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How Long Gone

How Long Gone

By Chris Black & Jason Stewart
How Long Gone is a bi-coastal elite podcast from old friends and podcast professionals, Chris Black and Jason Stewart. CB and TJ deliver their takes on pop culture, fashion, music, and more. With three new episodes a week, you've got more than enough content to soak up.
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240. - Charli XCX
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 now.
September 24, 2021
239. - Alex Wong
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.
September 22, 2021
238. - Chris & Jason
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.
September 20, 2021
237. - Touré
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.
September 17, 2021
236. - Annie Kreighbaum
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.
September 15, 2021
235. Chris & Jason
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.
September 13, 2021
234. - Unknown Mortal Orchestra
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.
September 10, 2021
233. - Chris & Jason
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.
September 6, 2021
232. - Maria Isabel
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.
September 3, 2021
231. - Kenny Beats
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.
September 1, 2021
230. - Chris & Jason
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.
August 30, 2021
229. - Eric Wareheim
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.
August 27, 2021
228. - A.J. Daulerio
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.
August 25, 2021
227. - Chris & Jason
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.
August 23, 2021
226. - Will Welch
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.
August 20, 2021
225. - Zach Baron
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.
August 18, 2021
223. - Chris & Jason
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.
August 16, 2021
223. - Jeff Weiss
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.
August 13, 2021
222. - Wavves
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.
August 11, 2021
221. - Chris & Jason
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.
August 9, 2021
220. - Rosecrans Baldwin
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.
August 6, 2021
219. - Emma Hope Allwood
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.
August 4, 2021
218. - Chris & Jason
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.
August 2, 2021
217. - Jerry Hsu
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.
July 30, 2021
216. - Jesse Pearson
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.
July 28, 2021
215. - Chris & Jason
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.
July 26, 2021
214. - Ben Detrick
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.
July 23, 2021
213. - Adam Pally
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.
July 21, 2021
212. - Chris & Jason
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.
July 19, 2021
211. - Matt McCormick
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.
July 16, 2021
210. - Kirsty Godso
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.
July 14, 2021
209. - Chris & Jason
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.
July 12, 2021
208. - Tom Scharpling
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.
July 9, 2021
207. - Crissy MIlazzo
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.
July 7, 2021
206. - Chris Black & Jason Stewart
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.
July 5, 2021
205. - Adam Wray
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.
July 2, 2021
204. - Chris Black & Jason Stewart
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.
June 30, 2021
203. - Chris Black & Jason Stewart
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?
June 28, 2021
202. - Whembley Sewell
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.
June 25, 2021
201. - Chris Black & Jason Stewart
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.
June 23, 2021
200. - Claire Mazur
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.
June 21, 2021
199. - Faye Webster
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.
June 18, 2021
198. - Twin Shadow
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.
June 16, 2021
197. - Chris Black & Jason Stewart
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.
June 14, 2021
196. - Chris Black & Jason Stewart
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.
June 11, 2021
195. - Peter Rosenberg
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.
June 9, 2021
194. - Max Collins of Eve 6
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.
June 7, 2021
193. - Chris Black & Jason Stewart
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.
June 4, 2021
192. - Rory Satran
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.
June 2, 2021
191. - Chris Black & Jason Stewart
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.
May 31, 2021
190. - Paul Cupo
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.
May 28, 2021
189. - Dean Kissick
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.
May 26, 2021
188. - Chris Black & Jason Stewart
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.
May 24, 2021
187. Mikey Alfred
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.
May 21, 2021
187. - Japanese Breakfast
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.
May 19, 2021
185. - Chris Black and Jason Stewart
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.
May 16, 2021
184. - Our NFT Winner Justin Staple
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.
May 14, 2021
183. - Emily Sundberg
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.
May 12, 2021
182. - Chris Black and Jason Stewart
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.
May 10, 2021
181. - David Coggins
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.
May 7, 2021
180. - Lauren Servideo
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.
May 5, 2021
179. - Chris Black & Jason Stewart
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.
May 3, 2021
178. - Charles Bethea
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.
April 30, 2021
177. - Caroline Calloway
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.
April 28, 2021
176. - Chris Black & Jason Stewart
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.
April 26, 2021
175. - Yasi Salek
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.
April 23, 2021
174. - The Drunken Canal
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.
April 21, 2021
173. - Benji B
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.
April 20, 2021
172. - Chris Black & Jason Stewart
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.
April 19, 2021
171. - Dan Allegretto
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.
April 16, 2021
170. - Connie Wang
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.
April 14, 2021
169. - Chris Black & Jason Stewart
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.
April 12, 2021
168. - Cam Tang
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.
April 9, 2021
167. - Megan Nolan
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.”
April 7, 2021
166. - Chris Black & Jason Stewart
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.
April 5, 2021
165. - Lauren Tsai
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.
April 2, 2021
164. - Jacques Greene
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.
March 31, 2021
163. - Chris Black & Jason Stewart
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.
March 29, 2021
162. - Alex/2tone
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.
March 26, 2021
161. - Mickey Drexler
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.
March 24, 2021
160. - Chris Black & Jason Stewart
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.'
March 22, 2021
159. - Alyssa Vingan
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.
March 19, 2021
158. - Kate Bowman
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.
March 17, 2021
157. - Chris & Jason
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.
March 15, 2021
156. - Brynn Wallner
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, 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.
March 12, 2021
155. - Sean Monahan
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.
March 10, 2021
154. - Chris Black and Jason Stewart
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.
March 8, 2021
153. - Lauren Oyler
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.
March 5, 2021
152. - Phoebe Bridgers
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.
March 3, 2021
151. - Chris Black and Jason Stewart
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.
March 1, 2021
150. - Steff Yotka
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.
February 26, 2021
149. - Buck Meek
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.
February 24, 2021
148. - Chris Black and Jason Stewart
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.
February 22, 2021
147. - Arman Naféei
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.
February 19, 2021
146. - The Ion Pack
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.
February 17, 2021
145. - Chris Black and Jason Stewart
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.
February 15, 2021
144. - Rhye
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.
February 12, 2021
143. - David Cho
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.
February 10, 2021
142. - Chris Black and Jason Stewart
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.
February 8, 2021
141. - Jake Longstreth
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.
February 5, 2021
140. - Baauer
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.
February 3, 2021
139. - Chris Black and Jason Stewart
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.
February 1, 2021
138. - Emily Segal
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.
January 29, 2021
137. - Dashboard Confessional
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.
January 27, 2021
136. - Chris Black and Jason Stewart
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.
January 25, 2021
135. - Carey O’Donnell
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.
January 22, 2021
134. - Lily Marotta
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.
January 20, 2021
133. - Chris Black and Jason Stewart
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! Go to and get 20% off + free shipping with the code: GONE
January 18, 2021
132. - Sasha Frere-Jones
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.
January 15, 2021
131. - Ryan Hemsworth
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.
January 13, 2021
130. - Chris Black and Jason Stewart
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.
January 11, 2021
129. - Nick Weidenfeld
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.)
January 8, 2021
128. - Myles Tanzer
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.
January 6, 2021
127. - Chris Black and Jason Stewart
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.
January 4, 2021
126. - Mayer Hawthorne
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.
January 1, 2021
125. - Julia Bainbridge
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.
December 30, 2020
124. - Chris Black and Jason Stewart
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.
December 28, 2020
123. - Ryan O’Connell Returns
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.
December 25, 2020
122. - PJ Vogt
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.
December 23, 2020
121. - Chris Black and Jason Stewart
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.
December 21, 2020
120. - Walter Schreifels
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.
December 18, 2020
119. - Nick Haramis
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.
December 16, 2020
118. - Chris and Jason
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.
December 14, 2020
117. - Susan Alexandra
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.
December 11, 2020
116. - Thom Bettridge
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.
December 9, 2020
115. Chris Black and Jason Stewart
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.”
December 7, 2020
114. - Lunice
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.
December 4, 2020
113. - Verena von Pfetten
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.
December 2, 2020
112. - Chris Black and Jason Stewart
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.
November 30, 2020
111. - Matty Matheson
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.
November 27, 2020
110. - Bianca Sia
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.
November 25, 2020
109. - Chris Black and Jason Stewart
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.
November 23, 2020
108. - Jim-E Stack
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.
November 20, 2020
107. - Chris Black and Jason Stewart
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.
November 18, 2020
106. - Chris Black and Jason Stewart
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.
November 16, 2020
105. - Dasha Nekrasova
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.
November 13, 2020
104. - Rostam
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.
November 11, 2020
103. - Chris Black and Jason Stewart
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. Follow our new show How Long Gone Radio on Spotify 
November 9, 2020
102. - Channing Frye
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.
November 6, 2020
101. - Steven Phillips-Horst
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.
November 4, 2020
100. - Chris Black & Jason Stewart
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.
November 2, 2020
099. - Lara Marie Schoenhals
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.
October 30, 2020
098. - Emily Kirkpatrick
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.
October 28, 2020
097. Chris Black & Jason Stewart
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.
October 26, 2020
096. - The Cobrasnake
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.
October 23, 2020
095. - How To Dress Well
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.
October 21, 2020
094. - Trevor McFedries
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.
October 19, 2020
093. - Whitney Port
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.
October 16, 2020
092. - Sean Fennessey
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.
October 14, 2020
091. - Chris Black & Jason Stewart
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.
October 12, 2020
090. - David Coggins
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.
October 9, 2020
089. - Ana Andjelic
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.)
October 7, 2020
088. - Chris Black & Jason Stewart
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.
October 5, 2020
087. - Matthew Schneier
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.
October 2, 2020
086. - Jonah Weiner
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.
September 30, 2020
085. - Chris Black & Jason Stewart
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.
September 28, 2020
084. - Nate Freeman
Nate Freeman is the Senior Art Business Reporter for 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.
September 25, 2020
083. - Sam Hockley-Smith
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.
September 23, 2020
082. - Chris & Jason
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. Michael Mckoy
September 21, 2020
081. - Ryan Duffy
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.
September 18, 2020
080. - Tim Heidecker
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.
September 16, 2020
079. - Chris Black & Jason Stewart
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.
September 14, 2020
078. - Brynn Wallner
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.
September 11, 2020
077. - Liana Satenstein
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.
September 9, 2020
076. - Chris Black & Jason Stewart
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.
September 7, 2020
075. Justin Gage
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.
September 4, 2020
074. - Lesley Arfin
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.
September 2, 2020
073. - Chris Black & Jason Stewart
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.
August 31, 2020
072. - Michael Williams
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.
August 28, 2020
071. - Lane Florsheim
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.
August 26, 2020
070. - Chris Black & Jason Stewart
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.
August 24, 2020
069. - Brandon Wardell
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.
August 21, 2020
068. - Alicia Kennedy
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.
August 19, 2020
067. - Dan Frommer
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.
August 17, 2020
066. - Kyle Chayka
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.
August 14, 2020
065. - Chris Black and Jason Stewart
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.
August 12, 2020
064. - Irina Aleksander
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.
August 10, 2020
063. - Caitlin Thompson
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.
August 7, 2020
062. - James Harris
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.
August 5, 2020
061. - Millie De Chirico
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.
August 3, 2020
060. - Pia Baroncini
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.
July 31, 2020
059. - Leon Neyfakh
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.
July 29, 2020
058. - Whitmer Thomas
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.
July 27, 2020
057. - Bowen Yang
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.
July 24, 2020
056. - Evan Ross Katz
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.
July 22, 2020
055. - Chris Black & Jason Stewart
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."
July 20, 2020
054. - Alex Frank
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.
July 17, 2020
053. - Phillip Picardi
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.
July 15, 2020
052. - Kevin Griffin
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.
July 13, 2020
051. - Andrew Kuo
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.
July 10, 2020
050. - Willy Staley
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.
July 8, 2020
049. - Michael Cuby
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.
July 5, 2020
048. - Chris Black and Jason Stewart
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.
July 3, 2020
047. - Hannah Goldfield
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.
July 1, 2020
046. - Matthew Schnipper
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.
June 29, 2020
045. - Fadia Kader
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.
June 26, 2020
044. - Chrissy Rutherford
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!
June 24, 2020
043. - Chris Black and Jason Stewart
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.
June 22, 2020
042. - Gideon Yago
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.
June 19, 2020
040. - Joe Coscarelli
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.
June 15, 2020
039. - Patia Borja
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.
June 12, 2020
038. - Jack Wagner
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. *Please note there are a few short FaceTime dropouts, and Jason had background noise from construction, we apologize in advance!*
June 10, 2020
037. - Gabriella Karefa-Johnson
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.
June 7, 2020
036. - Jeff Ihaza
Jeff Ihaza is the culture editor at, 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.
June 5, 2020
035. - Elise Loehnen
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.
June 3, 2020
034. - Wesley Eisold
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."
May 30, 2020
033. - Hamilton Leithauser
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.
May 29, 2020
032. - Jesse David Fox
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.
May 27, 2020