17 episodes

The Why I’m Not… podcast, hosted by documentary filmmaker and veteran television producer Brant Pinvidic is a light-hearted weekly podcast in which Brant explores topics that he doesn’t fully understand by interviewing the people who do.

In each episode, Brant explores one of the latest topics, fads, trends or addictions from all sides, and tries to remind you… before you judge it, try to understand it.

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The Why I’m Not… podcast, hosted by documentary filmmaker and veteran television producer Brant Pinvidic is a light-hearted weekly podcast in which Brant explores topics that he doesn’t fully understand by interviewing the people who do.

In each episode, Brant explores one of the latest topics, fads, trends or addictions from all sides, and tries to remind you… before you judge it, try to understand it.

    Why I’m Not Inspiring with Ben Nemtin

    Why I’m Not Inspiring with Ben Nemtin

     



    Ben Nemtin has been inspiring thousands since his hit MTV show The Buried Life and his New York Times #1 Best Selling Book What Do You Want To Do Before You Die? burst onto the scene and captured everyone’s attention. Brant and Ben discuss the life of a professional speaker tasked with the job of inspiring all that come before him. It feels like our culture is looking for guidance and inspiration more than ever and it’s a fascinating look into the world from someone living it first hand. In this episode you’ll hear all about the process creating The Buried Life and why the idea of living for things on your bucket list has become so popular. It’s a absolute must listen.



    Brant and Co-Host Tricia Hershberger discuss the world of inspiration and motivation through social and traditional media.



    GUESTS:

    Ben Nemtin: Professional Speaker, Author



    Running Time: 1:10:10



    HIGHLIGHTS:

    3:28 – Who inspires you

    7:50 – Why do people need inspiration

    15:42 – Guest: Ben Nemtin

    1:02:30 – Why I’m Not… What did we learn?



    Available on iTunes: www.whyimnot.com/itunes

    Available on Android: subscribeonandroid.com/www.whyimnot.…feed/podcast/

    Available on Stitcher: www.stitcher.com/podcast/brant-pi…h-brant-pinvidic



    FOLLOW US:

    Website: www.whyimnot.com

    Facebook: www.facebook.com/whyimnotofficial/

    Twitter: twitter.com/whyimnot1

    HOSTS:

    Brant Pinvidic – facebook/twitter/instagram @brantpinvidic

    Trisha Hershberger – facebook/twitter/instagram @thatgrltrish



    EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS:

    Garret Grecco

    Josh Klein

    • 1 hr 10 min
    Why I’m Not Model Famous with Amanda Cerny

    Why I’m Not Model Famous with Amanda Cerny

    Amanda Cerny has catapulted herself into mainstream model fame by sheer will and grassroots popularity. Easily one of the most popular figures (figuratively and literally) in the world today, this wildly talented and unconventional social media star has broken all the rules. In this episode Brant talks about her incredible journey from the Playmate Centerfold nobody had heard of, to the superstar everyone is talking about. Hear Amanda's tale of mainstream acting dreams being quickly dashed in the reality of the Hollywood system, and how she found a way past 'no' by creating her own content on an emerging platform called Vine. Tens of millions of followers and some of the biggest conventional modeling jobs imaginable later, Amanda Cerny has literally written her own ticket. It is a must listen.



    Brant and Co-Host Tricia Hershberger discuss the world of modeling and fame in the social media age. Will the road to the runway ever be the same?



    GUESTS:

    Amanda Cerny: Actress, Supermodel



    Running Time: 1:14:10



    HIGHLIGHTS:

    3:28 – Brand deal is official

    7:50 – Trisha and the model options

    19:42 - Guest: Amanda Cerny

    1:12:30 - Why I'm Not... What did we learn?



    Available on iTunes: www.whyimnot.com/itunes

    Available on Android: subscribeonandroid.com/www.whyimnot.…feed/podcast/

    Available on Stitcher: www.stitcher.com/podcast/brant-pi…h-brant-pinvidic



    FOLLOW US:

    Website: www.whyimnot.com

    Facebook: www.facebook.com/whyimnotofficial/

    Twitter: twitter.com/whyimnot1

    HOSTS:

    Brant Pinvidic – facebook/twitter/instagram @brantpinvidic

    Trisha Hershberger – facebook/twitter/instagram @thatgrltrish



    EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS:

    Garret Grecco

    Josh Klein



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    • 1 hr 14 min
    Why I’m Not Influencer with King Bach

    Why I’m Not Influencer with King Bach

    King Bach, the internet sensation and comedic star has become one of the most prolific and successful content creators in social media history. He holds the Guinness Book of World Record for the most Vine followers, and his Instagram, Youtube, and Facebook videos average tens of millions of views per month. By all accounts, he is the definition of social media influencer. In this episode Brant gets up close and personal with one of the web’s most influential stars, King Bach. The intimate and revealing conversation gives listeners an inside perspective of the social media content world and what it's really like being one of the top influencers on the planet. Think you just pose for selfies and then collect checks? Think again. King Bach’s story shows how success in content creation and influence takes as much work and talent as any high level industry. It’s a fascinating look behind the curtain as you see it’s a career, not a job. It’s a lifestyle not a hobby.



    Brant and Co-Host Tricia Hershberger discuss how ‘influence’ in the social media world is a broad net cast across many different celebrities at many different levels.



    GUESTS:

    King Bach: Actor



    Running Time: 1:02:10



    HIGHLIGHTS:

    3:08 – I’m an Amazon Influencer?

    7:40 – Influencer Work?

    18:02 - Guest: King Bach

    52:30 - Why I'm Not... What did we learn?



    Available on iTunes: www.whyimnot.com/itunes

    Available on Android: subscribeonandroid.com/www.whyimnot.…feed/podcast/

    Available on Stitcher: www.stitcher.com/podcast/brant-pi…h-brant-pinvidic



    FOLLOW US:

    Website: www.whyimnot.com

    Facebook: www.facebook.com/whyimnotofficial/

    Twitter: twitter.com/whyimnot1

    HOSTS:

    Brant Pinvidic – facebook/twitter/instagram @brantpinvidic

    Trisha Hershberger – facebook/twitter/instagram @thatgrltrish



    EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS:

    Garret Grecco

    Josh Klein

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Why I’m Not What You See On TV with Nolan Gould

    Why I’m Not What You See On TV with Nolan Gould

    Nolan Gould, who plays the iconic dimwit Luke Dunphy on the mega-hit series Modern Family joins the podcast to talk about being nothing like what people see on TV. In this episode Brant gets up close and personal with one of the industry's most interesting and surprising young actors, Nolan Gould. A member of MENSA, he graduated high school and college before his 15th birthday and has grown up on TV playing the goofy character Luke Dunphy on one of the most popular sitcoms in history. With the show ending after 10 seasons, the 19 year old actor faces the next phase of his career after playing one major signature roll. A perfect example of how you should never believe everything you see on TV, everything about Nolan you think you know comes from writers and producers on a screen. Behind all that is a remarkable young man. It's a raw and unfiltered interview that is an absolute can't miss.



    Brant and Co-Host Tricia Hershberger discuss how everything we see on TV has been constructed, even the actors and characters you think you know.



    GUESTS:



    Nolan Gould: Actor



    Running Time: 1:00:10



    HIGHLIGHTS:



    2:08 - You are not what you see on TV

    6:40 - Sami from Days of our Lives

    15:02 - Guest: Nolan Gould

    51:30 - Why I'm Not... What did we learn?



    Available on iTunes: www.whyimnot.com/itunes



    Available on Android: http://subscribeonandroid.com/www.whyimnot.com/feed/podcast/



    Available on Stitcher: https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/brant-pinvidic/why-im-not-with-brant-pinvidic



    FOLLOW US:



    Website: www.whyimnot.com



    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/whyimnotofficial/



    Twitter: https://twitter.com/whyimnot1



    HOSTS:



    Brant Pinvidic – facebook/twitter/instagram @brantpinvidic



    Trisha Hershberger – facebook/twitter/instagram @thatgrltrish



    EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS:



    Garret Grecco

    Josh Klein





    ABOUT WHY I’M NOT…



    “Why I’m Not…” hosted by documentary filmmaker and veteran television producer Brant Pinvidic is a light-hearted podcast in which Brant explores topics that he doesn’t fully understand by interviewing the people who do.



    In each episode, Brant explores one of the latest topics, fads, trends or addictions from all sides, and tries to remind you… before you judge it, try to understand it.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Why I’m Not Hollywood A-List with McG

    Why I’m Not Hollywood A-List with McG

    Director McG joins the podcast to talk all things working in the inner Hollywood circles. In this episode Brant gets up close and personal with one of the industry's most prolific and talented directors, McG. Known for mega-hits like Charlie's Angels and The OC, McG shares personal and professional insight to the world of Hollywood A-list directing in a raw and unfiltered interview. Can't miss moments include McG turning the mic back on Brant, describing him as "a strange blend of arrogance and insecurity" and points out "Nobody buys your fake humility".



    Brant and Co-Host Tricia Hershberger discuss the meaning of the term A-list and what it's like to be working in the 'there is always someone better than you' world of entertainment.



    GUESTS:



    McG: Director / Producer



    Running Time: 1:03:10



    HIGHLIGHTS:



    2:08 - Who is A-list to you?

    6:40 - How I met McG

    16:30 - Guest: McG

    58:30 - Why I'm Not... What did we learn?



    Available on iTunes: www.whyimnot.com/itunes



    Available on Android: http://subscribeonandroid.com/www.whyimnot.com/feed/podcast/



    Available on Stitcher: https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/brant-pinvidic/why-im-not-with-brant-pinvidic



    FOLLOW US:



    Website: www.whyimnot.com



    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/whyimnotofficial/



    Twitter: https://twitter.com/whyimnot1



    HOSTS:



    Brant Pinvidic – facebook/twitter/instagram @brantpinvidic



    Trisha Hershberger – facebook/twitter/instagram @thatgrltrish



    EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS:



    Garret Grecco

    Josh Klein





    ABOUT WHY I’M NOT…



    “Why I’m Not…” hosted by documentary filmmaker and veteran television producer Brant Pinvidic is a light-hearted podcast in which Brant explores topics that he doesn’t fully understand by interviewing the people who do.



    In each episode, Brant explores one of the latest topics, fads, trends or addictions from all sides, and tries to remind you… before you judge it, try to understand it.

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Why I’m Not A Teen Idol (2) With Cody Christian

    Why I’m Not A Teen Idol (2) With Cody Christian

    Cody Christian joins to talk about growing up as one of Hollywood's hottest young actors. In this episode Brant continues the exploration of the phenomenon of being 'teen famous'. Cody's raw and revealing interview is in stark contrast to some of the stereotypical perceptions of today's youth culture. It's a can't miss discussion.



    Brant also interviews Dr. William Todd Schultz, Professor of Psychology at Pacific University in Oregon about the ramifications of fame on our society and today's youth.



    In a fascinating discussion, Brant and co-host Trisha Hershberger are forced to re-examine their beliefs the impact and repercussions for youth culture living in this fame obsessed society.



    GUESTS:



    Cody Christian: Actor and Social Media Influencer



    Dr. William Todd Schultz: Professor of Psychology at Pacific University in



    Running Time: 1:14:12



    HIGHLIGHTS:



    2:06 – Rob Lowe effect and connecting to Cody



    6:10 – Guest: Dr. Todd Schultz



    21:30 – Guest: Cody Christian



    1:01:20 – Why I’m Not… What did we learn?



    Available on iTunes: www.whyimnot.com/itunes



    Available on Android: http://subscribeonandroid.com/www.whyimnot.com/feed/podcast/



    Available on Stitcher: https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/brant-pinvidic/why-im-not-with-brant-pinvidic



    FOLLOW US:



    Website: www.whyimnot.com



    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/whyimnotofficial/



    Twitter: https://twitter.com/whyimnot1



    HOSTS:



    Brant Pinvidic – facebook/twitter/instagram @brantpinvidic



    Trisha Hershberger – facebook/twitter/instagram @thatgrltrish



    EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS:



    Garret Grecco

    Josh Klein



    Associate Producer: Molly Quinlan



    ABOUT WHY I’M NOT…



    “Why I’m Not…” hosted by documentary filmmaker and veteran television producer Brant Pinvidic is a light-hearted podcast in which Brant explores topics that he doesn’t fully understand by interviewing the people who do.



    In each episode, Brant explores one of the latest topics, fads, trends or addictions from all sides, and tries to remind you… before you judge it, try to understand it.

    • 1 hr 13 min

Customer Reviews

Kraslin ,

5 Star Host

Brant's understanding of the subjects discussed on the show is refreshing. You can tell that he's done his homework before each interview. Great flow of conversations with his guests. I highly recommend adding "Why I'm Not" to your Podcast subscription list.

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