Not That, This!

With Geraint Evans

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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

14 - Gavia Baker-Whitelaw: Fan Fiction, Game of Thrones & Black Sails

Gavia Baker-Whitelaw is a geek culture journalist and host of the Overinvested podcast. She talks to Geraint about the idiosyncrasies of Fan Fiction, the problems with Game of Thrones and the TV perfection that is Black Sails. With a shared love of TV the conversation stops off along Star Trek Discovery, TNG, DS9, Hannibal, Rick and Morty and many more places.

Follow Gavia on Twitter @Hello_Tailor

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/ 

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/