My Worst Interview Ever

by RINGR

My Worst Interview Ever
  • Language: eng
  • Episodes: 38
  • Last: 25 Apr 2017
Host Tim Sinclair talks with some of the world's all-time greatest interviewers about their all-time worst interviews. They laugh a lot and learn a little. All in about 15 minutes.

Episodes (38)

  • MWIE 037: Glenn the Geek (Has a Chip)
    MWIE 037: Glenn the Geek (Has a Chip)
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    Published: 25 Apr 2017 Duration: 16:44
    If you run in podcasting circles long enough, it's easy to discover people in the industry who virtually everyone respects. A few have developed a gigantic following. Some have perfectly cornered their niche. Others have simply been podcast... Read more →
    If you run in podcasting circles long enough, it's easy to discover people in the industry who virtually everyone respects. A few have developed a gigantic following. Some have perfectly cornered their niche. Others have simply been podcast... Read more →

  • MWIE 036: Jen Briney (Holds A Grudge)
    MWIE 036: Jen Briney (Holds A Grudge)
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    Published: 17 Apr 2017 Duration: 16:11
    Some people notice things. Other people do things. Some people talk. Other people act. Some people complain. Other people create. Our guest today is other people. After noticing discrepancies between what's true in Washington and what's rep... Read more →
    Some people notice things. Other people do things. Some people talk. Other people act. Some people complain. Other people create. Our guest today is other people. After noticing discrepancies between what's true in Washington and what's rep... Read more →

  • MWIE 035: Buck Ballard (Gets Sick)
    MWIE 035: Buck Ballard (Gets Sick)
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    Published: 12 Apr 2017 Duration: 15:25
    It seems like nearly every podcaster has a "day job." A job that pays the bills and provides the knowledge and/or expertise a host needs for his show. Over the course of this podcast, one of my favorite parts has been learning my guests' wi... Read more →
    It seems like nearly every podcaster has a "day job." A job that pays the bills and provides the knowledge and/or expertise a host needs for his show. Over the course of this podcast, one of my favorite parts has been learning my guests' wi... Read more →

  • MWIE 034: Philip Keller (Hangs Up)
    MWIE 034: Philip Keller (Hangs Up)
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    Published: 10 Apr 2017 Duration: 17:38
    As much as I don't want to admit it, I can be an "excuses guy." Miss an appointment with a client? Blame it on not enough sleep or a congested calendar. Bad night playing volleyball? Perhaps I ate too much or didn't stretch. It often feels ... Read more →
    As much as I don't want to admit it, I can be an "excuses guy." Miss an appointment with a client? Blame it on not enough sleep or a congested calendar. Bad night playing volleyball? Perhaps I ate too much or didn't stretch. It often feels ... Read more →

  • MWIE 033: David Hooper (Loses His Guest)
    MWIE 033: David Hooper (Loses His Guest)
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    Published: 24 Mar 2017 Duration: 17:32
    Just like Los Angeles is filled with actors masquerading as waiters, Nashville is packed to the rafters with musicians waiting tables as well. The competition for available gigs is extremely steep and the odds for making a living are extrem... Read more →
    Just like Los Angeles is filled with actors masquerading as waiters, Nashville is packed to the rafters with musicians waiting tables as well. The competition for available gigs is extremely steep and the odds for making a living are extrem... Read more →

  • MWIE 032: Kenn Blanchard (Gets Political)
    MWIE 032: Kenn Blanchard (Gets Political)
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    Published: 22 Mar 2017 Duration: 13:46
    They say there are two things you should never talk about at work: politics and religion. (Unless you work at FoxNews or CNN, I suppose.) There are just certain topics that divide people, start fights, and ultimately cause more problems tha... Read more →
    They say there are two things you should never talk about at work: politics and religion. (Unless you work at FoxNews or CNN, I suppose.) There are just certain topics that divide people, start fights, and ultimately cause more problems tha... Read more →

  • MWIE 031: Gary Leland (Offends the BBC)
    MWIE 031: Gary Leland (Offends the BBC)
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    Published: 20 Mar 2017 Duration: 16:15
    Since starting RINGR, I learned of a phrase called "first to market." Entrepreneurs and investors particularly like it because the concept is seen as a major advantage in the business world. It stands to reason that--if you can be the first... Read more →
    Since starting RINGR, I learned of a phrase called "first to market." Entrepreneurs and investors particularly like it because the concept is seen as a major advantage in the business world. It stands to reason that--if you can be the first... Read more →

  • MWIE 030: Matt Macbeth (Gets Tricked)
    MWIE 030: Matt Macbeth (Gets Tricked)
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    Published: 17 Mar 2017 Duration: 11:07
    I first met Matt at an investor meeting in Cincinnati, Ohio. A mutual friend introduced us, knowing that we had each spent significant amounts of time in the audio space. Matt on the technical side. Me on the creative side. Also, Matt was c... Read more →
    I first met Matt at an investor meeting in Cincinnati, Ohio. A mutual friend introduced us, knowing that we had each spent significant amounts of time in the audio space. Matt on the technical side. Me on the creative side. Also, Matt was c... Read more →

  • MWIE 029: Ana Marie Cox (Tears Up)
    MWIE 029: Ana Marie Cox (Tears Up)
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    Published: 15 Mar 2017 Duration: 16:04
    Ana Marie Cox is a political columnist and culture critic and is the Senior Political Correspondent for MTV News. She writes about politics and policy, and hosts the “Talk” interviews featured in The New York Times magazine. She lives in Mi... Read more →
    Ana Marie Cox is a political columnist and culture critic and is the Senior Political Correspondent for MTV News. She writes about politics and policy, and hosts the “Talk” interviews featured in The New York Times magazine. She lives in Mi... Read more →

  • MWIE 028: Allan Tepper (Gets Ousted)
    MWIE 028: Allan Tepper (Gets Ousted)
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    Published: 13 Mar 2017 Duration: 15:49
    There are things in life we wish we could do. And then there are things in life we're willing to do. For example, I really wish I could speak Spanish. However, after taking two years of Spanish in high school, going on four extended trips t... Read more →
    There are things in life we wish we could do. And then there are things in life we're willing to do. For example, I really wish I could speak Spanish. However, after taking two years of Spanish in high school, going on four extended trips t... Read more →

  • MWIE 027: Joshua Liston (Sees Too Much)
    MWIE 027: Joshua Liston (Sees Too Much)
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    Published: 10 Mar 2017 Duration: 16:33
    Since the day that I met her, the voice on my wife's phone has been that of a burly Australian man, rather than Siri. I don't know that he has a name, but I've always been kind of jealous of him...speaking all sultry-like to Noel as she dri... Read more →
    Since the day that I met her, the voice on my wife's phone has been that of a burly Australian man, rather than Siri. I don't know that he has a name, but I've always been kind of jealous of him...speaking all sultry-like to Noel as she dri... Read more →

  • MWIE 026: Anthony Witt (Can't Understand)
    MWIE 026: Anthony Witt (Can't Understand)
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    Published: 8 Mar 2017 Duration: 15:34
    I never really started to feel like I was old until recently. I'm rapidly approaching 40, which is the age I remember my parents being when I thought they were old. College students call me "sir" now. And my joints hurt for days after playi... Read more →
    I never really started to feel like I was old until recently. I'm rapidly approaching 40, which is the age I remember my parents being when I thought they were old. College students call me "sir" now. And my joints hurt for days after playi... Read more →

  • MWIE 025: Vasavi Kumar (Was Insulted)
    MWIE 025: Vasavi Kumar (Was Insulted)
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    Published: 6 Mar 2017 Duration: 14:13
    When I lived in Chicago, I became friends with a guy named Manny who operated a halfway house of sorts for men who had just been released from prison. Manny was from South America, and he frequently would say to people, "I went to Yale." Ho... Read more →
    When I lived in Chicago, I became friends with a guy named Manny who operated a halfway house of sorts for men who had just been released from prison. Manny was from South America, and he frequently would say to people, "I went to Yale." Ho... Read more →

  • MWIE 024: Heather Ann Havenwood (Pulls Teeth)
    MWIE 024: Heather Ann Havenwood (Pulls Teeth)
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    Published: 3 Mar 2017 Duration: 16:23
    "People are like teabags.  You find out what's really inside them when you put them in hot water." I have no idea who first said that, but it's one of my all-time favorite sayings. When life is going well, it's easy to appear calm, cool and... Read more →
    "People are like teabags.  You find out what's really inside them when you put them in hot water." I have no idea who first said that, but it's one of my all-time favorite sayings. When life is going well, it's easy to appear calm, cool and... Read more →

  • MWIE 023: Daniel J Lewis (Goes Long)
    MWIE 023: Daniel J Lewis (Goes Long)
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    Published: 1 Mar 2017 Duration: 14:59
    Back in 2014, at the very first Podcast Movement, I met Daniel J Lewis. I was new to the podcast world, new to my business, and standing alone at the RINGR booth trying to meet as many people as possible. Daniel asked a ton of technical que... Read more →
    Back in 2014, at the very first Podcast Movement, I met Daniel J Lewis. I was new to the podcast world, new to my business, and standing alone at the RINGR booth trying to meet as many people as possible. Daniel asked a ton of technical que... Read more →

  • MWIE 022: Holly Worton (Is Distracted)
    MWIE 022: Holly Worton (Is Distracted)
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    Published: 27 Feb 2017 Duration: 14:24
    From the time I was in high school, I have loved creative job titles. In fact, while I was drawing floor plans for home builders in our area (at 17 years old), I called myself a Custom Residential Designer. (Apparently, calling yourself an ... Read more →
    From the time I was in high school, I have loved creative job titles. In fact, while I was drawing floor plans for home builders in our area (at 17 years old), I called myself a Custom Residential Designer. (Apparently, calling yourself an ... Read more →

  • MWIE 021: Rob Greenlee (Gets Stood Up)
    MWIE 021: Rob Greenlee (Gets Stood Up)
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    Published: 24 Feb 2017 Duration: 13:41
    As a kid, before I ever dreamed of being in broadcasting, I love listening to my grandpa tell stories of his days in radio. He worked overnights in Detroit for a time and, every morning before signing off at 5 or 6am, he would play my grand... Read more →
    As a kid, before I ever dreamed of being in broadcasting, I love listening to my grandpa tell stories of his days in radio. He worked overnights in Detroit for a time and, every morning before signing off at 5 or 6am, he would play my grand... Read more →

  • MWIE 020: Dave Jackson (Finds a Copycat)
    MWIE 020: Dave Jackson (Finds a Copycat)
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    Published: 22 Feb 2017 Duration: 13:50
    The say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. Which in some cases is absolutely true. Unfortunately, imitation can also be plagiarism, copyright or patent infringement, or just plain old laziness. It's two sides of the same coin, I s... Read more →
    The say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. Which in some cases is absolutely true. Unfortunately, imitation can also be plagiarism, copyright or patent infringement, or just plain old laziness. It's two sides of the same coin, I s... Read more →

  • MWIE 019: Dave Kirby (Feels Awkward)
    MWIE 019: Dave Kirby (Feels Awkward)
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    Published: 20 Feb 2017 Duration: 14:44
    I spent 17 years working in, primarily, Christian radio. I had a lot of fun and probably pushed the envelope more than most do on these types of stations, though we admittedly had to operate in a much smaller "box" than most. From topics to... Read more →
    I spent 17 years working in, primarily, Christian radio. I had a lot of fun and probably pushed the envelope more than most do on these types of stations, though we admittedly had to operate in a much smaller "box" than most. From topics to... Read more →

  • MWIE 018: Dan Franks (Is Offended)
    MWIE 018: Dan Franks (Is Offended)
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    Published: 17 Feb 2017 Duration: 15:57
    From the time I was in junior high, I had a "side hustle," though that term hadn't been invented yet. First it was a paper route. Then a job at a shoe store. Then I turned my love for architecture into a drafting business. My high school ac... Read more →
    From the time I was in junior high, I had a "side hustle," though that term hadn't been invented yet. First it was a paper route. Then a job at a shoe store. Then I turned my love for architecture into a drafting business. My high school ac... Read more →