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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.

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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”

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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 and social media influencers. 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 perception of today’s youth culture. It’s a can’t miss discussion.

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Why I’m Not A Teen Idol – With Rob Lowe

Legendary actor Rob Lowe joins to talk about the ups and downs of growing up as a young Hollywood heartthrob. In this episode Brant explores the phenomenon of being ‘teen famous’, as kids today grow up with social media fame (or infamy) just a few clicks away.

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Why I’m Not Raising A Female Athlete – With Hope Solo

In a candid and revealing interview, the legendary Hope Solo sheds some shocking light on the culture and business of being a female professional athlete. In this episode, Brant takes a look at the glaring disparities between male and female athletics and discovers some surprising facts and dynamics you may not have thought about. The WNBA’s first president and one of the most influential figures in women’s sports Val Ackerman helps outline the opportunities and realities facing young girls growing up today in athletics.

NOTE: Episode recorded BEFORE Hope announced her candidacy for President of US Soccer

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Why I’m Not a Sex Addict with Eric Benet

In a riveting and raw interview, Halle Berry’s ex-husband Eric Benet speaks for the first time about the events that lead up to checking himself into a sexual addiction rehab facility. Brant also speaks with Dr. Chris Samuels, the founder of the Sexual Addiction Treatment and Training Center.
Have you ever wondered if sex addiction is actually a real thing? Brant explores the definitive differences between sex addicts and sex offenders. With the #metoo movement exposing horrible behavior at every turn, what’s compulsion and what’s just bad decisions and bad behavior?

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Why I’m Not A Youtube Star – with Freddie Wong and Matthew Santoro

Two of YouTube’s most prolific creators: Rocket Jump’s Freddie Wong and list master and vlogger Matthew Santoro discuss how YouTube has changed the creative world and allowed creators to distribute content straight to their fans. For YouTube personalities, that’s a full time job, and it’s much harder than it looks.

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Why I’m Not: Losing Weight – with guests JD Roth and Paul McKenna

Weight loss is a billion-dollar industry with the same dirty politics and false promises as any billion-dollar industry. As a producer of weight loss TV for more than a decade, Brant shares the ins and outs alongside his guests; the most prolific producer of weight loss TV and best-selling author JD Roth and weight loss guru and mentalist from “I Can Make You Thin” Paul McKenna.

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Why I’m Not Getting High – with Jason Ellis and Jesse Stanley

Smoke up America, weed is legal now… sort of. Do you know the laws, do you know the science, and do you know the truth? Brant’s 16-year-old son is on a collision course with weed so Brant is out to get the straight dope on marijuana and all that comes with it.

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Why I’m Not A Pro Wrestler – with “Mankind” Mick Foley, Sean “X-Pac” Waltman, Lilian Garcia

How does professional wrestling still work after all these years? It works very, very well. Brant explores the phenomenon of the WWE and the many incarnations and adjustments the company has made to keep cranking out superstars and retain its rabid fan base.

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Why I’m Not A Reality TV Star – with Spencer and Heidi Pratt, and Jonathan Murray

Reality TV has produced some of the most famous and infamous celebrities in pop culture history, and the business of being famous, for being famous, is booming. But if you think being famous for being yourself is easy… you’re out of touch with reality. Brant knows this world intimately as he has created shows launching several reality TV stars, including special guests Heidi and Spencer Pratt.

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Why I’m Not: A Good Parent with Todd Marinovich, Christine Chu, Maya Thiagarajan

Ever wonder if the parents of today are raising kids that can hack it in the world of tomorrow? As a father of 3 Brant questions his ultra soft parenting style and compares it to the intense helicopter and sports parenting that exists today. Brant talks candidly with Ivywise consultant and former Yale admissions councilor Christie Chu, “Beyond the Tiger Mom” author Maya Thiagarajan, and former NFL prodigy and legend Todd Marinovich.

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