Failing Upwards-logo

Failing Upwards

Barstool Sports

Two grown dirtbags just trynna navigate and survive the millennial male zeitgeist. If you have any money you'd like to give us or any constructive criticism you'd like us to 360 degree tomahawk slam dunk into the trash can please email us: failingupwardspod@gmail.com.

Two grown dirtbags just trynna navigate and survive the millennial male zeitgeist. If you have any money you'd like to give us or any constructive criticism you'd like us to 360 degree tomahawk slam dunk into the trash can please email us: failingupwardspod@gmail.com.
More Information

Location:

United States

Description:

Two grown dirtbags just trynna navigate and survive the millennial male zeitgeist. If you have any money you'd like to give us or any constructive criticism you'd like us to 360 degree tomahawk slam dunk into the trash can please email us: failingupwardspod@gmail.com.

Language:

English


Episodes

Unhappy Endings with Adam Pally

12/6/2018
More
James and Lawrence are back with another Hollywood blassic featuring comedian and actor Adam Pally. Pally joins the gang to talk about his illustrious history of getting canceled, researching weed carriers, spending over a million dollars on jawnz, and his starring role on one of FU's favorite sitcoms ever, Happy Endings. Plus, it's the glorious return of the Pump Boyz™️. Finally, in Captain's Log/Letters to Home, the boys preview the upcoming FU holiday zoovie at Kinfolk.

Duration:02:31:06

The Goatberg II: More Goats with Dan Levy

11/29/2018
More
James and Lawrence are back with another zoovie featuring Hollywood's own Dan Levy, head writer and executive producer on ABC's The Goldbergs. Dan joins the boys to talk about the biggest assholes in show biz, hosting his own MTV dating show, guest starring on The Office, and the possibility of FU becoming the next hit sitcom. Then, in Captain's Log/Letters to Home, the boys convince guest producer Liam from the 508 to make a PMT x FU crossover episode happen.

Duration:01:43:43

A Goth Thanksgiving Special with Darcie Wilder

11/22/2018
More
James and Lawrence are making sure all 9.6 million members of the Fail Gang are eating this Thanksgiving with a fuckin slapper featuring our most goth guest yet: the author, east coast media elite and Twitter famous Darcie Wilder. Darcie joins the boys to talk about the lifestyle choice of being ambiguously employed, using Twitter as a dating app, and the joys of listening to Good Charlotte. Then, in Captain's Log/Letters to Home, the OG Core Four (s/o Producer Jay) share what they're...

Duration:02:05:31

Fit Pic Eugenics with Brandon Wardell

11/15/2018
More
James and Lawrence are back for round 2 with alt-comedy king, Brandon Wardell. Brandon joins the boys to talk about how his life has changed in the year since his last FU appearance, from pivoting to being a fit pic thot, to getting tricked into having a threesome, to getting John Mayer to start wearing windbreakers. Then, in Captain's Log/Letters to Home, the boys do a flash interview with this week's guest producer, the Barstool audio godfather, Mikey Pods.

Duration:02:07:56

Phoning It In with The FU Hotline™

11/8/2018
More
James is in LA so of course you know we had to call it with another episode featuring the FU Hotline™, answering BIG questions only from the best and brightest members of the 9.6 million strong Fail Gang. The boys reveal how much money they make, give out Chuck's phone number, get a surprise call from Lawrence's fiancée and check back in on James' porn diet. Then, tune in to Captain's Log/Letters to Home for the rare Fit Check: Boyz Edition.

Duration:00:58:35

FU After Dark with The Goldberg's Sam Lerner

11/1/2018
More
Buckle the fuck up for one of our rowdiest episodes of all time: IT'S FU AFTER DARK. James and Lawrence are joined by the least famous Hollywood actor to ever come on the pod: Sam Lerner, aka Geoff Schwartz from The Goldbergs. Lerner joins the boys to talk about how the Fail Gang is infiltrating Hollywood, losing awards to Sir Ian McKellen, and swinging big networking dick at a Bat Mitzvah. Then, in a very sauced-up Captain's Log/Letters to Home, the crew discuss the only podcast merch that...

Duration:01:36:40

5 Mics with Miss Info

10/25/2018
More
James and Lawrence are keeping the hot streak alive with another 2 hour slapper featuring Minya Oh, aka Miss Info. To kick the ep off, the boys fire off a quick rapid fire jawnz-inspired round of Fuck With/Not Fuck With (Working Title): Boyz Edition™. Then, Miss Info gives the crew the 411 on what it was like being a female minority in the budding hip-hop media scene, what it's like being sneaker resell royalty, and pioneering the gold-tooth drip. Finally, in Captain's Log/Letters to Home,...

Duration:02:02:10

Boss Talk with Complex CEO Rich Antoniello

10/18/2018
More
Season six coming in hot with an ear-slap just like you knew tf it would be my g! Fresh off the Jonah ep, James and Lawrence are flying high with another absolute banger featuring Complex Networks' CEO Rich Antoniello. Their former employer joins the boys for over two hours of head shots and boss talk, including how to make serious coin in streetwear, truffle-hunting in Italy, and why Fashion Bros was WAY ahead of its time. Then, in Captain's Log/Letters to Home, the boys salute all of the...

Duration:02:21:52

The Jonah Ep with Jonah Hill

10/11/2018
More
We did it.

Duration:01:03:45

Soak Scenes with Barstool Sports' Ben "YP" Friedman

10/4/2018
More
James and Lawrence are back for Pander Szn with what arguably might be the most ridiculous pod in FU history featuring Barstool's own Ben “Young Pageviews” Friedman. YP joins the gang to talk about the importance of virile, free-range chinchillas, shitting his pants outside Dover Street Market, and his beef with Chance the Rapper. The boys are also kicking things off with their 69th bagioli update and, finally, in Captain's Log/Letters to Home, a just the tip tease of the episode all 8...

Duration:02:23:02

The People’s Champ with Chris Black

9/27/2018
More
James and Lawrence are back with another all-timer featuring New York's coolest creative consultant, Chris Black. Back by popular demand, the people's champ returns to the only podcast that matters to talk to the decline of western civilization, hanging out at the Fantasy Factory, shooting his shot with Lily Allen and more. We're also leading things off with a Fuck With/Do Not Fuck With (Working Title): Boyz Edition™️ and in Captain's Log/Letters to Home, the gang discusses their role, or...

Duration:02:14:35

Mid90s Screening Recap Extravaganza Feat. Return of the FU Hotline™️

9/20/2018
More
James and Lawrence are continuing their hot streak with another blassic ep, pulling back the east coast media elite curtain on the biggest movie screening of the last decade: the Mid90s NYC premiere. Then, a few lucky fail gang members call in to get roasted. It's the triumphant return of The FU Hotline™️, featuring everything from soaking with Meryl Streep to ballin' on a broke baby budget. Finally, in Captain's Log, the gang discusses their upcoming State of the Pod summit with Barstool's...

Duration:01:22:40

Securing the Bag with Barstool Sports' Caleb Pressley

9/13/2018
More
PANDER GANG IN THIS BITCH! The boys are back after a restful bye week. You're welcome. We're addressing all rumors, controversies and speculations to clear the air for all 8 million members of the Fail Gang. Then, James and Lawrence are joined by Barstool Sports' own Caleb Pressley to talk inter-office politics, shooting a porno, partying with El Pres and how Failing Upwards can, once and for all, secure the goddamn motherfucking bagioloi. Finally, in Captain's Log/Letters To Home, the gang...

Duration:02:22:40

Letting Our Nuts Hang with Waz Dope

8/30/2018
More
CALL IT! James and Lawrence are back with downtown localite Waz Dope for an episode that might be the craziest switch-up in pod history. Waz joins the boys to talk about how he became the FU muse, the time he got his salad tossed in Paris, and how many Aperoli Spritziolis™ he would order on the perfect date. Then, in Captain's Log/Letters to Home, the Chef reluctantly regales the tale behind the night that led to his first-ever soak sesh.

Duration:01:32:31

The FU Hotline™

8/23/2018
More
James and Lawrence are keeping things fresh this week with an all new segment: The FU Hotline™. The boys respond to a highly-curated batch of voicemail questions and topics, including the appropriate soak sesh length, the oral history of emoji joggers, what designers should creative direct their funerals and more. Then, in Captain's Log/Letters to Home, the gang reveals how they blew their paltry ass pod checks and debate plans for the next FU corporate retreat.

Duration:01:24:47

Tripping Balls with GQ's Sam Hine

8/16/2018
More
The boys are back with another spicy ep for all you red-blooded jawnz enthusiasts, featuring GQ's own Sam Hine. Sam joins the gang to talk about twin dicks, running errands for Anna Wintour, chasing down Lil Uzi Vert and the only podcast beef that matters. Then, in Captain's Log/Letters to Home, James regales the gang about his most recent excursion as a certified Pump Boy™ at the TomTom grand opening in LA. We're also kicking things off with a big FU reveal, featuring a new way for the...

Duration:02:00:23

Soak, Marry, Kill with Complex's Speedy Morman

8/9/2018
More
We're back with another gd mf Bertified Blassik™ featuring Complex's Speedy Morman. Speedy joins the boys for another slap of an interview to talk about teachers with plump dumpers, the joys of soaking, and the eternal appeal of Crocs. Then, in Captain's Log/Letters to Home, the boys tell the gang about some upcoming FU sponsored content and the art of securing the bag.

Duration:01:56:11

Fit Check: The Movie

8/2/2018
More
The boys are shaking things up this week with the first ever bicoastal Failing Upwards™ original, Fit Check: The Movie. Chef Shyammy's cooked up an episode of some of FU's biggest and best Fit Check moments featuring Jon Caramanica, Ben Roazen, Chris Wallace, Rachel Tashjian, and John Feitelberg.

Duration:00:40:54

Pander Gang with Barstool Sports' Francis Ellis

7/26/2018
More
The Failing Upwards Difference™ has never been felt harder than in this MONSTER episode with Barstool's very own, Francis Ellis. Francis joins the boys to get schooled on the gender spectrum, talk growing up ginger, and almost gets through thirty seconds of his best comedy bit before being interrupted. Then, in Captain's Log/Letters to Home, the boys welcome James back into the workforce and tease some HUGE moves the gang might be making. And we'd be remiss not to mention that there's some...

Duration:02:04:54

Prestige Podding with the New Yorker's Naomi Fry

7/19/2018
More
THIS THE POD THAT GOT THE BLOCK HOT –– keep the win tally going because James and Lawrence are back with another home-fuckin-run on this week's episode, featuring The New Yorker's hippest fuccmom, Naomi Fry. Naomi joins the boys to tell the fail gang all about being on the staff of the country's (if not the world's) most elite publication, being the first mom to cop the sickest jawnz, and to spill tea on all your favorite celebs. Then, in Captain's Log/Letters to Home, the boys salute the...

Duration:02:15:44