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Iconography with Ayo Edebiri and Olivia Craighead

49 EpisodesProduced by Forever DogWebsite

Ayo Edebiri and Olivia Craighead are joined by guests to take deep dives into the lives and careers of the celebrities they stan. Plus Ayo and Olivia talk celebrity news, culture, and more.Produced by the Forever Dog Podcast Network.

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Season 2 Finale: 2 Costner 2 Conundrum

August 19th, 2020


In the last episode of the season, it's just Ayo and Olivia as they discuss all of their favorite icons! From Judy Greer, to Tim Meadows, even to friend of the pod, Ziwe! All that and more, listen now!!


Grace Jones (w/ Janelle James)

August 12th, 2020


Janelle joins us in conversation about her icon, Grace Jones! Janelle reveals the moment she realize Grace was an icon, why there couldn't be a Grace …

LeBron James (w/ Hayes Davenport)

August 5th, 2020


LeBron James! Hayes Davenport joins us in conversation about his icon, LeBron James! In our longest episode yet, Hayes discusses exclusive information concerning the "Space Jam" sequel, the Vine kid who said LeBron's …

Ayo's Pick: Robert Townsend

July 29th, 2020


In our second part of our Director Series, Ayo is discussing her pick, Robert! Ayo talks where she was introduced to him, Robert's connection to Bill Cosby, and they both play Marry, Fuck, Kill with his movies. Enjoy!

Olivia's Pick: Noah Baumbach

July 22nd, 2020


In part one of our Director Series, Olivia is discussing her pick, Noah Baumbach! Olivia talks "Frances Ha," plays Fuck, Marry, Kill with his movies, and Ayo reveals why she's annoyed with him. Plus, they talk Whitney …

Jim Morrison (w/ Naomi Fry)

July 15th, 2020


Naomi Fry joins us this week to discuss all things Jim Morrison! Naomi talks his iconic hair, how she felt about his spoken word album and on the theory that he's still alive. Plus, Olivia and Ayo talk Bon Appétit and …

Sandra Bullock (w/ Joel Kim Booster)

July 8th, 2020


Joel Kim Booster joins us this week to talk Miss Congeniality herself, Sandra Bullock! Joel talks the impact "The Blind Side" had, what her role …

John Legend (w/ Alex English)

July 1st, 2020


Alex English joins us this week to talk about thee legend himself, John Legend! Alex talks John's marriage to Chrissy Teigen, his relationship with Kanye, and we go through his seduction playlist. Plus, Olivia talks …

Vin Diesel (w/ Griffin Newman)

June 24th, 2020


Griffin Newman joins us in the studio this week to talk all things Vin Diesel! Griffin recaps Vin’s entire career, talks about his performance in “The Iron Giant,” and where he sees his career going. Plus, Ayo and …

Colin Farrell (w/ David Sims)

June 17th, 2020


Film critic of The Atlantic, David Sims, joins us in the studio this week to talk all things Colin Farrell! David talks his famous sex tape, he talks …

Ziwe Fumudoh (w/ Ziwe Fumudoh)

June 10th, 2020


For the first time in Iconography history, our guest is their own icon! Ziwe talks the origin of her name, who inspires her, and her love for the Housewives. Plus, Ayo describes the perfect pasta and Olivia talks …

Fiona Apple (w/ Zoe Lister-Jones)

May 27th, 2020


Zoe Lister-Jones joins Ayo & Olivia this week in discussing her icon, Fiona Apple! Zoe talks the effect of "Criminal," her thoughts on Fiona's most recent album, and how she discovered her music. Plus, Olivia talks …

Anthony Bourdain (w/ Clare O'Kane)

May 20th, 2020


Clare O'Kane is here to talk about her icon, Anthony Bourdain! Clare talks the legacy he left behind, his iconic leather jackets, and his undeniable BDE. Plus, Ayo and Olivia talk their favorite artists and set out to …

Courtney Love (w/ George Civeris)

May 13th, 2020


We're back this week with guest, George Civeris, who dishes on his icon, Courtney Love! George tells us about his runner-up icons, Love's acting career, and what he wants next of Courtney. Plus, Ayo talks Chris Kataan …

What is the Worm Doing in Dune?

May 6th, 2020


We're back and clearly have our priorities in order! For example, what is dune? And what is Dane DeHaan up to? And why is Bosch?




LIVE! John Waters (w/ Julie Klausner)

December 30th, 2019


Live from Union Hall, Ayo and Olivia sit down with actual iconJulieKlausnerto talk all things John Waters. Ayo also lets us know how she feels about …

NEW: End Of Year Mini-sode

December 23rd, 2019


THIS ISNT A RE-RELEASE, HAPPY HOLIDAYS. Forever Dog finally let Ayo and Olivia off the Sea Org boat and they cant stop talking. We play catch-up and play games and play ourselves by saying this episode will be a …

Shia LaBeouf (w/ Gavin Matts)

October 30th, 2019


We talk with Gavin Matts this week about his icon, Shia LaBeouf! Gavin discusses his early projects, his favorite Shia performance, and Shia's relationship with FKA twigs. Plus, Ayo and Olivia talk children books, video …

Selena Gomez is Being Bankrolled by the CIA

October 25th, 2019


Ayo and Olivia discuss the past week in pop culture, including: Kylie Jenner's "Rise and Shine" meme, Harry Styles, and they try to win an Oscar for …

David Lynch (w/ Lorelei Ramirez)

October 23rd, 2019


Lorelei Ramirez joins us this week to talk about their icon, David Lynch! But first, Ayo and Olivia talk about which celebrities are cancelled, and they all try to get themselves cancelled in the end. Listen now!

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Are We Misogynists?

October 18th, 2019


Ayo and Olivia discuss the past week in pop culture, including: the new "Bombshell" trailer, which celebrities donated to presidential nominees, and …

Emma Thompson (w/ Rachel Syme)

October 16th, 2019


Ayo and Olivia are back with writer and critic, Rachel Syme, to talk all things Dame Emma Thompson on this week's Wednesday episode. We discuss when Rachel first fell in love with Emma, how Emma's book plays a part in …

Post Malone is Good? feat. Grant Rindner

October 11th, 2019


We have Grant Rindner filling in for Ayo this week to go over Pitchfork's Best Albums of the 2010s with Olivia! They discuss the glaring omissions that weren't included, which music deserved to be on it but wasn't, and …

Future (w/ Alphonse Pierre)

October 9th, 2019


Alphonse Pierre join Ayo and Olivia this week to discuss the icon who he named his cat after: Future! In their discussion with Alphonse, they talk about Future's relationship with Ciara, how hot he is, and they even …

Birds of Prey: 2 Fast 2 Prey

October 4th, 2019


In this week's solo episode, Ayo and Olivia discuss this past week in pop culture news! Topics include: Adele's new relationship, Hailey and Justin's …

Naomi Campbell (w/ Sydnee Washington)

October 2nd, 2019


Were talking to Sydnee Washington about queen of the runway, Naomi Campbell, on this weeks Iconography! We discuss her allegations, her dating history, and how Sydnee once served Naomi while working at a restaurant. …

Lizzo is Rick and Morty

September 27th, 2019


Ayo is back on this Friday's pop culture recap! Her and Olivia talk about their controversial opinion on Lizzo, the Downton Abbey movie, and they …

Amy Adams (w/ Chris Murphy)

September 25th, 2019


We have Natalie Walker filling in again for Ayo this week to join Olivia in conversation with Chris Murphy about his icon, Amy Adams! They talk about how she ruined a Sondheim musical, how she may become the next Glenn …

A No Rules Episode feat. Natalie Walker

September 20th, 2019


Olivia is joined in the studio this week with past guest and number one fan of the pod, Natalie Walker! They discuss the past week's pop culture hot …

Olivia's Pick: Bruce Springsteen

September 18th, 2019


The tables have officially turned on this weeks episode! Olivia presents her icon, Bruce Springsteen, to Ayo. She talks Bruces politics, how she was …

Real Sanitarium Hours

September 13th, 2019


On this Friday solo episode, Ayo and Olivia discuss Danity Kane, Camilla Cabello, J Lo's recent Oscar buzz, getting lobotomies, and so much more!

Ayo’s Pick: Radiohead

September 11th, 2019


No guest this week, but Ayo tries to sell Olivia on a certain icon of hers: Radiohead! She explains to Olivia how she was first introduced to the group, reveals if she thinks Thom Yorke is hot, and Olivia explains what …

Ayo's Taylor Swift Secret

September 6th, 2019


On this week's solo episode, Ayo & Olivia discuss the hottest topics in pop culture of the past week. Including Scarlett Johansson, Lil Nas X, …

Rihanna (w/ Greta Titelman)

September 4th, 2019


We're talking about the Bad Gal herself, Rihanna, this week with our guest Greta Titelman! Everything from her tiny tattoos, to everyone's favorite music video, to their predictions for Rihanna's next album. Plus, Ayo …

Jordan Peele (w/ Dewayne Perkins)

August 28th, 2019


We're talking everything from "Key & Peele" to "Get Out" this week with Jordan Peele's biggest fan, Dewayne Perkins! Plus, Ayo and Olivia dish on Lana Del Rey, how many blimps there are in the world, and the new …

Stars? They're Just Like Us

August 23rd, 2019


Ayo and Olivia recap the past week of pop culture news! They discuss Normani, the "Spider-Man" drama, the Instagram hoax and which celebrities fell …

Ina Garten (w/ Myles Tanzer)

August 21st, 2019


Pull up a chair and kick off your shoes because we're talking about the "Barefoot Contessa" herself, Ina Garten, this week with guest Myles Tanzer! …

Hilton Als is an Austin Butler Stan

August 16th, 2019


On this Friday's episode, Ayo and Olivia discuss this past week in pop culture! Including Miley, Jay Z and the new "Little Women" trailer. Listen now!

The Real Housewives of Atlanta (w/ Rae Sanni)

August 14th, 2019


We're getting "real" this week in our discussion with Rae Sanni about the Real Housewives of Atlanta! Plus Ayo and Olivia discuss FKA twigs and if we're living in the Rene-aissance (the Rene Zellweger Renaissance)

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Italy is Under Siege

August 9th, 2019


Its another special Friday episode where Ayo and Olivia discuss whats going on in pop culture. Including the next season of American Crime Story, …

Keanu Reeves (w/ Whitmer Thomas)

August 7th, 2019


We're talking to Whitmer Thomas this week about the career of Hollywood's most wholesome celeb, Keanu Reeves! Everything from "Bill & Ted," to …

Bumblebee is Better than Too Many Fishes

August 2nd, 2019


Were back again talking about all the hottest pop culture news this past week had to offer! Were talking Bill Skarsgrd and how he looks like hes all …

Ariana Grande (w/ Brigette Lundy-Paine)

July 31st, 2019


God is a woman and her name is Brigette Lundy-Paine! Brigette is in the studio this week talking all things Ariana; they discuss that famous doughnut lick moment, the true pronunciation of Grande, and how she came to be …

Stephen Sondheim (w/ Larry Owens)

July 24th, 2019


We have Forever Dog family in the studio this week! Larry Owens joins Ayo & Olivia to discuss all things Sondheim! They talk about where Larry discovered Sondheims work, Larry's personal relationship with his icon, …

Two Idiots, One Idiom

July 19th, 2019


Ayo and Olivia are back to catch you up to speed with this week in pop culture news. They talk movies, casting controversies, getting white wine with …

Carly Rae Jepsen (w/ Brandon Wardell)

July 17th, 2019


In this weeks Iconography, we get EMOTION-al in our conversation with Brandon Wardell about Carly Rae Jepsen! Ayo and Olivia also weigh in on Hugh Grant, Lil Dicky, and Olivias chin hair. Thats our podcast, so listen - …

The Hugh Jackman Live Experience

July 12th, 2019


Ayo and Olivia recap the past week of celeb shenanigans! They discuss ALL the things, but mostly Zendaya, Jeremy Renner, Jonas Brothers (as a concept), and Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner (as a unit).

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Audra McDonald (w/ Natalie Walker)

July 10th, 2019


Welcome to the very first episode of Iconography! Join your hosts Ayo and Olivia as they discuss the esteemed career of Audra McDonald with actor/writer, Natalie Walker! Natalie reveals how she was first introduced to …


July 8th, 2019


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