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Two grown dirtbags just trynna navigate and survive the millennial male zeitgeist.If you have any money you'd like to give us or any constructive criticism you'd like us to 360 degree tomahawk slam dunk into the trash can please email us: failingupwardspod@gmail.com.

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Two grown dirtbags just trynna navigate and survive the millennial male zeitgeist.If you have any money you'd like to give us or any constructive criticism you'd like us to 360 degree tomahawk slam dunk into the trash can please email us: failingupwardspod@gmail.com.

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By reputable source OG - Dec 31 2019
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Jawns enthusiasts morn this 360 degree lifestyle podcast centered on the spiciest fits...

Iv never got hooked on a pod

By vilkie Smooth - Dec 01 2019
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With the 1st listen, from a show I stumbled upon randomly.

iTunes Ratings

1863 Ratings
Average Ratings
1759
18
13
8
65

Rip

By reputable source OG - Dec 31 2019
Read more
Jawns enthusiasts morn this 360 degree lifestyle podcast centered on the spiciest fits...

Iv never got hooked on a pod

By vilkie Smooth - Dec 01 2019
Read more
With the 1st listen, from a show I stumbled upon randomly.
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Failing Upwards

Latest release on Dec 16, 2019

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: Big Trash with Big Cat

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We finally got him, ladies and gentlemen. The pander ep of the goddamn millennium is upon us. This week, FU is joined by Pardon My Take's Dan “Big Cat” Katz. Big Cat hits the stu for a marathon sesh with the boys to talk The Art of the Deal™️, pitch his best ideas to take the pod nuclear, experience the Odell Beckham Jr. trade live on air and more. You don't wanna miss this because Dan said he's never coming back on. Like ever. Seriously.

Mar 14 2019

2hr 3mins

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Rank #2: The Jonah Ep with Jonah Hill

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We did it.

Oct 11 2018

1hr 3mins

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Rank #3: Die Lit with Barstool's John Feitelberg

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James and Lawrence are back shamelessly pandering to the Stoolies with a bop of an ep that features Barstool's very own John Feitelberg. Feits joins the boys to talk copping Mexican grandfather hats, earning his stripes by blacking out and butt chugging molly in frat house basements, and why skullfucking is the move. Then, in Captain's Log, the boys talk to the grom squad about the vacation days they foolishly wasted.

May 17 2018

1hr 30mins

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Rank #4: Nothing But Respect For Our Presidente with Dave Portnoy

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James and Lawrence ponder whether anime (and anime porn) is cool now and debut their new segment “Teachable Moments” to help the #FailGang navigate strip clubs and getting your first tattoo. Then, Barstool Sports founder and FU's new boss Dave Portnoy joins the pod to break down living in NYC, pizza sex, his favorite drugs, and more. Plus, “60 Seconds of Thirst” and “Captain's Log/Letters To Home.”

Oct 05 2017

1hr 1min

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Rank #5: Luxury Podding with Jeremy Kirkland

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This week, the boys are bringing you the only jawnz ep that matters, featuring none other than Blamo!'s Jeremy Kirkland. Jeremy hits the stu to talk about what it takes to dress like a cool dad, how to finesse your way to Italy, why FU is his favorite podcast, and the differences between class and swag. Then, in Captain's Log/Letters to Home, James breaks down how he milked Barstool benefits at a Buffalo Bills game.

Oct 31 2019

2hr 55mins

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Rank #6: Begging for Jawnz with Union LA's Chris Gibbs

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Season 7's finally here, baby! The boys are kicking things off with an absolute slapper featuring Union LA's esteemed owner, the one and only Chris Gibbs. Chris joins the gang to talk about what it's like being the only person that dresses well in LA, being the only fan of house music who's never been to a rave, and creating the best sneaker of 2018. Then, in Captain's Log/Letters to Home, the boys talk about what life is like at Barstool in a post-bagioli world.

Jan 10 2019

1hr 47mins

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Rank #7: FU Origins with Minya Quirk

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This week, James and Lawrence are joined by their mother and Shoppe Object founder, Minya Quirk. Minya hits the stu for a three hour marathon down memory lane, revealing how guys shouldn't decorate their apartments, who the best and worst brand clients are, and what it was like plucking the boys from complete obscurity and putting them on the path that would one day culminate with The Only Podcast That Matters™️.

Oct 24 2019

2hr 58mins

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Rank #8: Emily Oberg

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Lawrence and James are joined by their first ever guest, Queen of the Hypebeasts and Fuccbois, Emily Oberg. They talk about how she got her start in the industry, her decision to leave Complex, being sober and single, and much more.

As always, if you have any money you'd like to give us or any constructive criticism you'd like us to 360 degree tomahawk slam dunk into the trash can please email us: failingupwardspod@gmail.com.

Feb 02 2017

48mins

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Rank #9: Clout Flex

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James and Lawrence kick off Season 3 with a look at New York Fashion Week absurdity, roast Lebron James' horrendous modeling debut, debate Russell Westbrook's style enema, and more.

Sep 13 2017

47mins

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Rank #10: Gut Check with Emily Oberg

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Lady and gentlemen, we're breaking FU records this week––the boys are joined by the wellness queen herself, Emily Oberg, for the third time. Emily hits the stu to talk about why she's an anti-vaxxer, what it's like being in an LA-to-Paris long distance relationship, and how she's pivoted from being a media personality to becoming a full on art director. Then, in Captain's Log/Letters to Home, the boys share some spicy notes about the podcast that should have been but never was, the Seam “Anything but Fashion” show with Jake Woolf.

Aug 22 2019

1hr 54mins

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Rank #11: Cumming Upwards with Cum Town's Adam Friedland

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We're kicking off Season 8 with the crossover ep of the century, featuring none other than Cum Town's Adam Friedland. Adam joins the boys to talk about beefing with Chelsea Clinton on Twitter, getting cucked by a DJ, and how he didn't propose to his fiancée. Then, in Captain's Log/Letters to Home, Lawrence goes off on Jimmy and Chuckles for going to the Eric Emmanuel Easter Brunch event that he wasn't invited to.

Apr 25 2019

2hr 18mins

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Rank #12: Pander Gang with Barstool Sports' Francis Ellis

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The Failing Upwards Difference™ has never been felt harder than in this MONSTER episode with Barstool's very own, Francis Ellis. Francis joins the boys to get schooled on the gender spectrum, talk growing up ginger, and almost gets through thirty seconds of his best comedy bit before being interrupted. Then, in Captain's Log/Letters to Home, the boys welcome James back into the workforce and tease some HUGE moves the gang might be making. And we'd be remiss not to mention that there's some Kimmel talk to kick things off because nobody likes talking about themselves more than James and Lawrence.

Jul 26 2018

2hr 4mins

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Rank #13: Under The Influence With Emily Oberg

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James and Lawrence discuss what it's like to interview half-naked Victoria's Secret Angels and debut the brand new, self-explanatory segment “Dick Talk." Then, friend of the pod Emily Oberg stops by to talk fuccboi losers, how much influencers get paid, and why being mean is fun. Finally, "Captain's Log/Letters to Home" gets particularly tense and the return of the most electric ad reads in the business.

Nov 23 2017

1hr 20mins

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Rank #14: Letting Our Nuts Hang with Waz Dope

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CALL IT! James and Lawrence are back with downtown localite Waz Dope for an episode that might be the craziest switch-up in pod history. Waz joins the boys to talk about how he became the FU muse, the time he got his salad tossed in Paris, and how many Aperoli Spritziolis™ he would order on the perfect date. Then, in Captain's Log/Letters to Home, the Chef reluctantly regales the tale behind the night that led to his first-ever soak sesh.

Aug 30 2018

1hr 32mins

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Rank #15: The People’s Champ with Chris Black

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James and Lawrence are back with another all-timer featuring New York's coolest creative consultant, Chris Black. Back by popular demand, the people's champ returns to the only podcast that matters to talk to the decline of western civilization, hanging out at the Fantasy Factory, shooting his shot with Lily Allen and more. We're also leading things off with a Fuck With/Do Not Fuck With (Working Title): Boyz Edition™️ and in Captain's Log/Letters to Home, the gang discusses their role, or lack thereof, in the latest round of Barstool backlash.

Sep 27 2018

2hr 14mins

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Rank #16: Return Of The Narc with Noah Johnson

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Lawrence and James turn "Fuck With Not Fuck With" (Working title) on themselves this week, and then reluctantly ask Jay and Chuck as well. Then, Senior Editor of GQ Style Noah "Narc Dad" Johnson returns to FU to talk about getting Yelawolf hooked on meth, James eventually fucking Noah's dad, and what it's like to get your titties sucked by a baby. Then on "Captain's Log/Letters To Home" THE INTERNS FINALLY GET PAID BABYYYYYYYYYY. YERRRRRRRRR. Well technically the whole crew got paid, but everybody has jobs already except Producer Jay, so he was the only one that was actually excited. This summary is brought to you by the newly wealthy but still incompetent Intern Chuck, because James and Lawrence dropped the ball. Fire mixtape cover though, we will give him that. HOPE YOU'RE ENJOYING SEASON FOUR YOU SHMUCKS, TWO BANGERS IN A ROW.

Jan 18 2018

1hr 46mins

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Rank #17: Dicks In The Office with Barstool Sports' Chicks in the Office

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This week, Jimmy and Larry are joined by Barstool Sports' resident Chicks in the Office, Ria Ciuffo and Francesca Mariano. The Chicks join the boys to talk about dealing with swagless homies in the office, preaching YouTube gossip to teens on SnapChat, and how they became new media superstars. Then, in Captain's Log/Letters to Home, the boys play a sick and twisted game by spoiling an upcoming FU extended universe crossover pod because some men just want to watch the world burn.

Aug 08 2019

1hr 57mins

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Rank #18: Hot Boyz II with Hot Ones' Sean Evans

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James and Lawrence discuss James' recent freelance gigs and the ultimate finesse of working from home. Then the host of First We Feast's “Hot Ones” Sean Evans returns to FU after gaining over 70,000 Instagram followers since his first appearance. That saucy little bitch Sean talks to the boys about his routine as a professional hot wing eater, the current state of his obliterated asshole, and shares behind the scenes stories from some of the most viral episodes of Hot Ones. Plus, in Captain's Log/Letters to Home, the gang realizes the whole pod squad might just be a black hole of drug consumption.

Mar 15 2018

1hr 48mins

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Rank #19: Bone Apple Tea Pt. I with Bon Appétit’s Alex Delany

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The whole gang's eatin this week, courtesy of the boys' five-star gourmet slapperoni featuring Bon Appetit's Drinks Editor, Alex Delany. Alex hits the stu to talk about what the best pizza in New York REALLY is, how he's navigated the world of both jawnz and food, and even does a taste test of one of his favorite cocktails with the Core 4 live on air. Then, in Captain's Log/Letters to Home, the boys discuss what's another first in FU history –– an episode so good, it's being served in two courses.

Oct 10 2019

1hr 53mins

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Rank #20: Weed

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Lawrence and James debut a new segment, talk phone etiquette and smoking dank kush.

As always, if you have any money you'd like to give us or any constructive criticism you'd like us to 360 degree tomahawk slam dunk into the trash can please email us: failingupwardspod@gmail.com.

Oct 17 2016

59mins

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