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Failing Upwards

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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.
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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.

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Episodes

The Jonah Ep with Jonah Hill

10/11/2018
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We did it.

Duration:01:03:45

Soak Scenes with Barstool Sports' Ben "YP" Friedman

10/4/2018
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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

Big Beard Energy with Russ Bengtson

6/28/2018
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The boys are fucking back with what might be the best episode of the season, featuring the latest cover star of Footwear News Magazine, Russ Bengtson. Russ joins the boys to talk about his 1000+ sneaker collection, the potential assassination of DJT, the unattainable joy of watching The Office for the first time, and yelling at clouds. Then, in Captain's Log/Letters to Home, the boys talk all things Jonah Hill Day 2K18. FAIL GANG, PULL UP

Duration:02:04:57

In The Clutch with Pardon My Take's Hank Lockwood

6/14/2018
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James and Lawrence are back stumbling out the Season 5 gate with another episode that's clinging on for dear life. After 6 guests bailed on the boys, Pardon My Take superproducer Hank Lockwood came thru at the 25th hour to save the day to talk failing his way up the Barstool ranks, getting dick pics from coworkers, and convincing Jonah Hill that they're homies. Then, in Captain's Log, the squadron realize they're both growing up with James settling old scores at his 10 year college reunion...

Duration:01:10:26

In The Clutch with Pardon My Take's Hank Lockwood

6/14/2018
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James and Lawrence are back stumbling out the Season 5 gate with another episode that's clinging on for dear life. After 6 guests bailed on the boys, Pardon My Take superproducer Hank Lockwood came thru at the 25th hour to save the day to talk failing his way up the Barstool ranks, getting dick pics from coworkers, and convincing Jonah Hill that they're homies. Then, in Captain's Log, the squadron realize they're both growing up with James settling old scores at his 10 year college reunion...

Duration:01:10:44

The Wyoming Sessions with Pitchfork's Alex G. Frank and Complex's David Amaya

6/7/2018
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FAIL GAING REJOICE. James and Lawrence are back with the goddamn motherfucking heat for the season 5 premiere of FU, featuring not one, but TWO guests: Pitchfork's Alex Frank and Complex's David Amaya. The boys dive balls deep into the nitty gritty details about what it was like to hear “Thriller” in the middle of Wyoming and uncover everything about the most important event Jackson Hole has ever seen aka the Ye listening party. Then, for the first Captain's Log/Letters to home of the...

Duration:01:49:03

Deck Heads with Below Deck Med's Hannah Ferrier and Adam Glick

5/24/2018
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On the Season 4 finale, James and Lawrence are back with another home run for the Bravo Boys, featuring Below Deck Med stars Chief Stew Hannah Ferrier and Chef Adam Glick. The yachties hit the stu to talk about blacked out guests sliding around in their own feces, unsettled beef from last season, wall-banging hookups with clients, and working for millionaires who have a taste for hookers. Then, in our final Captain's Log/Letters to Home, the boys explain two-day hangovers and inevitable...

Duration:01:10:57

Die Lit with Barstool's John Feitelberg

5/17/2018
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James and Lawrence are back shamelessly pandering to the Stoolies with a bop of an ep that features Barstool's very own John Feitelberg. Feits joins the boys to talk copping Mexican grandfather hats, earning his stripes by blacking out and butt chugging molly in frat house basements, and why skullfucking is the move. Then, in Captain's Log, the boys talk to the grom squad about the vacation days they foolishly wasted.

Duration:01:30:41

Reality Bites with Lucas Mann

5/10/2018
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After a much-needed hiatus, James and Lawrence dive balls deep into Kanye konspiracies and crack open—nay, SOLVE!—the case of MAGA Ye. Then, because this is the most intellectual pod in the goddamn motherfuckin game, the boys are joined by thrice-published author Lucas Mann to talk about his new book Captive Audience: On Love and Reality TV. The warrior-poet bookworm regales the Fail Gang on why Vanderpump is the perfect TV show, getting topped by Lawrence for Four Pins, and why James is an...

Duration:01:32:52