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Ryan Higa, friends, and guests discuss everything from current events, trends, and social media.


#41 - Ft. Cassey Ho - Body Shaming Drama with Blogilates Fitness Instructor
Dec 22, 2019 • 51 min
Ryan Higa, Paco, David, and special guest Cassey Ho aka Blogilates talk about all things fitness related, health, diet, and how she got started on YouTube. Cassey also responds to the negative comments she received after completing her 90 day challenge.…
#40 - Ft. Steven Dux - College Student Turns $27K to $5,000,000
Dec 8, 2019 • 60 min
Thanks to our sponsor Steven’s Free Day-Trading Course with Account Statement ($41K to 290K ): https://www.stevenduxi.com/freedom-challenge/ Ryan Higa, Paco, David, and special guest Steven Dux explains how he turned into a multi-millionaire by the age of…
#39 - Ft. Eden Kai - Life on Netflix’s Terrace House Reality Show
Nov 24, 2019 • 58 min
Ryan Higa, Paco, David, and special guest Eden Kai talks about his life after being on the hit show Terrace House. Eden speaks of his experiences and the cultural differences of having lived in Japan, and balancing his career as a musician and actor. Eden…
#38 - Ft. Marques Brownlee - Life of a Tech Reviewer
Nov 17, 2019 • 60 min
Ryan Higa, Paco, David, and special guest Marques Brownlee (aka MKBHD) talks about his love for technology, ultimate frisbee Red Cameras, and Tesla. What drives Marques to create videos? What phone, camera, software does he prefer to use? Guest: Marques…
#37 - Greg Got Punched in Singapore!
Nov 3, 2019 • 58 min
Ryan Higa, Paco, and Greg talk about his wedding plans and his overall thoughts about marriage. After the shi-shi break, Greg goes on to tell a story of when he got punched in Singapore, which resulted in a couple missing teeth. Order Ninja Melk -…
#36 - Ft. Timothy DeLaGhetto - Getting Girls with Confidence
Oct 27, 2019 • 64 min
Ryan Higa, Paco, and Timothy Delaghetto discuss Tim’s time spent on Wild N Out as the “token asian”, his business endeavors, and how his confidence led to his success with women in his years prior to his marriage with Chia. Guest: Timothy DeLaGhetto…
#35 - Christianity, Science, and Aliens
Oct 6, 2019 • 59 min
Ryan Higa, Will, and David talk about aliens, Area 51, religion, and science. David answers some of the tough questions around Christianity and what the religion means to him. What happens after death? What religion is Ryan Higa? Is gravity real? Order…
#34 - Ft. Danny Philippou - RackaRacka’s $130K YouTube Video
Sep 29, 2019 • 51 min
Ryan Higa, Paco, David, and special guest Danny Philippou from RackaRacka talk about clinical trials for cash, his writing process when creating horror films, and his relationship with his twin brother Michael Philippou. Is Danny dating Riley Reid? How…
#33 - Ft. Alex Wassabi - Alex Sparring with Deji, KSI & FouseyTube
Sep 22, 2019 • 52 min
Thanks to our sponsor - http://skillshare.com/higa - Get two months FREE! Ryan Higa, Paco, David, and special guest Alex Wassabi talk about his recent fight with FouseyTube, what he thinks about Deji and KSI, and what kind of girls he’s into. Is Alex…
#32 - Ft. Andrew Yang - Why You Should Vote for Andrew Yang
Sep 15, 2019 • 53 min
Ryan Higa, Michelle Phan, David, and presidential candidate Andrew Yang discuss his policies around UBI ($1,000 for every US citizen), Asian stereotypes, why Trump is afraid of tweeting him, and how he plans on dealing with the massive debt accumulated by…
#31 - Ft. Arden Cho - Ryan and Arden’s Future Plans
Sep 8, 2019 • 63 min
Ryan Higa, Paco, and special guest Arden Cho talks about their relationship. What makes their relationship work? What are some things they can work on? Do they have plans to marry? Kids? After the Shi-Shi break, they talk about Dave Chappelle’s very…
#30 - Ft. Scarra - Life as a Top League Of Legends Player
Sep 1, 2019 • 64 min
Ryan Higa, Paco, David, and special guest William ‘Scarra’ Li discuss all things related to his success on Twitch, what it takes to be the best gamer, and his thoughts on Ninja switching to Mixer. What is life like at the Offline TV house and are they…
#29 - Ft. D-Trix - How to be a Great Dancer
Aug 26, 2019 • 58 min
Ryan Higa, Paco, David, and Emmy award winning dancer Dominic Sandoval (aka D-Trix) talk about Dom’s experiences as a judge at So You Think You Can Dance, his company Passion8, and his relationship with Bethany Mota. Dom goes deep into the topics of…
#28 - Ft. Sommer Ray - Instagrammer w/ 22 Million Followers!
Aug 18, 2019 • 61 min
Ryan Higa, Paco, David, and special guest Sommer Ray speaks on her life as a social influencer, her passions surrounding the fitness and wellness industry, and how she came about to live in the Clout House. Sommer opens up about her faith, parents, and…
#27 - Ft. Jun Sung Ahn - How to be a Kpop Star
Aug 11, 2019 • 47 min
Ryan Higa, Paco, David, and Jun Sung Ahn (aka JunCurryAhn) talk about what it’s like to be a star in the current Kpop industry, and how to become a Kpop idol. We learn that violins can cost anywhere between a hundred to millions of dollars and we find out…
#26 - Ft. Anthony Padilla - What’s it Like Being #1 Most Subscribed on YouTube?
Aug 4, 2019 • 61 min
Ryan Higa, Paco, David, and legendary YouTuber Anthony Padilla discuss all things YouTube from algorithms, societal pressures, fame, and what it takes to be a YouTuber in today’s age. Anthony explains his history at Smosh and gives us insight on his…
#25 - Ft. Justin Chon - From Twilight Actor to BgA Movie?
Jul 28, 2019 • 59 min
Ryan Higa, Paco, and special guest Justin Chon talks about his experiences being cast for the movie Pitch Perfect, why he hated Indian-American actor Utkarsh Ambudkar, and his experiences behind his Sundance award winning films Gook and Ms Purple. After…
#24 - Ft. Anna Akana - What is it Like Being Bisexual?
Jul 21, 2019 • 59 min
Ryan Higa, Paco, David, and special guest Anna Akana discuss how she uses comedy to cope with the topic of suicide. What was Anna’s life like growing up? Anna also talks about her life as a bi-sexual Asian American woman. Guest: Anna Akana…
#23 - Ft. Bethany Mota - Taking a Break from YouTube
Jul 14, 2019 • 61 min
Ryan Higa, Paco, David, and special guest Bethany Mota talk about her childhood, career, how she met her boyfriend D-Trix, and her love of music. Bethany also speaks on why she took a break from YouTube and how it led her to finding herself again. Guest -…
#22 - Ft. Michelle Phan - Bitcoin and How to Build a Billion Dollar Business
Jul 7, 2019 • 58 min
Ryan, Paco, David, and special guest Michelle Phan discuss what Bitcoin is and why it’s important in today’s society. Michelle also shares how she built her nearly Billion Dollar company Ipsy, and how she bought back her brand, Em Cosmetics, from beauty…
#21 - Ft. Jeremy Lin - Toronto Raptors NBA Champions and Life
Jun 16, 2019 • 69 min
Ryan Higa, Will, and special guest Jeremy Lin discuss Lin’s recent championship win with the Toronto Raptors and his process before, during, and after his basketball games. Lin dives deep into his goals, faith, and passion, and after the break, Lin…
#20 - Chick-fil-A and LGBT Pride Month
Jun 9, 2019 • 53 min
Thanks to our sponsor - http://skillshare.com/higa - Get two months FREE! Ryan Higa, Paco, and David make an announcement about having an additional LA location for Off The Pill. They also introduce a new segment in the show called “Dumb Dudes Debate”,…
#19 - Ft. Chad Wild Clay - Hackers, Ninjas, and Flat Earth Conspiracy
Jun 2, 2019 • 59 min
Ryan Higa, Paco, and special guest Chad Wild Clay talk about how Chad was inspired by Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, how he became a YouTube hacker, and how he deals with his work / life balance. After the shi shi break, they talk about Pokemon Sleep, the…
#18 - Ft. Jacob Fu - This Travel Blogger Made $150-250K a Year
May 26, 2019 • 64 min
Ryan Higa, Paco, and guest Jacob Fu talk about how Jacob once made $150K-250K to create content centered around traveling through his blog Local Adventurer. Jacob also gives insight into how he operates his business and offers some tips for people who…
#17 - Ft. Kevin Wu - Kevjumba is Back!
May 19, 2019 • 51 min
Ryan Higa, Paco, and special guest Kevjumba talk about sports, his transition from being in the YouTube spotlight to his private life, his educational endeavors, and his future plans to maybe come back to the entertainment industry. Listen on: Apple…
#16 - Ryan’s Mom Reveals His Past
May 12, 2019 • 60 min
On this special Mother’s Day episode, Paco, Ryan, and his mom (Luci) talk about their similarities, differences, and how she supports Ryan’s career as a parent. We also get to hear some hilarious stories of what Ryan was like growing up. Listen on: Apple…
#15 - Ft. Daina Benzon - Daina on Working at RHPC and How She met Greg
May 5, 2019 • 57 min
Thanks to our sponsor - http://skillshare.com/higa - Get two months FREE! Ryan, Paco, and Daina talk about her experiences working for RHPC as a costume and set designer, how she deals working side by side with Greg, and tells the story of how they met.…
#14 - Ft. KSI - KSI Speaks on Jake & Logan Paul and the Sidemen
Apr 28, 2019 • 66 min
Ryan Higa, Paco, and special guest KSI opens up about his thoughts on Jake, Logan Paul, and Joe Weller. We discuss his goals, career, how his girlfriend helped him, and how the channel Sidemen began. Did you know KSI was introverted? Enjoy! Listen on:…
#13 - Breakups and The Avengers Theories
Apr 21, 2019 • 71 min
Ryan and Paco listen as Derrick opens up about his past relationship and how friends have helped him through tough times. After the shi shi break, the guys dive into theories about Game of Thrones and the new Avengers movie. Derrick also shares stories…
#12 - Hate Comments, Eating Cats or Dogs, Humanity
Apr 14, 2019 • 58 min
Ryan, Will, and David Choi start off by talking about how fans reacted to David in episode 2 of Off The Pill. Ryan brings up how constructive criticism is welcomed in his comments section, then the conversation transitions to the fears of flying. Is it…
#11 - The Nipsey Hussle Conspiracy
Apr 7, 2019 • 60 min
Nominate someone! - http://RyanHigaFoundation.org/Best-Day-Ever/ Ryan and the guys talk about his non-profit that gives deserving people their “best day ever”. Why is Ryan so drawn to horror films? Is there any validity to Nipsey Hussle’s conspiracy…
#10 - Ft. Arden Cho - Ryan and Arden Discuss Their Relationship
Mar 31, 2019 • 78 min
Thanks to our sponsor - http://skillshare.com/higa - Get two months FREE! On this very special 10th episode, Ryan, Paco, and special guest, Arden Cho, talk about her watch company, Leonard & Church, her experiences on Teen Wolf and Chicago Med, and her…
#9 - Shane Dawson Controversy, Age of Consent, and How Ryan Met Arden
Mar 24, 2019 • 69 min
Ryan and friends cover stories from the YouTube community including Shane Dawson’s recent controversy around his cat. Should past mistakes be considered even if the person changed for the better? The guys also talk about their pursuits outside of YouTube,…
#8 - Ft. JR Aquino - What Happened to YTF? JR on American Idol
Mar 17, 2019 • 62 min
Ryan Higa, Paco, and guest JR Aquino discuss his experiences of being on American Idol, what really happened during YTF, overcoming a breakup, and what it means to “scrap” to settle matters in Hawaii. Are Shek Wes fans allowed to use the N Word? JR also…
#7 - Ghost Hunting, Momo Challenge Dangers, How Greg Met Ryan
Mar 10, 2019 • 72 min
Ryan, Paco, and Greg speak about their ghost hunting experience and how it changed their perspectives regarding the spirit world. What’s going on with the Momo Challenge? We also get to hear the story of how Greg went from dancer to videographer, and the…
#6 - Ft. Ian Hecox - Smosh vs Defy Media, RiceGum Challenges Ryan, and Ian’s Fan Story
Mar 3, 2019 • 77 min
Ryan, Paco, and guest Ian Hecox from Smosh speak on what really happened at Defy Media and their new home at Mythical Beast (Rhett and Link) Does racism exist in Hawaii? Is there competition amongst YouTubers? Ryan also shares a story of when RiceGum…
#5 - Ryan’s GF Revealed, BTS fandom, and his First Kiss
Feb 24, 2019 • 63 min
Thanks to our sponsor SeatGeek! Use code HIGA for $20 off your first order: http://sg.app.link/higa (Restrictions Apply). Ryan and friends discuss K-pop group BTS, stories of getting massages in Indonesia, how Rich Brian met Ryan, and the guys share their…
#4 - Ft. dogdog & itsHafu - Top Hearthstone players on Twitch Streaming
Feb 17, 2019 • 58 min
Ryan, Will, and guests David (aka @dogdog) #1 Hearthstone player in N. America, & Hafu (@itsHafu) discuss all things gaming and Twitch. What is life like as a full time streamer? What are the pros and cons of the platform? What makes someone intelligent?…
#3 - Ft. Sean Fujiyoshi - Jobs, Dealing with Fans, and Is Liam Neeson Racist?
Feb 10, 2019 • 97 min
Ryan, Paco, and guest Sean Fujiyoshi discuss the difficulties of job hunting and life as a public figure. How should YouTubers be treated by fans? How manipulative can social media be? We also answer YOUR questions from Twitter & Instagram! Listen on:…
#2 - The Apple Conspiracy, ASMR, and is Incest Wrong?
Feb 2, 2019 • 78 min
Ryan Higa and the guys talk about ASMR, where sayings come from, and controversies surrounding the mega-conglomerate, Apple. Then, the conversation goes in for a turn into the topic of the age of consent, bestiality, and incestual relations becoming the…
#1 - ADHD, Brand Deals, and Choosing to be Gay?
Jan 26, 2019 • 77 min
Ryan Higa and the guys talk about the history of brand deals, Adderall, the anti-PC movement, high school sports stories, and the topic of whether or not it’s a choice to be gay. Listen on: Apple Podcast - https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/o… Google…