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New York, NY

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The worlds of fashion and technology are constantly intersecting. Blamo! explores that intersection with the dynamic and notable personalities who shape these industries. Each week, founder Jeremy Kirkland speaks with a different guest about their personal journey through their career and outlook on the future.

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@blamoshow

Language:

English


Episodes

S03E03: Jim Moore (GQ Magazine)

9/18/2017
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My guest this week is GQ Creative Director, Jim Moore. If you’ve picked up an issue in the last 30 years, Jim has had a hand in it. Whether it’s picking the latest pieces for a season, styling athletes and actors or hosting a video series. Jim Moore is the creative thread that weaves together the magazine and is responsible for creating the GQ look. Jim and I spoke about how he arrived at the magazine and worked his way to the top. We also discuss the friendships he made along the way and...

Duration: 00:53:50


S03E02: Chris Black (Done to Death Projects)

9/11/2017
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My guest this week is Chris Black. Chris is the man behind Done to Death Projects and Public Announcement. For most folks, he’s the guy your “cool” friends know about. He’s an influencer’s influencer, the king of the hot takes and for some reason, knows where everything is happening…all the time. Chris and I talked about the rise of merch culture, NY versus LA, his love of John Mayer and the art of the hustle. We go all over the place on this one, but in all honesty, it’s a like lot...

Duration: 01:04:55


S03E01: Sid Mashburn

9/4/2017
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My guest this week is menswear haberdasher, Sid Mashburn. I sat and talked with Sid about how he got started in the clothing business, the importance of service, and how it’s still the cornerstone of their business. We even spoke about why that dang NY store hasn’t opened yet. https://sidmashburn.com Follow Sid Mashburn on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/sidandannmashburn/ As always, thanks for listening and subscribing! I'd love to hear from you. Email me at jeremy@blamopod.com

Duration: 00:54:23


S02E18: Josh Warner (Good Art HLYWD)

6/19/2017
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My guest this week is Josh Warner. Josh is the founder and designer behind the cult jewelry company, Good Art HLYWD. Josh and I talk about how he went from selling earrings out of a suitcase in Venice Beach, to building his own foundry and making pieces for Sly Stallone, Morrissey, and Lebron James. Follow Josh on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/goodarthlywd/ https://www.goodart.com/ As always, thanks for listening and subscribing! I'd love to hear from you. Email me at...

Duration: 01:02:53


S02E17: Michael Hainey (Esquire, GQ)

6/5/2017
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My guess this week is the author and editor Michael Hainey. Michael is the Executive Director of Editorial at Esquire, before that he served as deputy editor at GQ for over 15 years. Michael and I spoke about his early life working under Graydon Carter, the importance of hard work, and how we all long to be known and share our stories. Follow Michael on Twitter https://twitter.com/MichaelHainey After Visiting Friends http://amzn.to/2rrsMPa As always, thanks for listening and...

Duration: 00:53:46


S02E16: Jack Carlson (Rowing Blazers)

5/29/2017
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My guest this week is Jack Carlson of Rowing Blazers. I spoke with Jack — an author, archeologist, and three-time member of the U.S. Men’s Rowing Team — about how his love of rowing culture led to the creation of his recently launched clothing brand, Rowing Blazers. rowingblazers.com Follow Rowing Blazers on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/rowingblazers/ As always, thanks for listening and subscribing! I'd love to hear from you. Email me at jeremy@blamopod.com

Duration: 01:01:27


HermCast - Herm goes to the Nepenthes Sample Sale

5/15/2017
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This week I’m privileged to bring you a special episode featuring your favorite co-host Herm! It’s the HermCast. Herm and I talked about sample sales, why he's obsessed with Stephen King's IT, and how NY City Hall is like a deli. https://www.hermsterms.com/ Follow Herm on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/hermherman/ As always, thanks for listening and subscribing! I'd love to hear from you. Email me at jeremy@blamopod.com

Duration: 00:44:11


S02E15: Jake Woolf (GQ Magazine)

5/8/2017
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My guest this week is GQ Style Staff Writer, Jake Woolf. Jake and I talk about the “everything goes” age of personal style and how to find your own. We also discuss the worlds of fast fashion, online reselling, and the so-called “cool guy tax.” Follow Jake on Twitter https://twitter.com/jakewoolf As always, thanks for listening and subscribing! I'd love to hear from you. Email me at jeremy@blamopod.com

Duration: 01:00:25


S02E14: Simon Crompton (Permanent Style)

5/1/2017
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My guest this week is Simon Crompton. What do you get when a detail-oriented journalist creates a menswear site where trousers are reviewed like the latest tech gadget and suit construction is documented with the reverence normally reserved for Italian Renaissance sculpture? The answer is the acclaimed menswear blog Permanent Style, and its founder Simon Crompton is my guest this week. Simon and I discussed the values of bespoke clothing, “rules” of classic menswear, and the psyche of...

Duration: 01:06:30


S02E13: Kevin Rose

4/24/2017
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My guest this week is technology investor and serial entrepreneur, Kevin Rose. Kevin and I spoke about his career building Digg.com, working for Google Ventures and his time as CEO of HODINKEE. Last but not least Kevin shared his thoughts on the future of technology in health, biohacking and what it means to make the most of your time in a busy world. Kevin Rose https://about.me/kevinrose Follow Kevin on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/kevinrose/ Show Notes The Journal...

Duration: 00:58:10


S02E12: Tommy Ton

4/17/2017
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My guest this week is photographer and visual journalist, Tommy Ton. Tommy and I spoke about photography, street style, his rise from design assistant to shooting campaigns for Louis Vuitton — and singing karaoke with Kanye West. Follow Tommy Ton on Instagram https://instagram.com/tommyton TommyTon.com Show Notes Kanye Crew Photo https://www.instagram.com/p/BQy2G81AsAK/ As always, thanks for listening and subscribing! I'd love to hear from you. Email me at...

Duration: 00:59:42


S02E11: Josh Peskowitz

4/10/2017
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My guest this week is Josh Peskowitz. Josh is a stylist, writer, and co-owner of the concept men’s store MAGASIN. Josh and I spoke about his career in the world of menswear and how he went from being the fashion director of Bloomingdales to starting one of the best men’s stores in the country. In The Closet: Video Playlist –– https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N91fBYOvdg4&list=PLE3A26F2EDCC4C391 Magasin –– https://www.magasinthestore.com/ Follow Josh on Instagram...

Duration: 01:03:46


S02E10: Nick Sullivan (Esquire Magazine)

4/3/2017
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My guest this week is Nick Sullivan. Nick Sullivan is the Fashion Director of Esquire Magazine and the Editor of their acclaimed style guide, Big Black Book. Nick and I spoke about his life growing up in the UK, and he stumbled into the world of fashion. We also talk about how trends come and go and the importance of authenticity above all. esquire.com Follow Nick on Instagram instagram.com/nicksullivanesq As always, thanks for listening and subscribing! I'd love to hear from you....

Duration: 00:54:13


S02E09: Sean Hotchkiss

3/26/2017
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My guest this week is writer Sean Hotchkiss. Sean and I spoke about how his journey into the world of menswear journalism and his love of clothes helped him get to the end of himself. We also talked about his recent GQ article on surrendering his wardrobe and how with less stuff he’s happier than ever. Sean’s GQ Article www.gq.com/story/how-to-edit-your-wardrobe Follow Sean on Instagram instagram.com/seanmhotchkiss/ seanhotchkiss.com As always, thanks for listening and subscribing!...

Duration: 01:03:12


S02E08: Michael Bastian

3/19/2017
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My guest this week is American Menswear designer Michael Bastian. Michael and I spoke about his career in menswear, the ups and downs of the fashion world and why he still believes in buying less but buying better. michaelbastiannyc.com Follow MB on Instagram instagram.com/michaelbastian SHOW NOTES Michael Bastian F/W 2008 (Inspired by JFK Jr.) http://www.vogue.com/fashion-shows/fall-2008-menswear/michael-bastian As always, thanks for listening and subscribing! I'd love to hear...

Duration: 01:09:50


S02E07: Mordechai Rubinstein (Mister Mort)

3/13/2017
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My guest this week is Mordechai Rubinstein. In most circles, he's known as Mister Mort, but don’t call him that, he’s a reluctant anthropologist. Mordechai and I discussed his early days at Jack Spade, doing PR for Marc Jacobs and discovering beauty in the everyday uniform. mistermort.com Follow Mordechai on Instagram instagram.com/mistermort Jack Spade Pop-Up Fashion Show in Bryant Park S/S 2008 https://youtu.be/ccgjLO2Fekc As always, thanks for listening and subscribing! I'd love to...

Duration: 00:58:38


The Academy Herms (Feat Herm!)

2/27/2017
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This week on Blamo! Your favorite co-host Herm returns to talk the Academy Awards, watching movies on a laptop and what foods you shouldn't eat in a movie theater. Follow Herm on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/hermherman hermsterms.com As always, thanks for listening and subscribing! I'd love to hear from you. Email me at jeremy@blamopod.com blamopod.com

Duration: 01:07:32


S02E06: Alexandra Petri (Washington Post)

2/20/2017
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My guest this week is, Alexandra Petri. Alexandra writes the humorist ComPost blog of the Washington Post and is the author of A Field Guide to Awkward Silences. Alexandra and I discussed her doing stand-up comedy at 17, dressing up as a Civil War General, and accidentally joining a cult. Follow Alexandra on Twitter https://twitter.com/petridishes A Field Guide to Awkward Silences http://a.co/bSXZezB Alexandra’s Ted Talk — How To Speak...

Duration: 01:04:16


S02E05: Eben D'Amico (Saves The Day)

2/12/2017
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My guest this week is musician and producer, Eben D’Amico. Eben and I discussed his old band, Saves The Day and how their album “Through Being Cool” shaped what was to become the Emo music genre. We also discuss how we first met…on AOL Instant Messenger. ebendamico.com Through Being Cool https://open.spotify.com/album/3yRpyOundyELlkOO6O4YSo Saves The Day on the Late Show -- 2001 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zlb9b9qceC0 As always, thanks for listening and subscribing! I'd love to...

Duration: 01:11:12


S02E04: Will Welch (GQ Style)

2/5/2017
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My guest this week is Editor-in-Chief of GQ Style, Will Welch. We discussed his Atlanta roots, his decade-long tenure at GQ, and how he helped transform GQ Style from a supplement into a standalone quarterly magazine. Follow Will and GQ Style on Instagram @GQStyle gqstyle.com As always, thanks for listening and subscribing! I'd love to hear from you. Email me at jeremy@blamopod.com blamopod.com

Duration: 00:45:40

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