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: David Gensler

David Gensler is founder of the Vanish brand, a cultural platform he likes to call ‘curated escapism’ that helps inspire people to get into the great outdoors. Today we chat about his multi-faceted career and how FISHING called him to action! Our theme music is by the talented E.L.Mahon. Pon...

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: 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..…

The Ponytail Show: Amy Leverton

Amy Leverton, author of ‘Denim Dudes’ and ‘Denim Dudettes’, has been working in the denim industry since 2003. She spent her career as denim and casual wear designer, as well as trend forecasting and consultancy. She has worked for the two world’s leading trend forecasting sites; WGSN and Styles...

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: Belinda Baggs

Today for World Oceans Day I'm stoked to have Belinda Baggs on the podcast. Belinda Baggs is a global surf activist dedicated to campaigning on the issue of climate change. She is a trailblazing female longboarder, surf ambassador for Patagonia, and the first woman on the cover of Surfer's Journal…

The Ponytail Show: Ben Fife

Ben Fife is founder of Westward Leather Company in Spokane, Washington state. The company is platform to Ben's leather goods, all artisan made by the man himself. Our theme music is by E.L.Mahon. Ponytail Journal · The Ponytail Show - Episode 22: Ben Fife

The Ponytail Show: Bob Frankel

Let's talk about industrial hemp !!! Today on the podcast, Bob Frankel from Jungmaven is up to chat about the wonders of hemp as a fabric, as a crop, and a niche industry with just a handful of countries that actually grow this modest fibre. We also touch on how the radical brand has been naviga..…

The Ponytail Show: Carrie and Shinya Hasegawa

Carrie and Shinya Hasegawa are the founders of Battenwear, a thoughtfully designed outdoor wear brand based in the U.S. The brand makes their gear in America, and has been focused on quality, detail, and functionality since their beginnings in 2011. Our theme music is by the talented E.L. Maho...

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: Eric Kvatek

Today on the show I'm chatting to my photographer buddy Eric Kvatek about his recent travels to Southeast Asia for W'menswear and Kapital; his early work as a photojournalist; zombie apocalypse escape plans; and the creative process. You can see Eric's work here. Also, shoutout to E.L. Mahon fo...