The Untold Stories of the Humans Behind LA's Hottest Startups, Businesses, and Movements.




After a near-fatal accident led him to pivot from his aspiration of being a professional skateboarder, Chris “Drama” Pfaff made the move from Ohio to LA. 18 with a dream, he landed a gig as his cousin Rob Dyrdek’s personal assistant, which provided him with the platform to star on the hit MTV shows Rob & Big and Fantasy Factory. Wanting to carve his own path in business and beyond, he launched Young & Reckless, a streetwear-inspired lifestyle brand embodying the principles Drama lives by daily. Tune in to hear his story, his journey as the host of Short Story Long podcast, and his thoughts on the overall content landscape and delivering value to your audience.

Who doesn’t love saving money? If you’ve ever found yourself searching for promo codes and coupons while shopping online, you probably should download Honey. The idea came about when Ryan Hudson, co-founder of Honey, was curious if he could save just $1 while ordering pizza. The same day, he built and launched Honey, a Chrome extension that has been downloaded well over 5 million times from the Chrome Web Store. Tune in to hear Ryan’s story of tinkering with countless products as a kid, to becoming a tech entrepreneur after stumbling across an opportunity to help everyday online consumers get the most bang for their buck.

For Episode 17, Pat & Posh sit down with Brett Crosby, Co-Founder and COO of PeerStreet, an Andreessen Horowitz-backed platform for investing in real estate debt with the goal of transforming mortgage finance. Prior to his current role, Brett built and sold Urchin Software Corporation to Google, which eventually became known as Google Analytics. He also spent over 10 years at Google launching and growing some of the company’s most prominent products such as Google+, Chrome, Gmail, Docs, and Drive.