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The Animalitia Podcast

The Animalitia Podcast, hosted by Ben Arndt, hits on all things relating to film, entertainment, and pop culture. No life topics or current events are off limits as various guests join who are involved in film making, or other forms of media entertainment.

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Episode #29 When is it okay to fight? Part II / ghost hunting with Bubba

A year ago we released an episode called "When is it okay to fight?" where we discuss when is it acceptable as a male, to fight in public and under what circumstances. We do a second part, a year later. After extending an olive branch to Wisconsin, we now pull it back after some negative experiences at the bars. On a more fun note, we went ghost hunting tonight with Bubba and share details from our adventure


7 Apr 2021

Rank #1

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Episode #28 We are back!

Back from hiatus, we hit on the lockdown after math here in Minnesota, welcome Aidan back to the show from Arizona, and discuss what alien disclosure will be like in the Biden administration and how it would be different if Trump was in office for it


6 Apr 2021

Rank #2

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Episode #27 Gan Yimke and Jacob Colon from Xymyth join the show

Comic book artists Gan Yimke and Jacob Colon join me for this special episode! I met Gan and Jacob on a film shoot in Florida a couple years ago, and have remained friends since. You can find readable versions of their comics "Born Users' and "Nephesh" on patreon.com/xymyth. You can also find their channel on YouTube at XYMYTH and watch their fight scorecard videos.

1hr 8mins

8 Jan 2021

Rank #3

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Episode # 26 Shari DeBenedetti joins the show

Paranormal investigator Shari DeBenedetti from the Travel Channel's "Ghost Nation", joins me for a conversation on the paranormal and supernatural. You can watch Ghost Nation Saturday's on the Travel Channel, and also on Hulu

1hr 5mins

29 Dec 2020

Rank #4

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Episode # 25 Ori Spado joins the show

Orlando "Ori" Spado joins us as a guest on this special episode of the podcast. For forty years, Ori was a close associate of the Columbo crime family in Hollywood and a fixer for A list celebrities, commonly known as the "mob boss of Hollywood". Full of wisdom and interesting stories, we discuss a variety of topics including the recently released revised edition of his book, "The Accidental Gangster". You can order Ori's new revised edition of The Accidental Gangster on theaccidentalgangster.com, coastalwest.ca, and at Amazon.

1hr 5mins

17 Dec 2020

Rank #5

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Episode # 24 Social media censorship

We are bouncing off the walls tonight. We hit and ramble on a mess of things, highlighted by a discussion about social media censorship and what an action movie would look like where Tom Anderson from MySpace battles Mark Zuckerberg.

1hr 16mins

4 Dec 2020

Rank #6

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Episode # 23 Escape to LA

Jake and Jack from 10,000 Takes join me to share fun stories of our recent trip to Los Angeles. We catch everyone up on what we've been doing recently, rant about the Vikings sucking, and go over some exciting things we have coming up for this podcast

1hr 57mins

25 Oct 2020

Rank #7

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Episode #22 Spike Cohen joins the show

Liberterian Vice Presidential candidate Spike Cohen joins us on this episode to discuss what it's like running for office, the modern day liberty movement, and the current political climate among other things. This was a fun conversation, and our first official interview! Spike is running alongside Presidential candidate Jo Jorgensen in 2020, representing the Liberterian Party.


15 Sep 2020

Rank #8

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Episode # 21 Football is back!

We recap our interview with Liberterian Vice Presidential candidate Spike Cohen, and hit on opening day of the NFL! We give some simple predictions for the season and talk Vikings vs. Packers.


13 Sep 2020

Rank #9

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Episode # 20 10,000 Takes joins the show

Jake and I have Jack and Bubba from the MN sports program 10,000 Takes on the show as guests. Jake is a full time journalist for 10,000 Takes, and this is the first time Jack and Bubba have joined The Animalitia Podcast as guests. We hit on some current events as well as sports, pro wrestling, the upcoming election, the Chinese Communist Party, Jesse Ventura, awful cover bands, bad band names, metal, crop circles, drinking, and shoot the shit on a random variety of other things as well

2hr 1min

31 Aug 2020

Rank #10