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Are you a good friend? James Avramenko (poet, performer) wants to know. Every week he invites guests from his Facebook friend list to try to answer the question. They discuss their past, what friendship means in the world of social media, how to be a better friend, and whatever else might come up in the conversation. At the end of the episode they unfriend from Facebook and decide how (or sometimes if) they'll stay in touch in the future. Friendless is an engaging and honest look at connection in the digital age. So come along for the ride as James tries to become Friendless.

Recent Episodes

2022 Wrap-Up (With Sarah Jean!)

Dec. 20, 2022

In this very special episode, your pal James is joined by Sarah Jean to take a look back on the year that was 2022. They talk stats on the podcast, peaks and pits of the year, best movies, books, and tv shows, forming new re…

So you wanna reconnect with an old friend huh?

Dec. 13, 2022

This week on a very special episode of Friendless get a first look at an early essay from the Friendless book! Take a moment to consider a few tips on how to reconnect with an old friend, and how to navigate the anxiety of t…

Aislin Winsor dances the unicorn

Dec. 6, 2022

This week on a special episode of Friendless, your pal Jimmy chats with Canadian turns Scottish ex-pat, Aislin Winsor. They chat scenester ego, the joys of being a bartender during Covid, travel visas, and more! Support the …

What the hell is a boundary anyway? (a mini-update!)

Nov. 29, 2022

Hey sweeties! This week's a special mini-update from your pal Jimmy! He talks questions of boundaries, processing, healing, losing connections, and making little zines! It's a treat! Support the show If you like this show an…

David Sklar returns

Nov. 22, 2022

This week from out of the depths of the long lost season 1, your pal James welcomes back on the show actor, writer, and co-host of the podcast Bonjour Chai, David Sklar! Listen to Bonjour Chai here Sign up for the Friendles…

Carla Svensson calls in from Middle Earth!

Nov. 15, 2022

This week on a special episode of Friendless, your pal James Avramenko interviews accountant to the stars Carla Svensson. She retells her adventures in quarantine traveling to work in New Zealand, meeting Taika Waititi on a …

About the Host

James Avramenko

James Avramenko is the creator and host of Friendless. He is a multi-disciplinary artist, working in publishing, theatre, visual, and audio mediums. His work has been published in Geist, SledgeHammer Lit, and Monster Monthly. He dreams of someday writing movie novelizations.