Not That, This!

With Geraint Evans

Filtering by Category: Politics

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

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 

5 - Arun Gandhi: Anger, Greed & Charity

 

Arun Gandhi is an author and lifelong activist for peace, he also happens to be the grandson of the great Mahatma Gandhi. Joining Geraint in a lovely little bookshop in Bath, Arun talks about the lessons he learned from his grandfather and how they form the basis of his latest book The Gift of Anger. He talks of the dangers of Fear, Greed and this new wave of Right-Wing Populism before finding time to promote the incredible works of some lesser-known charitable projects. 

Find out more about Arun Gandhi and the organisations mentioned in the show at - http://www.arungandhi.org/and http://www.gandhitour.info/