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Hindsight with Daniel Van Kirk

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Daniel Van Kirk grew up in Rochelle, IL and lived in Chicago for years as he started his career as an actor and comedian at the famed The Second City Theatre. Since moving to Los Angeles, Daniel has become part of both the stand-up and improv/sketch ...Show More
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54:28 | Jan 19th

Comedian Luke Schwartz joins Daniel this week! Luke brings in photos that cover his early days in New York, his birthright trip to Israel, and his comedy home in Los Angeles!

1:07:01 | Jan 11th

Comedian Zach Martina joins Daniel this week! He brings in a photo from the night he tried to be a 2-time fire walker, a pic from his bus pushing vacation, and a beautiful snapshot from his wedding.
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1:08:36 | Jan 3rd

Comedian Jenny Zigrino joins Daniel this week! She brings in pictures from her costumed senior prom, the stand up show she held in her home in Boston, and a promo shot from her first big break!

54:29 | Dec 20th, 2018

Podcast producer, Noah Eberhart is this week's guest! Noah brings in photos from his days as an Eagle Scout, the camping trip that taught him how life can be unfair, and beautiful photo from his days on the stage in college.

59:12 | Dec 12th, 2018

Comedian Joe Derosa is Daniels guest this week! Joe brings in pictures from his las Black Wednesday night with a close friend, an image of food that sums up life on the road, and a picture from the last night of his home club with great friends.

1:05:51 | Dec 6th, 2018

Actress Jordan Scovel joins Daniel this week! She brings in pictures from her Secret Society days in college, having a weekend getaway with her husband, and the welcome rain on her wedding day.

1:05:04 | Nov 29th, 2018

Actor Eric Martig joins Daniel this week and the go deep into their love of Chicago! Eric brings in pics from his youth in Oak Lawn, watching the Chicago Bears lose the Super Bowl, and getting yelled at by his friend for not performing surgery.

1:11:25 | Nov 15th, 2018

Comedian Chase Durousseau joins Daniel this week! He brings in pictures that highlight his time taking care of his parents, getting his first pedicure, and touring the country and the world doing stand up.

1:05:46 | Nov 8th, 2018

Actor, comedian, and fellow podcaster, Jackie Johnson joins Daniel this week! She brings in pictures from her beauty pageant days, the time she went to New York for a "Queer Eye" reveal party, and the time she almost became the "mom" on How I Met You...Show More

58:46 | Nov 1st, 2018

Comedian Jesse Klein joins Daniel this week! The guys talk about his Calvin and Hobbs inspired school picture, playing basketball against Kevin Love, and find his comedy home in Los Angeles.

1:05:02 | Oct 25th, 2018

Comedian Cash Levy joins Daniel this week! He brings in pictures from his childhood baseball days, his very short lived band while on a semester at sea, and his time with his son at Wrigley Field!

1:01:48 | Oct 18th, 2018

Comedian Chris Cubas joins Daniel this week! He talks about leaving New York City to be a boy scout, doing comedy at a biker bar, moving to Austin, TX, and living in an apartment building full of comedy.

1:28:24 | Oct 12th, 2018

Comedian and actor, Jon Gabrus joins Daniel this week! The guys talk about his early adulthood family vacations, playing rugby while making friendships, and the time he had it made as a lifeguard.

1:40:56 | Oct 4th, 2018

Actor, filmmaker, and high-wire walker, Paul Lopez returns to Hindsight. Paul is a survivor of the mass shooting in Las Vegas at the Route 91 Harvest Festival. And on the anniversary of this tragic event, Paul sat down with Daniel to talk about that ...Show More

1:23:06 | Sep 28th, 2018

Comedian Tony Hinchcliffe is this week's guest! the guys talk about his early love of comedy, growing up in Ohio, "taking classes" from Howard Stern, and performing with Snoop Dogg.

1:16:35 | Sep 20th, 2018

Comedian, Jared Logan, is the guest this week! And his photos take the conversation to being a good boy in a rocking chair, making a short film that he doesn't remember, and the time he posed for pretty pictures.

1:03:36 | Sep 14th, 2018

Comedian Karl Hess is this week's guest! He brings in photos that cover his Jim Morrison days in High School, partying in Aspen, and his favorite shirt from a different life.

1:08:51 | Sep 6th, 2018

Comedian Jeremiah Watkins joins Daniel this week! The pics he brings in take us to conversations about bowl cuts, shooting guns with his dad, getting a henna tattoo on Jeremiah's forehead and so much more!

1:15:45 | Aug 30th, 2018

Writer and television personality, Dave Holmes joins Daniel this week! Dave brings in pictures that callback to the day he pretended to shoot some hoops, his high school graduation, and the photos his mom would mail him when he appeared on TV.

1:17:11 | Aug 23rd, 2018

Comedian Jay Light is this week's guest! He brings in photos that speak to his youth in Texas as a ghost, his high school trip to New York that planted the seed of doing stand up comedy, and a snapshot of his time as a college DJ. It's wonderful.

59:33 | Aug 16th, 2018

Comedian Jessica Keenan joins Daniel this week! She brings in pics that cover her tragic 6th grade haircut, her escape to Pamona, CA, and her days as a bedazzled bra-girl in Miami.

1:05:54 | Aug 9th, 2018

Actress and comedian, Vanessa Esperanza joins Daniel this week! The 2 were friends in high school and haven't seen each other since! Vanessa's photos deal with her dance teacher in rural Wisconsin, her favorite t-shirt, her love of color, and her exc...Show More

1:07:00 | Aug 2nd, 2018

Actor and documentarian, Andre Gower joins Daniel this week! Andre brings with him some photo gems that cover everything from awards shows for kids, his first headshot, Miami Vice graduation costumes, and so much more!

53:40 | Jul 26th, 2018

Comedian Peter Moses returns to Hindsight this week! Thanks to his great photos, the guys talk about his bike ride for charity that went from San Francisco to LA, Going to the 2016 World Series with his dad and brother, and how much he loves his two ...Show More

1:09:41 | Jul 19th, 2018

Actor Desmin Borges joins Daniel this week! The Chicago native talks about his youth surrounded by family in Chicago, his move to Houston, the play that changed his life, and his vacation of a lifetime with his wife.
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1:04:55 | Jul 5th, 2018

Comedian and actor Josh Brekhus joins Daniel on this episode of Hindsight! Josh's photos steer the conversation to his youth in Alaska, his college days as the leader of a Halloween hair-band, and the time he went to Hawaii and nearly lost his life.
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1:06:11 | Jul 3rd, 2018

Writer and performer Andy Beckerman joins Daniel this week! He comes in with pics that bring up his time in his band Harm, how he started a charitable mini-golf tournament, and what it felt like to move to NYC and find his outlet in life via comedy.
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54:59 | Jun 21st, 2018

Comedian Dustin Ybarra joins Daniel this week! He brings in some great pictures and talks about his nascar obsession, how comedy changed his life and sent him to New York, and what it was like to eat anything he wanted on the set of "We Bought A Zoo!...Show More
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1:07:07 | Jun 14th, 2018

Comedian Mat Braunger joins Daniel this week! He brings in some great photos that cover his high school days of being on plays and drinking in the park, his early days doing comedy in Chicago while looking like a gun-for-hire, and how he moved on fro...Show More
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1:04:15 | Jun 7th, 2018

Comedian and writer Beth Appel is this weeks guest! And she brings with her some great photos from her theatrical youth! The conversation covers some great moments like when she played Piglet in a stage production of Winnie The Pooh, a photo from her...Show More
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52:41 | May 31st, 2018

Comedian Brian Moses is this week's guest! He brings in photos to talk about meeting Paula Dean at The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, working on the film Argo and finding a KKK costume in the wardrobe warehouse, and making a short film with his friends ...Show More
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1:09:04 | May 24th, 2018

Comedian Sara Benincasa joins Daniel this week! They talk about het trip to Sicily and then jump into the pics! Photo 1 covers her time studying abroad and seeing Britney Spears, photo 2 is all about baton twirling, and photo 3 is about doing comedy ...Show More
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1:18:50 | May 16th, 2018

Comedian Dave Anthony joins Daniel this week! Dave brings 3 photos that cover the election race that ruined his parent's marriage, how he found stand up and got calmed down by Robin Williams, and how being a dad propelled him to success in comedy.
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0:00 | May 10th, 2018

Alex Nussbaum is a great comic and has some great stories! The guys kick things off talking about his dad surviving the nazis, then dig into how his family came to Canada, what he gave up on music, how high school showed him that comedy was his path ...Show More
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1:04:22 | May 3rd, 2018

Comedy writer and performer Drew Spears sits down with Daniel this week! The guys talk about performing at UCB and then go to the photos for Drew's stories about doing David Letterman shows for himself as a child, what it's like to have too many prop...Show More
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57:29 | Apr 26th, 2018

Comedian Nick Thune sits down with Daniel and brings photos that highlight his rough patch in high school when he got in fights and dyed his hair blonde, and the time he fulfilled his sons dream of meeting Donald Duck in Hawaii, and lastly the moment...Show More
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1:09:31 | Apr 19th, 2018

Comedian Andrew Youngblood joins Daniel in Houston to talk about growing up in Rochester, finding the best person at a Beck concert, and the life of freak show performer!
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1:18:15 | Apr 12th, 2018

Comedian Wayne Federman is one of the best in the country! He has been doing stand up for 4 decades and tells so many great ones on this episode! Along with his photos, Wayne talks about revelations he had in grade school, performing ventriloquism in...Show More
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1:14:30 | Apr 6th, 2018

Comedian Devin Field is a great comic and a writer for Jimmy Kimmel! He talks about his work at Kimmel during these political times, and brings photos about meeting someone you love years before you ever know it, being in a John Wayne Gacy play in co...Show More
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1:00:20 | Mar 29th, 2018

As Daniel recovers from illness, here's a classic Hindsight with comedian Gabe Bravo! Gabe and Daniel met a couple years back in Houston and the two buddies jump right in with a crazy story involving weed, the beach, and a naked middle aged woman run...Show More
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1:00:13 | Mar 22nd, 2018

Comedian, Poet, and writer Derrick C. Brown is this week's guest! Derrick is promoting his new poetry book, "Hello. It Doesn't Matter." And the guys go through some great photos of his life. From being a child magician, to the military, and touring t...Show More
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1:10:53 | Mar 16th, 2018

Actress Meryl Hathaway joins Daniel this week and her pictures and stories are great! Pic one is from the set of "It's Complicated" and features Meryl Streep! Pic two is of Meryl when she was a baby and enjoying chicken pox. And pic three is a great ...Show More
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58:56 | Mar 12th, 2018

It's a bonus Hindsight with comedy director Steven Feinartz! The guys talk about the horrible/great movie "Surfer" and then dig into pics! Pic 1 is about Steven's youth and excellent fashion. Pic 2 is about his love for 3rd Eye Blind. And Pic 3 cover...Show More
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1:05:00 | Mar 8th, 2018

Comedian Avery Pearson joins Daniel this week! The guys talk about Avery's sleeping habits as a new father and then jump into the pics! Photo 1 has Avery hanging with his best friend Darth Vader, Photo 2 is a promo card from Avery's hit one man show,...Show More
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1:26:32 | Mar 1st, 2018

Improviser, comedian, and gamer, Ify Nwadiwe, sits down with Daniel in this Classic Hindsight! Where else can you hear the story of life in a motorcycle gang without ever owning a motorcycle. Ify also talks about his childhood in Compton, the rules h...Show More
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1:16:32 | Feb 22nd, 2018

Comedian Cory Loykasek joins Daniel this week! things start with a conversation on Disney pins and Hard Rock Cafe shirts and then they did into Cory's photos to learn about his time visiting family in Indiana at the pig fair, how he started in comedy...Show More
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1:05:56 | Feb 15th, 2018

Comedian Jesse Neil joins the show this week. He talks about his brothers and his youth in Massachusetts, how fitness and music changed his life, and how he found his comedy partner.
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0:00 | Feb 8th, 2018

It's a classic Hindsight! This week we go back to a great conversation with comedic actor Brad Morris! Brad talks about his youth in Chicago, how a love of sports shaped him as a youth and person, the amazing story of his family, what Second City mea...Show More
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1:02:29 | Feb 8th, 2018

Comedian Kyle Ayers is this week's guest! Kyle brings in photos that highlight how awesome his parents are, how he connects with his much younger brother, and the time he looked beautiful in a DOPE woman's bathing suit.
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59:52 | Feb 2nd, 2018

Fellow podcaster Jack O'Brien is this weeks guest! The guys talk about his show, "The Daily Zeitgeist" and dig into Jack's photos that touch on his youth while moving around the country, doing comedy at ABC News, and the time he and his wife just nee...Show More
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1:39:55 | Jan 20th, 2018

It's a Classic Hindsight with comedian Dave Ross! Despite Daniel being under the weather, this is a great and honest conversation between two friends. Dave talks about his punk days, being truthful with himself and how he found his voice in radio. ...Show More
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1:01:58 | Jan 11th, 2018

Comedian and writer, Keith Kingbay is the guest this week! After discussing the merits of the Rock being Oscar nominated someday and Oprah being the president, Keith brings photos that lead to a conversation that involves, family trips, playing youth...Show More
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1:09:36 | Jan 4th, 2018

Comedian Dave Waite is the first guest of 2018! Dave brings in photos that get the guys talking about childhood toys, family trips, Rolling Stones and Neil Young Concerts, and what it means to pursue your dreams.
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1:01:11 | Dec 28th, 2017

Hindsight is LIVE from the Come And take It Comedy Festival in Houston, TX! This episode is packed with great guests! Joe DeRosa talks about meeting Jeff Bridges, Alice Wetterlund discusses how she knew she wanted to pursue a life in comedy, and Dale...Show More
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1:00:49 | Dec 21st, 2017

Actor, writer, and musician, Riki Lindhome is this week's guest! Riki and dan talk about how she started her comedy musical duo alongside Kate Micucci, her love of the musical "Hamilton," and her trip to Romania to be in the movie Pulse! Plus a ton m...Show More
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1:19:08 | Dec 15th, 2017

Comedian Ricky Carmona joins Daniel! The guys chat about the musical Hamilton, then jump into the photos to unwrap the story of Ricky's parents coming to America from Columbia, his childhood, and navigating dark days while doing stand up.
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1:09:54 | Dec 8th, 2017

Comedian Julian McCullough is this week's guest! They talk about his own upcoming podcast, "The Soft Spot!", then talk about the two times he broke his collar bone, his love of Guns-N-Roses, and the time he went way too fast on an old Vespa.
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58:14 | Nov 30th, 2017

Actor, writer, and comedian, Dennis Gubbins joins Daniel this week. He talks about his early life as kid in Nor Cal, how he became a white water rafting guide and all the crazy stories he has from that time, and his soul-dog Fred. Plus so much more!
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1:28:42 | Nov 8th, 2017

Fellow podcaster, comedian, and producer, Miles Gray is this week's guest! He talks moving from political lobbyist to comedy performer, growing up after deluding himself in his early 20s, and the origins of his African American and Japanese family.
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1:13:45 | Nov 3rd, 2017

Actor Chris Sullivan joins Daniel on this classic Hindsight. They talk about Chris becoming an Eagle Scout, their shared love of Chicago, the time Chris really celebrated St. Patrick's Day, and how you can find an old fashioned friendship online!
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1:23:26 | Oct 26th, 2017

Comedian Zak Toscani joins Daniel this week! The guys talk friendship & why a "more the merrier" attitude is best. Zak then talks Halloween with his mom, moving between Cincinnati & Hawaii, the nickname "haircut," & a beautiful person he'll never for...Show More
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1:25:16 | Oct 19th, 2017

Filmmaker, poet, artist, and podcaster, Shereen Lani Younes, joins Daniel this week! Shereen talks growing up in America and Syria, life with "Middle Child Syndrom" and about her relationship with her parents and how she's embraced her creative side.
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1:12:17 | Oct 12th, 2017

Comedy producer and podcaster, Matt Belknap, joins Daniel this week! They talk Matt's love of stand-up as a kid, his perfect sense of youth fashion, finding his interests, college in Boston, and how he found his "work ethic" in the LA comedy scene.
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1:28:34 | Oct 7th, 2017

A classic Hindsight episode with Comedian Marty DeRosa! Daniel starts with a message about his week in Las Vegas after the horrific shooting. Then the episode begins with Marty's life as a comedian and wrestling fan and how he combined his love for b...Show More
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1:08:55 | Sep 28th, 2017

Comedian Kara Klenk joins Daniel on this week's episode of Hindsight! She talks about going to camp as a kid and for her own wedding, drinking WAY too many vodka red bulls, and the toast her siblings gave at her wedding.
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1:17:28 | Sep 21st, 2017

Comedian Ify Nwadiwe returns to Hindsight! He brings photos from his EDM phase, California improv, and a trip to the gym that changed his life. The guys talk about all that stuff plus Ify's new album "Community College Dropout" which is available now...Show More
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1:25:57 | Sep 14th, 2017

Comedian Adam Burke is this weeks guest on Hindsight! This is a fantastic episode full of tales about the "troubles" in Ireland, a quintessential Irish grandpa, The Judge, , and the greatest family photo ever presented on this show!
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1:03:39 | Sep 7th, 2017

Writer, producer, & fellow podcaster Luke Kelly-Clyne joins Daniel this week. The guys talk about Luke's show, "I'm Still Right", the identities of the people of Connecticut, Luke's love of boy bands & his path to comedy before going to the wrong wed...Show More
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1:05:37 | Aug 31st, 2017

Comedian Jacob Sirof joins Daniel this week! After talking boxing and their recent road-trip they dig into Jacob's pictures including: talk of his parent's romance and divorce, being an aimless "bad kid" in San Francisco, and Jacob's love of Star War...Show More
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1:19:23 | Aug 25th, 2017

Comedian Gareth Reynolds sits down with Daniel for an all new Hindsight! The guys talk about Gareth's art-fraud of a mother, his joke of a driver's license, and how he found his writing partner.
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1:20:55 | Aug 17th, 2017

In this classic Hindsight, comedian Wil Anderson joins Daniel to talk youth in Austrailia, cosplaying as Eddie Vedder, and an awards show to remember!
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1:22:14 | Aug 10th, 2017

Comedian Nate Fridson joins Daniel this week! Nate talks about how Journey is a band of liars, what life was like at summer camp, losing his rattail, getting a henna tattoo, 40s in college, and so much more!
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1:21:19 | Aug 3rd, 2017

Comedian Michelle Biloon joins Daniel this week! She talks about selling bras and keys to locals in Wisconsin, finding her people in college, and how she found her calling in Austin, TX.
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1:32:09 | Jul 27th, 2017

Comedian Brendon Walsh joins Daniel for this week's episode! The guys talk about Brendon's youth in Philly, how he became a comic in Austin, TX, and his carefree attitude about being a new dad.
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1:28:04 | Jul 21st, 2017

Comedian, Renee Colvert joins Daniel on this weeks show! They talk about training for a half marathon, being a fearful kid, theme parks, Super Bowl Sunday, her time in an Off-Broadway musical, and some honest talk about real life issues.
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1:23:50 | Jul 13th, 2017

Musician and fellow podcaster, Todd Cooper joins Daniel this week! The guys talk about Todd's youth being bullied and going to church 4 times a week. They then jump to his time as a Straight Edge and how he met his wife. Check it out!
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1:16:51 | Jul 7th, 2017

Comedian Christina Walkinshaw joins Daniel on Hindsight. They talk about her time as an illegal immigrant, dancing for Simon Cowell, and her youth in Vancouver.
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1:18:43 | Jun 30th, 2017

Actress, writer, and all around quality person, Holly Prazoff joins Daniel this week! They look back on Holly's time as a yoga loving youth up in Toronto, her parents' life of service in Hawaii and the time in her life that she "went the Tijuana rout...Show More
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1:08:37 | Jun 22nd, 2017

Comedian Ryan O'Flanagan is this week's guest! Daniel can't wait to talk about Ryan's "Tour Guide" character and then dig into the photos to chat about Ryan's personal growth, his first time doing stand up, and his dark days as a newcomer to Los Ange...Show More
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1:21:40 | Jun 15th, 2017

Writer, producer, ' podcaster Anna Hossnieh is this week's guest! She has a new show coming soon about being brown in America and she talks with Daniel about growing up a loner, traveling abroad, and finding her passion.
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1:07:45 | Jun 9th, 2017

Former co-host of Poundcake and comedian, Rory Scovel is this week's guest! After putting a pin in their breakup, the guys talk about Rory being a hyper kid, how soccer and sports shaped him, and what it's like being a dad that takes bad pictures.
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1:03:31 | Jun 2nd, 2017

Comedian and writer, T.J. Chambers is on Hindsight this week! The guys talk about comic book villains and then jump into the photos to discuss T.J.'s childhood on the road, his high school theatre days, and his love of playing hockey.
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56:22 | May 25th, 2017

Comedian and actor Cort McCown is this week's guest! Cort talks about acting alongside Michael J. Fox, scuba diving in a restaurant, bombing in front of Peyton Manning, and being a PGA caddy!
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1:12:21 | May 18th, 2017

Comedian Jay Larson joins Daniel this week! It's been a long time coming and the guys get right into it! Jay talks about goofing around with his aunts, his night with two comedy legends and what being a dad means to him.
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1:04:48 | May 11th, 2017

Comedian, writer, and artist, Barak Hardly joins Daniel on Hindsight! After singing some christian rock, they talk about Barak's years as a religious improviser, his time as a pastor, and the epic search for new adventures!
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1:29:39 | May 4th, 2017

It's a Classic Hindsight Episode with comedian and writer Lindsey Barrow! The two friends talk about making comedy together, her wedding with her mom, and the greatest Bugs Bunny story of all time.
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1:10:09 | Apr 27th, 2017

Comedian Andy Haynes is on Hindsight! The guys connect on why negativity is never cool and then Andy's photos! Andy talks about his youth in Seattle, his skiing aspirations in his late teens, life without a dad and how he approaches comedy.
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1:13:32 | Apr 20th, 2017

Comedian Amy Miller joins Daniel this week! They start by talking about the wonder that is Portland, then get into the pics where Amy talks about her Dad(asterisk), living the "everything but sex" christian life and the time she got to meet Dolly!
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1:38:43 | Apr 13th, 2017

Actor/Comedian Melissa Stephens sits down with Daniel this week! They discuss her show "Fear Based Life" ' how it came about. Then on to the photos to talk about partying in Hollywood, low-level modeling and her childhood in the South!
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1:27:29 | Apr 6th, 2017

Actor and writer Lilan Bowden joins Daniel this week! She has a new show premiering on the Disney Channel and sits down to talk about a trip to Taiwan with her mom, why she loved ability college and the moment she booked this great new role!
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1:23:25 | Mar 30th, 2017

It's a classic episode of Hindsight! Daniel Van Kirk is on a west coast road trip but we wanted to share this episode with Ryan Sickler. Ryan covers the loss of his dad, being an elf, and going to the Playboy mansion.
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1:08:47 | Mar 23rd, 2017

Comedian and writer, Ryan Rosenberg joins Daniel for this latest Hindsight. Ryan is part of the comedy group Big Grande and he brings in some gems to discuss. From makin faces to a thug life in France, it's a really fun episode!
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1:19:33 | Mar 16th, 2017

Comedian Ron Babcock returns to Hindsight and he's got an album coming out called "This guy." Ron and Daniel talk about comedy competitions, traveling abroad, and his best halloween costume. Plus a ton more!
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1:35:32 | Mar 10th, 2017

Comedian and writer Caitlin Durante sits down with Daniel this week. They talk about women in film, Caitlin's familial relationships, cosplaying as Frodo, her A+ work ethic, and how she found her way to comedy.
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1:00:34 | Mar 2nd, 2017

Comedian Emma Arnold comes back to Hindsight and talks about butterfly knives, growing up with dirty books, living on the road and what it feels like to go it alone.
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1:11:41 | Feb 23rd, 2017

TV Writer Joe Saunders joins Daniel for this episode! The guys talk about how they became buddies in San Francisco, and then Joe shows pictures from his youth in Atlanta and how he got into comedy in LA.
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1:24:32 | Feb 17th, 2017

Comedian Scott Rogowsky joins Daniel on this week's episode! Scott talks about being a shy kid living in fear, his phenomenal SNL themed Bar Mitzvah, and how he found his confidence and chose a life in comedy.
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1:22:05 | Feb 9th, 2017

Comedian Josh Adam Meyers is the week's guest! Fresh off of shooting his show "The Comedy Jam," Josh brings in photos with stories about literally keeping up with the Kardashians, getting his window unzipped, and being a fancy DJ.
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1:07:34 | Feb 2nd, 2017

Actor and comedian Brett Maline sits down with Daniel for this episode of Hindsight! Brett talks about growing up with scoliosis, his struggles with vulnerability, being in a band ' how they broke up, and how his nieces made him appreciate Disneyland...Show More
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1:05:38 | Jan 27th, 2017

Comedian Vinny Fasline joins Daniel on this episode! Vinny and Daniel are game night buddies and Vinny brings photos from his challenging childhood, finding his confidence in college and becoming himself through comedy.
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1:07:23 | Jan 19th, 2017

Comedy producer ' actor Sean Spencer joins Daniel this week. Sean created and produced the Go90 series The 5th Quarter featuring Daniel. Sean talks about his trips to Ireland, getting a parasite in high school and how he joined OBB Pictures.
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1:28:33 | Jan 15th, 2017

Daniel welcomes back comedian and writer Kenny Stevenson to the show. Kenny talks about life in the OC and not fitting in, meeting the love of his life while doing comedy, and making his daughter's dreams come true while working in NYC.
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1:29:34 | Jan 6th, 2017

Comedian Zach Sherwin sits down with Daniel for this episode of Hindsight. They talk about playing music, wanting to prove you don't need a performing "crutch" then dig into photos dealing with Zach's life in Israel and the time Bill Murray met him.
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1:08:09 | Dec 29th, 2016

Actor and comedian, Alison Becker sits down with Daniel on this episode of Hindsight! She brings in photos from her time as weird kid in rural Jersey to her time spent living in Switzerland plus a ton more!
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1:06:43 | Dec 21st, 2016

Actor, writer, Daniel's college roommate, and clown, Paul Lopez returns to Hindsight! The two best friends look back on Paul's development of becoming a clown, his day as a bikini contest judge, and how he got into scuba diving.
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1:20:35 | Dec 13th, 2016

Actor and comedian, Dan Lippert joins Daniel for the latest Hindsight! Things kick off with Daniel telling us all where he's been and then Dan shows us photos from high school, mexico, and his ill-fated pets.
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1:10:07 | Nov 23rd, 2016

Daniel welcomes back fellow podcaster and comedian, Razzle, on the latest Hindsight. The guys talk about how you can tell if something is a scam and spotting fake news on facebook. Β Razzle then shows Daniel some pics highlighting some fun memories.
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1:05:50 | Nov 17th, 2016

Comedian John Roy joins Daniel this week! The guys start out with the story of not getting into a party before digging into photos that showcase how John found a comedy community in Chicago, what it meant to get into JFL Montreal, and what a comedy s...Show More
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1:24:08 | Nov 14th, 2016

The first ever guest on Hindsight, comedian Andy Peters, returns to goof around with Daniel and look back at pictures from his life. The guy talk about the election results in what they hope is the lightest way possible, and then get to the photos! W...Show More
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1:13:38 | Nov 11th, 2016

Comedian Jon Mackey joins Daniel this week! The two friends talk about how his comedy troupe "Big Brande" formed & hanging in NYC. We hear about a crazy guy in South Carolina, his high school band, and how he found that he loved doing comedy in LA.
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1:33:07 | Oct 20th, 2016

Comedians Jessica McKenna, DC Pierson, & Ryan Sickler join Daniel for the first ever live Hindsight! Ryan brings a pic from the morning he had to get on a plane, Jessica a photo from mock trial days, & DC looks back at playing the sax with his brothe...Show More
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1:06:16 | Oct 13th, 2016

Comedian Nathan Caywood, joins Daniel on the latest Hindsight. The guys talk about taking classes together at UCB and Nathan brings in pics from his memories of Halloween, being in a band in college, and his path to doing Comedy in LA.
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1:10:13 | Oct 7th, 2016

Comedian Nate Craig joins Daniel for this week's Hindsight! Nate talks about how sports shaped his childhood, how he lost a best friend to a drug addiction, and provides possibly the greatest Halloween picture we've ever seen on this show!
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1:12:32 | Sep 30th, 2016

Comedian Sean Jordan joins Daniel Van Kirk on this episode of Hindsight! The guys talk about Sean's youth in a South Dakota gang, finding skateboarding, getting injured repeatedly, and how Portland changed his life.
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1:16:40 | Sep 22nd, 2016

Comedian Tony Sam joins Daniel this week! They talk about Tony's live show "Persona", meeting his heroes like Fred Willard, how his trip to Greece ended pretty badly, and they round things out with possibly the creepiest kid picture of all time.
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1:25:00 | Sep 15th, 2016

Comedian & writer, Lamar Woods is on Hindsight! The friends talk taking improv classes, Lamar's writing gig on New Girl, growing up outside Atlanta, Lamar's proficiency for getting bottles in the air, & how working at a wax museum prepared him for to...Show More
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53:43 | Sep 9th, 2016

Comedy writer Carmen Angelica joins Daniel on Hindsight! The two talk about being on a sketch team together at UCB, doing dumb shit in NYC, Carmen's time living abroad, and how she came to comedy.
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41:49 | Sep 8th, 2016

Actress and comedian Beth Hoyt joins Daniel Van Kirk for the latest Hindsight! She talks about growing up in WI, being judged by American Girl Dolls, having too much confidence, and avoiding bed bugs in Europe!
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1:03:04 | Aug 25th, 2016

Writer and comedian Josh Simpson joins Daniel on Hindsight! Josh talks about being a young gymnast, making fun of BP after the huge 2010 oil spill, writing jokes for Conan O'Brien!
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1:05:14 | Aug 18th, 2016

Radio host, and Daniel's longtime buddy, James Mannon joins Hindsight this week. The guys talk about not watching movie trailers, sending heartfelt birthday wishes, and how Star Trek characters get old. Also, listen in to hear about James' life. Enjo...Show More
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1:17:35 | Aug 11th, 2016

Comedian Jonah Jurkens joins Daniel for the latest Hindsight! Some solid Olympic talk kicks off the show before digging into the photos. Jonah then presents the saddest high school pic and talks about how he never fit in and had a full time job at Be...Show More
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1:23:43 | Aug 4th, 2016

Comedy writer Joan Ford joins Daniel for this week's Hindsight! The two old friends start by remembering how they ended up on the same sketch team at UCB and what it is about Joan's writing that made Daniel love her sketches so much. They then jump i...Show More
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10:00 | Jul 28th, 2016

Comedian Emma Arnold is Daniel's guest on this week's Hindsight! They kick things off with a love a nerd stuff like fantasy books, and the new show Stranger Things. They look into pics where Emma talks about being a nerd with a big imagination, plus ...Show More
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09:59 | Jul 21st, 2016

Comedian and writer, Anthony Gioe joins Daniel on the latest Hindsight! Anthony talks about his parents and how sitcoms have made him want to document his family's day to day life, as well as Anthony meeting a nerd celebrity and doing it all wrong. E...Show More
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10:00 | Jul 14th, 2016

Comedian Ramon Rivas, a lifelong ambassador for Cleveland, joins Daniel to talk about what the city means to him and what the NBA championship means to the city. Plus, his Comedy Central Half Hour Taping and what it meant Ramon and his family.
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10:00 | Jul 7th, 2016

Writer Scott Sonne this week on Hindsight! Scott talks about being star struck at his movie theater job, the time he met Mr. Belding, how much he loved college and how he worried about dumb shit in high school and learned who his real friends were.
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10:00 | Jul 1st, 2016

Comedian and actor, Mark David Christenson joins Daniel for an all new Hindsight! David shares stories of getting into a parking lot fight, learning to play Kubb, loving life as an uncle and how he invented the selfie! Hope you all dig it.
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10:00 | Jun 23rd, 2016

Comedy writer, Rachel Hastings joins Daniel on the latest Hindsight. The two discuss Rachel's work on the TV show Bob's Burgers and Daniel's guest appearance on the episode! Find out how Rachel found her calling, the facade of being cool, and much mo...Show More
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10:00 | Jun 20th, 2016

Actor Dax Herrera joins Daniel this week! Dax shares his love for show Tournament Of Nerds and the opportunity it gave him and his sports driven family to bond over, growing up in Phoenix, weird family animals and vetting his sister's boyfriend!
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10:00 | Jun 10th, 2016

Comedian and writer, Julia Hays, joins Daniel for the latest Hindsight! Why do we have zoos, what he recently learned about musicals, Julia dishes on college mascot days, living in Peru, how she "does" Vegas, and she speaks frankly about her weight l...Show More
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10:00 | Jun 2nd, 2016

Producer Dana Wickens joins Daniel for this week's Hindsight! Dana has been working in the entertainment industry for years and even longer than that if you count the shows she produced in her childhood home.Β  The show kicks off with a far too deep d...Show More
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10:00 | May 26th, 2016

Actor and writer Aaron Bendele is this week's guest on Hindsight! The guys talk about farm life living, a llama with an attitude problem, and his uncle. The conversation shifts to Aaron's collegeand his time as an instructor for a Boy Scout camp!
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10:00 | May 20th, 2016

Actor and old college buddy of Daniel's, Ben Carr drops in for this week's Hindsight! The two longtime friends start off talking about going to school in Chicago and how a night of free deep dish changed Daniel's life. They then dig into the pics and...Show More
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10:00 | May 12th, 2016

Comedian Ryan Singer is this week's guest: influences religion had on him, starting a bad relationship on a cruise ship, and when sadness and negativity dominated his comedy until a breakthrough. New age talk and hidden themes of The Never Ending Sto...Show More
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10:00 | Apr 29th, 2016

Actor, producer, and Parrothead, Vance Daniels joins Daniel for this week's Hindsight. Vance drops by to promote his upcoming documentary "Parrotheads" and discusses his love of Jimmy Buffet's music and what it means to him. The guys then jump into ...Show More
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10:00 | Apr 21st, 2016

Jason Wayne Christian joins Daniel Van Kirk on the latest Hindsight! The two old friends talk about working together on the show "Seinfeld The Purge", always saying "Yes", and even Andrew Shaw's suspension. Things get real when the guys talk about ho...Show More
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10:00 | Apr 14th, 2016

Producer Hannah Kyle Crichton sits down with Daniel on the latest Hindsight. Thanks to shows like Set List and places like the Nerdmelt Theatre, the two have been friends for years. Hannah joins Daniel to promote her documentary about orphans from t...Show More
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10:00 | Apr 7th, 2016

Comedy writer Joseph Clift sits down with Daniel on this week's Hindsight. The two are old friends from their time together on the UCB sketch team TUT! Things start off with the two talking about Wrestlemania and why it's no different than any show s...Show More
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10:00 | Apr 5th, 2016

Comedian and actor, Yesel Manrique, joins Daniel for this week's Hindsight! The guys jump into some birthday cake, talk about Yesel's nomadic life around the valley in southern California, how he dealt with the passing of his mother during high schoo...Show More
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10:00 | Mar 24th, 2016

Actor and writer, Joseph Porter joins Daniel on this week's Hindsight! The two are old friends from there days on the UCB sketch team " TUT". After some perfunctory movie talk, Joseph describes what life is like growing up on Mackinac Island as a sol...Show More
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10:00 | Mar 18th, 2016

Writer and comedian Karen Anderson joins Daniel on the latest Hindsight! You know it's gonna be fun when you have a story of the FBI raiding your childhood home. Plus Karen talks about how she ended up on a cereal box, what it was like working on the...Show More
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10:00 | Mar 10th, 2016

Actress Tess Paras is Daniel's guest on the latest Hindsight. The "sensitive little girl" born in Houston, talks about growing up in California, college at NYU, her life as a Disney Princess cruise ship performer, and how she ended up hanging out wit...Show More
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10:00 | Mar 4th, 2016

Actor and comedian, Mile Carlson joins Daniel on this week's Hindsight! Mike talks about how he learned the ups and downs of life when he went from Disneyland to a Southern Indiana Hospital in a matter of days, looks back on his reign as a backyard w...Show More
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10:00 | Feb 25th, 2016

Comedian Geoff Tate returns to Hindsight and once again talk about pictures from different chapters from his life. Geoff discusses what it was like spending a month straight on the road, why he decided to have his last drink at Cheers in Boston, and ...Show More
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10:00 | Feb 18th, 2016

Comedian James Fritz sits down with Daniel on this week's Hindsight. They talk his early days in Kentucky, how his southern Baptist church got a new pastor, losing his virginity in college & how he ended up in LA. Listen to this before your next birt...Show More
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10:00 | Feb 11th, 2016

Actor Chris Sullivan (The Knick, The Drop, Peter Pan Live) joins Daniel on the latest Hindsight! Chris tells Daniel about the fishing for the first time, finding out his dad was a badass, and the most disturbed stamp collecting story of all time. And...Show More
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0:00 | Feb 4th, 2016

On this week's Hindsight, Daniel is joined by comedian Carl Tart. Carl talks about getting tricked into moving to LA, his early days in Mississippi, and choosing his life in comedy.
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10:00 | Jan 28th, 2016

Comedian Greg Jones sits down with Daniel this week! The two met doing shows at the UCB theatre & share a love for comic book Herod that are indestructible. The show kicks off with so comic book movie talk & then dives in to Greg's stories of growing...Show More
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10:00 | Jan 22nd, 2016

First up, some full disclosure. This episode was intended to drop next Thursday 1/28. The show that should've dropped in this slot, with the wonderful comedian Andrew Youngblood, had an unsolvable audio issue. So if things seem a little out of order ...Show More
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10:00 | Jan 14th, 2016

Spoiler Alert! Daniel can't wait to get to talk to somebody about the documentary Making A Murder and the first 1/2 hour doves right in to the show, the case, and the unfair prosecution of Steven Avery. After that Daniel and his guest, comedian David...Show More
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10:00 | Jan 7th, 2016

It's a new year Hindsight with comedian Sharon Houston! Daniel and Sharon talk about her life moving all around the country, what it means to be raised by a neighborhood, competitive theatre in Texas, and Sharon tells the story of risking it all when...Show More
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10:00 | Dec 24th, 2015

Actor ' producer Nick Gligor sits down for this week's Hindsight! The two talk about their characters as pro wrestlers Steve Austin and Vincent Kennedy McMahon before digging into Nick's life growing up in small town Pennsylvania before heading out t...Show More
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10:00 | Dec 18th, 2015

This week Daniel welcomes comedy blogger and comedian Jake Kroeger. The two talk about Christmas traditions, Jake's journey from the Philippines to America, and what it means to grow up. Hope you enjoy it!
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10:00 | Dec 11th, 2015

Writer & comedian, Scott Boxenbaum, is this week's guest! A California guy born and raised: Growing up by the beach, the social scene of record stores, the need to live on the east coast, obsessed with golf and the best analogy Daniel has ever heard
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10:00 | Dec 3rd, 2015

Comedian Hampton Yount this week! Dig right in with his love of Daniel's blue eyes, how he made the decision to get healthier ' feel better about himself ' he was revealed to be the voice of Crow in the latest incarnation of Mystery Science Theatre 3...Show More
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10:00 | Nov 19th, 2015

Comedian Dan Black is on Hindsight! Dan is a Disney World pro, he got a behind the scenes tour as part of his job as an accountant. Dan's time in NY & how he found his love of doing Improv & the work he put in to be a UCB Harold performer.
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10:00 | Nov 12th, 2015

Fresh off his appearance on Conan O'Brien, comedian Ahmed Bharoocha is this week's guest on Hindsight! The age old tale of a mother taking her son on a ride to the pits of hell, moving across country at 16, and pretending he wanted to be an engineer.
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10:00 | Nov 5th, 2015

Daniel is joined by actor and writer, Mark Schroeder! The two guys kick things off by sharing stories about the pitfalls of getting too excited as kid, the time he weaseled his way into an interview with Tina Fey & getting mentioned on Conan O'Brien!
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10:00 | Oct 29th, 2015

Fellow podcaster & comedian, Jacob Reed is on this week's Hindsight! How to answer the question, "Are you funny?", talking to lonely guys on chat website ChatRoulette while seeing a lot of the human anatomy & life growing up in San Diego.
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10:00 | Oct 22nd, 2015

Daniel is joined by comedian Matt Apodaca! Matt has a positive outlook on life despite his twin brother tried to absorb him. Yeah. For real. Begging for a date to the big winter formal, sheltered by a Filipino stranger & how people try to win at come...Show More
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10:00 | Oct 15th, 2015

Comedian, writer, & Pan American Gold Medalist, (seriously) Mike Glazer sits down with DVK! Old friends from their Second City days, they talk about what theater means to them, mystique of the "Main Stage" & how the Chicago community shaped their liv...Show More
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10:00 | Oct 8th, 2015

Actress & comedian Vanessa Ragland brings the tunes! Vanessa & Daniel kick things off with a misguided but sincere Halloween costume when she was an over confident kid and then dig in to talk about parents, siblings, and how she became known as "Brui...Show More
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10:00 | Oct 1st, 2015

Improviser, comedian, gamer, Ify Nwadiwe sits down for Hindsight! Where else can you hear the story of life in a motorcycle gang without ever owning one? Ify talks about his childhood in Compton, the rules his father gave him, and searching for his h...Show More
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10:00 | Sep 24th, 2015

It's a Kevin White party this week. Some wonderful stories about having numerous melt downs on a tour in his early days of comedy, growing up watching Conan O'Brien, getting punched in the face and how it's best to just make you're own opportunities.
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10:00 | Sep 17th, 2015

This week: Writer & high school play by play announcer, Bennett Webber! Look back at 10 yrs of writing for the ESPYs, growing up in Florida, creating comedy with Rob Riggle for Fox's NFL Pregame show, & what it's like to have an elderly kayaking fath...Show More
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10:00 | Sep 10th, 2015

Hindsight is back! This week Daniel sits down with "hyphenate" Amy Vorpahl.Β  Amy share tales of her early life in Malaysia, being friends with her teachers, unrequited love at her senior prom, and the day that changed her life, Dragon Movies!
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10:00 | Aug 27th, 2015

This week, Daniel is joined by comedian Jonny Svarzbein! The two dig in with stories of their favorite toy commercials, hanging with royalty, and what it means to find your "talent ceiling".
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10:00 | Aug 20th, 2015

This week on Hindsight, comedian & actor Molly Bretthauer! Daniel & Molly were on the same sketch team. Molly looks back on her time as an ovary, her imaginary friends and her real 15 cats, and how she doesn't need cocaine. Trust us, this all makes s...Show More
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10:00 | Aug 13th, 2015

A "Scranton 11", comedian Ron Babcock joins Daniel for this week's Hindsight! The two get right into it with thoughts on what they'd do with their lives post comedy, the sexless sea-adventures Rob took in college, and getting big-timed by Rick Santor...Show More
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10:00 | Aug 6th, 2015

Comedian & writer Brad Gage on this week's Hindsight! Hear Daniel's hack airplane story about demon parents, the partying influences of the movie "Dazed and Confused", throwing theme parties in Miami and Milwaukee, plus how Brad became a "cat guy"!
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10:00 | Jul 30th, 2015

Comedian & writer, Cole Stratton joins Daniel for this week's Hindsight! His early days of "Playing With The Boys!", how he chose the nerds before pretending to be homeless, & the TV pilot he booked that seemed to be a detriment to good comedians. En...Show More
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10:00 | Jul 23rd, 2015

Comedian & writer CJ Toledano is this week's guest on Hindsight! CJ talks about his nerd love for the Bulls, eating McDonald's at the Filipino Assoc., opening for Dave Chappelle, & getting fat writing for Jimmy Fallon. Hope you dig it, this is a fun ...Show More
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10:00 | Jul 16th, 2015

Comedian and writer, Eric Moneypenny joins Daniel Van Kirk on Hindsight. Eric and Daniel get into the story of the littlest Van Halen fan, being an older brother, and life on the road with Drew Carey. Hope you dig it cause we pre-wrote the whole thin...Show More
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10:00 | Jul 9th, 2015

Actress, writer, & quality person, Holly Prazoff joins Daniel Van Kirk for this week. They look back on Holly's time as a yoga loving youth up in Toronto, her parent's life of service in Hawaii and the time in her life that she "went the Tijuana rout...Show More
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10:00 | Jul 2nd, 2015

Director & writer Joe Rubalcaba joins Daniel Van Kirk for this week's Hindsight. Joe looks back on his time as the littlest bad ass nerd, with a motorcycle and a love of Star Wars, the process of finding work you love & how relationships make that ha...Show More
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10:00 | Jun 25th, 2015

Comedian & writer Matt Kirshen sits down with Daniel for Hindsight! Look back at Matt's time on season 5 of NBC's Last Comic Standing, his early days as a comic at Cambridge when peer pressure was a good thing, and growing up with 4 younger sisters.
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10:00 | Jun 18th, 2015

Writer & director, Joshua J. Smith joins Daniel on Hindsight this week! Joshua is here to promote the crowd funding campaign for his film "Buckshot"! These old friends sit down to talk about life in the Midwest, being a 9 year old professional magici...Show More
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10:00 | Jun 11th, 2015

This week Daniel Van Kirk interviews actress, comedian, writer & producer Kelsey Darragh. Kelsey's from the South and her home state is Florida, she had to go to church for a long time, had a drunken dolphin ride and works for popular website Buzzfee...Show More
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10:00 | Jun 4th, 2015

Comedian & writer John Roy joins Daniel this week. They jump right in with morning singing voices, growing up in Chicago, summer camp, memories of being a Navy Pier employee, the life of a stand up comic, & what it means to find someone to be on your...Show More
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10:00 | May 28th, 2015

Comedian, actor, & documentarian, Andie Bolt joins DVK. They talk about everything from girls in the MLB, life on the farm, working at Universal Studios, & what it means to be foolish. Tell Daniel what you think on Twitter & Facebook @danielvankirk
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10:00 | May 21st, 2015

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10:00 | May 14th, 2015

Daniel Van Kirk interviews comedian Brad Morris. Brad was born and raised in Chicago and these two Illinoisans share a deep love for Chicago sports. Brad spent many summers at a summer camp in Maine and met Barack Obama before he was the President.
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10:00 | May 7th, 2015

Daniel Van Kirk interviews UCB and Earwolf alum Ele Woods who credits Dan for her first gig. Ele's an actress and writer who moved from California and grew up in Geneva Switzerland. From there Ele went to college in Vermont and joined the Quidditch t...Show More
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10:00 | Apr 30th, 2015

Daniel interviews Nerdist podcast producer and California native, Katie Levine. Katie had a ton of energy growing up, is an avid dog lover both real and cartoon, loves SNL, always wanted to be a producer and is doing exactly what she loves to do.
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10:00 | Apr 23rd, 2015

Daniel Van Kirk hosts director & writer Justin Donaldson. Justin knew he wanted to direct from the age of 5 when his dad, a former pop star from the 70's, brought home a movie camera. He's a big fan of Mr. Show & knows how to wear a Hawaiian shirt.
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10:00 | Apr 16th, 2015

Daniel brings you drummer & funny guy Tony Thaxton! Tony's met Weird Al a few times, is a Bears fan, loves the Muppets & Star Wars and has a selfie aversion. Also, if you want to help DVK's hometown post tornado go here: http://www.gofundme.com/r4cdz...Show More
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10:00 | Apr 9th, 2015

Daniel Van Kirk and his guest, Troy Conrad, agree that in order to succeed in LA you have to say yes to whatever you need to in order to get ahead. Troy has a beloved 17 year old pit bull and a great group of pals who never cease to inspire him.
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10:00 | Apr 2nd, 2015

Comedian, fellow podcaster, & lifelong Deadhead, Cornelius Peter sits down with Daniel Van Kirk for this week's Hindsight! Peter talks about life growing up in the shadow of Princeton University & his grandparents got out of Nazi Germany just in time...Show More
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10:00 | Mar 26th, 2015

Hindsight brings you comedian Hal Rudnick. Hal is part of a long running successful comedy debate show "Tournament of Nerds" for the last 6 years. He wears a belt well, despite a backwards pants incident, and is the youngest of 6 by at least a decade...Show More
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10:00 | Mar 19th, 2015

Daniel interviews actor Frank Cappello. Frank hails from Point Pleasant, New Jersey and worked in a Staten Island food court cheese steak shop as a kid. Since high school he's known he wanted to act, he's a prominent male drag queen and pizza deliver...Show More
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10:00 | Mar 12th, 2015

Hindsight this week features musician and head of production at Earwolf, Brett Morris. Brett grew up in California, his dad worked for the Pentagon, his study abroad ended in a dire hospital visit, and he's written a song for an epic elf battle.
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10:00 | Mar 5th, 2015

DVK brings you comedian Sarah Tiana: lover of Dr. Pepper chapstick & Matthew Stafford. She tests potential dates by how they decide on dinner or react to her voicemail. She learned to make breakfast at the age of 4 and borrowed her Jr. Miss dress.
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10:00 | Feb 26th, 2015

Daniel Van Kirk has a Cleveland born comedian this week: Peter Moses. These two have a mutual Midwest respect going and Peter is a guy who just gets it. From his Bar Mitzvah and Johnny Football to his stuby abroad in Australia and scuba - Enjoy!
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10:00 | Feb 20th, 2015

Hindsight with Daniel Van Kirk brings you David Brown, comedian and one of those guys people always refer to with both first and last name. Hear David Brown discuss hunting camp, his traveling Europe hair, and how he and DVK came to know each other.
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10:00 | Feb 12th, 2015

It's episode 33 of Hindsight with Daniel Van Kirk and his guest this week is actor Kurt Long. Kurt covers all the good stuff - full on beards, biker shorts, why he's made-up like a John Wayne Gacy clown and his Favorite Uncle Bob. Enjoy!
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10:00 | Feb 7th, 2015

Hindsight with Daniel Van Kirk brings you comedian Dave Ross. Dave is the host of Nerdist podcast, Terrified, and he wrote his memoirs when he was just 23, but he still has plenty of stories left to tell. From Goth to stage freight, enjoy this episod...Show More
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10:00 | Jan 29th, 2015

This week Daniel has his comedy cohort, and UCB team member, Hesley Harps. from the Atlanta area, Hesley is newly engaged and was the kind of young girl who threw a 21st birthday party for Nick Carter. Hesley does not know Nick, just loved him from a...Show More
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10:00 | Jan 22nd, 2015

This week Daniel brings you another UCB friend, Scott Davis. Scott and Daniel met while performing a Halloween show. An alter boy and Metallica enthusiast, Scott grew up in what Daniel thinks of as a sad town. A good looking kid though! Enjoy episode...Show More
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10:00 | Jan 15th, 2015

Welcome to the 29th episode of Hindsight! This week Daniel interviews Kenny Stevenson and the man looks good in a basketball uniform. He's from California, has done improv, a Chili's commercial, Parks & Rec. Kenny doesn't wear skinny jeans, to be cle...Show More
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10:00 | Jan 8th, 2015

Hindsight with Daniel Van Kirk brings you San Francisco native Nic Stanich. Nic and Daniel met through Upright Citizens Brigade - he's brought some great photos and ,as always, there are excellent stories to go along with them!
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10:00 | Dec 25th, 2014

This episode of Hindsight is almost a blind date - Daniel meets Dave Losso for the first time as they sit down to record this podcast. Dave grew up on the South Side of Chicago, is a stand-up comedian, and once said something crazy to Gov. Rod Blagoj...Show More
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10:00 | Dec 18th, 2014

Hindsight with Daniel Van Kirk interviews Marty DeRosa. Marty is a Chicago guy, so you know what that means. From how he started in stand-up to his podcasts and love of wrestling, Marty brings great photos to give listeners a peak into his life.
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10:00 | Dec 11th, 2014

This week on Hindsight: Codi Fischer. Codi is a writer, comedian, and reluctant to call herself an actress per say. Codi brought some great stories and pictures from an ugly childhood sweater shot and BFF pics to a selfie in Billy Bush's dressing roo...Show More
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10:00 | Dec 4th, 2014

It's episode 24 of Hindsight with guest Matt Spiegel. Daniel and Matt met through the magic of Twitter. Friends thought Matt would love Dan's Doug Buffone impression and they were right. Matt is a father, sports talk show host and singer based in Chi...Show More
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0:00 | Nov 27th, 2014

On this very special episode of Hindsight: Brendan Greeley from the Steve Dahl Show. We talk family road trips, childhood weddings, spring breaks, and everything in between. Been a long time coming and it was a dream come true to have him on!
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0:00 | Nov 20th, 2014

Hindsight with Daniel Van Kirk has Chris Alvarado. DVK and Chris aren't used to a real green room. From Freshman year homecoming dances, braces, sweet rides and inspirations Chris and Daniel look over the parts of life that have left their mark.
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0:00 | Nov 13th, 2014

It's time for a new episode of Hindsight with Daniel Van Kirk. This week, Wil Anderson is the resident comedian and immigrant on the show. They agree they aren't talented enough to be an asshole, which may come from growing up on a farm.
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10:00 | Nov 6th, 2014

DVK has fellow Chicago guy Isaac Feder this week. Isaac wrote a coming of age movie starring Haley Joel Osment, "SexEd"- It took awhile to bring it to the big screen. DVK and Isaac agree it's very hard to get that first person into your idea pool.
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10:00 | Oct 30th, 2014

Daniel Van Kirk welcomes fellow UCB improv pro Madeline Walter to they discuss how an actor learns from failure and how to overcome the fear of feeling out of your league.
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10:00 | Oct 23rd, 2014

Actor, comedian & podcaster Joseph Nunez is Daniel Van Kirk's guest on this week's Hindsight. Chicago native Joe co-hosts the Bear Down podcast alongside Matt Walsh & Horatio Sanz. Joe's buds all have pictures w/Ditka at Ditka's, but he always misses...Show More
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10:00 | Oct 16th, 2014

Daniel Van Kirk brings you a fresh episode of Hindsight with this week's guest Majeed Nami. Β Majeed is an Ohio native, Columbus to be exact. Β DVK and Majeed believe playing video games as a youth lead to a strong sense of navigation.
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10:00 | Oct 9th, 2014

DVK welcomes friend and fellow podcaster Ryan Sickler on this week's episode of Hindsight. Β Ryan will be doing standup in Chicago this November 21st at the High-Hat Club. Β He & DVK share winter horror stories.
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10:00 | Oct 2nd, 2014

Daniel interviews friend Will Weldon. Will came to LA via Canada. They get into everything from basketball and whiskey to rough haircuts and old girlfriends. Enjoy hearing how Daniel and Will realized they're adults and all the steps it took to get t...Show More
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10:00 | Sep 25th, 2014

Wes Hudson is the guest on this week's Hindsight w/ Daniel Van Kirk. Wes is a comedian from Oklahoma. He left the Okla-life to pursue rock star dreams, but not before his crew threw him a going away party.
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10:00 | Sep 18th, 2014

Daniel Van Kirk visits with Adam McCabe, a friend he met through the Upright Citizens Brigade. Β Adam talks about a role he recently filmed in Alaska and the genesis of his fascination with skateboarding. Β For the record, he respects Tony Hawk.
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10:00 | Sep 11th, 2014

Daniel Van Kirk is in Sin City w/his college roommate, a professional clown in Absinthe Vegas. Paul Lopez & DVK lived across from a girl who showered w/an open window. Paul's a proud San Antonio native & shows DVK a high wire perspective photo.
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10:00 | Sep 4th, 2014

Daniel Van Kirk welcomes Michigan native and fellow podcaster Razzle on this week's Hindsight. In one photo, Razzle is wearing a shirt featuring multiple cobras. DVK & Razzle discuss beard growth, godparenting & Midwest polka.
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0:00 | Aug 28th, 2014

Daniel Van Kirk welcomes his Wahlberg Solution co-star Emily Maya Mills. Β Emily ran away from home on several occasions as a kid, but never for too long. She did dye her hair as a disguise, though. She describes 20-something Emily as "too self-aware"
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10:00 | Aug 21st, 2014

Daniel Van Kirk interviews comedian Geoff Tate. These two met in an unusual way, sharing time on a podcast in Los Angel's. Geoff had a religious upbringing and ended up moving around a lot as a kid. From California to Cincinnati, Geoff shares his sto...Show More
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10:00 | Aug 14th, 2014

This week on Hindsight w/Daniel Van Kirk, it's time to talk to a podcaster you might be familiar with: SDN head honcho Steve Dahl. Β Steve talks about his days living downtown Chicago, his beloved truck & the first California house where he lived.
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10:00 | Aug 7th, 2014

Daniel welcomes friend and comedian Tony Sam. Β They've shared BBQ, they share a common Chicago-area background and today they share memories of hats and of the sea. Β Tony's Miami Hurricane devastation comes to light.
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10:00 | Jul 31st, 2014

Daniel Van Kirk interviews comedian and comedy festival guru Andy Wood on this episode of Hindight. Andy and his family were once charged by a moose and made it out alive, he had a finger-pickin hippie summer and remembers a friend. Enjoy Andy's Hind...Show More
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10:00 | Jul 24th, 2014

Jason Sklar is Daniel Van Kirk's guest on this week's Hindsight. Β DVK and Jason talk the American pastime, their hero comedians and the early days of 'Cheap Seats' on ESPN Classic.
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0:00 | Jul 17th, 2014

On this week's episode of Hindsight, Daniel Van Kirk welcomes his 'Michael Kissick TSA' co-star Lindsey Barrow. Β Lindsey and DVK talk T-shirt fashion, Six Flags & people who care too damn much about their jobs when they clearly shouldn't.
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10:00 | Jul 10th, 2014

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10:00 | Jul 3rd, 2014

It's Thursday - and that means it's time for Hindsight with Daniel Van Kirk!!! Daniel's guest this week is Curtis Rainsberry. Β DVK & Curtis go way back to their days working at bars and how Nintendo gaming sets one a life path.
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10:00 | Jun 26th, 2014

Daniel Van Kirk welcomes his Upright Citizens Brigade comedy partner Marques Ray into the studio on this week's Hindsight episode. Marques whips out some Johnny Depp, Antonio Banderas & Oscar De La Hoya impersonations & shows DVK a high school b-ball...Show More
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10:00 | Jun 19th, 2014

Daniel Van Kirk's debut episode of "Hindsight".Β  This week's guest is comedian and friend Andy Peters.Β Β  Andy's 3 photos evoke memories of young love, classy Midwest basements and wedding celebrations.