Jason and Matt head for the sand for their first ever Beach Awards including best beaches for blending in with the Locals, escaping the madness of the city, getting naked, hanging with hipsters, the best beach for boodling (what?) and more! What Happened HEAR: Rell Sunn and the story of surfing, plus Jason and Matt debate a beach pet (that’s a hint) peeve.
Jason and Matt talk about getting boozy and woozy in one of their favorite cities – New Orleans! Matt discovers his new favorite wine bar, bumps into Helen Mirren and falls hard for Jazz Fest. Jason gets wowed by a stripper, hops on a bike and ditches the French Quarter and during the “What Happened HEAR” segment talks about a magical weekend including a chance encounter with photographer Robert Mapplethorpe’s mentor!
Jason and Matt explore the city where their podcast was born—Los Angeles! They chat about why traffic is mostly a tourist problem, debate L.A. beach culture, share their favorite places to eat, drink and hang out and more. They also dive into a piece of dark LA history by exploring the infamous Cecil Hotel in Downtown Los Angeles.