Laura Miko moved from rural Georgia to NYC 10 years ago to forger her career and find herself. somehow along the way Zach popped up and send her a facebook message when he was 22 and drunk. Zach and Laura Miko have been married for 4 years, so, hows it going? Zach sits down with his wife to talk about marriage, falling in love, and what relationship advice they give to whom ever may ask.
Who doesn't love true crime? Our whole society is obsessed with murder and crime and serial killers, just look at Netflix or your top 10 podcasts. This week Zach brings doctoral candidate in forensic psychology, Cassie Grace, to talk about your favorite crime shows and stories. TRIGGER WARNING, this episode contains graphic descriptions of murder, violence and sexual crimes, listener discretion is advised.
Zach isn't the only performer in the Miko Family. Casey Miko is a professional actress and audition coach working in NYC. In this episode Zach sits down with his sister, Casey Miko, to talk about life, musicals, and her work as a coach.
Every month and a halfish, Big Things becomes Giant Things with Zach Miko and Paul Guyet. Zach talks about whatever comes up with his favorite fellow giant. ps. this is the sad angry political one but hopefully a ton of laughs too!
From the badlands of Central/Eastern Connecticut comes Culture and Training Director of Dia and Co., Marge Hudson. After going to school to teach music she found her true calling in NYC, making women love themselves. Zach and Marge talk about everything from Dia, to fashion, to theater, to dept, to self love and beyond
Anastasia Garcia is a name that ever plus model knows. She has shot every legend of the body positive community from Ashley Graham, Candice Huffine, and Hunter McGrady, too Marquita Pring, Precious Lee, and Denise Bidot. Zach and Anastasia sit down to talk about fashion, body positivity, millenial culture, and everything else in between
Plus fashion would be know where without the bloggers. Marcy Cruz, writer of FearlesslyJustMe.net, has been a leading voice in the BoPo community since 2009 and a champion for both Curve and Brawn models alike. Zach and Marcy sit down to talk fashion, body positivity, the under-served sizes in plus fashion, and what the industry need to do to make things better.
Cacophony Daniels is the most incredible Drag Queen. Zach and Cacophony/Courter Simmons, sit down to talk about the art of Drag, the birth of Cacophony, LGBTQ, Drag rules, human rights, and everything in between.
Harvey Guillen started his acting career at 6 years old, returning empty cans to take acting classes at the local YMCA. he has never stopped hustling and is now crushing it in hollywood starring in multiple series including the upcoming "What We Do In The Shadows". Zach and Harvey sit down to talk about what its like to be a person of color and a person of size in hollywood.
Happy Father's Day to all the Dads out there. On this special episode of Big Things, Zach sits down with his own dad, Tom Miko. Listen as they talk about life, fatherhood, and everything in between
Few models have truly changed the industry like Marquita Pring. Not only as a curve model expanding brands and inspiring millions but a high fashion tour de force. Zach and Marquita sit down to talk about the industry, fashion, life, love, and sex robots. Truly a do not miss episode
The two giants are back in this special Thursday episode of Giant Things. Here you will be able to hear Zach and Paul finish their conversation about life as a giant, but also here them nerd out and talk about Comic books, movie and TV shows. Heads up though, this episode contains massive spoilers about giant movies and shows you may not have seen, but don't worry, we'll tell you what and when!!!
Zach is a Giant. Zach loves other giants. His favorite co-giant is actor/writer/voice-over artist, Paul Guyet. every 6 weeks ish they band together for a special presentation of GIANT THINGS with Zach Miko and Paul Guyet where they gleefully commiserate about life as a giant in a non giant world and nerding out over all nerdy giant loving things. They're delightful, just listen.
For over 20 years Chris Collins has been a brand ambassador and face of Polo Ralph Lauren. Now an expert in all things luxury he created his own Harlem inspired fragrance line "Chris Collins Alchemy of Fragrance". Zach gets to sit down with one of his own mentors and personal role models to talk about everything from fashion, luxury, modeling, real estate, cultural diversity, and fragrance.
Have you ever looked in a mirror and felt less than? 91% of women say they are unhappy with their body. Straight/Curve: Redefining Body Image is a body positive documentary celebrating the diversity of our world and changes we need to make in order to be truly inclusive. Zach sits down with Director/Producer, Jenny McQuaile, to talk body positivity in fashion and media, the role models the youth of today need, and the making of the film. Straight/Curve: Redefining Body Image is now available on iTunes, Amazon, and StraightCurveFilm.com.
Happy Mother's day to all the amazing moms out there! Zach thought what better way to celebrate than interviewing his mom, Cathy Miko. Zach and his mom talk about love, Boston, raising kids and being the best mom in the world (according to Zach of course).
Khrystyana quickly became one of America's Next Top Model Cycle 24's ultimate fan favorites. Showing incredible vulnerability, body positivity and winning more challenges and best photos then anyone else in her season, Khrystyana is a powerhouse that is just getting started. Zach and Khrystyana sit down and talk about modeling, life, ANTM, coming to america, and what the future holds for this body positive activist,
From a teenager working in a pet store in Missouri, to international super model walking NYFW, starring in campaigns for H&M, and the covers of magazines like Marie Claire France. Jennie Runk is a powerhouse model and an powerful advocate for LQBTQ community and people struggling with eating disorders. Zach sits down with this gamer model to talk about it all.
Mother Feather is the band that needed to be. Born from a fumbled expletive, creator and lead singer Ann Courtney envisioned a band bigger and more incredible than anything we could ever imagine. Zach and Ann sit down to talk tour life, the joy, pain and suffering of music, pop cock rock, and the legend that is Mother Feather.
This week Zach is chatting with a fellow Giant. Standing 6'8" and with the smoothest voice on both sides of the Mississippi, Paul Guyet is a voice actor you cannot go a day without hearing somewhere. These two BFG's chat about the life in the arts, life as a giant, and whatever else popped into their joy filled heads.