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

My Favorite Things  

Dustin is the type to reenact lines + scenes while you watch a movie. Assante just needs his bong + Jazmine Sullivan. Fran is now traveling with blankets + Palo Santo. Welcome to The Friend Zone. Black Business Of The Week - CasaObispo307.com

A Well-Oiled Machine  

Dustin says just listen to Mary. Assante feels it's Ninja training. Fran says it's all relative. Welcome to The Friend Zone. Wellness Segment + Black Business Of The Week: http://www.crushglobaltravel.com

The Dopamine Loop  

Dustin says the Braxton 5 will be his loop break. Assante is trying to smoke it away. Fran says taking more walks may help. Welcome to The Friend Zone. Bonus Wellness Segment - https://www.youtube.com/user/yogawithadriene Black Business Of The Week - http://www.blackentrepreneur.com

Leap Of Faith - Featuring The Read  

Dustin will take the leap when he feels it’s time. Assante couldn’t take it anymore. Fran could never go back. Welcome to The Friend Zone.

Don't Check Up On It  

Dustin doesn’t think it’s his place to do so. Assante says that’s why he chills in the ratchet corner. Fran says her days of self-sacrifice are over. Welcome to The Friend Zone. Wellness Segment - https://lonedeodorant.com Black Business Of The Week - http://www.steelmclean.com

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

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