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040 - Aidy Bryant - Comedian & Actress
Comedian and actor Aidy Bryant isn't just living her best life, she is living everyone's best life. She got hired at Saturday Night Live at age 25. She co-wrote a short film that's beloved by the Vimeo staff. Louis C.K. didn't just tell her she was funny after a table read, he hired her for his web series without requiring she audition. And you know what she told Oh Boy host Jay Buim about all of this? The most rewarding part has been the friendships. Say "aww" and plug your headphones in. You're going to love this one. In partnership with Squarespace. Want more Aidy? @aidybryant Want more Jay? @beardwizard Edited by Jay Buim Produced by Kate Barnett
036 - Sally Singer - Digital Creative Director at Vogue.com
In this episode of Oh Boy, Leandra takes the mic from the show's regular host, Jay Buim, to interview Sally Singer, the Digital Creative Director at Vogue.com. They talk about the exciting, changing landscape that the internet has offered the fashion industry, how Singer got started, and the importance of story telling. Enjoy! In partnership with Newsette. Want more Sally? @voguemagazine Want more Jay? @beardwizard Edited by Jay Buim Produced by Kate Barnett
021 - Daryl K - Fashion Designer
This week in our 21st episode of Oh Boy, Jay sits down with Daryl Kerrigan -- notable driver of that downtown, 90s rocker aesthetic and, fun fact!, costume designer for My Cousin Vinny. Much of Kerrigan's current press is revolving around her collaboration with Madewell. The look is considerably more 70s than what you may think you know Daryl K for, but you know what they say: you can take the girl out of the vinyl pants, but you can't take the East Village music scene out of the girl. Want more Daryl? @Darylknyc Want more Jay? @beardwizard Edited by Jay Buim Produced by Kate Barnett
033 - Gail Simmons - 'Top Chef' Judge, Author & Food Writer
Today’s episode of Oh Boy features none other than Gail Simmons. It will comfort you to know that Simmons, like everyone else, didn’t have a clue what she wanted to do after college. She didn’t really know what she wanted to do while in college, either. In fact…she didn’t even know anything about food, according to a food editor she spoke to while hunting for her first job. So how did she get to be who she is and where she is, with two hit shows -- Top Chef and Top Chef: Just Desserts -- and a published book with a title that proclaims, “I have the best job ever!” (It’s called “Talking With My Mouth Full: My Life As a Professional Eater,” hello!)? Wellll…you just have to plug in your headphones and listen to this episode, don’t you? Want more Gail? @ gailsimmonseats Want more Jay? @beardwizard Edited by Jay Buim Produced by Kate Barnett
028 - Tennessee Thomas - Drummer & Political Activist
Tennessee Thomas makes the backslash career look good. She runs The Deep End Club; she's a drummer -- currently for Elvis Costello and the Attractions, and if you used to listen to The Like, that's her on the beat; she's an actress; and she makes PSAs. Host Jay Buim sat down with Thomas to discuss all of the above, but this time, rather than telling you to grab your headphones, I suggest you pack your room with foam egg crates and turn the volume up. Drum roll, please... Want more Tennessee? @tennesseebunny Want more Jay? @beardwizard Edited by Jay Buim Produced by Kate Barnett
008 - Whitney Cummings - Comedian, Actress, Co-creator of 2 Broke Girls
Leandra Medine and Whitney Cummings cover middle school bullies, the very real need to be seen and heard (whether on stage or age home), the fourth wave of feminism, how dealing with a stalker is similar to improv, love, relationships and our ever-changing identities as expressed through clothes. Edited by Jay Buim Produced by Kate Barnett
012 - Nicolette Mason - Creative Consultant, Contributing Editor at Marie Claire
This week on Oh Boy, Jay sits down with Nicolette Mason: creative consultant, Marie Claire columnist and plus-sized blogger who's had a major voice in the changing landscape of what the fashion world looks like. The daughter of immigrants, Mason shares her decision to follow a different path -- the Internet generation's American Dream -- and the process of proving to her parents that she was making the right choices, that quitting her job to enter an industry notorious for its critical eye wasn't totally insane. When discussing body positivity, industry diversity and self-acceptance, she's funny, real and bold. That's Nicolette Mason for you. Listen to learn more. Want more Nicolette? nicolettemason.com, @nicolettemason Want more Jay? @beardwizard Edited by Jay Buim Produced by Kate Barnett
015 - Alicia Yoon - Founder of Peach & Lily
This week, Jay sits down with Alicia Yoon, founder of beauty website Peach & Lily, which brings Asia's best beauty brands to the US. Yoon tells Jay about her path to becoming an entrepreneur (Columbia University, Harvard Business School, Goldman Sachs) and a time when she didn't think work was supposed to be enjoyable. Despite Yoon's passion for beauty, this episode isn't just for the beauty addicts. It's for anyone who is continually looking for the hole that they can fill, who has an idea that they just know could be great. Have your headphones ready? Enjoy. Want more Alicia? @ aliciayoon212 Want more Jay? @beardwizard Edited by Jay Buim Produced by Kate Barnett
034 - Aimee Chesire - Founder of Hey Gorgeous
This week on Oh Boy, Jay sits down with Aimee Cheshire. fashion blogger and founder of Hey Gorgeous, a plus-size focused website and Instagram shop that features cool clothes, size 10 and up. Need to feel inspired today? Just looking for some cool pants that fit? Great. Excellent. Plug your headphones in and let Jay's soft voice introduce you to Aimee Cheshire. Want more Aimee? @ heygorgeousny Want more Jay? @beardwizard Edited by Jay Buim Produced by Kate Barnett
041 - Meika Hollender - Sustain Co-Founder
Meika Hollender wants to break the stigma of women buying and carrying condoms — and also just having sex. She co-founded Sustain, the first brand of vagina-friendly all natural condoms, lubricants and wipes, and she created GetOnTop, a national campaign aimed at getting women to take control of their sexual health. Cool, right? She's this week's Oh Boy podcast guest -- enjoy! In partnership with The Real Real Want more Meika? @missmeiks Want more Jay? @beardwizard Edited by Jay Buim Produced by Kate Barnett
037 - Aurora James - Founder of Brother Vellies
When you meet Aurora James, CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund-winning designer of Brother Vellies -- a footwear-centric accessories label that works with artisans in Africa -- her shoes make a lot of sense. They are unique. Bold. Many are like nothing you've seen before, and all communicate a strong point of view. That's absolutely how I'd describe the designer. Her personal style is reflective of her inherent taste, as well as the colorful and sometimes complicated layering of cultures she's been introduced to over the course of her life. So is her character, strong sense of self-worth and steady view of the world. Want to know more? So did Jay Buim, host of Oh Boy. Headphones in, and enjoy. In partnership with Squarespace Want more Aurora? @aurorajames Want more Jay? @beardwizard Edited by Jay Buim Produced by Kate Barnett
046: Martha Wainwright - Musician
In this episode of Oh Boy, Martha Wainwright (who just released a new album in November), daughter of musicians Loudon Wainwright III and Kate McGarrigle, speaks about how she learned to find her place within the music industry that truly felt like home. In partnership with The Real Real Want more Martha? @WainBright Want more Jay? @beardwizard Edited by Jay Buim Produced by Kate Barnett
014 - Karley Sciortino - Vogue Columnist, Founder of Slutever
This week, Jay talks with writer Karley Sciortino. She's a Vogue.com columnist and founder of Slutever, a website that covers sex and relationships in a frank, empowering and approachable way. In this episode, Sciortino talks about growing up as a sexually curious teenager in a conservative, religious home, how moving to London for a short stint changed her perspective on life and the realities of being a young writer in New York City. She also tells Jay she wants to "stay YOLO forever." What does that mean? Plug your headphones in and find out. Want more Karley? @karleyslutever Want more Jay? @beardwizard Edited by Jay Buim Produced by Kate Barnett
010 - Sloane Crosley - Author of "I Was Told There'd Be Cake" and "The Clasp"
This week Jay sits down with New York Times' Bestselling author, Sloane Crosley. The two cover growing up in suburbia, archeological aspirations, and how an email to friends ended up in The Village Voice. Her new novel, The Clasp, is an exercise in validation and neuroses, parading characters, scenarios, and clever turns so spot on they speak to your soul. Find it here: http://amzn.to/1Xvp1Qh Want more Sloan? http://www.sloanecrosley.com/ Want more Jay? @beardwizard Edited by Jay Buim Produced by Kate Barnett
049: Ruby Karp - Teen Comedian
In this episode of Oh Boy, we meet 16-year-old comedian Ruby Karp. She's had a remarkable career: at seven years old, Amy Poehler tapped her for feminism-themed episode of Smart Girls. At age eleven, she began writing a weekly column for HelloGiggles, gave her first TED Talk at thirteen, now performs stand-up comedy and has as a book coming out in September. You don't want to miss this one. Headphones in -- enjoy! Want more Jay? @beardwizard Edited by Jay Buim Produced by Kate Barnett
022 - Christene Barberich - Co-Founder & Global Editor-in-Chief of Refinery29
You know Refinery29. How could you not? This week, Oh Boy host Jay Buim sat down with Christene Barberich, co-founder and Global Editor-in-Chief of Refinery29, to find out how she rose to the top of one of America's fastest growing companies. An editor at heart, Christene shares excellent advice for both burgeoning editors and ambitious young folk. Take a listen, take notes and enjoy. Want more Christene? @christenebarberich Want more Jay? @beardwizard Edited by Jay Buim Produced by Kate Barnett
020 - Kate Pierson - B-52's Founding Member
If you ever need a throwback hit to make your day better, "Love Shack" is a classic that never fails. Of course, there wouldn't be a "Love Shack" without Kate Pierson -- one of the lead singers and founding members of The B-52's. In this episode of Oh Boy, Jay Buim sits down with Pierson to talk about her post-college journey spent hitch-hiking through Europe, the year she spent living in a shack in the middle of a field outside of Athens, Georgia, and of course, how she met the band that would become The B-52's. Want more Kate? @THEKATEPIERSON Want more Jay? @beardwizard Edited by Jay Buim Produced by Kate Barnett "Covert Affair" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
011 - Roxie Darling - Sole Colorist at Michael Gordon's Hairstory
This week on Oh Boy, host Jay Buim sits down with colorist Roxie Darling, one of the masterminds behind Bumble and bumble founder Michael Gordon's newest venture, Hairstory. They chat about hanging out in abandoned insane asylums with friends, addiction and recovery, living in a sort-of cult, developing a passion for hair and later quitting her safe, corporate job to find happiness. Want more Roxie? http://www.hairstory.com/ Want more Jay? @beardwizard Edited by Jay Buim Produced by Kate Barnett
016 - Emily Weiss - Founder of Into the Gloss & Glossier
Get to know the woman behind Glossier and Into The Gloss. Founder Emily Weiss talks to Oh Boy host Jay Buim about the business skills she culled while working in the magazine industry, what being a Vogue stylist's assistant taught her, how she learned to be good collaborator, why Ikea may actually strengthen your relationships (at least the work ones) and of course, where the whole idea of Into The Gloss -- and later Glossier -- started. Want more Emily? @emilywweiss Want more Jay? @beardwizard Edited by Jay Buim Produced by Kate Barnett
026 - Sarah Sophie Flicker - Mama, Performer, Director, Aerialist, Writer, Activist, Feminist
Sarah Sophie Flicker lists "Mama, Performer, Director, Aerialist, Writer, Activist, Feminist" as the top descriptors in her Twitter bio -- telling, considering that what she does "for a living" isn't as simple as a one-word answer. And why should it be? In this episode of Oh Boy, Sarah Sophie Flicker talks to host Jay Buim about her years in the San Francisco punk scene, law school, the unglamorous side of moving to LA to pursue acting and finally, New York, where she not only thrived (trying to not give away too much here) but found a way to merge her interest in politics and trapezing -- yes! -- into a political cabaret. Honestly, you just need to listen. Enjoy! Want more Sarah Sophie? @sarahsophief Want more Jay? @beardwizard Edited by Jay Buim Produced by Kate Barnett
025 - Mattie Kahn - Elle.com Writer & Man Repeller Contributor
In this episode of Oh Boy, host Jay and Elle.com news writer/MR contributor Mattie Kahn discuss her career path, how her initial dream of working in fashion led her to covering the 2016 presidential election, her detour into chef whites, Britney Spears and the wonders of cold emailing. It's an entertaining listen, but it's also one that just might light a fire under your butt if you've recently been thinking about what you want to do and wondering how you're supposed to do it. Want more Mattie? @mattiekahn Want more Jay? @beardwizard Edited by Jay Buim Produced by Kate Barnett
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A first listen to Monocycle with Leandra Medine, Man Repeller's new 10 minute weekly show.
031 - Garance Doré - Photographer, Illustrator & Author
Did you know that the artist Garance Doré used to teach windsurfing at a naked camp? As for who taught Doré the important life lessons, her mother and her father (as well as her Berber-born grandmother) instilled the importance of hard work, embracing one's differences and that there are far more important things in this world than status symbols. She also learned for herself that "cool" is a state of mind." Plug your headphones in to hear the rest of her story. It's worth it, especially if you've been wondering lately, "What does success mean to me?" Want more Garance? @ garancedore Want more Jay? @beardwizard Edited by Jay Buim Produced by Kate Barnett
043 - Miki Agrawal - Author, CEO & Co-Founder of THINX & Icon Undies
If you have ever worn a pair of Thinx — a lined-underwear that eliminates the need for a pad or a tampon, the brand with the beautifully-shot ads that aim to destigmatize periods and run on the subway like What up?, then you may have said out loud to yourself, “I need to meet the woman who made this product. Because A) obviously it was a woman and B) you can’t believe you’ve been spending all of this time playing Russian Roulette with your favorite thongs. Well here is your opportunity! In this episode of Oh Boy, host Jay Buim sits down with Miki Agrawal, the founder of Thinx, to talk about everything from D1 soccer to her family to her belief in kismet. Headphones in — enjoy! In partnership with TNT. Want more Miki? @mikiagrawal Want more Jay? @beardwizard Edited by Jay Buim Produced by Kate Barnett
047: Cathy Lew - Writer
In this episode of Oh Boy we meet comedy writer Cathy Lew. She once did a "Daily Shouts" for The New Yorker where she paralleled Drake and Bernie Sanders. ("He dances like an old man, and I like it.") Another piece she wrote for the publication's humor section: Grandmas Rise Up Against Millennials. But how'd she get here? To learn about her journey, you know the drill: plug your headphones in and enjoy. Want more Cathy? @cathy_lew Want more Jay? @beardwizard
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Podcast Details
Started
Aug 22nd, 2015
Latest Episode
Mar 22nd, 2017
Release Period
Weekly
No. of Episodes
52
Avg. Episode Length
About 1 hour

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