Not That, This!

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

18 - Malaika Kegode: Performance Poetry, Inspirational Poems & Musicals

Malaika Kegode is a Performance Poet who's first book Requite has just hit all good bookshops. She meets up with Geraint to discuss the battle between Performance and Page Poets the sickening and cynical nature of inspirational poems from the likes of Prince Ea before singing the praises of musical theatre, from Singing In the Rain to South Park: The Movie to La La Land. 

Follow Malaika on Twitter @MalaikaFKegode  and buy her book 'Requite' here - http://burningeye.bigcartel.com/product/requite-by-malaika-kegode 

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

13 - Dominic Berry: Weird Playlists, Nice Poems & Shining Force

 

 

Dominic Berry is a spoken word artist currently touring his show No Tigers. He tells Geraint about going through all his music alphabetically by artist, his hatred of 'nice poems' and his love for the old Mega Drive game Shining Force. There's a lot of love for Marvel Movies, Superheroes and Video Games in general.

Follow Dominic on Twitter @thepoetdominic

11 - Grace Petrie & Hannah James: Glastonbury, Viljandi Folk Festival & Darren Hanlon

 

Grace Petrie and Hannah James are folk musicians from either side of the spectrum. Meeting up with Geraint while on tour together they talk about the Folk Music divide, how Glastonbury is full of naked emperors, the joys of Viljandi Folk Festival and the lyrical brilliance of Darren Hanlon. While they stop off to talk Game of Thrones, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Camping and more besides.

Follow Grace and Hannah on Twitter @GracePetrie and @Clogbox

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/ 

4 - Grace Knight: VR, Scrabble & Grace Petrie

 

Grace Knight is a scriptwriter whose work has been produced for the stage and radio. Currently working on an entirely VR movie, she talks to her newest friend (Host, Geraint Evans) about Virtual Reality and why she thinks we're witnessing the birth of a new medium. Grace explains why Scrabble is maths and Deaf Boggle is better, the brilliance of Lin-Manuel Miranda before waxing lyrical about the absolutely perfect Grace Petrie. 

You can follow grace on Twitter @gracierocket