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With Geraint Evans

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23 - Leroy Brito: Comedy, Crossfit & Jay Electronica

Leroy Brito is a stand-up comedian and writer. He joins Geraint to talk about the cult of crossfit, football, stand-up comedy in the states and USA and the long, long wait for Jay Electronica to drop his first album.

Follow Leroy on twitter @LeroyBrito

21 - Nikesh Shukla: The Good Immigrant, Morrissey & Akhil Sharma

Nikesh Shukla is the author of Coconut Unlimited, Meatspace and many more, also the editor of The Good Immigrant he meets Geraint to talk about the privilege of mentoring young writers on Rife Magazine, the process of curating The Good Immigrant and working with the likes of Riz Ahmed and Himesh Patel. He speaks about the awfulness of Morrissey and The Smiths before sharing the joys of Akhil Sharma. There's also some pretty epic shade thrown on Jonathan Franzen.

Follow Nikesh on Twitter @NikeshShukla

20 - Fern Brady: Death, James Corden & Six Feet Under

Fern Brady is a Scottish Comedian who's appeared in shows such as Russell Howard's Standup Central, Stewart Lee's Alternative Comedy Experience, 8 Out of 10 Cats and many more. She joins Geraint to talk about why comedians are so preoccupied with death, how James Corden, Boris Johnson and Donald Trump exist on the same venn diagram and why Six Feet Under is the best show ever. Also there's some stuff about how great octopuses are. 

Follow Fern on twitter @FernBrady

19 - Dan Thomas: Comedy, Harry Potter, Victoria

Dan Thomas is a standup comedian, actor and writer. He joins his friend Geraint to talk about returning to the Edinburgh Comedy Festival, his pathological dislike for the Harry Potter movies, and his admiration for the one-shot heist movie Victoria on Netflix. It's a chat that encompasses horror movies from the 30's, unknown film festivals, Breaking Bad, Spoilers and Kids TV and much more.

Follow Dan on Twitter @danthomascomedy

17 - Martin Pilgrim: Viral Jokes, Doggos & Emo Music

Martin Pilgrim is a Comedian and Viral Joke writer. He meets up with Geraint to talk the intricacies of internet plagiarism, with special mentions for the LadBible. Then he wonders why a younger generation think they've invented dogs, segueing into Toy Story, Tamagotchis and Pokemon before explaining why Emo Music is so important, from My Chemical Romance, Jawbreaker to Brand New, to a generation needing to feel less isolated.

Follow Martin on Twitter @MartinPilgrim1

15 - Tony Law: Ladism, NFL & Documentaries

 

Tony Law (Russell Howard's Good News, Never Mind The Buzzcocks, Have I got News for You, 8 out of 10 Cats) joins Geraint in a mad-cap episode that takes in all of pop culture, filtered through his unique mind.

Our journey goes from Ladism, through to the NFL, Soccer, Alcoholism Documentaries, Amadeus and the work of Dave Eggers, Simon Sebag Montefiore and Mary Beard all pop up amongst many others. This is Tony being Tony, brilliant.

Follow Tony on Twitter @mrTonyLaw or on Facebook

 

10 - Dean Burnett: Katy Perry, Bill Hicks & The Associate

 

Dean Burnett is a Neuroscientist, Guardian Blogger and Author of The Idiot Brain. In this episode, he has to deal with Geraint's jealousy, talks about the cynicism of Katy Perry and the cult of Bill Hicks before spreading some love on forgotten Whoopi Goldberg classic - The Associate. 

Follow Dean on Twitter @Garwboy or on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/DeanBurnettAuthor/ 

8 - Becky Brunning: It's a Wonderful Life, Croissants & Goodnight Sweetheart

Becky Brunning is an Actor and comedian best known for her role as Lindsay Lucas in award-winning ITV drama Broadchurch starring David Tennant and Olivia Coleman. She talks about the niceness of working with Chris Chibnall before taking a pop at the message behind It's a Wonderful Life, the offensive blandness of Croissants and why Goodnight Sweetheart is brilliant, despite all its obvious flaws. She also calls Geraint out on his misleading magnets.

Follow Becky on Twitter @BeckyBrunning or on Facebook 

7 - Kate Copstick: Criticism, Football & The Secret World

Kate Copstick is one of the most fierce and feared critics in British comedy. She fills Geraint in on the declining standards of comedy criticism and why she thinks it's the comedians and agents that are to blame. She can't understand the domination of Football on TV (at the expense of her beloved Moto GP ) and how Bill Dare and many of the Dead Ringers cast create a moment in BBC Radio 4 sitcom The Secret World that made a bit of wee come out.
She also fills us in on just exactly what kind of comedian she doesn't like.

You can find Copstick's charity here - www.mamabiashara.com and her courses at the Bill Murray will be here when available - http://www.angelcomedy.co.uk/courses/

6 - Ben Norris: Commercial Radio Dj's, Bohdan Piasecki & Zoe Coombs Marr

 

Ben Norris is a spoken word artist, actor and writer coming off the back of his BBC Poetry Slam victory. He talks to Geraint about the pressure Commercial Radio DJ's make him feel to live life to the fullest. We find out just what the problem is with the likes of Pitbull and Robin Thicke before delving into the wonder of Bohdan Piasecki's poetry and the off-the-wall brilliance of Zoe Coombs Marr. 

 Follow Ben on Twitter @BenNorris7 or on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/bennorrisactorwriter/