I'm Trying

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Gift Bags, IUDs, and Fake Outrage | I'm Trying #107 by I'm Trying
First of The Month, Reliving the Past, & Destination Weddings | #106 by I'm Trying
Underage Kissing, Holding Hands, and self-Motivation | #105 by I'm Trying
Black Birthdays, California Sunsets, and Dreams | I'm Trying #104 by I'm Trying
Regretful Music, Cheeseheads, and Nike Ads | I'm Trying #103 by I'm Trying
Jonathan was sick last week. So he shares some of his favorite fan remedies, tries meal planning for the week, and takes to many naps.
Jonathan's first solo episode. Talks about his past trip to Chicago, future babies, butchers the word hypothesis and tell a story about flying Southwest with Lil Jon.
The blerds are back! This week Zig, Jonathan, & Dave talk vidya games; their favorite systems, games, NBA Jamz memories, and how Zig won a SNES in a game of Uno.
After main-lining 7 seasons worth of Game of Thrones, Zig & Jonathan dive deep into Marvel's Netflix super sized team up The Defenders! They talk opinions, pros & cons, and what they could have done better. They expand out into the greater Marv
This week Jonathan Giles and Cody Ziglar and Dave Helem recap the Game of Thrones Season Finale, discuss why people feel the urge to be the first to post spoilers on social media and we find out what its like to turn up in Pittsburgh.
How we went this long without a Game of Thrones episode we have no idea? Cody Ziglar and Jonathan Giles try squeeze a recap of seven seasons into an hour, and they give their prediction of the season finale, Zig tells us why he hates dragons, a
Brothers and Sisters, we open to the Book of Joel Boyd (TBS' Drop The Mic) and get right into it. This week we discussed North Korea, the writing room, and the crew discusses the next generation of black comedy. iTunes: http://bit.ly/blerdspod
Jak Knight (Comedy Central, Lucas Brothers) talks Marvin Gaye vs R. Kelly, shares how he got picked to tour with Dave Chappelle and does a spot on impression of a Def Jam comic.
Jonathan, Zig, & day-drinking Dave kick back with comedian Ramon Rivas to talk about the 6th annual Accidental Comedy Festival in Cleveland, and Dave finds inspiration while watching Spider-Man: Homecoming. Inspiration for what? We're not quite
What's good, y'all? Jonathan, Zig and Dave are back in the studio together. Zig's getting too old to drink, Jonathan doesn't like going to brunch alone and Dave adopts a white baby.
We're back and Jonathan and Zig sit down with, Lorraine DeGraffenreidt (Learnt Up Podcast & BoJack Horseman) and talk about being shamed for not knowing all-things black history, not getting invited to all-black functions, and having to learn h
Carl Tart We back in studio y’all & this week we kick it with writer, comedian, & podcaster Cart Tart (Ghosted, MadTV, White Women) and talk transplantin’ from Mississippi to Inglewood, getting in the comedy & improv game, sharing a car with h
This episode gets a little weird. Dave believes in Lizard People, our guest Sam Jay (Comedy Central) explains why Kevin Costner is one of the greatest actors ever, Jonathan still doesn't know anything.
We went into the vault for a past interview with Jonathan Giles​ and stand-up comedian and Big Foot enthusiast Jeff Dye​ (NBC's Better Late Than Never) about his rules about watching movie trailers, his very nerdy days growing up and transformi
This week the boys sit down with writer, stand up Will Miles (Chris Gethard Show) to talk stand up in Chicago, the philosophy with humor, NY, the hustle, and more.
This week the boys kick it with fellow blerd & black weirdo, Brodie Reed. They talk comedic code switching, being black & fashionable, summer looks, & more.
Whats’ good y’all!? Blends is back with a new set up: previous guest Dave Helem (Hood Adjacent) & producer Cody Ziglar (UCB Comedy, Adult Swim) join the show as official co-host & immediately chop it up about the necessity for romphims & pale w
Jonathan heads to New York to chop it up with Clark Jones (Classic Black Dude) to talk transitioning to NY from Chicago, comedy, and more. Check out Clark's plugs: [email protected] FB: Classic Black Dude TW:Blackandclassic IG:@class
Rell Battle (Superior Donuts, Roast Battles)stops by the studio & talks hiding his love of theater in college, a genuine love & fascination of history, how strife creates art, wrestling, DBZ, and more dope blerd shit. Follow Rell Battle on Twi
All women comedy troupe BAPS Comedy drops by to talk the groups formation, religion, Harry Potter, J Cole, & more. @BAPSComedy Jonathan Giles:@jgilescomedy Zig: @ziggymardust Blerds With Friends is recorded live at UCB Sunset in Los Angeles
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