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Listen along every Wednesday as Dustin Ross, Hey Fran Hey & Assanté explore mental health, mental wealth and mental hygiene, because who in the hell wants a musty brain? Send inquiries and questions to: TheFriendZone@loudspeakersnetwork.com #TheFriendZone

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Listen along every Wednesday as Dustin Ross, Hey Fran Hey & Assanté explore mental health, mental wealth and mental hygiene, because who in the hell wants a musty brain? Send inquiries and questions to: TheFriendZone@loudspeakersnetwork.com #TheFriendZone

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English


Episodes
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Drunk Bar Lies

6/12/2024
This week on #TheFriendZone, we engage in a mid-year mental health check-in. Black Business of the Week - The Museum For Black Girls https://www.themuseumforblackgirls.com Ts Madison Starter House - https://www.forbes.com/sites/ashleemariepreston/2024/06/06/ts-madison-and-dominique-morgan-launch-the-ts-madison-starter-house Donate to the Ts Madison Starter House here - https://funraise.org/give/NAESM/7193a8d6-a5c9-4643-b6be-b895fdd298fc #ListensLately: Chaka Demus & Pliers - Murder She Wrote Terror Fabulous & Nadine Sutherland - Action Dawn Penn - You Don't Love Me (No, No, No) Artemas -I Like The Way You Kiss Me Kut Klose - I Like Master P - I Need Dubs Joyce Wrice, ESTA, Duckwrth - too fast Tink, Summer Walker - Songs About U Normani - Candy Paint Follow us online: Twitter - www.twitter.com/friendzonepod Facebook - www.facebook.com/thefriendzonepodcast Patreon - www.patreon.com/thefriendzonepodcast Discord - discord.gg/Jee2cwfAdz Have a GREAT day!

Duration:02:07:55

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The Lesser of Two Evils

6/5/2024
This week on #TheFriendZone, it’s a shoot the shit episode. No Hot Button. No segments. Just whatever wants to come up. Brace yourself. Follow us online: Twitter - www.twitter.com/friendzonepod Facebook - www.facebook.com/thefriendzonepodcast Patreon - www.patreon.com/thefriendzonepodcast Discord - discord.gg/Jee2cwfAdz Have a GREAT day!

Duration:01:17:50

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Gayle King Magazine

5/29/2024
This week on #TheFriendZone, we talk about our relationship to working and making money. Wellness Segment: Walking Pad with Removable Desk https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0CGLYKX93?ref=ppx_pop_dt_b_product_details&th=1 Mini Stepper - https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0016BQFSS/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o01_s00?ie=UTF8&th=1 Hot Button links: Reddit Money Diary - https://www.reddit.com/r/MoneyDiariesACTIVE/wiki/diarytemplate/moneydiary/ Refinery29 Money Diary - https://www.refinery29.com/en-us/money-diary #ListensLately: June Freedom ft. Jaz Karis - World Goin' Crazy Isaiah Falls ft. Tamae, Icee Red - NATURAL Omar Apollo - Dispose of Me Patti LaBelle - Joy to Have Your Love Chico DeBarge - Free Monica - Hell No (Leave Home) Foggieraw ft. Ari Lennox - Stay Awhile Sango ft. Jesse Boykins III, Lito - No Chill 42 Dugg - Win Wit Us MCVERTT ft. 41 - Hate The Real Follow us online: Twitter - www.twitter.com/friendzonepod Facebook - www.facebook.com/thefriendzonepodcast Patreon - www.patreon.com/thefriendzonepodcast Discord - discord.gg/Jee2cwfAdz Have a GREAT day!

Duration:02:26:00

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Slut Walk of Shame

5/22/2024
This week on #TheFriendZone, we cover the month’s Hot Topics. Black Business of the Week - My Shameless Struggle Into Motherhood written by Shameless Maya https://stan.store/mayasworld Follow us online: Twitter - www.twitter.com/friendzonepod Facebook - www.facebook.com/thefriendzonepodcast Patreon - www.patreon.com/thefriendzonepodcast Discord - discord.gg/Jee2cwfAdz Have a GREAT day!

Duration:02:12:29

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Black and Autistic - Featuring Supernova Momma and FroBabies

5/15/2024
This week on #TheFriendZone, we talk about being Black and Autistic. We’re joined by Natasha Nelson of Supernova Momma and Kanika Nigist of FroBabies. Important Links: Early Intervention - https://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/actearly/index.html Navigating Autism in Communities of Color - https://sites.gatech.edu/navigatingautism The Color of Autism Nonprofit Org for Black Families - https://sites.gatech.edu/navigatingautism The Autistic Women and Nonbinary Network - https://sites.gatech.edu/navigatingautism Black Business of the Week - Detroit People’s Food Coop https://detroitpeoplesfoodcoop.com Watch Dustin's TEDx Talk: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cnmThNDXzWA Follow us online: Twitter - www.twitter.com/friendzonepod Facebook - www.facebook.com/thefriendzonepodcast Patreon - www.patreon.com/thefriendzonepodcast Discord - discord.gg/Jee2cwfAdz Have a GREAT day!

Duration:02:13:22

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Read The Room

5/8/2024
This week on #TheFriendZone, it’s a shoot the shit episode. No Hot Button. No segments. Just whatever wants to come up. Brace yourself. Follow us online: Twitter - www.twitter.com/friendzonepod Facebook - www.facebook.com/thefriendzonepodcast Patreon - www.patreon.com/thefriendzonepodcast Discord - discord.gg/Jee2cwfAdz Have a GREAT day!

Duration:01:37:51

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The Gato Got To Go

5/1/2024
This week on #TheFriendZone, we discuss the different types of spaces we’ve lived in, how we’re living now and what kinds of homes + lifestyles we’re looking forward to as we grow older. Black Business of the Week - https://www.612jungle.com #ListensLately: By Haze ft. Safe - Feel Good (Slowed Down Version) Beyonce - Bodyguard NxWorries - 86Sentra Theo Vaness - Sentimentally It's You Skilla Baby ft. Flo Milli - Whole Package Jimmy Eat World - Sweetness Bryson Tiller - Waterfalls Luna Elle - Baby Please Full Crate ft. Shea Universe - Stay Follow us online: Twitter - www.twitter.com/friendzonepod Facebook - www.facebook.com/thefriendzonepodcast Patreon - www.patreon.com/thefriendzonepodcast Discord - discord.gg/Jee2cwfAdz Have a GREAT day!

Duration:02:33:30

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The Blackest Love

4/24/2024
This week on #TheFriendZone, we discuss the month’s Hot Topics. Black Business of the Week - The Calla Lily Assignment Event Design https://www.instagram.com/callalilyassignment?igsh=MXU5Ym83emswcXdvbw== #ListensLately: Doja Cat ft A$AP Rocky - URRRGE!!!!! Doja Cat - Often Rachel Chinouriri - It Is What It Is Lil Polo Da Don - Mhmm Laila! - Like That! Future & Metro Boomin - Jealous Doja Cat - Ouchies Dondria - Where Did We Go Wrong Thank you to our Sponsors: Rocket Money - Cancel your unwanted subscriptions by going to www.rocketmoney.com/zone Follow us online: Twitter - www.twitter.com/friendzonepod Facebook - www.facebook.com/thefriendzonepodcast Patreon - www.patreon.com/thefriendzonepodcast Discord - discord.gg/Jee2cwfAdz Have a GREAT day!

Duration:02:29:57

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Trim Spa, Baby - Featuring Wendy & Jess of Food Heaven

4/17/2024
This week on #TheFriendZone, we’re joined by Wendy & Jess of Food Heaven and the Diabetes Digital Podcast. We discuss the link between stress/poor sleep and autoimmune disease, why Black & Brown people are showing higher rates of diabetes, Ozempic, Doctors and Fatphobia, binge eating, intermittent fasting and much much more. Webby Nomination for The Living For We Podcast. Help Fran win! Vote here: https://vote.webbyawards.com/PublicVoting#/2024/podcasts/limited-series-specials/diversity-equity-inclusion Black Business of the Week - Aubree’s Cakery https://aubreescakery.com Thank you to our Sponsors: This episode is sponsored by McDonald's Squarespace - Go to www.squarespace.com for a free trial, and when you’re ready to launch, go to www.squarespace.com/FRIENDZONE to save 10% off your first purchase of a website or domain. Follow us online: Twitter - www.twitter.com/friendzonepod Facebook - www.facebook.com/thefriendzonepodcast Patreon - www.patreon.com/thefriendzonepodcast Discord - discord.gg/Jee2cwfAdz Have a GREAT day!

Duration:02:31:14

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Is It Broccoli or Broccolini?

4/10/2024
This week on #TheFriendZone, it’s a shoot the shit episode. No Hot Button. No segments. Just whatever wants to come up. Brace yourself. Tickets to Dustin’s TEDx talk on Saturday, April 20th - https://tedxasbury.com Thank you to our Sponsors: EarnIn - When you download the EarnIn app type FRIEND ZONE under PODCAST when you sign up! Babbel - Get 50% off a ONE-TIME-PAYMENT FOR A LIFETIME Babbel subscription - but only for our listeners - at www.babbel.com/FRIENDZONE Follow us online: Twitter - www.twitter.com/friendzonepod Facebook - www.facebook.com/thefriendzonepodcast Patreon - www.patreon.com/thefriendzonepodcast Discord - discord.gg/Jee2cwfAdz Have a GREAT day!

Duration:01:43:15

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She's 7:30

4/3/2024
This week on #TheFriendZone, we head over to Reddit for AITA (Am I The Asshole) posts. Black Business of the Week - https://www.stirhouse.com #ListensLately: Merges, Kaelin Ellis - cool_v2 Anthony Santos - Voy Pa'lla Free Nationals, A$AP Rocky, Anderson .Paak - Gangsta Future & Metro Boomin - Everyday Hustle Chow Lee ft Nu Sace - Hornitos Gaza Slim ft Vybez Kartel - Anything a Anything Moneybagg Yo & Rob49 - Bussin Res - Two Black Jacks Thank you to our Sponsors: Squarespace - Go to www.squarespace.com for a free trial, and when you’re ready to launch, go to www.squarespace.com/FRIENDZONE to save 10% off your first purchase of a website or domain. Rocket Money - Rocket Money - Cancel your unwanted subscriptions by going to www.rocketmoney.com/zone Hatch - Visit https://www.hatch.co/FRIEND to get $20 off plus free shipping Follow us online: Twitter - www.twitter.com/friendzonepod Facebook - www.facebook.com/thefriendzonepodcast Patreon - www.patreon.com/thefriendzonepodcast Discord - discord.gg/Jee2cwfAdz Have a GREAT day!

Duration:02:39:16

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The Little Black Dress of Churches

3/27/2024
This week on #TheFriendZone, we discuss the Hot Topics. Black Business of the Week - The Pauline Tea-Bar Apothecary https://www.thepaulineteabar.com #ListensLately: Jungle - Back On 74 (Full Crate Remix) YG Marley - Praise Jah In The Moonlight SiR - TRYIN' MY HARDEST SiR - POETRY IN MOTION Future & Metro Boomin - Fried (She a Vibe) Kash Doll & Tee Grizzley - Pressin' Chow Lee - Swag It! Bossman Dlow ft Glorilla - Finesse Tierra Whack - TWO NIGHT Khamari - Doctor, My Eyes Bryson Tiller - Calypso Thank you to our Sponsors: Squarespace - Go to www.squarespace.com for a free trial, and when you’re ready to launch, go to www.squarespace.com/FRIENDZONE to save 10% off your first purchase of a website or domain. EarnIn - When you download the EarnIn app type FRIEND ZONE under PODCAST when you sign up! Rocket Money - Stop wasting money on things you don’t use. Cancel your unwanted subscriptions by going to RocketMoney.com/ZONE. Factor - Head to FactorMeals.com/tfz50 and use code tfz50 to get 50% off. Follow us online: Twitter - www.twitter.com/friendzonepod Facebook - www.facebook.com/thefriendzonepodcast Patreon - www.patreon.com/thefriendzonepodcast Discord - discord.gg/Jee2cwfAdz Have a GREAT day!

Duration:02:21:47

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What About The Children

3/20/2024
This week on #TheFriendZone, we discuss 3-part investigative docuseries The Program: Cons, Cults & Kidnapping on Netflix. Black Business of The Week - Dymond CLD Auto Club https://www.dymondcdlauto.com/ Wellness Segment - THE EMBODIMENT COLLECTION IS BACK! https://resonanceapothecary.com/products/embodiment-box?_pos=1&_sid=ac6b3f359&_ss=r #ListensLately: Flo Milli - Never Lose Me Flo Milli - Edible Flo Milli - Not Sorry Flo Milli ft Monaleo - Neva CHIKA - DEMIGOD 310babii - back it up Willow - Syptom of Life Thank you to our Sponsors: Squarespace - Go to www.squarespace.com for a free trial, and when you’re ready to launch, go to www.squarespace.com/FRIENDZONE to save 10% off your first purchase of a website or domain. Rocket Money - Rocket Money - Cancel your unwanted subscriptions by going to www.rocketmoney.com/zone EarnIn - When you download the EarnIn app type FRIEND ZONE under PODCAST when you sign up! Babbel - Get 50% off a ONE-TIME-PAYMENT FOR A LIFETIME Babbel subscription - but only for our listeners - at www.babbel.com/FRIENDZONE Follow us online: Twitter - www.twitter.com/friendzonepod Facebook - www.facebook.com/thefriendzonepodcast Patreon - www.patreon.com/thefriendzonepodcast Discord - discord.gg/Jee2cwfAdz Have a GREAT day!

Duration:02:20:15

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As A Concept

3/12/2024
This week on #TheFriendZone, it’s a shoot the shit episode. No Hot Button. No segments. Just whatever wants to come up. Brace yourself. Thank you to our Sponsors: Squarespace - Go to www.squarespace.com for a free trial, and when you’re ready to launch, go to www.squarespace.com/FRIENDZONE to save 10% off your first purchase of a website or domain. Quince - That’s www.quince.com/FRIEND to get free shipping and 365-day returns. Follow us online: Twitter Facebook Patreon Discord Have a GREAT day!

Duration:01:29:26

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Bia Pablo

3/6/2024
This week on #TheFriendZone, we share our thoughts on Black Cult Leader, Nature Boy - Eligio Bishop, and his Carbon Nation. Black Business of the Week - https://indigenize.shop #ListensLately: Bobby V - Slow Down Mariah Carey - We Belong Together Foo Fighters - Best of You Backstreet Boys - Incomplete BBE AJ - Slaughter House 3'Mix OgPurpin ft. Rob49 - COME HERE Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz - Who You Wit ScHool Boy Q ft. Rico Nasty // Pop Adekunle Gold // The Life I Chose Trillville // Some Cut Thank you to our Sponsors: Squarespace - Go to www.squarespace.com for a free trial, and when you’re ready to launch, go to www.squarespace.com/FRIENDZONE to save 10% off your first purchase of a website or domain. Babbel - Get 50% off a ONE-TIME-PAYMENT FOR A LIFETIME Babbel subscription - but only for our listeners - at www.babbel.com/FRIENDZONE Rocket Money - Stop wasting money on things you don’t use. Cancel your unwanted subscriptions by going to RocketMoney.com/ZONE. Follow us online: Twitter - www.twitter.com/friendzonepod Facebook - www.facebook.com/thefriendzonepodcast Patreon - www.patreon.com/thefriendzonepodcast Discord - discord.gg/Jee2cwfAdz Have a GREAT day!

Duration:02:39:59

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And That's on Eric Mays

2/28/2024
This week on #TheFriendZone we tap into our Bible Studies. The Story of Samson and Delilah. Black Business of the Week - Girls Auto Clinic https://www.girlsautoclinic.com #ListensLately: Quavo, Takeoff, Gucci Mane - Us vs Them The Guess Who - These Eyes Bossman Dlow - Get In With Me Rob49 & Lil Wayne - Wassam Baby Quavo - Himothy Isaiah Falls - Florida Baby Naomi Sharon - Definition of Love SZA - Saturn Thank you to our Sponsors: Squarespace - Go to www.squarespace.com for a free trial, and when you’re ready to launch, go to www.squarespace.com/FRIENDZONE to save 10% off your first purchase of a website or domain. Dipsea - For listeners of the show, Dipsea is offering an extended 30 day free trial when you go to https://www.dipseastories.com/FRIEND Hatch - Hatch is offering my listeners $20 off your purchase of the Hatch Restore and free shipping at hatch.co/FRIEND. Follow us online: Twitter - www.twitter.com/friendzonepod Facebook - www.facebook.com/thefriendzonepodcast Patreon - www.patreon.com/thefriendzonepodcast Discord - discord.gg/Jee2cwfAdz Have a GREAT day!

Duration:02:29:09

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Click Your Bic

2/22/2024
This week on #TheFriendZone, we share our thoughts on the “Bed Rotting” trend sweeping the internet. Vote for Dustin’s NAACP nomination for Holding Court with Eboni K. Williams here: https://vote.naacpimageawards.net/#Cat901 Black Business of the Week - Claude Kelly, Chuck Harmony and Tamia performing their newest single, “Three Little Words”, live on the Tamron Hall Show on Thursday, February 22nd. Wellness Segment - Check out Neisha for more Health Insurance information: https://twitter.com/BanjiGirl #ListensLately: Baby Rose ft. Destin Conrad - Closer Kofi Nti, Ofori Amponsah - Odo Nwom Don FBE - Nia Long G Herbo ft. Future - Blues Bryson Tiller - Whatever She Wants Jena - Taxi Driver Ryan Destiny - How Your Hands Feel Latto - Sunday Service Thank you to our Sponsors: Babbel - Get 50% off a ONE-TIME-PAYMENT FOR A LIFETIME Babbel subscription - but only for our listeners - at https://www.babbel.com/FRIENDZONE Follow us online: Twitter - www.twitter.com/friendzonepod Facebook - www.facebook.com/thefriendzonepodcast Patreon - www.patreon.com/thefriendzonepodcast Discord - discord.gg/Jee2cwfAdz Have a GREAT day!

Duration:03:04:15

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Santorini Photo Shoots

2/14/2024
This week on #TheFriendZone, it’s a shoot the shit episode. No Hot Button. No segments. Just whatever wants to come up. Brace yourself. Vote for Dustin’s NAACP nomination for Holding Court with Eboni K. Williams here: https://vote.naacpimageawards.net/#Cat901 Thank you to our Sponsors: Squarespace - Go to www.squarespace.com for a free trial, and when you’re ready to launch, go to www.squarespace.com/FRIENDZONE to save 10% off your first purchase of a website or domain. EarnIn - When you download the EarnIn app type FRIEND ZONE under PODCAST when you sign up! Follow us online: Twitter - www.twitter.com/friendzonepod Facebook - www.facebook.com/thefriendzonepodcast Patreon - www.patreon.com/thefriendzonepodcast Discord - discord.gg/Jee2cwfAdz Have a GREAT day!

Duration:01:40:40

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The Neighborhood Tech

2/7/2024
This week on #TheFriendZone, Assanté creeps out Fran and Dustin with a conversation about the new tech updates showcased at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2024. Vote for Dustin’s NAACP nomination for Holding Court with Eboni K. Williams here: https://vote.naacpimageawards.net/#Cat901 Black Business of the Week - First Black-Owned Paint Company https://www.clare.com Wellness Segment - Alvin Ailey Extension https://www.alvinailey.org/extension #ListensLately: Rachel Chinouriri - Never Need Me Rachel Chinouriri - Give Me A Reason SupahBadd - Myy Myy (Tonight) Icewear Vezzo - Class of 2024 Bry'Nt ft. Esquire - S.W.Y.M. (Whitty's Remix) Yeah Yeah Yeahs - Gold Lion Rhyan Douglass - Conversations Icewear Vezzo - Ain't Enough India Shawn - Deep Love Thank you to our Sponsors: Dipsea - For listeners of the show, Dipsea is offering an extended 30 day free trial when you go to https://www.dipseastories.com/FRIEND Rocket Money - Rocket Money - Cancel your unwanted subscriptions by going to www.rocketmoney.com/zone Follow us online: Twitter Facebook Patreon Discord Have a GREAT day!

Duration:02:40:55

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FUPS

1/31/2024
This week on #TheFriendZone, we have A LOT to cover. The hosts discuss the month’s Hot Topics. Vote for Dustin’s NAACP nomination for Holding Court with Eboni K. Williams here: https://vote.naacpimageawards.net/#Cat901 Black Business of the Week - Brown Girl Jane Perfume https://browngirljane.com Wellness Segment - Jasmine Crowe Houston vs the Decatur School System https://x.com/jasminecrowe/status/1749639490757353478?s=20 #ListensLately: La Mamá de la Mamá Destin Conrad ft. Alex Isley - Same Mistake CleoTrapa - Rockstar Gucci Mane ft. Rocko + Webbie - I Don't Love Her IceSpice - Think U The Shit (Fart) 4Fargo - She'll Be Ok Chance The Rapper - I Will Be Your (Black Star Line Freestyle) Thank you to our Sponsors: Squarespace - Go to www.squarespace.com for a free trial, and when you’re ready to launch, go to www.squarespace.com/FRIENDZONE to save 10% off your first purchase of a website or domain. EarnIn - When you download the EarnIn app type FRIEND ZONE under PODCAST when you sign up! Follow us online: Twitter - www.twitter.com/friendzonepod Facebook - www.facebook.com/thefriendzonepodcast Patreon - www.patreon.com/thefriendzonepodcast Discord - discord.gg/Jee2cwfAdz Have a GREAT day!

Duration:02:51:55