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  • Nursing School
    The Friend Zone
    01:59:26
    Comedy
    55,749

    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 available at checkout. Honey is basically your online shopping best friend. https://www.joinhoney.com/FRIENDZONE. If Honey finds working codes, it’ll apply the best one to your cart! Honey has found its over 17 million members over 2 billion dollars in savings. Honey supports all kind of retailers, from tech and gaming sites, to fashion brands, to even food delivery. True Botanicals - Filled with natural and organic ingredients, True Botanicals skin and body products give you results without toxins so you can feel good. Every True Botanicals formula is MADE SAFE® certified – so it’s made WITHOUT 5,000+ known toxic ingredients. But unlike most nontoxic products, True Botanicals solutions actually work to REPAIR skin issues. True Botanicals worked with researchers at leading universities including Carnegie Mellon and Cornell to develop potent formulas that work BETTER than leading beauty brands. Whether you’re looking for an effective anti-aging regime, seeking a sensitive skin safe solution, struggling with acne-prone skin, or anything else, True Botanicals has a natural formulation that will protect and nourish your skin. Go to https://truebotanicals.com/FRIENDZONE for 15% off. Follow us online: Twitter - https://www.twitter.com/friendzonepod Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/thefriendzonepodcast Have a GREAT day!

  • What Was The Reason
    The Friend Zone
    01:26:25
    Comedy
    64,719

    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 the product out on the road. Live with it, travel with it, even get lost with it for 100 days. If you decide it’s not for you, you can return any non-personalized item for a full refund during that period—no ifs, ands, or asterisks. AND Away offers free shipping & returns on any order within the contiguous U.S., Europe, Canada, and Australia. Start your 100-day trial and shop the entire Away lineup of travel essentials, including their bestselling suitcases at https://www.awaytravel.com/friendzone20 BET’s Sistas - Get your snacks for the juicy TWO HOUR season premiere of Tyler Perry’s Sistas! Wednesday, October 14th at 9/8 central on BET. Post as you watch live with hashtag #SistasOnBET. ShipStation - No matter where you’re selling – Amazon, Etsy, your own website – ShipStation brings all your orders into one simple interface. ShipStation works with all of the major carriers including USPS, FedEx, UPS and even International. And right now, The Friend Zone listeners can try ShipStation FREE for 60 days when you use offer code FRIENDZONE at https://www.shipstation.com Quip - With Quip’s new Smart Electric Toothbrush, good habits can earn you great perks — like free products, gift cards, and more. The quip Smart Brush (for adults and kids!) connects to the quip ® app with Bluetooth: Track when and how well you brush, get tips and coaching to improve your habits. Earn points for daily brushing, and bonus points completing for challenges (like streaks). Redeem for rewards (like free products, gift cards, & discounts) from quip and partners. Start getting rewards for brushing your teeth today, and go to https://www.getquip.com/FRIENDZONE, RIGHT NOW, to get your first refill FREE. Follow us online: Twitter - https://www.twitter.com/friendzonepod Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/thefriendzonepodcast Have a GREAT day!

  • 4 Da 304's
    The Friend Zone
    02:02:50
    Comedy
    71,285

    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 deaths of thousands of people and injuries in the hundreds of thousands each year. When you take your eyes and your focus off the road, even for a second, it can be deadly. Not just for you but for other drivers, pedestrians and bicyclists. Sadly, many Americans use their cell phones while driving. Whether it’s texting, checking emails, scrolling media feeds or any other form of distraction, drivers are putting themselves and others around them at great risk. It’s important to know that 48 states ban texting and driving. Also, 21 states prohibit all drivers from using cell phones while driving. Distracted drivers are not only putting people at risk; they’re also breaking the law. Remember U Drive. U Text. U Pay. Brought to you by NHTSA [NITS-uh] Tushy - The Hello Tushy modern bidet attachment cleans your butt with a precise stream of fresh water for just SEVENTY-NINE DOLLARS. It attaches to your existing toilet - requires NO electricity or additional plumbing - and cuts toilet paper use by EIGHTY PERCENT - so the Hello Tushy bidet pays for itself in a few months. Because, with Hello Tushy, you don’t wipe at all. Ditch paper products and uncomfortable chafing when you switch to the soothing, cleansing stream of water from a Hello Tushy bidet attachment. AND every Hello Tushy bidet attachment comes with a SIXTY DAY RISK-FREE GUARANTEE and a TWELVE-MONTH WARRANTY. Go to https://hellotushy.com/FRIENDZONE to get 10% off. Talkspace - Talkspace online therapy lets you connect with a licensed therapist for a fraction of the price of in-person therapy. Match with your perfect therapist from the comfort of your device and reach out 24/7, whenever something is on your mind. The Talkspace network is composed of thousands of licensed therapists who have experience in over forty specialties. The bottom line is that we all need someone to talk to. Talkspace wants to give us the support we deserve at a price we can afford. As a listener of this podcast, you get one-hundred dollars off your first month on Talkspace. To match with your perfect therapist, go to https://www.talkspace.com or download the app. Make sure to use the code ZONE to get one-hundred dollars off your first month and show your support for the show. Fight Camp - If you’re looking for a workout that keeps you engaged, learning, excited, and motivated — a workout that’s never boring — you’ve got to check out Fight Camp! FightCamp brings the boxing gym to your living room. They provide all the gear and top trainers. You get to learn from six highly qualified trainers ranging from a pro MMA fighter and mother of two to a kickboxing world champion. No problem if you’re new to boxing. Their 12-week starter program teaches you the fundamentals of boxing while you get a great workout every time. And there are 400 different workouts — it’s even great for kids. FightCamp offers flexible financing for as low as 0% APR! And right now as a limited time offer, you can try FightCamp for 30 days with their money-back guarantee, just go to https://joinfightcamp.com/ZONE. Follow us online: Twitter - https://www.twitter.com/friendzonepod Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/thefriendzonepodcast Have a GREAT day!

  • Reclaiming My Internet
    The Friend Zone
    02:00:15
    Comedy
    69,248

    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!

  • Queen of the Northeast
    The Friend Zone
    01:36:41
    Comedy
    68,297

    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 Sanvello Premium and coaching for two weeks by visiting https://www.sanvello.com and get the support you deserve on your mental health journey. Billie - Meet Billie. They’ve recreated everyday essentials by delivering premium razors and high-performing body care directly to you. No pink tax. No visit to the drugstore. No breaking the bank. Go to My Billie dot com to get their Starter Kit for just $9 - that includes their award-winning razor, two refill blades, and a magnetic holder that keeps your razor safe and dry in between uses. Go to https://mybillie.com/friendzone Seedlip - Seedlip, the original distilled non-alcoholic spirits. Crafted from the finest globally sourced botanical ingredients, Seedlip comes in three varieties. The aromatic Spice 94, herbal Garden 108, and citrus-forward Grove 42. All without alcohol, calories or sugar. Curiously complex flavors make crafting elevated non-alcoholic cocktails easy at home. As simple as adding a splash of premium mixer or 2 oz. of your preferred expression or challenging your bartending skills to create a more elevated serve, Seedlip enables you to have that evening drink – any night of the week. Simply top Seedlip with a splash of your preferred premium mixer, like Ginger Ale, or use as the base for non-alcoholic cocktails. Delivered direct to your door via https://seedlipdrinks.com/uk MacMillan’s Driving The Green Book - For nearly 30 years, the Negro Motorist Green Book helped Black Americans travel safely and with dignity during segregation. In the new podcast, 'Driving the Green Book', from Macmillan Podcasts, broadcaster Alvin Hall and activist Janée (Jan-A) Woods Weber take you on a road trip from Detroit to New Orleans, collecting stories from those who used the guide to survive on the road. Together they explore how much has changed for Black people traveling across America today. You’ll hear heartbreaking stories of the dangers Black Americans faced just to visit family or travel to a new city. But you'll also hear inspiring tales of communities who came together to protect each other and fight for a better life. Listen to Driving the Green Book now on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your podcasts. Brooklinen - Brooklinen was founded in early 2014 by husband and wife duo Rich and Vicki Fulop. They wanted to find beautiful home essentials that didn't cost an arm and a leg. Today, Brooklinen has moved beyond the bedroom to also offer bathroom and life essentials. You can find super plush towels, shower curtains, bathmats, robes and candles to add that extra lavish touch. There is even ultra-soft loungewear making you feel like you never left your bed. Get 10% off your first order and free shipping when you use promo code FRIENDZONE only at https://www.brooklinen.com Follow us online: Twitter - https://www.twitter.com/friendzonepod Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/thefriendzonepodcast Have a GREAT day!

  • Break The Ice
    The Friend Zone
    01:50:44
    Comedy
    72,793

    On this week’s episode of #TheFriendZone, it’s the Assante Smith takeover. Remember when we would have random ass ice breakers during the show? They’re back - as a Hot Button segment. Black Business of the Week - https://parisbeautysupplyz.com Wellness Segment - The Skin Deep https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCMseH1ZPtQQu-u7EB4ehyyw Thank you to our Sponsors: Hulu’s Woke - Because “keeping it light” isn’t working. Hulu presents Woke, a new comedy series, Inspired by the life and work of artist Keith Knight. Watch as Woke takes an absurdly irreverent look at identity and culture as it follows Keef, an African American cartoonist finally on the verge of mainstream success when an unexpected incident changes everything! Starring Lamorne Morris, Blake Anderson, T-Murph, Rose McIver and Sasheer Zamata. Woke, All episodes Now Streaming exclusively on Hulu. Visithttps://www.hulu.com/series/woke for more. 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 Sanvello Premium and coaching for two weeks by visiting https://www.sanvello.com/friendzone and get the support you deserve on your mental health journey. Sanvello. A place to feel better. Belif - belif is a K-beauty skincare brand that combines herbal ingredients with Korean skincare science to create an effective and hydrating collection of skincare products. They’re the undisputed authority in hydration and their moisturizer is a staple in any skincare routine. belif’s best-selling moisturizer, Aqua bomb, is a cult-favorite lightweight gel-cream that provides a burst of hydration to skin for a healthy glow. Aqua bomb absorbs quickly into skin making it perfect to prep and prime skin before makeup. Use it in the morning and evening and watch your skin glow. Aqua bomb is available online and in-store at Sephora and Ulta Beauty. Native - Native is made with ingredients you’ve actually heard of like coconut oil, shea butter, and tapioca starch; they never use things like aluminum, parabens, sulfates or talc. Native just released Plastic Free Deodorant made from 100% paperboard and shipped in a plastic-free bag! Switching to an aluminum-free deodorant doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice on odor protection. Native comes in over ten scents, like Coconut and Vanilla, and Lavender and Rose, PLUS rotating seasonals like the Pumpkin Spice Latte collection! Native is risk-free to try, with free shipping within the US and free 30 day returns and exchanges. Do what I did, and make the switch to Native today by going to https://www.nativedeo.com/friendzone or use promo code FRIENDZONE at checkout, and get 20% off your first order. Shipstation - If you’re an e-commerce seller, are you ready to meet the demands of a record-breaking online shopping season? Be ready with ShipStation. ShipStation helps online sellers get orders out quickly, save money on shipping costs and keep customers happy. No matter where you’re selling – Amazon, Etsy, your own website – ShipStation brings all your orders into one simple interface. ShipStation works with all of the major carriers including USPS, FedEx, UPS and even International. The Friend Zone listeners can try ShipStation FREE for 60 days when you use offer code FRIENDZONE. That’s https://www.shipstation.com, then enter offer code FRIENDZONE. Tushy - Ditch paper products and uncomfortable chafing when you switch to the soothing, cleansing stream of water from a Hello Tushy bidet attachment. AND every Hello Tushy bidet attachment comes with a SIXTY DAY RISK-FREE GUARANTEE and a TWELVE-MONTH WARRANTY. Go to https://hellotushy.com/FRIENDZONE for 10% off. Follow us online: Twitter - https://www.twitter.com/friendzonepod Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/thefriendzonepodcast Have a GREAT day!

  • 5 Years of The Friend Zone
    The Friend Zone
    01:44:59
    Comedy
    69,536

    On this week's episode of #TheFriendZone, we look back at 5 years of The Friend Zone Podcast - the business lessons, personal development and the many ways this show has impacted our lives. Black Business of the Week: Aziza Handcrafted Jewelry https://azizahandcrafted.com Wellness Segment: Bookclub thread https://twitter.com/HeyFranHey/status/1276325375790985219?s=20 Thank you to our Sponsors: Belif - Belif is a K-beauty skincare brand that uses herbal ingredients and Korean skincare science to create effective and hydrating products. Their best-selling moisturizer, Aqua bomb, is a lightweight gel-cream that provides a cooling burst of hydration to skin for a healthy glow. And it absorbs quickly without leaving a sticky residue. It’s always hydrating, always moisturizing, and always aqua. Belif Aqua bomb is available online and in-store at Sephora and Ulta Beauty. Hulu's Woke - Because “keeping it light” isn’t working. Hulu presents Woke, a new comedy series, Inspired by the life and work of artist Keith Knight. Watch as Woke takes an absurdly irreverent look at identity and culture as it follows Keef, an African American cartoonist finally on the verge of mainstream success when an unexpected incident changes everything! Starring Lamorne Morris, Blake Anderson, T-Murph, Rose McIver and Sasheer Zamata. Woke, All episodes Now Streaming exclusively on Hulu. Visit Hulu.com/Woke for more. https://www.hulu.com/series/woke Billie - Go to https://mybillie.com to get their Starter Kit for just $9 - that includes their award-winning razor, two refill blades, and a magnetic holder that keeps your razor safe and dry in between uses. And Billie is out to change more than the way you shave. They just released THREE completely clean must-have products to add to your routine: lip balm, dry shampoo and face wipes. Stock up. True Botanicals - True Botanicals’ products can be calming during these stressful times, and they’re delivered straight to your door. Filled with natural and organic ingredients, True Botanicals skin and body products give you results without toxins so you can feel good while working from home. Whether you’re looking for an effective anti-aging regime, seeking a sensitive skin safe solution, struggling with acne-prone skin, or anything else, True Botanicals has a natural formulation that will protect and nourish your skin. https://truebotanicals.com/friendzone Talkspace - The Talkspace network is composed of thousands of licensed therapists experienced in treating depression, anxiety, substance abuse, trauma, and more. Talkspace is secure and private, using the latest encryption technology to keep your information safe. One-hundred dollars off your first month at https://www.talkspace.com, promo code ZONE. Discover Card Cash Back - Sometimes our food is more than just food – it’s an integral part of our community. So this year, Discover is giving $5 million to support Black-owned restaurants. To places like Post Office Pies in Birmingham, Alabama. Back in the Day Bakery in Savannah, Georgia. And hundreds more Black-owned restaurants in your local community, all across the country. Learn how you can show your support at Discover.com Follow us online: Twitter - https://www.twitter.com/friendzonepod Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/thefriendzonepodcast Have a GREAT day!

  • The Reference Episode
    The Friend Zone
    01:44:40
    Comedy
    76,430

    On this week’s episode of #TheFriendZone, it’s a Dustin Ross takeover. We finally created that reference episode we’ve been talking about. An inside look at our inside jokes. Black Business of the Week - https://www.rhythmandflame.com Wellness Segment - Resources for Lake Charles, Louisiana during the Hurricane Laura crisis. https://givebox.com/swlacenterforhealthservices54062 https://joeldjacob.com/hurricane-laura-relief https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/2OEJ6RA7JWNXC/ref=hz_ls_biz_ex Thank you to our Sponsors: Hulu’s “Woke” -Because “keeping it light” isn’t working. Hulu presents Woke, a new comedy series, Inspired by the life and work of artist Keith Knight. Watch as Woke takes an absurdly irreverent look at identity and culture as it follows Keef, an African American cartoonist finally on the verge of mainstream success when an unexpected incident changes everything! Starring Lamorne Morris, Blake Anderson, T-Murph, Rose McIver and Sasheer Zamata, Woke premieres All episodes exclusively on Hulu September 9. Visit https://www.Hulu.com/Woke for more. Ben & Jerry’s - Ben & Jerry’s has three new Non-Dairy Frozen Desserts made with sunflower butter. The Ben & Jerry’s Flavor Gurus have taken a big leap this time. Check out the Ben & Jerry’s sunflower butter lineup, and the whole Non-Dairy family at https://www.benjerry.com Discover Card Cash Back - Sometimes our food is more than just food – it’s an integral part of our community. So this year, Discover is giving $5 million to support Black-owned restaurants. To places like Post Office Pies in Birmingham, Alabama. Back in the Day Bakery in Savannah, Georgia. And hundreds more Black-owned restaurants in your local community, all across the country. Learn how you can show your support at https://www.discover.com Hello Fresh - Get fresh, pre-measured ingredients and mouthwatering seasonal recipes delivered right to your door with HelloFresh, America’s #1 meal kit. HelloFresh lets you skip those trips to the grocery store and makes home cooking easy, fun, AND affordable! HelloFresh recipes are easy to follow and quick to make, with simple steps and pictures to guide you along the way. You can save 40% by using HelloFresh versus shopping at your local grocery store – and it’s more convenient, too. HelloFresh offers delicious options every week, including low-calorie, vegetarian, and kid-friendly recipes. Their pre-portioned ingredients mean you’re not overbuying, and their packaging is almost entirely made from recyclable and/or already recycled content. HelloFresh is flexibly designed to fit your lifestyle – easily change your delivery days or food preferences, and skip a week whenever you need. Go to https://www.hellofresh.com/80friendzone and use code 80friendzone to get a total of $80 off your first month, including free shipping on your first box. Follow us online: Twitter - https://www.twitter.com/friendzonepod Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/thefriendzonepodcast Have a GREAT day!

  • Sixty Seven Minutes
    The Friend Zone
    01:07:35
    Comedy
    67,998

    This week on #TheFriendZone, it’s a shoot the shit episode. No hot button. No segments. Just whatever wants to come up. Brace yourselves. Black Business of the Week - Movies In Your Car https://www.moviesinyourcar.com Thank you to our Sponsors: Imani State of Mind - Imani State of Mind is a new podcast that breaks down mental health and wellness in an accessible and approachable way! The show is hosted by Dr. Imani Walker, who’s been practicing as a psychiatrist for over 10 years. And you might know her from the Bravo show Married to Medicine. She equips listeners with the right language and tools to normalize having these open conversations and break down the stigma. It’s so important to remember to take care of ourselves, and we have to keep our minds healthy to keep growing and keep fighting - Imani State of Mind gives us the tools and tips we need to navigate it all. Listen to Imani State of Mind now wherever you get your favorite podcasts. Ben & Jerry’s - The Ben & Jerry’s Flavor Gurus have taken a big leap this time. Their new Non-dairy flavors are the perfect sweet treats for vegans, vegetarians and everyone in between! Check out the Ben & Jerry’s sunflower butter lineup, and the whole Non-Dairy family at benjerry.com Brooklinen - Brooklinen has moved beyond the bedroom to also offer bathroom and life essentials. You can find super plush or ultralight towels, shower curtains, bathmats, robes and candles to add that extra lavish touch. Plus - find silk eyemasks, robes, furniture, art and totes - the final little details that make up your big upgrade. Get 10% off your first order and free shipping when you use promo code FRIENDZONE only at https://www.brooklinen.com Discover Card Cash Back - Sometimes our food is more than just food – it’s an integral part of our community. So this year, Discover is giving $5 million to support hundreds more Black-owned restaurants in your local community, all across the country. Learn how you can show your support at https://www.discover.com Follow us online: Twitter - https://www.twitter.com/friendzonepod Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/thefriendzonepodcast Have a GREAT day!

  • Oh My God
    The Friend Zone
    01:29:17
    Comedy
    76,657

    On this week’s episode of #TheFriendZone, it’s the Assante Smith takeover. We discuss Cardi + Meg’s WAP and go down memory lane of the most sexually explicit and controversial songs of our time. Black Business of the Week - The Artist Kit https://www.studiothr333.com/shop/theartistkit Thank you to our Sponsors: Discover Card Cash Back - Sometimes, food is more than just food – it’s part of our community. So this year, Discover is giving $5 million to support Black-owned restaurants. To places like Back in the Day Bakery. Post Office Pies. And hundreds more! Learn how you can show your support at https://www.discover.com Ben & Jerry’s - Check out the Ben & Jerry’s sunflower butter lineup, and the whole Non-Dairy family at https://www.benjerry.com Talkspace - If you've been waiting months to figure out what your future is going to look like, you're not alone. Between the uncertainty, waiting for answers, and the everyday stressors of work, school, relationships and more - it's a lot to balance. If anything helps reduce stress and anxiety, it's talking things out. Talkspace has thousands of licensed therapists trained in over 40 specialties, including anxiety, depression, relationship issues and more. If you have something specific you want to work on right now, they will find someone right for you. Talkspace is a fraction of the cost of in-person therapy - but with Talkspace, you can send unlimited messages to your therapist and they'll engage with you at least five days a week. To match with your perfect therapist, go to https://www.talkspace.com or download the app. Make sure to use the code ZONE to get $100 off your first month and show your support for the show. True Botanicals - Given what’s going on in the world, self care is vital. True Botanicals’ products can be calming during these stressful times, and they’re delivered straight to your door. Filled with natural and organic ingredients, True Botanicals skin and body products give you results without toxins so you can feel good while working from home. Every True Botanicals formula is MADE SAFE® certified – so it’s made WITHOUT 5,000+ known toxic ingredients. But unlike most nontoxic products, True Botanicals solutions actually work to REPAIR skin issues. True Botanicals worked with researchers at leading universities including Carnegie Mellon and Cornell to develop potent formulas that work BETTER than leading beauty brands. And in both of their independent clinical studiesTrue Botanicals outperformed Creme de La Mer products. Whether you’re looking for an effective anti-aging regime, seeking a sensitive skin safe solution, struggling with acne-prone skin, or anything else, True Botanicals has a natural formulation that will protect and nourish your skin. You’ve just got to try True Botanicals for yourself. Get FIFTEEN PERCENT OFF your FIRST purchase at https://truebotanicals.com/friendzone Follow us online: Twitter - https://www.twitter.com/friendzonepod Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/thefriendzonepodcast Have a GREAT day!

  • Showing Feet in Racial Chat Rooms
    The Friend Zone
    01:35:16
    Comedy
    78,037

    On this week’s episode of #TheFriendZone, it’s the Dustin Ross takeover. We step into The Crime Zone with the case of a missing Andrew Gosden. Black Business of the Week: Studio Yezi Crowdfunding https://jumpstarter.co.za/projects/sola-the-animated-short Thank you to our Sponsors: Ben & Jerry’s - The Ben & Jerry’s Flavor Gurus have taken a big leap this time. Their new Non-dairy flavors are the perfect sweet treats for vegans, vegetarians and everyone in between! Check out the Ben & Jerry’s sunflower butter lineup, and the whole Non-Dairy family at https://www.benjerry.com Discover Card Cash Back - Sometimes, food is more than just food – it’s part of our community. So this year, Discover is giving $5 million to support Black-owned restaurants. To places like Back in the Day Bakery. Post Office Pies. And hundreds more! Learn how you can show your support at https://www.discover.com Follow us online: Twitter - https://www.twitter.com/friendzonepod Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/thefriendzonepodcast Have a GREAT day!

  • Meemaw Has No Say
    The Friend Zone
    01:35:39
    Comedy
    78,627

    This week on #TheFriendZone, we discuss Sobonfu Some’s, “The Spirit of Intimacy”. What role does spirit (if any), your life’s purpose and community of friends play in the partner’s you decide to be with? No worries if you haven’t read the book - everything will be explained. Black Business of the Week - Devine Plantery https://www.devineplantery.com Thank you to our Sponsors: Discover Card Cash Back - Sometimes, food is more than just food – it’s part of our community. So this year, Discover is giving $5 million to support Black-owned restaurants. To places like Back in the Day Bakery. Post Office Pies. And hundreds more! Learn how you can show your support at https://www.discover.com Guru - This episode of The Friend Zone is brought to you by the new crime mini-series from Wondery called “GURU: The Dark Side of Enlightenment." Be sure to subscribe on Apple podcasts. Ben & Jerry’s - The Ben & Jerry’s Flavor Gurus have taken a big leap this time. Their new Non-dairy flavors are the perfect sweet treats for vegans, vegetarians and everyone in between! Check out the Ben & Jerry’s sunflower butter lineup, and the whole Non-Dairy family at https://www.benjerry.com Native - Native has ingredients you’ve actually heard of like coconut oil, shea butter, and tapioca starch. It’s also vegan, and never tested on animals. Switching to an aluminum-free deodorant doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice on odor protection. Native will keep you smelling and feeling fresh all day long. With over ten scents, including rotating seasonals: Coconut and Vanilla, Lavender and Rose, Cucumber and Mint, and Citrus and Herbal — to name a few. Native is risk-free to try – every product comes with free shipping within the US. Plus, free 30 day returns and exchanges. Switch to Native today by going to https://www.nativecos.com/friendzone, or use promo code FRIENDZONE at checkout, and get twenty percent off your first order. Follow us online: Twitter - https://www.twitter.com/friendzonepod Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/thefriendzonepodcast Have a GREAT day!

  • Episodes Keep Slippin' Away From Me
    The Friend Zone
    01:53:05
    Comedy
    91,335

    On this week's episode of #TheFriendZone, we're hanging out and shooting the shit. And sad af because we recorded a hilarious episode that was lost this week. Black Business of the Week - Mercy Life Apparel https://www.instagram.com/mercylifeandapparel Thank you to our Sponsors: US Bank - This episode is brought to you by ‘Real Good,’ a podcast by U.S. Bank. When COVID-19 hit, U.S. Bank rushed to help people in need by identifying problems the virus created, and highlighting the intersectional nature of issues our communities face every day. Listen to the stories of those doing good, and those whose lives have been changed forever by their work every Wednesday, starting July 1st. Subscribe to Real Good wherever you get your podcasts. Discover Card Cash Back - Sometimes, food is more than just food – it’s part of our community. So this year, Discover is giving $5 million to support Black-owned restaurants. To places like Rodney Scott’s BBQ. Post Office Pies. And hundreds more. Learn how you can show your support at https://www.discover.com Ben & Jerry's - The Ben & Jerry’s Flavor Gurus have taken a big leap this time. Their new Non-dairy flavors are the perfect sweet treats for vegans, vegetarians and everyone in between. https://www.benjerry.com The Urban Movie Channel - With UMC, experience the best in Black TV and Film without leaving the house! Don’t miss exclusive original series, independent films, and your favorite movie classics, only on UMC! UMC is available everywhere you find your favorite streaming services and new content is added weekly! Visit https://umc.tv and use code FRIENDZONE for an extended 30-day free trial - After that, it’s just $4.99 per month. Brooklinen - When you make your bed in the morning, it starts a chain of daily successes. So, what feels better than making your bed every morning? How about the sheets that go ON it? Go with Brooklinen, Home of the internet’s favorite sheets. Get 10% off your first order and free shipping when you use promo code FRIENDZONE only at https://www.brooklinen.com Follow us online: Twitter - https://www.twitter.com/friendzonepod Facebook - htttps://www.facebook.com/thefriendzonepodcast Have a GREAT day!

  • Time Keeps Slippin' Away From Me
    The Friend Zone
    01:35:11
    Comedy
    83,856

    On this week’s episode of #TheFriendZone, it’s the Assanté Smith takeover. We discuss whether or not 2020 has shifted our concept of time and how that will change our lives moving forward. Black Business of the Week - Seasonings and Rubs https://www.masterflier.com Wellness Segment - Restorative Yoga for Collective Trauma - Yoga by Biola https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sFeTH2eox1o&t=1699s Thank you to our Sponsors: US Bank - This episode is brought to you by ‘Real Good,’ a podcast by U.S. Bank. When COVID-19 hit, U.S. Bank rushed to help people in need by identifying problems the virus created, and highlighting the intersectional nature of issues our communities face every day. Listen to the stories of those doing good, and those whose lives have been changed forever by their work every Wednesday, starting July 1st. Subscribe to Real Good wherever you get your podcasts. Ben & Jerry’s - Ben & Jerry’s has three new Non-Dairy Frozen Desserts made with sunflower butter. The Ben & Jerry’s Flavor Gurus have taken a big leap this time. Their new Non-dairy flavors are the perfect sweet treats for vegans, vegetarians and everyone in between. Check out the Ben & Jerry’s sunflower butter lineup, and the whole Non-Dairy family at https://www.benjerry.com True Botanicals - Given what’s going on in the world, self care is vital. True Botanicals’ products can be calming during these stressful times, and they’re delivered straight to your door. Filled with natural and organic ingredients, True Botanicals skin and body products give you results without toxins so you can feel good while working from home. Every True Botanicals formula is MADE SAFE® certified – so it’s made WITHOUT 5,000+ known toxic ingredients. But unlike most nontoxic products, True Botanicals solutions actually work to REPAIR skin issues. True Botanicals worked with researchers at leading universities including Carnegie Mellon and Cornell to develop potent formulas that work BETTER than leading beauty brands.- And in both of their independent clinical studiesTrue Botanicals outperformed Creme de La Mer products. Whether you’re looking for an effective anti-aging regime, seeking a sensitive skin safe solution, struggling with acne-prone skin, or anything else, True Botanicals has a natural formulation that will protect and nourish your skin. Get FIFTEEN PERCENT OFF your FIRST purchase at https://truebotanicals.com/friendzone Talkspace - We all have something we’re working on. It could be a career change, finding a partner, or procrastinating less. The hard part isn’t identifying your goals - It’s taking action. Luckily, Talkspace online therapy can match you with a licensed therapist from the comfort of your phone or computer. Receive support and accountability every day to talk through challenges and stay on track with whatever you’re working toward. One month on Talkspace costs about the same amount as a single in-person therapy session. But with Talkspace, you can send unlimited messages to your therapist and they’ll engage with you at least 5 days a week. And, Talkspace is secure and private, using the latest encryption technology to store client information. The bottom line is that we all need to talk sometimes and Talkspace wants to give more the support we deserve, at a price we can afford. As a listener of this podcast, you can get $100 off your first month on Talkspace. To match with your perfect therapist, go to https://www.talkspace.com or download the app. Follow us online: Twitter - https://www.twitter.com/friendzonepod Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/thefriendzonepodcast Have a GREAT day!

  • Williamson Hicks 2020
    The Friend Zone
    01:40:48
    Comedy
    79,443

    On this week’s episode of #TheFriendZone, it’s the Dustin Ross Pop Culture rundown. We discuss everything from Jada and August to Lil Wayne and 50 Cent. Black Business of the Week: The Genoa Company https://instagram.com/thegenoaco?igshid=gtp9h736v3m7 Wellness Segment: The Barrio Fridge https://www.gofundme.com/f/TheBarrioFridge?utm_medium=email&utm_source=product&utm_campaign=p_email+4904-welcome-wp-v5 Thank you to our Sponsors: US Bank - This episode is brought to you by ‘Real Good,’ a podcast by U.S. Bank. When COVID-19 hit, U.S. Bank rushed to help people in need by identifying problems the virus created, and highlighting the intersectional nature of issues our communities face every day. Listen to the stories of those doing good, and those whose lives have been changed forever by their work every Wednesday, starting July 1st. Subscribe to Real Good wherever you get your podcasts. Ben & Jerry’s - The Ben & Jerry’s Flavor Gurus have taken a big leap this time. Their new Non-dairy flavors are the perfect sweet treats for vegans, vegetarians and everyone in between! Check out the Ben & Jerry’s sunflower butter lineup, and the whole Non-Dairy family at https://www.benjerry.com Native - Native has ingredients you’ve actually heard of like coconut oil, shea butter, and tapioca starch. It’s also vegan, and never tested on animals. Switching to an aluminum-free deodorant doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice on odor protection. Native will keep you smelling and feeling fresh all day long. With over ten scents, including rotating seasonals: Coconut and Vanilla, Lavender and Rose, Cucumber and Mint, and Citrus and Herbal — to name a few. Native is risk-free to try – every product comes with free shipping within the US. Plus, free 30 day returns and exchanges. Make the switch to Native today by going to https://www.nativecos.com/friendzone, or use promo code FRIENDZONE at checkout, and get twenty percent off your first order. Follow us online: Twitter - https://www.twitter.com/friendzonepod Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/thefriendzonepodcast Have a GREAT day!

  • The Covert Overt
    The Friend Zone
    02:18:44
    Comedy
    86,162

    On this week’s episode of #TheFriendZone, we share our experiences with overt, covert and systemic racism. Stories ranging from trying to get apartments in NYC, racist co-workers, bosses and teachers gaslighting us, to traveling to white neighborhoods for groceries. Black Business of the Week: https://seeinblack.com Wellness Segment: Bookclub pick for July - The Spirit of Intimacy by Sobonfu Somé Thank you to our Sponsors: Ben & Jerry’s - Ben & Jerry’s Flavor Gurus have taken a big leap this time. Their three new Non-dairy flavors are the perfect sweet treats for vegans, vegetarians and everyone in between! Check out the Ben & Jerry’s sunflower butter lineup, and the whole Non-Dairy family at https://www.benjerry.com US Bank - This episode is brought to you by Real Good by U.S. Bank. When the COVID-19 outbreak hit, people and businesses alike stepped up to provide relief to those in need. US Bank was at the forefront of that effort. They partnered with nonprofits around the country, donating millions to communities fighting to survive. But while Coronavirus created struggles we’ve never seen before, but it also shined a light on problems our communities face every day. Intersectional problems concerning race, wealth, health, education and so much more. To make a better world, to do real good, we need to learn from the experiences of those in the communities we serve and address the concerns underneath the surface. Each episode of the new podcast, Real Good, tells the stories of people that are truly making an impact, and the people whose lives were changed by their efforts. Listen and subscribe to Real Good wherever you get your podcasts. Follow us online: Twitter - https://www.twitter.com/friendzonepod Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/thefriendzonepodcast Have a GREAT day!

  • Ol' Boy From Beale Street
    The Friend Zone
    01:37:03
    Comedy
    83,346

    On this week’s episode of #TheFriendZone, it’s a shoot the shit episode. No hot button. No segments. Just whatever comes up. Brace yourselves. Black Business of the Week - Black Owned Online Plant Shops https://www.instagram.com/p/CBb7SmdFPes Thank you to our Sponsors: Ben & Jerry’s - The Ben & Jerry’s Flavor Gurus have taken a big leap this time. Their new Non-dairy flavors are the perfect sweet treats for vegans, vegetarians and everyone in between. Check out the Ben & Jerry’s sunflower butter lineup, and the whole Non-Dairy family at benjerry.com. Daily Harvest - Now more than ever, it’s important to eat right. And Daily Harvest makes it easy. They’ll keep your house fully stocked with clean food built on whole fruits and vegetables. Daily Harvest delivers delicious, clean food right to your door. Everything stays fresh in your freezer until you’re ready to enjoy it and takes just a few minutes to prepare. You don’t have to overthink any of your meals for the week because they have delicious options for any time of day: smoothies, soups, harvest bowls, flatbreads, and more! Daily Harvest never uses preservatives, added sugar, or artificial ingredients. They work directly with farms and they freeze organic fruits and vegetables at peak ripeness to lock in nutrients and taste. Daily Harvest is also committed to minimizing their environmental impact. They’re in the process of transitioning to 100% compostable, recyclable packaging and are over 50% of the way there already Go to https://www.daily-harvest.com and enter promo code FRIENDZONE to get twenty-five dollars off your first box! US Bank - This episode is brought to you by Real Good by U.S. Bank. When the COVID-19 outbreak hit, people and businesses alike stepped up to provide relief to those in need. US Bank was at the forefront of that effort. They partnered with nonprofits around the country, donating millions to communities fighting to survive. But while Coronavirus created struggles we’ve never seen before, but it also shined a light on problems our communities face every day. Intersectional problems concerning race, wealth, health, education and so much more. To make a better world, to do real good, we need to learn from the experiences of those in the communities we serve and address the concerns underneath the surface. Each episode of the new podcast, Real Good, tells the stories of people that are truly making an impact, and the people whose lives were changed by their efforts. Listen and subscribe to Real Good wherever you get your podcasts. Follow us online: Twitter - https://www.twitter.com/friendzonepod Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/thefriendzonepodcast Have a GREAT day!

  • Ol' Boy From Amistad
    The Friend Zone
    01:52:27
    Comedy
    82,773

    On this week’s episode of #TheFriendZone, it’s the Assante Smith takeover. We discuss the pros and cons of being social media entrepreneurs and general everyday users. As well as some new “data integrity” policies that may change the way we use the internet forever. Watch The Friend Zone Live on IGTV - https://www.instagram.com/tv/CBRvuT5gwIU Black Business of the Week - https://www.theokraproject.com Wellness Segment - (All Natural) Creamy Squeeze Tube Deodorant https://lonedeodorant.com Thank you to our Sponsors: Ben & Jerry’s - Check out the Ben & Jerry’s sunflower butter lineup, and the whole Non-Dairy family at https://www.benjerry.com Talkspace - I think all of us are dealing with stress right now, whether it’s the isolation, canceled summer plans or economic stress. We all have something on our minds, and it’s important to talk it out. Talking helps, plain and simple. Talkspace online therapy helps you do just that. Match with a licensed therapist from the comfort of your home and get the support you need on your own schedule. Talk to your therapist 24/7 from your computer or phone and hear back daily. One month on Talkspace costs about the same amount as a single in-person therapy session. But with Talkspace you can send unlimited messages to your therapist and they’ll engage with you at least five days a week. Talkspace therapists have experience treating depression, anxiety, substance abuse, and much more. It’s secure and private using the latest encryption technology to store client info. Use promo code ZONE to get $100 off your first month and help support the show. That’s https://www.talkspace.com promo code ZONE. Okay, Now Listen - Support for The Friend Zone comes from Okay, Now Listen, a new podcast from Netflix and Strong Black Lead – hosted by real-life friends and culture Queens, Sylvia Obell and Scottie Beam. Each episode drops bi-weekly and is a dose of what’s on their minds, what they’re binging, and what’s been blowing up the timeline. These queens cover everything from seeing your ex be a better partner to someone else, to handling grief and trauma during quarantine. They also have the best Netflix recommendations – from Peaky Blinders, to All-American, this duo has you covered. And every once and a while you’ll get the chance to listen to some exclusive celebrity interviews. New episodes drop every other Thursday anywhere you can get podcasts, so what are you waiting for? Subscribe now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Pocketcasts or wherever else you listen to podcasts. And while you’re at it, follow @strongblacklead on social to stay up-to-date and find out more Honey - We all shop online. Feel free to share personal stories of how often you shop online and why you love it. And we've all seen that promo code field taunt us at checkout. But thanks to Honey, manually searching for coupon codes is a thing of the past. Honey is the FREE browser extension that finds promo codes for you and automatically applies them to your cart. Imagine you're shopping on one of your favorite sites. When you checkout, the Honey button drops down and all you have to do is click “Apply Coupons.” Wait a few seconds as Honey scans its database of all the working coupons for that site and watch the prices drop!Honey has found its over 17 million members over 2 billion dollars in savings. Honey supports over 30,000 stores online, including Walmart, DoorDash and Lulu Lemon. Get Honey for FREE at https://www.joinhoney.com/FRIENDZONE Follow us online: Twitter - https://www.twitter.com/friendzonepod Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/thefriendzonepodcast Have a GREAT day!

  • Meginae McCain
    The Friend Zone
    01:28:42
    Comedy
    82,139

    On this week’s episode of #TheFriendZone, it’s the Dustin Ross takeover. We discuss Meginae McCain not knowing what she’s talking about, ever, and how it inspires us to get some rest. Black Business of the Week - Good Vibes All Purpose Cleaner https://shop.goodvibesclean.com Wellness Segment - https://liberatemeditation.com Thank you to our Sponsors: Ben & Jerry’s - Check out the Ben & Jerry’s sunflower butter lineup, and the whole Non-Dairy family at https://www.benjerry.com Brooklinen - Brooklinen was the first direct-to-consumer bedding company. They make all luxury products without the luxury mark-up. Bundle sheets and bedding big – save bigger: includes duvet, core sheet set and extra pillowcases. Brooklinen has over 50,000+ 5-star reviews and counting. Brooklinen sheets are the perfect place to start making your mornings great. Brooklinen is SO confident in their product that all their bedding comes with a lifetime warranty! Get 10% off your first order and free shipping when you use promo code FRIENDZONE only at https://www.brooklinen.com Follow us online: Twitter - https://www.twitter.com/friendzonepod Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/thefriendzonepodcast Have a GREAT day!

  • Keep It 2 Virgils
    The Friend Zone
    01:53:08
    Comedy
    86,378

    This week on #TheFriendZone, we share our thoughts on looting vs peaceful protesting, police strategically placing bricks and hammers around the city, influencers doing it for the gram and more. Wellness Segment - Community Resources: Mental Health Professionals working Pro Bono https://twitter.com/ajscribes/status/1267142268571410433?s=20 Lawyers Assisting Arrested Protestors Pro Bono https://twitter.com/riyakatariax/status/1266856139536207872?s=20 List of Black Owned Farms + Food Gardens https://twitter.com/lifeinherlane/status/1267634324658180097?s=20 Thread of Black Owned Businesses https://twitter.com/_toriii/status/1266379899083919360?s=20 Black Business of the Week: Hair Paint Wax http://hairpaintwax.com Thank you to our Sponsors: Ben & Jerry’s - The Ben & Jerry’s Flavor Gurus have taken a big leap this time. Their new Non-dairy flavors are the perfect sweet treats for vegans, vegetarians and everyone in between! Check out the Ben & Jerry’s sunflower butter lineup, and the whole Non-Dairy family at https://www.benjerry.com Aveo Vision - Daily contact lenses are easy and convenient, which are two things we need right now. AND they’re the most hygienic option. That’s why you need Aveo [uh-VAY-oh] contacts: daily contacts at an affordable price delivered right to your door. It’s the only subscription contact lens company that offers both regular daily contacts and daily toric contacts for astigmatism. Their exclusive AquaLock technology keeps lenses hydrated and comfortable–– even after 12 hours. PLUS Aveo lets you customize your delivery schedule and personalize your plan. It’s worry-free too: Aveo contacts are manufactured in a state-of-the-art, clean room facility that’s fully automated — and they ship on their own (so no third party markups). Here’s one more reason to give them a try: Aveo is donating a portion of all sales to Direct Relief, providing masks, gloves, and other protective gear to our healthcare heroes https://aveovision.com Follow us online: Twitter - https://www.twitter.com/friendzonepod Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/thefriendzonepodcast Have a GREAT day!