The Ponytail Show: Champ Ensminger

Champ Ensminger is a Thai American filmmaker born in Chiang Mai and raised in Spokane, Washington. His recent documentary, 'Yai Nin' is a documentary short film about Ninlawan Pinyo, a Thai businesswoman whose success making naem (pork sausage) propelled her family to America. Streaming now on V..…

The Ponytail Show: Chris Gentile

Chris Gentile is founder of Pilgrim Surf Supply, est. Brooklyn in 2012. He has spent his career as artist, woodworker, and Creative Director of the Condé Nast photography studio. The Pilgrim Surf Supply Universe explores a type of friction that leads to critical thought, which then, ideally, cha..…

The Ponytail Show: Vintage Military with Jeremy Smith

Jeremy is co-founder of Standard & Strange, a retailer of high-end and artisan made menswear based in Oakland, California. This episode we compare notes on military pieces from our vintage collections, and dive into why we are so fond of uniforms. Our theme music is by E.L. Mahon The Ponytail...

The Ponytail Show: J-Town Action and Solidarity

J-Town Action and Solidarity is an anti-gentrification group in LA's Little Tokyo, fighting to prevent the erasure of Japanese History in the locality. On this episode's panel discussion, we have founding members Zen Sekizawa and Devon Tsuno, as well as 'Glenfluencer' and LA local Glenjamn....

The Ponytail Show: Vex Ruffin

Vex Ruffin makes ‘Original Pilipino Music’ (OPM) which dives into his relationship between Filipino and American culture. His music is a beautiful space where Filipino values meet the Californian way of life, and where family relationship is core. Represented by Stones Throw Records, his new album..…

The Ponytail Show: Aaron Chen

Aaron Chen is a comedian from Asquith, New South Wales, Australia. He has toured his comedy act 'The Infinite Faces Of Chenny Baby' nationwide and Google search results show that people are interested in knowing his net worth. He has won awards including Melbourne International Comedy Festival's C…

The Ponytail Show: Spencer Barksdale is back

Spencer Barksdale was designer at Levi Strauss & Co., and senior design director at Tommy Hilfiger before starting his own brand Heehaw Melancholy in 2000. He later went on to work at Calvin Klein Jeans before his 15 year career at Ralph Lauren where he was VP of Denim Design. Today he is back on..…

The Ponytail Show: Aaron Levine

Aaron Levine is Senior Vice President of Mens and Women's design at Abercrombie & Fitch. Check out his personal project, an internet space for industry pals to share a little goodness with the community. Our theme music is by E.L Mahon. Ponytail Journal · "The Ponytail Show" Episode 29: ...

The Ponytail Show: Ouigi Theodore

Ouigi Theodore is founder of The Brooklyn Circus, a New York men's brand that finds inspiration in the pages of history books. Our theme music is by E.L.Mahon. Ponytail Journal · The Ponytail Show - Episode 28: Ouigi Theodore

The Ponytail Show: Ariel Stark-Benz

Ariel Stark-Benz is founder of Mister Green, “a friendly shop for high-minded people”, in Los Angeles. The store and brand is born into a universe with a fresh-cut perspective on weed, design, and creativity. Our theme music is by E.L. Mahon. Ponytail Journal · The Ponytail Show - Epis...

The Ponytail Show: Lindy McDonough

Lindy McDonough is founder of Lindquist, a design studio specialising in leather goods based in East Providence, Rhode Island. She currently serves as an Adjunct Faculty teaching “Design for Production” at The Rhode Island School of Design, and is is a member of the Council of Fashion Designers o..…

The Ponytail Show: Alexander Robins

Shoutout to my textile nerds! This weeks podcast is for you! Alexander Robins is co-founder of Blluemade, a New York based independent brand that focuses on beautiful linen textiles. He also teaches courses in design theory and aesthetics at Parsons School of Design. Today we are diving into th..…