Erik Griffin and Matthew Espinosa give their hilarious takes on intergenerational differences to hopefully bring some common ground!
Meghan Trainor & Ryan Trainor: Mental Health, Therapy, and Learning How To Say No
This week, Erik and Matthew welcome singer-songwriter Meghan Trainor and her brother Ryan to the show. This sibling duo talks about why they started their podcast Workin’ On It, and how we are still all works in progress. Meghan opens up about how motherhood has changed her, overcoming anxiety, living in her pregnancy pandemic bubble, and calls out Erik for ignoring her on Twitch. Ryan discusses his sobriety, and the group talks about the importance of therapy and learning how to say no.
Dane Cook on Telling The Truth, Space Travel, and Dreaming Music
Erik and Matthew welcome comedian Dane Cook this week to talk about success, space travel, and what he thinks he would have been like if he was coming up in a younger generation. Dane talks about making his supporters a part of his journey over the past 30 years, and the invention that he feels changed his life the most. They head to Matthew’s Notebook where he learns about call waiting, and Erik explains how people actually got places before GPS.
Blake Webber Reveals His Real Name and Why He Got Banned on Tiktok
The guys welcome comedian and social media star Blake Webber, formerly known to the world as Blake Vapes. He represents a new generation in between Erik and Matthew, and joins in to give his take on embracing social media, why you should stop asking your friends for help moving and getting to the airport, and when we will all become cyborgs. Blake also tries to settle Matthew and Erik’s heated voice memo debate and convinces Erik to get his toenails painted.
Kanye West, Pop Music, and How TikTok Saved Erik’s Back
This week starts off with a pizza debacle when Producer Jon makes a bad decision to order the guys some subpar slices. It leads Erik and Matthew down a path to what makes the perfect pizza, if they eat raw fish, food allergies, and a few of their favorite restaurant hot spots in LA. Matthew talks about his brotherager Ryan, and explains why he thinks Kanye West is the best producer of all time. The guys wrap up this week with their top movie picks and how film production has changed so drastically between their generations.
Andrea Russett Talks Music, One Direction, and Her Song That Almost Got Her Sued
Erik and Matthew are joined this week by social media star, artist, and musician Andrea Russett. The three talk about how quarantine impacted the different age groups and their own personal relationships, all in very different ways. Andrea shares the biggest misconceptions people have about her, gives a Gen2Gen exclusive on the song she almost got sued for, and what it’s been like to transition from YouTube to writing and performing her own music. The crew also talks about the differences in how people consume and distribute music throughout different generations.
EDM, Cartoons, and Matthew Espinosa’s first ONSCREEN KISS!
Welcome to the Gen2Gen podcast! In this first episode, Erik and Matthew talk about podcasts being the great connector of all generations, why Gen Z makes real life conversations so awkward, and what TV shows will stand the test of time. Matthew shares his pride for his Colombian heritage, and explains the decision to not do an on screen kiss just yet, while Erik talks about what it’s like being an old school comedian in the wild world of social media. The guys also discuss how different celebrities handle fame and fortune at a young age.