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Listen along every Wednesday as Dustin Ross, HeyFranHey & Assante explore mental health, mental wealth and mental hygiene, because who in the hell wants a musty brain? Send inquiries and questions to: TheFriendZone@loudspeakersnetwork.com #TheFriendZone

Listen along every Wednesday as Dustin Ross, HeyFranHey & Assante explore mental health, mental wealth and mental hygiene, because who in the hell wants a musty brain? Send inquiries and questions to: TheFriendZone@loudspeakersnetwork.com #TheFriendZone

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United States

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Listen along every Wednesday as Dustin Ross, HeyFranHey & Assante explore mental health, mental wealth and mental hygiene, because who in the hell wants a musty brain? Send inquiries and questions to: TheFriendZone@loudspeakersnetwork.com #TheFriendZone

Language:

English


Episodes

Down To The Pearl Milling

3/3/2021
This week on #TheFriendZone, Dustin brings Dr. Seuss gate to the Hot Button. Black Business of the Week - The Black Hair Experience https://www.theblackhairexperience.com Check out Fran’s Sony Music/Broccoli ANTHEMS episode - https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/hey-fran-hey-aloneness/id1497573270?i=1000511350155 Thank you to our Sponsors: Little Rock CVB - If you’re big on Black culture, you’re big on Little Rock. Home to dozens of Black-owned businesses and restaurants and six sites on...

Duration:02:10:59

Nook And Frannies

2/24/2021
This week on #TheFriendZone, we discuss HBO Max’s “Fake Famous” documentary - an inside look at the multi-billion dollar influencer industry. Black Business of the Week - Boso Kitchen http://www.bosokitchen.com Thank you to our Sponsors: American Express - If you haven’t already, check out the debut season of Built To Last and see host Elaine Welteroth explore how the Black business leaders of our past have inspired today’s Black-owned small businesses. Tune in now on Spotify, Apple, YouTube...

Duration:02:14:10

Uhaul Y'all

2/17/2021
This week on #TheFriendZone, it’s a shoot the shit episode. Brace yourselves. Black Business of the Week - Black Owned Home Essentials Bundle https://wbbtoo.com/products/5-home-essentials-bundle Thank you to our Sponsors: American Express - If you haven’t already, check out the debut season of Built To Last and see host Elaine Welteroth explore how the Black business leaders of our past have inspired today’s Black-owned small businesses. Tune in now on Spotify, Apple, YouTube or wherever you...

Duration:01:42:27

Sarahrivera

2/10/2021
This week on #TheFriendZone, Assante takes us down obsolete tech memory lane and makes us feel old af. Black Business of the Week - Oakland Yoga Studio https://www.blacktoyoga.com Thank you to our Sponsors: Little Rock CVB - Home to dozens of black-owned businesses and restaurants and six sites on the U.S. Civil Rights Trail, Little Rock is the perfect spot for your next vacation. Plan your visit today, at https://www.littlerock.com Cricket Wireless - Cricket Wireless can help you make the...

Duration:01:57:23

I Don't Want To Be Blocked By You, Keyshia

2/5/2021
This week on #TheFriendZone, Dustin brings the “Don’t F**k With Cats” true crime docuseries to the Hot Button segment. Black Business of the Week - Plant-based braiding hair https://rebundle.co Wellness Segment - Finishing Touch Hair Remover https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B071KW9GTT/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o01_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1 Fran’s “Attachment vs Authenticity” course at Maryam Hasnaa’s New Earth Mystery School - Sunday, Feb 7...

Duration:02:00:43

Bali Broads

1/20/2021
This week on #TheFriendZone, we discuss the viral Bali twitter thread. Were the young women finessing the system or simply looking for a more easeful life? Let’s discuss. Black Business of the Week - Stamped Marketing https://stamped.stampedelite.com Thank you to our Sponsors: Cricket - Cricket Wireless can help you make the easy switch to the mobile plan that’s right for you, starting at $30 a month. Activation and other fees and restrictions apply. Terms subject to change. See store for...

Duration:01:59:05

Denzel Baby

1/13/2021
We’re baaaaaack! Let’s ease into the new year with a catch up/shoot the shit episode. We have A LOT to cover, lord. Thank you to our Sponsors: Cricket Wireless - Cricket Wireless can help you make the easy switch to the mobile plan that’s right for you, starting at $30 a month. Activation and other fees and restrictions apply. Terms subject to change. See store for details. Headspace - Head to https://www.headspace.com/FRIENDZONE for a FREE ONE-MONTH TRIAL, with access to Headspace’s full...

Duration:01:51:30

We Did It, Joe - The 2020 Wrap-Up

12/15/2020
This week on #TheFriendZone, we share our 2020 show stats, revisit our favorite episodes of the year and share what changes we’re looking forward to in 2021. Grab some fresh merch for the holidays at ShopFriendZone.com Black Business of the Week - https://thenobo.com Thank you to our Sponsor: Quip - https://www.getquip.com/FRIENDZONE for a free refill Follow us online: Twitter - https://www.twitter.com/friendzonepod Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/thefriendzonepodcast Have a GREAT...

Duration:02:01:56

Quincy Baby

12/9/2020
This week on #TheFriendZone, it’s the Assante Smith takeover. We step into The Crime Zone with the unsolved mystery of Lester Eubanks. Black Business of the Week - Plentyfull Brows https://plentyfull-brows.myshopify.com Wellness Segment - https://movingart.com/netflix Thank you to our Sponsors: Hello Tushy - This is a special offer for our listeners, go to https://hellotushy.com/FRIENDZONE for TEN PERCENT OFF True Botanicals - Get FIFTEEN PERCENT OFF your FIRST purchase at...

Duration:01:58:21

Upper Krust Kocktails

12/2/2020
On this week’s episode of #TheFriendZone, it’s a Dustin Ross takeover. We discuss #twerkgate at the True Kitchen & Kocktails restaurant in Dallas, TX. The Friend Zone Merch Shop - https://shopfriendzone.bigcartel.com Black Business of the Week - Black Woman Owned Stationary Company https://berootedco.com Wellness Segment - Virtual Crackling Fire https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=015Zq0fKDmE&feature=emb_title Thank you to our Sponsors: Headspace - Headspace is your daily dose of mindfulness in...

Duration:01:58:22

Lisa Lisa & Cult Jam

11/25/2020
This week on #TheFriendZone, it’s another shoot the shit episode. Seasonal blues, Real Housewives of Salt Lake City, Grammy snubs and more randomness. Shop our Merch (available Friday, November 27th at midnight EST) https://www.ShopFriendZone.com Thank you to our Sponsors: Sanvello - What a year 2020 has been. If the holiday season is feeling less like the cherry on top, and more like the straw that broke the camel’s back, Sanvello can help. Whether it’s stress, anxiety, depression, or just...

Duration:01:48:05

A Good Time Girl

11/18/2020
This week on #TheFriendZone, it’s a shoot the shit episode. No hot button. No segments. Brace yourself. Thank you to our Sponsors: Sanvello - Tis the season to be jolly? …for who exactly? If the “most wonderful time of year” actually feels like the most stressful, Sanvello can help. Sanvello has everything you need to manage stress and feel better, all in one app, including teletherapy, coaching, self-care tools, and a community that gets it. Get free premium and coaching for 2 weeks by...

Duration:01:36:20

Twenty Twenty

11/11/2020
This week on #TheFriendZone, it’s the Assante Smith takeover. We share our 2020 highs, lows and expectations, with some stories and jokes in between. Black Business of the Week - https://www.blackfashionfair.org Wellness Segment - Paradise Resin https://www.etsy.com/listing/519156674/paradise-resin-blend?ref=shop_home_active_47&crt=1 Thank you to our Sponsors: Sanvello - Tis the season to be jolly? …for who exactly? If the “most wonderful time of year” actually feels like the most stressful,...

Duration:01:37:15

Deity of Education

11/4/2020
This week on #TheFriendZone, it’s the Dustin Ross takeover. We discuss the relationship dynamics (red flags) witnessed on Tamar Braxton’s latest show, “Get Ya Life”. Black Business of the Week - Tri-State Podcast Studio https://www.oneofoneproductions.com Thank you to our Sponsors: Sanvello - Tis the season to be jolly? ...for who exactly? If the “most wonderful time of year” actually feels like the most stressful, Sanvello can help. Sanvello has everything you need to manage stress and feel...

Duration:02:09:19

The Vow

10/28/2020
This week on #TheFriendZone, we discuss the HBO 9-part documentary series, “The Vow” - about the NXIVM sex cult. What are the personality traits that make certain people more susceptible to cults? What makes someone a follower? And someone a leader? We share our thoughts and personal experiences. Thank you to our Sponsors: FightCamp - If you’re looking for a workout that keeps you engaged, learning, excited, and motivate — a workout that’s never boring — you’ve got to check out Fight Camp!...

Duration:01:37:51

Nursing School

10/21/2020
This week on #TheFriendZone, it’s a shoot the shit episode. No hot button. No segments. Just whatever comes up. Brace yourself. Thank you to our Sponsors: Honey - These days, it feels like online shopping is the only shopping we really do. Please feel free to share a personal story of how often you shop online and why you love it! That’s where today’s sponsor – Honey – comes in. It’s the FREE browser extension that scours the Internet for promo codes and automatically applies the best one...

Duration:01:59:12

What Was The Reason

10/14/2020
This week on #TheFriendZone, it’s the Assante Smith takeover. We discuss purpose. Is it a concept you buy into? Black Business of the Week - http://www.haremesque.com Wellness Segment - Curl Mix - https://www.curlmix.com Thank you to our Sponsors: Away - Away products are designed to last a lifetime: If any part of your suitcase breaks, Away’s standout customer service team will arrange to have it fixed or replaced. And it gets better: There’s a 100-day trial on everything Away makes. Take...

Duration:01:26:20

4 Da 304's

10/7/2020
This week on #TheFriendZone, it’s the Dustin Ross takeover! We discuss open relationships and marriages. Black Business of the Week - Mandii B’s new women’s health subscription service https://www.officialboxowner.com Wellness Segment: Acure Clarifying Shampoo https://acure.com/curiously-clarifying-shampoo.html Rizos Curls - https://rizoscurls.com Curl Mix - https://www.curlmix.com Thank you to our Sponsors: NHTSA - Distracted driving is a serious problem on our roadways leading to the...

Duration:02:02:39

Reclaiming My Internet

9/30/2020
This week on #TheFriendZone, we discuss The Social Dilemma documentary on Netflix, racist algorithms and brands taking advantage of black creators. Wellness Segment - Blue Light Glasses for Kids https://www.calmoptics.com Black Business of the Week - https://www.instagram.com/marcellelashleykabore Follow us online: Twitter - https://www.twitter.com/friendzonepod Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/thefriendzonepodcast Have a GREAT day!

Duration:02:00:15

Queen of the Northeast

9/23/2020
This week on #TheFriendZone, it’s a shoot the shit episode. No hot button. No segment. In other words, brace yourself. 15% discount off The Skin Deep Card Game: http://theskindeep.refr.cc/francheskamedina Thank you to our Sponsors: Sanvello - Taking care of your mental health shouldn’t be stressful. And with Sanvello, it isn’t. Sanvello has everything you need to feel better, all in one place, including tele-therapy, coaching, self-care tools, and a community that gets it. Get free access to...

Duration:01:36:41