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From Sex Toy Designers and Exorcists to Psychedelic Researchers, Word Champion Tree Climbers and Algorithm Engineers, join as we explore a different side of life. Hosted by award-winning interviewer Nick VinZant, Profoundly Pointless sits down with a unique guest every episode. The goal, however is always the same: learn something new.
 
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Sometimes it’s a whisper. Sometimes it’s a Cosplay with a personal touch. Content Creator ASMR Shanny is known for creating unique videos that will trigger tingles and help you relax. We talk ASMR, Cosplay, Personal Attention Videos and growing a channel online. Then, we countdown the Top 5 Worst Sounds. ASMR Shanny: 01:45ish Pointless: 24:03ish To…
 
Dallas Seavey is one of the best dog mushers in history. He’s won the Iditarod 5x and is getting his dog sled ready for a sixth. We talk dogs, braving 55 degrees below zero, forming a bond with your pet and eating 12,000 calories a day. Then, we countdown the Top 5 Fictional Dogs. Dallas Seavey: 01:15ish Pointless: 35:06 Top 5: 45:24ish http://dall…
 
Most adult films are made for mainstream audiences. Producer Sinn Sage is not mainstream, her goal is to bring new visibility to sexual preferences that were once taboo. We talk lesbian love scenes, transgender pornography and creating custom clips for every corner of the fetish world. Then, we put fries and potatoes chips against hash browns and t…
 
It's a New Year but how will the world change in 2022 and beyond? Futurist Richard Yonck joins us for a revealing look at the new technologies and trends that will shape the future. We talk Digital Humans, Biotechnology, Artificial Emotional Intelligence, talking to the past and manipulation by Algorithm. Then, we countdown the Top 5 Things That Sh…
 
We're taking on your biggest Christmas questions in this special episode of Profoundly Pointless. We talk the best Christmas traditions, Santa's biggest lies, our favorite holiday traditions, shopping rage and the Top 5 Worst Christmas Gifts. https://www.instagram.com/profoundlypointless (Instagram) https://www.tiktok.com/@profoundlypointless (TikT…
 
From Dating and Relationship struggles to dealing with Anxiety, Trauma and Depression, Lisa with “So My Mom’s a Therapist” has quickly become a trusted voice for hundreds of thousands of people online. We talk dating difficulties, couples counseling, dealing with social anxiety and trauma recovery. Then, we countdown the Top 5 Christmas Characters.…
 
From her music to her viral videos, Mia Asano is bringing something new to a classic instrument. We talk Electric Violins, the pressure to be perfect and the highs and lows of sudden social media fame. Then, we countdown the Top 5 Things We Wish We Were Better At. Mia Asano: 01:39ish Pointless: 30:06ish Top 5: 44:00 https://open.spotify.com/track/1…
 
Inka Cagnasso spends her life flying through the air. Sometimes she has a parachute, sometimes she doesn’t. We talk Bodyflying, Skydiving and Wingsuiting, the awesome power of wind tunnels and the beauty of flight. Then, we countdown the Top 5 Places You Don’t Want to Be Stranded. Inka Cagnasso: 01:31ish Pointless: 27:51 Top 5: 47:26 https://www.in…
 
What do the things you buy really say about you? And how are companies using that to get you to spend more than you might want. Consumer Culture Expert Professor Sarah Grace joins us to explain the growing psychology behind consumer culture. We talk shopping display secrets, fast fashion, conscious consumerism and the subtle messages major brands a…
 
Racing downhill at nearly 60 miles an hour, Ski Jumpers Casey Larson and Nina Lussi launch themselves hundreds of feet into the air. We talk ski jumping, the upcoming Olympics, groundhog hazards and why ski jumpers always put their hands out the car window. Then, we countdown the Top 5 Winter Activities. Casey Larson and Nina Lussi: 01:27ish Pointl…
 
From terraforming the Earth for life to protecting against climate change, Fungi have played a critical role in our past, our present and our future. Fungi Researcher Dr. Gordon Walker joins us to talk fungi, the best mushrooms for your health, mushroom foraging, microbiology, mycology and magic mushrooms. Then, we countdown the Top 5 Underrated Ca…
 
From King of the Hill and Tacoma FD to Wilfred, Maron and Rules of Engagement, Screenwriter Michael Jamin has worked on some of Hollywood’s most recognizable sitcoms. We talk how to become a screenwriter, what it’s really like in a writer’s room and the future of television. Then, we countdown the Top 5 Scariest Things in Life. Michael Jamin: 01:17…
 
There’s subtle signs that can tell you if a person loves you, is lying to you or might be a threat. Body Language Expert Dr. Jack Brown is not only an expert at reading those signs, he can also teach you how to do it. We talk reading others’ body language, controlling your body language and why you should always trust your gut. Then, we countdown t…
 
From films and fetish work to cannabis, comedy and coffee, Alexis Fawx is an all-around entertainer and entrepreneur. We talk award-winning sex work, interesting foot fetish requests and more. Then, we countdown the Top 5 Birthdays. Alexis Fawx: 01:46ish Pointless: 23:55ish Top 5: 39:12ish www.alexisfawxlive.com (Alexis Fawx Website) www.twitter.co…
 
The first time he jumped he was hooked. Now, Cliff Jumper Jay Briggs travels the world looking for 100-foot cliffs and a rush of adrenaline. We talk freestyle cliff jumping, conquering fear and cannonballs. Then, we countdown the Top 5 Halloween Songs. Jay Briggs: 01:26ish Pointless: 27:06ish Top 5: 40:52ish https://www.instagram.com/brggsy (Jay Br…
 
John Grogan knows if you’re lying. As a professional Polygraph Examiner, he’s tested everyone from infamous criminals and celebrities, to cheating spouses and lying employees. We talk lie detector tests, how to tell if someone’s lying and the only way to beat a polygraph test. Then, we countdown the Top 5 TV Shows We’d Like to Be On. John Grogan: 0…
 
Part scientist, part artist. Allis Markham is one of the world’s premier Taxidermists. She specializes in bringing exotic animals back to life for museums and science centers. We talk Taxidermy, interesting animals and the growing science of Nassology. Then, we countdown the Top 5 Things You Should Always Keep. Allis Markham: 01:23ish Pointless: 29…
 
Is what you see, really the way the world looks? As an Optical Physicist Dr. Greg Gbur studies that and more. We talk the latest in optical physics, the possibility of invisibility, coherence theory, meta materials and why movies are wrong about lasers. Then, we countdown the Top 5 Celebrities You Don’t Wanna Share a Name With. Dr. Greg Gbur: 01:51…
 
Etiquette is more than just being polite. It’s a code of behavior that can take you to the highest levels of personal and professional success. A code Etiquette Coach Kelley Yates (Lady Etiquette) can teach you. We talk proper etiquette, deportment and the secret habits of successful people. Then, we countdown the Top 5 Rude Things People Do. Lady …
 
Forget what you’ve seen on because Race Walking is nothing like what it seems. Robyn Stevens is a 14x National Champion who just got back from the Tokyo Olympics. We talk Race Walking, the secret to swinging your hips and getting annoyed at slow walkers. Then, we countdown the Top 5 Ways to Get Around. Robyn Stevens: 01:47ish Pointless: 28:36ish To…
 
Lexi Luna is a teacher. First she taught in schools, now she teaches on-camera. Educating men about sex and women about empowerment. Go behind the scenes as we talk adult films, OnlyFans and the secrets of pornography algorithms. Then, try not to get “caught” as we countdown and new Top 5. Lexi Luna: 01:53ish Pointless: 40:54ish Top 5: 56:44ish www…
 
Koa Viernes is the undefeated champion of Slapfighting. Everyone he's faced has either tapped out or been knocked out. We talk Slapfighting techniques, internet fame and his quest to take a fringe sport mainstream. Then, we countdown a special slap-worthy Top 5. Koa Viernes: 01:30ish Pointless: 22:18ish Top 5: 42:21ish https://www.instagram.com/da_…
 
Knives, axes, swords, as a Master Bladesmith, Liam Hoffman can make them all. But before he became a Forged in Fire Champion, Hoffman spent years failing over and over again. We talk bladesmithing techniques, $8,000 knives and how lightsabers will impact his business plans. Then, we countdown a special “Sharp” Top 5. https://www.instagram.com/hoffm…
 
With 20 National Titles and 16 World Titles to his name, “Monster” Michael Todd is one of the best arm wrestlers of all time. We talk arm wrestling techniques, how to get really strong, broken arms and more in this episode. Then, we countdown a special arm themed Top 5. Michael Todd: 01:08ish Pointless: 26:03ish Top 5: 39:35ish http://monstermichae…
 
For Kitty Malone wearing latex is equal parts transformation and mystery. As soon as she puts it on she feels sexy, powerful and confidant, while her clients can only wonder what’s underneath her skintight clothes and hood. We talk wearing latex, normalizing fetishes, interesting requests and more. Then, we countdown the Top 5 Things We’d Like To B…
 
From dangerous white water rapids in Pakistan, to 130-foot drops off waterfalls, Dane Jackson has taken his Kayak to places no one else has ever been. We talk kayaking tips, the best rapids near your and his next big adventure. Then, we countdown the Top 5 Most Boring Things We Have To Do. Dane Jackson: 01:21ish Pointless: 32:15ish Top 5: 54:07ish …
 
Chloe Anderson is a 2x National Champion Pole Dancer. But for her Pole Dancing is more than just a competition, it’s a way to fight back against depression. We talk pole dancing basics, strip clubs, music and more. Then, we countdown the Top 5 Unintentionally Attractive Things. Chloe Anderson: 01:31ish Pointless: 25:25ish Top 5: 41:29ish https://ww…
 
As an entrepreneur, engineer and investor, Preethi Kasireddy is one of the most influential people in cryptocurrency. We talk getting started in crypto, the future of digital currency, and the best investments. Then, we countdown the Top 5 Kinds of Hats. Preethi Kasireddy: 01:37ish Pointless: 28:24ish Top 5: 54:16ish https://www.preethikasireddy.co…
 
From national celebrations to world record shows with nearly a million fireworks, Phil Grucci is the creative force behind some of the world’s biggest fireworks shows. We talk how fireworks shows are designed, how fireworks are made and the world’s best fireworks shows. Then, we countdown a special Top 5. Phil Grucci: 01:45ish Pointless: 31:54ish T…
 
From actors and athletes to musicians and thought leaders, Celebrity Publicist Danielle Sabrina can turn talent into a star. We talk celebrities, building a brand and the unique mindset that took her from a high school dropout to the head of one of Hollywood’s leading public relations agencies. Then, we countdown the Top 5 Kinds of Bread. Danielle …
 
As a Rodeo Clown, Brinson James travels the world entertaining crowds and protecting cowboys. We talk dodging 2,500lb bulls, growing up on the road and the best rodeos. Then we countdown the Top 5 Western Movies. Brinson James: 01:36ish Pointless: 31:34ish Top 5: 51:59ish https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100046780853468 (Brinson James Facebo…
 
From giant stacks of pancakes to buckets of seafood, Professional Eater Katina Eats Kilos travels the country taking on legendary eating challenges. We talk tasty restaurants, America’s hardest eating challenges and what happens to your body after 10lbs of burgers. Then, we countdown the Top 5 Best Buffet Foods Katina Eats Kilos: 01:35ish Pointless…
 
Dr. Michelle LaRue works in some of the harshest environments on the planet, using satellite imagery and up-close encounters to study everything from penguins and seals to mountain lions. We talk polar biology, climate change, conservation and penguin jokes. Then, we countdown the Top 5 Animal Movies. Dr. Michelle LaRue: 01:22ish Pointless: 30:35is…
 
He’s one of the best athletes in the world and he’s hoping to prove it at the next Olympics. Decathlete Devon Williams talks track and field, training for ten events and Olympic preparation. Then, in celebration of our 150th episode, we countdown our Top 5 Life Lessons. Devon Williams: 1:00ish Pointless: 21:00ish Top 5: 37:45ish Links Instagram.com…
 
Call it cannibis, marijuana or weed, Photographer Chris Romaine travels the world taking pictures of things you can barely see. We talk cannibis and macro photography, the best bud and the future of the cannibis industry. Then, we countdown the Top 5 Best Snacks. Chris Romaine:02:30ish Pointless: 31:13ish Top 5: 47:15ish http://www.kandidkush.com (…
 
From National Championships to the Olympic Games, Professional Table Tennis players Sam Walker and Kanak Jha have represented their countries at the highest levels. We talk table tennis vs ping pong, the Tokyo Olympics and the best table tennis trash talk. Then, we countdown a special thirst-quenching Top 5. Sam Walker and Kanak Jha: 01:45ish Point…
 
Memories are the stories of our lives. They connect us to our past and predict our future. But how are memories created and why do we forget? Memory Researcher Dr. Collen Parks joins us to explain. We talk how memories are made, the secret to improving your memory and if we’ll ever be able to download our memories. Then, we countdown the Top 5 Thin…
 
Vibrators, dildos, paddles, whatever you can imagine. Mike Blacksmith makes sex toys for Tantus Inc. We talk the secrets of sex toy design, the best sex toys for you and customer requests. Then, we countdown a very attracting Top 5. Mike Blacksmith: 01:47 Pointless: 29:12 Top 5: 45:18 Contact the Show Instagram Tantus Inc. Website Tantus Inc. Twitt…
 
We look different but we are very much the same. Dr. Caitlin O'Connell has been researching elephants for nearly 30 years. We talk elephant behavior, animal rituals and the battle between elephants and rhinos. Then, we countdown a special scary Top 5. Dr. Caitlin O'Connell: 01:31 Pointless: 27:56 Top 5: 40:48 Contact the Show Instagram Contact the …
 
Stressed? Anxious? Depressed? Your inner voice can guide you through the darkest times. You just have to be able to hear it. Meditation Teacher Lodro Rinzler can help you find your inner self. We talk meditation techniques, the benefits of meditation and calming your mind. Then, we countdown the Top 5 Pieces of Playground Equipment. Lodro Rinzler: …
 
Gary Arndt is a three-time Travel Photographer of the Year. He's visited over 200 countries, traveled non-stop for a decade and gone nowhere in the last year. We talk the future of travel, the rise of digital nomads and the best travel photography. Then, we countdown the Top 5 Popular Things We Have No Interest In. Gary Arndt: 01:43 Pointless: 32:5…
 
Is your mind constantly adrift, always thinking about what you have to do instead of what you're doing. Mindfulness Teacher Laura Saltman can help you focus. We talk mindfulness benefits, focusing on the moment and self-care. Then, we countdown the Top 5 Kinds of Restaurants. Laura Saltman: 01:22 Pointless: 24:38 Top 5: 42:37 Contact the Show Insta…
 
Your body is one age but your brain could be much older. Neuroscientist Dani Beck studies how our lifestyle choices may be rapidly ageing our brains. We talk brain age gaps, mental illness and if you really can get smarter. Then, a special bouncy Top 5. Dani Beck: 01:22 Pointless: 25:17 Top 5: 39:13 Contact the Show Instagram Dani Beck Twitter Dani…
 
From Heidi Klum and Jennifer Lopez, to Sharon Stone and Elton John, Wendy Iles is a hair stylist to the stars. We talk hair secrets, working with celebrities, building a company and finding the courage to chase your dreams. Then, we countdown the Top 5 Farm Animals. Wendy Iles: 01:50 Pointless: 21:43 Top 5: 39:05 Contact the Show Instagram Wendy Il…
 
Dr. Samantha Montano studies disasters. And from Covid-19 and Climate Change, to hurricanes and wildfires, we've been having a lot of disasters. We talk pandemic preparedness, looming threats and disaster movies. Then, we countdown the Top 5 Most Important Things in Your Bathroom. Dr. Montano: 01:58 Pointless: 33:54 Top 5: 46:47 Contact the Show In…
 
She'll pin you down, rub her feet on your face, put you in a chokehold and you'll pay her to do it. Miss Scorpion joins us as we explore the world of Session Wrestling. We talk wrestling holds, sexual freedom and Peter Pan requests. Then, we countdown the Top 5 Kinds of Nuts. Miss Scorpion: 01:11 Pointless: 36:08 Top 5 Nuts: 50:32 Contact the Show …
 
From blockbuster movies to super sleek TV commercials, Stunt Driver Olivia Summers has been behind the wheel for some of your favorite action scenes. We talk stunt driving, life in Hollywood and parallel parking. Then, we countdown the Top 5 Things We Won't Brought Back. Olivia Summers: 01:29 Pointless: 39:02 Top 5: 49:26 Contact the Show Instagram…
 
You've seen the chaotic scenes splashed across your screen. But what's the real story behind the protests, riots and rallies gripping the nation. Journalist Brendan Gutenschwager was there, filming on the front lines from Portland to Washington D.C. We talk news coverage, media bias and protest chants. Then, we countdown the Top 5 Utensils. Brendan…
 
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