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Best Mistakes

Best Mistakes

By Anya Volz and Nika Lomazzo
A podcast about fucking up. Hosted by Nika Lomazzo (@nikalomazzo) and Anya Volz (@anyavolz). New episodes every Thursday. New mistakes every day. Email us your mistakes at bestmistakespod@gmail.com and follow us on everything @bestmistakespod.
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Ep 12 | Marcel The Shell With F Bombs
Nika and Anya advocate for stigmatizing whippits, they talk about their best and worst threesome scenarios, and Anya tells us about Jenny Slate's f-bomb on Saturday Night Live. Hosted by Nika Lomazzo (@nikalomazzo) & Anya Volz (@anyavolz), produced by Elisa Coia. Follow the podcast @bestmistakespod and email your mistakes to bestmistakespod@gmail.com.
01:07:10
February 25, 2021
Ep 11 | The Real Spinsters of Ridgewood
Nika and Anya talk about morbid fascinations, Anya delves into the mistake of her financial outlook in her early adulthood, and Nika tells us about the mistake behind the falling out of former RHONY besties Bethenny Frankel and Carole Radziwill. Hosted by Nika Lomazzo (@nikalomazzo) & Anya Volz (@anyavolz), produced by Elisa Coia. Follow the podcast @bestmistakespod and email your mistakes to bestmistakespod@gmail.com.
01:27:14
February 18, 2021
Ep 10 | Free The Nipple (And Britney)
Nika and Anya discuss doing drugs upstate, Armie Hammer, the Gorilla Glue incident, Nika's lucky night getting home drunk with no money in New York City, and Anya tells us the full story of Nipplegate: the infamous Janet Jackson and Justin Timberlake Superbowl performance in 2004.  Hosted by Nika Lomazzo (@nikalomazzo) & Anya Volz (@anyavolz), produced by Elisa Coia. Follow the podcast @bestmistakespod and email your mistakes to bestmistakespod@gmail.com.
01:20:60
February 11, 2021
Ep 9 | We Are Not Investigative Journalists
Nika and Anya discuss Atonement (2007), one of their favorite movies about mistakes, Anya tells us about an early mistake in her comedy career that she still suffers the consequences for, and Nika teaches us about the horrible mistakes that led to the tragedy of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire.  Hosted by Nika Lomazzo (@nikalomazzo) & Anya Volz (@anyavolz), produced by Elisa Coia. Follow the podcast @bestmistakespod and email your mistakes to bestmistakespod@gmail.com.
01:33:12
February 4, 2021
Ep 8 | This is (Not) What Dreams Are Made Of
Anya and Nika attempt to try to understand the drama amongst the kids these days (Olivia Rodrigo and Sabrina Carpenter), Nika tells us about her misadventures as a newly out trans woman back in Providence, and Anya takes us on the twists and turns of one of the highest profile mistakes of the last few decades: the wrongful conviction of Amanda Knox and her trial by global media.  Hosted by Nika Lomazzo (@nikalomazzo) & Anya Volz (@anyavolz), produced by Elisa Coia. Follow the podcast @bestmistakespod and email your mistakes to bestmistakespod@gmail.com.
01:24:50
January 28, 2021
Ep 7 | Dunkin Doinuts
We learn the origins of Nika's and Anya's friendship in this episode, Nika lets loose on how she feels about queer gatekeeping, Anya tells the story of the time she lost a job at a famous NYC restaurant by making fun of the customers on Instagram, and Nika teaches us about the mistakes that led to the tragic death of Lili Elbe (AKA the Danish girl). Hosted by Nika Lomazzo (@nikalomazzo) & Anya Volz (@anyavolz), produced by Elisa Coia. Follow the podcast @bestmistakespod and email your mistakes to bestmistakespod@gmail.com.
01:28:43
January 21, 2021
Ep 6 | Phossy Jaw
Anya and Nika discuss their disdain for every politician and every reply guy (duh), it is decided Elisa is our Robin Quivers, Nika tells us about her fraudulent campaign for student president and Anya teaches us about the dark twists and turns of the invention of matches. Yes, matches.  Hosted by Nika Lomazzo (@nikalomazzo) & Anya Volz (@anyavolz), produced by Elisa Coia. Follow the podcast @bestmistakespod and email your mistakes to bestmistakespod@gmail.com.
01:15:13
January 14, 2021
Ep 5 | Stop SISEA
Nika and Anya talk about the coup and how Nika wants a gun, Anya urges the listeners to contact your senators about stopping SISEA, then the two deep dive into Anya's regretful 8th grade breakup and Demi Moore's equally impactful 2012 overdose.  Hosted by Nika Lomazzo (@nikalomazzo) & Anya Volz (@anyavolz), produced by Elisa Coia. Follow the podcast @bestmistakespod and email your mistakes to bestmistakespod@gmail.com.
01:11:07
January 7, 2021
Ep 4 | The Power of Klom Klorm
Nika and Anya discuss if It's A Wonderful Life is a wonderful movie, the art of the comedian apology, Nika tells us about a regrettable night with her old drug dealer and Anya teaches us about the time the Austrian army attacked itself.  Hosted by Nika Lomazzo (@nikalomazzo) & Anya Volz (@anyavolz), produced by Elisa Coia. Follow the podcast @bestmistakespod and email your mistakes to bestmistakespod@gmail.com.
01:18:50
December 31, 2020
Ep 3 | Party But Go To The Doctor
Anya and Nika discuss the stimulus check from the fiery pits of hell, whether $15 salads are dead or more alive than ever, Anya's car accident that taught her the dangers of listening to Taylor Swift's 1989 while driving 70 mph, and Nika tells us about the life and tragic death of silent film star Rudolph Valentino. Hosted by Nika Lomazzo (@nikalomazzo) & Anya Volz (@anyavolz), produced by Elisa Coia. Follow the podcast @bestmistakespod and email your mistakes to bestmistakespod@gmail.com.
01:11:47
December 24, 2020
Ep 2 | Waiting Room For Lesser Known Siblings
Nika and Anya talk about whether or not they believe in content warnings, the trauma of moving, and Anya tells us about the historic Ashlee Simpson performance on SNL (yes, THAT one). Hosted by Nika Lomazzo (@nikalomazzo) & Anya Volz (@anyavolz), produced by Elisa Coia. Follow the podcast @bestmistakespod and email your mistakes to bestmistakespod@gmail.com.
01:07:23
December 17, 2020
Ep 1 | Doing A Line Off The Glass Ceiling
Episode 1 - Nika & Anya get vulnerable and let their listeners into two of the biggest mistakes they've made in their lives. They also talk about the word "mistake" and what it means to them.  Hosted by Nika Lomazzo (@nikalomazzo) & Anya Volz (@anyavolz), produced by Elisa Coia. Follow the podcast @bestmistakespod and email your mistakes to bestmistakespod@gmail.com!
01:18:20
December 17, 2020