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Apr 30, 2015

Sebastiaan de With (/u/caliform) and Stewart Philkill (/u/aye_candy) are the focus of this week’s episode of Upvoted. We discuss Sebastiaan’s upbringing in Holland; how he fell in love with design; moving to the US; getting divorced; meeting Stewart; embarking on their epic trip and what happened with the infamous Sarah.


This episode is sponsored by Casper.


Relevant Links:

Sebastiaan’s Original Post

Stewart’s Post


Sebastian’s Idea of Pokemon as Company Logos


Ride North Book


Stewart’s Website



Apr 23, 2015

John Ohanian, Chris Ohanian and Lara Setrakian join me to discuss the 100 year anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. We discuss Turkey’s denial of the event; the US government’s unwillingness to officially recognize the genocide; the story of my great grandparents; how we wrestle our Armenian identity, the next 100 years, and Lara’s unique experience in journalism.


This episode features John Ohanian, Chris Ohanian, and Lara Setrakian.


Relevant Links:


Syria Deeply

Innovate Armenia

Homeland Handicrafts

John Ohanian AMA

Apr 16, 2015

Josh Wise and Dogecar are the focus of this week’s episode of Upvoted. We discuss Josh Wise’s career in racing; Dogecoin; how Denis Pavel came up with the idea of Dogecoin sponsoring Josh Wise; how Dogecoin crowdfunded the sponsorship; how Josh Wise won the fan vote for the All Star race with the help of redditors; and the NASCAR community’s reaction.


This episode features Josh Wise (/u/dogedriver); Denis Pavel (/u/unicorn_butt_sex); Kyle Sheldon from NASCAR, Lewis Franck; Daryl Wright; Jesse Sims (/u/actionjesse) and NASCAR fans from the Fontana Speedway.


This episode is sponsored by Ting.


Relevant Links:


Josh Wise IAMA

Ting’s Subreddit

Denis’ Rally Post to the Dogecoin Subreddit

Alexis Ohanian with Josh Wise at Talladega

Vote for Josh Wise in the All Star Race

Lewis Franck’s Twitter

Daryl Wright’s Twitter

Josh Wise Voting Reminder Google Chrome Extension

Limited Edition Josh Wise Dogecar Shirt

Apr 9, 2015

Craig Watts and Leah Garces are the focus of this week's episode of Upvoted by reddit. We discuss how Craig got into farming; farmers’ relationships with poultry companies; the conditions of chickens in factory farms; how Leah met Craig; Compassion in World Farming; their viral video; false labeling in the meat industry; animal welfare; their reddit AMA; and their new petition.


This episode is sponsored by Audible and MeUndies.


Relevant Links:

Craig & Leah’s Petitions

Craig & Leah’s Viral Video

Craig & Leah’s AMA

Davis Big & Tall

Apr 2, 2015

Jack (/u/touchmyfuckingcoffee) is the focus of this episode of Upvoted by reddit. We discuss his upbringing; the loss of his father; meeting his wife; his battle with drug addiction; his spectacular firing; discovering reddit; how he got started repairing vacuums; his AMA; and a surprise revelation.



This episode features Jack (/u/touchmyfuckingcoffee), Joy Petty (CMO at Riccar), and Jesse Sims (/u/actionjesse & Content Coordinator at Ting).



This episode is sponsored by Ting and MeUndies.



Relevant Links:


Don’t Touch My Coffee Website

Riccar Website

Jack’s First AMA

Don’t Touch My Coffee Youtube Channel

Don’t Touch My Coffee Patreon Page

Ting’s Subreddit