Josh Gwynn

Josh Gwynn is an audio producer, host, and creative who has created work for Pineapple Street Media, The New York Times, Netflix, Essence, Stitcher, Nike, Lenny and others. He hosts Back Issue which The New York Times called “a balm in trying times.” Back Issue was also called one of the top 10 Podcasts of 2020 by Time Magazine and was in the top 15 podcasts of 2020 by The Atlantic Magazine.

Guest Appearances

April 14, 2022

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Here is: For Colored Nerds with Brittany Luse and Eric Eddings. Each week, BFFs and cultural critics Brittany and Eric deconstruct the nerdier side of pop culture. Joined by a rotating cast of artists, thinkers, and innovators, For Colored Nerds peels back the layers of Black culture we rarely discuss in mixed company. This episode we share a special clip of Back Issue, a podcast about pop culture and nostalgia from friends and co-hosts Tracy Clayton and Josh Gwynn.


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October 11, 2021

What’s poppin’ con-gregtion? This week, Tracy Clayton & Josh Gwynn, hosts of the podcast Back Issue, discuss a teenager who led authorities on a wild goose chase across the nation by stealing planes all the while not wearing shoes. Plus, a 62 year old artist turns being catfished into a friendship. Stay Schemin’!

Research By Kaelyn Brandt 


Fly Colt Fly, a documentary by Adam Gray & Andrew Gray