The Friend Zone

The Friend Zone

United States

Listen along every Wednesday as Dustin Ross, HeyFranHey & Assante explore mental hygiene, cause who in the hell wants a musty brain? Send inquiries and questions to: TheFriendZone@loudspeakersnetwork.com

Episodes

One Race Six Genders  

Dustin is ready for 2050. Assante's little old lady is coming out. Fran will miss the diversity. Welcome to The Friend Zone. Wellness Segment - https://www.etsy.com/shop/ResonanceApothecary Black Business Of The Week - http://www.coloringpins.bigcartel.com

Who Do You Love  

Dustin just doesn't want you patronizing him. Assante only cares about you being honest. Fran has things to deconstruct. Welcome to The Friend Zone. Black Business Of The Week: https://www.moovn.com

Pass The Peas  

Dustin has been humbled. Assante has been fueled. Fran has been letting it all go. Welcome to The Friend Zone. Black Business Of The Week - https://www.generosity.com/community-fundraising/non-toxic-bodycare-for-folks-living-in-dc-shelters--2

Black Card Revoked - Featuring The Fan Bros  

Dustin had to face it on the school bus. Assante dealt with it in his magnet program. Fran had to confront it as a YouTuber. Welcome to The Friend Zone. The Black Business Of The Week - http://theworldisyoursbook.com

Breaking The Code  

Dustin believes this to be a thing. Assante is now realizing some of his own. Fran just wants us to figure out how to be exceptional. Welcome to The Friend Zone. Black Business of The Week - http://mylitbox.com

The Toxic Culture Of Positivity  

Dustin thinks it’s the dumbest shit he’s ever heard. Assante feels it’s the only thing that has kept him going. Fran says she’s worked hard to be happy…and is unapologetically so. Welcome to The Friend Zone. Business Highlights Of The Week: Raw Apothecary - http://bit.ly/buyitraw Angela Yee's "Juices For Life" - https://www.instagram.com/juicesforlifebk Dietrich - PhiveTierMedia.com Extras: Listen to #Insecuritea with Fran + Crissle - @insecuriteapod Check out Fran's Wellness Retreat in LA next month - bit.ly/WellnessPopUpLA

The Appropriation Sensation  

Dustin thinks it depends on the intention. Assante says Beyonce is the only one who gets a pass. Fran sees how it’s disrespectful. Welcome to The Friend Zone. Black Business Of The Week - http://www.enboisbymaxim.com Listen to #Insecuritea with Fran + Crissle - https://soundcloud.com/insecuriteapod Check out Fran's Wellness Retreat in LA next month - http://bit.ly/WellnessPopUpLA

Nostalgia Ultra Problematic  

Dustin thinks we need to chill out and laugh a little. Assante thinks a floodgate has been opened online. Fran sees the benefit of hyper-sensitivity. Welcome to The Friend Zone. Black Business Of The Week - http://shop.coranatural.com Listen to Fran + Crissle on #Insecuritea - https://soundcloud.com/insecuriteapod

Forgive? Or FORGET IT.  

Dustin thinks there’s no coming back. Assante can’t seem to separate the art from the artist. Fran feels everyone should be given an opportunity for rehabilitation. Welcome to The Friend Zone. Black Business Of The Week -

New Levels New Devils - Featuring Shameless Maya  

Dustin is taking baby steps. Assante is considering it more and more. Fran is all the way in. Welcome to The Friend Zone. Check out Shameless Maya's video response to this episode http://bit.ly/giveitupboo and her new website - http://shamelessmaya.com

Go Head And Use Me Up  

Dustin doesn't think it's flattery whatsoever. Assante admits he uses people. Fran just wants the option of knowing. Black Business Article: Black owners struggle to sell to black shoppers - http://www.northjersey.com/news/business/small-business/black-owners-struggle-to-sell-to-black-shoppers-1.1645331?page=all

What About Your Friends  

Dustin won't make you pick a side. Assante says we're on a ultra light beam. Fran says mind your business. Welcome to The Friend Zone. Black Business of The Week - http://www.bodyscrubsbyrebeca.com

A Toast To Loyalty  

Dustin lives by the code but says be smart. Assante says don't be afraid to be selfish. Fran thinks it's usually a disguise for mediocrity. Welcome to The Friend Zone. Black Business Of The Week - http://bit.ly/FoodHeavenCookBook

The Slash Generation  

Dustin thinks you should stay low and build. Assante has been slashing all day. Fran believes in playing the long game. Welcome to The Friend Zone. Black Business Of The Week: Free NYC music program for kids - http://afrolatinjazz.org/apply-for-g-r-i-o-t-%E2%80%A8a-music-enrichment-program-for-youth

Nature vs Nurture  

Dustin thinks it's our nature. Assante thinks it's all nurture. Fran thinks it's a little of both. Welcome to The Friend Zone. Black Business Of The Week - http://www.kayluxcosmetics.com Body Highlighter - http://bit.ly/BodyHighlighter

Sun Moon Stars - Featuring MysticxLipstick  

Dustin won’t even watch Thriller but he’s open to this convo...a little. Assante wants to know what planet the money is on. Fran is a natural born builder. Welcome to The Friend Zone. Check MysticxLipstick out: https://twitter.com/MysticxLipstick + http://www.mysticlipstick.net

The Friend Zone 1st Anniversary Live Show - NYC  

Dustin walked out to James Brown. Assante walked out to India Shawn. Fran walked out to Groove Theory. Welcome to The Friend Zone Live Show.

Theater Masks  

Dustin craved it from both. Assante's craving turned into an invisibility cloak. Fran says it is what it is. Welcome to The Friend Zone. Wellness Segment/Black Business - http://www.shinetext.com

Imposter Syndrome - Featuring Chescaleigh  

Dustin knows how to slate now, though. Assante wants to get better about asking for help. Fran is working through the nerves. Welcome to The Friend Zone.

50th Episode - A Year In Review  

Dustin has no regrets. Assante is proud of his personal progress. Fran noted and fixed a blind spot. Welcome to The Friend Zone.

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