Any Time with Vin Forte
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'Any Time with Vin Forte' is an interview-based pop-culture podcast hosted by Vin Forte and brought to you by DAPS.TV. Every other week, Vin brings you an extended interview with everyone from actors, writers, musicians, video game programmers, and everyone in between.
||CleanEpisode 43: "Writing About Where You're At" [Guest: Ted Leo]||Ted Leo is a musician who has performed for the past 15+ years in various capacities with his band, Ted Leo & The Pharmacists, as well as having recently collaborated with Aimee Mann on an album as 'The Both.' He was also in the band Chisel during...||3/22/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 42: "What Is My Career?" [Guest: Erin Mallory Long]||Erin Mallory Long is a writer, producer, performer, and podcaster. She's a person who wears many hats and on today's episode we discuss what it means to do a lot of creative projects at once, the economic reality of that, how comparable college life...||3/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 41: "It Isn't Ready Until People Make It" [Guest: Mady G]||Mady G is a cartoonist, illustrator, and graphic designer who freelances and has done work for OniPress, Invader Zim comics, Rick & Morty comics, Oh Joy Sex Toy, and is currently working on the book 'The Queer Health Field Guide' due out early...||2/22/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 40: "I'm Bouncing Around Here" [Guest: Jimmy Pardo]||Jimmy Pardo is a comedian and host of the popular 'Never Not Funny' podcast. For over seven years he was also the warm-up comic for 'Conan.' He's also a regular guest on @Midnight. On March 4th he'll be hosting his annual live 12-hour podcast called...||2/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 39: "You Can't Stop Progress" [Guest: Mike Yard]||Mike Yard is a comedian and former contributor and commentator for 'The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore.' In this episode we discuss Mike's early life and the culture shock of moving from the Virgin Islands to Brooklyn, the unique kind of freedom he...||1/25/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 38: "Super Cheap or Really Proper" [Guest: Stuart Ashen]||Stuart Ashen is a popular Youtuber known for his dry, comedic reviews of old electronic tat, weird food stuffs, and other strange miscellaneous items. He's been doing it since the dawn of Youtube over 10 years ago and we discuss the platform's...||1/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 37: "Say Yes To Luck" [Guest: Don Arangio]||Don Arangio is a Director of Photography and Producer who is proof positive that you don't need to go on the path put in front of you in order to find a viable career. In this episode, we discuss Don quitting college on a whim, falling into production...||12/29/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 36: "Holiday Special 2016"||it's that time of the year again! Listen as I get cozy by the fireplace and bring back some of my favorite guests of 2016 for new conversations, music, and surprises! Guests like Todd Glass (Stand Up, The Todd Glass Show),Brian Stack (Late Night w/...||12/13/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 35: "With a Little Grit and Bravado" [Guest: Emilio Sparks]||Emilio Sparks is a radio personality, producer, and podcaster who has seen more good fortune and breaks come his way through his life so far and has built up a cult fanbase of average joes and industry insiders alike. But being able to be involved in...||11/30/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 34: "I Should Not Have This Power" [Guest: Daniel Kibblesmith]||Daniel Kibblesmith is a current writer for The Late Show with Stephen Colbert and former writer/editor for The Onion and Clickhole. This episode we discuss The Late Show's live Election Night Special and how it changed on-the-fly as the results...||11/16/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 33: "Media is Kinda Stupid, Remember?" [Guest: Dimitri Simakis of Everything is Terrible]||Dimitri Simakis is the co-founder of internet video collective Everything is Terrible and current head of short-form video for Super Deluxe. If you have ever seen a weird clip online of some insane stranger danger after school special, bizarre...||11/2/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 32: "The Vibrancy of Harlem Represented on Screen" [Guest: Manuel Billeter]||Manuel Billeter is a Cinematographer and the Director of Photography for Marvel's 'Luke Cage,' 'Jessica Jones,' and 'Iron Fist' series of shows as well as having worked on 'Orange is the New Black' and 'Person of Interest.' This episode we discuss the...||10/19/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 31: "Chasing the Vibe Dragon" [Guest: UDACHI]||UDACHI is a successful Electronic musician and DJ, more immediately known to fans of this show as the artist behind the bed music you hear every episode. It was about time we finally sat down for a conversation and this episode we discuss DJ-ing and...||10/5/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 30: "Comedy Should Be Startling" [Guest: Kelly Carlin]||Kelly Carlin is the author of the memoir 'A Carlin Home Companion,' host of a SiriusXM radio show, and podcast 'Waking From the American Dream.' She is also the daughter of legendary comedian George Carlin, who has a new album of previously unreleased...||9/21/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 29: "Put a Number On It" [Guest: Steve Kornacki]||Steve Kornacki is the host of MSNBC Live, weekdays at 4pm, and Political Correspondent for the network. This episode I got to pick Steve's brain about the 2016 election and hear his thoughts on which demographics are important this cycle, the details...||9/7/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 28: "Too Weird for Network TV" [Guest: Brian Stack]||Brian Stack is a current writer/performer for 'The Late Show with Stephen Colbert' and was previously a writer/performer for 18 years on 'Late Night with Conan O'Brien/The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien/Conan.' This episode (after explaining why...||8/24/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 27: "Rocket Launches and Writing Retreats" [Guest: Nicole Perlman]||Nicole Perlman is a screenwriter best-known for writing the screenplay to Marvel Studio's 'Guardians of the Galaxy' as well as co-writing the upcoming 'Captain Marvel' screenplay and writing Marvel's upcoming Gamora comic. In this episode we discuss...||8/9/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 26: "Figuring Out Who Is Real And Who Is Not" [Guest: Brett Davis / Smith LIVE at the DNC]||Brett Davis is a comedian and actor who currently hosts the cult comedy show 'The Special Without Brett Davis' which can be seen streaming live online every Wednesday at 11pm with full episode for free on Youtube (brettdavis.tumblr.com for more info)....||7/27/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 25: "Intense, Fantastic, Crazy Music" [Guest: R. Stevie Moore]||R. Stevie Moore has self-released over 500 albums over the past 40 years and become a cult icon in the world of DIY music, influencing musicians & fans like Beck, MGMT, Ariel Pink, The Pixies, Mac Demarco, XTC and many others. This episode we...||7/13/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 24: "The Most Portland Thing That Could Possibly Happen" [Guest: Hutch Harris of The Thermals]||Hutch Harris is a singer/songwriter & guitarist for the Indie Rock band The Thermals. This episode we discuss The Thermals' initial rise in the mid-2000s, their recent performance at the now-famous "Birdie Sanders" rally in Portland for 11,000...||6/28/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 23: "I Would Continue to Live Another Day" [Guest: Gaby Dunn]||Gaby Dunn is a comedian/journalist/actress/podcaster. She hosts the web-series 'Just Between Us' with fellow actress/comedian Allison Raskin; has written for publications such as Fusion, Slate, the NY Times, Salon, the Boston Globe; and also has a new...||6/14/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 22: "The Only Character Having Fun" [Guest: Rob Bricken]||Rob Bricken is the Editor-in-Chief of the tech and pop culture website io9. This episode we discuss when fellow nerds overreact on the internet, DC (movies) vs. DC (TV/CW), The Force Awakens' implication on the ending of the original Star Wars...||6/1/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 21: "Frittatas are Political" [Guest: Negin Farsad]||Negin Farsad is a comedian, documentary filmmaker, and author. She created and starred in the documentary 'The Muslims are Coming,' about Islamophobia in America through the lens of comedy. She also currently stars in the film '3rd Street Blackout'...||5/18/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 20: "The Big Picture" [Guest: Sean Carroll]||Sean Carroll is a Theoretical Physicist, Cosmologist, and author of the new book 'The Big Picture: On the Origins of Life, Meaning, and the Universe Itself' which comes out May 10th. This episode we discuss the accessibility of science, the arrow of...||5/4/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 19: "I'm Reveling in the Sadness" [Guest: Jayme Kilsby]||Jayme Kilsby is the host of a brand new web series called 'Bad Taste' from DAPS.TV where he eats old, esoteric candy so you don't have to. In this very casual episode we discussed his love of nostalgia, embracing the sadness of professional wrestling,...||4/20/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 18: "The World is a Decent Place" [Guest: Josh Gondelman]||Josh Gondelman is a stand-up comedian, co-author of the book 'You Blew It: The Awkward Ways in Which You Already Ruined Your Life', writer for 'Last Week Tonight', and recently released his album 'Physical Whisper'. We talked about being the "nice...||4/6/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 17: "They Stopped Evolving" [Guest: Todd Glass]||Todd Glass is a stand-up comic and host of 'The Todd Glass Show' on the Nerdist podcast network who has seen it all in his 30 year career. With that comes strong, refined opinions about the world around us. This episode we discuss PC Culture in...||3/22/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 16: "What is it About These Characters?" [Guest: Warren Simons]||Warren Simons is the current Editor-in-Chief of Valiant Comics; having previously worked at Marvel for most of the 2000s on titles like 'Iron Fist,' 'Thor,' and 'Daredevil.' In this episode, we discuss the history of Valiant Comics and bringing it out...||3/9/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 15: "Acceptable for Broadcast" [Guest: Bill Oakley]||Bill Oakley was, along with his writing partner Josh Weinstein, the showrunner for 'The Simpsons' for seasons seven & eight as well as a writer from 1992 to 1998. Bill and Josh also created the cult animated show 'Mission Hill,' were consulting...||2/23/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 14: “I Was Not Any Kind of Daredevil” [Guest: Will Ellis]||Will Ellis is a photographer who runs the popular website AbandonedNYC.com. He documents curious NYC landmarks in disrepair and decay throughout the five boroughs with clarity and a unique level of unprecedented detail. We discussed the origins of...||2/10/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 13: “It’s My Legacy, Whether I Like It or Not” [Guest: Clint Basinger]||Clint Basinger runs the popular Youtube channel ‘Lazy Game Reviews’ where for the past six+ years, he has turned his hobby of reviewing PC games and odd hardware into a full-time job. In this episode we discuss his approach to making...||1/27/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 12: "Maybe I Care About Appearances" [Guest: Adam Tilzer]||Adam Tilzer is a recording engineer, producer, and musician who has seen a lot in his time and also has a very firm grasp on the history of modern rock and roll music. Only mere days after the passing of David Bowie, he was the first person I thought...||1/13/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 11: "She's a Magical Creature" [Guest: Lil Bub & Mike Bridavsky]||Lil Bub is known the world over for her endearing and playful spirit, which has inspired and brought positivity to millions of fans around the world. This episode I talked with her main dude Mike about Bub's rise to prominence, her new album 'Science...||12/30/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode Ten: "Wahoo Skiffle Crazies & Friends Holiday Special"||This episode I'm doing something different and handing the show over to popular jug band Wahoo Skiffle Crazies, along with their friends singer Nick Williams and songwriter Matt Wilson, for a musical set of Christmas covers and originals that is sure...||12/16/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode Nine: "36 Whole Hours to Design a Game" [Howard Scott Warshaw]||My guest this episode has the greatest range of any video game developer in history. Howard Scott Warshaw worked for Atari in the early 80s and created what many consider one of the greatest games of it's era in 'Yar's Revenge' and also one of the...||12/2/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode Eight: "Fire Underneath the Smoke" [Guest: William B. Davis]||My guest this episode is actor William B. Davis, who was a regular on The X-Files for nine years playing the secretive Cigarette Smoking Man. He will make his return this January on FOX when The X-Files comes back for a six-episode miniseries. We...||11/17/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode Seven: "An Open-Source Controller" [Guest: Daedelus]||This episode I was privileged to have a conversation with critically-acclaimed Musician/DJ/Producer 'Daedelus.' We discussed a large breadth of topics including his use of the monome, musicians as brands in 2015, the loudness wars, remix culture...||11/3/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode Six: "Strangers in the Alps" [Guest: John Szeluga]||This episode I'm honored to be talking with comedian, writer/producer for season five of Impractical Jokers, and co-host of the Super Live Adventure Podcast John Szeluga. John stops by and talks about being the new guy on the writing staff of an...||10/20/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode Five: "The Spike in my Fanaticism" [Guest: Allie Goertz]||This episode I'm honored to be talking with singer/songwriter/Simpsons podcaster/A+ human being Allie Goertz. I'm hopped up on cough syrup this episode as we discuss a whole lot of The Simpsons, Allie's deep love of Weezer and Adam Schlesinger,...||10/6/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode Four: "Most Interrupted Interview of All Time" [Guest: Paul Scheer]||This episode I'm honored to be talking with actor/comedian Paul Scheer (The League, How Did This Get Made, Crash Test, Human Giant, NTSF:SD:SUV, many many more things). After getting over a minefield of interruptions I had to cut out and pare down, we...||9/23/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode Three: "11,000 Movies Still In My House" [Guest: Drew McWeeny]||This episode I'm truly honored to have gotten to take part in a lengthy conversation with film critic and writer Drew McWeeny (Hitfix.com, Masters of Horror, Jodorowsky's Dune, Rewind This!). We discuss a ton of rotating topics including 70s film...||9/8/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode Two: "Doing the Chucklehut at Dinkville" [Guest: Steve Whalen]||This episode I have a long conversation with comedian Steve Whalen (The Special Without Brett Davis, Chris Gethard Show, Brooklyn Comedy Festival) about elitism and finding your way in the NYC comedy scene, working on The Special without Brett Davis,...||8/25/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode One: "It's a Dog in a Skirt" [Guest: Chris Olivieri]||This FIRST episode I am joined by Chris Olivieri from Dog and Pony Show (daps.tv) as we discuss the new Fantastic Four movie, Robot Dinosaurs, the Rise and Fall of Adam Sandler, Pound Puppies, and a special guest pops in to say hi. Any Time with Vin...||8/11/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
Any time is a great time!
Vin does a great job of making his guests feel at ease while answering questions that aren't as predictable as other interview style podcasts. He does his research and it shows...Check it out!
Have I Ever Crossed Your Mind, Anytime?
I first started listening to the "Any Time" podcast because I believed that it would be about Brian McKnight's hit song "Anytime." At first, I was appalled, but then I grew to love Vin's soulful voice and hard hitting questions. This is a must listen to anyone with a phone and a love of 90s R&B.
Any time for any time.
Vin's a real treat to listen to. He's witty, smart and all around cool dude. Check it out!!