, The Elden Ring is the Infinite Jest of gaming, the Ps5 is tough to find, TJ booked Spoon to play 15 years ago, Rick Rubin’s polar bear, if Matador is making them do Tik Toks, old music is getting more streams than new, Spoon has no syncs that they regret, how to stay awake while driving from Austin to LA in one straight shot, people who think they’re reinventing music, Howard Stern’s favorite Prince record is the Batman soundtrack, we confront them about canceling on us twice, and we charge up their Sweetgreen cashew.
Monday, May 30th, 2022
One-on-one episode recorded live and uncut from Glendale, Chris & Jason chat about insufferable digital nomads, eating at a chili parlour, crying while watching Dating On The Spectrum, insider trading is a victimless crime, in defense of nepotism, how to be a celebrity at dress normal, Lawry's Prime Rib, we do 30 minutes on a $700 omakase dinner at Nozawa Bar, the street art flash mobs of 2009's Friends With Benefits, it's very difficult to pull off a ribbed tank top successfully, and a social media backlash on TJ talking about "edging" too much on the pod.
Saturday, May 28th, 2022
Our friend and host of the podcast Are We On Air? had us on as a guest recently to talk about How Long Gone, and the music that shaped us growing up. It's a fun listen with tons of music so we decided to add it to the feed. Here's Arman's intro for the episode:
Friday, May 27th, 2022
Sloane Crosley is a writer living in New York. Her new book Cult Classic is out June 7th. We chat about the new Sky Ferreira, an update on TJ’s water fast, Sloane does not work out, Ana De Armas, getting her house broken into, her crypto investments, Criterion dick, writing with ugly fonts as a litmus test, learning to play tennis on a slanted street, do fucked up people workout more, drinking martinis with Gay Talese, New York is great for walking, the pros, and cons of a Q&Ad and being honest about the nightmare of parenting. twitter.com/askanyone
Wednesday, May 25th, 2022
Max Lakin is a writer from New York City. His work can be seen in NYT, Artforum, The New Yorker, and everywhere else. We chat about testing dirty for mayonnaise, TJ’s declaration of war with a local park’s groundskeepers, the anger issues of baseball guys, cops taking an extra Powerade at the bodega just to feel something real, Max’s thoughts on Balenciaga, Frank Ocean’s fit, when to lay on the floor, not going to Marfa, what Banksy might be up to, the graffiti pipeline, people focusing on the “how” when its irrelevant, $1500 Adidas shirts, the difference between advanced basic and basic plus, in defense of shorts and heavy coats, the vibe shift of dressing for comfort, and where to get a good pair of pumps in the meatpacking district.
Monday, May 23rd, 2022
One-on-one pod today, Chris zooms in straight from the Balenciaga show and TJ is still sweating out the mollywater from his successful festival DJ set. We chat about Chris somehow sleeping his entire flight, insights into the songwriting process, Jack Antonoff is music’s fentanyl, it’s the big apple's heatwave, NYSE scene report, Just Like Heaven Festival recap, a photo of TJ sound checking to an empty field becomes viral online, Goldenvoice using a logo pulled from the Outdoor Voices website for my stage visuals, stop-n-chat anxiety, the teaches of Peaches, a bunch of damn kids backstage, TJ hopes for a massive vibe shift in the water world, Azealia Banks’ tips for kicking nicotine, and we get to the bottom of John Mullaney and Dave Chappelle’s bait-and-switch tactics.
Friday, May 20th, 2022
Michael Sebastian is the Editor in Chief of Esquire Magazine. We chat about Rihanna’s water breaking, what we might do in that same situation, blue smoothies matter, where Hollywood’s fattest firefighters dine, what an EIC does and doesn’t do, moving to Jersey because of a house fire, Liam earning his right to dress casually in his older age, suit-wearing changes in your 40’s, Chris is exhausted by Martini culture, our theories on when you become set in your ways, peaking in high school, evergreen podcasting, telephone calls are the new zoom meetings, and thinking in “magazine” vs. thinking in tweets. twitter.com/msebastian
Wednesday, May 18th, 2022
Joe Mande is a comedian and writer living in Los Angeles. You’ve seen him on Parks & Rec, Modern Family, and most recently HBO’s Hacks. We chat about putting the paws on people, getting some "cut," the backstory on a friend's bespoke shirt, the food at San Vicente Bungalows, Cameo trying to recruit him, TJ ran into Maron at Whole Foods, the underground world of cops on Tik Tok, pissmaxing, working as a pharmacy delivery boy in high school, the various pieces of merch that Joe sells on his website, taking an experimental drug for his IBS, running around the reservoir, smoking pot with Seth Rogen is like playing a pickup game with Jordan, Joe started wearing sweatshorts during the plannedemic, Soulja Boy's entrepreneurial ventures, and he pitches us on his idea for Celebrity Shark Tank. instagram.com/joemande
Monday, May 16th, 2022
One-on-one pod live and unedited from Glendale. Chris and Jason talk about our trip to Toronto, airplane whining, TJ teaches his flight attendant how to make a Bloody Mary, visiting Matty Matheson’s new restaurant, working out the tour life cobwebs, TJ taking mushrooms and DJing the afterparty, Canadian snowboarders teaching us about Japanese cuisine, tableside branzino sashimi, espresso martinis and asparagus, we got the lucid dream pills from Carsten’s pod, and we spend the last half of the podcast discussing the new Kendrick Lamar album while TJ’s Meyer lemon and sumac edible begins kicking in.
Friday, May 13th, 2022
Carsten Höller is a German-born artist currently living in Stockholm. He’s known for years of amazing and interactive installations, and most recently his Brutalist-themed restaurant Brutalisten. He’s an amazing scientific mind who we had a blast talking to. We chat about our arrival in Toronto, Chris injuring himself on the assault bike, writing a book about playing games, why Americans talk too loudly, taking drugs to stimulate lucid dreaming, sometimes there is no egg to crack, his personal brutalist manifesto, the consumption of breastmilk, removing and restricting to create new ideas, we pick an outfit for his upcoming trip to Ibiza, how to make brutalism fun, reducing the amount of noise you experience, his disdain for mayonnaise, and we make him explain why he has dozens of birds in his apartment, and we question whether or not it smells crazy in there.
Wednesday, May 11th, 2022
Julia Cumming is a musician and model, her band Sunflower Bean’s new album Headful Of Sugar is out now. We chat about peanut butter vs. kale, the world is ending and all we wanna do is sit down at 10 pm for some fries, we’re off to Toronto, Thug and the rest of YSL got a RICO charge, playing a frat party at Dartmouth for an audience of zero, the video to visualizer vibe shift, Pitchfork gave Jack Harlow a 2.9, joining her first band at 13, going to dirtbag venues in Bushwick, her neighborhood in NY has been taken over by beer parties, nobody’s gonna have their life changed at Brooklyn Steel, modeling for the other YSL at 18, the only happy song they ever wrote was just used on a Netflix show, eagle back pieces vs. tramp stamps, and the most Burger Records shit she’s ever done in her life. instagram.com/juliacumming
Monday, May 9th, 2022
One-on-one pod recorded live and unedited from Glendale. Chris and Jason chat about our new merch for Toronto, DJ complaining, the guest list is open, you can’t choose your audience, Kentucky Derby scene report, Jack Harlow doesn’t want his shoes to get dirty, Die Antwoord aged poorly, Dave Chappelle brought his attacker on stage, TJ’s metaphorical ankles got broken at a ceramics activation, celebrating uncomfortable social interactions, enjoying soup as the main course is a female trait (even chili,) Hummus is basically refried beans, a deeper dive into TJ’s unhealthy olive complexion, when your farmer’s market box is looking all fucked up, my artichokes would rather die on their feet than live on their knees, a recap of Fivio Foreign’s wonderful episode, using pills to control your loved ones, when Essentia water ruled the world, and what the water you drink says about you. Our new collaboration with Palmes Tennis drops this week so stay tuned.
Friday, May 6th, 2022
Fivio Foreign is a rapper from New York. His new record B.I.B.L.E.
is out now. We chat about podcasting on tired legs, a lads dinner at Mother Wolf, rap music at the fine dining restaurant, the pink drinks at Starbucks, frozen coffee pucks, friends and family of Fivio's unique investment opportunities, his diet and bloodwork, which muscles a drill rapper needs to focus on in the gym, his chick spends way too much money at Target, he doesn’t get to pick out the candles anymore, Fivio enjoys a bottle of 2010 Dom P throughout this episode, our top three favorite pills, which drugs to take for which airplane sizes, Fivie’s bullish on gold, where other rappers fuck up on their features, working with Kanye, and how the internet made people think it's okay to pick a fight with Mike Tyson or tackle Dave Chappelle. instagram.com/fivioforeign_8fs
Wednesday, May 4th, 2022
One of our funnier guests in some time, John Vanderslice is an indie musician, producer, and captain of the infamous Tiny Telephone studios in San Francisco. We chat with him from his home in Los Angeles about the gilded failures of fashion’s biggest night, Kim K only ate tomatoes for 16 days but didn't eat on the carpet, why John escaped the Bay Area, covid fucking LA restaurants up, buying drugs on the Silk Road, Bitcoin is the new hundred dollar bill, ceremonial drug usage, edging doesn’t have to end in the bedroom, going sober on tour, working at Chez Panisse in the 90s, we spitball how covid started, doing fat caterpillar lines of cocaine, which countries to avoid when touring in Europe, all the ways John relates himself to a rat, and we end with a handful of his favorite low-level schemes, scams, and slights of hand. instagram.com/johnvanderslice
Monday, May 2nd, 2022
Instead of our one-on-one pod today, we’ve got an extended 30 minute solo Sunday chat and a interview with Interpol, a band from New York City that we all know and love. We chat with their frontman Paul Banks about flavorless water, a little something called authenticity, the absence of color, pushing through the paranoia, the new Future record, Paul’s rare and expensive Japanese boxing gloves, cardio and cigarettes, Paul’s a business class shawty, eating pasta on days off, they never played SNL, why they’re big in South America, what one can do to make things timeless, Paul’s hip hop mixtape, the good part about Ska music, our fitness plans, and us sharing the bill next month at the Just Like Heaven festival. instagram.com/interpol
Friday, April 29th, 2022
Mattiel is a two-piece band from Atlanta. Their new album Georgia Gothic is out now on ATO Records. We chat about Chris showing up very late, Snail Mail at the Palladium, some of the perks of the Delta Diamond Medallion program, breaking the law, the gas company is a sham, the rise of the sexy south, Catherine Zeta-Jones, MailChimp, graphic design, bald kings building, tips on bringing stuff into Canada, more mystery methods, they meditation process, Brian Eno’s app, unemployment, and some good parts about Germany.
Wednesday, April 27th, 2022
Chaz, aka Toro Y Moi, is a musician from South Carolina currently living in the Bay Area of California. We chat about our $80 coffee cupping, my flat ass, Harry’s Better Homes and Gardens cover, Taco Bell’s Mexican pizza, illegally downloading Chaz’s music, full nude toilet time, playing Coachella with Flume, all his fans are nice and sweet, his production software, remixes of live bands shouldn’t exist, who’s using who, sync talk, surviving indie sleaze, Chaz going to damn Sugarfish, doing Uffie’s album, how he’s used Instagram through the years, and why he’s always comfortable.
Monday, April 25th, 2022
One-on-one pod live and unedited from Glendale. Chris and Jason give a Coachella (week 2) recap, TJ’s pouchette, unlicensed energy drinks, Sprouts Market, Spiritualized, Anitta, Phoebe, and Harry, spending $400 on Red Bull and Vodka, bottomless 805's, photo pit drug dealers, Sephora dance music, Chris discovers Peggy Gou, Alexander Wang in VIP, TJ talking to losers, imperfect music of the 90s, what time celebs leave the festival, Sporty & Rich tennis activation, Kings vs. Ducks in the box, and what the market cap on valet parking might be.
Friday, April 22nd, 2022
Richard Jefferson is a former NBA Champion turned commentator. We chat with him from his home in Los Angeles about Chris’ big night out, Jason’s 420 menu, RJ’s landscaping and mulch tips, his proximity to the airport, why Chris doesn’t like Clear, The Hermosa Beach Ironman, raging with frat bros in Arizona, getting back into hoops to show his kids he’s still wetty, Space Jam trash, LeBron’s addiction to overpriced wine, the history of shorts inseams, being the little stinker of basketball commentary, his Tik Tok strategy, how to rise above the haters, ultramarathon runners are serial killers, taking choir in college for the freaks and for the GPA, and how growing up in a conservative home turned him into the freak he is today. instagram.com/richardajefferson
Wednesday, April 20th, 2022
Molly Lambert is a writer from Los Angeles. Her new podcast Heidiworld The Heidi Fleiss story and the secret history of LA
is out now. We chat about Chris’ emails, hitting the flow state, Netflix’s Ultimatum, our 2022 Eurotrip, Chris’ barbershop vibe, Molly’s marijuana life, #adulting, meeting local singles at the rotisserie chicken aisle, vanilla ice cream, Chris reveals a meat-based food fantasy, advanced drug dealer menus, funky hats have made a comeback, promoter beanies, the Mystery Method, Molly helps us understand what women find attractive about magicians, 80’s hair metal, Married With Children, true crime podcasts stealing content from journalists, and we compare how sex work has synthesized since Heidi’s reign. twitter.com/mollylambert
Monday, April 18th, 2022
One-on-one Coachella X Easter episode, Chris and Jason chat about Moses being zaddy, Drake’s disciples, how much Kim K got paid to do a walkthrough looking like R2D2, the Revolve Festival-verse taking over Coachella, the benefits of being nimble in the world of experiential marketing, a full buyout at Sqirl for dinner, Mystery Method sweater negging, eighty dollar coffee from Arkansas, restaurants text us more than our chicks now, Lizzo allegedly tore SNL, omakase in the desert, Chris thinks there's something off about Shania Twain and Harry, we care more about the secret guest we don’t know than the guest we paid money for, couch-chella is still happening, Chris likes sports for the food aspect, how we’ll be spending our virtual 420 this year, TJ tries to wrap his head around the Swedish House Mafia effect, and Catholicism as an emerging trend.
Friday, April 15th, 2022
Jess Damuck is a cook, food stylist, and writer. Her new cookbook Salad Freak is out now. We chat with her from her home in Los Angeles about, fruit mongers, who are to blame for The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Jess got the “Grammy’s Cough,” sheer garden party chaos, she should be Jewish, we take botox for our TMJ, working for Marta Stewart, melon balls over ice, why she calls her boyfriend “smoothie,” Chris gets to the bottom of celery, nicotine gum, meditative cooking with intention, plating on mushrooms, Jess’ love of Morrissey, Jess’ East Hampton metal band, and what her boyfriend Ben’s face looks like without a beard. instagram.com/jessdamuck
Wednesday, April 13th, 2022
Andy Haynes is a stand-up comedian from Seattle, currently living in New York. Watch his current special, "The Coward of Gramercy," here
. We chat about Chris' hate of car racing, the HVAC baton has been passed, allergy season, Andy has never written on a TV show that he'd want to tell people about, Chanel Westcoast, meeting chicks at Equinox and immediately paying their rent, Andy's barista career, TJ used to heckle stand up shows, did podcasts or Tik Tok ruin comedy? Andy's wife got hired to roast a San Diego Billionaire, Andy used to smoke hotties out for a hug, he's married into political royalty, how people consume comedy now, the hills of Seattle, and Andy pitches Chris for some light copywriting work. instagram.com/imandyhaynes
Monday, April 11th, 2022
One-on-one episode recorded live and uncut from Glendale. Jason is under the weather, so his brain isn't cooking so hot, but his voice is slightly sexier. We chat about the dos and don'ts of putting stickers on your car, Lil Huddy's G Wagon, waiting in line for food, Naengmyeon, being pot-committed, the ice cream museum is so much more than just ice cream, older people are allowed to say whatever they want to, the death of the streetwear resale market, Chris predicts the return of juice drinking, we plan our Coachella trip, double stacked Phillipp Pleins, trance music, Ryan Cabrera, Netflix's Ultimatum, the Rimowa Porsche party, where do these LA people come from, being sick as a child vs. being an adult, if adult men aren't allowed to be sick then they're driven to a life of deviance, Jacob Elordi's pearl necklace, why female celebrities are all more famous then their male counterparts, soccer chicks, and we get to the bottom of why Chris can't take his shoes off and get cozy on the plane, even in the Delta One pod.
Friday, April 8th, 2022
Daniel Riley is a writer from Los Angeles currently living in New York. We chat about TJ locking his keys in his car mid-workout, feeling discombobulated after travel, NYT asked its employees not to tweet as much, Chris has diarrhea of the fingers, Dan noticed that Chris is embarrassed by most people, why we want to live where we want to live, the world’s obsession with Tiger Woods, psychopathic obsession, I ask Dan to convince Chris into playing golf, country club confusion, the cadence of our podcast as it compares to a sports car, and Chris isn’t going to go to Eagle Rock to get some gem lettuces. twitter.com/danielvriley
Wednesday, April 6th, 2022
Claire Ptak is a baker and owner of London’s Violet Cakes, making the Royal wedding cake for Harry and Meg amongst many other scone-based accolades. We chat about our weekend of concert-going in LA, flying to NY to party with Palace and Calvin, Chris thinks that London lunches lean a bit heavy, the fine Volvo SUV collection, we generalize which flavors that men and women lean towards, the early hours of a baker's life, weight lifting flow, working at a very young age, selling baked goods to an Arctic Monkey or a Klaxon, what to do when your nanny goes on holiday, Ibiza plans, Sad lamps, enjoying the business side of things as she’s progressed, British or gay, and what she’s looking for romantically as a newly-ish single boss. instagram.com/violetcakeslondon
Monday, April 4th, 2022
One-on-one episode recorded live and uncut from Glendale California. We chat about TJ in the Porsche 911, interior color stories, flea market pros and cons, what our forefathers would have thought about writing an article about giving yourself a treat for running errands, Chris finally caught someone putting dogshit in his trashcan, medieval punishment, we're going to two shows tonight and we have to figure out what to wear, Delicore lifestyle, Substack is a dating site now, new Harold Stylish dropped, getting dick off Letterboxd, naming your kids off a Judd Apatow movie, the simple-minded lyrics of country music, and we argue about a few more things.
Friday, April 1st, 2022
Lance Bangs is a legendary film director who's worked on countless videos, films, and documentaries for the last few decades, most recently on the new Jackass film and shooting a posthumous video for George Harrison. We chat about Californication, TJ got a facial and got drunk at Neiman Marcus, growing up in Jersey in the late 80s, the Suicide Girls of Portland, Lance has a video treatment for us involving firearms, his 21-year-old son plays Russian video game music on guitar and teaches jiu-jitsu, clickbait shawties, crack addicts, Beabadoobee’s new video rips off Papa Roach, and we end with some Jackass stories. instagram.com/lancebangs
Wednesday, March 30th, 2022
Willa Bennett is the head of social at GQ, a Forbes 30 under 30, a writer for countless publications, and a very good sport for putting up with our bullshit. We chat about Chris’ NYC fashion shoot, the Scientology slap, raising donkeys, eating tater tots at Fanelli’s, her love of ties and their relation to autoerotic asphyxiation, Avril, my 600-pound podcaster, uniform dressing, stumbling upon a Fiona Apple Concert as a teen in Tennessee, our unabashed love of industry plants, Olivia Rodrigo’s lyrical content, how legacy media uses social media to its advantage, gay Tik Tok, the kids are deleting their Instagram grids, and we argue about the future of magazines. instagram.com/willahbennett
Monday, March 28th, 2022
Cat Power is a musician currently living in Miami. We’re both big fans and we're excited to chat with Chan about dank donuts, Chris finally got to hang out with John Mayer, TJ got Yeezys, Chan’s love of comedy, doing things alone, she does a beautiful French accent, seeing Bob Dylan a thousand times, the Stones at Hyde Park, therapeutic karaoke, downtown New York in the ’90s, coming up in Atlanta, what Miami was like 20 years ago, real estate deals, tanging with Victoria’s Secret on some sync talk, her favorite Mexican restaurant in Highland Park, and her upcoming tour starts soon so go buy a ticket. instagram.com/catpowerofficial
Sunday, March 27th, 2022
Richard Marx is a Grammy award-winning singer and songwriter with over 30 million records sold worldwide. We chat about signing your text messages, Ryan Seacrest and Howard Stern still have to wake up at 3 am for work, Marx is back on the road and loving his crowd work, his crib in Miami, the music business is mostly about business, being a king of 80s hair despite not doing cocaine, Daisy Fuentes cooking him vegan Cuban sandwiches, Martinis are like tits, singing one song a night without a microphone, Richard works blue on stage, running into Rick Rubin at Pavillions just how Diplo does, his fitness routine, the evolution of his boots, learning how to manage ridicule from Nickleback, his own podcast based on tequila drinking, what to do when you see a fellow celeb in public, and his first apartments in LA as a teenager.
Friday, March 25th, 2022
Bill Addison is a James Beard Award-winning restaurant critic for the LA Times. We chat about Grimes’ DDoS attacks, a deeper dive into Diplo’s carnivore diet, salad dressing through the years, Bill’s singing career, cutting his teeth in Atlanta, how to recognize when food has a soul, the death of the takedown review, getting softer with age, the first six months of a restaurant, the importance of anonymity as a critic, vegan pastry, Bill’s blessed metabolism, gay vanity, how to eat three dinners a night, how to get a res at Motherwolf, why to get the peanuts at Cookbook, and Bill doesn’t believe in food trends but we still ask him about some. instagram.com/bill_addison
Wednesday, March 23rd, 2022
Wes Pentz, aka Diplo, is a musician and DJ from Florida, currently living in Los Angeles. We chat about And Just Like That
getting renewed for a second season, how much your business manager should be skimming off the top, why Diplo needs 8 CDJs, living shirtless, the only reason he did this podcast was that the waves were sketchy today, rappers are upset with the Postmates options in Malibu, going on the carnivore diet after Rick Rubin told him to, moving into Kid Rock’s old house, why the industry is different in Nashville, ALBUM albums don’t exist anymore, how the music biz figured out how to make a shitload of money again, the steady growth of Diplo vs. the early peak of Major Lazer, how he slowly took over Las Vegas, day parties vs. night parties, building with Kraftwerk, hanging with Rocky in China, and what happened to his pants after smoking 5-MeO-DMT. instagram.com/diplo
Monday, March 21st, 2022
One-on-one episode today recorded live and unedited from Glendale California. We chat about soundbwoy slander, where to park with a luxury car, Chris met some friendly young people downtown, fizzy hoppy tea is ready for the big leagues, when the restaurant is absolutely serving food, Diplo is a slippery little shrimp, how Chris is handling the dog poop situation at his new home, a flirtatious neighbor of TJ's, Dead Eyes podcast, and honestly, the last half of the show is our plan to deal with America's dependency on pets.
Friday, March 18th, 2022
Bret Easton Ellis is a writer from Los Angeles. We chat about nude podcasting, a dinner at Horses with Raven Smith, Posh Spice’s love of steamed fish, reply guy complaints, Bret’s dour demeanor, the origin of Bret’s opening monologue, switching to Patreon, his worst podcast guest, an update on his new book, Didion’s thoughts on moving to New York, the ease flying private, all actors gain 30 pounds between filming, contemporary country music, the possible decline of cancel culture, we have to kill the celebrity profile, Anna Delv, And Just Like That, Emily in Paris, a teen TJ’s brush with homosexuality, and what it was like working with Lindsay Lohan. twitter.com/breteastonellis
Wednesday, March 16th, 2022
Girlpuppy, aka Becca Harvey, is a musician from Atlanta. Her EP Swan
is out now, and she’s heading out on tour this week. We chat about beard trimming, MGK vs. Japanese Breakfast, lifestyles of the rich and the famous, Chris eating his little lettuce-wrapped burritos in Atlanta, being stupid, hating wind, being terrified of alligators, her life partner John Michael, her dependency on Liquid IV, not knowing how to play any instruments, her mom being a saucy chick, astrology vibes, her and her partner’s mount fuckmore, what she’s afraid of, her dad loving Rotten Tomatoes, where she’s eatin in LA, her fucked up hospitality rider, JK Rowling, and what she considers to be a treat. instagram.com/girrlpuppy
Monday, March 14th, 2022
A one-on-one episode today, TJ’s hungover in LA, and Chris is calling in from Atlanta. We chat about Drake’s current life choices, TJ turning up last night, Chris’ Miami scene report, building with crypto billionaires, Florida is America’s bussy, Fat Wreck Chords, we expand on my pregnancy kink, Calle Ocho server farms, living on a boat, we predict when cities themselves will all have creative directors, we take a second look at lead poisoning, in jail they only give you the small bottles of water, Vinny from Jersey Shore is an erotic dancer now, Kim Kardashian’s work ethic, KUWTK hires PTA, and TJ finally got his sauna. Outro song: Floating Points - Vocoder
Friday, March 11th, 2022
Indigo De Souza is a musician from North Carolina. Her new album Any Shape You Take is out now on Saddle Creek. We chat about Chris off to Miami and his addiction to airline points, podcasting through the wire, exploring the wilderness and hanging out down at the swamp, spending most of the time stone-cold sober, Indigo’s philosophy for living a happy life, making sad music for sad people, the first three records she ever got, opening for My Morning Jacket on a big tour, Mumford Sons vs. Edward Sharpe, Indigo’s mom being a freak, growing up with twin sisters, busking as a child, pregnancy kink vs. injured kink, yogurt making, sync talk, she used to love New York, and just how off the grid she’d like to be. instagram.com/indigofaraway
Wednesday, March 9th, 2022
Alex Cameron is a musician from Australia currently living in New York. His new album Oxy Music is out this week. We chat about Spotify outages, petrol prices, International Women’s Day, Pitchfork Fest’s lineup announcement, Mitski’s flash photography policy, the difference between a light overdose and just getting high, a recent bout with drummer’s shoulder, breaking both of his hands after falling off some scaffolding, TJ breaking his ankle in a DJ injury, what happened when he took a Michael Jackson dose of drugs, being a computer without a monitor, how some people might be turned on by a fella in crutches, Juuls, Australian sandwiches, meat pies, restaurants that put celeb photos up on the wall, and Alex gives us a transcription of what he said on Ketamine therapy treatment. instagram.com/alkcm
Monday, March 7th, 2022
One on one pod live and unedited from Glendale. Chris and Jason chat about beard dysmorphia, our scent innovation, the music on Hulu’s "The Dropout" is like, so good, Blackberry vs. iPhone, TJ did ketamine and cleaned the house, Balenciaga had a cold and windy fashion show, how does Kim K pee in the caution tape catsuit, punching yourself in the bathroom mirror, Chris accidentally crushed a 32oz smoothie in the convertible roof, record sober and edit high, which Whole Foods locations are the most mask-off, and running for local office on our no dogs in the restaurant platform. Low Ticket Alert for our live show in Toronto. Outro music: Tourist - Your Love.
Friday, March 4th, 2022
Sean Thor Conroe is the author of Fuccboi
, a novel out now. We chat with him from his home in New York about a new way to smoke less, quitting bicycle riding when you get rich, walking across the country in flip flops, some of Sean’s favorite author’s bars (not where you drink,) people’s perceptions of his book, if people read it to relate or to observe, how the word Fuccboi has evolved, you’re a bitch if you don’t use your real name, sometimes a book can be fun, his unique editing process, how the mind of a dusty person might operate, and what he doesn’t spend his money on now that he’s got a little bit of it. twitter.com/stconroe
Wednesday, March 2nd, 2022
Emmanuel Olunkwa is an artist, writer, furniture designer, and editor of PIN-UP Magazine
. We chat with him from his home in New York about reaching a state of brainlessness, marijuana mattresses, Howard Stern's book, our show announcement in Toronto, LCD Soundsystem's SNL performance, going to The Commodore in 2022, why Emmanuel doesn't want to live in Dimes Square, the idle thoughts that COVID brought, we don't want to have to explain why we don't like things, driving a Saturn, Anne Hathaway, the cinematography of the Dark Knight Trilogy, partying hard in Beverly Hills as a teen, why Euphoria is cute compared to his life, we're all on the spectrum, the downside of living a well-considered life, the battle over magazine real estate, old Acne jackets, smoking at Horses for Frieze, and taking a taxi from Beverly Hills to a rave in San Bernadino with no way of getting home. instagram.com/pinupmagazine
Monday, February 28th, 2022
One on one episode uncut and recorded live from Chris’ casita in New York. We chat about bxy scouts, being sick with the axe, knocking on the hotel door too much, daikon martinis at Dr. Clark, New York’s 30° vibe shift, the downside of heat tech, taking the importance of taking a drug break on holiday, all thirty flavors and colors of American Spirits, our podcast convention panel scene report, let’s go branding, live pianists, going to a very intense party at the Jane Hotel, meeting a man with a bicep fetish, a twelve-hour group dinner at The Grill, Chris being good at football, guys who walk and talk on the treadmill, Black Rifle’s IPO, and how Chris’ apartment smells.
Friday, February 25th, 2022
Matt Rodbard is the founding editor of Taste Cooking
, and he’s written a few books, his newest, Food IQ
, is out now. We chat with Matt about misspelling our last guest’s name, waking up at 4 am for a flight, a visit to Sqirl, why Matt asked TJ to blurb his book, food snobbery, Chris hates the farmer’s market, when a restaurant has a hot room...the food can suck, putting bleu cheese and mayonnaise in guacamole, exquisite California citrus, kefir, carrot cake exploration, a case for tinned fish, non-alcoholic spirits, cooking information that you can’t google, cooking with MSG, and drinking olive oil. instagram.com/mattrodbard
Wednesday, February 23rd, 2022
Avery Trufelman is a podcast host and producer, working on 99% Invisible for seven years before hosting her shows Nice Try, Articles of Interest, and The Cut’s podcast. We chat with her from her home in New York about knees over toes, our generation’s doctors being unable to read vibes, Kanye’s Stem player, Oasis vs. Guns ’N Roses, Avery being a loyal goner, Wesleyan podcasters, Avery tries to figure out what our whole thing is, choice paralysis & media gout, making a return to Howard Stern, the pros and cons of obscure references, podcasting has become IP cookie licking, the devolving reasons why people start podcasts, Scientology isn’t so evil in comparison, IRL vs. virtual conversations, and we ask if Avery’s middle name is as cool as her first and last. twitter.com/trufelman twitter.com/donetodeath twitter.com/themjeans twitter.com/trufelman
Monday, February 21st, 2022
One-on-one episode live and uncut from Glendale, Chris & Jason talk about flexibility issues, 3d printed kettlebell NFTs, Frieze Art Week, partying is back in Los Angeles, cocaine in the walls of the Roosevelt Hotel, young cool people still listen to stupid music, social media embarrgò, Chris' Coachella plans, defund the military matcha, Mark Gonzales listens to this podcast, TJ went to the Prada party, how can you be at the intersection of art and architecture when architecture is art, what remixes are for, an update on Dua Lipa's email newsletter, Anna Delvey Netflix show, and we're getting Chris on the knees-over-toes sled.
Friday, February 18th, 2022
Steven Phillips-Horst is the co-host of the podcast Celebrity Book Club, and he returns to How Long Gone to chat about Nicole Kidman’s Miu Miu skirt, sponge bob flannel pants, tall lesbians, being above the fold on NYT, the cultural Vibe Shift, reading can be faster than listening, driving a stick, Steven’s mom coming out to him for him, wintering in Nantucket, the art scene in LA, how his mom likes to drink, and what Anderson Cooper eats for lunch. instagram.com/itsbennyblanco
Wednesday, February 16th, 2022
Benny Blanco is a musician, actor, and food lover currently living in Los Angeles. We chat about Montezuma’s revenge, eating ants, our Super Bowl halftime recap, Benny doesn’t have headphones, dressing on opposite ends of the fashion spectrum, how we pee, what to do with all the free shit, all of our explore page topics, growing weed, our ten-year plans, having meetings in the metaverse, we invent a new way to take NFTs down, Sweetgreen credits, dogs sleeping in the bed, OCD dishwashing, single life, learning how to live life at 31, family sobriety, and some composting tips. instagram.com/itsbennyblanco
Monday, February 14th, 2022
One-on-one today, TJ’s in Mexico City, and Chris is back home in LA for this podcast that was recorded at 7 am. We chat about Americans in CDMX, what kind of art they have at Art Week, our Super Bowl plans, TJ hit the club last night, paying for omakase with crypto, gay people are the best at clubbing, big girl anthems, grape-flavored cocaine, airport coffee lines, America needs to do better at being nice, jogging towards death, TJ thinks that the people who work at Whole Foods are his friends, pray for Kodak, Ice-T’s gang activity, Barstool Sports activation at The Saddle Ranch, Wahlburgers, eating in the car, the end of the Olympics, and putting your boundaries in your Twitter bio.
Friday, February 11th, 2022
DJ Python is an electronic music producer from New York, his new record Club Sentimientos Vol. 2
is out now. We chat about using an old TV as a computer monitor, the LA heatwave, Chris grooming a car wash employee, ice baths, Moncler puffers, how to crash your testosterone, Python’s gym flow, his love of fragrance, the importance of having parents who aren’t too interested in what you do for a living, his screamo era, being sober, if he’s going to pull his music off Spotify, his friend who makes fake NFTs, why space travel is sick, an old friend’s voicemail message, why he needs to do a good job at doing the dishes so he doesn’t disappoint his roommate, guys that own projectors give off a certain vibe, and why he can’t watch Euphoria. instagram.com/dj__python
Wednesday, February 9th, 2022
Leon Bridges is a musician from Texas, his new record Gold-Diggers Sound
is out now. We chat about HVAC revenge, how to find some Gunna in Tulum, international credit cards getting shut down, what Leon wears to the gym and airport, winning people over with fashion, dipping his toe into Tik Tok, how it feels to have his music on Obama's playlist, relying on the team, Trump's upcoming DJ set, rider talk, sync talk, Leon's level of handiness around the house, plain jane old schools, bust down pinky rings, corporate gigs, Leon's edible tolerance, his taco collab with Homestate, and whether or not he likes to steal the tiny espresso cups and saucers from coffee shops. instagram.com/leonbridgesofficial
Monday, February 7th, 2022
Nasty little one-on-one episode recorded live and uncut from Glendale, we open some of TJ’s mail, some terrible shoes I got, bouldering to get free shoes at the Nike warehouse, I explain how Klarna works, we eat granola for money, TJ’s snatched little waist, a visit to Newport Beach, TJ understands Mary Kate & Ashley’s The Row now, how we figured out a backdoor to naming things, a new SoHo House competitor, Dennis Rodman thirst trapping for terrorists, Hey ISIS I’m in your city, Aziz’s standup special, the logic of tinted license plate covers, a recent encounter with 12, California rolls, and a pinch of restaurant rants.
Friday, February 4th, 2022
Dean Wareham is a musician from New York currently living in Los Angeles. He formed the seminal alternative bands Galaxie 500
and has scored films like The Squid and the Whale
. We chat with Dean about the streaming platform drama, some trouble at Bluebottle Coffee, finding culture in Los Angeles, where he goes grocery shopping, just missing Epstein back at Dalton, opium den life, quaaludes, why Dean hates music festivals, our governors mask techniques, sync talk, Dean's personal experience with Spotify, what busywork he uses to avoid content creation, and a friend who recently failed to convince him to do cocaine. twitter.com/warehamdean
Wednesday, February 2nd, 2022
Lili Anolik is the contributing editor at Vanity Fair, writer of the Babitz biography Hollywood’s Eve
, and host of the podcast Once Upon a Time… at Bennington College
. We chat with her from her home in New York City about Tom Brady’s retirement, prioritizing busy work, Chris’ hard drive being full, Kanye’s thought on NFTs, Lili’s hatred of drinking fluids and urinating, Chris sprinting towards death, how Lili’s stomach situation is similar to how heroin is keeping Kieth Richards alive, ordering her disrespectful food order at Odeon, we examine the rise of ‘valley’ aesthetic, Paul Thomas Anderson’s sneaky energy, Bret Easton Ellis the god, how the quotes talk when you listen to a book, contributing to both Vanity Fair and Air Mail simultaneously, and Lili hoping to work with Courtney Love next. twitter.com/lilianolik
Monday, January 31st, 2022
One on one episode recorded live and unedited from Glendale, Chris and Jason talk about a predatory valet at The Grove, when will we be able to use restaurant gift cards, Jose Andrés’ potato chips, who is buying celebrity magazines, boycotts can’t be a test of moral purity, Spotify vs. the world, going off the grid, we try to teach ourselves how to like vacations, how Chris trained the world never to ask him for everything, TJ’s provocative base layer, what sector Chris wants to un-disrupt, a night out at South Beverly Grill, fad workout equipment, we feel bad for restaurants while also piling on, the downside of consistency, and Subway coffee.
Friday, January 28th, 2022
Hayes Davenport is a very funny writer currently living in Los Angeles. His podcast Hollywood Handbook
has been a favorite of Jason’s for years, so we’re excited to chat with him about Neil Young vs Rogan, what happens to a man’s legs after time, what we don’t miss about the old days of podcasting, why Chris hates things that are long, Hayes’ love of dark liquor, hoppy tea, using chewing tobacco to unite our nation, our Amazon deliveries being stolen down at the train tracks, the finale of Entourage was very short, we saw a very big and expensive truck at Jon & Vinny’s last night, Hayes’ live podcast from Comic-Con that didn’t go so well, using Conan Obrien and his Harvard tricks to break into show business, Hayes’ pronunciation of the word RVCA, and what Chris was almost named at birth. twitter.com/hayesdavenport
Wednesday, January 26th, 2022
Raina Morris is a sturdy TV writer from Portland, currently living in Los Angeles. We chat with her about her work on Emily in Paris, Neil Young’s Spotify beef, a tweet referencing male podcasters as a form of birth control, recycling is for the birds, Raina growing up Quaker, Portland’s male pattern baldness, Raina’s beef with Chris’ lack of lotion, having a fitness model gamer boyfriend, Raina asks us for Coachella tickets, Raina’s dream Soho House plus one, her parents running a farm, and stealing stuff from Ralph’s and CVS. twitter.com/quakerraina
Monday, January 24th, 2022
One-on-one pod today, Chris is in LA, and Jason is on holiday in Sea Ranch, CA. We chat about life in the woods, affordable flight upgrades, water bottle filling stations, the return of indie sleaze, Adele postponing her Vegas residency, how Oasis might be splitting their show money, NorCal stoners with guns, a dark tale of road rage, TJ made an airplane friend, an unhoused person with nicer clothes than TJ, country coffee, wake n’ bake lifestyle, using THC to improve your tennis game, and we end with some restaurant shit talking.
Friday, January 21st, 2022
Jo Ellison is the editor for The Financial Times' supplement How To Spend It, she was previously the features editor at British Vogue. We chat with her from her home in London about the shakeup at big M&M, Chris knowing about the Shakti Mat 8 years ago, how car insurance is like gofundme for car repair, common British slang, how Jo fancies herself a skilled golfer without having played the gentleman's game yet, how to deal with weight gain after quitting cigarettes, the male biological clock, And Just Like That, learning about the children of Euphoria, Miami swim week, the end of physical fashion show invites, and we give Jo some edits on her Twitter bio.
Wednesday, January 19th, 2022
Eugene Kotlyarenko is a filmmaker from all over the world but currently living in Los Angeles. His most recent film Spree
is available now on Hulu. We chat about a recent music festival lineup, life in Little Bangladesh, getting covid from a Russian bathhouse, if Jesus was such a good carpenter, then why didn’t he invent the standing desk, pumping and dumping his Dogecoin, procrastinating with iPhone apps during pivotal times in his professional life, we help him get his foot in the door of commercial directing, what not
to do in the sauna, Drake investing in his film, how Eugene got his special sauce
, his life partner Olive pops in, the risk vs. reward with his specific brand of art, and how movie buffs may have an unrealistic expectation with romance, and as a director himself, whether or not he may be directing his very own romance IRL. instagram.com/madabouteug
Monday, January 17th, 2022
One on one today Chris is in snowy New York and TJ is back home in Glendale, we chat about chilly temperatures, a Le Pain Quotidien scene report, why Kanye and Pete need to physically fight, the Netflix Hype House program, we break down the mechanics of Drake using hot sauce to exterminate the sperm in his spent condom, disinfecting the airplane seat with the tiny wipe, Djokovic getting kicked out of Australia, what the fuck is Wordle, the scourge of Coachella lineup meme, Jeff Goldblum walking Prada, Billie Eilish's agent on the Lolita Express, and we complain about the word "Showrunner."
Friday, January 14th, 2022
Kacy Hill is a musician from Los Angeles. Her newest album Simple, Sweet, and Smiling
is out now. We chat about Chris’ dangerous encounter last night, Kanye on the kibbles & bits, Harry at Coachella, The Goldenvoice vaccine, Chris seeking out dry skin as a kink, sharp cheddar cheese and the bean burritos they’re inside, two fridge households, the music scene in Phoenix, Sufjan Stevens, Iced almond matcha, how she got into weightlifting, how to keep people from talking to you on the plane, jack of all trades master of none, the only good thing in San Francisco, doing her homework before coming on the pod, her relationship with edibles, and the very nasty business of music. instagram.com/kacyhill
Wednesday, January 12th, 2022
David Lovering is the drummer for The Pixies, but we’re more interested in his true loves: metal detecting, and magic. We spoke with him from his home just north of Santa Barbara about our thoughts on tinned fish, a Black Rifle Coffee update, being pulled over while driving a car that smells like shit, getting pulled over in Texas with an ounce of grass on him, using the gift of magic to get himself out of a jam and into some pants, taking Siouxsie Sioux to play the ponies in that same stinky car, what treasures he’s pulled out of the sea with his metal detectors, life after Fight Club, why he has to travel under a pseudonym in Mexico, making the wise decision to not join The Foo Fighters, festival stories, and we end the episode with David going rapid-fire mode on tales involving Zeppelin, Bowie, and stealing HBO back in the ’70s. instagram.com/pixiesofficial
Monday, January 10th, 2022
One-on-one pod today recorded live and unedited from Glendale. We chat about how nobody knows what Salesforce does, which shoes white people are not allowed to wear, the technology that Nike and the CIA are partnering on to keep white feet out of certain Jordans, TJ pulling up with the Uncle Paulie's cap, skater behavior, we explore the cross-section of skater bro and survivalist racist as it pertains to what type of truck they have, the throughline between Le Creuset and Sketchers, Chris went down to Orange County, why online shopping feels bad, we try to figure out how to complain about getting free stuff in the mail, axe throwing bars vs escape rooms vs the rooms where you break old fax machines, Chrisley Knows Best, why we're obsessed with what the new "city" is going to be, and how the future of Los Angeles hinges on solely on the weather.
Friday, January 7th, 2022
Shamir is a musician from Las Vegas currently living in Philadelphia. His new album Heterosexuality
is out next month. We chat about Julia Fox and Kanye West, the power of a thoroughbred, trouble at the Whole Foods smoothie bar, Miss Flurona, hating on Brooklyn and big upping Philly, playing country covers at open mics at 15, Jewish people being the most seasoned of the white people, Chris’ level of fruitiness
, Shamir being loyal goner, overcoming introversion by disassociating, Shamir bravely reveals a gluten intolerance, what happens when he goes back to Las Vegas, what happens when Shamir eats 3 edibles, using Emily in Paris as a means of self-medicating, and we shine a light on TJ’s allyship. twitter.com/shamirbailey
Wednesday, January 5th, 2022
Dave Holmes is the Editor-at-Large at Esquire, a former host at MTV, and the current host of his new podcast Waiting For Impact. We chat about TJ's four-day hangover, The Weeknd's new album artwork, we ponder how we became union busters, watching the Oscars at the bar inside Whole Foods, sneaking into awards shows, how long one can maintain their encyclopedic knowledge of a subject, Jason explains what NFTs are again, 90's New York gay club life, Chris and Dave bond over their love of watching old shit on youtube, chiropractor vids, 120 minutes, what it was like reporting live from Woodstock 99, the nerdom of excessive easter egging, and what his podcast is all about.
Monday, January 3rd, 2022
One on one pod today live and uncut from Glendale, Chris & Jason recap our NYE activities, indoor smoking, vial vs. baggie, who can pull off a suit with sneakers, Lykke Li I Follow Rivers The Magician Remix, the evolution of Rihanna, Roc Nation Brunch, Miranda getting shotgunned and blasted, Chris always gets DMs from strangers that he tweets about, a near moment of covid fisticuffs, Chris going rage mode and we unpack why he never wants people to talk to him under any circumstances, RIP Betty, running into Marc Maron on Fairfax, and we figure out why caviar had such a massive 2021.
Friday, December 31st, 2021
Matt Sweeney is a musician from New York City. He’s worked with everyone from Rick Rubin to Tom Petty, Bonny Prince Billy, Cat Power, and Billy Corgan. We chat with him from his iPad about managing relationships, Adam McKay blowing it, Chris saw Licorice Pizza, physical music media, the evolution of Spotify, living in Malibu with Rick Rubin, drug ghosts haunting your home, having Tik Tok FOMO as an older person, the relationship between wrestling and hip hop, what to do to get in the room with the big dogs, his relationship with drugs and alcohol, going to jail for smoking a joint, being a spazz, and why he started running. instagram.com/theheavyjamz
Wednesday, December 29th, 2021
Rax King is a writer and podcast host from New York. Her new book Tacky is out now. We chat with her about the ups and downs of caviar, is there such a thing as sweatpants that are too thick, Chris’ lack of sound-absorbing furnishings, working at a Hasidic construction company, theme parties, 20 minutes on Creed, 20 minutes on Cheesecake Factory, micropenis as a measurement tool, working at restaurants and what actually happens when you ask your customers whether or not they’ve eaten there before, working at Starbucks and some of the more fucked up drink orders she’s made, and what else is in this book of hers. twitter.com/raxkingisdead
Monday, December 27th, 2021
One on one pod live and unedited from Glendale, today we talk about creating new traditions with friends and family this holiday season, making Chris drive a far distance to wait 3 hours for Chinese food on Christmas Day, don’t look at Altadena, look around it, Emily in Paris vs. And Just Like That, TJ’s day after Christmas digital detox and why you shouldn’t do it, a deep dive exploration into the photos of Mini-Me dragging a turkey across his driveway, whether or not our neighbors listen to our podcast, Chris' hatered of P2P businesses, and TJ’s family and LP’s family spend their first holiday together.
Friday, December 24th, 2021
Ho Ho How Long Gone holiday pod we’ve got chef, author, and content creator Alison Roman back on the pod to talk about working right up until Christmas morning, Chris’ love of cinematic costuming, Emily in Paris, Alison in Brooklyn, getting covid, telling people about your dreams, visiting a psychic, some messages Alison received about us shaming her on stage, a troubling meal at Wolfgang Puck’s Spago, cooking as an art form, music is the only thing that makes Chris feel something, Alison diagnosing Chris with a severe allergy to earnestness, Alison’s new cookbook, and when we’re giving gifts this holiday, who are they really for? instagram.com/alisoneroman
Wednesday, December 22nd, 2021
Real Estate is a band from New Jersey. We speak with their singer and songwriter Martin Courtney from his home in upstate New York about Chris getting his booster, comparing influencers to supermodels, having to drive across state lines to buy groceries at Whole Foods, the literal real estate market, CSA boxes, we compare and contrast our very different tour lives, when your fans look exactly how they’re supposed to look, sync talk turns into score talk, we figure out who did all the turntablist “cuts” on their last record, having Red Bull pay to get Rivers Cuomo to play a song with them, managing band life while having three kids, and why sometimes you gotta give em the iPad when its time for daddy to podcast. instagram.com/realestateband
Monday, December 20th, 2021
Lena Dunham is an actress, filmmaker, and writer from New York currently living in England. We chat about end of the year lists, Covid taking back New York, country living, moving next door to her parents, omelette making, her husband not watching Girls, a walk down 2000’s nightclub memory lane, Adrian Brody having a creepy face, some of our favorite ladies, road trips gone wrong, guys buying her non alcoholic beverages, The Olsen Twins, shopping at the mall instead of SoHo, filling your day with unnecessary appointments, sobriety, when insults are also really good jokes, what Lena would do if she were a straight man, living at the intersection of chronic pain and addiction, opiates, and TJ’s favorite part about Girls. twitter.com/lenadunham
Friday, December 17th, 2021
Sven Schumann is co-creator of The Talks
, an interview series featuring everyone from Mick Jagger to Chloë Sevigny to Tom Ford. He spoke with us from his office in Berlin about loving and hating the food, music, and culture of Germany, wanting to see what it's like to be punched in the face, the pros and cons of interviewing IRL vs. remotely, how on earth he's able to speak with a more impressive list people than basically anywhere, learning to play tennis in the Alps, being married to a nutritionist, moving to New York at the age of 20, his new book, and a recent vacation in the Maldives. instagram.com/svenschumann
Wednesday, December 15th, 2021
Mike Mills is an artist and filmmaker living in Los Angeles, his newest film C’mon Cmon
on A24 starring Joaquin Phoenix is out now. We chat about the Olsens being the greatest twins of all time, some troubling zoom filters, buying his Silverlake home in 1999 and how much it changed since then, filming in New York vs Los Angeles, black & white is a choice, being jealous of other peoples childhoods, what Mike’s learned from his own child, time doesn’t exist in New Orleans, a critic calling Mike “sententious,” we ask if Joaquin plays a podcaster in his new film, what it’s like to have your kid hide from you in public, and how much Mike knows about Dimes Square.
Monday, December 13th, 2021
One on one podcast recorded live and unedited from Glendale, we chat about biodegradable coke straws that you can also plant in the ground, some intense workout form, flirtatious trainers at the gym, when a gym enemy sees your penis in the locker room, Chris watched the Larry Hoover concert, what fillers Kanye got, we complain about F1 racing, former throatus Nancy Reagan, Melania Trump's throativites, TJ cried watching Sex & The City, Peloton's stock taking a BIG dip, and some cool updates for the pod this week!
Friday, December 10th, 2021
*Quick Note: The last 15 minutes of the show Jason’s mic cut out, so his voice switches to our backup Zoom recording*
Patrik Sandberg is a writer and creative director, he’s formerly the editorial director of VMAN, Dazed & Confused, CR Fashion Book, and CR MEN. We chat with him from his home in West Hollywood about growing up in Northern California, his early punk days, meth not being for us, Patrik has already seen the new Sex & The City and he’s described it as the pre-game for a funeral, the genre of music known as The Ladies of London, the future of watching movies in the theater, how to watch reality television when your partner doesn’t, being a deeply devoted fan of Madonna, movies have too many trailers, we pry Patrik for some exclusive details on Sky Ferreria’s new music, and Jussie Smollett has been found guilty. instagram.com/linalovesit
Wednesday, December 8th, 2021
Lina Abascal is a writer from Los Angeles, her new book Never Be Alone Again: Bloghouse United The Internet and the Dancefloor is out now. We chat about our own personal Mount Blogmore, some negative podcast reviews, Chris decided to go ornament free on his holiday tree, pre-streaming music discovery, the evolution of Calvin Harris' body, The Killers, Bright Eyes, and Modest Mouse performing on The OC, pre-social media content creation, Tumblr life, the struggles of being mysterious as a modern-day it-girl, the death of the club as we know it, what went wrong with this era, door person discrepancy, and stick around for the ultimate blog house remix closing music. instagram.com/linalovesit
Monday, December 6th, 2021
One on one pod today live and unedited from Glendale, we chat about holding the line on global warming, weddings in Austin are hot right now, always being cold, struggling to wear a formal winter coat in Los Angeles, snow in Hawaii, TJ’s pre-workout landslide, Equinox only validates for 2 hours, a breakdown of Tim Heidecker’s satirical Joe Rogan episode, The Beatles documentary on Disney +, TJ attending a Tom Ford party at The Saddle Ranch, Chris visiting the Parade Underwear store party, Kanye flying coach, a troubling trend in restaurant names, all the problems with brunch, and we role place some criminal activity inspired by the recent trend of smash and grab style robberies currently plaguing Los Angeles.
Friday, December 3rd, 2021
Jeff Wright is a comedian who’s currently on the Late Night With Seth Meyers team, he’s originally from Orlando, but currently living in New York. We chat about NY being very Red (Taylor’s Version) right now, travel woes, Art Basel FOMO, subsisting mainly on Tyson chicken nuggets, cashless life, which Disneyworld rides to ride in certain situations, how to go viral on Tik Tok, when the chili check hit, why he’s so damn happy, Seth Meyers saying ideas are great or ass, Steve Harvey role play, no more free Jeff, how much money you can spend on cocaine, what it feels like to pay off your moms house, and why Jeff thinks running without headphones on is serial killer behavior. instagram.com/jeffrightnow
Wednesday, December 1st, 2021
Marlowe Granados is a writer from Toronto, her debut novel Happy Hour
is out now. We chat about the intersection of covid vaccinations and nightclub bottle service, Lush Soap deleting their socials, the infamous Nando’s black card, being a front of house shawty in London, book advances, a recent dive bar birthday party, being a grudge lord, a full breakdown of her fly-in lifestyle, shark fishing in Scotland, mackerel patê, the failing stinky Cannes Film Festival, being a video vixen for her Grime Crew in London, Myspace.com/edbanger
, Marlowe’s early DJ career in Paris, and her very own podcast where she actively tries to lose money and listenership. instagram.com/marlowetatiana
Monday, November 29th, 2021
One-on-one episode today, we chat about Chris getting a new strain of British food poisoning which found him face down in one of London’s most chic restaurant bathroom floors, Dua Lipa inventing a new thing called “newsletters” and what that might mean for the future of media, we break down career paths where being hot is actually a disadvantage and Larry David’s recent collaboration with Calabasas m3 driving sweatpants brand M*dHappy. This episode was recorded before we heard the unfortunate news about Virgil Abloh, may he Rest In Peace.
Friday, November 26th, 2021
A one-on-one episode today, we were supposed to have a guest but they rescheduled so he’ll be back soon. Today we chat about London real estate, what the Queens been up to, rolling calls, an upcoming Tom Ford event, holiday influencing, debunking nut allergies, who Pete should be dating next, some Grammy predictions, push presents, Kamala’s Le Creuset, what Obama ate in the White House, cashless Chris, the decline of Hollywood blvd, and TJ’s home studio remodeling plans.
Wednesday, November 24th, 2021
Camille Charriere has been a fashion content creator for some time now, after pivoting from her career as a lawyer. She was born in Paris but now calls London her home. We recorded this episode last week, so excuse some potentially outdated topics. We chat with her about what music she listens to when its time to concentrate, how to stay hydrated for a long weekend of clubbing, what not to say in line at Berghain, what to talk about instead of streaming television, her upcoming wedding, the importance of having one hot guy at your bachelorette party, 2004’s Shall We Dance starring Richard Gere and J Lo, her philosophy on new clothing, what we look at on our phones when we’re stressed out, and how her wedding is in three weeks and she doesn’t have a dress yet. instagram.com/camillecharriere
Monday, November 22nd, 2021
One-on-one pod today Chris is in New York and Jason is home in LA. We chat about making sounds when you’re old, having a dog is not sustainable, Chris whipping around Manhattan in a Bentley, getting turned away at multiple establishments, good help is hard to find, alcoholic coffee, a full breakdown of pre-workout supplements, the recently announced Kanye and Drake concert, janky covid tests, pissmaxxing, and a big breakdown on Chris’ favorite holiday: Friendsgiving.
Friday, November 19th, 2021
Jake Lacy is an actor from New York currently living in Connecticut. He’s most recently known for his role on White Lotus, as well as appearing on The Office, and HBO’s Girls. We chat about our debut album hitting the shelves in December, sounding old on the written word, snot crying, philosophy on watch buying, raising kids in New York, talking about Netflix at dinner parties, the future of movie studio franchises, what becoming a Marvel character does to your career, dressing down for movie premieres, staying in LA for pilot season, Staples Center’s recent rebrand, and some upcoming roles that Jake’s got cooking. instagram.com/misterjakelacy
Wednesday, November 17th, 2021
Snail Mail is a musician from Maryland currently living in New York. We’re big fans of hers, and her new record Valentine is out now on Matador. We chat about making money in the fall, resisting the double tap on IG, running into Jack Antinoff at LAX, getting treated like a big dog in Hollywood, buying things on the company card for attention, a lot of weed talk, hating on the Chateau Marmont, staying at sex hotels in Europe, peeing on your fans on stage, digging myself into a hole talking about her debut TV performance, going bleak mode, her current fashion style and what the plans are for her next look, getting existential off the gummies, how she met her girlfriend and who she looks like, we order some açaí delivery while recording, some of her favorite old heads, and who her musical mentors are. instagram.com/snailmail
Monday, November 15th, 2021
One on one today live and unedited from Glendale, Chris and Jason chat about Jesus szn approaching, how to get into Hollywood churches, covid in overage time, I try to get Chris into Succession, the metaverse destroying restaurants, Chris still hates NFTs and that's okay, digital red bottoms, some post-tour stories, we make some predictions on the future of legal drugs, and a recent fellas only dinner party we were invited to.
Friday, November 12th, 2021
Steven Hyden is a music writer from Minneapolis, he’s worked with Grantland, AV Club, Rolling Stone, and more. His most recent book The Isn’t Happening, about Radiohead’s Kid A is out now. We chat about our tour being done, supply chain issues, supporting local music, teaching the future generation about podcasting, his first writing job, The Grateful Dead, bleep-bloop vs jangly guitar, John Mayer, interviewing Lindsay Buckingham, all the best music was made on cocaine, Pearl Jam, Kanye West, artists benefiting from dying, why Antinoff keeps getting hired, Minnesota’s Lizzo, and of course Radiohead’s Kid A. twitter.com/steven_hyden
Wednesday, November 10th, 2021
Beach Fossils are a band from New York, we spoke with Tommy and Dustin about Miami massages, a recap of our show in San Fransisco, that thing where you lock eyes with an unenthused audience member, squirt vids, van life, water filtration, Pedialyte and vodka, befriending Post Malone, blog house deep V’s, Kaospads, Radiohead standing, a review of Licorice Pizza, wearing a mask in Butts, Georgia, we consider doing the same exact podcast on every single tour, who Banksy is, and a great blowjob joke. instagram.com/beachfossilsnyc
Monday, November 8th, 2021
One on one podcast recorded live from our hotel room in San Francisco. We chat about Astroworld and collabs for one hour. TJ definitely recorded this episode while laying on the floor.
Friday, November 5th, 2021
Sam Evian is a musician on Fat Possum Records, as well as an accomplished producer working with bands like Big Thief. We chat about some Joe Budden rumors, our live shows this weekend, life in Bushwick, living upstate, appearing on New York local news, The Great British Bakeoff, micro-dosing and a brush with deadly mushrooms, people miss the old drugs now, how to use speed when one needs to level out, touring in the Slavic nations, doing drugs with a guy named Bambi and listening to techno in a field, Julia Child and Jacques Pepin, drunk driving, and Tesla’s autopilot function. instagram.com/sam
Wednesday, November 3rd, 2021
Penny Martin is an editor and writer, as of 2009 she’s been the editor-in-chief of the magazine The Gentlewoman. We chat about the inbuilt obsolesce of her running shoes, the magic of sleeper train travel, why she’s looking to join a private gentlemen's club, being pleasantly surprised by the aesthetics of your fanbase, growing up in a house of music, gardening, we do 20 minutes on bar soap, the fragrance additive iso-e-super, and we close on what we love about a great interview. instagram.com/pennyjanemartin
Monday, November 1st, 2021
One-on-one pod today and we're coming live from Glendale unedited and uncut. We chat about dog peeing on my bed, having an allergic reaction to the giant Reeces peanut butter cups, eyedrop addiction, Chris hating Halloween but hating Thanksgiving, even more, a legendary Uber we took in Denver, we went to a restaurant that TJ actually enjoyed, the filmography of Clint Eastwood, finally saw the Bourdain documentary, what the future holds for Alec Baldwin, and we try to figure out what exactly is the thing that Pete Davidson possesses that allows his impressive body count.
Friday, October 29th, 2021
Jacob Gallagher is the men’s fashion editor of Off Duty at The Wall Street Journal, his new book The Men’s Fashion Book is out soon through Phaidon. We start off insulting each other at length but make sure you stick around to the end, it gets good. We chat about a Denver scene report, mead sipping, Jacob’s choosey TV watching, a Dune debate, Paul Thomas Anderson’s Licorice Pizza, fashion suits vs regular suits, Justin Bieber’s inability to wear clothing of any sort, TJ learns about “tailoring,” activations, honeymooning in Tulum, Jacob’s gambling addiction, and we speak about his new book and the history of men’s fashion. twitter.com/jacobwgallagher
Wednesday, October 27th, 2021
Julia Sherman is a photographer, writer, cook, and author of Salad For President, her new book Arty Parties is out now. She lives in Pasadena but spoke with us from her parent's home in New York. We chat about our New York show, Chris beefing with weather and dogs, Chris bestows some sage book writing advice to Julia, the difficulties of baking versus cooking, different fast-casual salad restaurants, Julia’s pop-star nanny, some healthy Halloween treats instead of standard capitalist candy, us drawing a nude model at her last cookbook party, shutting down a New York supermarket, Julia’s brother being a member of the graff community, and what it takes to throw a good party…..with art. instagram.com/saladforpresident
Monday, October 25th, 2021
Chris said we weren’t going to upload any of our live shows because it robs the art of its purity but I think the New York live show was too special not to. The audio quality sounds live, it's unedited, and I get exponentially sloppy throughout the episode. Special thanks to our guests Mel Ottenberg, Lauren Servideo, and The Ion Pack. Special thanks to our sponsors; Anchor, Woolrich, and Timberland.
Friday, October 22nd, 2021
Kelefa Sanneh is a journalist and music critic from New York. From 2000 to 2008, he wrote for the New York Times, and he’s been on staff at The New Yorker since then. His new book Major Labels
is out now. We had the pleasure of chatting with him about our show in Austin, some talent updates for our NY show, being an old fashioned author who doesn’t make bucket hats, Connecticut hardcore, his parents both teaching at Yale, when anarchy stops being fun, hip hop as a transgressive art form, tiny desk concerts, the evolution of dance music from the hated form of disco to the hated form of progressive house, the problem with being genre-less, music’s bygone rituals of scarcity, and why just being interesting isn’t enough.
Wednesday, October 20th, 2021
Leah Finnegan is the editor in chief at Gawker, we spoke with her in New York while we’re on the road in Austin. We chat about Texas travels, Travis Barker popping the question, Scott Disick's income, RIP Colin Powell, why Leah doesn’t listen to podcasts, how editing a website is so much more than pressing the “publish” button, the devolution of Deux Moi, living with a height disorder, how she developed her leathery thick skin by constantly being fired, stay at home mom lifestyle, a rundown of our favorite sweets, Chrissy Teigen stuff, how websites work, and which member of the Succession cast Leah has a crush on. twitter.com/leahfinnegan
Monday, October 18th, 2021
One-on-one pod today, Chris is in Houston and Jason is back in LA for 24 hours. We chat about Chris’ spacious hotel suite, Mclaren automobiles, the Hermés Apple watch, a new offering from Barry’s Bootcamp, Houston’s premier gay sports bar, we ideate a Hodinkee name change protest, the “evil” meme format, Chris starring in a music video, smoothie prices, The Beach Boys song “Kokomo,” we get the stage set for tonight’s Succession premiere, cousin Greg’s arc, some airplane complaining, listening to an entire episode of Joe Rogan on a flight with no headphones on, mental illness, we workshop some ideas on how to navigate a wet bathroom, Dave Chappelle’s newfound blue lives matter audience, and some new tour and merch updates.
Friday, October 15th, 2021
Parquet Courts is an American rock band from New York City. Austin and Sean from the band zoomed-in from rural Pennsylvania and Brooklyn. We chat about the middle class to hard seltzer pipeline, Chris getting locked out of his house, us having to cancel our show in Nashville, the Wu-Tang Clan show on Hulu, the Jell-O shot guy, almost going to Bam Margera’s house, the 2011 Mac Book Air, restaurant gripes, we workshop some new email sign-offs, sports betting, the consequences of bad-mouthing Red Bull, crippling credit card debt thanks to Delta SkyMiles, sync talk, if our moms think we’re cool, Michael Jackson and being a witch, Alien Ant Farm, and we close out with a reading of some very stoned notes. instagram.com/yeatons
Wednesday, October 13th, 2021
Ian Schrager is a hotelier and master of hospitality from New York City. He’s known for starting the world-famous Studio 54 nightclub, as well as creating the modern boutique hotel. We chat about the evolution and devolution of nightclub life, how he ran Studio 54, why he can’t wind down, the unexplainable art of knowing who should and shouldn’t be, Times Square, the magic feeling of freedom, how to save Las Vegas, where he likes to hang out in Los Angles, how to work with a corporate overlord, the difference between an artist and a businessperson, social anxiety at dinner parties, how to live a long life through curiosity, and some of his favorite restaurants in New York City. instagram.com/ianschrager
Monday, October 11th, 2021
One-on-one pod today recorded live from Honolulu and Atlanta respectively. We chat about supporting local gas stations, doing business in the American south, TJ’s fishing trip, Chris eating two sweet potatoes for lunch in Alabama, Chris trying to get Squid Game and The Sopranos off the air, POG juice, Demi Lovato giving a voice to the traumatized extraterrestrial community, Chris standing Kim K on SNL, curfews at the mall, mesh tops, a recap of our first few tour dates, our mutual love of Philly, Charles Barkley on the plane, Hawaiian Whole Foods vibe report, places to vape on the island,
Friday, October 8th, 2021
Nico Walker is a writer currently living in Oxford, Mississippi. His debut novel Cherry was written on a typewriter from prison while serving time for bank robbery. We chat about small-town life, spiritual energy, reggae cover bands, getting released the day quarantine started, why you shouldn’t have a flip phone at the halfway house, what TV shows are popular in jail, why you shouldn’t cross someone named Bullet, becoming a reader, Russian humor, MP3 players, the process of writing his new book, and we put Nico on the spot for a good clean jail joke.
Wednesday, October 6th, 2021
Kevin Morby is a musician from Kansas City. We chat about our time off in New York and argue about what neighborhoods we’re in, we figure out exactly what torched means, cool guitars, coming up out of the mud in Texas, Kevin's time in LA, tertiary markets, how to build your own Sweetgreen store, a run in on the tennis courts, getting dimed out on an expensive jacket, Kevin’s quarantine body transformation, hitting the batting cages, we make fun of The Killers, how to navigate small tows with a fixer, Jazz and BBQ, sync talk, standing vs seated concerts, and how to deal with audience members that become an issue. instagram.com/kevinmorby
Sunday, October 3rd, 2021
One-on-one podcast recorded live from TJ's hotel room in Boston, unedited and absolutely raw. We chat about what direction the penises curve here in Boston, Pete Davidson being funny, we do a deep dive on the merch and Instagram videos from rapper Plies, visiting a fine dining restaurant in Atlanta's Buckhead, popping tags at Hermés, New Balance shoes, quality time with Chris' parents, we track down where the live laugh love style signs come from, Chris' dad sipping on that 818, healthy nachos, mini bottles of Coronas, and TJ being asked to leave a problematic bakery in Atlanta for his codeswitching.
Friday, October 1st, 2021
Porches is a musician from New York City, his new album All Day Gentle Hold is out October 8th. We chat about Chris’ new desk, his Lasik surgery, Chinatown Market, growing up upstate New York, having a blessed metabolism, Pizza Hut Buffet, his relationship with cigs, childhood jobs, wanting to really shred when performing, being excited to turn 33, our astrological signs, anger issues, his nice manager, picking up tennis, tank tops, and his ska music past. instagram.com/porches_hiii
Wednesday, September 29th, 2021
Wyatt Williams is a former restaurant critic whose writing can be found in NYT Magazine, Harper’s, and many more. His new book Springer Mountain is out now. We chat bout washing your hands before you use the restroom and not after, Chris on the Sunset Strip, Nicole Ritchie’s hair catching fire, quarantine in Bali, foraging for mushrooms in Mississippi, giant dinner parties getting old, we explain the joy of cooking to Chris, we breakdown chicken roasting, working on a chicken farm and a beef processing plant, the emotional relationship of killing and eating animals, our predictions on the future of restaurant dining, and the importance of smoking inside restaurants. twitter.com/wyatt_williams
Monday, September 27th, 2021
One on one pod today Chris and Jason chat about skipping Apple products across the lake like a flat stone, Chris’ Palm Springs getaway, TJ’s test kitchen, our CD is finished and off to the presses, how chefs keep the pounds off, working out while high, why reading and film-watching is the best on airplanes now, Paul Thomas Anderson’s 35mm trailer, Oasis movie recap, Panda Express’ fine dining location, Altoids blowjobs, TJ’s Halloween vibe, our upcoming tour plans, and Chris TJ proofing his parent's house for his arrival.
Friday, September 24th, 2021
Charli XCX is an English singer and songwriter currently living in Los Angeles. We chat about our NYT feature, going on a trip vs going on a vacation, shopping at Gelson’s, plant-based meal delivery, fantasizing about living in random cities, Charli being afraid of Chris, NYFW, social anxiety, hanging with the lads, putting a donk on it, TJ booking Charli for a show back in the day, big up Samsung, preferring to write songs alone, sync talk, Bob Dylan sucks, Donda, how we might fit into Charli’s audience, where Chris would live in London, and go listen to Charli’s new song Good Ones
Wednesday, September 22nd, 2021
Alex Wong is a writer from Toronto, his new book about basketball stories Cover Story
is out soon. We chat about food poisoning, Billy Eilish’s new Jordans, The Fugees reunion tour, why Alex loves our podcast, Honda Civics, squirting hand sanitizer on his popcorn, NHL ’94 on Sega Genesis, hockey bullies, NBA fashion, Alex’s dad talking shit at restaurants, athletes talking to the media, eating gross foods, and Alex’s book. twitter.com/steven_lebron
Monday, September 20th, 2021
One-on-one today live and uncut from Glendale, Jason is still getting over a cold so please excuse any throat sounds. We chat about suburban life, ATM scamming, we expand on our Vegas live brunch podcast, seeing U2's Bono at Erewhon, the Edgar haircut, how to pull off a Caesar, are we drinking too much water, Larry David doing anything is funny now, CLB album art conspiracy theories, Nick Cannon's kid's names, Paris Hilton, a recap of what may have happened on our last episode, Liam falling out of a Helicopter, us going to the Oasis doc, how Hollywood Blvd is fucked up, The French Laundry, men's jewelry, and the word HODINKEE.
Friday, September 17th, 2021
Touré is a writer, journalist, cultural critic, TV host, and hosts the Toure Show
podcast. We chat about swollen testicles, witchcraft, Din Tai Fung, why Toure believes he should be asking the questions and not answering them, what makes a good question asker, too many people getting podcasts, Toure shames us for not having college degrees, the stand-up comedy greats, Toure tells us multiple Borscht Belt style jokes, the US Open recap, keeping the calves loose, Fort Greene vs East Village, and we end on a rap battle. twitter.com/toure
Wednesday, September 15th, 2021
Annie Kreighbaum is the cofounder of skincare brand Soft Services
and hosts the podcast Eyewitness Beauty. She is from Texas and is currently living in New York. We chat about Met Gala hits and misses, Chris' celeb-packed afternoon, TJ hitting the Virgil x Carbone activation, gender-neutral branding, preferring your life partner to live thousands of miles away because you work a lot, adult body acne, how to get men to buy this shit, sorority life in Texas, the responsibilities of a founder's personal life, fungal issues, using Reddit as a focus group, we debate the bed's top sheet, Grime's sword, and why on earth she would start a podcast. instagram.com/annieokay
Monday, September 13th, 2021
One-on-one today recorded live and uncut from NYC. Jason is proper hungover and we chat about muscle cramping, sliding on the floor back and forth between the sauna and handicapped shower, Fashion's Night Out, Anna Wintour allegedly looked at Chris' calves at Thom Browne, cardigan with no shirt under, Met Gala predictions, what we did for 9/11, what year humans started picking up dog shit, VMAs, Pitchfork fest fashion, Chris' birthday dinner at Mr. Chow, trouble with the credit card swiper at the movie theater, salad tossing issues, Donda catches a few more strays, and CB has a new holistic patch treatment.
Friday, September 10th, 2021
Ruban Neilson aka Unknown Mortal Orchestra is a musician from New Zealand currently living in Portland. We chat about what we’ve been doing in New York, New Zealand covid stats, Spotify income looking nice, bonding with his mates on Call Of Duty, why he thinks Kanye is interesting, the goal of making music that takes a long time to grow on you, getting away in Palm Springs, whips, landlords, writing more upbeat songs in quarantine, his brother smoking weed, Belgian comics, tequila and cigs, who did 9/11, the pieces virgo relationship with his manager, why he stayed independent, and we’re label mates by some bizarre twist of fate. twitter.com/umo
Monday, September 6th, 2021
One-on-one pod today recorded from New York and Italy, we made this episode longer and beefier to fill you up until Friday while I finish my summer in Amalfi. Chris and Jason chat about Nespresso, TJ’s weight gain, roman fashion reports, the pains of eating pasta for breakfast lunch and dinner for 2 weeks straight, hot waiters with black eyes hitting on my chick, the beach club, the male prostitute lifestyle in Italy, caesar mode activated, getting cat-called by teen boys, what black Air Force ones mean in Italy, vacation is trash, international covid regulations, cigarette updates, Xanax, and we spend the last 40 minutes talking about Certified Lover Boy.
Friday, September 3rd, 2021
Maria Isabel is a singer and songwriter from New York, currently living in Los Angeles against her will. We chat about her parents' thoughts on moving to LA, teaching kids, her favorite pizza spot in NY, the top 5 Dominican restaurants in West Hollywood, Yankees, Mets, her wet jumper, the beautiful dance of jiu-jitsu, "white mess" as her favorite cinematic theme, a clarification of "homie height" for our shorter listeners, playing stadiums in Brazil, failing her driver's test, and what her tiny ear canals might mean for the future of her in-ear monitors. instagram.com/mariaisabel
Wednesday, September 1st, 2021
Kenny Beats is a music producer living in Los Angeles. We chat about MLK on Fortnite, the resurgence of the flat earth movement, peeing in bottles, Mark Ronson admiring a chair made by Vans shoes, how Kenny ended up in Burbank, taking over Ron Artest’s studio space, the future of recording music, Rick Rubin taking him under his wing, building an ecosystem during quarantine, moving from EDC to BET, Kenny meeting a fellow listener of the pod at Halsey’s victorian film premiere, and on the heels of Donda we get some legendary Mike Dean stories. twitter.com/kennybeats
Monday, August 30th, 2021
Recorded live and uncut from Chris Black's apartment in New York, we chat about Donda, why Marilyn Manson? the importance of saying music sucks, Chris visiting a wedding in Brooklyn, TJ's NYC, stalking Emrata, TJ went to Dimes square to do some cocaine, brunch at Balthazar, some NYC street fashion, seeing Lil Uzi in Nolita, experimenting with alcoholism the way the Danish do, Chris' thoughts on Chaining Tate's System Of A Down Tee, and driving drunk in New York.
Friday, August 27th, 2021
Eric Wareheim is a comedian, director, winemaker, gourmand, and most recently a cookbook author. We chat about TJ’s knee being electrocuted, the Nirvana kid not asking for enough money, Dave Matthews’ tour bus, travel tips in Italy for sweaty people, telling your doctor how much wine you drink, picking up golf in quarantine, Eric listening to jacked-up techno when he works out, what makes his cookbook unique, wine distribution woes, hitting Onyx with T-Pain, Eric’s new pizza oven, dealing with LA bartenders, how to criticize restaurants correctly, and Eric prescribes each of us a recipe from his cookbook. instagram.com/ericwareheim
Wednesday, August 25th, 2021
A.J. Daulerio is a writer and the former editor of Gawker and Deadspin. He now runs The Small Bow newsletter, and podcast “Really Good Shares,” both focused on recovery. We chat about our whole-milk agenda finally reaching the mainstream, both by its consumption by hot girls, as well as the stacking of their crates to be walked upon. Chris not being invited to Korean BBQ, AJ not loving our podcast music, furloughing prescription pills, the difficulty of breaking up with your dealer, even if they have a proprietary hash-and-moonrocks blend, passive audio listening, Air Mail, predictions on the future of print media, the cadence of our podcasting schedule, our thoughts on Marc Maron and Rick Rubin’s podcasting, abs being made in the kitchen, and AJ finding stoic solace at the House Of Pies on Vermont.
Monday, August 23rd, 2021
One-on-one pod today, Chris and Jason recorded live in Glendale before a trip down to the OC. We breakdown Drake and Kanye’s text messages, the carbon footprint of flying private, Fiji water being hard to recycle, the superfood probiotic healing powers of spinach artichoke dip, bad shellfish, Big Thief role play, Glendale street racers, Chris breaks down Subarus, coffee shop complaining, we brainstorm some new small business concepts, backflipping off the balcony at Dead & Co, and deep-dark Elliot Smith conspiracy theory.
Friday, August 20th, 2021
Will Welch is the global editorial director of GQ Magazine. We chat about Only Fans banning sexually explicit content, TJ’s dog eating his memory card, Will’s spatial audio headphones, Yeti cooler culture, creating robust ecosystems and communities, how things actually make it into a magazine, Johnny Knoxville allegories, how fan culture drives content more than we realize, keeping up with platforms, the teachings of Ram Dass, the GQ bar in Turkey, Chris banking on the return of office culture, what Will might be wearing to the Met Gala this year, and how all Will’s thoughts, feelings, and actions, are an offering to God. twitter.com/willwelch
Wednesday, August 18th, 2021
Zach Baron is the senior staff writer at GQ. He’s originally from Philly and currently lives in Los Angeles. We chat about the new Lorde tune, gifting suites, Chris’ medical visit to Orange County, Zach’s wife’s podcast setup, basement shows, Hollywood screeners, the forbidden art of celebrity profiles, Eagle Rock threesomes, Zach’s aversion to stressful content, dislocating his shoulder while surfing, hitting Ibiza with Idris Elba, interviewing Beiber, listening to pods at the driving range, and how we’re all hoping for a firestorm to purify. twitter.com/zachbaron
Monday, August 16th, 2021
One on one pod today Chris and Jason chat about giving people too much credit, Conde Nast's payment portal being down once again, photographers capitalizing off gods magic hour, kids and dogs should not be allowed at expensive hotels, the musical selection at the Four Seasons pool scene, problematic hoteliers, a deep dive into the alt-lite Salt Crew clothing company, Italian boat rentals, Chris loving Ted Lasso, rolling coal, TJ getting horny off of decadent duck fat, Joe Rogan's wife, Proud Boys stabbing some reporters, we challenge ?uestlove to a DJ, drum, and cooking battle in Philly, the Chinatown MegaBus, how Wavves navigates life from the laundry room twin mattress, John Mayer being forced to play his own songs for Victoria's Secret angels, and some tour updates.
Friday, August 13th, 2021
Jeff Weiss is a writer from Los Angeles. He writes about culture and hip hop a lot, recently covering everything from Erewhon to Sublime so we had to have him on to chat about the Saweetie meal at McDonald's, Sprite’s relationship to the hip hop community, Jones Soda, cults, early DJ names that didn’t age well, Versuz, rapper The Game living in Glendale, Erewhon and Post Malone being the symptom of a larger problem, where is cool to live in Los Angeles, who killed 2pac and Mac Dre, Boosie Badass’ journey, documentary drama, the classic or trash mentality mutating into the erasure of healthy criticism, and getting death threats from incels. twitter.com/wavves
Wednesday, August 11th, 2021
Wavves is rock band from San Diego. We chat with Nate about sausage and peppers, Fat Bastard trending, MTN Dew alcohol, Nate moving back home with his parents in San Diego, investing all of his income and having zero money in the bank, major labels vs indie labels, video game soundtrack paper, learning about real estate from Gza and Killer Mike, having a fucked up back, Clippers box seats, remixing Sopranos episodes into Chicago House songs on Patreon, getting interviewed on acid at Lollapalooza, Opening for Daft Punk and Blink 182, and Nate gives us some tips on tour life as we embark on our maiden voyage. twitter.com/wavves
Monday, August 9th, 2021
One on one pod today recorded live in Glendale uncut and raw we chat about ice baths, vinyl sounding bomb, Ja Rule Desert Island Discs, partying hard in Santa Barbara, Morrissey in Vegas, TJ DJing this week, Kiko party, Foamposite foam parties, TJ explains to Chris the art of ugly dressing, a piñata of DJ Marshmellow dabbing, buying meth at Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf, what's wrong with the Row DTLA, TJ rants about EDM drops ruining rap music for the 80th time, some special guests appearing on our tour dates, TJ visited our favorite masseuse Pickle Rick for an adjustment, and we argue the pros and cons of turning your phone off from 8 pm to 8 am every day.
Friday, August 6th, 2021
Rosecrans Baldwin is a writer born in Connecticut who's lived in Paris, Africa, and currently, Los Angeles. He’s a frequent contributor to GQ, and is the author of several books, most recently “Everything Now,” which is available now. We chat about our exciting podcast news, typing, Evan Dando, some Hot Pod newsletters, scented soaps affecting the palate, the sea urchin of Hokkaido, writers not making a ton of money, La Guardia airport water feature, the celebrity tunnel at LAX, tennis talk, Tarheel hoops, mixing the espresso with the Diet Coke, a good honest ham sandwich, the finest bean and cheese burritos of LA, and what it was like to interview Roger Federer in Switzerland. twitter.com/rosecrans
Wednesday, August 4th, 2021
Emma Hope Allwood is a freelance consultant and writer, formerly at Dazed. We chat about Skoal, the kings of New York, DaBaby ruining his career, London weather, meditation, dealing with freelance life, going to school abroad in North Carolina, a full Love Island breakdown, British slang, bodycon fashion, current season Jacquemus, Chris not trying on shoes, interviewing Dua and Billie, feedback loops and algorithms, Chiropractor Tik Tok, ketamine therapy, and how many stone the weighted blanket is. instagram.com/emmahopeall
Monday, August 2nd, 2021
One-on-one pod today, TJ calls in from Las Vegas for a full scene report. We chat about an odd character on the flight over, Morrissey’s Encore Beach Party, traveling to Vegas in a cage, Chris hating “off the strip guy,” the adult pool, exploring some of Nevada’s natural wine, pregaming Red Bull and vodkas at the slots, visiting Diplo live at XS, what to say on the mic, Agenda trade show, Mark Ronson’s new show, Limp Bizkit vs Sublime, and what to expect at the Jabawockeez matinee.
Friday, July 30th, 2021
Jerry Hsu is a professional skater, photographer, and person behind clothing and skate brand Sci-Fi Fantasy. We chat about the Gucci movie, setting fire to and placing bombs inside of restaurants, Atlanta tennis scene report, the cross streets that Jerry lives on, using the Citizen app to find different cars that are on fire, nightcrawler lifestyle, the old and new ways to run a skate brand, Jerry’s wife adjusting to the life of a coddled skater, meeting McConaughey on the set of Beach Bum, vacationing in Greece, life after Kim Kardashian wears your hat, skating in the Olympics, big pants little wheels, and Jerry’s favorite thing that has ever been throw at him from a moving vehicle. instagram.com/internetfamous
Wednesday, July 28th, 2021
Jesse Pearson was an editor at Index Magazine, EIC at Vice for 8 years, and is the founder and editor of Apology Magazine and Podcast. We chat with him about Chris being glued to the Olympic action, Michael Phelps’ kids names, Young Thugs not so tiny desk concert, Woodstock ’99, powerlifting with the ATL Twins, Vice’s infamous gross jar, what it takes to not lose your mind as a freelancer, a less than convenient way to buy heroin, getting a bunch of guns as a gift, how to turn someone who’s not a writer into a writer, the argument for giving media away for free, why musicians want to talk about themselves, barfing after cardio, and visiting his dad in prison on acid in ’93. instagram.com/jesse_pearson
Monday, July 26th, 2021
One on one pod today, Chris and Jason chat about wrapping Kanye's new album up, forming a Done To Death Union, Atlanta's puck-bunnies, exercising healthy communication about being in album mode, Chris visiting a southern barbershop, symptomatic in the sauna, Givenchy slides, Uber prices, a full Black Rifle Coffee review, and TJ finally got his hands on some Ketamine.
Friday, July 23rd, 2021
Ben Detrick is a writer who’s been featured in NYT, Ringer, Grantland, Know Wave, Vice, and more. He’s also a host of the podcast Cookies Hoops. We chat about chopped cheese, Morrissey and Ryan Adams, Eric Clapton, what's gonna happen now that hoops are gone, NBA Draft looks, what to expect from the new Kanye, how to win your local run, what getting dunked on does to a man, what to do about the Olympic, Wendy’s Nuggets, why Chris hates diners, and emo plumbers. twitter.com/bdetrick
Wednesday, July 21st, 2021
Adam Pally is a very funny comedian and actor from New York but currently in Los Angeles. We chat about Houston’s restaurants, Chris in NY eating like Bugs Bunny, Adam’s Hotel vibe, Greek stuff, the art form of acting as well as DJing, Adam only doing positive Cameos from now on, the mistake of children, The Jewish Mount Rushmore, our minimal vibe, Adam swagger jacking Chris in 2012, the on-set Patagonia puffer, body-shaming at the editorial fitting, smoothie places in Atlanta, if Adam has what it takes to get Kumail level brolic, daddy’s special knife hit time, the positive repercussions of playing a gay character, How Long Gone Vegas Brunch activation, and who Adam wants for the NBA Finals. twitter.com/adampally
Monday, July 19th, 2021
One on one pod today, Chris and Jason chat about Chris experiencing the worst weather in his entire life, Chris had to take 3 showers in one day after nailing a Killers B-Side karaoke session, Chris’ preferred hot yoga space, Pride without abs, Notorious B.I.G.’s Budweiser collaboration, TJ’s luggage woes, the opioid crisis, Wardogs vs Whiplash movie battle, TJ in home alone mode, Bloomingdale's store credit reveal, the cookbook that everyone is talking about, summer hydration cocktail, and mask back on in LA.
Friday, July 16th, 2021
Matt McCormick is an artist currently living in Los Angeles. We chat about the oppressing heat, TJ calls out wheelchair tennis players for an exhibition match, removing the sins from our bodies, omakase strawberries, tattooing with iPads, how all three of us went to jail for graffiti, using a sandwich as a pillow in prison, Matt’s teenaged glam-rock phase, wearing basketball jerseys in Seattle, how his sense of style got destroyed by moving to LA, being a tour manager for Tyler The Creator, how Tyler pushed him into art, listening to music alone in his kitchen while smoking CBD cigarettes, his musical circadian rhythms, some indie movie picks, and some rules to follow for restaurant music. instagram.com/mattrmccormick
Wednesday, July 14th, 2021
Kirsty Godso is a Nike Master Trainer and our personal fitness instructor. She’s from New Zealand and currently lives in Los Angeles. We chat about Space Jam, player hating, truffle fries, Sugarfish mayonnaise, Chili dogs, body odor, getting our blood tested, why weighing yourself doesn’t matter, comparing vaping to alternative milk, versatile abs, being a mobility slut, breaking her leg ring dirt bikes, breakfast down under, cricket, rugby, sleep tips, and using THC work workouts. instagram.com/kirstygodso
Monday, July 12th, 2021
One on one pod today, unedited and IRL, Chris and Jason chat about strawberries and cream at Wimbledon, TJ's dry July update and his ability to resist the watermelon JAJA Fresca, UFC broken ankles and Chris' disdain for fighting, what Joe Rogan's head resembles, Guy Fieri's parenting, mystery beanies, fish roe gone wrong, how to do key bumps when your car is push-to-start, whining and complaining about stop-and-chats, why a $200 houseplant should just water itself, group travel sucking ass, Nalgene bottles covered in stickers from the Chucky franchise, eating the booty like groceries, what type of people are camping out overnight at marijuana dispensaries, and where to shop for luxury items now that Rodeo Dr has been overrun by common street trash.
Friday, July 9th, 2021
Tom Scharpling is a comedian, writer, and radio host from New Jersey, currently living in Los Angeles. His new book IT NEVER ENDS is out now. We chat about increasing water intake, Bill Cosby out, Pearl Jam taking down Ticketmaster, Donald Trump being the only person other than Chris who hates his fans, Tom writing recaps for The Apprentice, the WeWork documentary, Tommy Lee putting a Starbucks in his house, recording his audiobook, Tom’s beef with LA diners, his unconventional workout routine, Zelle payments, Tom’s top 5 highways, his obsession with the street art scene, and the Red Hot Chili Peppers. twitter.com/scharpling
Wednesday, July 7th, 2021
Crissy Milazzo is a writer and strategist originally from New Jersey and currently living in Philadelphia. We chat about not wanting to google things, Chris dining on the westside, new alternative mylks, having one's fill of stand up comedy, heading down to Orange County to get laid, Thought Catalog, dating skaters, thinking you’re a shitty person, tips for tall cooks, leaning into the tattoo lifestyle, what to wear to formal occasions when you only own Fenty slides, relapsing on Vicodin for dogs, and how Crissy’s life has changed after she deleted all of her social media, which is why there is no link below.
Monday, July 5th, 2021
One on one pod today Chris and Jason chat about TJ’s Dry July, socializing at pool parties and BBQ scene reports, the loser who wrote an article about how grilling food is bad, how to fix clickbait articles, Demi Lovato and Noah Cyrus spotted at the Space Jam premier party, Chris being a freak for rollercoasters, TJ being afraid of them, paying money to skip the line at Disneyland, Drake not being a doctor, TJ suspects the OVO store hasn’t made a sale in 6 months, TJ going on a traditional dinner-and-a-movie style date, we compare the similarities between McDonald's and the Fast & Furious franchise, different ways to consume analog media, Chris makes a case against rescuing animals, Olympians smoking weed, and hog out at Wi Spa.
Friday, July 2nd, 2021
Adam Wray is a writer, editor, and fashionista from Montreal. We chat about serious citrus, Jacquemus swag surfing our brand identity for his Fall/Winter 2022 show, which clothing line would design the basketball uniforms for ISIS if they were accepted in the Olympic Games, why Canada Day is very bad, McAfee's special drugs, Adam’s parents being big fans of Brockhampton, Arby’s vs A&W, partying at a bathhouse in Pittsburg, DTC mushroom branding, making supplementary zine content for 032c, teaching kindergarten in Korea, Antwerp couture, and why learning how to serve a tennis ball could help with Chris’ mental health. instagram.com/terminal_avenue
Wednesday, June 30th, 2021
One on one pod today, Chris and Jason chat about Hailey Beiber pics, Travis Barker’s diet plan, Forrest Lawn, EMTs surgically removing the Rhude jeans after a severe accident, seatbelts, Cartel’s Livestream, the Gavin McGinnes expose, Dutch Oven Divas, how hard it is to fire employees in 2021, lossless audio, why 'Call Her Daddy' and 'Smartless' got millions of dollars and we didn’t, if Maron gets laid, Rachel Ray looking like Joe Rogan with a wig on, Tarantino making the podcast rounds, The Delta Variant, sauna talks with a local, and an indecent proposal in the laundry room.
Monday, June 28th, 2021
One on one pod today, Chris and Jason chat about TJ doing a fashion pull at the mall, Chris going to all of the best malls, Bloomingdales, candle trauma, surrealist wedding photos, Chris driving down the freeway in pure silence, John McAfee's killswitch engage, John Mullaney’s workout plan, TJ dining out in West Hollywood, Nick Kroll wearing horizontal stripes, TJ’s love triangle, marijuana shrimp chips, cruelty-free ketchup, Lyft luxe, Forrest Lawn, building at the Gagosian house, Nautica shoes, and what if we kissed at the Equinox stretch area?
Friday, June 25th, 2021
Whembley Sewell is the Editor In Chief at Them
, a next-generation community platform through the lens of today’s LGBTQ community. We chat about Chris misplacing something important, drinkable THC, astrological charts, sipping cold ones and drumming like no one is watching, family boundaries, the evolution of Pride, Britney Spears' conservatorship, Avril making her gay, the Lady Gaga boat, and what Whembley's up to at Them. instagram.com/whembleysewell
Wednesday, June 23rd, 2021
One-on-one pod today, TJ just flew back from Mexico straight to Chris's new pad to chat in person about their travels, Mexico scene report, food tours, nonstop drinking, farmers markets, Lorde's new record, eating sprouts, TJ being clowned by an actual clown, Chris's new neighbor, and TJ's new festival announcement.
Monday, June 21st, 2021
Claire Mazur is the co-creator and co-host of A Thing Or Two
, a podcast and newsletter. We chat about TJ’s travel adventures, deep-fried shrimp heads, sprouted almonds, DTC VCs, decaf coffee, nonalcoholic wine, cheese, running, spinning, bleeding nipples, saunas, dogs, and why Claire’s listeners like them and why ours don’t. instagram.com/clairemazur
Friday, June 18th, 2021
Faye Webster is a musician from Atlanta, her new album ‘I Know I’m Funny haha’ comes out soon. We chat about TJ’s last day in NY, hating some restaurants, Faye’s new ping pong table, having her own pro model yo-yo, aversion to exercise, what her parents do in Athens, being competitive, playing Pokemon, grilling up, Rocket League being the only sport she plays, getting hype on the music of Slushii, and giving out her bands Venmo on stage. instagram.com/fayewebster
Wednesday, June 16th, 2021
Twin Shadow is a musician living in Los Angeles, his new album is coming soon. We chat about masks being over, calling people “boss,” a Hollywood industry bombshell, tourists wandering into Twin’s house, motorcycles and shit, waiting for god to visit your Ableton session, songwriter camps, getting crossfaded on edibles and flower, Twin’s gym flow, getting covid from people on coke after
being vaccinated, when fandom goes too far, being a fan of yourself, and why we shouldn’t meet our idols. twitter.com/twinshadow
Monday, June 14th, 2021
One on one pod today, Chris and Jason chat about TJ in NY, all of the eating, Minetta Tavern, freaking out about how the city has changed, talking to fans who like to tell us that we aren’t their favorite, canceled pizza, the avocados of Times Square, the problem with short films, Chris’ brand activation at Sea Ranch, oceanside running, visiting the idyllic town of Marin, Chris meditating, renting a Jeep, Apple’s spacial audio, and we close with 15 minutes on Bluetooth speakers.
Friday, June 11th, 2021
One on one pod today, Chris and Jason chat about Kanye vs Bradley Cooper, dating billionaires, feeling bad for 16-year-olds who dance in their mansions, how to watch Tik Tok without going down the algo, the art of saying no unless it's enough money to ruin your life, Yashar Ali wanting everyone to know how much he cares about animals, cool sculpting, we rank religions, TJ touching down in New York, a workaround for Sean Glass’ "shoes in the house" conundrum, luggage choices, plane chips, how to make the babies stop crying, and taking prescription medication for dogs.
Wednesday, June 9th, 2021
Peter Rosenberg is a DJ, radio host, sports commentator, you can see and hear him on ESPN, Hot 97, and his new album Real Late
is out now. We chat about feeling insane at the mall, Jimmy John's review, Wiz Khalifa's early work, where we all live in New York, joint custody of Peter's cool dog, DJ AM, what exactly Pete did on his album, Pete starting Joe Budden's pod, making a case for Patreon, why he can't wear chains, Jake Paul, white rappers, Pete taking a cold hard look at himself in the mirror, why everyone hates G-Eazy, a full white rapper rundown, yeah its basically all about white rappers. twitter.com/rosenbergradio
Monday, June 7th, 2021
Max Collins is the singer and bass player for the band Eve 6. In recent months he’s taken to Twitter in a delightfully refreshing way. We chat about TJ buying weed, bad coffee shop names, Max not owning a computer, using social media to distract from our ancient dread, living in the valley, getting pelted with ice in Phoenix, the online stuff, Third Eye Blind stories, the death of the slacker, shitty A&R guys, The Barenaked Ladies, sync-talk, swimming, smoking, singing topline hooks on dubstep tracks, his sober journey, and the future of Max now that he’s more than just a musician. twitter.com/eve6
Friday, June 4th, 2021
One-on-one podcast today, we were supposed to have Max from Eve 6 on but he rescheduled to Monday. We chat about bad stickers, making food your identity, TJ playing his first DJ gig out of retirement at Soho House, Chris’ hunger strike, the healing powers of magnesium, Kr3w denim, being sweet but psycho, Anthony Bourdain’s upcoming documentary, people who are into hot sauce, finding your tribe, Logan Paul and Mayweather boxing, breaking bones, true crime pods, and Chris makes some musical requests.
Wednesday, June 2nd, 2021
Rory Satran is the Fashion Director at The Wall Street Journal, and the creative consultant on the new season of Emily In Paris, she spoke with us from her home in New York. We chat about organizing bookshelves by color, Chris being a Hamptons guy, European EDM, self-editing, refusing gifts to maintain impartiality, the Concord Jet returning, working on ‘Emily, working at Self Service magazine in actual Paris, Juergen Teller, Chloe Sev, and Chris’ great taste in magazines. twitter.com/rorysatran
Monday, May 31st, 2021
One on one pod today Chris and Jason chat about Memorial Day, some new footwear styles at The Row, Chris cleaning out his closets, TJ’s Anniversary staycation, TJ’s new toy, Air Bnb getaways, dinner at Birdie G’s, TJ’s weight gain, Chris’ dessert deprivation continues, courting new podcast guests, 42 Dugg’s height, dog walking, working out without workout shoes, new hats coming, the Friends reunion, and polo shirts on the horizon.
Friday, May 28th, 2021
Paul Cupo is the cohost of Not Really,
a podcast he does with friend of the show Patrick Sandberg. He’s a fashion icon, a New York legend, and we had a blast chatting with him about vaping, fashion buyers, Barneys, mesh tank tops, figuring out what his summer fashion story is, trouble at Sean Glass’ SNL party, unsolicited nudity on the subway, yellow cab drivers being horny, being the President of Pride Week, dating cops, Chris being a fake top, straight guys getting too fluid, 11-year-old bullies, his older brother’s taste in older women, growing up in the NYC hardcore scene, whether or not podcasting is cool, and we compare our body parts. twitter.com/gaycrossfit
Wednesday, May 26th, 2021
Dean Kissick is the New York Editor of Spike Magazine. His monthly column Downward Spiral is great, and we’re both big fans of his. We chat about our new hats, writing in the park at Union Square, English summers, high-end window-shopping, croissants, the Red Scare effect, Dean’s calming tone, algorithms killing innovation, learning how to walk around without your phone from Arca, dressing slightly silly, indoor parties, reimagining himself in Los Angeles, the dark side of the wellness community, nude meditation, and the beauty of a good coffee shop. twitter.com/deankissick
Monday, May 24th, 2021
One-on-one pod today Chris and Jason chat about car mods, Lebron James not being that impressive, the pre-workout drama we've walked ourselves into, having a nice sweaty run, Taylor Swift ghostwriting for Olivia Rodrigo, Arby's own Rita Ora entangled in a salt & pepper love triangle, planning TJ's upcoming inaugural DJ set, Sour Patch promotional items, Neal Brennan's ice cream ritual, the Counting Crows guy, Scottsdale lifestyle, the Tik Tok party down in Huntingtown Beach, checking out the classic car show at Bob's Big Boy, what our very first Starbucks orders were, and tips on how to steal from Barnes & Noble.
Friday, May 21st, 2021
Mikey Alfred is the founder of Illegal Civ, a skateboarding company and movie studio. His new film North Hollywood is out now. We chat about the 818, hot SoulCycle, working with Pharrell, The Olympics, pitching his movie to the Hollywood studios, directing Vince Vaughn, training vs style, how Mikey became such a swinging 60’s cat, talking all through Ladybird at Telluride, polo shirts, writing his next movie, and what to order at Bob’s Big Boy. instagram.com/illegalciv
Wednesday, May 19th, 2021
Japanese Breakfast aka Michelle Zauner is a musician and author whose new book Crying In H Mart
is available now. We chat about Jason falling out of a tree, hot tub installation, hating hiking, Michelle’s team warning her about us being bro-y, what kinds of music we like to listen to, writing songs about taking mushrooms, Tame Impala, the word “anthemic,” literary criticism vs music criticism, building with H Mart directly, what sandwiches are good, the difficulty of acquiring abs, Michelle’s disdain of the club. twitter.com/jbrekkie
Sunday, May 16th, 2021
One on one pod today, Chris and Jason chat about rationing sauce, boba, Chris’ searing hate of cherry tomatoes, Ksubi jeans, workshopping TJ’s sandwich concept, an in-depth breakdown of an involved veggie burger recipe, Olivia Rodrigo on SNL, Chris Black finally visits Pickle Rick for a marathon bodywork session, the healing properties of Sweetgreen’s miso dressing, and in maybe our worst bit to date, we develop the next DTC product under the Gone by How Long Gone umbrella.
Friday, May 14th, 2021
Justin Staple is the guy who won our NFT and got to be a guest on today’s episode. He’s a director, documentarian, and crypto lord. He spoke with us from his safe house in Palm Springs. We chat about Copenhagen, his documentary on Soundcloud rappers, DJing Bhabie’s sweet 16, Matt Ox, the pains of being wrung through the music industry machine, valuing social media presence over artistic output, Tenants Of The Trees, how he acquired out NFT, the future of rapper 6ix 9ine, shooting the video for Chet Haze's White Boy Summer, making a documentary about Cap’n Jazz, and we make a tennis wager. twitter.com/justinstaple
Wednesday, May 12th, 2021
Emily Sundberg is a writer, creative strategist, illustrator, and social media consultant from New York. We chat about chlorophyll soda, Mother’s Day, Emily growing up with a sober parent, space exploration, social media algorithms, Emily’s very cool boyfriend Eric who works in Esports and went to Harvard, Emily’s podcast about gambling and dip, things that we might be bad at, all of her jobs, converting to Judaism, why Lil Peep keeps putting out new music, and our gaming careers. twitter.com/emily_sundberg
Monday, May 10th, 2021
One on one pod today Chris and Jason chat about our Mother’s Day activities, Chris’ inability to chill, the majority of the episode is Jason talking about how his knee has been healed miraculously by a bodywork expert named Ricky, Chris’s SNL viewing party the night before where Azalea Banks made vegan kimchi quesadillas, Elon on SNL, Jason making monochromatic cupcakes for an orange themed dinner party, NYC deli sandwiches, and the beauty of crowdsourcing advice from our beautiful listeners.
Friday, May 7th, 2021
Fan-favorite David Coggins returns to the pod today to talk about his new book The Optimist, a practical guide to the art, philosophy, and rituals of fly fishing. He’s a wonderful friend and great sport, we chat about a Balthazar lunch, the guitar player from System Of A Down returning to TJ’s gym, customized tote bags, Chris’ love of procedural legal and political dramas, what CD’s to bring on a fishing trip, a recent and relevant Supreme drop, advice on picking out who’s going to read your audiobook, Patagonia the place, not the clothing company, our different definitions of a crisp white shirt, and we get to the bottom of all these celebs wearing The Cure shirts. instagram.com/davidrcoggins
Wednesday, May 5th, 2021
Lauren Servideo is a content creator known for her infamous characters on Instagram, she’s currently in New York. We chat about Drake’s Chrome Hearts Rolls Royce, Eleven Madison Park going vegan, meeting with Hollywood execs, gaybaiting, lying for sport, her dad being 90lbs, her beefcake life partner, David Spade, having large burrito making hands, emo karaoke, her 4chan career, negging, People’s Revolution, and why she hates stand up comedy premises. instagram.com/servideo
Monday, May 3rd, 2021
One on one pod today Chris and Jason chat about foodfluencing, Billie Eilish photoshoots, Chris’ hot LA culinary adventures, rapper The Game, hating cursed comedian Russel Peters, restaurants that cater to millionaires with the palate of children, restaurants that have good food, and are actually cool, visiting West Hollywood for sport, being bullied and harassed for driving a Tesla in Orange County, and a young Tj being street team influenced by the Bad Boys Club.
Friday, April 30th, 2021
Charles Bethea is a staff writer on the Southern desk for The New Yorker. We chat about Chris getting vaccinated, Billie Eilish’s hair, hiking up a 21,000-foot volcano in Chile, eating cocaine, walking the Appalachian trail for 4 months, mingling with the local townspeople, understanding chewing tobacco, the color purple, conjugal visits with lasagna, sour beers, tennis elbow, trekking poles, full-contact basketball, long torso short leg vs long leg short torso Twitter, and our favorite cities in the American South. twitter.com/charlesbethea
Wednesday, April 28th, 2021
Caroline Calloway is an artist and scammer currently living in New York City. We chat about her brand new jardin, inheriting one of our Nalgene bottles from a stranger, swimming against the current, our mutual love of Brynn Wallner, her time in Florida, how she spent 3 days at Berghain, why her mom subscribes to her OnlyFans, her newfound life as a stuff seller, reaching the absolute bottom of what trolls can do to you, therapy, why we are cool, and Caroline asks us a few questions. twitter.com/carolinecaloway
Monday, April 26th, 2021
One on one pod today, Chris and Jason chat about our night on the town and a fine family dinner at The Bungalows, buffalo cauliflower, building with local restauranteurs, a new type of LA guy, the benefits of hiring a bartender for your house party, using edibles for sprinting, Nomadland, why Elon Musk is hosting SNL, why podcasting while hungover is very advanced, Marvin’s Squat, Chris’ planetary ignorance, and John Waters smoking 5 packs a day.
Friday, April 23rd, 2021
Yasi Salek is the host of Bandsplain
, a music & talk show about cult artists and why people love them, she called in from her home in Los Angeles. We chat about Pete Wentz playing tennis, The Circle, podcast commenters, Korean cars, Persian restaurants, malt liquor, John Mayer, Phish, the problems with dating Gen-X men, therapy, what’s more, embarrassing DJ or podcaster, fighting in the club, coming to terms with our checkered pasts, and why it’s almost impossible to be a celebrity without losing your mind. twitter.com/yasisalek
Wednesday, April 21st, 2021
Gutes and Claire run the popular New York newspaper The Drunken Canal. We chat about losing your smell from covid, brunch, your voice changing when you get sick, going grey, managing the friendship/business partner relationship, being canceled for being annoying, their New York Times article, we see who the Jason and Chris of them are, New Year's day, and our mutual love of HBO’s Entourage. instagram.com/thedrunkencanal
Tuesday, April 20th, 2021
Benji B is one of the world’s most respected DJs. He’s the host of his renowned BBC Radio 1 show, supervised music and soundscapes for Louis Vuitton and Celine, and spoke to us from his studio in London. We chat about UK lockdowns, dressing for the countryside, his love affair with New York, a masterclass on LA festival fashion, why everything is like DJing, knowing when a tune has been rinsed, abusing the cue button, his whip game, Erewhon, and his stance on Oasis vs Blur. instagram.com/benjib
Monday, April 19th, 2021
One-on-one pod today, recorded live from a hotel room in the middle of America. Chris and Jason chat about how to pronounce “shallot,” dive bar lifestyle, Asian fusion dining, airport scene report, Chris becoming points pilled, giant hotel hallways, them jeans remixes, coffee cupping, tactical bros, Apple Watch shame, identifying the slatty slime demographic, and TJ is hungover.
Friday, April 16th, 2021
Dan Allegretto is the host of Dial #Dan
, a podcast that he hosts from rural New York. We chat about Dan’s attitude, how to get better at podcasting, talking shit on us, Patreon vs Raytheon, smoking, Lana Del Rey’s perfect poetry, tips on how to take pills, milk, Dan not believing in dinosaurs, sedative television, we help Dan out with his dating life and Dan's phat ass. twitter.com/dan_allegretto
Wednesday, April 14th, 2021
Connie Wang is the Executive Editor of Refinery29. She’s lived all over the place but is currently in Los Angeles. We chat about real estate woes, maternity leave, a beauty hack on how to freeze your hair dry, our collective need to leave smalltown life, Justin Bieber and Jesus, traveling to China 2 weeks before covid hit, having an online boyfriend at the age of 10, Anthony Bourdain’s final book, why we don’t have a favorite anything, raising a himbo child, boomerangs, air fryers, hand-me-down BMWs, Kumon, and her new greyhound named Hal who clearly is not a rescue. twitter.com/conniewang
Monday, April 12th, 2021
One on one pod today, Chris and Jason chat about baby back maniacs, the ease of drinking Cacti in public, what the Raw Organic rolling tray says about you, trouble in Orange County, Kid Cudi’s strappy florals for spring, Tiger's all-new 2021 Genesis, Weezer creeping back into our lives again, a Palm Spring scene report, Chris not being around normal people in awhile, our plans to fix SNL, TJ's hangover cures, Bloody Marys going too far, TJ dunking basketballs, different types of facials, and we finally find a pair of Golden Goose sneakers that we can both agree on.
Friday, April 9th, 2021
Cam Tang is the director of comedy development at Adult Swim and an old friend of Jason’s. We chat about Chris’ airport meltdown, Cam’s Tik Tok, adjusting to life as a content creator, missing the wheels of steel, being the old man in the club, ordering coffee from an app, buying overpriced underwear, TJ being shamed at Cam’s wedding, advancements in fast food, and the darkness of on-air hosts. instagram.com/itscamtang
Wednesday, April 7th, 2021
Megan Nolan is a writer from Ireland, currently living in London. Her new book “Acts of Desperation” is out now. We chat about Hunter Biden on Maron, too much eating going on, cooking YouTube, Megan’s beer-themed group chats, going on 30 dates in 30 days in NYC, Megan’s nightlife upbringing, the gamification of hangovers, why she sometimes deactivates her Twitter, we help her cast some roles for her book if it were to ever be optioned for film one day, “pale-ing out,” and why you should never have sex with a guy who has a pet named “Mochi.” instagram.com/mmegannolan
Monday, April 5th, 2021
One on one pod today, Chris and Jason chat about dining like a king, gem lettuce, using cocaine to soothe oneself while drunk driving, Chris dining in NY with well dressed beautiful people, wearing gloves while doing pilates, Hot 97, Shazam analytics, dill as a concept, the Q Anon documentary on HBO, dark circles under your eyes as a flex, fashion tips for Julian Casablancas, Easter Monday, creating a new holiday for people who hate holidays, and some tips for deciding what clothes to keep forever.
Friday, April 2nd, 2021
Lauren Tsai is an artist, actor, and model who grew up in Hawaii, Japan, and currently lives in Los Angeles. She’s been on Terrace House, Legion, drawn Marvel Comic covers, and most recently appears on the new Netflix film 'Moxie.' We chat about eating on the plane, April fools being canceled, our lunch with Gwen Paltrow, the distractions of LA, spending too much money on Postmates, growing up a furry, veganism and eating disorders, modeling in Japan, explaining what Terrace House is to Chris, filming Moxie, flirting with the idea of becoming an NFT artist, dreams of making an animated film, how to remember your dreams, and powerlifting. twitter.com/lalachuu
Wednesday, March 31st, 2021
Jacques Greene is an electronic music producer from Montreal, currently living in Toronto. We chat about Chris in SF, what makes a good vegetarian restaurant, our NFT winner preparing to receive their smoke, JG’s LP, Montreal’s beautiful laziness, why live music isn’t going anywhere, what to do with all the money you make from selling an NFT, quarantine creating a desire to collaborate, DJ’ing weddings, and his newfound interest in writing. twitter.com/jacquesgreene
Monday, March 29th, 2021
One on one pod, Chris and Jason talk about Chris’ upcoming trip to San Francisco, Lil Nas X’s satanic shoes, Biggie vs Tupac, Echo In The Canyon, Jack Harlow rapping on SNL, trouble in the Buddenverse, white boy summer, Seth Rogen becoming a sex symbol, a deeper dive into drinking water by the gallon, why skaters are cool, and Third Eye Blind.
Friday, March 26th, 2021
Alex is one half of Powerful Truth Angels
, a podcast he does with Matty Matheson. He’s also one half of the clothing brand Born X Raised, and he’s born and raised in Los Angeles. We chat about finding shrimp in the cereal box, large boats getting stuck, Ray Jay’s headphone company, old TJ stories, trade show life, graff life, raver jeans, the fine art career of Alec Monopoly, how we manage our sobriety, the scourge of creative directors, how Alex met his first emo person, TJ being cheap, and our life partners telling us we need new clothes. instagram.com/powerfultruthangels
Wednesday, March 24th, 2021
Mickey Drexler is a master of retail. He’s the former Chairman and CEO of The Gap and J Crew, served on the board at Apple for 16 years with Steve Jobs, started Old Navy, and now runs Alex Mill
with his son. He's an investor and advisor for many others. We chat about infrared saunas, walking across New York, keeping a short haircut, why a Hermes saddle makes the perfect gift, growing up in The Bronx, our favorite malls in America, buying clothes and keeping them forever, what it takes for a clothing store to turn him on, how Steve Jobs got him to join the board at Apple, his favorite cars through the years, and how Chris plans to follow Mickey in his footsteps.
Monday, March 22nd, 2021
Chris and Jason recap our dinner party from the night before which has left TJ hungover, we announce our NFT which is currently available to bid on, we discuss College admission scandals, and Chris tries to make sense of the 'Snyder Cut.'
Friday, March 19th, 2021
Alyssa Vingan is the Editor-in-Chief of Nylon Magazine. She’s from Virginia Beach, and currently in New York. Today we chat about a Courage Bagel tasting, guys in LA, tools, surfers, making a case for New Orleans, making a case for Machine Gun Kelly, Travis Barker's wellness brand, who Kim is going to marry next, Laguna Beach, Kacey Musgraves, Nylon Guys, and linking + building with Bella. twitter.com/alyssavingan
Wednesday, March 17th, 2021
Kate Bowman is a model from New York City. Listen to her new podcast called Kate’s Podcast
, it's very cool. We chat about Dua, Chris shooting Phoebe for the Grammy’s, matcha, 1st and first, coping mechanisms, sobriety, reclaiming relationships during covid, virtual photoshoots, why she loves her podcast, maybe settling down in Paris, her disdain for all things car-related, being a low-key tennis pro, why New York is home, and the beauty of being deprived sometimes. instagram.com/kateofficial
Monday, March 15th, 2021
Today is officially our one-year anniversary. We want to personally thank each and every one of you who have stuck with us from day one, bought a t-shirt, coffee, or told a friend about us. It has been our honor to be in your AirPods for the last 365 days, and we’ll be celebrating the occasion this week with something new, so stay tuned. Today we explain how Jason getting vaccinated is good enough for the both of us, some Grammy predictions, Vegas betting, the documentary ‘Kid 90,’ what doing drugs was like in the 90s, Jason becoming too suburbanized, the unfortunate act of attending a covid drive-in movie, we debate whether its worse to do something bad, or to not do anything at all, dog walking, and going off-menu at In-N-Out.
Friday, March 12th, 2021
Brynn Wallner makes her return to the pod after her army of fans demanded it. She just returned to New York from Florida and we got a proper Everglades scene report, Grammy chat, a live taste test of Travis Scott’s new Cacti beverage, Jason being a member of the food and beverage industry, Brynn’s new wrist vertical Dimepiece.co
, gator wrestling, the range of elasticity in Parade underwear, building with Caroline Calloway, checking the life partner’s explore page, smoothie rules and regulations, Hot Dog On A Stick, and Chris love of Apple Watches. twitter.com/brynntrill2
Wednesday, March 10th, 2021
Sean Monahan is a trend forecaster and writer from New York, he’s currently living in Los Angeles. We chat about Oprah, acupuncture, indoor dining coming back, Cali Kush, snacking on cheese, bad restaurants, parents watching CNN, becoming accustomed to living in the pod, New York feeling like high school, partying in your 40s, GameStop going up again, what the fake job of trend forecasting actually is, NFT’s dividing us, streaming nostalgia, and the skinny jeans of 2005. twitter.com/8ball_sean
Monday, March 8th, 2021
This week Chis and Jason talk about the royal family, bullying through the years, branded workouts, another installment of TJ’s cheat day, postmates roulette, Chris drinking water from gallon jugs now, boxing, acupuncture, a deep dive on Mormons, the politics of M*mford and Sons, more headway on our southern tour, and how we’re planning on joining the Furnace Fest lineup.
Friday, March 5th, 2021
Lauren Oyler is an author from West Virginia, currently living in upstate New York. Her debut novel, Fake Accounts, is out now. We chat about grappling, NFTs, we make an argument for hiring a personal driver, moving to Ithaca, vaccines, hating horses, getting into Yale, the challenges of getting a book deal despite being a celebrated author, German stuff, being tall, evolving as a Twitter power user, Tavi Gevinson, we try to trick her into telling us who she’s ghostwritten for, and the effects of celebrities being papped holding your book. twitter.com/laurenoyler
Wednesday, March 3rd, 2021
Phoebe Bridgers is a Grammy-nominated musician whom we’re both big fans of, she's currently living in Los Angeles. We chat about the fall of Silverlake, what she’s buying at Erewhon, being vegan but cheating when you’re drunk, dressing like a tech mogul, injuring herself wearing very tall Gen-Z sneakers, nu-metal, walking like a gay person, cigarettes, which guitar to smash in the future, the joys of pre-taping live performances, how she’s investing her money, what it felt like becoming financially secure, taking painfully long walks, arguing over a check, the black on black model Y, hummus, which whiskey makes her voice sound better, leaving the Cha Cha to drink white russians, and overdosing on CBD cookies. twitter.com/phoebe_bridgers
Monday, March 1st, 2021
Chris and Jason walk through a detailed diary of all the cheat-day foods Jason ate this weekend, Jason getting drunk and watching the Netflix hyphy dog training show, troubles with Jason’s Hulu membership, the Billie Eilish documentary, our predictions for Bobby Shmuda’s future, we imagine if Woody Allen hosted SNL this week, failing Questlove’s Masterclass, tiny Big Sean’s gains, we celebrate Jonah Hill owning his body, and showcase some new pod merch out today.
Friday, February 26th, 2021
Steff Yotka is the fashion news editor at Vogue, she’s from New Jersey and is currently living in New York. We chat about Mr Potato Head, furry Prada invitations, the fall of quilted garments, influencer marketing, making double-masks fashion, men in skirts, listening to Bright Eyes and crying in your car, lo-fi techno to study to, and what to do when twitter takes your blue check away. twitter.com/steffyotka
Wednesday, February 24th, 2021
Buck Meek is a musician in one of our favorite bands Big Thief
, and his solo record Two Saviors
is out now. He’s from Texas and is currently living in Los Angeles. We chat about living in Topanga Canyon, being a disciple of Jonathan Gold, trying to get NOFX to sign his 6 string bass, being in a 3rd wave ska band that toured on bicycles and played nudist festivals, night surfing, why Texas is a little slice of heaven on earth, an 18-day campfire music festival which Buck has attended every year since he was 15, setting the intention of never compromising his music no matter what, how Big Thief writes their songs, their inspiring effortlessness, why playing smaller shows is more emotionally taxing than festivals and the importance of always making music for yourself above all. instagram.com/buckmeek
Monday, February 22nd, 2021
We chat about Chris’ disdain for eating food in parking lots, DaBaby calling people a bitch, Alpha AF bros, the sexual power of Gerard Butler, writers rooms, Dasani taste like pennies, Diet Prada DMs, Woody Allen’s new documentary, Barack Obama shopping on the Lululemon App, pretending to want to kiss on SNL, things that are not safe around G-Eazy, Chris’ fender bender, and our coffee selling out in 10 minutes.
Friday, February 19th, 2021
Arman Naféei is a Directeur d’ambiance
for Chateau Marmont, runs his own creative agency
, and hosts Are We On Air?
a podcast with the most impressive selection of guests we’ve ever seen. He’s a floater, but currently in Berlin. We chat about Ted Cruzin, Kendall Jenner’s new tequila, expensive microphones, cooking Persian food for members of The Rolling Stones, the Balearic lifestyle, Francis Mallmanns stick game, building his dream nightclub, Arman’s philosophy on curation, his three categories of podcasting, and how he uses music as the tool to get his foot in the door. instagram.com/theionpack
Wednesday, February 17th, 2021
The Ion Pack is an anonymous New York City-based Instagram troll of the downtown film world, turned anonymous podcast. We both love the pod and are excited to link up sans paywall. We chat about Jason in Hawaii, hating healthy ketchup, Webster’s dictionary, what it's like to host an anonymous podcast, a recent (insane) episode of their show, the art of throwing a real New York party, how to schmooze crypto investors, which Oasis members we are, how podcasting has made us better more productive people, and drop-crotch style fashion. instagram.com/theionpack
Monday, February 15th, 2021
Chris and Jason chat about premarital parenting, Chris’ trip to Orange County, our Valentine's date, Jason’s covid test, what to do in Hawaii, the game of chess, Chris being a rocker, consuming pre-covid content as a way to alleviate pain, Jason being pro-mask, the side effects of our impending lack of socialization, we predict how Joe Rogan will die, and announce our new coffee dropping this week.
Friday, February 12th, 2021
Rhye is a musician, singer, and egg lover originally from Toronto and currently living at the top of Los Angeles. We chat about essential workers, Miami, narrative podcasts, Rhye’s house, his passion for eggs, tea ceremonies, being able to read auras and see visions, being drug-free, being able to feel frequencies, the secular sabbath, his favorite sweaters, Calabasas, how to survive life on tour, and his exercise routine. twitter.com/rhye
Wednesday, February 10th, 2021
David Cho is an old friend of ours who’s had his hand in many sites, apps, and projects over the years. He’s currently a Creative Director working with musicians, writers, and startups in New York. We chat about Diet Prada making fake neon signs, the guy who would menace people up in line at Supreme, Jason being called “Big Bird,” a Super Bowl recap, how David met Chris for the first time, cancel culture, the roaring 20’s, and we give Chris a chance to let his guard down with the bros. twitter.com/davidcho
Monday, February 8th, 2021
One on one today, We chat about the Foo Fighters, the #freebritney documentary, Courage Bagels, Erewhon in Calabasas, everything bagel ice cream review, The Weeknd predictions, Chris switching car teams, and we chose some artists who would have made Super Bowl performers.
Friday, February 5th, 2021
Jake Longstreth is an artist and co-host of the internet radio program “Time Crisis” on Apple Music, he’s currently living in Los Angeles. We chat about Chris touching down at LAX, Keto diets, classic rock, Red Lobster, minivans, birthday crabs, The Wire, getting out of control on drugs, other people moving out of California, legacy podcasters, and saying F.U. to NYC. twitter.com/dongstreth
Wednesday, February 3rd, 2021
Baauer is an electronic music producer currently living in New York. We chat about TJ’s Hawaii bod, Equinox saunas, quarantining in Greenpoint, natural wine, standing desks, platinum plaques, Baauer’s haircut, DM’ing artists, edibles vs blunts, a Super Bowl Sync, streaming on twitch, and Baauer’s upcoming Grammy nomination. twitter.com/baauer
Monday, February 1st, 2021
One on one pod today, we chat about Chris’ arrival in the big apple, outdoor dining, Venice, Brooklyn, MGK’s SNL performance, running out of things to watch on TV, the similarities between Tiger Woods and Nora Ephron, an upcoming tropical vacation, everything bagel ice cream, how big mama is handling Chris’ absence, Publix heiress donations, and the unfortunate passing of Sophie.
Friday, January 29th, 2021
Emily Segal is a trend forecaster, strategist, and author of the book Mercury Retrograde
. She’s from New York and currently living in Los Angeles. We chat about a recent tweet from r&b’s Omarion, the father-to-be of Halsey’s child, what the inside of Rita Ora’s G Wagon must smell like, stocks, Berlin, ketamine, how to buy a used car, her writing process, kettlebells, artisan ice cream, how to appreciate reading, and some LA restaurant recommendations. twitter.com/khole_emily
Wednesday, January 27th, 2021
Chris Carrabba is a singer from Florida currently living outside of Nashville. We chat about loosening restrictions, our parents getting vaccinated, a Nashville scene report, walking the line between heavy and light music, making the leap from a van to the bus, why being a preschool teacher is the perfect job for a touring musician, selling out, the benefits of having champions in your corner, sideburns, Paul Frank, and how he's recovering from a motorcycle accident that forced him to relearn how to play guitar again. twitter.com/dashboardmusic
Monday, January 25th, 2021
One on one pod today, Chris and Jason chat about wheatgrass, rain, donuts, slang, The Bling Empire, why we follow people on instagram, babies, where Chris is going to eat in NY, Fauci’s Ouchies, R.I.P. The Standard Hotel Hollywood, the future of nightlife, Cash App, and some hints about an upcoming guest this week.
Friday, January 22nd, 2021
Carey O’Donnell is a television writer originally from the east coast but currently living in Hollywood. We chat about poutine, expiration dates for memes, Biden’s inauguration and the fashion moments it gave us, what snacks to buy at CVS, taking a second look at cat ownership, the TV show “Undressed,” Sex And The City’s reboot, My Pillow guy’s manhood, JLo being boring, baseball being boring, and Carey’s sobriety journey. twitter.com/lilyblueyez
Wednesday, January 20th, 2021
Lily Marotta is the cohost of Celebrity Book Club, a new podcast about celebrity memoirs alongside HLG alumni and the equally hilarious Steven Phillips-Horst. We chat about Biden’s Peloton, the driver's license song, life in The Hamptons, clam digging, yummy peppers, Subway’s protein bowl, Volcom shorts, being a maid, a Magic Mike explosion, John Mayer sucking, and a walk through some of our favorite celebrity memoirs of all time. twitter.com/lilyblueyez
Monday, January 18th, 2021
One on one pod today, Chris and Jason chat about Dr. Dre's brain, Armie’s bloodlust, Raf’s oversized bombers, trouble at the inauguration, Ariel pink, Chris’ newfound love of r&b music, an odd barstool lad, waving at strangers, and dog adoption. Happy MLK Day!
Friday, January 15th, 2021
Sasha Frere-Jones is a writer, musician, and music critic living in New York. Chris and Jason chat with him about the recent passing of his ex-wife, sobriety, being both a musician and a music critic, the importance of our loved ones pushing us further, writing his memoir, mixtapes, streaming music, Substack, and why he loves New York.
Wednesday, January 13th, 2021
Ryan Hemsworth is a producer, DJ, and homeowner currently living in Canada. Chris and Jason Chat with him about drinking water from gallon containers, TJ’s weight gain, Chris eating a footlong sandwich, Ryan’s shed in the woods, moving out of the big city to the burbs, working with E-40, adjusting to life as a twitch power user, Saddle Creek, ATL studio life, very spicy Thai food, what the creator of The Simpsons is up to lately, vomiting nude, and some other popular Canadian artists. twitter.com/ryanhemsworth
Monday, January 11th, 2021
One on one pod today, Chris and Jason Chat about the Parler app, signal, Elon Musk, the storming of Capitol Hill, celebrating Trump’s permanent suspension from social media, Fran Liebowitz’s Netflix doc, moving on with our lives, why nothing matters, Tiger Woods, racist pizza parlors, how much we’d hypothetically pay for a vaccination, and we celebrate a podcasting milestone.
Friday, January 8th, 2021
Nick Weidenfeld is an Emmy award-winning TV producer, the cohost of the Apple Music show Time Crisis, helped bring Desus and Mero to Viceland, and a billion other things. He’s from Los Angeles but recently moved to Northern California. We chat about Ariel pink Trumping around, how we podcast, Desus and Mero, Patreon, moving to Sea Ranch, mercury poisoning, wine tasting, TJ’s positive outlook on life, and we virtually pitch How Long Gone as a TV show. (Note from TJ: Nick recorded this podcast from his bathroom while hiding from his beautiful family, so please excuse the echo, that being said this was one of my favorite conversations we've had and well worth listening to.) twitter.com/nickweidenfeld
Wednesday, January 6th, 2021
Myles Tanzer is a writer at The Wall Street Journal Magazine and has a new book for kids called Music Is My Life
, he’s currently living in New York. We chat about milk, the CIA’s rebranding, Dashboard Confessional, podcast merch, Ariana Grande's mom, streaming playlists, Dua Lipa being a cool girl, The Killers, jam bands, cheeseboards, Jeep Wranglers, Terry Richardson’s Gaga doc, and Myles’ new book. twitter.com/mylestanzer
Monday, January 4th, 2021
One on one pod today, Chris and Jason chat about Trump flags, solo activities, Houston’s in Atlanta, watching College Football with Chris’ family, eating in excess, navigating the maskless, Kumail’s dirty bulk, The Age Of Aquarius, and shitting on the haters.
Friday, January 1st, 2021
Mayer Hawthorne is a Grammy-nominated singer, producer, and fancy pajama-wearing friend of ours, he’s currently living in Los Angeles. We chat about our Southern road trip, Alexander Wang’s dark side, homeownership, investment strategy, record label deals, getting a plaque for a Future record, NYE plans, natural wine, making music with Southside, early days of Twitter, random celebs pushing his first record, and dealing with his vinyl addiction. twitter.com/mayerhawthorne
Wednesday, December 30th, 2020
Julia Bainbridge Is an editor, host of the podcast The Lonely Hour
, and writer of Good Drinks
, a book of alcohol-free recipes. We chat about our southern road trip, Chris’ inability to relax, our philosophies on substance use, the evolution of non-alcoholic drinks, the future of partying, removing the stigma around talking about loneliness, and falling in love in quarantine. twitter.com/juliabainbridge
Monday, December 28th, 2020
One on one pod live from Nashville today, Chris and Jason chat about our southern road trip so far, Jason’s first airport experience in 2020, a recap of Christmas dinner at the Black house,, finally a live tasting of Ghia, riding in a Lyft with a maskless driver, yoga ball tricks, upcoming HLG products for 2021, and the future of Jason’s DJ career.
Friday, December 25th, 2020
Ryan O’Connell is a writer, actor, and loller whom we’ve had the pleasure of knowing for years. He also happens to be the first repeat guest we’ve had, truly a Christmas gift. We chat about luggage, eating on planes, buying a home, some previous interviews we’ve done, our food journeys, going sober, private trainers, public speaking, and the work of local author Cazzie David. instagram.com/ryanoconn
Wednesday, December 23rd, 2020
PJ Vogt is the co-host of Reply All
, a very popular podcast that we're both are fans of, he's currently living in New York. We chat about pumping iron by an open fire, Playboi Carti’s merch, PJ’s fitness routine, overcoming motivational hurdles, growing up in Philly, going to school in Montreal, PJ also
growing up XedgeX, his editing process, advertising, managing a podcast partnership, and PJ’s newfound love of Hyperpop. twitter.com/pjvogt
Monday, December 21st, 2020
One on one pod today, Chris and Jason chat about holiday eating, lip filler side effects, Nine Inch Nails, Dua Lipa, Rhude clothing, Andrew Shultz’s Netflix special, Obama’s 2020 playlist, critique vs creation, table manners, more Ghia talk, Sweetgreen drive-thru, eating in your car, and some dream podcast guests.
Friday, December 18th, 2020
Walter Schreifels is a musician and producer from New York City, currently living upstate in the woods. He’s been in bands that we both grew up listening to like Gorilla Biscuits, Quicksand, Youth Of Today, and more. We chat about the fountain of youth crew, PMA, hardcore adulthood, turning into a nature person, hacked Instagrams, selling out, Dischord Records, airports, turning down a massive payday, beyond meat, and what it’s like opening for Danzig. twitter.com/waltertown
Wednesday, December 16th, 2020
Nick Haramis is the Editor-in-chief of Interview Magazine. He’s currently back home in New York after quarantining for the last 6 months in Minnesota. We chat about drugging our parents, running programs, making a magazine from your in-law’s kitchen table, quitting cigs with hypnotherapy, chiropractor vids, adjusting to a new life, the music of 2003, and Nick’s current and future plans for Interview. instagram.com/nickkharamis
Monday, December 14th, 2020
One on one pod today. Chris and Jason chat about strip club energy, hookahs, recently received hair trimming products, Timmy on SNL, Wahlburgers, celebs getting away with killing people, the future of podcast revenue, Chris’ meal prep, Clubhouse scene report, fishing in the LA river, egg nog, zoom party complaints, and fatherhood vibes.
Friday, December 11th, 2020
Susan Alexandra is a designer known for creating handmade jewelry and bags, she’s currently living in New York. We chat about Sakara Life, endorsement deals, cottage cheese, Susan’s cooking skills, changing to a DTC business overnight, the “founder” world, stepping on necks, HBO’s Industry, and Susan’s dreams of breaking into the untapped male demographic. instagram.com/susan_alexandra
Wednesday, December 9th, 2020
Thom Bettridge is the Editor-in-Chief at Highsnobiety
, formerly at Interview Magazine and 032c. He just had a baby and is currently living in New York. We chat about our holiday vacation plans, child face-masks, shopping addictions, smoothie ingredients, vegan detox retreats, liquid amino scandals, brutalist smoking patios, the pains of Berlin, the freedom of podcasting, what it's like running Highsnobiety, the benefit of restraints, and whether or not Thom should keep a ponytail. instagram.com/highsnobiety
Monday, December 7th, 2020
One on one pod today, Chris and Jason chat about travelers woes, family gatherings, grinch collabs, coming up out of the mud, NOCTA, the music of Jay-Z, cartoons, CBD lotion, mashups, Christmas presents, content creators taking a holiday break, and stick around for a myspace TJ “blend.”
Friday, December 4th, 2020
Lunice is a musician, DJ, and one half of TNGHT with Hudson Mohawke, he's currently living in Montreal. We chat about Chris’ new life in Atlanta, Spotify wrapped, how to be happy, organized crime, stage presence, scientific cooking, a tour of Lunice's dab rig, his edible dosage, working with Kanye, and why a Minecraft concert was the best show he’s played all year. twitter.com/lunice
Wednesday, December 2nd, 2020
Verena von Pfetten is the co-founder of the cannabis brand and publication Gossamer
. We chat about Chris leaving Los Angeles, The Travis Scott candle, codeine, Southern Charm, ice cream sundaes, Red Hook, strains, edibles, Bolognese, and fan fiction. twitter.com/vonverena
Monday, November 30th, 2020
Chris and Jason chat about pancakes, vacation plans, fan interactions, chiropractor videos, our covid Michelin Guide, Nilla Wafers, recent boxing matches, Dave Chappelle’s contracts, The Great British Bakeoff, and how to approach a holiday break when we’ve been working from home all year.
Friday, November 27th, 2020
Matty Matheson is a chef currently living on a Canadian farm. We chat about the ways that Matty removes stress from his life, Thanksgiving, Soul Food, old hardcore bands, a tour of his closet, Matty’s new burger shop, restaurants coping in quarantine, the difficulties of podcasting, and his new book Homestyle Cookery
which arrived just in time for the holidays. twitter.com/mattymatheson
Wednesday, November 25th, 2020
Bianca Sia is an actress living in Los Angeles, she’s also the co-host of the podcast How Neal Feel
with Neal Brennan. We chat about Grammy noms, holiday weight gain, bitcoin baddies, the algorithm, Tijuana, our podcasts, doing ayahuasca with Chris Rock, yay area, Chris’ headboard, and Orange County, and doxing. instagram.com/ifuxwitbianca
Monday, November 23rd, 2020
One on one pod today, Chris and Jason chat about G-Eazy's shoes, lo-fi hip hop beats to study to merch, incense, Huntington Beach, George Clooney’s gift-giving, Brad Pitt’s flannel, APC raw denim, eBay authentication, My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy turns 10, and California’s curfew crackdown.
Friday, November 20th, 2020
Jim-E Stack is a musician currently living in Los Angeles. His new album EPHEMERA is out now and features Bon Iver, Empress Of, and more. We chat about the early days of remixing, jumping on stage with A$AP Mob and Take Care
era Drake, how he got his name, missing Equinox, veggie burgers, humankind’s impending extinction, the dust bowl, Jim’s love of King Of The Hill, and an MTV Cribs breakdown of Bon Iver’s compound. twitter.com/jimestack
Wednesday, November 18th, 2020
One on one pod today, Chris and Jason chat about daylight savings, Gagosian, Mr. Chow, martinis, bleu cheese, Morrissey, DTLA’s odor, the media system, substackers, reeling in “pod lunker” Jerry Saltz’s, and ambient TV.
Monday, November 16th, 2020
Chris and Jason chat about Christmas cheer, social distanced Thanksgiving, Chris’ disdain of different foods, Jason’s fishing journey, bad smells, Jeremih, COVID not being done yet, Trump finally conceding, the failing proud boys, why all the bad flags, and NYC’s exodus continues.
Friday, November 13th, 2020
Dasha Nekrasova is an actress, filmmaker, and co-host of the podcast Red Scare
. Chris and Jason chat with Dasha about her upcoming Psychosexual Thriller, Patreon, The Glendale Galleria, getting crossfaded, veganism, business managers, podcast nightmares, directing a music video for Oneohtrix Point Never, IRL simps, living in LA, David Letterman adoration, and chatrooms. twitter.com/nobody_stop_me
Wednesday, November 11th, 2020
Rostam is a musician and songwriter currently living in Los Angeles. He’s been a member of Vampire Weekend, produced for Clairo, Haim, Carly Rae Jepsen, Charli XCX, and in 2017 released his solo album Half-Light
which we’re both huge fans of. We chat about his love of Japan, his whips, guitar-shredding, Nirvana, puppy preschool, taking mushrooms in college, how to make tadig, and what it's like performing on SNL with Paul Simon in the crowd. twitter.com/matsor
Monday, November 9th, 2020
Chris and Jason chat about Biden celebrations, Presidents being Presidential, Chappelle on SNL, squishing the Cheeto-man, photos of politicians when they were younger, and Jason gives a play-by-play of his current weekend getaway from hell.
Friday, November 6th, 2020
Channing Frye is a retired NBA player currently living in Portland. He’s 7 feet tall, won a ring with Lebron, and just launched a new wine company. We chat about the election, growing up taller than TJ, getting hit in the nuts by KG, grown man whip game, the wine business, how to manage your money as a ballplayer, NBA fashion through the years, and how to get buff. twitter.com/channingfrye
Wednesday, November 4th, 2020
Steven Phillips-Horst is one half of Talkhole
, a comedy show and column for Interview Magazine. He’s extremely funny on and
off Twitter and we were lucky enough to chat with him about covid Halloween raves, nasal surgery, Cameron Diaz, Kanye for prez, Sudafed, his past career as a campaign speechwriter, his election watching plans, Steven’s romantic side, and his love of a nice floppy set of ears. twitter.com/talkhole
Monday, November 2nd, 2020
A glorious day as we celebrate the 100th episode of How Long Gone. If you’re listening to this, that means we have already celebrated the occasion by successfully securing a 4:30 pm dinner reservation at Nobu in Malibu. Thanks to each and every one of you for listening, we really do love you. This week we chat about our new podcast How Long Gone Radio®, Houston Tx, Chanel flats, guns, the election, SNL, church, TJ’s shoe options, and a walk down HLG memory lane.
Friday, October 30th, 2020
Lara Marie Schoenhals is an old friend and fellow elite podcaster. She’s a great writer, down to clown, and the host of S.U.P.
(Sexy Unique Podcast) as well as Saving Sex and the City 3,
a podcast dedicated to reimagining what might happen on the film that never was. We chat about an upcoming photoshoot, rapper Tyga, blowouts, why Santa Monica is bad, we workshop how a SATC reboot might be cast today, SNL, crystals being cancelled, and Lara’s journey as a troubled teen to Tinseltown success. twitter.com/kirkpate
Wednesday, October 28th, 2020
Emily Kirkpatrick is a writer for Vanity Fair living in New York. We chat about the sauna, Emrata’s pregnancy, New Hampshire emo bands, a play-by-play breakdown of Drake’s raisin forward birthday party menu, a praising of The Daily Mail, Emily’s newsletter, the troubles of dating as a writer, problematic celeb faves, and our Halloween plans. twitter.com/kirkpate
Monday, October 26th, 2020
One on one pod today, Chris and Jason chat about smoothies, pumpkins, our twitch show recap, Kanye on Rogan, the foods that Chris hates, and the places that he hates to eat them at.
Friday, October 23rd, 2020
Mark Hunter aka The Cobrasnake is a photographer from Hollywood, CA. He’s known for being the original iconic party photographer from the 2000s, but that's just the tip of his iceberg. We chat about fitness philosophies Mark’s bubbling covid-resell business, some of his most expensive grails, his beyond-insane Chromie collection, DJ tours with TJ, Runyon Canyon, and we do a lightning-round recounting of some of Mark’s most infamous photographs from back in the day.
Wednesday, October 21st, 2020
Tom Krell aka HTDW is a musician living in Los Angeles, currently stationed in Boulder, Colorado. We chat about cococinos, AOC playing video games, Boulder scene report, living in Germany, McDonald's, Walmart, gatekeepers, patronage, Tom’s new internet programme, and some new music that we’re listening to. twitter.com/howtodresswell
Monday, October 19th, 2020
Trevor McFedries is the founder of Brud, a technology & music company most notably known for creating Lil Miquela. Trevor also happens to be old friends of ours, and we chat about our previous milestone episode, caffeine intakes and how it affects our sleep, Trevor working for Kanye, digital currency, the salad days of Silverlake, media training, moving to Oklahoma, and we get some tips on investing in our future. twitter.com/whatdotcd
Friday, October 16th, 2020
Whitney Port is most known for her role on MTV’s The Hills & The City, she has her own podcast With Whit
, and has been living rent-free in Jason’s heart for over a decade. We chat about potentially moving out of Los Angeles, a complete run-through of Whitney’s childlike eating habits, Whole Foods chicken tendies, all three of us being Straight Edge and having a fat phase, the exact height of Whitney’s husband, how hot her tennis instructor is, how she likes to free her mind at night, what she's watching on reality TV, and we have a rundown of peak 2008 LA nightclubs. twitter.com/whitneyeveport
Wednesday, October 14th, 2020
Sean Fennessey is the Head of Content at The Ringer, and host of the podcast The Big Picture
. We chat about Emily In Paris, how to flex on Letterboxd
, 1996's Black Comedy The Cable Guy, zoom backgrounds, Sean still using Netflix for physical DVDs, the NBA bubble, the over-saturation of media platforms, John Mayer's hair wax, and we rate a few Los Angeles coffee shops. twitter.com/seanfennessey
Monday, October 12th, 2020
This week Chris and Jason chat about our spreader date at Hollywood hotspot Delilah featuring a breakdown of their clientele, menu, and user journey. We consider a pivot to Cameo after receiving multiple requests, Bill Burr hosting SNL, we compare ourselves to horses, the troubling shape of Pete Davidson’s skull, and how a certain bar from rapper YG became a Gen Z mantra.
Friday, October 9th, 2020
David Coggins is an NYT bestselling author and style god living in New York. He’s equally a man of nature and the city, and his new book The Optimist
comes out early next year. We chat about Presidential merch, CB being stressed out by corniness, the ins, and outs of fly fishing fashion, wading in the waters of Patagonia, the importance of a tailor, pajamas, NYC power lunches, and some Chateau Marmont hacks. twitter.com/davidrcoggins
Wednesday, October 7th, 2020
Ana Andjelic is an executive strategist specializing in brand-driven businesses, and she’s also a real straight shooter. She’s from Serbia, living in New York, but currently on vacation in Mexico City. Any technical difficulties will be forgiven when you hear us chat about puffer coats, COPS, growing our hair back, Serbian cuisine, Mexico City scene report, hot guys selling burrata, the erasure of icons, why Ikea is cool, Bushwick Birkins, fake Cartier, and how we can be better storytellers (for brands.) twitter.com/andjelicaaa
Monday, October 5th, 2020
This week Chris and Jason chat about Jason’s new substack post about smoking, restricted eating habits, the new SNL episode, and Chris’ lifelong refusal to enjoy the comedy of Jim Carrey, Trump getting COVID, how cool people are cool, what makes Red Scare work, and a recent adornment to our social media profiles.
Friday, October 2nd, 2020
Matthew Schneier is the features writer at New York Magazine and The Cut, formerly The New York Times. We chat about our twitch show, the Presidential debates, growing up as an NYC punk, Yale life, covering Ghislane Maxwell, selling ads for The New Yorker, the corrections department at the failing New York Times, the eternal death of criticism, learning how to drive, and Matthew's menu for the holy day of Yom Kippur. twitter.com/matthewschneier
Wednesday, September 30th, 2020
Jonah Weiner is a writer from New York currently living in Oakland. He’s written for Rolling Stone, The New Yorker, NYT and more. He’s also known for penning the infamous newsletter Blackbird Spyplane
, which delivers unbeatable fashion recon, and interviews everyone from Chris Black to Andre 3000. We discuss what the EDM equivalent to Trump and Biden are, Bay Area founder fashion, almost getting in a car accident with Travis Scott at the wheel, why Drake picked out his Calabasas mansion, the pros and cons of newsletter writing vs traditional media, and a peek behind the scenes of Blackbird Spyplane.
Monday, September 28th, 2020
Chris and Jason talk about shoplifting, Marc Maron living in Jason’s neighborhood, podcasting your way through a drug relapse, our attempt to bring back appointment television, Chris’ upcoming plant-based meal plan, why being a DJ is better than being a writer, and Chris makes the argument that Hole is a better band than Nirvana.
Friday, September 25th, 2020
Nate Freeman is the Senior Art Business Reporter for artnet.com
currently living in the heart of Dimes Square, New York City. He’s well known for running the infamous gossip column of the art world Wet Paint
. We chat about Jason’s substack, unmasking Banksy, the failing Art Basel fair, Bad Basquiats, the glory days of New York nightlife, and we run down some of our least favorite successful artists. twitter.com/nfreeman1234
Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020
Sam Hockley-Smith is a writer currently living in Los Angeles. He spent years at The Fader, wrote for Vulture, and does a newsletter in addition to his fruitful work with brands. We chat about Jason’s eye for real estate, starter pack false flags, failing rap act Run The Jewels, the evolution of pop music, the artists careers that Sam made and killed, and we run through the newly released Rolling Stone Magazine top records of all time. twitter.com/shockleysmith
Monday, September 21st, 2020
Chris and Jason chat about masks, #Ruthkanda and our celebrity death virtue signaling, CB’s Drake merch haul, parking lot bootcamp, and we call Chris’ entertainment lawyer Mike McKoy to get an official breakdown of Kanye’s record deal drama, and the future of the making money in music.
Friday, September 18th, 2020
Ryan Duffy is a journalist who worked with Vice for many years, most notably accompanying Dennis Rodman on his visit to North Korea in 2013. He’s the host of Nat Geo Explorer, and his new Netflix series “Home Game” is currently available, and truly wild. Jason was off the grid for this episode, but checks in for a Sedona mushroom scene report. Chris and Ryan chat about corporations, accepting your screen time, the early Vice days, figuring out Los Angeles, the future of watching sports, and Chris’ runners high. instagram.com/ryanduffy
Wednesday, September 16th, 2020
Tim Heidecker is known for being one half of the Tim & Eric Show, his podcast Office Hours
, and his new record Tim Heidecker’s Fear Of Death
is out soon. We chat about tabi loafers, Emrata’s essays, escaping LA, Tim’s record, music to turn up to, Tim’s new Showtime series Moonbase 8 with Fred Armisen and John C. Reilly
, finding creativity on walks, feeling bad for Quibi, and missing when people were more angry. twitter.com/timheidecker
Monday, September 14th, 2020
One on one pod today, Chris and Jason chat about nature, Netflix’s Social Dilemma, big data, algorithms, YBN Courtside, fleeing California, nomad life, stolen gorp valor, and Jacob Elordi’s sick body.
Friday, September 11th, 2020
Brynn Wallner is a dear friend of ours living in New York City. She’s a strategist, copywriter and one of our favorite twitter personalities. We chat about wildfires, Soho House, tortilla chips, Lucien, how Chris & Jason met, social media addiction, NYT The Daily, instagram loosies vs dumps, and why someone might remove one of their own ribs. twitter.com/brynntrill2
Wednesday, September 9th, 2020
Liana Satenstein is a writer for Vogue, and has her own closet consultancy Shmatta Shrink. We chat about Travis Scott McDonald’s merch, being a Boston Bully, Liana’s love of bald men, Law & Order fashion, the Algerian mafia, and some tips on how we can clean the 2008 streetwear from our closets. instagram.com/schmattashrink
Monday, September 7th, 2020
Chris and Jason chat about birthdays, Drake's new video, Scooter Braun, 88 Rising, 6ix9ine, Diplo, No Ceilings, we dissect a Neptunes beat, piercings, Trump boats, and some twitter questions get answered.
Friday, September 4th, 2020
For our 75th episode Chris got a brand new mic setup so future pods will be crispy. Justin Gage is the founder of Aquarium Drunkard, an online destination for music heads. He hosts their Sirius Radio show, does music supervision for shows like Anthony Bourdain’s Parts Unknown, and is an avid runner. We close the book on Chris’ doppelgänger, Harry Styles, the evolution of AD, playing music by cancelled artists, the Georgia music scene, the ins and outs of music licensing, how to make money in music right now, book recommendations, running shorts, and some new music to check out. twitter.com/aquadrunkard
Wednesday, September 2nd, 2020
Lesley Arfin is a writer living in Los Angeles. She’s known for creating and writing the Netflix show Love
with her husband, as well as season 1 of HBO’s Betty
. She was previously a columnist for VICE, was a writer for GIRLS, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, and hosts her own podcast Filling the Void
. We share some updates about Chris’ Dutch doppelgänger, Lesley’s podcast career, vaping, our case against lunch, how Love came together, Lesley’s top 5 grocery stores in LA, tattoos, her childbirth experience, and the food at Cedars-Sinai. twitter.com/lesleyarfin
Monday, August 31st, 2020
One on one pod with Chris and Jason. They discuss meditation, Drake’s Nike merch, postmates vs reality meals, unlocking creativity with codeine, Chris’ European doppelgänger, onlyfans, traveling with candles, boaters for Trump, Dri Fit drama, and the VMAs.
Friday, August 28th, 2020
Michael Williams is the Founder of A Continuous Lean
, a seminal men's style blog turned newsletter. We discuss edibles, the NBA, golf, blogs, newsletters, forming communities, Brentwood preschool fashion, magazines, content cadence, LA vs NY, the big green egg, the future of menswear, and Lil Baby vs Da Baby. instagram.com/acontinuouslean
Wednesday, August 26th, 2020
Lane Florsheim is a Staff writer at The Wall Street Journal Magazine. She’s known for her column featuring the Monday morning routines of interesting people, most recently Patti Smith's
. We chat about weekend getaways, people walking around barefoot, WFH camping, what vitamins we take, the glow of celebrities, and the booming DTC air conditioner marketplace. instagram.com/laneflorsheim
Monday, August 24th, 2020
One on one pod today, Chris and Jason have a mental health check-in, why someone might shoot someone twice in the feet, the future of a DJ’s life post covid, the post office, our recent trip to BOA Steakhouse, Americans wearing masks, and Virgo season approaching us.
Friday, August 21st, 2020
For our 69th episode we enlisted none other than Brandon Wardell, a stand up comedian from Los Angeles. He’s the cohost of Yeah, But Still
, a show with some of the most odd and interesting guests in podcasting today. We chat about our new merch, the current state of stand up comedy, adjusting to Brandon’s new life as a full-time podcaster, the existential awakening of his late 20’s, managing success, and the evolution of Brandon’s fits. twitter.com/brandonwardell
Wednesday, August 19th, 2020
Alicia Kennedy is a food writer from New York, currently living in San Juan, Puerto Rico. She’s known for her popular newsletter From The Desk Of
which covers veganism, capitalism, and deeper conversations about the world of food. We chat about Obama’s 2020 Summer Playlist, living in Puerto Rico, veganism, her recent article On Luxury
, how we all hate having to still talk about Bon Appetit, her newsletter business model, and soy milk. twitter.com/aliciakennedy
Monday, August 17th, 2020
Dan Frommer is a journalist currently known for his newsletter The New Consumer
. He’s worked for countless publications over the years, and was previously the editor for recode
. We chat about Drake’s new video, essential oils, Chief Keef, bagels, Ali G, Japan, weed, why Substack is ugly, the future of newsletters, and what happened after he interviewed Alison Roman. twitter.com/fromedome
Friday, August 14th, 2020
Kyle Chayka is a writer currently living in DC. He’s known for his study of minimalism, notably in his new book The Longing For Less
, or his recent analysis on Gigi and Drake’s interior design choices for The New Yorker
. We chat about steamed vegetables, DC fashion, Kyle’s book, Tumblr, Marfa, newsletters, social media apologies, and we wager how much Gigi’s pasta artist charged her. twitter.com/chaykak
Wednesday, August 12th, 2020
A one on one pod today, Chris and Jason chat about polo shirts, the Clubhouse app, non alcoholic beverages, inheritance, Jason’s blank mind, a recent trip to Erewhon, The Sopranos, Peloton, and TSA pre-check.
Monday, August 10th, 2020
Irina Aleksander is a writer from New York, currently living in Los Angeles. She just wrote the wildly popular NYT piece Sweatpants Forever
amongst many others. We chat about WAP, a deep-dive into writing Sweatpants Forever, The Hills
and her night out with Brody and Spencer at Mr Chow, and zooming with Anna Wintour. instagram.com/irina_aleks
Friday, August 7th, 2020
Caitlin Thompson is the publisher of Racquet Magazine, the prestige quarterly devoted to tennis culture. We chat about Jake Paul, green cards, Monocle Magazine, the rise of tennis in quarantine, the spectrum of professional sports, tennis hotties, gear, revenue streams for magazines in 2020, SoulCycle, and Caitlin guesses what racquets we play with. twitter.com/caitlin_thomps
Wednesday, August 5th, 2020
James Harris is the cohost of the podcast Throwing Fits. We chat about Chris’ uniform dressing, backpack rap, shorts, underwear, sports, the evolution of our podcasts, reddit trolls, and Jonah Hill. twitter.com/dr_tacomd
Monday, August 3rd, 2020
Millie De Chirico is the programmer for the legacy cable network TCM. We chat about our pain, Gatorade, Florida, Millie’s job, Chris’ Atlanta origin story, Erewhon, her stay and the cookies at Cedars Sinai, having a hard time asking for help, dive bar DJ nights, and where in Los Angeles she should move to next. twitter.com/milliedechirico
Friday, July 31st, 2020
Pia Baroncini runs the clothing line LPA and hosts the podcast Everything Is The Best. We chat about glizzies, Cost Plus World Market, intermittent fasting, hormones, fertility, children, dogs, NY in the mid 2000’s, and dating sober people. instagram.com/piabaroncini
Wednesday, July 29th, 2020
Leon Neyfakh is the co-creator and former host of the podcast Slow Burn, and currently hosts the show FIASCO on Luminary. We chat about The Chainsmokers, performance enhancing drugs, extreme fandom, Leon’s podcasting process, ska music, Luminary, true crime, celebrity podcasters, and the art of ad reads. twitter.com/leoncrawl
Monday, July 27th, 2020
Whitmer Thomas is a comedian and musician from Alabama currently living in Los Angeles. His HBO special “The Golden One” is out now, and highly recommended. We chat about growing up in the south, his musical influences, skating, Tik Tok haters, some YouTube impressions, and the bittersweet experience releasing his first special right before covid hit. instagram.com/whitmerthomas
Friday, July 24th, 2020
Bowen Yang an SNL cast member and cohost of the podcast Las Culturistas
. We chat about his journey to joining SNL, the new Taylor Swift record, relocating to LA, Harry Styles, dating as a comedian, searching your name on twitter, Ziwe, and a peek into his screenplay idea. twitter.com/bowenyang
Wednesday, July 22nd, 2020
Evan Ross Katz is a writer, TV lover, Netflix employee, and host of his own podcast Shut Up Evan
. We chat about smoothies, Ru Paul’s Drag Race, The Real World, Buffy The Vampire Slayer, Zac Efron, Netflix’s algorithm and fascinating database, befriending celebrities, selling drugs at NYU, and how to survive a Ziwe livestream. instagram.com/evanrosskatz
Monday, July 20th, 2020
Chris and Jason solo pod... We talk about Sqirl, Tesla, interviewing, procrastination, Detroit style pizza, Sweetgreen, dining al fresco, Vampire Weekend, cancellation, we answer your twitter questions, and discuss the marijuana strain "Cheetah Piss."
Friday, July 17th, 2020
Alex Frank is a writer who's interviewed such legends as Mariah Carey, Lana, and CB’s dreamgirl Sienna Miller. We chat about Brittney Spears, John Mayer, Church, Tory Lanez’ height, LCD Soundsystem, Beyonce, and what it takes to survive as a celebrity. twitter.com/alexgfrank
Wednesday, July 15th, 2020
Phillip Picardi is the former editor in chief of Out Magazine, CCO of Teen Vogue, founder of Them Magazine, and currently hosts his new podcast Unholier Than Thou
, and is a contributor for GQ. We chat about moving to LA, apple watches, the Kardashians, loving ourselves, body dysmorphia, Pride, Adrian Brody, our love of Charlize Theron, masturbation, Phil’s podcast, The Apocalypse, Phil’s father, coming out, plus how and why we need to help Black trans people now more than ever. twitter.com/pfpicardi
Monday, July 13th, 2020
Kevin Griffin is a musician most known for fronting the 90’s alternative band Better Than Ezra,
as well as writing songs behind the scenes for countless artists over the years. We chat about the glory days, LA in the 90s, some big commercial syncs, music streaming, Elliot Smith, Oasis, Blur, The Lemonheads, Sugar Ray, bro-country, sobriety, and being sampled by Lil Peep. instagram.com/kevinmgriffin
Friday, July 10th, 2020
Andrew Kuo aka @earlboykins is a fellow podcaster, artist, and meme man from New York City. We chat about tennis yet again, Malibu, 90s hip hop, shorts, salads, tattoos, fake meat, music videos, Chris’ piercing fetish, Morrissey, RISD, Pop Smoke, and deep dish pizza. twitter.com/earlboykins
Wednesday, July 8th, 2020
Willy Staley is the story editor for The New York Times Magazine. We chat with him about Chris in Weho, glizzies, chopped salads, camping, owning a car in NY, Willy’s dramedy pitch, and lots of skateboarding. Thanks to all our listeners for getting us to 50 episodes, wouldn't have done it without you. twitter.com/willystaley
Sunday, July 5th, 2020
Michael Cuby is the editor at large for Them
Magazine, and an entertainment writer for Nylon
. We chat about our 4th of July, our cuck-decathlon, mourning the loss of China Chalet, Pride 2020, Conde Nast, Hamilton, dating apps, Kanye 2020, must-watch TV, the musical tastes of Michael’s mother, and Sugarfish stanning. instagram.com/them
Friday, July 3rd, 2020
One on one episode with Chris and Jason today, we chat about Chris’ journey to Los Angeles, the vehicle for his stay, livestream tips, the new Kanye, Ghislaine Maxwell, international travel, business, cooking, the LA river, the art of podcast advertising, and tennis.
Wednesday, July 1st, 2020
Hannah Goldfield is the food critic for The New Yorker. We chat about Chris coming to LA, fighting people, mommy bloggers, frozen foods, the end of holidays, Nascar, the future of restaurants, her process of criticism, meat substitutes, emerging non-alcoholic spirits, and sobriety. twitter.com/hannahgoldfield
Monday, June 29th, 2020
Matthew Schnipper is the former executive editor of Pitchfork, former editor-in-chief of The FADER, and a former editor at The Verge and GQ. He’s currently freelance, and living in New York. We chat about international travel, Henry Rollins
, newfound parenthood, our collective straight edge upbringing, the early FADER days, clothes for shorter folks, oversized boxer shorts, Kanye and The Gap, and the inner workings of the Pitchfork review process. twitter.com/mattschnipper
Friday, June 26th, 2020
Fadia Kader is strategic partnerships lead of music at Instagram, and knows CB from back in the day in ATL. We chat about celebrity consumer products, The Dixie Chicks, Jenny Slate, Fadia’s career in the music business, all the bad music from 2008, growing up as an Arab American, the importance of dabbling, early Drake shows, what exactly she does at instagram, beat battles, the explore page, and the future of social media. instagram.com/fadia
Wednesday, June 24th, 2020
Chrissy Rutherford is a former editor at Harper’s Bazaar, and is currently a brand consultant and mental health advocate. She moved back to NY, and then moved back in with her parents, we chat all about that, and Barry’s Bootcamp, wearing masks, parents, fireworks, ig live, screen time, and we get our birth charts read live by Chrissy and they’re somehow spot on, listen now! instagram.com/chrissyford
Monday, June 22nd, 2020
One on one father’s day pod with Chris and Jason today. We chat about cancelled comedians and podcasters, K-Pop stans sabotaging the Trump rally, the future of society, Joe Rogan saying masks are for bitches, J Cole, Live Nation, Chris moving to LA, and the revisionist history of bad music.
Friday, June 19th, 2020
Gideon Yago is a writer currently living in Los Angeles. He got his start as a reporter for MTV, and has always been an advocate for uniting people through stories and conversations. We chat about reporting on 9/11, fatherhood, the dream of gen x, user generated content, interviewing Muhammed Ali, the privatization of America, Trump, early 2000s NY, and more reasons to dislike Jared Leto. twitter.com/gideonyago
Monday, June 15th, 2020
Joe Coscarelli is the pop music reporter for The New York Times, and regularly appears on HLG fav web series “Diary Of A Song.” We chat about him writing a book. what’s happening right now in Atlanta, removing social media from your phone, pop music, cancellations, hate listening, Ryan Adams, The Breakfast Club, and new music to listen to. twitter.com/joecoscarelli
Friday, June 12th, 2020
Patia Borja is the founder of the infamous instagram page @patiasfantasyworld
. She’s also risen become an outspoken leader in the movement for dismantling systemic racism online, and her database has become a popular home for resources and information on the matter. We talk about her rise to fame, finstas, her database, applesauce, America’s Next Top Ally, the police, Nature Valley Oats & Honey, selling shirts instead of donating money, Virgil, cancellations, and blowing 100k at Moon Juice. instagram.com/patiasfantasyworld
Wednesday, June 10th, 2020
Jack Wagner is a director, internet man, and cohost of the podcast Yeah But Still
with comedian Brandon Wardell. We chat about our roles as podcasters, instagram algorithms, Antifa, Trump’s racist jazz, Biden, Jacob Wohl, Trapt, and being responsible for your audience. instagram.com/yeahbutstillpod
Sunday, June 7th, 2020
Gabriella Karefa-Johnson is the fashion director of Garage Magazine, a stylist, and someone who loves to talk almost as much as we do. We chat about scammers versus opportunists, celebrity donations, influencer cancellation, the fashion world's responsibility, restructuring our leadership, the All Karens Matter movement, and more. instagram.com/gabriellak_j
Friday, June 5th, 2020
Jeff Ihaza is the culture editor at mic.com, and has his own magazine called Secret
. We chat about the south, celebrities donating money, talking to our parents, dismantling the police, Obama, grocery shopping, media outlets now having a clean slate, Virgil, dating apps, sympathy for rollerbladers, covid’s cancellation, and more. twitter.com/jeffihaza
Wednesday, June 3rd, 2020
After taking a few days off from releasing episodes, we’re back to hopefully use our platform to share helpful conversations. Today we welcome Elise Loehnen, the chief content officer at Goop, and the cohost of their podcast with Gwyneth Paltrow. We chat about what is happening in America, how the definition of wellness has changed, how we can educate ourselves, and how brands and media outlets can use their platforms to the best of their ability right now.
Saturday, May 30th, 2020
Wesley Eisold is a musician currently living in LA. He’s known for fronting the seminal hardcore band American Nightmare
, and currently, Cold Cave
. Chris and Jason open the show with some thoughts on current events, and then speak to Wes about habitual moving, drug use, fighting, scamming, the importance of controlling your own supply chain, Rick Owens, and raising his child “unschooled." instagram.com/coldcave23
Friday, May 29th, 2020
Hamilton Leithauser is a musician who just released a his new record “The Loves Of Your Life,” he's also known as the front man for HLG favs The Walkmen. We chat about thermometer lasers, quar in Virginia, recording a record completely by yourself, dressing as a tall man, how to navigate movie and commercial syncs, teaching his kids the 1st grade, and more. instagram.com/hamiltonleithauser
Wednesday, May 27th, 2020
Jesse David Fox is a writer for Vulture, and host of the podcast “Good One,” a show where comedians pick one of their jokes and dissect it. We chat about his most recent episode with Nick Kroll and John Mulaney, success and being an asshole, tips on how to get famous people on our show, Pete Davidson, Padma Lakshmi, The Office, comedians that we hate, Patreon, and more. twitter.com/jessedavidfox
Sunday, May 24th, 2020
Sam Hine is the senior associate editor of GQ magazine. He lives in New York, but recorded today from his backyard on Shelter Island. We chat about twins, road trips, how to pronounce “Bode,” how to make a magazine remotely, his favorite stores in LA, appointment television, what cars to drive if you want to get laid, haircuts, curbside botox, hype houses, and more. twitter.com/samuelhine
Friday, May 22nd, 2020
Bryanboy is one of the most well known and established fashion bloggers in the world. He’s known for his outspoken opinions on the world of fashion and we chat with him about living in Sweden, shifting over to Tik Tok, the future of fashion, dressing up as a woman to catfish people, not using a computer for anything, having kids, terrible EDM, cancel culture, and a member of Swedish House Mafia’s wife rescuing his Bottega Veneta coat from a nightclub. twitter.com/bryanboy
Wednesday, May 20th, 2020
Starting today, we’re doing one episode a week just Chris and Jason. Today we talk about gun control, death in the time of content, Chris Brown, Diplo, sobriety, Chris released another pod where he sings a song, manrepeller, documentaries, smoking cigars, poppers and cheesecake, smoking opium, why we might hate Hamilton, 69, listener questions, tennis, and more.
Monday, May 18th, 2020
Darcie Wilder is writer and internet user from NYC. She’s currently quarantining at home with her boyfriend and spoke with us about Red Bull, Animal Crossing, Makeoutclub.com, legacy emo music, Barstool, Ryan Adams, Bezos, underground covid parties, and more. twitter.com/333333333433333
Friday, May 15th, 2020
Yassir Lester is a comedian, writer, and producer from shows like #BlackAF, Black Monday, Girls, and more. We chat about his new Netflix show, growing up in Georgia, what we learned in New York, Mountain Valley Spring Water, sneakers, Eddie Bauer, SNL, woke black twitter, short podcasters, and more. twitter.com/yassir_lester
Wednesday, May 13th, 2020
Hannah Berner is a comedian and ex-professional tennis player who is known for being on Bravo’s Summer House, and her podcast “Berning In Hell.” We talk about Quibi, Endeavor, quarantining with your family, tennis, Y7, Summer House tea, the DMs, dating, Katt Williams, Watch What Happens Live, Lil Dicky, and more. twitter.com/beingbernz
Monday, May 11th, 2020
Natasha Stagg is a writer living in New York City, she’s the author of the very popular books “Sleeveless,”and “Surveys.” We talk about copywriting, teen jobs, not paying rent, reply guy replies, cohabitating in a studio apartment, Chris attempts to sign Natasha to a 360 deal, and we discuss whether or not the covid virus was created by the government, plus The Real Housewives of New York and Beverly Hills. twitter.com/natasha_stagg
Friday, May 8th, 2020
Joel Golby is a writer living in London. His critically acclaimed book “Brilliant, Brilliant, Brilliant Brilliant Brilliant" is currently available everywhere. Today we chat about Chris’ love of skate videos, James Blake’s problematic partner, Joel’s Android phone , the word “baddie,” smashing Regina Spektor, and lastly, we fix the housing crisis. twitter.com/joelgolby
Wednesday, May 6th, 2020
Rachel Seville Tashjian is the style writer for GQ Magazine, former deputy editor of Garage Magazine, and writer for Vanity Fair. Chris and Jason chat about new designers to look out for, Billy Bob Thornton’s sexual appeal, Brooklyn stuff, Chrome Hearts, the importance of proper grammar in texting, an emoji check in, Bode Baskets, Terry Richardson doing Soulcycle, Grimes' baby, and stick around to the end for “One-Take Rachel’s” bonus ad read. twitter.com/theprophetpizza
Monday, May 4th, 2020
Lawrence Schlossman is the brand director at Grailed, and cohost of the podcast Throwing Fits. Chris and Jason basically spend an hour making fun of him, and being made fun of, by him. We love to roast each other to no end, and Lawrence sometimes talks so quickly that our FaceTime connection can’t keep up. He’s the Alex Jones of Streetwear, and a great sport. instagram.com/sartoriallyinc
Friday, May 1st, 2020
Tavi Gevinson is a writer and actor living in New York. We chat with Tavi about her apartment that she got paid to live in, her inability to cook, the inside of SNL cast members’ homes, even more theater talk, Chris’ reply guys are back and they don’t deserve the smoke, 90’s stuff, Hulu’s Normal People, running your own business, our lack of college, Tao Beach Club, and the first thing we’re all going to do once the quar gates are unlocked. instagram.com/tavitulle
Wednesday, April 29th, 2020
Today, we welcome Scott Sternberg to the pod. He’s the man behind the clothing line "Band Of Outsiders," and currently runs the line “Entireworld.” We chat with him about the fact that he is the most quarantined guest we’ve had on the show yet, clocking in at almost 7 weeks without leaving the crib! Also, Blue Apron cookery, his wine drinking philosophies, changes he’s had to make in his business, his love of Polaroid photography, Ellen DeGeneres, user generated content™, and more. instagram.com/entireworld
Monday, April 27th, 2020
Today, we welcome Jeremy O. Harris to the pod. He’s a critically acclaimed actor and playwright known for his plays “Daddy” and “Slave Play.” We chat with him about his love of sci-fi and anime, how to actually make money in theater, his predictions on how shows will have to evolve digitally, and shows off his uncanny ability to be a straight-guy whisperer. He’s currently on quar in London, but lives in New York. instagram.com/jeremyoharris
Friday, April 24th, 2020
Today, we welcome Brendon Babenzien to the pod. He was the creative director at Supreme for many years before founding his brand, Noah. We spoke with him about how the quar has affected his business and plans to open new stores in Los Angeles and Osaka, his philosophies on running, Thin Lizzy, raising a daughter while managing a clothing business from home, the future of how we are going to get out of this, and the importance of brick and mortar retail. instagram.com/noahclothing
Wednesday, April 22nd, 2020
Today we welcome our friend and literary critic from New York Magazine, Molly Young. She gives us a Cape Cod scene report, we chat about surfing, having abs that you’re able to feel from the back, cooking, how all three of our names are painfully normal, cocaine, cobra snake pics, venmo, community college, and we end on helping Molly out with solutions for a particularly delinquent invoice. twitter.com/magicmolly
Monday, April 20th, 2020
Today we welcome Jon Caramanica on the pod. In addition to being the pop music critic for The New York Times, he's also the host of their excellent podcast about the same. Chris and Jason open with some quar tales from suburbia, then straight into more
beat battles from instagram, some actually insightful takes on Tiger King, and then Chris and Jon have a hearty debate about Fiona Apple’s new mixtape, sweatpants, tracksuits, and the cursed intersection of country and rap music. twitter.com/joncaramanica
Friday, April 17th, 2020
Today we welcome Raven Smith on the pod., best selling author, and Sunday Times Style columnist. In addition to being one of the best people on instagram, he’s just a true pleasure to chat with. We check in on life across the pond, and even his home renovation sounds interesting in the quar. Make sure you check out his brand new book, out now. instagram.com/raven__smith
Wednesday, April 15th, 2020
Today we've got a one-on-one pod with Chris and Jason. We discuss our artwork change and progress towards becoming a legitimate podcast, some political correctness, the SNL from home episode, the future of content, boomerangs, and some stories from both of our early careers as club thots. Sorry about the issues with apple, we're waiting to come back online after some minor setbacks. If you already subscribe on apple, you should be fine.
Tuesday, April 14th, 2020
Today we welcome longtime friend, podder, New Yorker writer, and twitter royalty: Naomi Fry. Chris and Jason inquire about life in the quar with a child, and we all discuss The Red Hot Chili Peppers a bit longer than I realized we would. FX’s Dave, and Steve-O’s memoir is brought up, plus Chris and Jason debate the FX Network demographic’s median income level versus that of the Bravo Network. We round the finish line with John Mayers hair, sativa hybrid strains, and Zoom Seders. twitter.com/frynaomifry
Friday, April 10th, 2020
Our guest this week is Karley Sciortino. Author of Vogue's Breathless column, and host & EP of Slutever on Viceland. Chris and Jason chat with Karley about her moving to Los Angeles mid quar, sex drives, cooking, education, watching football in slow motion, Louis CK, Vice, Netflix’s Easy, Marc Maron, early squatter blogging, and Karley’s new podcast. instagram.com/karleyslutever
Wednesday, April 8th, 2020
Our guest this week is Rio Viera-Newton, skincare enthusiast and columnist for NyMag’s The Strategist. Chris and Jason chat with Rio about installing a hammock inside her apartment, explore-page fitness, how the quar is effecting our skincare and wellness routines, a little Dua Lipa gushing, and some tips on how to stay moist and healthy. instagram.com/riovn
Monday, April 6th, 2020
Jason is up at the lake house and Chris is still running around around Canada thinking about cinnamon rolls. We spent some time finally getting Cat Marnell’s iPhone 6 on the group chat, but once we did, she shared her recent corona travel stories, Air BnB woes, and updates on her current career situation, her very cool daily routine, some light Epstein chatter, and a dash of Caroline Calloway. instagram.com/cat_marnell
Friday, April 3rd, 2020
Flynn McGarry is our young chef friend from New York. He’s the owner of Gem, an amazing restaurant in New York, had a documentary made about him a couple years ago that you may have seen on a Delta flight, and also happens to be our son. We chat with him about the future of restaurants, whats working, what isn’t, as well as the benefits of getting away from home if you can, hair maintenance, 4th wave coffee deprivation, Cha Cha Matcha, Nine Inch Nails, and so much more. instagram.com/diningwithflynn
Wednesday, April 1st, 2020
Author and columnist for NYT Alison Roman
is our guest today! Her newest book, “Nothing Fancy” is absolutely unavoidable if you even know what a kitchen is. Chris and Jason chat with Roman about her emo upbringing, drugs, Aussie brekkie, online fitness, Dua Lipa, and so much more. instagram.com/alisoneroman
Monday, March 30th, 2020
Our beloved friend and podcast alumni Ryan O’Connell joins us for a much needed dose of his pod perfection. We talk Jessica Simpson, John Mayer, Tiger Kings, Netflix deals, Fairfax Blvd, drugs, Chris’ hate of comedy, horniness in the quar, and so much more!
Friday, March 27th, 2020
This week we’re chatting fitness, health, and nutrition with Nike master trainer to the stars and creator of the Ocho System, Joe Holder. Chris and Jason talk to him about plant based lifestyles, ways to achieve a six pack in the quar, and even a recipe for Joe’s own immunity boosting Resilience Potion™
Wednesday, March 25th, 2020
This week we welcome comedian and actress Rachel Sennott
. We’re fans of hers on the internet and she was nice enough to call in from her parents house while standing on some chairs to get better reception. twitter.com/rachel_sennott
Monday, March 23rd, 2020
This week we had a guest, and then we didn't, and then we called our friend Jacob Gallagher
, men's fashion editor at Wall Street Journal for a check in on how he's talking about things like fashion in our current quar, but most we're just talking about the tiger show on Netflix and Chris wanting to shave his head. twitter.com/jacobwgallagher
Friday, March 20th, 2020
Episode three we have a 3-way FT with none other than actress, model, shit-poster Hari Nef! She's our first official guest and we couldn't be happier to have her quarantine journey on the pod.
Wednesday, March 18th, 2020
Chris Black and Jason Stewart have made another episode.
Monday, March 16th, 2020
Hello this is episode 1 of the pod. We'll see what happens :)