Why I’m Not: A Politician: w/ guests Ben Shapiro, Dennis Kucinich, & Jack Burkman – Episode 1

Who said it was OK to talk politics everywhere with everyone? Brant explores the business of politics with guests including conservative heavyweight commentator Ben Shapiro, liberal icon and former Presidential candidate Dennis Kucinich, and D.C.’s #1 lobbyist Jack Burkman.

Is everyone an expert in politics now? If you look at your social media feed people sure act like they are. The intense political fighting from both sides is fueling a huge divide in the country. But who’s really benefiting? In this episode Brant explores politics from the right, the left, and the money behind the system.


Ben Shapiro: Conservative Podcast host, Editor-in-Cheif of the Daily Wire

Dennis Kucinich: 8 terms Democratic Senator, former Presidential Candidate

Jack Burkman: Professional Lobbyist, CEO of Burkman and Associates

Running Time: 1:07:00


1:06 – The right, the left, and the wrong phenomenon

7:56 – Story Time: Coming to America

13:02 – Guest Ben Shapiro

31:30 – Guest Dennis Kucinich

43:30 – Guest Jack Burkman

1:03:00 – Why I’m Not… What did we learn?


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PRODUCER: Christian Bladt

Associate Producer: Molly Quinlan


Maria Menounos

Keven Undergaro

Philipp Svitek

Garret Greco

Josh Klein


“Why I’m Not…” 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… originates from the state of the art studios at the AfterBuzz TV network and is sold by Podcast One.

AfterBuzz TV is the worldwide leader in TV discussion with over 100 weekly shows with a reach of 31 million weekly listeners from over 150 countries and over a billion downloads per year. Other celebrity talents on the network include Ross Mathews, Lilian Garcia and Sean “X-Pac” Waltman.

PodcastOne, the nation’s leading advertiser-supported podcast network, was founded by Norm Pattiz, founder of radio-giant Westwood One.