Bruce Sturgell / Chubstr

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.

Alex Frankel

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.

Ana Laura AKA Viva La Curvy

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".

James DeSantis

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.

Clementine Desseaux

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.

Jonna Capone

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.

Matt Wirken

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.

Tim Girrbach

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.

Katya Zharkova

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

Jillian Mercado

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.

Giant Things Corrupted Audio Holiday Special

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!

Episode 47- Karen Bray

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.