Bruce Sturgell founded the big and tall style site, Chubstr, in 2011. Since then Chubstr has become the go to place for people of size. Everything from Style tips, Big entertainment, lifestyle, activism, food and drink and shopping. Zach and his ole buddy Bruce sit down for the second time to talk about how far this industry has come, whats new on the horizon, and tease Zach's new advice column on Chubstr.
Once every Month and a half Big Things becomes Giant Things with double the hosts! Zach Miko and Paul Guyet talk about being a Giant in today's world. Today they discuss traveling big, being big actors, and they analyze the new Star Wars trailer.
This weeks newest Big Up n' Comer is Alex Frankel. Hailing from the Bay Area in California, this Opera singer came to NYC to shake music halls with his powerful voice and somehow along the way became a brawn model. Zach and Alex sit down to talk body positivity, diversity in body shapes in the brawn industry, growing up as a big person and much much more.
Most people know her by her Instagram moniker Viva La Curvy, Ana Laura is a name everyone in the BoPo community should know. This native new yorker went from Columbia Grad to Mac model. Zach and Ana sit down to talk modeling, growing up big, owning your body, and all these fellas "coming out of the chubby closet".
This week's big beautiful guest of a man is the host of Backyard Envy on Bravo, James DeSantis. James is one third of backyard oasis designers, Manscapers NY. Zach and James sit down to talk TV, Instagram, new found fame, growing up bigger, and uncovering the big guy insecurities from both their childhoods.
You cannot be part of the body positivity movement without knowing Clementine Desseaux. Hailing from France she moved to the US to take the plus modeling world by storm. But she wanted to do more than model, she wanted to help other women love themselves and each other and founded All Womxn Project. Zach and Clem sit down to talk life, fashion, disordered eating, growing up in France, and faking it til you make it.
What's it like to be told you're too big at one casting, and then too small at the next? What about having your very existence be fetishized online by creeps? For many performers of size it is an all too familiar story. Jonna Capone AKA Curvy Capone is the actress and model who lives the hell out of this world. Zach and Jonna sit down to talk about modeling, casting, size diversity, the glories of NYC and their Massachusetts connection.
The Big Up'n Comers series, in which Zach talks with up and coming big and tall models, continues with professional rugby player and the newest IMG Brawn model, Matt Wirken. Zach and Matt talk about his journey in pro rugby and his rise as a new model. 2 big models talking shop with plenty of tips and tricks.
Once every 6 weeks Big Things is transformed into Giant Things with Paul Guyet and Zach Miko. two giant men talking about whatever comes into their giant brains. Today is ranged from Fyre Fest, Amazon leaving NYC, the best regional burger, and how and when the world will end.
What's dating like as a bigger person? What should you look for in a partner? How can I date with bad self-esteem? Zach answers these and many other questions with this special valentines day mailbag with questions YOU have submitted!
Rosé All Day Anyways is a feminist p0dcast starring Erika Atkins and Katie Rainey. This week we listen to Zach and the hosts of RADA talk about body positivity for men and women and the effects of poor body image and toxic masculinity on our culture. They will also be drinking Rosé the whole time.
He goes by many names, MC Squirm, Manheim Tuttlingen, Tim Girrbach, whatever you call him the man is hilarious. Zach sits down with Tim to talk about his off broadway show, Birthday Sax, his life as a comedy rap star in Squirm and Germ, and why he never wants to hike the Appalachian Trail.
First in the new "Big Up n' Comers" segment, in which Zach sits down with up n coming models. Zach talks with model Eric Anderson to talk about the start of his modeling career, first couple clients, and advice for all models on how to advance their careers.
Plus size fashion isn't just an american industry. Inclusive fashion and body positivity are world wide. Katya Zharkova, born in the former Soviet Union began modeling at the age of 14. After years of modeling and television hosting, Katya moved to America and exploded with her real body editorial in Plus Model Magazine. Zach and Katya sit down and talk fashion, motherhood, and even US/Russia relations
Season 2 Premiere. After 50+ episodes in Season 1, Big Things with Zach Miko kicks off with model, creative, activist Jillian Mercado. Zach and fellow IMG model Jillian talk about fashion, diversity, and life as a model with a disability, fighting the stigma and lack of representation in fashion, entertainment, and media.
It's been an amazing first year for Big Things and after 50 full episodes (plus some bonus eps.) Zach Miko and his every month and a halfly co-host and fellow giant, Paul Guyet, talk about the last season, spoil old classic television shows, and talk about what's to come in Season 2.
Happy New Years from us here at big things, we look back on the year with some of our favorite clips of 2018 and talk about our resolutions.
Every now and then the gods and goddesses of the audio world hate us. This weeks episode is one of those times. Paul and Zach bring you their Giant Things Holiday special, but sadly the audio is a little skippy. We love you, we are sorry, but if you do power through we answer holiday questions and Zach gives a full dramatic reenactment of the holiday classic It's A Wonderful Life. We Love you, Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!
Writer, business woman, entrepreneur, comedian, Owner/Founder of Red Bird Vintage Box, best friend, choose a title! Karen Bray is an incredible woman and the better half of Zach's comedy band The Dreamstalks. listen to two best buds sit and talk old shows, vintage fashion business, comedy, and why on earth she would ever move to Florida.
IN YO MOUTH is your go-to podcast with a large side of RAUNCH sauce. Frisky food blogger Michael Munoz and adventurous southern eater Marie Cecile Anderson cross over this week with Zach and Big Things to bring Big Things IN YO MOUTH.