Our story so far – GRILLED

It’s time to get deep with each of the guys, yes that’s right we’re bringing GRILLED back (or as we like to call it – First Dates with Mike).

We want this opportunity to share our experiences with you guys, so you can really get to know us all and the REAL story of SORTED.

You’ll be hearing about the guys’ school days, stories from their past, how they all came on board at SORTED and general juicy details you’ve probably never heard before!

So sit back, put your headphones on, and get ready to find out what really happened…

Enjoy x


Baz is actually the OG creator of Sorted who brought us all together! 


Everyone said Ben was a teachers pet in school…who knew?? (EVERYONE)


How do you decide you want to make an ACTUAL baby with someone? Jamie lets us know!


James went to uni TWICE on two totally different courses…follow your dreams kids!


Did you know that Mike is *technically* the FIFTH official member of Sorted?? 


  1. lord_is

    Wow James who loves playing “Age of Empire”, Good choice!

  2. bethycupcake

    lil heads up, that Stephen King novel Jamie was on about… 11.22.63. I LOVED the tv series, starred James Franco, and now I really want to read the book! 🙂

  3. rjwillshear

    Loved these, binged them all during work and feel infinitely better about blagging my life so far!!

  4. morgenmuffel

    Guys it’s also working poorly for me. I have the SoundCloud app but can’t manage to open the podcasts using the app… how do you do it?

  5. ScienceSpencer

    Finally had a chance to finish listening to all of these and I really enjoyed them! I feel like I know the crew so much better now!

    • Bebbrell

      We found that we learnt about each other too… and we’ve known each other for 20 years! Ha

  6. thehulkemann

    I really have liked all things podcast from you guys. They are really nice to listen to when I don’t have any motivation to do housework. I was recently in a long car ride and used Mike’s question about the best place you’ve ever eaten and we talked food for 2 hours! I eagerly await the next series of podcasts.

  7. Elin-ae

    I can’t get the podcasts to work… I get 2-3 seconds and then it stops, the player goes back to the logo first displayed except now it’s lighter and not clickable. I’ve heard Mike say welcome about a hundred times now which is nice, but I’d like to hear the rest as well… 🙂

    I’ve tried on Wi-Fi, off Wi-Fi, different browsers, mobile setting, desktop setting. It’s the same with all episodes, not just Grilled, but with the others there was video (which works flawlessly, so it shouldn’t be a bandwidth issue either). Anyone else have the same problem or a workaround I can try?

    • thehulkemann

      Hi, I was having trouble too and the only thing I think I did differently was download the SoundCloud app. I don’t actually listen to the podcasts with it, but having it seemed to help?

      • Elin-ae

        No, still haven’t gotten them to work. Tried reinstalling soundcloud, but it didn’t help. Have you had any luck? What device are you using? (I’ve tried a Samsung S7 and a Samsung A8)

    • Sunnysideup

      I’m also unable to listen to the podcasts and will send an email to the support team. I can watch the S1 videocasts, but the S1 podcasts were always unreliable for me. So far, the S2 podcasts won’t play for me at all. I’m using an Android.

      • Sunnysideup

        Update: I can play the podcasts now! Whatever fix you guys applied… it worked! Oh Happy day!

        Please will someone grill Janice in a future episode? 😁

  8. mcali0317

    I was very excited with these podcast, learning how everything really started, and more about some of my favorite people! I could listen to a podcast like this all day long! Mike should have his own podcast, he knew the questions to ask and was very engaging with the “guest” This was great. You should do a podcast where Mike interviews listeners/viewers/followers (whatever you want to call them) and see why they like Sorted and their background. It would be intresting to see how many different backgrounds make up this community. Like for example I’ve gone to culinary school, I’m in the industry and I’ve been following you guys for years (I think 5-6ish years) and I love everything about you guys. Where as someone else could have no idea about cooking until they stumbled upon a video of yours and now they are interested in cooking. I think it would be cool, or maybe I’m just trying to get Mike his own podcast! 😉 Once again great job lads! 😀

    • I think that’s an excellent idea, Mike is very very good at hosting these podcasts!! I also have quite a crush on him 😀😀!

  9. nofearinlove

    Mike I was in a panic when you said the OG Sorted video was gone forever…. but it isn’t. I found it! Great to hear more details on how it all began!

      • nofearinlove

        If I post a link will the guys delete it? You’ll have to do some searching on YouTube…. trying searching “Sorted Students” or they do have a version of it on the Sorted channel under “Citrus Cocktail.”

  10. Still waiting for my answer gang, do I have to use SoundCloud in order to listen to these podcasts? If so, why can’t we see them like we did the previous podcasts?? Confused…

    • mcali0317

      Hello! You don’t need SoundCloud, you can just listen to the podcast but hitting the play buttons next to each one. I had to wait a few seconds before it started playing though. There are no videos for these podcasts.

      • Figured it out!! Thank you so much for your help, much appreciated!! 💙💜

  11. Help, do I have to have the SoundCloud app open in order to listen to the podcast grilled??

  12. rellais

    Does anyone else keep scrolling around on their phone/laptop looking for the boy’s faces? No…? Just me? I’m the only one that cannot retain the information of how a podcast works…? Cool!

    I am loving the podcasts, trying to hold out for the book club to open back up for new memberships but I may cave and go digital for the next week just to get to the rest of them!

  13. brandonljw

    LOVEEEEE THE PODCASTSSS!!!!! Really love the more personal stories of the guys! It is nice to understand how Sorted started! Hoping for more of this *crossing fingers*

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S2 E10 – Coffee Drones & Drinking Avocado Milk?!

S2 E10 – Coffee Drones & Drinking Avocado Milk?!

Mike’s back! For the final episode of Season 2 we don’t deviate from our usual topic of BUMS. We have an excessive conversation about butt cheeks with a couple of interesting foodie facts thrown in.

S2 E9 – Tree Octopi & Cool As A Cucumber?!

S2 E9 – Tree Octopi & Cool As A Cucumber?!

Sorted becomes a trio in this week’s poddy but don’t you worry, the facts and lies are probably wackier than ever. We chat about land octopi, running the world off of cucumbers and try to change the way you guys think about food.

S2 E8 – Choking On Ants & Oysters Are Vegan?!

S2 E8 – Choking On Ants & Oysters Are Vegan?!

We debate veganism in this weeks episode which might actually be the first useful thing to come out of these podcasts! We also talk animals that can make you choke and things get super deep when…

S2 E7 – Exploding Marshmallows & Bat Poop Seasoning?!

S2 E7 – Exploding Marshmallows & Bat Poop Seasoning?!

Right, we’re calling it ‘Feast Your Ears’. We’ve committed now and we can’t change it. This week we discover that tea cakes aren’t as fun as we remembered, poop can be used as seasoning and James can fly a plane?! HOW did we not know this before??

S2 E5 – A Tasty Wedding Dress & Sorted Fanfiction?!

S2 E5 – A Tasty Wedding Dress & Sorted Fanfiction?!

There’s a LOT of talk of edible balls in todays episode and we find out that Mike has the least creative parents EVER. BUT more excitingly, we might have actually come up with a REAL name for the poddy: ‘Feast Your Ears’! What do ya think??

S2 E4 – Wasps in Figs & A Champagne Marathon?!

S2 E4 – Wasps in Figs & A Champagne Marathon?!

In todays podcast BARRY fact checked BEN. Yes, that’s right. BAZ knew something that Ben DIDN’T! We never thought we’d see the day. Also, can we send some good vibes to Mike for his wedding cake challenge?

S2 E2 – Instant Noodles and Facial Spooning?!

S2 E2 – Instant Noodles and Facial Spooning?!

This episode takes a whole new turn as Barry tries to create an incredible audio experience for all of you. We’ll give you one clue, Mike has to lay on a table while Barry takes him on a massage journey like no other.

S2 E1 – Dill or No Dill…

S2 E1 – Dill or No Dill…

We’re back with a bang after our mini break and BOY do we have an episode for you. Not only do we have some amazing truths and lies from Jamie and Ben…involving food superstitions and etiquette, but as you guys loved it so much, we’ve kept GRILLED as a regular segment.