Ep. 3 – Beach Awards

Ep. 3 – Beach Awards

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! plus Jason and Matt debate a beach pet (that’s a hint) peeve

What Happened HEAR: Rell Sunn and the story of surfing

Ep. 3 – Beach Awards Recommendations

Beach Awards Recommendations Map

2020 Awards

Best Beach to Escape the Madness of a City
Long Beach, NY

Best Beach If You Were Born to “Boodle”
Beaver Island, MI

Best Beach For You to Blend In With the Locals
Sandy Beach, Oahu, HI

Best beach for Cool Architecture (and Getting Naked)
Blacks Beach, La Jolla, CA

Best Beach Where You Can Also Lose $10,000
Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas, NV

Best Beach to Make You Feel Like You’re in a Nostalgic Movie
Cannon Beach, OR

Honorable Mentions

Best Beach to See Surfing Santa
Hermosa Beach, CA

Best Beach Where There Is No Water
White Sands National Park, NM

Best Beach We’ll Never Visit Again
El Matador Beach, Malibu, CA

Ep. 2 – New Orleans

Ep. 2 – New Orleans

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.

What Happened HEAR: A magical weekend including a chance encounter with photographer Robert Mapplethorpe’s mentor!

Ep. 2 – New Orleans Recommendations:

New Orleans Recommendations Map

Food & Drink:
Bacchanal Fine Wine and Spirits
Bourbon Pub and Parade
Bywater Bistro
Café DuMonde
Café Lefitte Inn Exile
Commander’s Palace
Cochon
Cochon Butcher
The Country Club
Dick and Jenny’s
Elizabeth’s
Galatoire’s
Lil Dizzy’s Café
Killer PoBoys
Mimi’s in the Marigny
Palm and Pine
Pals Lounge
St. Roche Market
Saturn Bar

Experience:
City Park
Crescent Park
French Quarter Festival
Jazz & Heritage Festival
Lion’s Inn
New Orleans Swamp tour
Preservation Hall
Selina Catahoula Hotel
St. Louis Cemetery #1

Ep. 1 – Los Angeles

Wish You Were HEAR: Ep. 1 – Los Angeles

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.

What Happened Hear: Cecil Hotel and the mysterious death of Elisa Lam

Ep. 1 – Los Angeles Recommendations

Los Angeles Recommendations Map

Food & Drink:
Alta Adams: West Adams
Angel’s Flight: DTLA
The Broad: DTLA
Clifton’s Cafeteria: DTLA
Cole’s: DTLA
FrankieLucy’s Bakeshop: Silver Lake
Grand Central Market: DTLA
Highly Likely: West Adams
North End Caffe: Manhattan Beach
MB Post: Manhattan Beach
Monty’s Good Burger: Echo Park
Pine and Crane: Silver Lake
Music Box Steps: Silver Lake
The Wolves: DTLA

Experience:
Academy Museum of Motion Pictures: Mid-City
Bradbury Building: DTLA
Cecil Hotel: DTLA
LaBrea Tar Pits: Mid-City
LACMA: Mid-City
Lucas Museum of Narrative Art: Exposition Park
Peterson Museum: Mid-City